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ILLINOIS TRAILS
MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED AND WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENTS




1853

Alexander ARTERBURN - Eliza QUIMBY - 1853 - Coles Co., IL. [Ct. Hse. Mar p. 5
Henry ORR-Sarah BOROLIN -12 Feb. 1853 - Coles Co., IL.. [Ct. Hse. Mar. p. ]

L. (or S) H. McALISTER - Rebecca I. (or J.) ANDERSON  March 1853 - Coles Co., IL..
[Coles County Court House Marriage Records, 18494861, p. 50.]


James M. ASHMORE - Eliza MARCH   24 Mar. 1853 - Coles Co., IL. .[Ct. Hse., p. 50.)

Marion P. CASH -Jane Elizabeth ASHMORE  31 March 1853 - Coles Co., IL..
[Coles County Court House Marriage Records, 1849-1861, p. 50.]


Thomas BOLDS - Hannah CHEEK 20 April 1853 -Coles Co., IL.. [Ct. Hse., p. 53.]

Jacob BATSEL - Mary BALINGER 19 May 1853 -Coles Co., IL.. [Ct Hse. Rec, p. 53.]

Samuel A. REEL - Eliza ADAMS 19 May 1853 -Coles Co., IL.. [Ct. Hse. Rec., p. 53.]

Gibson BAILS - Melinda BALES 1 July 1853 - Coles Co., IL.. [Ct. Hse. Rec., p. 53}

Thomas D. ALUSON - Martha SLOVEN 28 July 1853 - Coles Co., IL..
[Coles County Court. House Marriage Records, 1849-1861, p. 56.]


George W. ALBIN - Harriett RARIDEN  11. Aug. 1853 - Coles Co., IL.. [Ct. Use., p.57.)

Elizah F. BARTON - Arvilla J. LARKINS. - 25 Aug. 1853 - Coles Co., IL..
[County Court. House Marriage Records, p. 124.]


Alexander  H. TRAGUAIR - Catherine A. BLAKENEN -11 Sep. 1853 - Coles Co., IL.
[Coles County, IL.. County Court House Marriage Records, 1849 -1861, p. 58-9.]


Robert CURRY - Drusilla ACRE - 27 Sep. 1853 - Coles Co., IL.. [Ct. Hse. Rec., p. 59]

1854
 
James DAILEY - Mrs. Fanny BABBA - 22 Nov. 1854 Coles Co., IL. [Ct. Hse. Rec. 81]

1855

Daniel COLLINS - Mrs. Elizabeth BIGGS - 4 Feb. 1855 - Coles Co., IL..
[Coles County Court House Marriage Records, 1849-1861, p. 87.]


John J. ADAMS  Sarah E. DRYDEN - 27 Feb. 1855 - Coles Co., IL.. [Ct Hse. p. 88.1

Stephen CAILINE or CATTINE - Elizabeth ADAMS - 8 Mar. 1855- Coles Co., IL..
[Coles Co., IL., County Court House Marriage Records, 1849-1861, p. 89.]


Henry  BARRICK - Martha BRAGG - 22 April 1855 - Coles Co., IL. [p. 91.]

Frances Marion BILBY - Delithia BORDERS - 18 May 1855 -Coles Co., IL.
[Coles Co., IL., County Court House Marriage Records, 18491-861, p. 92.]


Arthur C. DONOVAN - Levina BASSETT - l9 May 1855 - Coles Co., IL..
[County Court. :House; Marriage Records, 1849-186 1, p. 93.]


Harvey LANDRUS - Mary BEALS - 26 June 1855 - Coles Co., IL.. [Ct. Use. p. 94.]

Meritt SHORES - Mrs. Useba BAILOR -14 July 1855 - Coles, IL.. [Ct. Use. p. 95.]

Francis M. FARRICK - Elizabeth INGLE-14 Aug. 1855 - Coles, IL. [Ct Hse., p. 97.]

William BLAND-Nancy BOSWELL-15 Aug. 1855 - Coles Co., IL..
[Coles County, IL., County Court House Marriage records, 1849 -1861, p. 97.]


Johnson BEIDLE-Mrs. Margaret WESTFALL - 6 Sep. 1855 - Coles, IL..
[Coles County, IL., County Court House Marriage Records, 1849-1861, p. 98.]


George W. BARNETT-Sarah L. (or S.) MARTIN -20 Sep. 1855 - Coles, IL..
[Coles Co., IL., County Court House Marriage Records, 1849-1861, p. 99.]


Sidney W. F.OWLES-Serefita/Serepita WIEKER -21 Oct. 1855 - Coles Co., IL..
[Coles County, IL., County Court Flouse Marriage Records, 1849-1861, p. 101.]


Jacob G. OGDEN-Phebe Jane ALBIN -28 Nov. 1855 - Coles Co., IL. [Ct. Hse. p. 102.]

Charles C. SKINNER -Alpha C. BALCH -29 Nov. 1855 - Coles. IL.. [Ct, Hse., p. 103.]

Andrew Jackson MARVIN - Elizabeth BABB -12 Dec. 1855 - Coles. IL..
[Coles County  House Marriage Records, 1849 - 1861p. 104]


James A. BALCH - Rebccca F. ALLISON -13 Dec. 1855 - Coles Co., IL..
[Coles County House Marriage Records, 1849-1861 ,.p. 104]

 
Thomas N. ASHEW (or NASHEW) - Margaret M. FLORER-13 Dec. 1855-Coles, IL
[Coles County Court House Marriage Records, 1849-1861, p. 104.]


Seaton C. CASH - Elizabeth P. BLACK-2O Dec. 1855  - Coles Co., IL..
[Coles County, IL., County Court House Marriage, 1849-1861, p. 104.’]


1856


Samuel GRAY, married 18 Jan 1857 in Edgar Co., Ill., to Margaret McMORRIS.

[Film #0007699, Coles Mar., Prob., Ceme., & Gene, SL FHC]

Thomas T. McCORD, married 12 Mar. 1857 in Edgar Co., Ill., to Margaret HILL.

“From the large number of marriage licenses issued during the past few months, we
may look out for a ‘squally’ season”. [Cumberland Democrat, “Local”, Fri., 20 Jan. 1870].

Mr. Elisha PEARMAN and Miss Laura BUSHER, married  July 3rd 1870 at the Baptist
Church by Rev. H. RHODES. First Assistants-Mr. Erasmus RINEHART and Miss Ella
PEARMAN. Second Assistants-Donald McDONALD and Miss Nannie BUSHER....
[Effingham Democrat, Efflngham City, Thursday, 28 July 1870, p.3, c. 3].

D. SCOTT, married Wednesday, “the 31st last” (Oct. 1870) to N. COLLUM at the Brown House in Cumberland Co., by Esq. Ross.
[Cumberland Democrat, Majority Point, “Local”, Friday 4 Nov. 1870J.

Harvey S. WILCOX married Mary O. EASTON, 11 December 1870 in Coles County, Illinois.
[Coles County Court House Marriage Records].

“There were 98 (Ninety eight) marriage license's issued during the past year. Most of the bubbles busted in December Which show 21 lassies with a fellow feeling in their bosoms”.
(I didn't find them). [Cumberland Democrat, “Local”, Fri., 30 Jan 1871, p3, cl.

William Duncan STEWART and Hannah I. JONES married 20 January 1871 in Coles County, Illinois.
[Coles County Court House Marriage Records].

J(ohn) S. EASTON, (son of Daniel) and (Mrs. Errissa) “Eaisa” (nee BERKLEY) JOHNSON married 21 January 1871 in Coles County, Illinois.
[Coles Co.Ct.Hse Rec.].

William A. STEWART and Armina LETNER married 12 February 1871 in Coles County Illinois.
[Coles County Court House Marriage Records].

Mr. William T. PAPE and Miss Anna L. ST. CLAW,, of “this city” (Effingham City), were married Wednesday, 12 April 1871, at the home of the bride's parents.
[Effingham City Democrat, Thursday, 13 April, 1871, p. 3, c.3],

Charles SHELBY, getting married....
[Cumberland Democrat, “Local”, Fri., 14 July 1871].

John RAY married “last Thursday evening” (abt the 31st July 1871) to Miss Lizzie HARVEY at the bride's parents.
[Cumberland Democrat, “Local”, Friday, 4 August 1871].

APPERSON, Mr. and Mrs., parents of Tom APPERSON, Esq. of Mattoon, celebrated their Golden Anniversary at their residence near Mattoon last week.
They were married in 1821 in Russell, Virginia. In 1829, they moved to Illinois.
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, 11 Aug. 1871]

William T. MITCHELL married 8 September 1871 in Edgar County to Nancy H. TROXELL.
[Film #0007699, Coles County Genea., Probates, Ceme. Rec....j.

Oliver N. LEWIS and Miss Mary F. TIGG married in November 1871, by Rev. S. Kelly at the residence of Adam RADER in Crooked Creek Township.
[Cumberland Democrat, “Local”, 24 November 1871, p. 3, c. 1}.

Thomas J. LATTA and Miss Catherine FOGLEMAN, both of Sumpter Township, were married 20/26 November 1871 at the City Hotel by Rev. N. C. GREEN.
[Cumberland Democrat, “Local”, Friday, 1 December 1871, p. 3].

MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED
Mr. J. W. STARBUCK and Miss Susan E. EWART of Sumpter Twp..
Mr. Alfred M. REYNOLDS and Miss Cynthia BRAY of Neoga Twp...
Mr. Henry A. FARISS and Miss Sarah PETERSON of Neoga Twp...
Mr. Calvin BRAY and Miss Emely WARD of Neoga Twp...
Mr. Charles LARRABA    and Miss Mollie HOWE of Greenup Twp..
[Cumberland Democrat, Majority Point, Friday, 22 Dec. 71].

MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED LAST WEEK
Mr. John M. WARD and Lydia FOGLEMAN of Greenup Township.
Mr. William A. WARD and Miss Laura A. REYNOLDS of Greenup Township.
Mr. Charles SMYTH and Miss Alabama REED of Crooked Creek Township.
Mr. Austin CUTRIGHT and Miss Margaret STRONG of Union Township.
Mr. John W. SMYTH and Miss Caroline “NICKUM” of Woodbury Township.
Mr. James HIGHLAND and Miss Elizabeth HODGES of Coles County, Illinois.
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday. 29 December 1871].

