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MANN & COLBURN

RAY MANN & FRANCES COLBURN (6 Jun 1928)

Newspaper: Unknown
Surnames: MANN, COLBURN, HORNER

Pretty Home Wedding Last Week Wednesday Afternoon
The spacious Presbyterian manse was the setting for a beautiful home wedding last Wednesday afternoon, June 6th, when exactly at the stroke of three the wedding march pealed forth and Miss Frances COLBURN descended the stairs to become the bride of Mr. Ray MANN of Waterport. The parlor had been simply and tastefully arranged and decorated for the event by a few friends of the bride. The bridal group and minister stood under a canopy of ropes of myrtle, banked in with palms and ferns, illuminated with tall white candles. The double ring ceremony was used and Mr. and Mrs. MANN received affectionate greetings and cordial congratulations from the assembled guests.

Miss Doris COLBURN, sister of the bride, was her only attendant, and Mr. Fred MANN, brother of the groom, was best man. The Rev. Earle I. Hamlin performed the ceremony. Mrs. Lynn Burrows played several appropriate piano numbers in her own charming manner before she broke into the wedding march which brought the happy event to a close. Relatives, neighbors, companions at the Citizens National Bank, and members of the Signor Class of the Presbyterian Church were present at the service. Judge Signor added the benediction of his presence to the occasion.

A wedding dinner was served at Fairview Manor at 4 o'clock for the bridal party and immediate relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. COLBURN, father and mother of the bride, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton MANN, father and mother of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. John HORNER, uncle and aunt of the groom, The Rev. and Mrs. Hamlin were honored guests. Mr. and Mrs. MANN left immediately afterward for a short wedding trip. They will make their home in Albion when they return.

The bride wore a gown of white crepe romaine and lace with hat to match and carried a bouquet of white butterfly roses and lily of the valley. The bride's maid was gowned in orchid georgette trimmed with satin ribbon of the same color and wore a hat to match. She carried a bouquet of pink butterfly roses and lily of the valley. There were several prenuptial events for the bride. The girls of Citizens National Bank gave a dinner and a white kitchen shower at Fairview Manor. A variety shower was given by the members of the Signor Class at the home of Mrs. Myron Babbitt. Mrs. Donald Campbell gave a utility shower at her home.

Submitted by: Paul E. Newell 1 May 2005

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MARKS & SKINNER

HENRY BEMIS MARKS & GERTRUDE LEE SKINNER (27 Aug 1932)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal, Mon., 29 Aug 1932
Surnames: MARKS, SKINNER, CLARK, DOW, GHERKINS, HAMILTON, HOARE, JUDGE, MARTIN, MOORE

MARKS-SKINNER WEDDING SATURDAY
A very pretty early fall wedding occured at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy J. SKINNER, 238 West Center Street, Saturday, August 27th at five in the afternoonwhen there daughter, Gertrude Lee, was united in marriage to Henry Bemis MARKS of 46 Coraline Street, Rochester.

The ceremony was performed before the immediate families and by the Rev. R. M. Davis of Christ Church, Albion. The bride becomingly gowned in white marble crepe and she wore the wedding veil of her mother which carried a wreath of orange blossoms, and carried a bouquet of tallsman roses. The bride's attendant, Helen Alice MARKS, wore a gown of ecru net over green satin, a picture hat and carried a bouquet of pink roses. Mrs. SKINNER, the bride's mother was attractively gowned in blue chiffon and she wore a corsage of pink roses and gardenias. Elmer T. HOARE of New York City was the best man.

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents and the house was attractively decorated with garden flowers and ferns and large baskets of gladfell. The decorations at the bride's table were pink roses and gypsophilia. Covers at this table were laid for ten. Among those from out of Medina who attended the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Elmer T. HOARE of New York, Mr. and Mrs. Robert CLARK and family of Rochester; Miss Frances SKINNER, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene M. DOW, Mrs. HAMILTON, Mr and Mrs. Joseph J. JUDGE, Oscar MARTIN and Edmund MARTIN all of Rochester. Music during the ceremony and at the reception was given by Miss Doris MOORE, pianist and Miss Virginia GHERKINS, violinist.

Mr. and Mrs. MARKS left on a two weeks motor trip to Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec and down the New England coast to Boston and New York City after which they will be at home at 46 Coraline Street, Rochester.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 9 Apr 2008

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MARYJANOWSKI & SANTILLO

GEORGE MARYJANOWSKI & JULIA SANTILLO (21 Jun 1947)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal
Surnames: MARYJANOWSKI, SANTILLO, TALLENTO, MAZZO

Julia SANTILLO Weds George MARYJANOWSKI In Rites At St. Mary's

St. Mary's Church was the scene of a lovely early summer wedding on Saturday morning, June 21st, at 9 o’clock, when Miss Julia SANTILLO, daughter of Mrs. Concetta SANTILLO, 921 Church Street, was united in marriage to George MARYJANOWSKI, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph MARYJANOWSKI, 201 Ann Street. The Rev. Henry B. SHAW, pastor officiated, using the double ring ceremony. Red, white, and pink peonies, daisies and snapdragons adorned the altar.

