Henry County Illinois History and Genealogy 
Marriage Notices and Wedding Announcements


The Henry County News, Geneseo IL January 15, 1880
Married Frederick E. Keeler, Lynn and Almira Miller, Galva

Keenan, Henry, married Miss Mary Strawhecker, both of Geneseo, Henry Co., on 5 Apr. 1866, in Rock Island. (RI Weekly Union, Wednesday, 11 Apr. 1866)

On last Wednesday evening at the home of the bride's parents in the south part of town occurred the marriage of Miss Kati Williams to Mr. Fred Keim, Rev. Hicks of the Baptist church of Toulon performing the ceremonies. Notwithstanding none but immediate relatives were present to witness this happy event, they received numerous valuable and ornamental presents which were good evidence of the high esteem that their friends had for them. Mr. and Mrs. Keim will make their home on Mr. Keim's farm lying east of Galva. The STANDARD extends to this happy couple its best wishes. (Source: Scrapbook compiled by Peggy Goertzen from the 1890's - transcribed for G.T. by Jackie McCarty)

Thursday, the 7th at 8 P.M. at the home of the bride's parents in Cambridge, occurred the marriage of Miss Ella Sheesley and Mr. Fred Kennedy, both of Cambridge. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. J.D. Calhoun, pastor of the First M.E. church, only relation and intimate friends being present.
The bride is a most estimable young lady, who was graduated from the Cambridge high school in 1894, and taught school there until the Christmas holidays. The groom has been in the employ of Sanders & Fairlic for the past two years. He has many warm friends in Moline, who will be glad to extend their congratulations to him and his bride. The will reside for the present with the groom's parents at Cambridge.

KimballL, L., married Miss Jane P. SMITH, both of Henry County, in Rock Island on the 6th inst. (Rock Island WEEKLY UNION, Saturday, 16 April 1864)(Transcribed by Nancy Overlander Proofed by Mary Kay Krogman)

The Geneseo Republican, February 13, 1880
Vital Statistics - Record for the week ending Feb. 10
Marriages: Fred B King, Weller to Elia Riner, Walnut Grove

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