Marriage License for John Presley and Mary J. Mathis


John W. Presley
To              Marriage
Mary J. Mathis

I W. C. Cannon A regular ordained minister of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church do hereby certify that on the 21 day of November 1870 I did duly join in marriage John W. Presley and Mary J. Mathis both of Independence County Ark ages 19 years according to the customs of the church whereof I am a Minister and then and then pronounced them husband and wife Given under my hand this 21st day of November 1870

W. C. Cannon

Filed for Record Nov. 26th 1870
Attest Reuben Hearfoham (sp??) Clerk

Marriage License for Alfred Rockhold and Eliza Presley


State of Arkansas
County of Independence

Alfred Rockhold
Eliza Presley

I James E. Gresham in acting and duly commissioned Justice of the Peace within and for the County of Independence do herby certify that on the 11th day of October A.D. 1857 in the county aforesaid came before me Alfred Rockhold aged 53 years to me well known who is a resident of aforesaid county and Eliza Presley also to me well known and of the age 27 years a resident also of aforesaid County & State and they were there by me as their mutual request joined in the bonds of Matrimony according to the laws of our County. In witness whereof I do and my hand and seal as such Justice this 12th day of October A.D. 1857

James E. Gresham J.P.
The forgoing instrument of writing was filed in accord October 15th A.D. 1857

Henry Pruell Clerk
By John A. Price M.E.