Black Marriages
1883-1895
p 1-179

Marriage Declarations

Contributed by Valerie J. Davis




Sources:

County Clerk's Book of Black Marriages, Vol 2 (1883-1895)
Microfilm of original records - Abstract Complete
(this film had small-sized images which sometimes made the tiny writing of the
witness section difficult to read. PLEASE order photocopies of the originals! vjd)

~ Original Spellings Have Been Maintained ~

PC = Pulaski Co, KY





p 1 Charles W. Allen and Mamie Perkins
Bond: 11 Oct 1883; surety: Pat Evans
Married 11 Oct 1883, by John Goggin, Baptist Minister at Dan Gibson residence, PC
Wit: Dan Gibson, Mat Cambell

p 3 Moses Dunn and Alice Hays
Bond: 30 Oct 1883; surety: Simon Woods
[this entry was crossed out]

p 5 Jacob Smith and Sarah Prather
Bond: 26 Nov 1883; surety: Ed Lee
Married 28 Nov 1883, by John Goggin, MG Baptist Church, at Nancy Prather residence, PC
Wit: Cal Gover, Charles Carol

p 7 Wiley Chambers and Sofrona Gover
Bond: 3 Jan 1884; surety: William Bartleson
Married 3 Jan 1884, by Jones Owsley, MGB Church at Bales [Bates?] Gover residence, PC
Wit: Jacob Beatie, Arch Owens

p 9 Jacob W. Davis and Miss Jane Burnett
Bond: 1 Dec 1883; surety: E.D. Jones
Married 2 Dec 1883, by A.J. Tolbert at Sarah Selendurk residence, PC
Wit: Dick Brown, Albert Scandurk

p 11 Henry Walker and Florida Gilmore
Bond: 24 Dec 1883; surety: W.L. Owens
Married 24 Dec 1883, by Jones Owsley, MG Baptist Church at Tobe Daniels residence, PC
Wit: Wm. Owens, John Pettus

p 13 Paris Owens and Belle Allen
Bond: 28 Dec 1883; surety: Andrew Gray
Married 28 Dec 1883, by Jones Owsley, MG Baptist Church, at Sarah Gray residence, PC
Wit: Dock Owens, Nelson Saunders

p 15 Colonel Saunders and Anna Gover
Bond: 3 Jan 1884; surety: William Bartelson
Married 3 Jan 1884, by Jones Owsley, MG Baptist Church, at Bales Gover residence, PC
Wit: Arch Owens, Jacob Beatie

p 17 John S. Jasper and Eliza B. Goggin
Bond: 4 Jan 1884; surety: William Lee
Married 4 Jan 1884, by John Goggin, MG Baptist Church, at Amos Jasper residence, PC
Wit: Amos Jasper, Wm. Lee

p 19 Dennis Owens and Melissi Allen
Bond: 21 Feb 1884; surety: Andrew Gray
Married 22 Feb 1884, by John Goggin, MG Baptist Church, at John Goggin residence, PC
Wit: Mat Cambell, Paris Owens

p 21 Edward Hopkins and Lucy Prather
Bond: 23 Feb 1884
Married 24 Feb 1884, by John Goggin, MG Baptist Church at Nancy Prather residence, PC
Wit: Jules Evans, George Haley
[tiny writing at bottom of page "_ [G.?] Bogle sworn as to age consent" (the word "age" is crossed out)]

p 23 Calvin Gover and Sophronia Weaver
Bond: 26 Mar 1884
Married 26 Mar 1884, by Jones Owsley, MG at Strander Weaver residence, PC
Wit: Strander Weaver, George Haley

p 25 Samuel Goggin and Sarah Gover
Bond: 26 Mar 1884

p 27 Jefferson Jones and Sarah Cowan
Bond: 26 Mar 1884; surety: Jacob Smith
Married 26 Mar 1884, by John Goggin, MG Baptist Church, at Sallie Jones residence, PC
Wit: Jones Owsley, George Haley

