The State, Dec. 17, 1911
- Prosperity, Dec 16 - Invitations have been
received here for the marriage of Miss Evelyn Beatrice Peele to
Alden F. Pugh Tuesday afternoon, December 26, at Brightsville. Mr.
Pugh is a graduate of Newberry college. He has been engaged in
teaching for several years. He is a son of T. T. Pugh and brother
of Rev. W. E. Pugh of Florence.
- Prosperity, Dec. - Iniviations have been
issued to the marriage of Miss Della Bowers to Joseph E. Hunter
Wednesday, December 27, in Grace Lutheran churach at 7:30 o'clock.
Miss Bowers is the daughtrer of Maj. and Mrs. L. S. Bowers. She is
a graduate of Elizabeth college at Charlotte, N.C. and very
popular in the social affairs of Prosperity. Mr. Hunter is
professor of mathematics at Clemson college.
The State - July 9, 1922
- Newberry, July 8 - Miss Rosalyn Hipp, whose
marriage to A. J. Bowers, Jr., was a prominent society event of
Thursday evening, was guest of honor at several delightful parties
the past week. Thursday afternoon Miss Julia Kibler complimented
her with six tables of bridge at her home on Main street,
decorating her rooms with pink dahlias and marigolds, their color
combination being carried out in all of....
The State - Sept. 26, 1915
- Hodges, Sept. 25 – Mr. And Mrs. N. P.
McSwain announce the approaching marriage of their only daughter,
Ruby, to J. Forrest Lominack of Newberry. The wedding will take
place October 6.
The State - December 2, 1892
- Yesterday morning at 9 o'clock at the
residence of the mother of the bride at the corner of Richland and
Marion streets, Miss Willie Richards was united in marriage to Mr.
Preston Cannon, a son of Dr. Cannon of Newberry. The wedding was a
quiet and very pretty one. The young couple left on the morning
train for their future home in Newberry.
Charleston Courier - February 14, 1807
- Married, on Thursday evening, by the Rev. Dr. Buist, Mr.
William Scott, merchant, to Miss Mary Boyd; both of this
Spartanburg, Sept. 5 - Dr. William C. Gilliam and Miss Fannie
Jones Blake were united in marriage at the
home of the brides parents last night. Their wedding was without a
doubt the prettiest home wedding ever celebrated in this city. Owing
to the ill health of the bride's mother, only the most intimate
friends of the couple were invited to be present.
clock struck 9, Mr. Harold Doubleday, of Tryon, N.C., rendered a
delightful flute solo, whose sweet strains drifted into
Mendlessohn's wedding march, Mrs. Warren DuPre accompanying him on
the piano. In the meantime, ten bridesmaids, gowned in pink satin
and each bearing a pink holder, formed in line in the dining room,
at the first chord of the inspiring march, passed through the
sitting room into the parlor. They entered in the following order
and as each couple reached the center of the room they separated,
one going to the right, the other to the left of the bay window;
Misses Bessie Jones, of Edgefield and Carrie Speights, of
Greenville; Misses Margaret Cofield and Louise Henneman; Misses
Rhetta Leftwich and Eva Petty; Misses Kinie Duncan, of Union, and
Margaret Law; Misses Fay Twitty and Myra Whitney, of Tryon. Miss May
Lillie Blake, the maid of honor and sister of the bride, entered
next, along. She was gowned very daintily in white silk and carried
a bouquet of white lillies. The bride, upon whom all eyes were
turned, came next leaning on the arm of her father. She is a very
handsome woman and looked regal in her wedding robes. The groom met
her in the center of the room and together they walked to thebay
window, where Bishop Duncan stood. The scene was almost bewitching.
Soft pink lights from countless waxen tapers lent a brightness to
the scene that seemed a good omen.
Bishop Duncan pronounced
the ceremony assisted by Rev. W. W. Rogers. After congratulations
were extended a sumptous supper was served.
Miss Blake has a
multitude of friends here, for she possesses those womanly qualities
that endear her to young and old. She has been very active in
charity and church work and will be much missed.
is a native of Newberry. He graduated at Wofford college and at the
University of Virginia and then went to New York, where he graduated
in medicine. After spending several years there he went abroad where
he remained for five years. Returning home he settle in Ocala, Fla.,
where he now engages in the practice of his profession during the
winter. He spends his summers at Saluda, where he owns a beautiful
The happy pair left on the midnight train for the
West. They will be absent several weeks and will visit the National
Park before returning home. (The State - September 7,
19th, 1885, Mr. Andrew C. Thomasson and Miss Texie
Elizabeth Wilson were married at the home of the bride's father, Mr.
