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Barns - Herbst
Source: Minneapolis Journal (Thursday, 4 Aug. 1898) transcribed by FoFG mz

Hastings, Minn., Aug. 4. - C. Monroe Barns and Miss Emma Herbst of St. Paul were married at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Susanna Herbst last evening, at 8 o'clock, the Rev. E. M. Duff, officiating. Following the ceremony an informal reception took place, only relatives and immediate friends being present. The bride was formerly of this city and is an amiable young lady, held in high esteem. The groom is a well-known young business man of St. Paul. They left on the late train for their future home in the capital city, accompanied by the hearty congratulations of a large circle of friends.

Blackowski - Spohn
Source: San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA) Tuesday, April 20, 1943; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Marriage Applications - San Francisco
Edward Blackowski, 27 U. S. M. and Dorothy Spohn, 23, St. Paul, Minn.

Brandup - Hopkins
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Monday, 18 Mar. 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

White Bear, Minn. - A marriage at which Governor Eberhart was best man took place at 4 o'clock at the Presbyterian church in White Bear, yesterday afternoon, when Dr. Mary Parker Hopkins became the bride of James Riis Brandup of Mankato, Minn, Rev. J. C. Robinson, pastor of the church, officiated. The bride was attended by Mrs. Walter W. Vawter as matron of honor, and the Misses Ethelwyn Hopkins of White Bear and Cleo Brandup of Mankato attended as bridesmaids. Messrs. Lyman T. Parker, Harvey Matthews of St. Paul and J. Cooper Fulton, Lewis H. Schnable, Robert J. Bloom and Fred L. Breen of White Bear ushered. After the ceremony a reception followed at the home of the bride.

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

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Dwyer, 263 Nugent street, announce the marriage of their daughter, Marie Dwyer, to Percy Bricker, at the St. James parsonage. Rev. Father O'Connor officiated. After a wedding dinner the couple left on a short wedding trip.

Campbell - Gauthier
[Source: The Saint Paul Globe (MN) January 6, 1880]

- In this city, on the 5th inst., at the residence of the bride's parents, on Tenth street, by Rev. Father Payette, Quintin Campbell to Miss Julie C. Gauthier.

Cate - McPhee
Source: Stevens Point Daily Journal (Stevens Point, Portage County, Wis.) Saturday, 28 Dec. 1907

Walter S. Cate and Miss Christie McPhee of Ashland were married in St. Paul on Saturday, Dec. 21, at the home of friend. The groom is the youngest son of Mrs. Henry Cate of Stockton, He ha been located at Ashland for some years, successfully engaged in the practice of law.

Cleary - McCoy
Source: Grand Forks Herald (23 July 1919) submitted by FoFG MZ

Miss Anastasia Loretta McCoy, a daughter of Mrs. Catherine McCoy of Fargo, and Raymond Cleary of St. Paul were married at St. Mary's cathedral in Fargo yesterday morning. Father Duffy read the marriage service and the nuptial mass.

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

St. Paul, Minn. - One of the prettiest of the mid-June weddings was that of Miss Mary Catherine Egan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Egan, 443 Ashland avenue, to Stephen J. Cowley of Great Falls, Mont., which took place at 8 o'clock at St. Joseph's Catholic church. Rev. Father O. J. Rowan performed the ceremony.

Devereaux - Lindberg
Source: Grand Forks Herald (16 May 1915) submitted by FoFG MZ

Miss Theolyne Lindberg and L. L. Devereaux of New Rockford were married at the chapel of St. Catherine's college in St. Paul by Rev. Father Corrigan. They will return to New Rockford after a short wedding trip.

