A Beautiful Home Wedding Wednesday.

Music, Flowers, and Joy.—The Residence of Mr. and Mrs. Cosper Rorick the Scene of a Happy Alliance. Miss Leila, Daughter of the House, and Mr. Albert V. Foster Unite in Marriage.

With youth, health and other material blessings a couple stood at midday Wednesday at the very summit of happiness. The smiling faces of four score persons looked up to them, and the world must indeed have seemed to their view the brightest and most joyous place possible. What better wish could one express than this: That, vouchsafed long life, they may ne’er descend into the valley of discontent and regretfully look back upon the height as mere elusive vision.


The residence of Mr. and Mrs. Cosper Rorick was the scene of a genuine home wedding at the time mentioned, and in spirit and in form it was such an one as could be most desired by all concerned.

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Ruth Loosley Becomes Bride Of M. Ansberry

Wedding Is Held in Berkeley Church in Presence of the Family, Intimate Friends.

In the presence of the immediate family and a few intimate friends assembled in St. Clement’s church, Berkeley, at high noon today, Miss Ruth Loosley became the bride of Mr. Merle Ansberry of Hanford, Calif., Rev. Lindley R. Miller, rector, officiating. A profusion of white flowers adorned the altar.

The couple was unattended, and following the reading of the ritual a reception and wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride’s parents, Major and Mrs. Milan A. Loosley, on Alvarado road.

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Anniversary Of Pioneers

Former Klamath Residents Honored At Ashland Home

The following story which appears in the Ashland Daily Tidings will be of interest to the many friends of Mr. and Mrs. George Loosley, formerly of this city:

“Mr. and Mrs. George W. Loosley yesterday observed their sixtieth wedding anniversary at their Third street home here. Although Mrs. Loosley has been quite ill for several years, friends sent many gifts, letters and telegrams.

“Emma T. Anderson and George W. Loosley were married May the second, 1880, at the residence of Captain O.C. Applegate, brother-in-law of the bride, at the Klamath Agency. Mr. Loosley was in government employ at the time of his marriage, as superintendent of shops and mills. They lived there for two years after their marriage and then moved to their ranch near Fort Klamath which they have owned ever since.

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Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Loosley Observe 54th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. George W. Loosley, prominent Klamath county pioneers, observed their 54th wedding anniversary May 2 at their ranch home just a short distance from Fort Klamath.

It was at Klamath Agency in the year 1880, Mr. and Mrs. Loosley were married. Mrs. Loosley nee Emma Anderson had been in Klamath county but a year before her marriage, having come by stage coach with her brother-in-law and sister, Captain and Mrs. O.C. Applegate in 1879. After her marriage, Mrs. Loosley taught school and from her can be gathered many colorful and interesting stories of early Klamath county history.

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Come To Quincy For Wedding

Popular Beckwith Couple Quietly Married at County Seat Wednesday

Harry R. Loosley, 27, son of M.F. Loosley of Beckwith, and Amelia E. Bruning, 31, who has been assistant in the post office at that place, were married at Quincy Wednesday afternoon by the Rev. C.H. Stephenson in the parsonage of the Quincy Community Church. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Clendenin, of the County Seat, were witnesses to the marriage.

Following the wedding, Mr. and Mrs. Loosley left for an auto honeymoon through northern Oregon and may, should the bridegroom find a business opening in the northern state that appeals to him, locate there permanently. Otherwise, it was announced, they will return to Beckwith where Mr. Loosley is associated with his father in a general merchandise and garage business.

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Engagement News Through the Years

At a recent luncheon given at their home in Medina village, Mr. and Mrs. Carle [sic] Guss announced the engagement of their daughter Helen to Floyd Strayer of Morenci. Miss Guss is a graduate of Hudson high school and of the Michigan State Normal college and has been a teacher in the Hudson grade schools for the last two years. She has many friends here. (Adrian Daily Telegram, February 11, 1928)

Dr. and Mrs. J. Stewart Hudson announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia Elizabeth, to Robert Baker Rorick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Horton Rorick, of Perrysburg, O. (Detroit Free Press, September 14, 1947) Continue reading “Engagement News Through the Years”

Marriage License Notices Through the Years

Ruby Frances Walling, 19, to Clifford D. Warner, 23. (Newberg Graphic, April 26, 1906)

5900—Carl M. Field, 22, Muskegon; Carrie L. Chittenden, 21, Muskegon.  (Muskegon Chronicle, May 10, 1906)

License to wed was issued to Daniel A. Larmer and Eva Walling, Wednesday. (Polk County Observer, November 16, 1906)

Marriage licenses were yesterday granted to Louis E. Bueltuer, aged 21, to wed Ella Meyers, aged 18, and G.A. Day, 21, to marry Arba Walling. (Salem Capital Journal, September 30, 1908) Continue reading “Marriage License Notices Through the Years”

Married in Ireland

Mr. and Mrs. O.J. Wells just received word from their son, Roy A. Wells, announcing his marriage, Nov. 4th, in Queenstown, Ireland, to Miss Margaret Smith of that place. Mr. Wells is connected with the signal service of the United States navy, and has been stationed at Queenstown. He and his bride are expected to arrive in this country soon.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, December 2, 1918.