Rowan County Kentucky Marriage Records

1856-1858, 1881-1912, plus selected 1913-1920

Listed in order of groom's surname, then date

  Index by Groom

  Abbreviation Key

  Index by Bride

A Ba Br Ca Cau Ch Co Cr D E F G

Hal Han He  I  J K L Ma Mc Me N O

Pa Ph Q Ra Ri Sa Sp T U V W Y-Z

 r: residence b: place of birth
 f: father fb: father's place of birth
 m: mother mb: mother's place of birth
 w: witnesses fmb: father & mother's place of birth
 su: surety on bond b&r: born and resides

A Ba Br Ca Cau Ch Co Cr D E F G

Had Han He  I  J K L Ma Mc Me N O

Pa Ph Q Ra Ri Sa Sp T U V W Y-Z

Ba     Be     Bl     Bo     Bra     Bro     Bu

Bk Pg

 Groom

 Bride

 Date  

 Notes

A  47 Bradley, Hiram Woolum, Mackie 26 May 1892  
A  88 Bradley, G. W. Whisman, Alpha 12 Feb 1895  
A  99 Bradley, Alexander Tackett, Mollie 23 Mar 1896  
3 248 Bradley, Elias (23)
r: Morehead
b: Rowan Co
fmb: Letcher Co
Durham, Lenora M. (18)
r: Morehead
b: Elliott Co
 9 May 1899 to be @res of bride, @J. H. Durham's by Harlen Murphy
w: R. Tussy, J. D. Patton
su: C. P. Tirrell
(triple wedding: see Sherman Roberts & Lucy Durham; C. A. Hyatt & Addie Durham)
3 364 Bradley, Alex (38)
3rd marriage
r: Morehead
b&mb: Floyd Co, Ky
fb: Virginia
Crosthwait, Lou (34)
2nd marriage
r: Morehead
23 Oct 1899 to be at Elias Bradley's, no return
(see 11 Mar 1905 marriage w same names)
3 466 Bradley, Alex (36)
3rd marriage
r: Morehead
b&mb: Floyd Co, Ky
fb: Virginia
Watkins, Mary (41)
2nd marriage
r: Morehead
b&fmb: Floyd Co, Ky
 8 Apr 1900 @Rodbourn in the county road by W. F. Wheatley
w: J. A. Justice, John Earls
4  78 Bradley, Landon (20)
r: Hilda
b: Rowan Co
fb: Letcher Co, mb: Virginia
Fryman, Annie (17)
r: Hilda
b&mb: Nicholas Co
fb: Harrison Co
 1 Aug 1901 @Mr. Fryman's by W. T. Hall
su: James Fryman, w: James & Mary Fryman
5 203 Bradley, Alex (45)
5th marriage
laborer, r: Morehead
b: Floyd Co, fmb: Va
Crosthwait, Lou (24)
3rd marriage
r: Morehead, b&fb: Rowan Co
11 Mar 1905 @Morehead by R. Tussey
w: Geo Day, Ernest Crosthwait
7 195 Bradley, Manford McRoberts, Maud M. 24 Jul 1910  
7 252 Bradley, Felix A. McVey, Anna 14 Sep 1910  
7 252 Bradley, Amos D. Moore, Stella P.  7 Nov 1910  
8   6 Bradley, George W. (59)
3rd marriage
farmer, r: Waltz, b: Breathitt Co
f: George Bradley
m: Louanna Bradley
Hilterbrand, Margaret (56)
3rd marriage
r: Waltz, b: Fleming Co
f: Jackson Kirk
10 Nov 1912 @George Bradley's by James A. Riley
w: Charley Bradley, Bertie Ham
1   4 Bradshaw, John M. Wright, Mary J.  8 Jan 1881 surety: Harvy A. Wright
A  47 Bradshaw, D. H. Plank, Abigil 12 Jun 1892  
1  80 Bragg, William H. Collins, Will Sorrey  5 Aug 1885 surety: W. W. Short
A  61 Brain, James M. Jr. Harrison, Emma  6 Jan 1884  
A
1
 10
135
Brain, James M. Martin, Sue 23 Aug 1887 su: A. W. Logan
@Benj Martins by L. R. Lame
Taylor Mockabee, Richmond Tussey, Grant Carey
A M  88 Brain, James M. (20) Moore, Sallie (22) 13 Jul 1893  
7  23 Brammer, Mefford (22)
farmer, r: Muse Mill
b: Fleming Co
f: John Brammer, fb: Morgan
m: Edith Brammer, mb: Morgan
Roberts, Addie (18)
b&r: Rowan Co
f: Troy M. Roberts, fb: Rowan
Manda Roberts, mb: Rowan
21 Oct 1909 @Waltz by R. L. Raybourn
w: Minnie Brammer, Lissie Lewis
7 498 Brammer, Harrison Purvis, Ara  1 Dec 1911  
5  27 Branch, J. M. Butts, Susan  8 Mar 1904  
3 252 Branam, Samuel (21)
r: Munson
b&mb: Rowan, fb: Pike Co
Pitts, Bertha (18)
r: Triplett
b: Fleming Co, mfb: Lewis Co
14 May 1899 to be @res of bride, @J. C. Pitts by J. R. Wiggins
w: Wm Blanton & J. C. Pitts
4 323 Branom, John H. (32)
2nd marriage
r: Munson
b&mb: Pike Co, fb: VA
Hall, Burtha Ann (22)
1st marriage
r: Munson
b: Rowan, fmb: Pike Co.
25 Sep 1902 @Morehead by John B. Dickerson
w: Mrs. John B. Dickerson, Geo B. Caywood
A 117 Branham, Lewis Alfrey, Clemey 14 Oct 1909 @A. J. Alfrey's by Rollie Alfrey, w: S. A. Day, Rosa Staton
7 250 Branham, D. G. Littleton, Anna v.  5 Nov 1910  
7 165 Breckenridge, Robert McRoberts, Charlotte 25 Apr 1910  
A  48 Brewer, James Ratliff, Belle 15 Jul 1892  

