||ALLINGTON-BIERWILER Miss Della Allington of Arcadia Avenue
and Fritz Bierwiler of Corning were married Feb. 23 by the Rev. A. M. Laird
of the First Church of Christ, Disciples. (handwritten on article 1931)
||Miss Nellie R. Apgar and Harry E. Conklin both of Southport
Corners were married Saturday afternoon at 4 o’clock in Southport Corners.
They were attended by Mrs. E. A. Corey, a sister of the bride and Harry
Conklin and Miss Lizzie Conklin, brother and sister of the groom. The bride
wore a gown of tan foulard and wore a corsage bouquet of pansies. They
will reside on the South Creek road. (handwritten on article June 13 1914)
||BACKER-GORDEN Rev. Francis Sherer united in marriage at
his home on South Avenue on April 2, Miss Jennie E. Backer, of Gillett,
Pa., and Mr. Charles W. Gorden of this city. (handwritten on article 1903)
||Miss Bertha Bailey of 411 Dewitt avenue and Clyde Adney
of 109 High Street were united in marriage, January 31, at the Waverly
Methodist parsonage by the Rev. David McDonald. (handwritten on article
||Mrs. Flora Bell Bailey and Charles Henry Adney, both of
Elmira, were united in marriage Monday evening at 7 o’clock at the German
Evangelical parsonage on Dewitt avenue. The Rev. R. Vieweg performed the
ceremony. The witnesses were Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Adney. (handwritten on
article Mar 2 1925)
||Mr. and Mrs. Charles Adney of 411 Dewitt Avenue announce
the marriage of their daughter, Marjorie Bailey of this city, to John Eugene
Connelly of Watkins Glen, which took place Dec. 28. Mr. Connelly is a sailor
in the United States Navy, stationed at Coco Solo, Canal Zone. At present
he is home on leave. Mr. Connelly has two years to serve in the navy.
||One of the pretty weddings of the season took place on Sunday
afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. David McCann of Pine City, when their
daughter Carrie Marie was united in marriage with Le Val Saxbury. The marriage
was performed by the Rev. Hugh Kane. The beautiful and impressive ring
service was used. The wedding march was played by Mrs. Frances Balmer.
The bride’s gown was of white silk and georgette crepe. Her veil was of
silk tulle and was caught at the back with orange blossoms. She carried
a large bouquet of white asters. The bridesmaid, Miss Iva Saxbury, was
gowned in white voile with a cap of silk tulle. Her bouquet was of pink
asters. The ring bearer, little Miss Leona Comfort, wore a white dress
of marquisette and voile. She carried the ring in a tiny basket filled
with tulle. Roy MacNaney of Elmira attended the groom.The color scheme
was yellow and white and this was carried out throughout the house. After
the ceremony a delicious dinner was served. Covers were laid for about
70. Mr. and Mrs. Sax
||On March 12, 1900, at the residence of D. G. Beckwith, in
Southport, by D. G. Beckwith, Esq., Caleb H. Coe and Miss Grace Balmer,
both of Southport, N.Y. (handwritten on article Mar 12 1900)
||BALMER-FERREN At the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. William Balmer, of Southport, occurred on Wednesday evening, the marriage
of their daughter, Anna Elizabeth, to Mr. Finley B. Ferren of Wells, Pa.
The ceremony was performed by Rev. H. M. Walker, of Daggett, Pa., and was
witnessed by about sixty relatives and friends. After a short wedding trip
they will reside at Wells, Pa. (handwritten on article Mar 14, 1906)
||Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Balmer of Gillett, Pa., announce the
marriage of their daughter, Helen, to Leland Kibby of Cameron Mills on
Saturday. The Rev. A. M. Laird performed the ceremony. The bride wore a
dark red ensemble suit, hat to match, black shoes and gloves. She carried
yellow roses and baby’s breath. She was attended by her sister, Miss Edna
Balmer. The bridesmaid wore a dark brown dress, slippers, hose and gloves
to match. She carried pink roses and baby’s breath. Jacob J. Welch, cousin
of the bride, was best man. A wedding dinner was served at Miller Villa.
After a short wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. Kibby will reside in Susquehanna.
(handwritten on article Aug 20 1932)
||BALMER-WELCH Miss Lena M. Balmer and Samuel J. Welch were
united in marriage this morning by Rev. J. W. Roberts, at his home, No.
