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
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
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)
REX ~ PHILLIPS, GLADYS
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)
WILLIAM ALFRED ~ CHRISTY, ETHEL LEONA
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
ceremony was performed by Rev. T. Elmer Jones, passtor of the Baptist
church of this city. The wedding had not been previously
came as a distinct surprise to the bride'a many friends here.
Mrs. Wright left in a motor car after the wedding to spend a month on a
wedding trip to Colorado.
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
Scott County High School and aftewards taught school here for two
years. She also was graduated from the state normal at
Kansas, which she attended two years. Last year she spent at
Beach, California, where she studies music and painting.
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
from Pittsburg Normal Mr. and Mrs. Wright will make their
(News Chronicle ~ Scott City, KS ~ Wednesday ~ July 19, 1916 ~
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
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