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1883

NEWSPAPER   REPORTED  MARRIAGES
IN  OLD  OCONTO  COUNTY

Oconto County Reporter
February 3, 1883

MARRIED:

HOEFFEL – SAYLOR.  At the residence of the brides parents, Saugatuck, Mich., Wednesday, January 31st, 1883, by the Rev. Mr. Saylor, the brides
father, Frank Hoeffel, of Oconto, Wis., and Miss Saylor, of Saugatuck, Mich.

O’KEEF—HOEFFEL.  At St. Joseph’s church in this city, Wednesday afternoon, January 31, 1883, by the Rev. Father Swieback,  Dr. P. O’Keef and Miss Lizzie Hoeffel, both of Oconto.  

**DR. O’KEEF and Miss Lizzie Hoeffel, both of whom are well acquainted in this city and much esteemed by all that enjoy their acquaintance, were quietly married Wednesday afternoon, at Joseph church by the Rev. Father Swiebach.  We are confident, that we voice the feelings of their friends (who are legions) when we express the hope that their most sanguine anticipation may be fully realized and that their domestic life may be without a cloud.
 

**FRANK HOEFFEL started for Michigan one day last week, on a very interesting errand.  He is expected back tomorrow accompanied by his wife.  Mr. And Mrs. Frank Hoeffel have the best wishes  of the REPORTER for their happiness and prosperity.

**DR. O’KEEF and wife left the evening of their marriage for Chatham, Canada.  The following morning they were to meet at the Grand Pacific Hotel, at Chicago, Mr. And Mrs. Frankl Hoeffel and a cousin of Mrs. O’Keef and her husband, the three couples having been married Wednesday, their marriages taking place at different places.
 


Oconto County Reporter
February 10, 1883

MARRIED:

GRAVELLE – CARTER.  In this city, February 5th, 1883, by Frank Deimer, Justice of Peace, Richard Gravelle and Kate Carter, both of this city.

SCHWEIM – LA FLOOR.  At the Roth House Feby 8, 1883, by Frank Deimer, Justice of Peace, Claus Henry Schweim, and Margarette La Floor, both of Beaver Creek, Marinette county, Wis.

O’BRIEN – NOLAN.  At St. Joseph’s church in this city, Monday, February 5th, 1883, by Rev. Fr. Sweibach, pastor of the church, Mr. P. W. O’Brien, of Plum Creek, Neb, and Miss B. A. Nolan of Maple Grove, Wis.

**THE MARRIAGE of Miss Bessie Juneau, sister of Mrs. James McGee, and with whom many of our society people are acquainted, and R. S. Dousman, both of Milwaukee, was solemnized at the residence of the bride’s aunt, Mrs. C. A. Butles, 714 Sycamore street, Milwaukee, on the 7th inst.
 


Oconto County Reporter
February 17, 1883

**IT IS INTIMATED that our young energetic and popular townsman, Louis Fischer, will meet his fate on the 29th inst., and that before or after that off date, “two hearts will beat as one.”  We congratulate the lady who is to become the partner of his joys—he has no sorrows.  



Oconto County Reporter
March 3, 1883

MARRIED

JOHNSTON – McALLISTER.  At the Methodist Parsonage in Oconto, February
24th, 1883, by Rev. S. Reynolds pastor of the M. E. church,  James
Johnston, of Stiles, Wis, and Jennie McAllister, of Couillardville, Wis.
 


Oconto County Reporter
March 24, 1883

MARRIED

KOSTOMALSKOY – TISCHER.  In this city March 19th 1883, by Frank Deimer justice of the peace, Joseph Kostomalskly and Kathy Tischer both of the town of Little River, Oconto county, Wis. 


Oconto County Reporter
April 21, 1883

MARRIED
CARROL—TRACY. At St. Joseph’s church, Monday, April 16th 1883 by the Rev. Fr. Sweibach, Mr. John Carrol, of Oconto Falls, and Miss Rachel Tracy of this city.

