The date on the James Daughtery and Mary Mains/Marris marriage according to Pell, is 1838, which is after the date of the land transactions for settling the estate of Mary Mains wife of George. Which are found in Estate/Order Book D p 24 the date being both 1834 and 1835 which is before 1838.
I have Bill's note [which he dated 21 Jul 1923] to that effect. Bill lived at Falmouth, KY.Yes I have the WM & Mary [dated 1937]as my first cousin, Bill Owen, twice removed wrote it and I have the one of the originals that was sent to my grandmother in 1925, another is with my 2nd cousin in Kenton Co KY.
I also found two other Abraham Thorpe's and wife's with the name Mary in the 1850 Clermont OH,census, but found Abraham Thorpe and wife Mary in Fayette County in 1830, which is why I am thinking,they were not part of the settlement of George's estate. I have three George Mains in that time frame of 1838, and George Sr was deceased.
It would be nice to get this straightened out. I have been searching Fayette Co. PA records for a possible marriage date of Abraham Thorpe and Mary Mains, so far nothing.
There are several of us who have been sharing Mains research since I started in 1980. None of us have ever question this and I am glad we are having this discussion.I met Rosemarie Pell when I was there in 2004 and I think I will call her and ask if someone could please check that license.Yes I was in the locked room also.Quite a story behind why the room is like that and I don't blame them one bit.