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1914
NEWSPAPER   REPORTED  MARRIAGES
IN  OLD  OCONTO  COUNTY

Not all issues of past newspapers have been saved to microfilm, however, every effort is being made to research what is available for this collection. Our goal is to help in researching ancestors and add a sense of history. This page is a continuing effort and will be added to, often, as more research is completed.  Researched by Cathe Ziereis unless otherwise credited


Oconto County Reporter
January 17, 1929 

Howard Blaser, local light heavy weight wrestler, will meet Emil Barbola of Wauwautosa at the armory in this city on Friday, Jan. 25.  These two men have met before and Blaser considers him the toughest man for his weight in the wrestling profession today.  

Geneva De Cloux, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Simon De Cloux, Pine Ave., and Walter Siebert, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Siebert, Lafayette Ave., were quietly married at eh St. Peter’s parish by Rev. Fr. J.J. Looze, Saturday morning at eight.


Oconto County Reporter
Thursday, May 21, 1914

Researched and contributed by: Cathe Ziereis
Transcribed by: Janet McNeil

MARRIED BY JUDGE JONES

            William Heany and Laura Cirogas, both residents of the Town of Morgan were married by Judge Jones at his office Tuesday afternoon.

            Judge Jones also officiated at the marriage of Fred R. Feldt of this city to Miss Elsie Bidwell of Abrams at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. E. Rentmeister, Wednesday morning.

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PRETTY  WEDDING MONDAY MORNING

            A pretty wedding took place at St. Joseph’s church Monday morning at 7:45 o’clock when Miss Mary Don Levy was joined in wedlock to Mr. John Poirer, Rev. Father Selbach performing the ceremony.

            The bride looked charming in a gown of white crepe de chene and wore a veil and wreath of lilies of the valley. She was attended by her cousin, Miss Lillian Don Levy, who was attired in pink crepe de chene and wore a lace hat to match and carried the bride’s roses. The groom’s attendant was Mr. James Felix.

            After the ceremony a six-course breakfast was served at the home of the bride’s aunt, Mrs. Frank Don Levy, to immediate relatives only, the house being prettily decorated with pink and white roses and smilax.

            The bride is the only daughter of Mr. Homer Don Levy and the groom a son of Mr. Antone Poirer and both have lived here all their lives. They are well known and highly respected young couple and have a host of friends in the city.

            Mr. and Mrs. Poirer left on the 10:03 train Monday for a wedding trip which they will spend in Milwaukee, Superior, Duluth and Madison. They were accompanied as far as Pensaukee by the Misses Lillian Don levy; Emma Poirer and Elizabeth Burke and Messrs. James Felix, Frank Don Levy, Frank Hengish and Herman Gudden.

            A large number of beautiful wedding gifts were received by the happy couple consisting of cut glass and silverware.

            Mr. and Mrs. Poirer are undecided as to where they will reside. The groom is employed as brakeman by the C&NW Railway Company.

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THE MARRIAGE OF MISS EDITH JOHNSON, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Johnson of McDonald Street, to Mr. Phillip Sheridan Porter of Kansas City, Kansas, took place at Chicago Wednesday evening, May 13. The bride was attended by her sister, Mrs. James M. Ryan, a bride of less than a month, her marriage to Mr. James M. Ryan of Chicago taking place April 18. Mr. Ryan served the groom as his best man.  The bride is well known in Oconto, being born and reared here and having graduated from the Oconto high school with the class of 1911. Mr. and Mrs. Porter will reside in Chicago.

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 MISS JEANETTE BLOCK, youngest daughter of Mrs. O.W. Block of 515 Michigan Ave. and Thomas Murphy of Chicago were quietly married in the city Wednesday May 6. Mr. Murphy is well acquainted in the city having visited here several seasons. They will reside in Chicago.

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THE FOLLOWING MARRIAGE LICENSES were issued this week by County Clerk H.C. Orr:

William Heaney to Laura Cirogus, both town of Morgan.
Albert Brennen to Mary Lendhardt, Oconto.

Charles Frye, Green Bay, to Marie Koslowsky of Lena.