p 29 Eli Sherman and Miss Fannie Malone
Bond: 21 Apr 1884; surety: John Gaines
Married 21 Apr 1884, by A.J. Tolbert at Henry Owens residence, PC
Wit: Milles Taylor, Henry Owens

p 31 Moses Long and Susan Nunnelly
Bond: 20 Aug 1884
Married 21 Aug 1884, by E. Taylor "at the poor house", PC
Wit: Sallie Warrick, Eliza Hobbs

p 33 Russell Elliot and Margaret Whittles/Whitaker
Bond: 18 Sep 1884
Married 18 Sep 1884, by Jones Owsley at Somerset, PC
Wit: John Goggin, Logan Sallee
[bond has Margaret Whittles, certificate looks like Margaret Whitaker?]

p 35 Samuel Fitzpatrick and Elizabeth Newell
Bond: 2 Oct 1884; surety: Peter Cowan
Married 2 Oct 1884, by Jones Owsley, MG at Baptist Church, Somerset, KY
Wit: Wm. L. Owens, Richard Singleton

p 37 James Ingram and Dicey Hudson
Bond: 4 Oct 1884; surety: Elias Harris
Married 5 Oct 1884, by Jones Owsley at Mary A. Hudson residence, PC
Wit: Dick Hudson, Judson Hudson

p 39 James Henry Claunch and Sarah Griffin
Bond: 6 Oct 1884; surety: John McAlister
Married 6 Oct 1884, by James M. Miller at Mary Lanalan? residence, PC
Wit: C.W. Miller, John McAlister

p 41 Seth Scott and Mattie Owens
Bond: 6 Nov 1884; surety: J.E. Taylor
Married 6 Nov 1884, by Jones Owsley at Baptist Church, PC
Wit: Joe Taylor, Mat Campbell

p 43 Garret Sandusky and Mary E. Barker
Bond: 20 Nov 1884; surety: Richard H. Singleton
Married 20 Nov 1884, by A.J. Tolbert at Henry Barker residence, PC
Wit: Gilbert Harris, Jules Cowan

p 45 George Dickerson and Matilda Beatie
Bond: 26 Nov 1884; surety: Wm. Hudson
Married 27 Nov 1884, by Major Nelson "at Milledgeville", Lincoln Co, KY
Wit: Samuel Tucker, Sherman Bruce

p 47 Gilbert Harrison and Mary Cowan
Bond: 27 Nov 1884; surety: Richard H. Singleton
Married 27 Nov 1884, by Jones Owsley, MG at Alex Cowan residence, PC
Wit: Jordan Perkins, Charles Owens

p 49 Reuben Younger and Mary C. Beatie
Bond: 2 Feb 1885; surety: M.B. Huffaker
Married 2 Feb 1885, by Buford Woodall, MG at "my residence"
Wit: H.F. Woodall, James Whitson

p 51 Randall Fitzpatrick and Mrs. Martha J. Gossett
Bond: 17 Mar 1885; surety: C.B. Porch
Married 19 Mar 1885, by Ald J. Goggin, at Louis Fitzpatrick residence, PC
Wit: Bob Thurmond, Gale Gibson

p 53 Charles Hollingsworth and Harriet Eastham
Bond: 18 Apr 1885
Married 19 Apr 1885, by Rev. J.F. Peters at Lewis Martin residence, PC
Wit: J.S. Higgins, Lewis Martin, Wm. Johnson

p 55 Milton P. Marshall Gastineau and Sarah Thurman
Bond: 23 May 1885; surety: R.S. Hubble
Married 25 May 1885, by Elder Will Graves, at Milton P. Marshall Gastineau residence, PC
Wit: Nancy J. Spillman, Silas __hudson

p 57 Albert Davis and Sarah Perkins
Bond: 14 Jun 1885; surety: Vol Perkins
Married 14 Jun 1885, at Baptist Church, PC
Wit: Mat Campbell, James Woods, R.H. Singleton

