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Caldwell County, Ky. Marriage Bonds, book 5 pg 223 MARRIAGE BOND The Commonwealth of Kentucky Be it known, That we, W D Marlow, as principal, and James C Barnes as surety, are jointly and severally bound to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, in the sum of One Hundred Dollars. THE CONDITION OF THIS BOND IS AS FOLLOWS: That, Whereas, Marriage is intended to be solomnized between the above bound William D Marlow and Miss Paulina Dudley Now, if there is no lawful cause to obstruct said marriage, this bond shall be void, otherwise it shall remain in full force and affect. Dated at Princeton, Caldwell County, this 31st day of January 1861. W D Marlow J C Barnes Test W E Mitchinssan, DC Mr Dudley the father of Miss Dudley being present gave his consent to issueing these license. W C Mitchusson, DC pg 224 W D Marlow, aged 22 years. Single. Born in Davidson Co, Tenn Father Stephen Marlow Mother Ala Reynolds Born in US Paulina Dudley, aged 20 years, single. Born in Caldwell Co Ky Father Milton Dudley Mother Eliza Harpending Born in US expect to be married at Mr Dudley's in Princeton on Thursday 31st day of January 1861 Att: W E Mitchussan DC -------- Copy of the Original Marriage License... MARRIAGE LICENSE The Commonwealth of Kentucky. to any Minister of the Gospel, or other Person, Legally Authorized to Solemnize Matrimony, You are permitted to solemnize the Rites of Matrimony between William D Marlow and Miss Paulina Dudley the requirements of the Law having been complied with. Witness my signature as Clerk of the Caldwell County Court, this 31st day of January 1861. W E Mitchunssan, DC by James C Miller, Clk. On the back: This is to certify that I solemnized the rites of matrimony between the within named persons at the house of Mr Dudley in the presense of J J Wylie, W E Mitchusson & others this 31st January 1861. W C McGehee M.G. Comments by the transcriber, Nancy Trice: William D Marlow(e) was the son of Stephen and Alvah/Aly (REYNOLDS) Marlow. Stephen and Alvah were married 22 Feb 1823 in Sumner Co, Tn. Known children: 1) Malachai, b 1824 2) Maben Anderson, b 1825 [my ancestor, Cumberland Presbyterian Church minister]. Marr. Artemmissa Annetta Long, 1841 Sumner Co Tn. Marr recorded in Robertson county. 3) Mitchel, b 1832 4) Sarah, b 1833 5) William D, b 1839 6) Henry C, b 1841 Probably others judging from the gap in the dates. I don't know when William died but he was still living in 1920 in Denver, Colo.