Brooks/Congroves Marriage

Submitted by Charolette “Chocy” Brown

Chocybrown@aol.com

“Marriage Bonds-Frederick County Virginia”

William BROOKS to Susanah CONGROVES

 

Know all men by these presents, that we William BROOKS, Isaac BULL are held and firmly bound unto John PAGE Esquire Governor of Virginia, in the just and full sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, to which payment well and truly to be made to the said Governor or his successors, we bind ourselves, our and each of our heirs, executors and administration, jointly and feverally firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this 21st day of March 1803.

 

                The Conditions of the above Obligation is such, that whereas there is a Marriage shortly intended be solemnized between the above bound William BROOKS and Susanah CONGROVES now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said Marriage, then the above Obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

                Signed, Sealed, and delivered

                In the presence of}                  William BROOKES             SL

                                                                Isaac (his X mark) BULL     SL

                E J SMITH

                Fee pd J PAYTON

 

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