Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Wedding Wednesday: Perry Hankins & Margaret Hill

Perry Hankins and Margaret Hill applied for a Marriage Bond in Hopkins County, Kentucky on 11 Apr 1921. J. B. Hankins [Perry's brother, Jimmy] was the surety for the bond.

Perry, son of T. L. [Thomas Leander] Hankins and S. A. [Samantha Angeline] Petty, was born in Webster County and was 22 years old. His full name, William Perry Hankins, was listed on the Register of Marriage and Record of Marriage Certificate. Margaret, daughter of George Hill and Ollie Coomes, was born in Hopkins County and was 25 years old. Perry's occupation was railroading.

Rev. L. E. Clements, Catholic Priest of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, performed the marriage ceremony on 12 Apr 1921. Witnesses were Michael McCracken and Cecilean Hill. Rev. Clements was authorized to perform rites of marriage in Owensbore [sic] County, Kentucky. [There is no Kentucky County by that name. The city of Owensboro is in Daviess County. This wedding took place in Hopkins County.]

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