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Marriage Announcements


ADAMSON - KIENLEN
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Friday, 25 Jan. 1907) transcribed by FoFG mz

BEMIDJI, Minn., Jan. 24. – Andrew Grover Adamson and Annia Kienlen were married at 8:30 o’clock yesterday morning in St. Anthony’s chapel, Rev. Father Dwyer performing the ceremony. The sponsors at the ceremony were Peter Beihm and Miss Lena Beihm. The groom is a well-to-do resident of St. Peter and owns a a valuable farm at that place. The bride has also lived at St. Peter. It is the intention of Mr. and Mrs. Adamson to take a brief wedding trip to Duluth, and upon their return will take up their residence in Bemidji.


ALLEN - SHIRK
Source: The Bemidji Daily Pioneer (Bemidji, MN) November 21, 1916; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Miss Sylvia Shirk and Edward Allen of Bemidji were united in marriage last evening by Judge A. M. Crowell. Mr. and Mrs. Allen will make their home in Bemidji.


BETTS - KNOX
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Sunday, 5 May 1912) transcribed by FoFG mz

BEMIDJI, Minn. – At the home of the bride’s parents at Nebish, the marriage of Miss Ethel L. Knox to William Betts of Blackduck, took place, Rev. S. E. P. White officiating. The bride wore a gown of white satin and carried sweet peas. There were no attendants. Immediately after the ceremony a wedding dinner was served, only the immediate relatives of the bride being present.


Carver - Wilson
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Monday, 1 July 1907) transcribed by FoFG mz

BAGLEY, Minn., June 30. – Burt Carver of Bemidji and Miss Lenora F. Wilson of this place will be married at the residence of Mr. C. A. Covey tomorrow evening at 8 o’clock. Rev. C. F. Bloomquist is to read the service. The young couple will reside at Bemidji.


Clark - White
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn.) Sunday, 7 Dec. 1913; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

BEMIDJI, Minn., Dec. 6. – Miss Harriet M. White of Bowbells, N.D., and Fred H. Clark were married at the probate’s office Sunday evening, Judge Clark officiating.


Corrigan - Gould
Source: Duluth News-Tribune Jan 23, 1913 - Submitted by a FoFG (NW)

BEMIDJI YOUNG PEOPLE ARE MARRIED
(News Tribune Special.)
BEMIDJI, Minn., Jan. 22.--Miss Beatrice Gould and Michael Corrigan both of this city were married in St. Phillip's Catholic church here yesterday adn left at noon for a honeymoon in Duluth and Chicago. Charles Gould, brother of the bride, attended the groom, and Miss Angeline Munt of Thief River Falls, was bridesmaid. A wedding breakfast was served to relatives and immediate friends who witnessed the wedding at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. Corrigan is employed by the Minnesota & International railway here.


Currier - Stornoen
Source: The Bemidji Daily Pioneer, (Bemidji, Minn), March 25, 1911; submitted by Veneta McKinney

Judge Clark Marries Couple - JOHN CURRIER and ALMA STORNOEN were united in marriage yesterday afternoon in the court hosue by Judge of Probate M. A. Clark. Mr. Currier is a resident of Conell, Ont. while Miss Stornoen is from Kelliher.


Ehllers - Larson
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Saturday, 9 Oct. 1915) transcribed by FoFG mz

BAGLEY, Minn. – Miss Hilda Larson and Henry Ehllers were united in marriage at Bemidji last Saturday at 2 o’clock, Rev. Mr. White performing the ceremony. The contracting parties are well known here. The bride is a sister of Mrs. H. F. Degernes of this place. The bridegroom is a prosperous young farmer of Leonard.


Eltrich - Lampkin
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Sunday, 4 Feb. 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

Bemidji, Minn. – Fred Eltrich and Miss Mary Lampkin, both of this city, were married this morning at the home of John Steffes at Coleraine. Mr. and Mrs. Eltrich will make their future home at Remer, Minn.
 


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

Bemidji, Minn. – The marriage of George Erlandson to Inez Larson, both of Bemidji, took place at the parsonage. Only relatives were present. After the ceremony a supper was served.
 


Ewert - Johnson
Source: Bemidji Pioneer (Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minn.) Saturday, 7 Sept. 1974; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

Johnson – Ewert vows exchanged in Bemidji
The Evangelical Covenant Church in Bemidji was the setting for the wedding of Debrah Faye Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Johnson, of Guthrie, and Gilbert Ewert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ewert of Bemidji. Pastor Fredhiem officiated at the afternoon ceremony.