Given in marriage by her brother, Humbart SANTILLO of Lockport, the bride wore a gown of heavy white satin made Colonial style with a sweetheart neckline, tight bodice decorated with seed pearls and leg 'o mutton sleeves. The skirt ended in a long panuelled train deccrated with four satin appliques Outlined with pearls, matching those on the front of the skirt which was looped in three places. A deep ruffle of lace edged the full hoop skirt. Her two- tiered illusion veil edged in matching lace, fell from a headdress of orange blossoms, and she carried a cascade bouquet of white Calla lillies, baby breath and roses. The bride also wore a strand of pearls.

Miss Rena SANTILLO was her sister’s maid of honor, and bridesmaids were Miss Caroline TALLENTO, niece of the bride, and Miss Catherine MARYJANOWSKI, sister of the groom. Little Kathleen MAZZO, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Cosmo MAZZO, was flower girl, and Donald TALLENTO, the bride’s nephew, was ring bearer.

The honor attendant was gowned in yellow marquisette over satin, fashioned with fitted bodice, sweetheart neckline, shoulder ruffle, and three-quarter length sleeve. The full hoop skirt was made with tiers of seven ruffles at the front, a ruffle also outlining the edge of the skirt,. and she wore a headdress of yellow net ruching, halo effect with daisies on either side, and a shoulder length veil. Her cascade bouquet was of Talesman roses and baby breath tied with yellow satin ribbon and decorated with yellow satin leaf effect. The bridesmaids wore gowns of pink fashioned similar to that of the maid of honor, and carried sim iliar bouquets. All the attendants wore rhinestone chokers with matching earrings, a gift of the bride. The flower girl was in yellow, made with sweet heart a neckline, fitted bodice, short puff sleeves, and full skirt ending in a ruffle, and wore a matching sweetheart poke bonnet. She carried a nosegay of mm er flowers on a small cane.

The ring bearer carried the rings on a white satin heartshaped cushion with shower streamers. John MARYJANOWSKI acted as best man for his brother, and ushers were Ralph Taliento, nephew of the bride, and Zigmunt Buczkowski of Lockport. The bride's mother was attired in blue with white accessories, while the mother of the groom was in gray with white accessories, both wearing red rose corsages.

Immediately following the ceremony, a wedding breakfast was served to to the immediate families and friends, at the Knights of Columbus rooms. Centering the bride’s table was a four-tiered wedding cake topped by a miniature bride and groom, with the bridal bouquets and summer flowers completing the arrangements. Bouquets of roses, snapdragons and baby breath decorated the cther tables. At one o’clock a dinner was served at the American Hotel, Middlepoct which was attended by 115 guests. Similiar decorations were used. A reception was held from seven until twelve o’clock in the Knights of Columbus rooms, which were decorated in varicolored streamers, wedding bells and flowers, a large wedding cookie cake and bridal bouquets centered the bride’s table. Three hundred and seventy-five guests attended.

Out-of-town guests attending the wedding were from Rochester, Fancher, Albion, Buffalo, Lockport, Niagara Falls, Middleport, Freemont, Ohio, and Pensylvania.

The couple left on a wedding trip to New York City, Long Is land and other Eastern points, the bride wearing for traveling a powder blue dress with white accessories and a white rose corsage. Upon their return, Mr. and Mrs. MARYJANOWSKI will reside at 921 Gwinn Street.

The groom, a veteran of World War ll, saw four years of Army service as a member of Co. F, 108th Infantry, serving with the rating of sergeant and was overseas for 54 months.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, Oct 8, 2001

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MATTHEWS & DAVIS

EDWARD MATTHEWS & ADELIA L. DAVIS (7 Apr 1868)

Newspaper: Orkeans American, 14 Apr 1868
Surnames: MATTHEWS, DAVIS

On the 7th last, by Rev. S. Seager, D.D., Mr. Edward Matthews of Gaines to Miss Adelia L. Davis of Barre.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 15 Jul 2003

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McKENNA & GRACZYK

ALAN J. McKENNA & DOROTHY LORRAINE GRACZYK (May 3, 1941)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Albion, NY, Wednesday, 7 May 1941 page 1
Surnames: GRACZYK, McKENNA

The wedding of Miss Dorothy Lorraine GRACZYK, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George GRACZYK of East Barre, to Alan J. McKENNA was solemnized Saturday (3 May 1941) morning in St. Mary's Church. The bride is a member of this years graduating class at Albion High School, Her husband, a son of Mrs. John McKENNA of Ohio and the late Mr. McKENNA of Lockport, was graduated from Lockport High School, Joseph McKENNA, Albion supervisor, is his brother.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Dec 4, 2001

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McKENNA & TUNBRIDGE

Frank E. McKENNA & Kitty TUNBRIDGE (30 Sep 1897)

Newspaper: Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, Monroe Co., New York, 02 Oct 1897
Surnames: LYNCH, MC KENNA, TUNBRIDGE.

At the residence of the officiating clergyman, Rev. J. Ross LYNCH, Thursday, September 30, 1897. Frank E. MC KENNA of Albion, N.Y., and Miss Kitty TUNBRIDGE, of Rochester.

