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Clay County, Minnesota


Marriage Announcements


Anderson - Vinje
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 3 Nov. 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

Moorhead, Minn. – Gus Anderson, and Miss Mary Vinje, of Fargo, were united in marriage yesterday morning at the home of the bride’s parents in Morris, Minn.


Bergstrom - Guyzer
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Thursday, 26 Nov. 1903; transcribed by FoFG mz

Duluth Wedding
Yesterday afternoon Miss Mayme Guyzer and Oscar Bergstrom were married at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. McNabb on Lake avenue. The bride wore a gray traveling dress, trimmed with white silk applique and a large picture hat. Rev. A. W. Ryan performed the marriage service. Mr. Bergstrom is employed by the Moorhead Electric Light company and after a brief wedding trip, the young people will make a home in that town.


Brophy – La Valley
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 12 Apr. 1914; transcribed by FoFG mz

MOORHEAD, Minn., April 11. – The marriage of Miss Dorrie La Valley, daughter of Mrs. Joseph I. La Valley, and Norman Brophy took place Thursday evening at the home of the bride’s mother. Rev. H. A. Kernen read the service. The bride was attended by Miss Hildegarde La Valley and Fred Brophy acted as best man. Mr. and Mrs. Brophy left for a short trip to the Twin Cities, after which they will make their home at Fargo.


Chapman - McKay
Source: Grand Forks Herald (17 June 1916) submitted by FoFG MZ

Miss Effie McKay and Clarence Chapman, both of Marion, were united in marriage at Moorhead. The young couple will make their home at Marion until fall, after which they will go to Omaha to make their future home.


Close - Walker
Source: Duluth News - Tribune, Page 5, April 7, 1912 - Submitted by Peggy Thompson

MOORHEAD, MINN - One of the most interesting of Easter weddings was that which took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. Walker of Moorhead, when their charming daughter, Miss Grace, became the bride of Albert P. Close of Portland, Ore. The Walker home was handsomely decorated with pink and white flowers.


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

HAWLEY, Minn. – Walter W. Davison and Miss Winnifred Gertrude Evans of Hawley, were united in marriage at Minneapolis, the Rev. C. W. B. Ellis performing the marriage ties. The wedding was a quiet affair, only a few intimate friends being present. After a short visit with relatives in the Twin Cities and at Heron Lake, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Davison will be at home at Hawley after May 1.


Grafsland - Kile
Source: Duluth News Tribune (MN) Thursday, 9 Jan. 1913; transcribed by FoFG mz

MOORHEAD, Minn., Jan. 8. – Clay county friends of Miss Helida Kile and Dr. Carl Edwin Grafsland of Frazee were much interested in the wedding which occurred at the home of Miss Kile’s parents, Rev. and Mrs. N. F. Kile, Saturday evening.

Dr. Grafsland, the groom, is a young physician of Frazee and the bride is a Moorhead young lady and had charge of the music in the public schools at Detroit. The wedding ceremony was performed by the bride’s father and was followed by a wedding supper. After a honeymoon trip the newly wedded couple will be at home to their friends in Frazee, Minn.


Granell - Sherman
[Hankinson (ND) News, April 17, 1930] submitted by Kim Torp

WEDDINGS WERE KEPT SECRET
Friends in Hankinson will be surprised to learn of the wedding of Mr. Ed Granell and Miss Ruby Sherman, which occurred last fall at the Congregational Church in Moorhead, MN., and was kept secret until last week, when the couple notified their friends and relatives in this city. The bride resided with her grandmother, Mrs. Marvin, and is a graduate of the Hankinson High School Class of 1928, and also attended the Valley City Normal. She is a very popular lady with the younger social set and much admired by the people of her acquaintance. Mr. Granell is a son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Granell, a young man who has been raised in this community. He is a graduate of the Hankinson High School Class of 1922. He attended the Univ. of Minnesota, and graduated as bachelor of Business Administration. He is a member of the Alpha Kappa Si Fraternity. Mr. and Mrs. Granell are now in Minneapolis, having moved there on April 2nd, and where they will make their future home. That their married life be happy, healthful and prosperous is the wish of our people.


Griffith - Thorson
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, Aug. 4, 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

Moorhead, Minn. – A quiet wedding took place yesterday morning when Miss Bertha Thorson of Moorhead became the bride of George B. Griffith of Calgary, Canada. Rev. Mr. Bostrom, pastor of the Swedish Lutheran church of Moorhead, performed the ceremony at the parsonage at 10 o’clock. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Betty Thorson. Mr. Griffith was formerly connected with the Northwestern Telephone company in this city and is now holding a smiliar position in the Canadian city.


Holte - Sand
Source: Grand Forks Herald (11 Mar. 1916) submitted by FoFG MZ

Miss Clara Sand and Carl Holte, both of Litchville, were married at Moorhead, Minn. Rev. Anderson of the Norwegian Lutheran church officiated.


Hughes - Qually
Source: Grand Forks Herald (6 Jan. 1899) submitted by FoFG MZ

Matrimonial.
Wm. Hughes, of Minto, and J. Florence Qually, of Moorhead, were united in marriage on December 8 by Father Augustine of Moorhead.