Hugh Carter Wilson, By Rev. Manning Brown.
bridesmaids were Miss Elia Wilson (Mrs. H. S. Graham), Miss
Elisabeth Sloan (Mrs. J. J. H. Brown), Miss Banna Buzhardt (Mrs. C.
O. Buzhardt). The groomsmen were were Mr. H. S. Graham, Mr. James
Cromer and Mr. John Wilson. All of these have passed on.
19th Mr. and Mrs. Thomasson will celebrate their fiftieth
wedding anniversary quietly at home and will be glad to have their
relatives and friends come by and speak to them. This is also the
77th anniversary of Mrs. Thomasson's birth and the
23rd will be the 80th anniversary of Mr.
Mr. and Mrs.
Thomasson were born and reared in Newberry county, having moved into
town at the beginning of this century. They have three children,
Miss Maggie Thomasson, Andrew C. Thomasson, Jr., and Mrs. M. P.
Davis, all of Newberry.
It is a
wonderful thing for a couple to live to celebrate their golden
anniversary for few reach this event.
“From this hour the pledge is given, From
this hour my soul is thine; Come what will, from earth or heaven,
Weal or woe, thy fate be mine.” (unknown/undated newspaper
James Davis and Roland Augustus Wherry were married Sunday, June 23
at 12:30 p.m. at Central Methodist Church with the Rev. H. C.
Ritter, Pastor, performing the ceremony. Mrs. J. E. Wiseman,
organist rendered the wedding music. The bride wore a white
suit, with matching accessories and an orchid corsage. Mrs.
Wherry is the charming and attractive daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. P.
Davis of Newberry. Mr. Wherry is the son of Mrs. W. A. Wherry
of Newberry. Following a wedding trip the couple are making
their home in Newberry. (unknown/undated newspaper
The Newberry Observer - Oct 14, 1938Mr. A. C. Thomasson of
Newberry announces the marriage of his daughter, Miss Maggie V.
Thomasson to Mr. Fred G. Hartler of Aiken. S. C. The wedding took
place in Aiken last Sunday afternoon, October 9th, with the Rev.
Jerone Morris, pastor of the Baptist church, officiating. Miss
Thomasson for the past nine years has been secretary and treasurer
of the Newberry Insurance and Realty company and before that was
connected with the J. A. Burton Insurance agency. Mr. Hartler is a
very successful business man of Aiken, being connected with the
Naval Stores, distributors of rosin and turpentine. A large number
of friends here will regret to learn that the marriage will take
Miss Thomasson from the city to Aiken, where the couple will make
their home. Miss Thomasson was very active in civic work here. She
was treasurer of the Red Cross chapter and was especially active in
Weds Aiken Man
married Miss Blanche Dickert on 3/11/1920 at the Parsonage of the
1st Baptist Church of Newberry SC officiated by Rev. E. V. Babb. The
bride was the daughter of J. L. Dickert. Observer 3/16/1920, p8
(contributed by Edith Greisser)
February 17, 1889, by Rev. W. C. Schaeffer,
Mr. Wiley Koon to Miss Eilen Vaughn-both of Newberry.
14, 1889 by Rev. H. T. Sloan, D. D., of Abbeville, Dr. Wistar c.
Brown to Miss Lizzie Chalmers, daughter of the late Thos. B.
Chalmers-both of Newberry County.
Cheatham, Amanda Mrs. of Abbeville
District married William White of
Newberry District on July 18, 1850 officiated by Rev. J. C. Vaughn.
Laurensville Herald 8/16/1850, p3, abstracted by Edith
Mr. and Mrs. John A.
Newberry - (Special) - Mr. and Mrs. John A.
Mayer of Pomaria observed their 50th wedding anniversayr
November 30 and also attended a meeting of the Spanish
American War Veterans and Auxiliary held in Rock Hill.
Mr. Mayer is 79 and Mrs. Mayer is 72.
Mrs. Mayer is the
former Miss Maggie Roberts of Monticello in Fairfield
County. They were married November 30, 1905, and are the
parents of one son, Malcolm Mayer, and they have one grandson.
[contributed by Linda
Newberry Herald, Dec. 5,
Nov. 7th 1877, by the Rev. Cornelius Boozer, Mr.
