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Marriage bond books, 1785-1913 [Nelson County]

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Nelson County (Ky.). County Clerk


Eight volumes (1869-1913) are titled "Marriage Bond Books-White and Colored" and include marriage bonds for blacks and whites.

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NKAA Entry: Nelson County (KY) Enslaved, Free Blacks, and Free Mulattoes, 1850-1870

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“Marriage bond books, 1785-1913 [Nelson County],” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed April 17, 2024,

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