Mahoning County
Ohio Genealogy and History
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Marriage Announcements



Miss Mattie Scoville, of Poland, Ohio, who created a sensation last week by eloping with Charles Allen, a married man, but who was overtaken by her parents and returned home, has fled again with her lover. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Celia - The marriage ceremony of Vincent Bassinger of Columbiana and Miss Grace Cook, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Cook, at this place was solemnized Oct 24 at 8 o'clock pm by Rev DeVaux of Louisville. Those present were the immediate families and the bride's girl graduate friends and escorts.The out of town guests were Frank Ockerman, Homer Blackburn, Misses Mabel Woods and Clara Blackburn of Youngstown. A delicious supper was served immediately following the ceremony. The young couple will reside in Columbiana where the groom is employed in the First National Bank A host of friends extend congratulations.
[The Mahoning Dispatch, Friday, October 30, 1908]

Miss Lucile E. Bowers and Mr. Philip G. Beckley, both of Youngstown, Ohio, were married Wednesday evening at the Methodist parsonage in Hagerstown.  [The Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD) Saturday, 26 Nov 1904, pg 8]

Ohio Girl is Bride of Turkish Dancer
Smyrna, Turkey, Dec 19 - Doris Rose, 21, formerly of Youngstown, Ohio, was married here to Said Edip Bey, her Turkish dancing teacher.  The bride's father is a construction engineer in Russia. [The Salem News (Salem, OH) 19 Dec 1933, pg. 1]

Alliance, Jan 5 - Announcement was made today of the marriage of Lothair J. Carson and Miss Mae Carothers solemnized New Year's Day by Rev. A. C. Whitmore of Shadyside, an uncle of the groom. Carson is a student in the medical school of Western Reserve university, Cleveland.
[Cleveland Plain Dealer, Jan 6, 1918]

Wed at Noon Separated at 10 P M
Norwalk O -- Married at noon separated at midnight that is the record of Miss Edith Sommers, 18, Fostoria and C.F. Church, 31, Richfield. Church and Miss Sommers were married at Fostoria Saturday noon. They started for a honeymoon at Cedar Point stopping here en route to see friends of the bride. They were invited to remain in Norwalk for an evening dance and accepted. At about 10 p. m. the bride complained of feeling chilly "I'm going to get my wrap" she told the groom. When he searched for her later she was gone.
A search located the bride at her friend's home "I've changed my mind" she said "I don't want to be his wife" "I'm sorry" was all Church said.
[The Mahoning Dispatch, Friday, October 2 1908]

Charles Cover of Poland and Miss Lizzie McGill of North Lima married. The Mahoning dispatch., June 20, 1913 (Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio)

Mont Davis, son of Wilford Davis and wife of Salem, and Miss Erma Shepherd were united in marriage by Rev Clark at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Zimmerman at Franklin Square Saturday evening. They will reside in Salem where the groom is employed by the Natural Gas Co.
[The Mahoning Dispatch, Friday, October 16, 1908]

MARRIED. --In Champion, on Nov. 11th, 1868, by Edward Pierce, Esq., Mr. John Diehl, of Jackson, Mahoning Co., O., and Miss Adaline Clemmens, of Champion.
[Source: Western Reserve Chronicle, (Warren, OH.) Wednesday, November 18, 1868 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

And Finally They Married
Cleveland Sept 30: Pauline Temple and Attorney H. H. Emmons, whose love affair divided the city of Alliance into two factions were married Monday night in Cleveland at the home of the girl's brother. Miss Temple, 18, was a stenographer in Emmon's office. Her father objected to the match The lovers were brought twice to court, once when the father charged Emmons with assault and battery and once when Mrs. Temple brought peace proceeding against her husband. One night a faction of citizens who favored the father in the conflict pursued Emmons with tar and feathers.
[The Mahoning Dispatch Friday October 2 1908]

Former Resident Married in Ohio
Mt. Savage - Miss Donna Marie Feyock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Feyock, of Youngstown, Ohio, was married recently to Edward Fannon, son of Mrs. George Fannon, of Youngstown, and the late Mr. Fannon. The nuptial mass was celebrated by Rev. Robert Fannon, brother of the bridegroom in St. Edward's Catholic Church, Youngstown.  George Fannon was his brother's best man. The Fannons are former residents and the bridegroom was a frequent visitor of his uncle, Lawrence A. Fannon. Attending the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. William Polvinale and son, William, of Baltimore; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fannon, Jr., of Washington, and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fannon, of Mt. Savage.  [Cumberland Evening Times (Cumberland, MD) Wed., 27 Jun 1951, p. 8]

Former Brazil Girl Married
Miss Charlotta Reece, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Reece, formerly of this city, now of Clinton, and J.T. Flynn of Youngstown, Ohio, were married Tuesday, June 11th, in Youngstown, O.  The bride is well known in this city and they ahve the best wishes of a host of friends.  [Brazil Daily Times (Brazil, IN) Monday, 24 Jun 1912]

Miss Ann Jones Woodard, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Woodard of this place and Adelbert Fritaian of Youngstown, Ohio, were married at the Baptist church in Granville on Tuesday, June 26 by Rev. J. D. Brehaut. The bridesmaid was Miss Mary Whedon and the best man was Paul Fritaian, brother of the groom. Miss Charlotte Hewitt presided at the organ. During the ceremony Mrs. Raymond Roberts, sister of the bride, sang "I Love You Truly" and "O Promise Me". Kenneth and Arthur Woodard, brothers of the bride and Raymond Roberts, brother-in-law of the bride acted as ushers. The flower girls were the little Misses Loretta Courtier and Lena Mae Roberts, niece of the bride. A wedding supper was served by the Uthai class of the Baptist church at which music was furnished by Porter's orchestra. The young couple will make their home in Youngstown, Ohio. [The Poultney Journal (Poultney, Vermont), Friday 6 July 1923, pg. 2]

