Marriage of Lettice Mason and Reuben Dunbar
Submitted By: Jimmy Louise Kroger
Proof of Marriage: Lincoln Co., Ky., Marriage Book #1
Lettice Mason was daughter of William Mason
had consent of father for marriage (under 21)
Copy of marriage bond received by Jimmy Kroger 10/25/97 from Kentucky Department of Archives, Public Records Division
Source, Lincoln County
Staff Person: Mark Stone
Know all men by these presents that we Reuben Dunbar & William Mason Junior are held and firmly bound unto James Gerrard Esquire Govenor of Kentucky in the sum of Fifty Pounds Current Money to the payment whereof to be made to the said Govenor and his succefsors we bind ourselves our Heirs Executors We firmly by these present Sealed with our Seals and dated the 3rd day of October 1796.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a Marriage shortly intended to be Soilemnized between the above bound Reuben Dunbar and Lettice Mason for which a _______* has _________**. Now if there is no soundful cause to obstruc said marriage, then this obligation to be void else to remain in full force
Sealed and Delivered) Reuben Dunbar (Seal)
in presence of ) Wlliam Warren (Seal)
Duff Green ______
October 3, 1796
____please to give license for Reuben Dunbar and my Daughter Lettice Mason to be married and this shall be your order for the same.
William Mason (Seal)
William Mason Jr.