Below is a photograph of the actual signature of John B. Wastell. It was taken from the Marriage Bond Books located at the Louisville Metro Archives in Louisville, Kentucky. He signed this on 26 February 1856. The cosigner on the bond was John W. Watt.
John B. Wastell married Victorine Catharine Zulime Brandebourg on 28 Feb 1856 in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky at the home of Edmund F. Jones. Catharine Brandebourg was a witness.