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Marriage Announcements


Crossan - Peterson
Source: Register-Republic (Rockford, IL) Thursday, February 10, 1949; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

FORMER TEACHER HERE IS BRIDE IN CALIFORNIA
Dorothy Peterson, Thomas Crossan Say Vows In Cathedral of Foothills at Ontario

From the west coast comes new today of the recent marriage of a former Rockford teacher to a young townsman now employed as a meteorologist in California.

Miss Dorothy Peterson of Ontario, Cal., daughter of Dr. and Mrs. R. A. Peterson, Vesta Minn., became the bride of Thomas Richard Crossan, son of Dr. and Mrs. O. A. Crossan, 2230 Auburn street, at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the Cathedral of Foothills, First Methodist church, Ontario.

For her marriage Miss Peterson chose a deep rose afternoon dress fashioned with cowl neckline and full, tiered skirt. Her bouquet was a nosegay of white roses and hyacinths.

Attending the couple were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mitchell, Alhambra, Cal., Mrs. Mitchell attired in a deep blue frock with which she wore navy accessories and a nosegay of pink roses and sweet peas.

The service was performed by the Rev. Karl Heilman and organ music was provided by Miss Helen Lewis.

The bride's mother attended the wedding dressed in toast brown. Mrs. Crossan wore taupe. Both had gardenia corsages.

After a reception at the Ontario Woman's club, the new Mr. and Mrs. Crossan left for a wedding trip to Yosemite National park and San Francisco, the bride dressed in a tailored suit of soft brown and white striped wool. Her corsage was of green orchids.

Mrs. Crossan was graduated from Belview, Minn., high school and attended the University of Minnesota for two years. She was graduated from Miss Wood's Kindergarten - Primary Training school, Minneapolis, and taught at Franklin and Montague grade schools in Rockford. An active member of Rockford Woman's club, she also was interested in USO work here. More recently she has been teaching in an Ontario elementary school.

The bridegroom, a Rockford high school graduate, received his bachelor's degree from Beloit college, where he served his fraternity, Phi Kappa Psi, as treasurer and president. A graduate of the Meteorology Cadet Training center. Chanute field, he was promoted to the rank of captain before his army discharge. He is now stationed with the fruit-forest service of the weather bureau in Pomona, Cal., where the couple will reside at 762 Hawthorne place.


Dahms - Hense
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 1 Aug. 1920; transcribed by FoFG mz

AITKIN, July 31. – Leo Dahms and Miss Louise Hense were married at the home of the bride, youngest daughter of Judge Frank Hense. Both taught in the local school last year. They will live in Redwood Falls.


Desmond - Vaughn
Source: Grand Forks Herald (Grand Forks, ND) Saturday, 16 Dec. 1905; transcribed by FoFG mz

The many friends throughout the state of J. P. Desmond, who for the past eight years has been a traveling man employed by the Minneapolis Iron Store company will be interested in the announcement that he is to be married at Redwood Falls, Minn., at 1 o'clock next Wednesday to Miss Inez Glenn Vaughn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Vaughn, of that city. Mr. and Mrs. Desmond will make their home at Devils Lake and will be at home in that city after Jan. 10.

There are few better known traveling men in this territory than Jack Desmond, and his many friends in Grand Forks and throughout the state will join in extending hearty congratulations.


French - Pierce
Source: Grand Forks Herald (Grand Forks, ND) Tuesday, 23 May 1905; transcribed by FoFG mz

Erastus D. French, 62 years old, of Redwood Falls, Minn., was married by Rev. A. C. Stevens, of the Methodist church, yesterday afternoon, to Miss Jesnie Pierce, twelve years his junior, of Buffalo, New York.


Henscke - Asal
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 15 June 1913; transcribed by FoFG mz

Redwood Falls, Minn., June 14. – Miss Minnie Asal and Ernest H. Henscke were married at the home of Mrs. A. Asal Tuesday, Rev. R. Heidmann reading the service. Mr. and Mrs. Henscke will make their home in this city.


Kenney - Shook
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Saturday, 7 Feb. 1914; transcribed by FoFG mz

GRAND RAPIDS, Feb. 6. – Announcement is made of the wedding to take place here on Feb. 26 of Miss Ethel Shook to Andrew Kenney of Redwood Falls. A party was given in honor of the bride-to-be by Mrs. Allen Doran and Miss Irene Becker was hostess at a linen shower for her. The couple will reside at Redwood Falls.


Kleaver - Price
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 10 May 1914; transcribed by FoFG mz

REDWOOD FALLS, Minn., May 3. – Miss Ada Price, daughter of John Price of Waterbury township, and Bert Kleaver were married Tuesday morning by Dr. A. L. Sarchet at his home. Mr. and Mrs. Kleaver will make their home in Redwood Falls.


Kueck - Garland
Source: New Ulm Review (MN) December 22, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
Henry Ahrens attended the wedding of George Kueck and Miss Lillian Garland, both of Delhi, Minn., last Wednesday.


Nolton - Woodworth
Source: Minneapolis Journal (Minneapolis, MN) Wednesday, 5 Sept. 1900; transcribed by FoFG mz

Redwood Falls, Minn., Sept. 5. – The marriage of Miss Maud Cecilia Woodworth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Woodworth of this city, to Frank Nolton of New Avon, was solemnized at the home of the bride’s parents at 10:30 o’clock this morning, Rev. C. H. Sievenson of the Methodist church officiating. Only relatives and a few friends were present. After a visit to the state fair, the couple will return and make their home in New Avon.


Russell - Hiatt
Source: Aberdeen Daily News (Aberdeen, SD) Saturday, 4 May 1895; transcribed by FoFG mz

REDWOOD FALLS, Minn., May 4 – Mrs. Martha Hiatt, aged 70, and Stephen Russell, aged 73, both of that place, were united in marriage. Rev. John Sinclair officiated.


Spang - Gallea
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.) Sunday, 2 Aug. 1914; transcribed by FoFG mz

REDWOOD FALLS, Minn., Aug. 1. – Miss Mae E. Gallea, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Gallea, and Lloyd L. Spang were married Monday evening at the home of the bride’s parents by Rev. C. A. Stroup. Miss Maud Spang, sister of the bridegroom, attended the bride and Ernest Gallea was best man. Mr. and Mrs. Spang will make their home in this city.


Tyson - McKeliher
Source: Minneapolis Journal (Minneapolis, MN) Thursday, 1 Apr. 1897; transcribed by FoFG mz

Redwood Falls, Minn., April 1. – Joseph Tyson, one of the proprietors of the Glendale herd of Polled Aberdeen Angus cattle, and Miss Nettlie McKeliher were married at the residence of the bride’s parents in this city yesterday.


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

Redwood Falls, Minn. – Miss Pearl Evans and Floyd Yeager of Webster, S. D., were married at the bride's home in this city Thursday morning at 10 o’clock. Rev. J. J. Ehrstein officiated. Mr. and Mrs. Yeager will live at Webster, being at home after Sept. 1.


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