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Aitkin County, Minnesota


Marriage Licenses and Announcements


Beaver - Noble
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Friday, 23 Apr. 1920) transcribed by FoFG mz

AITKIN - J. S. Beaver and Cecil Noble were married in Great Falls, Mont.


Berry - Carr
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Monday, 25 Mar. 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

Aitkin, Minn. - Miss Daisy Carr and Grover G. Berry were married at the Methodist church Monday. Rev. A. L. Richardson officiated. The young couple will make their home in Crosby.


Bright - Drone
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Wednesday, 19 Feb. 1919; transcribed by FoFG mz

AITKIN, Feb. 18. - Edward M. Bright and Miss Vivia Christine Drone of Kimberly, were married here today. Mr. Bright is owner of a large cattle ranch near Kimberly. The couple will make their home at Kimberly.


Bugbee - Hoffstead
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Friday, 23 Apr. 1920) transcribed by FoFG mz

AITKIN - Curtis Bugbee, Kildare, N.D., and Mrs. Minnie Hoffstead were married here.


Buhler - Ives
Source: The Des Moines Register (IA) August 31, 1919; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
September 9 has been chosen by Miss Harriet Ives as the date of her marriage to Mr. Ernest O. Buhler of McGrath, Minn. The wedding, which is of interests to a large circle of friends, will be a quiet affair at St. Paul's Episcopal church, the early hour of 9 o'clock having also been the choice of the bride-to-be.

Immediately after the reading of the ritual wedding breakfast will be served to the immediate relatives of the bridal couple at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Ives, 2121 Grand avenue.

Miss Ives is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis Harbach, who were prominently identified with the pioneer life of Des Moines. She is a graduate of Drake university where she affiliated with the Beta Chi Upsilon sorority. She later attended the San Jose Normal Training school and was a Gamma Phi pledge.

Mr. Buhler became well known in Des Moines while he was stationed at Camp Dodge where he was commissioned a captain. He is a native of Switzerland, coming to the United States twelve years ago when he attended the University of Minnesota and was graduated from the forestry department.

With his bride Mr. Buhler will motor immediately after the wedding to Minnesota, where the former has resumed his former land business interrupted during the war period.


Cartie - Lauzon
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Wednesday, 21 May 1913; transcribed by FoFG mz

AITKIN, Minn., May 20. - The marriage of Thomas Cartie of Cloquet and Miss Emma Lauzon of Aitkin was solemnized at St. James Catholic church, Rev. Father Turbiaux officiating in the presence of a large number of relatives and friends. The bridal couple were attended by their nephew, Arthur Catelle and their niece, Miss Cartie. The young ladies of the church who compose the Sodality society were present and carried flowers.

Following the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served to the immediate friends of the families. Mr. and Mrs. Cartie left on the afternoon train amid a shower of rice for Cloquet.


Cartie - Searles
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 6 Dec. 1914; transcribed by FoFG mz

AITKIN, Minn., Dec. 5. - The wedding of Miss Ruth Searles, daughter of George N. Searles of Hassman, and Stephen Cartie took place Tuesday morning in the office of Judge Carlton Graves in the courthouse. Miss Elizabeth Cartie attended the bride and Owen Boyer was best man.


Charles - Smith
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Saturday, March 29, 1902, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman.

AITKIN. March 28. Mr. John Charles of Aitkin and Miss Alice Smith of Kimberly, were married at the home of the grooms parents on Thursday evening, March 20.


Christianson - McGillis
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Friday, 23 Apr. 1920) transcribed by FoFG mz

AITKIN - William Christianson and Catherine McGillis were married.


Collins - Wolf
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Friday, 16 Jan. 1920) transcribed by FoFG mz

AITKIN - Lydia Wolf and Edward Collins of Rossburg were married here.


Dahms - Hense
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 1 Aug. 1920; transcribed by FoFG mz

AITKIN, July 31. - Leo Dahms and Miss Louise Hense were married at the home of the bride, youngest daughter of Judge Frank Hense. Both taught in the local school last year. They will live in Redwood Falls.


Dewing - Workimon
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Saturday, March 29, 1902, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman.

AITKIN. March 28. Mr. A. M. Dewing and Miss Emogene Workimon, were married at the home of the bride's parents, at Nichols, on Thursday evening.