p 59 John Owens and Betsey Ann Weaver
Bond: 11 Jul 1885; surety: C.B. Porch
Married 12 Jul 1885, by A.J. Crawford at John Owens residence, PC
Wit: Galen Gibson, A. Jasper, Lewis Fitch

p 61 Rev William Johnson and Miss Summer Scott
Bond: 20 Jul 1885; surety: Tobe Darnel
Married 20 Jul 1885, by Elder J. Goggin at John Goggin residence, PC
[2 witnesses -- Both are "Mister" something, surnames on film too faint to make out & there are no first names. vjd]

p 63 Robert Henry Lee and Poly West
Bond: 5 Nov 1885; surety: Jno. William May
[certificate is for Milton Weaver/Jennie Weaver marriage, see p 119]

p 65 George W. Slaughter and Malinda Jane Evans
Bond: 2 Dec 1885; surety: Julius Evans
Married 5 Dec 1885, by John Alexander at Procter Evans residence, PC
Wit: Charley Hubble, Fountain Hubble

p 67 Elijah Hudson and Mary Jones
Bond: 10 Dec 1885; surety: John W. May
Married 10 Dec 1885, by A.J. Crawford at A.J. Crawford residence, PC
Wit: Sallie Davis, Ann Woods

p 69 Anderson Germany and Florence Jones
Bond: 9 Feb 1886; surety: Alex Tucker
Married 9 Feb 1886, by Rev. J. Goggin at J. Goggin residence, PC
Wit: M.C. Campbell, Jules Evans

p 71 John E. Batchman and Miss Alline Robinson
Bond: 13 May 1886; surety: Logan Sallee
Married 13 May 1886, by Jonas Owsley, MG Baptist Church, at County Cerk's Office, Somerset, KY
Wit: Charles Carrell, John Pettus

p 73 Andy Caldwell and Miss Delia Weaver
Bond: 26 May 1886; surety: John Henry
Married 26 May 1886, by Rev. Robert Davis at Mrs. Sallie Smith residence, PC
Wit: Mrs. Sary Jones, Mrs. Lucy Hawkins

p 75 Thomas White and Alice Withrow
Bond: 12 Jun 1886; surety: Lewis Daugherty [signature "Louis Darity"]
Married 12 Jun 1886, at Allice Withrow residence, PC
Wit: Squire Smith, Wm. Thurman

p 77 George Handy and Jane Davis
Bond: 12 Aug 1886; surety: Parka Bland
Married 12 Aug 1886, by Rev. R. Davis, pastor, at A.M.E. Church, PC
Wit: Pat Evans, William Newel

p 79 John S. Pettus and Miss Josephine Long
Bond: 23 Sep 1886; surety: Edward Robinson
Married 23 Sep 1886, by Jonas Owsley at John Pettus residence, PC
Wit: Bill Meece, Ed Robinson

p 81 Silas Richardson and Mrs. Nancy Jane Spillman
Bond: 24 Sep 1886
Married 25 Sep 1886, by Will Graves at Silas Richardson residence, PC
Wit: J.B. Cloyd, W.H. Davidson

p 83 Robert Hughs and Scottie Jones
Bond: 30 Sep 1886; surety: Robert Thurman
Married 30 Sep 1886, by Jonas Owsley at Catharine Scott residence, PC
Wit: Robt. Thurman, Chas. Carrell

p 85 Thomas Richardson and Mrs. Letitia Zachary
Bond: 2 Oct 1886
Married 3 Oct 1886, by Eld. J.W. Lackey, at Col Baptist Church, Somerset, KY
Wit: D. Gibson, E.D. Woods

p 87 Gabriel Fish and Angeline Snodgrass
Bond: 9 Oct 1886; surety: J.M. Snodgrass
Married 10 Oct 1886, by Elder R. Goggin, at Jane Snodgrass residence, PC
Wit: Skinner Gilmore, Clark Carson

