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Marshall County Illinois
1880 Marriage Notices and Wedding Announcements

 

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January 1, 1880

Married in this city, Dec. 25, at the residence of Mrs. Isaac Parker, the bride's mother, by Rev. J. J. Bunnell, Robert P. Hubbard of Whitefield and Miss Mina Parker.

January 1, 1880

Married at Wenona, Dec. 25, by Rev. J. G. Evans, Jonathan D. Fyffe of Magnolia, and Miss R. Theresa Cowen of Wenona.

January 8, 1880

Married in Roberts township, Jan. 31, at the residence of the bride’s mother, Mrs. C. Broaddus, by Rev. C. David. Charles Disosway of Sheldon, Iroquois county and Miss Jennie Broaddus.

January 15, 1880

Married in this city, Jan. 13, at St. Mary’s church, by Rev. Father Shammoni, Barney Higgins and Miss Elizabeth, daughter of Anton Hanck.

January 15, 1880

In this city, Jan. 10, at St. Mary’s church, by Rev. Father Shammoni, Henry Balenseifer and Miss Amelia berg, both of Hopewell township.

January 15, 1880

In this city, Jan. 8, at the residence of Mrs. George Schafer, the bride’s mother, by R. H. Waterfall, Esq., Oscar Kreider of Kewanee, and Miss Carrie O. Schafer.

January 15, 1880

In Roberts township, Dec. 31, by Rev. Tracy, John Norton of Varna and Miss Nellie Bois.

January 15, 1880

At Varna, Dec. 24, by B. Warren, Esq., Judson Ong and Miss Bell Boyer.

January 15, 1880

At Wenona, Dec. 18, O. H. Thompson of Shelbyville, Ind., and Mollie E. Grable of W.

January 15, 1880

At Wenona, Dec. 24, by Rev. G. W. Marley, George Miller and Miss Emma Robinson, all of W.

January 15, 1880

At Wenona, Dec. 24, by Rev. T. G. Morrow, John J. Houston of Garfield, to Miss Jennie Perry of Wenona.

January 22, 1880

Married at Sparland, Jan. 18, by Joseph Placher, Esg., Mosher Kinney and Mrs. Margaret Brewer; also Jan. 10, Charles McGee and Miss Martha Kinney.

January 22, 1880

Married in Steuben township, Jan. 14, by Rev. Seamon, Henry Tarbill and Miss Clara Hoskins.

January 22, 1880

Married in Lynn, Mass., Jan. 1, by Rev. C. C. Burrows, John K. Jordan and Miss Elizabeth P. Humphrey, formerly of Lacon.

January 29, 1880

Married in this city, Jan. 27, at the residence of the bride's mother, Mrs. J. H. Joiner, by Rev. C. David, Elisha R. Peck and Miss Ella C. Joiner.

January 29, 1880

Married in this city, Jan. 17, at the Catholic parsonage, by Rev. Father Shamoni, John Stouffer and Miss Theresa Dauber, both of Henry.

January 29, 1880

Married at Sparland, Jan. 26, at the M. E. parsonage, by Rev. R. Seamon, A. W. Seever of Chicago, "a traveling man," and Mrs. Mary S. Richardson of Peoria.

January 29, 1880

Married at Lacon, Jan. 22, by Rev. Father Power, Jas. Fay of Bennington and Miss Mary Roach of Richland.

January 29, 1880

Married at Wenona, Jan. 15, by Rev. J. G. Evans, Clarence Brown to Miss Sarah Jane Scott.

February 5, 1880

The wedding of Granville A. Whitaker and Miss Laura S. Clark, daughter of Gen. W. T. Clark takes place this evening at 631 E. Capital street, Washington D. C. The bride is a cousin of the editor, a young lady of many gifts and accomplishments that makes here the worthy bride and wife and a treasure to the man who has won her womanly heart.

February 5, 1880

Married in this city, at St. Joseph's church, by Rev. M. Quigley, Barney Durnan and Miss Ellen Kegan, both of Snachwine.

February 5, 1880

In Whitefield, Jan. 28, at the M. E. parsonage, by Rev. W. H. Hitchcock, John Rinebeck and Miss Ella M. Betz.

February 5, 1880

In Whitefield, Feb. 4, at the residence of the bride's father, by Rev. W. H. Hitchcock, Millard Bonham and Miss Mary, daughter of Thomas Aukland.

February 5, 1880

In Saratoga town, Feb. 3, at the residence of the bride's father by Rev. Father Powers of Lacon, Joseph Hennessey and Miss Catherine, daughter of Edmond Harney.

The Hennesey-Harney Wedding

One of the notable weddings of the season was one celebrated in Saratoga township on Tuesday of this week. The bridal party consists of Joseph Hennessey and Miss Katie, daughter of Mr. Edmond Harney.

February 5, 1880

In Evans township, Jan. 20, by Rev. A. H. Trowbridge, James M. Wright to Miss M. E. Watt.

February 12, 1880

Married in Steuben township, Feb. 11, at the County Farm, by Rev. H. H. Houston of LaPrairie, J. J. Sands of Whitefield, and Miss Rozena A., daughter of H. J. Adams, superintendent of the county farm.

February 12, 1880

Married at Jasper, Iowa, Jan. 21, James A. Darrah and Miss Mary Effie Wilson, both formerly of Evans township.

February 19, 1880

Married in this city, Feb. 15, at the residence of Mrs. Ann Ireland, the bride's mother, by Rev. J. J. Bunnell, John Davidson of Magnolia and Miss Alice Bowars of this city.

