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1892
NEWSPAPER   REPORTED  MARRIAGES
IN  OLD  OCONTO  COUNTY

Oconto County Reporter
Marriages 1892

Transcribed by Maxine Nichols
Researched by Cathe Ziereis
unless otherwise credited

Oconto County Reporter
12 February 1892

Charles Levi Shores and Delia Below, both of the town of Stiles, were united in marriage Tuesday, the 9th inst., at the Methodist parsonage.  Rev W.D. Cox officiating.

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At Menominee, Mich., Wednesday of last week at St. Joseph’s church, the marriage took place of Miss Cora M Despins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. Despins, of that city, and Arthur T. Ellsworth.  The bride has many friends in this city who wish them joy and prosperity in their new life.


Oconto County Reporter
March 11, 1892

Walter H Grunert left Wednesday evening for Chicago, whence he will go to Akron, Ohio, at which point he will pass into another state—that of matrimony—and will arrive home in about two weeks with Mrs. Grunert, nee Agnes Orr.

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Married – Mr. C.J. Anderson and Miss Augusta Rugg, both of the Town of Little River were united in marriage at the M.E. Parsonage on March 5, Rev. W.D. Cox, officiating.


Oconto County Reporter
March 18, 1892

OCONTO FALLS -- Levi Lane, who has been sojourning this past six months at Boot Lake, returned home last week, and on his way down stopped at Mountain to witness the marriage of John Hind.  The marriage ceremony was performed by A.C. Frost.  Mr. Lane claims Mr. Frost would make a number one Chairman, as he has made wonderful improvements in the Town of Armstrong.


Oconto County Reporter
March 25, 1892

Francis Lamson of Coleman, and Margaret C. Bowers of Pound, were united in Marriage at the M.E. Parsonage, on the 18th.  Rev. W. D. Cox officiating.

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Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. Grunert, who were married at the residence of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Orr, at Akron, Ohio, Wednesday of last week, arrived in the city Tuesday night and are temporarily sojourning at the residence of Mrs. Grunert’s uncle and aunt, Major and Mrs. E. Scofield.  Mr. Grunert has leased the DonLevy cottage which was built last summer on the corner of Stand and First streets, and is having it furnished and otherwise made ready for occupancy.  A card accompanying the marriage announcement states that the happy couple will be “at home” to their friends Tuesdays and Thursdays in April, and as Mr. Grunert and his estimable wife, formerly Miss Agnes Orr, are both popular young society people, there is little doubt that their legion of friends will avail themselves of the opportunity to extend cordial greetings and welcome.  The Reporter tenders congratulations, accompanied with the hope that they may experience all the bliss it is permitted mortals to enjoy on this earthly pilgrimage.

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Abrams – We were notified to-day of the marriage of Jerry Crane and Miss Maud Greenman.  How is it Jerry?  If so, are not cigars in order.


Oconto County Reporter
May 6, 1892

Married at St. Peter’s church, Oconto, on Monday, May 2, 1892  by Rev. Fr. Vaillant, Miss Louise Paille, of this city to Mr. Maxime Maglorie, of Menominee, Michigan.

 At Fond du Lac, on Thursday, April 28, 1892, by the Rev. Mr. Carpenter, Miss Vina M. Spencer, daughter of Mr and Mrs. B. Spencer, of Oakfield, to Mr. John G Campbell, of this city.  

The bride is a most amiable and accomplished young lady who, while visiting her sister, Mrs. Harry J Germond, made many friends in this city, all  of whom gladly welcome her as a resident.  Mr. Campbell, the groom, is a native of the East but has made his home in Oconto for a number of years past, and by diligence in his business has accumulated a handsome competence.  Being upright and honest, he enjoys the respect of the entire community.  The Reporter joins with the many warm friends of the happy couple in wishing them a pleasant and prosperous journey through life.

NORTH BRANCH BUBBLER - Married, at the Lutheran Church, on Tuesday, April 18th, by Rev. F.M. Prall, Mrs. Charles Sylvester to Mr. Ernest Gruntz, both of this place.