Oconto County Reporter
Thursday, 
May 28, 1914

Researched and contributed by: Cathe Ziereis
Transcribed by: Janet McNeil

MISS EVA GILKEY daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Gilkey, and James Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Anderson were married at the Gilkey home Saturday afternoon at five o’clock. Reverend McGreaham performed the ceremony. Only members of the immediate families of the contracting parties were present.

            The bride wore pink charmeuse with pink silk marquisette over and carried pink roses. She was unattended. The service used was that of the Episcopal ring service. After the ceremony the guests sat down to a wedding dinner.

            The bride moved to Shawano with the parental family last fall and immediately became active in music and church circles. She is a musician of more than ordinary ability, her instrument being the piano. She also sings a rich contralto. Mr. Anderson has been employed by his father in his logging operations.

            The happy couple left immediately for Chicago where they were met by Miss Edna Gilkey, sister of the bride and Mrs. S.S. Long, sister of the groom. They made stops en route upon their return at Waukesha, Appleton and Oshkosh. They return to Shawano today and will go immediately to their new home on the Anderson farm just north of the city..

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MR. FRANCIS HAYNES of this city, now employed as brakeman on a passenger train running out of  Crystal Falls and Miss Ethel Eldred of that city were married in Crystal Fall May 16. The bride was attended by her sister Miss Belle Eldred as maid of honor and Miss Ethel Haynes of this city sister of the groom as bridesmaid while Mr. George Lachen of  Crystal Falls acted as best man and Charles Haynes of Negaunee, Mich., as groomsman. Mr. and Mrs. Haynes will reside in Crystal Falls. Mrs. A. Dunton, Mrs. R. B. Morris, Mrs. S.E. Partlow, Miss Ethel Haynes and Robert Morris Jr. were Oconto friends present at the wedding.


Oconto County Reporter
Thursday,
June 4, 1914

Researched and contributed by: Cathe Ziereis
Transcribed by: Janet McNeil

The banns of marriage were published at St. Anthony’s church in Oconto Falls between Henry Kieforth and Anna T. Belanger..

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THE FOLLOWING MARRIAGE LICENSES were issued this week by County Clerk H.C. Orr:

James Pasek to Kate Brehmer, both of Spruce.

Oscar Larson of Oconto to Phoebe Larmay of Little River.

Henry Jeske of Outagamie to Grace Rymer of Morgan..

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MISS FLORENCE BRAZEAU was the recipient of a miscellaneous shower at the Riverview hotel last Saturday. Miss Brazeau will in the near future quit the thorny walks of single cussedness and cast her barque upon the placid waters of the seas of matrimonial bliss.

Miss Brazeau has been a conscientious, efficient and highly successful teacher in the Musselshell schools for the past two years and will be sadly missed by the whole community but all wish her a long and happy voyage over the seas of life.  The presents showered on Miss Brazeau were numerous and useful.  (Musselshell, Montana, Advocate)  (Miss Florence Brazeau who has been teaching in Musselshell, Montana, the last two years, has returned to her home near Coleman.).

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Announcements were received Friday announcing the marriage of Miss Zina E. Lehner to James Gregerson at Menominee May 27. Both are popular young people and have many friends who wish them much happiness in their married life.

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MR. ROY H. GILKEY, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Gilkey of Shawano, Wisconsin will be married to Miss Ethel M. Cain of Savannah, Georgia on June 9. Mr. Gilkey graduated from the Oconto, Wisconsin, High School with the class of 1906, after which he completed a course in civil engineering at Purdue University, La Fayette, Indiana. He is a member of the “Triangle” fraternity. Mr. Gilkey has been employed for three years as civil engineer for the Central of Georgia Railway Company.

The bride is a charming Southern belle and lives at 213 W. Perry St., Savannah, Ga. She is an accomplished “Daughter of the South” and a favorite in the society circles of Savannah where she has always lived.

The wedding will take place at midnight, Tuesday, June 9, after which the bridal couple will leave for a trip to Columbia, South, Asheville, N.C., Chattanooga, Tenn., Virginia, Atlanta, and have to Savannah, Ga. Where they will they will be at home after July 1 at 303 West 31 St.

e is a charming Southern belle and lives at 213 W. Perry St., Savannah, Ga. She is an accomplished “Daughter of the South” and a favorite in the society circles of Savannah where she has always lived.