February 26, 1880

Married in Whitefield township, Feb. 19, at the residence of Mrs. Sophia Flaughtner, the bride's adopted mother, by Rev. C. David of this city, Simon Kopp of Geneseo and Miss Amelia Grauer.

March 4, 1880

Married in this city, Feb. 26, at the M. E. parsonage, by Rev. C. David, John Glunz and Miss Matilda Freeman, both of Hopewell township.

March 4, 1880

At Lacon, Feb. 29, at the residence of Nicholas Klees, a brother-in-law of the bride, by Rev. Lewis Springer, Henry Albert Zimmerman and Miss Malinda Katharine Farling, both of Henry.

April 1, 1880

At Red Oak Iowa, March 24 by Rev. C. L. Stratton, William A. Cooper and May, daughter of Charles Everett, formerly of this city.

April 8, 1880

Married in this city, April 3, at the seat of justice of and by E. T. Disosway, Esq., Homer Jasper Allen and Miss Harriet E. West, both of this city.

April 8, 1880

In Whitefield, March 31, at the M. E. parsonage, by Rev. W. H. Hitchcock, Joseph D. Lyon and Miss Anna May Thompson, both of W.

April 8, 1880

At Peoria, April 4, at the Baptist church, by Rev. Dr. Post, James E. Disblow of Warrensburg and Mrs. Mary A. Smith of Peoria.

April 15, 1880

Married at Varna, March 31, By B. Vorn, Esq., Samuel R. Miller of Varna to Miss Katie Kiley of Lacon.

April 22, 1880

Married at Wabasha, Minn., April 3, at the residence of the bride's parents, By Rev. Ray, Harry Jewell and Miss Ida, daughter of D. D. Bunn formerly of Henry.

April 29, 1880

Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. Endsley, recently married, have gone to housekeeping in "the Devalon" property. We welcome them cheerfully to our city.

May 6, 1880 - Wenona

Two agents of the C. & A. road, having more regard for the opinion of father Adam than the advice of Paul, varied the usual routine of station work a couple of weeks ago by getting married. Charles Rich of Garfield to a Miss Stroxnidur of the same place, and J. W. Adams of Blackstone to a lady in Cayuga. Mr. Rich, who is son of Dr. K. E. Rich of this place, goes to Nevada station, and is succeeded at Garfield by Jesse Case of Wenona as agent. Mr. Adams and wife have been spending a few days with his stepfather, ex-Mayor Vaughn. Thus five persons were made happy in one week.

May 13, 1880

Married at Lacon, April 28, by Ira Norris, Esq., Lucius M. Graves of Wyoming and Miss Jennie Moffitt of Saratoga township.

May 20, 1880

Married in this city, May 20, at the M. E. parsonage, by Rev. C. David, Charles N. Schafer and Maria A. Merrill, both of this city.

June 3, 1880

Married at Peoria, June 1, at the residence of W. A. Culson, by Rev. H. S. Beavis, Mr. James E. Murden of Peoria, and Miss Ella G. Clark of Henry.

June 10, 1880

Married in LaPrairie, June 8, at the residence of the officiating minister, by Rev. H. H. Houston, Samuel Lee and Miss Martha Anderson, both of Vincennes, Knox county, Indiana.

June 17, 1880

Married in this city, June 13, at the residence of Mr. Locke on Main street, Harry J. Barker of Hennepin to Miss Melvina F. Locke.

June 24, 1880

Married at Chillicothe, June 16, by Rev. J. P. Davis, David Truitt and Miss Priscilla Ruth Iler, both of C.

July 15, 1880

Married in Chicago, July 7, at the residence of the bride's mother, Mrs. C. R. Hastings, 712 W. Monroe street, by Rev. E. P. Goodwin, pastor of the First Congregational church, Ira Stover of Baltimore and Miss Hattie M., daughter of the late Charles R. Hastings, formerly of Lacon.

July 22, 1880

Married in Whitefield township, July 15, by Rev. W. H. Hitchcock, Norris Woodin and Miss Katie, daughter of J. P. Hall of this city.

July 22, 1880

At Mossville, July 6, by Rev. Henry Apple, Edgar Williams of Glencoe, Nebraska and Emma J. Thompson of M.

July 29, 1880

Married in this city, July 28, by E. T. Disosway, Esq., William D. Smith and Miss Mary E., daughter of John McGraw, both of Whitefield.

July 29, 1880

Married in Vernon township, Cowley county, Kansas at the residence of the bride's father, July 21, by Rev. J. A. Rupp, Levi E. Gault and Miss Emeline Hopkins, daughter of Elder Hopkins.  Another Marshall county boy sent on his way rejoicing.

August 5, 1880 - Wenona

Samuel Barnes and Miss Ella Erwine were united in the holy bonds of matrimony on Wednesday evening, July 28th, at the residence of the bride's mother, in a quiet and nice manner.

August 5, 1880

Married at Wenona, Aug. 2, by Rev. M. J. Byron, pastor of the Streator Catholic church, Prof. Jonathan A. Holmes and Miss Margaret Duffy Barton of LaSalle.

August 5, 1880

Married at Chicago, July 27, Frank E. Baldwin, printer, formerly of Lacon, and Miss Julia E. Esterbrook, formerly of Peoria.

August 12, 1880

Married in this city August 11 by Rev. Father Quigley, Edward Ryan and Miss Ella Ryan both of Snachwine.

