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Polk County, Minnesota


Marriage Announcements


Austad - Nesland
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 25 Aug. 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

Oklee, Minn. - Miss Julia Nesland and Tollef Austad were united in marriage at Crookston. Mr. Austad is the mail carrier on the Wanke route and his home is in Equality township, while Mrs. Austad is the daughter of a prominent farmer in Chester township.


Backlund - Wright
Source: Bemidji Daily Pioneer (Bemidji, Minn.) Monday, 7 Oct. 1912

A very quiet wedding occurred Saturday night, when Daniel Backlund, foreman of the Crookston mill, was united in marriage to Miss Angie Wright of Wausau, Wisconsin. The ceremony was performed at Mr. Backlund’s home at 1115 Bemidji avenue, in the presence of immediate friends, Rev. S. E. P. White officiating.


Bakke - Drydahl
Source: Grand Forks Herald (19 Aug. 1906) submitted by FoFG MZ

Sivert Bakke, employed in the office of the Minneapolis Thresher company, was married Sunday morning to Miss Alice Drydahl, of Gully, Minn., at the home of Rev. A. J. Hulteng, of Zion Lutheran church. Mr. and Mrs. Bakke were attended by Oscar Bakke and Miss Theo. Elkhoff, and spent Sunday at Maple Lake. Some one there advised their friends of their departure for Grand Forks and with rice accompaniments there was a party of friends to meet them Sunday evening.


Behrns - Brewster
Source: "Warren Sheaf"., May 03, 1900 - KT - Sub by FoFG
Miss Abbie Brewster and W. F. Behrns were married at the residence of the bride's parents at Fisher on Sunday, April 22, at 5 p.m. It was a very pretty social affair. The bride has been a teacher in the Polk county schools for a number of years and last summer taught a term in town of Farley. The groom is the railway agent at Thief River Falls, and many Warren friends remember him from last summer when he had charge of the depot here during Mr. Hewett's vacation. Hearty congratulations are extended by Warren friends.


Boucher - Riopelle
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 28 July 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

Crookston, Minn. – St. Ann’s church was the scene of a pretty wedding when Miss Antoinette Riopelle became the bride of Wilfred Boucher. The ceremony was performed at 3:30 and Rev. Father Tapin officiated. The bridal party were attended by the groom’s father, Julius Boucher and Miss Riopelle’s brother-in-law, L. J. Cadieux. The bride wore a gown of white marquisette over white messaline and carried a beautiful bouquet of bride’s roses. A large picture hat made the costume a beautiful one.


Burnett - Thomas
Source: Montana Butte Standard (MT) November 29, 1931; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED.
Mr. and Mrs. William John Thomas of 812 West Mercury street announce the engagement of their daughter, Marion, to Lennert Burnett Anderson of Great Falls, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Wilhelm Anderson of Lengby, Minn. Miss Thomas, one of Butte's charming young ladies, is a graduate of the Butte high school and is employed in the office of the Barclay Motor company. Mr. Anderson is accounting manager of the Great Falls branch of the General Motors Acceptance corporation. The wedding will be an event of December.


Collar - Smith
Source: Grand Forks Herald (2 June 1892) submitted by FoFG MZ

Robert H. Collar, of Fargo, and Miss Minnie M. Smith, of Mentor, Minn., were united in marriage at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Costello, Rev. P. W. Longfellow officiating.


Cooper - Aamoth
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 12 May 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

Ada, Minn. – Miss Adele Aamoth of Fossum was married to C. C. Cooper, a Mahnomen lawyer. The ceremony was performed at the home of the bride’s sister, Mrs. O. W. Peterson at Crookston, by Rev. W. Hodgson of the Methodist church.


Dangerfield - Kenn
Source: Grand Forks Herald (28 June 1892) submitted by FoFG MZ

The marriage of John Dangerfield and Miss Maggie Kenn, both of East Grand Forks, will take place Thursday at 2 o’clock. The ceremony will be performed by Rev. W. H. Spence, and will occur in the First Presbyterian church. Fred Raphael a cousin of the groom will be best man and Miss Jane Kenn, the bride’s sister, will act as bridesmaid. A reception will follow the wedding at the home of the bride, Mrs. James Kenn. The groom is a substantial farmer, and resides near East Grand Forks. The couple will reside on the farm.


Glaserud - Klepp
Source: Grand Forks Herald (ND) Friday, 21 Sept. 1917; transcribed by FoFG mz

Local Couple are Married at Fosston

On Wednesday at the Norwegian Lutheran parsonage at Fosston, Minn., occurred the marriage of Miss Ingeborg Klepp and O. G. Glaserud, both well known residents of this city. Rev. K. O. Hildahl officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. Klepp of Bagley, formerly of McIntosh, Minn. Mr. Glaserud is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Galserud, old-time residents of Eldred, Minn., and in business life is the vice president of the H. Bendeke Co., of this city.

