HODGEMAN  COUNTY
 

HODGEMAN  COUNTY  MARRIAGES
Performed by Rev. Charles Henry Ruff
 
 
The information contained in this file was submitted by Debbie Ruff and was taken from a journal kept by Rev. Charles Henry Ruff, her husband's great grandfather. For the complete story, please read her introduction to this informative and interesting material by using the Introduction & Baptism link below.

 

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MARRIAGE CEREMONIES

 
Marriage certificate for George William Shank and Katie Theresa Meyers
signed by Charles H. Ruff. -- From Katie Ruff

 


    DATE          GROOM & AGE                  BRIDE & AGE                  PLACE                       FEE  MILES         COMMENTS

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Apr.  11 ’97   Walter S. Ruff 27            Lelia Walters 18              Francis, Ness Co.               3    50

Sept. 29 '97   L.W. Countryman 32           Lena Jenkins 20               Kinsley                         5    40

Apr.  28 ’98   Lou North 42                 Jane Countryman 30            Garfield                        5    30

July   3 ‘98   Hugo Franz                   Sarah Beeman                  Rozel                           3    15

Oct.   9 '98   Jno Countryman 28            Minnie Merwin                 Rudrow Place                    5    16

Nov.   6 '98   John C. Grover 69            Elizabeth Byland 59           Rozel                           3    16

Oct.   1 '99   N.A. McJunkin 23             Dora Hunt                     Bazine                          5    36

Nov.  25 '00   S.S. Button 37               Jessie Ruff 27                Hodgeman                        5    36

Jan.   7 '03   Albert Franz 22              Maggie Beeman 19              Rozell                          5    20

Jan.  18 '03   Wm. T. Donstone 28           Lizzie McJunkin 28            Wellmanville                    5    42

Feb.  18 '03   Tom Temple 21                Lulu Suffiwol 23              Rozel                           5    44

Oct.  15 '03   Bert McJunkin 24             Mary Sears 19                 Wellmanville                    5    18

May   22 ’04   W.L. Thomson 27              Mabel Ruff 28                 Hodgeman                        5    36

June  15 '04   Fred Ragle 25                Naomi Norris 19               Burdett                         5    18    (Fred was killed by stray

                                                                                                                     bullet while hunting in Co.)

Aug.  31 '04   Jno. Harrison 21             Mabel Norris 19               Burdett                        20    12    (about 50 guests)

Oct.  27 '04   Peter Seward 26              Maude Lee 20                  Burdett                         5    12

Jan.  29 ’05   Ray Haymond 21               Edna Pulmer 19                My Home                         1     -

Mar.  29 '05   Olin E. Lamport 53           Emma Besore 35                Rozel                          10    30

Oct.  24 '05   Julius Shank                 Irah McJunkin                 Wellmanville                    2    42

Feb.  21 ’06   J.H. Riedner 29              B. LaBonney 21                Rozel                           5    30

June   7 '06   Dave Gibson 21               Annie King 18                 King’s Home                    -5    12

Sept. 12 '06   Louis Duval 20               Elvira Mack 18                Rozel                           5    25

Nov.  11 '06   Fred G. Wilson 27            Flora Poole 24                Rozel                           5    30

Dec.  23 '06   Wm. Shank 22                 Katie Meyers 21               Wellmonville                    5          (Night I was lost)

Dec.  25 '06   Harry Klein 24               Gertie Kilboon 23             Klein’s                         5     -

Jan.  16 ’07   Sam’l Alexander 36           Mattie Harris 31              Kinsley                         5    25

Mar.  12 '07   Gid Enfield 29               Louisa Brown 28               Garfield                        5    20    (Dark night)

Dec.  31 ’08   Ray McFadden                 Alma Bondurant                Hodgeman                       10    50    Zero -

Feb.  28 ’09   L.M. Juvenal 24              Lena Meyers 20                Home                            1.75  -

Apr.  27 ’10   Roy Bauer 22                 Ida Fulton 16                 Burdett                         5    22

Aug.   7 '10   Luther Fine 25               Bertha Friend                 Home                            2.50  =

Sept.  8 '10   Vine Wenet 27                Leora Mather 20               Home                           10     -

Oct.  12 '10   Geo. Curtis 29               Nellie Searcy 25              Burdett                         5    12

Oct.  12 '10   Bert Bradshaw 24             Anna Searcy 20                Burdett                         5     -

Dec.  25 '10   Ralph Evans 25               Mabel Burdett 20              Rozel                           6.50 18

Jan.   1 ’11   Vernon Trexler 21            Joy Dillinger 19              Burdett                         5    10    (Extremely Cold)

