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1891

NEWSPAPER   REPORTED  MARRIAGES
IN  OLD  OCONTO  COUNTY


Oconto County Reporter
Jan 2, 1891

Married

William Herbert Knowles and Ella Jane McClure, both of Abrams, Wis., were united in marriage at 7:00 p.m., Dec. 25, Rev. W.D. Cox, officiating.



Oconto County Reporter
Jan 30, 1891

Married – At Stiles, on Thursday, Jan. 10, Mr. W. H. Orr, of Wausaukee, to Minnie Vartz, of this place, Rev. Fr. E. Leccia officiating. A dance was given in the evening at Mr. L. Ruell’s house and the wedding folks enjoyed themselves by dancing until the “wee sma’ hours”, and then walked home; only two and a half miles. Beebo is above carrying women folks in his carryall.


Oconto County Reporter
Feb 6, 1891

A.D. Washburn and Mrs. E. House, of Oconto, were married Wednesday, Jan 21. They gave a pleasant party at the town hall Friday night; a large crowd assembled and enjoyed themselves dancing until the “wee sma’ hours.”

Mr. Frank Leavenworth of Pike, and Miss Ida Erdman, of Brookside, were married Christmas, at Pike.



Oconto County Reporter
Feb 13, 1891

Mr. Jerry Wren and Mrs. Mary Wren were quietly married by the Rev. Fr. Schweibach on Monday evening. The marriage ceremony took place at the priest’s residence. The happy couple were the recipients of Congratulations from a host of friends.

Herbert C. Smith, editor of the Iron Mountain Journal, and Alfe C. Sweet were married at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Freeman, 6752 Winter Street, Englewood, Chicago, at 5:00 Thursday afternoon, Feb. 5th.

Joined in Wedlock

The marriage of Mr. George Waters of this city, to Miss Florence E. Long, of Edgerton, was solemnized in the Congregational church at the latter place at 7:00 Tuesday evening, Feb. 10, 1891, by Rev. Mr. Keller, resident pastor. The ceremony was witness by a large number of invited guests, who were subsequently entertained at the bountiful wedding supper at the home of the bride’s parents about two miles from Edgerton. At the conclusion of the supper the happy couple repaired to the parlors of the Commercial House, in the city, where they received their friends for two hours, when refreshments were served, after which Mr. and Mrs. Waters boarded the train for Chicago, where they spent a few days of site seeing. On their return they will pass through this city to Florence to make a brief visit with Mrs. Angle, a sister of Mr. W. and will arrive home next week.



Oconto County Reporter
Apr 10, 1891

Married – William B. Gordon and Martha Noack, both of this city, were united in marriage at the M.E. parsonage, on Wednesday evening, April 2nd, 1891, Rev. W.D. Cox officiating.



Oconto County Reporter
April 17, 1891

Married

Joseph Herman Butterfield and Matilda Emma Tessier, both of this city, were united in marriage on Wednesday evening, April the 15th, 1891, at the Methodist parsonage, Rev. W. D. Cox, officiating.

On Friday, April 10th by the Rev. G. Bossard, William Robinson and Miss Elizabeth Kelly, both of this city.

On Monday, April 13th, by Rev. G. Bossard, Albert Rappley, of Appleton, and Miss Lizzie Johnson, of Oconto
 


Oconto County Reporter
May 1, 1891

Married

G. W. Sargent and Etta F. Knowles, both of Abrams, Wis., were united in marriage at the residence of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Knowles, at Abrams, at 8 o’clock p.m., April 29, 1891. Mr. H. W. Bent acted as groomsman and Miss Edith R. Birmingham as bridesmaid. A large company gathered to witness the ceremony, and to partake of the well-prepared wedding dinner. Rev. W. D. Cox, of Oconto, officiated.
 


Oconto County Reporter
May 22, 1891

Married

At Abrams, on Thursday, May 14th by the Rev. G. Bossard, Walter James Davis and Bertha Wilson, both of Abrams.
 


Oconto County Reporter
May 29th, 1891

Married

At the Roman Catholic church, Peshtigo, by the Rev. Fr. O’Connor, on Monday morning, May 25th, 1891, Mr. Herman Pecor, of this city to Miss Josephine E. Stusse, of Peshtigo.
 


Oconto County Reporter
June 5, 1891

Married in California

News was received during the week of the marriage at Monterey, Cal. On Wed. May 27, of Miss Fannie Coburn to Wm. Perkins.

Married

Mr. Russell Newman Hawes and Miss Kate Maud Burnette were united in marriage at the residence of the bride’s parents, in this city, on Monday evening June 1st at 8:30 p.m., Rev. W. D. Cox officiating. The youngcouple left on the evening train to Green Bay.


 Oconto County Reporter
June 19, 1891

Married

At St. Joseph’s church, in this city, on Wed., June 17, 1891, by the Rev. Fr. Sweibach, Mr. M. Flannigan to Miss Hattie, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Lynes.
 


