Matrimonial News from the Aughts

Miss Frances Walling, daughter of Albert Walling, a prominent nurseryman, living near Oswego, and Leonard Hallinan, of the same place were married at the residence of the bride’s parents on Monday evening last. (Hillsboro Independent, June 22, 1906)

James Glandon and Miss Janette Jacks were married December 20 at 201 Eleventh street, the resident of the pastor of the White Temple. Dr. J. Whitcomb Brougher performed the ceremony. (Oregon Daily Journal, December 23, 1906)

The young people gave Mr. and Mrs. John Clemans a great send-off Thursday afternoon when they took the train for Peru. Their trunks were decorated with such suggestive placards as “Mr. and Mrs. Newlyweds;” “Just Married,” etc. On the groom’s back was pinned a paper informing the public in large letters that “We’re just married, we are.” The young couple were showered with rice until the train pulled out. (Nebraska Advertiser, December 27, 1907)

Weddings and Anniversaries in Portland

James Glandon and Miss Janette Jacks were married December 30, at 201 Eleventh street at the residence of the pastor of the White Temple.  Dr. J. Whitcomb Brougher performed the ceremony.  (Portland Oregonian, December 23, 1906)

Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Thompson Rorick celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Saturday with a reception at their home.  Their daughter and son, Harriette and J.T. Rorick, Jr., received with them.  Mrs. Nelda Taylor assisted with arrangements.  (Portland Oregonian, December 24, 1937)

Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling of Polk county celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary October 20 at a family gathering.  Their children are Mrs. James Mott, Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Eva M. Purvine, Amity; Miss Gertrude Walling, Harold Walling and Jesse Walling, all of Salem. (Portland Oregonian, November 14, 1935)