August 12, 1880

At Lacon, August 4 by Rev. William Tracy, Charles D. Gapen and Miss Laura, daughter of John Fisher, all of Lacon.

The marriage of Miss Laura Fisher, daughter of John Fisher of Lacon township, was duly celebrated on Wednesday evening of last week. The party was a private one, but the wedding gifts numerous. A bon voyage and a prosperous one attends the happy pair.

August 19, 1880

Married in this city, August 17, by E. T. Disosway, Esq., Edward Hacker and Miss Emily G. Priestley, both of Lacon

August 19, 1880

At the M. E. parsonage, by Rev. C. David, William Vandorn and Mrs. Mamie Morgan, both of Snachwine.

August 19, 1880

At Sparland, August 11, by Rev. R. Seaman, Jason Ong of Varna and Miss May Doran of Steuben.

August 19, 1880

At Sparland at the residence of the bride's parents by Rev. R. Seaman, Charles Hoadley and Miss Abbie J. Fowler

August 26, 1880

Married at La Prairie Center, Aug. 17, in M. E. church, by Rev. C. Springer, presiding sider of Peoria district, Rev. George D. King, pastor of 9th street M. E. church of Rock Island and Miss Mary Alice, daughter of Rev. A. J. Jones.

September 9, 1880

Married in this city, Sept. 8, at 2 p.m. at the residence of Ananias Snethen, by E. T. Disosway, Esq., Albert J. Wimer of Peoria, to Miss Leah Ann Richer, adopted daughter of Mr. Snethen.

September 16, 1880

Married at Wintersep Iowa September 1, by Rev. Henry Wallace, L. L. Lowe of Garlow, Warren county, Illinois and Miss Laura M., daughter of Joseph F. Buchanan, late of Whitefield

September 16, 1880

At Brooklyn New York, September 8, by Rev. Mr. Wraage, Thomas H. Vogelsang and Miss Garatta C. Reed, both recently of Henry.

September 23, 1880

Married in this city, Sept. 22, at St. Joseph’s catholic church, by Rev. M. Quigley, Frank Baer and Miss Margaret Wallace all of this city.

St. Joseph's church was the scene of a "union of hearts" yesterday, the occasion being the marriage of Mr. Frank Baer and Miss Margaret Wallace.  Rev. Father Quigley explained the object of marriage, and then in a brief ceremony, in which a ring was used, the couple were pronounced man and wife.  Henry Yoeger and Miss Kate Harney attended the couple at the alter as groomsman and bridesmaid. Congratulations followed, when the bridal retinue repaired from dinner at the bride's father's William Wallace, in Whitefield, then returned to Henry, and at 4 taking the train for Peoria, and other points to enjoy the honeymoon for two weeks or more. ... Frank has purchased him a house, and when they return will occupy it, to settle down to adorn a life in a mutual sharing of interest, comfort and prosperity.

September 30, 1880

Married at Lacon, Sept. 19th, Henry Kellogg to Miss Elizabeth A. Sumner, both of Lacon

September 30, 1880

Married in Whitefield township, Sept. 23, at the residence of and by Elder S. H. Brown, Isaac W. Waughop and Miss Susie F. Jacobs, all of Whitefield.

October 7, 1880

Married in Akron, Sept. 21, Robert Langworthy of Tonica, and Miss Sarah Burdick of West Hallock, both bride and groom in the 65th year of their age. The bride formerly lived in Henry and was a sister of the late S. S. Burdick.

October 7, 1880

Married at Jacksonville, Oct. 6, Clark Burgess of Bement, and Miss Mary, daughter of W. D. Robinson, formerly of this city.

October 14, 1880

Married at Lacon, Oct. 9, by Rev. W. Tracy, Peter W. Wykoff and Miss Annie S. Vandeveer, both of this city.

October 21, 1880

Married in this city, October 20, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. John S. Glendenning, James Young of St. Cloud, Minn., and Miss Kate S., daughter of Dr. John G. Baker.

October 28, 1880

Married in this city, Oct. 24, at the residence of the bride's father, by E. T. Disosway, Esq., Geo. A. Stegall of Galesburg and Miss Fannie, daughter of Jacob Syphers.

October 28, 1880

In Whitefield, Oct. 18, at residence of and by Rev. S. H. Brown, Wexford Griswold and Miss Susan Parsons of Sparland.

October 28, 1880

In Saratoga, Oct. 13, by R. N. Morse, Edward W. Torrey to Miss Ann L., daughter of Richard Terrell.

October 28, 1880

Wenona - Oliver Allen, assistant agent at the Illinois Central railroad and Miss Roa Hamilton were united in the holy bonds of matrimony on Friday last.

November 4, 1880

Married in Steuben, Oct. 31, by Rev. W. H. Hitchcock, William J. Hill and Miss Elizabeth S., daughter of Charles Schultz.

November 4, 1880

At Peoria, Octobre 28, by Barrett White, Esq., Richard Shaw Jr., of Lacon and Miss Mary Deal of Peoria.

November 4, 1880

At Wenona, Oct. 21, by Rev. R. N. Morse, Oliver G. Allen to Miss Roanna Hamilton.

November 4, 1880

At Wenona, oct. 20, by Rev. C. Springer, Forrest Merckle and Miss Susie Fisher.

November 18, 1880

Married at Sparland, November 11, at the M. E. parsonage, by Rev. W. H. Hitchcock, David Edward Poarch and Miss Nettie W., daughter of Russell Frisbey of Steuben township.

