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AULD -- HOOD
Source:
Nashville Journal,
Nashville, Illinois
April, 1929
from a clipping
 
Furnished by :
Trudy Connor
  Auld - Hood
[(45 Years Ago) = 1884]
      John C. Auld and Belle Hood married at Oakdale by Rev. D. G. Thompson.

 
BARCZEWSKI -- NIEDBALSKI
Source:
Nashville Journal,
Nashville, Illinois
November 4, 1915
page 1
Furnished by :
Trudy Connor
  Barczewski - Niedbalski
      John Barczewski of Pilot Knob and Miss Rose Niedbalski of Bolo were married in the Posen Catholic Church Wednesday, Oct 27 by Rev. S. Berent. The sweet bride is the daughter of Supervisor and Mrs. John Niedbalski of Bolo Township, and the groom owns a farm in Pilot Knob Township, where the newlyweds will reside.

 
BARCZEWSKI -- SZYMANSKI
Source:
Nashville Journal,
Nashville, Illinois
February 1, 1906
Bolo Column
 
Furnished by :
Trudy Connor
  Barczewski - Szymanski
      John Barczewski and Miss Josephine Szymanski, both prominent young people of this part of the country, were married at the Posen church, on Tuesday of last week. Rev. A. Janiszewski officiated at the wedding.

 
BELINSKI -- DALMAN
Source:
Nashville Journal,
Nashville, Illinois
November 22, 1923
 
Furnished by :
Trudy Connor
  Belinski - Dalman
      Andrew Belinski and Miss Rose Dalman, both of Perry, were married in the DuBois Catholic Church, Tuesday of last week by Rev. Joseph Ceranski. Ignatz Frost and Miss Mary Dalman were the attendants. The groom is a farmer and his bride is a daughter of Michael Dalman.

 
BOCHANTIN -- KSYCKI
Source:
Nashville Journal,
Nashville, Illinois
June 17, 1948
Page 1
 
Furnished by :
Trudy Connor
  Bochantin - Ksycki
      On Monday, Jun 7 at nine o'clock a large group if relative and friend gathered at St Charles church at DuBois, to witness the wedding of Miss Victoria J. Ksycki, daughter of Mr and Mrs Joseph Ksycki of DuBois and Mr Louis L. Bochantin, son of Mr and Mrs Michael Bochantin of Nashville.
      To the strains of the "World's Fair Grand March", the bridal party walked down the white carpeted aisle between two rows of palms and passed under a floral arch into the sanctuary. There before the alter, beautifully decorated with white hydrangia and St Joseph lilies, the Rev. Stanley Ksycki, brother of the bride, waited to perform the ceremony.
      The bride was given in marriage by her father and was attended by her sister, Miss Irene Ksycki of Scheller, as maid of honor; Miss Mary Ksycki, her sister of East St Louis, Miss Mary Teresa Browy of New Baden and Miss Bernadette Bochantin of St Louis, cousins of the groom, as bridesmaids; Miss Geraldine Bochantin of St Louis, niece of the groom, Miss Patricia Kyscki and Miss LaVerne Grabowski of DuBois, nieces of the bride, as junior brides maids; Miss Margaret Bochantin of St Louis, niece of the groom as flower girl, and Master Lawrence Grabowski of Dubois, nephew of the bride, as ring bearer.
      The Maid of Honor was attired in colonial gown of blue marquisette, and bridesmaids wore similar gowns of pink, green and yellow. The three junoir bridesmaids were similarly attired. They all carried colonial bouquets of tinted carnations to match their dresses.
      The flower girl wore a white taffeta gown, also in colonial style, and carried a colonial basket of white carnations. The ring bearer wore a white linen suit and carried the satin pillow. In the center of a lace heart were the two rings held to the pillow by a rosette of lace and ribbon.
      The groom was attended by his brother, Chas. Bochantin of Nashville as best man and Charles Kania of DuBois, cousin of the groom and Leonard Polczynski of Nashville, cousin of the bride and Emil Moses of DuBois, served as ushers.
      The bride was attired in a traditional bridal satin gown styled with net and lace yoke and full skirt which ended in a lace-edged train. The skirt front was raised in two places to show ruffles of net and lace. Her long veil of French illusion was held in place by ruffles of net veil and orange blossoms in sweetheart style. She carried white gardenias and stephanotis on a white prayer book. Her only jewelry was a gold cross and diamond, gift of the groom. Just before leaving the church the bride placed a bouquet of white gladioli at the alter of the Blessed Virgin while the choir sang Shubert's "Ave Maria."
      The bride's gift to the girls were pearl necklaces. The groom gave the men gifts of ties and initialed pins.
      The mother's of the bride and groom wore corsages of pink rosebuds.
      Upon leaving the church the bride and groom were surprised to see a decorated surrey and horses, driver and musician to take them to their home. A reception and dance was held for relatives and friends at the home of the bride's parents. The centerpiece at the dinner was a three-tiered wedding cake elaborately decorated with white scrolls, doves, baskets of roses, and two doves holding tiny wedding rings. On the top was a small figure of the Blessed Mother under a canopy. Silver beads formed a Rosary around the statue and below this were the figures of the bride and groom.
      The bride, postmistress of DuBois, will continue her work. The groom is employed at the Peabody Coal Co. of Centralia. They are making their home in DuBois.

