A Witcher Family Genealogy 

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This is the transcription of the marriage bond for Tempy Witcher to marry James Witcher


From Pittsylvania County, VA., dated December 28, 1811

Know all men by these presents that we James Witcher Jr and James Witcher Sr. ---------  are held and firmly bound unto George William Smith governor of the commonwealth of Virginia for the time being and his ?? in the sum of one hundred fifty dollars for the payment whereof we bind ourselves our heirs and ???  and administrators jointly and everally firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 28” day of December 1811

​The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage intended to be had and solemnized between the above bound James Witcher -------- and Tempy Witcher daughter of Jno. Witcher If therefore there is no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then the said obligation to be void else to remain in full force and virtue 
Signed sealed in the
​presence of Omuix ??                           

     James Witcher                                James Witcher 

Here is the copy of the actual marriage bond found in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, dated December 28, 1811

The transcription is below the image.

This is the transcription of the note of permission for Tempy Witcher to marry James Witcher

From Pittsylvania county, Va., dated December 28, 1811

​December 28, 1811

Sir if you please to ???? of marriage of James Witcher and my daughter Tempy Witcher as I have given my consent to the marriage your compliance will greatly ablige me.                    
Test                    James Witcher          Jno. Witcher

Here is the copy of a note from John Witcher, giving approval for his daughter Tempy Witcher to get married

The transcription is below the image.

John Witcher

Son of Major William Witcher