Boone County, Illinois
DURKIE/BURKIE - BRESLIN
[transcribed "as is" with all variations of the last name of the groom]
The following is from the Belvidere, Ill, Daily Republican. The bride is the sister of P.J. Breslin of this city, and resided here for several years. Miss Winifred Breslin, of Hopkinsville, KY, and Harris Durkie, of Belvidere, were united in marriage at 6:30, January 23, at St. James Catholic church. Rev. Father Riley, of Beloit performed the marriage ceremony and Rev. Fr. Joseph Joyce of St. James church celebrated the nuptial mass. The bridal pair were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Will Hagen.
Following the wedding ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hagen and later the bridal party went to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Durke on Locust street, where they and a few intimate friends partook of a bountiful wedding dinner prepared by the bride. At 3:30 January 23 Mr. and Mrs Burkie departed for a short wedding trip, during which they will visit friends in the east.
The bride is from Hopkinsville, Ky., and she has been very successful in her work as a trained nurse, having been of late making her home at Rockford and in this vicinity. She will be wished much happiness, and many friends will be speak an abundant prosperity for herself and the groom, who is well known and a popular employe of the National Sewing Machine Company. [Source: Hopkinsville Kentuckian, (Hopkinsville, KY), Feb. 2, 1911, MB - tr. by a FoFG]
KURTZ - WARREN
Marriage License: Fred R. Kurtz, Belvidere, 23 - Cordelia Warren, Fisher, 22 [The Evening Courier (Champaign-Urbana), 29 November 1935]
Couple to Reside at Columbus, O.
Dr. and Mrs. J. C. Boyle, 544 North Court street, announce the marriage of their daughter, Lucile F., to G. Byerla Newton, of Columbus, O., which was solemnized Thursday afternoon by the Rev. Harry Brown, Belvidere, at his residence. Dr. and Mrs. Boyle, parents of the bride, and Mr. and Mrs. Gorham Subin, of Belvidere, attended the bridal couple.
The bride is a graduate of Rockford high school and of Rockford college in the class of 1921. She also completed her course in the music department of the college. For the last three years she has been a teacher at Blake school.
Mr. Newton is the son of Mrs. Martha Newton, Pennsville, O. He is a graduate of Muskingun college, New Concord, O., and took post-graduate work at the University of Chicago, also the Ohio State University. He now is principal of the vocational high school in Columbus, O., in which city the bridal couple will reside after a two weeks’ lake trip. [The Rockford Register-Gazette (Rockford, IL) - Friday, August 19, 1927 - JD - Sub by FoFG]
SCHENCK - MORSE
Married at Byron, McHenry county, Illinois, June 3d, by S.H. Salls, Esq., Mr. James Schenck, of Laporte, Indiana, to Miss Jane E. Morse, of Bonus, Boone county, Illinois [15 Aug 1850, National Era - Submitted by K. Torp]
SUHR - CLEARY
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Suhr, who were married April 12 are now at home at 630 1/2 East Pleasant St., Belvidere. Mrs. Suhr is the former Helen Roberta Cleary of Sycamore. [True Republican, 29 April 1947]
VESTA - SUNDEN
Pauline Sunden of Belvidere and Vernon Vesta of Genoa were married at the Mission Covenant Church in Belvidere on June 18. They are living at Genoa. [Sycamore Tribune, 9 September 1960]
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