Malinda Tabor

Female 1804 - 1880  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name Malinda Tabor  [1
    Born Between 1803 and 1804  South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Died 8 Jun 1880  Franklin, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I8620  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Family Uriah Berry,   b. 31 Mar 1801, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1866  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1819  Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Notes 
    • - Cahawba County later became Bibb County (Alabama).

      - Per Genealogy.About.com <http://genealogy.about.com/od/marriage_records/fl/types-marriage-records.htm> :
      "Marriage Bond - a monetary pledge or guarantee given to the court by the intended groom and a bondsman to affirm that there was no moral or legal reason why the couple could not be married, and also that the groom would not change his mind. If either party declined to go through with the union, or of one of the parties was found to be ineligible-for example, already married, too closely related to the other party, or underage without parental approval-the bond money was generally forfeit. The bondsman, or surety, was often a brother or uncle to the bride, although he could also be a relative of the groom, or even a neighbor of friend of either of the two parties. The use of marriage bonds was especially common in the southern and mid-Atlantic states through the first half of the nineteenth century."

      For the marriage of Uriah and Malind, the groom to be and Malinda's brother Nathan put up the bond. Further, the marriage ceremony was performed by "Wm Taber JP." Guessing this was either Malinda's father or another brother.

      Transcriptions of bond, license, and execution follow.

      BOND dated 25 January 1819:

      Alabama Territory }
      Cahawba County } Know all men by these presents, that we Uriah Berry and Nathan Taber of said county are held and firmly bound unto William W. Bibb Governor of the Territory aforesaid or his successors in office in the sum of Two [Five?] hundred dollars to which payment will and [illegible] to be made to the said Governor for the time being or his successors in office...

      ...The condition of this obligation is such that where as...a marriage is shortly intended to be celebrated between the above bound Uriah Berry and Malinda Taber. Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct said marriage then this obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force and effect.
      [signed & sealed] Uriah Berry
      [signed & sealed] Nathan Taber

      LICENSE

      The Alabama Territory of the United States
      By the Register of the Orphans Court of Cahawba County

      To any Judge, Minister or Justice lawfully authorised to celebrate the rites of Matrimony

      You are hereby licensed to celebrate the rites of matrimony between Uriah Berry and Malinda Tabor of said county and for so doing this shall be your warrant.

      [Signed by Registrar in Centerville, 26 January 1819.]

      EXECUTION

      Alabama Territory }
      Cahawba County } I certify that I have executed the within license agreeable to the within warrant 27th January 1819.

      Wm Taber JP
    Children 
     1. James Madison Berry,   b. Abt 1820, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1873, Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)  [natural]
     2. Cyrena Ann Berry,   b. Abt 1822, Bibb, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880  (Age ~ 59 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F3056  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Between 1803 and 1804 - South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Jan 1819 - Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jun 1880 - Franklin, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • - From The Family Tree of Clois Miles Rainwater (2013) by Susan Rainwater [via Google Books]:
      "Melinda Tabor Berry
      Born 23 Oct 1803, SC, & d. 8 June 1880, Franklin Co., Arkansas. On 27 January 1819, Melinda m. Uriah Berry. They were the parents of at least five children, probably more...Melinda moved in 1st w/ her son, James, in Fort Smith, Arkansas, & later w/ her daughter, Cyrena Mitchell, in Franklin Co., Arkansas."

  • Sources 
    1. [S768] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Uriah Berry / Barry m. Malinda Tabor, 1819, Alabama.

    2. [S157] Census Transcription.
      1880 Prairie, Franklin County, Arkansas

    3. [S861] 1850 Census of United States, Mississippi, Winston, population Schedule; Online Images, Dwelling 649, family 656, Uriah Berry household, accessed October 2016, National Archives and Records Administration credited.
      Includes Malinda (age47); Uriah D. Mitchell (age 7); and Susanna Tabrar (age 88)

    4. [S862] 1860 Census of United States, Mississippi, Holmes, Lexington Beat, population Schedule; Online Images, Page No. 39, dwelling & family 267, Uriah Barry household, accessed October 2016, National Archives and Records Administration credited.
      Includes Malinda (age 56) and Malinda A. (age 18)

    5. [S866] The Family Tree of Clois Miles Rainwater, 2013, Accessed October 2016, pg. 206.

    6. [S865] Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950, Images of documents relating to the marriage of Uriah Berry & Malinda Tabor, January 1819, Cawhawba (later Bibb) County.