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  Oconto County Reporter
February 11, 1909

Miss Amanda Folk and Mr. Gustav Boettcher of Chase were married in Green Bay Monday.  Rev. C.H. Guenther tied the nuptial knot.

The many friends of Miss Lulu Runkel in this city will be pleased to hear of her marriage to Mr. Arthur J. Davenport in Chicago Tuesday, January 26.

 Oconto County Reporter 
March 18, 1909 
researched by Richard LaBrosse 

Miss Clara Nerenhausen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nerenhausen of Little River and Mr. W. H.
Muggelberg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Muggelberg of Lenox, Mich., were married at ten yesterday morning at
the German Lutheran church, Rev. H. Eisenbach officiating. 

 Oconto County Reporter
August 26, 1909
researched by Richard LaBrosse

Marriage licenses—John H. Merline to Mary Desjarlais, both of this city; 
John J. Charlier to Mary E. Espermont of Oconto; 
Frank Refay of Green Bay to Frances Housman of Oconto; 
Gustave Giese to Ida Kossman, both of Underhill.

 Oconto County Reporter
September 2, 1909

A very pretty wedding took place Tuesday morning at St. Peters church at seven, Rev. Father Vanier officiating when Mr. John H. Merline, second son of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Merline of 221 Adams street, and Miss Mary Desjarlais were the contracting parties.

 Oconto County Reporter
October 28, 1909

A very pretty wedding was solemnized last Tuesday morning at St. Josephs Catholic church, when Miss Clara Farley, of Pensaukee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Farley and Mr. John Van Dyke of Aurora, Ill., were united in marriage, Rev. Fr. Selbach officiating.  


 Oconto County Reporter
November 4, 1909

Miss Alma Pfeiffer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pfeiffer, of the east ward and Mr. George Weaver of Columbus, Ohio, were united in the holy bonds of matrimony at Menominee, Mich., today by Rev. Schuh, pastor of the German Evangelical church.

Francis Presl of this city and Miss Christine Kershek of Spruce were united in holy bonds of matrimony at nine last week Wednesday morning at St. Josephs church by Rev. Fr. Selbach.  


 Oconto County Reporter
November 18, 1909

Mr. Edward Kazda and Miss Mary Mlnarik, both of Little River, were married at high noon Tuesday by county judge Jones in his office.

Two Oconto Falls couples were married in Menominee this morning.  The couples were Fred Dorn and Mamie Quinn and Louis Hanby and Lulu Wilton.

A pretty romance culminated last night when Sergeant Charles Werth of the Third U.S. Cavalry, stationed at San Antonio, Texas was married to Miss Margaret Barribeau by Justice Van Den Berg, Menominee.  The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Barribeau, and the groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Gustav Werth of this city.

 Oconto County Reporter
November 25, 1909

A pretty but quiet wedding ceremony was performed at St. Peters church at nine Tuesday morning by the Rev. Vanier which joined in holy bonds of matrimony Miss Emma Brabant of Little River and John Younger of Ashland.  


 Oconto County Reporter
December 2, 1909

A pretty wedding took place at St. Joseph’s church this morning at nine when Miss Lena Pahnke of Green Bay and Mr. Melvin Roy of this city were united in marriage by Rev. Fr. Selbach.

The friends of Miss Lena Johnson and Mr. William Olsen of the town of Little River are extending congratulations and good wishes on account of their marriage which was solemnized at Menominee Saturday, November 20

 Oconto County Reporter
December 23, 1909
submitted by Richard La Brosse

Invitations are out announcing the coming marriage of Miss Jennie E. Korotev to Julius Cayo to be solemnized next Wednesday at Gillett, where Miss Korotev’s parents reside.

The following marriage licenses were issued by county clerk Leigh this week;
Hunter C. Orr of Abrams to Lenora C. Wright of Oconto; 
Ira Spice to Sarah Dessel, both of Oconto Falls; 
Sam G. Henderson, Jr., to Irene Maloney, both of Stiles; 
Olie Arvid Peterson of Spirit, Wis. To Jennie Sophia Pederson of Maple Valley.