Charles WOOD, of Neoga Township married on the 18th December 1871 to Miss Harriett COMSTOCK, of Neoga Township, at the Brown House, in Cumberland County, by A. A. LOVINS. [Cumberland Democrat, Friday, 22 December 1871].

Isaac WALTER'S and Mrs. Mary LEATHERS, married 15 December 1871, in Cumb. Co., both of Union Twp., by A. A. LOVINS.
[Cumb. Democrat, Friday, 22 December 1871].

John MUMPER, of Spring Point Township, married on the 15th of December 187 in Cumberland Co., to Miss Catherine KINGERY by A. A. LOVINS.
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, 22 December 1871].
 
 
G. L. VANNORMAN married on the 15th of December 1871 in Cumberland Co., to Miss Mary Jane FORBES of Coles Co., Ill, by A. A. LOVINS.
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, 22 December 1871].

Benjamin F. BEAVERS and “Lauretta” A. STEVENS, married 29 December 1871 in Coles County, Illinois.
[Coles County Court House Marriage Records].

W. W. WHARL, of Olney, Ill., married 29 Dec. 1871 in Cumberland Co., Ill., to Miss Fronia JOHNSON of Cottonwood Township, sister to James JOHNSON, by H. B. RUSSELL, Esq., last Friday Evening. [Cumb. Demo., Maj. Point, 12 Jan. 1872, p. 3,c. 2].

MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED “SINCE OUR LAST ISSUE”
Henry BRUAGGEMANN and Mary D. HITE
David C. GREESON and Mabata A. RAWLINGS
Charles A. JOHNSON and Maggie BOSWICK
William F. HARROW and Sarah E. CROSS
William P. LACY and Sarah M. WHITE
[Cumberland Democrat, Majority Point, Friday, 12 January 1872, p. 3, c. 1.].

John GILL, of Union Twp.., son of Judge GILL, married “last week” in Cumberland County. to Miss Frances COTTINGHAM of Union Township.
[Cumberland Democrat, Majority Point, Friday, 23 Feb. 1872, P. 3, c. 1.].

“Uncle Johny” ARMER, at about 60 years of age, married “a few days ago”, Feb. 1872, in Cumberland Co., to Miss SMITH. “Uncle ‘Johny’...definately is the marrying man, having been married several times  before. He is about 60 years old and his bride is about 28 years old
[Cumberland Democrat, Majority Point, 23 Feb. 1872].

C. W. FICKIS, of Johnstown, married “late Saturday night”, Feb. 1872, in Prairie City, Ill., to Annie HULSE. The couple were both of Johnstown, Cumberland Co., Illinois. They traveled Co Prairie City late Saturday night and when they got to the Court House, it was locked. Andy CARSON, the Deputy Sheriff, soon arrived but he also was unable to get in Mr. John CARSON, of Greenup, had been to Prairie City that day and by mistake had taken the keys home with him, leaving in its place, his shop key.
The pretty, young bride to be was shivering in the cold and everyone started to feel sorry for her and thought John CARSON should be in the same place. Finally, .Judge Riley ROSS was sent for and by his key and authority, the door was opened, the license issued and the girl in the blue dress passed from Miss HULSE to Mrs. C. W. FICKLE.
[Cumberland Democrat, Majority Point, 1 March 1872]

John ADAMS married to Kate NOBLETT. “It is currently reported that John ADAMS and Kate NOBLETT are married. If they are not and all reports are true, they ought to be.
[Cumberland Democrat, Majority Point, Friday, 8 March 1872].
 
Mr. FOWLER, “old man. ..FOWLER, age 75 years, married”, (about March 1872), “to Widow BARLOW, age 23 years, a few days ago. Both are of Greenup Township. ..The old man is a brave one, in the winter of his life to unite with a bouncing widow of 23 years”.
[Cumberland Democrat, Majority Point, Friday, 8 March 1872].

Uncle David WISNER recently obtained a divorce in Effingham County Circuit Court. He then married in March 1872 in Missouri to Mrs. “COLDWELL” (CALDWELL?), formerly of Coles County. She is a niece of Nathan ELLINGTON. “Uncle” David WISNER and his new bride, will reside in Madison Co., Missouri.
[Ibid. 21 March ‘72].

Joseph F. PERRISFIO and Matilda DICKSON married 8 March 1872 in Edgar County, Illinois.
[Film #0007699, Coles County Genea., Marriage, Cerne., Probate Records].

Mack GRUB and Miss JANES married on Sunday last (about the 10th March 1872). “...Two GRUBS may now be found where only one grew before”.
[Cumberland Democrat, Majority Point, Friday, 15 March 1872].

Henry D. WILLIAMS married to Flora A. TROXELL on 21 March 1872 in Edgar County, Illinois.
[Film #0007699, Coles County, Illinois, Genea., Ceme., etc. Records].

MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED...(These are prob. from 1882, mis-filed)
John STARWALT- Mrs. Martha J. BERRY of Sumpter Twp.. (Jasper SARWALT, 36 yrs next b.d., b. Morgan, IN, son of Henry, married. 19 April 1882 in Prairie City to widow of John W. BERRY, Martha J., nee BAILEY, by Philip Huffman); George HIGHLAND of Coles Co.- Sarah E. TURNER of Neoga Twp.,; Miles CHAPMAN (or GEEROWE?) of Coles Co.- Miss Eliza E. TANNER of Neoga Twp..; Daniel F. BARNS (or BURNS) of Clinton Lack, IN.- Miss Mary H. WOODBURN of Union Twp.; John W. RAY- Estella SNEARLY of Greenup Twp..; Augustus CORN WELL- Louisa SOUTH of Neoga Twp..;
William W. BALLANGER E1izabeth BLOXOM of Sumpter Twp..; W. H. TRENT Millie A. BAINE (or RAiNS) of Greenup Twp..; Harvey N. BAUGHER (or NAIGHER)-. Miss Ada ROBERTS of Union Twp..; Conrad RADLIN- Miss A. TUCKER of Union Twp..;. BAINE (or BURNS)- Eliza A. ...of Greenup Twp...
[Cumberland Democrat, xxx].

John DUGAN married Miss SPROUL “last Sunday” (about 7 April 1872), Cumberland County. IL..
[Cumberland Democrat, Majority Point, Friday, 12 April 1872, p.3. CA.],

Mr. Phil STARNES “has mysteriously disappeared from these parts and rumors has it that he and Mrs. Ellen WEBSTER have made one flesh”. (They would have prob. been married in July 1872). [Cumberland Democrat, Majority Point, Friday, July/Aug. 1872].
  
George W. FITZPATRICK married 15 August 1872 to Sarah A. DALLAS in Edgar County, Illinois.
[Film # 0007699, Coles Co., Ill., Genea., Ceme., Probate, etc. Records].

James W. ELDER and Julyett NEWCOMB married 8 October 1872 in Coles County, Illinois.
[Coles County Court House Marriage Records].

John W. EVINGER and Nannie A. SMITH married 16 October 1872 in Edgar County, Illinois.
[Film #0007699, Coles County, Illinois Genea., Ceme., Probate, etc.].

William B. EVINGER and Margaret F. SMITH married 16 October 1872 in Edgar County, Illinois.
[Film #0007699, Coles County, Illinois Genoa., Ceme., Probate, etc.].

Rumulus P. THOMPSON and Miss Mary J. P. TATE, “the only daughter of Garrison TATE, Esq.”, married 11 November 1872, Sunday evening, in Cumberland County, Illinois, by H. B. RUSSELL, Esq. at the home of H. B. RUSSELL.
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, 16 November 1872].

Charles E. LEAVEU and Maggie WILEY married 28 November 1872 in Edgar County, Illinois. 
[Film #0007699, Coles County, Illinois, Genea., Cerne., Probate, etc., Records].

Philip WELSHIMER, Esq., Postmaster of Neoga Township, and Miss Linn McNUTT married Tuesday evening (about 26 November 1872) at the bride's mothers residence in Neoga Township. [Cumberland Democrat, Majority Point, 6 December 1872].

Since the death of Miss Pet HYATT, sufficient evidence has been brought to light to fix upon COLEMAN, the marriage of Miss Pet HYATT.
[Cumberland Democrat, “Local”. Friday, 20 December 1872. p. 3.].

W. W. WHETNEY (WHITNEY?), Cumberland Bank Cashier, and Miss Lue (or “Loe”) BIRCH married 23 December 1872 by Rev. N. S. DICKEY at the residence of Mrs. C.(or W.) B. PARIS in Neoga Township. [Cumb. Demo., “Local”, Friday 27 Dec 1872].

MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED
Edward T. THAYER and Flora E. EWING
J. M. WRIGHT and Mary J. PORTER
John P. HARRAH and Emma L. GILL
P. A. BOOTS and Elizabeth 0. RIGGS (or Elizabeth GRIGGS)
James CARR and Sarah A. LUCAS
Lewis CURTNER and Mary A. EVANS
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, 17 January 1873]

Mr. David BOBP married Rebecca DEGREE recently.
[Cumb. Demo. 24 Jan. 1873]

Mr. Ed T. THAYER and Miss Flora E. EWING married 16 January 1873 at the residence of Mr. James EWING, the bride's father. [Cumb. Democ., Fri.., 24 Jan. 1873].

MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED

John W. WALTRIP and Miss Elizabeth WOODROUGH
James REYNARD and Miss Rosetta Jane ALLISON
Thomas HOOVER and Miss Letha SMITH
[Cumb. Democ, Fri., 24 Jan. 1873].

Mr. H. JOHNSON of Cumberland and Miss Fanny HADLEY married 28 January 1873 in Effingham at the home of the bride's father by Mr. Rev. HAWLEY.
[ 31 Jan. ‘73].

MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED
Mr. Levi McCASH and Miss Jane REESE
Mr. Leroin RHODEBRAGH and Miss Minerva ROBERTS

Upon the occasion of a serenade by Mr. James M. PRATHER and lady on Tuesday evening, Mr. James M. PRATHER, of Majority Point and Lucy CARPENTER of Putnan Co. Indiana, married 3 February 1873 at Greencastle, Indiana. 
7 February 1873.

MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED
Mr. Newton GOOD and Miss Mary “REDKER”. [Cumb. Democ., Fri., 21 Mar.. ‘73]

Mr. Newton GOOD and Miss Mary RIDKER married on the 6th inst....”and a few days later, another couple, their names I didn't learn, but I did learn that the groom retired to bed and a few hours afterwards his disconriated bride asked him why he did so, he replied that he only did it to see if she loved him.
She is young and he is an old gray headed man who gets his living by working round from place to place, he has gone now, and she knows not where her loving groom has fled. Such is life”. Yours respectfully, C. C. BAKER. [“Letter From Woodbury”, Cumb. Democrat, Prairie City, Friday, 21 March 1873].

Mr. (Charles) LEWIS and Miss (Sarah) NEESE who were married Sunday week, had quite a short honeymoon. PARKER, the rejected lover, on the night after the wedding, stole the new bride and departed for parts unknown. Sam C1SSNA, however, armed with
a State's Warrant, pursued and overtook the fugitives, and succeeded in bringing the run-away bride back to her disconsolate lord. PARKER escaped.
[Cumberland Democrat, Majority Point, Friday, 28 March ‘73, p. 2, c. 1-2, p.3. c.2.]

Mr. William McCANDLISH and Miss Emma HOLSAPPLE were married Thursday evening, 8 May 1873, at the residence of the bride’s father, by Bro, WALMSEY.
 [Cumberland Democrat Friday, 16 May 1873].
 
Henry EATON and Lucy LETNER married 17 May 1873 in Coles County, Illinois. [Coles County Court House Marriage Records]. See John M. EATON, 42 yrs., Henry, 8 yrs, b. Ill., et. [Ill. census 1850, Coles County, Charleston, dwlg. #35].

George HARRIS and Alice PARKER married 20 June 1873 in Edgar County, Ill. [Film #0007699, Coles County, Illinois, Genea., Cemetery, Probate, etc., Records].

Mr. W. E. BAKER, of Shelby Co., IL., and Mary A. DAVIS, of Cumberland Co., married last Monday (about 7th July, 1873), by Rev. A. A. LOVINS at the Clerk’s office (Prairie City). [Cumberland Democrat, Friday, 11 July 18731]

Mr. Clark JENKINS and Miss “Malies” BATES married this Wednesday evening (about 30 July 1873), by Squire WELCHIMER of Neoga Twp., at the Court House, “this city” (Prairie City), After the happy couple were wed, they repaired to the Brown House for refreshments and as the groom was some what bashful, the bride demanded of the landlord a room, remarking at the time ‘You know what we want with it. This remark made (Perry) COX mad. [Cumberland Democrat, Friday, 1 August 1873].

Simon HAMILTON and widow....”one of the GRUBBS, married. We never thought Simon would go to grubbing”. (Those old editors loved puns and bad jokes).
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, 8 August 1873].

George K. HOPKINS and Josephine SKIDMORE married 1 September 1873 in Edgar County, Illinois. [Film #0007699, Coles County, Illinois, Genea., Ceme., Probate, etc.].

Mr. Hamilin JONES and Miss Lucy A. WELCHIMER. of Neoga twp., married on 10 Sep. 1873 and went to Indiana in their Bridal tour.
[Cumb. Democ., 26 Sep.’73, p. 3, c. 2.].

Mr. Thomas O. KELLY and Caroline E. BURNS of Neoga, also married last week. [Cumberland Democrat, 26 September 1873].

George W. WILEY and Sarah J. KELLER married September in Edgar Co., Ill.. [Film #00076999, Coles County, Illinois, Genea., Ceme., Probate, etc.].

C. C. BAKER and Mollie ... married 25 September 1873, in Effingham City, by Rev. Dr.. HARLEY. [Cumberland Democrat, Friday, February 1874}.

Mr. Frank MORGAN and Miss Ellen OAKLEY, daughter of Pleasant OAKLEY, of this township, married Sabbath day (about 5 October 1873) by J. W. ALEXANDER, Esq.. [Cumberland Democrat, Friday, 10 October 1873, p. 3, c. 2.1.

Mr.William LOGAN and Francis Alice McMANN. dau. of Rev J. F. McMANN, both of " this city,” married at brides father's residence.
[Cumb. Demo.. Fri., 10 Oct’73. p. 3, c.2].
 
 
Charles D. MORGAN, of Neoga, and Lucinda DEALS, nee FORBES, of Coles County, married on 9 October 1873 by Squire TAYLOR.
[Cumb. Demo., 17 Oct. 1873, p.2, c.5]

MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED
Charles D. MORGAN and Lucinda DEALS
Charles KING and Deiphia J. WOOD
John 0. CATLIN and Elizabeth W. YARBROUGH
B. F. MORGAN and Ellen OAKLEY
William MCBRIDE and Anna PARE
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, 17 October 1873].

Thomas BREWER, married 1 January 1873 to Mrs. Mary SMITH. [Cumberland Democrat, Friday, ... January 1874].

Harvey W. STEWART and Sarah A. FRAZIER married 13 October 1873 in Edgar County, Illinois.
[Film #0007699, Coles County Genea., Cerne., Probate, etc.].

Mr. James SHOAP and Miss Julia ADAMS were married  October 1873 by J. W. ALEXANDER.
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, 31 October 1873, p. 3, c. 4.].

John W. JOHNSON and Eliza A. TREASH married 9 December 1873 in Cumberland County, Illinois by Rev. Amos WEEDEN. [
Cumberland Democrat, M.P., Fri., ..Jan. ‘74].

Edward NORRIS and Matilda JACOBS of Greenup, married ii December 1873 in Cumberland Co., by Rev. George F. DAViS.
[Cumberland Democrat, ... January 18731.

Ray T. WALTON and Clarinda C. GOODWIN, both of Cottonwood, married on 18 December 1872 in Cumberland Co., by D.B. WILLIAMS, J.P..
[Cumb. Dem., ..Jan. ‘74].

Franklin P. McMUNN and Julia PETERS, both of Neoga twp.., married 18 December 1873, in Cumberland Co., by Rev. J. H. ALDRICH.
[Cumberland Democ., .. January 17411.

Levi COLEMAN and Barbara CUTRIGHT married 21 December 1873, in Cumberland Co., by C. WOOD, J.P..
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, ... January 1874].

Charles J. F. MADSEN arid Lucinda R. BLAND, both of Neoga twp.., married 22 December 1873, in Cumberland Co., by Rev. Joseph WILSON.
[Cumb. Dem., .. Jan.,74 (.

William WATKINS and Amanda R. JACKSON married 24 December 1873 in Cumberland Co., by B. F. ALSHIRE, J.P..
[Cumb. Democrat, Fri., ... January 1874],

James F. CHAPMAN and Mrs. Cynthia NEEDHAM married 25 December 1873. in Cumberland Co., by A. A. LOVINS.
[Cumb. Democ., Fri.. ... January 1874].
 
 William C. HOULOUS and Margaret PADRICK, of Sumpter Twp.., married 25 December 1873 in Cumberland Co., by Rev. J.L.B. ELLIS.
[Cumb. Democ., Fri., January 1874].

John RILTZ and Eliza H. BEBP married 25 December 1873, in Cumberland Co., by David KESLER, J.P..
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, .,. January 1874]

Dudley M. STEVENS and Almira A. ALESHIRE married 27 December 1873 in Cumberland Co., by F. SHORT (SHONT”), J.P..
[Cumb. Democrat, Fri., .., January 1874].

John 0. EGGERS and Sarah A. SONSON married 28 December 1873 in Cumberland Co., by David KESLER, J.P..
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday  January 1874].

Jasper D. RAMES and Sarah E. GILES married 28 December 1873 in Cumberland Co., by F. SHAMROCK, J.P.
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, ...January 1874].

George WISELY and Mary E. HILL married 28 December 1873 in Cumberland Co., by Rev, A.A. LOVENS.
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, ... January 1874].

William A. EVANS and Martha Jane MICHAEL, of Cottonwood, married 29 December 1873, in Cumberland Co., by D. B. WILLIAMS.
[Cumb. Democ., Fri., ... January 1874].

Wilson FAIRBANKS and Margaret FULFER married 29 December 1873 in Cumberland by D. R. WILLIAMS, J. P..
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, ... January 1874].

John RODENBRAUGH and Margaret DECKER married 29 December 1873 in Cumberland Co., by A.C. CARRELL, J.P.,
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, ... January 1874].

Lafayette Shelton CASH, of Oakland, Coles Co., and Susie A. GREEN, married 30 December 1873 in Cumberland Co., by Rev. J. L. B. CASH at the residence of the bride's mother, Mrs. BRIGHT. Guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Clark STARKWEATHER of Charleston; Mr. Marion COBB and Mr. STARR of Terre Haute, Ind.. The bride was born in Ill, and she is a sister of Dr. B. GREEN of Greenup twp.:.
[Cumb. Democ.. Fri., Jan.’74].

George F. JOBE and Phebe J. RODEBRAUGH married 30 December 1873 in Cumberland Co., by A. G. CARRELL, J.P..
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday. ... January 1874].

Rufus A. HANCOCK and Fanny HUMPHRY married 31 December 1873 in Cumberland Co., by Rev. HEDGES.
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, ... January 1874].

Frank BOLIN and Sarah Frances WHITE married ...January 1814 in Cumberland Co, Illinois,
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, ... January 1874]

Amos D. WINTERS and Lucy A. PRENTICE married ...Jan. 1874 in Cumberland Co., by 1. H. MARK WELL.
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, ...January 1874].

William E. (or R.) MILES and Diana WALKER married 1 Jan 1874 in Cumberiand County, Illinois, by Rev. A. A. LOVINS.
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, 9 January, ‘74].

Ebenezer SLOCLM and Mary PRITCHETT married 3 January 1874 in Cumberland Co. by Rev. John FELTNER.
[Cumberland Democrat, ...January 1874].

