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JENNINGS COUNTY, INDIANA
MARRIAGE NOTICES AND ANNIVERSARIES  

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BLOCHER-HUTSELL
The Republic 22Mar1900 - transcribed by J.S.
WELL KEPT SECRET
Scotsburg, Ind. March 22 - The marriage of Henry Blocher and Miss Hutsell, daughter of Andrew Hutsell of Paris Crossing, has been announced, after being kept a secret over four months.

HENBERLAIN-BURKMAN
The Vernon Banner, Vol 8, No. 25 (Vernon, Jennings County) Mar 5, 1859 * Married * Married on Thursday, Feb 24, 1859, by Rev. J. Stonemets, Mr. W.R. Henberlain to Miss Elizabeth Burkman, both of this county.

MILLER-NIPP
Seymour Daily Republican 26Apr1906 -transcribed by J.S.
Mr. Joshua Miller, an old soldier of Paris Crossing and Asintha Nipp, of West Laurel street, of this city, were married at half past eleven this morning in the clerk's office at Brownstown by Justice Fred Chapeil. They went to Brownstown on No. 7 this morning and went on through Seymour on No. 8 this afternoon to Paris Crossing, which will be their future home.

OGLE-COOPER
The Indianapolis Journal, Jun 8, 1893
A beautiful June day and a beautiful June wedding. At the palatial home of Hon. and Mrs. John J. Cooper, on North Meridian street, yesterday afternoon, occurred the marriage of their youngest daughter, Miss Caroline Cooper, and Mr. Earl Mac Kelly Ogle.

The ceremony took place at high noon in the presence of about 150 of the relatives and nearest friends. The house, with its broad halls and spacious rooms, was a bower of pink and green. In every room the mantels were hidden with palms and pink roses. In the doorway were lattices of amilax and garlands of pink roses, and the staircase was wound with smilax and roses. The chandeliers were testooned with asparagus vines and roses, and every where June fragrance prevailed. At the appointed hour Zumpfe's orchestra played the Swedish wedding march, and the party descended the stairs, and passing through an aisle of white ribbons, entered the drawing room. Mr. and Mrs. Cooper came first, and waiting at the foot of the stairs for the bride. They were followed by the ushers, Messrs, Charles Cooper, William Landers, E.T. McConnell and Roy McMillan, of Wilmington, O.; the little flower girls, Maud Josephine Jacobs, the bride's niece of Minneapolis, and Vera Piercy, and lastly the bride and her parents.

In the drawing room they were met by the groom and his best man, Mr. E.B. Needham, of Richmond and Rev. J. Albert Rondthaler, pastor of the Tabernacle Presbyterian Church. They formed in a semi-circle in front of the large mirror, which was hidden with garlands of amilax and pink roses; on either side were large baskets of pink roses and palms. The crystal chandelier was almost hidden with vines and roses and the swell window was also beautiful with palms, vines and roses, making a rich sitting for the event. As the orchestra playing "Annie Laurie," softly. Mr. Rondthaler pronounced the ceremony.

The roses were the old-fashioned pink roses of June, and all the costumes worn carried out the unique idea of a quaint old-time wedding. The bride wore an exquisite imported pineapple muslin, with satin stripes, over a white satin, a bertha of rose point and duchesse lace, and a veil held by a wreath of orange blossoms. She carried a prayer book bound in white. Miss Myers wore an opal silk make in 1830 styles, with a lace bertha and a poke bonnet, trimmed with black feathers and pink roses. She carried the bride's bonquet[sic] of white roses. Miss Ogle's gown was of light blue flowered silk, with a lace bertha, and she carried pink roses. Her poke bonnet was trimmed with olive velvet and corn flowers. The flower girls work French gowns, empire style, with trains. Maud Jacob's was white and pink flowered silk, with pink carnations in a dainty basket, and Vera Piercy's was white and blue-flowered silk, and she carried a basket of blue corn flowers.

