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ABRAMS-BEACH
The marriage of Mr. Edward Abrams and Miss Charlotte Beach will occur at the home of the bride in Covinton Kentucky, October 15. (The Evening Democrat, Putnam Co., IN, September 2, 1896; Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney)

ALEXANDER-CARRINGTON
The marriage of Miss Edith Alma Carrington, age 17, of this city and Walter Earl Alexander, age 22, of Putnamville was solemnized at the Christian church parsonage on Saturday night at 7:30 o'clock by Rev. Levi Marshall. They will make their home in Putnamville. (Greencastle Herald, Greencastle, Indiana, Monday, February 16, 1920; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

ALLEE-HAMMOND
An occasional correspondent writes the Sentinel from Greencastle as follows: The exceeding dulness of vacation was happily varied to-day by the festive freaks of Hymen. Mr. John P. Allee, one of last year's graduates, was the "happy man." During his many years at college he seems to have not only learned his lesson well, but also to have learned to love, and his efforts in the former can possibly bear no richer fruit than those in the latter, for to-day he gathered in the reward of many sighs and heart-longings. Mr. Allee is a resident of Stilesville, and was united in the "holy bonds" to Miss Anna Hammond, daughter of Mr. Nat. Hammond, of this city. Of course it was all private, but the host of relatives and friends that assembled was sufficient to banish all such ideas. There was scarcely standing room for all who desired to see the beautiful bride, while the Rev. Samuel Beck, of the M. E. Church, pronounced the sacred ceremony. The usual kissing and congratulations followed, which was superseded by an elegant repast of meats and cakes. Among those of the many friends from abroad may be mentioned Mr. and Mrs. Lee Clemons, St. Louis; Mrs. W. C. Miller, Cincinnati; Misses Mollie and Jennie Steel, Terre Haute, also Mr. H. M. Jones and Mr. Clemons and lady; Mr. J. B. Richmond, Liberty, Md.; Mr. E. Richmond, West Point; Mr. T. C. Hammond and wife, Indianapolis; also W. J. Hammond. From Danville there were Miss Carrie Kenney, Miss Laura Beckwith and Miss Alice Chambers. Many handsome gifts were bestowed, which were not to be made public. The happy pair, filled with the vigor and enthusiasm of youth, enter upon the new life with bright prospects, indeed, and may succeeding years have many days that shall bring to them no more of sorrow and no less of joy than this one. They start upon a visit immediately. Indianapolis and Cincinnati is on the programme. (Indianapolis Sentinel (Indianapolis, IN), Volume XXIV, Issue 183, Page 5, Thursday, December 30, 1875; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

ALLEN-LAYNE
Mr. John W. Allen and Miss Etta O. Layne, both of Cloverdale, were married by Elder Morris at his residence on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 19. (The Greencastle Banner Times, vol. 41, no. 4, January 27, 1893; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

ALLEY-KIDDER
Married, near Frankton, Ind., July 22, by the Rev. Cornelius Quick, Mr. Joshua B. Alley and Miss Matilda L. Kidder. The bride formerly resided at Bainbridge. (Greencastle Star, Greencastle, Indiana, July 31, 1880; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

MR. and MRS. JACOB H. AMES
GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
At the county home of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob H. Ames, three miles east of Bridgeton, was celebrated their golden wedding anniversary, Sunday Feb. 23. Mr. and Mrs. Ames came to their present home 49 years ago from New Cumberland, Tuscarawas county Ohio, having lived the 49 years on the same farm...Their children presented them with two handsome rockers. The couple have seven children, all present, also eighteen grandchildren and one great grandchild. Master Wendell Jollieff, son of Mr. and Mre. J.H. Jollieff. The families of the seven children were most all present. The children are, Mrs. Ellen Gardner, of Garfield, Adk.: Mrs. Anna Moore of Greencastle; Mrs. Olive Snow of Perth; Samuel T. Ames, of Rockville; Mrs. Alice Remington, Mre. Vietta Mitchell and Miss Viola Ames. This is Mrs. Gardner's first visit here since moving to Arkansas more that seventeen years ago.----Rockville Tribune. (Star-Democrat, Greencastle, Indiana, February 28, 1913; Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney)

BAKER-BAINUM
Invitations are out for the marriage of Celestia, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. G. W. Bainum, and Mr. W. F. Baker, to take place at the family residence, East Seminary street, on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 1881, at 11 o'clock a. m. (The Greencastle Star., Greencastle, Indiana, December 24, 1881, vol. 9, no. 36; Transcribed by SallyH)

BILLINGS-ROGERS
Miss Tillie Rogers, daughter of Dr. L. L. Rogers, formerly of this city, was married at Nashville, Tenn., a few days ago to Mr. J. S. Billings. (The Greencastle Star., Greencastle, Indiana, December 24, 1881, vol. 9, no. 36; Transcribed by SallyH)

