From Victor Herald 3 February 1894
HENRY - CASPER
The marriage of Mr. Frederic Henry of Victor and Miss
Carrie Casper of Greece was solemnized at the residence of the
groom's parents, Thursday evening, the Rev. G. H. Gomph of Pittsford,
performing the ceremony. The bride wore a steel gray wool dress and
white carnations mingled with smilax white; the groom wore a plain
black chevoit suit. Miss Anna Casper, sister of the
bride, acted as maid of honor and Mr. Charles Schroeder as best man,
Miss Mary Henry as bridesmaid and Mr. John Moss as groomsman. After the
ceremony the guests, numbering about fifty, were seated to a most
bounteous repast, after which all joined in dancing and merry-making.
The presents were numerous, consisting of table linens, towels,
cutlery, spoons, crockery, a clock, a beautiful wicker rocker and
numerous other articles, useful as well as ornamental. The following
were guests from Rochester: The Misses Goshringer, Miss Kraus, Miss
Yarckel, Mrs. Altpeter, son and daughter, Mrs. Saalwachter, Mr.
Schradel and Mr. Smith. At 12 o'clock another sumptuous meal was served
after which the merry party celebrated the event of Mrs. Altpeter's
43rd birthday. The company dispersed as the first gray streaks of dawn
appeared on the eastern horizon.
From Victor Herald 17 February 1894
McLANE - ADAMS
The home of H. H. Adams near Fishers was the scene of a very pretty
wedding on Wednesday evening. The contracting parties being Miss
Dora F. Adams and Cameron McLane of Rochester. The
parlors were very prettily trimmed and decorated with flowers; the
ceremony was performed by Rev. Mr. Copeland, of
the Methodist church. After the ceremony the company, about fifty in
number, sat down to a very bountiful repast of all the good things of
the season. The presents were numerous and many of them valuable. The
happy couple took the evening train for a brief wedding tour. They
carry with them the good wishes of many warm friends.
From Victor Herald 24 February 1894
PIMM - PLUMB
At 6 o'clock Tuesday
evening, Feb. 20th, occurred the marriage of Miss Etta Elle Plumb, one
of Farmington's most popular young ladies to Mr. Harry Pimm, one
of Victor's esteemed young business men. The bride is the youngest
P. H. Plumb. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. John Cline,
assisted by the Rev. C. N. Frost, both of Victor, at the home of the
bride, in the presence of seventy-five guests. The bride was attired in
a gown of cream-colored silk landsdown and carried a bouquet of white
roses and looked most charming. The groom wore
the regulation suit of black. The parlors were most artistically
trimmed with smilax, evergreens, potted plants and choice cut flowers.
The ceremony took place in the bay window under a beautiful floral
horseshoe. Miss Deli Felt played the wedding march as the bridal pair
took their positions preceded by the bride's only brother, Mr. L. W.
Plumb of Rochester. The ushers were Mr. Lee Wilbur and Miss Howland,
Victor, Mr. Fitch of Canandaigua and Miss Berna Dewey of Victor.
Immediately after the ceremony the guests sat down to a most tempting
banquet. The guests in attendance were from Rochester, Palmyra,
Pittsford and Victor. Regrets were received from distant friends
in Abilene, Kan., Nashue, Ia., and Fowlerville, N. Y. The bride
many costly and beautiful gifts from relatives and friends.
FITCH - DEWEY
The home of E. B. Dewey at East Victor was the scene of a very
brilliant gathering Thursday afternoon. The occasion was the marriage
of Mr. Dewey's only daughter, Anna Bernardine, to Herbert
G. Fitch, of Canandaigua. The guests, some sixty in number,
comprised relatives and friends of the young couple from Canandaigua,
Rushville and other places. The ceremony was performed at 5:30 o'clock
by Rev. Mr. Legal. The bride wore a very handsome cream-colored surrah
silk dress trimmed with prapassmenterie and lace; the groom wore the
conventional black. After the ceremony the company sat down to an
elegant wedding dinner. After this had been disposed of the company
enjoyed a genuine social time. The presents were very appropriate and
included articles of value and utility to young housekeepers. The
wedding party took the 8:30 p.m. train for a short wedding trip.
From Geneva Daily Times 26 February 1897
SPENDLOVE - PULVER
A pretty wedding took
place at the residence of Mrs. Emily S. Strong, No. 226 Kellogg street,
this city, on Wednesday evening. The contracting parties were Miss
Maud Evelena Pulver of
Palmyra and Samuel K. Spendlove of Geneva. The Rev. Dr. Hudson
of Trinity church officiated. The bride was attended by Miss Maggie
Spendlove, sister of the groom, and Master Dean Watkeys. The
decorations were in pink and white. After a short Eastern trip the
newly wedded pair will take up their residence in Geneva, where Mr.