David COOLEY and Maggie MYERS, both of Jasper Co., Ill., married 7 January 1874, by Rev. Mr. HASTINGS of Cumberland County, at the home of the bride’s father.
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, . ..January 1874].

Samuel CHRIZEM and Sarah SESARD married 11 January 1874 in Cumberland County by Rev. John FELTNER.
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, ...January 1874].

Madison OAKLEY and Sarah E. CURTNER 11 married January 1874 in Cumberland County by S. D. TAYLOR, J.P..
(Cumberland Democrat, Friday, ...Januaiy 1874].

Elisha PARKHURST and Mary UNDERWOOD married 14 January 1874 in Cumberland Co., by A. C. CARRELL, J. P..
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, ...Jarnuary 1874].

George B. JANES and Almyretia UNRY married 15 January 1874 in Cumberland County by A. C. CARRELL, J.P..
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, ... January 1874].

Rodney BELL and Eliza J. DECKER married 18 January 1874 in Cumberland County, by W.L. RYAN, J.P..
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, ... January 1874].

Joseph HUFFMAN and Ruth LOCKE (“LECKE”) married 29 January 1874 in Coles County, Illinois.
[Coles County Court House Marriage Records].

Benjamin PETERSON and Sarah Ellen BALLINGER married 1 February 1874 in Cumberland Co., by Rev. J. E. MYER, L.D..
[Cumb. Democ., “Feb. Married” Friday, 6 Mar.’74].

James THAYER and Mary F. DUGAN married S February 1874, by Rev. J. F. JOHNSON.
[Cumberland Democrat, “February Marriages”, Friday, 6 March 1874].

David S. REED and Clara C. SHULL married 5 February 1874 in Cumberland Co. by D. S. MILLER, J.P...
[Cumberland Democrat, “February Marriages”, Friday, 6 March 1874].

Rev. Father BAKER, of Jefferson, Tx., and Widow CULLORS married 8 February 1874 in Cumb. Co.. by Rev. J. L. B. ELLIS.
[Cumb. Dernoc.. “Feb. Man’.”, Fri., 6 Mar. ‘74]

 
 
John COX and Emma Jane MYERS married 8 February 1874 in Cumberland Co.. by Isaac NICCUM.
[Cumberland Democrat, “February Marriages, Friday, 6 March 1874].

Rev. Job M. BAKER and Elizabeth STIMMEL married 9 February 1874 in Cumberland Co. by Rev. J. L. B. “ELLES”.
[Cumberland Democ., “Feb. Married.”, Fri., 6 March 1874].

Solomon DEWITT and Ruth Alvira COLEMAN married 12 February 1874 in Cumberland, by D. B. WILLIAMS, J.P.,
[Cumb. Democ., “Feb. Married,” Fri., 6 Mar.’71].

Jefferson GOODWIN and Ruth REALS married 14 February 1874 in Cumberland County, Illinois, by Eider J. M. HUMPHREY.
[Cumberland Democrat, Majority Point, Friday, 6 March 1 874J.

James M. CARRELL and Louisa VAUGHN married 18 February 1874 in Cumberland Co., by A. C. CARRELL, J.P..
[Cumberland Democrat, Majority Point, Fri., 6 Mar. ‘74].

Dugan WHITE and Mrs. Louisa J. CHADWICK married 18 February 1874 in Cumberland Co., by Elder A. A. LOVINS.
 [Cumb. Democ., Maj. Point, Fri., 6 Mar.’74].

George RUSSELL and Mrs. Amanda NICCUM married 19 February 1874 in Cumberland Co., by Isaac NICCUM.
[Cumb. Democ., Majority Point, Friday, 6 March 1874].

Harrison CONNELLY and Laura E. ELLIS married 25 February 1874 in Edgar County, Illinois.
[Film #0007699, Coles County, illinois, Genea., Ceme., Probates, etc.).

William 0. COMSTOCK and Marcelia HUKILL married 26 February 1874 in Cumberland by Rev. Salem HEDGES.
[Cumb. Democ., Maj. Point, Fri., 6 March 1874].

Robert A. GILL and Caroline F, “ELLEDGE” married 11 March 1874 in Edgar County, Illinois.
[Film #007699, Coles Co., Ceme., Probate, Genea., Records].

Mr. Thomas WISNER and Miss Elisa SHAFER, daughter of Samuel SHAFER, married “last Wednesday” at; 11 o'clock A.M.. There were a large number of friends present to witness the Holy Rite, after many congratulations on the part of those present, the guests were invited out to the dining room, where Mrs. SHAFER, had prepared a sumptuous dinner, there was everything a hungry man could wish, and by the way the most of them took hold, you would suppose that they had been preparing for the occasion for some time. The happy couple have my best wishes and I predict for them a happy future. Tommy is a good man, of industrious habits and is universally respected and Eliza posses all the qualities requisite to make a good wife. May providence ever smile upon them that their journey down the stream of life....
[Cumberland Democrat, “From Woodbury’, March 27th 1874”. Friday, 2 April 1874, p. 3, c. 4].

 
 Mr. Philetus BUTLER and Miss WILHOIT married
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, 17 April 1874, p.., c. I].

Mr. Elmer RAUCH and Miss Amelia WOOD, by the Rev. J. L. B. ELLIS, on Thursday at April 23’d, 1874, at 7 o’clock P.M., at the residence of Mr. Wm. GREEN, Esq., all from Sumpter Township, Cumberland Co.. Ill..

The Printers were duly remcmbcred upon the above happy occasion and through the politeness, Miss Belle SHIPLOR, the hearts of all, from the Editor to his valuable majesty, was made glad, by a generous donation of excellent cake and it would have made Miss Belle’s eyes dance with mirth, to have witnessed the d..I his tirey lip over the delicate bride cake, upon its reception at the Democrat office.
The next day after the wedding, Mr. RAUCH the father of Elmer, who is a wholesouled old fashioned Ohio farmer, gave an infare dinner at his house, at which the people of that whole surrounding country were invited. We know they all enjoyed themselves, from the fact that when old Uncle Henry BADER, came through town on his return home, there was so many chicken bones sticking out of his mouth that he could hardly speak to a poor editor!
‘Well, we wish our newly wedded friends much happiness in this life, even with all its cares and trials, worth living for. And that all their family jars may end in nothing more serious than a little (Row) Ranch.
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, .. May 1874, p3,c.2].

Lucian GRIGGS and Miss DYER married “Thursday evening last”....

William P. LLOYD and Mrs. Elizabeth WISELEY married 14 June 1874 in Cumberland County, Illinois.
[Mail, Thursday, 16 July 1874].

MARRIAGE LICENSE’S ISSUED SINCE THE 1st of JULY, 1874

Mr. Silas ROSS and Miss Sarah B. GILBERT
Mr. James A. MORRISON and Miss Minerva NASH.
Mr. James N. \VILSON and Rebecca B. OLMSTEAD.
Mr. William R. SIMS and Miss Elvira C. FURRY.
Mr. Charles MYERS and Miss Mary F. ELDER.
Mr. William U. N1CCUM and Miss Mary E. MATKINS
Mr. Samuel A. LAKE and Miss Mary B. WILSON.
Mr. Franklin P. FLAKE and Miss Matilda GARRETT
[Mail, Thursday, 30 July 1874].

Franklin P. FLAKE and Miss Matilda GARRETT married on Thursday, ‘last week” (about 23 July 1874), by Rev. J. L. B. ELLIS, in Cumberland County, Illinois.
[Mail, Thursday. 30 July 1874].

William B. HAWORTH of Terre Haute, Indiana, and Mrs. Ellen J. MOORE, of Terre Haute, were marriedon the “30th ULT.” (about 30 July 1 874) by Re’.. J. L. B. ELLIS at the home of the bride’s father, Dr. MONDY, of Jewett Township, Cumberland County, Illinois. [Mail, Thursday, 6 August 1874].

MARRIAGE LICENSEES ISSUED SINCE THE 1st of AUGUST 1874

Rev. BRIDGEMAN and Mrs. Emma RADER.
Mr. Henry TREASH and Mrs. Fanny THOMAS.
Mr. Jasper LARUE and Miss Sarah S. HUTCHINSON.
Mr. Phineas R. DAVIS and Miss Rachel RHODES.
Mr. Jacob HOPPELL and Miss Martha SNOW.
Mr. Jesse B. GOODWIN and Miss Mary E. PETERSON.
Mr. Nathan PERRY and Miss Verlinda ERWIN.
Mr. Edmund KLAMROTFI and Mrs. Hannah M. BOYD.
Mr. Eli MORRIS and Miss Arminta PATREN.
Mr. Eugene T. TEMPLETON and Miss Sarah F. REDMAN.
[Mail, Thursday, 20 August 1874].

Mr. Edmond KLAMROTH and Mrs. Hannah M. BOYD, both of Alton, ill., were married (Monday), August 17th, by Rev. J. L. B. ELLIS at the residence of Mr. Louis HARVEY. The printers were not remembered upon this occasion as it is said, the bride left home in too great a hurry to prepare a cake! Under the circumstances, we excuse the omission.
[Cumberland Democrat, Friday, abt 21 August 1874, p.., c. 5].

Jessee B. GOODWIN and Miss Mary E. PETERSON, married (about 16 August 1874) by Rev. J. L. B. ELLIS.
[Cumb. Democrat, Friday, abt. 21 August 1874, p. .., c. 5].

As an evidence of the industry of Rev. Mr. ELLIS, he preached the funeral of two
children at Montrose and received 11 persons into the Church at Jewett, returned home in time to be Sexton for father BAKER, all on Sunday. Then, on Monday, he visited Henry BADER, and then attended the above wedding in the evening. Now, is there any minister in the neighborhood that can beat this?
[Cumb. Democ., Fri., abt. 21 Aug. 1874, p.., c.5].

MARRIAGE LICENSE'S ISSUED by courtesy of. W. R. HUMPHREY, CC

Mr. F. P. LACY and Miss Harriett CUTRIGHT.
Mr. Jacob JULIUS of Shelby County, Illinois and Mrs. Mary E. WIKLE of Cumberland, County.
Mr. Turner JOHNSON and Miss Frances C. ROSS.
Mr. M. L. JAMES and Miss Minerva WILLIAMS.
Mr. L. D. FANCHER of Cumberland County, Illinois and Miss CARUTHERS of Clark County, Illinois.
Mr. G. W. SHAKE, of Morgan County, Indiana and Mrs. Margaret WHITTAKER of Cumberland County, Illinois.
Mr. Sam, SIMCOX and Miss Phebe PARTLOW.
[Mail, Thursday, 3 September 1874].
 
