All Information taken from Records Books found in Hyden, Leslie County, KY during July 2002 by Lennie and Diane Roark. Please note there are many other marriages other than the ones listed.
Marriage Book 1: 10/1878 – 1/1885
Brock/Mosley: Elijah Brock, Principal, born Clay Co., KY, Amon Brock, Surity, (Father), born Harlan Co., KY, Mother: Born Clay Co., KY. Elijah: 19 yrs. old and Angeline Mosley: 21 yrs. old, She and her parents were born in Clay Co., KY. Wedding date: Sept. 29, 1870. Signed: J.S. Melton, Clerk and Witness: J.J. Hensley.(page 86)
Brock/Rice: Solomon Brock and Chinie Rice page 176 Solomon: age 52, 2nd marriage and Chinie: age 28, born Knox Co., KY. Wedding date: Dec. 6, 1882.
Gross/Wilson: Edmond Gross and Myrtle Wilson, page 216, Dated: April 23, 1914, Leslie Co., KY, at J.B. Wilson residence, Witnesses: Joe Slusher and J.B. Helton
Gross/Brock: William Gross and Sarah Brock page 238 Dated Nov. 25, 1914, at Eph (NOTE: Ephraim) Brock’s residence in Leslie Co., KY. Witnesses: Eph Brock, Barbara Helton, John Brock, Bernice Brock. Performed by R. Caldwell, J.P.
Roark/Roark: John Roark, Jr. to Lizzie Roark page 184 Wedding Date: Feb. 8, 1913 at John C. Roark’s residence in Leslie Co., KY. Witnesses: John H. Napier, John C. Roark, and Elijah Simpson. Performed by: R. Caldwell, J.P.
Roark/Nolan: James Roark and Mella Nolan page 204 Wedding: July 15, 1912 at grasse yeard on Oakly Fork, Leslie County. Witnesses: Dillion Sizemore and Frank Nolan. Performed by E.L. Osborne, MS
Roark/Smith: Elhannon Roark and Linda Smith page 210 Dated: Feb. 14, 1914 at Miller Smith’s in Leslie County. Witnesses: Frank Smith, Reynold Bowling and Hughes Smith. Performed by: James Bowling, J.P.
Roark/Smith: D.B. Roark and Dosha Smith page 234 Dasted: Aug. 17, 1914 at A.B. Dixon’s in Leslie County. Witnesses: W.S. Young and Nancy Dixon. Performed by: W.H. Mattingly
Roark/Collett: page 256 Dated: September 8, 1915 at Roark, Leslie County. Witnesses: M.C. Collett, Phebe Sizemore. Performed by: Thomas Slusher.
Roark/Collett: Loyd Roark and Polly Collett page 254 Loyd: born in Leslie County, parents born in Clay County, 21 yrs. old. Polly: born in Leslie County, parents born in Clay County, 17 yrs. old. Dated: July 13, 1915 at Dillion Collett’s in Leslie County. Witnesses: Dillion Collett and Virgil Collett. Signed (Performed by) Wm. Collett, Minister.
Roark/Roark: John L. Roark and Dora B. Roark page 270 John: 23 yrs. old and Dora 21 yrs. old. Dated: Nov. 30, 1915 at W.D. Roark’s in Leslie County. Witnesses: W.D. Roark and Willie Brock. Performed by W.C. Collett, Minister.
Roark/Baker: Lawrence Roark and Lucy Baker Lawrence: 21 yrs. old, born in Leslie County, first marriage. Lucy: 23 yrs. old, born in Lelsie County, 2nd marriage. Dated Dec. 10, 1915.
Brock/Collett: John Brock and Laura Collett at Roark, Leslie Co., KY. Witnesses: Martha and Willie Brock. Performed by: W.C. Collett, Minister page 271
Brock/Gross: Jack Brock (age 27) and Amy Gross (age 21) in Lelsie County. Dated May 1, 1916.
Book 3 February 1896 – September 1916:
Whitehead/Brock: Levi Whitehead and Mahala Brock Wedding: Feb. 22, 1908 at Peter Wilson’s in Leslie County. Witnesses: Julia and Lawrence Wilson. Performed by Peter Wilson, Minister. page 80
Whitehead/Caldwell: William Whitehead and Rebecca Caldwell page 102 Wedding: Nov. 20, 1909 at Green Caldwell’s in Leslie County. Witnesses: Green and John Caldwell. Signed: John M. Caldwell
Whitehead/Collett: Farmer Whitehead and Alice Collett page 186 Wedding: Aug. 21, 1913 at Polly Asher’s in Lelsie County. Witnesses: J.H. Asher, Polly Asher, and Nancy Asher. Performed by G.R. Caldwell, J.P.
Whitehead/Saylor: H.M. Whitehead and Martha Saylor page 192 Dated: July 6, 1913 at Mile Branch in Leslie County. Witnesses: Henry Morgan and James Slusher. Signed: S.L. Saylor.