Spendlove is a postal clerk. Syracuse
From Geneva Daily Times 4 March 1897
FAIRFAX - CRITTENDEN
The marriage of Miss Carrie A. Crittenden to Mr. F. E.
Fairfax was solemnized this afternoon at the residence of the
bride's parents on Lewis street, Dr. David Moore officiating. Charles
W. Fairfax and Herbert R. Fink acted as ushers, and C. W. Fairfax
and Miss Anna Smith appeared as witnesses. Mr. and Mrs. Fairfax will
leave Geneva this evening for a trip to New York and other
eastern cities. The Times joins their hosts of friends in wishing
them many years of joy and happiness.
From Geneva Daily Times 22 March 1897
STONE - SPENGLER
A pretty home wedding occurred this morning at the residence of Mrs.
Elizabeth Spengler on Lewis street. The ceremony took place at eleven
o'clock when a daughter, Miss Mary L. Spengler was joined in
wedlock with Warren Stone, Rev. A. W. Broadway, pastor of the
M. E. church officiating. The bride is a most charming and popular
young woman, a graduate of the High school and a member of the
Methodist church choir. The groom is a commercial man from Rochester.
Soon after the ceremony which was witnessed by the
immediate relatives, the happy couple left the home and took a
carriage, ostensibly to catch the Black Diamond express for
New York. A number of girl friends of the bride went to the Lehigh
Valley depot to speed the newly wedded pair with a shower of rice
and shoes. But Mr. and Mrs. Stone fooled them. Instead of going to the
Lehigh Station, they boarded a trolley car for Waterloo where they
caught an eastbound New York Central train for Syracuse. The choir
girls were badly left.
From Geneva Daily Times 21 April 1897
BURNS - KINNEY
Charles Burns and
Miss Ella Kinney were married at St. Francis de Sales church
yesterday morning, the rector Rev.
W. A. McDonald officiating. James Burns, a brother of the groom, acted
as best man and Miss Katie Kinney, sister of the bride, was maid. The
young couple received many substantial presents as tokens of
esteem from their friends. Owing to the recent death of the bride's
mother, the wedding was strictly private. Mr. and Mrs. Burns will go
immediately to housekeeping at Jay and Pulteney streets.
From Geneva Daily Times 27 April 1897
JONES - DE VANEY
The marriage of John Jones to Miss Mary DeVaney, both
of this city,
took place at the church of St. Francis de Sales yesterday morning at
10 o'clock. Joseph Jones, cousin of the groom, acted
as best man and Miss Margaret Flynn acted as bridesmaid. The ceremony
was performed by the Very Rev. Dean W. A. McDonald, who also
celebrated a nuptial high mass. The choir under the direction of Prof.
H. Huerter, rendered in a beautiful manner Glorz's mass.
Miss Mary O'Malley sang Millard's Ave Maria, at the offertory. After
the ceremony the wedding breakfast was served at the home of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael DeVaney, of West avenue. A
reception was held last evening from 8 to 10 o'clock, after which the
bridal party took the train for a wedding trip to Hamilton, Canada, the
of the groom. Upon their return they will take up residence in Geneva.
From Geneva Daily Times
22 May 1897
KOHLER - VANNESS
Arthur LeRoy Kohler of Geneva and Miss Stella Vanness of
McDougall were married quietly at the home of Rev. Carter on Wednesday,
May 19. Mr. and Mrs. Kohler left on the evening train for a wedding
trip to the Thousand Islands. When they return a reception will be
given by the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Kohler, at their home,
31 Genesee street. Immediate relatives and friends only will be
present. The bride, who is a popular young lady, was the recipient of
many handsome presents. The groom is a popular young business man and a
member of the firm of J. B. Kohler and Sons. They will reside at
McDougall where Mr. Kohler will assume the management of the business
of the firm of that place.
From Ontario County Journal 27 May 1887
HAYNES - MOSHER
Gypsum, N. Y. - At the residence of the bride's mother, Mrs.
Sherman Mosher, in Gypsum, May 25, occurred the marriage of her
daughter, Cora M. to Roscoe S. Haynes, of Rochester.
About one hundred guests witnessed the ceremony which was performed by
the Rev. Samuel Newland, in a very impressive manner. The wedding
march was played by Mrs. William Thomson of Gorham. The bridal party
was attended by Misses Mary Thomson and Nettie Robinson, and Messrs.
John White and Charles Haynes. The bride was tastefully dressed
in a rich golden brown satin; the lady attendants wore blue satin.
