IN OLD OCONTO COUNTY
Jan. 3, 1896
George E. Carlin and Miss Mary R. Stewart were quietly married at the parochial residence in West Duluth, by Rev. T. J. Mackay, on Christmas Eve. H. J. Clyne acted as best man and Miss Jennie Patterson as bridesmaid. They will begin housekeeping at once in Mr. Carlin’s fine home in the Munger row.
By Rev. C. R.
Burdick, Dec. 23, Mr. John Follett and
Miss Emma Thompson.
Vows of Constancy
The marriage of
Charles Pahl and Miss Martha Schulzpelt
of the town of How is announced, Rev. H. Eisenbach performing the
They will reside in this city.
Capt. John B.
Nicholson of the steamer I. W. Stephenson
and Mrs. Alice E. Whitman were married at Peshtigo on Monday evening by
the Rev. E. N. Andrews.
C. M. Tuttle and
Miss Ida Lince were married at Oconto,
March 12, 1896, by Rev. Bossard. We extend congratulations.
At St. Joseph's church, Tuesday morning, Mr. Frank Urwan and Miss Carrie Whitcomb pledged themselves to vows which place them in the relations of husband and wife. The ceremony was performed by Fr. Lochman and Fr. Vaillant sang the mass.
Charles Dagen and Miss Alvina Schroeder were united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents, attended by Paul Fiegs and Miss Olga Ellmann, Rev. H. Eisenbach officiated. They will reside in this city.
By Vernon Cole, Justice of the Peace, at his residence, October 25, Antoine Champayn and Miss Hattie J. Collins, both of Mountain. May they enjoy a long life of happiness and usefulness.
Miss Gertie Routheal and Wm. Cypea were married by the Rev. Fr. Lochman, at the latter’s residence, yesterday morning.
Wm. Moore was married about a week ago to Miss Pearl Miracle of Rose Lawn.
Sidney DeLano and
Miss Mary Bundy were quietly married
at Mrs. DeLano’s home, April 8, 1896, by Rev. E. D. Upson of
Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Bundy and family, Mrs. Fred Fisher of
Orchard, and Mr. and Mrs. H. DeLano of Little River. Their future home
will be in Little River.
Mr. Ed Cardinal
recovered so quickly from facial injuries
aquired in Oconto Company’s sawmill last Friday
as to be married on Sunday,
according to previous
arrangements, to Miss Josephine Lambert, the Rev. Fr. Valliant tying
The marriage of Miss Clara Bellow, youngest child of James Bellow, proprietor of the New Beyer House, and Robert M. Cook, bookkeeper in the office of the Oconto Company, was solemnized during High Mass at St. Joseph’s church last Tuesday morning, the Pastor, Rev. P. J. Lochman, officiating. (..Bellew Note from transcriber; there is a big article on this marriage. Anyone wanting a copy can notify Cathe Ziereis)
Miss Kate Stusse of Peshtigo, a sister of Mrs. Herman Pecor of this city, and John Gaydeau were married at St. Joseph’s church, Peshtigo, on Wednesday, April 29. A large number of friends of the young people were present on the occasion. Flattering testimonials of esteem were in evidence in the shape of beautiful and costly presents. Mr. and Mrs. Gaydeau will make their home at Marinette.
Miss Alvina Buchard of this city and Felix Lafenniere of Stephenson, Mich., were married at St. Peter’s church last Sunday afternoon by the Pastor, Rev. Fr. Vallant officiating.
At Abrams, Saturday, May 2, by E. J. Johnson, justice of the peace, Mr. John Gallas, of Pensaukee, and Mrs. Mary Kolodzieg were united in marriage.
Mr. and Mrs. Hans
Jerslid have entertained the latter’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rasmus Nelson, from Neenah, this week. On Tuesday
the four went up to Marinette to witness the marriage of Miss Emma
to their nephew and cousin, Louis Peters.
Married, in the town of Pensaukee, at the home of the bride’s parents, by Joseph T. A. Churchill, Esq. John Brown of Oconto to Emma Purdell of Pensaukee.
By Fr. Lochman, Thursday morning, May 21, Frank Bitters and Miss Mary Fitzgerald, both of this city. Friends extended congratulations.
John Ondeans, one
of the paper finishers, was married
Thursday by Rev. Mr. Newey.
Oconto friends have received announcement of the approaching marriage of Samuel W. Klass and Miss Frances B. Waters on June 3, at Hesperia, Mich., June 8. The groom is the eldest son of William Klass of this city.
At his residence at Kelly Lake, Oconto County, on Saturday, May 30, by James A. Glynn, Esq. Miss Mabel Green to James H. Schroeder.
Also Miss Nettie Gribble to John B. Armstrong.
