From Shortsville Enterprise 7 January 1915
HAWKES - FANNING
Announcement has been made of the marriage of Hugh G. Hawkes, son
and Mrs. William A. Hawkes, and a prominent young business man of
Manchester, to Miss Mary L. Fanning of Wolcott,
this State, a former member of the Manchester High School faculty. The
ceremony was performed by Rev. Joseph Weston, a former pastor of the
Manchester Baptist church, at Rochester on Thursday, Dec. 31. Mr. and
Mrs. Hawkes will reside at Manchester after returning from their
honeymoon trip. A host of friends extend to this popular young couple
HORTON - BUCK
A quiet wedding took place in
the Parlor Village on New Year's day at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. O. C. Buck in Grove street, when their only daughter, Miss
Grace Mills Buck, was united in wedlock to Myron Buck Horton, son
of B. F. Horton, of St. Louis, Mo. The nuptial knot was tied at 6
o'clock in the presence of the immediate family by Rev. Harold
Strathearn, pastor of the local M. E.
church. Miss Buck was unattended, and wore her traveling suit. A
wedding supper was served, after which Mr. and Mrs. Horton left for New
York. They will return to this village for a week
and then plan to go to Ringcon, New Mexico, and from there to the
Panama exposition at San Francisco. Mr. Horton has bought a new house
at Canandaigua, corner Main street and Granger place, and they will
make their home there after completing their honeymoon trip. Hearty
congratulations are extended by friends here to popular young couple.
From Shortsville Enterprise
11 February 1915
MASON - VAN ARSDALE
The marriage of Clinton W. Mason, of Manchester village, and Miss
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Van Arsdale, of Manchester township,
was quietly solemnized at the home of the bride on
Sunday afternoon, Feb. 7, 1915, in the presence of the immediate
relatives of the bride and groom. The service was performed by
Rev. William W. Lane, of the Manchester M. E. church, the ring
service being used. There were no attendants. The bride was charmingly
gowned in white crepe de chine and carried white roses. Her going-away
gown was of blue broadcloth with hat to match. After a five-course
wedding dinner was served , Mr. and Mrs. Mason departed for Western
bridal trip. They will be at home to their friends in Manchester after
From Shortsville Enterprise 11 March 1915
ROLAND - GARDNER
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin J. Gardner of Farmington, was
the scene last week Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock of a pretty
wedding, when their only daughter , May Rosalie, became the
bride of Leon Roy Roland, of Walworth. Rev. Edwin P. Wood, of
Victor, pastor of the First Universalist church, performed the ceremony
in the presence of fifty guests. The bridal party, to the strains of
Mendelssohn's wedding march, played by Miss Lizzie Stevenson, entered
the south parlors and stood beneath a wedding bell. The bride was
gowned in Copenhagen blue faille silk and carried white malmaison roses
carnations. The bridesmaid, Miss Ruth Scribner, of Rochester, wore
light blue crepe. The best man was Leland McCrea, of Walworth. The
color scheme of the house decorations was blue and white. To her maid
bride gave a gold bar pin. The groom's gift to his best man was a gold
coat chain. Covers were laid at the bride's table in the dining room
for twelve, other guests being seated at small tables. The bride is a
graduate of Macedon Academy, a musician and a teacher in the schools of
HOLLENBECK - HALL
At the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Hall, of Walworth, N. Y., on
Wednesday, March 3, took place the marriage of their daughter, Miss
Bessie J. Hall, to Charles Hollenbeck, son of Mr. and
Mrs. George Hollenbeck of Shortsville. The ceremony was performed at
high noon by Rev. Harold Stratheran, pastor of the Shortsville M. E.
church, in the presence of about sixty relatives and friends of the
young couple. They were attended by Miss Lula Hall, sister of the
bride, as bridesmaid, and Walter Hall, brother of the bride, as best
man. The bride was
daintily gowned in white and the bridesmaid in yellow. The house
was prettily decorated, the color scheme being white and yellow.
Following the ceremony, a wedding dinner was served, after which Mr.
and Mrs. Hollenbeck left on an Eastern trip, stopping at Washington, D.
C., and New York City. On their return, they will be at home to
their friends at their home in Main street, Shortsville.
From Shortsville Enterprise 25
CRANE - DAANSEN
A pretty home wedding took place on Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock,
at the home of the contracting parties, what is known as the Harris
house in East Main street, when Miss Lillian Virginia Daansen,
daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Isaac Daansen, of Walworth, became the bride of Clarence
Alonzo Crane, of the firm of Crane & Miller, of this place.
