Montgomery County, Kansas

Marriage Notices


ALLENDER, JOHN F.  ~  KELLY, PAULINE

Marriage Bells For Four

Judge Osborn performed two marriage ceremonies at the court house this afternoon.  John F. Allender, age 32 and Pauline Kelly, age 18, both of Tulsa, Okla., were pronounced man and wife shortly after noon and then along came Chester J. King, age 27 of Buffalo, Kanas and Nina Carpenter, age 18, of Copan, Okla.  They also were married.
(Independence Daily Reporter ~ Independence, KS ~ Wednesday ~ February 28, 1912 ~ Submitted by Jim Dezotell)

ALLOWAY, GLENN H. ~ LATTIN, MARILYN JEAN

COFFEYVILLE JOURNAL, Tuesday, Sept 7, 1948
LATTIN-ALLOWAY WEDDING SUNDAY

"LATTIN-ALLOWAY WEDDING SUNDAY - Miss Marilyn Jean Lattin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Lattin, Independence, became the bride of Mr.
Glenn H. Alloway, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Alloway, 712 East Eighth, at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the First Church of God at Independence. The Rev. O. R. Carpenter, uncle of the bride, read the double-ring ceremony.
The bride, given in marrige by her father, wore a princess street length dress of white French crepe. styled with a sweetheart neckline. Her headdress was a sweetheart halo of white roses trimmed with white nylon veiling. A single strand of pearls, a gift from the bridegroom was the bride's only ornament. On a white Bible, she carried an orchid bouquet with streamers of pink rosebuds.

Miss Barbara Lattin, sister of the bride was maid of honor. Her dress was a toast brown crepe with black accessories and she carried a colonial bouquet of yellow roses. Mrs. William Dillon, Jr., sister of the bridegroom was matron of honor, and wore a forest green crepe with black accessories, while Miss Lili Carpenter, cousin of the bride, as bridesmaid, wore royal blue crepe with black accessories. Their matching colonial bouquets were of pink roses.

Sheryl Alloway, small niece of the bridegroom was flower girl. She was dressed in a Parisian blue taffeta frock with a halo of pink rosebuds in her hair. She wore a matching wrist corsage and carried a basket of rose petals.

Mrs. Lattin, mother of the bride, wore a black crepe dress with black accessories and the bridegroom's mother wore a navy blue crepe, also with black accessories. They wore matching pink carnation corsages.

Mr. William Dillon, Jr., brother-in-law of the groom, was best man. Ushers were Messrs. Harold and Ralph Alloway, brothers of the groom.The wedding ceremony was followed by a reception at the home of the bride's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lattin, Independence. A 3-tiered wedding cake centered the linen covered table. Pink tapers were used as decoration in addition to a garland of rosebuds around the cake. Assisting at the reception were Mmes. C. H. Jackman, O. R. Carpenter and E.A. Lattin, aunts of the bride. Mrs. Frank Lattin had charge of the guest book.

After the reception, Mr. and Mrs. Alloway left on a wedding trip through western states. For traveling, the bride chose a gray gabardine suit and black accessories. She wore an orchid corsage. Upon their return the couple will be at home in Coffeyville. Mr. Alloway is an employee of the city water and light department.

The bride attended the Independence high school. The groom is a graduate of Field Kindley high school here. He served nearly three years with the U.S. Navy in the southwest Pacific during the last war.

Guests at the wedding and reception included Messrs. and Mmes W. C. Brocaw, William Dillon and son, C. W. Thornton, Hugh Alloway, William
Dillon, Jr. and Betty Jo Neese and Lee Steele, Coffeyville; Clifford Alloway and family, Normal Alloway and Misses Zelma Banzet and Jeannine Alloway, Edna; H. J. Alloway and family, R. H. Alloway and William Fouts, Wichita; Mr. C.E. Alloway, Parsons; Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Frankenberger, Coody's Bluff, Okla.; Mr. O. R. Lattin and son, Havana; Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Jackman and family, Liberty."

