||Joshua Case and Hattie Gibbs, both of the town of Milo,
were married at the Baptist parsonage at Second Milo Wednesday night, the
ceremony being performed by the Rev. Mr. Bethel and was witnessed by Mrs.
Martin Perry and Mrs. Abbie Smith, neighbors. They will live on their farm
near Second Milo. (handwritten on article Apr 12 1913)
||Town Clerk Conklin has issued a marriage license to Glen
H. Gibbs, son of Charles Gibbs, and Miss Nellie M. Warner, daughter of
Mrs. Darwin Warner, both of the town of Milo. (handwritten on article Feb.
||GIBBS-CLARK Miss Ida Mae Gibbs, daughter of Mrs. Hattie
Gibbs of Barrington, and Oliver Ray Clark, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Clark
of the town of Milo, were married at the home of the bride’s mother yesterday
afternoon. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. C. M. Manning of Barrington.
After the ceremony a wedding supper was served. They will live in Milo.
(handwritten on article Oct. 27, 1915)
||GILMORE-ROUSHEY Yesterday afternoon at 4 o’clock occurred
the wedding of Miss J. Gilmore of this city, and Miles B. Roushy, of Fassetts.
The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. J. Bloomer at S. James Hall. Miss
Katherine Halpin was bridesmaid and R. H. Gracie was best man. The ushers
were John D. Nolan and Thomas B. Gilmore. Immediately after the ceremony
a reception was tendered the young couple at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.
V. Gilmore on West Clinton Street. The bride was the recipient of a large
number of elegant gifts, cut glass, sterling sliver and many handsome pieces
of furniture and ornament. Among the invited guests were: Mr. and Mrs.
E. E. Thornton, Mr. and Mrs. Gracie, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bentley, Mr. and
Mrs. Owlett, Mrs. M. A. Bentley, Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Kelly, Mr. and Mrs.
Dan Quinlan, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Feeney, Mr. and Mrs. John D. Nolan, Mrs.
James Disney, Mrs. Frank Dougherty, Mr. and Mrs. James Sellner, Miss Eva
Roushy, Miss Belle Roushy, Miss Jennie Moroney, Misses Minnie, Anna and
||GUSTIN-PETTENGILL Samuel Pettengill and Wanda Gustin were
married at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Gustin Saturday
evening. Frank Balmer acted as best man and Miss Berdina Harkness as bridesmaid
and Miss Florence Welch was ring bearer. It was a very nice home affair
with just the immediate family of the bride present. A dinner was served
after the ceremony was performed by the Rev. A. J. Osborn. The couple left
on the midnight train for a trip. (handwritten on article Feb 6, 1915)
||MARRIED AT WELLS, PA. Webbs Mills, March 20- A very pretty
home wedding was solemnized at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. William Hakes
in Wells, Pa., last evening at 7:30 o’clock, the event being the marriage
of their daughter, Francis, to Arthur H. Balmer. Rev. f. W. Reynolds, of
the South Side Baptist Church, officiated. The house was very handsomely
decorated for the occasion by the bride and her sisters. The young couple
were remembered by their friends with the following list or presents: Bedroom
suit, Mr. and Mrs. William Balmer; rocking chair, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Criss;
music rack, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shriner; center table, Mr. and Mrs. John
Monks; set dining room chairs, Mosherville church; clock, Mr. and Mrs.
H. A. Coe; set tea spoons, Harvey Sitzer; set tea spoons, William Haks,
set dessert spoons, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Goltee; set table spoons, Mr.
and Mrs. William Knapp; set table spoons, Francis Sitzer; bread dish, Mrs.
W. Hakes; picture, Mrs. C. W. Gornee; table cloth and napkins, Lena Hakes;
||HAKES-EVERETT Pretty Wedding Solemnized at Wells, Pa. Wells,
Pa., June 27—Helena Belde, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Hakes, of this
place was united in marriage to Tracy T. Everett, also of Wells, at 12
o’clock Wednesday. About 100 guests were present. The bride was very prettily
attired in a gown of white; accompanied by Miss Mabel Brink, of Horseheads,
N.Y., as bridesmaid, also prettily dressed white. The groom was attended
by his brother, Beardslee Everett. The bridal party marched into the room
while Mrs. A. H. Balmer, sister of the bride, presided at the piano, and
rendered very efficiently the wedding march. The ring service was used.
Rev. Roy E. Brague of Daggett, Pa., performed the ceremony. The house was
very prettily decorated, the color scheme being pink and green. The wax-like
laurel was in profusion in all the decorations. After the ceremony all
enjoyed the wedding feast. The tables were set on the lawn under a large
awning erected for the occasion, which was very prettily decorated with
||The marriage of Miss Sylvia M. Ham and Willis F. Lightizer
was solemnized Wednesday evening, November 23 at 6 o’clock at the home
of the bride in Southport. The Rev. A. W. Reynolds performed the ceremony
in the presence of the immediate families. The ring ceremony was performed
under an arch of greenery and chrysanthemums. The couple was attended by
Miss Stella Brown of Ithaca and Ervin Lightizer, brother of the bridegroom.