The ceremony was performed in the presence of a large circle
of friends and relatives by the Rev. Harold Strathearn, pastor of
the Shortsville M. E. Church. The ring service was used. The bride was
charmingly attired in a gown of embroidered net with a cap veil
and carried a bouquet of bride roses and sweet peas. The bridesmaid,
Dora Graham, of Rochester, wore a dress of white voile and shadow
face, and carried daffodils. The flower girls were Miss Genevieve
of Shortsville, and Miss Florence Lee, of Walworth, nieces of the
who carried baskets of yellow and white jonquils. The latter also
acted as ring bearer. The best man was Lawrence Crane, of Walworth, a
brother of the groom. The bridal couple entered the parlor to the
strains of Lohengrin's wedding march, passing through an aisle of
ribbon and took their places beneath a floral arch where the nuptial
knot was tied. The house was tastily decorated and the prevailing
colors were green and yellow. Following the ceremony, a wedding supper
was served by Cateress Mrs. Turner of this village. Mr. and Mrs. Crane
departed for a brief wedding trip and will be at home to their friends
in East Main street after April 1. Guests from out-of-town were from
Walworth, Macedon, Palmyra, Ontario, Rochester and Lincoln. A wide
circle of friends join with the Enterprise in extending hearty
From Shortsville Enterprise 1 April 1915
BRIZEE - HINZ
Announcements have been received here of the marriage of Miss
Frieda Katherine Hinz, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest
Hinz, of West Main street,
and Garfield Arthur Brizee of Hopewell, which took place in
Seneca Castle last Thursday afternoon, March 25, 1915. The attendants
were Mr. and Mrs. George Decker of Seneca Castle, the
latter being a sister of the groom. After a short honeymoon trip,
Mr. and Mrs. Brizee will return to Hopewell, where they will make their
future home. Shortsville friends join the Enterprise in extending
HOLDEN - RECORD
The marriage of Miss Gladys Record, youngest daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. William Record, of
Fish street, and Oscar Holden of Canandaigua, was solemnized
in the Baptist parsonage at Canandaigua on Friday afternoon, March 26,
at four o'clock. Miss Record was a member of the graduating class of
1914 of the Shortsville High School and is possessed of a wide circle
of friends in the Parlor Village, who will join the Enterprise in
extending hearty congratulations. At the close
of their bridal journey, Mr. and Mrs. Holden will be at home to their
friends in Canandaigua, where the groom is engaged in the blacksmithing
business with his father.
From Shortsville Enterprise 22 April 1915
CLARKE - PRUNER
The marriage of Elmer Clarke, son of Mr. and Mrs. George
Clarke, of Canandaigua, and a former native of the Parlor Village, and Miss
Hazel Pruner, also of Canandaigua, was solemnized at St. John's
Church in that city at 7:30 o'clock on Wednesday night of last week.
The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Herbert L. Gaylord, rector of
the church. Upon their return from the bridal journey, Mr. and Mrs.
Clarke will reside in Canandaigua, where he is engaged in business.
Shortsville friends will join the Enterprise in extending hearty
congratulations and best wishes.
DRIES - BRUCE
The marriage of Alvin J. Dries, of this village, and Miss
Henrietta Jessie Bruce, of Canandaigua, was solemnized at the home
of the bride's parents on Sunday
afternoon at 3 o'clock. The ceremony was performed by George E.
Finlay, pastor of the Canandaigua Baptist Church. Following the
wedding dinner, Mr. and Mrs. Dries left for a southern trip and
on their return will make their home with Mrs. Dries' parents in
From Shortsville Enterprise 6 May 1915
DAWSON - RAYMOND
Earle Dawson, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin B. Dawson, of
Palmyra street, and Miss Effa
Raymond, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Raymond of Phelps, were
united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents last week
Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock. The ceremony was performed by the
Rev. Harold Strathearn, pastor of the Shortsville M. E. church. The
attendants were Clarence Raymond and Miss Eva Hughes. Following the
ceremony the immediate relatives of the popular young bride and groom
entertained at a reception and supper. Mr. and Mrs. Dawson left for a
brief Western trip and upon their return will make their home in the
Parlor Village. The young couple have a wide circle of friends in this
place who join in wishing them hearty congratulations.
From Ontario County Chronicle 1 January 1902
MAHANEY - CHRISTIAN
Ionia, N. Y. - On Thursday at Lima occurred the marriage of W.
H. Mahaney and Miss Sophia Christian, both from this
place. Rev. S. FitzSimons performed the ceremony in the presence of
only the immediate relatives.
From Ontario County Chronicle 8 January 1902
STEMPLE - MOTHERSELL
Naples, N. Y. - Captain George Stemple, of the steamer Ogarita,
which plies on Canandaigua lake, was married on New Year's Eve to Miss
Addie L. Mothersell, of Vine Valley. Rev. C. E. Frye, of
Middlesex, was the officiating clergyman. Captain Stemple is a popular
young politician and with his bride will spend the winter in Albany,
where he has a lucrative position in the lower house.
BOLLES - CLEVELAND
Naples, N. Y. - The marriage of Claude Bolles to Miss
Mary Cleveland, both of Naples, took place on Tuesday evening last
at the home of the bride on Rushville street, in presence of the
relatives of both parties, Rev. W. R.
