From Geneva Daily Times 16 April 1908
RIPPEY - OFFICE
A very pretty wedding took place yesterday afternoon at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. George Office in Halls Corners, when their daughter, Miss
Estella Ida Office, became the bride of Frank S. Rippey, also
of Halls Corners. There were about fifty guests present and the
ceremony was performed by Rev. A. B. Temple, pastor of the Presbyterian
church at Seneca.
From Geneva Daily Times 21 April 1908
SUTER - McDONALD
Stanley, N. Y. - A very pretty home wedding was solemnized at
the residence of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. McDonald Friday afternoon
at 2 o'clock, when their daughter, Florence Evelyn, became the
bride of Leonard P. Suter, of this place. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. Edward Jarvis. The bride was attended by her sister,
Miss Laura McDonald, and John Suter, a brother of the groom, acted as
HEATH - WHEELER
Shortsville, N. Y. - The marriage of Miss Belle Wheeler of
Canandaigua to Sidney Heath of this village took place at the
home of the bride's parents last night. Only the immediate friends and
relatives of the two families were present. Mr. and Mrs. Heath will
make their future home in this village.
GILMORE - MILLER
Miss Lena Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Miller
of North Exchange street, was married last night at 5:30 o'clock to William
Gilmore of Seneca Falls. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Father
Dwyer of Seneca Falls at the parochial residence in that village. Miss
Miller, sister of the bride, acted as bridesmaid while Edward Moll of
Falls was best man. The bride wore a blue traveling suit with hat to
and the bridesmaid wore brown with a corresponding hat. After the
the bridal party came to Geneva, where a supper was served in honor of
event at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Miller. Mr. and Mrs. Gilmore will
in Seneca Falls after a short wedding trip.
HEFFERN - MALONE
The marriage of Miss Mildred Malone to William Heffern took
place this morning at 9 o'clock at St. Francis Desales church. The
bride wore a tailored suit of blue broadcloth and a white hat trimmed
with white ostrich feathers. Miss Josie Saunders of Waterloo acted as
bridesmaid and wore a panama suit and a blue hat. During the ceremony
C. B. Saunders, a brother of the bridesmaid, sang "O Promise Me." After
a brief wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. Heffern will reside in this city.
From Geneva Daily Times 23 April 1908
WHITBECK - McCARTHY
Phelps, N. Y. - The marriage of Jacob E. Whitbeck of
Phelps and Mrs. Lucretia McCarthy of Rochester was solemnized
at St. Augustine's rectory at Rochester, Tuesday afternoon. Rev. Father
the ceremony. During the evening the bride and groom gave a reception
a company of 25 relatives and friends at the Clinton Hotel. Mr. and
Whitbeck will reside in Phelps.
HORTON - TAFT
Phelps, N. Y. - D. L. Horton, a well-known business man of this
place, and Miss Nellie S. Taft, also of Phelps, were united in
marriage last evening. The ceremony took place at the St. John's
Episcopal rectory, Rev. G. A. Harvey officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Horton
will occupy a suite
of rooms in the Edson block.
VAN NOSTRAN - KING
Phelps, N. Y. - The marriage of Mrs. Ida M. King of
Phelps and Charles A. VanNostran of Geneva took place
yesterday afternoon at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.
C. Albright, on Eagle street. Rev. F. M. Windnagle, pastor of the
Methodist Episcopal church,
performed the ceremony. The bride and groom were unattended. The rooms
prettily decorated with Easter lilies, fetas and cut flowers. The bride
was attired in a gown of light grey nun's veiling accordion plaited and
trimmed with white and pink tulle. After the ceremonies a bridal
was served to the immediate relatives and a few intimate friends of the
Mr. and Mrs. VanNostran departed on the evening train for a brief
trip. They will reside at Geneva.
McKANE - HADLEY
The home of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Foster of No. 241 Washington street was
the scene of a very pretty wedding last evening at 6 o'clock when their
niece, Miss Anna May Hadley, became the bride of William
McKane. The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. W. Weller, pastor of
First Presbyterian church in the presence of about 75 relatives and
The bride was attired in a gown of white silk voile over taffeta and a
veil caught with lilies of the valley. She carried a bouquet of bride
The gown was made en traine and was trimmed with silk filet. Her only
ornament was a gold locket, the gift of the groom. Miss Florence
Elizabeth McKane, a sister of the groom, was the maid of honor and wore
a lace gown over light blue silk. She carried an arm bouquet of pink
and white carnations. The
bridesmaid, Miss Ruth Alger, a cousin of the bride, was attired in
blue silk with lace and ribbon trimmings. She also carried pink and
carnations. Mrs. Foster wore a white silk gown and diamond ornaments.
