Lore, James - Arms, Mary E.

Submitted by: Mary Cookson
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Be it known, That we, James Lore as principal, and ______________ as surety, are jointly and severally bound to the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the sum of One Hundred Dollars.

The Condition of this Bond is as Follows:

That, whereas, Marriage is intended to be solemnized between the above bound James Lore and Mary E. Arms

Now if there is no lawful cause to obstruct said Marriage, this Bond shall be void, otherwise it shall remain in full force and effect.

Dated at Grayson, Carter County, this 14th  day of September 1887.

Attest:    (signed) James Lore

                (signed) Andrew Arms


T. W. Thornton   Clerk,

Carter County Court


By  ____________   D. C.








  1. Date of Marriage … Sept 14th 1887
  2. Name of Groom … James Lore
  3. Residence of Groom … Carter County (Near Boone Furnace)
  4. Age of Groom … 22 yrs
  5. Number of Marriage of Groom … First
  6. Occupation … Farmer
  7. Birthplace … Carter Co., KY
  8. Birthplace of Groom’s Father … United States
  9. Birthplace of Groom’s Mother … United States



  1. Name of Bride … Mary E. Arms
  2. Residence of Bride … Carter County, KY
  3. Age of Bride … 17 yrs
  4. Number of Marriage of Bride … First
  5. Birthplace of Bride … Carter County
  6. Birthplace of Bride’s Father … Kentucky
  7. Birthplace of Bride’s Mother … Kentucky (abbreviated ditto)


To be married at _______ on the 14th day of September 1887.


I CERTIFY that the above is correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Witness my hand, this 14th day of September 1887

(signed) James Lore



(signed) T. W. Thornton





This is to Certify, That on the 14 day of Sept. 1887 The RITES OF MARRIAGE were legally solemnized by me between James Lore AND Mary E. Arms  at Nathan Arms’ House in the County of Carter in the presence of John Lore and Andrew Arms



Rev. G. W. Staggs


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