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Marriage Record of Joseph Hinshaw and Margery Kemp


Record of the marriage certificate of Joseph Hinshaw and Margery Kemp
Cane Creek MM book of marriage records:
"Western Quarter Cane Creek Monthly Meeting Volume I", page 75; microfilm #0371251 in the LDS FHL.

Whereas Joseph Hinshaw son of Jesse Hinshaw and Abigail his wife and Margery Kemp Daughter of Richard and Susanna Kemp all of the County of Chatham and province of North Carolina having declared their intentions of marriage with Each other before several monthly meetings of the people Called Quakers at Cane Creek in the County of Orange and province afforesaid : according to the good order used amongst them they having consent of parents and relations Concerned their sd proposals of marriage was allowed of by the said meeting ---
Now these are to certify whom it may Concern that for the full accomplishing their said intentions this Eighteenth Day of the ninth month in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & seventy seven ; they the said Joseph Hinshaw and margery Kemp appeared in a publick meeting of the said people at their meeting house at Cane Creek abovesaid ; And the said Joseph Hinshaw taking the said Margery Kemp by the hand Did in a solemn manner openly declare that he took her the said margery Kemp to be his wife promising with the Lords assistance to be unto her a true and faithful Husband untill Death should seperate them or words to this Effect ---
And then and there in the same assembly the said margery Kemp Did in like manner openly declare that she took the said Joseph Hinshaw to be her husband promising with the Lords assistance to be unto him a true and faithful wife untill Death should seperate them or words to the same purpose
And Moreover they the said Joseph Hinshaw and margery Kemp she according to the Custom of marriage assuming the name of her Husband as a further Confirmation thereof did then and there to these presents set their hands
And we being present at the solemnization of said Marriage do as witnesses hereunto also subscribe our names the Day and year above written --
Joseph Hinshaw
Margery Hinshaw

twelve names inserted viz

jacob moon
Deborah Hinshaw
Jacob Marshill
Priscila Marshill
John Hinshaw
Absolom Hinshaw
John Chamness
Rebeckah Hinshaw
Richard Kemp
Jesse Hinshaw
Susanna Kemp
Abigail Hinshaw
Benjamin Hinshaw


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