CROOKS—KING.  On Monday, April 16th 1883, at St. Joseph church by the Rev. Fr. Sweibach, Mr. Ed. Crooks, of Little Suamico, and Miss Kate King, of this city.

DOORAK—DUFFENY.  At the residence of Joseph Hausur, April 9th 1883, by Frank Deimer, justice of the peace, Mr. George Doorak and Miss Della Duffeny, both of this city.
 


Oconto County Reporter 
April 28, 1883

MARRIED

ROADY—GREY.  At the residence of the parents of the bride in this city April 22, 1883, by  the Rev. Samuel Renyolds, pastor of Methodist church, Edward F. Roady and Ida Flora Grey, both of Oconto, Wis. 



Oconto County Reporter
May 12, 1883

MARRIED:
DEBAK—DELFORCE.  At the residence of E. Surprise, May 3rd 1883, by Frank Deimer, justice of the peace, Alfred DeBak, of Oconto, and Theresia Delforce, of Green Bay.

WOOD—GODDARD.  At the residence of bride’s parents, at Brookside, Tuesday, May 8th 1883, Mr. Frank Wood, and Miss Lauretta Goddard, both of Brookside, Wis.
 


Oconto County Reporter
May 19, 1883

MARRIED
WOOD—GODDARD.  At the residence of the parents of the bride in Pensaukee, on the 8th inst., by Rev. W. Rowbotham, Mr. Frank S. Wood, of Iron Mountain, Mich., and Miss Lauretta Goddard, of Brookside, in this county.
 


Oconto County Reporter
May 26, 1883

MARRIED
CHRISTENSON—HANSON.  By Edwin Hart justice of the peace, at his office in this city May 21, 1883, Niel Christenson, of Maple Valley, and Kavin
Hanson, of Norway. 

 


Oconto CountyReporter
June 2, 1883

MARRIED
HORNIBROOK—GORDON.  At the residence of John K. Davis, May 27, 1893, by the Rev. Samuel Renyolds, pastor of the M. E. Church in Oconto, Mr.
Edward Hornibrook, of Marinette and Miss Andrewline Gordon, of this city. At the residence of John Day Davis when Mr. Edward Hornibrook, of Marinette and Miss Andrewline Gordon, of this city, were united in holy matrimony.  The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Samuel Renyolds, pastor of the M. E. church. 
 


Oconto County Reporter
June 9, 1883

MARRIED
STELLER—BRECKL. In this city June 2nd, 1883, by Frank Deimer, justice of the peace, Mr. Anton Steller and Miss Anna Breckl, both of Oconto.
 


Oconto County Reporter
June 30, 1883

DOTY—ADAMS.  At the residence of the brides parents in this city, Wednesday June 28, 1883, by the Rev. J. H. Kerr, Mr. David Doty and Miss Bert Adams, both of Oconto City.

** In this city Wednesday afternoon, June 28, 1883, the contracting parties being Miss Bert Adams and Mr. David Doty. The ceremony occurred at 5 o’clock, the Rev. J. H. Kerr of the Presbyterian church officiating.

DUKET—SMITH. At the residence of the brides parents in the town of Oconto, by the Ref. Wm. Rowbotham, Mr. Eber E. Duket, of Peshtigo, and Miss Kate Smith, of Oconto.
 


Oconto County Reporter
July 28, 1883

MARRIED

HANA—PRIBEK.  In this city, July 14th, 1883, by Frank Deimer, justice of the peace, Mr. Martin Hana and Miss Anna Pribek, both of Oconto.

SMITH—RUNKEL. In this city, at the residence of the brides parents, July 25, 1883, by the Rev. J. H. Kerr, pastor of the Presbyterian church, Miss Etta Runkel and Mr. Rowland P. Smith both of this city.