After the ceremony, dinner was served, covers being laid for 15. The decorations
were yellow chrysanthemums. B. G. Tobey of Los Angeles, Calif., catered,
assisted by Mrs. C. H. Livings of this city. After a short wedding trip,
the bride and bridegroom will reside in Southport.(handwritten on article
Nov 23 1921)
||HAMM-FREAR The marriage of Miss Melva A. Hamm of Elmira
to Walter D. Frear, of Albany, took place at York, Pa., on May 16. They
will be “at home” in Albany after July 30. (handwritten on article 1913)
||HAMMOND-BLADES At the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. F. E. Hammond, in Pine City, Miss Ethel May Hammond, of Southport,
and Mr. Glenn M. Blades of Hornell, were united in marriage, on December
18, 1906, by the Rev. Herbert S. Southall, pastor of the Methodist church.
Those from out of town were : Dr. Blades and Mrs. Blades of Hornell; Mr.
and Mrs. Craford of Stanley; Miss Maude Perrin, of Rochester; Mr. John
Love of Elmira, and Mrs. Eliza Love of Elmira. After the wedding, the bride
and groom left the city for a trip. They expect to make their home in Hornell,
||HAMMOND-COLE The marriage of Miss Laura Hammond and Harry
Cole, both of this city, took place Saturday, August 21, at the Baptist
church in Detroit, Mich. The Rev. George H. Waid performed the ceremony.
They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Schrader of Flint, Mich. Mr. and
Mrs. Cole will reside at 805 Hamilton Avenue, Flint, Mich. (handwritten
on article Aug 21, 1915)
||The marriage of Miss Emily Frances Hammond and Ervin D.
Lightizer, both of the town of Southport, took place Saturday night at
the home of Rev. A. W. Reynolds., Ph.D., on Southport street. The couple
was accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Willis F. Lightizer and Mrs. Joseph Baker.
The bride wore a midnight blue satin gown, a black picture hat and fur
coat. After a short automobile trip the couple will make their home in
Elmira. The groom is connected with the Morrow plant. (handwritten on article
||The marriage of Bessie J. Harris and Henry W. Doane, both
of this city; took place at high noon today in the parsonage of the First
Baptist church, Dr. William T. Henry, pastor of the church performing the
ceremony. They were attended by Madeline O’Hare and Arnold Harris. Mr.
and Mrs. Doane will reside in this city. (handwritten on article Jan 8
||HEAXT-MONKS Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Heaxt of Webb Mills announce
the marriage of their daughter Avis Ethelyn to Walter Monk of Pine City
which took place yesterday afternoon at 4 o’clock at their home. The Rev.
H. C. Pierce of the Methodist Church performed the ceremony in the presence
of the immediate relatives and friends. They were unattended. After congratulations
delicious refreshments were served. The rooms were prettily decorated in
Easter lilies and ferns. The bride wore a light gray tailored suit with
hat to match and carried Bride’s roses. They left in an auto for a short
trip and on their return will reside on Mr. Monks’ farm at Pine City. The
best wishes of many friends are extended them. (handwritten on article
Apr 7, 1912)
||CAN LEGALLY WED (special to the Star-Gazette) Towanda, march
28—Marriage licenses were issued Saturday to Brayton Henderson of Combridge
Springs, Pa. and Lottie A. Sweeney of Gillett, Louis A. Tinninghast and
Verda Golden both of South Creek; Bert L. Allen and Leona M. Ersley both
||At 9 o’clock Thursday morning the friends of Miss Florence
H. Hill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick C. Hill, of Fulton street,
and Charles N. Kasper witnessed their marriage in St. John’s Church, the
Rev. J. B. Stemmler officiating. They were attended by Miss Marion Goode
and Walter Gaiser. As the bridal party entered the church the organist,
Mrs. Irene Cherry Lutz, played the “Bridal Chorus” from “Lohengrin” and
after the ceremony the “Wedding March” by Mendelssohn. The bride was dressed
in turquoise blue silk, a white picture hat and carried Bride roses, ,
the bridesmaid being dressed in blue with a hat to match. Mr. and Mrs.
Kasper left immediately after the ceremony for an automobile trip to Buffalo,
Niagara Falls and Rochester, followed by the best wishes of all their friends.
(handwritten on article June 18 1917)
||HILL-SAGE The marriage of Miss Ella B. Hill and Harold B.
Sage, both of Pine City, was solemnized this morning in the parsonage of
the Pennsylvania Avenue M. E. Church. The Rev. W. C. B. Turner, pastor
of the church, performed the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Sage will reside in
Pine City. (handwritten on article Oct 11 1924)
||HOLDRIDGE-ANDERSON On Monday afternoon, June 10, 1907, occurred
the marriage of Miss Mabel Helen Holdridge and Rheinholdt Anderson, of
Onondaga Valley, N.Y. at the home of the bride’s father, Henry A. Holdridge,
of Fassett, Pa. Their pastor, the Rev. A. R. Ehman, performed the ceremony.
The bride and groom stood beneath a beautiful arch of apple blossoms. After
the ceremony, a delicious supper was served. Mr. and Mrs. Anderson will
reside at No. 140 Seneca Street, Onondaga Valley, N.Y., after a short wedding
trip. (handwritten on article 1907)
||HORN-SMITH Miss Elizabeth B. Horn, of Austin, Pa., and Mr.
