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Clark County Illinois
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Last Thursday evening at 6:30, R.J. BAILIFF of Melrose Township, and Mrs. Amanda Bowers of our city, were united in the holy bond of wedlock.
[March 1, 1899, The Clark County Democrat.]

On July 16, 1885, Emanuel Dehl and MARY E. BAILIFF married in Johnson Township.
[July 28, 1885, The Clark County Herald.]

MARRIED: On Thursday, April 15, 1869, at the residence of the bride’s father in Melrose Township, by REV. THOMAS BAILIFF, Mr. Ninevah Draper of Terre Haute to Miss June Bunger of this county.
[April 23, 1869, The Clark County Herald.]

We had a sly wedding here last Sunday Miss Millie Gross to Mr. Ransom Graham by Rev. J. Bratton. We hope that Mollie has got a –ransom.
[unknown newspaper/date, From the scrapbook of George W. Orndorff (1854-1934) Transcribed by S. Barhydt, great-granddaughter]

On Sunday occurred the marriage of Byron C. Hasten and Mrs. Bertha Fowler. [Clark County Herald, 24 Nov 1897 - Sub by Ron Cornwell]

Married on Tuesday evening, August 20th by REV. THOMAS BAILIFF at his residence in Melrose Township, Mr. Joseph Howerton and Miss Ella Thompson. A number of friends assembled at the home of James Thompson, the bride’s father, and partook of an excellent supper.
[September 1, 1885, The Clark County Herald.]

Last Monday afternoon, William J. Lewis and Miss Sarah E. Gardner of York Township, were united in marriage at the residence of the bride’s parents, John Gardner and wife, UNCLE TOMMY BAILIFF officiating.
[The Clark County Herald. September 15, 1885]

Douglas Nichols and Miss Laura Riley of Melrose Township were united in marriage last Thursday evening by REV. THOMAS BAILIFF at her residence.
[February 3, 1885 , The Clark County Herald.]

J. A. Turner of Martinsville and Miss Edith Updegraff of Casey were united in marriage at the home of the bride on Sunday, January 1, by REV. T. C. BAILIFF. The groom is the son of William Turner and the bride a daughter of Ansel Updegraff.
[JANUARY 4, 1899, The Clark County Democrat]


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