 
Mr. Lorenzo D. FANCHER, of Cumberland County, Illinois, and Miss Mary CARROTHERS of Clark County, were married 27th August 1874, at the residence of Martin SHUP, by Rev. S. SCHLOSER.
[Mail, Thursday, 3 September 1874].

Nathan B. HASKETT and Martha E. WHITE, daughter of Rev. Bartholomew (“Bat,” “Batty”) WHITE, were married September 13th, 1874 at the residence of the bride's parents, by S. SCHLOSSER.
[Mail, Thursday, 17 September 1874].

Mr. William Jasper BEAN and Miss Nancy Ann GROSCUP, of Neoga Township, Cumberland County. Illinois, were married 24 September 1874 “on the highway in this city (Prairie City, Sumpter Township), by Rev. J. L. B. ELLIS. These people were imbued with a sprinkling of romance, as they sat in the saddle on their horses in the road! We'll bet they’!.! go in for bean soup and raise an “average crop” next year.
[Mail, Thurs., 24 September 1874, p. ., C. 2].

MARRIAGE LICENSE'S ISSUED SINCE OUR LAST REPORT

Mr. Samuel SIMCOX and Miss Phebe PATTERSON, both of Greenup Township.
Mr. John W. JOSEPH of Shelbyville Township, Illinois and Miss Sarah C. SPENCER of Neoga Township.
Mr. Peter A. BLAIR and Miss Elizabeth MOORE, both of Neoga Township.
Mr. George N. BARKLEY and Miss Berley A. FINNIE, both of Crooked Creek Twp...
Mr. William J. SIMPSON of Springfield, Illinois and Miss Sarah A. BUCHANAN of Neoga Township.
Mr. John A. YOUNG and Miss Melissa E. BUCHANAN, both of Neoga Township, Ill..
Mr. Edward ALTSON and Miss Almira CHESSER, both of Neoga Township, Illinois.
Mr. James E. MALONE and Miss Rachel WISELY, both of Spring Point Township, Ill..
Mr. James BALLENGER, of Sumpter Township and Miss Emma KILMAN, of Neoga.
Mr. Gabriel PAUL and Miss Mary E. LEWIS, both of Greenup Township, Illinois.
Mr. Robert W. CLARK and Miss Emily C. POTTS, both of Neoga Township, Illinois.
Mr. James F. HUFFMAN and Miss Emma CURTNER, both of Sumpter Township, Ill..
Mr. N. L. DRYDEN, of Sumpter Twp. and Miss Mary A. GORDON, of Cottonwood Twp..
[Mail, Thursday. 1 October 1874, p. ., c. 31.

Samuel EASTON of Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, age 28 years, married 25 February 1875 in Coles County, to Mary Ann FULLER of Paradise, Coles, Illinois, age 17 years.
[Coles County Court House Marriage Records].

Silver Wedding celebration in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Win. HOLDZKOM, Saturday evening. on the 18th inst., in honor of their 25th anniversary of wedding bliss....
[Effingham Democrat, Thursday. 23 February 1871, p. 3, c. 3]

Mr. A. McRAU of Princeton, Illinois married (no date) at the residence of the Bride, Mrs. Ann  GRANT, of this city. by Rev. W.H. ST. CLAIR they will soon leave for his home.

Glenn-Cable.
Miss Clara Glenn and Ernest Coble were married Sunday night at the Mt. Zion church in Glennville by Rev. J. M. Plunkitt pastor of the church.
The ceremony took place immediately after the sermon and it was witnessed by  a house full of people. Joe Snodgrass was best man, and Flossie Glenn was  maid of honor and Miss Ophia Fisher played the wedding march.
At the conclusion of the ceremony the wedding party repaired to the home of  the bride's parents where a sumptuous wedding supper awaited them.
Mrs. Coble is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William  Glenn and is a young  lady of many accomplishments. Mr. Coble is the son of William Coble.  He is a worthy young man and has already  gained promise as a  preacher. The Press joins with the many friends of Mr. and Miss. Coble in  wishing them along and prosperous life.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet

To Be Bride of F.C. Sperry [no date]
Miss Marietta Ehler will be married to Tolono Man
Miss Marietta Ehler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Ehler prominent people residing 6 miles north of Champaign and Mr. Fred C. Sperry of Tolono will be married Wednesday evening at 6:30 at the home of the bride’s parents.  The bride is well known in Champaign and vicinity.  She is a graduate of the Champaign High School class of ’10 and since then has lived with her parents.  The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. H.F Sperry of Greenup and for the last year has been farming near Tolono.  After a short visit with relatives and friends in Greenup the young couple will to housekeeping on a farm owned by Mr. Ehler near Jolly, Iowa.  Mrs. George Ehler recently entertained at a miscellaneous shower in honor of the bride to be.  Many beautiful and useful presents were received.  Games were played and refreshments served.  All reported a very enjoyable time. 
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Linnabary-Shepard [no date]
Miss Sarah Linnabary and Mr. Lew Shepard were united in the bonds of holy matrimony December 22 at Newton.  The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jabe Linnabary and is a woman of much culture and refinement and is loved and respected by her many friends.  Mr. Shepard is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Shepard and is an energetic young farmer of good habits.  This worthy young couple start in life with the brightest prospects and have a host of frinds who wish them happiness and success.
A Friend
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Married [1908]
At the residence of the brides parents Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Eveland, at high noon February 12, 1908 occurred the marriage of their youngest daughter Miss Nettie Eveland and James Paden, a few of their friends being present.  After the ceremony and congratulation dinner was announced and the way was led to the dining room where there was plenty and all did ample justice.  Mr. Paden is a young man of ability and has begun the profession of school teaching and has a bright future.  Mrs. Paden is an interesting young woman and will be a worthy helpmate.  The young people are well known having lived in the county nearly all their lives.  They start well and their many friends wish them ever so much happiness as they go down life’s pathway.  The young people will be at home at Possum Trot after the 16th where they will be glad to meet their many friends. 
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Young Couple Married [no date]
Mr. Clyde Hamersmith and Miss Pearl Burroughs Wed.
The marriage of Mr. Clyde E. Hamersmith of Savoy and Miss Pearl J. Burroughs of Tolono took place at 8:00 Thursday evening at the home of the bride’s uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. T.B. Dakan 407 No. Neil Street, Champaign.  A large number of relatives and immediate friends witness the ceremony, which was performed by Rev. E.W. Clippinger, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Champaign.  A wedding supper was served after the marriage.  Various rooms of the house were prettily decorated for the occasion.  The Wedding March was played by Miss Beulah Burroughs, a sister of the bride.  Miss Pearle Hamersmith was Bridesmaid, and Charles Collins was Best Man.  The groom who is employed at the Big Four shops in Urbana as a machinist, is a son of Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Hamersmith of Savoy and has spent most of his life in that vicinity.  W.H. Hamersmith of the firm Hamersmith & Pearce of this city is a brother of the groom.  The bride is a daughter of Adrian Burroughs of Tolono, and resided in that village until the past year, which she has spent in Champaign.  Among the out of town people present were: Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Hamersmith and family, Mr. and Mrs. Will Hamersmith and children Carl and Nita, Mr. and Mrs. James Burroughs and daughter, Miss Beulah, of Tolono, Mr. and Mrs. A.F. Hamersmith of Savoy and Charles Collins of Savoy, Miss Alethia Burroughs of Tolono.  Many beautiful presents were given the young couple several of them being quite costly.  The couple will reside at 202 South Grove Street, Urbana.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Married [no date]
At the home of the brides mother in Hazel Dell, Miss Blanche Burnett and Mr. Edward Dunn were married, the Rev. S.C. Cooper of Charleston officiating.  Friends and relatives to the number of 45 witnessed the ceremony.  Many useful and valuable presents were received.  An elegant 3 course supper was served after which the guests departed wishing the worthy young couple happiness and success through life.  The bride is one of Cumberland most successful school teachers and the groom is one of Hazel Dell’s most brilliant young men.  At present he is employed as clerk in Vickrey’s store in Hazel Dell. 

Married [no date]
Alonzo E. James and Miss Arville Spesserd were married Sunday evening at the home of Rev. A.R. Loving who performed the ceremony.  Mrs. James is the daughter of Mr. Jacob Spessard and is a young lady of many estimable qualities.  Mr. James is a capable industrious young man.  Mr. Ray Shull, Chloe Green, Mrs. A.R. Loving and Mr. and Mrs. A. Greeson witness the ceremony.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Mattoon Girl Weds New Zealander [from the Mattoon Journal-Gazette]
Miss Jennie Wheat of Mattoon was united in marriage Saturday at Charleston to Con Campion, Justice Dornblaser performing the ceremony.  Mr. and Mrs. Campion left at once for Mulberry Grove, Ill., where the bridegroom is employed as station agent for the Vandalia railroad and where they will reside.  The bridegroom who landed in this country on the day President McKinley was shot at Buffalo, has been in nearly every state in the union since that time; and in his wanderings he met Miss Wheat, who formerly lived with her parents in Greenup.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Jackson-Dunn [unknown paper and date, spelling is correct from paper]
Mr. W. F. Jackson and Miss Maida Dunn were married at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Dunn near Hidalgo on the 7th of Dec. at high noon in the presence of a number of friends and relatives.  Rev. F. M. Tate of Johnstown in his beautiful and pathatic way solomized the marriage vow.  After congratulations they were invited to the dining room to partake of the wedding feast, this being the last daughter it was not a very happy group that surrounded the table.  As she leaves her happy girlhood home may she be blest with one of God’s best gifts, a kind and loving husband is the wish of her many friends.  The groom is the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Jackson of Natrona, Pa., and is highly esteemed by all who know him.  He is now living at Stoy, Ill. Where he has a good position with the Chio Oil Co. of that place.  They will reside at Stoy this winter and will be home at home to their many friends.  May they be led by the still waters of peace is the wish of their friends. 
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

