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Birth Notices
SIMONDS:  Twins Three Days Apart: Twin sons were born to Mrs. Ralph C. Simonds, Jr. of Haverhill , Mass. , more than three days apart last week.  The first was born Monday at 2:27 a.m. and the second at 4:52 a.m. Thursday.  The mother is 21 years old and these are her first children.    [DeWitt Era-Enterprise, Ma 26, 1942]



Divorce Notices



Marriage Notices and Wedding Announcements
ADAMS-BROCK   
At the Ocean House, by Rev. Mr. Barnaby, Mr. Jeremiah M. Adams to Miss Nancy A. Brock, both of West Newbury.
Villager (Amesbury, Massachusetts) 11Sep1856, pg 3 - transcribed by J.S.
CHASE - BANKS
In Newburyport, Sept. 18, by Rev. D. P. Pike, Mr. Wilbur W. Chase to Miss Hannah L. Banks, both of Groveland. [Source: Campaign Atlas and Bee, Boston, Sept. 29, 1860]

BAILEY-MORRILL
WEST NEWBURY
HOME WEDDING
A very pretty wedding occurred on Wednesday evening at 5 o'clock at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Bailey, when their only son, Frank Davis Bailey was married to Sarah Osgood Morrill. Only the immediate family was present. The officiating clergyman was Rev. Frederick B. Noyes of Plymouth, Mass. The decorations were of holly and pine. After the ceremony a dainty lunch was served and the young couple left town on an evening care for a short tour. Presents in silver, china and cut glass were numerous.

Newburyport Daily News (Newburyport, Massachusetts) 25 Apr 1907 - transcribed by J.S.
BAILEY-SPENCER NUPTIALS
At the home of the groom on Wethersfield street on Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock, the marriage ceremony of William Leighton Bailey of Rowley and Miss Mandia Spencer of Windsor, Nova Scotia, was solemnized by Rev. Frank B. Sleeper. Only members of the immediate family were present.
The groom is a carpenter and contractor and one of the town's prominent business men. The bride is of fine ability and force of character and during her residence in town has made many friends.
A large circle of friends wish them much happiness in their journey through life. No cards will be issued.

Newburyport Daily News (Newburyport, Massachussetts) 30 Mar 1911 - transcribed by J.S.
MARRIED 30 YEARS
Mr. and Mrs. George A. Coffin Observe Anniversary Pleasantly
Mr. and Mrs. George A. Coffin of Jefferson court celebrated the 30th anniversary of their marriage last evening and there were many relatives and friends present.
One of the features of the affair was presence of four generations represented by the following: Mrs. Margaret M. Coffin, great grandmother, George A. Coffin, grandfather, Mrs. Gwendoline King, mother and Misses Sarah and Lillian King, children. They received a number of costly gifts. Refreshments were served and a most enjoyable time was spent, the party breaking up at a late hour.

CURRIER - AMES
In Newburyport, Sept. 20, by Rev. S. J. Spalding, Mr. Charles H. Currier to Miss Rosa Ames. [Source: Campaign Atlas and Bee, Boston, Sept. 29, 1860]

GURNEY - DOCKHAM
In Newburyport, Sept. 15, by Rev. Mr. Hooper, Mr. Frank Gurney to Miss Ellen Maria Dockham, all of Newburyport. [Source: Campaign Atlas and Bee, Boston, Sept. 29, 1860]

HODGE-CHALLIS
In West Amesbury, by Rev. L.W. Clark, Mr. Joseph Hodge, recently of N. York to Miss Mary Challis - after a courtship of 35 years.
Village Transcript (Amesbury, Massachusetts) 23Jul1841, pg 3 - transcribed by J.S.

HOLDEN - RANE
In Newburyport, Oct. 9, by Rev. D. P. Pike, Mr. Ephrain Holden to Miss Ann Rane, both of Georgetown. [Source: Campaign Atlas and Bee, Boston, Oct. 20, 1860]
JEWELL-LOVERING
In Greenland, Mr. Nathaniel M. Jewell, of Exeter, to Mary E. Lovering, of Greenland.
Village Transcript (Amesbury, Massachusetts) 23Jul1841, pg 3 - transcribed by J.S.

LANGLEY-FLETCHER
In Newburyport, 2d, by Rev. Mr. Reed, Mr. George E. Langley to Miss Eliza E. Fletcher, both of N.
Villager (Amesbury, Massachusetts) 11Sep1856, pg 3 - transcribed by J.S.

