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Harold Bellamy of Berlin Heights announces the engagement of his daughter, Patricia Darlene, to Carl J. Hohman, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Hohman, Sr., of rural Milan. Miss Bellamy is a junior at Berlin Heights High school while her fiancé, is a seaman apprentice with the Navy.  He is stationed at Boston, Mass. [The Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH) - Thursday, January 8, 1953]

Bonnie June Ramey is Robert Bellamy’s Bride In Candlelight Ceremony
Berlin Heights – When they return from a short Eastern wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. Robert John Bellamy will reside on Memorial Drive, Berlin Heights.  The couple spoke their marriage vows Saturday evening, Feb. 18, in the Congregational Church.  The Rev. Earl T. English officiated at the 7:30 candlelight ceremony. The bride is the former Bonnie June Ramey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ramey, of Willard.  Her husband is the son of Harold E. Bellamy, of Berlin Heights, and the late Mrs. Oda Bellamy. Mrs. William Henry Phillips presented wedding music at the organ.  Arrangements of white gladioli and mums graced the altar, and baskets of greens and white mums adorned the church setting. Given in marriage by her uncle Ben Johnson, the bride wore a full length gown of white imported lace, designed with a molded bodice, scalloped Sabrina neckline embellished with pearls, and long tapering sleeves.  The voluminous skirt featured panel inserts of net and lace.  For “something old”, she carried a handkerchief which belonged to the groom’s great-great grandmother.  The bridal veil, of silk illusion made in fingertip length, was caught to a pearl and rose covered coronet.  For floral complement, she carried an elongated bouquet containing white carnations on a white prayer book, trimmed with ivy and satin streamers.  Pearl earrings were her only jewelry accessory. Mrs. Irvin R. Old, sister of the groom, was matron of honor, attired in a ballerina length gown, of melon pink chiffon, with a floating panel at the back.  The front neckline was accented with a self-fabric rose.  To complete her costume, she wore a veil of silk illusion in matching color, attached to a pearl coronet.  She carried a cascade of white carnations tied in satin. Pat Ramey, sister of the bride, was bridesmaid; wearing a gold chiffon frock with bouffant ballerina-length skirt and full sleeves highlighted with satin trim.  Her headpiece was a veil caught with white flowers and gold ribbons.  She carried a bouquet like that of the honor attendant. Irvin R. Old attended as best man, and ushering guests were William Werner Jr., and Cecil Hoffman. For her daughter’s wedding, Mrs. Ramey selected a beige lace and chiffon street length dress.  Her accessories were in matching hue, and she accented her attire with white carnations.  The groom’s grandmother, Mrs. Ida O’Rork, also complements her ensemble with white carnations.  She wore a blue print silk dress with harmonizing accessories. Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the Fowler Room of the church, where the bride’s table was centered with a three-tiered wedding cake, surrounded with heart-shaped cakes.  The groom’s sister, Mrs. Bobbie DeWitt made and decorated the cakes.  Guests attended the reception from Willard, Norwalk, Sandusky, Cleveland, Northfield, Lorain, Elyria, Huron, Urbana, Shelby and Plymouth, as well as Berlin Heights.  Hostess for the occasion were Martha Hoag, Mrs. Lynford Grant, of Huron, and Darlene Kucnic. The new Mrs. Bellamy is a 1959 graduate of Willard High School and has been employed by the Pioneer Rubber Co., Willard.  He husband is a 1952 graduate of Berlin Local High School, and is employed as an operating engineer with Falbo Construction Co., Lorain. [The Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH) – Tuesday, February 21, 1961]

In Marion county, (OR) on the 9th inst., by Rev. T. H. Small, Mr. Joseph S. Burpee, of Jacksonville, to Miss Irene J. Spicer, late of Sandusky City, Ohio. [The Oregon Argus (Oregon City, OR) – Saturday, July 16, 1859]

Frank Crone, a rich merchant of Erie County, Ohio, was married the other day to his sister's granddaughter.  The groom is 65 and the bride 24. [The Democratic Press.(Ravenna, O. [Ohio]), February 05, 1890]

Licensed to Wed:  A marriage license was issued yesterday to Ashbil Daniels and Elizabeth Ida Hildebrandt of Ceylon.  [The Morning Star (Sandusky, OH) – Wednesday, July 13, 1898]

Married, at Florence, Eric county, O., on Wednesday, January 13th, 1886, by Rev. Mr. Steaves, Mr. E.J. Darby, of Camden, to Miss Belle Carter, of Florence, Ohio.  They have our best wishes for the future.  Mr. Darby has rented Lovi Roods farm for the coming year.  [The Wellington enterprise.(Wellington, Ohio), January 20, 1886]