BRANT-ALLEN
Thomas J. Brant, Esq., of the class of 1871, county superintendent of schools at Sidney, Iowa, returned this week to the scenes of college days to claim for his own in the nuptial bond Miss Alice Allen, of this place. Miss Allen was member of the class of 1871 also, which was the first class that graduated ladies in Asbury. (Indianapolis Sentinel (Indianapolis, IN), Volume XXVII, Issue 53, Page 3, Saturday, February 23, 1878; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

BROWN-HANSELL
The marriage of Hurtis Brown of Advance and Miss Blanche Hansell, daughter of Jonathan Hansell, of Fillmore, Putnam county, took place at the Locust street church parsonage in Greencastle Wednesday afternoon. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Mr. Beck, pastor of the church. Mr. Brown has been a student in DePauw university for some time. They will take up their residence in Advance where the groom is operating a grain elevator. He is a popular young man and has won an estimable young woman for his wife. (Herald-Democrat, vol. 7, no. 17, Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, May 9, 1913; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

BROWN-PORTERFIELD
On Wednesday evening, May 29th, 1879, at Roberts Chapel, by Rev. J. W. Locke, D. D., William A. Brown, of this city, to Miss Lue R. Porterfield, of West Point, New York. (Greencastle Banner, Greencastle, Indiana, Thursday, June 6, 1872; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

BROWN-WEBSTER
Smith M. Brown and Nannie M. Webster, of Russell township, were married Tuesday afternoon at the residence of Capt. Joseph Donnohue, by Rev. Dr. Prettyman. The bride is a cousin of Mrs. Donnohue. (Greencastle Banner, Greencastle, Indiana, Thursday, March 10, 1887; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

BUNTON-GORHAM
FILLMORE, Aug. 12: On Sunday, Aug. 10, Mr. Charles O. Bunton and Miss Olie B. Gorham were married at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Gorham. Elder O. P. Badger pronounced the ceremony. (Greencastle Banner, Greencastle, Indiana, Thursday, August 14, 1890; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

CLINE-NICKERSON
POPLAR GROVE. Lester Cline, a son of Daniel and Servilla Cline of this vicinity, and Miss Gladys Nickerson, a very prominent young lady of Cloverdale, went to Paris, Ill., about a week ago and were married. They did not let their friends know of their intentions until last Sunday. We wish them success. (Herald-Democrat, Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, February 11, 1916; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

CLIPPINGER-TRIBOLET
The marriage of Miss Charlotte Tribolet, of Bluffton, to H. Foster Clippinger, of this city, will be quietly solemnized Thursday evening, June 1, at the home of the bride in Bluffton by Rev H. C. Clippinger, father of the bride-groom. The wedding will be a very quiet one, owing to the recent death of the bride's father and sister. Miss Tribolet will spend a few days this week with Miss Elizabeth Dougherty on North Meridian street.--Indianapolis Sun.--Miss Tribolet and Mr. Clippiinger are both former DePauw students. (Star-Democrat, vol. 7, no. 18, Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, May 26, 1911; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

COLEMAN-HEROD
A double weeding [sic] took place yesterday at the Oneida Hotel. Mr. J. W. Coleman and Miss Addie E. Herod and Mr. R. M. Gorham and Miss Grace M. Herod, all of Greencastle, being married by the Rev. Mr. Cunningham, of Franklin. Those who witnessed the ceremony were Mr. S. Herod and Mr. Thomas W. Herod, of Franklin; Mr. R. M. Coleman, Mr. W. O. Dunlavy, Mr. M. L. Johnson and Mr. John Hall, of Indianapolis. (The Indianapolis Journal April 30, 1903; Transcribed by S.S.)

COOPREW-MIEGEL
License to marry have been issued to James E. Cooprew and Emma Miegel, of Cloverdale. (The Evening Democrat, Putnam Co., IN, September 2, 1896; Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney)

CROSE-GRAVES
CROSE-GRAVES NUPTIALS.
Thorntown Young People Marry and Locate at Roachdale.

At the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Graves, in Thorntown, at 5 o'clock Tuesday evening occurred the marriage of their daughter, Miss Marie, to Lawrence P. Crose, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Crose. Rev. R. E. Callahan, of the Christian Church, officiated. The young couple left at 7:45 Tuesday evening for Roachdale, where the groom is engaged in the restaurant and grocery business, and where he had a home prepared for his bride. Mr. and Mrs. Crose are both graduates of the Thorntown high school, and are well and favorably known in the community.--Lebanon Pioneer. (Herald-Democrat., Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, December 26, 1913, Vol. 7, No., 47; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

DUNLAVY-BICKNELL
Rev. H.H. Dunlavy of Mt. Morence, Ind. is here today to attend the wedding and soemize the marriage of his brother John Dunlavy this evening. (The Evening Democrat, Putnam Co., IN, September 2, 1896; Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney)