Dexter - Manseau
Source: Evening Times (9 Sept. 1910) submitted by FoFG MZ

Many friends here will be interested in the wedding of Miss Beatrice Manseau of Devils Lake, a charming young lady who has often visited here as the guest of Miss Mary O'Keefe. The happy event occurred Tuesday morning at the residence of Rev. Father Augustine and the man to claim her as his bride was Edward Dexter, who was a prominent business man of Minneapolis, but until recently a traveler for a large eastern wholesale firm. Only the family friends were present and the bride was attended by her sister, Miss Sylvia, while her brother, Horace, looked after the affairs of the groom. The wedding dinner was served at the farm home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Manseau, and in the evening Mr. and Mrs. Dexter left for Minneapolis, where they will begin housekeeping at once. The bride is a graduate of St. Catherine's academy, St. Paul, and has been teaching music since completing school.

[Source: Hastings Conserver (Hastings, MN) Tuesday, August 21, 1866, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]

On the 15th inst., by the Rev. L. Caillet, Mr. Walter Dunn, of Dakota County, to Miss LIZZIE AGNES McDERMOTT, of St. Paul.

Fleissner - Abraham
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 9 Apr. 1911; transcribed by FoFG mz

A Superior Girl to Become the Bride of a St. Paul Man
Dr. Rypins, rabbi of the Jewish Temple, St. Paul, will officiate at the marriage of Miss Estelle Abraham of this city and Herbert Fleissner of St. Paul, which will be solemnized Tuesday evening in the parlors of Hotel Superior. Only relatives of the contracting parties will be present for the ceremony, which will be performed at 7:30 o'clock. A dinner for the bridal party will be served in the dining hall at 8:15. Covers will be laid for 30.

The bride will be attended by her sister, Miss Lissette Abraham and the groomsman will be Leon Herz of St. Paul. There will be a number of relatives from out of the city here for the ceremony. Among them will be S. R. Abraham, Chicago; Estelle and Gertrude Fleissner, St. Paul; L. B. Meyerson, New York; Max Abraham, Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fleissner, St. Paul, parents of the groom; Allen and Aaron Herz, St. Paul. Most of these will arrive in the city today, others coming tomorrow and Tuesday.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Abraham, 1708 Sixteenth street, and has a large circle of friends in both this city and Duluth. The groom is a prominent young man of St. Paul, engaged in business in that city. They will make their home in St. Paul following a trip to a number of eastern and southern cities.

Follett - Schuller
Source: Minneapolis Journal (Minneapolis, Minn.) Tuesday, 27 June 1899; transcribed by FoFG mz

Miss May Schuller of St. Paul and William H. Follett of Hastings were married in St. Luke's church, Hastings, last evening, by Rev. P. H. Linley. Miss May Durr of Hastings was maid of honor and Charles Houghtaling of St. Paul was best man.

Fontaine - Vallee
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 26 May 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

St. Paul, Minn. - The wedding of Miss Alice La Vallee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. La Vallee, Gaultier street, to Robert T. Fontaine, took place at St. Louis' Catholic church, Rev. Father Dalmand offciating.

Gedney - Gossman
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 22 Sept. 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

St. Paul, Minn. - The marriage of Miss Ruth Gossman and Charles Leslie Gedney took place at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Rossman, 4144 Lyndale avenue, Minneapolis. Rev. Perry A. Sharpe, pastor of the Fifth Avenue Congregational church performed the ceremony, which was witnessed by only the members of the two families.

Graham - Mitchelson
Source: Bismarck Tribune (2 Dec. 1895) submitted by FoFG MZ

Postmaster Walter Graham of Fort Yates and Miss Rachel Mitchelson were married recently in St. Paul.