McKane, the mother of the groom, wore lavender crepe de chine. The
party entered the parlors through a ribbon aisle, the ribbons being
by May McKane and Emma Kennedy, who wore white dresses and white hair
The wedding march was played by Mrs. A. A. Allen. During the ceremony
bride and groom stood under a large floral bell in the bow window. The
house decorations were of palms, ferns and potted plants.
A supper was served, the bride's table being set for ten and decorated
very artistically with smilax festoons from the central chandelier to
each cover. The centerpiece was of white carnations and ferns. The
bride's cake was trimmed with white rose buds. The wedding gifts were
included cut glass, silver, etc., and an imported Irish lace bolero,
gift to the bride from the groom's father. The bride's gift to maids
gold veil pins and to the ribbon girls gold beauty pins. The best man
a gold scarf pin from the groom. Mr. and Mrs. McKane left later in the
for Atlantic City. They will be at home after May 10th at No. 241
street for the summer.
FLOOD - SMITH
A very pretty and quiet wedding took place this noon when Rev. J. B.
Hubbs, D. D., rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, united in
Miss Anna Adelaide Smith of this city and Prof. Frank
Flood of Southborough, Mass. The ceremony took place at the home
the bride, No. 104 Genesee street, in the presence of over fifty
and intimate friends. The bride was unattended but Dr. George F. Flood,
of Chicago, brother of the groom, acted as best man. Franklin Robert
brother of the bride, gave her away. Following the ceremony a buffet
was served. Prof. and Mrs. Flood left this afternoon for a short trip
will then go to Southborough, Mass., where the groom is a member of the
faculty of St. Mark's School. Among the out-of-town relatives who were
were Dr. and Mrs. Frank H. Flood and daughters, Misses Minerva and
of Elmira, Dr. George E. Flood of Chicago, Miss Van Horn of
Mass., Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Wheeler of Interlaken, Mrs. Benjamin Hewlett
Interlaken, Mrs. Hugh D. Belles and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Barber of
McDOWELL - UNDERWOOD
Frances E. McDowell of Phelps and Miss Mary E. Underwood of
Waterloo were united in marriage last evening at 7 o'clock by Rev. W.
O. Bodell, pastor of the Universalist church, at his residence, No. 54
From Geneva Daily Times 29 April 1908
ROLPH - WEYBURN
A very pretty wedding took place last evening at 7 o'clock when Miss
Elsie May Weyburn, daughter of Dr. Henry D. Weyburn, and Curtis
March Rolph, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Rolph, were married at the
home of Dr. and Mrs. Weyburn, No. 100 Seneca street, by Rev. William W.
Weller, pastor of the First Presbyterian church. There were about fifty
relatives and intimate friends present. Attired in white batiste
trimmed with baby
Irish lace and carrying a bouquet of bride roses, the bride entered
on the arm of her father, who gave her away. Otherwise the bridal
were unattended. Mendelssohn's wedding march was played by Mrs. Lida C.
Spengler. Following the ceremony and the congratulations, a supper was
served by a
caterer. The house was decorated with palms, ferns, potted plants and
characteristic of the Spring season. The bride was born in this city
for many years has been an active worker in the Sunday School and
Young People's Society of the Baptist church. Until March 1st she was
about three years a teacher in the Geneva public schools and most of
time a member of the faculty of the High Street School. She was one of
charter members of the Phi Delta Sorority of this city and a member of
Arethusa Society of Brockport Normal. The groom came to this city about
years ago from Mississippi and has been acting as director of the
Furniture Manufacturing Company. After a short wedding trip, Mr. and
Rolph will return to this city for a few days and then will proceed to
state of Washington, where in Fordnah, they will make their future
Among the out-of-town guests present were Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Salisbury
Minneapolis, Miss Meta White of Phelps, Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Ellsworth
Rochester, Mrs. Evans S. Parker of Randolph, N. Y., Miss Marjorie
of Syracuse University, and Miss Rubie Weyburn of Chicago.
HEBBARD - KELLEHER
On Saturday afternoon, April 25th, at 3:30 o'clock at the parochial
residence of St. Bridget's church in Rochester, took place the marriage
Kittie C. Kelleher of this city to William Bryant Hebberd of
Lakeville. Miss Kelleher of this city, sister of the bride, acted as
Daniel Dunn was best man. The bride was attired in a gown of cream silk
princess, with hat of the same hue. She carried a white prayer book.
bridesmaid wore apple green pongee silk with white hat and carried pink
A reception was held from 4 to 8 o'clock at the home of the bride's
sister, Mrs. J. R. Van Inwagen. There were many guests present from
this city, Lakeville, Newark, Buffalo and Syracuse. Amid a shower of
rice the bride and groom
departed for Buffalo and Niagara Falls, where they will spend two weeks
after which they will make their home in Rochester.