p 89 Jordan/Gorden Starr and Jane Holt
Bond: 18 Nov 1886
Married 18 Nov 1886 at Baptist Church, Somerset, KY
Wit: R.H. Singleton, M.C. Campbell
[bond has Jordan Starr, certificate has Gorden Starr]

p 91 Wesley Harden and Miss Florence Walker
Bond: 2 Dec 1886; surety: Isaiah Helm [signature "Iza helm"]
Married 2 Dec 1886, by Rev. R. Davis at Isaiah Helm residence, PC
Wit: Isaiah Helm, Silvey Owens

p 93 William Sandusky and Henrietta Hardin
Bond: 4 Dec 1886; surety: Logan Sallee
Married 4 Dec 1886, by Eld. Jonas Owsley at Residence of Groom, PC
Wit: "Washington Frazer and Elizabeth Frazer, his wife"

p 95 Peter Gilmore and Margaret Ann Gilmore
Bond: 30 Dec 1886; surety: Skinner Gilmore
Married 30 Dec 1886, by Elder J. Goggin at Residence of Groom, PC
Wit: Charley Hubble, Bill Perkins

p 97 Charles Carson and Ellen Gilmore
Bond: 17 Jan 1887; surety: William H. Perkins
Married 18 Jan 1887, by John B. Abbott at Clark Carson residence, PC
Wit: W.H. Perkins, C.G. Gilmore

p 99 Alexander S. Formely and Miss Eliza E. Hines
Bond: 3 Feb 1887
Married 3 Feb 1887, by H.H. Sandusky at James Brown residence, PC
Wit: P.F. Smith, Wiley Hines

p 101 James Smith and Lettie Jane Durham
Bond: 23 Feb 1887

p 103 Jacob Coger and Anna Cowan
Bond: 26 Mar 1887; surety: Ed Lee
Married 26 Mar 1887, by J. Goggin at Betsey A. Cowan residence, PC
Wit: Jacob Smith, Edward Hafton

p 105 Dock Owens and Joan Gover
Bond: 27 Apr 1887; surety: John Fitzpatrick
Married 28 Apr 1887, by Rev. R. Davis at the Union School house, PC
Wit: Louis Fitzpatrick, Galen Gibson

p 107 James H. Sawyers and Amanda Brown
Bond: 27 Apr 1887
Married 27 Apr 1887, by Rev. R. Davis at Mary Venable residence, PC
Wit: Susan Zachary, Emery Sipson

p 109 John F. Williams and Amanda Fitzpatrick
Bond: 28 Apr 1887
Married 28 Apr 1887, by A.J. Crawford at J. Williams residence, PC
Wit: Julie Coson, Ellen Danel, Emily Salle

p 111 John M. Cowan and Sarah Redman
Bond: 5 May 1887; surety: Northern Redman
Married 5 May 1887, by Jonas Owsley at Milly Redman residence, PC
Wit: Ben Jasper, James Jasper

p 113 Charles Zachary and Elizabeth Dunn
Bond: 26 May 1887; surety: Alfred Stevenson
Married 26 May 1887, by J. Goggin at Alfred Stevenson residence, PC
Wit: R.H. Singleton, George Evans

p 115 Joseph Rhodes and Paulina Woods
Bond: 21 Jun 1887; surety: Eph Woods
Married 21 Jun 1887, by J. Goggins at John Goggin residence, PC
Wit: R.H. Singleton, Nelson Saunders

p 117 Miller Nunnerry and Zelpha Washam
Bond: 29 Jun 1887; surety: John Greear
Married 29 Jun 1887, by J. Goggin at Seth Scott residence, PC
Wit: Sam Patch, Ceas Scott