G. H. Domnick of Newberry Co., to Miss Lizzie Trotter, of
Nov. 7th, 1877, by Rev. Cornelius Boozer, Mr. S. M.
Domnick, of Newbery Co., to Miss Lizzie Mathis, of
Nov. 29th, 1877, by the Rev. J. A. Sligh, at the
residence of the Bride's mother in Smokey Town, Mr. John Epting, of
Lexington Co., to Miss Ella Cook, of Newberry Co.
The Herald and News April 14,
On Sun. morning, April 9, 1911, at the
residence of the bride's sister, Mrs. E.P. Whitman, at Helena, by
the Rev. James D. Kianrd, Miss Eliza Idalia Dennis and Mr. John
Cousins, both of Newberry county. Their home is at
The Newberry Herald and News,
Oct. 16, 1884
At St. Luke's Oct. 9, 1884, by
Rev. J. Hawkins, D.D., Mr. James W. Boozer and Mrs. Euphemia E.
Schumpert. All of Newberry County.
Newberry Herald and News, Oct. 9, 1884
Charleston, Sept 27, 1884, at the residence of L.K. Probst, G. W.
Verdery, of Augusta, Ga., and Beulah R., youngest daughter of C.L.
Addison of Charleston, SC.
Oct 2, 1884, at the Lutheran parsonage
by Rev. J. Steck, D.D., assisted by Rev. J.F. Probst, Mr. Geo. C.
Probat, of Camilla, Ga., and Miss Lillie Antoinette Steck, of
The Newberry Herald, Jan.
Married Jan. 1st, 1884, by the Rev.
Luther Broaddus at the residence of Mr. Packer - Miss Lida C. Davis
of Newberry to Charles B. Arnold, Jr., of Orange Lake,
On the 9th inst., at the church, near Chappells, by the
Rev. A.A. Gilbert, Mr. J.W. Simmons, formerly of Chappells, now of
Greenwood, to Miss Dempie S. Boazman.
Dec. 19, 1883, by Rev.
Harrison Fowler, Mr. J. Drayton Dillard to Miss Addie Adair-both of
Dec. 20, 1883, by Rev. Harrison Fowler, Mr.
Samuel M. Duncan, of Liberty Hill, to Miss Mamie, daughter of Capt.
Thompson Conner, of Jalapa.
Dec. 20, 1883, by Rev. Harrison
Fowler, J.J.C. Odell to Miss Fannie Ray, daughter of Gaines
Dec. 20, 1883, by Rev. Z.W. Bedenbaugh, at the residence of
Mr. Thos. W. McCollough, Mr. Walter Harmon to Miss Texanna
Cromer-both of Newberry County.
Dec. 20, 1883, by Rev. Manning
Brown, Mr. Thos. Dennis to Miss Ella - Longshore, daughter of Mr.
Levi F. Longshore.
By the Rev. Wm. G. Neville, at the family
residence, Stoney Point, Abbeville Co., SC, Dec. 19, 1883, Mr. B.A.
Early, of Darlington, SC to Miss Annie J., daughter of Col. C.C.
By the Rev. J. H. Coltion at the residence of the bride's
mother, Mr. J.T. Crane, of Laurens County, SC, to Miss Nannie
Beachem, of Abbeville, SC.
At the residence of G.M. Stone, Dec.
29, 1883, by Rev. R.N. Pratt, Mr. James Vermillion to Miss Anna
Stone, all of Abbeville County, SC.
At the residence of B.F.
Smith, Dec. 20, 1883, by Rev. R.N. Pratt, Mr. Charlie Richey to Miss
Mattie Smith, all of Abbeville County, SC.
The Newberry Herald, Feb. 21,
On the 17th, inst. by Rev. J. Steck, D.D.,
at the residence of Miss Polly Gauntt, Mr. Marion Lindsay to Miss
Fannie Lindsay, all of Newberry.
Observer, Jan 5, 1940
Prosperity, Jan 4-A
marriage of interest to their many friends was that of Miss Mary
Edith Swygert and W. Lindsey Bedenbaugh which took place at the
Lutheran parsonage in Lexington on Sat., Dec. 30, at 6:30 pm The
Rev. Arthur B. Obenschain, D.D. officiated. Mrs. Bedenbaugh is the
attractive daughter of Mrs. G. A. Swygert and the late Mr. Swygert
of White Rock. She attended ? high school. Mr. Bedenbaugh is the son
of Mrs. Amelia Bedenbaugh and the late J. Willie Bedenbaugh of
Prosperity. He is a graduate of Stony Hill high school in the class
Newberry Observer, Jan 5,
Lumpkin-Pope Wedding In Trinity
[a very lengthy write up...]
social interest was the wedding of Miss Mary Waties Lumpkin and
Thomas Harrington Pope, Jr., of Newberry, which took place at 8
o'clock last evening in Trinity Episcopal church. The Rev. Louis C.
