GRAHAM COUNTY, KANSAS

MARRIAGES

 

ACKLEY, ORIN R. ~ WELTY, MARGARET A.

Orin R. Ackley and Miss Margaret A. Welty were was united in the holy bonds of marriage by Probate Judge, Martin yesterday at the home of her brother, J. N., of this city. (The People's Reveille, December 24, 1908, submitted by Jan Beecher)

ALSDORF, WILLIAM H. ~ MORGAN, ZULA I.

William H. Alsdorf and Miss Zula I. Morgan, both of Morland, were married by the Probate Judge at his office yesterday afternoon. (The People's Reveille, December 24, 1908, submitted by Jan Beecher)

BARNES, ARTHUR W. ~ FINLEY, IDA

Miss Ida Finley youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D.W. Finley of Sitka, Kansas, and Mr. Arthur W. Barnes, of Penokee, Kansas, were married Saturday, July 5, 1930 at Dodge City, Kansas. The Rev. Mr. Guy, pastor of the first Baptist church read the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Barnes will be at home on a farm near Penokee, Kansas.--Clark County Clipper. (The Hill City Times, September 4, 1930, transcribed by Jim Laird)

BEECHER, CAROL ~ DESBIEN, LEONA

Carol Beecher of Palco, and Leona Desbien, of Bogue, who were married August 1 at Damar by Rev. R. Mattingly. (The Hill City Times, Thursday, August 4, 1932, transcribed by Jim Laird)

BROWN, VIRGIL C. ~ PRENTICE, ANNA

Mr. Virgil C. Brown accompanied by his sister, Mrs. Mable B. Girley, motored to Pittsburg, Kansas, for the week end last week. Mrs. Girley remained in Pittsburg to attend the summer session at K.S.T.C.

Mr. Brown returned Sunday, bringing with him his bride, who before her marriage was Miss Anna Prentice, a teacher in the Pittsburg city schools. They will be at home to their friends after June 10 at their new home north of town. (The Hill City Times, May 29, 1930, transcribed by Jim Laird)

BROWN, WM. G. ~ SUTTON, ALTA MAY

Alta May Sutton, of Orion, Kansas and Wm. G. Brown, of Hill City were married by Probate Judge E. L. McClure at his office in Hill City, Saturday. (The Hill City Times, Thursday, September 29, 1932, transcribed by Jim Laird)

CARTER, WAYNE ~ MOWRY, IRENE

The report reaches Hill City that Miss Irene Mowry, of the Lucerne territory and Wayne Carter of Jennings were united in marriage Saturday. (The HIll City Times, April 9, 1931, transcribed by Jim Laird)

DAVIS, ALBERT ~ ROHR, MARGARET

Margaret Rohr and Albert Davis both of Hill City were united in marriage by the Probate Judge at Wakeeney, Saturday, March 8th, 1930. (The Reveille New Era, March 13, 1930, transcribed by Jim Laird)

GRAFF, BENEVENTURA ~ WITTMAN, KATHERINE

Bonds of matrimony have been published between Miss Katherine Wittman from here and Mr. Beneventura graff from Park, Kansas. (The Hill City Times, thursday, October 5, 1931, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HALL, ABRAHAM ~ HENRIE, JENNIE

Married - On Monday, Feb. 20, 1888, at the residence of the bride's parents naer Big Bend, Abraham Hall, of Nicodemus, to Miss Jennie Henrie of Big Bend. Mr. Halli s a prominent business man of Nicodemus and Miss Henrie is a very highly accomplished young lady. There were about fifty guests present, some coming from Kirwin and Marvin and the wedding was a grand affair. After the wedding all sat down and partook of as fine a supper as was ever gotten up in this portion of the state. Piano, organ and guitar music enlivened the occasion and made it enjoyable to all. The happy pair started on Tuesday for Nicodemus, where they will reside in the future. The best wishes of their many friends, the FREEMAN included, go with them. Logan Freeman. (Nicodemus Cyclone, March 2, 1888, page 1, transcribed by Peggy Thompson)

HERMAN, ANDREW ~ REIDEL, ROSA

The marriage of Miss Rosa Reidel, Penokee, to Andrew Herman, also of Penokee, was recorded in the office of Probate Judge E. C. McClure this week. The couple was married by Rev. M. P. Dreilling, Friday, January 26th. (The Hill City Times, Thursday, February 4, 1932, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HILLMAN, ARNOLD ~ BELL, OAKIE

Miss Oakie Bell and Mr. Arnold Hillman, were married Sunday at the home of the groom's mother, Mrs. E.H. Hillman, in Wakeeney. The marriage ceremony was performed by Rev. Hahn, pastor of the Lutheran church at Hays, with only the immediate families present.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Bell, of Penokee, and was a former student in the Hill City High School. The groom is the manager of the local Dobson and Hillman clothing store, and both young people are well known in this community. The bride was charming in a flowered dress, with a bouquet of roses.