Pierce, of the Methodist church, officiating. Myron Cleveland, a
nephew of the bride, and Miss Alice Bolles, sister of the groom, were
groomsman and bridesmaid. Mr. and Mrs. Bolles will continue to reside
From Ontario County Chronicle 22 January 1902
BROTT - HINDE
Manchester, N. Y. - A pretty wedding
took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hinde, Jr., two
miles east of this village, on Wednesday, when their daughter, Miss
Maude Ellen, was married to Theron Brott, of Phelps. The
ceremony was performed by the Rev. Ellis Gilbert, pastor of the Phelps
Baptist Church, in the presence of forty-two relatives. The happy
couple were united under a handsome evergreen arch, from which hung a
floral bell. The bride wore a gown of beautiful changeable silk and
carried white roses. The bride's table was loaded with luxuries. The
presents were numerous and beautiful. Mr. and Mrs. Brott will reside in
the vicinity of Phelps.
From Ontario County Chronicle 29 January 1902
HICKS - PHILLIPS
Bristol, N. Y. - Isaac Hicks, of Hicks Point, and Miss
Nettie Phillips, of Vincent, were married at the home of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Wood, Thursday afternoon. After
a short wedding tour, Mr. and Mrs. Hicks will be at home at Mr. Wood's,
where they will live for the present time.
From Ontario County Chronicle 19 February 1902
SNYDER - HEATOR
Phelps, N. Y. - Wednesday at the home of the bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Heator, occurred the marriage of their
daughter, Estella, to Carlton M. Snyder, of Gorham.
The ceremony was performed by Rev. Howard Cornell in the presence of
only the immediate members of both families. Mr. and Mrs. Snyder left
on a two weeks' wedding tour
and on their return will reside at Gorham.
From Ontario County Chronicle 5 March
MINK - RUSH
Manchester, N. Y. - Herman Mink of this village and Miss
Zulemma Rush of Palmyra were married at the home of the bride on
Wednesday afternoon, Rev. J. C. Glover of Shortsville performing the
ceremony. Miss Madge Howland acted as bridesmaid while the groom was
attended by P. P. Sampson. Mrs. Will Howland played Weber's grand march
while the bridal couple were meeting beneath the arch. After a dainty
lunch the bridal couple took the train at Palmyra for a ten days' tour
spent in Albany and New York.
From Ontario County Journal 1 January
MARTIN - GLASS
Chapinville, N. Y. - E. D. Martin, superintendent of the wheel
works, was married last week Wednesday to Mary A. Glass, of
Batavia, N. Y. We wish Mr. and Mrs. Martin
a long life and a happy one.
CRACKNELL - HAIGHT
Chapinville, N. Y. - Walter Cracknell and Nellie
Haight were united in marriage at the bride's home in this village
Wednesday at 5 p.m. They took the evening train for the West.
CURTIS - CARPENTER
Cheshire, N. Y. - The residence of Mrs. C. E. Carpenter, in
this village, was the scene of a very interesting event on Wednesday,
December 30, the occasion being the marriage of her only daughter, Hattie
Carpenter, to John L. Curtis. The ceremony was performed
by the Rev. J. M. Langworthy, pastor of the church here. The bride was
the recipient of many elegant and valuable presents, which express the
good will of her numerous friends. Guests were present from Bristol
Springs, Allen's Hill, Macedon, Farmington, and Gorham. The happy
couple have hosts of friends who join with us in wishing them a happy
and prosperous future.
From Ontario County Journal 8 January
McNEIL - HUBER
Naples, N. Y. - That was a pleasant wedding on Wednesday,
December 30, at the fine residence of
John Huber, West avenue, when his oldest daughter, Fanny, plighted
her troth to young Charles McNeil, of this
town. A large number of friends witnessed it and had nothing to
complain of as to the accompanying festivities. The bride is a handsome
young woman, and in her wedding gown of brown silk, looked her best.
For maids she had her sister, Mary, and Miss Stadler, of Dansville,
while the groom was attended by W. J. Lewis of Naples and Chas. Huber
of Bath. Rev. B. F. Millard tied the knot. With the long list of
wedding presents to look over, the rich wedding supper, the jolly
in addition to the interesting ceremony of marriage, the affair was the
event of the season. Mr. and Mrs. McNeil took a short bridal trip east,
and are now temporarily domiciled at the home of Wm. M. Shuman. Success
and long life to them in this new relationship.
From Ontario County Journal 11 March 1892
BATES - STRONG
Bristol Center, N. Y. - Kelly Bates and Miss Minnie Strong,
who were married last Saturday,
returned home the first of the week. He will work Augustus Reed's
farm this year. We extend congratulations, and to William Crosby and
Miss Sarah Gooding, who were also married last week.