 


Oconto County Reporter
May 13, 1892

The marriage ceremony of Miss Carrie E. Call and Mr. W.F.Westfall will occur at St Mark’s church on Wednesday evening, May 18, at 7:30 o’clock.  The young couple have a large number of friends who join with the Reporter in tendering congratulations in advance of the happy event.

MORGAN – A very quiet wedding took place Sunday, the contracting parties being Sam Tolman, of Chase and Miss Pheobe Forcier, of this place.  The young couple have the best wishes of a host of friends for their future happiness.

 


Oconto County Reporter
May 20, 1892

STILES JUNCTION -  Saturday morning, May 14th, at 9 o’clock, Mr Louis Gardiner of this place, and Miss Olive Laque of Oconto Falls, were united in marriage at Lena, Rev. E.E. Leicuam of Stiles, officiating.  After the ceremony, which was very impressive, the happy couple departed for Oconto on their wedding tour.  They returned Sunday.  A reception was given at the residence of the groom’s parents, by the newly married couple to their intimate friends and relatives, who cordially tendered the hearty congratulations always accorded on such occasions.  Mr. Gardiner is no stranger to our people, while Miss Lique is  well known and highly esteemed.

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Joined in Wedlock –  At St. Mark’s Episcopal church, on Wednesday evening, May 18, 1892 at 7:30 o’clock, Miss Carrie E. only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.P. Call, and Mr. Wm. F. Westfall, were united in the holy bonds of matrimony, the rector, Rev. L.D. Hopkins, officiating.

Half an hour before the time for celebrating the marriage tie every inch of seating room in the church, except that reserved for the family and friends of the bride and groom, was occupied by friends of the contracting parties.  Promptly on time the rector entered the sanctuary from the vestry room, followed by the groomsman, Mr. H.S. Solway and the groom, Mr. W.F. Westfall who took up their positions outside the sanctuary railing and facing the audience.  At the same instant the bridesmaid, Miss Lill Soyer, and the bride Miss Call, entered the church door, and proceeded up the aisle, the former escorted by Mr. R. L. Grunert, and the latter by Mr. F. W. Heath, the gentlemen who acted as ushers on the occasion.  Arrived before the rector the ushers stepped back, and the beautiful and impressive marriage ceremony of the Episcopal church was performed, the bride being given away by her grandfather, Mr. Call, of DePere.  After the ceremony the happy couple, followed by the groomsman and bridesmaid and the ushers, retired from the church and entering carriages were driven to the home of the bride’s parents, where a repast was served, only relatives and the bridesmaid and groomsman being present.  Miss Oscar Soyer presided at the organ throughout the ceremony, and on the entering and retiring of the bridal procession rendered Mendelssohn’s Wedding March in excellent style.

The bride looked charming in a beautifully constructed gown of cream silk and crepon, en train, trimmed with chiffon and ribbon, and carried a bouquet of white roses.  The bridesmaid wore a silk and cashmere gown, en train, of a delicate pink hue, trimmed with chiffon and ribbon, and carried a bouquet of pink roses, No jewels were worn.  The gentlemen wore black Prince Albert suits. 

The bride has been a resident of this city from early infancy, and is an accomplished young lady possessing a bright, vivacious disposition and traits of character that have won her a multitude of friends.  The groom has been a resident of Oconto for nearly three years, having come here from Buffalo, N.Y.  He occupies a responsible position as cutter and foreman of Geo. E. Bond’s large tailoring establishment, and is highly esteemed by a large circle of acquaintances who recognize his sterling integrity and manly outline.  Mr. and Mrs. Westfall were the recipients of a large number of beautiful and useful presents, testimonials of regard from friends.

The happy couple departed on the 9:44 C.&N.W. train the same evening for a bridal trip to Milwaukee, Chicago and other points of interest, and will be absent a week or two.  The Reporter extends congratulations and entertains best wishes for a long and prosperous voyage through life.

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LENA – Married, at the Catholic church of this place, on Saturday, May 14, Mr. Louis Gardener, of Stiles, and Miss Olive Lecque, of Oconto Falls; also, Mr. Edw. Shampagne and Miss Mary Carriveau, both of Maple Valley, Rev. Fr. Leccia, of Stiles, officiating.