105 Columbia Street. The bride is the daughter of James Balmer of Fassett,
Pa., and the groom is the son of the late Jacob Welch of Gillett, Pa. The
marriage was performed in the presence of relatives of both parties. (handwritten
on article Oct 23 1902)
||BARRETT-McCANN The marriage of Miss A. H. Barrett, of Pine
City to Charles McCann of this city, was solemnized at 8 o’clock last evening
at 323 South Avenue, by the Rev. L. M. Sirrell. The couple will live on
East Second Street. (handwritten on article Jan 22, 1912)
||BARRETT-TOOLEY Miss Clara E. Tooley and Burt M. Barrett,
both of Southport, were united in marriage Tuesday evening September 3
at the Pennsylvania Avenue M. E. parsonage by the Rev. G. M. Whiting. (handwritten
on article 1918)
||MARRIED BY MR. CRAWFORD Rev. C. C. Crawford of 361 South
Main Street, performed the ceremony last evening making Miss Maud N. Bartle
of Sagetown, N.Y. Mrs. Fraleigh P. Hommel. They will reside at 523 Pennsylvania
Avenue, the groom being a Northern entra? Employee (handwritten on article
Dec 14, 1898)
||BEARDSLEY-TRIPP Married at Southport, November 18, 1903,
by Andrew Bowen, Esq., Mr. James B. Beardsley of Mt. Jewett, Pa., and Miss
Eva Tripp of Southport, N.Y.
||The marriage of Lemira Bennett, only daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Albert Bennett of 504 Lyon street and Leman Comfort of 803 Holdridge
street, was solemnized at the home of the Rev. Charles Kreidler, 402 Mr.
Zoar street, Monday evening. The young couple are very popular. The bride
is employed at the Wright Electric company as stenographer. The bridegroom
holds a position on the Willys-Morrow plant. (handwritten on article Feb.
||PRETTY WEDDING AT HORSEHEADS Miss Almah Hull Bentley Charming
Bride of Charles A. Brown – Young People Popular With Many Friends - Horseheads,
June 28 – St. Matthews’ church, this village, was the scene of a very pretty
wedding last evening at 8 o’clock when Miss Almah Hull Bentley became the
bride of Charles Augustus Brown. The Rev. David Weeks, rector of the church,
performed the ceremony. The altar was banked with palms, ferns and daisies
and while the guests were arriving Miss Mary Hibbard, who was graduated
from the Ithaca Conservatory this month, played several organ selections
and Miss Ruth Reynolds of Montour Falls sang “O, Promise Me.” When the
bridal party came down the aisle Miss Hibbard played Mendelssohn’s Wedding
March on the violin, accompanied on the organ by her mother, Mrs.Almira
Hibbard. Miss Reynolds sang “The Nuptial” during the ceremony. The ushers
were Messrs. A. R. Platt, T. R. Hibbard, Frank Matthews and Clayton Judson.
After them in the bridal procession came Francis Perkins, Margar
||After the ceremony a wedding supper and reception was held
at the home of the bride’s aunt, Mrs. A. C. Weston. Miss Reidy catered.
The house was prettily decorated in laurel and roses. The bride’s table
was in pink and white with covers laid for 18. The centerpiece was a silver
basket with white roses and swansonia. There were 50 guests present. The
young people serving were Misses Helen bush, Laura Boeltker, Elizabeth
and Ruth Voigt, Mary Hibbard and Ivan Wood. The bride wore a white messaline
gown over satin with bolero yoke effect of Venice lace with a veil and
carried Bride’s roses. The matron of honor was gowned in white satin, with
a picture hat trimmed with willow plumes. The little girls were gowned
in pink and white. Mr. and Mrs. Brown will be “at home” to their friends
after July 1 on Main Street.Mrs. Brown has made a host of friends in this
village, where she has resided with her aunt for many years. Mr. Brown
is the popular druggist of the village and their friends extend best wishes
for a very ha
||Miss Mae J. Bentley 724 Spaulding Street and Thomas F. Slattery,
91 Pennsylvania Avenue, were united in marriage at 6 o’clock, Thursday
evening at the parsonage of Centenary M. E. Church. The Rev. C. G. McConnell,
pastor of the church, performed the ceremony. After a short wedding trip,
the couple will be “at home” to their friends at 903 Pennsylvania Avenue.
(handwritten on article June 25, 1928)
||BLAIR-LOWN A pretty wedding took place Wednesday evening
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George F. Blair, of 525 South Avenue when their
daughter, Frances E. and John W. Lown, of this city were united in marriage
by the Rev. J.D. Warren, of South Presbyterian Church. The relatives and
immediate friends witnessed the ceremony. They were attended by Mr. and
Mrs. Augustus Blair. Mr. Blair being a brother of the bride. After the
ceremony a delicious wedding dinner was served. The color scheme was gold
and white. The bride was charmingly gowned in canary colored charmeuse
adorned with shadow lace. After a wedding trip they will reside on Southport
Street, this city. Mr. Lown is a well known jeweler of the Southside. (handwritten
on article Sept 24 1913)
||BOULD-STOWELL Miss Hattie Bould and Joseph Stowell were
married by the Rev. Eli Pittman at the Hedding M. E. parsonage on Saturday,
March 31. They will be at home to their friends at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Hill, No. 4 Gates place, after May 1. (handwritten on article
||BOWEN-KNISKERN A pretty home wedding took place today at
high noon when Miss Edna Marguerite Bowen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson
Pellett Bowen of 636 West Gray Street and James Wesley Kniskern of this
city were married. The Rev. Albert G. Cornwell of the Park Church performed
the ceremony in the presence of fifty relatives and friends. The bride
was given in marriage by her father. Miss Florence H. Bosard was the maid
of honor and Edgar F. Bowen, a brother of the bride, acted as best man.