The marriage of John W. Dunlavy and Miss Agnes Bicknell will occur this evening at 8 o'clock at the home of the bride's parents, corner Jackson and Columbia sts. Rev. H.H. Dunlavy of Lafayette, a brother of the groom, will perform the ceremony, assisted by Elder A.H. Morris. A number of relatives and ftiends from out of the city will attend. (The Evening Democrat, Putnam Co., IN, September 2, 1896; Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney)

FLETCHER-HARRIS
There is nothing pleasanter in a social way than to chronicle the union of two hearts, especially if they are young and ardent, and have a rosy future before them. Greencastle yesterday was alive with interested friends and relatives, who had gathered together from many points of the compass to celebrate the marriage of Mr. William T. Fletcher, of Indianapolis, and Miss Olivia Harris, of Greencastle. The groom can honestly say that he has just passed his twenty-first mile stone and his beautiful bride is modestly contented with eighteen years. Their courtship has been one of those sweet and natural affairs which observant friends speak of as a matter of course. Mr. Fletcher is the son of Prof. Miles Fletcher, at the time of his death, some fourteen years ago, prominently connected with the educational interests of the state as a member of the faculty of Asbury University. He was widely known and esteemed, and Will, who, until the past few years, has made Greencastle his home, inherited his father's good qualities and also the warm regards of a large circle of friends. For five years or more the son has been located in Indianapolis, with the well-known firm of Hildebrand & Fugate, and made his home with Mr. Ingram Fletcher, his uncle. His numerous connections in this city, therefore, serve to make the happy event of his early marriage quite as important, in a local way, as to the good people of Greencastle. The young couple were thrown together constantly in their verdant days, and seemed predestined to be mated for life. Miss Olivia's bright and genial disposition and gentle manners have so completely endeared her to all at Greencastle that her absence will be sadly felt in the social circles she enlivened. She is the stepdaughter of Mr. D. L. Southard, and the ceremonies, yesterday, were held at that gentleman's residence. Quite a large delegation from Indianapolis went over on the morning train, and others came from Crawfordsville, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Baltimore and York, Pa., and all came like the Trojans, bearing gifts, though not much as to cause anything but joy. The most notable feature in the personnel of the company was THE PRESENCE OF BISHOP BOWMAN, of the Methodist Episcopal Church, uncle of the bride, who had come from St. Louis to tie the nuptial knot. Guests had been invited from every prominent family in Greencastle, and had responded so heartily that Mr. Southard's hospitality was taxed, but he was equal to the occasion. The marriage ceremony had been arranged for noon exactly, so that the young couple might start forth hopefully at the noon of life. After a short delay for the arrival of relatives from Crawfordsville the ranks of the guests divided and the wedding company entered the parlors, where the reverend bishop was waiting to receive them. They were preceded by four young ladies, Miss Mary Bowman, of Cincinnati; Miss Lizzie Claypool, of Connersville; Miss Fannie Hartman, of York, Penn., and Miss Doucart, of Baltimore, all cousins of the bride, who made an avenue for the company by stretching ribbons the whole length of the room. The wedding party then entered in the following order: The Hon W. D Allen, mayor of Greencastle and step-father of the groom, accompanied by Mrs. Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Southard, the bridge and groom, Messrs. Bowman and Hammond, ushers. The marriage ceremony was solemnly performed by Bishop Bowman, and both the young parties responded very firmly to the trying catechism. The dress of the bride was exquisitely beautiful. It was a heavy, white gros grain silk, trimmed richly with tulle and fringe flowers, to which were added the blissful orange blossoms and the veil. The dress, after the latest and certainly the most tasty pattern, was cut high neck and short sleeves. Congratulations poured in heartily at the conclusion of the services, and then followed, in due time, a bounteous banquet of "wedding baked meats." No social event of this kind in Greencastle for many a day has called forth such deep and sincere feelings.

THE WEDDING GIFTS were quite numerous and both costly and beautiful. A list of the most conspicuous is as follows: Mr. Ingram Fletcher, very heavy and beautifully chased gold watch, to the groom. Mr. Dime Fletcher, an elegant silver ice pitcher. Miss Mary Fletcher, handsome toilet set. Mrs. W. D. Allen, very large and costly English edition of the Bible. Hildebrand & Fugate, the groom's old employers, one dozen solid silver pearl handled knives. Mr. and Mrs. John F. Ramsey, set of Parisian bronzes. Miss Flora Tingley, dressing service of scarlet satin, embroidered with exquisite taste. Mrs. S. K. Fletcher, Bohemian toilet set with gold mountings. Mrs. Albert Fletcher, solid silver soup ladle and two berry spoons. Theodore and Florence Bowman, silver butter dish, handsome in design. Mr. Preston Bowman, heavily chased silver cake basket. Mr. D. L. Southard, large album with gold clasp. Mrs. Southard, very rich and beautiful cameo set of jewelry. The groom's gift was a pair of superb gold bracelets of the buckle pattern.

Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher returned to Indianapolis last evening on the 5 o'clock train, bade a hasty good-bye to friends and then left for the West at 7:30 o'clock. Their future home is at Colorado Springs, just under the promising shadow of Pike's Peak, where the young groom expects to find a bonanza in the hardware trade. He has the best wishes of many friends and a beautiful young wife, which combined with his own energy, should help him to find financial blossoms on the frontier. (Indianapolis Sentinel (Indianapolis, IN), Volume XXIV, Issue 155, Page 3, Thursday, December 2, 1875; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

FRANK-JUDY
The clerk of Putnam county has given permission to H. Clay Frank and Blanche Judy to unite in the bonds of matrimony. (The Evening Democrat, Putnam Co., IN, September 2, 1896; Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney)

GASSWAY-WALSH
News of a secret marriage of Miss Emma A. Walsh and Sidney O. Gassway, popular residents of north Greencastle, which occurred at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Howard on north Jackson street Wednesday evening was made public Friday. They were married by Elder Lawrence H. Athey of this city, and Mr. and Mrs. Howard were the only witnesses to the ceremony. (Herald-Democrat, Greencastle, Indiana, August 27, 1915; Contributed by Teresa Haines Rigney)

GORHAM-HEROD
A double weeding [sic] took place yesterday at the Oneida Hotel. Mr. J. W. Coleman and Miss Addie E. Herod and Mr. R. M. Gorham and Miss Grace M. Herod, all of Greencastle, being married by the Rev. Mr. Cunningham, of Franklin. Those who witnessed the ceremony were Mr. S. Herod and Mr. Thomas W. Herod, of Franklin; Mr. R. M. Coleman, Mr. W. O. Dunlavy, Mr. M. L. Johnson and Mr. John Hall, of Indianapolis. (The Indianapolis Journal April 30, 1903; Transcribed by S.S.)

GREGORY-HAMMOND
Cards are out announcing the coming marriage of Miss Lottie Hammond of this city to Mr. John W. Gregory, of Lafayette, formerly of Bainbridge. The ceremony will be pronounced on Wednesday morning, February 1, at 10 o'clock, at the family residence, 516 Illinois street, this city. (The Greencastle Banner Times, vol. 41, no. 4, January 27, 1893; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

HAMILTON-MYERS
The marriage of Miss Hazel Myers, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Myers of Cloverdale, and Orville Hamilton of Indianapolis, occurred Saturday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Meeks at the corner of Jackson and hill streets. Rev. B.D. Beck, pastor of the Locust Street M.E. churah officated. The bride is 17 years old and the groom 21. The young couple will make their home in Indianapolis where the groom is employed in one of the large department stores. (Herald-Democrat, Greencastle, Indiana, January 30, 1914; Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney)

HAMMOND-HOLLINGSWORTH
The marriage of C. R. Hammond and Miss Anna G. Hollingsworth took place yesterday afternoon at the home of the bride. There were but few present. Dr. Gobin performed the ceremony. They left on the 4:30 train for Indianapolis and Chicago. On their return they will occupy the house formerly used by Dr. Wiley. (Greencastle Banner, Greencastle, Indiana, Thursday, October 21, 1880; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

HARTLEY-CREWS
Thomas Hartley was married to Miss Flora Crews, at the residence of the bride's father near Hadley Sunday afternoon, and had a reception at the residence of Mr. Hartley's father in this city on Monday. They have since gone to Coatesville to live, where Mr. Hartley has been engaged in business for some years. (Greencastle Banner, Greencastle, Indiana, vol. 29, no. 43, Thursday, October 27, 1881; Transcribed and Contributed by SallyH)

HATHAWAY-SKELTON
Miss Belle D. Skelton and Rexa Hathaway, both of whom reside northwest of Greencastle, were married Wednesday afternoon at the home of Rev. B. D. Beck. Both are well known young people of the neighborhood in which they live. Immediately after the ceremony the young couple left for a short wedding trip, after which they will reside on a farm two miles west of Brick Chapel. (Herald-Democrat, Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, February 11, 1916; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

HERBERT-BUIS
Herbert-Buis Nuptials At Belle Union On Nov. 9
Miss Mabel Buis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lora Buis, west of Mt. Meridian, and Glendon Herbert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Herbert of Cloverdale, were married at Belle Union Saturday by Rev. R. E. Masten. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Deweese and son, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hamblen and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brown. The young couple left immediately on a short wedding trip through Ohio and Kentucky. They will make their home with the bridegroom's father on a farm near Cloverdale. (The Daily Banner, vol. 44, no. 24, Thursday, November 14, 1935; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