STILES – Saturday morning, May 14th at 9 o’clock, Mr. Louis Gardiner of this place, and Miss Olive Laque, of Oconto falls, were united in marriage at Lena, Rev. E. E. Leccia, of Stiles, officiating.  After the ceremony, which was very impressive, the happy couple departed for Oconto on their wedding tour.  They returned Sunday.  A reception was given at the residence of the groom’s parents, by the newly married couple to their intimate friends and relatives, who cordially tendered the hearty congratulations always accorded on such occasions.  Mr. Gardiner is no stranger to our people, while Miss Lique is well known and highly esteemed.

 


Oconto County Reporter
June 10, 1892
 

A quiet wedding occurred at the residence of the bride’s parents in this city at 10:30 o’clock Wednesday, June 9, 1892, the contracting parties being Miss Mame C., fourth daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Runkel and Mr. Robert Ellis, only son of Mrs. R.A. Ellis, the Rev. L.D. Hopkins of St. Mark’s church, officiating.

   Only immediate relatives and a few intimidate friends of the young couple were present.

   The bride has been a resident of this city for the past ten years and is highly esteemed by a large number of friends.  The groom has lived in Oconto nearly all his life, and is a young man of integrity and good business qualities.  In their new sphere of life Mr. and Mrs. Ellis are the followed by the best wishes of a host of friends.

   After the ceremony and congratulations the company sat down to a bountiful and excellent dinner, at the conclusion of which the bride and groom, with bridesmaid and groomsman, Miss Eva Dillon and Mr. John W Runkel, drove to the M. & N. Depot where the newly wedded pair boarded the 1:30 p.m. train for Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, in which cities they will spend ten days or two weeks. They were accompanied to Oconto Junction by quite a number of young friends.

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GREENWOOD - At the residence of the bride’s parents, on Thursday morning, June 2nd, Miss Minnie, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Beyer, and Mr. Will Meyer, of Morgan were united in the holy bonds of matrimony by Rev. W. D. Cox.  The bride has been a resident of this place from infancy and is an accomplished young lady having an amiable disposition and a reputation that won her an army of friends.  The groom is well know in this place and is highly esteemed by a large circle of friends, who acknowledge his genuine uprightness and manly  qualities.  Mr. and Mrs. Meyer were the recipients of a large number of beautiful, useful, and costly presents, and affirmations of regard from friends and relatives.  A wedding dinner and supper was partaken of and in the evening dancing was the principal amusement.  Their many friends wish them a long and prosperous journey through life.


Oconto County Reporter
June 17, 1892

At the home of the groom, near Abrams on Wednesday afternoon at 4 o’clock, by the Rev. Mr. Austen, Miss Cora, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Pettey, of Brookside, was united in marriage to Mr. Delbert Dutton.

   The wedding was a very elaborate affair, and was largely attended by friends and admirers of the contracting parties, both of whom are well known and highly esteemed.  They commence life under most favorable circumstances, followed by the best wishes of  their legion of friends, who demonstrated their friendship by many substantial tokens in the shape of beautiful and costly wedding presents.  The Reporter tenders its sincere congratulations.

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A large number of relatives and friends gathered at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Bowman, of Brookside, Wednesday evening, June first, to witness the marriage of their daughter, Daisy, to Mr. Harry Cooley, of Maple Valley.

The ceremony was performed by Rev. W.D. Cox, after which they received the hearty congratulations of all present.

The bride looked charming in a rose colored silk trimmed with cream chiffon.  She wore a calla Lily, it being the only decoration.

Miss Mittie McKenny, of Maple Valley, and Miss Lila Bundy, of Brookside, were bridesmaids, while D.G. Classon, of Oconto, and E.R. Wescot, acted as groomsmen.

The bride was well and favorably known in this vicinity, where she has resided from childhood, and her cheerful disposition won for her a large circle of friends who all join in wishing the young couple a long and prosperous journey down the stream of life.

The bride was the recipient of a large number of beautiful and useful presents, of which the following is a list.