From Geneva Daily Times 1 May 1908
CALLIHAN - CUMMINGS
Manchester, N. Y. - The marriage of Miss Elizabeth Cummings and
Mr. Michael Callihan, both of this village, was solemnized
Tuesday morning, Rev. Father Gefell performing the ceremony. The bridal
couple were attended by Miss Loretta McLaughlin of Geneva, and Mr. John
Cummings, brother of the bride, of this village. After a wedding tour
in the West, Mr. and
Mrs. Callihan will reside in Shortsville.
From Ontario County Journal 13 May 1892
DREW - DEAN
Cheshire, N. Y. - On Thursday, May 5, at the residence of C. H.
Wilbur, occurred the marriage of Mr. Judson Drew of Rochester
and Miss Hattie
Dean of this village. These young people start out in life with
prospects for the future. They left in the evening for Rochester where
Drew has a good situation and where he has a house nicely furnished for
reception of his bride. Miss Dean has hosts of friends here who wish
a long and happy life.
From Ontario County Journal 20 May 1892
SONNENBECK - MILLER
Naples, N. Y. - Fred Sonnenbeck of Canandaigua came to Naples
accompanied by Mrs. Bertha Miller, of the lake shore, and the
were made one at the Catholic church at 9 a.m. of that day. Rev. Father
performed the ceremony.
From Ontario County Journal 17 June
FALL - JOHNSON
Bristol, N. Y. - Miss Addie Johnson, an
estimable young lady of Bristol and Mr. Fall, a promising young man of
Haverstraw (one of the suburb cities of New York) were married Tuesday
p.m., the Rev. Mr. Relup tying the knot. The happy couple left
immediately for their newly furnished home, with the heartiest
congratulations of the bride's many friends.
From Ontario County Journal 24 June
CROCKER - CRAMER
Naples, N. Y. - George E. Crocker,
, and Miss Anna Cramer were
married at the home of the bride on Cohocton street Wednesday
afternoon. Mrs. Crocker is a granddaughter of Mrs. Simon Smith and
resided with her.
From Ontario County Journal 15 July 1892
PARMELY - CRAFT
Naples, N. Y. - James W. Parmely, a young man of this village,
was married on Monday evening to Miss Lorena Craft of
Waterloo. It was intended to have the marriage ceremony at Waterloo on
Monday morning, but as it proved difficult to secure a clergyman there,
the bride consented to come on to Naples and the couple arrived in time
to repair to the home of Rev. J. W. Sanborn, who speedily tied the
knot. Mr. and Mrs. Parmely will reside here.
From Shortsville Enterprise 22 July 1915
HERMANS - GORHAM
Harry Hermans, of the village of Manchester, and Miss Ruth
Gorham, of White Pine, Pa., were united in marriage at the
Methodist parsonage in Manchester last week, Wednesday evening. The
ceremony was performed by the pastor, the Rev. William W. Lane. The
attendants were Miss Ruth Hermans of Manchester, a sister of the groom,
and Floyd Post. Mr. and Mrs. Hermans are spending their honeymoon in
the Adirondack Mountains, and will be at the home in Manchester to
their friends after August 1. Mr. Hermans is
employed as a locomotive fireman by the Lehigh Valley railroad.
From Shortsville Enterprise 5 August 1915
GILLIS - HOLDEN
The marriage of Charles C. Gillis of Manchester, and Miss
Priscilla N. Holden of Canandaigua, was solemnized at the home of
the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Holden, in Canandaigua at noon
last Thursday. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. W. E. Searles of
that city. Miss Holden, who was unattended, was charmingly attired in a
traveling suit of green cloth with hat to match. Following a wedding
feast, the bridal couple departed for a Western trip. They will make
their home in Manchester at the conclusion of their honeymoon journey.
From Shortsville Enterprise 26 August 1915
ZINSSER - VAN BUREN
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Van Buren, of Railroad avenue, was the
scene of a pretty but quiet wedding on Wednesday at high noon, when
their youngest daughter, Miss Irene Van Buren, became the
bride of August Zinsser, Jr., of New York. The nuptial knot was
tied by Rev. D. H. MacKenzie, pastor of the Presbyterian church. There
were no attendants. Following the ceremony a wedding repast was served.
Mr. and Mrs. Zinsser departed on a wedding journey for the Thousand
Islands and Montreal. They will make their home in New York City, where
Mr. Zinsser is President of the Yorkville Bank. Shortsville friends
will join The Enterprise in extending hearty congratulations and best
wishes to this popular young couple.
STAHL - FAIRCHILD
The marriage of Miss Edna Lucile Fairchild, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Fairchild, of Manchester, and George B. Stahl, of
Seneca Falls, was solemnized at the home of the bride in State street,
Manchester, at 3 o'clock last Thursday afternoon. The ceremony was
performed in the presence of a large number of guests by the Rev.
