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Washington County, Illinois
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The Nashville Journal
August 17, 1933


August Grefe, Jr., of Coulterville and Miss Mary Wernecke
of Okawville, were united in marriage Sunday at the home of
the bride's mother. The rites were performed by Rev. John
Heseman, pastor of the Oeizweig Lutheran Church east of Okawville.
The bridal attendants were Harold Toensing and Miss Lorna Wernecke.
The bridesmaid wore a pink frock while the bride was in a white gown
and accessories.

A bridal feast was served to the guests at the Wernecke home and at
night there were a social time for the young people at the Sensmeter

The young people are well known in the community in which they reside.
Mr. Grefe is the son of Mr. and Mrs. August Grefe of Covington and he
will next month succeed his father in the management of the store there.
His pretty bride is the daughter of Mrs. Fred Wernecke of near Okawville,
They have received the felicitations of their many friends.


Miss Marian Naomi Brandhorst, the attractive young daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Brandhorst of this city, was on Friday united
in marriage with Richard Y. Skipper of Centralia. The ceremony was
performed by Justice R. E. Walker in the St. Louis city hall building
at 2:30 o'clock in the afternoon. The groom, a son of Mr. and Mrs.
Wm Skipper of Centralia, was in the employ of the Missouri-Illinois
railroad here and so made the acquaintance of this bride.

Mr. and Mrs. Skipper are leaving for St. Louis, where he has
employment as a government engineer on a special assignment.


Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lowry of South 17th Street, announced today the
marriage of their daughter, Miss Helen Lowry, to Raymond Everett
Carpenter, which took place Saturday afternoon in Nashville.
The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. W. A. Kinison. They were
accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carpenter.

Both Mr. and Mrs. Carpenter are well known young people of this city.
Mrs. Carpenter graduated from Mt. Vernon township high school with the
class of 1929.

They will make their home in this city for the present. Friday's
Mt. Vernon Register-News.


William McGuire of Sparta, and Miss Willadean Hendricks of Marissa
were united in marriage Friday at the Methodist parsonage in Chester.
Rev. Clyde Bruce officiating. The groom, a son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E.
McGuire of Sparta, is employed in the Kroger store there. The bride is
the daughter of William Hendircks and granddaughters of Mr. and Mrs.
Thos. Hendricks of Marissa The couple will reside temporarily with his
parents in Sparta.


John Burnett of this city and Mrs. Clara Kuekelhan of Okawville were
married in one of our neighboring counties recently. The bride is a
daughter of the late Charles Brune and Mrs. Lena Brune and the couple
will reside on West Goodner street in the northwestern part of Nashville
just across the street from her mother's dwelling.


Henry W. Steinkamp of Johannisburg township, a school teacher, and
Miss Elsie Ehlers of Plum Hill were married Saturday at the latter place
by Rev. L. Rauch. The witnesses to the marriage were Hugo Steinkamp and
Miss Eleanor Schlechte.


James S. Edmonds of Ashley and Miss Pearl Thompson of Irvington
entered matrimony at Ashley August 9.
Police Magistrate Alfred W. Moore officiating.

2000-2007 Wayne Hinton

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