Submitted by: Jo Ann Snyder19 Mar 2002

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McMASTER & SKELLEN

EDWARD McMASTER & FLORA SKELLEN (1 Jan 1896)

Newspaper: Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY, Friday 27 Dec 1895
Surnames: McMASTER, SKELLEN

The marriage of Miss Flora SKELLEN and Edward McMASTER, both of Kendall, is announced to take place at 2 P. M. on New Year's Day. (Wednesday, 1 Jan 1896)

Submitted by: Glenda Whitaker Subyak Feb 8, 2002

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MONACELLI & SIGISMONDO

FRANK MONACELLI & THERESA SIGISMONDO (Sep 15, 1976)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican-American, Thursday, 14 Sep 1944
Surnames: MONACELLI, SIGISMONDO, SULLIVAN

MONACELLI Wedding Anniversary

RENEW NUPTIAL VOWS on 25th ANNIVERSARY

A quiet observance is listed by Mr. and Mrs. Frank N. MONACELLI of Erie Street on the 25th anniversary of their marriage tomorrow (Friday) September 15th. At a Mass at St. Joseph’s Church, they will renew the vows they exchanged a quarter of a century ago. The Right Rev. Monsignor Francis SULLIVAN who will say the Mass, officiated at the wedding rite. The Mass was requested by their son, Private Francis N. MONACELLI, Jr., now stationed in Texas.

Mrs. MONACELLI, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. D. SIGISMONDO, and her husband have lived most of their lives in Albion and were engaged before he went to France in World War I. They have resided in their present home 22 years. They have two daughters and two sons. Arlene, the eldest daughter, is a graduate of Albion high school and in 1941 got her degree in music at Fredonia State Teachers College. She has been a public school music teacher for two years and this year is teaching vocal music at the Barker Central School in Niagara County. Eloise, the younger daughter, also an A.H.S. graduate, completed her course at the Brockport State Teachers College last June and has accepted a position as kindergarten teacher this year at Wellsville.

Robert and Franis Jr., the sons, made the attendance record 100 percent for the younger generation at the local school by being graduated in June and the latter left soon afterward to serve in the armed forces. He is now at Shepherd Field, Texas, and expects transfer to attend a radio technical school. Robert, the youngest of the four children, is continuing at school here as a postgraduate.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Dec 18, 2001

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MOORE & BEGOLE

GORDON MOORE & WINIFRED RUTH BEGOLE (8 Jun 1937)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wed., June 16, 1937
Surnames: MOORE, BEGOLE

The marriage of Miss Winifred Ruth BEGOLE, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry BEGOLE of Bates Road, to Gordon MOORE of Buffalo, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry MOORE of Maple Ridge, took place June 8 in Medina Presbyterian Church manse. The Rev. W.L. FINDLAY, pastor, officiated at the ceremony.

The couple were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Howard DAVIS of Gaines. The bride was attired in navy blue, with a corsage of white rose buds. Mrs. DAVIS also wore navy blue. Her flowers were pink rose buds. Mr. and Mrs. MOORE are residing in Buffalo.

Submitted by: Carolyn Rustay Mar 15, 2002

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MOTT & CIELEWICH

GORDON MOORE & WINIFRED RUTH BEGOLE (8 Jun 1937)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wed., June 16, 1937
Surnames: CIELEWICH, DUJENSKI, MORIARTY, MOTT

The marriage of Miss Bernice A. CIELEWICH, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William CIELEWICH, and William H. MOTT, son of Mrs. Grace MOTT, was solemnized this morning at nine o'clock in the rectory of St. Mary's Church. Rev. James A. Hogan officiating.

The bride was attired in a gown of white mousseline de soie and a coronation cap with shoulder length veil, and carried a bouquet of white roses and lilies of the valley. Miss Gertrude DUJENSKI was maid of honor, and chose a gown of peach chiffon and matching turban, and white accessories. Her bouquet was of Talisman roses and lilies of the valley. Lawrence E. MOTT, brother of the groom, was best man.

Following the ceremony, a wedding breakfast was served at Four Chimneys for the bridal party and immediate families after which Mr. and Mrs. MOTT left for an eastern motor trip. Prenuptial events included a variety shower by Miss Gertrude DUJENSKI; a bridge party and linen shower ny Mrs. John CEILEWICH; a variety shower by Mrs. Raymond MORIARTY and bridge party by the Evening Card Club.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 18 Feb 2008

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NEWTON & GOLDSMITH

JACK WILLIAM NEWTON & NORMA JEAN GOLDSMITH (8 Sep 1956)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal-Register, Tues., Sept. 18, 1956
Surnames: NEWTON, GOLDSMITH, BUTTONS, CURRIE, KYLE, RANNEY, SCROGER

Norma Jean GOLDSMITH & Jack W. NEWTON Wed in Medina
Miss Norma Jean GOLDSMITH, daughter of George GOLDSMITH and the late Mrs. Margaret GOLDSMITH of the Gravel Rd., became the bride of Jack William NEWTON, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ellis NEWTON of Alabama Center, at a double-ring ceremony on Saturday morning, Sept. 8, at eleven-thirty in St. Mary's Church. The Rev. Charles Amico officiated. The bride wore a floor-length gown of hand-clipped rosepoint lace and nylon, embroidered with seed pearls and sequins. Her scalloped illusion fingertip veil was caught to a crown of tear-drop pearls, and she carried a cascade bouquet of white carnations, stephanotis, centered with a white orchid.