Invitations are out for the wedding of Miss Lillian, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Temple of Oconto Falls, to Yardwood Matravers of the town of Oconto, next Wednesday afternoon, at the residence of the bride’s parents. The good wishes of their numerous friends will attend the young people.
At the residence
of the bride’s parents, on Wednesday,
June 3, at 5 p.m., by Rev. G. C. Carmichaels, John Teuch Duval, of
and Susie Alice Clayton; daughter of George W. Clayton, this city.
Capt. Duval was at one time connected with the Salvation Army in Oconto, but now connected with the Volunteer movement recently organized by Ballington Booth. The bride and groom wore full uniform of the Volunteers. The uniform for the men is modeled after that of the U.S. Army – the ladies uniform cadet blue, with a very neat bonnet to match. The happy pair left on the evening train for Chicago.
A wedding in the near future. Charles Windross talks of not keeping “bach” any longer.
Web. Leonard of this vicinity and Rose Touchette were quietly married at Coleman, Wis., May 24.
Pat Parker and Miss Mary Biourski were married Tuesday. We wish them much joy.
At the home of the bride’s parents, on Wednesday evening, at 7:30, Louis Bowman and Miss Clara Cooley were united in the bonds of holy wedlock. An elegant supper was served at the reception and many beautiful and costly presents were received. The bride is the daughter of Treasurer Cooley and a favorite. The groom is from Brookside. We wish them much joy in their wedded life.
James Jensen and
Emma Adlebush, both of Maple Valley,
were married at the home of the bride’s parents on the 28th
Town of How
We had a notable
wedding here last Monday. Over two
hundred guests were in attendance, and six barrels of beer were
The boys honored the occasion with a serenade. One family were so eager
to be present that they started before six o’clock in the
parties – Octotropskey and Phillippi.
(NOTE: Actual names were Anton Otradovec and Margaret Miller, stepdaughter of Matthias Philippi)
Miss Lillie Temple, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George temple, was married to Yarwood Traverse of Couillardville, at the home of the bride’s parents, on Wednesday.
June Weddings and Marriages Soon to be Solemnized
At the home of the bride’s mother, Wednesday evening, June 10, occurred the marriage of Samuel Danby of Marinette and Miss Kittie Heath of this city. It was a quiet home wedding, and the couple left on the evening train for their new home in Marinette.
Miss Rose Lowell of Marinette was married to Lieu Wakeman, lately with Pemberthy, Cook & company, of Menominee, at Milwaukee, last week. Mrs. Wakeman is a niece of Mrs. Frank Paige, whose husband fills a responsible place with Schofield-Arnold Lumber company and is a brother of Captain Foss Paige of Oconto. The newly wedded couple will make their home at Hinsdale, Ill. Miss Lillian Finke and Charles G. Wakeman of Illinois were married at the same time and place.
A pleasant wedding took place Wednesday evening, June 3, at the residence of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. Cooley of Maple Valley – the marriage of Miss Clara Cooley to Lucius Bowman, of Brookside, in the presence of many friends and relatives of bride and groom. The wedding march was played by Gentle Brooks, and the marriage ceremony was pronounced by the Rev. P. S. Olson. The bride and groom were attended by Millie Miller and Nellie McDonald as bridesmaids and Herschel Cooley and George Bowman as groomsmen.
Cards are out
announcing the coming marriage of Harry
M. Sutton chef at the Beyer House, to Miss Helena Hutchingson of
on Wednesday, June 24, at St. Peter’s church, in that city
– “at home”
in Oconto after June 28. The many friends of both parties are patiently
waiting to tender congratulations.
of Peshtigo and Mrs. Mary Arts of
Little Suamico were united in marriage, Sunday, by Judge E. J. Johnson.
The happy couple will live near Peshtigo.
Announcements of the marriage of Miss Lillian D. Reinhardt of this city to Dr. Carl C. Hanson of San Francisco, Cal., at the American consulate in Bagdad, Turkey, on May 8, last by the Rev. Thomas Prarit, have been received by Oconto friends of the bride, to whom their best wishes are cordially extended.
Rev. N. H. Burdick and Miss Caroline Trowbridge were united in marriage by Rev. W. S. Byron, at the Church of the Covenant in Chicago, Monday evening, June 15. They arrived in this city, Tuesday. Mr. B. has just graduated from the McCormick Theological Seminary, in the largest class that ever graduated from the seminary. The first Sunday in July, Mr. Burdick will assume a charge of the First Presbyterian church at Rochester, Minn., to which he recently received a call.
On the 19th instant, Sig. Houg and Miss Rosa Wright were united in welcome by Justice Jones. The bride is a daughter of Mrs. Edna Wright of this city.
At the Lutheran
church, Wednesday afternoon, Charles
Krueger and Miss Annie Giese. After the ceremony there was a wedding
at the residence of the bride’s parents.