FOREL—STEFFEL.  In this city July 25, 1883, by Frank Deimer, justice of the peace, Mr. Joseph Forel and Miss Maggie Steffel, both of Oconto.

MAHER—FITZSIMMONS.  At St. Joseph’s church July 17, 1883, by the Rev. father Swiebach, Mr. Ed. Maher, of West Bay City, Mich., and Miss Maria Fitzsimmons, of this city.

A QUIET wedding was solemnized at the residence of John Runkel, the bride’s father, Wednesday evening, July 25, 1883, the contracting parties being Miss Etta Runkel and Mr. Rowland P. Smith, the marriage ceremony being performed by the Rev. J. H. Kerr, pastor of the Presbyterian church.

MADE HAPPY. Ed. Maher, of Bay City, Mich., and Maria Fitzsimmons, of this city, were united in marriage at St. Joseph’s church in this city on Tuesday, July 17, 1883, Rev. Father Swiebach officiating. 



Oconto County Reporter
August 18, 1883

MARRIED
LUCIA—BARKER.  At the residence of Mrs. Christiana Barker, by the Rev. J. H. Kerr, pastor of the Presbyterian church, Mr. Irving Lucia, of Flintville and Miss Cora Barker, of this city.

JOHNSON—LARSON.  In this city August 6th, 1883, by Frank Deimer justice of the peace Mr. Peter Johnson, and Miss Henrite Larson, both of Oconto
county.
 


Oconto County Reporter
August 25, 1883

MARRIED
WILLIAMS—COUILLARD.  On the evening of the Aug. 19, 1883, at the residence of the brides father, in the town of Oconto, Mr. John O. Williams, to Miss Emma Couillard, both of the town of Oconto, by James A. Glynn Esq.  No general invitation was extended.

McDONALD—CHEFFINGS.  At the residence of Frazier McDonald, Monday evening, August 20, 1883, by the Rev. William Dafter, Rector of the St. Marks, Mr. Melville McDonald of this city and Miss Hannah Cheffings, of Maple Valley.

 


Oconto County Reporter
September 1, 1883

SHARP—SIEGLER.  At the St. Joseph (R.C.) church by the Rev. Father Sweibach, Wednesday evening, August 29, 1883, Mr. Charles F. Sharp and Miss Rose Seigler, both of this city.  (Transcriber’s note:  Siegler and Seigler were both used in newspaper article).
 


Oconto County Reporter
September 8, 1883

ALEXANDER—GOOD.  At the Presbyterian church in this city by the Rev. J. H. Kerr, pastor, Tuesday at 5 o’clock p.m., September 4th, 1883, Mr. William Alexander and Miss Sophia K. Good, both of this city.

PLEASANT EVENT.  A pleasant wedding occurred at the Presbyterian church in this city, Tuesday afternoon, September 4th, 1883, the contracting parties being Mr. William Alexander and Miss Sophia K. Good, Rev. J. H. Kerr, pastor of the church performing the ceremony. 
 


OCONTO COUNTY REPORTER
September 15, 1883

MR. CHARLES W. JACKSON, of Depere, who has many warm friends in this city, and Miss Marion Proctor, also of Depere, were united in the holy bands of matrimony at the home of the bride a week ago Wednesday evening.  Mr. Jackson and his bride have the best wishes of his friends here for their domestic felicity, earthly prosperity and eternal joy.
 


OCONTO COUNTY REPORTER
September 22, 1883

MARRIED
COOK—SPIES.  At the residence of Jacob Spies Wednesday afternoon, September 18th, 1883, by the Rev. J. H. Kerr, pastor of the Presbyterian church, Mr. Wallace P. Cook and Miss Lillie Almeda Spies, both of this city. The happy couple start out life with the best wishes of a host of friends among whom are numbered all connected with the REPORTER office.

SCHEMHORN—TOLLOY. At the residence of E. Hart September 15, 1883 by E. Hart, justice of the peace, Mr. William Schemhorn and Miss Duinda Tolly, both of this city.
 