Guests were present from Rochester, Lyons, Newark, Gorham and Phelps.
The presents were numerous and costly. Among them were solid silver
spoons from the bride's mother, butter dishes, dessert and fruit
knives, berry dishes, cake knife, vases, paintings, fruit dish, pickle
castors, table linen, clock, nut picks, and many other things in which
are included the ornamental as well as useful. The newly married couple
took the 10:30 train for Rochester where they will reside for the
present. The best wishes of all follow them to their new home.
From Ontario County Journal 17 June 1887
McDOUGALL - STANNARD
Miss Jennie Stannard, a well-known and estimable young lady of
and Avery McDougall of Hornellsville, were united in marriage
at the home of btheride's parents on Center street, at six
o'clock last Wednesday evening. The ceremony was performed by Rev. S.
E. Eastman in the presence of the immediate relatives
and friends of the contracting parties, and after a sumptuous wedding
feast had been served, the happy couple repaired to the depot where
they took the 8:05 train south for Washington. Just before they took
the train a congratulatory cablegram was received from Mr. McDougall's
father who is in Europe at Heidelburg. Mr. McDougall is a wealthy
young business man of Hornellsville and is also quite a politician,
having been recently elected supervisor of his town on the Democratic
ticket by a good majority, while the town usually goes Republican. Miss
Stannard is very well-known in this vicinity where she has an
extensive circle of friends, with whom the Journal unites in extending
hearty congratulations on the happy event. Mr. and Mrs. McDougall will
make Hornellsville their home.
FOX - SMITH
Last Wednesday afternoon at five o'clock occurred the marriage of C.
O. Fox of
Naples to Miss Jennie Smith, daughter of John Smith, of this
town, in the presence of a large number of invited guests. The presents
were numerous and elaborate. The happy couple
will take up their residence in Naples after a brief wedding
From Ontario County Journal 1 July 1887
MAC KAY - TOZER
Reed's Corner, N. Y. - Married at the Congregational
church in this place on Wednesday afternoon, June 29, by Rev. Charles
M. Bartholomew of Suspension Bridge, Rev. Allen MacKay, of
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, to Miss Nettie F. Tozer, of Reed's
Corners. The parties took the 8:25 train at Canandaigua, and started
their way to Waitesburg, Washington Territory, where they intend to
From Ontario County Journal
9 September 1887
SHERMAN - RIDGEWAY
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - On Wednesday last, at 5 o'clock p.m., Mr.
W. S. Sherman, of this place, and Miss Fanny Ridgeway, of
Seneca Castle, were united in marriage at the home of the bride. Near
relatives only were present. Mr. Sherman is to be congratulated in
securing for a better half a lady so worthy the love and esteem of all.
This is a sudden break among the large number of bachelors of this
village, and as they see the happiness that will surely follow Mr.
Sherman's sensible move, it is to be hoped and prayed for that they
will be influenced thereby, and step down and off the carpet with
suitable life partners, leaving it clean for the younger generation
that seems to be rapidly approaching the matrimonial crisis.
From Ontario County Journal 30 September 1887
SAVAGE - SCOTT
TERRY - SHORT
Richmond, N. Y. - On Wednesday, September 21st, occurred the
marriage of John Savage, Jr., of Allen's Hill, to Miss
Helen J. Scott, of Geneseo. The same day E. O. Terry, druggist
at Honeoye, claimed as his bride, Miss Abbie, oldest daughter
of our much esteemed townsman, S. D. Short.
From Ontario County Journal 28 October 1887
CRANDALL - JOHNSON
Mr. Will D. Crandall, of this village and Miss Julia E.
Johnson of Cheshire,
were married last evening at the bride's home in Cheshire. The ceremony
was performed by the Rev. Mr. Searles, in the presence
of the immediate relatives of the bride and groom. After a wedding
supper had been served, Mr. and Mrs. Crandall were driven to this
village where they took the western train. After a short tour through
Canada they will return to Canandaigua where they will make their
permanent residence. Mr. Crandall is a well-known business man,
being senior partner of the firm of Crandall Bro's, Photographers. He
is a young man of first-rate business qualifications and is highly
accomplished in his profession. Miss Johnson is an estimable and
popular young lady, and the happy couple have hosts of friends who
extend to them their hearty wishes for a prosperous, happy life.
From Ontario County Journal 2 December 1887
JOHNSON - MARTIN
Academy, N. Y. - Married at the residence of Salem Haskell, on
Thanksgiving day, by Rev.
Mr. Searles, Frank Johnson of South Bristol and Miss Irene
Martin, daughter of W. H. Martin of Seneca Point. We wish them a
long, happy and useful life.
