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Warren County Illinois
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Marriage Announcements

Wm. Bartley of Poplar (MT) was in town this week, and surprised his hosts of friends by bringing with him a wife. Mrs. Hartley was formerly Ora Miller of Monmouth, Ill., and the marriage took place in St. Paul on Nov. 20. Mr. and Mrs. Bartley visited various eastern points on their wedding trip, and also at his old home in Missouri - the second time back in twenty years. Mr. and Mrs. Bartley returned via the great Northern and this is their first trip to Glendive. Mr. Bartley is among the most prominent stockmen of Dawson county, and his friends have been busy extending congratulations to himself and bride.
[Yellowstone Monitor. (Glendive, Mont.), January 11, 1912]

The news is out. Charley Burdette left Tuesday for Illinois, leaving behind the rumor that he is to return the last of the week with a bride. The bride-to-be is Miss Winifred Campbell, the accomplished daughter of Mrs. Francis Campbell of Monmouth, Ill. For several years Miss Campbell was piano instructor in Berea College, having made a host of friends here. The groom is well known to our people, coming from one of Berea's oldest families. He is a member of the firm of J. Burdette & Sons, one of Berea's leading business firms, and is always prom-inent in local affairs. Mr. and Mrs. Burdette expect to be at home soon to their many friends in their new cottage on Chestnut Street.
[The Citizen. (Berea, KY), October 20, 1910, Page 4]

Wedding Tonight -- Miss Jessie Hathway, of Monmouth, Ill., who has been the guest for some time of Mrs. H.O. George, and Mr. D.H. Cable, of Berwick, Ill., will be married tonight at 8 o'clock at the residence of Mrs. George, at Fourth and Adams streets. Rev. G.W. Perryman will perform the ceremony.
The bride is an attractive young woman and has made many friends in Paducah. The groom is a banker of Berwick. The couple will go to St. Louis to attend the Worlds' Fair. [The Paducah Sun (Paducah, Ky.), June 09, 1904]

Monmouth Papers Tell of Phoebe Coons' New Venture.
According to Monmouth papers Phoebe Coons, the 16 year old girl who created quite a sensation here a year ago by admitting after she had been married to Edward Swathwood of this city that she had already been married at Galesburg is married again, and her name is now Mrs. Sophronio Phoebe Coons Beatty Swathwood Soper. This much married young lady was first wedded to John Beatty. Then she came here and was married to Swathwood. It was found she had already been married, but investigation showed that the man who tied that knot was not qualified to do so under the law. Swathwood has not been divorced from her yet. Her home is at Swan Creek, Ill.  [Rock Island Argus. (Rock Island, Ill.), 26 Nov. 1907]

Frank E. Kannair, the traveling salesman who resides in Davenport, and Miss Elizabeth Greenleaf of Monmouth were married this noon by Magistrate J. Edward Elliott. Mr. and Mrs. Kannair will make their home at Monmouth. Mr. Kannair has many friends in this city who will extend congratulations to himself and his bride. [Rock Island Argus. (Rock Island, Ill.), 08 Feb. 1907]

James F. Swain, of Muscatine, and Mrs. Lizzie R. Allen, of Monmouth, were married Tuesday evening by Justice David Hawes, the ceremony being performed at the squire's residence.  [Rock Island Argus. (Rock Island, Ill.), 05 Aug. 1897]

Miss Flora May Dunavin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Dunavin, 2528 Fifth-and-a-half avenue, and Clarence Webb of Monmouth were married yesterday morning in the parsonage of the First Methodist church. Rev. J. A. Chapman officiated. The couple left immediately after the ceremony for Chicago, and will reside in Rock Island upon their return. Mr. Webb is associated with a Moline bakery. [The Rock Island Argus and daily union. (Rock Island, Ill.), 12 Sept. 1922]

Miss Carrie G. Clarke and Henry D. Welty, both of Monmouth, were married at 10 o'clock this morning at the parsonage of the Central Presbyterian church, by Rev. J. T. Mordy, the pastor. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Philips of 1403 Thirteenth avenue, brother-in-law and sister of the bride. The single ring ceremony was used. Following the ceremony there was a wedding breakfast and a family gathering at the Philips home. Mr. Welty is a potter and the home will be In Monmouth.  [The Rock Island Argus and Daily Union. (Rock Island, Ill.), 25 Dec. 1920]

Miss Syndisie A. Swanson of Aledo and Orvil Worrell of Monmouth were married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Lawson (sic) at 8 o'clock, Wednesday evening, June 17. The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. B. Bartle in the presence of about ninety relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Worrell will be at home to their many friends in Monmouth after July 1. Among the out of town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Wood, Gail and Harry Hood and Miss Wilda Cooper of Monmouth; Mrs. John Carpenter and Miss Rose Carpenter and Mrs. Wilson Irondale of London Mills, Mrs. William Taft and Mrs. Earl Taft of Avon. [Rock Island Argus. (Rock Island, Ill.), 23 June 1914]


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