Simpson County, Ky Marriages

(1866 -1867)


            The following Marriage Records were extracted from The Kentucky Baptist newspaper, published in Franklin, KY between 1866 and 1867; submitted by Michael Gann

Date of Marriage



Newspaper Article

16 Sep 1866

Booker, H G

Newman, Josephine

Married – On the 16th inst., at the residence of , and by Rev Jas H Dashwood, of Cross Plains, Tenn, Mr H G Booker and Miss Josephine Newman, all of this county.

11 Oct 1866

Bowers, W H

Maddox, Mollie

Married – On the 11th inst., at the residence of (unreadable), by the Rev J D Arnold, Mr W H H Bowers to Miss Mollie Maddox, all of this county.

1 Sep 1866

Butler, Samuel

Boyd, Sarah

Married – On Saturday, September 1st, in Simpson County, by his Honor D A Caldwell, County Judge pro tem, Samuel Butler and Miss Sarah Boyd.

6 Aug 1866

Goodknight, Thomas

Middleton, Amanda R

At the residence of the bride’s mother, August 6th, 1866 by Rev J S Grider, Mr Thomas E Goodknight, of this place, to Miss Amanda R Middleton.

12 Aug 1866

Harris, Samuel

Hunt, Pauline

Married on the 12 of August, at Mr T W Hunt’s by Eld. J M Billingsley, Mr Samuel P Harris to Miss Pauline F Hunt, all of Simpson Co, Ky.

3 Jul 1866

McPhail, R C

White, P A

Married – By the Rev. Col J S Scoby, on the evening of the 3rd inst., at the residence of the Bride, in Franklin, Ky Colonel R C McPhail to Mrs P A White. May the pathway of both Bride and Groom be forever strewn with the rarest of flowers, and each find in this union of devoted hearts, perfect contentment through life.

27 Sep 1866

Mitchell, H C

Downey, Susan M

Married – On the 27th of September, 1866, by Rev S M Shaw, Mr H C Mitchell, and Miss Susan M Downey. All of Simpson Co, Ky.

10 May 1866

Parish, J W

Sanders, H F

On the 10th of May, by Rev J J Felts, at the house of James Sanders, Me J W Parish to Miss H F Sanders.

21 Aug 1866

Robey, James

Smith, Rebecca

Married – August 21st, 1866, at the residence of the bride’s mother, by Rev T M Goodknight, Mr James Smith Robey, of Logan Co, Ky to Miss Rebecca Smith, of Simpson Co, Ky,

20 Jun 1866

Vick, James

Felts, Miss

By Rev J J Felts, on the 20th of June, at the residence of the bride’s father, Mr James Vick to Miss Felts, all of Logan co.

6 Sep 1866

Willis, John

Beasley, N B

Married – At the residence of the bride’s father, on the 6th of September, by W M Willis Esq., Miss N B Beasley to Mr John Willis, all of Robertson Co, Tennessee.

17 Oct 1866

Berry, L K

Clayton, M A

Married on the 17th inst., at the residence of Mr M L Jones, by Rev J D Arnold, Mr L K Berry to Miss M A Clayton, of Robertson Co, Tennessee