November 25, 1880

Married at Sparland, Nov. 23, by Joseph Placher, police magistrate, Joseph Beaumont to Alice Ida Denby, both of Peoria county.

December 2, 1880

Married in this city, Nov. 25, Joseph J. Goddard to Sarah Goddard, a re-marriage.

December 9, 1880

In Whitefield, Dec. 1, by Rev. W. H. Hunter of Peoria, Nelson J. Webber of Saratoga, and Miss Bina, daughter of Smith P. Hill

A pleasant affair of this kind came off at the residence of S. P. Hill in Whitefield, on the evening of December 1st, being the marriage of Newton J. Webber, son of Alanson P. Webber of Saratoga to Miss Arabine Hill. The relative of the contracting parties, with a few invited guests, assembled at an early hour in the evening. At six o'clock the company gathered in our host's parlor, where Miss Myra Webber, seated at the piano, played an exhilerating selection. Soon the bride and groom entered, preceded by the venerable Father Hunter of Peoria, who proceeded to unite them in the holy bans of wedlock, according to the beautiful and impressive ceremony of the M. E. church

December 9, 1880

Married at Lacon, November 30, by Judge W. J. Fort, James M. Gilfillan of Lawn Ridge and Miss Lucy W. Doran of La Prairie.

December 16, 1880

Married at Lacon, Dec. 13, William Kellogg of Greenwood county, Kan., and Miss Mary Hileman of Steuben township.

December 16, 1880

At Lacon, Dec. 12, at the Catholic church by Rev. Father Powers, William O'Leary of Sparland and Miss Katie Condon of Lacon

December 16, 1880

At Lacon, Dec. 2, by Rev. Mr. Cummings, David Wright and Mrs. Mary McAdam of Wenona.

December 16, 1880

In Sparland, Dec. 9, by Rev. W. H. Hitchcock, Haver Bonham of Chicago, and Miss Martha Jane, daughter of Thomas Aukland of Whitefield.

December 16, 1880

At Sparland, Dec. 15, by Rev. W. H. Hitchcock, James H. Holmes of Ellsworth, Kan., and Miss Addie Jacobs of this county.

December 30, 1880

At Bloomington, December 23, at the residence of Dr. S. C. Wilson, by Rev. J. W. Dinzmore, Steven Merritt, formerly of Whitefield and Miss Anna English of B.

1881

January 6, 1881

Married in Whitefield, Dec. 29, at the M. E. parsonage, by Rev. H. K. Metcalf, William O. Applegate of Saratoga and Miss Alice E. True.

January 13, 1881

Married in this city, Jan. 9, at the residence of the officiating clergymen, by Rev. J. Bunnell, Frank Forbes and Miss Jennie Russell, both of this city.

January 13, 1881

Married in this city, Jan. 8, at German church by Rev. Father Shamoni, Henry Roesdorf to Miss Helina C. Fectler, both of Hopewell.

January 13, 1881

Married in Steuben, Jan. 4, at the home of the bride, by Rev. H. H. Houston of LaPrairie, Samuel C. McFarland of Hoopeston, and Miss Josephine, daughter of Amasa Garrett, Esq.

January 13, 1881

Married in Whitefield, Jan. 5, at the home of the bride, by Rev. H. H. Houston, George M. Joseph of Chatsworth, and Miss Electa, daughter of Warner Combs, Esq.

January 13, 1881

Married in Whitefield, Jan. 12, at the M. E. parsonage, by Rev. H. K. Metcalf, George Ettridge and Miss Frances Ellen, daughter of Thomas Higgins, both of Saratoga township.

January 13, 1881

Married at South Bend, Ind., Jan. 5, Harru Stevenson of this city and Miss Carrie A. Burt of S. B.

January 13, 1881

Married at Onarga, Dec. 29, Horace Dent of Wenona, and Miss Nettie Duke of O.

January 20, 1881

Married in this city, Jan. 19, at the residence of W. T. Law, Esq., president First National Bank, by Rev. C. W. Leffingwell of Knoxville, George G. Guyer, of the firm of Hutchins & Guyer, and Miss Marie E., youngest daughter of the late Robert Davis.

February 3, 1881

Married at Zanesville, O., Jan. 19, William C. Dorsey of Bennington township and Miss Maggie J. Scott

February 10, 1881

Married in this city, Feb. 9, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. W. J. Minium of the M. E. church, Stepehn A. Worley and Miss Eulalia Z., daughter of Mr. George Hulben.

February 10, 1881

Married in this city, Feb. 8, at St. Mary's Catholic church by Rev. Father Shamoni, Anton Stoddel to Miss Sophia Wunder, both of Hopewell.

February 10, 1881

Married in LaPrairie, Feb. 1, at the residence of Robert Turnbull, Esq., by Rev. H. H. Houston, William Scoon of LaPrairie and Miss Janet W. Hall of Hawick, Scotland.

February 10, 1881

Married in LaPrairie, Feb. 3, at the residnec of Robert Scoon, Esq., by Rev. H. H. Houston, James M. Hall and Miss Minnie Scoon, both of LaPrairie.


February 10, 1881

Married at Chicago, Feb. 9, by Rev. Dr. Holland, at the residence of the bride's father, 157 22d street, Charles C. Jones, Esq., state's attorney of Marshall county, and Miss Carrie, daughter of Mr. E. D. Hodge.