William W. Lane, pastor of the Manchester M. E. Church. The bridesmaid
was Miss Hazel Pratt, of Manchester, a cousin of the bride, while the
best man was Leon Miller, of Clifton Springs. The flower girls were
Miss Florence Payne of Canandaigua and Miss Elizabeth Fairchild of
Manchester. The wedding march was played by Mrs. Thomas Henry, Jr., of
Manchester, and he ceremony was performed beneath a canopy of
evergreens and ferns. The bride was charmingly attired in a gown of
white voile made in duchess effect with a cape of shadow lace and wore
a wreath of orange blossoms, the gift of an uncle residing in
California. She carried a bouquet of white asters. Miss Pratt was
gowned in pink silk with cream colored lace trimmings and carried pink
asters. Following the ceremony a five-course dinner was served,
fourteen being seated at the bride's table. Mr. and Mrs. Stahl departed
on an evening train for Detroit, Mich., the bride's going-away being a
tailor-made suit of cadet blue gabardine with white picture hat. At the
conclusion of their honeymoon trip, they will reside at Seneca Falls,
and will be at home to their friends after Sept. 10.
From Shortsville Enterprise 9 September 1915
McLAUGHLIN - EBERT
St. Dominic's church was the scene of a pretty wedding on Wednesday
afternoon when Miss Nina M. Ebert, youngest daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Louis Ebert of Railroad avenue, became the bride of Patrick
McLaughlin, son of Mr. and Mrs. James McLaughlin of West Main
street. Promptly at 4 o'clock the bridal party entered the church to
strains of Lohengrin's wedding march, played by Mrs. M. Callahan. They
were met at the altar rail by the Rev. William P. Ryan, who performed
the ceremony. The bride was becomingly attired in a traveling suit of
dark blue Frence Serge and white picture hat and carried bride roses.
She was attended by Miss Mary Curran, of Canandaigua, who also wore a
blue tailored suit and picture hat and carried pink roses. Timothy
McNally, of Manchester, was the groom's attendant. Roy Broomfield and
Charles Burke were the ushers. After a short eastern trip, Mr. and Mrs.
McLaughlin will be at home to their friends in West Main street. This
popular young couple are well-known in the Parlor Village, the bride
having been in the employ of the Red Jacket Telephone Co. for several
years, while the groom has held a position as machinist with the Lehigh
Valley for the past six years. We join with their many friends in
extending to this most estimable young couple our congratulations.
From Shortsville Enterprise 30 September 1915
BAKER - HOLLINGSWORTH
Farmington, N. Y. - A wedding occurred at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Hollingsworth at Victor, on Sept. 15, when their eldest
daughter, Miss Florence Isabel Hollingsworth, became the bride
of Henry Lawrence Baker of Clifton Springs, eldest son of Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas Baker, of this town. Rev. Loren Stiles, pastor of the
Methodist church at Victor, of which the bride was an active member,
performed the ceremony, the ring service being used. During the
afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Baker left for a trip to Lake Keuka and will be
at home in Clifton Springs after Oct. 12.
From Shortsville Enterprise 28 October 1915
FENNELL - ROCKEFELLER
The marriage of William Fennell of Canandaigua, a former
resident of the Parlor Village, and Miss Hettie Rockefeller, also
of Canandaigua, was solemnized in St. Mary's rectory in that city last
week Tuesday morning, the ceremony was performed by Rev. M. B. Groden.
They will reside in Canandaigua, where the groom is engaged in
business. Shortsville friends extend hearty congratulations.
From Shortsville Enterprise 4 November 1915
FLYNN - CANNAN
The marriage of Howard Flynn, of Booth street, and Miss
Jane Monahan Cannan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Cannan, of
East Bloomfield, was solemnized in St. Bridget's church at East
Bloomfield on Saturday morning last at 10 o'clock. On returning from
the honeymoon journey, Mr. and Mrs. Flynn will make their home in
Rochester. Shortsville friends join in extending hearty felicitations.
From Shortsville Enterprise 18 November 1915
JESSUP - EBERT
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ebert, of Railroad avenue, was
the scene of a pretty wedding on Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock, when
their eldest daughter, Miss Louise M., was united in marriage
to Clement E. Jessup, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Jessup of
Robinson street. Rev. Harold Strathearn, pastor of the M. E. church,
officiated, using the ring service. Both the bride and groom were
unattended. Promptly at 4 o'clock the bridal couple entered the living
room to the strains of Lohengrin's wedding march, played by John A.