HERBERT-JOB
Ralph Noble Herbert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Herbert of Reelsville, and Miss Florence Job of Reelsville, were united in marriage at the clerk's office at 1:30 o'clock Tues. afternoon by Rev. C. L. Airhart of this city. The groom is 19 years old and the bride is 18. Both are well known young people of Putnam county and have many friends who will offer their congratulations. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert will make their home on a farm near Reelsville. (Herald-Democrat., Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, December 26, 1913, Vol. 7, No., 47; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

HUFFMAN-DAVIS
The marriage of Carl A. Huffman, son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Huffman, and Miss Mary C. Davis, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Davis of Cloverdale, occurred at the home of Rev. A.M. Hootman, pastor of the Christian church of this city, Wednesday at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. Hootman performed the ceremony. Both the bride and the groom are 26 years old. They are popular and well known young people of this vicinity. They will make their home on a farm near Reelsville. (Herald-Democrat, Greencastle, Indiana, January 30, 1914; Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney)

IRWIN-WALKER
The marriage of Robert Irwin of Oxford, Ind., and Miss Nell Walker of Anderson occurred at the home of the bride's parents Wednesday afternoon. Both Mr. and Mrs. Irwin are former students of the university and are well known here. The groom is a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity and the bride a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. (Greencastle Daily Herald., Greencastle, Indiana, Thursday, January 1, 1914; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

JOHNSON-CLODFELTER
Elder Morris united in marriage on last Wednesday afternoon at his residence Mr. George E. Johnson, of Galva, Ill., and Miss Cordelia Clodfelter, of Russellville. (The Greencastle Banner Times, vol. 41, no. 4, January 27, 1893; Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney; Proofread by SallyH)

JONES-ROBERTS
Mr. William H. Jones and Miss Vannie E. Roberts, both of Greencastle, were married in that city on Thursday, December 18, at Bethel chapel, Rev.J.H. Clay officiating. The newly married couple have both occupied prominent places in Greencastle society, and a host of friends wish them a happy voyage through life. The Leader returns thanks for a box of delicious wedding cake. (The Indianapolis Leader December 27, 1879; Transcribed by S.S.)

KELLER-MASTEN
MISS MAYME MASTEN WEDS CHARLES KELLER

At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Masten, trustee of Warren Township, occurred the marriage of their oldest daughter, Mayme, to Charles Keller, of near Belle Union. The ceremony was pronounced by the Rev. Reuben Masten of Belle Sunday, Dec. 21st, 1913, at 2:30 o'clock in presence of about eighty friends and relatives, who presented the couple with a number of beautiful and useful presents. After the ceremony refreshments of ice cream, cake, bananas, candy and apples were served. The bride wore a beautiful gown of white silk. She is one of Warren township's most popular young ladies. The bridegroom is one of Putnam county's most promising teachers.

Those present for the occasion were: Mr. and Mrs. Mat Masten of Cloverdale, Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Matthews, Ruth and May Ozment of Reelsville, Walter Keller and wife and son of Greencastle, Orville O'Neal and wife and Arthur Plummer and family of Greencastle, Oscar Masten and daughter, R. W. Matthews and wife and daughters Tressie and Vesta and Frank Smith of Roachdale, Mary, Mabel and Anna Cooper, John A. Keller and wife, Eric Vermillion, Chloe Scobee, Roy Tharp and wife, Everett Masten and family, Alfred Matthews and wife of Greencastle, Earl Matthews and family, George Cooper, Opal Meek, William Sutherlin, Earl Grimes, Willis and Florence Scobee, George Hurst and family, Horace Tanner, Thomas Terry and children, Pearl and Jennie Terry, Ollie Terry, Raymond Scobee, Allen McCammack and wife and Paul Grimes. (Herald-Democrat., Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, December 26, 1913, Vol. 7, No., 47; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

Miss Mamie Masten, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Masten, of Warren township, and Charles Keller of Coatesville, were united in marriage Sunday afternoon at the home of the bride's parents. Both young people are well known in this vicinity and have a host of friends that will offer their congratulations to the newly weds. (Herald-Democrat., Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, December 26, 1913, Vol. 7, No., 47; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

KELLEY-MEEK
EDWIN KELLEY WEDS MISS DELLA MAY MEEK

On Saturday at the home of the bride's parents, 107 Hill street, occurred the wedding of Miss Della May Meek, and Edwin Kelley of this city. The marriage ceremony was at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Bert DeWitt Beck of the Locust Street Church. Immediately after the ceremony the young couple went to Cloverdale where they visited relatives over Sundayq. They returned to Greencastle the first of the week to make this town their future home. Mr. Kelley is employed in the local Kitchen Cabinet factory. (Herald-Democrat., Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, December 26, 1913, Vol. 7, No., 47; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

LAUGHLIN-TURMAN
Elder A. J. Laughlin and Miss Flora Turman are to be married this afternoon. (Greencastle Banner, Greencastle, Indiana, vol. 29, no. 43, Thursday, October 27, 1881; Transcribed and Contributed by SallyH)