p 119 Milton Weaver and Jennie Weaver
Bond: 14 Jul 1887; surety: Charles Weaver
p 63 has their marriage certificate:
Married 14 Jul 1887, by Jones Owsley at James Curd residence, PC
Wit: James Curd, Charles Weaver
[certificate appears with Robert Henry Lee/Polly West bond, p 63]

p 121 Emanuel Tucker and Alice Johnson
Bond: 17 Aug 1887; surety: James H. Sawyers
Married 17 Aug 1887, by Miller Lackey "at his residence"
Wit: Eph Wait, Jeff Seyer

p 123 Zach Brown and Annie Gillispie
Bond: 21 Aug 1887; surety: Albert Davis
Married 21 Aug 1887, by Elder R. Goggin at Barren Fork, PC
Wit: Bill Parking, Ann Gilpie

p 125 Charley Williams and Elizabeth Jasper
Bond: 27 Aug 1887
Married 28 Aug 1887, by A.J. Crawford at Amos Jasper residence, PC
Wit: Luisa Owens, Ellen Warden

p 127 James Slaughter and Laura Gilmore
Bond: 31 Aug 1887; surety: William Perkins
Married 1 Sep 1887, by John B. Abbott at Peter Gilmore residence, PC
Wit: N.L. Gilmore, William Perkins

p 129 Peter Goss and Mattie Bogle
Bond: 5 Oct 1887; surety: R. Goggin
Married 6 Oct 1887, by Rev. R. Goggin at R. Goggin residence, PC
Wit: Charley Long, Nancy Ball

p 131 John Hall and Amanda Jones
Bond: 17 Dec 1887
Married 17 Dec 1887, by B. Woodall, MG, at County Cerk's Office, Somerset, KY
Wit: Atticus Girdler, Henry Le__art [Lenmart?], V.P. May, James Woods

p 133 Harvey Pratt and Harriett Johnson
Bond: 23 Dec 1887; surety: John H. Waddle
Married 23 Dec 1887, by J.T. Tartar, JP, at County Cerk's Office, Somerset, KY
Wit: John H. Waddle, John Silvers, John S. May

p 135 Andrew Rice and Susan J. Carson
Bond: 28 Dec 1887; surety: John Owsley
Married 28 Dec 1887, by Rev. Perry Bullock at Clark Carson residence, PC
Wit: Clark Carson, William Perkins

p 137 Lincoln Sutton and Lulu Washington
Bond: 7 Jan 1888; surety: Bourne Claunch
Married 7 Jan 1888, by W.J. Ward, JP at W.J. Ward residence, PC
Wit: Daniel Maloan, Benjamine Hunt

p 139 Gus Dean and Fannie Jasper
Bond: 24 Jan 1888; surety: William H. Owens [signature is "W.L. Owens"]
Married 25 Jan 1888, by A.J. Crawford at Cenia Jasper residence, PC
Wit: Bill Williams, W.L. Owens

p 141 Peter Hurse and Mary Venable
Bond: 25 Mar 1888; surety: John Goggin
Married 25 Mar 1888, by Elder J. Goggin "at residence of bride", PC
Wit: Sam Fitch, Jules Evans

p 143 Napoleon Hudson and Emma Dickerson
Bond: 30 Mar 1888; surety: William L. Owens
Married 30 Mar 1888, by A.J. Crawford "at Bride's Residence", PC
Wit: Alexander Scott, Green Lee

p 145 Frank Hudson and Mariah Ingram
Bond: 25 May 1888; surety: Granville Ingram
Married 25 May 1888, by Elder J. Goggin at James Ingram residence, PC
Wit: Kit Batey, Siman Batey

p 147 Frank Williams and Jennie Peters
Bond: 25 May 1888; surety: Archie Booker
Married 25 May 1888, by Elder J. Goggin at Somerset, PC
Wit: Daniel Tibb, Robert Haden

p 149 John Hodge and Ellen Cowan
Bond: 3 Jul 1888; surety: J.T. Cowan
Married 3 Jul 1888, by J.T. Tartar, JP, at County Cerk's Office, Somerset, KY
Wit: J.T. Cowan, John Silvers, Dan Y. Borden

