DURHAM was born in place unknown.
John DURHAM and Catherine
CAW were married on 2 Nov 1840 in Morgan county, Virginia/West Virginia.6 West Virginia Vital Research Records
Know all me by these presents, that we, John Durham & Nicholas Caw, are held
and firmly bound unto his Excellency, Thomas W. Gilmer, Esquire, Governor of
Virginia, (for the time being) and his successors, in the sum of one hundred
and fifty dollars, for the payment whereof, well and truly to be made to the
said Governor, or his successors, for the use of Commonwealth, we bind themselves,
our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these
parents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this 2nd day of November 1840.
The CONDITION of the above obligation is such, that whereas a marriage is shortly
intended to be had and solemized between the said John Durham and Catherine Caw,
of this county. Now if there is no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage,
then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of:
J. Durham, Clerk
John Durham (SEAL)
Nicholas Caw (SEAL)