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Cheatham/Horsley Marriage License, 1873 (Ms2009-107)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2009-107


  • 1873

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Cheatham/Horsley Marriage License must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Biographical Information

George W. Cheatham was born about 1848 in Appomattox County, Virginia. Nannie P. Horsley, born about 1853, lived Nelson County, Virginia, until her marriage to Cheatham in 1873. They had two daughters: Elizabeth E. (b. abt. 1875) and Amanda H. (b. abt. 1879). The family had a farm in Appomattox County.

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Acquisition Information

The Cheatham/Horsley Marriage License was donated to Special Collections in 1995.

General Physical Description note

1 folder; 0.1 cu. ft.


The collection contains a marriage license for George W. Cheatham and Nannie P. Horsley.


The marriage license was completed in Appomattox, Virginia, and lists information about George and Nannie, including their ages at the time of the marriage, places of birth, and parents. In addition, the license notes the date of the wedding (October 13, 1873) and the name of the minister who conducted the ceremony.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Cheatham/Horsley Marriage License commenced and was completed in July 2009.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US