The wedding will take place at midnight, Tuesday, June 9, after which the bridal couple will leave for a trip to Columbia, South, Asheville, N.C., Chattanooga, Tenn., Virginia, Atlanta, and have to Savannah, Ga. Where they will they will be at home after July 1 at 303 West 31 St.


Oconto County Reporter
June 11, 1914
Researched and contributed by: Richard Labrosse

A very pretty wedding was solemnized at the Couillardville
Presbyterian church at three Tuesday afternoon when Miss Ida Pearl Leigh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Leigh of Leightown became the
wife of William Chesley of Lena, Rev. R.J. McLandress of this city officiated.


Oconto County Reporter
June 18, 1914

Researched and contributed by: Cathe Ziereis
Transcribed by: Janet McNeil

MISS VERONICA CLARA MARLOW AND MRS. ARTHUR W. BRUNK were united in the holy bonds of matrimony at 9:30 o'clock at Oconto, Thursday morning, Justice DonLevy officiating, in his office.  The bridal couple were attended by Miss Ida Foss as maid of honor and Mr. Ed Brunk, brother of the groom as best man and by Miss Alice Benkey as bridesmaid and Mr. Frank Marlow, brother of the bride, as groomsman.


The bride was attired in a handsome dress of pink silk trimmed with shadow lace, wore a wreath and veil and carried a bouquet of bridal roses. The maid of honor was dressed in Alice blue messaline and wore a white hat while the bridesmaid was dressed in pink also and wore a white hat.
After the ceremony a sumptuous wedding dinner was given at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Marlow to a large circle of relatives and friends. 

The groom and bride were born and reared in the town of Stiles and have a host of friends and acquaintances who wish them every happiness in their wedded life.

The wedding gifts were many and beautiful consisting of silver, furniture and linen which attests to the high esteem in which the young people are held.

Mr. and Mrs. Brunk left on the afternoon train for a short wedding trip and on their return will reside with the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Brunk for the present after which the young couple will go housekeeping here. May their life be one of joy and happiness is the wish of their many friends.
Among the guests from out of town were: Mrs. Otto Brunk and son, Ed, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Knuth and daughter, Irene, Mrs. Hamilton Henderson, Mrs. Alex Lucas and daughters, Jennie and Mae, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Foss and son, Ralph, Mrs. John Johnson Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Miencke and children, Mr. and Mrs. Frank McAllister, Mrs. Chas. Benkey and son Charles, the Misses Ida Foss, Leo Schroeder, Alice Benkey and Albert Lonzo, Bart and Tom Murray of Stiles, Mr. and Mrs. John Pecor of Oconto, Mrs. Miller of Gillett and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Marlow of Marinette.

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A VERY PRETTY WEDDING was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Hume in Milwaukee Monday night, when their daughter Areta Mildred became the bride of Mr. Adolph Melvin Moe of Pensaukee in the presence of the immediate families and a few intimate friends.

The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Ethelwyn Hume as bridesmaid and the groom by Mr. Ellis Whiting of this city. Miss Harriet Connors of Oconto played the wedding march.

The bride had resided in Oconto for about twelve years previous to a year ago and was one of the most popular graduates of the high school and the groom was also a graduate of the Oconto High School and subsequent to his graduation worked for a time in the Citizens National bank of this city after which he went to Pensaukee to take charge of his father's business on account of the latter's failing health.

Mr. and Mrs. Moe left for a wedding journey south and after August 1 will be at home to their friends in Pensaukee. A host of Oconto friends extend best wishes and congratulations.

The Misses Hattie Connors and Hilda Palm and Mr. Ellis Whiting of Oconto and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Johnson and Miss Edna Moe of Pensaukee were among those present at the wedding.

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MISS MILDRED LUSK of Oconto and Mr. John H. Royfske of Coleman were quietly married at Menominee, June 10 at 9 o'clock by the Presbyterian minister, Rev. Daniel E. Long. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Isabel Lusk of this city and is well known having graduated from the Oconto High School in the class of 1912. The groom is an energetic and capable young man with a bright future before him.  They will make their home in Oconto for the present.

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MISS EVA MACQUEEN stole a march on her friends in this city and was quietly married to Otis Brown of Marinette at Menominee, Mich., last Thursday. The bride is the daughter of Donald MacQueen, a graduate of the Oconto High School and has numerous friends among the Oconto young people. The groom is a capable and upright young man who was employed here for a while at the Oconto branch of the Marinette Knitting Mills but is now employed at the Marinette office of the same concern.  They will reside in Marinette.

