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Bowman County Marriages

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ANDERSON - REIERSGAARD
The Farmers Leader, 6 Jun 1918. p 5, col 1
Christ O. Reiersgaard, of Rhame, and Mrs. Matilda Anderson, of Amor, were married 
in Bowman June 3rd by Rev. Wangberg.  They left for a trip to Minneapolis and 
on their return will be at home to their friends at Amor.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).



ARTHUR - MEYER
The Farmers Leader, 25 Sep 1919, p 7, col 4
The marriage of Miss Mable Arthur and Herman Meyer occurred at Terry Mont. Wednesday.  
Both were former residents of Bowman, Mr. Meyers having had a garage here previous to the time 
he was called to the colors and is now employed in the garage business at that place.  
he Leader wishes them a long and prosperous married life.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).



BARR - KEARNS
The Farmers Leader and Gascoyne Gazette, 3 Jan 1918. p 3 col 3
Ralph Kearns, who left here last fall with the second portion of the first army draft, 
and who has since been in training at Camp Funston, Kansas, and Miss I. De. Barr 
of Oskaloosa, Ia, were married at the home of the bride's parents on Monday, Dec. 24.  
The bride is a school teacher.  The groom came to this county in the summer of 1916, 
and filed on a homestead north of Karinen, where he also purchased a quarter of land.  
He was just getting started in the stock harness and farming when he was called to the colors.  
The ceremony was performed by Rev. Car. E. Kearns, of Mason City, Iowa, a brother 
of the groom.  After a short visit with Mr. Kearns' people the groom returned to Camp Funston 
where he is preparing to do his bit to help make the world safe for democracy.  We wish 
the young couple God speed and hope that they may soon be able to take up their residence 
in our midst.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).



BENNETT - GROSS
Farmers Leader, 3 Apr 1919, p 1 col 3
Gross - Bennett

One of the most elaborate social functions of the year was celebrated last Wednesday at the H. H. Bennett home 
southwest of Bowman when Miss Millie Bennett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Bennett, was united in marriage 
to Mr. Clarence Gross.

The happy couple were attended by Mr. Daniel Bennett and Miss Cora Gross.  Rev. J. O. Wangberg officiated.

The house was daintily decorated with potted plants, and the ceremony was performed beneath an arch from 
which hung a wedding bell.

The bride was beautifully gowned in white voile and carried a bouquet of carnations.  The bridesmaid wore blue.

After the ceremony at three a sumptuous wedding supper was served, covers being laid for forty.

Mr. and Mrs. Gross will be at home on the groom's farm southwest of town.

The Leader joins their many friends in extending congratulations.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


******
Farmers Leader, 3 Apr 1919, p 6 col 1
Coyote Ridge

Clarence Gross and Miss Millie Bennett were united in marriage at the home of the brides 
parents on Wednesday afternoon.  Although we haven't learned the particulars, we wish to 
congratulate them and wish them happiness in their future life.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).



BRANNICK - CARR
Farmers Leader, 9 Jan 1919, p 3 col 4
Robert E. Carr arrived from Minneapolis with a bride, she who was Miss Cordelia Brannick.  
They were married at the home of the groom's parents in Minneapolis and will make their home 
on the Carr ranch near Slope Center.  Congratulations, folks.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).



BURNES - GOTCHY
Farmers Leader, 26 Jun 1919, p 5 col 3
Mr. Albert Gotchy of Reeder, and Miss Cymiline E. Burnes of Scranton were united in marriage 
Friday, June 20th in Bowman by Judge C. E. Taylor at his office in the court house.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).



CANNON - ANDERSON
Gascoyne Gazette, 24 Oct 1917, p 4 col 3
Miss Maude Cannon and Mr. A. H. Anderson were quietly married Thursday of last week.  
The happy couple will make their home at Marmarth where the groom is employed 
in the R. R. repair shops.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


CARLSON - NELSON
Farmers Leader, 21 Nov 1918, p 1 col 4
Nelson - Carlson

Mr. Andrew J. Nelson and Miss Sadie H. Carlson were married Monday evening 
at the Court House by County Judge Edward P. Totten.

Both young people are from [cannot read] well and [?].  That joy may reign supreme 
in this connubial realm, is the wish of their many friends.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


CARTWRIGHT - ANFINSON
Farmers Leader, 11 Dec 1919, p 3 col 7
Married

Miss Enid Cartwright and Albert Anfinson both of Haley were married at the Rudolph hotel 
last Saturday at two o'clock by Rev. Thomas Hiner.

Mr. Anfinson was with the expeditionary forces in France, only lately arriving in America, 
and his bride has been teaching school for several seasons near Cadyville, S D.  
They will make their home at Haley.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


CAVIN - CADY
Gascoyne Gazette, 16 Dec 1915, p4 col 3
On Nov. 30, 1915, Miss Sarah Cavin was united in marriage to Mr. Clyde Cady. 
The ceremony was performed at Bowman N.D. at the residence of Rev. Father Bacher. [note - Catholic] 
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Cavin who reside near Cadyville S. D. 
and the groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Cady, Sr., of this place. 
The bride and groom are both well known and highly esteemed by a large circle 
of friends in Gascoyne and surrounding country who wish them a long, happy and 
prosperous life. 
The newly married couple arrived in Gascoyne last Friday, having just returned 
from their wedding trip to the twin cities. They will make Gascoyne their future home 
and are welcomed here by a host of friends and relatives.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


COE - HAMLING
Gascoyne Gazette, 21 Jun 1916, p 4, col 4
Haley

Sady Coe surprised her old friends here when she came last Tuesday and 
brot a husband with her.  She was married to Mr. Albert Hamling at Roundup, 
Montana, June 12. 