LEIGHTON-BAILEY
8th, by Rev. Mr. Pike, Mr. John A. Leighton to Miss Harriet E. Bailey, both of Georgetown.
Villager (Amesbury, Massachusetts) 11Sep1856, pg 3 - transcribed by J.S.

Newburyport Daily News (Newburyport, Massachusetts) 11 Jun 1917 - transcribed by J.S.
IPSWICH
LINCOLN-WAGNER
Married Saturday
Miss Ruth M. Lincoln of this town and J. Ernest Wagner of Cape Porpoise, Maine, were united in marriage at the Second Congregational church parsonage Saturday. The ceremony was performed by the church, and the single ring service was used. The couple were unattended. The bride was charmingly gowned in a very pretty traveling suit of light brown. Mr. and Mrs. Wagner left during the afternoon for Cape Porpoise, where they will reside in a new home recently fitted up by the groom. Mrs. Wagner, a niece of Mrs. Odiorne of this town, has resided here some time and has many friends here, with whom she was very popular. Mr. Wagner is engaged in a large fish business in Maine. The happy couple received many valuable gifts from relatives and friends and all join in wishing them many years of health and happiness. at the close of which C.H. Little appeared as an old fashioned suitor and Olin Vance impersonated a rural belle of the olden time.

MCCONNELL - TURPEL
In Newburyport, Sept. 17, by Rev. Randolph Campbell, Mr. Robert D. McConell to Miss Frances A. Turpel, all of Newburyport. [Source: Campaign Atlas and Bee, Boston, Sept. 29, 1860]

Newburyport Daily News (Newburyport, Massachusetts) 14 Jul 1919 - transcribed by J.S.
IPSWICH
Wedding Anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence H. Manthorn of Lincoln street, observed the fifth anniversary of their marriage Saturday evening, when they entertained a number of their friends and relatives at an anniversary party. During the evening refreshments were served, and Mr. and Mrs. Manthorn were the recipients of numerous gifts. The house was prettily decorated with roses and chrysanthemums and made a very attractive appearance. During the evening a musical program was rendered, including a number of vocal selections by C.I. Reed of Lynn, accompanied on the piano by Miss Elsie Dort. A number of the favorite dancing selections of past years were rendered on the violin by Herman Crane.
Those present at the party included Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Manthorn, Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Dort, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Dort, Mr. and Mrs.  William Weagle, Mr. and Mrs. John Dunham, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas' Richards, Mr. and Mrs. C.I. Reed of Lynn, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rowe and Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Holdsworth of Lynn. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Lee, Mr. and Mrs. John Lavaggi, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Scott, Robert Delay and Frank Lee, all of Boston, Mr. and Mrs. William Manthorn, Mr.and Mrs. Robert Fairfield, Mrs. May Woodbury, of Gloucester, Herman Crane, Evelyn Dort, Ruth Dunham, Hattie Weagle, Grace Dunham, Eisle Dort, Evelyn Peterson, Mrs. Martha Bird of Chelsea, Theodore Dunham, Everett Dorth, Garland C. Dort, Harry Dort, Wilbur Dort, Clarence Smith, Mrs. Jonnna Manthorn, Charles Weagle, Clifford Weagle and Jerome Harrigan.
MARSH-KIMBALL
In Salem, 3rd, Mr. Hendry Marsh to Miss Sarah F. Kimball.
Villager (Amesbury, Massachusetts) 11Sep1856, pg 3 - transcribed by J.S.

MERRILL-PINGRY
In Newsburyport, Mr. Moses Merrill, Jr, to Miss Elizabeth Pingry.
Village Transcript (Amesbury, Massachusetts) 23Jul1841, pg 3 - transcribed by J.S.

NELSON - SPOFFORD
In Boxford, by Elder Robinson, Mr. Nathaniel Nelson of New Rowley, to Miss Mary A. Spofford, of the former place. [Haverhill Gazette, pub. as Essex Gazette; (Haverhill, Mass.) Jan 17 1829]

NICHOLS - RYAN
In Beverly, Sept. 10, by Rev. J. Nichols, Mr. John W. Nichols to Miss Annie E. Ryan, both of Boston. [Source: Campaign Atlas and Bee, Boston, Sept. 29, 1860]

RAND-GLOVER
Barnstable Patriot, Saturday, September 25, 1830 - submitted by Nancy Piper
Married in Beverly, Mr. Thomas I. Rand, of Charlestown to Miss Sarah Glover.

