Guide to the Tuble F and Sarah F Belcher Brock Marriage Certificate, 1855

Summary Information

Title: Tuble F and Sarah F Belcher Brock Marriage Certificate, 1855
Collection: AC.534
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

This is a handwritten marriage certificate for Tuble F. Brock and Sarah F. Belcher in Franklin County, Virginia on October 29, 1855. Parents of both parties are named, and authorized by Silas Minter.

Creator: Minter, Silas

Biographical/Historical Note

One may determine from this certificate that Tuble F. Brock was "goin on 21",Sarah F. Belcher was "goin on 22", and both were single at the time. Both were born in Franklin County, Virginia, and Tuble was a farmer. Tuble's parents were Lorenzo D. and Mary Brock. Sarah's parents were Wiliam and Celia Belcher. Handwritten in pencil beside Sarah's age is "at the house of Walker Terry". Unknown if she lived there or that was the place of the marriage. The date of this marriage was October 29, 1855.

One note found on the internet said Silas Minter was of the Primitive Baptist faith.

Scope and Contents

This is a handwritten marriage certificate in good condition, very legible, describing the marriage of Tuble F. Brock and Sarah F. Belcher on October 29, 1855 by Silas Minter. Tuble was "goin on 21" and Sarah was "goin on 22". Both were born in Franklin County, Virginia, and Tuble was a farmer. Tuble's parents were Lorenzo D. and Mary Brock, and Sarah's parents were Wiliam and Celia Belcher.

Arrangement

This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

Purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish on May 25, 2000. Accession number is AC.2001.042.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.534: Tuble F and Sarah F Belcher Brock Marriage Certificate, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.