Genealogy Trails
White County, Indiana
Newspaper Marriage

White County Marriage Anouncements
as found in various newspapers

Oscar Dean Cottrell. 23. Monticello factory employee. Thelma Ruth Dilling
23. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Dllling. Norway.
Joseph K Bauer. 28. Iroquois county Illinois, farmer; Marie Helzeunaa. 21.
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Heinzelman. White county farmers.
Charles Vogleman. 20. son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Vogleman. Cass township
farmers; Geraldine Black, 20. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Black. Cass township farmers.
Married January 4th in Monticello by Justice B. L Rose.
(source: 1)

Donald Greenburg. mill employee, son of Elmer Greenburg. Fowler;
Martha Powell,  daughter of Arthur Powell, of Wolcott.
Bernard L. Burns. 25. son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence W. Burns. Reynolds;
Freeda Paker. 24. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George D. Paker. Chalmers.
(source: 5)

Former Francesville Girl Is Wed to Remington Man
 A simple but beautiful wedding was solemnized Tuesday afternoon at one o'clock when Miss Margaret Saltwell daughter
of John Saltwell and Alvin Alberts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Alberts, Jr, of Remington were united
In marriage at the Presbyterian church In Remington. The Rev. H. D. Trickey officiated.
The bride was given away by her father. She wore a floor length white crepe dress with a trailing veil and
carried an arm bouquet of white roses. Miss Dorothy Jents of Frances ville was maid of honor and wore a blue
taffeta dress and carried white gladiolus The best man was Elbert Griffin of Remington. The bridesmaids. Miss
Marjean Saltwell of near Chalmers and Miss Evelyn Harmen of Remington, wore blue taffeta and carried
white gladiolas. Kenneth Saltwell and Darrel Harmon acted as ushers.
After the ceremony, a reception was held at the bride's home with about fifty guests present. The dining table
was centered with a beautiful tiered wedding cake. Later the couple left for a short wedding trip, the bride
wearing a soldier blue dress with matching accessories. On their return, they will make their home with the
bride's father until March 1st. when they will move to a farm near Remington.
The John Saltwells are former residents of this community who moved to a farm near Remington a few years ago.
(source: 5)

Bernard Burns, son of Mr. and Mrs, Lawrence W. Burns of Reynolds, and Miss Freeda Faker, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Gaorge B. Faker of Chalmers, will be married Saturday morning In the St. Joseph Catholic church
at Reynolds. The bride-elect has been given several functions the past week.
(source: 5)

Earl J. Somers 23. Monon; Roberta Dilling. Norway.19,
Wallace W. Ireland, 31, Michigan City Caroline Mae Miller. 25, White county.
Robert Brookshire, 20,  son of Mr. and Mrs Leonard Brookshire, Chalmers:
Ruth Warner, 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Warner, Chalmers.

Doris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Martin, Wolcott. will be married on Sunday, February 16th,
to Charles Burns, son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Burns of Rensselaer.

Marlon Johnson, 25. son of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Johnson, Monon farmers
Jean McCollum, 18. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Prank McCollum, Wolcott farmers.
(Source: 3)

Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Thelma Ellen Sprague of Monon to Glenn V. Ramsey of Peoria, III., which
was solemnized at Covington. Ind., September 2. 1940. The single ring ceremony was read by the father of the groom, the
Rev. A. O. Ramsey In the presence of the Immediate family.
The former Miss Sprague is the daughter of Mrs. Charles Murray of Monon. She graduated from Monon high school with
the class of 34 and from the teacher's course at Central Normal, Danville. Ind. She later attended Indiana University. While
at Central Normal she was a member of ihe Psi Chi Omega social sorority. She taught in both the Buffalo and Brookston
schools and was teaching in the Plymouth schools until her resignation last week.
Mr. Ramsey Is the son of Rev. and Mrs. A. O. Ramsey of Covington. He received his A. B. degree from Indiana
Central; his A. M. degree from the University of Illinois and has completed 2 years work toward a Ph. D. at Indiana
University. He Is a member of Kappa Phi Kappa and Phi Delta Kappa, honorary fraternities. At present he Is the
director of health education at Woodruff high school in Peoria, Illinois.
Mr. and Mrs. Ramsey will be at home after February 15th In their apartment at 133 East Glen. Peoria.
(Source: 3)

