Selected Marriages of King and Queen County, Virginia 1866-1935

Alexander, Cooper, Longest, Loven, Martin, Mitchell, Moore, Owen, Schools and Southworth families
King and Queen County Marriage Register, Marriage Bonds and Minister's Returns located at the King and Queen County Clerk of Court's Office


December 27, 1866
Place of Marriage: Gregory Longest
Mary Susan Longest
Mr. Benjamin H. Owen
Age of Husband 25 years
Age of Wife 21 years
Both Single
Both born in King & Queen County, VA
Husband's parents: Thomas Owen & Nancy Schools
Wife's parents: Gregory Longest & Mary A. Watkins
Occupation of Groom: Farmer
27th December 1866
at Gregory Longest place
Married by Charles H. Boggs


February 15, 1935
Peachie Temple Schools
and Grace Ann Moore
of King & Queen county, VA
Age of Husband 24 years
Age of Wife 20 years
Husband's parents: Harvie Schools & Susie Noel
Wife's parents: Sam Moore & Florence Wilson
February 16, 1935
J.E. Shockley



William F. Mitchell to Mary Rosa Alexander
King & Queen County, VA
March 11, 1902
Time of Marriage: March 18, 1902
Age of Husband 33 years
Age of wife 21 years
Husband's parents: Richard Mitchell & Mary E. Mitchell
Wife's parents: Frank Alexander & Maria Alexander
Occupation of groom: Farmer
F. B. Beale


George B. Schools & Fannie B. Southworth
June 17, 1927
Date of Marriage: January 20, 1927
King & Queen County to Wit
Age of husband 24 years
Age of wife 26 years
Husband's parents S. Harvey & Susie Schools
Wife's parents Woody & Rebecca Southworth
Occupation of groom: Farmer
Austin J. Arthur, Minister
Place of Marriage: Indian-Neck Fredericksburg


Marriage License
Virginia, King and Queen to wit:
To Any Person Licensed to Celebrate Marriages: You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and Ceremonies of your Church, or religious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Mr. William Martin and Miss Mary S. Cooper
Given under my hand, as the Clerk of the County Court of King and Queen this 23rd day of June 1887
Jno. R. Taylor, Clerk

Time of Marriage: 1887 June 30th
Place of Marriage: King and Queen
Full names of Parties Married: William Martin
Mary S. Cooper
Color: White
Age of husband: 57 Years
Age of Wife 22 Years
Condition of Husband: Widower
Condition of Wife: Single
Place of Husabnd's Birth: King and Queen County, VA
Place of Wife's Birth: Essex Co., VA
Place of Husband's Residence: King and Queen County
Place of Wife's Residence: King and Queen County
Name of Husband's Parents, Joseph & Polly Martin
Name of Wife's Parents, Richard & Mary G. Cooper
Occupation of Husband: Farmer
Given under my hand this 23rd day of June 1887
Jno. R. Taylor, Clerk
Minister's Return of Marriage.
I certify That on the 30th day of June 1887 at the place above mentioned I united in Marriage the above-named and described parties, under authority of the annexed licence.
James McDonald


Marriage License
Virginia, King and Queen to wit:
To Any Person Licensed to Celebrate Marriages: You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and Ceremonies of your Church, or religious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Mr. Richard F. Alexander and Miss Maria Schools
Given under my hand, as the Clerk of the County Court of King and Queen this 12th day of December 1869
Robert Pollard, Clerk

Time of Marriage: 1869 January 14th
Place of Marriage: King and Queen Church
Full names of Parties Married: Richd. F Alexander and Maria Schools
Age of husband: 24
Age of Wife: 24
Condition of Husband: Single
Condition of Wife: Single
Place of Husabnd's Birth: King and Queen County
Place of Wife's Birth: King and Queen County
Place of Husband's Residence: King and Queen County
Place of Wife's Residence: King and Queen County
Name of Husband's Parents, Richard Alexander and Lucy Mahon
Name of Wife's Parents, Elijah Schools and Kitty Martin
Occupation of Husband: Farmer
Given under my hand this 12th day of January 1869
Robert Pollard, Clerk

Minister's Return of Marriage.
I certify That on the 14th day of January, 1869 at King & Queen Meeting House I united in Marriage the above-named and described parties, under authority of the annexed licence.
Howard W. Montague
Minister of the gospel of Christ Jesus our Lord.


Marriage License
Virginia, King and Queen to wit:
To Any Person Licensed to Celebrate Marriages: You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and Ceremonies of your Church, or religious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Major Martin and Fannie Martin
Given under my hand, as the Clerk of the County Court of King and Queen County this 6th day of February, 1935
M. S. Hall, Clerk

Time of Marriage: February 6, 1935
Place of Marriage: King and Queen County
Full names of Parties Married: Major Martin and Fannie Martin
Age of husband: 22
Age of Wife: 14
Condition of Husband: Single
Condition of Wife: Single
Place of Husabnd's Birth: Place of Wife's Birth: King and Queen County
Place of Husband's Residence: King and Queen County Mailing address: Owenton, VA
Place of Wife's Residence: King and Queen County Mailing Address Newtown, VA
Name of Husband's Parents, Tom Martin & Mollie Alexander Martin
Name of Wife's Parents, Thomas Martin & Nellie Loving Martin
Occupation of Husband: Farmer
Given under my hand this 6th day of February, 1935
M. S. Hall, Clerk

Certificate of Time and Place of Marriage
I, J. E. Shockley, a minister of the Baptist Church, or religious order of that name, do certify that on the 6th day of February, 1935 at Bruington, VA under the authority of the above License, I joined together in the Holy state of Matrimony the persons named and described therein. I qualified and gave bond according to law authorizing me to celebrate the rites of marriage in the city of Petersburg, State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 6th day of February, 1935.


Marriage License
Virginia, King and Queen to wit:
To Any Person Licensed to Celebrate Marriages:
You are hereby authorized to join together in the Holy State of Matrimony, according to the rites and Ceremonies of your Church, or religious denomination, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, George F. Martin and Logan Loven
Given under my hand, as the Clerk of the County Court of King & Queen this 30th day of March 1887
B. T. Taylor, Clerk

Time of Marriage: 31st March, 1887
Place of Marriage: King & Queen County, VA
Full names of Parties Married: George F. Martin & Logan Loven
Color: White
Age of husband: 22
Age of Wife 18
Condition of Husband: Single
Condition of Wife: Single
Place of Husband's Birth: King & Queen County, VA
Place of Wife's Birth: Caroline County, VA
Place of Husband's Residence: King & Queen County, VA
Place of Wife's Residence: King & Queen County, VA
Name of Husband's Parents, Wm Martin and Rosa Martin
Name of Wife's Parents, Allen Loven & Lucinda Pitts
Occupation of Husband: Farmer
Given under my hand this 30th day of March 1887
B. T. Taylor, Clerk

Minister's Return of Marriage.
I certify That on the day of 2nd day of April 1887at Baynham Loven's, King and Queen County, VA I united in Marriage the above-named and described parties, under authority of the annexed licence.
A. Broaddus, Baptist Minister


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