Star Basket Ball Player Weds Today In Springfield
Ruth Roberts High School Classmate Girl of His Choice
The wedding of Henry Anderson and Miss Ruth Roberts well known and popular young couple of this city will take place this evening in Springfield. The bride to be is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Clemon Roberts of this city and is a graduate of the Litchfield high school this year's class. She is employed as stenographer in an insurance office in Springfield. The bridegroom to be is the son of Mr and Mrs W E Anerson and he is employed at the Litchfield Laundry. He attended the Litchfield high school and was a star on the basketball team. [Litchfield Daily Union, Saturday, July 7, 1928 - Submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]
William E Armstrong 23 and Leona Mae Gunter 19 of Detroit, Michigan were united in marriage this morning by Judge Kessinger at the court house. Litchfield Daily Union, Thursday, July 5, 1928 - submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]
Chas Buscher Wedded Last Wednesday
Charles Buscher of East St Louis, eldest son of Mr and Mrs John F Buscher of this city and Miss Marie Pitcher daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles Pitcher of East St Louis were united in marriage last Wednesday morning at St Elizabeth's church in East St Louis. Joseph Buscher, a brother of the groom and Mrs Florence Pitcher of the bride were the attendants. The immediate family from this city were present at the wedding. The groom is employed in the clerical department of the C & A. [Litchfield Daily Union, Litchfield, IL, Monday, July 11, 1927 - Submitted by Lynn Reener]
Marriage Banns Are Published
The banns of marriage were read for the first time Sunday at St Mary's Catholic church by Dean Carroll for Peter Cashen of Farmersville and Miss Kathryn Flynn, daughter of Mr and Mrs William Flynn of this city. The wedding will be solemnized at St Mary's church on Wednesday morning, June 22 at 9 o'clock.
Both Mr Cashen and his bride to be are among Litchfield's highly esteemed young people and have a host of friends. Mr Cashen is a foreman at the American Radiator Co. Miss Flynn was connected with the Henley Alden Co for several years, resigning her position a few months ago. [Litchfield Daily Union, Monday, Jun 6, 1927 - submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]
Howard Clardy and Lavina Gibbons both of Farmersville, were married by Justice of the Peace W. M. Rowe at his office last night. Attendants were Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Farnsworth. [The Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL) – Tuesday, March 22, 1938; JD, Sub by FoFG]
Lillian Mae Carter, second oldest dau of Mr and Mrs William D Carter well known residents of Zanesville Township married Harry Detering of St Louis. The ceremony took place on Jan 10, 1927. The bride was a graduate of the local high school class of '24. The bridegroom is the son of Mrs Herman Detering of St Louis. Mr Detering a college graduate is manager of the Hoover Vacuum Co of University City, MO where the couple resides. Attendants were Isabelle Carter, Alice Brown, Wm Hill and Clifford Burns.
[Litchfield Daily Union, August 15, 1927 - Submitted by Lynn Reener]
LCHS Senior Wedded Sunday
Miss Georgia Sanderson one of the Seniors of the Litchfield Community High School who graduates tonight was united in marriage Sunday in St Louis to Vester Perry DeWeese of that city. She is a daughter of Mr and Mrs J L Sanderson of North State Street. [Litchfield Daily Union, Tuesday, May 31, 1927 - Submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]
Jesse Edwards and Miss Maud Lindly were married at the home of the bride in Walshville Township Wednesday night February 5th by Rev W P Baker. The groom is the son of the late C H Edwards and the bride is the daughter of John Lindly. They will make their home on the Edwards farm south of Hillsboro. [Montgomery County News, Hillsboro, IL 7 Feb 1902 - Submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]
Married in Edwardsville
Delbert Guile of Hillsboro, manager of Hillsboro Brick and Tile Works, and Miss Kathryn Nolan of East St Louis were married Wednesday evening by Justice Dale of Edwardsville. Shortly afterwards, George Frick and Miss Elsa Durr, both of Coffeen were married by the same justice.
