Evidently G.L. Keeseckers marriage book had a transcription error. Joseph Essex married Nancy McCloy and James McCloy stood suretor. This information comes from a copy of the original marriage bond and is unmistakeable. You can obtain a copy of the marriage bond from the Berkeley County Historical Society(BCHS@intrepid.net)via e-mail for $2.50 by requesting a copy of the marriage bond from Book 2 Page 24.