Faix - Van Pelt
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, May 17, 1908; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Society. Miss Inez Van Pelt and J. E. Faix, both of Hill City, Minn., were united in marriage Tuesday afternoon by Rev. F. W. Court at his home. After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Faix left for Hill City, Minn., where they will make their home.


Foley - Cluff
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Friday, 10 Sept. 1909; transcribed by FoFG mz

AITKIN, Minn., Sept. 9. - Announcement was received this morning of the marriage at Minneapolis yesterday of Thomas R. Foley Jr., and Miss Mildred Cluff of this village. The groom is the only son of Hon. T. R. Foley of Aitkin, the well-known lumberman and merchant, and the bride is the only daughter of N. J. Cluff, also a well-known business man here. Both young people are very popular and they kept their secret so well that it was only after the announcements were received that their friends knew their marriage had taken place.


Fuller - Lawson
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Saturday, March 29, 1902, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman.

AITKIN. March 28. Chas. E. Fuller and Mrs. Maud Lawson were married at the home of Mrs. Reynolds, on Monday evening. Rev. E. K. Copper performed the ceremony.


Hammond - Seavey
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Wednesday, 3 Jan. 1917; transcribed by FoFG mz

AITKIN, Minn., Jan. 2. - Rev. W. E. Hammond of Harvey, Ill., and Miss Bessie Seavey of Aitkin were married at Aitkin at 9 o'clock Tuesday morning, Rev. G. P. Sheridan of Brainerd, officiating. Many guests were present. The clergyman is of the Congregational faith.


Hunter - Bartholdi
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Monday, July 18, 1910.
ENGAGEMENTS.
Miss Ellnor Bartholdi, 506 1/2 East Fourth street announced the engagement of her sister, Emily, to Guy C. Hunter of Hill City, Minn., at a luncheon of 12 covers given Saturday afternoon. The wedding will take place in September.

Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Wednesday, September 28, 1910.
TO WED IN OCTOBER.
Invitations have been issued by August Bartholdi for the wedding of his daughter, Miss Emily Anna Bartholdi to Gay Castle Huntley, which will take place Wednesday, Oct. 12. Following the wedding ceremony a reception will be held at the home of the bride's father, 506 East Fourth street, between 8:30 and 10 o'clock. The bridal couple will be at home after Nov. 15 at Hill City, Minn.

Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Sunday, October 16, 1910; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
The wedding of Miss Emily Anna Bartholdi to Gray Castle Huntley took place at 7:30 Wednesday evening at the home of the bride's father, A. W. Bartholdi, 506 1/2 East Fourth street, Rev. Mr. McGaughey of the Young Men's Christian association, officiating. The attendants were Mrs. George Lindberg, matron of honor; Miss Elinor Bartholdi bridesmaid, and Herbert C. Pierce, groomsman. Immediately preceding the ceremony Miss Winifred Warner sang "I Love You Only." About 100 guests attended the reception which followed. Mr. and Mrs. Huntley will be at home after Nov. 15, at Hill City, Minn., where Mr. Huntley is editor of the Hill City News.


Kohler - Culver
Source: Duluth News Tribune (MN) Thursday, 27 May 1915; transcribed by FoFG mz

Miss Elsie Viola Culver of Aitkin and Richard J. Kohler of Frazee, Minn., were married at the rectory of St. Paul's Episcopal church late yesterday afternoon by Rev. A. W. Ryan. The bride was given in marriage by her mother, Mrs. Harriet Culver. Mr. and Mrs. Kohler will make their home at Frazee.


Lowell - Hammond
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 21 July 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

Aitkin, Minn. - Announcement has been received of a pretty wedding which was solemnized at the bride's home at Seattle, Wash., of Edwin L. Lowell and Miss Leah Bath Hammond. Mr. Lowell left Aitkin five years ago and has been in the employment of the Westinghouse Electric company of Seattle ever since.


McLaughlin-Patterson
Source: Aitkin Independent Age (Aitkin, MN) May 26, 1917, page 5; submitted by Robin Line
Announcements were received here this week of the marriage of Miss Helen Patterson to Mr. Joseph McLaughlin, which took place in Minneapolis, Saturday, May 19. The bride was a teacher in the local school two years ago, and the groom visited here on several occasions. They will be at home to their friends after September 1st, in Duluth.