Feb. 17, 1881
Jones - Hodge

However favorable in circumstance or condition marriage may be, when contracted between parties of accidental or short acquaintance, we are led to regard the conditions for happiness and compatibility all the more favorable when the parties have the advantage of long acquaintance.  Reflections like these were appropos to the recent uniting of the lives of two well known people, Charley Jones and Carrie Hodge, whose marriage we were privileged to witness. Both were born in Henry, and both living there all their lives, (except the last 10 years of hers) with parents, friends, and relatives, all intimately acquainted, the stronger, closer, life-tie of man and wife, took on much of promise and hope from such favorable surroundings.

They were married on Wednesday evening, February 9th, at the home of the bride's parents on 22d street, where a goodly number of friends of the pair assembled in honor of the occasion.  The Rev. Dr. Holland officiated, using the beautiful, binding ritual of the Episcopal church, and to each item in the catalogue of obligations, the responses were prompt and emphatic. Congratulations, heatfelt and cordial, followed, for several were present who had known them from childhood, and who witnessed this uniting of their lives with more than ordinary interest.

After partaking of any elegant repast the newly wedded took train for St. Louis, followed by a unity of God bless you's from all.  They will be at their future home in Henry, after a fortnight's absence.


February 17, 1881

Married in this city, Feb. 15, at the German church, by Rev. Father Shamoni, George Heider and Miss Regina, daughter of Mr. John Koch.

Heider-Koch

George Heider and Miss Regina Koch were duly "made one" at the German church on Tuesday by Father Shamoni, in the presence of a large number of their friends.  Mr. Henry Yaeger and Miss Ellen Yaeger were their escorts, performing the duties of groomsman and bridesmaid on the occasion.


February 17, 1881

Married in this city, Feb. 16, at the parsonage, by Rev. Father Shamoni, Edgar Smith of Whitefield and Miss Katie Kemple of this city.

Smith - Kemple

Edgar Smith and Katie Kemple were joined in wedlock yesterday.  A wedding supper was served at the bride's mother's. They received a number of nice presents and warm congratulations from their numerous friends.


February 17, 1881

Married at Lacon, Feb. 14, by Judge John Burns, Samuel Taggart and Miss Lizzie, daughter of the officiating magistrate.


February 17, 1881

Married at Lacon, Feb. 10, at the parsonage, by Rev. Wm. Tracy, Leon Disher Ruggles and Miss Effie Fay, daughter of Eli Albertson, all of this city.

Ruggles - Albertson

Mr. Leon D. Ruggles and Miss Effie F. Albertson were married in Lacon last week and are off spending the honeymoon among friends.  We join with a large circle of relatives and acquaintances in the hope that their lives may ever be joyous and rosy and that prosperity may attend them in all their hands find to do.


February 17, 1881

Married in LaPrairie, Feb. 15, at the M. E. parsonage, by Rev. Mr. Seamon, Solomon Darby and Mrs. Elizabeth Watt, both of Saratoga township.

February 17, 1881

Married in Saratoga township, Feb. 16, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. H. H. Houston, James H. Smith of Whitefield, and Miss Ella F., daughter of Mr. William Coulter of S.

March 3, 1881

Married in this city, Feb. 28, at the parsonage, by Rev. T. Quigley, Elmer E. Dalley of Putnam, and Miss Bridget, daughter of Daniel Hickey of Saratoga township.

March 3, 1881

Married at Lacon, Feb. 22, by Ira Norris, Esq., Chas. Hoshor of Woodford county, and Miss Ella Amanda Seward of Lacon.

March 3, 1881

Fremont Davis of Lacon will be married tonight at Elgin to Miss Katie Davis, a person of his own name, but no relation.  Tomorrow a reception will be held at his mother's at Lacon.

March 10, 1881

Married at Sheffield, Feb. 23, at the residence of the bride's mother, by Rev. L. B. Kent of Jacksonville, assisted by Rev. W. I. Coe of Sheffield, I. Eugene Stevenson and Miss Laura E. Browne, late of Marshall county.

March 17, 1881

Married in this city, March 13, at the residence of the officiating magistrate, by R. H. Waterfall, Esq., Adolph W. Brown of Modena, Stark county, and Miss Sarah A., daughter of George Ingle of Whitefield.

March 17, 1881

At Lawn Ridge, March 3, by Rev. M. S. Hall, Sumner Perkins and Miss Fannie Sims.

March 17, 1881

Near Strawn, Livingston county, March 10, Stanley Marshall of Whitefield, and Miss Lucinda C., daughter of Isaac Tanquary of S.

March 31, 1881

Married in Whitefield, March 30, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. H. K. Metcalf, Oscar J. Hill and Miss Florence N., second daughter of Cyrus Brown.

April 7, 1881

Married in this city, April 6, at the residence of the bride's father, by Rev. J. S. Glendenning, James Walter Reynolds, and Miss Minerva L., fourth daughter of Albert M. Poole, all of this city.

April 7, 1881

In Henry, April 4, at the residence of W. P. Williams, by Rev. J. S. Glendenning, Mahlon Newburn and Mrs. Elizabeth A. Blood, all of this city.

April 21, 1881

Married at Lawn Ridge, April 17, by Rev. G. H. Ham (colored) of Peoria, Jeremiah Thompson of Peoria and Miss Nannie Hamilton of Lawn Ridge.

April 28, 1881

Married in this city, April 27, at the residence of the bride's parents on 3rd Street, by Rev. W. J. Minium, Andrew Vogelsang and Miss Izora C., daughter of Mr. George Hulben.