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THE FOLLOWING MARRIAGE LICENSES  were issued by County Clerk Orr this week:
Joseph F Rose to Belle M. Netzer, both of Lena
Arthur J. Hintz of Appleton to Elsie Spreemont of Shawano
James H. Gudden to Irene Connerton, both of Oconto.
John Kirt of Oconto to Anna Kazda of Little River.

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MISS AUGUST SCHMID WEDS MR. ARTHUR T. HART on Wednesday, June 10 at 9 o'clock in a very pretty wedding at St. Gall's church, Milwaukee. Miss Schmid is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schmid, formerly of Oconto. Mr. Arthur T. Hart is of Milwaukee.
The bride was dressed in crepe de meteor with shadow lace, the waist being of tulle and lace, and wore a veil of tulle and lace, and wore a veil of tulle caught with pearls and carried bride's roses and lilies of the valley in a shower bouquet. The groom wore the conventional suit of black.

A cousin of the groom Miss Evelyn Betz of Chicago was flower girl and was dressed in pink crepe de chine, carrying pick roses and daisies. Miss Anna Schmid sister of the bride acted as maid of honor, dressed in white silk crepe and carried pink roses, Miss Anna Hart sister of the groom acted as bridesmaid and wore white silk and carried pink roses, Mr. Wm. Denninger of Milwaukee and Mr. George North attended the groom.

After the ceremony the guests all partook of a bountiful dinner at the home of Mrs. Richard Singard sister of the bride, the guests being the immediate relatives and friends.

Mr. and Mrs. Hart left for a wedding trip to Chicago, Minneapolis and St. Paul and will be at home to their many friends at 467 15th St., Milwaukee, after July first.

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A VERY PRETTY WEDDING was solemnized at St. Joseph's church at 9 o'clock last Wednesday morning when Rev. F. Selbach sang the high mass at which Julia Walsh became the bride of Francis Doyle.

The bride wore a hand-embroidered chiffon over ivory white brocaded satin over ivory white brocaded satin with a tulle veil and cap and carried an immense bouquet of Killarney and Portland roses. Miss Kathryn Doyle, sister of the groom, who acted as bridesmaid wore white embroidered silk batiste and a white picture hat. The groom was attended by John McGinnis of Milwaukee and both wore conventional black.

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Walsh of the town of Oconto, at which a four course dinner was served by the Misses Viola and Jennie Curley, Rose Murphy, Clara LeMere, Mildred Bryant and Mrs. Erve Whiting. The house was prettily decorated for the occasion, pink and white being the color scheme. The bride and groom were both born and reared in the town of Oconto and have a host of friends who extend congratulations.

Mrs. Doyle was a teacher in our county schools for several terms and Mr. Doyle was engaged in farming up to the present year. The couple left on the 7:45 train for Milwaukee where they will make their future home. They received many beautiful presents in the line of cut glass, silverware, table linen and hand painted china.

The out of town guests who were present were: Miss Agnes Doyle, Mrs. Oner Bryant and daughter, Mildred, Miss Ruby Leigh and Cletus Nolan of Milwaukee; Laura Mulvaney, Dr. and Mrs. Bernard Meyer of Marion; Will Monigal of Coleman; Miss Maud Myrick, Portland, Oregon and Will Myrick of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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MR. ROY H. GILKEY, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Gilkey of Shawano, Wisconsin will be married to Miss Ethel M. Cain of Savannah, Georgia on June 9. Mr. Gilkey graduated from the Oconto, Wisconsin, High School with the class of 1906, after which he completed a course in civil engineering at Purdue University, La Fayette, Indiana. He is a member of the “Triangle” fraternity. Mr. Gilkey has been employed for three years as civil engineer for the Central of Georgia Railway Company.

The bride is a charming Southern belle and lives at 213 W. Perry St., Savannah, Ga. She is an accomplished “Daughter of the South” and a favorite in the society circles of Savannah where she has always lived.

The wedding will take place at midnight, Tuesday, June 9, after which the bridal couple will leave for a trip to Columbia, South, Asheville, N.C., Chattanooga, Tenn., Virginia, Atlanta, and have to Savannah, Ga. Where they will they will be at home after July 1 at 303 West 31 St.


