Tyrrell Garth Weds Los Angeles Girl; Will Reside Here

That Miss Lucy Langdon of Los Angeles and Tyrrell Garth of this city, son of Dr. and Mrs. J.W. Garth and grandson of Capt. W.C. Tyrrell, were united in marriage December 26 is the news reaching Beaumont, where the groom’s family is prominently identified.

The wedding was solemnized at the bride’s home and among other relatives presents were Capt. Tyrrell and Mrs. Garth.

Mr. and Mrs. Garth are now at the Hotel Maryland, Pasadena, where they plan an extended stay.

Mr. Garth is connected with the Tyrrell-Combest company and has many friends here who will give his bride a cordial welcome, she being pleasantly remembered as a visitor in the Garth home about a year ago when she accompanied her grandfather to Beaumont, he being an old-time Iowa friend of Capt. Tyrrell’s.

Source:  Beaumont Enterprise, January 2, 1922.


To Son’s Wedding

Dr. and Mrs. M.D. Fuller, who have been visiting in Bemidji for some time, will leave this evening for St. Louis Park, where they will attend the wedding of their son, Lieutenant Floyd Fuller and Mrs. Grace Workman. From Minneapolis Dr. and Mrs. Fuller will return to their home at Mt. Dora, Fla. They are former residents of this city but have now sold their residence here. Dr. Fuller is pastor of the Methodist church at Mt. Dora. He occupied the pulpit in the Baptist church last Sunday, as no pastor has yet been secured to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Rev. A.M. Whitby, who has accepted a call in Duluth.

Source: Bemidji Pioneer, August 19, 1919.

Matrimonial News from 1918

Mr. and Mrs. Willard C. McConnell announce the engagement of their daughter, Cleantha Parke, to Wylllis Osborn Dodge of Lansing. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 7, 1918)

Mrs. William Moore Rorick announces the marriage of her daughter, Mrs. Claribel Rorick McGraw, to Lieut. L.W Mueller, of the ordinance department, in the Central Methodist church, in the presence of the immediate families, Lieut. R.W. 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 Free Press, March 22, 1918)

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At the marriage of Miss Alma Botsford Rorick and Howell Ormsbie Wilson, of Morenci, Mich., will be duly solemnized this afternoon at 4:30 o’clock, at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Rorick, in Crescent Avenue, in the presence of the immediate families and a few friends, the attendant will be Mrs. Jay Franklin Sweeney and John Callahan. The Rev. R.J. McAlpine will perform the ceremony. Mrs. Oliver Garber will play the wedding march. The wedding supper will be served at 6 o’clock at the Hotel Lenox.

Source: The Buffalo Times, June 11, 1918.

Of College Interest

The marriage of Miss Ruth Van Blarcom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Van Blarcom of Newton, N.J., and Mr. Philip Erwin Whiting, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred E. Whiting of Auburndale, this state, took place at the family residence in Newton at 8 o’clock Saturday evening, June 8. The Rev. C.W. Rouse officiated. Miss Van Blarcom was attended by her sister, Miss Mildred Van Blarcom, a student at Wellesley College, and Mr. Royal G. Whiting of Auburndale was his brother’s best man. The bride is a graduate of Wellesley, class of 1913, and the groom of Harvard, class of 1907. Mr. and Mrs. Whiting will live in New York city.

Source: Boston Herald, June 9, 1918.

15th Anniversary Duly Celebrated

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Holbein of Canal Dover celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary last Sunday at their home on Reeves Heights. The hours were pleasantly employed with victrola music and interesting social converse. A fine chicken dinner was served at the noon hour. The principals to this happy affair received a number of beautiful and useful presents.

Those present were William Holbein, Conrad Holbein, Mrs. Fred Stemm and Miss Mary Haines, all of Zanesville; Mrs. Rachel Mautz of Philo, Mrs. Maude Smith and son George of Columbus, Mrs. Forrest Ross and two sons, Elmer and Emerson; Alva Mattingly, Jesse Echelberry, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Holbein and children Myrtle May, Hermon [sic], Russell and Leonard, all of Dover.

Source: Zanesville Times Recorder, March 19, 1917.

Miscellaneous Shower

Mrs. Cosper H. Rorick entertained Saturday in honor of Miss Ruth Lloyd of Evanston, Ill., a bride of the near future. A four-course luncheon was served at 1 o’clock. Pink carnations made a beautiful center piece and were given as favors, while cupids and hearts were used in profusion. Many attractive and practical gifts were showered from a pink and white umbrella. Mrs. Rorick was assisted by Mrs. G.H. Rorick and Miss Beulah Campbell. The guests were: Mrs. W.D. Murphy, Columbus, O.; Miss Alma Rorick, Buffalo; Mrs. Perry [sic] Sullivan, Mrs. Earl Baldwin, Fayette; Mrs. C.M. Rorick, Mrs. Martha Spear, Mrs. Paul Spear, Mrs. Richard Rogers, Mrs. John Rorick, Misses Florence and Mary Bryant, Helen and Marjorie Rorick.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, January 22, 1917.

Armstrong-Riley Wedding

At the Methodist parsonage at Algona last week Monday afternoon occurred the wedding of Miss Alma Riley and Charles Armstrong, Rev. F.C. Taylor performing the ceremony. Only a few of the immediate relatives were present. The bridal pair was attended by Arthur Riley, a brother of the bride, and Miss Merle Armstrong, as sister of the groom. The bride wore white messaline and Miss Armstrong silk poplin.

Following the services at Algona, the party was pleasantly entertained at the Armstrong home, east of this village, where a wedding supper was served to a score or more of invited guests.

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Matrimonial News from 1915

Invitations are out today for the wedding of Wallace Donald McLean of Washington and New York and Miss Ada Rorick McConnell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willard McConnell of this city. The ceremony is to take place on Saturday, Oct. 2, at Christ Episcopal church, at 7 o’clock in the evening. Cards are also sent for a reception, which is to be held at the home of the bride’s parents, 56 S. Main street, immediately after the wedding. (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 17, 1915)

Complimenting Miss Ada McConnell, a bride of Saturday, a pretty fall luncheon was given by Misses Elizabeth and Frances Waldby at their home on State street Wednesday. Covers were laid for six, the other guests being the ladies of Miss McConnell’s bridal party. (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 30, 1915)


Christ church was the scene of a beautiful wedding Saturday evening when Miss Ada Rorick McConnell, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willard C. McConnell of this city, and Wallace Donald McLean of Washington and New York were united in marriage.  The church was artistically decorated in pink and white Japanese lilies and gladioli, huge bouquets of them being used effectively, while the altar was banked with dahlias.

Prof. Fred L. Bach, of Heidelberg university, Tiffin, O., formerly of Adrian college, presided at the organ and played a delightful program during the seating of the guests and as the time for the ceremony drew near the music modulated into the strains of the Lohengrin wedding march and the wedding party entered the church.

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