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


CONN TRCHSPAT
The Farmers Leader, 25 Apr 1918. p 1, col 3
Geo. W. Conn and Frank pat were married.  We did not in Rhame.

[this is all the note says.  I hope it might mean something to somebody.  
The "pat" may refer to the item in col 4 on the same page regarding Trchspat- an]
The Farmers Leader, 25 Apr 1918. p 1, col 4
It was reported Mr. Trchspat was married.  We did not learn the particulars.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


DENINGER - PERKINS
The Farmers Leader and Gascoyne Gazette, 22 Nov 1917, p 8, col 3
Perkins - Deninger

Mr. Fred Perkins, formerly of Scranton, but now living in Bowman, and Miss Regina Deninger 
of Scranton, were united in marriage on Tuesday morning of this week, Father Baeser(?) officiating.  
They were attended by H. N. Gauthier and Miss Gertrude Kennedy of Bowman.

The groom is a member of the San Souci orchestra and is well and favorably known in this community, 
while the bride is a charming young lady and a sister of Geo. T. Deninger, who was one of the early 
residents of Bowman.  They will make their home, we are informed, in Bowman and we all welcome 
them heartily into our community and wish them all happiness.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


EATON - CARTWRIGHT
Gascoyne Gazette, 11 Aug 1915, p 1 col 1
All Along the Yellowstone Trail

Mr. Russel B. Eaton, proprietor of the Yellowstone Trail Garage at Bowman, was recently married 
to Miss Willburtz Cartwright.  Mr. and Mrs. were formerly residents of West Concord, Minn.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


GESAMAN - JANSMA
Gascoyne Gazette, 11 July 1917, p 5 col 2
Friends of Miss Helen Gesaman received announcements of her marriage to Gerrit Jansma 
on Friday June 29, 1917, at Glasgow, Montana.  They will be at home to their friends at Hinsdale Mont.  
Both contracting parties are former residents of this locale and are known to be deserving 
of Daddy Fortune's best gifts.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


GILLIES - GOLDSTEIN
Farmers Leader, 7 Aug 1919, p 1, col 6
Goldstein - Gillies

Mr. Maurice Goldstein and Miss Laura Gillies of Minneapolis were united in the Holy bond 
of matrimony, Tuesday Aug. 5.

The wedding took place at Minneapolis in the presence of the immediate relatives of the bride, 
and also Mr. Shavitch, the brother-in-law of the groom, and his daughter Beatrice of Bowman.

Mr. and Mrs. Goldstein returned to Bowman Wednesday and will make their home here.

The Leader extends congratulations.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


GUNDERSON - GOODNOUGH
Farmers Leader, 2 Jan 1919, p 3 col 3
We did not learn of the marriage of Jay Goodnough and Clara Gunderson 
which occurred on Christmas day, in time for a mention last week but wish them 
a life of happiness nevertheless.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


HANES - BELL
Gascoyne Gazette, 11 May 1917, p 4 col 4
"Art" Bell Married

Last Wednesday, May 2nd, occurred the marriage of Arthur H. Bell and Miss Beulah Hanes at the home 
of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Hanes who reside near Haley.

The groom is well known in Gascoyne having been employed here last fall and was a member of last season's 
baseball team.  Mr. and Mrs. Bell will make their home at Scranton where Mr. Bell is employed.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


HANSON - DETTINGER
The Farmers Leader, 5 Jun 1919, p 1 col 4
Dettinger - Hanson

Mr. Reynold Dettinger of Athens, Wis., and Miss Lulu Belle Hanson of Rhame were 
united in marriage by Judge C. E. Taylor at his office in the court house, Saturday, May 31.  
Mr. Dettinger is a young man lately returned from service over seas, and Miss Hanson 
is a very well known young lady of the Rhame district.  They will make their home at Rhame.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


HEATH - MCFEE
The Farmers Leader, 6 Feb 1919, p 4 col 4
Married - at the residence of W. G. Heath in Pleasant Valley township on February 3rd, 
Mr. Robert H. McFee of Ludlow, S. D., and Miss Alice M. Heath of Pleasant Valley, S. D., 
Justice Chas. W. Heath officiating.  Congratulations are in order and freely extended 
to the happy couple who are among our best young people whose friends are numbered 
by their acquaintances.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


HEDLUND - JENKINS
The Farmers Leader and Gascoyne Gazette, 3 Jan 1918. p 5 col 4
Jenkins - Hedlund

At the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Hedlund, of Amor, on Saturday evening, 
December 29, 1917, occurred the marriage of their daughter, Miss Mabel Ellen, 
to Mr. Warren S. Jenkins, of Bowman.  Rev. Cesander, of Sioux Falls, S. D., officiating.

Miss Hannah Hedlund, sister of the bride and Mr. Oscar Kellar attended the bride and groom.

Only the immediate members of the families of the contracting parties were present.  
Immediately after the ceremony the assembled company gathered around the handsomely 
spread table where a sumptuous dinner was enjoyed by all.

The bride came to Bowman county about ten years ago wit her parents from Fergus Falls, Minn., 
and settled near Amor, where she has since resided.  During the past year she has served 
as postmistress at Amor, and by her pleasant and agreeable disposition has made many friends.