[Litchfield Daily Union, Litchfield, Illinois, Friday, November 27, 1914 - Submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]
Litchfield Folks Wed at Hillsboro
Homer H Hall, aged 25, son of Mr Sam Hall of this city and Miss Dorothy Eckhardt, aged 17, also of this city were united in marriage yesterday at Hillsboro. Judge Grassell officiating. The bride's mother, Mrs Daisy Eckhardt Rule, gave her consent. The groom is employed at the Brown Shoe Plant and his bride is employed at Woolworth's. They will reside at 817 West Beeler St. [Litchfield Daily Union, Thursday, July 5, 1928 Submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]
Married Here Last Evening
Arthur Seymour Hamilton and Miss Helen Hughes were united in marriage last evening in the office of Judge Morris. The groom is employed at the American Radiator Co. His bride is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Matt Hughes. [Litchfield Daily Union, Friday, April 29, 1927 - Submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]
A marriage license was issued in Hillsboro on Saturday to Glenn Lewis Haynes 21 of Towanda, McLean county and Miss Gertrude Freeman of Farmersville. Mr Haynes is a son of Mr and Mrs Herschell Haynes of near Farmersville and Miss Freeman is a daughter of Superintendent and Mrs Delbert Freeman of Farmersville. She taught school this year. [Litchfield Daily Union, Monday, May 28, 1928 - Submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]
Duck Hensen Weds Miss Lucile Lorenz
Charles Edward Hensen and Miss Lucile Lorenz were united in marriage on Saturday afternoon at the parsonage of the English Lutheran Church at Hillsboro. Rev Kellar officiating. They were attended by Mr and Mrs Bechtold of Tower Hill. Mrs Bechtold being the brides mother. The groom is a son of Mr and Mrs H Hensen of this city. he was employed for thirteen years at the local plant of the American Radiator Company. he has been for sometime cost clerk at the Springfield Radiator Company. He is a splendid young man. His bride is a daughter of Mr and Mrs George Lorenz. She has been employed at the International Shoe Company plant at Springfield. They have a home furnished on South Seventh St in Springfield where they will reside. [Litchfield Daily Union, Monday, April 2, 1928 Submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]
George Holderread, youngest son of Mrs Mary Holderread, of this city and Miss Vera Reid, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ward Reed of Greenville were united in marriage Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock at the home of the bride's parents on College avenue, Greenville. The ceremony was performed by Rev Todd, pastor of the Greenville Methodist Episcopal church. Taking part in the wedding were ---
Florence d/o Walter Holderread, ring bearer
Harry Butler, best man
Ferne Reid, sister of the bride, bridesmaid
Mrs Eric DeMoulin, maid of honor
Miss Clara Reid, played the wedding march
Attending from Litchfield---
Harry Butler, Dan Taylor, Harold Morgan, Mrs Mary Holderread and dau Florence, Mr and Mrs Kenyon Montgomery, Mr and Mrs W L Wooster, Ruth Fisher and Abbie Snell
After a short honeymoon, they will be at home on N Franklin St.
[Litchfield Daily Union, Litchfield, Illinois, Friday, November 27, 1914 - Lynn Boyd Reener]
Married Monday at Hillsboro
William Jett, aged 21 and Mrs Emma Coplin, 24, both of Litchfield. She was formerly Miss Emma Cavinder.