Ba     Be     Bl     Bo     Bra     Bro     Bu

Bk Pg

 Groom

 Bride

 Date  

 Notes

4 507 Brooks, Enoch J. Mat Jent, Ettie  6 Aug 1903  
5 207 Brooks, Enoch J. Mat (20)
farmer, r: Christy
b: Maddox Co, Ohio, fb: Ohio, mb: Rowan
Jent, Ettie (18)
r: Crix
 6 Aug 1903 @Enoch Jents by J. E. Stewart
w: James B. Thomas, J. M. Brown
6 273 Brooks, Thomas McKenzie, Lulie 11 Nov 1907  
6 275 Brooks, James M. Lewis, Lizzie 13 Nov 1907  
M   Brown, William (23) Cogswell, Jane (18)
b: Fleming Co
22 Dec 1858  
A  72 Brown, Charles Ingraham, Melvina 16 Aug 1883  
A  59 Brown, W. H. Smith, Mary  5 Jan 1884  
A
1
 74
 78
Brown, Thomas Ferrand, Pelina
Farrand, Pliney
30 Aug 1885
28 Apr 1885
surety: John F. Brown
permission from Lucinda Farrand
1
A
139
 10
Brown, W. H. Markwell, Minnie  9 Sep 1887
11 Sep 1887
su: Aaron Markwell
A
 18
187
Brown, Comador Roe, Cinthey
Roe, Cintha
30 Sep 1888
29 Sep 1888
su: Wm E. Carey
A  93 Brown, Commodore Utterback, Ettna  4 Jul 1891  
A  39 Brown, James L. Utterback, Cyntha E. 31 Aug 1891  
A  80 Brown, Nicholas Ruggles, Maggie  5 Nov 1893  
A M  80 Brown, Henry (25) Thomas, L. E. (21)
r: Bath Co
12 Nov 1893  
A  83 Brown, Rufus H. Williams, Amanda M.  1 Feb 1894  
A  84 Brown, John F. Johnson, Mary 11 Mar 1894  
A  95 Brown, W. A. Phelps, Martha E.  1 Sep 1895  
A 104 Brown, Columbia Stapleton, Nancy  5 Dec 1896  
A
2
105
255
Brown, John M. (20)
res: Paragon, occ: farmer
b: Bangor, Rowan Co
fb: Morgan Co, mb: Rowan
Phillips, Ellen (15)
res: Paragon
mb: Rowan Co, fb: Menifee Co
16 Dec 1896 @John M. Phillips
A 110 Brown, E. D. Hargis, Florrence 22 Jul 1897  
2
A
337
110
Brown, Stephen (26)
res: Wyatt, occ: farmer
b&fmb: Elliott Co
Cox, Elizabeth (23)
res: Wagner PO
b&fmb: Elliott Co
16 Jul 1897
16 Aug 1897
su: Wesley Cox
@Wesley Cox's
A 112 Brown, John F. Tyrell, Lena 22 Oct 1897  
3  38 Brown, Boon (23)
1st marriage
r: Wagner, occ: farmer
b: Menifee Co, fmb: Va
Jent, Mahala (24)
2nd marriage
r: Wagner, b: Rowan
fb: Perry Co, mb: Wolf Co
19 Mar 1898 @Morehead by T.W. Rose, w: T. B. Tippett, D. G. Ham,
su: John M. Brown
3  56 Brown, Farmer (20)
res: Paragon
Burton, Celia (16)
res: Deborde, b: Carter Co
31 May 1898 to be @D. K. Jones, @Frank Dillon's by D. K. Jones
w: Marian McLain, Nathan Riddle
su: John B. Brown
3  92 Brown, John Wesley (24)
r: Wyatt, occ: farmer
b: Elliott Co., fmb: Ky
Scaggs, George Ann (15)
r: Wyatt
b&fb: Lawrence Co, Ky
mb: Johnson Co, Ky
 4 Oct 1898 su: J. M. Lovelace, @Arch White's by F. M. Crisp, w: James Loveless, Floyd Conley
