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Drury S. Bishop to Ruthy Wolfe

Know all men by these presents, That we Drury S. Bishop and Martin Wolfe are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, to be paid to the said Commonwealth; to which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, &c, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this 6th day of February 1849.

The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas the above bound Drury S. Bishop hath this day obtained from the Clerk of the County Court of Smyth, a license for his intermarriage with Ruthy Wolfe of this County: Now, if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said Marriage, then the above obligation is to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.

Signed and delivered in

Drury S. his X mark Bishop [Seal]

presence of:

Martin his X mark Wolfe [Seal]

Wm. G. Morgan


Silas Wolfe to Elizabeth Farris

Know all men by these presents, That we Silas Wolfe Martin Wolfe and Conrad Farris are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the just and full sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, to be paid to the said Governor for the time being and his successors, for the use of the Commonwealth; for the payment whereof well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Witness our hands and seals, this 12 day of August 1844

The condition of the above obligation is such, That whereas a marriage shortly intended to be hand and solemnized between the above bound Silas Wolfe and Elizabeth Faris of the County of Smyth now, if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage, then this obligation is to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Signed and delivered

Silas Wolf [Seal]

in presence of

Martin his X mark Wolfe [Seal]

Coonrod Faris [Seal]


Fountain Prater to Mary E. Wolfe

Know all men by these presents---That We Fountain Prater & Roland Wolfe of Smyth County are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, to which payment well and truly to be made to the said Commonwealth, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally by these presents. Witness our hands seals, this 24 day of October 1849.

The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended between Fountain Prater and Amanda Wolfe

Now, if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the same,then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Signed, sealed and delivered

Fountain Prater [Seal]

in presence of

Rolan Wolf [Seal]


John Gullion, Jr. to Melinda Wolfe

Know all men by these presents, That we John Gullion Jr and Simon Wolfe are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the just and full sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, to be paid to the said Governor for the time being and his successors, for the use of the Commonwealth; for the payment whereof well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Witness our hands and seals, this 29th day of August 1845

The condition of the above obligation is such, That whereas a marriage is shortly intended to be had and solemnized between the above bound John Gullion and Malinda Wolfe of the County of Smyth now, if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage, then this obligation is to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Sealed and delivered in

John Gullion [Seal]

the presence of

Simon his X mark Wolfe [Seal]


James Lampert to Elizabeth Wolfe

Know all men by these presents, that we James Lampert and John Wolfe are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth in the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to which payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs &c jointly and severally firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals and dated this 13th day of June 1844

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas a marriage is shortly intended between the said James Lampert and Elizabeth Wolfe If therefore there be no lawful obstruction to the said marriage then the above obligation to be void else to remain in full force

James Lampert [Seal]

John Wolf [Seal]


Nathaniel Jones to Dicy Jane Wolfe

Know all men by these presents that we Nathaniel Jones & Martin Wolfe are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth in the sum of one hundred fifty dollars to which payment well and truly to be made to the said Commonwealth we bind ourselves our heirs &c firmly by these presents, Witness our hands and seals this 9th day of March 1846

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound Nathaniel Jones has this day obtained from the clerk's office of Smyth County Court a license for his marriage with Dicy Jane Wolf of Smyth County If therefore there be no lawful obstruction to said marriage then the above obligation to be void else to remain in full force and virtue.

Signed sealed and

Nathanl W. Jones [Seal]

acknowledged in presence

Martin his X mark Wolfe [SS]

of James F. Pendleton


William Dean, Jr. to Catherine Wolfe

Know all men by these presents, that we William Dean Jr and Daniel Wolfe Are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to be paid to the said Commonwealth; to which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, &c, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this 8th day of April 1845

The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas the above bound William Dean Jr hath this day obtained from the Clerk of the County Court of Smyth, a licence for his intermarriage with Catherine Wolfe of this County: Now, if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said Marriage, then the above obligation is to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Signed and delivered

William Dean [Seal]

in presence of

Daniel his X mark Wolfe [Seal]

J.F. Pendleton


Emuel Stafford to Anna Wolfe

Know all men by these presents, that we Emuel Stafford and Daniel Wolfe Are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to be paid to the said Commonwealth; to which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs &c. jointly and severally, firmly by the presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this 18th day of September 1844

The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas the above bound Emuel Stafford hath this day obtained from the Clerk of the County Court of Smyth, a licence for his intermarriage with Anna Wolf of this County: Now, if there shall be no lawful cause to obstruct the said Marriage, then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.

Signed and delivered

Emule Stafford [Seal]

in presence of

Daniel his X mark Wolfe [Seal]

J. F. Pendleton


Solomon Wolfe to Polly Cowden

Know all men by these presents, that we Solomon Wolf and William Cowden are held and firmly bound unto Littleton W. Tazewell; Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the sum of One Hundred and Fifty Dollars; to be paid to the said Governor for the time being, and his successors in office; to which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs &c. jointly and severally, firmly by the presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this 13th day of October 1834

The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas the above bound Solomon Wolf hath this day obtained from the Clerk of the County Court of Smyth a License for his marriage with Polly Cowden Daughter of William Cowden of said County. If, therefore, there be no lawful cause to obstruct said marriage, then the above obligation to be void.

Teste,

Solomon his X mark Wolf [Seal]

James F. Pendleton

William Cowden [Seal]


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