MATKIN-ALBIN
Charles A. Matkin was married to Miss Lina Albin, daughter of J. C. Albin, Tuesday night. (Greencastle Banner, Greencastle, Indiana, vol. 29, no. 43, Thursday, October 27, 1881; Transcribed and Contributed by SallyH)

McCLOUD-RUSSELL
Miss Dora M. Russell, age 17 years, and Everett McCloud, age 19 years, both residents of Jackson township, near New Maysville, were married here Wednesday morning in the private office of County Clerk Moore. Elder C. L. Airhart read the ceremony. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo R. Russell, and the groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. William McCloud. They will reside on a farm in Jackson township. (Herald-Democrat, Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, March 3, 1916; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

McCORMICK-MARTIN
Married, on Wednesday, March 22d, at Cloverdale, Putnam county, Ind., by Rev. Mr. Jackson, Mr. J. B. McCormick, of this city to Miss Mary A. C. Martin, of the former place. (New Albany Daily Ledger, Sat., 25 Mar 1854, p2 c5; Contributed by Sue Carpenter)

McGRANNEHAM-CRAWLEY
The marriage of Herbert C. McGranneham, the 19 year old son of Mrs. Sophia E. McGranneham of this city, and Miss Amanda Crawley, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James H.Crawley, also Greencastle residents, was preformed by Justice of the Peace Phillip Frank in the latter's office last Saturday at 1 o'clock. McGranneham is employed as a laborer on the DePauw gymnasium building. (Herald-Democrat, Greencastle, Indiana, August 27, 1915; Contributed by Teresa Haines Rigney)

McKEEHAN-HUFFMAN
Married, at the residence of the bride's father, Jacob Huffman, of Monroe tp., Putnam county, Jan.22, 1893, by Jacob Rohm, Mr. T.J. McKeehan and Miss Alice Huffman, both of Putnam county. (The Greencastle Banner Times, vol. 41, no. 4, January 27, 1893; Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney; Proofread by SallyH)

PADGETT-ORRILL
At the residence of the bride's parents, in Terre Haute, Ind., on Tuesday evening, June 4th, by Rev. J. W. Greene, Mr. Alverado Padgett to Miss Ada V. Orrill. (Greencastle Banner, Greencastle, Indiana, Thursday, June 6, 1872; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

POWER-CULLISON
The marriage of Robert Power of this city and Miss Olive Cullison of Bloomfield occurred at Terre Haute last Friday at noon. Immediately after the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Power came to this city where they will make their future home. They will reside at 416 east Seminary street. Mr. Power has been in this city for several months. He is a candy maker at the Zaharakos Candy factory. (Herald-Democrat, Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, March 3, 1916; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

PRIEST-RADY
Miss Rosemary Rady, daughter of Mar. and Mrs. Charles Rady and Raymond Priest were married Saturday afternoon at the Roachdale Christian church with Rev. Leonard Wymore reading the marriage vows. Miss Betty Jean Rady sister of the bride was brides maid and Gerald O'Hair of Bainbridge was best man. The wedding was attended by the immediate family of the bride. Mr. and Mrs. Priest will be at home to their friends in the band apartments. (The Daily Banner, Greencastle, Indiana, January 19, 1948; Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney)

RENICK-BRIDGES
WEDDING BELLS AT HOUSTON TEXAS
ROBERT LEWIS RENICK, FORMER GREENCASTLE BOY, CLAIMS SOUTHERN BRIDE--WILL MAKE HOME AT COLD SPRINGS, TEXAS.
GROOM IS WELL KNOWN HERE

A quiet pretty wedding was solomnized last evening at 7:30 at the home of Mrs. F. W. Bridges, uniting in marriage her daughter, Saidee, to Robert Lewis Renick, only the families and immediate relatives being present at the ceremony.

The golden-hued nasturtium supplied the floral embellishment against a back ground of foliage and southern smilax, graduated palms and ferns forming an improvised altar in the parlor of nasturtiums and ferns.

In the dining room the table had a covering of cluny lace with central vase of nasturtiums and ferns. Crystal candlesticks completed the effect.

Reverend Sam Hay performed the ceremony, and the wedding music was rendered by Miss Margaret Scott, who presided at the piano.

The bride and groom were unattended and the former was handsomely gowned in a traveling suit of cloth of gold with hand-embroidered marquisitte blouse, and hat to correspond in color. She carried a bouquet of bride roses ferns.

Mrs. Bridges was gowned in black shaniung, trimmed with Irish lace and Mrs. Rennick wore a beautiful gown of black silk trimmed with Irish lace.

A large number of handsome presents evidenced a wide circle of friends and the young couple left on the 9:30 train for a trip to San Antonio.

