"STATE OF GEORGIA, EMANUEL COUNTY
By Hon. J. P. Pughaly
Ordinary for the County of Emanuel and State aforesaid.
To any Minister of the Gospel, Judge, or Justice of the Peace for said State:
You are hereby authorized to join in the HOLY STATE OF MATRIMONY,
Mr. G. W. Tapley of Emanuel County
- and -
Miss Julia Beasley of Emanuel County
according to the CONSTITUTION AND LAWS OF THE STATE for which this shall be your LICENSE.
Given under my Hand and Seal of Office the 17th
Day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight
hundred and Eighty
J P Pughaly
Ordinary Emanuel County
This Certifies That G. W. Tapley
and Miss Julia Beasley were duly JOINED IN MARRIAGE
on the 20th day of Sept. A.D.
By me, Edward R[??] M O [?]
Recorded 7 day of July 1882 By D S Moore, Ordinary"
This particular George Washington Tapley was my 2nd cousin, 3x removed.