Mr. Jenkins is one of the early arrivals in Bowman and has been prominently identified with the life 
of the community since.  He is a valued employee with the C. E. Norton Hardware Co., and 
has made friends of everyone who has made his acquaintance.  A fine home in Bowman 
was purchased and fitted up in which Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins have taken up their residence.  
They will be at home to their many friends after January 15th.  The Farmers Leader joins the hosts 
of friends in wishing them a long, prosperous and happy life together.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


HOFFMANN - HAGLUND
Gascoyne Gazette, 3 Nov 1915, p 5 col 4
On Monday evening, November 1, 1915, Miss Louisa Hoffmann, 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Hoffmann, was united in holy wedlock to 
Mr. L. J. Haglund, the ceremony being performed by Rev. Reidermann 
of Fallon, Montana, at the home of the bride's parents. 
About 45 of the friend and relatives of the young couple were in attendance 
and spent a most pleasant evening. The newly wedded couple received 
many beautiful and useful present, which shows in what high esteem 
they are held in this community. 
Mr. and Mrs. Haglund left here Tuesday afternoon on the Columbian flyer 
for an extended wedding tour thru Washington, California, Texas, Florida, 
Missouri and so on, making a complete circuit, after which they will reside 
on the bride's homestead until next May, when Mrs. Haglund will make 
final proof. Mr. Haglund will then complete his law course at the Minnesota State U. 
The Gazette joins with the many friends of the young couple in wishing 
them a pleasant and prosperous journey thru life. 
Mr. L. W. Hoffmann informs us that he came to this country forty years ago 
and was married on the first day of November, the same day of the month 
on which his daughter was married.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


HOGELI - ROLLAND
The Farmers Leader, 17 Oct 1918. p 1, col 1
Rolland - Hogeli

At the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Iver Hogeli, south of Bowman, 
occurred the marriage of Mr. John M. Rolland and Miss Evaline Hogeli, at 8 p.m. 
Thursday, October 10, Rev. Wangberg officiating.

Mr. and Mrs. Rolland will make their home on the groom's farm in Nebo township.  
Both Mr. and Mrs. Rolland are well and most favorably known throughout Bowman 
county.  Their host of friends together with the Farmers Leader wish them joy and 
happiness without end.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


HOTH - GRAVES
The Farmers Leader, 28 Mar 1918. p 5 col 3
Oscar Graves, of Lander, S. D., and Miss Ida Hoth, were married at noon Wednesday, 
March 27, at the home of the bride's parents near Buffalo Springs.  About forty guests 
were present and after the ceremony partook of the wedding dinner.  Rev. Wangberg, 
of Bowman, officiated.  The young couple have many friends in bowman county, who 
join in wishing for them the best there is in life.  Mr. and Mrs. Graves will make their 
future home at the ranch of the groom at Ladner.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


HUNTINGTON - YATES
Farmers Leader, 28 Aug 1919, p 1, col 4
Yates - Hungtington

On Saturday, August 23, at the Methodist church occurred the marriage of James Yates 
and Ione Huntington both of Eklaka [sic, should be Ekalaka] Mont.  Rev. Rockwell performed 
the ceremony.  The Leader extends congratulations.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


HUSSY - BARTELME
Farmers Leader, 30 Oct 1919, p 1 col 6
George Bartelme departed last Friday for Cooperstown, Wis., where he will marry Miss Helen Hussy.  
Next spring Mr. Bartelme will bring his bride to Bowman County and they will make their home here.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


JOHNSON - PETERSON
Gascoyne Gazette, 4 Aug 1915, p 3 col
A marriage license was issued on Monday to Mr. Ernest Peterson of Miles City, Mont., 
and Anna Johnson of Gascoyne.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


JORGENSON - LARSEN
Farmers Leader, 3 Apr 1919, p 7 col 4
Langberg News

Miss Helen Jorgenson and Conrad Larsen were united in marriage at Miles City, 
March 20th.  This community extends to them wishes for along and happy life.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


KEISER - STRAND
The Farmers Leader, 7 Aug 1919, p 1, col 7
Keiser - Strand

Miss Virginia Keiser of Bowman and Mr. Henry Strand of Canton South Dakota were united 
in marriage on Tuesday by Rev. Fr. Bacher at the Catholic church in this city.

Mrs. Strand has made her home in Bowman with her parents for the past three years, 
having come here from Seattle, Washington.  She attended the Bowman high school and 
has been a very active force in the younger society of our community.  At present she is acting 
as city editor of the Farmers Leader.

Mr. Strand, although from another state is not a total stranger to our people, he having filed 
on a claim near Ludlow a few years ago.  During the late war he served his country in France 
and returned only last week, coming at once to Bowman to claim his bride.  Mr. Strand is a young 
contractor of the Canton District, and has prepared a home for the bride there.

Mr. Strand left Thursday morning for home at Canton where he will be joined by Mrs. Strand 
in a few weeks.

The many friends of the newlyweds wish them an unstinted measure of joy in their wedded life.  
And the Farmers Leader bunch even to the devil is not withholding its best wishes, even though 
it would make a "feller" mad to have a good looking chap come along and abscond with the city editor.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


LANGE - RESNER
The Farmers Leader, 31 Jul 1919, p 4 col 2
Resner - Lange

Mr. Emanuel Resner and Miss Martha Lange, both of Gascoyne,  were married Wednesday afternoon 
at the court house by C. E. Taylor, county judge.

Both parties to the marriage are well and favorably known in the eastern portion of the county, where 
they have resided for the past several years.

The Leader extends congratulations.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


LARKIN - BREWSTER
The Farmers Leader, 30 Oct 1919, p 1 col 4
His Honor the Judge On the Job This Week

There comes a time in most any business when there is a rush season on.  That happens 
in the hymeneal business as well as in the distribution of pork chops and Lydia Pinkham's 
Vegetable compound.

Old man Taylor - that is Judge Taylor - was kept busy this week uniting timid young couples 
in the sacred bonds of matrimony.