From Ontario County Journal 1 April 1892
BOUNDS - BURTON
Shortsville, N. Y. - Edwin Bounds and Miss Julia Burton of
this place, were married at the home of the bride on Wednesday evening,
by the Rev. J. L. Gillard, of Pultneyville. Only the relatives of the
bride and groom were
present. Mr. and Mrs. Bounds will reside in Canandaigua.
From Ontario County Journal 22 April 1892
TYNER - MORRIS
A very pretty wedding occurred at St. Mary's Church Wednesday afternoon
when Miss Mary E. Morris and Richard R. Tyner were
married. Long before the ceremony commenced the church was well-filled
with spectators who came to witness the nuptials of the happy pair.
Father English tied the nuptial knot, after which the bride and
bridegroom went to their new home, No. 26 Pleasant street, where a
wedding supper was served
and a reception given to the many friends who called upon them with
congratulations. At the ceremony, Thomas J. Tyner, a brother of the
groom, acted as best man, and Miss Kittie Morris, a sister of the
as bridesmaid. The happy couple were the recipients of many handsome
and substantial gifts. Mr. Tyner is an efficient member of the
From Geneva Daily Times 20 February 1908
ESPENSCHEID - DETWEILER
At the parsonage of the German Evangelical church on Main street
yesterday afternoon took place the marriage of Miss Lucy A.
Detweiler of this city to W. H. Espenscheid of Rose, N.
Y. The ceremony was performed by the pastor, Rev. I. K. Devitt, and the
young people were attended by Miss Christina
Hux of this city and P. H. Espenscheid of Lyons, a brother of the groom.
From Geneva Daily Times 24 February 1908
HARDING - CARPENTER
Miss Helen A. Carpenter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Townsend
Carpenter, of Horseheads, and Michael T. Harding, a mail
carrier of this city, were united in marriage last Tuesday afternoon at
2 o'clock at St. Mary's church in Horseheads by Rev. M. C. Wall. They
were attended by Edward Harding, a brother of the groom, and Miss
Catherine Wall. The bride wore a brown broadcloth traveling suit and a
brown hat. She carried bride roses. The bridesmaid was attired in a
light gray gown and carried pink carnations. A breakfast was served to
a few of the relatives and immediate friends. Miss
Harding and Mr. and Mrs. James Finn of this city attended the ceremony.
Mr. and Mrs. Harding will make their home for the present at No. 187
From Geneva Daily Times 28 February 1908
FISHER - OTTE
Phelps, N. Y. - The marriage of Miss Olive Belle Otte and
Leon E. Fisher, both of Phelps, took place at the home of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman L. Otte, yesterday at noon.
Phillip and Helen Fisher, brother and sister of the groom, were the
attendants and the ribbon bearers were Master Elmer Falkey and Fred
Otte, nephew of the bride. The ceremony
was performed in the parlor beneath an arch of evergreens and cut
the officiating clergyman being Rev. A. Schlenk of Rochester. The bride
was attired in a gown of white silk mull with trimmings of lace and she
carried a shower bouquet of white carnations. Immediately after the
ceremony dinner was served to a company of forty-five relatives and
the bride and groom. The groom's gift to his bride was a driving horse.
Mr. and Mrs. Fisher left on the afternoon train for a western trip and
after April 1st they will make their home at Seneca Castle. Guests who
were present from out-of-town were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fisher, Mrs.
O. C. Fretch of Newark, Mr. and Mrs. William Fisher and Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Skuse of Seneca, Mr. and Mrs. George Fisher of Corning, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Butcher of Victor, Mrs. George West of Newark, Miss Flora
of Wolcott, and Burt Fisher of Rochester.
From Geneva Daily Times 29 February 1908
SWAN - BRUZEE
Phelps, N. Y. - An informal but very pretty wedding took pace
at Oaks Corners Thursday afternoon when Mrs. Frances Cooper Bruzee and
Edwin D. Swan were united
in marriage. Both parties have long been residents of Oaks Corners and
an assemblage of about forty relatives and friends at the invitation of
the bride's son, came to witness the plighting of their troth. The
ceremony was performed by Rev. George Sutton, pastor of the Oaks
Corners church, and the slightly shortened ritual of the Presbyterian
church was used. The bridal party, receiving congratulations, repaired
at once to the dining room, which was decorated with pink and white
tulips. There a delicious repast was served. The wedding presents were
beautiful and well chosen, many of them coming from distant relatives.
Out-of-town guests who were present were Mr. and Mrs. William Miller,
Mr. and Mrs. John Bostwick, and Mrs. Emma Scheckels of Clifton Springs,
Mrs. Cornelia Butler and Mrs. W. H. Doolittle of Geneva. The bride wore
a simple but beautiful gown of silk. There were no attendants.
From Geneva Daily Times 4 March 1908
THOMPSON - MANNING
William Thompson of Halls Corners and
Miss Mary V. Manning of this city were married yesterday
morning at 10:30 o'clock at the parsonage of the North Presbyterian
church by the pastor, Rev. David H. Craver. They were attended by
Miss Ola V. Manning and Ray Manning.