The house was artistically decorated in palms, ferns and golden rod. A
delicious wedding dinner was served, Miss Reidy catering. The bride was
gowned in white crepe de chine trimmed with venice lace and carried Bride’s
roses. The honor maid wore a gown of blue marquisette and carried white
roses. Mrs. Ray Dewitt Herrick sang beautifully “Beloved, It Is Morn,”accompanied
by Miss Susan Hitchcock who also played Mendelssohn’s “Wedding March”.
Mr. Kniskern is employed by Sheehan, Dean and Company where he has been
||BOYNTON-STADELMAIER At St. Mary’s Church Monday the Rev.
Father Quigley united in marriage Miss Grace Louise Boynton and Herman
Stadelmaier, both of Southport. (handwritten on article 1909)
||BREWER-VAN DINE On Tuesday evening the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Hendrick Brewer at Wells, Pa., occurred the wedding of their daughter,
Lucy Pearl, to Edward Earl Van Dine, of Ithaca. Rev. Dr. Huff, of Pine
City, performed the ceremony in the presence of about fifty guests. They
were attended by Miss Jennie Grinnell and William Knapp. A sumptuous wedding
supper was served, at which time the congratulations and best wishes of
their many admiring friends were extended. The groom is an employee of
the Ithaca Journal. Mr. and Mrs. Van Dine will take a short bridal trip,
after which they will make their residence in the city of Ithaca.
||BRIGGS-RAPLEE A quiet wedding took place at the home of
Mrs. O. J. Briggs, yesterday morning at 8 o’clock, when her daughter, Eva,
was united to marriage to Llewllyn Raplee, of New York City, by the Rev.
I. N. Ripley. Mr. and Mrs. Raplee left for their future home in New York
where Mr. Raplee is employed with the staff of the United States Weather
Bureau. (handwritten on article Sept. 7, 1914)
||BRITENBAKER-BAKER A pretty wedding took place at the home
of F. S. Bryan of 908 Pennsylvania Avenue, Saturday noon, when Miss Grace
A. Britenbaker and Mahlon George Baker, both of this city, were united
in marriage by the Rev. A. L. Hobart. The ring service was used. They were
attended by Miss Grace Baker. After a southern trip they will reside at
908 Pennsylvania Avenue. Mr. Baker is a shipping clerk for the Curtis Company.
(handwritten on article Apr 1914)
||Miss Lena Brown, an estimable young lady of this place,
was united in marriage last Thursday to Judson Andrus, of Gillett, at the
South Side Baptist Church, Elmira, Rev. Reynolds performing the ceremony.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrus went to housekeeping immediately at Alba, where the
groom is principal of a school—Millerton Advocate. (handwritten on article
Sept 11, 1902)
||BROWN-PAINTON Mrs. Winifred Brown and Evelyn Painton were
united in marriage Sunday, November 1, in Sayre by the Rev. Mr. Petrie
at the Presbyterian church parsonage. Mrs. Painton was formerly of Sodus.
Mr. Painton is well known in this city and is connected with the Painton
bakery on South Main Street. They will reside at 200 South Main Street.
(handwritten on article 1908)
||BROWN-SHULTZ A beautiful home wedding took place at noon
yesterday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Brown near Wellsburg when
their only daughter, Jessie S. R. Brown and Charles H. Shultz of Elmira,
were united in marriage by the Rev. e. B. Dwyer of Gillett, Pa. They were
attended by Miss Mary M. Abell, cousin of the bride, and L. Herbert Brown,
brother of the bride. The wedding was a quiet affair, only the nearest
relatives and friends being present. The decorations in the parlor consisted
of a large laurel arch, underneath which hung a huge white bell; roses
and daisies were also used in profusion. The bride wore a beautiful princess
gown of white desoie with crystal trimmings. She wore a picture hat of
white silk battenberg with willow plumes and carried a bouquet of Bride’s
Roses. The bridesmaid wore a princess gown of white India-linen embroidered
with daisies. She wore a black picture hat and carried a bouquet of white
daisies. The table decorations were of daisies and pansies and the place-cards
||September 2 George Harrison, of Browntown, and Miss Florence
Burley,of Kelly Hill,were united in marriage at the Methodist parsonage
in Caton Center by Rev. C. V. Smith.(handwritten on article 1906)
||CARPENTER-BURT Miss Florence B. Carpenter, of Southport
and Jay O. Burt, of this city were united in marriage at 323 South Avenue,
Wednesday afternoon, by the Rev. Delos E. Abrams, pastor of the Southside
Baptist Church. They were attended by Ellison McNeill and Miss Mabel Carpenter.
