ADAM, R. E. ~ DeYOUNG, RUTH
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)
BRIGETT, EWAN ~ HOOKER, SARAH
Miss Sarah Hooker and Mr. Ewan Brigett were married last week in Junction City.
(Plaindealer ~ Friday ~ July 25, 1918)
BROWN, MR. ~ KEMPTON, LUCY
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)
BRUTON, BENJAMIN ~ ARNOLD, MABEL
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)
CALVIN, RAYMOND L. ~ HENRY, MINNIE E.
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)
CESSNUN, WILLIAM ~ HOWARD, ANNA
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)
HARNESS, ERNEST ~ MURRAY, EVA
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)
HARVEY, DR. CLARENCE ~ DENT, FLORENCE
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)
HERALD, HARVEY ~ MOORE, MOLLIE
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)
HOWARD, ALBERT ~ ARM, NELLIE
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
(Emporia Gazette ~ Monday ~ October 7, 1912)
KETCHAM, FRANK ~ RIGGS, PEARL
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)
LANGVARDT, AUGUST ~ AMSBURY LOTTIE
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,
~ McCROY, HATTIE
George Laury and Miss Hattie McCroy were married Friday night, May 8th, at the home of the bride.
(Plaindealer ~ Friday ~ May 15, 1908)
~ McCLAURA, MAUDE
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)
~ BANNER, MRS.
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)
~ BARTLETT, CARRIE
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)
~ WOODFORD, LETITIA
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)
~ RICE, LILLIE
Miss Lillie Rice and Mr. Jesse Settler were married last week.
(Plaindealer ~ Friday ~ July 5, 1918)
SMITH, ABRAHAM ~ MAJORS, ORA
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)
~ ANDERSON, LORETTA
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 ~ TEBOW, FLORA
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)