BLOSS - SALKELD
At 1 o'clock this afternoon Miss Cora M. Salkeld of this city
became the bride of Roy H. Bloss of Benton. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. David H. Craver of the North
Presbyterian church at the manse. They were unattended.
From Geneva Daily Times 5 March 1908
BREMIS - NEICKIES
Phelps, N. Y. - The marriage of Miss
Louis Neickies of Newark and John Bremis of this place
took place at St. Francis church yesterday. The ceremony was performed
by the pastor, Rev. Angelo Lugero. Mr. and Mrs. Bremis left on the
morning train for a brief western trip. They will reside in Phelps.
SEEKER - CLISE
A very simple but pretty wedding took place yesterday afternoon at 5
o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William G.
Clise of North Genesee street, when their oldest daughter, Miss
Harriet M. Clise, became the bride of Harry A. Seeker of
Buffalo. The ceremony was performed by Rev. David H. Craver, pastor
of the North Presbyterian church, in the presence of only the relatives
and a few intimate friends. Mrs. Orcutt of Buffalo, sister of the
groom, acted as matron of honor and William Clise, brother of the
bride, was best man. Mendelssohn's wedding march was rendered by Miss
Reed as the bridal party entered the parlors. The bride was gowned
in white silk mulle and carried white carnations. The matron of honor
wore white mohair with valenciennes lace trimmings. A breakfast was
served and twenty were seated at the tables. Mr. and Mrs. Seeker left
in the evening for a brief trip, after which they will reside in
From Geneva Daily Times 12 March 1908
GREEN - WHITBECK
Rushville, N. Y. - Louis Green and Miss Edna Whitbeck were
married in Canandaigua last Saturday at the
home of the groom's sister, Mrs. William Johnson. Rev. Ward Moshier
performed the ceremony. The young couple will reside at Green's
From Geneva Daily Times 14 March 1908
JENNINGS - PRICE
Naples, N. Y. - The marriage of Miss Viola E. Price of
Altay to Mr. James T. Jennings of Naples occurred Thursday at
the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Henry Seybolt, of Dundee. Rev. W.
J. Brown of Lawrenceville, Pa., a brother-in-law of the groom,
officiated. The couple was accompanied by Mr. Randall Price of Altay, a
brother of the bride, and Miss Anna E. Jennings, of Naples, a sister of
the groom. The bride was dressed in white lawn, trimmed with lace, wore
orange blossoms in her hair, and carried a shower bouquet of orange
blossoms and white carnations. The bridesmaid was dressed in
white organdie over blue silk. Mr. and Mrs. Jennings will be at home at
Naples after March 18th.
From Geneva Daily Times 19 March 1908
PEASE - COMBS
Phelps, N. Y. - The marriage of Miss Neva May Combs and
Charles Eugene Pease took place at the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert Combs, at 4:30 o'clock yesterday
afternoon. The interior of the home was prettily decorated in pink,
white and green. While the bridal march from Lohengrin was
being played by Miss Ethel Donnelly, the bride and groom took their
beneath an arch of evergreen where the ceremony was performed by Rev.
Mr. Woolcot, pastor of the Phelps Baptist church assisted by Rev. H.
L. Bethel, a former pastor now of Rochester. The bride was attired in
white silk trimmed with point d'esprit lace and carried a bouquet of
pink carnations. Her traveling suit was of blue panama and she wore a
hat trimmed to match. The bridesmaids, six in number, Miss Mildred
of Gypsum, Miss Mabel Smith of Newfield, Miss Ada Woolcot, Miss Anna
Devoll, Miss Maud Donnelly, and Miss Leah Lambert of Phelps, all wore
white. After a luncheon at which fifty were served, Mr. and Mrs. Pease
left on the evening train for an eastern trip. They will make their
home in Phelps. The bride and groom were well-remembered with many
beautiful gifts, among them being a gold watch, a gift from the bride's
pleasant pre-nuptial event was a chafing dish tea given in honor of the
bride-elect by Mrs. Frank A. Salisbury.
Among the guest from out-of-town were: Rev. and Mrs. H. L. Bethel of
Rochester; Miss Bessie Blyth of Walworth; Miss Mabel Smith of Newfield;
Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Williams of Seneca Castle; Mr. and Mrs. George
Philley and daughter of Gypsum; Mrs. N. Strong of Clifton Springs and
Miss Maude Woodhouse of Newark.
From Geneva Daily Times 20 March 1908
MINK - CASE
Phelps, N. Y. - The marriage of Miss Claribel M. Case, daughter
of George D. Case, and Henry Mink of Manchester, took place at
the bride's home west of Phelps last evening. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. Peter McKinzic, pastor of the Palmyra Presbyterian
church. The attendants were Miss Jeffery and Mr. Luppold, both of
Manchester. The bride was attired in a gown of white batiste with lace
trimmings and wore white roses. After the ceremony, 35 relatives and
friends were served at luncheon.