 
BOCHANTIN -- PASKIEWICZ
Source:
Nashville Journal,
Nashville, Illinois
October 26, 1922
 
Furnished by :
Trudy Connor
  Bochantin - Szymanski
      Louis Bochantin and Miss Mary Paskiewicz, Bolo, wed at Posen, Monday. Witnesses were Fred Smith, Venice, Miss Eleanor Bochantin, Granite City, Bernard Bochantin and Miss Anna Paskiewicz.
Bride is the daughter of Frank Bochantin.
The couple will live in St. Louis.

 
DALMAN -- SZABELSKI
Source:
Nashville Journal,
Nashville, Illinois
September 30,1943
 
Furnished by :
Trudy Connor
  Dalman - Szabelski
      The St. Charles Catholic Church in Du Bois was the scene Saturday morning of the wedding of Miss Dorothy Szabelski, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Szabelski, and Leo Dalman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Dalman of Tamaroa. Their marriage was performed at 9 o'clock before a gathering of relatives and friends.
      The bride was attired in a gown of white satin made on slim, straight lines with gathered fullness at the hips and with inserts of lace trimming the skirt and deep train. Her bridal bouquet was a sheath of white dahlias and baby breath. A frock of blue marquisette and lace for Miss Dorothy Zelasko, the maid of honor, was fashioned with close fitting bodice and skirt, as were the yellow satin dresses worn by Misses Theresa Belinski, Dorothy Dalman and Elaine Krase, the three bridesmaids. All had bouquets of cerise colored dahlias.
      Benny Szabelski, Raymond Koerber and Charles Dalman served as attendants to the groom.
      A reception and dance for the newly weds was held at Sherman's hall in the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Dalman will reside in St. Louis, where he is employed.

 
EAST -- MAXWELL
Source:
Nashville Journal,
Nashville, Illinois
1929
from a clipping
 
Furnished by :
Trudy Connor
  East - Maxwell
      [(35 Years Ago) = 1894]
      Robert East and Mrs. Allie Hildabrand Maxwell were married by Rev. Ritchie.

 
JAHNKE -- MATHEWS
Source:
Nashville Journal,
Nashville, Illinois
November 26, 1931
 
Furnished by :
Trudy Connor
  Jahnke - Mathews
      Albert Jahnke of Du Bois and Miss Gertrude Mathews of Waukegon wed last Thursday. Squire G.W. Wilson officiating.

 
MAIER -- MERRICK
Source:
Nashville Journal,
Nashville, Illinois
1928
 
Furnished by :
Trudy Connor
  Maier - Merrick
      The many friends of Wallace Maier and Miss Mary Merrick were taken by surprise Saturday when the marriage of the couple was announced, the ceremony having occurred at Carlyle on Wednesday, Feb. 22, Rev. H. Karle, pastor of the Methodist church of that city, performing the ceremony.
      Mr. Maier is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Maier, who operate the Merchants hotel, and he is employed as a lineman for the Illinois Light and Power Corporation. He is an industrious and well liked young man. His pretty bride is the daughter of Mrs. Mary Merrick of Coulterville and has been employed at the Merchants hotel for some time. They will reside at the hotel for the present time.
 