First came one Harold F. Jorgenson of Griffin and another Miss Selma Myhre also of that fetching 
young village, and implored his honor to tie them up good and solid.  The Judge threw his connubial 
lasso over the heads of the two, and sentenced them to life.

Hardly had this delicate job been dispensed with by his honor, when in slips Walter B. Brewster 
of McIntosh, S. D., a former Bowman County boy, and demanded the Judge give him not less than 
twenty years with Miss Grace Louise Larkin of Rhame.  The Judge proceeded to give the young folks 
what they wanted and wished them well - and what preacher could do more?

The Farmers Leader and the many friends of both contracting parties in this section wish them 
all kinds of long lasting happiness.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


LUTTEE - HENRY
The Farmers Leader, 30 May 1918. p 5, col 1
Married Tuesday, May 21, Mark W. Henry, of Ekalaka, Mont., 
and Miss Effy Luttee, of Aresthine, Kansas.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


LYTLE - SKOGLUND
Gascoyne Gazette, 5 July 1916, p 5, col 2
Lytle - Skoglund

On Thursday last, at Dickinson, N. D., took place the marriage of Miss Marjorie Rachel Lytle, 
of Dickinson, to Mr. Milton Freeman Skoglund, of Gascoyne.

The bride is a well known young lady who has many friends in Bowman county, and the groom 
is one of Gascoyne's popular and successful young businessmen.  He is cashier 
of the First State Bank of this place.  The newly married couple will be at home to their friends 
after August 1st, Gascoyne, N. D.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


MANN - ABLEIDINGER
Gascoyne Gazette, 23 Feb 1916, p 4 col 4
Cards have been received announcing the marriage of Miss Merle Mann 
to John Ableidinger of Rhame, at Minneapolis, Feb. 3rd.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


MATTICKS - POTTER
The Farmers Leader, 28 Aug 1919, p 7, col 6
Matticks - Potter

Last Sunday, August 24th at The Mattticks home near Buffalo Springs occurred the marriage 
of Grace Mae Matticks and Rupert Potter.

The bride was attended by Mrs. Fred Perkins and Fred Perkins stood up with the groom.

The bride is an accomplished and comely young woman and enjoys a large circle of friends 
in this community, where she has resided with her parents for several years.

The groom is an [sic] pleasant and industrious young man, now engaged in the pool hall business 
in Scranton.

The young couple will make their home in Scranton.

The leader joins with their many friends in extending congratulations.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


MAY - ROSENOW
The Farmers Leader and Gascoyne Gazette, 3 Jan 1918. p 5 col 2
Paul Rosenow, who is employed as pumpman at the Milwaukee yards, 
and Miss May, of Bowman, N. D., were married at Bowman on Friday of last week.  
The newly married couple are now living at the Arcade hotel.  The Tribune joins 
in extending congratulations. - Lemmon Tribune

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


MCCRAN - YOUNG
The Farmers Leader, 12 Jun 1919, p 5 col 4
A. L. Young Weds Former Bowman Girl

Deputy Treasurer, A. L. Young and Miss Willistein McCran of Seattle, Washington 
were married in Seattle the last of the week and came to Bowman for a short stop over before going 
on to Bismarck where they will make their home.

Miss McCran was a well known young lady of Bowman, being a niece of Mr. Ben Arnold, and having 
been educated in the Bowman high school.

Mr. Young needs no introduction to Bowman people, having resided here since the town was build [sic].  
He was for a number of years in local politics and business.  After returning from military service he was 
made deputy State Treasurer by Obert Olson.

The Leader, together with the many friends of the couple wish them a little than their share of wedded happiness.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


MCDERMOTT - FLEMING
The Farmers Leader, 3 Oct 1918. p 5 col 3
Fleming - McDermott

Monday Sept. 3 at the local Catholic church, Rev. Backer united in marriage 
George Raymond Fleming and Miss Mayme McDermott, both of Bowman.  
Henry Fleming brother of the groom, and Miss Florence McDermott sister 
of the bride attended the happy couple.  A wedding dinner was served 
at the home of the bride three miles east of town to which only immediate 
relatives were in attendance.  The young couple made a short trip to Miles City 
and returned Thursday evening.  They have the best wishes of their many 
friends for a long and prosperous wedded life.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


MOTT - PETERSON
Gascoyne Gazette, 9 Feb 1916, p 5, col 3
On Wednesday morning, February 2, 1916, Judge Diehl of Bowman united Miss Melitta Mott 
and Victor E. Peterson, both of this place, in the holy bond of wedlock at Bowman in presence 
of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stubbe and friends.

They returned to this place on No. 6 Thursday morning and in a few days will leave for a visit 
with friends and relatives in Minnesota.

Both bride and groom are well and favorably known in this community, with whom the Gazette 
joins in wishing the happy couple a prosperous and happy wedded life.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


MYHRE - JORGENSON
The Farmers Leader, 30 Oct 1919, p 1 col 4
His Honor the Judge On the Job This Week

There comes a time in most any business when there is a rush season on.  That happens 
in the hymeneal business as well as in the distribution of pork chops and Lydia Pinkham's 
Vegetable compound.

Old man Taylor - that is Judge Taylor - was kept busy this week uniting timid young couples 
in the sacred bonds of matrimony.

First came one Harold F. Jorgenson of Griffin and another Miss Selma Myhre also of that fetching 
young village, and implored his honor to tie them up good and solid.  The Judge threw his connubial 
lasso over the heads of the two, and sentenced them to life.

Hardly had this delicate job been dispensed with by his honor, when in slips Walter B. Brewster 
of McIntosh, S. D., a former Bowman County boy, and demanded the Judge give him not less than 
twenty years with Miss Grace Louise Larkin of Rhame.  The Judge proceeded to give the young folks 
what they wanted and wished them well - and what preacher could do more?