Whitehead/Day: James Whitehead (21 yrs. old) and Lula Day (18 yrs. old) page 252 Dated: June 16, 1915 at Isaac Day’s in Leslie County. James: 21 yrs. old, born in Leslie County, Father born in Clay County and Mother born in Leslie County. Lula: 18 yrs. old, born in Leslie County, Father born in Perry County and Mother born in Perry County.
Marriage Book 4:
Asher/Fairchild: J.B Gross, minister: Jacob Asher married to Polly Fairchild Feb. 6, 1886
Brock/Brock: John Brock to Mary Brock Oct. 16, 1900 Marr. by J.J. Hensley at Dillion Sizemore’s in Lelsie County, Oct. 11, 1900. Witnesses: Dillion Sizemore
The (NOTE: Theophilus )Brock
Brock/Rice: Dec. 4, 1882 Solomon Brock and Chinie Rice. Perforned by J.B. Gross at Joseph Baker’s, Leslie County, Dec. 16, 1882. Witnesses: Jos. Baker and Evaline Baker
Brock/Napier: Washington Brock and Elizabeth Napier by Wm. Templeton, Rev. at Johnathan Hensley’s in Leslie County, Sept. 26, 1886. Witnesses: Wm. Slusher and Harvy Hensley
Brock/Roark: Ephraim Brock and Martha Roark by William Templeton, Minister of the Gospel at Thimothy Pennington’s in Lelsie County, Oct. 26, 1887. Witnesses: Thimothy Pennington and Wm. Roark
Baker/Roark: James Baker to Elizabeth Roark by Wm. Templeton at Leslie County, KY on Oct. 28, 1887. Witnesses: Lincoln Wilson and Delaney Bowlin
Belcher/Gross: David Belcher and Sarah Gross married by A.B. Gross at Richard Gross’s at Lesllie County May 18, 1892. Witnesses: Z.B. (B.R.?) Caldwell and William Belcher
Brock/Collett: Alexander Brock and Mattie Belle Collett by D.W. Sisemore at P.L. Collett’s in Leslie County Dec. 2, 1893. Witnesses: The (Theophilus) Brock and Caloway Hoskins
Patrick/Brock: Amon Brock and Hettie Patrick by J.B. Gross at Schoolhouse in Leslie County, KY, Dec. 1, 1894. Witnesses: J.C. Napier and W.S. Mosley
Brock/Gross: Sampson Brock and Alabama Gross by Joseph Caldwell at Richard Gross’s in Leslie County, KY on March 10, 1896. Witnesses: John Gross’s and Joshua Caldwell
Boling/Roark: William Boling and Burly Roark by Johnathan Hensley at J.J. Hensley’s in Leslie County, April 30, 1893. Witnesses: W.H. Hensley and John C. Roark
Collett/Pope: Ingram Collett to Elizabeth Pope by Wm. Templeton at E.W. Robinson’s in Leslie County, Nov. 5, 1886. Witnesses: Stokley Bowlin and E.W. Robinson
Caldwell/Brock: Jacob Caldwell to Matildia Brock, b. J.B. Gross, minister at J.B. Gross’s in Leslie County, Feb. 6, 1887. Witnesses: Andrew Brock and Joseph Caldwell (Page 18)
Callihan/Lewis: Isaac Callihan and Rachel Lewis by John M. Day, Minister, at John M. Day’s, Leslie County, A;ril 13, 1894. Witnesses: Henry Coots and Catherine Day (page 20)
Couch/Whitehead: Taylor Couch to Nancy Whitehead by W.B. Eversole at Hyden, Leslie County, May 29, 1893. Witnesses: Clark Eversole and J.L. Maggard
Whitehead/Helton: Millard Whitehead to Sarah Helton by Wm. Gross at James Helton’s in Leslie County, March 11, 1886. Witnesses: James & Robert Helton
Whitehead/Baker: Dec. 21, 1887 Taylor Whitehead and Becca Jane Baker by Levi Pennington at Levi Pennington’s, Lesllie County, Dec. 25, 1888. Witnesses: John Baker and Hewy Day
Whitehead/Pennington: March 21, 1893 Joshua Whitehead and Candy Pennington by Rev. Isaac M. Day at J.M. Day’s residence, Leslie County, March 23, 1893. Witnesses: W.M. Day and Cety Pennington (page 145)
Whitehead/Gross: Feb. 5, 1893 Wm. Whitehead and Margaret Gross by R.J. Shepherd, JPLC at J.B. Gross’s in Leslie County, Feb. 5, 1893. Witnesses: John Whitehead and Wm. Muncy
Whitehead/Collett: Feb. 24, 1894 James Whitehead and Martha Collett by J.B. Gross at Wm. Muncy’s, Leslie County, Feb. 25, 1894. Witnesses: D.W. Sizemore and W.C. Collett (page 146)
Whitehead/Muncy: Dec. 6, 1895 Carter Whitehead and Sarah Muncy by J.B. Gross, Bishop, at H.W. Hays’s, Leslie County, Dec. 6, 1895. Witnesses: H.W. Hays and Mall Griffith
Whitehead/North: May 18, 1895 John Whitehead and Cathern North by J.J. Hensley at J.J. Hensley’s, Leslie County, May 18, 1893 (just as it is written). Witnesses: Lige North and John Roark