Marriage License: Charles A. Eberts, 45, Huron, stock buyer, and Lena M. Schwenk, 37, Milliner, Rev. N. R. H. Moor. [The Sandusky Star-Journal (Sandusky, OH) – Thursday, June 17, 1920]

Elizabeth Summers, Douglas Franklin Married May 29 in Berlin Heights Miss Elizabeth Louise Summers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Summers, rural Berlin Heights, became the bride of Douglas Arthur Franklin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Franklin of Berlin Heights, Saturday afternoon, May 29, at 2:30 in Berlin Heights church, the Rev. John Townsend officiating at the double-ring ceremony. The bride wore a grey and yellow two-piece silk dress with white accessories.  A corsage of white carnations completed her Franklin, was attired in a dress ensemble. Matron of honor, Mrs. Chester of aqua silk with white accessories.  Her corsage was an arrangement of pink carnations. Chester Franklin was best man. The groom’s mother accented her red and white two-piece ensemble with a corsage of red carnations.  Mrs. Summers selected a dress of green silk and a pink rose corsage for her daughter’s wedding. Wedding reception was held at Florence Grange Hall from 7 until 9 p.m. Both Mr. and Mrs. Franklin attended school in Birmingham, O.  Mr. Franklin is with General Motors in Elyria. Out of town guests included Mr. and Mrs. Albert Summers, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Burr and Mr. and Mrs. John Daniels of this city and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Daniels, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Daniels and Mr. and Mrs. Ashbil Daniels of Huron.* [This was transcribed as it appeared in the paper] [Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH) – Friday, October 10, 1958]

Marriage License: Arthur A. Hildebrandt, 29, city, rubber worker, and Clara M. Federkiel, 33, city, seamstress.  Rev. Theo J. C. Stellhorn. [The Sandusky Star-Journal (Sandusky, OH) – Thursday, June 17, 1920]

A marriage license was granted this morning to John Frederick Hildebrandt and Louise Anna Huttenlocher, both of Ceylon. [The Sandusky Star-Journal (Sandusky, OH) – Friday, October 11, 1901]

Berlin Heights - Wilson Hildebrandt of the U.S. Navy, son of Mrs. Ella Hildebrandt was married to Miss Irene Love of San Diego, Cal., Nov. 6. [The Sandusky Register Star-News (Sandusky, OH) – Saturday, November 29, 1941]

Marriage Planned
Announcements have been received here of the approaching marriage of Miss Caroline Hildebrandt of Sandusky to June Jenkins of Cleveland.  Both were graduated from Berlin Heights high school and are widely known here. [The Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH) – Sunday, June 28, 1936]

Miss Doris Greeno Weds Terence O’Rork
Berlin Heights, Sept. 13 – (Special) – Miss Doris Greeno, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lester M. Greeno of Berlin Heights, and Terence O’Rork, son of Mrs. Ida O’Rork and Walter O’Rork, were married last Saturday morning at ten o’clock in the Methodist Church.  The Rev. Ross Winner officiated. Attendants were Miss Evelyn Gruick of Sandusky, cousin of the bride, and John Neilson of Collins. Immediately following the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. O’Rork left on a trip to Niagara Falls and Buffalo, N.Y.  Upon their return they will reside on S. Main-st. Both are graduates of Berlin Heights High school.  Mr. O’Rork is employed by the O.P.S. Co., of Berlin Heights. [The Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH) – Thursday, September 14, 1939]

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Sept. 1 - Married here yesterday, arrested last night and bound over to the grand jury today to await a hearing on charges of perjury in swearing falsely as to her age in obtaining a marriage license.  That is the 24 hour story of Mary Storck, formerly Mary Mischky, and her new husband George Storck.  Unable to obtain bail, they are now spending their honeymoon in the county jail, where they may have to remain until the grand jury convenes on Sept. 13.  Otto Mischky, the girl's father filed the affidavits.  [Source: Duluth News - Tribune, Sept. 2, 1911]

Berlin Heights: Miss Freda Hildebrandt, daughter of Fred Hildebrandt, of this place, became the bride of Milo J. Weaver, at Lorain, last Saturday at the home of Mrs. Chas. Schultz, a sister of the groom.  Mr. Weaver came to Berlin about two years ago and purchased the Sperry fruit farm, where they are now at home to their friends. [The Sandusky Star-Journal (Sandusky, OH) – Saturday, March 18, 1916]


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