South Dakota

Charles Mix County, South Dakota

Marriages & Anniversaries


From the "Charles Mix County" newspaper

July 16, 1915
Contributed by Mark Welsh

Marriage Licenses Issued

John Buchtel, 22, and Elsie Hildebrand, 19, Academy.
Lyle Himball, 21, and Mamie Odefy, 19, Platte.

Albert J. Brtdley [sic], Omaha, 28, and Elizabeth Millar, 20, Dante.

Winfield DeCoteau, 23, and Elvira Estes, 23, Greenwood.

James Henry Jorkan, 37, Wagner, and Ethel Selwood Summers, 27, Yankton.


Source: Iowa Marriages (1809-1992)
Contributed by Marla Zwakman
Groom: Hermann Alphonse Meis
Bride: Myrtle C. Moran
Married: 26 Dec. 1940 at Geddes, South Dakota

Groom: Laurentius Emil Meis
Bride: Frida L. Hufsmith
Married: 1927 at Geddes, South Dakota

Groom: Cyrillum Bernadum Schmitz
Parents: Joannis Huberti Schmitz
Bride: Cleopha Cole
Married: 21 June 1947 at Wagner, South Dakota

The Daily Republic, Mitchell, South Dakota
January 1952
contributed by Jeanne Jessie


Wagner - The Methodist church of Wagner was the setting for the marriage of Miss Arlene Nedved the morning of Jan. 3, when she became the bride of Wilbur E. Svanda of Tyndall, in a service read by Rev. George Robinson.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Nedved of Wagner, and the bridegroom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Svanda of Tyndall.
Mrs. Harold Mollet was organist, and Miss Gurlene Heida was accompanist. She sang "I Love You Truly," "O Promise Me," and "The Lord's Prayer."
The bride, in a white bridal satin, was given in marriage by her father. The full skirted gown was fashioned with a tight fitting bodice, made with a nylon lace yoke and lace sleeves, pointed at the writsts. Her fingertip veil was secured to a seed pearl tiara. Her bridal bouquet was of pink carnations.
Miss Arlene Vavruska, the bride's attendant, wore a lime green frock, made with lace bodice and taffeta skirt. She wore matching lace mitts and a net headpiece. Her flowers were yellow and gold carnations.
Robert Nedved was best man. Geraldine Nedved and Marjorie Vavruska ushered.
A dinner was served at the home of the bride's parents in the afternoon.
The bride is employed at the G. F. Buche Co., in Wagner and will continue her work there while her husband is in service. At present the bridegroom is stationed at Ft. Lewis, Wash.

The Daily Republic, Mitchell, South Dakota
Tuesday, February 12, 1952
contributed by Jeanne Jessie


Chamberlain - At eleven o'clock on Feb. 2, in the Zion Lutheran church Miss Helen Roth became the bride of Joe Havron.
The bride wore a brown suit with a corsage of white carnations and red roses.
The maid of honor was Darlene Drew. She wore a blue suit without a corsage.
The best man was Joe Bob Scruggs.
The couple plan to live at the Hrabe apartments.

Aberdeen American (30 July 1916) transcribed by FoFG MZ

Platte - Mr. and Mrs. Edward Anderson celebrated their golden wedding anniversary at the home of their daughter southwest of here. Nine children were present with their families. Many neighbors and friends also came laden with appropriate gifts.

Mr. Anderson is a veteran of the civil war, having served in Co. A, Dakota cavalry.

Aberdeen American (3 June 1917) transcribed by FoFG MZ

Geddes - At the Methodist parsonage at Yankton occurred the marriage of F. H. Murray and Miss Estelle Mae Conger.

The bride has taught school in this county for three years and is well and favorably known. The bridegroom is local manager of the Dakota Central Telephone company.

Mr. and Mrs. Murray will reside in Geddes.

Aberdeen American (31 Aug. 1917) transcribed by FoFG MZ

Vermillion - Miss Hazel McVicker of Vermillion was married to Walter D. Frie of Wagner, Rev. Cromer performing the ceremony. They left for the Black Hills, going by way of Omaha. They will spend some time in the hills also at Sand Creek, Wyo. On their return they will make their home at Wagner, where Mr. Frie is vice president of the Commercial State bank.


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