[Litchfield Daily Union, Wednesday, April 13, 1927 - submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]
Earl Majors Secretary To Wed
Colonel and Mrs M J Sanders, Pawnee, announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Florence Jane Sanders to Ralph E Kessler, son of Mr and Mrs Charles Kessler of Springfield. Miss Sanders is private secretary to Congressman J Earl Major and is at present in Washington D C. Mr Kessler for the last 6 years has been connected with the wholesale firm of John W Bunn and company, of this city. The wedding will take place in early June. The couple will reside in Springfield. [Litchfield Daily Union, Monday, May 28, 1928 - Submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]
Former Raymond Girl Weds
Miss Pet Yunker a well known Raymond girl was married to H C Kruse of South Bend IN Monday by Rev Father Slattery. The wedding ceremony was performed at the parochial residence. Miss Emma Yunker of Raymond and Louis Dever of Lawrenceville were the attendants. The bride is the daughter of Mr and Mrs John Yunker of Raymond. She has been an operator for the Bell Telephone Co for several years. The groom is assistant manager of the International Harvester Co of South Bend. [Litchfield Daily Union, Friday, July 1, 1927 - submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]
Prominent Raymond Couple Wed
Ralph Lessman and Miss Thelma Clarkson were married in Vincennes IN on Dec 30. Son of Mr and Mrs Lewis Lessman and daughter of Mrs Anna Clarkson. Thelma is a student at Raymond High School class of 1926.
[Litchfield Daily Union, Tuesday, January 12, 1926 - submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]
Miss Nichols is Wedded
Miss Marjory Nichols of St Louis, daughter of Mr C A Nichols, manager of Western Union of this city and Mr Melton S Meyer of St Louis were united in marriage in St Louis on Thursday, April 19. Mr and Mrs Meyer will reside at 5463 Delmar Avenue. Litchfield Daily Union, Tuesday, April 24, 1928 - Submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener
A marriage license was issued in St Louis yesterday to Clarence V Miller of Gillespie and Mrs Velma N O'Connell of this city. Mrs O'Connell was formerly Velma Taylor. [Litchfield Daily Union, Sat., Jul 2, 1927 - submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]
Early Marriage: Married, in Montgomery county Ilinois, 10th June, Master John Parish, aged 15 to Miss Ibins Goodwin, aged 16 years. This is carrying the advice of Dr. Franklin to marry in the morning of life, to its ultimatum. We do not know which here to admire most, the discretion of the friends, or the tender and steadfast love of the parties themselves. They seem to have been seized with a laudable desire to people the wild prairies of Illinois. [Maysville Eagle (Maysville, KY) -- July 18, 1827 - KT - Sub by FoFG]
Litchfieldians Wedded in Tennessee -
Announcement has been made of the marriage of Miss Annabel Jolly of Martin, Tennessee, and Mr Occo Parrish of this city. The marriage took place at the parsonage of the Baptist Church at Martin Tennessee on Saturday by Rev A B Ross the pastor. The were attended by Mrs Bodie Call and Mr Iran Harris and Jane Jolly the latter a sister of the bride. Mrs Parrish is a sister of Isaac, Joe, and Field Jolly of this city. Mr and Mrs Parrish have returned to this city where they will reside. He is employed at the American Radiator Company. [Litchfield Daily Union, Litchfield, IL, Monday, July 11, 1927 - Submitted by Lynn Reener]
Married in St Louis – James Roach of Hillsboro and Miss Emma Lindly of Walshville went to St Louis last Saturday and were married…Mr Roach is an employee of the Big four RR here and is a son of H H Roach of Litchfield. The bride is a daughter of John Lindly of Walshville. They’ll make their home in Hillsboro [Montgomery County News, Hillsboro, IL 18 Nov 1910 - submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]
Albert A. Ruff and Miss Lucille R. Sills both of Litchfield were united in marriage by Judge Dryer at his office in this city Tuesday afternoon. [Montgomery News, 19 May 1911 Page 1 Col 5, Ruff - Sills - submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]
Henry Saathoff of this city and Miss Anna Zepek of Mt Olive were united in marriage at the parsonage of the Catholic church at Mt Olive at 8 o'clock this morning. The attendants were Catherine Bellovich and Andrew Zepek. The groom is an assistant foreman in the leather dept of the Brown Shoe Plant. He is the son of Mr and Mrs R W Saathoff of E Tyler Ave. His bride is also an employee of the Brown Shoe Plant. They will reside in an apartment at the home of his parents.