In the immediate party were Mrs. Cooper, who wore a handsome black and lavender brocade and lace; Mrs. John McClure Wiley, of Buffalo, the bride's sister, wore a French gown of gauze, embroidered in gold and blue, over blue silk, trimmed with gold passamenterie; Mrs. C.B. Jacobs, of Minneapolis, black brocaded duchesse satin, with jet and cream crepe trimming; Mrs. A.M. O'Connor, of North Vernon, black and heliotrope silk with lace; Mrs. M.J. Ogle, of Washington, C.H., O., the groom's mother, light gray silk, with black trimmings. These and the other guests made a brilliant gathering.

After congratulations and good wishes had been extended, an elaborate buffet breakfast was served. The table in the dining room had an immense basket of pink carnations in the center and broad, low baskets at either and, the mantel was filled with ferns and roses. The guests' favors were small pink or blue baskets filled with carnations or corn flowers. Mr. and Mrs. Ogle left during the afternoon for their wedding journey of two weeks, and upon their return they will reside with Mr. and Mrs. Cooper, where they will be at home to their friends Tuesdays, after July 1. Many rich presents were given and many congratulatory telegrams were received. The bride gave her attendants pearl rings and the groom gave all the attendants pearl pins. Among the guests present were Mrs. J.M. Myers, of North Vernon, grandmother of the bride, Mr. Joseph C. Ogle of Chicago, Mr. Wiley of Buffalo, Miss Parks of Martinsville, and Mr. William Haugh of Greenfield, Mr. Walter Dunham and Mr. J. Ambrose Butler of Buffalo, N.Y.

ENGAGEMENT OF OLCOTT-WINEFLED
Indianapolis Journal, Jan 28, 1904
The engagement has been announced of Miss Lillian Olcott, daughter of Mr and Mrs. W.W. Olcott, of North Vernon, and Mr. Joseph Winefeld, of this city. The wedding will take place Jan 31 in North Vernon.

POWELL- PARKER
Source: The Vernon Times dated 30 January 1920. Jennings Co. IN. Thanks for posting. Teresa Haines Rigney Walter

Powell, prosperous farmer of Vernon Township, and Mill Minnie Parker, popular young lady of Grayford, were married Sunday evening at the residence of the bride. Rev. Lewis King of Columbus officiating.

RANDALL SIXTY-THIRD WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
The Ellensburg Dawn (Ellensburg, Wash) Jun 20, 1912
Sixty-Three Years of Wedded Life Celebrated by An Aged Couple
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Randall celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary Sunday June 16. Mr. and Mrs. M.E. Randall and Mr. and Mrs. A.S. Randall were present as was also Mrs. Fannie Farthing a sister of Mr. Randall who was also present at the wedding 63 years ago. She says at that event the bride and groom rode white horses and the thirteen couple present rode black horses.

Thomas J. Randall was born in Jennings county, Indiana in 1827, while Mrs. Randall was born in the same county in 1834. In 1856 Mr. Randall was ordained to the ministry of the Christian Church and has proclaimed the gospel of Christ ever since. The family moved to this city in 1888.
Rev. A.L. Crim and Mrs. Crim celebrated the happy event with the family Sunday.
The Ellensburg Dawn, Ellensburg, WA) Jun 20, 1912 * Sixty Three Years of Wedded Life Celebrated by An Aged Couple * Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Randall celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary Sunday June 16. Mr. and Mrs. M.E. Randall and Mr. and Mrs. A.S. Randall were present, as was also Mrs. Fannie Farthing a sister of Mr. Randall who was also present at the wedding 63 years ago. She says at that event the bride and groom rode white horses and the thirteen couple present rode black horses. Thomas J. Randall was born in Jennings county, Indiana in 1827, while Mrs. Randall was born in the same county in 1834. In 1856 Mr. Randall was ordained to the ministry of the Christian Church and has proclaimed the gospel of Christ ever since. The family moved to this city in 1888. Rev. A.L. Crim and Mrs. Crim celebrated the happy event with the family. Sunday.

RUSSELL COUPLE WEDDED 50 YEARS
Ottumwa Tri-Weekly Courier, Feb 19, 1910 (Ottumwa, Iowa)
Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Goltry Enjoy Notable Anniversary - Relatives Present.
Chariton Feb 17 (Special) The home of Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Goltry in Russell, Iowa, was yesterday the scene of a happy gathering, the occasion being the fiftieth wedding anniversary of this worthy couple. Their children, relatives and many friends assembled to do honor to the event, and a most enjoyable time was had. Mr. and Mrs. Goltry have been residents of Lucas county, since 1865, coming here from Jennings County, Indiana, and during their long residence here they have won the high regard of all who know them.