Mrs. Joanne SCROGER of Alabama Center, matron of honor, wore a floor-length heliotrope gown of net over taffeta with a matching picture hat, Her colonial bouquet was of white and heliotrope carnations. The bridesmaids, who were attired in similar gowns and hats in turquoise, were Mrs. Barbara CURRIE and Mrs. Jean RANNEY of Lockport. Terry SCROGER of Alabama Center was ring bearer and Patricia BUTTONS of Medina, wearing a floor-length gown of net over taffeta, was flower girl. Her colonial bouquet was of pink and white carnations. Frank NEWTON of Alabama Center served as his brother's best man, and the ushers were Maten SCROGER of Alabama Center and Milton KYLE of Medina. The groom's mother chose a Dior blue dress with matching accessories and a corsage of roses and carnations.

A reception was held at the Eagles Hall from seven to midnight for two hundred guests. The buffet table was centered with a five tiered wedding cake, flanked with white tapers and the attendants bouquets. Guest were present from Lockport, Buffalo, Albion, Lyndonville, Alabama Center, Clarence Center and East Pembroke. After a trip through New York, Pennsylvania, New jersey, Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia, the couple will be at home in Lewiston Road, Alabama Center.

Prenuptial showers were given by Mrs. Edna NEWTON and Mrs. Delotis DENNIS at the home of the former, and by Mrs. Eva VINCENT, Mrs. Margaret SANDERSON and Miss Claire HALBIG at Mrs. Vincent's home.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 9 Apr 2008

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O’HEARN & WILLETT

RICHARD O'HEARN & MARGARET WILLETT (28 Feb 1933)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wednesday, 1 March 1933
Surnames: O’HEARN, WILLETT, JOHNSON, SULLIVAN

The Marriage of Miss Margaret WILLETT of Medina to Richard O’HEARN of Albion, took place at ten o'clock Tuesday morning in the Rectory of St. Joseph's Church, Rt. Rev. Monsignor Francis SULLIVAN officiating. The couple were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Warner JOHNSON of Albion. Mr. and Mrs. O’HEARN will make their home in Albion.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Jan 2, 2002

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PARTRIDGE & PRESTON

J. SHERMAN PARTRIDGE & GERTRUDE ESTELLE PRESTON (4 Jan 1894)

Newspaper: The Union & Advertiser of Rochester, NY, Friday, 5 Jan 1894
Surnames: PARTRIDGE, PRESTON, CONKLIN

WEDDING AT HOLLEY

Holley, Jan. 5 - A very pretty home wedding took place yesterday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lyman PRESTON, of Clarendon, when their daughter, Gertrude Estelle, was married to J. Sherman PARTRIDGE, a prominent young business man of Holley.

The officiating clergyman was Rev. E. L. CONKLIN of Clarendon.

About fifty relatives and friends of the contracting parties were present. The rooms were tastefully decorated with potted plants, cedar and cut flowers. The young couple took the afternoon train from Brockport for Sayre, Pa., where they will visit relatives and friends for several days. On their return to Holley they will reside with D. H. PARTRIDGE, father of the groom, and with whom he is associated in the produce business.

Submitted by: Glenda Whitaker Subyak, Sep 15, 2001

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PRINGLE & BROWN

S. B. PRINGLE & MRS. ELIZABETH BROWN (9 Jun 1899)

Newspaper: Local Paper, La Harper, Illinois Friday, 16 Jun 1899
Surnames: PRINGLE, BROWN, COMER

Married at the M. E. Parsonage, Rev. G. W. COMER officiating, Friday evening, June 9, 1899, S. B. PRINGLE, of Lyndonville, Orleans Co., N. Y. and Mrs. Elizabeth BROWN of this city. The lady has been a resident of La Harpe about two years, engaged in the millinery business and has proven herself a good manager and worthy woman. The gentleman is a stranger to us. He is a farmer and merchant in Orleans County. He has resided in this state in former years, attending school at Princeton. He is an intelligent affable gentleman to meet. The La Harper wishes the union may be a happy one.

Mr. and Mrs. PRINGLE left Wednesday for Iowa where they will visit a week with the brother of the gentleman. Returning the lady will close out her business and go east with her husband.

(from scrapbook of Lillian (Causebrook) Bull)

Submitted by: Carma Stone Sep 17, 2001

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REITZ & SADOSKI

PERCY REITZ & MARTHA SADOSKI (February 27, 1933)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wednesday, 1 March 1933
Surnames: REITZ, SADOSKI, BLOOM, COVENTRY, MELINSKI, RAYMOND, SCHULTZ, SLEDZIK, SLIZESKI

A pretty church wedding took place Monday morning at 11 o'clock at St. Mary's Church when Miss Martha SADOSKI, daughter of Mrs. Mary SADOSKI, became the bride of Percy REITZ, son of Mrs. Adelia REITZ of Holley. Rev. John MELINSKI performed the ceremony.

The bride wore a gown of white crepe made with a nun's collar trimmed with fur. Her long lace veil was caught with orange blossoms and she carried a shower bouquet of white roses and lilies of the valley. Miss Regina SLIZESKI was maid of honor. She wore a gown of pink taffeta with matching tulle turban and her bouquet was of pink roses and snapdragons. John RAYMOND was best man.

A reception and dinner immediately followed the ceremony at the home of the bride's parents, 125 guests being present. Twenty five were seated at the brides table which was decorated in pink and blue.