Andrew Vogelsand, chief clerk in J. H. Jones's dry goods store, was married last evening to Miss izora Hulben - a fourth son of Henry Vogelsang to the fifth daughter of George Hulben.  The wedding was confined to the family friends, who were nearly all present to witness the ceremony, which was gracefully performed by Rev. W. J. Minium, and to extend congratulations, enjoy a wedding supper with Mr. and Mrs. Hulben, and make the time go lively as a "marriage hell." The young couple remain at Mr. Hulben's where they will board for the present, sharing in the best wishes of the community for a pleasant and prosperous life.

May 5, 1881

Married at Lacon, April 25, at the Catholic church, by Rev. Rather Powers, Hugh Clark and Susie Waters.

May 5, 1881

Married at Sheldon, Iroquois county, April 26, at the M. E. church, by Rev. J. P. Forsythe, William M. Fields to Marie, daughter of G. W. Robinson, and granddaughter of Mrs. Swan of this city.

May 12, 1881

Calvin J. Studyvin and Miss Maggie I. Holmes were united in holy wedlock on Wednesday evening of last week by Rev. Rogers, in the midst of a large and fashionable company. The bride and groom were handsomely attired, and were warmly congratulated at the close of the ceremony. The supper was rich and elegant. Mr. and Mrs. Studyvin go to housekeeping on the Henry Hailey farm, with the best wishes of a large circle of acquaintances and intimate friends, who extend to them their best wishes for their comfort, congeniality, prosperity and success.

May 19, 1881 Saratoga

Married at Uncle Joe Ray's on last Sunday afternoon by Rev. Seaman of LaPrairie, Hue McVicker to Mrs. Samuel Lytle. For the young to start out into life together. Once a man and twice a child, their combined ages - 150 years, 69 and 81. May their troubles be only "little ones"

May 19, 1881

Married in this city, May 17 at a socialable held at the residence of Mr. David Coan, by Rev. W. J. Minium, Adna Jones and Miss Arletta Stowe, both of this city.

May 26, 1881

Married in Steuben, May 14, by Rev. W. H. Hitchcock, John Betts of Whitefield and Miss Maggie Hensley of Steuben

June 16, 1881

Married in Saratoga, June 9, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. R. B. Seaman, D. Porter Wilmot of Evergreen, Col., and Miss Libbie, daughter of Mr. George Scholes.

June 23, 1881

Married at Sheffield, June 1, at the parsonage, by Rev. J. W. Coe, Martin W. Clock of S. and Clara Brown, formerly of Marshall county.

June 30, 1881

Married at Wenona, June 21, by Rev. F. B. Wortring, E. P. Barker and Louise Robbins, all of W.

July 7, 1881

Married at Lacon, June 29, Michael K. Harper to Mrs. Lucinda M. Dixon, widow of J. Dixon, both of Saratoga township.

July 7, 1881

In LaPrairie, June 30, at 7 o'clock p.m., at the home of the bride's parents, by Rev. H. H. Houston, James Reed Lytle, student of medicine and Miss Lettie M. Burrell, both of LaPrairie.

July 21, 1881 - LaPrairie Center

On the evening of the 10th of July, at half past 8 o'clock, a few friends gathered at the home of Mrs. Sheres, to witness the marriage of her only daughter, Miss Hattie to Mr. Walter McAllister of Chillicothe. The bride and groom were ushered into the parlor by Thomas McAllister and Miss Vista Wilmot, who acted as bridesmaid and groomsman. Here Rev. Seaman in a short but beautiful ceremony united the happy couple in the bonds of holy matrimony. After receiving congratulations, refreshments were served. The bride looked very handsome attired as she was in white, her dark hair dressed in a most becoming yet simple style, ornamented with a few natural flowers.


July 21, 1881 - Local Items

The marriage of Miss Jossie S. Gilbert and Mr. William W. Reynolds is to take place in town this evening. The wedding will be quiet and select but nevertheless agreeable and enjoyable to those who participate. We congratulate our young friends for the tender and successful consumation of their hopes and that they may find in wedded association all that makes life desireable is the united wish of the Republican and all their friends.

July 28, 1881

Married in this city, July 21, at the residence of the bride's mother, Wm. W. Reynolds and Josephine S., eldest daughter of Mrs. Anna Gilbert.

The marriage of Mr. William W. Reynolds to Miss Josephine S. Gilbert was consumated on last Thursday evening at the residence of the bride's mother, Mrs. Anna R. Gilbert, in this city.  The ceremony was a quiet one, the invitations having been confined to the relatives of the bride and groom, and a few intimate friends.  Rev. W. J. Minium, pastor of the M. E. church, officated, using the beautiful and impressive service of that church.


August 4, 1881

Married in this city, July 30, at the Methodist parsonage, by Rev. W. J. Minium, Edward R. Haddon and Miss Ida A Pierce.

August 11, 1881

Married at Varna, Aug. 4, by Esq. Davis, Silas King to Miss Sylvia Miller.

August 18, 1881

Married in this city, Aug. 15, at the residence of the officiating magistrate by R. H. Waterfall, Esq., John Dalrymple of Hopewell and Miss Mary McDonald of Lacon.

August 18, 1881

At Isadora, Worth county, Mo., Aug. 10, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. D. Mills, J. R. Mills and Miss Rosa E. Bell, daughter of William Bell, late of Henry, both of Isadora.