The bride chose a gown of ivory satin with ivory lace around the neck, sleeves, hem and train. It was the same dress her mother wore at her own wedding. She carried pink carnations made of wood fiber.

The attendants, Amy Hoaglund, Teresa Ewert and the Maid of honor, LuAnn Olson, all of Bemidji, wore hot pink empire waisted gowns. Each carried a nosegay of pink carnations and baby's breath, made of wood fiber.

The bride's mother wore a street length dress of white with long sleeves. Her corsage was hot pink carnations made of wood fiber. The mother of the groom wore an ivory satin gown with small pink and blue flowers. Her corsage was made of hot pink carnations, also made of wood fiber.

A reception was held in the church basement following the ceremony.

Both the bride and groom are graduates of Bemidji High School. The couple is now at home in Embarrass and the groom is working at U. S. Steel in Virginia.

Source: Bemidji Pioneer (Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minn.) Saturday, 1 June 1974; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

MARRIED MAY 25
Debra Johnson and Gilbert Ewert were married in the Evangelical Covenant Church in Bemidji on May 25.


Fandrei - Erickson
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 4 Mar. 1917; transcribed by FoFG mz

BEMIDJI, March 3. – Edward A. Fandrei of Bemidji and Miss Mai E. Erickson of Seattle, Wash., were married at the Presbyterian parsonage here today by Rev. Lester P. Warford, pastor of the Presbyterian church.


Grubb - Dahl
Source: The Bemidji Daily Pioneer, (Bemidji, Minn), March 25, 1911; submitted by Veneta McKinney

Marriage License Issued - Clerk of Court Fred Rhoda issued the following marriage license this morning to JOHN W. GRUBB and ANNA DAHL. The couple were married this morning by Judge of Probate M. A. Clark at 10:00 o’clock in his office in the court house.


Herbert - White
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Monday, 10 July 1916) transcribed by FoFG mz

BEMIDJI, Minn., July 9. – Miss Marian White, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur P. White, and John M. Herbert were married at a quiet wedding at the home of the bride’s parents on Bemidji avenue. Only immediate relatives attended the ceremony, Mrs. James L. Armstrong of Louisville, Ky., mother of the bridegroom, coming to Bemidji Wednesday that she might be present. The bride is one of Bemidji’s best known young women. She is a member of the Minnesota chapter of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

Mr. Herbert has resided in Bemidji four years and is assistant manager for the Crookston Lumber company. He is well known in the Twin Cities.


Hoff - Hanson
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 9 Aug. 1914; transcribed by FoFG mz

BEMIDJI, Minn., Aug. 8. – The marriage of Miss Myrtle Elvina Hanson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. Hanson, to Albert Hoff of Norden took place Wednesday evening at the home of the bride’s parents. Rev. Mr. Ehnerson read the service. Miss Luella Hanson and Miss Olga Sorlie attended the bride and Herbert Semisch of Kelliher and Martin Bjornson of Belle were the groomsmen. Mr. and Mrs. Hoff will make their home at Norden after Sept. 1.


Kahala - Villemin
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, June 23, 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

Bemidji, Minn. – At St. Phillip’s Catholic church the marriage of Miss Mayme Villemin to Dr. Arthur Kahala of Erskine, Minn., Rev. Father Phillippe officiating, took place. They were attended by Miss Vera Cameron, a niece of the bride, and Joe A. Wessell of Crookston. The bride was dressed in a beautiful gown of white embroidery and wore a small cream-colored lace hat trimmed with tiny pink buds. The bridesmaid also wore a white embroidery dress.
 


Latimer - Gjerald
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Friday, 5 Apr. 1907) transcribed by FoFG mz

BEMIDJI, Minn., April 4. – The marriage of Frank Latimer to Anna Gjerald took place here yesterday morning. Both the parties are well and favorably known at Turtle River, where they will make their future home.


Locke - Struck
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, May 26, 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

Bemidji, Minn. – At the office of the judge of probate occurred the marriage of Miss Clara Struck to James Henry Locke, Judge M. A. Clark performing the ceremony.
 