Arthur D. Smith, of Keating Summit, were united in marriage yesterday by
the Rev. Francis Sherer.(handwritten on article Oct 3 1906)
||HOWE-RICE The marriage of Miss Ettie B. Howe and George
L. Rice, both of Elmira was solemnized Friday evening, at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Howe of 456 Maple Avenue. The Rev. Samuel E. Eastman,
of the Park Church performed the ceremony, Mr. Howe being a brother of
the bride. The ceremony took place at 7:30 o’clock and owing to the recent
death of the late supervisor Harry C. Howe, was a very quiet affair. Mr.
and Mrs. Rice left on a wedding trip and on their return will reside in
this city. The groom is a valued employee of the D.L.&W. Railroad.
(handwritten on article 1914)
||HUEGEL-HAMMOND A pretty wedding took place at 1 o’clock
this afternoon in the German Evangelical Church when Miss Edna Huegel,
younger daughter of Mrs. Theresa Huegel, of Winsor Avenue, and Foster A.
Hammond of Carbondale, Pa., were united in marriage. The Rev. R. Vieweg,
pastor of the church performed the ceremony in the presence of a large
number of guests. The couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Durland Hammond,
the former being a brother of the bridegroom and the latter, a sister of
the bride. The wedding music was played by Robert C. Mueller, church organist,
and Miss Wanda Wilkins, soprano, sang. The bride was most attractive in
a cream lace gown and a pink crepe de chine hat. She carried a shower bouquet
of Bride roses. Her sister also was gowned in cream lace. She wore an orchid
crepe de chine hat and carried pink roses. Following the ceremony a wedding
luncheon was served in the church parlors to 30 guests after which Mr.
and Mrs. Hammond left for Washington, D. C., to spend their honeymoon.
||The marriage of Miss Beda Adelle Huff, daughter of the Rev.
F. W. Huff of Huntington Park, Cal., and James Earl Clark was solemnized
Tuesday evening, November 4 at 7:30 o’clock at the First Baptist church
of Huntington Park. The Rev. F. W. Huff, father of the bride, performed
the ceremony, the church being filled with friends of the bride and groom.
The ring ceremony was performed under a large wedding bell of white carnations
and chrysanthemums. After the conclusion of the ceremony the bridal party
left the church to the strains of Mendelssohn’s “Wedding March,” for the
reception at the home of the bride’s parents, 200 Zoe Avenue, where the
relative, Baraca and Philathea classes of the church were received by the
bride and groom and their parents, after which congratulations were received
and refreshments were served. Sixty guests were present. Mr. Clark, son
of Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Clark, is a young business man, being proprietor
of the Clark Garage, Huntington Park, Cal., and a prominent worker in the
||HULSLANDER-COMFORT Miss Sena M. Huslander and Elton L. Comfort
were united in marriage last night at 8 o’clock at the home of the bride,
712 Hopkins Street, by the Rev. C. M. Kreidler. Only the immediate friends
were present. Mr. and Mrs. Comfort will reside on the Southside. (handwritten
on article June 15, 1910)
||IRVIN-RHODES Miss Maysie Irvin and Frank Halsey Rhodes were
united in marriage at the parsonage of the First Baptist church of this
city, yesterday morning. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. John C. Tobey
of East Second Street, Corning, the Rev. Dr. William t. Henry, pastor of
the First Baptist church of Elmira performed the ceremony. Mrs. Rhodes
is the second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carpenter of Corning. Mr.
Rhodes is a farmer of Caton. Mr. and Mrs. Rhodes will reside in Caton (handwritten
on article June 25 1913)
||Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Leah M. Johnson,
daughter of Mrs. Marshall E. Carpenter of Pine City, and Martin A. Johnson
of Biddeford, Me., which took place December 21 in Saco,Me., at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. D. T. Achorn. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. G.
W. Judson of the Saco Congregational church. The guests included relatives
and a few intimate friends of the bride and groom. The single ring service
was employed. At the conclusion of the ceremony a sumptuous wedding breakfast
was served and later in the day Mr. and Mrs. Johnson left on a honeymoon
trip which will include visits in Boston and other places. The rooms devoted
to the wedding were beautifully decorated with pink roses and chrysanthemums.
The bride’s many friends in this city extend best wishes to her. (handwritten
on article Nov 30 1922)
|JOHNSON - LEE
||Elmira Heights, Feb. 23 – Mrs. Madison Johnson of 257 Glenwood
avenue today announced the marriage of her daughter, Evelyn S. Johnson,
to Herbert C. Lee of 969 Davis street, Elmira. Miss Johnson and Mr. Lee
are employees of the Eclipse Machine company. They visited Sayre, Pa.,
Saturday January 27, when they were married by the Rev. George C. Gensemer
of that village. The young people kept the fact of their marriage a secret.
Thursday night the announcement was made to the bride’s family which came
as a surprise. Both young people are well known and have many friends.
They have not as yet made arrangements for their dwelling place. (handwritten
on article 1923)
||Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Madaline Frances
Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank R. Johnson of Bulkhead, and Frank
E. Propester, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Propester of 352 Millard Street,
which took place June 19. The Rev. W. H. Willits performed the ceremony.
