25 Jul 1810 - Davidson County, TN

Contributed 14 Feb 2001
by Paula Scales

NOTE: Although this bond is in Davidson County, Tennessee, some of the children of this  couple lived  in Lauderdale County, AL. Nancy (Newton) Todd died in Lawrence County, Tennessee.

Marriage License Bond
Samuel Todd - Nancy Newton
July 25th 1810

Know all men, That we Samuel Todd & Samuel Daily  Of the county of Davidson, and the state of Tennessee, are held and firmly bound unto the governor of the said state, for the time being in the sum of 1250 dollars, to be paid to his said excellency, his successors in office, or assigns, to which payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, and each and every of us and them, both jointly and severally, and firmly by these presents. Witness our hands and seals this 25th  day of  July 1810
The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas Samuel Todd  Hath prayed and obtained a license to marry Nancy Newton
Now if the said Nancy Newton  be an actual resident in the aforesaid county, and there shall not hereafter appear any lawful cause why the said Samuel Todd  & Nancy Newton  should not be joined together in Holy Matrimony, as husband and wife, then this obligation to be void and of no effect, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Samuel Todd
Samuel Daily

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