From Geneva Daily Times 27 March 1908
HAVENS - MORGAN
Gorham, N. Y. - The marriage of Fred Havens of Benton,
and Miss Alice Morgan of this village took place Tuesday
evening at the Methodist parsonage, the Rev. Edward Jarvis, performing
From Ontario County Chronicle 19 March 1902
SALISBURY - DEAN
Oaks Corners, N. Y. - At the residence of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Dean
occurred the marriage of their oldest daughter, Mary Ellen, to
Albert L. Salisbury. Rev. S. T. Beardslee of Phelps performed
the ceremony. The house was artistically decorated with festoons of
evergreens and potted plants. The ceremony was followed by a sumptuous
repast. Only the immediate friends and relatives of
the contracting parties were present. Many handsome presents were
received. The happy couple left on the 6 o'clock train for New York
their return they will reside at this place, where Mr. Salisbury is
ticket agent and telegraph operator at the station of the Lehigh Valley
From Ontario County Chronicle 2 April 1902
PIERCE - NICHOLS
Ionia, N. Y. - On Wednesday last at 2 p.m. at the home of the
bride's parents at Holcomb, occurred the marriage of Miss Jessie
Nichols and L. L. Pierce, of this place. After the
ceremony the happy couple left for a trip to New York. They will reside
in the Hughs house on South street on their return. The best wishes of
a host of friends are extended to Mr. Pierce and bride as they embark
on their new wedded voyage.
CROSIER - WHITE
Phelps, N. Y., March 31 - The home of Mr. and Mrs. George
Pierce, at Washington, D. C., was the scene of a pretty wedding last
Tuesday evening, when Myron D. Crosier, of this place, was
united in marriage to Miss Edith White, also a Phelps young
lady, but who had been spending the winter with her sister, Mrs.
Pierce. The Pierce home was prettily decorated with lilies, bride's
roses and a profusion of palms. Only a few friends and relatives of the
contracting parties were invited to witness the ceremony, which was
performed by Rev.
A. S. Fisk, of Gunton Temple. After the wedding supper the newly
couple left on a wedding trip, which included Philadelphia and other
eastern cities. Mr. and Mrs. Crosier arrive in Phelps Thursday
afternoon. They will make this village their future home.
From Ontario County Chronicle 9 April 1902
WHITE - BLOUNT
Phelps, N. Y. - Last Wednesday evening t 8 o'clock, at the
residence of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Salisbury, guardians of the bride, Miss
Lois Blount, of Phelps, younger daughter of the late Asher Blount
of Phelps, and Chas. D. White, son of David White, of the same
place, were married by the Rev. A. J. Waugh, of the Presbyterian
church. The bride was attired in white organdie, and carried white
roses. She was attended by her sister, Miss Caribel Blount, whose gown
was of ecru pongee. Her flowers were pink carnations. The residence of
Mr. Salisbury was decorated with cut flowers and smilax. Refreshments
were served to
the thirty or more wedding guests. Mr. and Mrs. White will at once
housekeeping on what is known as the the "Old Captain White farm," near
the village of Phelps.
From Ontario County Chronicle 16 April 1902
TAYLOR - RAFATH
Victor, N. Y. - A very pretty wedding took place in this
village about 6 o'clock Thursday evening. The occasion was the marriage
of Miss Reka Rafath to John Taylor. They are both
Victor young people with a host of friends. The ceremony, which was
performed by Rev. F. W. Hill of the First Presbyterian church, took
place in the home recently rented by the groom and which the young
couple had been furnishing for occupancy. About fifty guests were
present. After the marriage a bounteous wedding dinner was served.
McINTYRE - DE BROCK
Yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock, Miss Emily Marie DeBrock and
Edward ,McIntyre two well-known young people of this village,
were married in St. Mary's church, the Rev. Father Dougherty
officiating. Charles Cornell, a nephew of the groom, was the best man,
and Miss Sadie Kelly was the maid of honor. Following the ceremony, a
reception was held at the future home of the bride and groom, No. 9
Center street. After
a wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. McIntyre will return to Canandaigua, and
will be at home to their friends after April 21. The contracting
parties have a host of friends in Canandaigua who wish them long life
COWAN - SAUNDERS
William Henry Cowan and Miss Mary Saunders, two highly
esteemed and well-known young people of this town, were married by the
Rev. J. Wallace Webb, D. D., at the home of the bride last Thursday
evening. The ceremony was performed in the presence of only the
immediate relatives of the contracting parties. The bride and groom
left on the evening train for a trip to New York. Upon their return
they will make their home for a time with the bride's mother. Later
they will remove to their own home in Chapin street. Mr. Cowan holds a
prominent position in the J. Levy Sons dry goods house in this village,
is a musician of more than ordinary talent and ability, a member of the
Manchester Military Band, and is a young man of promise. The bride is a
young woman of charming manner and well and favorably known.