From Geneva Daily Times 4 October 1906
TIFFT - CRANE
Miss Olga Crane and William Tifft were united in
marriage yesterday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock at the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Crane of William street. Mr. Tifft was
employed as tailor for H. Baeder up to two months ago when he moved to
Rochester. Miss Crane is a mute and is a graduate of the Rochester Deaf
Mute Institute. She
was also employed by Mr. Baeder. After a short wedding trip, Mr. and
Mrs. Tifft will reside in Rochester.
From Geneva Daily Times 8 October
MILLER - DURAND
Canandaigua, N. Y. - At the Memorial Hospital at 4 o'clock
Saturday, John Blount Miller of Washington, D. C., and Miss
Augusta M. Durand of this village were quietly married. Rev. Ward
Mosher performed the ceremony
at the bedside of the bride's mother, Mrs. Henry A. Durand, who was
almost fatally burned on Monday while preparing for her daughter's
wedding. It was at first thought best to postpone the wedding, but Mrs.
Durand's urgent request that it be held at her bedside was complied
with. Invitations to the wedding were, of course, withdrawn, and
immediate relatives only attended. Aside from Mrs. Durand's unfortunate
accident, the groom's brother, who was to act as best man at the
wedding, was unable to attend on account of critical illness. Mr. and
Mrs. Miller will reside in
Washington, D. C.
From Geneva Daily Times 10 October
BEWS - COOK
The wedding of Miss Amy Cook and John Bews will take
place this evening at 7:00 o'clock at the home of the bride's uncle and
aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Hanes, No. 72 Andes Avenue. Both the
bride and groom are mutes and have graduated from the Rochester Deaf
Mute Institute. Mr. Bews is employed as a painter for Fairfax Brothers.
HOLLAND - DREW
George L. Holland and Miss Edna Drew, of this city,
were married last evening at the
Manse of the First Presbyterian church by the Rev. William W. Weller.
Only a few friends were present. Mr. and Mrs. Holland will reside in
this city after a short wedding trip.
From Geneva Daily Times 12 October 1906
LOOMIS - MORAN
FEATHERS - FALVEY
HOAD - McPHILLIPS
Canandaigua, N. Y. - At St. Mary's church last evening, Rev.
James T. Dougherty united in marriage Miss Margaret Moran of
this village, and Mr. George Loomis. Mr. and Mrs. Loomis will
reside at the bride's home on Chapin street.
Father Dougherty united in marriage Frank Feathers and Miss
Abigail M. Falvey, both of this village, Wednesday afternoon.
Yesterday afternoon St. Mary's church witnessed the wedding of Miss
Anna T. McPhillips and Frank J. Hoad.
From Geneva Daily Times 16 October 1906
KNAPP - ALLEN
Shortsville, N. Y. - Announcement has been made of the marriage
of Charles Knapp and Miss Edna Allen, both of this
village. The ceremony was performed by Justice Coates, of East Avenue.
PADGHAM - RIDENOUR
Dr. Ethelbert G. Padgham, son of Dr. and Mrs. Richard W.
Padgham, of 159 Genesee street, was married today to Miss Grace
Etta Ridenour, of Cincinnati. The ceremony was performed at the
home of the bride's aunts, the Misses Bailey, of Galliplis, Ohio, by
Rev. Harry B. Lewis. Mrs. Padgham is a daughter of the late Mr. and
Mrs. W. M. Ridenour, of Galliplis. Her father formerly was a member of
a wholesale shoe firm, Bailey & Ridenour of
that place. After a short wedding trip, they will reside in Geneva,
where the groom is associated with his father in the practice of
From Geneva Daily Times 17 October 1906
McHUGH - McCARTHY
Miss Josephine McCarthy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James
McCarthy, and Edward McHugh, of
Waterloo, were united in marriage this morning at 9:30 o'clock
at St. Francis de Sales church. Nuptial mass was said by Very Rev.
William A. McDonald. The bride was attired in white organdie with
valenciennes lace trimmings. She wore a white hate with plumes.
Miss Anna Dennison, of Waterloo, who was a cousin of the bride, was
the bridesmaid and wore a pink silk gown and large black picture hat.
Thomas Morgan, of Waterloo, acted as best man and the ushers were
Eugene Holland and David Noland of Waterloo. After the ceremony a
was held at the home of the bride's parents at 28 North Exchange
A wedding breakfast was served to about twenty-five relatives and
after which Mr. and Mrs. McHugh left for a short wedding trip. On their
return they will reside in Waterloo.