The bridesmaid was Miss Marie A. Price of Jackson Summit, Pa., Harold Ginnell
of Millerton acted as best man. After Sept 20, the couple will reside in
their new home, near Endicott. (handwritten on article 1932)
||KEENEY-WILCOX Of interest to Elmirans is the following which
appeared in Monday’s edition of The Corning Leader: “An attractive home
wedding was solemnized Saturday evening at 8 o’clock at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Hurd of 25 Laurel Street when their niece, Miss Louise Keeney
of Newark, N.J., formerly of this city and Harry L. Wilcox, son of Mr.
and Mrs. J. S. Wilcox of 463 Falck Street, Elmira, were united in marriage.
Miss Keeney is the daughter of Clarence Keeney of Newark, N.J. formerly
of this city. Dr. Daniel W. Howell, pastor of the Grace Methodist Episcopal
Church, performed the ceremony in the presence of the immediate friends
and relatives of the family. Miss Leah Rockwell of Spruce Street was bridesmaid
and Albert Wilcox of Elmira, brother of the groom, was best man. The small
nieces of the bride, Ella Johnson of Newark, N.J. and Glava Clarendon of
Tioga, Pa., were flower girls. After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Wilcox left
by motor for a wedding trip to Niagara Falls. Upon their return they wil
||The marriage of Miss Grace Clara Kelly and Ray Gelder both
of this city, took place last evening at 8 o’clock at the home of the bride’s
brother, John P. Kelly of Pennsylvania avenue. The Rev. N. S. Boardman
performed the ceremony in the presence of the relatives of the bride and
bridegroom. The bride’s attendant was her sister, Miss Ann Kelly and the
best man was Dewitt Gelder, of Bath. Little Jane Miller, of Charleston,
W. Va., was the flower girl. The bride was married in a pretty gown of
white satin and tulle with a long veil arranged at the back of the head
with a frill and held in place with rosebuds. Her bouquet was of bride’s
roses and snapdragons. The bridesmaid wore a yellow taffeta and tulle dress
and carried red roses. The little flower girl was dressed in white organdie
and carried a basket of marguerites. Following the ceremony, a wedding
supper was served. Covers were laid for 35. The decorations were in yellow
and white, roses being used with snapdragons and daises. Four friends of
the bride w
||KELLY-REIDY A pretty wedding was solemnized at St. Mary’s
Church Wednesday at high noon, when Miss Joanna Kelly and Thomas Reidy
were united in marriage. They were attended by Miss Mary Kelly and Daniel
Reidy. The bride was attired in a princess gown of blue cloth, with white
hate, and carried a white prayer book. The bridesmaid wore a princess gown
of blue with hat to match and carried a shower bouquet of pink carnations.
The bridal party was met at the altar by the Rev. J. J. Moriarty who officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. Reidy left on the evening train for an extended wedding trip,
after which they will be at home to their friends at 318 West Avenue. (handwritten
on article Feb. 2, 1910)
||TWO LOCAL COUPLES UNITED IN MARRIAGE SATURDAY EVENING -Two
wedding ceremonies, the bridegroom of one and the bride of the other being
cousins, were performed Saturday evening by the Rev. A. M. Laird at the
parsonage of the First Church of Christ, Disciples.In the first ceremony,
Miss Thelma Knapp of 623 Yale Street and James Mourhess of 134 Gridley
Street were united in marriage, being attended by Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds
Husted of this city. Following their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Mourhess acted
as attendants for the latters cousin, Wallace E. Hill of 700 Hopkins Street
and Miss Hazel Marble of 227 Franklin Street. (handwritten on article Aug
||A pretty wedding took place Saturday evening, December 8
at 7:30 o’clock when Violet May, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Knapp
of Horseheads became the bride of Freeman E. Osborn of Elmira Heights.
The marriage took place in the manse of the Southside Baptist Church and
was performed by the Rev. Delos Abrams. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs.
Stanley Comfort, the latter is sister of the bridegroom. The bride’s gown
was of brown Spanish silk lace over brown satin and she carried a shower
bouquet of Bride roses. The bride, a very popular young lady is employed
as inspector in Department 21 of the Eclipse Machine Company. The bridegroom
is employed at the American Bridge Works. (handwritten on article 1923)
||KRAUS-SHEELY A pretty wedding took place last evening at
the German Evangelical Church at 6 o’clock, when Miss Gertrude Kathryn
Kraus and Edwin B. Sheely, both of this city, were married. The Rev. R.
Vieweg performed the ceremony. The maid of honor was Miss Clara Drath,
and Miss Emily Sheely, sister of the groom, and Miss Marie Eiffert were
bridesmaids. Walter Warner of New York City acted as best man. The bride
was gowned in white silk, entrain, with long veil caught with orange blossoms,
and she carried Bride’s roses. The honor maid and bridesmaids were also
gowned in white, and they carried pink roses. The ushers were Tracy Kraus,
brother of the bride, and Charles Meath. Mr. Mueller, organist of the church,
played the wedding music. Following the ceremony at the church a reception
was held at the home of the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. John C. Sheely
of 714 West Water Street, about 100 guests attending. A wedding supper
was served, Nora Reidy catering. The color scheme of the house decorations
was pink a
||c The marriage of Miss Leah H. Landon, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. D. W. Landon, and Walter J. Strouse took place last evening at 8 o’clock
at the home of the bride on Beecher Street. The Rev. J. D. Warren performed
the ceremony. The house was attractively decorated with garden flowers
and autumn foliage. The ceremony was performed under an arch of ferns,
palms and hydrangeas. The wedding march was played by Miss Ruby Prutsman,
an aunt of the bride. The bride’s gown was old blue charmeuse and she carried
a shower bouquet of white roses. The couple were attended by Mrs. Garnet
P. Wrigley and Charles Strouse. After the ceremony a wedding supper was
served, covers for 18 being laid., Mrs. Markham catered. After a wedding
trip Mr. and Mrs. Strouse will return to this city where they will reside
in the new home on Dubois Street. The bride is a graduate of the Elmira
Free Academy and has been teaching during the past year at Southport Corners.
