Fulton County, IL: Marriage & Divorce


Ashworth ~ Hodgson
Married in Avon, December 31st, at the residence of the bride's father, by the Reverand J.P Richards, Charles W. Ashowth to Miss Amanda J. Hodgson, all of Fulton County.
[January 23, 1868, The Marshall County Republican, Submitted by NP]

Connor ~ Brillheart
Havana, Ill., Aug 3. - Clayton Connor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Connor, and Miss Rosa Brillheart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brillheart, both of Summum, Fulton county, Ill., were married in Havana Thursday afternoon. The ceremony was said in the presence of the parents and immediate friends. The groom is a prominent young farmer of Fulton county and is well known to Havana people. His bride is from Summum and has a host of friends there as well as at Havana.
Daily Illinois State Register (Springfield, Illinois) August 4, 1916 Transcribed by Angel Wilmouth

Cox ~ Adams
Pleasant Dale: Jesse Cox married Miss Alta Adams last week.
[Astoria Argus, Fulton Co., IL, Published December 4, 1890 - Transcribed by Cathy Danielson]

Curless ~ Workman
Frank Curless married Miss Carrie Workman near Bluff City a few days ago.
[Astoria Argus, Fulton Co., IL, Published November 27, 1890 - Transcribed by Cathy Danielson]
Note: Married on November 11, 1890, submitted by Cathy D.

Derry ~ Upson
Miss Stella Upson and Em Derry were united in the holy bonds of matrimony at Lewistown on last Wednesday. The couple are both well and favorably known in this vicinity which we will all extend our heartiest congratulations in wishing them a long and happy married life. The couple went to housekeeping at once owned by the groom in New Salem township.
The Rock Island Argus, April 20,1912 Transcribed by Angel Wilmouth

Frank Dill, of Rock Island, and Miss Sadie Moreland, of Farmington, Ill., were married this morning at the court house. Judge Parmenter performing the ceremony.
[Rock Island Argus, Dec 12, 1902 - Transcribed by Angelic Wilmouth] 

Elliott ~ Thompson
Dr. William H. Elliott, of Otto, Fulton county, Ill and Miss Julia C. Thompson, daughter of Enoch Thompson, of the same place, were married yesterday afternoon in the county court room by Judge Murray. The groom is a widower 51 years of age, while the bride is 26.
Daily Illinois State Register (Springfield, Illinois) August 26, 1891 Transcribed by Angel Wilmouth

Gould ~ Swan
Married — In Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, on the 13th ult, Mr. George W. Gould to Mrs. Elizabeth B. Swan. Sangamo Journal / Illinois State Journal, 9 April 1836 Transcribed by Angel Wilmouth

Foot ~ Miles
Married — In Lewistown, Fulton Co. on the 2nd inst. by Rev. Mr. Farnham, Mr. Francis Foot, to Miss Hannah Miles, daughter of Benjamin H. Miles, Esq. all of the above place. Sangamo Journal / Illinois State Journal, 17 November 1832 Transcribed by Angel Wilmouth

Furnace ~ Dupuy (Duprey)
George A. Furnace married Miss Ida Belle Dupuy (Duprey) on November 27th at the Methodist parsonage. The father and brother of the bride were present.
[Astoria Argus, Fulton Co., IL, Published December 4, 1890 - Transcribed by Cathy Danielson]
Note: Married on November 27, 1890, submitted by Cathy D.

Hefflin (Heflin) ~ Riley
Vermont: Alexander Hefflin (Heflin) married Miss Florence Riley on November 26th at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Harn.
[Astoria Argus, Fulton Co., IL, Published December 4, 1890 - Transcribed by Cathy Danielson]
Note: Married on November 26, 1890, submitted by Cathy D.