Melcher, rector, officiated in the presence of a large assemblage of
relatives and friends.....James M. Bergen, organist, furnished the
wedding music....The senior ushers were William J. Murray, Jr., and
H. Gordon Kenna, and the other ushers were Mason Gibbes, Dr.
Strother Pope, Ellison Smith, Jr., of Lynchburg and John
Lumpkin. Albert McCaughrin of Newberry, Richard Arnold, Jr.,
of Greenwood, Alvan Lumpkin, Jr., brother of the bride, Wilton
Earle, Jr., of Greenwood, John Gregg McMaster, Jr., and Henry
Woodward, Jr., were the groomsmen.
The bridesmaids, Misses
Jean Diescher of Pittsburgh, Pa., Mary Chapman Walker of Charlotte,
NC, Mamie Thomas, Sophie Ellison, Lucy Lewis and Jane Preston, wore
sky-blue starched lace dressess...The bride, who was given in
marriage by her father, Judge Alvan Moore Lumpkin, was
exquisite....Frank B. Gary, Jr., cousin of the bridegroom, was the
best man. Mrs. Alva M. Lumpkin, mother of the bride,
Receiving with Judge and Mrs. Lumpkin were the bride
and bridegroom, the bridegroom's parents, Dr. and Mrs. Thomas H.
Pope, Sr., of Newberry, and Mrs. Eugen B. Gary of Newberry,
grandmother of the bridegroom. Mrs. Morris Lumpkin and Mrs. J.
Waties Thomas greeted the guests.
Assisting in receiving....Miss
Caroline Thomas, Miss Kate Waties, Mrs. David Ellison, Mrs. Wilmot
Brown, Mrs. Gordon Kenna, Mrs. Angus Bird, Mrs. Mortimer Cosby, Mrs.
P. H. McDonald, Mrs. Robert Cain, Mrs. Arthur Simons, Mrs. Warren
Irvin, Mrs. E. B. Glenn, Mrs. William Shand, Mrs. William Rose, Miss
Charlotte Cain, Mrs. Eliza Briggs, Mrs. Rhea Preston and Mrs.
Qujitman Marshall. Presiding at the punch bowls were Mrs. Hugh
Wilson, Mrs. J. D. Fulp, Mrs. Thomas Pearace, Mrs. Campbell McLain,
Mrs. A. L. Wardlaw and Mrs. Jack Pringle. Pouring coffee were Mrs.
G. Trez Pressley, Mrs. Mason Gibbes, Miss Zadi Geulledge, Mrs. Hope
Lumpkin, Mrs. Bryan Lumpkin, Mrs. Frank Parker, Mrs. Calvin Bruton,
Mrs. Jack Melton and others.
Serving refreshments were Misses
Elise McLain, Julia McLain, Anne McKay, Annie Lee Moore, Jerry
Williams, Jennie Willodene Rion, Kathlee Kenna, Blanche Bell, Mary
Tompkins, Cary Bryan, Betty Marshall, Jane Marshall, Margaret Cain,
Mary Hull Kaminer, Gavle Johnson, Kitty Bird, Isabel Sloan, Frances
Allison, Patty Roof, Barbara Lemmond and Doll Hunt.
....is the only daughter of Judge Alva Moore Lumpkin and Mrs.
Lumpkin of this city, her mother being the former Miss Mary Sumter
Thomas. She is the granddaughter of John Peyre Thomas, Jr., and the
late Mary Waties Thomas, and of the late Colonel William Wallace
Lumpkin and Annie Caroline Lumpkin, originally from Georgia.
Newberry Observer, Jan 5,
interest is the wedding of Miss Mary Jane Hunter, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Allen C. Hunter of Prosperity, and Francis Stephen Urban of
Toledo, Ohio, and Andrews, which took place at 10 o'clock Thurs.
morning, Dec. 2, at St. Francis de Sales rectory. The Rev. Thomas J.
