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CONWAY – HAYS – On the 14th ult., at 8 o’clock p.m., in Locust Grove Church, Midway, Boone County, MO., by Rev. M.M. Hawkins, of Fayette, Howard County, Mo., A.M. Conway, M.D., and Susie May Hays, daughter of Mr. Isaac Hays, All of Boone
(The Medical and Surgical Reporter, Philadelphia, Nov. 13, 1875. D.G. Brinton, M.D., Editor)

Englewood - Married at the residence of the bride on the twenty-fifth of April by Judge F. M. Smith, George W. Johnson and Mrs. Georgia Little.
(The Columbia, Missouri, Herald Statesman, May 4, 1900, page 22. Contributed by Robert King)

Ruth Dawson Nowell, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. W.B. Nowell, 1425 Paris Rd. and Frank Alexander Meckel of Cleveland, OH will be married at 10:30 o'clock tomorrow morning by the Rev. Walter Houshalter of the Christian Church
(The Columbia Evening Missouri Sept 3, 1920. Transcribed by Nancy Mayo)

The marriage of Miss Mary Margaret Clark, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gentry Clark, and Raymond A. Martin of Pasadena, CA., took place at 3:30 o'clock Monday afternoon at the home of the bride's parents, 1408 East Broadway. The Rev. W.W. Elwang officiated using the double  ring ceremony.
(The Columbia Evening Missouri Sept 7, 1920. Transcribed by Nancy Mayo)

Miss Hally Morrison Prentis of Brooklyn, N.Y. and William Pierpont Nelson, Jr., of New Orleans will be married at the home of Mrs. Robert L. Ramsay, the sister of Miss Prentis, at 7 o'clock Saturday evening. The Rev. Edmond Duckworth, rector of the Church of the Redeemer in St. Louis, will perform the ceremony.
Mrs. Ramsay will be matron of honor, and her 3-year old son, Robert, will be ring bearer.  The guests will be Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Nelson of St. Louis, parents of the bridegroom, Miss Cora Fordes, also of St. Louis, his cousin, and a few intimate friends in Columbia.
Miss Prentis was graduated from the University with the degree of A.B. in 1905. She is a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Mr. Nelson is a former student in the University. He is a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. The couple will leave Columbia immediately after the wedding supper and will be at home at 809 Roosevelt place, New Orleans, after August 20.
The large wedding which was to have taken place at Miss Prentis home in the East was made impossible by the ill health of her father.
(Source: University Missourian, Wednesday, August 2, 1916. Transcribed by Nancy Mayo)

Married --- As will be seen by a notice in another place, Dr. C. O. Lewis and Miss Clara Ingham were married on last Thursday evening.  It was not much of a surprise to our people, as the event has been suspicioned for some time.  The residence of the bride‘s parents was full of friends to witness the ceremony and after it they partook of a supper such as only a few can prepare.  The following is a partial list of presents made the couple by friends: 
A silver dinner castor, Dr. and Mrs. D. B. McKee. 
A silver butter dish, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Winslow. 
Set silver tea spoons, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Hutchinson. 
Glass set, Mr. Kendrick Robertson. 
Linen table cloths and napkins, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Jordan. 
Silver butter knife, Mrs. C. O. Chapin. 
Set of dinner knives and butter knife, Mr. and Mrs. E. Wilcox. 
Silver pickle dish, Ed. S. Handy. 
Berry and sugar spoon, H. Whiteside. 
Silver napkin rings, dr. and Mrs. J. H. Detrick, of Jacksonville, Illinois. 
Silk handkerchief, Mr. R. E. Taylor. 
Silver napkin rings, Misses Minnie and Jessie Hale. 
Pair vases, Miss Lucie Meyer. 
Glove box and gloves, Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Zimmerman. 
Japanese glove box, Grandpa. 
Masonic motto, Brother Eli. 
White bed spread, bride’s mother. 
Gold necklace and breast pin, the groom to the bride. 
The party broke up about ten o’clock and the happy couple left on Friday morning for their future home at Woodlandville, Missouri. 
[ Hutchinson News (Weekly) Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas Thursday, December 18, 1879 page – 3 *** column – 2. Contributed by Rose Stout]

MARRIED.--At Walnut Grove Church, on the 24th ult., by Rev. N. Flood, Mr. John G. Frazier, of Boone, and Miss Julia, daughter of Solomon Barnett, Esq., of Howard county.
[Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Mo.) Thursday, May 19, 1853. Submitted by Kathy McDaniel]

MARRIED.--In Columbia, on the 28th ult., by Rev. N. H. Hall, D. D., Dr. W. C. Philips and Miss Penelope P., daughter of Rev. N. H. Hall, all of Boone county.
[Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Mo.) Thursday, May 19, 1853. Submitted by Kathy McDaniel]

MARRIED.--On the 24th ult., by Rev. Wm. Thompson, Mr. John D. Hawkins and Miss Hannah D. Rigges, all of Boone county.
[Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Mo.) Thursday, May 19, 1853. Submitted by Kathy McDaniel]

MARRIED.--On the 21st ult., by Rev. J. Barnes, Bethel Baxter and Margaret Prowel, both of Boone.
[Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Mo.) Thursday, May 19, 1853. Submitted by Kathy McDaniel]

Day - Christian
Centralia, Mo., May 7. – R. T. Day and Miss May Christian were married at the residence of the bride in this city last night. Elder H. A. Denton officiating.
[Source: St. Louis Republic (St. Louis, MO) Sunday, 8 May 1898; transcribed by FoFG mz]

Halleck - Street
N. E. Halleck of Centralia and Miss Daisy Street of Salisbury were married at the bride's home Wednesday evening. The happy couple spent Thanksgiving with Moberly relatives and from here go to St. Louis later returning to Salisbury to reside.
[Source: Moberly Semi Weekly Monitor (December 4, 1906) transcribed by FoFG mz]

A marriage license was granted today to Grover Sims of Sturgeon over 21 and Miss Birdie McKenzie of Centralia, 18 years old.
(The Evening Missourian, Columbia, Mo., April 22, 1918, front page. Submitted by Peggy Thompson)

Miss Martha Downing is Bride of F. Willis Yale, Cheer Leader
An old fashioned reception was given to Mr. and Mrs. F. Willis Yale, former students in the University, when they arrived in Columbia last night. They were married in Kansas City yesterday noon and came to Columbia on their wedding trip. Mrs. Yale was formerly Miss Martha Downing.
The newly married couple was met at the station by Mr. Yale’s fraternity brothers, the Sigma Chris. They were placed in a buggy hitched to a Ford, driven around town and finally taken to the Daniel Boone Tavern.
Mrs. Yale was graduated from the School of Education of the University last June and has been teaching at Webb City. She was a Savitar Queen last year. Mr. Yale was a senior in the College of Agriculture this year. He went to the Third Officers’ Training Camp at Camp Pike where he was recommended for a second lieutenancy in field artillery. He was the Varsity cheer leader last semester.
(The Evening Missourian, Columbia, Mo., April 26, 1918, front page. Submitted by Peggy Thompson)

Ashley, William H., rep. in Cong. from Mo., and Mrs. Wilcox, dau. James W. Moss, were married at Columbia, Mo. (12 Nov. 1832) [Source:  Vital Records From The National Intelligencer, by George A. Martin; transcribed by V. Bryan]

In Grand View, Boone county, Missouri, Nov. 25th, 1857, at the residence of H. W. Sneed, Mr. Daniel Renfro, aged 19 years, to Mrs. Agnes Waller, aged 68 years.
The Oregon Argus (Oregon City, OT) – Saturday, February 13, 1858
Submitted by Jim Dezotell

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