Set silver tablespoons, Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Wescot, Mr and Mrs. Geo. Windross, Miss Alice Richer, Mr. Wm Richer, Caryl and Arthur Wilson;

Silver tooth pick holder, Miss Ola Bush;

Gold breast pin, Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Johnson;

Gold breast pin, Mrs. J.C. Bundy, Miss Lila Bundy, Mr. Warren Smith, Mr. Frank  Moody, Mr. Lucios Bowman, Mr. Hirman Lince, Mark and Tom Delano; 

Hand painted head rest, Mr. and Mrs.  W.L. Snow;

Hand painted sofa pillow, May Windross; 

Oxford Bible, Mr. and Mrs. H. Cooley; 

Rocking Chair, Mr. and Mrs. C. Isabel, Mr. and Mrs. Bovee; 

Water set, Mr. and Mrs. John Moody; 

Water set and tray, Mrs. Frank Porter;

Water set and tray, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Russell and Lora Delano;

One-half dozen tumblers, Frank Bundy; 

Fruit Dish, Mr. and Mrs. Levi Isabell;

Vinegar cruise, Miss Mamie Banta; 

Glass set, (four pieces), Miss Lydia Beaucock;

Decorated dinner plates ½ doz – John Minick and Lydia Beaucock;

China cups and saucers, Louis Heineman; 

China vase, Miss Hattie Bellingham; 

Pickle castor, (silver and crystal) Harry Cooley; 

Silver and crystal sugar bowl, Miss Lila Bundy and D.G. Classon; 

3 silver berry spoons, Mr. and Mrs. Wiley; 

set silver knives and forks, E.R. Wescot and Mattie McKenney;

Butter knife and sugar shell, S.B. Wescot; Butter knife , Bert Bovee; 

Set silver tea spoons, Mrs. E.C. Richer, May and Lilly; 

Set silver tea spoons, Emil and Pauline Alves; 

Set silver tea spoons, Harry Cooley; 

Table Cloth, Miss Emma Heineman; 

Table Cloth, Miss Cora Petty and Dell Dutton; 

Table cloth, Mrs. Nellie Wescot; 

Table Cloth, 2 towels and ½ doz napkins, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Cooley; 

Towel, Mrs. J. L. Pettey; 

2 towels Mr. and Mrs. F. Cheffings; 

pair pillow shams, Mr. and Mrs. R.T. Richer; 

½ doz towels, Eugene Westcot; 

glass fruit dish, Miss Anna Banta; 

Centre table, Mr. and Mrs. John Gibson and daughter Lida; 

Cake stand, Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Bowman; 

½ doz salt and pepper shakers, George, Gertie,and Ray Bowman; 

syrup cup, (crystal) Chas. Powers; 

syrup cup, (china) 2 china bread plates, Mr. and Mrs. P. Jamison; 

crystal bread plate and water pitcher, Miss Clara Cooley;

wash bowl and pitcher, James and Lizzie Johnson; 

bed spread, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. McKenney; t

able spread, Harry Sylvester; 

2 silk handkerchiefs, Miss Eliza Wilson;  

$20 in Money, Mr. and Mrs. H. Cooley.

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LENA - Married in Stiles, Monday,. By Rev Fr. Leccia, Mr. Edward Greenwood, of Michicott, and Miss Mamie Pican, of this place; the brides-maids were he Misses Clara Sharrow and Jennie Burbey, the groomsmen were Messrs. Joe. Allee and Nicholas Gimmer.  The wedding party, after partaking of a sumptuous dinner at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pocan, left for Michicott where they will make their home.  The happy couple has the best wishes of the whole community.
 

STILESMiss Kate Clarey of this place, and Thos. Doran, of Appleton, will be married Tuesday, June 21st, at 20 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, the Rev E.E. Leccia will perform the ceremony.  A wedding reception will follow at Curley’s hall.  Both young people are very popular and highly esteemed by all their acquaintances.


Transcribed by Maxine Nichols
Researched by Cathe Ziereis


Oconto County Reporter
July 1, 1892

At the residence of the bride’s parents, on Wednesday June 29, 1892, Clare, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.T. Pendleton, to Mr. C.M. Schooley, the Rev. C.R. Burdick officiating.