3 522 Brown, Lewis (21)
r: Fraley
b: Elliott Co
fmb: Morgan Co
Conley, Cora Ellen (18)
r: Fraley
b&fmb: Rowan Co
 9 Aug 1900 to be @res of bride, @Wm Conleys by S. J. Porter
w: Floid Porter, W. H. Fergison
su: Floyd Porter
3 568 Brown, William (22)
r: Triplett
b&mb: Ky, fb: Va
Boyd, Lillie (13)
r: Morehead
b: Rowan Co
24 Oct 1900 to be @res of bride, @Wm R. Boyd's by Wm R. Boyd
w: Seberin Proffit, Adline Hall
su: Sebrum Prophet
4 483 Brown, Samuel (21)
farmer, r: Cogswell
b&fmb: Elliott Co
Ramey, Daisy (16)
r: Cogswell
b&fmb: Rowan Co
20 Jun 1903 @McKinzie schoolhouse by Sam D. Nickell
w: W. F. Harris, Ballard Ellis
4 555 Brown, Bud (21)
farmer, r: White Oak
b&fb: Morgan Co, mb: Magoffin Co
Brown, Ida (21)
r: Matthew, Ky
b&fmb: Morgan Co
17 Oct 1903 @Morehead by T. W. Rose
w: Z. T. Young, Jas Clay
4 572 Brown, Edward C. (29)
clerk, r: Ashland, Ky
b&fmb: Paintsville, Ky
Johnston, Mahala G. (23)
r: Morehead
b&fmb: W.Va
22 Nov 1903 @Morehead by D. G. Combs
w: Harlan Blair, J. E. Davidson, su: E. Hogge, Emmet J. Martt
5 365 Brown, Leslie (21) Jones, Lida (16) 24 Dec 1905 @James Henry Hall's by same
w: David M. Jones, J. B. Jones
5 445 Brown, William Bloomfield, Lucinda 17 Jun 1906  
5 469 Brown, George (23)
farmer, r: Ryan, Fleming Co
b: Menifee Co
f: Morgan Brown
m: Nancy Brown
Gilliam, Nannie (14)
r: Ryan, Fleming Co
b: Rowan Co
f: John Gillam
m: B. Gillam
 1 Aug 1906 @John Gilliam's by Rev. G. E. Boots
w: Marion McClurg, Henry Henderson
6  83 Brown, John D. McClurg, Rosa 23 Dec 1906  
6 153 Brown, William Byrom, Stella 23 Mar 1907  
6 181 Brown, D. B. (22)
b: Morgan Co
f: Jno B. Brown
m: Sarah J. Brown
Maze, Eliza (16)
f: Jeff Maze, m: Lizzie Maze
L. H. Hall guardian
 7 May 1907 @clerk's office by W. T. Hall
w: W. T. Caudill, W. L. Day
A 116 Brown, Amos Adkins, Manda 25 May 1907  
A 116 Brown, Davis Morris, Mary 20 Jun 1907  
6 211 Brown, Lee Collins, Susie 21 Jun 1907  
6 261 Brown, F. C. Shay, Lida  6 Oct 1907  
6 483 Brown, Milton Trailor, Connie 21 Nov 1908  
6 501 Brown, Thomas Presley (36)
farmer, r: Ordinary, b: Elliott Co
f: John Brown
m: Annie Brown
Fraley, Jessie (21)
r: Fraley, b: Elliott Co
f: Thomas Fraley
m: Fannie Fraley
31 Dec 1908 @Jesse Fraley's by Wesley Cox
w: Jesse Fraley, Isaac Caudill
6 609 Brown, James L. (19)
painter, r: Morehead, b: Rowan
f: C. P. Brown
m: Malviney Brown
Simmons, Maggie (20)
b&r: Rowan Co
f: W. H. Simmons
m: Fanny Simmons
 5 Jun 1909 @Morehead by T. W. Rose
w: Wm Allen, Mrs. Fonso McGuire
7  47 Brown, George W. (24)