(handwritten on article Oct. 1, 1915)
||Miss Mary Alice Leahy of 312 West Fifth Street and Lester
Rockwell Davis of 407 West Second Street were married Tuesday at 9 a.m.
in St. Patrick’s Church by the Rev. Leo G. Schwab. Miss Louise Zaback of
Horseheads and William Ronan were the attendants. The bride wore a gown
of blue velvet and matching hat and slippers. She carried a bouquet of
yellow roses. Miss Zaback was attired in tan velvet with slippers and hat
to match. Her bouquet consisted of Talisman roses. A wedding breakfast
was served at the De Luxe Inn to 22 guests. After a trip to Rochester Mr.
and Mrs. Davis will be “at home” at 320 West gray Street.(handwritten on
article Oct 1 1929)
||LEWIS-COMBS Miss Mabel Lewis of this city and Fred Combs
of Gillett, Pa., were married Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the home
of the bride’s grandmother, Mrs. Olive Shepard of Pine City. The ceremony
was performed by the Rev. I. Wilson Ripley of Pine City. (handwritten on
article Nov 9, 1911)
||LEWIS-PRATT A very pretty wedding took place last Wednesday
evening at the home of John R. Pratt of the South Creek Road, when Miss
Jennie Lewis of Gillett, Pa., and Earl Lee Pratt of South Creek were united
in marriage, the Rev. J. D. Warren of South Church officiating. Miss Blanche
Boughton was bridesmaid and Fred G. Lewis acted as best man. The bride
wore a pretty gown of white organdy and carried white bride’s roses. Forty
guests were present and a delicious wedding dinner was served. The bride’s
table was trimmed with white chrysanthemums. The young couple have a host
of friends who extended best wishes for their future happiness. (handwritten
on article Oct 30 1907)
||Mrs. Isabella Lewis of Elmwood Avenue announces the engagement
of her daughter, Miss Maude Lewis to Wayne Allen Rockwell of Elmira Heights.
(handwritten on article Nov. 1916)
||LEWIS-ROSS Iona Lewis and Charles E. Ross both from Southport
were married at the parsonage of the Pennsylvania Avenue Methodist Church
on Tuesday November 25th at noon by the Rev. E. M. Cullinan. William Ross
and Mrs. Blanche Spencer stood up with the bridal pair during the ceremony.
Mr. and Mrs. Ross ill live in Elmira. (handwritten on article Nov 25, 1919)
||Elmira Heights, May 26 – The wedding of Miss Gladys Lewis
of Elmira Heights and Fred Knapp of Elmira took place yesterday at 3 o’clock
at their new home on Hope Street, Elmira, the Rev. John Betlem, pastor
of Elmwood Avenue Baptist Church officiating. The young people were attended
by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Luce of Elmira Heights. The bride was gowned prettily
in white crepe do chine and carried a bouquet of white bridal roses. Luncheon
was served after the ceremony and Mr. and Mrs. Knapp left on the afternoon
train for Buffalo, where they will remain until Friday, when they will
return and begin housekeeping in their new home, which is in readiness
for their occupancy. The bride was the recipient of many beautiful gifts.
The young couple is well known and highly esteemed and has the best wishes
of a large circle of friends. The guests present at the wedding included
Mrs. Fred Knapp, Sr., Miss Rena Knapp, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Lewis, Mr. and
Mrs. E. D. Buck and daughter, Castella, Mrs. John Betlem, Mrs. Anna Setz
||LITTLEFIELD-RIPLEY A very pretty home wedding took place
Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Mary J. Littlefield of 157 Orchard
Street, when her daughter, Harriett, became the bride of Emery Ripley of
Wellsville. The Rev. Mr. Ripley of Pine City, father of the groom, performed
the ceremony. They were unattended. About 30 friends and relatives witnessed
the ceremony. The bride wore a white satin messaline gown and carried bride’s
roses. Her going-away gown was of blue serge with hat to match. After a
wedding trip they will reside in Wellsville, where Mr. Ripley is station
agent. Their friends extend best wishes. (handwritten on article Aug 17,
||LOVELESS-BALMER The marriage of Eva Loveless of this city
and William Balmer of the town of Southport took place on Wednesday afternoon
at 4 o’clock at the South Presbyterian manse, the Rev. H. A. Depfer performing
the ceremony. The couple were unattended. (handwritten on article Apr 2,
||The marriage of Miss Daisy B. McNaney of this city and Harold
E. Fick of Davenport, Iowa, took place on Saturday, September 16 at the
Southside Baptist parsonage. The Rev. Delos E. Abrams performed the ceremony.