Grimm - Scheid
Source: Appleton Post-Crescent (Appleton, Wis.) Tuesday, 1 Feb. 1938; submitted by FoFG MZ

The marriage of Miss Marion Scheid, former student at Lawrence college and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Scheid, Rosendale, to Alfred Grimm, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Grimm, Green Bay, took place at 1 o'clock Monday afternoon at the home of the bride's parents in Rosendale. Miss Elizabeth Grimm, Madison, sister of the bridegroom, was the bride's only attendant, and Myron Scheid, brother of the bride, was best man. The couple will reside in St. Paul where Mr. Grimm is associate young men's secretary in the YMCA. Mrs. Grimm attended Lawrence and Ripon colleges and was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority, while Mr. Grimm, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, is affiliated with Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Hanson - Mortenson
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Sunday, 17 Aug. 1913) transcribed by FoFG mz

RUSH CITY, Minn. - Miss Sigrid Mortenson of Pine Grove, and Harry Hanson of St. Paul, were married Saturday at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Mortenson. They will make their home in St. Paul.

Hanson - Pelkey
Source: Willmar Tribune (MN) June 27, 1906
The marriage of Henry Hanson of Barry, Minn., and Miss Ida Pelkey of Roseville, occurred at the home of the bride's parents in Roseville on Monday, June 18, at 10 o'clock a. m.

Hare - Hancock

Lt. Luther R. Hare of the 7th U.S. Cavalry, married Jennie A. Hancock, niece of Maj. Gen. W. S. Hancock on 21 June 1878 in St. Paul

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

St. Paul, Minn. - A pretty wedding took place at the home of Mrs. John H. Jacobsen, 127 East Winifred street, when her daughter, Miss Eva Jacobsen, became the bride of Albert Preston Hendrickson. Rev. Henry C. Swearingen of the House of Hope Presbyterian church officiated. Miss Martha Jacobsen was her sister's maid of honor and the Misses Susan Doran, Maude Sturley, Georgia Boeringer and Valaerien Bredenhagen were bridesmaids. Hugh T. Halbert was Mr. Hendrickson's best man.

Hunt - Petschel
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 29 June 1913; transcribed by FoFG mz

PINE CITY, Minn. - The marriage of Miss Louise Petschel and Leo O. Hunt took place Wednesday, Rev. Leo reading the service. Out-of-town guests were Miss Anna Petschel, Mrs. F. Hunt and Mrs. Langermeier of St. Paul, Miss Margaret Ostertag of Minneapolis, Miss Annie Schadebauer of St. Paul and Miss Mamie Koster of Mendota. Mr. and Mrs. Hunt will make their home in St. Paul.

Irwin - Chatfield
Source: Milwaukee Sentinel (Monday, 18 Feb. 1856) transcribed by FoFG mz

At St. Paul, Minnesota, Jan. 16th, by Rev. Dr. Van Ingen, Robert A. Irwin, formerly of Green Bay, to Celia A. Chatfield, daughter of Hon. A. G. Chatfield, Judge of the Supreme Court of that territory.

Johnson - Hickman
Source: Aberdeen American (ND) Sunday, 5 Jan. 1908; transcribed by FoFG mz

St. Paul, Minn., Jan. 4 - Married, on January 1, at high noon, at the residence of the bride's uncle, J. M. Scharg, St. Paul, Minn., Eldredge B. Johnson, Tracy, Minn., and Laura M. Hickman, Bath, S.D.

The groom is a graduate of the South Dakota State University, and of the law department of the Minnesota State U, and is the junior member of the law firm of Korns & Johnson, Tracy, Minn. The bride is a daughter of Rev. and Mrs. G. W. Hickman, of Bath, S.D., a graduate of Hamline University, and was assistant principal of the Springfield, Minn., public schools.

The ceremony was performed by the bride's father, a member of the M.E. conference, assisted by the bride's brother, the Rev. Eugene C. Hickman and Dr. J. C. Shelland, of Minneapolis. Miss Maud Scharff, a cousin of the bride, played the wedding march.

Guests were present from St. Paul, Minneapolis, Tracy, Doland and Bath, S.D.

Jones - Jacobson
Source: Grand Forks Herald (1 May 1912) submitted by FoFG MZ

The wedding of Miss Cecil Grace Jacobson of Benedict, and Dana Cornelius Jones took place Thursday evening at the home of the bridegroom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willard G. Jones in Minneapolis. Rev. Elliott M. Moore of the First Presbyterian church performed the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Jones will be at home after July 1 at Birchwood, White Bear Lake, Minn.