Record. The ceremony was performed under an arch of evergreens and pink
chrysanthemums. Little Miss Bernadine Aldrich, a niece of the bride,
acted as flower girl. The house throughout was prettily decorated in
pink and blue. The bride was charmingly gowned in baby blue silk with
Juliette cap, and carried a bouquet of bride roses. Her going-away suit
was of astrakhan brown fur trimmed, with white picture hat. After the
ceremony and congratulations a wedding dinner was served to twenty of
the immediate relatives of the bride and groom. Covers were laid for
ten at the bride's table. The guests were served by Mrs. Selden Aldrich
and Mrs. Patrick McLaughlin, sisters of the bride. Many beautiful gifts
of cut glass, silver, linen, etc., were received by the couple. Guests
were present from Geneva, Palmyra and Macedon. Mr. and Mrs. Jessup left
on an evening train for a short wedding trip, after which they will
reside at the home of the groom's parents in Robinson street.
HATHAWAY - STERLING
Farmington, N. Y. - The marriage of J. Perez Hathaway, son
of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Hathaway, of this township, and Miss Ethel
Sterling, of Canandaigua, was solemnized at the Congregational
parsonage in Canandaigua last Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, Rev.
L. L. Taylor, the pastor, officiating. After a wedding trip to New
York, Mr. and Mrs. Hathaway will reside with the groom's parents on the
From Shortsville Enterprise 2 December 1915
ALLYN - COLLETT
The marriage of Carl Everett Allyn of Macedon and Miss
Clara Jeffrey Collett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Collett of
Farmington, was solemnized at the Baptist parsonage in Manchester on
Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock. The ceremony was performed by
performed by the Rev. W. D. St. John. The bridal couple was attended by
A. M. Baker and B. A. Baker. After a short wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs.
Allyn will reside at the home of the bride's parents. Hearty
From Shortsville Enterprise 16 December 1915
WAFULS - CARR
The home of Town Clerk Edward T. Sheffer in Hebron avenue was the scene
of a quiet wedding on Friday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock, when Rev. M.
Weston Barcafer, who is a guest at the Sheffer home, pronounced the
words that united in the bonds of holy wedlock, Miss Edith M. Carr,
of Clifton Springs, and Harold Wafuls, of Black River, this
State. The bridal couple was attended by Miss Ida and Fred Kucht, of
Clifton Springs. During the impressive ceremony, Miss Laura Barcafer
presided at the piano and rendered "Oh Promise Me." Following the
ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Wafuls departed on an evening train for Black
River, where they will make their home. Although the young couple were
strangers to Town Clerk and Mrs. Sheffer, the Sheffer home was thrown
open to them and everything possible done to make this most important
event a happy one. The Town Clerk even arranged for the minister to tie
the knot. Mr. and Mrs. Wafuls were hearty in their thanks for the
thoughtfulness and and kindness shown them.
From Geneva Daily Times 7 May 1908
COST - WINSHURST
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - On Monday afternoon at 606 Geddes street,
Syracuse, occurred the marriage of Miss Zula May Winshurst,
daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Edward Winshurst, of Syracuse, to Irving
Terry Cost, of Clifton Springs. The bride and groom were
unattended and the ceremony was performed by the bride's father,
Rev. Winshurst. About thirty guests witnessed the ceremony. The guests
were received by Miss Winshurst and her mother. The bride wore a
beautiful gown of white and carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley.
The Winshurst home was tastefully decorated in white carnations and
ferns, which were also used in the table decorations. Immediately
following the ceremony elaborate refreshments were served. Many
beautiful gifts were received. Mr. and Mrs. Cost left on an evening
train for a two weeks trip to Chicago, where they will be the guests of
Mr. Cost's parents. They will be at home at Mr. Cost's residence on
Hibbard avenue, Clifton Springs, after June 15th. Mr. Cost is one of
the most popular young men of Clifton Springs and Mrs. Cost is also
well and favorably known in this village, where she was recently
teacher of music and drawing in the High School.
From Geneva Daily Times 8 May 1908
MASLYN - SCOTT
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - On Wednesday afternoon, at 4:45
o'clock, the marriage ceremony of Lewis Maslyn and Miss
Hazel Alice Scott was solemnized at the St. Felix rectory. The
ceremony was performed by Rev. J. F. Gefell, The bride is a daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Jotham Scott of this village and is well-known here. The
groom is one of Clifton Springs' promising young men and the son of
Edward Maslyn. The bride and groom were attended by Miss Cora Maslyn,
sister of the groom, as bridesmaid, and Ernest Scott, brother of the
bride, as best man. The bride was tastefully attired in her traveling
suit of brown. Immediately following the ceremony, a reception was held
at the home of the bride's parents on Stephens street, at which only
the immediate relatives and friends were present. Mr. and Mrs. Maslyn
left on an evening train for short wedding trip. Upon their return they
will reside in the Kellogg block in this village.
WAGNER - SAGE
Shortsville, N. Y. - Miss Jennie B. Sage, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. George B. Sage, of this village, and Mr. Walter Wagner of
Avoca, were married at the home of the bride on Water street at 5 a.m.
yesterday, Rev. S. S. Pratt of the Methodist church officiating. Only
the immediate friends of the family were present. Mr. and Mrs. Wagner
are both very popular young people of this village and such being the
case, they would have been the objects of a great deal of attention
from their friends, consequently they were married quietly and left on
the 10:18 a.m. train to avoid the excitement. After their return Mr.
and Mrs. Wagner will reside in Shortsville for the present.
