Roane County Marriages index

Marriage Bond and License for Henderson Deatherage and Nancy A. (Elizabeth) Walker
Transcribed and contributed by Tom McMurray


Marriage Bond

"State of Tennessee, Roane County. Know all Men in these Presents: Henderson Deatherage and Allen Deatherage are held and firmly bound unto the State of Tennessee, in the sum of Twelve Hundred and Fifty Dollars, to be void on condition that there be no lawful cause to prevent a Marriage from being solemnized in the County of Roane between Henderson Deatherage and Elizabeth Walker.
Witness our hands and seals, this 19th day of February 1863.
Henderson Deatherage (seal)
Allen Deatherage (seal)"

 

Marriage License

 

"State of Tennessee, Roane County. To any Regular Minister of the Gospel having the care of souls, or any Judge or Justice of the Peace for said County: Greeting: I, Austin L. Greene, Clerk of the County Court for the County of Roane aforesaid, by virtue of the power in me vested by Law, do License You, or either of you, to celebrate the RITES OF MATRIMONY between Henderson Deatherage and Elizabeth Walker (Elizabeth is lined through and Nancy is written
below) by uniting them together as HUSBAND AND WIFE. Given at Office ,in Kingston the 19th day of February 1863, and of American Indexpendence the 87th.
Austin L. Greene, Clerk
by H. Liggett D.C.
I solemnized the Rites of Matrimony between the above named parties on the 19th day of February 1863.
Allen Deatherage
Minister of the Gospel"