From Geneva Daily Times 22 October 1906
COONS - ANDREWS
Naples, N. Y. - John P. Coons, of Naples, has just embarked on
the matrimonial sea for the fourth time. There is nothing remarkable in
this excepting that his fourth choice is quite romantic being no other
than his first sweetheart, who as a Miss Rowell, he courted forty-five
years ago. She was a widow
named Andrews when he finally took her to wife a few days ago.
TYO - TOOLE
A very pretty wedding took place this morning at St. Stephen's church
when Miss Helen Genevieve Toole,
youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. Toole of 305 Castle street,
became the bride of Arthur Joseph Tyo of Ogdensburg. The
bride was attired in white point d'esprit with applique trimmings.
She carried a white prayer book and wore a white picture hat with
white plumes. Miss Anna Toole, sister of the bride, was bridesmaid and
wore pink radium and large black hat with black plumes. Henry
Tyo acted as best man. After the ceremony a breakfast was served at
the home of the bride's parents to the immediate relatives. Mr. and
Mrs. Tyo left on the 1:25 train for a short eastern trip after which
they will reside in Auburn.
SIMS - WELCH
Thomas Sims of Auburn and Miss Katherine Welch of
Geneva street, this city, were united in marriage Saturday evening at 7
o'clock at the home of Rev. William A. McDonald, rector of St. Francis
de Sales church. The young people were attended by Sanford J. Henion
and Miss Mame Hennessy.
From Geneva Daily Times 24 October 1906
MAC DONALD - KISSAN
Stanley, N. Y. - A very pretty wedding
took place at eight o'clock Tuesday morning, at St. Theresa's
church, when Miss Mary Kissan, eldest daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. Kissan, became the bride of Charles J. MacDonald, both
of this place. A mass was said by Rev. Alexander McCabe, pastor of
this parish. Miss Margaret Heenan, organist of the church, played the
wedding march. The bride was attired in a navy blue broadcloth suit
with hat to match trimmed with white plumes. Miss Anna Kissan, sister
of the bride, was bridesmaid and wore a blue suit and hat to match.
Thomas MacDonald, of Schenectady, brother of the groom, acted as best
man. After the ceremony a breakfast was served at the home of the
parents to the immediate relatives. Mr. and Mrs. MacDonald left on the
1:34 train for a tip to Harrisburg and Philadelphia, after which they
will reside in Stanley.
From Geneva Daily Times 27 October 1906
WOOD - HIGGS
Naples, N. Y. - Dana Wood, of Gulick, with his fiancee, Miss
Bessie Higgs, of Honeoye, presented themselves Thursday evening at
the Presbyterian manse in this village and
were married by Rev. C. C. McLean. These two young people are popular
in Naples, where they are well-known and chose the romantic moonlight
ride to Naples as a part of their bridal festivities, rather than a
home wedding. They were accompanied by Miss Violet Wood, a cousin of
From Geneva Daily Times 29 October 1906
LE GAB - SWITZER
Mrs. Margaret Groden Switzer of this city was married very
quietly this morning at 6 o'clock in St. Stephen's church to Robert
A. LeGab of New Haven, Conn. The nuptial mass was said by Rev. S.
V. McPadden, rector of the church. The bride and groom were attended by
the bride's brother and sister, Michael and
Winifred Groden. Mr. and Mrs. LeGab will reside at No. 93 Mill street.
From Ontario Repository and Messenger 22 January 1873
BETTS - BEERS
Victor, N. Y. - There was a wedding last Wednesday at the
Universalist Church in Victor, the bride was Miss Ella Beers, of
that village, the groom Mr. Charles L. Betts, of Rochester. A
large party of relatives and friends witnessed the
ceremony and all heartily congratulated the newly made husband and
From Ontario Repository and Messenger 5 March 1873
BICKFORD - SIMMONS
Victor, N. Y. - On Wednesday evening, Feb. 26th, Frank A.
Bickford of Batavia and Hattie P. Simmons of Victor, were
married in the Universalist Church.
From Geneva Daily Times 8 November 1906
JOHNSON - STEWART
Canandaigua, N. Y. - At St. Mary's church Tuesday, was
solemnized the marriage of Thomas Johnson and Miss Ethel
Clara Stewart, Rev. James T. Dougherty officiating. The
groom is a well-known and popular Canandaiguan, a member of the Board
of Street Commissioners and for some years the superintendent
of the Canandaigua water works system. The bride is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Stewart, of Washington street. The newly married
couple left for a trip to New York city. They will be at home after
1, at No. 161 Howell street.
From Geneva Daily Times 12 November 1906
ADAMS - STEWART
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - At the home of Mrs. I. D. Vandenburg
on Crane street, Saturday evening, at 6 o'clock, the marriage of Miss
Roberta Stewart, of Washington, to W.