(Note: the name of the bride should have read Miss Mabel Merrick, Mary was the name of her mother.)

 
NOLTE -- SCHNEIDER
Source:
The Nashville Democrat
Nashville, Illinois
August 20, 1908
 
Furnished by : Jo House
  NOLTE--SCHNEIDER NUPTIALS
Solemnized in Lutheran Church Sunday -- Bridal Couple Go to Chicago and Amelia
 
     Mr. Edward Nolte and Miss Lulu Schneider were married in the Lutheran church in this city, last Sunday afternoon.
     Rev. Ambacher officiated at the wedding ceremony. The attendants were Messr. Henry Schneider brother of the bride, Eno Karstens and Misses Lulu HasslerRinne.
     The wedding march was played by Miss Dora Ambacher.
      The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. William Nolte and until recently, when he obtained a position in a mercantile establishment in Coulterville, was one of Nashville's well known and popular clerks.
      The bride is the pretty daughter of Former County Treasurer and Mrs. G. G. Schneider, of this city, and has been very popular in her circle of young friends.
      Mr. Nolte and bride left Monday for Chicago, where the groom intends to accept a position in a mercantile establishment and they will make their home there. Their many friends in their home city wish them success in Illinois' metropolis.

 
SCHLINGER -- HINTON
Source:
Nashville Journal,
Nashville, Illinois
July 3, 1902
 
Furnished by :
Jo House
  George Schlinger and Miss Bertha Hinton Wed
      Mr. George Schlinger and Miss Bertha Hinton were quietly married at the M. E. parsonage by Rev. Groves last Tuesday evening. While the wedding was looked for by the intimate friends and relatives of the young couple, yet the wedding on Tueasday evening was a surprise, none being informed of the date of the event.
      The groom is the son of Charles Schlinger, of this city, and is numbered among Nashville's steady and most excellent young men and is a valued employee of the Huegely Milling Co. The bride is the estimable daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hinton, of this city, and is a most amiable young lady. In extending best wishes th Journal joins their many friends.

 
STONECIPHER -- KANE
Source:
Nashville Journal,
Nashville, Illinois
August 1, 1918
 
Furnished by :
Mike Jones
  Stonecipher - Kane
      Jake Stonecipher and Miss Nannie Kane were united in marriage last Friday at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Wm. Kane, near Richview. Rev. Thomas Edward Harper was the officiating minister.

 
STROH -- REEVES
Source:
Nashville Journal,
Nashville, Illinois
August 20, 1908
Page 3
 
Furnished by :
Jo House
  Mr. Albert Stroh and Miss Edith Reeves Wed Here
      Mr. Albert C. Stroh and Miss Edith Reeves were united in marriage at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rodgers, in this city, yesterday afternoon, at 2 o'clock.
 
      Rev. H. E. Pettus, pastor of the First Baptist church of this city officiated.
 
      The bride is the daughter of Robert and Sarah Reeves of St. Louis and the groom is the son of Gabriel and Sarah Stroh, of Elkhorn, who are well known in this city.
 
      Mr. Stroh and bride will make their home at Elkhorn.

 
SZCZEPANSKI -- ZELSKO
Source:
Nashville Journal,
Nashville, Illinois
October 21, 1909
DuBois Column
 
Furnished by :
Trudy Connor
  Szczepanski - Zelasko
      Andrew Szczepanski married Annie Zelasko of Round Prairie Tuesday at the Catholic church

 
TRINKEY -- SULLIVAN
Source:
Nashville Journal,
Nashville, Illinois
August 1, 1918
 
Furnished by :
Mike Jones
  Trinkey-Sullivan
      Wm. Trinkey and Miss May Nellie Sullivan, both of St. Louis, were married Saturday by Justice E.H. Wehmeyer at his office in this city [Nashville, Illinois]. The happy pair will reside in St. Louis where Mr. Trinkey is employed as machinist.

 

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