Rogers/Nelson Marriage

Submitted by Charolette “Chocy” Brown

“Marriage Bonds-Frederick County Virginia”

Owen ROGERS to Eleanor NELSON


Know all men by these presents that we Owen ROGERS and Jacob JINKINS firmly bound unto this Excellency JAMES _______ (blotted out) are held and Esq. Governor of Virginia, in the just and full sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, to which payment well and truly to be made t the said govern or his successors, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and feverally firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this first day of September 1798.


                The CONDITION of the above obligation is such, that whereas there is a MARRIAGE shortly intended be solemnized between the above bound Owen ROGERS and Eleanor NELSON now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage, then the above obligation to be void and of no effect—otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

                Signed, Sealed, and delivered

                In the presence of}                  Owen ROGERS       (L.S.)

                                                                Jacob JENKINS     (L.S.)

                Fre’d HURST


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