McDONALD - BURNS
Wednesday, April 9, at 11 a.m., occurred a very pretty wedding at St.
Mary's church, Rushville, when Miss Sara Burns, a popular
young lady, became the happy bride of Thomas McDonald, of
Hopewell. Rev. James E. Kennedy, of Hammondsport, cousin of the groom,
performed the ceremony, with a marriage mass. The bridal party entered
the church to the strains of Mendelssohn's Midsummer's Night Dream
wedding march. During the ceremony, "O Promise Me," was played by Miss
Katherine Burns, sister of the bride, who presided at the organ. Miss
May McDonald, sister of the groom, acted as bridesmaid and William
Burns, brother of the bride, as groomsman. A large reception was given
at the home of the bride.
Among the out-of-town guests who attended were Rev. James E. Kennedy
and sister, Elizabeth, of Hammondsport; Miss Mary and John Kennedy,
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. O'Brien and daughter, Virginia, Misses Margaret and
Helen Burns, and Charles Waerick, of Rochester; Mrs. McBride, Mr. and
Mrs. John Flynn, William Turner, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McCarthy and
of this place; Mr. and Mrs. Fleming of Geneva. The happy couple left
evening for an extended trip West. They carry with them the best wishes
of a host of friends.
From Ontario County Chronicle 23 April 1902
OAKS - EDIC
Phelps, N. Y. - At "The Cedars," the home of the bride's
parents, Miss Clara Edic, of this village, and Edward Platt
Oaks, of Oaks Corners, were married last Wednesday evening before
a massive bank of flowers. Charles Edic, of Camden, a brother of the
bride, was best man, and Miss Lucy Miller of Camden, and Miss Margaret
Snow, of Palatine Bridge, were the bridesmaids. The out-of-town guests
were: Mrs. Nathan Oaks, Mr. and Mrs. William Oaks of Oaks Corners;
Nathan Oaks and
family of Farmer; Thaddeus Oaks, of Geneva; Charles Edic, Mrs. Charles
and daughter, and Miss Lucy Miller of Camden; Miss Margaret Snow of
Palatine Bridge; Mrs. David Aldrich, Mrs. Pliny Aldrich, of Palmyra;
Mrs. E. D.
Forman and Miss Louise Foreman of Pulaski; the Misses Maves of Geneva;
Miss Mary and Miss Katherine and Charles Gates, William Edmonston, of
Canandaigua; Mr. and Mrs. Carey, of Newark; Mr. and Mrs. Deady of
Lyons, Mr. and Miss
Coolidge of Clifton Springs. Mr. and Mrs. Oaks will be at home to their
on Thursdays in June at "The Cedars."
From Ontario County Chronicle 30 April 1902
JOHNSON - VAN BUSSOM
Miss Louise Van Bussom, of Clifton Springs, and Jay
L. Johnson, of this village, were married at the bride's home
Wednesday. The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. N. Thomas, pastor of
the Baptist church of Canandaigua, in the presence of the immediate
relatives and friends of the contracting parties. The bride and groom
were attended by William F. Thompson and Miss Theodosia A. Mather, of
this village. Miss Corda M. Johnson, sister of the groom, played the
wedding march. The bride was the recipient of many beautiful and costly
presents. After a short
wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Johnson will reside in Canandaigua, where the
groom has a position in the office of the Ontario County Journal.
HUTCHENS - YARWOOD
Phelps, N. Y. - The home of Mr. and Mrs. John Yarwood in the
city of Utica on Thursday was the scene of a brilliant nuptial event,
the occasion being the marriage of their daughter, Miss Florence
Yarwood to Henry W. Hutchens of this village. The
ceremony took place in the presence of only the immediate relatives of
the bride and groom. The house decorations consisted of cut flowers,
potted plants and palms. The bride wore her going away gown. The bride
and groom were unattended. Immediately following the ceremony a wedding
breakfast was served, after which the bride and groom left on an
evening train for a visit to New York city and other eastern points.
Mr. and Mrs. Hutchens will return to Canandaigua about May 1, and later
will remove to Newark, where Mr. Hutchens is to engage in business.
From Geneva Daily Times 25 February 1915
PAGE - CHILDS
Canandaigua, N. Y. - Announcement was made yesterday of the
marriage of Miss Anna Elizabeth Childs of North Main street,
this city, and Remington B. Page, of Holcomb. The marriage,
which occurred last Wednesday night, was performed by Rev. W. E.
Searles of Canandaigua.
From Geneva Daily Times 2 April 1908
DE WIND - VER SLUYS
Manchester, N. Y. - On Monday at the home of Rev. Joseph B.
Sheerar took place the marriage of Miss Maria Ver Sluys of
Clifton Springs and Mr. Servaas DeWind of Lincoln Park, N. Y.
Rev. Mr. Sheerar performed the ceremony.
