WILLIAM CAMPBELL AND DEBORAH POLK MCREE
From Historic Steele Creek Presbyterian Churchyard; we
William Campbell and Deborah Polk McRee, daughter of Margaret Polk McRee and Robert McRee, were married in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
A copy of their marriage bond follows:
"State of North Carolina Mecklenburg County
Know all men by these presents, that we, William Campbell and William McRee, are held and bound to his excellency Alex---Martin, Esquire, Governor, Captain General and Commander-in-Chief and his successors in the sum of fine hundred pounds for the true payment of which we bind ourselves and each of our heirs, Executors, and Administrators, Jointly and Severally, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals and dated this third day of
February A.D. 1790.
The condition of the above obligation is such that the above bounden, William Campbell, hath this day and date--presents----pray------license to Holy Rites of Matrimony between him and Deborah McRee. Now, if there shall---appear
. any lawful cause to obstruct the marriage this obligation to be void or else to remain in force and virtue.
Signed and sealed
William Campbell William McRee"
The children born of the marriage between William Campbell and Deborah McRee Campbell were: Margaret, Deborah, Jane, Mary, Harriet, William J., Andrew Monroe, and twin, John.