Curtis Adams, of Clifton Springs, took place. The bride was
by Miss Rhea McLetchy of Penn Yan. Parkhurst L. Whitney, of Rochester,
was best man. The ceremony was bperformedy Rev. Alfred K. Bates
Fenton, Mich. Miss Anna L. Tasslett of Clifton Springs played the
march. The bride was gowned in white net over white taffeta silk. The
bridesmaid wore white mull. The parlors were tastefully decorated with
cut flowers and potted plants. Only a few friends were present.
Immediately following the congratulations a wedding supper was served.
is in business here. The bride has been a member of the Clifton Springs
Training for Nurses. After a short wedding trip they will be at home
in this village.
From Ontario County Chronicle 26 September 1900
HALL - WATTS
On Thursday evening, Sept. 20, at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. John Watts, North Pleasant street, in this village, there
occurred a very pleasant social event, the occasion being the marriage
of their only daughter, Miss Myrta E., to Mr. Clarence
Hall, of Centerfield. At 6:30 o'clock, to the strains of the
excellently rendered by Miss Anna Abel, the bridal party entered the
parlor, where the guests, numbering about 50, had assembled, and took
their places beneath an arch of evergreen. The ceremony was performed
by Rev. J. Q. Adams, of the Presbyterian Church. The bride was prettily
attired in white and carried white carnations. The maid of honor, Miss
Mabel Hammond, a cousin of the bride, was charming in a gown of white
and carried pink carnations. Ernest Watts, the bride's only brother,
acted as best man. After the ceremony congratulations were in order,
after which a bountiful supper was served. The following guests from
out of town
were present: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hall and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. D.
McCann, Mrs. Hall, Miss Loveland, Centerfield; Mr. and Mrs. William
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Potter, Brighton; Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hall,
Mr. and Mrs. S. Rush, Mr. and Mrs. Fairchilds, Manchester; Mr. and Mrs.
McLouth and family, Farmington; Mr. and Mrs. DeLong, Bristol; Miss
Lincoln, Chapinville; Miss Anna Dewey, Poplar Corners; Mrs. H. W.
and daughters, Mabel and Etta, Riga; Mr. and Mrs. H. Swanton,
Arthur and Miss Ella Embling, Wheatland. The presents were numerous and
From Ontario County Chronicle 3 October 1900
RIGGS - DARLING
Shortsville, N. Y. - Last week Wednesday occurred the marriage
of Mr. Louis J. Riggs to Miss Inez A. Darling, at the
home of the bride's parents in High street. Mr. and Mrs. Riggs left
that evening for a weeks tour to New York City and Washington, D. C.
WADSWORTH - MOORE
Shortsville, N. Y. - Carlton Wadsworth and Mrs. Jas. Moore were
united in marriage at the Methodist Parsonage last Wednesday afternoon.
From Ontario County Chronicle 17 October 1900
CURTIS - THORPE
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Last Wednesday afternoon the
Congregational Church here was the scene of a nuptial event of more
than passing interest, the occasion being the celebration of the
marriage of Miss Etta M. Thorpe, of East Bloomfield, to Orville
W. Curtis, of Canandaigua. The bride, who is a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. O. E. Thorpe, is a young woman of gracious manner, beloved by all
who have her acquaintance. The ceremony was performed by the pastor of
the church, the Rev. William D. Robinson, in the presence of the
immediate friends and relatives. The bride and groom, who were
unattended, entered the church while the wedding march was being played
by Miss Nellie Adams. The bride wore a gown of gray, and carried a
large bouquet of bride roses. At the conclusion of the ceremony, the
bridal couple started for a wedding trip, after which they will return
to Canandaigua to reside.
From Ontario County Chronicle 31 October 1900
WHITLOCK - VAN VRANKEN
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - At 6 o'clock Saturday evening, by the
Rev. W. R. Benham, at the home of Mrs. C. H. Belden in this
village, occurred the marriage of her daughter, Cora Alice
Van Vranken to Dr. Charles H. Whitlock, both of the
village. The wedding was a very quiet one, only the immediate family
being present. The bride
was beautifully gowned in pearl gray crepe de chine with duchess lace
trimmings and was unattended.
TAYLOR - KIPP
Shortsville, N. Y. - Miss Nina H. Kipp of this village and Harry
S. Taylor of Hopewell were quietly married Wednesday afternoon at
the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James H. Kipp,
Shortsville, only the near relatives and friends being present. Friday
evening a reception was given them at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. H.
R. Taylor in Hopewell. The future residence of the newly married pair
will be at Geneva.