ADAMS - PENNER
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - On Tuesday evening at 8:30 o'clock, at
the home of Mrs. Manly Price on Stephen street, occurred the marriage
of Fred Adams of Clifton Springs to Miss Nina Penner of
Canandaigua. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. P. H. Riegel. Mr.
and Mrs. Adams left on the midnight train for a short wedding trip.
From Geneva Daily Times 4 April 1908
MORGENSTERN - THETGEE
Miss Louise B. Thetgee of this city and Lewis W.
Morgenstern of Elmira, N. Y., were quietly married yesterday at
the home of the bride, No. 220 Exchange street. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. I. K. Devitt, pastor of the German Evangelical church.
From Geneva Daily Times 6 April 1908
JOHNSON - JOHNSON
Phelps, N. Y. - The marriage of Miss Daisy Johnson of
this place and Grove R. Johnson of Reeds Corners took place
Saturday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Johnson of Banta
bride and groom were unattended and the affair was witnessed only by
immediate members of the family. Rev. G. A. Harvey, rector of St.
Episcopal church, performed the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson will
From Ontario County Chronicle 14 May 1902
DEWEY - MEGAFEE
On Thursday evening, May 8, George L. Dewey and Miss Ada
M. Megaffee, both well-known and popular young people of
were united in marriage by the Rev. J. W. Webb, D. D., in the presence
relatives and friends. The happy couple have taken a western trip. They
have the best wishes of their many friends.
From Ontario County Chronicle
WELCH - JOHNSON
Manchester, N. Y. - Richard Welch and Miss Margaret Johnson, both
of this village, were united in marriage by Rev. Felix O'Hanlon of
Clifton Springs, on Wednesday afternoon at the Catholic church in
The bride was charmingly dressed and carried a bouquet of bride's
and had as her bridesmaid, Miss Annabelle Johnson. The groom was
by John Johnson, Jr. Shortly after the ceremony a reception was
the happy couple and a number of invited guests at the home of the
brother. Mr. Welch enjoys a responsible position with the Lehigh Valley
Company, being track supervisor between Geneva and Batavia, with his
in this place. Miss Johnson is one of Manchester's most esteemed young
and has a large circle of friends, as has also the groom, who is known
Manchester as being everyone's friend, which is verified by the ninety
working under him who join in extending congratulations. Mr. and Mrs.
have gone to housekeeping and are pleasantly located on Upper Main
From Ontario County Chronicle 4 June 1902
LUSK - DUFFY
Ionia, N. Y. - A charming wedding occurred at Ionia Wednesday,
when Miss Lina E. Duffy became the bride of William Avery
Lusk. The ceremony was performed at the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs.
James Duffy, by Rev. A. J. Croft, pastor of the Ionia Methodist Church.
The bride was attended by her sister, Miss May E. Duffy of Ionia, and
Vernon Griffin, of West Bloomfield, acted as best man. Verna G. and
George M. Duffy, niece and nephew of the bride, were flower bearers.
party stood before a bank of ferns and flowers. The house was
decorated the color scheme being pink and green. Immediately after the
and offering of congratulations, all proceeded to the dining room,
was also prettily decorated, where a dainty repast was served. At the
table covers were laid for twelve. The bride was gowned in seafoam
brocaded silk and applique and carried a bouquet of white carnations.
bridesmaid was attired in white Persian lawn with trimmings of
and ribbon and carried pink carnations. The flower bearers were dressed
white and carried snowballs. The bride's going-away gown was a gray
The happy couple left on the 5:52 train for Eastern points, and will be
home to their friends after June 10 at 432 Wilkinson avenue, Syracuse,
the groom is engaged in business. Guests were present from Rochester,
Mendon, Honeoye Falls, East Bloomfield, Allen's Hill, West Bloomfield.
From Ontario County Chronicle 11 June 1902
GREEN - BAKER
Ionia, N. Y. - A quiet June wedding took place at the home of
Mrs. O. B. Baker on Wednesday evening at 7 o'clock when her
Marion, was united in marriage to Edward C. Green in
of the immediate relatives of the contracting parties. Rev. A. J. Croft
performed the ceremony. A host of friends extend congratulations to the
happy couple who will reside here.
From Ontario County Chronicle 25 June 1902
VAN BUSSUM - STODDARD
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - A pretty affair occurred at the home
Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Stoddard, of Gypsum, last Wednesday
at 8 o'clock, when the oldest daughter, Mabel, was united in
to Chas. VanBussum of Clifton Springs. Rev. V. A. Sage of
Springs officiated. The bride wore a castor colored cashmere dress
with ecru lace and blue silk, and carried white roses. The guests from
out-of-town were Mr. and Mrs. Blair of Rushville; Mr. and Mrs. Johnson
of Canandaigua; Mr. Ansberger of Rochester; Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Welcher
of Orleans; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Van Bussum of Shortsville; Mrs.
Clendenny and son, Armitage, of Sayre; Mrs. Hulett of Sayre; and Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Blakeslee of Geneva.
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