The Farmers Leader and the many friends of both contracting parties in this section wish them 
all kinds of long lasting happiness.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


NESS - ERICKSON
The Farmers Leader, 25 Sep 1919, p 1, col 5
Erickson - Ness

At the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Ness of Ring, Miss Inga Ness was united 
in marriage to Mr. John Erickson of Cox, S. D. by Rev. J. O. Wangberg, Wednesday at high noon.

Both parties to the marriage are very popular in the respective communities, and have a multitude 
of friends who wish them much joy in their matrimonial venture.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


NICHLASON - WEBER
The Farmers Leader, 28 Mar 1918. p 5 col 3
Mr. and Mrs. Weber, who were married last week at Chicago, Minn., 
and have been spending a few days at the home of the bride's parents, 
Mr. and Mrs. A. Nichlason, of Amor, departed Wednesday for Fargo 
and Morehead, where they will visit relatives, after which they will return 
to their Minnesota home.  Mr. Nichalson and family brought them in.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


OAKLAND - HANDE
Farmers Leader, 30 Jan 1919, p 2 col 1
Judge Taylor issued his first marriage license Monday to Olof Hande 
and Marie Oakland, both of Rhame.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


OLSON - DRIGGS
Gascoyne Gazette, 23 Feb 1916, p 5, col 2
Married: At Miles City, Mont., recently, Miss Amanda Olson and Sidney Driggs both of this place.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


OLSON - LINDHJEM
Gascoyne Gazette, 14 Jun 1916, p 5, col 2
The wedding announcements of the marriage of Miss Ednah Lillian Olson to Mr. Anton Edward Lindhjem, 
have been received by friends at Gascoyne.  Miss Olson has a large circle of friends in Bowman county 
who wish her unbounded happiness.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).
******
Gascoyne Gazette, 21 Jun 1916, p 5, col 2

The marriage of Miss Ednah Lillian Olson to Mr. A. E. Lindhjem of Minneapolis 
took place on Monday of this week at noon at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Olson, 
the Rev. Clarence W. Kemper of the Baptist church of Minneapolis read the service in the presence 
about fifty relatives and friends.  The decorations were carried out in pink and white and 
the ceremony was performed in a bower of roses, sweet peas and bridal wreaths.

The bridal party entered to the bridal chorus from Lohengrin, played by Miss Mable Freelund 
of St. Paul.  Little Leone Skoglund, who was flower girl, entered first carrying a basket filled 
with rose petals which she strewed in the path of the bride.  Miss Mildred Olson, sister of the bride, 
was maid of honor.  She wore a gown of white embroidered net over pink satin and carried pink roses.

The bride entered with her father who gave her in marriage.  They were met at the altar 
by the bridegroom and the best man, Mr. Fred W. Berton of Minneapolis.

The bridal gown was of ivory satin and white tuile [tulle?], fashioned with a court train.  
Her tuile veil was held with lilies of the valley.  Following congratulations a bridal breakfast 
was served, the Misses Esther Furtian, Esther Nelson and Jennie Swanson of this place 
and Norma Nesbet of Cambridge acting as waitresses.
The bridal couple left on the four o'clock train for Duluth.  They will make a trip of the Great Lakes 
and will be at home after August 1st at 1901 Lindal Ave, So., Minneapolis.

The bride has grown to young womanhood in Braham.  She is an accomplished young lady 
whose beautiful voice has pleased audiences here and elsewhere.  The groom is assistant cashier 
in the Scandinavian American Bank of Minneapolis.  The wedding was held on the forty-first anniversary 
of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Olson, and they too came in for their share of congratulations; 
a substantial purse was given them by their children who were all present.

Guests present at the wedding were Rev. C. W. Kemper, Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Warren, 
Mrs. Ellen Lindhjem, Mr. and Mrs. F J. Lindhjem, Mr. Albert Lindhjem, Miss Gretta Lindhjem, 
Mrs. Fred Thompson and children, Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Forsburg, Mr. George Stringer, 
Mr. F. W. Burton and the Misses Winnifred and Irene Ingelstead of Minneapolis; Mrs. Robert Earl 
and Mrs. Geo. Earl of St. Paul; Mr. and Mrs. Will Tompson and children of Lansing, Iowa; 
Mrs. J. J. Arnold of Rockford, Ill., Mrs. L. V. Skogland and children of Gascoyne, North Dakota, 
Mrs. Kristensen of Benson; Mr. and Mrs. W. F. way and Miss Carrie Sjodin of Braham.  
(The Braham (Minnesota) Journal)

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


OSTDAHL - TOLLEFSRUD
The Farmers Leader, 17 Oct 1918. p 1, col 1
Tollefsrud - Ostdahl

At the home of Rev. Wangberg in Bowman, Mr. Peter Tollefsrud and Miss Mary Ostdahl, 
both well known young people of Nebo township, were united in marriage Saturday 
afternoon at three o'clock.  Mr. Tollefsrud left Monday for Washington state where he will 
work in the ship yards.  Mrs. Tollefsrud will join her husband when he has located 
in the west.  The happy couple have the best wishes of their many friends in this section.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


PARFREY - CURLISS
Gascoyne Gazette, 22 May 1919, p 8 col 4
Curliss - Parfrey

Sunday, May 18, Judge C. E. Taylor united in marriage at the court house in Bowman 
Mr. Fred Curliss of Ring and Miss Sylvia Lydia Parfrey of Rhame.  The young couple 
are well known in Bowman county, both having resided here for a number of years past.

Mr. Curliss is a rancher of the Ring country, and Miss Parfrey has been teaching 
school in the Rhame district.

