Miss Ruth DeYoung, of Emporia, and R. E. Adam, of Dunlap, were married yesterday at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. F. E. Woods, 422 Union Street, by Rev. Mr. Harkness, of Dunlap. Members of the two families were the only guests present at the wedding. Following the ceremony, Mrs. Woods served a buffet luncheon. The bride is a graduate of the Kansas Normal School and a member of the Rho Mu Gamma Sorority. She taught for three years in the Lyon County school. The groom is assistant cashier of the Dunlap bank. Mr. and Mrs. Adam will live at Dunlap.
(Emporia Gazette ~ Monday ~ April 9, 1917)


Council Grove

Miss Sarah Hooker and Mr. Ewan Brigett were married last week in Junction City.
(Plaindealer ~ Friday ~ July 25, 1918)



A large wedding was celebrated here Wednesday. Miss Lucy Kempton was united in holy matrimony to Mr. Brown of Junction City. A minister from Junction City officiated. Several of their friends used the old time mode of saying goodbye by throwing a large quantity of rice at the departing couple.
(Emporia Gazette ~ Thursday ~ June 27, 1901)


Miss Mabel J. Arnold and Benjamin D. Bruton, of Dunlap, were married at 8:30 o'clock last night, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Arnold, 1304 Highland. The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. C. Templeton. Only the immediate relatives were present for the ceremony. The bride, who is a graduate nurse, received her training in Atlanta, Ga., but has been nursing in Emporia for the past three years. She also is graduate of the Chase County High School. The groom is in business at Dunlap. Mr. and Mrs. Bruton will live in Dunlap.
(Emporia Gazette ~ March 28, 1917)


Raymond L. Calvin and Miss Minnie E. Henry were united in the bonds of holy matrimony at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Henry, near Council Grove, at high noon in the presence of many friends and relatives, by Rev. J. R. Ramsey, of Osage City. A three course luncheon was served. At four p.m. all departed wishing the bride and groom a long, happy and prosperous married life. Many useful presents were received.
(Plaindealer ~ Friday ~ February 24, 1905)


Miss Anna E. Howard, of Comiskey, and Mr. William Cessnun, of Council Grove, were married Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock at the home of Rev. F. Powers, of Council Grove. The bride's gown was of white silk crepe, with seed pearl trimmings. The full length bridal veil was held in place with orange blossoms, forming a castle cap. Miss Mary Crock, of Americus, the bridesmaid, was gowned in silk taffeta. Clarence Cessnun, brother of the groom, was best man.

Mrs. Cessnun is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Howard, of Comiskey. She is a graduate of the Americus High School and took a commercial course at the Wichita Business Colege, and has taught several terms of school in Lyon and Morris Counties. Mr. Cessnun is a prosperous young farmer, and will take his bride at once to the home he has prepared for her.

Mr. and Mrs. Howard gave a reception at their home at Comiskey, Wednesday evening from 8 to 10 o'clock, for Mr. and Mrs. Cessnun. During the evening a luncheon was served to seventy guests.
(Emporia Gazette ~ Saturday ~ April 18, 1914)


Dunlap, Kansas

Mr. Ernest Harness, second son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Harness, was married to Miss Eva Irene Murray, Emporia, last week. They will make their home here in Dunlap. Many friends wish them success and happiness.
(Plaindealer ~ Friday ~ July 6, 1917)


Dr. Clarence C. Harvey, of Emporia, and Miss Florence Myrtle Dent, of Council Grove, were married at the country home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Dent, eight miles southeast of Council Grove, last night at 8 o'clock. Before the ceremony, Miss Huldah Blackledge, of Garnett, sang "I Love You Truly," as the bridal pair entered; Miss Anna Kidd of Council Grove, played "The Bridal Chorus," from the "Rose Maiden," changing to "Traumerei" during the ceremony, which was performed by Rev. M. Lee Sorey, of the First Christian Church of Emporia. He used the impressive ring service. During congratulations Miss Bleckledge sang "Somewhere a Voice is Calling."

The bride was modest and sweet in a gown of lace over crepe le chine. She carried bride's roses and lillies-of-the-valley, a gift of the groom. A pink and white color scheme was carried out in the decorations of the house, pink and white roses and white lilies being profuse. The couple stood under an arch of asparagus ferns, lillies and roses. About forty guests were present, among whom were Mrs. Mary Harvey, of Emporia, mother of the groom; Dr. and Mrs. R. B. Harvey, of Herington, and Dr. and Mrs. W. T. Harvey, of Council Grove.

Mrs. Harvey is a soprano of considerable ability, having studied for some time in Chicago under Grant Schafer. She is a charming young woman and her circle of admiring friends is large. Dr. Harvey has lived in Emporia for two years, coming here from Dunlap, where he began his practice of medicine after leaving the State University. He and back as far as he can trace the ancestry, all were doctors. He is a direct descendant of Dr. Harvey who discovered the circulation of the blood. Dr. Harvey is a nephew of former Governor Joseph M. Harvey.

