Joseph C White to Margaret Howard

BOND FOR MARRIAGE LICENSE

KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That we, J. C. White Jr. as principal and H. E. Head as security, are held and firmly bound unto the State of Arkansas, for the use and benefit of the common school fund of Union County, in the penal sum of one hundred dollars, for the payment of which, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Signed this 10th day of October 1895
THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such that, whereas, the above bounden J. C. White Jr. has this day applied to the Clerk of the County Court of Union County, for a License authorizing the solemnization of the Rites of Matrimony between the said J. C. White Jr. and Miss Margaret Howard. Now, If the said parties applying for said License have a lawful right to the same, and if they shall faithfully carry out into effect and comply with the provisions thereof, and shall, within sixty days from the date hereof, return the said License to the office of the Clerk of the County Court of said county, duly executed and officially signed by some one authorized by law to solemnize the Rites of Matrimony, then this obligation shall be void, but otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
WITNESS, our signatures the day above written.

(Signed J. C. White – his mark & H. E.
Head – his mark)


AFFIDAVIT

STATE OF ARKANSAS, County of Union: IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COUNTY COURT OF SAID COUNTY:
J. C. White Jr., of the County of Union and State of Arkansas being duly sworn, deposes and says that he is the same person who has this day applied to me for license of marriage, and that he has arrived at the age of 23 years, and that Miss Margaret Howard has arrived at the age of 19 years; and that they, that the parties for whom said application is made, are now single and unmarried, and may lawfully contract and be joined in marriage.

(Signed J. C. White – his mark)

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 10th day of October A. D. 1895

(Signed C. W. Hearin)
Clerk of the County Court


MARRIAGE LICENSE

STATE OF ARKANSAS, County of Union
TO ANY PERSON AUTHORIZED BY LAW TO SOLEMNIZE MARRIAGE—GREETING: You are hereby commanded to solemnize the rite and publish the bans of matrimony between Mr. J. C. White Jr. of Concord, in the County of Union, and State of Arkansas, aged 23 years, and Miss Margaret Howard of Concord in the County of Union, and State of Arkansas, aged 19 years, according to law, and do you officially sign and return this license to the parties herein named.
WITNESS, My hand and official seal this 10 day of October A. D. 1895

(Signed C. W. Hearin)
County Clerk


CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE

STATE OF ARKANSAS,, County of Union:
I, Joseph T. Taylor do hereby certify that, on the 20 day of October A. D. 1895, I did, duly and according to law, as commanded in the foregoing License, solemnize the Rite and publish the bans of Matrimony between the parties therein named.
Witness, my hand this the 21 day of October A. D. 1895

(Signed Joseph T. Taylor
Minister Gospel)


CERTIFICATE OF RECORD

STATE OF ARKANSAS, County of Union:
I, C. W. Hearin, Clerk of the Circuit Court of said county, certify that the above license for and certificate of the marriage of J. C. White Jr. and Miss Margaret Howard were, on the 23 day of October 1895, filed in my office, and the same are now duly recorded on page 79 of Book "K" of Marriage Records.
WITNESS, My hand and the seal of said county, this 23 day of October 1895.

(Signed C. W. Hearin)
Clerk