Whereas Samuel M. Abbott of the State of Ohio in the county of Miami son of John Abbott in the county and State aforesaid and Sarah his wife declared and Rebecca Miles daughter of William Miles and Mary his wife of the county and state aforesaid having declared their intentions of marriage with each other before a monthly meeting of the religious society of friends had at union and having consent of parents their said proposals of marriage were allowed by said meeting these are to certify whom it may concern that for the full accomplishment of their said intentions this the twenty first day of the eleventh month in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and thirty eight they the said Samuel M. Abbott and Rebecca Miles appeared in a public meeting of the said people held at Union aforesaid and the said Samuel M. Abbott taking the said Rebecca Miles by the hand declared that he took her the said Rebecca Miles to be his wife promising with divine assistance to be unto her a loving and faithful husband untill death should separate them and then they said Rebecca Miles did in like manner declare that she took him the said Samuel M. Abbott to be her husband promising with divine assistance to be unto him a loving and faithful wife untill death should separate them and moreover they the said Samuel M. Abbott and Rebecca Miles she according to the custom of marriage adopting the name of her husband did as a further confirmation thereof then and there to these presents set their hands.
Samuel M. Abbott
And we whose names are also hereunto subscribed being present at the solemenization of the said marriage here as witnesses thereto set our hands the day and year above written.
|John Abbott||Moses Miles||James Evalty|
|Mary Abbott||Esther Miles||Enoch J. Pearson|
|William Miles||Elizabeth C. Miles||John Miles|
|Mary Miles||Mary P. Pearson||Wm Jay|
|Benjamin P. Miles||Lydia Pearson||Samuel Coats Jr.|
|T. W. MCool||Eunice Coate||Jothan Jones|
|Samuel Miles||Mary Pearson||William Person|
|Jeremiah Miles||Margret Jay||James Coate|
|Samuel C. Miles||Sally F. Coppock||Robert Pearson|