Monon Man, Wolcott Girl Wed; To Live in Lafayette
Marlon Johnson, 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Johnson. Monon farmers; and Velma Jean McCollum. 18. daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank McCollum. Wolcott farmers, were married at 8 o'clock Saturday night
by the Rev. W. L. Wilson In the Methodist parsonage.
The couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Don Quasebarth.
The bride wore blue silk crepe with tan and brown accessories and a corsage of pink roses. She is a graduate
of Wolcott high school of 1840 and Mr. Johnson graduated from Monon high school with the class of 1935. They
will make their home In Lafayette where the groom Is employed by the Postal Telegraph company.
(Source: 3)

Shower Chalmers Girl Who Will Become Bride Sunday
Mrs. Austin Roark and daughter, Doris, entertained at a kitchen shower honoring Miss Ruth Warner who is to be married to
Robert Brookshlre Sunday. February 18th. The home was beautiful In artistic decorations. Contests were enjoyed after which the
bride elect was seated at a table covered by a parasol, and Little Miss Georgia Ruth Roark came In with a wagon gayly
decorated and filled with gifts which the honored guest unwrapped At the conclusion of the party, delicious refreshments were served.
(Source: 3)

Mildred Juanlta Duncan, 30, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Duncan. Monon;
Verne O. Woodward. 38: son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Woodward, Zion, Ill.
Lizzie Rushaw,   64,  Idaville; Guy Moore, 64 , Monticello.
(source: 4)

Idaville Girl Weds
Lizzie M. Rushaw of Idaville and Guy Moore of Monticello were married
Saturday evening by the Rev. M. A Madsen, Monticello, at his home. They
were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Condo of Idaville.

Arnett - Morehouse
Zora. daughter of Mr. and Mrs Will Arnett. Kentland, was married Sunday afternoon at the Federated church parsonage
in Brookston to Gordon Morehouse,  son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter M Morehouse They will live at Lafayette
where Mr. Morehouse is employed by the American Aluminum company.

A marriage license was granted at Rensselaer Tuesday to Glen Thomas of Wolcott and Miss Anna M. Sutter of Remington.

Marriage license was granted at Renesselaer to Urban N Pope of Indianapolis and Fern A. Cavender of Medaryville.
The latters parents reside in Springfield, Illinois.
(source: 6)

Marriage Licenses
Warner A Massey. 32. Michigan City soldier. Ruth Rothrock. 23. Monticello beautician.
Lloyd Schofield, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred  E   Schofield. Brookston farmers; Audrey Holmes, 20, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oris Holmes,  Reynolds
(source: 7)

Audrey Holmes of Reynolds Is Wed to Brookston Man

(By Reynolds Correspondent)
Mr. and Mrs. Oris Holmes of Reynolds announce the marriage of their daughter, Miss Audrey, to Lloyd Schofield, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Alfred E. Schofleld, Brookston farmers. The ceremony was read February 28th in Hammond by the Rev. J. M.
Morton. The couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Banker. They will reside in Hammond where Mr. Schofleld is employed.
Mrs. Schoneld wore a navy blue street dress with white trimmings and navy blue accessories. Mrs. Banker wore
black crepe with black accessories. The bride graduated from Reynolds high school later from a Lafayette beauty
school and for the last year has conducted the Elite Beauty Salon at Wolcott. Mr. Schofleld graduated from the
Round Grove high school and from the Coyne Electrical school, Chicago.
(source: 7)

Miss Ruth Heims Becomes Bride of Logansport Man
A pretty wedding was solemnized at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon in Hartford City when Miss Ruth Heims, the
daughter of Albert Heims of Monon became the bride of James Moore, of Logansport. The ceremony was read by
the Rev. McClune. The bride wore a dress of old rose with black accessories and a shoulder bouquet of lilies of the
valley. The couple returned to Monon Monday evening and a wedding dinner was served at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Heims. The table was decorated in pink and white and was centered by a three tiered wedding cake. The couple will
reside in Logansport where Mr. Moore is a nurse at the city hospital.
(source: 7)