Mr. and Mrs. Renick will be at home in Cold Springs, Texas after June 1st where a home attractively furnished by the groom's parents awaits them.

The bride is a native of Texas while the groom was formerly from Indiana, a graduate of DePauw University of the class of '06, and a member of the Delta U. frantersity and is a cashier of one of the banks of Cold Springs.--Houston, (Texas,) Post.

Mr. Renick is a son of Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Renick, of Houston, Texas, formerly of Greencastle. (Star-Democrat, vol. 7, no. 18, Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, May 26, 1911; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

ROACH-HENNY
A Happy Home Wedding. Miss Lucy May Henny and James David Roach were married at the bride's home, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Henny of Putnam county. The Rev. A. E. Kester officiated. The bride was handsomely attired in a cream taffeta silk, with shoes, gloves and hat to match and carried a bunch of carnations. A number of relatives and friends were present, among them was the bride's uncle, J. H. Webster, of Roanoke, Va. The bride is a charming young lady and has a wide circle of friends in the county. Mrs. Roach received many valuable and useful presents of silverware, among which was a handsome twenty-six piece set presented by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Webster, and aunt, Mrs. O. W. Tice, of Roanoke, Va. They will reside in Putnam county. (Herald-Democrat, Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, February 11, 1916; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

SAGE-NELAN
John L. Sage, son of Patrick Sage, and Miss Anna Nelan, daughter of Patrick Nelan, were united in marriage on Wednesday morning at St. Paul's Catholic church, Rev. McLaughlin officiating. Both are well-known young people of north Greencastle and have a host of friends to wish them good fortune. (The Greencastle Banner Times, vol. 41, no. 4, January 27, 1893; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

SALTMARSH-HAWKINS
Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Saltmarsh (formerly Miss Margaret E. Hawkins, of Greencastle), who were married Wednesday evening, have gone to housekeeping on West Pratt street, between Meridian and Illinois streets. (The Indianapolis Journal July 16, 1892; Transcribed by S.S.)

SCOTT
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Woolrich will give a wedding reception to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. E. Scott at the Grand Central next Tuesday evening. (Greencastle Banner., Greencastle, Indiana, Thursday, April 9, 1885; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

SCOTT-STEVENS
MORTON. Justice Forgey married his first couple last week--Mr. Scott and Miss Lizzie Stevens. (Greencastle Banner, Greencastle, Indiana, Thursday, March 10, 1887; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

SILLERY-PAGE
William Sillery, of Greencastle, and Mrs. Idella Steele Page, of Indianapolis, were married in Indianapolis Sunday by the Rev. D. Jay Good. Mr. Sillery is a barber and is employed at the W. O. Timmons shop in this city. They will reside at the corner of Vine and Liberty streets. (Herald-Democrat, Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, February 11, 1916; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

SNODGRASS-BROWN
Married, Sunday afternoon, at 4 o'clock, at the residence of the bride's father, L. M. Brown, near Fillmore, this county, William F. Snodgrass and Miss Sallie E. Brown, by Justice G. H. Freeman. The ceremony was not only highly enjoyed by those directly interested, but also by the large number of relatives present. Then came a bountiful repast, which, if we are to judge by the specimen of cake sent us, must have been all that the most exacting epipcure could have wished. The young couple will, on invitation of the grandfather, George Crow, spend the winter with him, and in the spring will erect a home for themselves. They have the best wishes of all who know them for their future happiness, and in these good wishes the BANNER is pleased to join. (Greencastle Banner, Greencastle, Indiana, vol. 29, no. 43, Thursday, October 27, 1881; Transcribed and Contributed by SallyH)

STEVENS-O'HAIR
Mrs. Frank Coss entertained about seventy guests at her home on east Seminary street Thursday afternoon with a tea party in honor of Miss Mabel O'Hair, who will wed Frederick Stevens of Princeton December 31. The house was beautifully decorated with red carnations, holy and pionsetti. Those who assisted Mrs. Coss were: Miss Pearl O'Hair, Mrs. Fred O'Hair, Mrs. Frank Bittles, Mrs. Florence Dunbar, Miss Margaret Keiper, Miss Mayme Naylor, Miss Kathleen Campbell, Mrs W. U. Brown, Miss Florence Black, Miss Ida Overstreet, Mrs. R. G. McCutchan, Mrs. J. G. Campbell, Mrs. R. L. O'Hair. (Herald-Democrat., Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, December 26, 1913, Vol. 7, No., 47; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

STIFFLER-MECUM
Mrs. Myrtle P. Mecum, of Frankfort, a former well known resident of Greencastle, and Charles S. Stiffler of Sedalia, were granted a marriage license at Frankfort Monday. The announcement of the wedding has not been received by friends of Mrs. Mecum here, Mr. Stiffler is a farmer. (Herald-Democrat, Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, March 3, 1916; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