After a short wedding trip they will be “at home” to their friends in their
home in Herrick Street. (handwritten on article Dec 10 1913)
||The marriage of Odetta B. Carpenter of Southport and Samuel
B. Criss of Millerton, Pa., took place at the Pennsylvania Avenue Methodist
Church parsonage last night at 8:30 o’clock, the Rev. E. M. Cullinan officiating.
The couple left for a trip to Philadelphia and Atlantic City, and on their
return will make their home in Mosherville, Pa. (handwritten on article
Aug 11 1921)
||Miss Frances D. Carpenter, Southport, and Harry Goble, 1355
Lake street Elmira, were married at 703 Broadway by the Rev. Delos E. Abrams
Tuesday evening, September 28. They were attended by Mrs. S. Przymusik
and Mabel E. Carpenter. (handwritten on article Sept 28 1920)
||CARPENTER-PRZYMUSICK The marriage of Mildred Carpenter of
430 West Fourth Street and Stanley Przymusick of 1215 Magee Street took
place on Wednesday morning in St. Casimir’s church, the Rev. J. A. Balcerak,
performing the ceremony. The couple was attended by Mabel Carpenter and
Vincent ?. (handwritten on article June 18, 1919)
||Following the wedding ceremony, a delicious buffet luncheon
was served at the home of the bride. The dining room was tastefully decorated
with yellow and white ribbons, which were festooned from the dome over
the bride’s table, the center piece being yellow and white chrysanthemums,
and was waited upon by the Misses Clara Graves, Freda Dalrymple, Harriet
LeMunyan, Louise Flaacke, Sarah Dalrymple, Constance Flaacke, Mildred Surdam,
Frank Flaacke and Marie Quigley. Mr. and Mrs. Seely left for a trip to
Washington, D.C. The bride’s traveling suit was of dark blue etamine cloth,
trimmed with black fur and hat to match. On their return they will reside
at the Heights at the home of the bride’s mother on Tenth street. About
80 guests were present at the reception at the home of the bride, who was
the recipient of many beautiful presents, among them a case of Madam Jumel
silver from the office force of the American Salesbook Company, where the
bride was employed in the collection department. The groom is the son of
||A very pretty wedding took place at 7:30 o’clock last evening
at St. John’s Church, Elmira Heights, when Miss Wave Temma Castner, only
daughter of Mrs. Eva Castner, was united in marriage to Gordon Henry Sheely
of this city by the Rev. Arthur Rudd, rector of Grace church, using the
ring service. The altar was beautifully decorated with white roses, white
asters and ferns, while the altar rail was banked with autumn foliage.
The seats reserved for the relatives were decorated with white chrysanthemums
and yellow ribbons. To the strains of the “Lohengrin” wedding march, played
by Merrit Welch, organist, the bridal party entered the church, preceded
by Miss Agatha Fosdeck as flower girl. They were followed by Miss Alta
Sheely as bridesmaid, and Harry Hazen as best man. The ushers were Bert
Clark and Marshal Brownlow. The bride was charmingly gowned in white charmeuse
entrain, trimmed with white tulle and chantilly lace, and wore a veil caught
with orange blossoms, and carried a shower bouquet of Bride’s roses ti
||CASTERLINE-MEEKS A pretty wedding took place Wednesday noon
at the Linwood Avenue Methodist Church, Buffalo, when Miss Lillian Casterline,
formerly of this city and Dalton Meeks were united in marriage by the Rev.
C. C. Roszell.They were unattended. The bride, who is a very charming young
woman, wore a traveling suit of blue broadcloth with hat to match and a
corsage bouquet of Bride’s roses and valley lilies. A wedding breakfast
followed the ceremony at the Hotel Touraine to the immediate families.
Covers were laid for twelve, and the centerpiece was a handsome basket
of pink and white rose. Mrs. Meeks while in this city was in the dressmaking
business with Miss Sheely, and also with Miss Addie Bentley, the modiste.
She has many friends in the city who extend best wishes. Mr. and Mrs. Meeks
left for an eastern trip and will be “at home” after November 1 at 210
Anderson Place, Buffalo. (handwritten on article Sept 23. 1914)
||CHILSON-KNAPP Leman O. Knapp and Miss Addie L. Chilson were
married at South Creek at the South Presbyterian manse yesterday by the
Rev. J. D. Warren. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Hill. (handwritten
on article Jan 1912)
||CHIVER-VAUGHN About sixty guests assembled last evening
at the home of the bride’s sister, Mrs. Fannie Stevenson, No. 558 Spaulding
street to witness the marriage of Miss Kate Chivers and Festus Vaughn.Miss
Chivers’ parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Chivers, reside in England. The
Rev. William t. Henry pronounced the solemn words which made the couple
man and wife, suing the impressive ring service. The pair was unattended.