The wedding, which occurred at 6 p.m. was a very quiet affair, only the immediate relatives of the contracting parties being present.  At the conclusion of the marriage ceremony the company sat down to an elegant and bountiful supper, after which the newly wedded pair were driven to the M.&N. (Milwaukee & Northern) depot where  they boarded the 8:30 train for the south.  They will spend a week or two on a bridal trip, when they will settle down in Minneapolis, Minn., where they will reside in the future.

The bride is one of the best known young ladies in the city, having lived here since her birth, and is quiet and unassuming in manner and kindly and genial in disposition, qualities which have endeared her to a host of friends.  The groom has been a resident of Oconto for about three years, during which time he has been an agent for the Milwaukee & Northern R.R.  He is a young man of excellent habits and good business qualifications, and is highly esteemed in business and social circles.  The young couple have the best wishes of a legion of friends for their future welfare. 

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On Monday morning, June 20th, 1892, at the Catholic church in Oconto, was celebrated the marriage of the most brilliant social young people in this section, Christopher Kenney, of School section, and Miss Lilli Raby, of this place.  After the ceremony, which was very impressive, a reception was given at the residence of the bride’s parents which was largely attended by their relatives, who cordially tendered the hearty congratulations accorded on such occasions, after which about 35 relatives sat down to a bountiful dinner.  The happy couple took the M.& N.  1:45 train to Appleton.  They returned Tuesday evening and will take up their residence among us.  Both young people are well and favorably known in this town. 

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Miss McFayden, of Green Bay, and Mr. Robinson, of Abrams, were united in marriage at the home of the bride’s parents, Wednesday, June 22.  The bride is a daughter of the well known millner at Green Bay and is highly respected.  The groom is of the firm of Bovee & Robinson and is highly respected in this place.  Quite a number went from Abrams to attend the ceremony.  We gladly extend to the our kindest wishes for their future welfare.

 


Oconto County Reporter
July 8, 1892

Married by Jas. A. Glynn, Esq., at his residence, Maple Valley, on Saturday, July 2, 1892 Mr. Simon Wandall to Miss Sarah R. Hanson, both of Maple Valley, Oconto County.  The bride is the second daughter of John Hanson, Esq., supervisor of the town of Maple Valley, and is very attractive young lady, much beloved by a large circle of acquaintances. 

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Married at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. John Williams, brother of the bride on Friday afternoon, July 1st, Mr. Joseph McKinion and Miss Alice Williams.  The bride looked charming in a dress of sky-blue merino and white surah silk.  Miss Myrtle Williams acted as bridesmain and Mr. Hugh McKinion as groomsman.  After the ceremony and congratulations about sixty guests sat down to a bountiful supper.  Both young people  are well and favorabley known, and their many friends wish that sunshine may follow them all through a long and prosperous journey of life.  The happy couple were the recipients of many handsome and costly presents, as tokens of esteem.  They departed last Wednesday for Antigo, where they will make their home. 

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Jas. McKittrick, a well-known and popular woodsman of this city, was married last week to Miss Nellie Foy, at Perth, Ontario, the native place of Mr. McKittrick.  The Reporter joins with their many friends in wishing the young couple a prosperous and happy journey through life.  They have arrived here and will reside here permanently. 

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At the residence of the bride’s parents, in the town of Little River, on Monday July 25, 1892, by the Rev W. D. Cox, pastor of the M.E. church in this city, Miss Olive daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Spice, to Mr. James J. Whitcomb.

The bride is a well-known young lady, who is highly esteemed by many friends in this city as well as the town in which she resides.  The groom, who was  formerly a resident of Little Suamico, but has resided in Little River for some time past, is an industrious and successful young man, much respected by all who know him.  After the wedding ceremony a sumptuous banquet was served to the large number of guests, after which the evening was pleasantly passed in dancing and other amusements.  The young couple were the recipients of a large number of beautiful wedding presents.  Mr. and Mrs. Whitcomb will reside in Little River until the commencement of the fall term of the Normal school when they will remove to Oshkosh, where Mr. W. will enter the Normal and complete his education.  The Reporter wishes them a life of prosperity and unalloyed happiness.

 


Oconto County Reporter
August 5, 1892

On Wednesday, July 27, at 3 p.m., at the Stiles Church, Mr. Wm. McClain to Miss Mary Berry.  A reception was held in the evening at the home of the bride’s parents, north of town.