Oconto County Reporter
Thursday, June 25, 1914

Researched and contributed by: Cathe Ziereis
Transcribed by: Janet McNeil

MR. AND MRS. MACQUEEN ATTENDED WEDDING OF NIECE - The following is from a Duluth, Minn., paper:  "Miss Gertrude Ellis Cleveland and Carl Fox Transen were married yesterday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the home of the bride's aunt, Mrs. C.M. Boss, 4029 East Superior street; Rev. A.W. Ryan of St. Paul's Episcopal church performed the ceremony in the presence of the immediate relatives. 

The bride's gown of white silk crepe was made en train and was trimmed with old lace and pearls. She carried a shower bouquet of pink roses. The bridesmaid, Miss Agnes M. Boss, wore silver jusi cloth over pink and carried yellow roses. The bride's mother, Mrs. Myra G. Cleveland played the wedding march and her uncle, James H. Alward, gave her in marriage. The bridegroom was attended by Augus M. Grant.

Immediately after the ceremony a luncheon was served. Those who assisted were Miss Grace Bergstrom and Miss Susan Pastoret. The living room and dining room were decorated with June roses.

The out-of-town guests at the wedding were the bridegroom's mother, Mrs. T. Tronsen of Mankato, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Donald MacQueen and son, Blair of Oconto, Wis.

The bride is a former resident of Hunter's Park, but recently has been a member of the faculty of the industrial high school at Sterling, Colo. The bridegroom is well known in Duluth, having rowed with the D.B.C. crew in 1910. He is now assistant chemist of the St. Paul. Mr. and Mrs. Tronsen will be at home after July 15 at 68 South Snelling Avenue, St. Paul.

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MINNIE CAMPBELL MARRIED TUESDAY.

A very pretty wedding was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Campbell on Park Avenue at one o'clock Tuesday afternoon when their bell became the bride of Mr. Henry Maxon Clark of Menomonie, Wis., Rev. Norman Cawley officiating.

The bride was attired in white charmeuse and was attended by her cousin, Miss Gladys Natalie Germond, who wore yellow crepe meteor. The groom was attended by Mr. Robert Holmes of Chippewa Falls as groomsman. The wedding march was played by Miss Georgiana Mineau. The home was beautified by profuse decorations of pink and white roses. Following the ceremony about fifty guests sat down to a delightful wedding luncheon after which the newly wedded couple motored to Green Bay and from there went to a summer cottage on one of the northern lakes to spend their honeymoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Clark will reside at Ironwood, Mich., where they will be at home to their friends after October 1 and where the groom is employed as teacher in the manual training department. The bride was born and reared in Oconto and has a large circle of friends whose good wishes are extended to the happy pair.

Many beautiful presents were received as tokens of the esteem of their friends. The out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. P.D. Clark and Miss Elizabeth Clark of Menomonie, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Paul Clark of Trego, Wis., Robert Holmes of Chippewa Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Milford Pelton of Middleton, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Harry G. Smith and Misses Marion and Katherine Smith of Madison, Mrs. David Watson and Miss Della Dunham of Fond du Lac.

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MISS IRENE CONNERTON AND MR. GUDDEN were married at St. Joseph's church at 8:30 Wednesday morning, Rev. Fr. Selbach officiating.
The bride wore ivory white crepe de meteor and was attended by her cousin, Miss May Fabry as bridesmaid who wore yellow crepe chiffon over crepe de chine.

Following the marriage a wedding breakfast to the immediate families of the contracting parties was given at eleven o'clock at the bride's home which had been beautifully decorated with yellow roses and marguerites.

The bride is the popular daughter of Mrs. Mary Connerton of the town of Oconto and the groom the son of Mr. and Mrs. H.J. Gudden of this city. Both were born and reared here and both graduates from the Oconto High School in the class of 1911. The bride later attended Milwaukee Normal and taught one year in the city schools. They will reside in Green Bay, where the groom has a home prepared for his bride. 