b&fmb: Elliott Co
f: Harrison Brown
m: Pheba Brown
Clark, Sadie (20)
f: Alvin Clark
m: Malvina Clark
26 Nov 1909 @Wm McCormick res by H. T. Adams
w: Rufus Evans, Mill Estep
7  95 Brown, Marion Porter, Martha  4 Feb 1910  
7 316 Brown, Everett (19)
farmer, b&r: Rowan Co
f: Nick Brown, fb: Carter Co
m: Mag Brown, mb: Greenup Co
Barker, Clistie (17)
b&r: Rowan Co
f: Solomon Barker
m: Sallie Barker, mb: Rowan Co
19 Jan 1911 to be @Solomon Barker's, @Saul Barker's by E. V. Mullens
w: Henry C. Caudill, Nora Caudill
7 394 Brown, Jarvey (23)
laborer, r: Rowan, b: Carter Co
f: Logan Brown, b: Floyd Co
m: Susan Brown, b: Floyd Co
Fred, Lennie L. (22)
b&r: Marion Co, Indiana
f: John W. Fred, fb: Ind.
m: Hettie Fred, mb: Ind.
14 Jul 1911 @L. G. Brown's by G. W. Hall
w: J. T. Evans, Alard Hall, su: James Nickell
A 117 Brown, Jeff Swinney, Laura 13 Aug 1911 bride's name should be Sweeney
7 596 Brown, George R. (19)
r: Morehead, b: Rowan
f: W. H. Brown
m: Minnie Brown
Wilson, Myrtle D. (22)
r: Morehead, b: Rowan
f: Bige Wilson
m: Martha Wilson
 7 Jul 1912 su: Harry H. Tussey, to be @Clearfield
no return
A 118 Brown, Jack Horsely, Dee  1 Aug 1912  
7 642 Brown, Frank (22)
occ: railroading
r: Clearfield, b: Morgan Co
f: John B. Brown
m: Sarah Brown
Kegley, Anna (17)
r: Morehead, b: Rowan Co
f: Gordon Kegley
m: Nancy Kegley
 2 Sep 1912 by D. B. Morefield @his home
w: J. H. Stamper, J. F. Morefield, su: Albert Caudill
8  19 Brown, Jarvey (24)
res: Triplett, b: Carter Co
f: L. G. Brown
m: Sarah Brown
2nd marriage
McKinzie, Laura (24)
res: Triplett, b: Elliott Co
f: Isaac McKinzie
m: Sarah McKinzie
21 Dec 1912 @John White's by J. E. Browning
w: Alice White, Bessie White
6 171 Browning, Luther Williams, J. Pearl 21 Apr 1907  
7 528 Browning, Chrislip Ham, Della M.  7 Feb 1912  
3 140 Bruce, G. W. (36)
2nd marriage
farmer, r: Rodbourn
b&fmp: Carter Co
Tussey, Unie (25)
2nd marriage
r: Elliottville
b: Rowan, fmb: Letcher Co
 8 Dec 1898 @res of bride by S. D. Nickell
w: H. R. Johnson, Dela Sparkman
su: Ruffus R. Miller
2  14 Bryant, William Mockabee, Carrie J.
consent: J. C. Mocabee for dau
23 Dec 1889 su: Samuel T. Mannin
A  47 Bryant, Jesse Caudill, Polly 14 May 1892  
A  90 Bryant, George Utterback, Maggie 12 Apr 1895  
3 442 Bryant, Eber (24)
res: Brinegar, b: Carter Co
fb: Tenn, mb: Carter Co
Caudill, Lucy B. (18)
res: Elliottsville
b&mb: Rowan, fb: Letcher Co
 9 Feb 1900 to be @res of bride's mother, @Rebecca Caudill's by Saml Nickell
Z. J. Tussey, F. C. Nickell
su: Charles Jones