The bride was gowned in a white silk princess costume and carried pink
carnations. After the ceremony an elaborate wedding supper was served.
Mr. and Mrs. Vaughn left for a trip through Pennsylvania and on their return
will reside at No. 558 Spaulding street, with Mrs. Stevenson. Many costly
and beautiful wedding gifts were received by the bride. The out of town
guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bartlett of Cameron Mill, N.Y., Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Tuttle and Frank Barlett, of Corning. Among the guests was the
grandmother of the groom, Mrs. Maria Hunter, of this city, who is ninety
years old. (hand
||COLE SCHRADER The marriage of Miss Grace Marie Cole and
Lee George Schrader, both of Elmira, was solemnized at high noon yesterday
at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lafayette Cole of 818
Holdridge Street. The Rev. Dr. William T. Henry performed the ceremony.
Miss Laura Hammond and Harry J. Cole brother of the bride, attended the
couple. A company of relatives witnessed the ceremony, after which a bountiful
dinner was served. The groom is in the employ of the Morrow Company. They
will reside on Holdridge Street. (handwritten on article New Years 1914)
||COLE-THOMAS Mrs. Genevieve E. Cole of Rochester and John
P. Thomas of East Rochester were united in marriage Wednesday, September
30, at 8 o’clock, at the home of the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. George
Thomas of East Rochester. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. B. L.
Lewis of Harrison Valley, a cousin of the bride. After a wedding supper
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas left for a trip to New York. They will reside in Rochester.
The young couple are well known and Miss Cole formerly resided in this
city, being connected with the Arnot-Ogden Hospital. Those present from
this city were: Mrs. A. C. Lewis, Mrs. Lafayette Cole, mother of the bride.,
Miss Margaret Crowley and Chauncey Cole, brother of the bride. (handwritten
on article 1908)
||COLLINS-M’NANEY Miss Nellie A. Collins of 226 Caldwell Avenue
and Mr. E.J. McNaney, of Buffalo, were married Saturday morning, August
14, by the Rev. J. J. Morarity, rector of St. Mary’s church. They were
attended by Philip L. Collins and Mrs. T. G. Fitzgerald of Binghamton,
niece and nephew of the bride. Mr. and Mrs. McNaney left immediately for
a trip of the Great Lakes, upon their return they will reside in Buffalo.
Their many friends in this city extend their congratulations and best wishes.
(handwritten on article 1915)
||The marriage of Mida Combs and LeRoy A. Conklin, both of
Pine City, took place at high noon on Tuesday, February 14 at the parsonage
of the Pennsylvania Avenue Methodist church. The Rev. W. C. B. Turner,
pastor of the church performed the ceremony. (handwritten on article 1922)
|COMFORT - BARTHOLOMEW
||The Rev. Charles M. Kreidler, pastor of the First Church
of Christ (Disciples,) officiated at the marriage Tuesday night of Miss
Erma Comfort and Louis Bartholomew at the home of the bride’s father, Elton
L. Comfort, on Hopkins street. After a short trip Mr. and Mrs. Bartholomew
will reside in this city, he being employed by the Morrow Manufacturing
Company. Many friends are offering congratulations and best wishes. (handwritten
on article Dec 14 1915)
||COMFORT-BARTHOLOMAY Miss Erma Comfort and Louis Bartholomay
were united in marriage last evening at the home of the bride’s brother,
Elton L. Comfort, 722 Hopkins Street. The Rev. Charles M. Kreidler, pastor
of the First Church of Christ (disciples), performed the ceremony. Mr.
and Mrs. Bartholomay will reside in this city where the groom is an employee
of the Morrow Manufacturing Company. (handwritten on article Dec. 13, 1915)
||The marriage of Lillian Comfort and Frank Benjamin, both
of this city, took place at noon today in the parsonage of the Lake Street
Presbyterian Church. Dr. R. Lew Williams, pastor of the church, performed
the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin will reside in this city. (handwritten
on article May 13 1922)
||COMFORT-COLE Miss Florence M. Comfort and Leon E. Cole,
both of Pine City were married at the Pennsylvania Avenue Methodist Episcopal
parsonage, 1010 Pennsylvania Avenue, Wednesday evening, by the Rev. H.
C. Sears. Miss Grace Cole and Henry Shappee were the attendants. Mr. and
Mrs. Cole will reside at Horseheads. (handwritten on article Mar 29, 1911)
||At the home of the bride’s sister, Mrs. Ezra Walker in this
village, November 10, 1898, by Rev. J. C. Moyer of Cortland, N.Y., Mr.