They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. LeVal Saxbury. Following the ceremony
a reception was held at the home of the bride. Those present were the Misses
Bessie Stapleton, Martha Leese, Ethel Wilson, Mary Waterhouse, Gladys Ricketts,
Gertrude Goodwin, M. Zoe Howard, Aura Beers; Mr. and Mrs. David McCann,
Mrs. J. Sterling and Mrs. William Shearer. Mr. and Mrs. Fick will reside
in Elmira for the present. (handwritten on article 1916 Sept 16)
||M’SOLLEY-GOLDEN Miss Florence Mcsolley of Fassett, Pa.,
and Patrick Golden of this city were united in marriage Monday, May 8,
by the Rev. W. H.Howard at the parsonage of the Pennsylvania Avenue Methodist
church. They will be at home after May 15 at 365 Fulton Street. (handwritten
on article 1916)
||MAHAFFEY-SHAPPEE Miss Mabel Mahaffey and Bert R. Shappee,
both of this city, were united in marriage last evening, June 6, by the
Rev. C. E. Ferguson at his home, 798 West Water Street. They will reside
on the South Side. (handwritten on article 1909)
||The marriage of Miss Della Malarkey and Joseph Clark, both
of the town of Southport were married Saturday evening at the parsonage
of the Pennsylvania avenue M. E. Church, the Rev. G. M. Whiting, pastor
of the church, performing the ceremony.
||MARCELLUS-SINCLAIR The marriage of Bessie E. Marcellus of
Fassett, Pa., and William E. Sinclair of Troy, Pa., took place this morning
at 11:30 o’clock, Dr. R. Lew Williams performing the ceremony at the manse
of the Lake Street Presbyterian Church. They were attended by Flossie Marcellus
and Chester Marcellus. Mr. and Mrs. Sinclair left for a wedding trip to
Buffalo, Niagara Falls and points in Canada and upon their return will
reside in Troy, Pa. (handwritten on article May 27 1919)
||MATTESON-HAZEN The marriage of Miss Hattie Matteson and
Bert Hazen, both of the town of Southport, took place yesterday afternoon
at 5 o’clock in the manse of the South Presbyterian Church, the Rev. H.
A. Depfer performing the ceremony. They were attended by Mrs. Sarah Hazen.
Mr. and Mrs. Hazen will reside in Southport, where the bridegroom is a
prosperous farmer. (handwritten on article Aug 6 1919)
||McCANN-DRAKE Miss Emma M. McCann, of 307 ½ South
Broadway and Ralph J. Drake, of 214 Lormore Street, were united in marriage
Monday evening at 8 o’clock p.m. by the Rev. C. M. Kreidler, at his home,
402 Mt. Zoar Street. They were attended by the bride’s sister, Miss Edith
McCann, and the groom’s brother, Mr. Drake. The bride wore a pretty brown
traveling suit with hat to match. The young couple left for a few days
wedding trip and will be at home after December 29, at 307 ½ South
Broadway. (handwritten on article Dec. 14, 1914)
||COUPLE TO RESIDE IN PAINTED POST Dundee, March 15- At 4
o’clock yesterday afternoon took place the marriage of Miss Anna A. McDowell,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. McDowell, to Samuel G. Hoffmanof Painted
Post, at the McDowell home, “The Elms”, in the town of Barrington, a few
miles from this village. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. E. M. Hammond,
pastor of the Baptist church of Barrington, in the presence of about 65
invited guests. The bride was given away by her father, while little Miss
Kathleen Reynolds, of Corning, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Reynolds,
and a cousin of the bride, acted as ring bearer and carried calla lilies.
The bridesmaid was Miss Adaline Patterson of Buffalo and the best man was
David Rose of Painted Post. The wedding march from Lohengrin was played
by Mrs. E. C. Westbrook of Port Jervis. Following the ceremony all repaired
to the dining room, where the wedding supper was served. Mr. and Mrs. Hoffman
left on the evening train from this village and following a short wed
||The marriage of Miss Alta McLean of 456 Cypress Street and
Harold S. Congdon of Pine City was solemnized this morning at 10 o’clock
in the parsonage of Centenary Church. TheRev. C. McConnell performed the
ceremony. The couple was attended by Miss Pearl McLean of Corning and Lynn
Sitzer of Pine City. After a brief trip, Mr. and Mrs. Congdon will reside
in Pine City. (handwritten on article Sept 14 1927)
||MERRIAM-CAMPBELL Miss Minnie Merriam, of Wellsburg, and
Mr. Charles R. Campbell, of Elmira, were united in marriage last evening
by the Rev. William A. Grover at his home in Elmira Heights. Mr. and Mrs.
