These marriage records were copied from the original records of Hardy County and represent some marriages performed and reported by Valentine Powers in 1792 and 1799. This presentation is a collaborative effort of Leonard Hyre (a descendant of Valentine Powers) who photocopied the pages and Margaret C. Lew who transcribed them.

Marriages of April 12 through July 13, 1792.

Hardy County to wit This is to certify that on the 12 Day of Aprill 1792 I have Solemnized Mattrimony between Martin Carr and Elizabeth Davis witness my hand Valentine Powers

Hardy County to wit This is to Certify that on the 27th Day of April 1792 I have Solemnized Mattrimony between Abraham Iman and Susanna Wetstone witness my Hand Valentine Power

Hardy County to Wit This is to Certify that on the 15th Day of May 1792 I have Solemnized Mattrimony between Adam Bitterson and Susanna Miller witness my hand Valentine Power

Hardy County to wit This it to Certify that on the 22d Day of May 1792 I have Solemnized Mattrimony between John Nessel and Elizabeth Weaver also Between George Post and Elizabeth Petterson on the Same Day Witness my hand Valentine Power

Hardy County to wit This is to Certify that on the 23d Day of May 1792 I have Solemnized Mattrimony between Henry Naff and Elizabeth Shook witness my hand Valentine Power

Hardy County to wit This is to Certify that on the 3d Day of July 1792 I have Solemnized Mattrimony between Jacob Coffman Peggy Nailor witness my hand Valentine Power

Hardy County to wit This is to Certify that on the 13th Day of July 1792 I have Solemnized Mattrimony between Alexander Randel and Nancy Strother witness my hand Valentine Power


Marriages of April 30 through September 15, 1799.
George Terry and Mariann Higher was joined together on the 30th Day of April 1799 by me Valentine Power

Jonathan Hornback and Elizabeth Fisher was Joind togather on the 31st Day of May 1799 by me Valentine Power

Robert Johnston and Hannah Watson was Joind together on the 14th of May 1799 by me Valentine Power

John Sines and Mary Rily was joined together on the 2nd day of July 1799 by me Valentine Power

Charles Murfoot and Elizabeth Nadton was joined together on the 14th of July 1799 by me Valentine Power

Jonathan Simpson and Phebe Davis was joined together on the 4th day of August 1799 by me Valentine Power

Wm. Miller and Marry Strader was joined together on the 8th Day of August 1799 by me Valentine Power

Michael Welton and Elizabeth Harness was joined together on the 29th day of August 1799 1799 by me Valentine Power

Soloman Carr and Precillia Bein was joined together on the 15th day of September 1799 by me Valentine Power


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