Those present at the wedding and at the dinner following were: Mr. and Ms. Tom Bell, and their daughter, Arvilla, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hillman, Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne Hillman, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Hillman and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Malinowsky and son, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Vesper, Mrs. Ruby St. John of Kansas City, Mrs. E.H. Hillman and son, Harold and Rev. and Mrs. Hahn.

Mr. and Mrs. Hillman will be at home in Hill City. (The Hill City Times, April 16, 1931, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HOOD, M. J. ~ HOOD, E. E.

M. J. Jones of Hill City and E. E. Hood, of Norton. The marriage was performed July 31, by Rev. C. D. Gambriell. (The Hill City Times, Thursday, August 4, 1932, transcribed by Jim Laird)

KOBLER, HAROLD ~ MARSH, RUTH

Miss Ruth Marsh, of Hill City and Harold Kobler, of Morland were united in marriage Thursday, October 13, by Judge Peacock at WaKeeney. (The Hill City Times, Thursday, October 20, 1932, transcribed by Jim Laird)

LUSE, BURTON W. ~ BAILEY, DORIS

Miss Doris Bailey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O.D. Bailey and Burton W. Luse, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Luse were united in marriage by the probate judge of Norton county Wednesday, May 7. Mrs. Luse is a graduate of the Phillipsburg High School and has since been engaged in teaching school. Mr. Luse is a graduate of the Densmore High School. Mr. and Mrs. Luse will live with O.D. Bailey and work for him, while Mrs. Luse will teach school at Whitfield this year. (The Hill City Times, May 15, 1930, transcribed by Jim Laird)

McCASLIN, Mr. & JOBES, ______

May & December Marry

Rev. Mr. McCaslin and Miss ____ Jobes were married in Graham County Thursday afternoon. They arrived in Wa Keeney late in the night and went west on yesterday forenoon's train. Mr. McCaslin is said to be an uncle of Geo. McCaslin's who used to be well known in this county.

Rev. McCaslin had been holding a lengthy revival meeting in Graham county just prior to his marriage. He found his wife up there. He is seventy years' old; his wife is nineteen. The old gentleman looks hearty, stoops some, and uses a cane. His wife is not bad looking. It is said that they have known each other, not a great many years, but since she was a little girl. Their home is in Wallace County. (Western Kansas World, June 15, 1889)

McGUIRE, OLLIE ~ WELTY, CORA MAE

Marriages licenses - Cora Mae Welty, of Penokee and Ollie McGuire, of Waverly, Kansas. They were married by J. F. Pyle at Densmore, July 31. (The Hill City Times, Thursday, August 4, 1932, transcribed by Jim Laird)

MILES, IVAN ~ McDANIEL, NOLA

Nola McDaniel and Ivan Miles of Bogue were united in marriage by Probate judge E.L. McClure at his office in Hill City on Sunday, June 1, 1930.

Bogue News

Miss Nole McDaniel and Ivan Miles were united in marriage Sunday morning. They will spend a short time with relatives in and around Salina and then will "at home" to their many friends in the Flanders' residence. (The Hill City Times, June 30, 1930, transcribed by Jim Laird)

MORGAN, HILLARD ~ BROWN, LAURA E.

A marriage license was issued Tuesday by Probate Judge, E.L. McClure to Laura E. Brown and Hillard Morgan of Palco. 

Laura E. Brown and Hillard Morgan both of Palco were married by the Rev. J.W. Beecher of that place on Wednesday, April 30, 1930. (The Hill City Times, May 3, 1930, transcribed by Jim Laird)

NESBITT, JOSEPHA JR. ~ McCOY, ALICE

Shiloh item. - Miss Alice McCoy and Mr. Josepha Nesbitt, Jr., were married October 22, at Norton. Their many friends wish them much joy. (The Hill City Times, October 30, 1930, transcribed by Jim Laird)

A shower was given Sunday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Nesbitt, Sr., for the newly-weds, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Nesbitt, Jr. (The Hill City Times, November 6, 1930, transcribed by Jim Laird)

PARKER, BRYAN ~ PRICE, RUBY

There is a current report that Miss Ruby Price of Quinter and Bryan Parker of Hill City were united in marriage at Norton on Saturday, december 29, 1929 (The Reveille New Era, January 2, 1930, transcribed by Jim Laird)

RASH, HARVEY B. ~ YOUNG, VERNITA

Mr. and Mrs. M.H. Young are announcing the marriage of their daughter, Vernita, to Mr. Harvey B. Rash, of Beloit, Kansas. The marriage took place Saturday evening, April 4, at the office of the probate judge, F.T. Case, at Stockton, Kansas.