Edward J. Cross and Miss Ida M. Comfort, both of Elmira, were married.
After the ceremony a wedding dinner was served, after which the bridal
party took the 4:02 p.m. train for Cortland, where they will spend a few
days. They will then go to Chicago, where they expect to make their home.
The groomsman and bridesmaid were Mr. Clayton A. Budd and Miss Ella M.
McNaney, of Elmira.
||Marriage licenses have recently been issued to Edwin J.
Hockstaff and Ethel M. Comfort both of this city (handwritten on article
Nov 11 1916)
||COMFORT-SEYMOUR The marriage of Miss Louise B. Comfort and
Edward Seymour, both of Elmira took place Saturday evening at 8 o’clock
at the home of the bride’s brother Elton Comfort, 722 Hopkins Street. The
Rev. Charles M. Kreidler performed the ceremony. They were attended by
Mr. and Mrs. Elton Comfort. A wedding supper was served after the ceremony.
Mr. and Mrs. Seymour will reside at 722 Hopkins Street. (handwritten on
article Dec. 18, 1915)
||Elmira Heights- June 3- The wedding of Miss Gladys Comfort
of Elmira and Wilmer Washburn of Elmira Heights took place Thursday, May
29, at the home of the bridegroom on O’Hanlon Avenue, in this village.
The Rev. Charles W. Walker, pastor of the Oakwood Avenue M. C. Church,
officiated. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Collin Storrs. The wedding
march was played by Mrs. Eliza Cook. The bride wore a gown of white canton
crepe with a bridal veil and orange blossoms. She carried a shower bouquet
of white roses. The maid of honor wore white taffeta and carried a bouquet
of pink roses. Following the ceremony, a wedding supper was served, covers
being laid for eight at the bride’s table. There were a number of other
guests present. The bride was the recipient of a cut glass set, linens
and many other gifts. The bridegroom is an employee of the Eclipse Machine
Company. Mr. and Mrs. Washburn will reside at the home of his mother, in
O’Hanlon Avenue, Wilbur Plot.
||CONGDON-DOUGLAS Miss Blanche Congdon of Gillett, Pa. and
Albert Raymond Douglas of this city, were united in marriage at 4 o’clock
yesterday afternoon at the First Baptist church parsonage, the Rev. William
T. Henry performing the ceremony. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Wesley
Douglas. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas will leave soon for California where they
will make their home. (handwritten on article Sept 24 1913)
||The marriage of Miss Minnie R. Conklin and Claude R. Devine,
both of this city, took place Thursday afternoon at 4 o’clock at the Lake
Street Presbyterian manse. Dr. R. Lew Williams, pastor of the church, performed
the ceremony in the presence of the immediate families of the couple. Mr.
and Mrs. Devine will make their home in this city. (handwritten on article
Mar 17 1921)
||CONKLIN-M’CANN Miss Emma L. Conklin and Raymond T. McCann,
both of this city were united in marriage last evening at the parsonage
of the First Methodist Episcopal church, the Rev. A. J. Saxe performing
the ceremony. They were attended by the bride’s sister, Miss Myrtle Conklin,
and the groom’s brother Herbert McCann. (handwritten on article Nov. 10,
||CONKLIN-RICHMOND Miss Lula Belle Conklin and Hugh N. Richmond,
both of this city, were united in marriage last evening by the Rev. A.
J. Saxe at the First Methodist Church parsonage. (handwritten on article
Dec 19 1909)
||COOK-THEETGE Miss Irene Cook of Elmira, formerly of Caton,
and Andrew Theetge, of this city, were united in marriage of noon Christmas
day, at the parsonage of the Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church, the
Rev. H. B. Redick performing the ceremony. They will reside at 444 West
Fifth Street. Mr. Theetge is an employee of the Morrow Manufacturing Company.
(handwritten on article Christmas 1911)
||CORWIN-ELWOOD At the home of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Shepard,
East Water Street, Miss Minnie May Corwin of Millerton, Pa., was united
in marriage to Robert Tracey Elwood on Saturday evening last. The Rev.