The best wishes of their many friends are extended.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


PITSOR - BURNS
Gascoyne Gazette, 5 Jan 1916, p 5 col 2
Married:  At Bowman, by Rev. Morgan, last Wednesday afternoon, Miss Vera Pitsor 
of this place, to James Burns of Scranton.  The happy couple will make their home at Scranton 
where Mr. Burns is employed by the C. M. & St. P. Ry. Co.  The Gazette joins with their many friends 
in wishing them a happy and prosperous married life.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


RESNER
Gascoyne Gazette, 17 Oct 1917, p 4 col 4
Golden Wedding

The pleasant home of L. W. Hoffman northeast of Gascoyne was the scene of a very joyous occasion 
on Sunday, Oct. 14, 1917.  It was the celebration of the golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Resner, 
one of the prosperous and well deserving farmers of North Dakota.  The whole countryside turned out 
to help them celebrate this rare and most happy event and brot many beautiful and valuable presents 
including a large sum of money all in gold coin.

Rev. Mr. Wacher, of Fairfax, S. Dak. officiated at the wedding ceremony.  After which a bounteous wedding 
feast was served.

Andrew Resner and wife were born in Basarabia [sic, Bessarabia], Russia, and emigrated 40 years ago 
to Scotland S D.,  11 years ago they moved to their homestead northeast of Gascoyne.  They have 
one daughter, Mrs. L. W. Hoffman, and five sons: Nathanial, John and Emanuel of Gascoyne and J. P. 
of Yankton S. D. and Abner of Ronan Mont.

There are 27 grandchildren, of which 15 were present at the ceremony.  6 great grandchildren, of which 3 
were present.

Outside guests from away were:  Mr. and Mrs. Kraus of Pievenva, Mont., and Mr. and Mrs. John Klivger 
of Prussia, Canada.

The Gazette wishes to join the many friends in their hearty congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Resner.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).
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Gascoyne Gazette, 24 Oct 1917, p 4 col 4
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Resner celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Sunday, Oct. 14, 1917 
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Hoffman where a scrumptious dinner and supper was served.  Rev. Mr. Walker 
did them the honor of coming out here from Fairfax S. Dak. to help celebrate this important event, and 
church services were held in the school house Sunday morning and at the Hoffmann home in the evening.  
The Bridal Pair received many costly and beautiful gifts besides $60, mostly in the form of gold pieces, and 
they certainly were highly pleased with everying that was done for them.  Mr. Max Fischbein gave a profusion 
of flowers which were used in decorating the table and were simply grand.  Everybody present enjoyed 
a nice time and wish this much-respected couple many more years of wedded happiness.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


RICHMOND - HEATON
The Farmers Leader and Gascoyne Gazette, 20 Dec 1917, p 3 col 3
Former Bowman Boy Married

The marriage of Mr. Carl Heaton of Fargo, N. D., to Miss Grace Richmond of Lisbon, N. D., 
on Saturday, Dec. 15, 1917, was a pleasant surprise to the many friends of Mr. Heaton, 
who formerly lived in this city where he spent a few years holding positions of trust and 
was always considered as one of Bowman's most enterprising and capable young men.  
His bride is a stranger to people here but best wishes and heartiest congratulations 
are extended the young couple in their new relation, for a long life of wedded happiness 
in their Fargo home where Mr. Heaton is associated with the law firm of Lovell & Horner.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


RUPPERT - MCTIGUE
The Farmers Leader and Gascoyne Gazette, 22 Nov 1917, p 8, col 3
McTigue - Ruppert

Mr. Henry P. McTigue, of Marmarth, and Miss Irene Anna Ruppert, of Bowman, were married 
in Bowman on Monday morning of this week, Father Chas. Bacher officiating.  Mr. McTigue 
is a worthy young man and has been engaged in railroading for some time past, making 
his home at Marmarth, while the bride, Miss Ruppert, is an estimable young lady who has lived 
in Bowman for some time and has a host of friends here.  They will make their home at Marmarth, 
North Dakota, and will be at home to their friends after Dec. 1, 1917.  The Leader joins with their 
many friends in wishing them much joy and happiness.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


SABE - LOVSETH
Gascoyne Gazette, 12 Jan 1916, p 5 col 4
Sabe - Lovseth Wedding

On Sunday afternoon Jan. 9, 1916, occured the marriage of Miss Cornelia Josephine Sabe 
to Rev. Peter O. Lovseth both from near Haley N.D.  The ceremony was performed 
by Rev. Albert Olson from Liberty S. D.

The bridesmaids were the Misses Phoebe Nelson and Anna Faa while 
the groom was attended by Oscar and John Sabe, brother and cousin of the bride.  
About one hundred guests were present at the ceremony which took place at the home 
of the bride's parents Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Sabe, near Haley.

The bride and groom are both well and favorably known to the people of this community 
nd surrounding country, and have a host of friends who extend to them sincere wishes 
for a long, happy and prosperous future life together.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


SAMUELSON - KITTELSBY
The Farmers Leader, 27 Nov 1919, p 1 col 7
Popular Bowman Lady Weds Iowa Merchant

Last Sunday at the Lutheran Church Miss Ella Pauline Samuelson and Mr. Paul Kittelsby 
were united in marriage.

The ceremony was one of the most elaborate affairs that has occurred in this section 
for some time, the ring ceremony being used.

The bride was beautifully attired in cream satin with an over dress of tinsel georgette, 
trimmed with ball fingers, and wore her mother's wedding veil.  She carried a bouquet 
of cream roses with white streamers.  The groom wore the conventional black.