Submitted by Juanita Alloway

DUNCAN, FORD W. ~ HESS, BESSIE

Were married - Just as the court house clock bell tolled the noon hour today, Ford W. Duncan, age 33 years and Miss Bessie Hess, age 19 years, of Coffeyville, were united in marriage at the courthouse. They returned to Coffeyville on the 12:30 car. (The Independence Daily Reporter, Saturday, May 6, 1911, transcribed by Jim Laird)

EHRMAN, HARRY H. ~ DUCKWORTH, BESSIE

Harry H. Ehrman & Miss Bessie Duckworth
Wedding Announcement

The COFFEYVILLE JOURNAL,
Sunday, Wednesday, Mar 28, 1917

"WINS COFFEYVILLE BRIDE - Harry H. Ehrman, a Santa Fe fireman working out of Chanute and Miss Bessie E. Duckworth of this city, were married here last evening at 7 o'clock at the Christian parsonage, Rev. Arthur Long performing the ceremony. Immediately after the ceremony they left for Kansas City to attend a reunion of Mr. Ehrman's family. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Duckworth, 2 East Beatty street."

Submitted by Juanita Alloway

FIFE, ASIE ~ GRIDINGER, NELLIE

Were married - Asie Fife, age 26 years and Miss Nellie Gridinger, age 28 years, both of this city, were married at the court house last Saturday evening. (The Independence Daily Reporter, Monday, May 8, 1911, transcribed by Jim Laird)

FRANCIS, JACK ~ ROGERS, BETTIE

Were married - Jack Francis, aged 35 years, and Miss Bettie Rogers, age 25 years, both of Nowata, were married at the court house yesterday evening. (The Independence Daily Reporter, Thursday, May 4, 1911, transcribed by Jim Laird)

GALVAN, ROBERT ~ FLETCHER, LELA

Robert Galvan, Moline, 34, and Lela Fletcher, Longton, 17. This couple was married at the courthouse in Independence by Mrs. Katherine Weaver, probate judge pro tem. (The Cherryvale Republican, Tuesday, June 13, 1933, transcribed by Jim Laird)

GRANT, ROY  ~  CARPENTER,  LULU

Roy Grant and Miss Lulu Carpenter were married here at the residence of the bride in North Caney, Sunday evening.  Only a few special friends were invited.  The Rev. Moore officiated, and immediately after the ceremony the newly married couple departed on the evening train for their home in Independence.
(The Evening Star ~ Independence, KS ~ Tuesday ~ June 18, 1907 ~ Submitted by Jim Dezotell)

A very pretty china shower, followed by a wedding, took place June 15 and 16, an account of which was not given to the scribe for over a week afterward.  The contracting parties were Mr. Roy Grant, son of our contractor and builder here, and Miss Lulu Carpenter, who recently moved to Caney with her parents from Springfield, Mo.  The china shower given Miss Carpenter on Saturday preceding the wedding Sunday, was a very enjoyable affair.  On Sunday evening the marriage of these young people took place, the Rev. Spahr officiating.  After the ceremony Sunday afternoon, they left for their home in Independence, bearing with them the good wishes and many valuable useful presents from their many friends here.
(The Evening Star ~ Independence, KS ~ Tuesday ~ June 25, 1907 ~ Submitted by Jim Dezotell) 

HOFFMAN, JOHN ~ MITCHELL, MARGARET

John Hoffman Returns Here with His Bride - John Hoffman with his bride formerly Miss Margaret Mitchell arrived today from the coast.

The wedding took place on the 17th day of May at Hollywood.

The bride is a prominent young lady of Hollywood and the groom is a young business man of Independence, Kansas. He is well known in Mohave County having spent a year or more here and is a nephew of Chris and leonard Hoffman. They will make their home in Kansas it is understood. (The Mohave County Miner, May 27, 1921, submitted by Barbara Ziegenmeyer)

HUNTER, HILLY T. ~ BAKER, EDITH

Miss Edith Baker, an only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cole Baker, was married Monday morning at 10:30 o'clock at Independence by Probate Judge Grace Miles, to Hilly T. Hunter, of Knob Noster, Mo. Mis Baker gave her age as 21 and Mr. Hunter have his age as 25.

The ceremony was performed at the court house with court house employees acting as witnesses.

Mrs. Hunter is a graduate of Cherryvale High School, and is well know for her soprano voice. She sang in several glee clubs and church choir.

The romance started when the couple were children living as neighbors in a Missouri town.

Mr. Hunter is a noted stock raiser, and at the present time is showing some of his prize-winning hogs at the Chanute fair.

The couple will make their home near Knob Noster on Mr. Hunter's stock farm.