Eli Pittman, pastor of Hedding Methodist Episcopal Church performed the
ceremony. After a brief wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Elwood will be at home
at 310 South Main Street. (handwritten on article 1907)
||Charles Mitchell, of Painted Post, N.Y. and Miss Nellie
Corwin, of Millerton, were united in marriage May 11 at the home of the
bride’s sister, Mrs. G. W. Shephard, by the Rev. Eli Pitman, pastor of
Hedding M. E. Church, Elmira. The newly married couple will reside at Painted
||COX-McWHORTER Miss M. Meredith Cox and Stephen McWhorter
were united in marriage yesterday afternoon by the Rev. Delos E. Abrams
at his home, 703 Broadway. They were attended by Miss Helen Bryan and Miss
Leah Landon. Miss Cox was county superintendent of schools in one of the
districts of Chemung County and is well-known among the teachers and school
children of the district schools of the county. They will reside in this
city. (handwritten on article Apr. 15, 1915)
||CRANE-GRAY Miss Nettie G. Crane and Mr. Herbert C. Gray,
both of this city, were quietly married on October 2, at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Bradley Groom, on South Broadway. The Rev. Herbert S. Southall,
pastor of Centenary Methodist church, performed the ceremony. (handwritten
on article 1906)
||CULVER-SEYMOUR A pretty wedding was solemnized at 210 Partridge
Street Thursday evening at 8 o’clock when Miss Ivah M. Culver was united
in marriage to Bradley S. Seymour. The Rev. J. D. Warren performed the
ceremony. The bride was gowned in a light blue silk with veil. She carried
white sweet peas with smilax. About 20 friends and relatives attended.
They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Parker Gee. (handwritten on article
Aug 6, 1914)
||Miss Sarah Dalrymple was married to Charles Metcalfe Wednesday
evening at 8 o’clock at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. Dalrymple
of South Broadway. The Rev. J. W. White performed the ceremony. The bride
was attended by her sister, Miss Frederica Dalrymple and Cressy Mowrey
acted as best man. The bride’s gown was of white crepe meteor and lace.
She wore a long tulle veil arranged with a frill at the back of the head.
Her bouquet was of Bride’s roses. The bridesmaids wore a white net dress
with Nile green satin trimmings and carried pink and white roses. The wedding
music was played by Miss Mildred Sheely, violin and Miss Olive Sheely,
piano. Before the ceremony, Miss Eva Johnson sang, “Beloved It Is Morn”.
A wedding supper was served after the ceremony, covers being laid for 60.
The decorations on the bride’s table were red roses and smilax. Laurel
and daisies were used in the other rooms. Nine friends of the bride assisted
in serving the refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. Metcalfe left for a western trip.
||On Wednesday at the parsonage, Rev. C. C. Crawford united
in marriage Arthur Boughton and Miss Lena Daniels, both of Gillett, Pa.
(handwritten on article Apr 2 1902)
||DE GRAW-PHILLIPS Last Monday evening, December 23, at the
residence of the bride, Miss Mabel E. DeGraw and Richard T. Philips were
united in marriage by the Rev. P. J. Williams. The young people are highly
respected young people of Elmira Heights. The house was prettily decorated
with flowers and a delicious wedding dinner was served. (handwritten on
||DEWELL-THOMPSON Miss Almira Dewell and Frank R. Thompson
both of Southport Corners, were married last evening at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Boughton of Pennsylvania Avenue by the Rev. H. B. Reddick in the
presence of the immediate families and a few friends. The ceremony took
place at 8 o’clock, after which an elaborate wedding supper was served.
After their trip they will reside in Browntown, near Caton. (handwritten
on article Jan 30 1912)
||Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Draper of the Glen Ella cottage on East
Hill announce the marriage of their daughter, Olga M. to William P. Ross,
also of this city, which took place this morning at 11 o’clock in the parsonage
of the Pennsylvania Avenue Methodist Church. The Rev. W. C. B. Turner performed
the ceremony. The couple was attended by Mrs. T. J. Petzold, sister of
the bride and Claude Fanning. A wedding breakfast was enjoyed after the
ceremony at the Chocolate Shop. Mr. and Mrs. Ross left for a short wedding
trip. They will be at home at 905 East Market street after October 1. They
have the best wishes of their many friends. (handwritten on article Sept
||Robert M. Brown of Burlington Township, and Miss Nina M.
Eaton, of this place, were happily united in marriage at the Southside
Baptist parsonage in Elmira, by Rev. F. W. Reynolds on Sunday, June 29,
1902. The affair has been kept a secret from all but the parents of the
bride and groom until Tuesday.
||The marriage of Pearl Elwell to Walter Eaton, both of Pine
City, took place this afternoon at 2 o’clock at the parsonage of the Pennsylvania
Avenue Methodist church, the Rev. George E. Whiting performing the ceremony.
(handwritten on article Feb. 14, 1917)
||Miss Laura Farnsworth and Francis McCann, both of Elmira
Heights, were married April 5 in Hornell by the Rev. A. P.Coman, a former
pastor of the Oakwood Avenue M. E. Church. They were attended by Miss Elsie
Werden and Clifford Farnsworth, Mr. and Mrs. McCann will reside in Elmira
Heights, where they are both highly esteemed and have many friends. Mr.