Mr. and Mrs. Rash spent the week-end at the M.H. Young home near Hill City. (The Hill City Times, April 9, 1931, transcribed by Jim Laird)

ROBERTS, J. E. DR. ~ TOLSON, MISS

Married - Wednesday evening, Feb. 1, at the Commerical House, Reverend Dr. J. E. Roberts to Miss Tolson, Squire Talbott, officiating. The wedding was a recherche affiar. These present report an enjoyable time. The Doctor has started the ball "a rollin." Who will be next? (Nicodemus Cyclone, February 3, 1888, page 1, transcribed by Peggy Thompson)

RUSINK, LEONARD ~ SMITH, BLANCHE

Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Blanche Smith, of Norton, and Leonard Rusink, of Prairie View. The ceremony was performed at Hays.

Mrs. Rusink is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Smith, and untol her marriage was a senior at the Norton Community high school. Mr. Rusink is a son of John Rusink, a pioneer citizen of the Prairie View community. The young people will reside on the Rusink home place 2 1/2 miles north of Prairie View.--Hays News.

The bride is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Brand of Hill City, and their friends extend congratulations and best wishes to the happy couple.

Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Stites and family spent Sunday with M.A. Stites and family. (The HIll City Times, March 19, 1931, transcribed by Jim Laird)

SNIBLY, CHARLES ~ JACKSON, EMMA

Married - Last Sunday, at the brides parents in Hill City township, Mr. Charles Snibly and Miss Emma Jackson. The groom is well known, an energetic and respected young man. The bride is the accomplished daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Jackson, and is respected by all. Charley has set an example that might be profitably followed by several of our bachelor friends. The Cyclone acknowledges as the receipt of some excellent cheers and wishes the young people a prosperous journey through life. (Nicodemus Cyclone, December 30, 1887, page 1, transcribed by Jim Laird)

STEPHENS, J. R. ~ WAGGLE, THELMA

Thelma Waggle of Penokee and J.R. Stephens of Morland were united in marriage by Probate Judge E.L. McClure at his office in Hill City on Monday, September 8. (The Hill City Times, September 11, 1930, transcribed by Jim Laird)

STEWART, HARRY ~ BOOTHE, GOLDIE

It is reported that Miss Goldie Boothe and Harry Stewart, both of Hill City, were united in marriage by the Probate Judge of Wakeeney on Tuesday, December 24, 1929. (The Reveille New Era, January 2, 1930, transcribed by Jim Laird)

STITES, KENNETH P. ~ FREEMAN, MARIE

Miss Marie Freeman and Kenneth P. Stites, both of Hill City, were united in marriage at the office of the probate judge in Wakeeney Tuesday, December 10. --Wakeeney World. (The Reveille New Era, December 19, 1929, transcribed by Jim Laird)

VESPER, CLAUDE ~ BELL, ELLA

Miss Ella Bell of Penokee, and Claude Vesper, of Hill City, were married at Wakeeney on Wednesday, December 24, by the Rev. A.M. Perrill, minister of the M.E. church of that city. (The Hill City Times, January 1, 1931, transcribed by Jim Laird)

WATSON, JOSEPH ~ SMITH, REBIRDIA

Probate Judge E.L. McClure pronounced the ceremony that united Rebirdia Smith of St. Louis, Mo., and Joseph Watson of Bogue on Saturday, April 5th. (Hill City Times, April 17, 1930, transcribed by Jim Laird)

WORLEY, CLARENCE E. ~ PARKS, BERNICE

Clarence E. Worley, of Lenora, Kansas, and Miss Bernice Parks of Hill City, Kansas were united in marriage by Judge Palmer at Norton, Kansas, Saturday, June 28, 1930. They will be at home in Lenora, Kansas, after July 7, 1930. (The Hill City Times, July 3, 1930, transcribed by Jim Laird)

ZINK, VERNON ~ COX, ROSETTA

Rosetta Cox and Vernon Zink both of Palco, were united in marriage by Probate Judge E.L. McClure at his office on Monday April 7. (Hill City Times, April 17, 1930, transcribed by Jim Laird)

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