Martin A. Tobey of the Southside, attended the bridal pair.
||MILLER-BREESE A pretty home wedding took place Wednesday
evening at 7:30 o’clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Miller of lower
Maple Avenue, when their daughter Christine was united in marriage to Chester
Breese of Horseheads. The Rev. Harry Smith of Horseheads performed the
ceremony. Little Sara Hall, the ring bearer, was the only attendant. The
bride’s gown was of white satin chiffon. She carried a shower bouquet of
bride’s roses. The little ring bearer wore a pink and white dress and carried
a basket of pink roses. The color scheme was in pink and white, roses being
used for the decorations. Before the ceremony Miss Florence Brooks sang
“Beloved, It is Morn”. Mr. and Mrs. Pritchard played the wedding march
on the piano and violin. Mr. and Mrs. Breese left for a wedding trip to
Buffalo. The bride is a graduate of the Elmira College School of Music
in the piano department, and is a member of the Trinity choir. Mr. and
Mrs. Breese will be “at home” to their friends after December 1, at 116
West Chemung Pl
||The marriage of Stella V. Miller and Ted McNaney, both of
this city, took place Wednesday afternoon at 4 o’clock at the parsonage
of the First Baptist Church, Dr. William T. Henry performing the ceremony.
They were unattended and will make their home in Elmira. (handwritten on
article Dec. 31 1913)
||MILLER-MURPHY An unusually quiet wedding took place Monday
evening at 10 o’clock, when Miss Lena Miller became Mrs. Thomas J. Murphy.
The ceremony was performed at the home of the bride’s parents, on West
Henry Street, before the immediate families. Rev. W. H. Van Allen officiated.
At 3 o’clock yesterday morning Mr. and Mrs. Murphy left on a bridal tour
through the west. They will visit the Omaha Exposition and will return
in about three weeks by the way of Kansas. They will go immediately to
housekeeping at 204 West Henry Street, where they will receive their friends
after November 15. The bride is the daughter of Valentine Miller, a representative
citizen of the South Side. She has many friends, having always resided
in Elmira. She was educated in the public schools and in the academy, from
which she graduated in the class of 1888.Mr. Murphy is a popular citizen,
who formerly conducted the cigar emporium in the Rathbun house. He is at
present employed in the law offices of Mr. C. M. Marvin. (handwritten on
||MILLER-SMITH Miss Susan Lois Miller, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Valentine Miller of this city and Herbert Miller Smith of Indianapolis,
Ind., son of Dr. and Mrs. Frank Smith of Millerton, Pa., were united in
marriage Saturday at high noon at the home of the bride’s parents, 218
W. Henry Street. The Rev. Arthur B. Rudd, rector of Grace Church officiated
in the presence of the immediate families of the young people. The bride
has been a teacher at School no. Five several years and is well known.
Mr. Smith is a graduate of the Mansfield State Normal School and St. John’s
Military Academy. He is district manager for the American Multigraph Company
at Indianapolis, Ind. Mr. and Mrs. Smith left Saturday for Indianapolis
where they will make their residence. (handwritten on article Jan 1, 1910)
||MILLER-STANSFIELD Miss Florence E. Miller , daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Chase H. Miller of 2443 Elmwood Avenue, was united in marriage
Wednesday at 11 a.m. to Arthur L. Stansfield, son of Arthur E. Stansfield,
of Horseheads. The ceremony was performed by the rev. John Killeen in the
parochial residence of St. Mary’s Church at Horseheads. Mrs. Chase H. Miller,
the bride’s mother and the bridegroom’s father, Arthur E. Stansfield, were
the attendants. After a brief wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. Stansfield will
reside at 243 Elmwood Avenue. (handwritten on article May 15, 1929)
||MONKS-DAVEY Edward C. Monks of Pine City, and Miss Mary
Davey, of this city, were united in marriage at the Baptist parsonage at
Pine City last evening by Rev. Brainard. The newly married couple will
reside at 109 Chestnut street. (handwritten on article Apr 20, 1905)
||MONKS-JASPER A very pretty home wedding took place Saturday
morning at 10 o’clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Monks of Pine City
when their daughter Charlotte A. was married to Arthur J. Jasper of Elizabeth.
The Rev. I. Wilson Ripley officiated, using the ring service. The dining
room was prettily decorated with white carnations and smilax. After the
wedding breakfast Mr. and Mrs. Jasper left on a wedding tour to New York
and eastern points. On return they will reside at Pine City. (handwritten
on article Mar 16 1912)
||MOSHER-SHAPPEE Yesterday morning at the residence of the
bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Judson W. Mosher, No. 505 West Hudson street,
was solemnized the marriage of Miss May Belle Mosher and Frank Shappee.
The ceremony was quietly performed by the Rev. Claude G. Langford, pastor
of the Southside Baptist church, in the presence of the immediate relatives.
The bride was gowned in light grey nun’s veiling. Miss Grace Shappee, a
sister of the groom, acted as bridesmaid. The best man was Frank Mosher,
brother of the bride. After a wedding breakfast, Mr. and Mrs. Shappee left
over the Erie for a wedding trip to Cleveland, O. On their return, they
will reside on South Avenue. Hearty congratulations are extended by many
friends. (handwritten on article 1907)
||The following marriage licenses have been issued at the
City Hall: Amos J. Erway, jr., 1008 Oak Street and Beatrice B. Talada,
586 Post Street; Albert A. Porter, Columbia Cross Roads and Emily J. Stewart,
412 College Avenue ; Jesse M. Baker, Pine City and Hettie B. Olcott, 1018
Hoffman Street. ; Harold L. Roy and Ruth A. Lewis, both of Gillett, Pa.