Oatman ~ Roseboom
Miss Florence Ineta Oatman became the bride of William C. Roseboom Jr., of Norris in a wedding ceremony taking place Saturday morning in Lewiston. Judge Frederick O. Mercer read the service.
The bride, who formerly attended Canton High school, is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Oatman of rural route 4. Mr. Roseboom, a former student in the high schools of Farmington and Canton, is the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. William Roseboom of Norris, and is employed by the Canton Coal company.
Mr. and Mrs. Roseboom will make their home with the groom's parents at Norris. On Saturday evening, the couple were entertained at dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Federick Foster on North Seventh avenue. Mrs. Foster is the groom's sister. At noon Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Roseboom were dinner guests of the groom's parents, and in the evening, they were entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Oatman.
[*NOTE* Wedding date is January 30, 1933. Submitted by Randy & Ruthie Price]

Olsen ~ Nichol
Miss Margaret Nichol, daughter of Henry Nichol of Farmington, Ill.,and Olaf Olsen of Burlington, Iowa, were married at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the parsonage of the Danish Lutheran church, Davenport. Rev. W.C. Nielson performed the ceremony . Mrs. Lulu Wedd and W.B. Stookey of Rock Island attended the couple. The new home will be in Burlington, where the bridegroom is a salesman.
[Rock Island Argus and Daily Union, October 29, 1921   - Transcribed by Angelic Wilmouth] 

    Perrince ~ Shurts
    Married on Tuesday, October 30, by Rev. Jacob Matthews, Mr. Absalam D. Perrince, of Fulton Co. to Miss Elizabeth A. Shurts, of Marshall Co. Ill. [Stark County News, Toulon Ill., November 9, 1860 -  Sub by J. Dezotell]

    Risley ~ Hallowell
    In Fulton county, Mr. Thomas T. Risley, to Miss Jane Hallowell.  
    [Illinois State Journal, 6 Aug 1846  - Transcribed by Angelic Wilmouth] 

    Solomon ~ Rogers
    Fulton County, Joel Solomon, Esq. to Miss Harriet Rogers  
    [Illinois State Journal, 16 July 1846  - Transcribed by Angelic Wilmouth] 

    Turner  ~ Burleson
    Married, At Fairview, on the 5th inst., by Rev. J. C. Downer, Mr. Robert Turner and Miss Mary Burleson.  [Daily Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL) – November 14, 1857;  Sub by J. Dezotell]

    Weise ~ Danner
    Summun: Ed Weise married Miss Rilla Danner late of this place on November 20th in Lewistown. 
    [Astoria Argus, Fulton Co., IL, Published November 27, 1890 - Transcribed by Cathy Danielson] Note: Married on November 20, 1890, submitted by Cathy D.

    Wilson ~ Watts
    At Farmington, Ill., Aug. 24, 1864, by the bridegrooms father, Rev. Mr. Wilson, Mr. A. Wilson and Miss Georgie K. Watts, of the above place. No cards issued.
    [Chicago Tribune, Aug. 27, 1864 - Transcribed by Angelic Wilmouth] 




Mrs. S.A Taylor Secures A Divorce At Canton, ILL.
Mrs. S. Adda Taylor, formerly a resident of Rock Island, has been granted a divorce at Canton, ILL. Her charge against her husband, W.B. Taylor, was desertion. Mr. Taylor, when living in this city, was in the cigar jobbing business. Mrs. Taylor is to locate in the east
Rock Island Argus Feb 23, 1903 Transcribed by Angel Wilmouth

Suit for divorce was filed in circuit court this morning by Mrs. Millie Gladys Maxson of this city against her husband, Amos G. Maxson. Extreme and repeated cruelty is charged. The couple was married Sept 2, 1884 at Lewiston, ILL and in July, 1908, it is alleged that the defendant struck the complainant with his fist on the shoulder, causing a lump, which it is now claimed is of tumorous nature and from which she suffers constantly. It is charged that on Nov. 4 of this year the husband slapped the wife and that her son was forced to interfere. The custody of a 12 year old girl is asked. Walker, Ingram & Sweeney are counsel.
Rock Island Argus Nov 6, 1915 Transcribed by Angel Wilmouth






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