The 31 Dec 1814 marriage of Moses Ragan and Miss Polly Walker in Nelson, Kentucky, United States shown here states:
Know all men by these presents, that we Moses Ragan & Charles Walker are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Kentucky, in the sum of fifty pounds current money; to be paid to the said Commonwealth, to which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, ex'ors and adm'ors, jointly and severally by these presents; sealed with our seals and dated this 01 day of Dec 1814 The condition of the above obligation is such, that if there is no lawful cause to obstruct a marriage, intended to be solemniaed shortly, between the above bound Moses Ragan & Miss Polly Walker daughter of Martha Walker then the above obligation to be void; else to remain in full force. Witness Ben Grayson Seal Moses Ragan Charles Walker
License: This is to certify that I am willing for a license to issue for the marriage of Moses Ragan to my daughter Polly Walker. Given under any law and seal this 31st day of Dec. 1814. Witness Charles Walker Susanna Remey? Seal: Martha Walker
Given that mother of Polly, Martha Walker, is listed in both documents, can I infer that the father of Polly, Mr. Walker, was deceased as of December 1814?