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This is the marriage bond of my 5G-Grandparents, Daniel Hillenberg and Mary Barbara Shrader. My best guess  is that it reads as follows:          I do hereby certify that Daniel Hillenberg hath obtained my free consent to join with my Daughter Barbary Shrader in the State of Matrimony. and the Clerk is requested to grant license accordingly, With my hand that this 24th Day of March 1787. Signed by Mary Barbara's father John Shrader.

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This is the marriage bond of my 6G-Grandparents, Conrad Rader and Elizabeth Ory. My best guess is it reads as follows:          Know all men by these presents that we Conrad Rader and Dan Etter of the County of Montgomery State of Virginia, are held firmly bound to the Governer for the time being, in the Just and Full sum of fifty pounds current money to the payment of XX we bind ourselves our XX each of us, our XXXX be firmly by these presents, Sealed with our Seals dated this 3rd day of July 1788. The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above Bound Conrad Rader hath this day obtd a license for his marriage to Elisabeth Ory of X County XXX XX there shall be no lawful cause to obstruct this marriage then the above obligation to be void else to remain in XXXXXX signed sealed and delivered in the presence of (signature of William Trigg) The document is signed by Conrad Rader and Daniel Etter and bears their seals.