Some Alabama Thackston / Thaxton marriages

Some Alabama marriages, mostly from our review of original records:

Marshall County, Alabama, marriages (originals):

3:139:  Francis M. Thackston – Mary M. Cryer.  05 Apr 1860 at Wm Cryer’s house.  John Pridinore (?), J.P.  Note:  This was apparently a double wedding.  Eliza J. Cryer and Hiram L. Robertson were also married on 05 Apr 1860 at William Cryer’s.

6:260:  John A. Arnold – Cora C. Thaxton.  15 Nov 1882 at J. W. Thaxton’s.  Married by S. T. Collier, M.G.

8:825:  John Thaxton – Alice Arnold.  19 Dec 1887 at Mrs. E. Arnold’s.  Bondsman was J. H. McKee.  Married by S. T. Collier, M.G.

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Wilcox County (transcription, 1820-1826)

Lucinda Thaxton – Wm. F. Spencer.  License issued 30 Jan 1822; married 10 Mar 1822.  Security:  Wm J. McKerall.

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Elmore County marriages (originals)

A:241:  George W. Thaxton – Pauline F. Delany.  18 Aug 1869.  Bondsmen were George W. and N. W. Green.  Married by W. G. Delaney.  Witnesses were S. W. Spear, O.M.G.

A:264: A. V. Thaxton – H. C. Rawls.  18 Nov 1869.  Bondsmen H. C. and Wiley Thaxton.  Married at Wiley Thaxton’s by W. E. Dennis, J.P.  Witness Sterling Spear, O. M. Gospel.

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Hale County (original)

A:8:  Augustus M. Thaxton – Martha E. Idom.   (Bond is Book A:15)  Willis Stokes swore that Martha was over the age of 18.  martha is a daughter of J. J. Idom.  Bondsmen:  Willis and J. J. Idom.  Married by John M. Walker, J.P.

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Tallapoosa County (originals)

7:339:  Charles J. Thaxton – Julia A. Gray.  20 Feb 1870 by David L. Slaton, M.G.  Bondsman William Paige.

9:271:  James M. Whitman – A. D. Thaxton.  04 Oct 1883 by P. W. Mahan, J.P.  Bondsman Thomas J. Bailey.

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Coosa County (original)

C:31:  Theresa Thaxton – Elijah R. Smith.  04 Dec 1856.  By John A. McCutcheon.

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Jefferson County (originals):

8:530.  Timothy Thaxton – Henryetta Roy.  30 Jun 1879 (license).  Bondsman was W. H. Sturdivant.  Note:  this license was returned not executed by W. H. Sturdivant.

14:26.  Tura F. Thaxton – W. H. Hood.  03 Jan 1889.  Bondsman G. W. Thaxton [marked out, replaced by] J. W. Williams.  Married at the home of the bride’s father by G. W. Maudlin, M.G.

15:73.  15 Dec 1889.  Ora R. Thaxton – G. A. Glover.  15 Dec 1889.  Bondsmen:  G. W. Thaxton, G. A. Glover (x-his mark).  Married at bride’s home by T. P. Vanderver, M.G.

16:152.  28 Dec 1890.  Itra V. Thaxton – George M. Anderson.  Bride is under the age of 18.  Bondsman:  G. W. Thaxton.  Married at Quinton by T. P. Vandever, M.G.

26:528.  28 Apr 1900.  O. C. Thaxton – Lula Shoemaker.  O.C. is over 21; Lula is over 18.  Bondsman:  Arnold Roper.  Married at Adamsville by G. W. Redd, M.G.

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From “Abstracts of Marriages, Pickens County, Alabama 1865 to 1881 from ‘The West Alabamian,’” comp. Catherine Pepper Spell, Carrollton, Ala., 1978:

John B. Snell and Miss Eliza E. Thaxton, daughter of Major William Thaxton were married yesterday by Rev. Hill.  June 17, 1873.

Married – March 21, 1878 by Elder G. M. Lyles, Mr. H. T. Thaxton and Miss Annie Hildreth.

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