Miss Margaret Frost, formerly of Owensboro, and Mr Walter Canfield, of Youngstown, Ohio, were married Thursday morning at 10:30 o'clock at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Charles Nead, Louisville. Mrs. Canfield is a daughter of Mrs. Helen Frost, who now makes her home in Louisville. Mr. Canfield is an architect. They will make their home in Youngstown, Ohio. [Messenger-Inquirer (Owensboro, KY) Sunday, 10 Sep 1922, p. 12]

Honeymooners  Visit Grantsville.
Webster Grady, a former Grantsville boy, and Miss Grace Alice Dunn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Dunn, of Youngstown, Ohio, were married at the bride's home, August 22. Mrs. Grady was employed as recording secretary of the Western Union Telegraph Company, at Youngstown, and Mr. Grady is employed by the Burroughs Adding Machine Company. They are visiting his grandmother, Mrs. Elizabeth Bittinger, and other relatives here, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Grady, of Piedmont, W. Va. They will reside in Youngstown on their return home from their honeymoon tour.  [The Republic (Meyersdale, PA) Thursday 1 Sep 1927, pg 9]

Salem- Oct. 14 Constable Chas. Johnson announced Saturday that on Sept 7 at New Castle he was married to Mrs Mary Baker, formerly of Lisbon
[The Mahoning Dispatch, Friday, October 16, 1908]

Rev. H.M. Kilmer, North Lima, married a Meyerstown, Pa., young lady.
[The Mahoning dispatch.(Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio), September 10, 1920]
New Oxford Girl Wedded -- Miss Regina Lawrence and Joseph C. McGarvin of Youngstown, Ohio, are Married Today
With more than 200 friends attending, Miss Regina Lawrence, daughter of New Oxford and Joseph C. McGarvin, of Youngstown, Ohio, were married this morning at 8 o'clock at a nuptial mass in St. Mary's Immaculate Conception church, New Oxford, the Rev. Father George L. Rice officiating. Preceding the ceremony, Miss Kathryn Winand, of New Oxford, sang "O, Promise Me," and as the wedding party entered the church, Miss Ethel Sheely, at the organ, playing Lohengrin's Wedding march.  The bride, a popular and well-known dressmaker, was attired in a dress of navy blue satin-back crepe, trimmed in grey squirrel, with hat to match.  Her attendant, Miss Pauline Bevenour, wore a tan dress, trimmed in gold lace, with hat to match.  The bridegroom, who is in business in Youngstown, was attended by Victor Lawrence, of New Oxford, brother of the bride.  Following the ceremony, a wedding breakfast to the wedding party, immediate families and intimate friends was served at the home of the bride's parents.  At noon, Mr. and Mrs. McGarvin left by automobile for Harrisburg on a wedding trip of 10 days, after which they will be at home at 1031 Ridge avenue, Youngstown, Ohio.  [The Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, Penn.) 30 Dec 1924, Page 1] 


Washingtonville - Adelaide the accomplished daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Fitzpatrick and Harry McNeal were united in marriage at the Lutheran parsonage in Leetonia by Rev. H. A. Rinara at 6 o'clock Wednesday evening. The happy couple is well known In this community and the well wishes of many friends were manifested by a copious and miscellaneous shower on their return to the Fitzpatrick home after marriage. Many valuable presents were given and congratulations extended by the large number present
[The Mahoning Dispatch Friday October 30, 1908]

New Castle (PA) 20 Years Ago Today: Miss Katherine M. Kirkpatrick, of South Wayne street, and Dewey Moffatt, of Youngstown, Ohio, were married in Youngstown. [New Castle Herald (New CAstle, PA) Saturday, 23 Dec 1922, pg. 4]

MARRIED. --On the 25th, at the residence of the bride's parents, by Rev. E. H. Yingling, Mr. Richard Myers, of Milton, Mahoning Co., to Miss Mattie J. Brooks of this place.
[Source: Western Reserve Chronicle, (Warren, OH.) Wednesday, December 1, 1869 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

MARRIED. --In Akron, Sept. 8, at the residence of Thomas Shoemaker, by Rev. J. H. Bates, John C. Rankin, of Warren, Ohio, to Miss Jennie S. Philips, of North Jackson, Ohio.
[Source: Western Reserve Chronicle, (Warren, OH.) Wednesday, September 21, 1870 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

MARRIED. --In Ohlton, Mahoning County, Ohio, at the residence of Mr. Peter Bailey, Feb. 13th, 1870, by Rev. Samuel Bechler, Mr. B. F. Renkekberger, of East Lewistown, O., and Miss Oria Bailey, of Ohlton.
[Source: Western Reserve Chronicle, (Warren, OH.) Wednesday, March 2, 1870 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

MARRIED. --Dec. 23d, at the residence of the bride's father, Mr. Andrew Harshman, of Lordstown, by Rev. Wm. Kincaid, Mr. Joseph Turner, of Austintown, Mahoning County, and Miss Almira C. Harshman, of Lordstown, Trumbull County.
[Source: Western Reserve Chronicle, (Warren, OH.) Wednesday, December 29, 1869 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

MARRIED. --In Youngstown, on the 4th inst., by Elder James Calvin, Mr. J. A. Whaley, of Gustavus, and Miss Martha Detchon, of Boardman, Mahoning County.
[Source: Western Reserve Chronicle, (Warren, OH.) Wednesday, October 12, 1870 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]


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