Newburyport Daily News (Newburyport, Massachusetts) 11 Jun 1917 - transcribed by J.S.
IPSWICH
RICE-MANDELL
The wedding of Neil W. Rice, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Rice of Turner Hill to Anna Howe Mandell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Mandell of 247 Commonwealth avenue, Boston, occurred Saturday at St. John's Episcopal church at Beverly. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Greenough Thayer of Southboro.

RIDER-SMITH
Barnstable Patriot, Wednesday, December 29, 1830, Page: 3 - submitted by Nancy Piper
Married in Newburyport, Capt. Robt. Rider to Miss Elizabeth N. Smith

ROGERS-BOELLING
Thursday, November 7, 1850 - Oregon Spectator (Oregon City, OT)
Married - In Astoria, Oct. 8, by the Rev. Mr. [?]ally, Mr. Moses Rogers, formerly of Newburyport, to Miss Mina Frederica Boelling, of Astoria.

ROSS - GOODRIDGE
In this town, by Rev. Mr. Farnsworth, Mr. Moses Ross to Miss Abigail Goodridge [Haverhill Gazette, pub. as Essex Gazette; (Haverhill, Mass.) Jan 17 1829]

RUBELL - LITTLE
In Newbury, Oct. 10, by Rev. Dr. Withington, Mr. Andrew M. Rubell, Editor of the Vermont Watchtower, Illinois, to Miss Jane M., daughter of Mr. Joseph Little, of Newbury. [Source: Campaign Atlas and Bee, Boston, Oct. 20, 1860]

RUNDLEST-FOYE
In Exeter, Mr. Levi Rundlest to Miss Irena M. Foye.
Village Transcript (Amesbury, Massachusetts) 23Jul1841, pg 3 - transcribed by J.S.

SCRIBNER - LORD
In Lynn, Sept. 15, by Rev. Summer Ellis, Mr. R. E. Scribner, of Salem, to Miss Fannie S. Lord, of South Danvers. [Source: Campaign Atlas and Bee, Boston, Sept. 29, 1860]

SMITH-McKEEN
UNITED IN MARRIAGE
At the parsonage of the West Prescott Methodist church, Rev. I.F. McKay, officiating, a pretty marriage was solemnized yesterday, Herbert Edward Smith of Essex County, Massachusetts, being united to Miss Bessie Corwin McKeen, who arrived a few days ago from the Castle Hot Springs.
Weekley Journal - Miner (Prescott, Ariz) 6 Apr 1910, pg 8 - transcribed by J.S.

SMITH-MERRILL
Barnstable Patriot, Wednesday, December 1, 1830 - submitted by Nancy Piper
Married in Haverhill, Capt. Jesse Smith to Miss Lois Merrill.

SPINK - COLE
In Newburyport, by Rev S. J. Spalding, Mr. B. F. Spink of Providence, Rhode Island, to Miss Louisa H., daughter of the late Moses Cole, Jr. of Newburyport. [Source: Campaign Atlas and Bee, Boston, Sept. 29, 1860]

STICKNEY - VERY
In South Danvers, Oct. 11, by Rev. Mr. Keely, Mr. Randolph L. Stickney, Jr., of Lexington, to Miss Lydian B. Very of South Danvers. [Source: Campaign Atlas and Bee, Boston, Oct. 20, 1860]

STRAIN-ELKINS
In Chelsea, 4th, by Reb. Mr. Strain, Mr. John Strain to Miss Sarah J. Elkins, both of Newburyport.
Villager (Amesbury, Massachusetts) 11Sep1856, pg 3 - transcribed by J.S.

SWEETSER - ALLEN
In Salem, Mr. Thomas H. Sweetser of Reading, to Miss Mary N. Allen. [Haverhill Gazette, pub. as Essex Gazette; (Haverhill, Mass.) Jan 17 1829]

TENNEY - WYMAN
In Boston, Mr. Amasa Tenney, to Miss Betsey Osborne Wyman [Haverhill Gazette, pub. as Essex Gazette; (Haverhill, Mass.) Jan 17 1829]

VICKERY-NASH
In Lynn, 3d, Mr. John Vickery to Miss Jane Nash, of Salem.
Villager (Amesbury, Massachusetts) 11Sep1856, pg 3 - transcribed by J.S.

WILLCOMB - UNDERHILL
In Ipswich, Sept. 23, at the M. E. Church, by Rev. C. L. Eastman, Mr. William Willcomb to Miss Laura P. Underhill, both of Ipswich. [Source: Campaign Atlas and Bee, Boston, Sept. 29, 1860]



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