Kahring - Hennes
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Sunday, 8 June 1913) transcribed by FoFG mz

Barnum, Minn. - Chas. Kahring and Miss Margaret Hennes were married at St. Paul on Wednesday by the Rev. J. R. Richards. Both of these young people have lived here for many years. They will be at home at the Edisen hotel, St. Paul, in which Mr. Kahring has purchased an interest with his uncle, Henry Hittman. Mrs. Kahring is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hennes and the groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Kahring, who live a few miles south of town on the Soo Line.

Kinsley - Bradberry
Source: Aberdeen Daily News SD (2 Dec. 1911) transcribed by FoFG MZ

At the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Alice Bradberry of Middleton, took place the marriage of Miss Ethel Bradberry and Leo J. Kinsley of North St. Paul, Rev. W. S. Rowden of the M. E. church at Hurley performing the ceremony. They will reside at St. Paul where the bridegroom is engaged in the dairy business.

Lundquist - Huth
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Friday, 6 Aug. 1920; transcribed by FoFG mz

GRANTSBURG, Wis., Aug. 4. - Leonard Lundquist, Siren, Wis., a farmer and candidate for county clerk, and Miss Winifred Huth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Huth, the former being mayor of Grantsburg and editor of the Burnett County Journal, were married in St. Paul.

McWilliams - Stevens
Source: Grand Forks Herald (ND) Sunday, 19 June 1910; transcribed by FoFG mz

Miss Clara L. Stevens of South St. Paul, and Victor McWilliams of St. Paul, formerly of Rolla, N.D., were united in marriage Sunday afternoon May 15, 1910, in North St. Paul at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stevens. The wedding was a quiet home affair only immediate relatives being present. The ceremony was performed by Rev. H. H. Mount of St. Paul. Miss Singne Carlson acted as bridesmaid, and William Stevens brother of the bride, was best man.

Mitchellson - Dyer
Source: Minneapolis Journal (Minneapolis, Minn.) Saturday, 10 June 1899; transcribed by FoFG mz

Miss Mary Dyer of Hudson, Wis., and Geo. Mitchellson of St. Paul were married Thursday evening at the home of the bride's mother. The service was read by Rev. Wellington McVettle.

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

St. Paul, Minn. - Instead of going to Arkansas with his fellow members of the senior class of the Yale forestry school, Daniel H. Moon jr., of St. Paul, has eloped with Miss Mary Guernsey Latourette of New York City, an actress. Moon was formerly captain of the Yale freshman crew. He was graduated from the Sheffield scientific school two years ago and has since been in the forestry school. He formerly lived at the Aberdeen, in this city.

Nelson - Sancler
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Wednesday, July 26, 1905; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Mr. and Mrs. A. Berthiaume, of Banks avenue, left yesterday for St. Paul to attend the wedding of Miss Sancler, of Osseo, Minn., and Dr. Nelson, of Hibbing.

Oestreich - Fletcher
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Saturday, 3 Jan. 1920) transcribed by FoFG mz

BRAINERD - Benjamin O. Oestreich, stationary engineer St. Paul, married to Miss May Viola Fletcher, Rev. F. M. Ohms officiating. They will live in St. Paul.

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

St. Paul, Minn. - A wedding of interest to many St. Paul friends will be that of Miss Eveline Katherine Dee, daughter of Mrs. Eveline Dee, to Walter Glenn Oliver at 735 Belmont avenue north, Seattle, Wash., Feb. 7. Miss Dee is a former St. Paul girl, having lived on Virginia avenue for many years.

Pojar - Kryzer
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 29 June 1913; transcribed by FoFG mz

PINE CITY, Minn. - A wedding of Monday at St. Joseph's Catholic church was that of Miss Rose Kryzer and Joseph Pojar. The ceremony was read by Rev. Fr. Leo. Mr. and Mrs. Pojar will live in St. Paul.

