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Marriage Certificate for
John Monroe Bass
Elizabeth Jeff Sloan

page 18

The State of Arkansas
County of Clark

I Younger S. McKinney a regular ordained minister of the Gospel of the Methodist Episcopal Church South on the do hereby certify that I joined in marriage on the 2nd day of March A.D. 1848 at the residence of James Sloan Esq. in the County and state aforesaid John M. Bass of Dallas County Arkansas aged 23 years and Elizabeth Sloan of Clark County and state aforesaid aged 17 years according to the customs of said Church and I further certify that my ministerial credentials are duly recorded in the recorders office of Clark County.
Given under my hand this the 8th day of March A.D. 1848
Y.S. McKinney MS.

The State of Arkansas
County of Clark
I Isaac W. Smith Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio recorder in and for the County and state aforesaid do hereby certificate was filed in my office for record on the 8th day of March A.D. 1848 and that the same is now duly recorded in record Book ?? page 18.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand as clerk and ex officio recorder as aforesaid and affixed the seal of office at Arkadelphia this 18th day of March A.D. 1848.
I.W. Smith Clerk
ex officio recorder
By A.S. B??

Notes: Younger S. McKinney is Elizabeth's mother's brother. James Sloan is Elizabeth's father. This entire document is handwritten, first part in Younger's hand, second part in Isaac Smith's hand.

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