Thought that I'd share this marriage license with other researchers! Cheryl
Marriage License State of South Carolina County of Richland
Whereas, It has been made to appear to me G. Duncan Bellings (? Hard to read) Judge of Probate for Richland County, upon oath that John Henry HEISE of Columbia, SC and Ida May PEAY of Columbia, SC are legally capacitated to contract matrimony, and that their ages are respectively 29 years and 1 months, and 23 years and 8 months;and that their race is white and their nationality is American.
These are, therefore, to authorize any person qualified to perform marriage ceremonies to perform the marriage ceremony for the persons above named, and for the so doing this shall be sufficient warrant.
Given under my Hand and Seal this 23 day of December A. D. 1911
G. Duncan Bellings (?) Judge of Probate for Richland County.