After a wedding trip to Syracuse and New York City, Mr. and Mrs. REITZ will make their home in Albion. Included in the prenuptial events were a variety shower by Mrs. Sophia BLOOM and Mrs. Berenice COVENTRY and a variety shower by Miss Louise SCHULTZ and Miss Regina SLIZESKI and Miss Louise SLEDZIK.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Jan 2, 2002

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RICE & BRUNETTI

STANLEY RICE JR. & EDNA BRUNETTI (June 15, 1940)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wednesday, June 19, 1940, page 5
Surnames: BLISSETT, BROOKS, BRUNETTI, CALABRESE, D’ORAZIO, HOWARD, RICE, SEMERANO, STAFFORD

Miss Edna BRUNETTI, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter BRUNETTI, became the bride of Stanley RICE Jr. in a ceremony performed at 9 o’clock Saturday morning in St. Joseph’s Church by the Rev. Robert A. HOWARD, assistant pastor.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of French Marquisette and Chantilly lace. Her veil was finger-tip length and held in place with orange blossoms. She carried a shower bouquet of gardenias and gypsophila. Miss Josephine SEMERANO of Detroit, Mich., the maid of honor, wad dressed in pink tulle with a matching headdress arranged with a spray of blue daisies. Her flowers were pink sweetheart roses and blue daisies. The groom, who is a son of Mr. and Mrs. RICE of 355 Linwood Ave. had Jack CALABRESE of Rochester as his best man.

A wedding breakfast for 30 guests took place later at Blakely’s followed by a reception in the home of the groom’s parents. The couple left on a short trip and on their return will reside at 355 Linwood Ave., Albion. The brides going away costume was an Alice blue dress with white accessories.

Mrs. RICE is an alumna of Albion High School and Culver Academy of Beauty Culture. Her husband was graduated from Albion High School.

Prenuptial parties comprised a variety shower with the Misses Louise and Mary D’ORAZIO as hostesses; a personal shower given by Mrs. Harold BROOKS; a kitchen shower by Mrs. John BLISSETT, Mrs. W. J. STAFFORD and Miss Mary RICE, and a variety shower at the home of Miss Tullia BRUNETTI.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Jan 30, 2002

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RICHENBERG & HELSDON

CARL RICHNBERG & MARY HELSDON (5 Jan 1927)

Newspaper: The Medina Journal, Tues, 18 Jan 1927
Surnames: RICHENBERG, HEISDON, BRITT, BUCKLAND, KLECKER

The marriage of Miss Mary HEISDON of Lyndoville and Carl RICHENBERG of Byron was solemnized Wednesday noon, Jan. 5, 1927, in Batavia by Rev. Paul H. Nemeschey. They were attended by William HELSDON Jr., brother of the bride, and Mrs. Leroy KLECKER, sister of the groom. The bridal party took dinner at the Blue Bird Inn. Mr. and Mrs. RICHENBERG will make their home in Batavia.

Post-nuptial shower - Mrs. John HELSDON, assisted by Mrs. Marvin BUCKLAND, Mrs. Orrin BRITT and Miss Catherine HELSDON, delightfully entertained a large company of friends at a Variety Shower Thursday afternoon, Jan 6 in honor of their sister, Mrs. Carl RICHENBERG nee Mary HELSDON. All the rooms were lovely in their decorations, blue and white. The afternoon was spent with music, games and contests.

The bride was presented with many beautiful and useful gifts of silver, cut glass, china, and linen. One of the entertaining features of presenting the gifts was by blindfolding the bride and having her describe the articles and name the giver, the wild guesses were very amusing. Delicious refreshments were served and their many friends extended congratulations.

(Note: Mary was the daughter of William HELSDON & Mary BREEZE of Lyndonville)

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Apr 2008

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RIGNEL & BALCERZAK

ROBERT GORDON RIGNEL & ELEANOR BALCERZAK (29 Apr 1950)

Newspaper: The Medina Journal, Friday, 5 May 1950
Surnames: RIGNEL, BALCERZAK

The marriage of Miss Eleanor BALCERZAK, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony BALCERZAK of Medina to Robert Gordon RIGNEL, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Gordon RIGNEL of Lockport was solemnized Saturday, April 29, at 4:30 p.m. at the Wright's Corners Presbyterian Church. The Rev. John O. Meloy officiated at the double ring ceremony.

The bride wore a light grey suit with white accessories and a corsage of red roses. Her attendant, Miss Ruth Briggs of Medina, wore a beige suit with a corsage of yellow roses. Erwin Plumley of Medina was best man. After a wedding dinner at the Park Lane in Buffalo, Mr. and Mrs. RIGNEL left for a short trip. Upon their return they will be at home at 189 East Avenue, Lockport.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 27 Apr 2008

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ROTH & HYLAND

PAUL M. ROTH & SHARON A. HYLAND (22 Aug 1964)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican-American, Thurs, 8 Oct 1964, pg. 9
Surnames: ROTH, HYLAND

Wedding vows were exchanged by Miss Sharon A. HYLAND, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George V. HYLAND of Waterport, and Paul M. Roth, son of Fred ROTH, Sr. of A1bion on August 22 The ceremony was performed by Rev. Lottes at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Medina.

The bride wore a white lace floor-length gown and a long white lace veil with a flower headpiece. She carried a bouquet of white sweetheart roses, accented by a lavender orchid in the center. Her maid Of honor, Miss Carol Kendrick, of Carlton wore an oriental blue taffeta sheath dress with a matching overskirt and carried a bouquet of yellow mums accented by white tea roses. Her bridesmaids were Miss Marilyn Frank of Albion, Miss Jacqueline Jeffords of Waterport, and Mrs. Shirley Owen Of Medina. They wore powder blue taffeta sheath dresses with matching overskirts and carried bouquets of yellow mums.