KING, CHESTER  ~  CARPENTER, NINA

Marriage Bells For Four

Judge Osborn performed two marriage ceremonies at the court house this afternoon.  John F. Allender, age 32 and Pauline Kelly, age 18, both of Tulsa, Okla., were pronounced man and wife shortly after noon and then along came Chester J. King, age 27 of Buffalo, Kanas and Nina Carpenter, age 18, of Copan, Okla.  They also were married.
(Independence Daily Reporter ~ Independence, KS ~ Wednesday ~ February 28, 1912 ~ Submitted by Jim Dezotell)

KOONTZ, LOUIS G. ~ CARROLL, DESSA E.

Louis G. Koontz aged 26 years of Grayson, Ky., and Miss Dessa E. Carroll, age 21 years of Denton, Ky., were married at the court house late last evening. (The Independence Daily Reporter, Wednesday, May 10, 1911, transcribed by Jim Laird)

LOUTZENHISER, DR. ~ WAYDE, DOTT

Dr. Loutzenhiser Married - This was the glad news that was noised on the streets here early Sunday morning. Dr. Loutzenhiser and his bride, formerly, Miss Dott Wayde of Coffeyville, Kans., arrived on the early morning train Sunday from Kansas City. The doctor went down Wednesday night ostensibly on business and the ceremony took place on Thursday, September 19th. The groom has been practicing medicine here with Dr. Catudal for several years and he has a host of friends who extend congratulations. He is a member of the Essex Club of this city and the Elk Lodge of Salina. The bride is not known here but is a resident of Coffeyville, Kans. Dr. and Mrs. Loutzenhiser will make their home with Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Jordan for this winter, after which the doctor intends to build a home. (The Hays Free Press, September 28, 1907, Transcribed by Jim Laird)

MORGAN, W. F. ~ JAMES, FAYE

W. F. Morgan, Tulsa Okla., 23 or 28 and Faye James, Tulsa, Okla. 18. This couple was married in Independence yesterday afternoon by Mrs. Katherine Weaver, probate judge pro tem. (The Cherryvale Republican, Thursday, September 23, 1932, Transcribed by Jim Laird)

RUTTGEN, WAYNE ~ SULLIVAN, FRANCES

COFFEYVILLE JOURNAL, Sunday December 16, 1962

FRANCES SULLIVAN MARRIES WAYNE RUTTGEN AT OSWEGO

At home on Wayside Farm, four miles north of Bartlett, are Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Ruttgen, who were married Dec. 7 in the First Baptist Church at Oswego. The Rev. Rex Bear officiated at the 7:30 p.m. ceremony in which Mrs. Frances Sullivan became Mr. Ruttgen's bride.

The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sullivan of Oswego. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ruttgen of rural Oswego are the bridegrooms parents.

Miss Janet Sullivan was her sister's maid of honor. J. D. Brooks, brother-in-law of the groom, served as best man.

Guests at the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sullivan and Richard and Janet. Mrs. Jane Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ruttgen, Mike and Mary Lou Ruttgen, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Brooks and son.

Mrs. Ruttgen is a clerk in the Labette County clerk's office. Mr. Ruttgen is employed with Funk Manufacturing Company of Coffeyville."

Submitted by Juanita Alloway

SCHOCKEY

In 1895 Louise Schockey and James McGowan were married. 
In 1896 Edith Schockey and Jeptha Speake were married. 
In 1897 Pauline Schockey and Leotus Burns were married. 

In 1904 Alfred Schockey and Eva Hicks were married.
(Submitted by Marla Dalsing Hathhorn)


WESNER, W. A. ~ CHURCHILL, ROXEL E.

R. C. Zimmerman, Coffeyville, 21, and Jimmie Parker, Coffeyville, 21. W. A. Wesner, San Francisco, Calif., 59 and Roxel E. Churchill, Neodesha, 36. Both couples were married at Independence Saturday by Mrs. Katherine Weaverk, probate judge pro tem. (The Cherryvale Republican, Monday, November 7, 1932, Transcribed by Jim Laird)

ZIMMERMAN, R. C. ~ PARKER, JIMMIE

R. C. Zimmerman, Coffeyville, 21, and Jimmie Parker, Coffeyville, 21. W. A. Wesner, San Francisco, Calif., 59 and Roxel E. Churchill, Neodesha, 36. Both couples were married at Independence Saturday by Mrs. Katherine Weaverk, probate judge pro tem. (The Cherryvale Republican, Monday, November 7, 1932, Transcribed by Jim Laird)

 

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