Miller - Steffer
Source: Aitkin Independent age (Aitkin, MN) May 26, 1917, page 1; submitted by Robin Line
MILLER-STEFFER
Miss Esther Steffer and William Miller, both residents of Tamarack, were married at the home of the bride's brother, George Steffer, in Tamarack last Saturday. Rev. C. S. Kathan of this village performed the ceremony, and Miss Hannah Miller and George Steffer were the attendants.

The bride was attired in a beautiful dark blue suit with hat to match.

The young couple will live on a farm near Tamarack.

Corrected article:
MILLER-STEFFER
Miss Elsie Steffer and William Miller, both residents of Tamarack, were married at the home of the bride's father, Gottlieb Steffer, in Tamarack last Saturday. Rev. C. S. Kathan of this village performed the ceremony, and Miss Hannah Miller and George Steffer were the attendants.

The bride was attired in a beautiful dark blue suit with hat to match.

The young couple will live on a farm near Tamarack.


Olson - Nelson
[Source: Little Falls Transcript (MN) April 10, 1885, page 4; submitted by Robin Line]
Aitkin Age: Mr. Ole Olson and Miss Christina Nelson, living on Mille Lacs lake, thirty miles from Aitkin, walked all the way into town this week to be married, and afterward started to walk home as happy as a pair of turtle doves.


Skretting - Anderson
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Saturday, June 26, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

McGRATH, Minn.-Miss Emma Anderson and Edward Skretting were united in marriage at the Norwegian church, six miles west of McGrath last Saturday morning at 10 o'clock. They left at once for the Twin Cities for a short visit before leaving for Montana, their future home.


Smith - Forman
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Saturday, 17 Feb. 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

CLOQUET, Feb. 16. - Miss Ethel Forman, formerly of Aitkin, and John A. Smith of Aitkin were married at the home of the bride's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Smith. Rev. C. H. Blake read the Episcopal marriage service. The bride wore a white lingerie gown and carried bride's roses. Miss Cassandra Carr of Eau Claire, Wis., played the wedding march, also playing softly through the entire ceremony. The home was decorated with hearts and pines, appropriate to St. Valentine's day. Luncheon was served shortly after the ceremony and the bride and groom left on the afternoon train for a brief wedding trip.


Spencer - Cook
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 31 May 1914; transcribed by FoFG mz

AITKIN, Minn., May 30. - The wedding of Miss Etta Cook of Morrison and Harvey Spencer of Modale, Iowa, took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Sutton of Aitkin, Monday morning, Rev. C. C. Sutton officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Spencer left for Modale, Iowa where they will make their home.


Steffen - Lueck
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Tuesday, 24 Feb. 1920; transcribed by FoFG mz

AITKIN, Feb. 23. - Harvey Steffen and Miss Rose Lueck married at the bride's home at Iron Hub. They will make their home at Lakefield, Minn.


Torstenson - Anderson
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Wednesday, 3 Aug. 1918) transcribed by FoFG mz

BRAINERD, Aug. 2. - George C. Torstenson of Manganese and Miss Mabel Anderson of Lawler were married at Brainerd. Rev. F. W. Hill of the First Methodist church officiating. The bridegroom enters army service shortly. They left for a honeymoon trip on the Great Lakes.


Tucker - Patterson
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 21 July 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

Aitkin, Minn. - Ernest Tucker of this village and Miss Grace Patterson Cameron of Virginia, were married at the home of the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Tucker, in the presence of relatives and friends, Rev. A. L. Richardson performed the ceremony.


Welton - Reem
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 30 Oct. 1921; transcribed by FoFG mz

AITKIN - An attractive wedding of Monday was that of Miss Florence Isabel Reem and Linto Earl Welton. The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. A. Geer. Mrs. Louis Hallum was the matron of honor and Miss Myrtle Reem, the bridesmaid.


Wick - Johnson
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Friday, 16 Jan. 1920) transcribed by FoFG mz

BRAINERD - Edwin Wick and Anna Johnson, both of Aitkin, were married here.


MARRIAGE LICENSES

Source: Duluth News Tribune (Friday, 16 Jan. 1920) transcribed by FoFG mz

AITKIN -Marriages licenses recently issued were to the following: Edward Johnson and Ida Siire; Vernon Harrington and Pearley Chamberlain; Michael Hanker and Cordelia Keim.


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