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State of Louisiana
Parish of St. Helena
Louisiana State Seal

Marriage Records
Rebecca Richardson and William Durbin
February 1828

Document

Mr. Gorman, Clerk, this is to let you
know that I am willing for you to grant
licence [sic] to William Durbin and my daughter
Rebecca, Feb. 16, 1828.

Samuel Richardson




State of Louisiana
Parish of St. Helena
Louisiana State Seal

To the Honorable Burlin Childress, Parish Judge [in] and of the parish of St. Helena, State of Louisiana. The petition of William Durbin, of said parish, respectfully represents that it is his intention to enter into a matrimonial connexion [sic] with Rebecca Richardson, daughter of Samuel Richardson of said Parish, that he has rec'd the free consent of the said Samuel Richardson to their union, and that there exists no legal impediment to prevent their marriage. Wherefore, petitioner prays your honor may grant him Licence [sic] to that effect, directed to some minister of the gospel or Justice of the peace, authorized by Law to celebrate the said marriage ceremony between them, and your petitioner will ever pray.

William Durbin




State of Louisiana
Parish of St. Helena
Louisiana State Seal

Let the prayer of the above petitioner be granted and let Licence [sic] issue agreeable to the prayer thereof.

Given under my hand this 21st Feb'y 1828.




State of Louisiana
Parish of St. Helena
Louisiana State Seal

We the undersigned do hereby certify that on Thursday the 28th day of February A. D. 1828, that Zelotes Tucker, a Justice of the Peace, In and for the Parish of St. Helena and State of Louisiana did Celebrate Marriage between William Durbin and Rebecca Richardson, Daughter of Mr. Samuel Richardson, all of the Parish of St. Helena.

Given under our hands this 28th Day of February 1828.

Zelotes Tucker, J. P.
John B. Dunnington
S. Rankin
James Durbin

Source: Marriage Records - St. Helena Parish, Louisiana (FHL Film 0355821)

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