p 151 Lewis Whitson and Julia Staples
Bond: 16 Jul 1888; surety: Benjamin Martin
Married 22 Jul 1888, by J.M. Carr, minister, at Louis Whitson residence, PC
Wit: Joe Nauf?, Emma Martin

p 153 Joseph Hubble and Hattie Peat
Bond: 8 Aug 1888
Married 8 Aug 1888, by J.T. Tartar, JP at Court House, Somerset, KY
Wit: D.Y. Borden, J.P. Nunnelly

p 155 John Henry and Courtney Hutchinson
Bond: 3 Sep 1888
Married 4 Sep 1888, by W.J. Ward, JP at Flat Rock, PC
Wit: G.B. Powell, Richmond Taylor

p 157 James Newell and Susan Upchurch
Bond: 12 Sep 1888; surety: Hugh Elliot
Married 12 Sep 1888, by J. Goggin at Abel Upchurch residence, PC
Wit: John Owens, Isabel Upchurch

p 159 Walker Hackny and Alice Woods
Bond: 15 Sep 1888
Married 16 Sep 1888, by Rev. Jonas Owsley at Somerset, PC
Wit: Log. Newell, Lewis Dougherty

p 161 Thomas N. Thurman and Georgia Perkins
Bond: 22 Sep 1888; surety: J.T. May
Married 23 Sep 1888, by W.J. Ward, JP, at Barren Fork Mines, PC
Wit: Martha B. Ward, R.M. Barber
[bond has Thomas N. Thurman, certificate has Thomas M. Thurman]

p 163 John Hayden and Sophia Ford
Bond: 10 Oct 1888; surety: Doc Ford
Married 10 Oct 1888, by Rev. Jonas Owsley
Wit: Doc Poore, James Newell

p 165 Thomas Cowan and Lizzie Poore
Bond: 15 Oct 1888; surety: Cal. Gover
Married 15 Oct 1888, by L.D. J. Goggin at Ma___ [Maria?] Prather residence, PC
Wit: Cal Gover, John Michel

p 167 Edward Jones and Lizzie Owens
Bond: 5 Nov 1888
Married 5 Nov 1888, by A.J. Crawford at Lizzie Owens residence, PC
Wit: Sallie Craig, Susan Haley

p 169 John Wilson and Mary Fitzpatrick
Bond: 9 Nov 1888; surety: John Goggin
Married 10 Nov 1888, by Rev. J. Goggin at School House, PC
Wit: John Owens, Arch Owens

p 171 Alex Logan and Delia Perkins
Bond: 6 Dec 1888; surety: Skinner Gilmore
Married 6 Dec 1888, by John B. Abbott, MG at Delia Perkins residence, PC
Wit: Skinner Gilmore, Wm. Dyer

p 173 William Lindsey and Maria Perkins
Bond: 25 Dec 1888; surety: Reuben Newell
Married 25 Dec 1888, by Rev. Jonas Owsley at Rev. Owsley's House, PC
Wit: John Goggin, Taylor Hudson

p 175 William Davis and Mattie Long
Bond: 26 Dec 1888; surety: Robt. Thurman
Married 26 Dec 1888, by A.J. Crawford at Mattie Long residence, PC
Wit: Elijah Hollers, L___ Roads?

p 177 Henry Davis and Mary Upchurch
Bond: 1 Jan 1889; surety: Helen Upchurch
Married 1 Jan 1889, by James Denton, JP at County Cerk's Office, Somerset, KY
Wit: H.G. Trimble, C.C. Vaught

p 179 George Gover and Ella Stigall
Bond: 12 Jan 1889; surety: Joseph Stigall
Married 13 Jan 1889, by W.J. Ward, JP at Flat Rock, PC
Wit: W.P. Pettitt, H.B. Strunk


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