After the ceremony a wedding supper was served. Many beautiful gifts were received, including hand-embroided linens, silver and cut glass. Dr. and Mrs. Harvey went immediately to Colorado. They will be at home to their friends in Emporia after July 15.
(Emporia Gazette ~ Wednesday ~ June 10, 1914)


Dunlap Items

Miss Mollie Moore was united in matrimony to Mr. Harvey Herald Saturday evening at her residence. We wish for them a happy married life.
(Salina Enterprise ~ Thursday ~ January 28, 1909)


Miss Nellie Arm, of Dunlap, and Mr. Albert Howard, of Osage City, were married Wednesday evening in the Methodist Chruch at Dunlap. The Rev. Mr. Urner, of Osage City, performed the ceremony. The ring ceremony was used.

The church was beautifully decorated with brilliant autumnal leaves and flowers, while the pulpit and altar were beautiful with cut flowers and ribbons. At 8 o'clock, Miss Adam, of Dunlap, played Mendelssohn's wedding march and the brial party came down the center aisle. The bride was gowned in beautiful silk crepe du chine, with a long white veil and carried a shower bouquet of lillies-of-the-valley. She came in with her father, and was attended by Miss Edna Campbell, of Council Grove, as maid of honor, and Miss Mabel Gillan, of Osage City. Bernard Harvey, of Council Grove, was ring bearer. At the altar the bride was met by Mr. Howard, accompanied by Daniel Lockwood, as best man, and Roy Howard, the groom's brother. After the ceremony the guests drove to the home of the bride where a dinner was served. That evening Mr. and Mrs. Howard drove to Osage City in an authomobile, from which place they went the next day to Chicago.

Mrs. Howard is well known in Emporia, having been graduated from the musical department of the College of Emporia, and taken work in the college proper for a couple of years. She is an accomplished musician and was successful in Osage City, where she taught instrumental music for a couple of years. Mr. Howard is one of Osage City's most substantial young business men. He is junior partner in the dry goods company of which his father is the head. He is active in the social and religious life of his home town. Mr. and Mrs. Howard will be at home to their friends in Osage City, November 1.

The out-of-town guests were Mrs. Storman, Bakersfield, Calif.; Mrs. W. E. Noll, Pasadena, Calif.; Harry Noll, Las Vegas, N. Mex.; Mr. and Mrs. Hinchman, Denver, Colo.; Mrs. Noll, of Americus; Mrs. L. S. Harvey, Mrs. A. G. Campbell, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Chase, Mrs. Clyborne and Miss Virginia Clyborne, all of Council Grove; Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Hege, Mr. and Mrs. Price, Mr. and Mrs. Tressler, of Emporia; Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Howard, Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Howard, of Osage City.
(Emporia Gazette ~ Monday ~ October 7, 1912)


Miss Pearl Riggs, of Dunlap, and Mr. Frank F. Ketcham, of Sunnyside, were married yesterday morning at the office of Probate Judge W. W. Parker. The ceremony was performed by Miss Nora Wood, deputy probate judge. The bride was prettily gowned in blue silk, with hat to match. In the wedding party were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Basen, sister and brother-in-law of the groom, who accompanied them from Dunlap. Mr. and Mrs. Ketcham spent the day in Emporia, the guests of friends, returning to Dunlap at 6 o'clock. A wedding supper was served to the bridal party last evening at the Ketcham home at which relatives were the guests.

Mrs. Ketcham is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Riggs, of Dunlap. She is a young woman of attractive manner and sweet disposition. Mr. Ketcham, who is the youngest son of Mrs. A. E. Ketcham, is one of the progressive, successful young farmers of the Sunnyside neighborhood. He has lived there all his life, and is highly respected. Both Mr. and Mrs. Ketcham have the best wishes of scores of sincere friends. They will live on Mr. Ketcham's farm, four miles east of Dunlap, in the Sunnyside district.
(Emporia Gazette ~ Thursday ~ December 24, 1914)


Married: Lottie Amsbury, daughter of B. F. Amsbury formerly of this place and August Langvardt of Alta Vista, on Wednesday of last week. (Dwight Signal, October 31, 1912)


Dunlap, Kans.

George Laury and Miss Hattie McCroy were married Friday night, May 8th, at the home of the bride.
(Plaindealer ~ Friday ~ May 15, 1908)


Dunlap News

Thomas Lewis and Miss Maude McClaura were united in marriage on the 17th, at the home of Edward Patterson and wife, Rev. Gordon performing the Ceremony.
(Plaindealer ~ Friday ~ April 24, 1908)



Mr. Petis Means of this place, and Mrs. Banner of Council Grove, were united in marriage October 22, at the Baptist church, Rev. C. S. Gordon officiating.
(Plaindealer ~ Friday ~ November 3, 1905)