Fred ROTH, Jr., of Medina was best man for his brother. Ushers were James Miller of A1bion, Edward Narburgh of Kenyonville, and Charles Owen of Medina. The reception was held at the Knowlesville Hotel.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay 15 Jul 2003

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ROOT & WATERSON

LEO WILLIAM ROOT & CHARLOTTE GRACE WATERSON (17 Jun 1937)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wed., June 16, 1937
Surnames: ROOT, WATERSON, McGREGOR, BACHMANN, HARMER, DEAN

The home of Mr. and Mrs. J. Roy McGREGOR at 178 S. Main St., is to be the scene at 2:30 this Thursday afternoon of the marriage of Miss Charlotte Grace WATERSON, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward WATERSON of Gaines, and Leo William ROOT, son of Mr. and Mrs. Amos D. ROOT of E. State St. The Rev. Ward (H.)? HURLBURT, pastor of the Baptist Church, will officiate at the ceremony before an improvised prie-dieu placed in front of a window-seat banked high with garden flowers.

The bride, who will be given in marriage by Mr. McGREGOR, will be dressed in white lace with a short tulle veil embellished with orange blossoms. She is to carry an old-fashioned bouquet of garden flowers tied with white satin ribbon. Mrs. Ethel BACHMANN, a sister of the bride, and Mrs. Harold DEAN, both of Albion, are to be bridesmaids. Their dresses are fashioned of lace, the former's pink and Mrs. DEAN's blue. Both will wear white lacy picture hats trimmed with pink and blue ribbons. Their boquets are to be of garden flowers, Mrs. BACHMANN's tied with blue ribbon and the other with pink. There is to be a ring-bearer, Donald ROOT, 4-year-old nephew of the groom, who will carry the ring on a white satin pillow. Mr. DEAN is to be the best man. Max ROOT, a brother of the groom, will act as usher. The wedding marches are to be played by Mrs. Robert COAN and her daughter, Alice, on the piano and cello.

The bride's going-away costume is a pink gabardine suit with navy blue hat and accessories. On their return from a stay at The Rockery, summer cottage of the McGregors at New Haven, Conn., and in New York, the couple plan to make their home at 178 S. Main St.

Prenuptial events in honor of the bride included a blue and white kitchen shower given by Mrs. LeDoit CUSINO in her home at Medina; a bathroom shower with Mrs. DEAN as hostess; a personal shower and large family party in the home of Mrs. Richard HARMER, an aunt of the bride, and Mr. HARMER at Medina, and a supper party at the residence of Mrs. Charles PALMER in Gaines, with Mrs. James CORBETT of Batavia and Miss Gladys GIBBS of Rochester assisting as hostesses.

Submitted by: Carolyn Rustay Mar 15, 2002

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ROWLEY & BRUST

DONALD ROWLEY & GERALDINE BRUST (5 Jun 1937)

Newspaper: The Medina Journal, Mnday 7 Jun 1937
Surnames: BRUST, ROWLEY, SWIFT

Miss Geraldine BRUST, daugher of Mr. amd Mrs. Philip BRUST, 317 North Avenue, Medina, and Donald ROWLEY, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest ROWLEY, Lyndonville, were married Saturday morning at 9:30 at St. Mary's Rectory. Rev. James Hogan performed the service. Immediately following the marriage ceremony, a bridal breakfast was served at the home of the bride's parents to the members of the immediate families.

The bride wore a gown of green lace and green accesories, and carried a bouquet of roses and lillies of the valley. SHe was attended by the matron of honor, her sister, Mrs. Lauretta SWIFT, who wore a gown of turquoise blue and white accessories. She carried yellow roses.

Mr. & Mrs. BRUST left for an indefinite Eastern trip. They will reside in Lyndonville.

Posted by: Orleans County Genweb staff, 18 Feb 2008

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RUSTAY & PRATT

RICHARD D. RUSTAY & MARJORIE PRATT (September 4. 1943)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Albion, NY. Sept. 16th, 1943, Page 1
Surnames: DeRUE, PRATT, RUSTAY, SNYDER, WALDO

A very pretty wedding took place in the First Baptist Church in Wiliamsville, Saturday, September 4th, (1943) at 4:30 when Miss Marjorie PRATT of Williamsville, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Howard PRATT of Albion was united in marriage to Richard D. RUSTAY, son of Mrs. Effie RUSTAY of Buffalo.

Palms and pink gladioli decorated the altar to which the bride was escorted by her father. She was dressed in a gown of white satin with fitted bodice, a full georgette skirt and fingertip veil in coronet style. She carried a bouquet of white roses and lily-of-the-valley.

Miss Elizabeth PRATT was maid of honor for her sister and wore a gown of pink satin and georgette. The bridesmaid was Miss Elizabeth WALDO aldo of Barre Center who was gowned in blue satin and georgette. Both carried bouquets of pink roses and gladioli.

William DeRUE of Buffalo was best man and James RUSTAY , brother of the groom, acted as usher. Following the ceremony a dinner was served at Mrs.SNYDER'S Snyder's Tea Room in Williamsville for the bridal party and immediate families, and in the evening there was a reception for friends and relatives.