OCONTO COUNTY REPORTER
September 29, 1883

MARRIED.
LINDER—AHLBORG.  At the Lutheran church in Marinette, Friday evening, at 8 o’clock September 21st 1883, the contracting parties being Rev. F. A. Linder of Marinette and Miss Alma C. Ahlborg, of Oconto, Rev. M. Frykman, pastor of the church performing the ceremony. 
 


OCONTO COUNTY REPORTER
October 20, 1883

MARRIED
BERRY—POUSE.  At the residence of the bride's parents in the city of Marinette, on the 17th day of October, 1883, by the Rev. J. D. Cole, pastor of the M.E. Church in that place.  Mr. Ed Berry and Miss Ella Pouse, both of Marinette.
 


OCONTO COUNTY REPORTER
October 27, 1883

PETERSON—HUMAN. At the office of the justice, by Frank Diemer, justice of the peace, October 20, 1883, Mr. Peter Peterson and Miss Ella Human,
both of this city.
 


OCONTOCOUNTY REPORTER
November 10, 1883

MARRIED:  HLUASIK—THOMAN. At the residence of Mic Walecka in this city, November 3rd 1883, by Frank Deimer, justice of peace, Albert Hluasik and Anna Thoman, both of Oconto.

**NEXT WEDNESDAY forenoon, Dr. W. G. Oliver and Miss will be united in the holy bonds of matrimony.  The marriage ceremony will be performed at the Presbyterian church which will be open to the friends of the happy couple.
 


OCONTO COUNTY REPORTER
November 17,1883

ORANGE BLOSSOMS
OLIVER—LINKS.  At the Presbyterian church in this city Wednesday, Nov. 14, 1883, by the Rev. J. H. Kerr pastor, Mr. W. G. Oliver and Miss Carrie Links, both of this city.

**ON THE 6th inst. Harry J. Brown and Miss Chippie, second daughter of Hon. Isaac Stephenson, were united in the holy bonds of matrimony at the elegant residence of the bride’s father. 

**FRED KIRCHMAN, chief of the engineer corps of the St. Paul Eastern railroad slipped away very quietly one day last week and went to Milwaukee where he was married to a most estimable lady, a resident of that city. 
 


OCONTO COUNTY REPORTER
December 1, 1883

MARRIED.  HOLL— PRINTZ (Prinz).  At St. John (R.C.) church in the town of Preble, Brown county on the 27th day of Nov. 1883, by the pastor of the church, Mr. Jacob Holl, of How, Oconto county and Miss Clara Printz of Green Bay .

In Abrams on Tuesday, Nov. 27.  The parties  were Miss Carrie Delano and Mr. Lawrence Bell. The marriage ceremony was performed by Hunter Orr, justice of the peace. 



OCONTO COUNTY REPORTER
December 8, 1883

**MARRIED.  DAVIS—CLARK.  Nov. 29th, 1883, at the residence of bride’s father, by the Rev. S. H. Couch, Mr. William J. Davis and Miss Mary J. Clark.



OCONTO COUNTY REPORTER
December 15, 1883

MARRIED.  MINARIK—KELLNER.  Nov. 24, 1883, at the residence of Joseph Minarik, by F. Deimer, justice of the peace, Mr. Martin Minarik and Miss Katherina Kellner, both of Oconto.  



OCONTO COUNTY REPORTER
December 29, 1883

MARRIED.  FREWARD—FOLSOM.  In this city Dec. 27th, 1883, by Rev. W. G. Bancroft, Mr. George M. Freward, of Green Bay and Miss Anna Folsom, of Oconto. George and Anna have the best wishes of the REPORTER for their happiness and prosperity in all things.

**MR. WILL A. DARROW and Miss B. A. Cead, were united in the holy bonds of matrimony Wednesday morning by father Sweibach at St. Joseph church.
 


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