LUCAS - LOUD
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Saturday, 27 Apr. 1907; transcribed by FoFG mz

Bemidji, Minn. April 26. – The marriage of Miss Clara E. Loud to Clarence D. Lucas took place at the home of the bride, the ceremony being performed by the Rev. Parschall of the Episcopal church. The young couple left on the noon train for a trip to Duluth. The bride is the only daughter of Attorney H. J. Loud, and is well and favorably known here, where she has been a teacher in the public schools for the past three years. The groom is a bookkeeper for the Crookston Lumber company. They will make their home here, having rented the J. J. Conger residence on Dewey avenue.


MASONER - TRAFFTON
Source: Bemidji Daily Pioneer, February 29, 1916; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Miss Gustava Trafton was united in marriage by Rev. B. D. Hanscom yesterday afternoon to Charles Masoner. The ceremony was performed at the Methodist parsonage. Mr. and Mrs. Masoner will make their home near Bemidji.


MITCHELL - JOHNSON
Source: Bemidji Daily Pioneer, February 29, 1916; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Miss Florence Johnson of Kelliher was united in marriage to Frank Mitchell of Minot, N. D., by Rev. I. D. Alvord at the Baptist parsonage yesterday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell will make their home near Minot.


MUIR - LAUXON
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Sunday, 10 Nov. 1912) transcribed by FoFG mz

Walker, Minn. – Miss Mary Lauxon and George Muir were married at Bemidji, the ceremony being performed by Rev. E. P. White of the Presbyterian church. They will make Bemidji their home at 903 Irving avenue.


Neff - Donnelly
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Saturday, 23 Oct. 1915; transcribed by FoFG mz

Bemidji, Minn., Oct. 21. – Chester E. Neff and Miss Winnie Donnelly, both of this city were united in marriage today by Rev. I. D. Alvord. After a short wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Neff will be at home on a farm north of this city.


Nelson - Ewert
Source: Bemidji Pioneer (Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minn.) Saturday, 17 Jan. 1976; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

Nelson - Ewert to be Wed

Floyd Nelson and Leona Jerrow announce the engagement and forthcoming
marriage of their daughter, Karen of Bemidji to Robert Ewert, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ewert, Sr. of Bemidji. The wedding will take place at the Evengelical Covenent Church In Bemidji on Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. All friends and relatives are invited to the ceremony and the reception to follow at the church parlors. No local invitations have been sent.


Reynolds – Smith
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Saturday, 17 Aug. 1901) transcribed by FoFG mz

BEMIDJI, Aug. 16. – Miss Dixie Smith was married to Jay L. Reynolds at the home of the bride’s father, C. L. Smith, on Tenth street, today, Rev. F. E. Higgins performing the ceremony. Only relatives of the couple witnessed the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds are “at home” to their friends.

The bride is one of the brightest lights in Bemidji society, and as mentally gifted as she is personally charming.


Sprague - Young
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 9 Aug. 1914; transcribed by FoFG mz

MOOSE LAKE, Minn., Aug. 8. – The marriage of Miss Mabel Gertrude Young, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Young of Nemadji, to James Sprague of Bemidji took place at Sacred Heart cathedral at Duluth Tuesday morning. Rev. Father Borland read the service. Miss Rose Morrison of Duluth attended the bride and W. Lyon of Duluth was best man. Mr. and Mrs. Sprague left for an extended western trip and will make their home in Dakota.


Tabor - Nelson
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 9 Aug. 1914; transcribed by FoFG mz

BEMIDJI, Minn., Aug. 8. – The wedding of Miss Sophia Nelson of Little Falls and L. E. Tabor took place at the Methodist parsonage Wednesday evening. Rev. Charles Gilman read the service. Mr. and Mrs. Taber will make their home in this city.


Todd - Prather
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 13 Apr. 1913; transcribed by FoFG mz

BEMIDJI, Minn. – A quiet wedding took place at the Methodist parsonage when Miss Myrtle Prather became the bride of Guy A. Todd, Rev. Charles H. Flesher officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Todd will make their home on Beltrami avenue.


Wintersteen - Marin
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn.) Sunday, 7 Dec. 1913; transcribed by Marla Zwakman

BEMIDJI, Minn., Dec. 6. – Miss Blanche Marin and Clarence Wintersteen were married Sunday afternoon at the home of the bride’s mother, four miles from town, Rev. S. E. White read the service.



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