Application for Marriage License

Title

Application for Marriage License

Description

In an application for a marriage license, one had to indicate not only that he or she was not "a habitual criminal, idiot, imbecile, hereditary epileptic or insane person," but but also whether he or she was "white, colored, or mixed."

Source

Rockbridge County (Va.) Clerk's Correspondence, 1912-1943. Local Government Records Collection, Rockbridge County Court Records. The Library of Virginia. 12-1245-002.

Date

Ca. 1924

Format

Printed form

Files

Plecker 12_1245_002.JPG

Collection

Citation

“Application for Marriage License,” Library of Virginia, accessed November 20, 2017, http://lva.omeka.net/items/show/85.