Whitehead/Griffiths: April 11, 1896 John Whitehead to Catherine Griffiths by Blevins Sizemore at A.B. Griffiths, Leslie County, April 11, 1896. Witnesses: Ance Roberts and B.S. Griffiths
Whitehead/Begley: Jan. 22, 1896 William Whitehead to Margaret Begley by Rev. H.H. Bailey at Gran Begley’s, Leslie County, Jan. 22, 1896. Witnesses: Robert and Jesse B. Begley
Whitehead/Brown: March 17, 1899 Farmer Whitehead and Alabama Brown by J.J. Hensley , Minister, at Jas. Whitehead’s, Leslie County, March 17, 1899. Witnesses: James Whitehead and Samuel Mosley
Whitehead/Saylor: August 21, 1898 Henry Whitehead and Martha Saylor by A.B.(?) Gross, Leslie County, August 21, 1898. Witnesses: E.L. Howard and Frank Gross
Whitehead/Wells: August 7, 1903 Pillip Wells and Susan Whitehead by A.P. Shepherd, M.G. at Cutshin, Leslie County,, August 8, 1903. Witnesses: Sylvania and Rebecca Shepherd (page 151)
Whitehead/Farmer: Feb. 25, 1904 Henry Whitehead to Lucy Farmer by Jos. Caldwell at James Farmer’s, Leslie County, Feb. 25, 1904. Witnesses: James Farmer and John Hill
Marriage Book 4:
Rourk (Roark)/Collett: Page 113 James Rourk (Roark) and Martha Collett, by Wm. Templeton, Minister of the Gospel, at Wm. Templeton’s house, Oct. 27, 1887. Witnesses: Elizabeth Templeton and Feriby Brock
Roark/Sisemore: Hance Roark and Sarah Sisemore, by Blevins Sizemore, at Robert Sizemore’s home, Leslie Co., KY on May 2, 1890. Witnesses: John Sisemore and James Roark
Roard (Roark?)/Simpson: Carter Roard (Roark?) and Nancy Simpson, by J.M. Caldwell, Minister, at Calvin Saylor’s home, Leslie Co., KY, Jan. 23, 1890. Witnesses: The (NOTE: Theophilus) Brock and Ingram Collett
Roark/Templeton: March 15, 1891 John Roark, Jr. to Feby Jane Templeton by D.W. Sisemore, JDLC, at D. W. Sizemore’s, March 15, 1892 (as it is written). Witnesses: John B. Napier and Andrew Simpson
Roark/Brown: Nov. 30, 1891 Wade Roark and Mintie Brown by J.J. Hensley, at John Brown’s in Leslie Co., KY on Dec. 31, 1891. Witnesses: George Brown and Silas Nance
Roark/Sisemore: June 22, 1892 Boone Roark and Louisy Sisemore, by D.W. Sizemore at Hance Roark’s in Leslie Co., KY, Nov. 23, 1892. Witnesses: E.W. Sizemore and James Sisemore
Marriage Book 7 Nov 1884 – Nov 1894
Whitehead/Baker: #182 Taylor Whitehead and Becca Jane Baker, Dec. 21, 1887. Taylor: Living in Leslie Co., KY, 21 yrs. old, b. Clay Co., KY, farmer. Becca Jane: 17, living in Leslie Co., KY, she and her parents were born in Perry Co., KY.
Marriage Book 8: 4/1906 – 12/1909
Whitehead/Pennington: #6 John Whitehead to Hulda Pennington on May 5, 1906. John: Living in Leslie County, 21, Farming, born Leslie County, KY. John’s father: Jackson (NOTE: Andrew Jackson) Whitehead, Mother: Amy (NOTE: Pennington) Whitehead, born Perry County, KY. Hulda: Living in Leslie County, KY, 22, born in Leslie County, KY, Father: Green Pennington and Mother: Betty Pennington, born Perry County, KY.
Whitehead/Caldwell: #466 William Whitehead to Rebecca Caldwell, Nov. 19, 1909. William: Born in Lelsie County, 3rd marriage, farmer, born Clay County, KY, Name of father: William Whitehead, Name of Mother: Madeline Doling (NOTE: Boling?). Rebecca: Living in Perry County, 2nd marriage, born in Perry County, KY.
Marriage Book 10A:
Gross/Wilson: Edmond Gross: Residing in Leslie County, Number of marriages: 1, Occupation: Farmer, to Myrtle Wilson, Residing in Leslie County, KY, Number of marriages: 1, Born in Leslie County, Father and Mother born in Clay County. Included is a note from her father giving permission for this marriage to take place. Witnessed: April 18, 1914 (#17)
Gross/Brock: William Gross Residing in Bell County, 38 years old, Occupation: Farming, Born in Harlan Co., KY, Parents born in Harlan Co., KY, to Sarah Brock, Born in Leslie County, KY, Parents born in Clay County, KY, also 38 years old, Second marriage for her, Dated: October 14, 1914.