Marriage bond of Wyatt FOARD to Elizabeth "Betsy" Pearson, dated June 2 1783 is in Rowan Co., NC, Courthouse. Their son John Foard (1790-1866) married Aug. 27 1816 Mary "Polly" Ellis (nee Bradshaw, b. Aug. 20 1790 died Nov. 27 1848, their marriage bond in Rowan Court house, dated July 12 1816, signed by Ezra Allemong. Polly was the daughter of Robert Elizabeth "Betsy" Haden BRADSHAW the widow of John ELLIS. The above Elizabeth "Betsy" (nee PEARSON)married third, Robert BRADSHAW, as his third wife, and is the sister of Richmond PEARSON whose first wife was Sarah HADEN. I have more FOARD/BRADSHAW/PEARSON/ELLIS/HADEN marriages . . . if there are any researchers trying to untangle these family vines would welcome correspondence!.