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Marshall County Illinois
1884 Marriage Notices and Wedding Announcements

 

Conklin-Walker
The Henry Republican, Henry IL, January 3, 1884
Married at Sparland, Dec. 27, at the residence of the bride's parents, at 2 p.m., by Rev. A. Bower, Harvey Conklin of Sheffield to Miss Helen J. Walker.

Crews-McMurtrie
The Henry Republican, Henry IL, January 3, 1884
Married at Leadville, Col., Dec. 25, at the residence of R. Bergstretter, a brother-in-law of the bride, Charles W. Crews of Leadville, Col., and Miss Le Ida McMurtrie of Lacon.

Faris-Seevers
The Henry Republican, Henry IL, January 3, 1884
Married at Mt. Ayer, Iowa, Dec. 25, at the residence of R. Conklin, by the Rev. E. P. Wood, James C. Faris and Miss Anna Seevers, both of Mt. A.
A Christmas Wedding
Parties at hotels are getting to be stylish. Mr. James C. Faris, who was married at Mt. Ayer, Iowa, Christmas Day to Miss Anna Seevers, had a reception in the afternoon at the Crawford House, the leading hotel of the place. It was an elegant affair and the dinner, one of the grandest spreads ever attempted in the place. The presents were both valuable and useful. James has our congratulations.

O'Grady-Bower
The Henry Republican, Henry IL, January 3, 1884
Married at Sparland, Jan. 1, at the parsonage by Rev. A. Bower, assisted by Rev. A. Smith of Lacon, J. M. O'Grady of Chicago and Miss Jessie M., daughter of the first named officiating clergyman.
Double Blessedness
New Year's day, 6 p.m., at the M. E. church parsonage in Sparland, Miss Jessie M. Bower and John M. O'Grady of Chicago were married, Rev. Bower, father of the bride, assisted by Rev. Smith from Lacon, performing the marriage ceremony, which was appropriate and very impressive. The guests embraced only the members of the family. Mr. O'Grady is a young man of unusually fine business qualifications and at present he hold the position of correspondent in the general purchasing agent's office of the C. B. & Q. R. R. at Chicago. On Wednesday morning the newly wedded pair embarked for their future home in Chicago. They carry with them the best wishes of a host of friends, many of whom will never forget the generous, kind, sympathizing and loving heart of her who once was Jessie Bower.
 

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