Application for a licence for a marriage.

by Lisa Y. Henderson

ImageThe marriage license of Josiah Hagans and Anna Lomack of Cumberland County.

Marriage Bonds, Cumbelrand County Records, North Carolina State Archives.

In the 1840 census of Cumberland County: Josiah Hagans heads a household consisting of 1 male aged 36-55, 1 male aged 55-100, 5 females under age 10, and 1 female aged 24-36; all free people of color.