Oct.   2 '11   Byron Binley 21              Margaret Ray 17               Home                            4     -

Oct.  11 '11   Earnest Garrison 26          Fanny McJunkin 26             Home                            5     -

Oct.  25 '11   Wm. Kirch                    Mae Besore                                                    5     3    (Divorced)

Mar.   3 ’12   Robt. Norris                 Leah Doyle                    Hutchinson                   15 1   75     (Heavy snow and cold)

July   2 '12   Tom Sidebottom 44            Abbie Blount 41               Home                           10     -    (A terrible dust storm)

Feb.  23 ’13   John Bauer 23                Mabel Klein 18                John Klein’s                    5     -

Dec.  24 '13   John Smith 31                Bessie Ruff 20                Home                            -     -

Sept.  2 '14   Neil Rucker 24               Mildred Crawford 22           Ruckers                        10    16    (About 50 guests)

June   3 '15   Earl Pitts 24                Lizzie Love 19                Jetmore                      5-10    92

Sept. 22 '15   M.R. Sidebottom 36           Abbie Ruff 34                 Hodgeman                       10    46

Oct.  13 '15   Jas. Boey                    Emma Blackwell                Nekoma                          5    36    (auto ride)

Oct.   3 ’17   Vernon Bondurant 22          Irene Morhphew 19             Hanston                         5    40

May   15 ’18   Earl Miller 18               Nellie 21                     Home                                       (Fine day)

Sept. 18 '18   Ralph Scott 19               Ninan Shumate                 Schumate’s                      5    52    (Beautiful Friday evening)

Nov.  26 '18   Norman Giles 24              Eula Lee 20                   Burdett                        10    12    (Beautiful wedding at 7p.m. 

                                                                                                                     about 50 guests present)

Aug.  18 '20   Max Mather 22                Ruby Shightom 18              At Home                        10     -    (Beautiful wedding. Mother

                                                                                                                     & brother present)

Mar.  30 '21   Wm. Kimmel Lupfer 26         Mabel Amelia (Ruff) 22        At Home                                    (Beautiful wedding)

Oct.   7 '21   Chas. E. Ruff 22             Ruth A. Bonner                At Home                                    (Car trouble, near midnight)

Apr.  20 ’22   Jas. S. Nutt 35              Zella C. 27                                                              (Fine evening, 8P.M., ring 

                                                                                                                     ceremony with hope)

July  20 '22   Chester F Mundhenke 21       Ivy Pearl Ruff 21             At Home                        10    60    (8 p.m. ring Beautiful home 

                                                                                                                     wedding ceremony)

Sept.  8 '22   Earl C. Warnock 35           Fern Peterson 23              At Home                         7    24    (about 150 guests)

Sept. 16 '22   August Sieverling 41         Martha Helen Jarvis 28        At Home                         0     9    (at our home)

May   31 '24   W. Glenn Ruff 19             Bessie A. Peterson 21         At Peterson’s home              -    22    (Very Muddy)

June   6 ’25   Oliver W. Howell 27          Ettie E. Countryman 18        Home                            5     -    (High wind, south)

July  29 ’25   Clarence E. Salmans 26       Ruth Ruff 25                  Home                            -    60    (About 40 guests)

Aug.  26 '25   Wm. Macy 22                  Elinor Ruff 22                                                5     -

Aug.   5 ’26   Harry E. Ruff 21             Ruby Graff 21                                      

Sept. 16 '26   Chester S. Ruff 25           Viola Anna Leonard 20                                              24

Oct.  26 '26   John D. Macy 26              Birdie May Powell 23                                               24    (50 guests)

June  16 ’28   Harold Thomson               Elsie Bauer                                                        34

Sept. 22 '29   Alvin Howell                 Rhoda Ruff 22                 At Home                                    (Mrs. Howell present)

Jan.  31 ’31   Lawrence H. Benge 25         Ola Arlyne Ricketts 19        Home                                       (Presence of Mamma & Thelma)

July  31 '31   Chester M. Jordan 22         Jessie Ruff 22                At Home                                    (About 60 guests)

June   2 ’33   Samuel B. Ruff               Myrtle Mead 19                At Home              

Sept.  9 ’34   Wm. A Porter 20              Thelma Ruff 18                At Home                                    (56 guests)

July   3 ’35   Ralph Leonard 24             Elizabeth Ruff 24             At Home              

Sept. 19 ’36   Cornelinus Rice 20           Ella Broom 17                 At Brown’s home                            (Beautiful Day)

July   3 ’37   John H. White 22             Lola Margaret Franz 19                             

Aug.  20 ’39   Elmer Lewis Jensen 32        Mildred Darlene Franz 29      Rozel                           6    26


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