Adrian Wedding

Mr. and Mrs. John C. Rorick left this week for Adrian where they will attend the wedding of Miss Ada Rorick McConnell, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willard McConnell and Mr. Wallace Donald McLean, of New York city, which will take place in Christ, Episcopal church, Adrian, Saturday October 2nd at 7 p.m.

The bride is known to a number of Wauseon residents and is highly esteemed by all who know her. The groom is a graduate of Princeton University and is the New York manager of the Morris System of Industrial Loans. The newly married couple will leave Adrian Saturday evening for their future home in New York City.

Source: Fulton County Tribune, October 1, 1915.



Kenneth Spear and Miss Irene Dendell were married at the home of the bride’s parents in Wayne Sept. 28. Mr. Spear is the son of Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Spear of Medina township, and is the proprietor of a 1,500 acre farm near Damon. Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Spear have been up to their son’s home for the past four weeks helping the young couple get settled in their new home.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, October 23, 1916.

Wallings Reach Golden Wedding Day

Mr. and Mrs. Sidney D. Walling will hold open house Sunday, Oct. 12th, at their home, 633 W. 8th Ave., in observance of their golden wedding anniversary. Friends are invited to call between 2 and 5 p.m.

Nettie (Ingram) Walling was born and raised in Richhill, Mo., and Sidney Walling in Boise, Idaho. They were married in Portland, Ore., in 1908, moved to Idaho and homesteaded a ranch. Mr. Walling later was a trucker and dairyman.

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A Bird’s Eye View (Excerpt)

Before Justice Lambert, at Burdett, occurred the conclusion of the trial in which Mrs. Abigail Strader brought action against her husband, James M. Strader, for the support of their children. James M. Strader was married to Miss Abigail Kinnan, August 23, 1887. Three children were born to them. Since January 1, 1895, Mrs. Strader has been residing with her mother. A short time ago the matter was brought before the court. The case was settled Wednesday by Mr. Strader giving security for the support of two of the children. The other child has a home with friends.

Source: Elmira Star-Gazette, May 23, 1896.

Couple to Reside at Alliance, Ohio

Raritan—On their return from a wedding trip to the South, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Gulick will reside at Alliance, Ohio, where Mr. Gulick, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Edgar Gulick, Cornell Blvd., this place, is employed. Bride is the former Miss Doris Burns Franklin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Burns Franklin of Cliffside Park.

Wedding was performed in the Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church, Towson, Md., Sept. 30, with members of the immediate family present.

Bride was graduated from the New Jersey College for Women, Class of 1934. Mr. Gulick received a degree as a Ceramics Engineer from Rutgers University, Class of 1934, Class of 1934, and is a member of Alpha Kappa Pi fraternity at Rutgers.

Source: Plainfield Courier-News, October 5, 1939.

Gary Walling Takes Bride At Corvallis Ceremony, To Reside In Tacoma

The newly married Mr. and Mrs. Gary R. Walling are now at home in Tacoma, Wash., after returning from a wedding trip to San Francisco. The bridegroom is assistant credit manager at Rhodes Department Store in Tacoma.

The bride, the former Virginia Shandrena House, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil M. House of Corvallis. The bridegroom, a graduate of North Salem High, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford R. Walling of Salem.

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C. Russel Grigsby Weds Marguerite A. Gulick

Raritan—Miss Marguerite A. Gulick, daughter of Mrs. J. Edgar Gulick, 51 N. Cornell Blvd., and the late Mr. Gulick, and C. Russel Grigsby, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.F. Grigsby, of Salisbury, Mo., were married yesterday 5 p.m. by the Rev. Edgar I. McCully, former pastor of the Third Reformed Church, in his home in E. High St., Somerville.

The bride, who wore a white summer flannel dress, was attended by her sister, Miss Dorothy Gulick, who wore blue with a pink corsage. Raffeiele Nargi of Plainfield was best man.

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Pre-Nuptial Parties Held For Virginia House Of Corvallis

Miss Virginia House has been the guest of honor at several pre-nuptial parties during the past few weeks. Miss House, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil E. House, is the bride to be of Gary R. Walling, Tacoma, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Walling of Salem. The couple will be wed at the First Methodist Church Corvallis on Sunday. The couple will make their home in Tacoma where Mr. Walling is assistant credit manager of Rhodes department store.

A miscellaneous shower and dessert party was given by Mrs. Royal Doty, 4050 Philomath Road, Oct. 13th with Mrs. Merle Doty and Mrs. Leland Dudley as co-hostesses. A table with a sheet cake decorated with a large open umbrella and wedding bells was the center of attraction surrounded with the many gifts. Continue reading “Pre-Nuptial Parties Held For Virginia House Of Corvallis”

Martha Joan Loosley Is Fall Bride Of Robert E. Driesner On Oct. 5 In Fort Klamath Methodist Church

FORT KLAMATH – The Fort Klamath Community Methodist Church was the setting for a large fall wedding at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 5, when Martha Joan Loosley became the bride of Robert E. Driesner. She is the daughter of Mrs. Raymond S. Loosley and the late Raymond S. Loosley of Fort Klamath, and the bridegroom’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Edward Driesner of Milwaukie, Oregon.

The impressive double-ring candlelight service was read by the Rev. Herbert Butt, pastor of Hillcrest Church, Portland, before a background of chrysanthemums, acorns and wheat in vivid autumn colors. Pews were marked with wide white satin ribbon combined with small bouquets of chrysanthemums, acorns and wheat in the prevailing floral church décor.

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