Ba     Be     Bl     Bo     Bra     Bro     Bu

Bk Pg

 Groom

 Bride

 Date  

 Notes

A
2
 39
126
Buckner, F. S. Williams, Zelpha
f: T. J. Williams (consent)
m: Easter Williams
10 Sep 1891 su: Geo W. Hardeman
3 452 Buckner, Henry (26)
2nd marriage
r: Eadston
b&fb: Va
mb: Carter Co
Lewis, Eliza (30)
3rd marriage
r: Eadston
15 Feb 1900 @S. B Abram's by S. B. Abrams
w: M. T. Williams, Anna Lame
6 421 Buckner, Edward Egan, Queen 28 Aug 1908  
6 433 Buckner, William Straley, Sarah May 13 Sep 1908  
7 171 Buckner, Melvin Gulley, Alice  5 May 1910  
A  77 Bullter, E. Daniel Hilterbrand, Lucinda  3 Jan 1884  
A
2
109
329
Bumgardner, Samuel (27)
res: Morehead, b: Rowan
fb: Va, mb: Fleming Co
Fleeman, Zettie (19)
res: Morehead
b: Ohio, fmb: Germany
13 Jul 1897 @bride's residence
3 334 Bumgardner, Charles (21)
r: Hilda, Ky
b: Rowan Co
fb: Va, mb: Fleming
Johnson, Ida May (18)
r: Hilda, Ky
b: Rowan Co
fb: Carter, mb: Fleming
13 Sep 1899 to be @res of bride, @Bazil Johnson's by L. E. Mann
w: J. E. Johnson, Foster Swim
6 361 Bumgartner, A. B. (23)
f: Auston Bumgartner, fb: Va
m: Mary '', mb: Fleming Co.
Caudill, Manda (21)
f: Jno H. Caudill
m: Emeline Caudill
 7 Apr 1908 @Jno H. Caudill's by Elder E. C. Sexton
w: Sam Bumgartner, Sarah Trumbo
6 541 Bundy, C. A. Ellington, Blanche 27 Feb 1909  
A  68 Burden, A. J. Cook, Amanda A. 27 Apr 1881  
3 126 Burgey, John W. Bentley, Lydia 22 Nov 1898  
A
1
21,40
195
Burk, A. J. Reaves, Elizabeth  1 Nov 1888 su: Ben Conn
A  11 Burn, R. L. Cassity, Maggie 22 Sep 1887  
A
1
 25
223
Burnell, John
Bunnell, John
Self, Ema B.
Self, Emma B.
 5 Aug 1889 su: J. W. Mare & Hugh Clark
A  25 Burns, Frank Price, Maggie C. 23 Jul 1889  
A  51 Burns, William A. Markwell, Ida 24 Nov 1892  
6 623 Burns, James Stamper, Lula 10 Jul 1909  
12  76 Burns, Henry (28)
widowed
f: Frank Burns
m: Maggie Burns
Hall, Serena (28)
single
f: George W. Hall
m: Nancy Hall
16 Feb 1920 @Morehead by Leslie Brown
w: Willie Davis, Oda Davis
A  94 Burton, George Click, Elizabeth  9 May 1895  
3  88 Burton, George (23)