Ramus - Patton
Source: Grand Forks Herald (29 Apr. 1913) submitted by FoFG MZ

Miss Eleanor Patton of St. Paul, and Charles Ramus of Belfield, were married last week at Dickinson, Rev. Father Digman officiated.

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

Paul C. Rex, of Jamestown, and Miss Ingar Sandberg, of St. Paul, were married on November 24 by Rev. M. C. Miller of the Methodist church. They will make their home in Jamestown.

Robinson - Mehl
Source: The Guthrie Daily Leader; Guthrie, Okla.; September 22, 1893 - DD- Sub. by FoFG

St. Paul, Minnesota -- The mystery of the disappearance of Miss Jennie Mehl, the 20-year-old daughter of Eugene Mehl, formerly proprietor of the Ryan hotel, in St. Paul, has been solved. It has been learned that on last Saturday she was married to James Robinson, a young mulatto, formerly elevator boy in the Ryan hotel.

Ryan - O'Reilly
Source: Grand Forks Herald (2 Feb. 1916) submitted by FoFG MZ

The marriage of Miss Theresa E. O'Reilly, formerly of Crosby, and Mr. Thomas E. Ryan of Fortuna, took place in St. Paul at the Cathedral. Mr. Ryan owns a farm near Fortuna on which the couple will make their home.

Sault - Goodman
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 11 May 1913; transcribed by FoFG mz

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. - At St. Anthony's church, Drywood, the marriage of Miss Edith Goodman to Leon H. Sault of St. Paul took place. The bridesmaid was Miss Emma Goodman, a sister of the bride, and the best man, John Peotrowski of this city.

Schiff - Bollman
Source: The Minneapolis journal. (December 08, 1903) submitted by Dawn Minard

10,000 Miles for a Bride
Albert Schiff Comes from Manila to Marry Miss May Bollman.
A journey of 10,000 miles and a bride as the result is the record being made by Albert Schiff of Mania, who was married in St. Paul yesterday to Miss May Bollman of Winneshiek, Iowa. The groom cabled from Manila, making the appointment in St. Paul with his bride-to-be. After the marriage, the happy couple left for Winneshiek where they will visit a few days and then go directly to Manila.

Schmit - Schweich
Source: Minneapolis Journal (Wednesday, 24 May 1899) transcribed by FoFG mz

Miss Anna M. Schweich of Hampton and John Schmit of St. Paul were married yesterday in St. Mary's church, New Frier, near Hastings. Rev. F. X. Gores read the service, which was followed by a reception at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Schweich. Mr. and Mrs. Schmit will make their home in St. Paul.

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

ST. PAUL, MINN. - The marriage of Miss Helen Patterson, 803 Goodrich avenue, to Lieutenant Charles Lewis Scott, United States cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas, was solemnized at the home of the bride's parents. Rev. Julius A. Schaad officiated and those present included only relatives. Dr. Patterson gave his daughter in marriage and there were no attendants. The bride wore her going away gown of dark blue satin trimmed with lace, and her hat was a black chip straw trimmed with flowers in shaded blue tints. She wore a corsage bouquet of lilies of the valley and orchids.

Taylor - Eisenminger
Source: The Saint Paul Globe (St. Paul, MN) April 28, 1901, page 20; submitted by Robin Line
The engagement of Miss Hattie Eisenminger, daughter of John F. Eisenmeger, of Rice street, to Hugh Taylor, is announced. The wedding will take place in June.

Waldhoff - Kreasal
Source: The Princeton Union (Princeton, MN) Thursday, October 26, 1899; submitted by Jim Dezotell

Wedded at St. Paul
Miss Hulda Kreasal and Emanuel G. Waldhoff were united in marriage in St. Paul Wednesday, in the presence of a few intimate friends and relatives. Both bride and groom are well and favorably known here, the groom being one of the active business men of North Branch. The happy couple will be absent about a week, and after their return a reception will be held in Fraternity hall next Wednesday evening. The Review joining with their many friends in wishing them a pleasant journey through life. - North Branch Review.