W. A. Flatley of Oconto Falls and Miss Theresa Plains of Oconto were married at St. James Catholic Church in Milwaukee on Thursday of last week and are now “at home” to their friends.
At the German Lutheran church yesterday afternoon, by Rev. H. Eisenbach, pastor, assisted by Rev. Newey of Oconto Falls, Miss Mary Baumgartner to E. J.Hennings, teacher of the parochial school. The best wishes of all who know them attend the happy couple for long life, happiness and prosperity.
One of the prettiest weddings ever witnessed in St. Peter’s Church was celebrated Tuesday – that of Miss Melissa Barribeau, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. Barribeau, to George Picard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Picard. The ceremony was preformed at 8 o’clock mass. The bride was attended by the Misses Hilda Bellanger and Melina Barribeau. The groomsmen were John Picard and Joseph Picard. The Rev. Fr. Valliant officiated. The couple will make this city their home.
In St. Peter’s Church, Oshkosh June 24, 1896, occurred the marriage of H. M. Sutton of this city and Miss Helena Hutchinson of Oshkosh, in the presence of a large gathering of friends. The ceremony was preformed by Rev. Father Cumane, and the couple were attended by Albert Arnold of this city, and Miss Tillie Casey of Oshkosh.
Miss Carrie Brouette, a former teacher in the schools of Peshtigo, and Dr. J. N. Aubin, were married at St. Michael’s Church on Wednesday.
Peter’s church, Sunday, July 26, Miss Josephine
LeClue and Ernst Surprise, jr., by Rev. Fr. Vaillant.
At Stiles on the 4th inst., John A. Wall and Miss Maud Robbins. They go to housekeeping at once. Congratulations.
One of the happiest social events of South Maple Valley is just ready for the Reporter – the wedding of Miss Isabelle Palmer of Spruce to Mr. A. A. Tillman of Gillett, which took place on the 5th inst. At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Young in South Maple Valley, P. S. Olson of Hickory officiating. James and Mabel Glynn of Milwaukee acted as pages. The bride and groom received a number of valuable presents. All extend congratulations.
evening, August 5, about sixty guests
assembled at the residence of Mr. Poppy to witness the marriage of Miss
Emma Waldron to Fred Poppy. The bride received a large number of
and useful presents. Both young people are well and favorably known
The best wishes of the community go with them on their journey through
By D. O’Keef, J. P., Wednesday, Aug. 13, Michael Carney of Trout Creek and Mrs. Michael Baumgartner.
Joseph’s church on Tuesday, Aug. 11, by Rev.
Fr. Lochman, Miss Johanna Ennis, of Little Suamico, to Henry Dagen, of
Albert Behling of
Abrams and Miss Rose Bloom of this
place were quietly married in the city of Oconto, August 5, Herman
of Abrams acting as groomsman and Bertha L. Bloom as bridesmaid. The
was beautifully dress. Congratulations.
John Keron and Miss Almira Bohan were married at St. Joseph’s church, Monday morning, by the resident priest, Rev. Fr. Lochman, in the presence of many friends – Andrew Nolan officiating as best man and Miss Julia Bohan as bridesmaid. After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Keron left for a weeks visit in Minneapolis. Mr. Keron is lumber grader for the Oconto Company and a trusted employee, and the bride has been for some time a teacher in the Pecor school. They will reside in Oconto.
An exchange thus
chronicles a wedding: “John Lewis,
a popular young man of this community, and Miss Ida Jones, a long
school teacher, were married last week.”
and Hiram Wescott.
Will reside in Shawano.
Sept. 16, at the
residence of the bride’s parents,
Rev. George N. Mead, priest of St. Mark’s church, joined
together in holy
matrimony George MaGee of Shawano and Miss Harriet May, eldest daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lacy of Oconto, in the presence of Gilbert
jr., and Miss Edna Lacy, as subscribing witnesses. The only other
present were the bride’s parents and her younger sister,
Matie. Mr. and
Mrs. Magee left for Milwaukee, shortly after the ceremony, on the 2
train. On their return from their wedding trip they propose to take up
their residence in Shawano. We wish them a great deal of happiness in
new life and their new home.
On September 23, just as the sun was sinking in a clear sky, lighting up the grand forest scenery of many hued maples and evergreens, with all the gorgeous splendor of a Wisconsin September sunset, Joseph McMahon, jr., one of our most worthy young farmers, led Miss Lizzie, the lovely and accomplished daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Chamberlain, under a pretty floral arch in her mother’s parlor, where, in the presence of all their near relatives and a few other friends, P. S. Olson, after a few impressive remarks on the divine origin and sacredness of the home, pronounced the ceremony which made them husband and wife. Presents were displayed. A bountiful repast was served with a genial hospitality which ever characterizes these worthy people, and later as the happy pair started for their carriage, a shower of rice rattled over their heads as an emblem of the multitude of good wishes for their new home in Maple Valley.