2nd marriage
r: Munson, Ky
b&mb: Elliott Co, fb: Va
McDowell, Mary E. (18)
1st marriage
r: Munson
b&fb: Carter Co, mb: Elliott Co
23 Sep 1898 @Rans Burtons by R. Burton
w: Samuel Burton, James Stidam
su: G. W. Hogge
6  49 Burton, Harlan (22)
b&fmb: Elliott Co.
f: John Burton
m: Matilda Burton
Hall, Martha (21)
f: Riley Hall
m: Anjaline Hall
 4 Nov 1906 @John Burton's by R. Burton
w: Pealie Burton, Kelly Profit
7 115 Burton, Pierse Profit, Emma 26 Feb 1910  
7 526 Burton, Pierce (26)
2nd marriage
public laborer, r: Clearfield
b: Elliott Co
f: Ransom Burton
m: Nancy Burton
Sloan, Dovie (16)
1st marriage
r: Morehead, b: Elliott Co
f: James Sloan
m: Catherine Sloan
19 Jan 1912 @Morehead by D. B. Morefield
w: C. C. Carter, R. H. Hall, su: James Sloan
A  81 Busbay, E. Z. Thornsberry, Lucricia 14 Nov 1893  
4 150 Busby, Elix (25)
2nd marriage
r: Morehead
b: Lewis Co
Trumbo, Texacon (17)
1st marriage
r: Morehead
b&fmb: Rowan Co
21 Nov 1901 su: W. M. Trumbo
no return
A  33 Buskirk, William Cassity, Albertie 14 Dec 1890  
A  94 Butler, Robert E. Plank, Sarah M. 15 Aug 1895  
A 102 Butler, Jesse Eulett, Lillie J. 27 Aug 1896  
A  28 Button, F. C. Bishop, Hattie 24 Dec 1889  
4 202 Butts, Milton (23)
r: Christy
b: Rowan Co
f: Jas Butts
m: Mary Butts
Steel, Dollie (15)
r: Crix
b: Floyd Co
25 Jan 1902 @Thomas Fraley's by Saml D. Nickell
w: Thos Fraley, Lizzie Nickell
su: Thomas Fraley
7 322 Butts, Arch Wells, Virgie  1 Feb 1911  
A  70 Byran, George Ellington, Emley A. 29 May 1881  
5 263 Byrd, Daniel G. Littleton, Ida 22 Jul 1905  
4  30 Byrne, J. E. (22)
occ: railroader, r: Stanton, Ky
b&fmb: Greenup Co
Stewart, Alice J. (26)
r: Greenup Co
b&fb: Greenup Co, mb: Ohio
14 Apr 1901 @Morehead by L. E. Mann
w: J. F. Woodward, Mis M. E. Rain

Grooms: A Ba Br Ca Cau Ch Co Cr D E F G Hal Han He  I  J K L Ma Mc Me N O Pa Ph Q Ra Ri Sa Sp T U V W Y-Z

Brides:  A Ba Br Ca Cau Ch Co Cr D E F G Had Han He  I  J K L Ma Mc Me N O Pa Ph Q Ra Ri Sa Sp T U V W Y-Z


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