Pike County, Wedding Announcements

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The Quincy Daily Journal, Thursday, December 23, 1909, Page 1
Pittsfield, Illinois, December 23, - The marriage of Bertram Westlake and Miss Edna Rose took place at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Rose, in the north part of town Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Westlake of Newburg and they will make their home at the old Brown homestead on the Westlake farm. (Submitted by Judi A. Gilker)


The Quincy Daily Journal, Thursday, October 24, 1912, Page 5
Bentley-Westlake
Miss Nellie P. Westlake of Pittsfield and Dalton C. Bentley of Quincy were married at the home of the bride's parents yesterday morning in Pittsfield. Mrs. Bentley is the eldest daughter of Mr. and mrs. Thomas Westlake of Pittsfield. The ceremony was performed by Reverend F. L. Hanscom of the Congregational church. Mr. and Mrs. Bentley will make their home in Quincy, where Mr. Bentley is a railway employee.   (Submitted by Judi A. Gilker)


The Quincy Daily Whig - Friday, January 11, 1907, Page 5
A QUINCY STUDENT TAKES BRIDE
Harry Dober Weds Miss Stebbins - Both of Prominent Families
Young Couple Will Reside on Dober Farm, Near Summer Hill.

Henry A. DOBER formerly a student at the Gem City Business College of this city, was one of the principals in a pretty wedding which occurred at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank STEBBINS, of Summer Hill, Illinois, Wednesday, when he took as his bride their daughter, Miss Malela M. STEBBINS. The groom graduated from the college here several years ago and has many acquaintances in this city.

The ceremony was performed in the presence of only the immediate relatives and friends of the families, and was performed by Reverend P. Hurless, of Bureau, Illinois. The wedding march was played by Professor C. A. SEELY, of Summer Hill.

Both the young people are well known in the vicinity of Summer Hill, where they were born and reared. They represent two of the prominent families of that section of the country. After a short visit at Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. DOBER will go to housekeeping on the DOBER farm near Atlas, where they will be at home to their friends after the first of February.



The Quincy Daily Whig - Wednesday, November 29, 1911, Page 3

POPULAR YOUNG PEOPLE TO WED

Pittsfield, Illinois, November 28, The marriage of Charles E. MILLER of Rockport and Miss Amelia SHAW of Summer Hill will be solemnized on Thursday at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Harvey SEELEY at DePue, Illinois. Reverend Parker HURLESS, the bride's former pastor at Summer Hill, now a resident of DePue, will officiate. The ceremony will be witnessed by only a few relatives and very intimate friends.

After the ceremony the couple will be at home about December 1st at the William PADKINS farm near Summer Hill which the groom recently purchased.

The groom is a well known farmer and business man of Atlas township where he has spent all his life. He is rapidly making his way in the business world and is held in high esteem by his many friends and associates. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Silas SHAW, who reside near Summer Hill. She is very popular in her home community and in this city and numbers her friends by the score. She has always been active in social and church affairs of Summer Hill.



The Quincy Daily Journal - Tuesday, July 11, 1916, - Page 8

Pittsfield, Illinois, - July 11, 1916

Durr-Brummell - County Clerk W. S. Binns has issued a license to marry to Charles Durr and Miss Gertrude Brummell, both of Pittsfield. The couple are well known and popular with a large number of friends and acquaintances. They will reside here.



The Quincy Daily Journal - Monday, July 29, 1918, - Page 3

Miss Cohenour Weds Chester A. Cawper - Griggsville, Illinois, - July 29, 1918

The marriage of Miss Ethel Cohenour to Chester A. Cawper took place Friday, at the home of the bride's mother south of this city. The ceremony wasperformed by the bride's pastor, Reverend Mr. Swaney, in the presence of the immediate members of the family. After the wedding ceremony all partook of a bounteous dinner. The bride and groom left in the afternoon for a wedding trip after which they will commence house keeping in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Howard A. Cohenour and is well know in this vicinity, having taught in our high school the last three years. The groom has been a student of law but for several years he has been engaged in looking after his extensive oil interests near Muskogee.


The Quincy Daily Journal - Tuesday, June 25, 1912, - Page 9

County Clerk W. S. Binns issued a license to marry on Saturday to Ernest Petty and Miss Nelly Ritter, both of this city (Pittsfield).


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