The marriage license for J. L. Eley and Alice Lee. The Clerk had written on the back of the license. This is the best copy that I could get of the license. This is the original as noted at the top of the document. written on the back of the license. This is the best copy that I could get of the license. This is the original as noted at the top of the document. J. L. Eley was Esters Eley's step-father. His given name was Jackson "Jack" Lawrence Eley. Granny Eley or Alice didn't have a middle name.
The top part of the document shown is the application for a marriage license, and is filled out when applying for the license. J. L. Eley was the principal and R. E. Lee verified the security. J. L. applied for the license at the courthouse that was located in Floyd, West Carroll Parish, Louisiana which at that time was the County Seat for West Carroll Parish.
The next section is a treasure of genealogical information. J. L. Eley and his parents information and Alice Lee and her parents information. I can use this information for further research. On the last section the information is filled out after the wedding takes place and filed at the courthouse.
The witness on the license R. Lee is Robert "Bob" Edward Lee youngest brother of Alice. The other witnesses are unknown to me. J. B. Reneau was the Justice of the Peace and performed the ceremony.