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The Third Generation

 
Ichabod Byrd Pittman married Frances Jackson Stone on
October 12, 1807 in
Columbia County, Georgia. 
KNOW all Men by these Presents, That we
Ichabod Pittman & Washington W. Stone
are held firmly bonded unto the Court of Ordinary of Columbia County,
in the form of
EIGHT HUNDRED FIFTY-SEVEN DOLLARS and FOURTEEN CENTS,
to which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs,
executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents,
sealed with our seals and dated this 12th day of October 1707
The Condition of the above Obligation is such
That, whereas there is a MARRIAGE intended to be Solemnized between the above named
Ichabod Pittman and Francis J. Stone
if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the same, then this Obligation to be void,
else to remain in full force and virtue.
 
Signed, Sealed and Acknowledged in the presence of
A. Crawford, clk
 
With the Marriage Bond and Wedding Rings,
Ichabod Byrd and Francis J. Stone
were married on October 12, 1807.
 
The documents mistaken date of 1707 was not a cause to void the marriage which ended Twenty Years later in 1827 with the death of Ichabod Byrd.  The dowry (present) of $857.14 helped to establish the young couples home in Columbia County Georgia where Ichabod was born and raised...his story...First Son~Second Generation. 
 
The document, signed by Ichabod and Francis' brother Washington W. Stone, bound the couple together in Solemn Matrimony and gave lawful cause for future Heirs....The Third Generation.


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