September 1, 1881

Married in this city, Aug. 31, by R. H. Waterfall, Esq., Almon A. Powers of Henry and Miss Mary E. Harris of Lockport.

September 1, 1881

At Dakota City, Iowa, Aug. 21, by Rev. Dr. Halstead of Fort Dodge, Arthur Minion and Miss Flora Walker, a half sister of Mr. Ken McNeal of this city.


September 1, 1881 - Sparland

Married in LaPrairie, August 25, at the home of the officiating minister, Rev. H. H. Houston, Robert S. Rickey of Saratoga and Miss Mary E. Marple of Whitefield.

There was a quiet little wedding at the residence of Rev. Houston on Thursday evening, August 25. Robert Rickey to Miss Ella Marple, Rev. Houston officiating. After the wedding, the happy couple went to the residence of John Sands where some young friends were gathered and all enjoyed themselves in a social hop until the wee small hours, none except Mr. and Mrs. Sands knowing of their wedding. Kinder sly was it not?


September 15, 1881

Married on the 8th inst., at Linwood, the residence of the bride's mother, two miles north of Henry, by Rev. W. Tracy of Lacon, John A. Love, of San Diego, San Diego county, California, to Lu. R. Hoagland of Linwood.

Local Items

The marriage of J. A. Love to Miss Lu R. Hoagland was consummated at Woodland last Thursday evening. The ceremony was a quiet one, the invitations having been strictly confined to the immediate relatives of the bride and groom. Rev. William Tracy officiated in his usual happy vein. After the wedding collation, the happy bride and groom left on a midnight train for Chicago, accompanied by Miss Lottie Hoagland, sister of the bride, where they will remain, taking in the exposition of the sites of the city until the first of the week, when they will embark for their future home in San Diego, via Council Bluffs, Los Angeles, accompanied on their journey by the best wishes of a large circle of friends.


September 15, 1881 - Lacon

On Wednesday evening of last week, W. H. Pyle and Ella Miller, both of this city, were married at the residence of Mrs. William H. Pyle. It was a rather select, hence but few were invited. Mr. Pyle recently opened a photographic art gallery here. We would not be surprised to hear of three or four young men who will make themselves a fellow, d-se, and finish all their woes on the branch of a tree.

September 22, 1881

Married in Saratoga township, Sept. 18, at M. E. church by Rev. R. B. Seamon, Owen Doyle and Miranda C., daughter of Hon. Alanson P. Webber.

September 22, 1881

At Chicago, Sept. 17, Geo. W. Miller, vice president of the Board of Trade, and Miss Sadie E. Schalck of New Orleans.  The groom is a son of Mr. B. Miller of this place.

October 6, 1881

Married in Whitefield, Sept. 27, by Rev. H. K. Metcalf, Charles B. Erwin and Ella J. Fibbs, both of Whitefield.


October 6, 1881

At Lacon, Oct. 3, by Rev. W. Tracy, John M. Strawn and Hattie Reddan.

October 6, 1881 - Lacon

Monday, 3d, at 7 o'clock John M. Strawn and Hattie Redden were married, Rev. William Tracy joining the happy couple. The happy couple and several friends took the morning train for St. Louis where they will attend the fair and return by way of Chicago, visiting the exposition and other points of interest. They expect to return about October 15.


October 6, 1881

At Peoria, Sept. 30, by John C. Yates, county judge, E. G. Geffons and Alice Wilson, both of Lacon.

October 13, 1881

Married in this city, Oct. 11, at the M. E. parsonage, by Rev. W. J. Minium, John Davis of Belle Plain, and Miss Mary E. Johnson of Hopewell.

October 20, 1881

Married in this city, Oct. 13, at the residence of the bride, by Rev. W. J. Minium, Joseph B. Mock and Mrs. Annie Gilbert, both of this city.

October 20, 1881

In this city, Oct. 17, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. W. J. Minium, John A. Fogelsong of Lewisburg, Greenbrier county, W. Va., and Miss Ellen Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Mr. Richard Dikes of this city.

October 20, 1881

In this city, Oct. 17, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. J. S. Glendenning, Bernhardt Spath and Kate C., daughter of Mr. William A. Smith, all of Henry.


October 20, 1881

At Lacon, Oct. 19, at the residence of William Wright, Thomas A. Crawford and Miss Jennie (Priestly) Wright, adopted daughter of William Wright and sister of Mrs. Howard Young of this city.

October 20, 1881 - Lacon

The marriage of Miss Jennie Right to Thomas Crawford, at the residence of Mrs. William Right on Wednesday evening, October 19, was one of the happy events of this week. As the appointed time drew near for celebrating the consummation, devoutly to be wished, a few chosen guest, immediate friends of the family were assembled. As the clock indicated the hour, the trembling and happy couple were presented, the famous words spoken by the Rev. O. B. Reed and the twain were made one.


October 20, 1881

At Chicago, Oct. 13, at the residence of the bride, 695 West Monroe street, Edgar French and Mrs. Mary E. Hastings, formerly of Lacon.

October 27, 1881

Married in this city, Oct. 20, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. W. J. Minium, Ben. A. Kline, salesman in C. Gould's Hardware store and Miss Minnie, third daughter of Col. N. W. Orr, the grocer.

October 27, 1881

At Lacon, Oct. 20, at the Presbyterian church, by Rev. W. Tracy, Christopher C. Broaddus and Miss Jennie, youngest daughter of the late Harmon Andrews of Whitefield.

