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Briggs - Towler
Source: Minneapolis Journal (Minneapolis, Minn.) Saturday, 28 Apr. 1900; transcribed by FoFG mz

Mr. and Mrs. Silas H. Towler have issued invitations for the marriage of their daughter, Miss Merlie Lucilla Towler, to Rev. John Gallup Briggs, which will occur Tuesday evening, May 5, at their residence, 1806 Portland avenue. Miss Towler has been for four years organist and director of the choir of Park Avenue Congregational church, where she has a large circle of friends. Mr. Briggs home is in Dodge county, Minnesota, but he is very well known in Minneapolis, where he spent four years during his course at the university. After graduation he went to the Chicago university, where he took his degree of M.A. and B.D., and during the past year he has been studying at Berlin and Leipaic devoting much of his time to German philosophy with the degree of Ph.D. in view. While in Germany he received a call to the Baptist church at Waukegan, Ill., by cable and returning to this country to investigate the field, accepted the call. The young couple will go directly to Waukegan.

Button - Wilkes
Source: St. Paul Daily Pioneer (MN) Tuesday, 29 Dec. 1868; transcribed by FoFG mz

On the 24th instant, by the same [Rev. Robert Taylor], at the residence of the bride's father, Wm. W. Button, of Olmsted County, and Jean Wilkes, of Mantorville.

Denneson - Senn
Source: Grand Forks Herald (18 Jan. 1916) submitted by FoFG MZ

Edward W. Denneson of Kempton, and Miss Lillian M. Senn were married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. Senn, of Kasson, Minn. The ceremony was performed by Rev. H. C. Schmidt, pastor of the Evangelical church. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Alma Senn, and the groom by the bride's brother, Judge F. W. Senn. Mr. and Mrs. Denneson took their departure on the afternoon train over the Great Western from Dodge Center for the Twin Cities and other points, after which they will take up their home life at Kempton, N.D.

Ellison - Ward
Source: St. Paul Daily Pioneer (MN) Tuesday, 29 Dec. 1868; transcribed by FoFG mz

On the 14th instant, by the same [Rev. Robert Taylor], at Mantorville, William Ellison, of Chautauqua county, N.Y., and Mrs. Jane Ward, of Mantorville.

Foster - Sperry
Source: The Princeton Union (Princeton, MN) - Thursday, October 26, 1899; transcribed by Jim Dezotell

Happily Wedded
A wedding was solemnized Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock in the peaceful village of Wasioja. Its significance is wider than its local environments, for Miss Mary Halesia Sperry, the bride, and Mrs. Wesley Sherman Foster, the groom, are among the best known University graduates who ever went out from that excellent institution. The ceremony was performed at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Sperry, by Rev. Summerville, the Episcopalian minister of Austin.

Mr. and Mrs. Foster leave at once for their home in Milaca, at which place he has established a flourishing law practice, and also a beautiful home for the reception of this bride. - Rochester Record.

Harmer - Dagget
Source: Minneapolis Journal (Thursday, 10 June 1897) transcribed by FoFG mz

Dodge Center, Minn., June 10. - Herbert Harmer and Miss Mabel Dagget were married yesterday afternoon at the residence of the bride's parents in Hayfield. The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. F. Trussell.

Hulett - Scott
Source: The Minneapolis Journal (MN) November 29, 1902; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

The wedding of Mrs. Myrta A. Scott and Rev. E. M. Hulett of West Concord, Minn., took place Wednesday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin H. Green of Humboldt avenue S. The decorations were in pink and white and green, Rev. G. A. Cleaveland read the service in the presence of sixty guests. The bride wore white silk and carried white chrysanthemums. Mr. and Mrs. Hulett left for a trip of two weeks and on their return they will be at home in West Concord.

Marshall - Berdelman
Source: The Inter Ocean (Chicago, IL) December 20, 1888; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Clerk Salmonson yesterday issued a license to the Rev. John Marshall, of Knoxville, Tenn., aged 67 to marry Mrs. Eliza Berdelman, of West Concord, Minn., aged 72. As is evident both parties have arrived at their majority, and Chicago was chosen as their Gretna Green, not because they were fleeing from angry parents, but because of its convenience, being just about half way between their respective places of residence.