Dunlap, Kansas

Clarence R. Moore and Miss Carrie Bartlett were united in matrimony at the residence of the bride, Feb. 10, Rev. C. S. Gordon officiating. Many friends of the bride from the surrounding country were present to witness the ceremony.
(Plaindealer ~ Friday ~ March 6, 1908)


Miss Letitia Woodford and Mr. William Patnoe, of Council Grove, were married by Dr. W. C. Templeton, at his home at 2 o'clock this afternoon. The wedding was a quiet one, the bride being attended only by her aunt, Mrs. A. F. Collins, in Council Grove the wedding will be a complete surprise. Miss Woodford lived in Emporia about twenty years ago and managed a Normal club at that time. In recent years she has been running a large ranch three and one-half miles north of Council Grove. The ranch was left her by her father and she has managed it with remarkable efficiency, her profits having been easily on a parallel with those of any man in the neighborhood. Mr. Patnoe has been the ranch manager for the past two years.
(Emporia Gazette ~ Wednesday ~ October 16, 1912)


Council Grove

Miss Lillie Rice and Mr. Jesse Settler were married last week.
(Plaindealer ~ Friday ~ July 5, 1918)


Council Grove

Miss Ora Majors, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Majors, was married Wednesday, October 10, to Mr. Abraham Smith of Leavenworth, Kansas. Both are industrious and all wish them a successful married life.
(Plaindealer ~ Friday ~ October 19, 1917)


Miss Anderson, Franklin Stanley Join in Marriage

White City, Kan. --- Miss Loretta Beth Anderson became the bride of Franklin Dale Stanley at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17 in the Marion Hill Lutheran Church, White City. The Rev. Charles Ledin officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Anderson of White City. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Francis Stanley of Solomon, Kan.

Mrs. Terrell E. Dye was matron of honor for her sister. Bridesmaids were Miss Debra Young and Miss LaNelle Lindgren. Best man was Dennis Stanley, brother of the bridegroom. Groomsmen were Douglas Stanley, another brother, and Mike Morgan. Guests were seated by Albert Morgan, uncle of the bride, Brian Olson, and Dwight and Bobby Dean Boyd.

The Stanleys will be at home in Emporia, Kan., where the bridegroom is attending Kansas State Teachers College. The bride is employed by Citizen's National Bank, Emporia.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Monday ~ August 19, 1968)


Thomas H. McCorkill and Miss Flora Tebow, were married at the residence of the bride's parents near Delavan, Morris county, March 7.
(Topeka Weekly Capital ~ Thursday ~ March 22, 1894)


A very pleasant home wedding took place at the home of H. R. Phillips last Wednesday when Geo. Atkinson and Minnie Phillips were united in the holy bonds of matrimony, Rev. T. P. Henry of Olive Branch officiating.  The bride and groom have both lived in this community all their lives and are well known and respected.  Mr. Atkinson has built a neat little six roomed cottage and expects to be classed among the benedicts hereafter.
(Council Grove Republican ~ Friday ~ May 14, 1897 ~ Page 8)


The marriage of Mr. Geo. Butler and Mrs. Mary Baer occurred at the Farmer's home, January 11.
(Council Grove Republican ~ Thursday ~ January 19, 1911 ~ Page 4)


Invitations are out for the wedding of Miss Florence Gustafson and Mr. Herbert Hickey on Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock at the bride's home.
(Council Grove Republican ~ Tuesday ~ September 20, 1921 ~ Page 4)


A most delightful event occurred Saturday at 9 o'clock a.m. when Martin Schultheis and Miss Stella Belle Swallow were united in the holy bonds of wedlock at their future home on Belfry hill, Rev. James W. Reed, of the Methodist church, officiating.

The various rooms of the cottage were beautifully decorated in streamers and dandelions and in the parlor which was especially beautiful in decoration, was constructed a wedding bower, from which hung a large bell.

In this bower stood the bride and groom while a beautiful ring ceremony was carried out.

The little brother of the bride, Vernon Swallow, proved an excellent ring bearer and his little niece, Miss Pauline Keith, carried out her part as flower girl.

Directly after the ceremony the guests were invited to the dining room and light refreshments consisting ofi ce cream and light and dark cake were served.

The happy couple were presented with many beautiful presents both from the guests present and those who could not attend.

The parents and immedate relatives of the bride and groom, the Bachelor girls club and a number of others were present to witness the ceremony.

Council Grove is the home and has been the home since their childhood, of the bride and groom.

The groom is a prosperous and promising young man, he being at present employed as lineman for the Bell Telephone Co. at this point.  The bride is modest and unassuming and together they form a couple that Council Grove may well be proud of.

The Appeal joins their many friends in wishing them happiness and prosperity throughout life's journey and in extending congratulations.

The happy couple left this morning for LeRoy, Kansas, for a visit with the bride's relatives.

They will probably be gone two weeks.

They will make their future home in the brick cottage on Belfry hill formerly occupied by Mrs. Potter.  The cottage is now ready for the home coming of Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Schultheis.
(Council Grove Republican ~ Thursday ~ August 15, 1907 ~ Page 1)

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