McCann is an employee of the Eclipse Machine Company.
||FARREN-SMITH Miss Rean Farren of this village and Louis
Smith, of Pine City were married Saturday evening at the Methodist parsonage
by the Rev. George M. Whiting. They were attended by the bride’s sister,
Miss Ruth Farren, and Theodore Smith of Big Flats. After a short wedding
trip they will make their home here. (handwritten on article Mar 24, 1928)
||FARREN-STREETER Miss Emma E. Farren of Wells, Pa. and Harry
L. Streeter of this city were united in marriage Saturday afternoon at
2:30 o’clock by the Rev. Arthur Dougall at his home, 323 West Church Street.
They will reside on High Street. (handwritten on article Feb 14 1908)
||FEDDER-MILLER The marriage of Miss Eleanora C. Fedder of
corning to Ralph Edmund Miller of Elmira, took place yesterday morning
at the parochial residence of St. Mary’s Church in Corning; the Rev. Father
Cassady performing the ceremony. The matron of honor was Mrs.Albert Miller,
of Elmira, and Thomas McGrath of Corning, acted as the best man. Miss Catherine
Krebe of Corning, was flower girl. The bride’s gown was an exquisite French
crepe de chine trimmed with duchesse lace, and the matron wore a beautiful
macramé robe. The bride carried a shower bouquet of white sweet
peas, and the matron’s bouquet was of pink sweet peas. The flower girl
carried a pretty basket of lavender sweet peas. After the ceremony a wedding
breakfast was served at the home of the bride’s parents. Pink and green
was the color scheme of the decorations, the house and table being profusely
decorated with sweet peas. Mrs. Naugle of Corning, catered for the breakfast.
The many friends of the newly wedded couple extend heartiest congratulatio
||FERREN-BURCH Miss Inez Ferren and Harold Burch were married
last evening at 7 o’clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Hilton. The
ceremony was performed by the Rev. M. A. Soper of Horseheads. The bridal
couple stood in front of a bank of ferns and cut flowers in the parlor,
the color scheme, green and white being carried out in all the rooms. The
bride’s gown was of white satin and shadow lace with a white hat. Mrs.
Hilton, the bride’s attendant and sister wore a pale green silk gown trimmed
with net lace and beads. Immediately after the ceremony, a wedding supper
was served. Later in the evening Mr. and Mrs. Burch left for their new
home on Mr. Burch’s farm near Horseheads. (handwritten on article June
||FOSTER-STORCH Miss Mina Foster, of Horseheads, and Mrs.
Carl W. Storch, of Elmira, were united in marriage Wednesday, May 10, by
the Rev. L. S. Green, at the home of Mrs. Deering in Van Etten. (handwritten
on article 1905)
||DOUBLE WEDDING The month of roses reached its ideal of beauty
last Wednesday when the double wedding of Miss Helen May Freeman to Mr.
Henry Hess, and Miss ?Ida Belle Freeman to Mr. Llewellyn Gere, occurred
at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Freeman. The ceremony
was pronounced at half after four by the Rev. Mr. Fanning, pastor of the
Barrington M. E. Church. As Mendelsohn’s Wedding March was being played
by Miss Mabel Washburn of Pulteney, the bridal party entered the room.
The ushers were Miss Clarissa Smallige of Penn Yan and Miss Laura Adams
of Middlesex. Miss Mae Hess, sister of one of the grooms, acted as maid
of honor, and S. Jason Botsford, cousin of the bride’s, accompanied the
grooms. The brides were gowned in white silk and carried shower bouquets
of white roses. The ring ceremony was used, and during the service Miss
Washburn played the Flower Song. The house was very tastefully decorated
with roses, ferns and laurel. After the congratulations the wedding supper
was served on
||GARDNER-NIVER Caton, Jan. 2—Two of Caton’s most popular
young people, Miss Maude Alice Gardner, daughter of the late Edward Clark
Gardner and Winfield Clay Niver, eldest son of A. T. Niver, were married
at the Methodist parsonage at Montour Falls on Wednesday afternoon at 2
o’clock by the Rev. H. B. Reddick. After a bountiful wedding dinner at
the parsonage Mr. and Mrs. Niver returned to Caton.
||GARRISON-LEWIS Last evening at 8 o’clock occurred a very
pretty wedding at the home of Mrs. Justus J. Garrison, No. 607 ½
College Avenue, when her daughter Clara, was united in marriage to Arthur
A. Lewis, both of this city. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. K.
M. Walker, of the Wellsburg Methodist Church, former pastor of the bride,
at Daggett, Pa. The rooms were decorated with pink and white carnations.
The bride carried a beautiful bouquet of bride’s roses. The ceremony was
performed under an arch of ferns and snowballs. Following the ceremony
a delicious supper was served, after which Mr. and Mrs. Lewis left on a
trip to New York and vicinity. On their return they will spend the remainder
of the summer at their cottage on the Chemung and will make their home
later at No. 237 Mr. Zoar Street. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis have a host of friends
who wish them a long life of happiness. (handwritten on article June 26