Hi Ron, The marriage bond states Elizabeth a certain woman, not Indian woman. My mistake in transcribing the original the first time and having others look at the origianl to confirm
William McDowell and Elizabeth Templeton
Rowan County, NC
February 26, 1772
As I am old and failed and unable to ride I have here sent my son Nathaniel Templeton to act in my room and stead as if I was personally present in order to get license from you in respect of William Mcdowal and my daughter Elizabeth and they shall be your warrant from your friend.
Witness: Colonel John Frowhack
Know all by these present that we:
Feb 27th, 1772
The Condition of above obligation is ___ that whereas the above Bonnder William McDowell hath this day obtained a license to Mary a certain woman named Elizabeth Templeton, Now if it shall not appear at any time here after that there is no lawfully cause to obstruct the sad Marage then the Above Obligation shall be void as of no effect Otherwise remain in full force and value.
Date & Delared
In the Presence of
Thomas Frohock Nathanel Templeton
Please contact me at my e-mail to discuss James Templeton. What is your proof that he is from Irredell Co.
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