Wedding News from the 1910s

In compliment to Miss Merle Wood cashier of the Wesley Co., who is to marry Charles Alverson, an attaché of the Wesley Co., the lady associate workers of Miss Wood Monday evening gave her a shower in the rooms of Olive Mueller and Kathryn Miller at the home of Mrs. Traverse. There was a pleasant time socially with refreshments. Miss Wood was presented with a half dozen solid silver teaspoons by her co-workers. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 18, 1910)

Wayland: Mr. and Mrs. Amos Mauchmar returned Sunday night from their wedding trip. (Otsego Union, January 20, 1910)

The Fraternal Brotherhood Tuesday night gave Ersel Walling and his bride a reception, supper and dance. All had an enjoyable time. (Lompoc Record, September 30, 1910)

S.S. Gimble, postmaster at Zena, created somewhat of a local sensation by marrying Amy Walling, a blind girl, considerably his junior. (Polk County Itemizer, March 26, 1914)

Jessie C. Walling (34) of Lamont and Miss Nellie A. Richards (24) of Mabton were married by the Rev. J.D. Cain of the Methodist church.  The young couple returned to Lamont, where they will reside. (Spokane Spokesman-Review, November 15, 1916)

Miss Margaret Gowans gave a pillow shower for Miss Alma Rorick yesterday at her home in Richmond avenue. Miss Rorick entertained the out-of-town guests here for the Wilson-Rorick wedding at a dance at her home on Crescent avenue. Mrs. Jay Franklin Sweeney is giving a supper party of eighteen covers this evening for the bridal party and the out-of-town guests. (Buffalo Courier, June 9, 1918)

Miss Mary Bryant and Miss Florence Bryant, of Seneca, Mich., who are in town for the Wilson-Rorick wedding are the guests of Miss Margaret Gowans of Richmond avenue. Mrs. Gerald Bryant of the same place is the guest of Mrs. J. Franklin Sweeney. (Buffalo Evening News, June 10, 1918)

Miss Helen Evangeline Ball, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford A. Ball, was married last night to Arley R. Libby, Rev. W.W. Youngson officiating.  The bride and bridegroom were graduated in June from the State Normal School. Mr. Libby is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Libby, of Jefferson.  (Portland Oregonian, June 16, 1918)

Mrs. William Moore Rorick announces the marriage of her daughter, Mrs. Claribel Rorick McGraw, to Lieut. L.W. Mueller, of the ordnance department, in the Central Methodist church, Feb. 5, in the presence of the immediate families, Lieut. R.E. Baldwin, of the signal corps, being the only attendant. Lieut. and Mrs. Mueller will reside in Decatur, Ill., where Lieut. Mueller is engaged with the Mueller Manufacturing company. (Detroit Times, March 22, 1919)


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