From Victor Herald 28 April 1894
MURPHY - DOYLE
A very pleasant wedding occurred at St. Patrick's church in this
village Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Father J. J. Donnelly
officiating. The contracting parties were Miss Mary A. Doyle, of
this place, and Richard H. Murphy, of Canandaigua. Mr. Mack,
of Canandaigua, acted as best man and Miss Anna Murphy, sister of the
groom as bridesmaid. The bride was beautifully dressed in white
Lansdowne and carried a large bunch of bridal roses; the bridesmaid
wore light blue cashimere and carried pink roses. Mrs. T. R. Wood of
Rochester presided at the organ and as the bridal party neared the
entrance of the church, she struck the wedding march by Lohengrin,
which she rendered in her usual brilliant and charming manner. As the
party entered the church, they were escorted to the altar by Master
Tuthill G. Brown, who acted as usher. Among those present from
out-of-town were Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Storer, of Rochester; Mr. and Mrs.
W. Carr, Mr. Claudius, Mr. Murphy's sisters and others from
Mr. and Mrs. Murphy left on the afternoon train for a short wedding
amid the congratulations and well wishes of their many friends and a
shower of rice.
From Victor Herald 28 July 1894
DILLMAN - WOOD
The marriage of Carl H. Dillman and Millie Wood, took
place at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Wood,
on High street, on Wednesday evening, July 25. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. Mr. Copeland, of this village. They will reside with
the bride's parents for the present.
From Geneva Daily Times 19 November 1906
SARADORA - COCOLA
One of the largest Italian weddings ever held in this city, took place
yesterday afternoon at one o'clock when Miss Vincenzeina Cocola, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cocola, of No. 43 North Genesee
street, and Pietro Saradora were united in marriage by the
Rev. William A. McDonald, pastor of St. Francis de Sales church. The
wedding party was accompanied to the church by about twenty carriages
filled with invited guests. As the guests arrived at the church, they
formed lines to the entrance of the church through which the bridal
passed. When they entered the church the guests fell in behind and
down the central aisle and took seats at each side. The bride was
in white silk and carried white carnations. She wore a tulle veil and a
of orange blossoms on her head. The bridesmaid was Miss Vincenza Pocci.
She was attired in white silk and wore a large picture hat, trimmed
plumes. She carried pink carnations. Michael Pocci acted as best man.
After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at the home of the
parents and the usual Italian observances were indulged in. Mr. and
Saradora left later for a short wedding trip after which they will
in this city.
From Geneva Daily Times 20 November 1906
LINEHAN - SCOTT
A very pretty wedding took place this morning at eleven o'clock at St.
Stephen's church when Miss Anna F. Scott became the wife of Patrick
H. Linehan. The ceremony was performed by Rev. S.
V. McPadden in the presence of a large number of friends. The bride was
gowned in blue armure and carried white chrysanthemums. She was
by her sister, Mrs. Thomas A. Scott, of Halls, who was attired in gray
panama and carried chrysanthemums. Cornelius Linehan, a brother of the
groom, acted as best man. After the ceremony the happy couple left for
a short wedding trip. Before their return they will visit in
and other eastern points.
From Geneva Daily Times 22 November 1906
MULLIGAN - SULLIVAN
Waterloo, N. Y. - The marriage of Miss Mary Sullivan
of Geneva to James Mulligan of Springport took place
afternoon at four o'clock, at the Franklin Hotel, South Waterloo, in
presence of friends and acquaintances of the contracting parties.
John M. Barrett performed the ceremony very impressively. In the
a wedding supper was served at the Franklin. The couple will reside at
BRYAN - GRAY
A pretty home wedding took place last evening at 7 o'clock at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gray on the Seneca Castle Road just west
of the Pre-emption road when their daughter, Nina Jane Gray became
the bride of George Edward Bryan, also of the Seneca Castle
The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. B. Hubbs, D. D., rector of St.
Peter's church. Eighty relatives and friends were present and partook
of the wedding supper. Later in the evening Mr. and Mrs. Bryan left for
a short wedding trip. They will reside on the Seneca Castle road.
From Geneva Daily Times 23 November 1906
WEBB - BENHAM
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - A pretty wedding was witnessed by a
few friends of the contracting parties Wednesday evening, when Elizabeth
K., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Benham of this village, was
united in marriage to Mr. Paul LaFayette Webb of Mannsville,
at the parochial residence by Father O'Hanlon. The bride was becomingly
gowned in olive silk wearing a white picture hat and carrying white
chrysanthemums. The bridesmaid, Miss Jennie Benham, sister of the
bride, wore a pretty gown of white and carried pink chrysanthemums. The
groom was attended by his brother,
Floyd B. Webb. After the ceremony an elaborate repast was served to the
immediate relatives at the home of the bride's parents on Pearl street.
a short wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. Webb will make Rochester their home.