In De Pere, Miss
Bertha Simons and Abram Vye. They
are residing in Oconto
for the present.
Mr. William Seidel
of Tigerton and Miss Lucy Mayhew
of Gillett were
united in marriage at the
home of the bride’s mother,
Mrs. F. F. Schall,
on Sept. 29, Rev. Mr. Newey
officiating. The bride
was attended by Miss
Minnie Seidel, daughter of
the groom, and the groom
was attended by Roy
Fitzgerald, cousin of the
bride. Mr. Seidel was formerly
a resident of
Oconto. After the ceremony
an elegant dinner was served
to which the
guests did full justice.
The many present received
attested the esteem
in which the couple are
held. Amid a shower of rice
they boarded the
train for Tigerton, their
The Philadelphia Ledger of late date contained an announcement of the marriage, in Germantown, of Miss Caroline E. Knorr to Daniel Whitney, son of Mrs. Ernest Funke of Oconto. Mr. Whitney was born in Green Bay, where he was reared, and is the grandson of Daniel Whitney, one of the pioneers of Green Bay. He is known also to a number of Oconto people. The Ledger’s account of the wedding is quite full, showing it to have been an event of uncommon significance even in that great city. The ceremony was performed in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, at Germantown. Two clergyman officiated, the bridal party was large, and the affair in every respect was resplendent. The bridal tour of the couple includes Montreal, St. Louis and Bermuda.
A. Icke of Kembley, Wis., and Miss A. Rusch of this place will be married Saturday evening, Oct. 24, at the home of the bride’s parents.
Charles Dagen and Miss Alvina Schroeder were united in marriage at the home of the bride’s parents, attended by Paul Fiegs and Miss Olga Ellmann, Rev. H. Eisenbach officiated. They will reside in this city.
By Vernon Cole, justice of the peace, at his residence, Oct. 25, Antoine Champayn and Miss Hattie J. Collins, both of Mountain. May they enjoy a long life of happiness and usefulness.
Joseph’s church, Tuesday morning, Mr. Frank
Urwan and Miss Carrie
Whitcomb pledged themselves
to vows which place them
in the relation of
husband and wife. They were attended by Joseph Urwan, brother of the groom and Miss Eta Whitcomb, sister of the bride. The ceremony was performed by Fr. Lochman and Fr. Valliant sang the mass. The newly married couple are well known and popular – Mr. Urwan conducting a successful grocery business and the bride a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Whitcomb. Upon their return from a brief trip they will reside in the Tunney house in the East ward.
Mr. Peter Verdette of Green Bay and Miss Mary Stieger of this city were married on Tuesday morning at the Bay. They are to reside for the present with the groom's parents in the latter city.
At St. Joseph's church, Tuesday, Nov. 17, Mr. Albert Colson and Miss Frances Bitters, both of this city, Oconto will be their home.
Mr. H. R. Birr and Miss C. Rymer were married at this place November 18. Those acting as maids and groomsmen were Winner Usable of Brookside and Herb Rymer, R. F. Birr and Miss Temple of Oconto Falls. The couple received numerous presents.
Ernest Heath and
Miss L. M. Mager were married at the
home of the
last Wednesday afternoon by Rev. Wm.
friends wish them a long prosperous life.
R. F. Birr and Miss Frances Temple were married on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Their many friends extend hearty congratulations.
The marriage is
announced at Green Bay of Robert Barlement
and Miss Cora
Griffis, formerly of
Oconto. W.L. Giffis, brother
of the bride, was best
man, and Miss Barlement, niece of the groom, was bride’s maid. The home of the newly wedded couple will be at 800 South Broadway, Green Bay.
By Rev. G. Bossard, Saturday evening, Dec. 12, Mr. Charles E. Burns and Miss Stella Hudson, both of Green Bay.
Mr. Richard Hall and Miss Jennie Fitsgerald were united in matrimony last evening.
Judge Bauder tied
the matrimonial noose for Herman
Peters of Petersville
and Miss Josie Gokey on
Monday evening. All concerned
were very happy.
Marriage of a Chicago Lady to George Farnworth of Bay de Noquet.
out for the wedding of Miss Alice Brooks,
daughter of J.
C. Brooks, president of the
Oconto Company, at the
Brooks residence, 235
Dearborn Ave. Chicago, on
Thursday evening, Dec. 31,
Mr. and Mrs. O A
Ellis of this city and Mr.
and Mrs. Geo. Scofield
of Marinette will be
present, and after a couple
of days with Chicago friends,
will go to
Madison to be present at
the inauguration of Governor
Mr. and Mrs. Farnworth will
make a European visit
of three months.