A Double Wedding [unknown paper and date]
Mr. Elzy Hayden and Miss Kate Dillier; and Mr. W. W. Shadley and Miss Elizabeth Dillier were the contracting parties at a double wedding at the home of Squire H. W. Covill Sunday evening at 5:00.  Mr. Covill officiating.  The brides are sister and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. XD. Dillier.  Mr. Hayden is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hayden.  Mr. Shadley is the son of J. A. Shadley.  All the contracting parties belong to the best and most respected families of Cumberland County and are themselves very fine young people.  The press together with their many friends wish them success and happiness through life.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Smith-Hurst [probably re-printed in the Greenup Press.  Original article from the Champaign Daily News, no date given.]
The wedding of Miss Mary J. Hurst and Mr. Clem E. Smith took place on Wednesday at 4:00 at the home of her parents 4 ½ miles southwest of Champaign.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. H. F. Mueller of St. Peter’s Evangelical Church.  The bride was attired in white Crepe de chine trimmed in shadow lace and wore a veil and carried a bouquet of white and pink roses.  The attendants were Miss Elizabeth Grein, Miss Minnie Hurst, Vern Roland and Carl Hurst.  The bridesmaids wore pink and blue roses.  The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Hurst and the groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. smith of Greenup.  He is a carpenter and has been employed in Champaign for several years.  A 3 course dinner followed the ceremony.  The house was decorated with ferns and pink and white ribbons and flowers.  The young couple departed for Greenup where they will be guests of the groom’s parents.  They will be at home after Sept. 20th at 408 East University Avenue, Champaign.  Out of town guests were: Mr.and Mrs. J. W. Wright and Mr. and Mrs. George Wright of Murdock, Mr. and Mrs. John Green of Broadlands; Mr. and Mrs. John Hurst of Homer, Ill., and the grooms father J. T. Smith of Greenup.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Married [no date]
At the residence of W. C. Travis in Greenup on Wednesday night November the 13th Mr. Charley M. Brown and Miss Mary Wetherholt were quietly married.  Esq. H. W. Covill officiating.  Mr. Brown is the son of S. D. Brown and Miss Wetherholt is the daughter of Elisha Wetherholt.  Both belong to Greenup.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Married [no date]
Mr. Virgil Glenn and Miss Addie Lewis were married by Rev. William Campbell at his residence on Railroad Street on Sunday, Sept. 23.  Mr. William Glenn and Miss Lewis is the daughter of Mrs. Zuba Lewis.  Their many friends together with the Press join in congratulations.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Mullen-Coble [unknown paper and year]
At the residence of the officiating clergyman, Rev. A. R. Loving Miss Ella Mullen and Mr. William H. Coble were happily married Sunday night, July 14th.  The bride is a daughter of Mrs. Mahala Mullen and is one of Cumberland County’s most amiable and beautiful young ladies.  Mr. Coble is a well to do farmer and has also from time to time been engaged in the mill business.  There were present to witness the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Ross Gresson and their son and daughter; Mr. and Mrs. Herb Shull, Mr. Frank Sherrick, Miss Elsie Wade and the family of Mr. Loving. They have a host of other friends who wish them much happiness and prosperity with whom the Press heartily joins.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Married. [unknown paper and date]
At the residence of the bride’s parents Rev. W. T. Paul Sunday, March 4 at 11:00, Mr. Dalbert L. Galbraith and Miss Mary Jane Paul Rev. J. L. Wright officiating.  Mr. Galbraith is a promising young farmer of Savoy and is a young man of noble qualities.  Mrs. Galbraith is the third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Paul and has lived here all her life and is well known and is held in high esteem by her many friends that wish her happiness in life.  The young people took the 3:07 train for Posey, Ill., to visit friends and expect to return about the 7th and will remain for a few days then go to Savoy to make their future home where there will be a hearty welcome given by their friends after the 12th.  May happiness be their constant companion on the matrimonial sea is the wish of their friends.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Married. [unknown paper and date]
At the home of J. L. Wright in the presence of the family Sunday, at 2:00 July 7 occurred the marriage of Mr. Corney Flannery and Miss Vicie Stotts.  They are well known and have many friends here, having resided here for years.  They will be missed as they expect to make their home in Terre Haute where their friends if they should pass that way may find a hearty welcome.  May their lives be one and a pleasant one, is the wish of the many friends.  They took the 4: p.m. train to Terre Haute Sunday evening. 
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Married. [unknown paper, 1908]
At high noon Sunday, January 5, 1908 at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Glosser, occurred the wedding of their daughter, Miss Mary and Mr. Fred Hall, Rev. Wm Campbell officiating.  Mr. Hall is a prosperous young farmer of this neighborhood who is very popular and is known by everyone as an excellent young man of many wordly qualities.  The bride is also a resident of the same neighborhood in which she has won by her handsome and winning ways, a host of friends.  The bride wore white and the groom wore black.  After the ceremony and congratulations, a bountiful dinner which had been prepared was partaken of by about 30 guests.  Many useful and beautiful presents werw received.  They have not definitely decided when they will be at home to their many friends yet as they will visit in Lawrenceville and Vincennes for a week or so and also will visit relatives near Bradbury.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Married. [unknown paper and date]
On Sat. evening Jan. 26 about 7:30 at the home of the brides parents Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert.  Mr. Delmer Snearley and Miss Pearl Gilbert were united in the holy bonds of matrimony by Squire Covill.  On Sunday at the home of the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Snearley entertained a number of their friends by giving them an infair dinner.  Those present were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Delmer Snearley, Mr. and Mrs. Will Vanover, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Sperry, Mr. and Mrs. Lonzo Matteson, Mr. and Mrs. Pet Gabel, Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Snearley, Misses Mabel Combs, Bessie Lynn, Myrtie Sperry, Arlie Gabel, Cleo Sperry, Ruth Nichols, Ina Sperry.  Alice Hanover, Vernie Snearley, Messrs. Charlie Holsapple, Lewsi Wright, Fred Sperry, Harlin Markwell, will Brown, Will McGath, Rellie Matteson, Seymore Stansbury, Shelby Sperry, Cleveland Brown, Wayne Sperry, Earl Snearley, Raymond Snearley, Andy Vanover.  They departed at a late hour.  All reported a good time. 
[side note: Earl Snearley married my great grandmother’s sister, Neva Ward and had 2 children, Martina and Earl Jr.]

Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Married. [unknown paper and date]
Wednesday at 6:30 March 6th at the residence of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Starks in the presence of many relatives, Rev. Andrew McCash pronounced the words that caused the lives of Mr. John DeVall and Miss Nora Starks to flow together as one.  After the ceremony and congratulations the announcement was made and the bride and groom led the way into the dining room where there was a sumptious supper served which all partook of quite freely and pronounced themselves as quite pleased.  Mr. DeVall is the older son of Mrs. Levina DeVall near Greenup and is well known having lived there all his life.  He is a young farmer and is well liked and respected by all.  Mrs. DeVall is the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Starks and has been engaged in teaching school near her home for several years and is one of the foremost in her profession and is well known, having lived here since a child and one who is calculated to bear well her part in life.  These young people are a promising young couple and start on the road of life together with fair prospects and may much happiness and few clouds darken their lives is the wish of their many friends.  They will make their home on their farm 3 miles south east of Greenup where all their friends may find them and a cordial invitation is given to all to call and see them. 
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Glosser-Travis. [unknown paper and date]
Just as the two hands of the clock marked noon on Sunday Jan. 1st at the home of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. John glosser, Mr. Edward E. Travis and Miss Sadie Glosser were united in marriage.  After the friends had extended congratulations, dinner was announced and on entering the dining room one almost wished that he or she could abide there forever and forever.  There were several nice presents given by their frinds.  Some good singing and music was rendered by the young people.  Mrs. Scott Sutherland at the organ. Miss Della McFadden played the wedding march.  Mr. Travis is the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Travis and is a young man of energy and a promising young farmer with lots of friends.  Mrs. Travis is one of the leading young ladies of the community of rare ability and great promise and her husband surely ought to be congratulated on obtaining such a prize.  One that knows them can only speak of them with the highest praise.  Several of their friends helped them celebrate the occasion more of them helped to give them a real old be?? After a splendie infair dinner at Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Travis’ Monday.  And you may rest assured that if your name is not on the list below and you were not at the home coming, you missed a nice time and a splendid dinner.  Those present were:
Mr. and Mrs. : Fred Hall Joe Kellogg, Bert Travis, Wm Sutherland, Scott Sutherland, John Glosser, Mrs. Ed. McElwee and Ida Norviel, Misses Della McFadden, Kate Kellogg, Myrna Travis, Blanche and Gladys Glosser, Gladys Norviel, Dollie Kellogg, and Edna McElwee.  Messrs. Wm. McMasier [?], Harry Hunt, Wm. Glosser, Chall Kellogg, Lee Travis, Lewis Norviel, Omer and Charles Glosser.
[Side note: Chall Kellogg went on to marry Carrie Faye Ward, and sister Dollie Kellogg died getting her tonsils out.  Info from Barb Moksnes 2010]

Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Mullen-Coble [unknown paper and year]
At the residence of the officiating clergyman, Rev. A. R. Loving Miss Ella Mullen and Mr. William H. Coble were happily married Sunday night, July 14th.  The bride is a daughter of Mrs. Mahala Mullen and is one of Cumberland County’s most amiable and beautiful young ladies.  Mr. Coble is a well to do farmer and has also from time to time been engaged in the mill business.  There were present to witness the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Ross Gresson and their son and daughter; Mr. and Mrs. Herb Shull, Mr. Frank Sherrick, Miss Elsie Wade and the family of Mr. Loving. They have a host of other friends who wish them much happiness and prosperity with whom the Press heartily joins.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Married. [unknown paper and date]
At the residence of the bride’s parents Rev. W. T. Paul Sunday, March 4 at 11:00, Mr. Dalbert L. Galbraith and Miss Mary Jane Paul Rev. J. L. Wright officiating.  Mr. Galbraith is a promising young farmer of Savoy and is a young man of noble qualities.  Mrs. Galbraith is the third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Paul and has lived here all her life and is well known and is held in high esteem by her many friends that wish her happiness in life.  The young people took the 3:07 train for Posey, Ill., to visit friends and expect to return about the 7th and will remain for a few days then go to Savoy to make their future home where there will be a hearty welcome given by their friends after the 12th.  May happiness be their constant companion on the matrimonial sea is the wish of their friends.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Married. [unknown paper and date]
At the home of J. L. Wright in the presence of the family Sunday, at 2:00 July 7 occurred the marriage of Mr. Corney Flannery and Miss Vicie Stotts.  They are well known and have many friends here, having resided here for years.  They will be missed as they expect to make their home in Terre Haute where their friends if they should pass that way may find a hearty welcome.  May their lives be one and a pleasant one, is the wish of the many friends.  They took the 4: p.m. train to Terre Haute Sunday evening. 
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Married. [unknown paper, 1908]
At high noon Sunday, January 5, 1908 at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Glosser, occurred the wedding of their daughter, Miss Mary and Mr. Fred Hall, Rev. Wm Campbell officiating.  Mr. Hall is a prosperous young farmer of this neighborhood who is very popular and is known by everyone as an excellent young man of many wordly qualities.  The bride is also a resident of the same neighborhood in which she has won by her handsome and winning ways, a host of friends.  The bride wore white and the groom wore black.  After the ceremony and congratulations, a bountiful dinner which had been prepared was partaken of by about 30 guests.  Many useful and beautiful presents werw received.  They have not definitely decided when they will be at home to their many friends yet as they will visit in Lawrenceville and Vincennes for a week or so and also will visit relatives near Bradbury.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Married. [unknown paper and date]
On Sat. evening Jan. 26 about 7:30 at the home of the brides parents Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert.  Mr. Delmer Snearley and Miss Pearl Gilbert were united in the holy bonds of matrimony by Squire Covill.  On Sunday at the home of the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Snearley entertained a number of their friends by giving them an infair dinner.  Those present were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Delmer Snearley, Mr. and Mrs. Will Vanover, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Sperry, Mr. and Mrs. Lonzo Matteson, Mr. and Mrs. Pet Gabel, Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Snearley, Misses Mabel Combs, Bessie Lynn, Myrtie Sperry, Arlie Gabel, Cleo Sperry, Ruth Nichols, Ina Sperry.  Alice Hanover, Vernie Snearley, Messrs. Charlie Holsapple, Lewsi Wright, Fred Sperry, Harlin Markwell, will Brown, Will McGath, Rellie Matteson, Seymore Stansbury, Shelby Sperry, Cleveland Brown, Wayne Sperry, Earl Snearley, Raymond Snearley, Andy Vanover.  They departed at a late hour.  All reported a good time.  [side note: Earl Snearley married my great grandmother’s sister, Neva Ward and had 2 children, Martina and Earl Jr.]
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Wedding Bells [unknown paper and date]
At the residence of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gilbert on Dec. 26 at 6:00, Rev. J. L. Wright pronounced the words that united in Holy Matrimony Mr. Jesse C. Layman and Miss Elizabeth D. Gilbert.  A few of their friends were present.  After the ceremony and congratulations were over the announcement came that supper was ready and the dining room was reached where the table fairly groaned with good things to which those present did ample justice.  Supper being over some were getting ready to depart for home when it was noticed that something peculiar was going on outside .That proved to be about 20 or more of their gentleman friends with different kinds of instruments tune4d to suit the occasion and the fancy of the players.  The result was hard to describe but all seemed to and did enjoy themselves.  Mr. and Mrs. Layman are well known having resided here most of their lives.  The will be at home in Brocton, Ill., where their many friends may find a hearty welcome.  Success and happiness are the best wishes of their many friends as they sail life’s tempestuous sea.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Fosnough-Simeral Wedding [unknown paper and date]
Young Couple United at Home of Groom’s Sister, Mrs. Powell.
Mr. Edward Fosnough of Bondville and Miss Annie Simeral of Greenup were married at 2:00  Sunday afternoon at the home of the groom’s sister Mrs. M. G. Powell north of Urbana, by Rev. H. C. Mitchell, pastor of the Baptist Church at Mahomet.  The bride is a sister of Mrs. Frank Miller of Champaign.  The groom is well known in this vicinity having worked for several years for Otis Norton near Bondville.  Only a few relatives and immediate friends of the couple were present.  Delectable refreshments were served after the ceremony.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes 

Married [unknown paper and date]
Wm. O. Glenn and Miss Easter a. Paul were united in marriage at the residence of Rev. J. L. Wright at 7:00 March 9th.  Mr. Glenn is the youngest son of Mrs. Jane Glenn and has been working in the north for some time.  Mrs. Glenn is the daughter of W. T. Paul.  The young people are well known having lived here all their lives.  They start well in life and have a bright future.  On their return to the bride’s parents where supper was served their friends treated them to a musical concert composed of several pieces each piece suited to the occasion after which Mr. Glenn treated the band and all returned to their homes wishing them much---[article cut off at this point.]
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Wade-Sherrick [unknown paper and date]
On Christmas night at 8:00 at the New Haven Baptist Church occurred the wedding of Mr. Frank Sherrick and Miss Elsie Wade.  Rev. Cooper of Charleston officiating.  The church was nicely decorated and a very large crowd witnessed the ceremony.  The Wedding March was played by Miss Gertie Kingery of Bethel.  After the cere4mony they returned to the home of the bride’s parents where a bountiful supper was prepared of which the following persons partook: Rev. and Mrs. Cooper of Charleston, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stafford of Greenup, Mr. Kingery and daughter Gertie of Bethel, Rev. Joe Snodgrass of Janesville, Miss Anna Hogan, Mrs. Fannie Unger and son of Danville, Mr. and Mrs. Grant Journell and children from Quincy, Ohio, Mrs. Carl Wade and son of Martinsville, Jesse Boggs of Eldorado, Oklahoma, Charles Green and family, Robert Gables and family, Herb Shull and family, Erskine Shull and family, Mike Sherrick and family, Mr. and Mrs. Noah Sherrie, Floyd Reynolds and family, John Gharst and 2 daughters, Miss Sarah Linnebary, Lula Greeson, Lilie Spessard, Golda Boggs, Lee Strader, Roy Shull, John Mannion, Robert Lake, Rellie Wade, Grandma Wade and Mrs. W. A. Wade.  After supper and old fashioned Chirivari by the boys was given after which a fine treat of candy and cigars was given by the groom.  The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Wade and a beautiful and accomplished young lady.  She has been teaching in the public schools for some time.  Mr. Sherrick is a highly esteemed and industrious young gentleman.  Mr. and Mrs. Sherrick have not decided where they will reside.  They received many beautiful and useful presents among which was a beautiful ---presented by the best man.  May – and happiness ever be theirs as they sail over the ocean of life is the sincere wish of their friends.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Married. [unknown paper and date]
Miss Mabel Combs and Mr. Charles Holsapple were married on Wednesday evening, August 14th, at the residence of the officiating clergyman, Rev. Dr. S. M. Morton of Effingham.  The young couple left Greenup in the afternoon and took supper at the Fleming house as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Brown, after which they betook themselves to the home of Dr. Morton where the wedding ceremony was performed in the presence of Mr. and Mrs. Brown and son Rollie.  The bride was dressed becomingly in white.  They returned to Greenup on the early morning train.  Mrs. Holsapple is the only child of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Combs who reside east of Greenup, and is a young lady of many exceptional qualities.  Among her accomplishments is that of being a good vocalist, and her pleasant alto tones will be missed among us.  Mr. Holsapple is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Holsapple, and is a young man of sterling worth.  He is at present employed in Casey but it is not yet decided where he and his bride will take up their residence.  The Press joins with their many friends in wishing them every happiness
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Wickiser-Fisher. [unknown paper and date]
A quite little wedding at the home of Dr. L. A. Fisher, Thursday, March 28th at 6:00 was a surprise to most of Greenup society.  The contracting parties were Mr. Tom Wickiser of Tulsa, I. T. and Miss Gladys Fisher of this city.  Few young people are better and more widely known in and about Greenup than Tom and Gladys on account of their popularity.  The groom is the son of Mr, Wm Wickiser of Tulsa I. T. formerly of this place, also of the firm Wickiser and Son contractors and builders of Tulsa, I. T.  He was born and raised in Greenup living with his grandmother, Mrs. Sarah Wickiser and received his education mostly in our schools.  He was an apt close student and was graduated with high honors in the high school in May 1904.  He entered the business college in Quincy, Ill. and graduated in the business course, 1906.  The bride is a daughter of Dr. Fisher of this city is a young lady of high accomplishments, having graduated in May, 1905 and was chosen Valedictorian of her class.  Both partied are accomplished musicians and members of the Presbyterian Church and will be greatly missed by the Christian Endeavor and Sabbath School.  Rev. W. J. Caldwell of Danville, Ill. Officiated using the ring ceremony.  Those present besides the family were: Messrs. Sherman Jones, Gail Eckard, Homer Runkel, and Misses Edith Huering of Harmony, Ind., Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Cook and Thelma Cook, and Miss Bertha Haight.  After partaking of a sumptuous dinner and enjoying a few special selections by the young ladies in the parlor, the guests were entertained first by a serenade with ---from the young men, friends to the bride and groom in a very courteous manner after which came the “tin can band” with a chorus for a treat.  After a few days with friends Mr. and Mrs. Wickiser will depart for Tulsa, I. T. where they will make their future home.  The rooms were decorated with roses, carnations, hyacinths and white lilies.  NOTE: Tulsa is now part of the state of Oklahoma, but at the time this area was its own nation run by Native Americans  called “Indian Territory”
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes

Married. [unknown paper and date]
Wednesday at 6:30 March 6th at the residence of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Starks in the presence of many relatives, Rev. Andrew McCash pronounced the words that caused the lives of Mr. John DeVall and Miss Nora Starks to flow together as one.  After the ceremony and congratulations the announcement was made and the bride and groom led the way into the dining room where there was a sumptious supper served which all partook of quite freely and pronounced themselves as quite pleased.  Mr. DeVall is the older son of Mrs. Levina DeVall near Greenup and is well known having lived there all his life.  He is a young farmer and is well liked and respected by all.  Mrs. DeVall is the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Starks and has been engaged in teaching school near her home for several years and is one of the foremost in her profession and is well known, having lived here since a child and one who is calculated to bear well her part in life.  These young people are a promising young couple and start on the road of life together with fair prospects and may much happiness and few clouds darken their lives is the wish of their many friends.  They will make their home on their farm 3 miles south east of Greenup where all their friends may find them and a cordial invitation is given to all to call and see them.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes 

Glosser-Travis. [unknown paper and date]
Just as the two hands of the clock marked noon on Sunday Jan. 1st at the home of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. John glosser, Mr. Edward E. Travis and Miss Sadie Glosser were united in marriage.  After the friends had extended congratulations, dinner was announced and on entering the dining room one almost wished that he or she could abide there forever and forever.  There were several nice presents given by their frinds.  Some good singing and music was rendered by the young people.  Mrs. Scott Sutherland at the organ. Miss Della McFadden played the wedding march.  Mr. Travis is the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Travis and is a young man of energy and a promising young farmer with lots of friends.  Mrs. Travis is one of the leading young ladies of the community of rare ability and great promise and her husband surely ought to be congratulated on obtaining such a prize.  One that knows them can only speak of them with the highest praise.  Several of their friends helped them celebrate the occasion more of them helped to give them a real old be?? After a splendid infair dinner at Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Travis’ Monday.  And you may rest assured that if your name is not on the list below and you were not at the home coming, you missed a nice time and a splendid dinner.  Those present were:  Mr. and Mrs. : Fred Hall Joe Kellogg, Bert Travis, Wm Sutherland, Scott Sutherland, John Glosser, Mrs. Ed. McElwee and Ida Norviel, Misses Della McFadden, Kate Kellogg, Myrna Travis, Blanche and Gladys Glosser, Gladys Norviel, Dollie Kellogg, and Edna McElwee.  Messrs. Wm. McMasier [?], Harry Hunt, Wm. Glosser, Chall Kellogg, Lee Travis, Lewis Norviel, Omer and Charles Glosser.
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet  transcribed by  Barbara Moksnes
 [Sidenote: Chall Kellogg went on to marry Carrie Faye Ward, and sister Dollie Kellogg died getting her tonsils out.  Info from Barb Moksnes 2010]

A DOUBLE WEDDING  [unknown paper and year]
On Wednesday November 24, at Paris, Illinois
A very pretty and interesting wedding was solemnized on Wednesday the 24th, the contracting parties being Miss Fay Freeland and Mrs. Luke Aldrich and Miss Myrl Nunamaker and Mr. Claude Ward.  The young men went to Paris on Tuesday and were joined there the next day by their prospective brides; the 2 couples then proceeded to the elegant home of Judge Lamon, who there performed the marriage ceremony.  The brides were tastefully dressed in differing shades of tan silk.  Mr. and Mrs. Aldrich left soon after the wedding for Kansas, Ill., where they visited Mrs. Lola Phipps, a cousin of the groom and an old friend of the bride, until the next day, where they went on to St. Louis; there some purchases were made for their new home, which will be in the Dorsey property in the southwest part of town and they returned to Greenup on Saturday.  On that evening a dinner was given them at the home of the bride’s father Mr. John Freeland, those present being Mrs. Aldrich’s sisters and brothers in law and their children, and Mr. and Mrs. Luther Aldrich, parents of the groom.  Mr. and Mrs. Ward visited friends in several places as their wedding trip; Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Adams, of Reddick and friends in Decatur, Effingham and Mattoon were among their entertainers.  While in Mattoon they were entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Ora Ward.  They returned to Greenup on Monday and will be at home this winter at the beautiful residence of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Nunamaker.  Both of these young couples are well and favorably known in Greenup.  Mrs. Aldrich is the youngest daughter of Mr. John Freeland and is a teacher in the Greenup school which goes to show that she combines intellectual qualifications to her recognized ability in the arts which make a home pleasant and comfortable and the charms of person which have won her many friends.  Her husband is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Aldrich and is a young man of whom only good words are spoken as to character and capability.  He has been for some time employed in the Greenup National Bank.  Mrs. Ward is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Nunamaker; she has until recently been a very popular and efficient clerk J. W. ward’s store where her cheerful and obliging personality will be much missed.  She is a very pretty and attractive young lady.  Mr Ward is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ward and is highly thought of in our community.  He is an assistant at the I. C. depot.  The press extends best wishes to both these young couples. 
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet and transcribed by Barbara Mosknes

Wedding [unknown paper or year]
Richardson-Carrell
T. B. Carrell our popular county Treasurer was married on Saturday November 7th to Miss Bessie Richardson a young lady well known in Toledo on account of her long residence in that town.  The ceremony was conducted in the office of the county clerk in Toledo, by Squire Flavius Tossey.  Mr. Carrell, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bedford Carrell has been a resident of Greenup Township nearly all his life and for several years was one of the more active merchants in our village.  For a short time he was in the real estate business in Arkansas and – concluded to run for county treasurer.  In this he was successful as in all other ventures for his popularity landed him in the office with a large majority.  Mr. Carrell always has a pleasant word for every one and always carries with him a kindly expression whether in business or in the ordinary walks of life, which has gained him a multitude of friends.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Richardson who now lives in South Dakota but who was formerly a resident of Toledo.  Mr. and Mrs. Carrel have the best wishes of all who know them with whom the press heartily joins. 
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet and transcribed by Barbara Mosknes

Married. [unknown paper and date]
Wednesday at 6:30 March 6th at the residence of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Starks in the presence of many relatives, Rev. Andrew McCash pronounced the words that caused the lives of Mr. John DeVall and Miss Nora Starks to flow together as one.  After the ceremony and congratulations the announcement was made and the bride and groom led the way into the dining room where there was a sumptious supper served which all partook of quite freely and pronounced themselves as quite pleased.  Mr. DeVall is the older son of Mrs. Levina DeVall near Greenup and is well known having lived there all his life.  He is a young farmer and is well liked and respected by all.  Mrs. DeVall is the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Starks and has been engaged in teaching school near her home for several years and is one of the foremost in her profession and is well known, having lived here since a child and one who is calculated to bear well her part in life.  These young people are a promising young couple and start on the road of life together with fair prospects and may much happiness and few clouds darken their lives is the wish of their many friends.  They will make their home on their farm 3 miles south east of Greenup where all their friends may find them and a cordial invitation is given to all to call and see them. 
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet and transcribed by Barbara Mosknes

Glosser-Travis. [unknown paper and date]
Just as the two hands of the clock marked noon on Sunday Jan. 1st at the home of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. John glosser, Mr. Edward E. Travis and Miss Sadie Glosser were united in marriage.  After the friends had extended congratulations, dinner was announced and on entering the dining room one almost wished that he or she could abide there forever and forever.  There were several nice presents given by their frinds.  Some good singing and music was rendered by the young people.  Mrs. Scott Sutherland at the organ. Miss Della McFadden played the wedding march.  Mr. Travis is the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Travis and is a young man of energy and a promising young farmer with lots of friends.  Mrs. Travis is one of the leading young ladies of the community of rare ability and great promise and her husband surely ought to be congratulated on obtaining such a prize.  One that knows them can only speak of them with the highest praise.  Several of their friends helped them celebrate the occasion more of them helped to give them a real old be?? After a splendid infair dinner at Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Travis’ Monday.  And you may rest assured that if your name is not on the list below and you were not at the home coming, you missed a nice time and a splendid dinner.  Those present were:
Mr. and Mrs. :
Fred Hall Joe Kellogg, Bert Travis, Wm Sutherland, Scott Sutherland, John Glosser, Mrs. Ed. McElwee and Ida Norviel, Misses Della McFadden, Kate Kellogg, Myrna Travis, Blanche and Gladys Glosser, Gladys Norviel, Dollie Kellogg, and Edna McElwee.  Messrs. Wm. McMasier [?], Harry Hunt, Wm. Glosser, Chall Kellogg, Lee Travis, Lewis Norviel, Omer and Charles Glosser. [Sidenote: Chall Kellogg went on to marry Carrie Faye Ward, and sister Dollie Kellogg died getting her tonsils out.  Info from Barb Moksnes 2010]
Contributed by Charles and Sandra Brummet and transcribed by Barbara Mosknes

Wedding Bells.
Married, at the residence of the bride's parents in this city; on Sunday evening, Sept. 23th, at 7:30 o'clock, Rev. F. F. Thomas officiating, Mr. Benjamin Peters and Miss Mae Mouser, all of Greennp.
Again sly Cupid has been out on his choicest mission and has persuaded young Bennie to give chase to the Mouse (r) and lead her to the cooling stream of matrimonial life. Miss Ophia Fisher played the march that prompted the step of the young dreamers, and Rev, Thomas handed them the cherished pass that led them into the enchanted fields.
Del Thomen and May Travis guarded the gateway while a goodly number of relatives and friends trummed the silent cords of consent.
Bennie is a Greenup boy from first to last, a son of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Peters in the south part of town, and is the proprietor of the barber shop on the north side of main street. Mae was born at Oblong, but has been a Greenup girl for some time. She is the accomplished daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Mouser.
The congratulations, the supper and the merriment were all in keeping with the happy event. The Misses Birdie Crane and Ophia Fisher interspersed the occasion with instrumental selections, and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas contributed a vocal duet. The young couple took the noon train over the Illinois Central road Monday for Mattoon and other points.
Unknown Date or newspaper
Contributed by Bev Thomen


Married Warren Underwood to Catherine Lyster Oct 24, 1907
T. B. Carrell was a witness for Catharine E. Lyster and Warren (Henry Underwood).  I believe T.B. Carrell was Cumberland's, Treasurer.
Maybelle Ross, (second witness) may have been a relative to the minister?
Eliza Hufford and Henry Underwood, were parents, to Warren (Henry) Underwood)
Rebecca Day and  Thomas Lyster, were parents, to Catharine E. Lyster
Catharine was 34 or 35 years old, and Warren, was 56 years old, at the time of marriage.




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