Wolcott Man Will Marry Former College Classmate
A romance that budded on the campus of Wheaton college, Wheaton Ill., two years ago, will culminate March
15th in the marriage of Lloyd Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wilson, Wolcott, and Miss Rhuama Pittman of
Streator, III. The announcement was made last weekend at a party given by her parents. She graduated from the
Streator high school and was a student at Wheaton until the end of the last semester. Mr. Wilson graduated from
Wolcott High school and attended the Wheaton college.
(source: 7)

Miss Lizenby, Medaryville Is Bride of Chicago Man
Dorothy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.Perry Lizenby of near Medaryville and Harold Hartmann of Chicago, son of Mr. and Mrs.
H. A. Hartmann of Denham, were married at 12:30 o'clock last Monday at the home of the bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Bush.
The Rev. J. E. Goodballet of the Medaryville Christian church read the single ring ceremony before the immediate families.
Miss Donna Lizenby sister of the bride, and Charles Madlung were bridesmaid and best man.
Following the rites, a wedding dinner was served to sixteen relatives at the Bush home. A shower for the couple
will be held Saturday night in the Denham hall. They will reside in Chicago where Mr. Hartmann is employee.
(source: 7)

Francesville Girl Becomes Bride At Pretty Wedding
(By Francesville Correspondent)
Miss Lenora Kelly, daughter of Mr and Mrs. J. V. Kelly, and Wallace Cook son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cook, were
married Friday evening of last week at 8 o'clock In the home of the bride's parents. The Rev Chester Parker read
the single ring ceremony. The couple stood beneath a large arch of wedding bells and before an altar of banked ferns
and tiny Christmas trees. Preceding the ceremony. Ralph Kelly, brother of the bride, accompanied by Mrs. Ralph
Koebcke sang "I Love You Truly." Anna Mae Kelly, sister of the bride, and Robert Cook. Jr.. brother of the groom,
attended the couple. The bride wore a green crepe dress with gold and brown accessories and a corsage of sweetheart
roses and pink and white baby mums. Her attendant wore a brown dress with beige accessories and a corsage
of sweetheart roses with red and white baby mums.
Following the ceremony, a buffet luncheon was served. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cook. Mr. and Mrs.
Joe Cook, Robert. Tom. Jean, Herbert, and Phillip Cook of near Rensselaer, Mr and Mrs Ralph Kelly of Knox,
Charles Bailey of Lakevllle. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Koebcke and Mr and Mrs J. V. Kelly and son Eddie.
(source: 8)

Announce June Wedding
Mr. and Mrs. Richard North. Brookston, announce the marriage of their daughter, Helen Lois, to R. Max Taylor
of Russiaville which took place June 7th at Russiaville. They are making their home with the bride's parents.
(source: 8)

Buffalo Woman Weds
Mrs. Blanche Shields, Buffalo, and William Bowman Taylor, living east of Buffalo, were married December 11
by the Rev. Alvin Hall of the Sitka community, at his home. They will live on the Taylor farm.
(source: 8)

By Medaryville Correspondent) Miss Nellie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Lizenby,
and Albert Hartman, jr., of Chicago, were married at the home of the bride's grandparents.
Mr. and Mrs. John Bush. Donna Lizenby and Charles Madlung were the attendants. The couple will live in Chicago
(source: 9)

A marriage license was granted Saturday at Winamac to Ernest C. Clouser of Winamac and
Miss Alladean Lola Kroft, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Kroft of Medaryville.
(source: 9)

Park - Christopher
Mr. and Mrs. James Paris were at Battle Ground Saturday afternoon and attended the marriage of their son.
Arthur, and Miss Ethel Christopher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Amos M. Christopher of Lafayette, which was
solemnized by Rev. W. N. Sherril at the parsonage there. The parents of both parties witnessed the ceremony. A
reception was given the happy couple at the home of the bride's parents with the immediate families present. Mr.
and Mrs Paris are at home In Lafayette where the groom Is employed. He has many friends who wish him and
Mrs. Paris bon voyage.
(source: 9)

Source 1: The Monon News Friday January 10, 1941
Source 2: The Monon News Feb. 7 1941
Source 3: The Monon News February 14, 1941
Source 4: The Monon News Friday November 14, 1941
Source 5: The Monon News Friday January 17, 1941
Source 6: The Monon News January 24, 1941
Source 7: The Monon News March 7, 1941
Source 8: The Monon News December 19, 2009
Source 9: The Monon News December 26, 1941
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