SCOTT COUNTY, KANSAS

MARRIAGES
 

FERGUSSON, GEORGE A. – IRVIN, SARAH F.

Irvin-Fergusson Wedding – Miss Sarah F. Irvin and Mr. George A. Fergusson were united in marriage Tuesday evening at 9 o’clock at the home of J. B. Loughran, probate judge. Judge Loughran performed the ceremony. The wedding was quietly carried out and none of the friends of either of the couple were present. Mr. and Mrs. Fergusson left Tuesday night on a wedding trip to St. Louis and points in Illinois. They expect to return here shortly to make their home.

The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Irvin of this city. She has lived with her parents here for several years and has a large circle of friends. The groom has engaged in a real estate business here for the last year and is proprietor of the Scott City Transfer and Storage company. (The News Chronicle, Scott City, Kansas, Wednesday, July 4, 1917, front page, transcribed by PT)

HEANEY, CHARLES E. – YAGER, ELLA

Well Known Couple Wed – Miss Ella Yager and Mr. Charles E. Heaney were united in marriage Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Yager, nine miles southeast of Scott City. Rev. Gruver pastor of the Methodist church at Healy, performed the ceremony. Only a few friends and immediate relatives of the couple were present at the wedding. Mr. and Mrs. Heaney motored to Dighton Sunday evening where a wedding dinner was served. They left at midnight for the Rocky Mountains where they will spend the remainder of the summer, afterward making their permanent home in Towner, Colo.

The bride was superintendent of the Scott county public schools the last two years and is one of the best known young ladies in the county. Before becoming county superintendent she taught in the district schools four years. She attended the local High School and afterward obtained a teacher’s certificate from Hays Normal. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Yager, are prosperous farmers in Lake township and she has lived in this county since early girlhood.

The groom is cashier of the Towner State Bank, at Towner, Colorado. He taught the district school at Grigsby and another near Manning about four years ago. He is well known in this county where he gained his splendid reputation. (The News Chronicle (Scott City, Kansas), Wednesday, June 27, 1917 page 1, transcribed by PT)

WERTENBERG, REX ~ PHILLIPS, GLADYS

Rex Wertenberg of this city and Miss Gladys Phillips of Marion were married at the home of the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wertenberg, at Scott City, Tuesday evening May 23, 1911, Rev. Weir of the Baptist Church of that city officiating. The groom is a well and favorably known young man with many friends in this city. He is energetic, a hustler and popular with everyone with whom he is acquainted. The bride is an estimable young lady of Marion, popular with her many friends. The young people arrived here this week and will make their home here. The groom is employed by the Santa Fe on the Scott City branch. We with a host of friends congratulate the young couple and are glad to welcome them to this city and wish them all the happiness, health and prosperity the world affords. (Barton County Democrat, Great Bend, Kansas, May 26, 1911)

WRIGHT, WILLIAM ALFRED  ~  CHRISTY, ETHEL LEONA

A  SUNRISE  WEDDING

The wedding of Miss Ethel Leona Christy, one of Scott City's most popular and accomplished young ladies, and William Alfred Wright, of Winfield, occured at sunrise Wednesday morning at the home of the bride.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. T. Elmer Jones, passtor of the Baptist church of this city.  The wedding had not been previously announced and came as a distinct surprise to the bride'a many friends here.  Mr. and Mrs. Wright left in a motor car after the wedding to spend a month on a wedding trip to Colorado.

The bride is a daughter of Mrs. Mary E. Christy and a sister of R. B., N. A. and Estes Christy, all of this vicinity.  She graduated from the Scott County High School and aftewards taught school here for two years.  She also was graduated from the state normal at Pittsburg, Kansas, which she attended two years.  Last year she spent at Long Beach, California, where she studies music and painting.

The groom is a well-to-do young farmer and has been engaged in agricultural pursuits near Winfield, Kansas, where he owns a farm.  He is a graduate from Pittsburg Normal  Mr. and Mrs. Wright will make their home at Winfield.
(News Chronicle ~ Scott City, KS ~ Wednesday ~ July 19, 1916 ~ Page 1)

YOAKUM, WILLIAM I. – HARDEN, IRENE L.

Harden – Yoakum Wedding – Miss Irene L. Harden and Mr. William I. Yoakum were married at Christy, Sunday morning at 9 o’clock. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Joseph Isenberg, pastor of the Baptist Church at Christy. Mr. and Mrs. Yoakum will make their home on a farm in the north part of this country.

The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Harden, farmers in north Scott County. For the last several months she has made her home in Scott City. The groom has been employed in Scott County several years and is well known here. He has recently been farming near Christy. (The News Chronicle, Scott City, Kansas, Wednesday, June 27, 1917, page 1, transcribed by PT)

  


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