The guests from out-of-town were Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Webb and son Floyd,
Mannsville; Miss C. F. Cotter of Syracuse and E. C. Rounds of Rochester.
From Geneva Daily Times 24 November 1906
PHILLIPS - FIELDS
Alfred S. Phillips and Miss Nellie L. Fields, of 179
Genesee street, were quietly married this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, at
the home of the bride's parents. The ceremony was performed by Rev.
William K. Towner, pastor of the First Baptist church. Mr. and Mrs.
Phillips left on the 2:06 train for Rochester. On their return they
will reside in this city.
From Geneva Daily Times 26 November 1906
MICHAEL - ANTHONY
One of the most unique and picturesque weddings ever held in this city,
took place yesterday afternoon at one o'clock at St. Peter's Episcopal
church, when Miss Susan Anthony, daughter of Peter Anthony of
No. 24 Powers' Alley and Abraham Michael of No. 16 Powers'
Alley, were married.
Both of the contracting parties were Syrians and the ceremony was
in the customary Syrian manner by Rev. Alexie Hanns, rector of the
Orthodox church of Glens Falls, N. Y. The wedding party, followed by
fifty of their fellow countrymen, left their homes in Powers' Alley and
marched down Exchange street, up Castle and through Geneva streets,
to the church. As they marched along, the bride and groom were showered
with rice and confetti and by the time they had reached the church,
many spectators had gathered to witness the peculiar ceremonies. The
party entered the church first, while the wedding march from Lohengrin
was being played. They passed down the central aisle to the chancel
where they awaited the coming of the minister in his official robes.
When the service was begun, the best man, George Moses, left the
groom's side and passed lighted candles to all his countrymen who had
them throughout the service. Another Syrian custom was followed, in
which two floral wreaths were used. The minister placed one wreath on
the head of the bride and
the other on the groom's head, then the best man placed them
upon the bride's head, then upon the groom's. At another part of the
service, a glass of wine was brought in and the minister passed it
alternately to the bride and groom to sip from. At the conclusion of
the ceremony, the
party left the church to the strains of Mendelssohn's march, and walked
to the home of S. J. Baroody, No. 51 Geneva street, where a wedding
was served and all the remaining customs for such an occasion were
The bride's dress was of green silk with a white silk waist. Miss Mary
Hisner was the bridesmaid and also wore a green silk skirt and a white
From Geneva Daily Times 27 November 1906
KESTER - SITTLER
Manchester, N. Y. - One of Manchester's popular young ladies, Miss
Bertha Sittler was united in marriage to Mr. Frank E. Kester of
Buffalo Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock, the event taking place at the
home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Sittler of this
village in the presence of a large number of relatives and immediate
of both families. The marriage ceremony was performed by the Rev. S. S.
Pratt, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church of this village and was
performed in the front parlor, the contracting parties being stationed
a large bell of white roses. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. George
of Buffalo. The bride looked charming attired in her traveling suit of
gray broadcloth with hat and gloves to match and carried a bouquet of
brides roses, while the bridesmaid wore a becoming gown of gray silk,
carried a bouquet of American Beauty roses.
The house was handsomely decorated throughout with a profusion of
palms, cut flowers, and potted plants, and a cleverly devised set piece
consisting of two hearts woven together was made from autumn leaves
vines of ivy encircled by a wreath of forget-me-nots. After the
a five-course dinner was served, and Mr. and Mrs. Kester departed on
6:30 train over the Lehigh for New York. The bride was the recipient of
many beautiful and valuablepresents, the largest portion of them
either cut glass or silver. The guests from out-of-town were: Miss Mary
Kester, Mr. and Mrs. George Miller, Mrs. Cyrus Wingert, Miss Minnie
Mrs. Nathan Lauman of Buffalo; Mrs. Milton Everett and daughter of
Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Kester will reside in Manchester and will be at home
their friends after December 3, at their residence on State street.
From Geneva Daily Times 28 November 1906
FARRELL - McCARTHY
Canandaigua, N. Y. - Yesterday afternoon, at 4 o'clock, at St.
Mary's church, Miss Helen McCarthy and Michael Farrell, two
well-known members of St. Mary's parish, were united in marriage by
Rev. James T. Dougherty. After their wedding trip they will reside in
BILLS - McCHINTICK
Canandaigua, N. Y. - At the Baptist parsonage Monday night,
Rev. J. Scott Ebersole united in marriage Mr. Fred Hulse Bills of
Naples and MIss Mary Ellen McChintick of Mifflinsburg, Pa. The
couple will reside in Naples.
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