Todd Johnson
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Physical Address:
Heritage Center
241 E. Market Street
Smithfield, NC 27577
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2709
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-2836
Marriage Bonds, 1779-1867
Smithfield Herald Marriage Bonds -- 1779 to 1867 -- Research Database

As part of the Johnston County Heritage Center's Research Databases Project, we are happy to provide you with a searchable collection of the marriage bonds obtained in Johnston County between the years 1779 and 1867.

You can search by Groom last name, Bride's last name, or list the marriage bonds by year. If you do not find what you are looking for with one type of search, try another. If you find a typo, omission, or error in the data, please e-mail

Note:   To obtain a copy of a marriage bond, please contact the Heritage Center at

Search for a Last Name in the Marriage Bonds

Enter the last name you are looking for. If you want to search for part of a word, enter only the beginning letters. (Note, though, that the fewer letters you enter, the longer your search will take).

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List Marriage Bonds by Year

Please direct any questions, comments, or suggestions to Wingate Lassiter.
Thank you for your interest in the Johnston County Heritage Center and the Johnston County Historical Archives.