Those from out of town who were present at the wedding were, Emil Fabry and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fabry of Marinette and Miss Lauretta McAfferty of Escanaba, Mich.
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THE MARRIAGE OF DR. J.F. ROSE AND MISS BELLE NETZER was solemnized at St. Peter and St. Paul's church in Green Bay last week Tuesday, Rev. Fr. Enderegg performing the ceremony. They were attended by Mr. Peter Burschinger of Coleman as best man and Miss Esther Netzer, sister of the bride, as bridesmaid.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N.C. Netzer and was born and reared in Lena and has won a host of friends throughout the county by her pleasing disposition. The groom is a well known and popular physician of Lena having practiced here for a number of years. The happy couple left on a wedding trip to Chicago and returned to Lena Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Rose will reside in the flat over the Netzer store.

The many friends of the bride and groom throughout the county join with the Report in extending hearty congratulations and wish them a long life of unbounded happiness.

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JOHNSON-ANDERSON NUPTIALS SOLEMNIZED.  A very pretty wedding was solemnized at the Frostville Church last Wednesday, June 17, at one thirty o'clock when Miss Ella Mae Johnson, daughter of Mrs. Minnie Johnson of Frostville became the wife of George Anderson of Milwaukee, Rev. Foster of Gillett officiating.

The bride was led to the altar by her brother, Alfred and the wedding march was played by Mrs. Wm. McMahon.

The couple were attended by Miss Orla Kurtz and Miss Malissa Colburn of Milwaukee and Arthur Johnson, brother of the bride and Wm. Albrecht of Milwaukee. The bride was attired in a beautiful dress of white crepe de chine, wore a wreath and veil and carried a bouquet of bridal roses. The bridesmaid wore pale green crepe de chine and carried sweet peas.

After the ceremony a sumptuous wedding supper was given at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. H. Makholm to the immediate relatives.

Mr. and Mrs. George Anderson left on the six o'clock train for Milwaukee where the groom has a home prepared for his bride. May their life be one of joy and happiness is the wish of their many friends.

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Frank Nelson went to Oconto Monday to attend the wedding of his friend, Herman Gudden.


Oconto County Reporter
July 11, 1914 

Researched and contributed by: Cathe Ziereis
Transcribed by: Janet McNeil

LEIGH-CHESLEY NUPTIALS TUESDAY - - A very pretty wedding was solemnized at Couillardville Presbyterian Church at three o’clock Tuesday afternoon when Miss Ida Pearl Leigh daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Leigh of Leightown became the wife of Mr. William L. Chesley of Lena with Rev. R.J. McLandress of this city officiating.

The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Effie Leigh as bridesmaid and Miss Ruby Leigh as maid of honor and the groom by Mr. Thomas MacAllister as groomsman.

Following the marriage ceremony about 100 guests repaired to the home of the bride where a reception in honor of the bridal pair was given and a bountiful wedding supper was served. A large number of beautiful gifts were received as tokens of the esteem of their many friends.

The bridge is a well known and popular young lady born and reared in the county and one of its successful teachers and the groom one of Lena’s well known and popular young men. The best wishes of a large circle of friends is accorded them. Mr. and Mrs. Chesney will reside with the bride’s parents for the present.

MISS CAROLYN INGRAM AND JOHN N. LOSHINSKI were married in Madison Wednesday evening on June 10, 1914 at the home of Dr. R.C. Hughes, former president of Ripon College.

Mr. Loshinski is a native of Green Lake county and was graduated in Princeton high school. He began his college career in Ripon under Dr. Hughes, taking the degree of A.B. in 1910. He taught in summer schools for teachers here in Green Lake county and continued his work as instructor in Ripon for two years receiving the degree of A.M. in 1912. The last two years have been spent as instructor in the universities of California and Wisconsin, and he is now receiving his Ph.D. in the latter institution.

Miss Ingram is a graduate of the Oconto High School and of the Oshkosh State Normal School. She taught in Oconto and in the Green Lake County Training School. She taught in Oconto and in the Green Lake County Training School. She has held the latter position for four years. Her work was of such a high character that her salary during that time was almost doubled.