 


Oconto County Reporter
August 12, 1892
 

At the residence of Rev. M. Brown, Merrill, Wis., on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 1892, Miss Nellie I. Heath, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Heath of this city, to Mr. Harry Randall Bruce, of Merrill.  The bride, who is a native of Oconto, is one of the best known young ladies of this city and counts her friends and admirers by the score, her ladylike conduct and gentle disposition making her deservedly popular.  We are not personally acquainted with the groom but learn that he is a young man of excellent habits and fine business qualifications.  The Reporter joins with the many friends of the young couple in wishing them a long and happy life. 

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At Maple Valley, Wis., on Monday, Aug. 8, 1892 by Jas. A. Glynn, Esq., Miss Annie Mortenson to Mr. Antone Bogsted, both of Maple Valley.



Oconto County Reporter
August 26, 1892

 

Monday, August 22, 1892 at the residence of Mr. Albert Plank, by the Rev. G. Bossard, Mr. Livingston L Rollins, to Miss Agnes Fuller.

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At the residence of the bride’s mother, Mrs. Alice G. Thompson, Oconto, on Wednesday morning, Aug. 24, 1892, Mr. Charles H. Matthews and Miss Emma M. Thompson, the Rev. L.D. Hopkins, of St. Mark’s church, officiating.

The bride and groom are both well know in Oconto, both being natives of the place.  The bride is an accomplished young lady whose kindly and genial disposition has attracted to her many warm friends and admirers.  The groom is a son of our respected townsman, Mr. Ivory Matthews, and is an industrious young man of excellent habits and good qualities.  The happy couple left on the 1:16 p.m. train for a bridal trip to southern points.  The Reporter joins with friends in congratulations. 

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On Wednesday evening Aug. 24th 1892, at St. Mark’s church, Oconto, by the Rev. L.D. Hopkins, Mr. William Arnold and Miss Jennie M. Davis.

The bride has been a resident of this city for about two years past, having formerly resided at Couillardville in the town of Oconto, but since her coming among us she has by her unassuming and genuine goodness, made many warm friends, who entertain for her only, best wishes in her new sphere in life.  The groom is well and favorably known as a thrifty, energetic young man, possessing good business qualifications.  The happy couple have commenced housekeeping in the South ward under favorable circumstances.  Our greetings are extended.



Oconto County Reporter
September 9, 1892

 
Frank A. Knapp left last Saturday for Oshkosh, where he was married yesterday to Miss Jennie Allen of that city.



Oconto County Reporter
September 16, 1892

HOWE (town of HOW)

Among other incidents in Howe was the wedding at the Catholic church on the Reservation at 8:30 a.m., Sep. 5, by which Rev. Father Blaez united in marriage William A Banta and Edith Gauthier.  Only the relatives and a few family friends witnessed the ceremony.  The bride looked charming in a dress of dove colored cashmere trimmed with ribbon and chiffon of the same color, the only ornaments being a bunch of purple pansies.  The groom wore an evening dress suit and had purple pansies for buttonhole bouquet.  Edwin Gauthier, brother of the bride, acted as best man and Anna Banta as first bridesmaid; and Edward L. Banta brother of the groom, acted as groomsman and Jennie Houle, cousin of the bride, as the accompanying bridesmaid.  They left the church at 9:00 a.m. and returned to Mr. Robert Grignon’s,. uncle of the bride, where the reception was held and received the congratulations of over 50 invited guests, then all partook of a sumptuous wedding breakfast.  The guests were entertained with dancing and a good supper.  Excellent music was furnished and all reported a good time.  The presents were numerous and useful, well calculated to help them in their start in life.  The happy couple left Tuesday for Mountain where they will reside in the future. 

Mrs. Banta, accompanied by her son, Edward, and daughters Anna and Mamie, came from Underhill to attend her son’s wedding.
 

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MARRIED

At the residence of the bride’s parents, town of Oconto on Saturday evening, Sept 10, 1992, by Rev. S. W. Ford,  Miss Julia Cardinal to Mr. Adolph Clark, of this city.