After the couples return from a trip in the Thousand Islands they will reside in Williamsville.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Nov 28, 2001

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SALISBURY & BROWN

GEORGE SALISBURY & NELLIE BROWN

Newspaper: Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY, Wednesday, 25 Dec 1891
Surnames: BROWN, SALISBURY

GENESEE
Invitations are out announcing the coming marriage of Miss Nellie BROWN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William F. BROWN of Byron, to George SALISBURY, of Orleans County.

Submitted by: Glenda Whitaker Subyak Feb 14, 2002

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SLATTERY & COBB

CHARLES P. SLATTERLY & MARGARET A. COBB (20 Apr 1940)

Newspaper: Medina Register, Mon., 22 Apr 1940
Surnames: SLATTERLY, COBB

The wedding of Miss Margaret A. COBB, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John B. COBB, of Medina, to Charles P. SLATTERY, son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip SLATTERY, of Middleport, occurred at the St. Mary's restory Saturday morning at 10:00 o'clock. The Rev. James A. Hogan performed the services.

The bride wore an ensemble of blue with dusty pink accessories. She carried a bouquet of pink roses and sweet peas. Her bridesmaid, Miss Marie Boyland, Medina, wore an ensemble of light blue with pink accessories. James Marsh, of Brockport, acted as best man.

Following the wedding services, a wedding breakfast was served at the Fenton Hotel, Middleport, for members of the immediate families. The bride's table was decorated with pink and blue flowers.

Pre-nuptial happenings included a variety shower given by Mrs. Louis Dillon and Mrs. Walter Dillon and a kitchen shower given by Miss Mary Monigan. On April 30th, officers of the O.E.S. will honor her with a party.

The couple will reside at Gasport, following their wedding trip through Pennsylvania.

Submitted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 12 Sep 2005

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SMYTHE & HANNON

THEODORE F. SMYTHE & MISS HANNON (April 1879)

Newspaper: Orleans American, 10 Apr 1879, Page 2
Surnames: SMYTHE, HANNON, ROHM

Kendall - Mr Theodore SMITH (SMYTHE)was married last week to a Brooklyn lady. We wish him a happy life. 'Tis bad for Kendall girls, and more so for she is blessed with too many old maids now; think that they had better go west or join the Good Templers.

(Different article on the same page)

'Another lucky man.' Mr. Theodore SMYTHE of Kendall, and Miss Hannon of Brooklyn, were joined in holy matrimony, and have returned home from their wedding tour. We wish them a long life of peace and happiness.

(Mr. Smythe was the son of Thomas SMYTHE & Phoebe ROHM)

Submitted by: Bob Hales 21 Mar 2003

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STAFFORD & RICE

WILLIAM STAFFORD & ELIZABETH RICE (February 28, 1933)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wednesday, 1 March 1933
Surnames: STAFFORD, RICE, JOZWIAK, NORECK, MELINSKI

The marriage of Miss Irene Elizabeth RICE, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley RICE of Albion, to William STAFFORD of Knowlesville, took place Tuesday afternoon at four-thirty o'clock in the rectory of St. Mary's Church, the Rev. John MELINSKI officiating.

The bride wore a gown of peach crepe-de-chene with beige straw hat. Her bouquet was of narcissus and roses of the same shade as the dress. Miss Helen RICE, sister of the bride, was her maid of honor and only attendant. Stanley RICE, Jr., brother of the bride, was best man.

A reception and dinner for twenty-five relatives and close friends immediately followed the ceremony at the home of the bride's parents on Linwood Avenue where Mr. and Mrs. STAFFORD will make their home.

Included in the prenuptial events were a variety shower by Mrs. Stanley RICE, mother of the bride (nee Anna JOZWIAK), and a variety shower by Miss Helen RICE and Dorothy NORECK.

Submitted by: Mark Rustay Jan 2, 2002

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STANFORD & POTTER

F. H. STANFORD & GENEVIEVE POTTER (24 Jun 1914)

Newspaper: The Orleans American, Thursday, 18 Jun 1914, Page 12
Surnames: POTTER, STANFORD

Miss Genevieve POTTER will become the bride of F. H. STANFORD, June 24, and pre-nuptial events are of frequent occurrence, no less than six have been and are to be held. Given by her young lady friends.

Submitted by: Richard Callard Feb 4, 2002

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STANGLAND & SMITH

CLARENCE E. STANGLAND & MINNIE S. SMITH (25 Dec 1895)

Newspaper: Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY, Friday, 27 Dec 1895
Surnames: HARRIS, SMITH, STANGLAND

The marriage of Miss Minnie S. SMITH of Kendall and Clarence E. STANGLAND of Kendall occurred Wednesday (25 Dec 1895) evening at the residence of the bride's father Clinton D. SMITH. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. W. Anable HARRIS. Mr. and Mrs. STANGLAND left for a trip of two or three weeks.

Submitted by: Glenda Whitaker Subyak Feb 8, 2002

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TAYLOR & BRUCE

CHARLES N. TAYLOR & VIOLA BRUCE (25 Dec 1891)

Newspaper: Western New York News, Rochester, NY, Wednesday, 25 Dec 1891
Surnames: BRUCE, TAYLOR, STILES

Miss Viola BRUCE and Charles N. TAYLOR, of Somerset, were married at Lyndonville Wednesday evening by Rev. L. STILES.