They will visit Chicago, Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia on their way to Barnegat, New Jersey where they will spend the summer, Mr. Loshinski having charge of the oyster culture investigation at that place. In September they will go to Pittsburg, where Mr. Loshinski will be instructor in Biology in the Carnegie Institute. They are nicely launched on life’s sea and we wish them Godspeed.  Berlin Journal

MISS JANE DAVIS AND JAMES J. COURTNEY were married this morning at 8:10 o’clock at the Sacred Heart cathedral by Rev. Michael Boland. The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Hugh E. Davis, of Marinette, Wis. Miss Ella Davis, sister of the bride was the maid of honor and M.E. Fleming of St. Paul was the best man. The bride wore a blue silk suit and her bouquet was a shower of bridal roses. The maid of honor also wore a blue silk suit in harmonizing shade. Both wore picture hats of cream lace.

After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride’s sister, Mrs. A.M. Russell, 1120 East Second Street. The guests were seated at the large bridal table and at small tables. Killarney roses were the flowers used and the baskets were tied with pink bows.  Out-of-town guests at the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. H.E. Davis and daughter of Marinette, Wis.; Mrs. W.S. Russell of Fond du Lac, Wis., and Master Edward O’Keef of Ishpeming, Mich.

Mr. and Mrs. Courtney left for an Eastern trip of several weeks. After Aug. 15 they will be at home at the Bellenorde apartments.

Mrs. Courtney is a daughter of Mrs. Jane Davis of 1120 East Street. Mr. Courtney is a member of the law firm of Courtney and Courtney.  The bride is a former Oconto resident, having been born and reared here. She is a graduate of Oconto High School and has a number of friends who wish her every happiness in her wedded life.

MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED BY COUNTY CLERK ORR:

Francis Doyle to Julia Walsh, both of Oconto.

Wm. Chesley of Lena to Pearl Leigh of Stiles.

Arthur W. Brunk to Veronica Marlow of Stiles.

Martin Rasmussen to Anna M. Oleson, both of Mountain.

Emil Waldo to Augusta Huebscher, both of Pensaukee.

Allan Wilde of Little Lake, Mich. to Marie Petri of Oconto.

Wm. Tolzman of Underhill to Ottilie Buckholz of the town of How.

Oconto County Reporter
July 18, 1914
 

Researched and contributed by: Cathe Ziereis
Transcribed by: Janet McNeil
 


MISS VERONICA CLARA MARLOW AND MRS. ARTHUR W. BRUNK were united in the holy bonds of matrimony at 9:30 o’clock at Oconto, Thursday morning, Justice DonLevy officiating, in his office.  The bridal couple were attended by Miss Ida Foss as maid of honor and Mr. Ed Brunk, brother of the groom as best man and by Miss Alice Benkey as bridesmaid and Mr. Frank Marlow, brother of the bride, as groomsman.

The bride was attired in a handsome dress of pink silk trimmed with shadow lace , wore a wreath and veil and carried a bouquet of bridal roses. The maid of honor was dressed in Alice blue messaline and wore a white hat while the bridesmaid was dressed in pink also and wore a white hat.

After the ceremony a sumptuous wedding dinner was given at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Marlow to a large circle of relatives and friends.

The groom and bride were born and reared in the town of Stiles and have a host of friends and acquaintances who wish them every happiness in their wedded life.

The wedding gifts were many and beautiful consisting of silver, furniture and linen which attests to the high esteem in which the young people are held.

Mr. and Mrs. Brunk left on the afternoon train for a short wedding trip and on their return will reside with the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Brunk for the present after which the young couple will go housekeeping here. May their life be one of joy and happiness is the wish of their many friends.

Among the guests from out of town were: Mrs. Otto Brunk and son, Ed, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Knuth and daughter, Irene, Mrs. Hamilton Henderson, Mrs. Alex Lucas and daughters, Jennie and Mae, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Foss and son, Ralph, Mrs. John Johnson Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Miencke and children, Mr. and Mrs. Frank McAllister, Mrs. Chas. Benkey and son Charles, the Misses Ida Foss, Leo Schroeder, Alice Benkey and Albert Lonzo, Bart and Tom Murray of Stiles, Mr. and Mrs. John Pecor of Oconto, Mrs. Miller of Gillett and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Marlow of Marinette.

A VERY PRETTY WEDDING was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Hume in Milwaukee Monday night, when their daughter Areta Mildred became the bride of Mr. Adolph Melvin Moe of Pensaukee in the presence of the immediate families and a few intimate friends.

The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Ethelwyn Hume as bridesmaid and the groom by Mr. Ellis Whiting of this city. Miss Harriet Connors of Oconto played the wedding march.