The couple are well and favorably known in this city, and their many friends entertain for them the best wishes for their future welfare. 

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Mr. and Mrs. F.F. Wheeler and daughter Estelle and son Parrish, left Saturday for Waupaca, to spend a few days visiting friends and attend the marriage of Mrs. W’s niece, Miss Jennie Browne, daughter of Hon. And Mrs. E. L Browne, to Mr. C.H. Truesdell, of Chicago, which occurred at St. Mark’s church, Waupaca, on Tuesday the 13th inst.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. L.D. Hopkins of St. Mark’s church, of this city.



Oconto County Reporter
SEPTEMBER 23, 1892

 

On Tuesday evening, Sept, 20, 1892, at the residence of Mr. W.H. Phillips, by the Rev. G. Bossard, pastor of the  First Presbyterian church, Miss Cora B. Warner to Mr. George H. Armstrong. 

The bride, who is a step-daughter of Mr. Philips, is a native of this city, and is a most amiable young lady, whose quiet and lady-like disposition has secured her many warm friends and admirers.  The groom is a reliable and steady young man who for two years past has occupied the responsible position of bookkeeper in the large mercantile firm of Goodrich & Martineau.  His many good qualities have commended him to the esteem of our citizens, who entertain for the young couple the best wishes.

The marriage celebrated in the presence of a few friends only, and at its conclusion the guests sat down to a bountiful supper. 

Mr. and Mrs. Armstrong left on the 8:06 train on the C.& N.W. for the north, and will be absent a week or so among friends.  On their return they will commence house keeping in Mr. Philips’ house on Superior street, between First and Second streets.
 

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Greenwood

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Moran and Greenman – on Sept. 10, in Peshtigo, Marinette Co., Wis., Marshall Moran and Dora Greenman, Rev. Mr. Hayes officiating.  The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Greenman of this place.  The bridesmaid was Miss Flo Greenman, the groomsman, Mr. Thomas Keeley.  Their relatives and friends join in wishing them such joy in their wedded life.


Oconto County Reporter
September 30, 1892

Wedding Reception – The reception given by Mr. and Mrs. Geo. D. Knapp at their residence on Superior street Thursday night of last week, in honor of their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Knapp, was a most recherched affair.  The numerous invitations were heartily responded to, and at the appointed hour the spacious rooms were thronged with the elite of the city who gathered to pay their respects to the host and hostess and the young bride and groom.  It was indeed an auspicious occasion that brought together so large a representation of culture and intelligence of the city.  The guests upon arrival, were met by Misses Mertie and Edna Orr, nieces of the groom, who conducted them to the front parlor where they were presented by Mrs. Geo. D. Knapp to the groom and his charming bride. 

The floral decorations of the rooms were elaborate and tasty, adding greatly to the scene of beauty.  About 10 o’clock supper was announced, and from that hour until midnight the scene was one of animated brilliancy, when the guests departed for their homes after having evoked the choicest blessings on the happy young couple who have just embarked on the matrimonial sea.

The presents received by Mr. and Mrs. Knapp were costly and substantial testimonials of regard from their numerous friends, and if the intrinsic value of a gift may be accepted as an indication of the donor’s esteem, then indeed do the recipients on this occasion occupy and enviable position in the regard of their friends. 

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Wedding Bells. – The marriage of D.J. Payette to Miss S. Bougie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Bougie, occurred last Sunday afternoon at St. Joseph’s French Catholic Church.  The ceremony was witnessed by a large number of friends and acquaintances.  Both are well and favorably known and the Star joins with their any friends in extending congratulations and best wishes for their future success and Happiness – Marinette North Star.

Mr. Payette was for a number years a resident of Oconto, and has many friends here who entertain the best wishes for him and his bride.
 

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Chippewa Falls Independent 
Sept. 15.

Swift-Clover – Last evening a very pretty home wedding took place at the residence of Mr. D.M. Wilson on Spruce street in this city, the contracting parties being Miss Wilson, and Ward L. Swift, junior editor and publisher of the Chronotype, Rice Lake.  The marriage ceremony was performed by the Rev. W.A. Broadhurst, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, in the presence of a few relatives and intimate friends.  After the ceremony and congratulations the company was invited to partake of an elegant repast prepared by the bride’s mother.  At 10:40 o’clock the happy couple attended by a few friends were conveyed to the depot of the Wisconsin Central where they took the train for Janesville to be absent for a couple of weeks visiting relatives and sightseeing.  Chippewa Falls Independent Sept. 15.