Mr. Glaserud and his bride will spend their honeymoon at various points in Minnesota, and will be at home to their friends in the Dakota block on October tenth.


Hagen - Stickney
Paper: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, June 23, 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

Minneapolis, Minn. – A hansomely appointed wedding took place at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Stickney, at 1319 Fifth street Southeast, when their daughter, Miss Inez Leona, became the bride of Dr. Paul Hagen of Crookston, Minn. Rev. H. K. Painter read the Episcopal ring service in the presence of about fifty guests. Palms, maidenhair ferns, peonies and carnations were arranged to give a woodland effect, and the color scheme of pink and white, the bride’s favorite colors, was carried out in detail. The winding stairway was banked in oak boughs and white syringa, and clusters of pink and white peonies showed among the foilage.


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

McIntosh, Minn. – At the St. John’s church the marriage of Christine Josephine Dale to Rev. Abraham Hinderlie, Rev. J. B. A. Dale performing the ceremony assisted by the groom’s father, Rev. K. C. Hinderlie, took place Wednesday. The bride had chosen her sister, Mrs. E. G. Schlanbasch as matron of honor, her sister Clara, maid of honor, and Rosetta Abrahamson, bridesmaid. Attending the groom were Rev. John Hinderlie, a brother of the groom. Caspar and Erven Dale, Margaret Dale acted as flower girl and Lyle Schlanbusch as ring bearer.


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

Crookston, Minn. – One of the prettiest of midsummer weddings took place yesterday afternoon when Miss Alma Skaar became the bride of Thomas Hofdahl, of Beltrami. The ring ceremony was performed at 4 o’clock at the Lyngholm residence, 100 Nelson street, and Rev. Gilmen, of Hawley, Minn., officiated. Just at 4 o’clock the bride attended by her sister, Miss Helga Skaar, entered the parlor, where an improvised altar of a bower of greens and sweet peas had been arranged in the bay window, and were met by the groom and his best man, James Regedahl, of Beltrami. Mrs. C. C. Heath of Beltrami presided at the piano.


Iverson - Hjeld and Bennett - Iverson
Source: Warren Sheaf, (Warren, MN) Thursday,19 June 1902, page, 8; submitted by Robin Line
Iverson-Hjeld & Bennett-Iverson
Married: Albert Iverson, of Halvor and Della Hjeld, and Robert Bennett and Gunda Iverson, were married in Grand Forks last week. The wedding took place at Mr. and Mrs. Iverson's place last Friday.


Lee - Donnelly
Source: Grand Forks Herald (5 Jan. 1888) submitted by FoFG MZ

Married. At the Methodist parsonage, yesterday afternoon, by Rev. H. R. Miller, Mr. Wm. Lee of Ardoch, Dak., and Miss Matilda Donnelly of Mallory, Minn. The happy couple go to Ardoch to live.


Mahoney - LaCoe
Source: Duluth News-Tribune Jan 1, 1922 - Submitted by a FoFG (NW)

Crookston, Minn.-- Friends of Miss Rose LaCoe and Jerry Mahoney, of the Great Northern offices here, will be surprised to hear of their marriage which was solemnized yesterday afternoon at Red Lake Falls.


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

Cloquet, Minn. – A pretty wedding was celebrated at the Church of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, when Miss Mildred Marlowe, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Marlowe of this city, and Adelord Mayrand of Crookston, were married by Fathers Lemmer and Lemire. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Irene Marlowe, and the bridegroom by his brother, Leo Mayrand.


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

Crookston, Minn. – At St. Anthony’s chapel took place the marriage of Miss Nell McManus and George McDonald, Rev. Father Phillipi officiating. They were attended by Miss Lucy LaFontisee and Ed. Gould. The bride wore a cream serge gown trimmed with pearls and carried bride’s roses with a shower of cream ribbon. She wore a large cream felt hat.


Mjaaland - Mykland
Source: Grand Forks Daily Herald (Grand Forks, ND) Saturday, June 10, 1911; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Marriage License – issued yesterday to Ole Mjaaland of Gully, Minn., and Sarah Mykland of Grand Forks.


Morrow - Morrison
Source: Grand Forks Herald (22 Dec. 1906) submitted by FoFG MZ

Married – Albert W. Morrow and Miss Vashti Morrison, both of Key West, Minn., were married yesterday by Rev. Moore, of the First Methodist church.


Nettleberg - Schmock
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Tuesday, June 8, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

GULLY, MINN.
Olaf Nettleberg, Gully's barber, was married last Wednesday at Crookston to Miss Mabel Schmock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schmock, residing a few miles south of this village. A reception will be given in honor of the event at the Gully hall, June 9. They will reside in this village for the present.


Nordlund - Strutz
Source: Grand Forks Herald (17 Oct. 1905) submitted by FoFG MZ

Marriage License – A marriage license was issued yesterday to Frank M. Nordlund and Miss Alma Johanna Strutz, both of East Grand Forks.