Oconto County Reporter
June 26, 1891

Married

On Wednesday, June 17, 1891, by the Rev. G. Bossard, pastor of the Presbyterian church, Mr. Wm. E. to Miss Maggie Clark, both of Oconto Falls.

On Tuesday, June 23, 1891, at St. Peter’s church, by Rev. Fr. Valliant, Mr. James Roy and Miss Octivia Desjarlais, both of this city.

John Barry Dunn, of Milwaukee, and Nellie A. Parcells, of this city were united in marriage in the parlors of the bride located over Goodrich & Martineau’s store, on Tuesday evening, June 23, 1891. Rev. W. D. Cox officiating.

John Henry Volk, of Oconto Falls, and Minnie Raloff of this city, were united in marriage, at the Methodist parsonage, on Wednesday evening, June 24, 1891, by Rev. W. DD. Cox officiating.


 Oconto County Reporter
July 10, 1891

Married

At the residence of the bride’s brother Mr. Jacob Ullmann, in this city, on Sunday, July 5, 1891, by Rabbi Solomon, of Appleton, Mr. Solomon Hirsh to Miss Bertie Ulmann, both of this city.
 


Oconto County Reporter
July 17, 1891

Justice W. A. McKinley was called out of bed on Sunday evening, July 5th, to perform a very pleasant official duty, to wit: the joining together in marriage Mr. Henry Dory and Mrs. Nancy Goodchild, both of this village.
 


Oconto County Reporter
August 28, 1891

Married

At the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Hill, Shawano, at high noon, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 1891, by the Rev. L. D. Hopkins, of St. Mark’s church, Oconto, Geo. C. Dickenson, Esq., of Shawano, to Miss Lena Laone Bowley, of Birnamwood, Wis.
 


Oconto County Reporter
Sept. 18, 1891

Married

At the residence of the bride’s uncle, in the town of Waukechon, Shawano county, at noon, Thursday, Sept. 10, 1891, by Rev. Tyler, pastor of the M. E. church at Shawano, Miss Nellie, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cox, of Cavanagh Spur, to Mr. Enos G., eldest son Of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Gale, of Gillette.
 


Oconto County Reporter
Sept. 25, 1891

Married

At the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Green, parents of the bride, Grand Chute, Outagamie county, on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1891 by Rev. L. D. Hopkins, of St. Mark’s church, Oconto, Miss Lou Green to Mr. Francis J. Smith, of Hurley.


 Oconto County Reporter
Oct. 9, 1891

Married

John Scherer, of Nahma Mich., formerly of this city, and Miss Alta M. Space, of Lansing Mich., were married at St. Mary’s church, Lansing, on Wednesday, Oct. 7th, 1891.


 Oconto County Reporter
Oct. 23, 1891

Married, at the Dillon House, in this city, on Saturday, Oct. 17th, by Rev. G. Bossard, Mr. Wm. Morton to Miss Mary Wilson, both of Oconto.

At the residence of Dr. and Mrs. E.F. Paramore, 512 Main St., on Wednesday morning, Oct. 21, 1891, by rev. L.D. Hopkins, rector of St. Mark’s church, Miss Frances O., only child of Mr. L. M. Pierce, to Mr. William L. Porter.


 Oconto County Reporter
Nov. 6, 1891

Married

Mr. George A. Denny and Miss Annie L. Neumoede were united in marriage at the residence of the brides parents on Oct. 29, at 5 o’clock p.m. Rev. W. D. Cox officiating.
 


Oconto County Reporter
Nov. 20, 1891

Married

Last evening in the German Lutheran church, Ernst Wittkopf and Miss Anna Werth, both of this city, were married by Rev. Herman Leibka.
 


Oconto county Reporter
Nov. 27, 1891

Married

At the residence of the bride’s parents, at Fort Howard, Wis., on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1891, by Rev. H. W. Thompson, pastor of the M. E. Church at Green Bay, Miss Nannie, third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Abe Lucas to Mr. Charles McGee, of Two Harbors, Minn., only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. McGee, of this city.

Martin Extram and Annie Redman were united on marriage in this city, on the 23rd day of November. Both parties live in the town of Oconto. Rev. W. D. Cox officiating.


 Oconto County Reporter
Dec. 4, 1891

Married

At Armory Hall, this city, on Thursday evening, Nov. 26th, 1891, (Thanksgiving), by Rev. G. Bossard, pastor of the Presbyterian church, Miss Jennie V., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Heath, of this city, to Mr. Andrew J. Bradley, of Milwaukee.

Biron – Lynes

At St. Joseph’s Roman catholic church, at 4 p. m. Thursday, Nov. 26, 1891, Miss Lizzie, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Lynes, to Mr. Henry Biron, both of this city.Oconto


County Reporter
Dec. 4, 1891

Mrs. Chas. Lynes, to Mr. Henry Biron, both of this city.


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