Campbell County, Kentucky has two county courthouses in simultaneous use. One is located in Alexandria, the other in Newport. These marriage bonds were recorded in Alexandria, Kentucky, from 1851-1860. They were transcribed from the original documents.
Marriage bonds were a precursor to the modern marriage license. Often marriage bondsmen were related family members, usually relatives of the bride.
Campbell County, Kentucky GenWeb
The Campbell County, Kentucky GenWeb collects transcriptions of Campbell County records and historical documents submitted by volunteers. The full GenWeb archive is available online at: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kycampbe/