After the ceremony an elaborate three course dinner was served at the Hotel Rudolph.  
The table was tastefully decorated with pink and white carnations, fern and smilax.

The wedding party left on No. 18 Sunday evening to spend a honeymoon at the Twin Cities, 
before going on to Calmar Ia., where Mr. Kittelsby is engaged in the mercantile business, 
and where they will make their future home.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


SCHMEGIE - SHULTZ
The Farmers Leader, 4 Apr 1918. p 2, col 1
Bierman News

The wedding bells have rung in Bierman.  Mr. Arnold Shultz of Bierman and Miss Miranda Schmegie, 
of Marmarth, were united in marriage at Miles City, Mont. March 20.  Bierman friends congratulate them.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


SMITH - BOUTCHER
Farmers Leader, 26 Jun 1919, p 5 col 3
William J. Boutcher of Athol , S. D., and Miss Pyrel A. Smith of Haley 
were married by Judge Taylor at the court house last Wednesday.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


SIPMA - PITSOR
Gascoyne Gazette, 18 July 1917, p 5 col 1
Ralph Pitsor and Miss Edith Sipma were united in marriage last Monday at Bowman.  
Their friends all wish them a long, prosperous and happy life.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


SODERSTROM - VICKSTROM
The Farmers Leader, 28 Aug 1919, p 4, col 6
Vicktrom - Soderstrom

Mr. Oscar Vickstrom of Marmarth and Mrs. Cora Belle Soderstrom of Ladner S. D. were married 
at the court house Saturday by Judge C. E. Taylor.  Both parties have long been residents of this section 
and are well and favorably known.

They will make their home at the grooms farm at Marmarth.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


STARR - FITCH
The Farmers Leader, 24 Jul 1919, p 1, col 4
Fitch - Starr Nuptial

A very pretty wedding was solemnized Wednesday, when Hazel Florence Starr and Kenneth B. Fitch 
became man and wife.

They were married in the groom's apartments, Rev. Wangberg officiating.

Only the immediate relatives of the young couple were present:  The bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Starr 
and daughters, Mr. Fitch, father of the groom, and Dr. and Mrs. Ringlie of Bereford, N. Dak.

Mr. Fitch was only recently discharged from service and since that time has been employed 
at the Western Lumber and Grain Company's office as bookkeeper.  The bride is a charming young lady 
of Fargo.

The Leader extends congratulations.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


STEVENS - GOLDEN
The Farmers Leader, 13 Jun 1918. p 5 col 2
Miss Mary Stevens and Lewis Golden were united in marriage several days ago, 
the bride being fifteen and the groom twenty-one.  They are staying with the groom's parents.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


STEVENS - MCGEE
The Farmers Leader, 6 Nov 1919, p 8 col 2
Ivan McGee Weds Frances Stevens

Last Saturday Mr. Ivan McGee and Miss Frances Stevens both of Concord were united in marriage 
by Judge C. E. Taylor at the court house.  Both young people are very well known in the western part 
of the county, and have a host of friends who wish them well in their matrimonial venture.  Mr. McGee 
is an energetic young farmer who has done much to bring this district to the front, and his bride is 
a charming - and futhermore a darn good looking young lady in whom Mr. McGee can feel just pride.

After the Judge finished his part of the ceremony a party of young people showered the newlyweds 
with rice and congratulations.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


SUTLIFF - STONE
Gascoyne Gazette, 23 Aug 1916, p 4 col 4
Married

The home of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Sutliff was the scene of a pretty home wedding 
on Sunday, Aug. 19th, when their daughter, Miss Josephine, became the bride 
of Mr. Leo Stone.  The service was read by Rev. Hobbs of Haley, only the immediate 
members of the family being present.  The bride who was gowned in white silk 
was attended by Miss Inez Bolton as maid of honor, while Ralph Beeman acted 
as best man.

Mr. and Mrs. Stone left immediately after the ceremony for a short honeymoon trip.  
These young people are held in highest esteem by a host of friends who join in 
wishing them a future filled with health, happiness and prosperity.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


TEIGEN - GRAN
The Farmers Leader, 21 Nov 1918, p 1 col 4
Gran - Teigen

Mr. Albion Gran and Miss Julia Teigen were united in marriage Sunday afternoon 
at the home of Frank Norman in Bowman, Rev. Wangberg officiating.  After the ceremony 
an elaborate wedding dinner was served.

Mr. and Mrs. Gran to train 18 Sunday evening for Ralph, South Dakota, where they will 
make their home.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


TESNESS - IRONS TESNESS - HANSON
The Farmers Leader, 3 Jul 1919, p 4 col 5
Pretty Double Wedding At Court House Sunday

A very pretty double wedding took place at the court house Sunday afternoon, when Mr. Leslie Irons 
and Miss Clara Tesness, and Mr. Soren Hanson and Miss Marie Tesness were united in marriage 
by Judge C. E. Taylor.

Both brides were beautifully gowned in white, with bridal veils and each carried a beautiful boquet [sic] 
of flowers.  In fact flowers were very much in evidence, being carried also by flower girls who attended 
the happy couples.

Both couples are very well known in the western part of the county, where they have made their homes 
for the past several years.  They will make their homes at the respective farms of the grooms near Rhame.

The best wishes of their many friends are extended.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


TRCHSPAT CONN
The Farmers Leader, 25 Apr 1918. p 1, col 3
Geo. W. Conn and Frank pat were married.  We did not in Rhame.

