MARRIAGE NOTICES FROM THE PRATTVILLE PROGRESS

Transcribed by Larry E. Caver, Jr.

January 3, 1890:

At the residence of Mr. & Mrs. George W. SIMMONS, parents of the bride, on Sunday morning, Dr. E.L. LOVELESS pronounced the words that made Mr. C. B. COOK and Miss Mary SIMMONS man and wife.

January 17, 1890:

Despite the rainy and disagreeable weather, a goodly number of relatives and friends assembled at the residence of Mr. & Mrs. McL. SMITH, near this place, last Wednesday night, to witness the happy union of Mr. Thomas M. SMITH and Miss Fannie WAINWRIGHT.

February 14, 1890:

Wednesday night at the residence of the bride's father, Mr. Charley MORGAN, in this city, Mr. STROZIER of Macon, Georgia, was married to Miss Nettie MORGAN.

February 21, 1890:

(Elopement) Wednesday night Mr. Charley CARTER and Miss Alice JONES, both of this city, left for West Point, Georgia, and ere these lines will be read, their hearts will be bound together until death them do part. Mr. Carter is a young merchant and his bride is a daughter of Mr. S.S. JONES, proprietor of the town market.

June 13, 1890:

On the morning of the 5th, at the residence of the bride's parents at Snowdown, Mr. Hugh M. COBB and Miss Mary E. WILSON were married. Mr. Cobb is one of Prattville's leading mechanics.

May 22, 1891:

(Autaugaville) Married at the residence of Mr. A.H. GRAINGER on the 10th instant, Mr. D.F. WYATT and Miss Mattie G. JONES.

June 19, 1891:

Near the Progress office last Wednesday night, Walter CARTER and Sallie MACK, colored, entered that mystic land of matrimony.

July 3, 1891:

Last Tuesday afternoon a few selected friends assembled at the residence of Mrs. E. COLEMAN to witness the marriage of her daughter, Miss Hattie COLEMAN, to Mr. Doc MADDOX of Birmingham.

July 17, 1891:

Last Sunday Mr. J. COKER and Miss Fannie O'CONNER, both of this town, were united in marriage.

August 21, 1891:

Married at the residence of Henry B. NIXON on the 18th, Mr. J. A. OLIVER and Miss Viola WALKER.

September 18, 1891:

(Autaugaville) Uncle Neal GOLSON, an aged colored man, somewhere between 75-100 years of age, was married last week. His spouse, Aunt Tildy, is about the same age and evidently also of about the same mental status.

September 25, 1891:

The home of Mr. J.W. KILLOUGH was the scene of a happy marriage last night. Mr. Sidney RAWLINSON and Miss Mamie JONES were united in marriage. Mr. Sidney RAWLINSON is the son of D.W. RAWLINSON. The bride is the daughter of Mr. Jesse JONES.

October 2, 1891:

There was a happy marriage in Prattville last night. A goodly number of invited friends assembled at the residence of Mr. CAMPBELL to witness the marriage of his daughter, Miss Ida, to Mr. Marshall KILLETT.

November 6, 1891:

(Autaugaville) Miss Lizzie STOUDENMIER, of Autaugaville, and Mr. Wilmer HOUSER of Lowndesborough, were married at the bride's residence on the 3rd.