J.F. Goltry and Emmaline Force were wedded on February 16, 1860, at the home of the bride's parents near Hayden, Indiana. H.C. Bruner, Esq., officiated at the ceremony. C.C. Force, a brother of Mrs. Goltry, who witnessed the ceremony fifty years ago, was present at the festivities on Wednesday, Mr. Goltry, who was born in Steuben county, New York, on March 22, 1837, is a veteran of the civil war, having served in Company C. 37th Ind., 14th Army Corps of the Cumberland. Mrs. Goltry was born in Cumberland. Mrs. Goltry was born in Jennings county, Indiana on November 23, 1843.
Thirteen children have been born to Mr. and Mrs. Goltry, nine of whom are living. They are Mesdames Jennie Drake, Maggie La Follett, Anna Duckworth, Mollie Wright, Debbie La Follett and A.R. Goltry, all of Russell; Mrs. Doolittle Cooper of Chariton, J.B. Goltry of Dudley, and Walter S. Goltry. There are thirty-nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
 
SHREVE-POOL
Anti-Slavery Bugle, Mar 31, 1855 (New-Lisbon, Ohio) * Hymeneal Marriage * Married - On the 23rd inst., by Mattias Swaim, Esq., Mr. Ridgeway Shreve, of Jennings County, Indiana to Miss Ann Pool, of Mahoning county, Ohio.

Indianapolis News (Indianapolis, Marion County, IN) 25 Aug 1916 - transcribed by J.S.
STIGDON-JOHNSTON
Scipio, Ind. August 25 - The engagement has been announced of Miss Ruth Stigdon and Eugene H.  Johnston, of Bloomington. Mr. Johnston is an instructor in the state university and a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity....Invitations have been issued for the wedding of Miss Minnie Easter and Roy Herne.

WAGONER-BANNISTER
Seymour Daily Republican, Sep 29, 1910 -transcribed by J.S.
SHERLOCK HOLMES REPORTS THE NAMES OF COUPLE MARRIED AT HE NEW LYNN
Sherlock Holmes, with the able assistance of his companion, Dr. Watson, spent the greater part of Wednesday evening endeavoring to learn the names of the couple who were married at the parlors of the New Lynn hotel Wednesday evening. After investigation he found the bride was MISS SUSAN WAGONER, the beautiful daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Wagoner, of Commiskey, and the groom was DR. A.E. BANNISTER, of Paris Crossing. They came here late Wednesday evening and by appointment met the minister from Paris Crossing at the New Lynn hotel. The bride's parents knew that the wedding was to be held, but the young people took this means to surprise their friends, who were prepared to give them a reception.

After the ceremony Dr. and Mrs. Bannister left for Indianapolis where they will visit for some time and will later spend several days in Ohio.

WILSON-HALL
Seymour Daily Republican 9Jul1918 -transcribed by J.S.
Miss Leah Hall of this city and Mr. Noel Wilson of Paris Crossing were married at 1:30 o'clock this afternoon at the office of the County Clerk, by Rev. Glen Mills officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson will make their home at Paris Crossing.



MARRIAGE LICENSE
The Vernon Times, Vol 7, No 51 (Vernon, Jennings County) Jun 5, 1919
1. James McGrath, Seymour, to Stella Downey, North Vernon.
2. Carl Sierp, North Vernon, to Queen Hartwell, North Vernon.
3. Grover Lawrence, Centerville, to Della Hartwell, Vernon.
4. Arlie Tomlinson, Scipio, to Mary Stevens, Scipio.
5. Clyde Brewer, Westport, to Elizabeth Rogers, Buttlerville.

Source: The Vernon Times dated 30 January 1920. Jennings Co. IN. Thanks for posting. Teresa Haines Rigney  MARRIAGE LICENSES
1. Charles J. Gruners to Margaret Catherine Scheller.
2. Bertram F. Ducknall to Edna Herron.
3. Walter E. Powell to Minnie A. Parker.
4. Everett McGill to Thelma Wilkerson.
5. Lester J. Southerland to Wilma Pearl Richie.



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