Iowa Marriages (1809-1992)
Contributed by Marla Zwakman
Groom: Ray Leroy Holdon (born: 1888 in Audubun County, Iowa)
Parents: Charlie Holdon & Mary Crane
Bride: Amy Bell Green (born: 1890 at Monte Vista, Placer County, California)
Parents: Francis Russell Green & Annie C. Polchon
Aberdeen Daily News (2 Dec. 1911) transcribed by FoFG MZ
The marriage of Charles Heineman and Miss Grace Dixon took place at the First Methodist church at Mitchell, Dr. Hoagland performing the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. George Steinfeld, intimate friends of the young couple, accompanied them to the altar. They will make their home on Mr. Heineman’s farm near Alexandria.
Aberdeen American (28 Nov. 1911) transcribed by FoFG MZ
Charles L. Cummings and Miss Emma Green of Fulton, were married at Mitchell by Judge Drake, recently. They will reside on the Cummings’ ranch near Fulton.
Aberdeen American (13 June 1918) transcribed by FoFG MZ
Alexandria – Miss Eva Gregory and Joe Hill of Mitchell were married at the Gregory home here by Rev. McLain of the Methodist church. The young people will go for a short wedding trip thru the eastern and southern states after which they will reside on the bridegroom’s farm near Mitchell.
Aberdeen American (23 Mar. 1915) transcribed by FoFG MZ
Fulton – Miss Hazel Messmore of Roswell and Hubert Lewis of Fulton, were married at Mitchell Wednesday by Rev. Walter McClarinnon. Mr. Lewis is Northwestern station agent here.
From the Daily Republic, Mitchell, South Dakota
unknown date, Jan. 1952 or 1953
Contributed by Jeanne Jessie
Fulton - Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ammon announce the engagement of their daughter, Delores to Kermit Black, son of Mr. and Mrs. harry Black. Miss Ammon is employed by the National Life of America Insurance company in Mitchell and the prospective bridegroom is attending Augustana College in Sioux Falls. No date has been set for the wedding.
The Daily Republic, Mitchell, South Dakota
Saturday, March 22, 1952
Contributed by Jeanne Jessie
CANISTOTA GIRL BECOMES BRIDE IN EVENING CHURCH SERVICE AT EMERY
Emery - Miss Irene Mattaei, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Mattei of Canistota and Melvin C. Fluth, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Fluth of Emery were married in St. Paul's Presbyterian Church the evening of March 13, with Rev. W. H. Sinning performing the double ring ceremony.
For the nuptials, Miss Matthaei wore white slipper satin. The gown was fashioned with a bodice buttoned down the front with small satin covered buttons and a bouffant skirt ending in a cathedral train. Her veil of French illusion was secured to her hair with a wreath of orange blossoms. Her flowers were white calla lillies.
The maid of honor, Miss Alice Matthaei, and the bridesmaids, Miss Evelyn Matthaei and Miss Joyce Fluth wore yhellow and green formal gowns, and carried colonial bouquets. Carolyn Matthaei was flower girl.
Loren Sievers was best man and Merle Watson and Herbert Tammen were attendants. Ushers were Earl Nebelsick and Robert Buehller.
Mrs. Henry Mescher played the wedding marches and also accompanied the soloists, Mrs. W. H. Sinning and Mrs. Maxine Weinacht.
A reception was held in the church parlors, which were decorated for the occasion in yellow and green.
After the reception the couple left for the Twin Cities, and on their return were hosts at a dance in Bridgewater for friends and relatives the evening of March 17.
Mrs. Fluth has been employed in Sioux Falls and Mr. Fluth is in the Marines, stationed at San Diego.