Ralph - Brouillard
Source: Evening Times (ND) 20 Mar. 1908; transcribed by FoFG MZ

A young Crookston couple has created quite a sensation in that city by bringing their matrimonial plans to a successful conclusion without the knowledge of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Brouillard, who received the astonishing news from East Grand Forks where the ceremony was performed late last evening. The parties concerned are Miss Rosanna M. Brouillard and Earl J. Ralph, son of State Engineer Ralph of Minnesota. They secretly secured the marriage license in Crookston last evening and then came to East Grand Forks where the knot was tied. They sent word of the occurrence to the girl’s parents after the deed was done, but as to their present whereabouts none but themselves are wise.


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

CROOKSTON, Minn. – A pretty wedding was celebrated at the German Lutheran church when Charles Reitmeier, son of Mrs. Minnie Reitmeier, who lives on a farm about seven miles northwest of this city, and Miss Bertha Radke, daughter of Mrs. Radke, of Crookston were united in marriage, Rev. Mr. Schimpfky performing the ceremony. A large number of relatives and friends attended the ceremony.


Risberg - McFarland
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Wednesday, 28 Jan. 1920) transcribed by FoFG mz

CROOKSTON – Edith N. McFarland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James McFarland, Bagley, and Hjalmer F. Risberg, Holt, were married here. Bride was school teacher.


Rolland - Dagoberg
Source: Grand Forks Herald (23 Sept. 1915) submitted by FoFG MZ

Rev. Elfring of the Congregational church performed the wedding ceremony of Miss Olga M. Dagoberg and Alfred L. Rolland, both of Randen, Minn., at the Presbyterian manse in East Grand Forks, yesterday afternoon.


Shannon - Fenwell
Source: Grand Forks Herald (21 June 1892) submitted by FoFG MZ

The marriage of Samuel Shannon, of East Grand Forks, and Miss Mary Fenwell, occurred yesterday afternoon at 2 o’clock, Rev. A. Carrick officiating. The ceremony was performed at Emerado. John Wood was best man and Miss Della Gould acted as bridesmaid.


Steinke - Lundemo
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Wednesday, April 24, 1912; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

The marriage of Miss Clarice Martha Steinke, daughter of John Steinke of Mellin, Wis., and Oscar J. Lundemo was quietly celebrated yesterday morning at the residence of Bishop McGolrick, Father H. A. Floyd officiating. The bride was attended by Miss Tilly Fritz, and John Steinke, a brother of the bride's, was best man. Mr. and Mrs. Lundemo have left for an extended southern trip and will be at home after June at Gully, Minn., where Mr. Lundemo is engaged in business.

The bride was well known in Duluth, having lived with her sister, Miss Gussie Steinke, at 301 East Third Street, for several years.


Sunderland - Anderson
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 6 Dec. 1914; transcribed by FoFG mz

CROOKSTON, Minn., Dec. 5. – The wedding of Miss Mabel Anderson, niece of Nels Anderson, and Charles Sunderland took place Wednesday evening at the home of Mr. Anderson. Rev. J. O. Ensrud read the service. The bride was attended by Miss Nellie Anderson and Peter Amundson was best man. Mr. and Mrs. Sunderland will make their home in this city.


Swendson - Price
Source: Evening Times (9 Sept. 1910) submitted by FoFG MZ

At 5 o’clock yesterday afternoon Rev. F. M. McCoy read the service at the Methodist parsonage which made Miss D. Birdell Price of this city the bride of Ernest A. Swendson, manager of the Schlitz Brewing company in East Grand Forks. Miss Hattie Reading and the bride’s brother, Harry Price, attended the couple and immediately afterward they left for Winnipeg where a few days’ honeymoon will be enjoyed. On their return they will go to housekeeping in this city.


Tagley - Stark
Source: The Princeton Union (MN) Sept. 13, 1917; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Stark on Saturday attended the wedding of Mr. Stark's sister, Elsie, to Elmer Tagley of Gully, Minn. The ceremony was performed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. Jaenson in St. Cloud.


Torison - Lysbakken
Source: Grand Forks Daily Herald (Grand Forks, ND) Thursday, July 20, 1905; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Married Here-Cornelius Torison of Gully, Minn., was married in this city yesterday to Miss Berit Lysbakken, of Thief River Falls, Minn. Judge Church performed the ceremony.


Torrison - Flaiskey
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Sunday, 18 May 1913) transcribed by FoFG mz

FISHER, Minn. – Theodore Torrison of Fisher, Minn., and Miss Hattie M. Flaiskey of San Mateo, Cal., were married yesterday by the Rev. J. M. Persenius of the Swedish Lutheran church of Grand Forks. Mr. Torrison is a well known resident of Polk county, having resided in this district for a number of years.


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