[Litchfield Daily Union, Friday, July 8, 1927 - submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]
Kenneth Seymour of Hillsboro, son of the late W L Seymour of Raymond and Miss Juanita Mitchell of Edwardsville were united in marriage yesterday in Edwardsville. The groom is a part owner of the Seymour Drug Store in Hillsboro. His bride is proprietor of the Rainbow Beauty Parlor at Hillsboro.
Litchfield Girl Weds Hillsboro Man
Mr Roy W Simpson, aged 25, of Hillsboro, and Miss Clarissa Manning, aged 23, of Litchfield were united in marriage at Edwardsville, Thursday, Jan 7. The ceremony took place at the parsonage of the Methodist Church. Pastor Rev Tucker officiating. [Litchfield Daily Union, Tuesday, January 12, 1926 - submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]
Scott Toberman, son of Rev. H. Toberman of Fillmore and Miss Eunice Sills daughter of Rev. and Mrs. John Sills of Coffeen were united in marriage at the home of Elder A.C. Brown in Coffeen, Friday evening Sep 21st.
Both are prominent young people of Coffeen who stand high in social circles and have a host of friends who wish them a long and prosperous wedded life. Scott is a young man of excellent habits and is to be congratulated on his choice of a helpmate for his wedded life as Miss Sills comes from one of the most highly respected families in the community and her milk and gentle disposition has made a host of friends wherever she has gone. The groom is a brother of Charles Toberman of Hillsboro.
They will be at home to their friends in Coffeen where Mr. Toberman is engaged in the bakery business at present. [Montgomery News, 28 Sept 1917 Page 8 Cols 5 & 6 - submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]
Litchfieldian Married At Streator
Robert Edgar Van, son of Mrs Frank Potts of North Illinois Avenue and Miss Bertha Bergner of near the Chautauqua were united in marriage Thursday of last week at the Episcopal church at Streator. The groom is a native of Wolverhampton, England, and came to this country several years ago. He is employed in the machine shops of the American Radiator Company and has many friends here. They will reside for the time being at the home of the bride's parents. [Litchfield Daily Union, 28 April 1927 - submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]
The Watson-Trunk Vows Said at St Aloysius Parsonage
Last Evening by Rev A J Stengel -- Will Reside in This City
George Watson and Miss Lydia Trunk well known and popular young people of this city were united in marriage at five o'clock Wednesday evening at the parsonage of St Aloysius church by the pastor, Rev A J Stengel. Attendants of the couple were a brother-in-law and sister of the bride, Mr and Mrs Dolph Duncan of Hillsboro. The bride is the younger daughter of Mr and Mrs Frank Trunk of 215 South Harrison St and has been employed at the Brown Shoe plant. She was attired in a dress of pink with hat to match and carried a bouquet of bridal roses and valley lillies. The bridegroom is the son of Mr and Mrs John Watson of southwest of Litchfield and he too is employed at the Brown Shoe plant. Following the ceremony a wedding dinner was served to the immediate relatives at the home of the bride's parents. The couple will go to housekeeping on East Buchanan street. [Litchfield Daily Union, Thursday, May 10, 1928 submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]
Wedded on Thanksgiving
...Frank Werner and Miss Josephine Holland were united in marriage at the parsonage of St Mary's church, Very Rev P F Carroll officiating. They were attended by Miss Kate Houlihan and Mr Will Rossback...breakfast was served at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs M J Meaney. The bride is the youngest daughter of Mrs Margaret Holland...They will reside in Chicago.
A Lucky Wedding
The bride and bridesmaid at the Warner-Holland wedding yesterday won prizes at St Mary's fair last night...
[Litchfield Daily Union, Litchfield, Illinois, Friday, November 27, 1914 - Submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]