The Marriage Bond of Joseph Halford and Rosamond Burgin


On this date in 1845, Joseph Halford obtained a marriage bond in McDowell County, North Carolina, professing his intention to wed Rosamond Burgin.  The marriage bond was issued in the names J. F. Halford and R. M. Burgin.  I found the record while searching the FHL microfilm of McDowell County Marriage Bonds.  I wasn’t sure […]

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Last week was fruitful in the discovery of media to add to my genealogy database. I got some great old photographs from my grandmother, including a photo of her father at his still, a photo that includes her parents when they were courting, and a photo of her brother. I also found a court document […]