The groom was formerly a resident of Oconto, and has many friends here who will be pleased to know that Ward has entered the ranks of the benedicts under such favorable circumstances.


Oconto County Reporter
Marriage October - December 1892  

Transcribed by Maxine Nichols
Researched by Cathe Ziereis

 

October 14, 1892

Mr. Fred, C. Anderson and Miss Sadie May Aldrich were united in marriage at the home of the bride’s parents in this city, on Wednesday evening, Oct., 12th, 1892.  Rev. W.D. Cox officiated.

The contracting parties are will known and highly esteemed young people in this city, and have scores of friends who entertain the very best wishes for their future welfare.  The Reporter has pleasure in extending congratulations.


Oconto County Reporter
October 21, 1892

Married, in the town of Maple Valley, on Wednesday, October 12, 1892, by Jas. A. Glynn, Esq., Miss Isabella Kalley to Mr. William Sloan, both of Maple Valley.


Married, Oct., 25, 1892, by H.F. Jones, justice of the peace, Miss Maggie Popy to Mr. Frank Dekeuster.

 


Oconto County Reporter

October 28, 1892

The Nuptial Knot – A quiet but very pretty wedding took place at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. A. Baldwin, on Wednesday morning last, the contracting parties being Miss Rose May, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Baldwin and Harry Herbert, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. T Porter.  There were none but immediate relatives of the bride and groom present, except Mr. R. L. Grunert, who acted as groomsman, and Miss Osca Soyer, who presided at the piano.  Miss Belle Porter, sister to the groom, acted as bridesmaid.

At the appointed time Miss Soyer commenced the wedding march and the bridal party entered the parlor and took their places under the arch beautifully decorated with smilax. White carnations and chrysanthemums where they were met by the Rev. L.D.Hopkins, Priest-in-charge of St. Mark;s church, who proceeded to bind the nuptial knot in the beautiful wedding ceremony of the Episcopal Church.  After the ceremony was finished and congratulations had been extended, the company sat down to a bounteous feast.  The bride and bridesmaid look charming, the former wearing white silk, entrain, carrying white roses, and the later white silk with pink trimmings. 

Mr. and Mrs. Porter left on the noon train for a short bridal trip.  We all wish them a happy married life.



Oconto County Reporter
November 18, 1892

A quiet but very pretty wedding took place at St. Patrick’s church at Stiles Wednesday, Nov. 16th, 1892, the contracting parties being Miss Capitola, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. Henderson of this place, and Jus. O”Neil, of School Section.  There were none but immediate relatives of the bride and groom present, except Miss Julia McKeever, who acted as bridesmaid.  At the time appointed the wedding party left the residence of the bride’s parents and started for St. Patrick’s church, at Stiles, where they were met by Rev. F.F. Leccia, who proceeded to bind the nuptial knot in the beautiful wedding ceremony of the Catholic church.  After the ceremony was completed and congratulations had been extended, a reception was given at the residence of the bride’s parents, where they sat down to a bounteous feast.  We also extend our congratulations.

 


Oconto County Reporter
December 16, 1892

On Wednesday evening, Dec. 14, 1892, at the residence of the bride’s father, Mr. John Caldwell, by Rev. C.R. Burdick, Mr. William J. Deacon, of Ingals, Mich., to Miss Ella Caldwell, of Oconto, Wis.  The high contracting parties are well known and highly respected in Oconto and in the neighboring towns, and we are glad to learn that they contemplate making Oconto their home at no very distant day.  That they may be very happy and never have occasion to be married again, unless at some silver or golden wedding, is the wish of their numerous friends.

 


Oconto County Reporter
December  23, 1892

Married at the home of the bride’s parents, in the town of Little River, on Wednesday, December 21, 1892, by the Rev. G. Bossard, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of this city, Mr. William J. Sibbit to Ethelda, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Quirt.




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