23 January 2013
Wedding Wednesday - Ligon & Davis (1847)
"I, Samuel Woodson, Clerk of the Court for the County aforesaid, do hereby certify that security hath this day been given in my office for a license to issue for a marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between George LIGON & Catharine DAVIS.
"These are therefore to authorise you to join together in the holy state of matrimony the said George & Catharine, according to the rites and ceremonies of your Church; and for so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant. Given under my hand the 12th day of April 1847.
"To any Minister of the Gospel or Justice of the Peace legally authorized to solemnize the rites of Matrimony." Signed Sam Woodson, clerk by Orlean Bishop, DC"
"I, Oro Collins, minister of the Gospel, do certify that I this day, by virtue of the above license, solemnized the rights of matrimony between George Ligon & Catherine Davis, part named in said license. Given under my hand this April 15 day of 1847." Oro Collins
**Hopkins County, Kentucky Marriages, LDS Film #0554919; Hopkins County, Kentucky Marriage Records 1800-1855, Pg. 318
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