November 3, 1881

Near Hastings, Nebraska, Oct. 17, Isaac L. Huff and Miss Julia, daughter of Charles Madeley, late of Lacon.

Miss Julia Madley, known to many of our readers, was married at the residence of her father's Mr. C. Madely, near Hastings, Neb., on Oct. 12 to Isaac L. Huff.  About 30 persons were present at the wedding at which were refreshments, singing, etc. Miss Madeley, the present Mrs. Huff has been for the past year superintending a sunday school in their own school district, and Isaac L. Huff was elected by the school as assistant superintendent.  Instead of losing a daughter, Mr. Madeley gains a son-in-law, as the new couple will make their home with him.

November 3, 1881

Married in Evans township, Oct. 19 by Rev. R. P. Hoge, Kerrie Watt and Caroline E. Henry all of E.

November 10, 1881

Married in this city, Nov. 8, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. W. Tracy of Lacon, George Wilder of Springfield, Mass., and Miss Nana E., daughter of John Whitney.

November 10, 1881

At Normal, Oct. 26, at the residence of the bride, by Rev. G. P. Bishop of the Free Methodist church, Alfred J. Dennis of this city and Mrs. Mary Smoots of Normal.

November 10, 1881

At Peoria, Nov. 3, by Judge Yates, Jacob J. Cramer of Evans township, this county, and Miss Agnes L. Swisher of Northampton, Peoria county.

November 10, 1881

Near Waco, Sedgwick county, Kan., Oct. 19, by Rev. H. Wait, Henry Laurent and Miss Martha, daughter of Matthew Rosswog, formerly of Henry.

November 17, 1881

Married at Ottawa, Oct. 12, by Rev. S. P. Alford, J. R. Iliff of LaRose, this county and Mrs. Mary E. Kleiber of Ottawa.

November 17, 1881

At Alba, Iowa, Oct. 31, George Tucker and Miss Martha James of England, niece of Richard Tremain, Sr., of Whitefield.

November 17, 1881

At Brimfield, Nov. 10, by Res. S. Brink, Adolph H. Zimmerman, prescription clerk at Drs Powell's City Drug Store in this city and Miss Margaret J. Aten of Brimfield.

November 3, 1881 - Adolph Zimmerman, prescription clerk of Dr. Powell's City Drug store is to be married on Thursday evening next to Miss Maggie Aten at Brimfield. There will be a large party, and of course things will go off as "merry as a marriage bell." Mr. and Mrs. Zimmerman will go to housekeeping in this city, occupying the Woodward residence, and our best wishes is for lots of happiness, and all the comforts of domestic life.

December 8, 1881

Married in Steuben township, Nov. 30, by Rev. Read of Lacon, Royal Frisbey and Mrs. Laura (Chapman) Carvr, both of Steuben.  The bride is a sister of Mrs. Orsemus Culver.

December 15, 1881

Married in this city, December 18 at 8:30 a.m., at the residence of T. Frank McCoy, by Rev. J. S. Glendenning, William Gray MacDougal, assistance general freight agent of Wabash B. R. line at Peoria and Zenana Amelia, daughter of Alderman A. M. Poole.

This morning at 8:30 o'clock, at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. T. Frank McCoy, the marriage of W. G. McDougal, assistant general freight agent of the Wabash R. R. Line, Peoria, and Miss Zenana Amelia, second daughter of Alderman A. M. Pool, was solemnized by Rev. J. S. Glendenning, in a short, impressive, beautiful ceremony; then followed congratulations and afterward breakfast, which was served in the parlors. The company assembled was confined to the relatives and a few intimate friends. There were many presents for the bride and groom. At 9:45 the bridal pair took the train for Chicago, and from thence take a tour south. They will spend next Sabbath on Lookout Mountain, and will visit New Orleans before they return. Their home will be in Peoria. The Republican offers its good offices in wafting the best wishes of a host of friends.

December 22, 1881

Married in this city, Dec. 21, by Rev. Kenyon of Kewanee, William B. Goodrich of Kewanee, and Miss Eliza Reinbeck of this city.

December 22, 1881

At Peoria, Dec. 20, at the residence of Mr. J. E. Murden, brother-in-law of the bride, by Rev. E. B. England, rector of the Reformed Episcopal church, Henry Mohler of Whitefield and Miss Lou S. Clark of this city.

December 22, 1881

At Danville, Nov. 21, by Rev. C. H. Little, Capt. L. D. Gass, teller of the First National Bank and Miss Eva, daughter of Martin Hulce, formerly of this city.

December 22, 1881

At Valley Center, Sedgwick Co., Kan., Dec. 15, by Rev. Elliot, Thomas N. Baker and Miss Adda, daughter of Calvin Diehl, formerly of Marshall county.

December 29, 1881

Married in this city, December 27 at St. Joseph's church, by Rev. Thomas Quigley, Thomas Fox of Bradford, Stark county and Mary Ann, daughter of Patrick Tuomy of this city.

December 29, 1881

In this city, December 28 at the residence of the bride's parents on School street, by Rev. J. S. Glendenning, John W. Blair of Chicago, porter on a sleeping car of the C. R. I. & P. R. R. , running to Peoria and Emma H., daughter of Samuel Bell, the barber.

December 29, 1881

In this city, Dec. 28 at St. Joseph's Catholic church, by Rev. Thomas Quigley, W. H. Wallace and Mary, daughter of Terrance Monahan, all of Whitefield.


 

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