Krabbenhoft - Johnk
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 3 Nov, 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

Moorhead, Minn. – The marriage of Herbert Krabbenhoft to Miss Mary Johnk took place at the German Lutheran church at Sabin.


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

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Hans Tatley’s beautiful home in Goose Prairie was filled with a large number of guests on Friday, when Arthur L. Leverson of Cromwell was united in marriage to Miss Dagny Dahl of Goose Prairie. The service was read by Rev. S. G. Hauge and the bridal couple was attended by the Misses Norman Levorson, Hilda Tatley and Alma Dahl, and Messrs. Alfred Holm, Henry Dahl and Leonard Levorson.


Livdahl - Nokken
Source: Duluth News - Tribune, Page 5, April 7, 1912 - Submitted by Peggy Thompson

MOORHEAD, MINN - One of the very pretty weddings of the week was that which occurred at the farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Nokken, six miles south of Moorhead, when their daughter, Miss Emma, became the bride of Peter Livdahl. There were a number of relatives and close friends present and Rev. O. A. Ulvestad of this city officiated.


Mahoney - Colliton
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 5 Aug. 1906; transcribed by FoFG mz

VIRGINIA, Aug. 4. – Miss Elizabeth Colliton, for the past two years a teacher in the Virginia public schools, will be married to James Mahoney of this place, Wednesday, August 8, at Moorhead, Minn.

Miss Colliton is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Colliton of Moorhead and is well known and well liked in Virginia. Mr. Mahoney has been a resident of Virginia for the last 12 years. He is in the employ of the Oliver Iron Mining company.

They will be at home at the Higgins location, Virginia, after September 15.


Miller - Stenson
Source: Grand Forks Herald (2 Dec. 1898) submitted by FoFG MZ

Matrimonial. On Saturday, November 26, Rev. John S. Rood, of Moorhead, joined in marriage Clarence E. Miller, of Fargo, and Miss Julia Stenson, of Moorhead, at the home of the groom’s parents on Fourth avenue south. A large number of friends extend congratulations.


Strahan - Barnard
Source: Minneapolis Journal (MN) Thursday, 17 Sept. 1896; transcribed by FoFG mz

Moorhead, Minn., Sept. 17. – Miss Bertha Barnard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Barnard, was married here last evening to T. H. Strahan of New York. She is one of Moorhead’s society young ladies and is very popular. The wedding was a very fashionable one. The groom is a prosperous business man. They were lovers in childhood and when Miss Barnard visited New York recently, they accidentally met and renewed the vows made when they were playmates in a village school.

Tims - Herrick
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Wednesday, 18 Oct. 1905; transcribed by FoFG mz

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Miss Mary Herrick of this city, and Felix Tims of Minneapolis, were married at 9 o’clock yesterday morning at St. Joseph’s church.


Triplet - Robinson
Source: St. Paul Daily Globe, February 14, 1896, Saint Paul, Minnesota, transcribed by Peggy Thompson

Wedded at Moorhead
Special to the Globe
Wahpeton, N. D., Feb. 13 - Dr. M. N. Triplet and Miss Edith B. Robinson were quietly married at Moorhead yesterday. The groom is a prominent politician and physician of this city, and recently obtained a divorce from his wife. The bride is the daughter of the judge of probate of Wilkin County, Minnesota. The marriage created a sensation.


Wiedeman - Stewart
Source: The Hood River News (OR) Jan. 12, 1910; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
A very pretty wedding was celebrated Thursday, Jan. 6th, at the home of the bride's parents, when Henry E. Wiedeman, of Morehead, Minn., and Miss Isabelle Harris Stewart were married by Rev. W. C. Gilmore. Promptly at 2:30 p. m. Mrs. Margaret Campbell was seated at the piano and the wedding party took their places to the strains of Lohengrin's wedding march, Willie Stewart, brother of the bride, being groomsman and Miss Alta Ordway bridesmaid. The bride was given away by her father, Wm. Stewart, and Miss Anna Vannett sang "I Love You Truly."

The bride wore a dress of cream albatross and carried cream roses. After congratulations a rare dinner was served. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Stewart, Willie, John, Pearl and Grace Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Nicholson and Raymond Nicholson, Mr. and Mrs. Onan of Sabin, Minn., and Adrie Onan, Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Campbell, Misses Alta and Edythe Ordway, Miss Jenny Forey, Capt. and Mrs. Crandall, Geo. Crandall, Mrs. Mary and Miss Anna Vannett, Rev. and Mrs. W. C. Gillmore, Ed Vannett.

After an hour of wedding merriment and old fashioned Scotch songs by Miss Vannett and Mr. Onan, with violin accompaniment, Mr. and Mrs. Wiedeman left for a tour of Southern California, to return to their extensive land interests at Sabin, Minn.


Wolner - Rath
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Sunday, 25 June 1911; transcribed by FoFG mz

Rev. Hans J. Wolner, pastor of the Church of the Redeemer, left for Fergus Falls yesterday, where he will be married on Monday to Miss Dorothy Rath of Barnesville, Minn. Rev. Ward of Fergus Falls will officiate and, after the ceremony the couple will take an extended wedding trip, then coming to Superior to take up their residence here.


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