Marriage Certificate of
Thomas William Brent and Merced Gonzalez

Escambia County Marriage Records, Book A, p.137

"I certify to have this day joined in the holy bonds of Matrimony according to the holy rights of the Catholic Church, Mr. Thomas W. Brent to Miss Merced Gonzalez. Given Under my hand this the 12th day of July 1841. [signed by] S.Y. Guinard, Pres."
According to a claim of Widow for Service Pension in the Mexican War, Merced G. Brent states that she was married in Barancas, Escambia County, Florida, by one S.Y. Guinard, a Catholic priest. The Pres. below his name was the French abbreviation for priest. Barrancas is located near Warrington, southwest of Pensacola.

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