From Geneva Daily Times 11 May 1908
LEWIS - CHAPMAN
On Saturday evening in Rochester at the Presbyterian church, took place
the marriage of Evan F. Lewis of this city to Miss Cora
Emily Chapman of Rochester.
From Geneva Daily Times 14 May 1908
NORSEN - BREMER
Phelps, N. Y. - The marriage of Charles Norsen and Miss
Sophia Bremer, both of Phelps, was solemnized at St. Francis
Catholic church at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The ceremony was
performed by the pastor, Rev. Father Angelo Lugero. The bride was
attended by Miss Sophia Maslyn of Clifton Springs, and Harry E. Norsen,
a brother of the groom, was best man. Following the services at the
church, a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Bremer, north of the village. Mr. and Mrs. Norsen will
reside in Phelps.
From Geneva Daily Times 15 May 1908
ROBERSON - NEIL
A very pretty wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Neil of No. 105 Hamilton street yesterday afternoon at 5 o'clock when
their daughter, Miss Margaret Neil, and Charles Ernest
Roberson, son of Mr. and Mrs. John T. Roberson of West Fayette,
were united. Rev. C. M. Sills, D. D., performed the ceremony in the
presence of a number of the relatives. Miss Elizabeth Neil, a sister of
the bride, and the groom's cousin, Harry Van Duyne of West Fayette,
attended the couple. After a wedding supper was served, Mr. and Mrs.
Roberson left on an evening train for New York and Waterbury, Conn. On
their return they will reside in West Fayette.
CHRISTIAN - BEATTY
At the North Presbyterian manse last evening at 8:30 o'clock took place
the marriage of Miss Esther Florence Beatty to Samuel
Christian, both of this city. Rev. David H. Craver, pastor,
performed the ceremony in the presence of a few of the relatives. The
bride wore a traveling suit of blue. The couple were attended by Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Beatty. A wedding supper was served at the home of the
bride's brother in the Fairfax Building. After a short wedding journey
the couple will reside at No. 60 High street.
From Geneva Daily Times 21 May 1908
REILLY - MULCAHEY
A very pretty wedding took place yesterday morning at 10:30 o'clock
at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Ithaca when Miss Mary
M. Mulcahey of Ithaca and Edward T. Reilly of this city
were married by Rev. W. H. Harrington in the presence of a large number
of friends and relatives of the bride and groom. A simple marriage
service was used by the rector. The bridal party entered the church and
passed down the central aisle to the chancel to the strains of a
wedding march played by Miss Mary Clynes. Miss Mulcahey was attended by
her sister, Miss Josephine A. Mulcahey. William Sullivan acted as best
man. The bride was attractively attired in a gown of white. A wedding
breakfast was served afterwards at the home of the bride. Mr. and Mrs.
Reilly left for a trip in the West, after which they will make their
home in this city, where the groom is employed as ticket agent for the
Lehigh Valley Railroad.
From Geneva Daily Times 28 May 1908
VAN HOOFT - MAY
A very pretty wedding took place last evening at 8 o'clock when Miss
Haidee F. May, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Acton May of 72
Milton street, became the wife of William Van Hooft of Phelps.
Rev. W. W. Weller performed the ceremony in the presence of about sixty
relatives and friends. Miss Mabel Hamilton was the bridesmaid and the
best man was Edward Van Hooft, brother of the groom. The bride was
attired in a becoming white gown and she carried a large bouquet of
lilies-of-the valley. The bridesmaid wore pink and carried roses. The
house decorations were of lilacs and palms arranged artistically. A
supper was served, after which the bride and groom left on a western
trip. They will reside in this city on their return. Among the
out-of-town guests were Mrs. J. A. May of Syracuse and Warren May of
Hartford, Conn., and many of the groom's relatives from Phelps.
From Geneva Daily Times 3 June 1908
McCARTHY - MANNING
Phelps, N. Y. - The marriage of David Joseph McCarthy of
Syracuse and Miss Elizabeth Winifred Manning, only daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Manning of this village, was solemnized at St.