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

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The marriage of Miss Helen Stoddard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Stoddard, 1247 Laurel avenue to William Jackson Warren of Los Angeles, was solemnized at the home of the bride's parents. Rev. Parley P. Womer, pastor of the Park Congregational church, officiated and Mr. Stoddard gave his daughter in marriage. Miss Mildred Stoddard was her sister's only attendant and Clarence E. Dittmer of Columbus, Ohio, was Mr. Warren's best man.

West - Bemis
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 26 May 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

St. Paul, Minn. - Miss Marjorie Bemis, the 18-year-old daughter of Mrs. N. C. Bemis, 726 Laurel avenue, and one of the most popular girls of the younger set, was married ? Thursday to Bronson West, son of John B. West, 91 Crocus place, former president of the West Publishing company. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Maurice D. Edwards, pastor of the Dayton Avenue Presbyterian church, in his study at the church and was witnessed by H. P. Johnson jr., and Gerold O'Brien.

Whisman - Welhrauch
Source: Aberdeen American SD (3 Aug. 1917) transcribed by FoFG MZ

Pierre - Married, in St. Paul, July 28, Harlan M. Whisman of Pierre and Miss Elizabeth Welhrauch of Groton. Mr. Whisman has been a student at the officers' training camp at Fort Snelling for the past two months. He and his bride are expected to arrive in Pierre in August, where they will make their home.

White - Ash
Source: The Lewis County Banner (Lowville, NY) Wednesday, 28 Jan. 1857; transcribed by Jim Dezotell 

In St. Paul's Minnesota, Dec. 21st, by Rev. J. Benman, Capt. Warren White, of St. Paul's, to Miss Mary A. Ash, formerly of Lowville.

Williams - Anderson
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, August 25, 1912; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Red Wing, Minn.-Miss Agnes Anderson of this city was united in marriage in St. Paul to George Williams also of this city. The ceremony was performed in the rectory of the Good Shepherd Episcopal church of St. Paul by the Rev. W. C. Pope.

Williams - Rubert
Source: The Mason City Globe-Gazette (IA) December 5, 1929
New Hampton, Dec. 5.-Fifty-four couples obtained marriage licenses from the office of the clerk of the district court of Chickasaw county during the month of November. They are as follows: . . . Owen Richard Williams and Mavorette Rubert, both of St. Paul, Minn.; . . .

Williams - Watts
Source: Rochester Daily Post and Record (Rochester, MN), February 3, 1920, page 1; submitted by Robin Line
St. Paul, Feb. 3.-Arthur Williams, tailor, and his 14-year-old bride, Mrs. Alice M. Williams, nee Miss Alice M. Watts, went back to their home in Hopkins, Minn., happy after her husband had pleaded guilty to perjury in district court before Judge Fred N. Dickson.

Efforts to part the young couple, which Williams alleges were made by James H. Watts, father of the bride, out of pique, failed.

"I am very happy with my husband and I want to go on living with him," said Alice when interrogated by the judge. Williams was sentenced to the penitentiary for a term not to exceed one year and sentence was suspended.

Wittich - Motz
Source:  Broad Axe (St. Paul, MN) Thursday, June 15, 1893, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman. 

Last evening a popular young man of the West side, Martin Wittich, gave up living a life of single blessedness and joined the ranks of the benedicts by being united in marriage to Miss Motz, a pretty and amiable lady whose mother resides at 316 Winifred street where the wedding took place.  The happy couple were married at St. Paul's church, corner Eleventh and Minnesota streets.  The Broad Axe joins the many friends of the contracting parties in wishing them good health and luck on their journey through life.

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