STILLWAGON-STRATTON
Married, in this city, at the residence of the bride's mother, on Thursday, July 22, 1880, by Elder O. P. Badger, Lucien A. Stillwagon, of Bowling Green, Indiana, and Miss Clara A. Stratton. This marriage is especially noteworthy, because of the good looks of both the high-contracting parties. We hope their daily walk and conversation will be in keeping with their looks, and that all their days be days of pleasantness, and all their paths be paths of peace. (The Greencastle Star., Greencastle, Indiana, July 24, 1880; Transcribed and Contributed by SallyH)

STONER-PRICE
William C. Stoner, of Delmar, and Miss Flossie L. Price, of Filmore, were married in the clerk's office Friday morning. Esquire Frank officiated. (Herald-Democrat, vol. 7, no. 17, Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, May 9, 1913; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

STROUTHER-KING
The marriage of Joseph Strouther and Ruby King occurred Saturday night at the home of Squire Ashton on Bloomington street, who performed the ceremony. (Herald-Democrat., Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, December 26, 1913, Vol. 7, No., 47; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

TORR-LAYTON
MARRIED--On the 14inst., by Prof. Cyrus Nutt, Miss Sophis Layton to Mr. William Torr, both of this county. (Greencastle Banner, Greencastle, Indiana, October 20, 1858; Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney)

VANZANT-HAINEY
Henry W. Vanzant [Vinzant] and Christine Hainey have been licensed to marry. (Greencastle Star Press, April 8, 1899, front page; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

Mayor Birch tied the nuptial knot for Henry W. Vanzant [Vinzant] and Christine Hainey, on Saturday, and eye witnesses say that the ceremony was all O. K.; warranted to neither rip, ravel nor wear out. (Greencastle Star Press, April 8, 1899, page 3; Contributed and Typed SallyH)

Mayor Birch's Effort.
Mayor Birch felt forty years younger Saturday evening after he had pronounced the ceremony that bound Henry W. Vanzant [Vinzant] and Christine Hainey. The mayor threw his best efforts into the exercises and when the happy couple emerged from the ceremony there wasn't a bit of doubt in their minds or those of the spectators that they were securely hitched. We confidently expect a grand influx of matrimonial business to sweep into the mayor's sanctum as a result of Saturday's most excellent and high style marriage. Our mayor's versatility is unbounded. (Greencastle Banner, April 7, 1899, page 8; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

Bainbridge. Sunday afternoon Chas. Haney and Chestine Bugg were united in the holy bonds by W. R. Dawson. (Greencastle Banner, vol. 37, no. 38, Greencastle, Indiana, Thursday, September 19, 1889; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

WALLACE-ALLEE
Miss Lessie Allee And Frank Wallace Married. A quiet home wedding occurred at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Alle on east Anderson street Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock when thier daughter, Miss Lessie, and Frank Wallace, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Wallace of this city were united in marriage by the Rev. Bert DeWill Beck, Pastor of the Locust street Chruch. Only the parents of the couple were present at the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace are both very popular young people of their community. The former is the principal of the Fillmore high school and is held in high esteem by the people of that community. His bride is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allee and is one of the most popular young ladies of this city. They are now spending a few days in Indianapolis, after which visit they will return to Fillmore, where they will make their home this winter. (The Greencastle Herald, Greencastle, Indiana, August 18, 1915; Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney)

WHITMARCH-TAYLOR
John Whitmarch and Miss Minnie E. Taylor, of Brazil, were here Thursday and secured a marriage license. Later, they were married by Squire Frank. (Star-Democrat, vol. 7, no. 18, Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, May 26, 1911; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

WILLIAMS-GRAHAM
Graham-Williams Nuptials. Miss Laura Bell Graham and Warren Williams, a well known couple of Franklin township, near Raccoon, were married Saturday morning in the private office of County Clerk Harry Moore, by Elder Jasper N. Dalby. The bride is a daughter of George Graham and is an esteemed young lady of north Putnam. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Al Williams. He is a prominent young farmer of the community in which he lives. Mr. and Mrs. Williams will reside on a farm in the Raccoon neighborhood. (Herald-Democrat, Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, March 3, 1916; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

WILSON-CARPENTER
Lula B. Carpenter, age 26, and Thomas J. Wilson, aged 49, were married Sunday night at the Otter Creek church, on the Putnam-Parke county line. They will reside on Madison township where Mr. Wilson is known as a successful farmer. Mrs. Wilson is a daughter of Jess Carpenter and is favorably known in the community in which she has resided. (Herald-Democrat, Greencastle, Indiana, Friday, March 3, 1916; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)

MR. and MRS. SAMUEL WOODRUFF
SIXTY-EIGHTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Woodruff, Greencastle, celebrated their sixty-eighth wedding anniversary Saturday. (Crawfordsville Star, Crawfordsville, Indiana, Thursday, May 16, 1895; Contributed and Typed by SallyH)




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