Francis Catholic church at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon, Rev. Father
Lapham of Rochester officiating. It was a pretty affair and was
witnessed by a large number of relatives and guests of the bride and
groom. Mrs. P. V. Keefe presided at the organ and while the guests were
congregating at the church, an impressive vocal selection, "Hark My
Soul," was rendered by Mrs. E. F. Needham. Miss May McCarthy of New
York, a sister of the groom, acted as matron of honor and the
bridesmaids were Miss Margaret Sabine and Miss Charlotte Riley, both of
Phelps. William Manning of Syracuse, a brother of the bride, was best
man. The ushers were Frank J. McCarthy of New York, the groom's
brother, and James Hewitt of Phelps. The decorations were set in colors
of pink and white. The bride's costume was messeline silk, made en
princesse and trimmed with silk filet lace and Irish point. She wore a
veil and carried a bouquet of white carnations. The gown worn by the
matron of honor was of pink batiste made empire and trimmed with point
insertion and pink satin. The bridesmaids were attired alike in white
batiste made en princesse and trimmed with Irish point lace. The hats
worn by the matron of honor and the bridesmaids matched their
respective gowns and all carried shower bouquets of pink carnations.
Following the ceremonies at the church, a reception was held at the
bride's home on West Main street, at which one hundred guests were
entertained. The wedding gifts received by the bride and groom made an
elaborate display. Mr. and Mrs. McCarthy left on an evening train for a
bridal tour of New York, the groom's former home. After July 1st they
will make their permanent home in Syracuse.
TANEY - SWEENEY
One of the pretty early June weddings took place this morning at 10
o'clock at St. Francis DeSales church when Miss Satie Sweeney, daughter
of James Sweeney, became the bride of James J. Taney. Both
young people are well-known. The bride was formerly employed by M. J.
Keilty and the groom by Dorchester and Rose, hardware merchants. Rev.
W. A. McDonald, rector, performed the ceremony in the presence of a
host of friends and relatives. During the seating of the guests, John
Chartres rendered a musical program and as the bridal party entered the
church, began the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march. The party
passed down the central aisle, being led by the ushers, Messrs. Peter
J. Carr, John Bradley, Fred Ferris and John Neary. Miss Theresa Hogan
was the bridesmaid and John Coursey acted as best man. The bride was
attractively gowned in white embroidered batiste with lace and satin
trimmings. She wore a becoming white lace hat with white ostrich plumes
and carried a shower bouquet of bride roses. Pink silk with lace
trimmings formed the gown in which the bridesmaid was attired. She wore
a large black hat with black plumes and carried pink roses. After the
plighting of the vows the couple entered the sanctuary and the nuptial
mass was celebrated by the rector. Miss Katherine Bradley, soprano,
sang an Ave Maria, and also an Ave Maria duet was sung by Messrs. Fred
Ferris and Edward Hennessey. Following the ceremony at the church,
about sixty guests were entertained at breakfast at the home of the
bride's father at No. 30 Jackson street. The collation was served to
the guests at small tables on the lawn, while the wedding party was
served in the house. The tables were prettily appointed in pink and
white, smilax, roses and the lighted candelabra formed the decorations.
Mr. and Mrs. Taney left about 1:30 on the New York Central for New York
and other points. they will be gone about two weeks and on their return
will reside at the home of the bride's father. Among those present from
out-of-town were Mr. and Mrs. James Moylan of Elmira, Mr. and Mrs.
William Crough and family of Phelps, Miss Eva Clark of Phelps, and Mr.
and Mrs. Heffron of Seneca Falls.
From Ontario County Journal 14 October 1892
ADAMS - TAFT
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Last Wednesday evening at the home of
Lewis Taft, of West Bloomfield, occurred the wedding of Miss Anna
Taft to Frank B. Adams of this place. The bride's maid
was Miss May Elton of West Bloomfield; the groom's best man, Geo.
Burrell of this place. The Rev. Annis F. Eastman of West Bloomfield
performed the ceremony, which took place beneath a magnificent floral
piece. Friends and relatives from near and far were present to wish the
young couple God speed. They will make their home in this place, where
both have hosts of friends.
From Ontario County Journal 4 November 1892
PUTNAM - BIRCHARD
Chapinville, N. Y. - On Wednesday, October 26, at 5:30 p.m.,
many of our citizens witnessed the wedding ceremony of J. Norman
Putnam and Jennie Birchard, which was held at the M. E.
Church, Rev. D. D. Davis officiating. The happy couple were made the
recipients of many beautiful presents by relatives and friends. Mr. and
Mrs. Putnam will remain with us. They took the 8 p.m. train west to
Rochester, in the midst of the biggest shower of rice that was ever
witnessed in this place.
From Ontario County Journal 11 November 1892
CAIN - MURRELL
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Mrs. Emily Murrell and William
Cain, both of East Bloomfield, were married last Saturday
afternoon. Many friends and relatives of bride and groom were present.
Rev. E. J. Gwynne, of the M. E. Church, performed the ceremony. After
returning from an extended wedding tour, Mr. and Mrs. Cain will settle
down in this place.
THRASHER - LAWRENCE
Farmington, N. Y. - John C. Thrasher of Farmington and Miss
Rebecca Lawrence, of Macedon, were married at the home of the
bride, Wednesday, Nov. 2. Mr. and Mrs. Thrasher will reside in the
village of Macedon.