; Clyde Berry, 161 Tuttle Avenue and Ruby Redner, 152 Judson Street (handwritten
on article March 30, 1921)
||The wedding of Mrs. Cora Murphy and George M. White took
place last night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Cuthbert, 208 West Chemung
place, the Rev. Mr. Gustin performing the ceremony. Only the immediate
relatives were in attendance. After a short wedding tour they will be at
home at 407 Roe avenue. (handwritten on article 1914)
||NEWTON-SITZER Mrs. Harriet L. Newton and Arthur W. Sitzer
both of Horseheads were united in marriage Saturday evening, by the Rev.
William Jacques, at the home of the bride’s daughter, Mrs. Charles Reeves,
Jr. They will reside in Horseheads. (handwritten on article Nov 9 1918)
||O’BRIEN-LIVINGS Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Livings of 269 West Hudson
Street announce the marriage of their daughter, Eva to Matthew D. O’Brien,
son of Mr. and Mrs. James O’Brien of 381 West First Street. They will live
in New York City. (handwritten on article July 1919)
||Miss Edna Ordway, formerly of Delmar, Pa., who is now making
her home at the 242 West Eighth Street, and Edward Ross, son of Mr. and
Mrs. John Ross, 218 College Avenue, were married Tuesday evening, Nov 17,
at the home of the bride by the Rev. Wisner K. Ingalls. The couple was
attended by Mr. and Mrs. Lee A. Schmieg of Elmira Heights. Mrs. Frieda
Jenkins of Portland, Me., was a guest at the wedding. After the ceremony
the couple left for a brief stay at Rochester and Niagara Falls. They will
reside for the present at 242 West Eighth Street.(handwritten on article
Nov 17 1931)
||Osborne-Peck Miss Sara Eva Osborne and Durland Peck of Sylvania,
Pa., were married at 8 o’clock last evening at the home of Mrs. Harris
on Kinyon street. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. C. C. Crawford
and the members of the immediate families and a few friends were present.
The couples were unattended. Mrs. Harris is a cousin of the bride. Refreshments
were served after the wedding. Mr. and Mrs. Peck will be at home in Sylvania
after this week.
||OSGOOD-ROBERTS Miss Nellie J. Osgood of Southport, and F.
Adelbert Roberts of Eldred, Pa., were united in marriage at 10 o’clock
Sunday morning at the parsonage of the Pennsylvania Avenue Methodist Episcopal
Church, the Rev. H. W. Howard officiating. A few of the immediate friends
were present. They will reside in Partridge Street. (handwritten on article
Mar 28, 1915)
||DOUBLE WEDDING A double wedding was solemnized Tuesday,
Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Homer H. MacArthur at the parsonage of the
Tabernacle of the Open Door. Daniel Kieffer of Pine City was married to
Miss Helen Packard of 245 Oakwood Avenue; and James Best of Canton, Pa.,
to Miss Gertrude Bassett also of 245 Oakwood Avenue. The ring service was
used and each couple attended the other. Mr. and Mrs. Best will reside
at Canton, Pa., and Mr. and Mrs. Kieffer will live here. (handwritten on
article Feb 12 1929)
||PARKE-COMFORT In the town of Ashland on January 13, 1907,
M. B. Roushy, Justice of the Peace, united in marriage Florence S. Parke,
of East Smithfield, Pa. and Arthur Comfort of Snedekerville,Pa.
||Married – Thursday evening, at the residence of the bride’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Pease, No. 723 West Third Street, Miss Melvia
Irene Pease and Augustus Miller. Rev. Frank T. Keeney, pastor of Hedding
M. E. Church, officiated and Miss Effie M. Pease, the bride’s cousin, was
bridesmaid and John A. Owen, the best man. The house was decorated with
rose, carnations, ferns and palms and after the ceremony a wedding supper
was served. Mr. Miller is foreman for Armstrong & Wood, and he and
his bride will make their home at No. 732 West Third Street. (handwritten
on article Jan 20 1901)
||A very pretty home wedding took place last evening, at the
home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Williston Pease, on Mcdowell
place, when Miss Effie Pease and Mr. John Owen were united in marriage,
by the Rev. F. T. Keeney of Hedding M. E. Church. The young couple have
a host of friends in the southside, who extend hearty congratulations.
A bountiful wedding supper was served, and Mr. and Mrs. Owen left at once
for the home in readiness for their coming at 419 Grove Street, where they
will be at home to their many friends. (handwritten on article Dec. 3,
||POST-ROUPP At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Schambacher,
on Pennsylvania Avenue, January 16, the Rev. Herbert S. Southall united
in marriage Miss Lillian Isola Post and John Baird Roupp, both of Cogenhouse,
||POWER-ROY On Wednesday evening last, Miss Jennie Lind Power
and Edward D. Roy were united in marriage at the residence of the bride’s
mother, Mrs. Alida Power, No. 403 Union Place. The Rev. g. H. Brainard
of Pine City, performed the ceremony. A reception was held after the ceremony,
only the immediate relatives and friends of the young couple being present.
Later Mr. and Mrs. Roy left on a wedding trip to New York city. They will
be at home to their friends in Southport, after January 1. (handwritten
on article Dec 16, 1903)