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This day came before me one of justices of the piece for said county Laurance and Martha Petteford and Made oath in dew form of law persons of credability that they wear acquainted withe Vallentine and Rachel Locus and they state that they saw them going to and from the place whearr they wear said to have been marred wich they suppose was about one mil from thear fathers and they livd to gether as man and wife untill the said vallentins death. And that they had nine children they futher state they have no doubt of thear having been marred though they did not see them marred they state they cant say as to the date of the mariage but it was som time in the revolutionery war

Sworn to and subscribed the day and date above ritten



Laurence X Petteford



Martha X Pettiford


George Albright JP

The above Evidences are person of credablty 

GAlbright JP

State of North Carolina
Guilford County}
I, John M. Logan Clerk of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions for the County of Guilford, do hereby Certify that George Albright Esqr. whose name appears to the within affidavit was acting Magistrate for Said County that his signature is genuine, and that full faith and credit is due his official acts as such.

In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Seal of our Said Court at office in Greensbro, the 18th. Day of June AD 1838.

John M. Logan Clk.