[this is all the note says.  I hope it might mean something to somebody.  
The "pat" may refer to the item in col 4 on the same page regarding Trchspat- an]
The Farmers Leader, 25 Apr 1918. p 1, col 4
It was reported Mr. Trchspat was married.  We did not learn the particulars.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


VARNEY - HARDESTY
The Farmers Leader and Gascoyne Gazette, 6 Dec 1917, p 1 col 4
Hardesty - Varney

L. O. Hardesty and Miss Rachel Varney were united in marriage at the home 
of Mrs. Griffiths in Bowman at five o'clock Monday afternoon.

Mr. Hardesty is one of the mail contractors of Bowman, and is well and favorably known to a host 
of friends in this part of the state.  The bride is a stranger, having but recently come from Illinois.  
They will make their home in Bowman, and The Leader joins in the best of good wishes for a happy 
and prosperous voyage on the sea of life together.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


WALKER - MCCAFFREY
Farmers Leader, 20 Nov 1919, p 1, col 2
McCaffrey - Walker

Mr. John W. McCaffrey, the popular manager of the local Consumers' Store and Miss Eliza Walker 
of Courtnay were married at the Catholic Church in Bowman last Sunday afternoon.

Mr. McCaffrey has been with us in Bowman for several months as Manger of the "Townley" store, 
and has come to fill a real place in the progressive circles of our community.  He was discharged 
last spring from the Army after serving several months with the expeditionary forces in France.  
He was employed at the Consumer Store at Courtnay before coming to Bowman, and after a few 
months in the work was made manager of the Bowman Store.  Mrs. McCaffrey, although a stranger 
to us, comes with every signification of being a lady with a large fund of worthy qualities.

We wish them every happiness that can accrue from a long wedded life.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


WARNER - PERKINS
Gascoyne Gazette, 19 July 1916, p 5 col 4
A Morning Wedding

A wedding ceremony was performed at 8:00 o'clock yesterday morning at the Presbyterian church, 
Rev. Ramsey officiating, when Miss Ollie Warner, of Bowman, N. D., and W. C. Perkins, of Gascoyne, N. D., 
were joined in holy wedlock.  Mrs. Anton Blomquist, a cousin of the bride, presided at the organ 
and played the wedding march, while the bride was given in marriage by her grandfather, Mr. C. Warner.

The bride is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Warner, and has been here on a visit to them 
and with her aunt, Mrs. George Fouts.  The bride is a former resident of Valley [Nebraska], 
this being her birthplace.

The groom is a pleasant and active young man from North Dakota, and the couple will make 
their home at Gascoyne, N. D.  After the ceremony, which was attended only by relatives, 
a wedding breakfast was enjoyed at the Reid hotel, and the pair left on the 9:05 train, showered 
with rice, old shoes and the well wishes of relatives and friends.  They go to their home by way 
of Minneapolis.  Mrs. Charles Waters, of Omaha, also an aunt of the bride, came out Tuesday 
evening to be present at the marriage and returned to Omaha with the newlyweds.

the bride was attired in a beautiful gown of gray and Copenhagen blue, and the groom 
in the conventional black.

One of the specially pleasing events connected with this marriage was a pre-nuptial dinner 
on Tuesday evening, tendered the bridal couple by Mr. and Mrs. C. Warner, at their home,  
Mr. and Mrs. Anton Blomquist also being present.  Congratulations and best wishes are extended 
by all.  (Valley [Nebr.] Enterprise)

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


WOODEN - MCPHARLIN
Gascoyne Gazette, 14 Jun 1916, p 5, col 2
A June Wedding

The Bowman County Pioneer has the following to say about a wedding which took place 
here last Wednesday at which time one of Gascoyne's popular young ladies was united 
in marriage to a prominent businessman of Bowman:

F. B. McPharlin, one of the pioneer businessmen of Bowman, sprung a surprise 
on his many friends yesterday, when he was united in marriage to Miss Pearl H. Wooden 
of Gascoyne, at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Geo. Perkins, of that place.

The ceremony was performed at three o'clock and was followed by a wedding dinner 
at the Perkins home, which was attended by the immediate relatives of the contracting parties.

The groom is proprietor of the Palace Tonsorial Parlors in Bowman, and has resided here 
for the past eight years or more while the bride who is a professional nurse, has been 
a resident of this section for some years, and is well and favorably known in Bowman and vicinity.

Mr. and Mrs. McPharlin arrived from Gascoyne in their automobile, Wednesday evening, 
and occupy the neat little home Mr. McPharlin had prepared for his bride.

We join with their many friends in wishing the happy couple success and happiness.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


WORKMAN - DEMMLER
The Farmers Leader, 1 Jul 1918. p 5, col 5
Married

Mr. Geo. A. Demmler, of Johnsonburg, Pa., and Miss Eleanor Workman, of Bowman, 
were united in marriage on June 29 at the First Baptist church at Johnsonburg, Pa.

Mr. Demmler is a chemist for the New York and Pennsylvania Paper Co., at Johnsonburg.  
Miss Workman is a young lady of many accomplishments, being a music teacher of ability.  
Her many friends wish her and Mr. Demmler all the joys of wedded happiness.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).


ZAHN - BOOEN
The Farmers Leader, 20 Nov 1919, p 1, col 6
Booen  - Zahn

Leslie C. Booen and Miss Barbert Zahn of New York City were married at the bride's home 
on November 2.  After visiting at different points between New York and here for several days 
they arrived in Bowman to make their future home.

Mr. Booen is well known in this vicinity, having lived here for the past several years and has 
acquired a host of friends who unite in extending their hearty congratulations.

Mrs. Booen is a stranger to Bowman, so we know but little of her, but since she has become 
the wife of Mr. Booen we will grant that she is one hundred per cent O. K.

We hope they live happily in the new found joys for couple of centuries, at least.

Submitted by Alan Nicholson (Oct 2011).

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