The bride had resided in Oconto for about twelve years previous to a year ago and was one of the most popular graduates of the high school and the groom was also a graduate of the Oconto High School and subsequent to his graduation worked for a time in the Citizens National bank of this city after which he went to Pensaukee to take charge of his father’s business on account of the latter’s failing health.

Mr. and Mrs. Moe left for a wedding journey south and after August 1 will be at home to their friends in Pensaukee. A host of Oconto friends extend best wishes and congratulations.

MISS MILDRED LUSK of Oconto and Mr. John H. Royfske of Coleman were quietly married at Menominee, June 10 at 9 o’clock by the Presbyterian minister, Rev. Daniel E. Long. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Isabel Lusk of this city and is well known having graduated from the Oconto High School in the class of 1912. The groom is an energetic and capable young man with a bright future before him.  They will make their home in Oconto for the present.

MISS EVA MACQUEEN stole a march on her friends in this city and was quietly married to Otis Brown of Marinette at Menominee, Mich., last Thursday. The bride is the daughter of Donald MacQueen, a graduate of the Oconto High School and has numerous friends among the Oconto young people. The groom is a capable and upright young man who was employed here for a while at the Oconto branch of the Marinette Knitting Mills but is now employed at the Marinette office of the same concern.  They will reside in Marinette.

The Misses Hattie Connors and Hilda Palm and Mr. Ellis Whiting of Oconto and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Johnson and Miss Edna Moe of Pensaukee were among those present at the wedding.


Oconto County Reporter
August 8, 1914 

Researched and contributed by: Cathe Ziereis
Transcribed by: Janet McNeil

MARRIAGE LICENSES

The following were issued this week by County Clerk H. C. Orr:

Fred Pecor to Gertrude Baribeau, both of this city.

Frank Murdzek to Julia Walsh, both of Little Suamico.

Charles Gribler of Breed to Lydia Cross of Wheeler.
 Oconto County Enterprise
July 31 1914

Wedded Wednesday

In Bower of Vines

(This is a partial transcription of the wedding.)

At the residence of P.A. Badour, Publisher, of The Enterprise, Wednesday afternoon, his accomplished and popular daughter Miss Flossie Olive Badour was wedded to Mr. Carl Frederick Scheel of Phillips, Wis., by Rev Father Campbell of St. Mark’s Church.

 

 Oconto County Reporter
August 13, 1914
Researched and contributed by: Richard Labrosse

A very pretty wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Cecil on Washburn Ave. Wednesday at high noon when their daughter, Miss Frances E. Cecil became the bride of Edward John Wedge of Iron Mountain, Michigan, Rev. R.J. McLandress performing the ceremony.

One of the prettiest weddings ever held in Oconto took place at St. Joseph’s church Wednesday morning at nine when Miss Loretta Merline, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Merline of this city, became the bride of Mr. Lee Joseph Deterville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emile Deterville, also of this city.  A solemn high mass was said by Rev. Fr. Selbach assisted by Rev. Fr. Multher Magire.

Miss Mae Ahlborg and Joseph Sucharda were married Wednesday afternoon at three at St. Paul's Evangelical church.
 


 Oconto County Reporter
August 20, 1914

Miss Mildred Agnes Murphy, daughter of Mrs. Anna Murphy, and Charles Heller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Heller, Sr., of Erie avenue were united in marriage at eight Tuesday morning, Rev. Fr. Selbach officiating.
 

Lena—At seven thirty Tuesday morning August 18, Miss Ella D. Valley of Lena became the happy bride of Frederick H. Vollmer of Oconto Falls.  The ceremony was performed at St. Charles church at Lena, Rev. Fr. Van Somple officiating.
 


 Oconto County Reporter
September 3, 1914

Henry Delcore of Pensaukee and Miss Julia DeBaere, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles DeBaere of Little River were married Tuesday morning at St. Joseph’s church, Rev. Fr. Selback officiating.  The bride was attended by Miss Alice Loberger and Miss Mary Gauthier and the groom was attended by Messrs. Charles and Eddie DeBaere.

A very pretty wedding was solemnized Tuesday at St. Peters church when Miss Gertrude Barribeau, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Barribeau of this city became the bride of Fred Pecor of this city.


 

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