Martin - Edgerton
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Sunday, 7 July 1912) transcribed by FoFG mz

Mantorville, Minn. - Miss Jessie Edgerton of Yankton, S. D., and Dr. Roy Martin of Duluth, son of Judge and Mrs. J. F. Martin of this place, were married at the bride's home.

Miller - Sands
Source: Minneapolis Journal (Minneapolis, Minn.) Thursday, 16 Sept. 1897; transcribed by FoFG mz

Red Wing Wedding.
Miss M. B. Sands of Cherry Grove and J. W. Miller of Dodge county were married yesterday morning by Judge Haller.

Marriage License
Lester Everett Mohagen 25, Wendell, and Tina Marie Waling, 19, 409 W. Vemon.
[Daily Journal (Fergus Falls, Minn.) Thursday, Sept. 2, 1976 - MZ - Sub by FoFG]

Mohn - Munson
Source: Grand Forks Herald (5 Sept. 1916) submitted by FoFG MZ

At the home of the groom's parents, at Hayfield, Minn., occurred the marriage of P. N. Mohn of Enderlin, and Miss Clara Munson of Kasson, Minn. The young couple will make their home at Enderlin, where the groom is engaged in the hardware business.

Shane - Menardi
Source: St. Paul Daily Pioneer (MN) Tuesday, 29 Dec. 1868; transcribed by FoFG mz

On the 29th November, by the same [Rev. Robert Taylor] at the residence of the bride's father, in Mantorville, Ephraim Shane, of Concord, and Miss Frankie A. Menardi, of Mantorville.

Sherwood - Marnett
Source: "The Yakima Herald". (North Yakima, W.T.), October 12, 1899 - KT - Sub. by FoFG

A Popular Yakima Veteran Fetches Home a Minnesota Bride.
Chas. A Sherwood, a well-to do farmer of the ?wer Natchez valley and GAR veteran, returned home Saturday with a bride. The lady was Mrs. Eugena Marnett, fomerly of Walla Walla but latterly of Mantorville, Dodge county, Minn. There is a little tinge of romance to the story. When a little girl, Eugena Savage was a Sunday school pupil of Mr. Sherwood. Later she married and resided in Walla Walla until the demise of her husband when she returned to her old home in Minnesota. Mr. Sherwood renewed his old acquaintanceship with the lady on his recent trip to his former stamping ground in Dodge county. The result was a marriage on the 23d of last month. The lady is 26 years of age and has a little daughter, Gracie, a child of five. Mr. Sherwood brought back a two-seated carriage and proposes to live his life over, as it were, in the enjoyment of a happy home life.

Stockman - Rossiter
Source: Broad Axe (St. Paul, MN) Thursday, 5 Dec. 1895; transcribed by FoFG mz

Saturday, Nov. 30.
Edwin Stockman and Miss Lena Rossiter were married at the home of the bride's parents at Dodge Center. Only the relatives and a few intimate friends were invited. The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. F. Trussell.

Strickler - Ransom
Source: Minneapolis Journal (Minneapolis, Minn.) Wednesday, 19 Sept. 1900; transcribed by FoFG mz

Dodge Center, Minn., Sept. 19. - Dr. Mary Ransom and Dr. A. F. Strickler of New Ulm were married yesterday afternoon at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Ransom. The bridal couple left for Ann Arbor, Mich.

Zimmerman - Graham
Source: Minneapolis Journal (MN) Thursday, 25 Jan. 1900; transcribed by FoFG mz

Waseca, Minn., Jan. 25. - A romance of the winter culminated here Tuesday in the marriage of J. G. Zimmerman of Kasson and Mrs. Mary A. Graham of New York state. The parties met at Kasson while Mrs. Graham was visiting there last summer. She afterwards went to California, and Mr. Zimmerman met her here Tuesday and appeared before Rev. Mr. Thompson. He will surprise his relatives by taking a bride home with him. Both of the contracting parties are over 60 years of age.

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