Mackin, pastor of St. Francis church, officiated, in the presence of
the immediate families and a few close friends....Miss McRee Hunter,
cousin of the bride and maid of honor, wore county rose
access....Alex Urban of Toledo, Ohio, brother of the bridegroom, was
bestman. Mr. Urban is a graduate of the University of SC, class of
1939. He is now teaching in the Andrews high school. Immediately
after the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Urban left for Toledo to spend the
holidays with the former's parents. Upon their return they will make
their home in Andrews.
Jan 5, 1940
The marriage of Miss Ruth
Kinard and Wilbur Henry Chapman, which took place Wed. afternoon,
Dec. 27th at five o'clock at the home of the bride's parents was
characterized by simplicity and beauty. The candles were lighted by
Ernest and Nathan Kinard, nephews of the bride. The wedding music
was rendered by Mrs. Maude Ramsey. ... The ceremony being performed
by the Rev. M. M. Brooks, pastor of the bride. During the ceremony
Mrs. Ramsey played softly, "I Love You Truly." Only close friends
and relatives witnessed the ceremony. ...Mrs. Chapman is the
youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Kinard of Newberry. Mr.
Chapman and the late Mrs. Chapman of the county. After a short
wedding trip the couple will make their home on McKibben street this
The Newberry Herald and News,
April 12, 1893
On last Tuesday afternoon,
April 4, 1893, in McCaughrinville, Rev. Mr. Daugherty officiating,
Mr. J. M. Davis and Miss Lilla McGowan were united in marriage. The
bride was attired in a handsome gown of cream cashmere, with
trimmings of silk,, ribbon and lace and made a fine appearance. They
were attended by four couples.
Miss Mattie McGowan, sister of the
bride, in cream cashmere and lace, with Mr. Henry Werts.
Josie Davis, sister of the groom, cream albatross, silk and lace,
with Mr. B. J. Dobbins.
Miss Eliza McKinley, cream cashmere and
lace, with Mr, J. R. Brown.
Miss Maggie Graddick, cream cashmere,
silk and lace, with Mr. A. P. Hurt.
At the close of the ceremony
the wedding party enjoyed a very nice and bountiful dinner, which
was interspersed with pleasant chat.
Herald and News, April 12, 1893
1893, at the residence of the bride's father, by Rev. S. L. Nease,
Mr. J. H. Stockman and Miss E. F. Summers- both of Newberry
April 6,1893, by Rev. S. L. Nease, Mr. C. B. Swittenberg
and Miss M. J. Summer-both of Newberry County.
The Newberry Herald and News, Oct. 13,
October 6, 1887, in Columbia, S. C, by
Rev. N. M. Woods, Mr. Junius E. Chapman, of Orlando, Fla., and Miss
Annie Kinkead, of Columbia, S. C.
October 9, 1887, at 5 p. m., by
Rev. R. D. Smart, at the residence of Mr. T. F. Harmon, Mr. Reuben
S. Maybin and Miss Mary Harmon-both of Newberry.
October 6, 1887,
by Rev. J. A. Sligh, Mr. John C. Kibler, of Newberry County, and
Miss Janie Slice, of Lexington County.
September 25, 1887, by
Rev. J. D. Bowles, Mr. Henry Oxner and Miss Mary Holley, all of
The Newberry Herald and
News, Feb. 28, 1902
Feb. 23, at the resident of
Magistrate J. W. Williams, Mr. J. H. Wallenseed and Miss Fannie
Werts, daughter of Mr. J. Burr Wert, were united in marriage.
magistrate J. W. Williams officiated.
Newberry Herald and News, Feb. 28,
Wed. evening at 9 o'clock at the
home of the bride in Brooklyn, Rev. E. P. McClintock united in
marrige Mr. John P. Aldreidge and Mrs. Ida Hunter. Their many
friends wish them a long life of much happiness.
The Newberry Herald, Feb. 16,
February 1st, by Rev. J. M. Carlisle,
assisted by Rev. W. K. Breeden, Rev. D. D. Dantzler, of SC
Conference, to Miss Frances G. Cook, of Bennettsville,
Herald, February 9, 1876
On Sunday, Feb. 6, by
the Rev. Claudius H. Pritchard, at the residence of Mr. D. M. Ward,
Mr. E. W. Thomasson and Miss Sallie E. Golding.
Newberry Herald and News, October 23,
At Harmony church on thursday October 9th,
1884, by Rev. D. D. Dantzler Mr. D. Charlton Smith and Miss Lizzie
L. Christian, all of Edgefield County.
October 19th, 1884, by
Rev. Z. W. Bedenbaugh, Mr. Beauregard Thomasson to Miss Rosanna