Submitted by: Glenda Whitaker Subyak Feb 12, 2002

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WALDO & MOORE

RUSSELL JEROME WALDO & NANCY HELEN MOORE (1 Jan 1927)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal, Monday, 3 Jan 1927
Surnames: GLEASON, LITTEL, MOORE, MOULTRUP, STOGERS, STUART, WALDO

New Years Day at noon at the Universalist Church at Middleport occurred the marriage of Miss Helen MOORE, granddaughter of Mrs. A. J. MOORE of Middleport and Russell J. WALDO, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert H. WALDO of Medina. Rev. Charles Clare Blauvelt performed the ceremony.

The bride was dressed in midnight blue ensemble suit of serge and satin crepe, flame colored hat, red fox fur, arm bouquet of sweetheart and bride's roses. Miss Marjorie LITTEL of Ripley, NY was the maid of honor and was gowned in brown velvet and sand colored velvet hat, carrying an arm bouquet of pink butterfly roses. The best man was Willis C. BECKWITH of Medina and the ushers were Don A.G. GLEASON and Alden STUART both of Middleport. The church decorations were bouquets of pink and white snapdragons and carnations on either side of the alter.

About ninety were present at the church. The wedding march was played by Miss Edith MOULTRUP and was preceeded by a short organ recital. Paul STOGERS of Lockport sang "At Dawning". The decorations of the brides table was center edged with smilax with bouquet of pink roses. Covers were laid for sixteen at the brides table. The favors were wedding cake.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 18 Feb 2008

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WALTERS & NEAL

R. LEWIS WALTERS & ELIZABETH NEAL (5 Aug 1929)

Newspaper: The Medina Daily Journal, Monday, August 5, 1929
Surnames: NEAL, WALTERS

The marriage of Miss Elizabeth NEAL, daughter of Mr and Mrs Robert NEAL of East Center Street, and Lewis WALTERS, occurred at the family home at noon today with the Rev Smith of Shelby officiating. They were attended by Mr and Mrs Harold J. Powers. Mr and Mrs WALTERS are taking a motor trip to the Thousand Islands and the Adirondacks.

Submitted by: Mary Flack 7 May 2003

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WELLER & GARRETT

ARNOLD WELLER & MARJORIE GARRETT (16 Jun 1937)

Newspaper: The Orleans Republican, Wed., June 16, 1937
Surnames: WELLER, GARRETT

The marriage of Miss Marjorie GARRETT to Arnold WELLER of Barre Center took place at 4 o'clock this afternoon in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Garrett, at Two Bridges.

The ceremony was performed by Rev. Francis COOPER of Decatur, Ill., a former Carlton Baptist Church pastor, in the bay-window of the living room banked with ferns, roses, delphiniums and white peonies. To the strains of Lohengrin's Wedding March played by Miss Helen TAYLOR, the bride entered the room on the arm of her father. Miss Taylor also sang 'Oh Promise Me.'

The bride was gowned in white georgette with a fingertip length tulle veil draped from a band of flowers. She carried white roses, sweet peas and lilies of the valley. Her only attendant was Miss Florence WELLER, a sister of the groom, who wore a dress fashioned of yellow organza. Her flowers were yellow roses and yellow daisies. Gordon GARRETT, brother of the bride, was best man for Mr. WELLER, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward WELLER of Barre.

A wedding supper was served after the ceremony to the thirty-five guests, comprising relatives and a few close friends. The couple left on a trip to the Adirondack Mts. On its completion Mr. and Mrs. WELLER will occupy the home they are building on the South Main Road just beyond the Albion village limits.

Prenuptial affairs were a variety shower given by Mrs. Sanford BEARDSLEY; a kitchen shower with Mrs. Wayland CLARK and Miss Jennie WEST as hostesses; a personal shower and dinner given at Holley Inn by Mrs. James HUBBELL and Miss Eulalie BABBITT; a luncheon at the home of Mrs. George DAY and a variety shower and dinner with Mrs. Olin DeMAY, Mrs. Leland KELSEY and Mrs. John YOUNG entertaining together.

Submitted by: Carolyn Rustay Mar 15, 2002

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WOODBRIDGE & FEARBY

DENNIS WOODBRIDGE & HATTIE A. FEARBY (15 May 1937)

Newspaper: The Medina Journal, 18 May 1937
Surnames: FEARBY, BROWN, WOODBRIDGE

WOODBRIDGE-FEARBY MARRIAGE SATURDAY

The marriage of Hattie A. FEARBY, daughter of John H. FEARBY of East Shelby and Dennis WOODBRIDGE son of Mr. & Mrs. William BROWN of Oakfield, took place at the Millville Methodist parsonage Saturday afternoon May 15th. Rev. David R. Klingler performed the ceremony. They were attended by Miss Irene WOODBRIDGE of Buffalo and Edwin WOODBRIDGE of Oakfield, sister and brother of the groom.

The bride wore a three-piece tailored suit of grey tweed with navy accessories and a corsage of rose buds and sweet peas. Her attendant wore a light blue suit with navy accessories and a corsage of rose buds and sweet peas.

After a short wedding trip, Mr. & Mrs. WOODBRIDGE will reside at 511 Park Avenue, Medina.

Posted by: Orleans County GenWeb staff, 18 Feb 2008


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