From Ontario County Journal 2 December 1892
ANDREWS - JOHNSON
CURTIS - JOHNSON
Cheshire, N. Y. - Among the pleasant events of the season was the
marriage of the two highly esteemed daughters of Webster Johnson,
Elizabeth and Addie, on the evening of November 24. Miss Elizabeth
married Royal P. Andrews, one of the first young men of
Bristol; while Miss Addie married George Curtis, one of
Cheshire's most popular young men. About ninety guests were present to
grace the occasion, representing some of the first families of Bristol,
East Bloomfield, Allens Hill and Canandaigua. The nuptial ceremonies
were performed by Rev. J. M. Langworthy of Cheshire. After the
congratulations of the company all present sat down to a bountiful
collation and large quantities of cake, pressed chicken and other
delicacies disappeared from sight. The couples took the train for
Buffalo to spend their honeymoon with friends in that city. The
presents to each of the brides were numerous and valuable.
Congratulations are extended, and hosts of friends wish them a happy
and prosperous future.
CROOKER - SWIFT
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Nearly one hundred guests attended the
wedding of Miss Lena J. Swift to Clinton B. Crooker, at
the residence of O. H. Swift, Wednesday evening. The house was
tastefully decorated in all the reception rooms. The bow-window, where
the bridal couple stood during the marriage service, was brilliant with
banks of flowering plants. Out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Horace
G. Wheeler of Rochester; Miss Vallie Parmele of Honeoye Falls; Porter
F. Leech of West Bloomfield; Messrs. Aldridge and Stafford of
Victor; Mrs. S. A. Lee, Miss Lee, Miss Sara Lee, Miss Ella Grimes and
George B. Johnson of Canandaigua. The presents were numerous and of
value. Among them were a complete table set of crockery, several
handsome etchings, framed, and over fifty pieces of silver for table
use and ornament. Mr. and Mrs. Crooker will temporarily make their
residence in the home of O. H. Swift.
HALEY - CASBY
Gorham, N. Y. - The marriage of Frank E. Haley, of
Middlesex, and Mary Casby, of Gorham, was solemnized on
Wednesday, November 23, at 4 o'clock p.m., at St. Mary's church,
Canandaigua, Rev. Father English officiating. The bride was handsomely
attired in white landsdown silk, and wore white roses. Sarah Casby, the
bride's sister, acted as bridesmaid, and wore cream cashmere, trimmed
with mohair ribbon. John Haley, a brother of the groom, was best man.
After the ceremony at the church, about forty-five invited guests
repaired to the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Casby,
where a sumptuous dinner was served at 6 o'clock. The presents were
numerous and well selected, all being useful and many quite costly.
They cannot all be enumerated, but among the essential were a sewing
machine, cased in oak, a gift from the bride's mother; a handsome oak
bedroom suit, from the bride's sisters; a silver tea set, from John
Casby; solid silverware, from Mrs. F. H. Hamlin, Canandaigua; cut glass
and vases, from Mrs. H. Gridley; piano lamp, from Mrs. Kelley; antique
oak rocking chairs, table linen, china, cutlery, etc.; also two cash
gifts -- one from Mrs. E. H. Green and family, and last, but not least,
the handsome sum of $50 from the bride's father, Mr. Casby. The happy
couple, after receiving congratulations and the unanimous expressions
of excellent wishes for a prosperous and happy life, left on the 9:35
train for a brief sojourn in New York. On their return, Mr. and Mrs.
Haley will make their future home in the beautiful valley of
"Fair Middlesex," where Mr. Haley has a very lucrative business.
From Geneva Daily Times 8 June 1908
GALLAGHER - DEVANEY
This morning at 7 o'clock at St. Francis DeSales church, took place the
marriage of Miss Mary E. Devaney to P. J. Gallagher, of
the brokerage firm of Gallagher Bros. The ceremony was performed by the
Rev. W. A. McDonald. The bride was becomingly attired in a brown silk
traveling suit, with hat to correspond, and the bridesmaid, her sister,
Miss Margaret Devaney, wore blue aeolienne. The groom was attended by
his cousin, J. A. Reilly, of Seneca Falls. The couple left immediately
for an eastern trip. On their return they will reside on North street.
From Geneva Daily Times 9 June 1908
TOWNSEND - MOYLAN
This morning a very pretty June wedding took place at 9 o'clock at St.
Francis DeSales church when Miss Kathryn Moylan became the
bride of Charles M. Townsend. The bridal party, preceded by the
ushers, Messrs. John Mahar of Penn Yan, and John Coursey of this city,
moved down the aisle to the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march
rendered by the organist, John J. Chartres. At the altar rail the
bridal party were met by the Very Rev. W. A. McDonald, where the
marriage vows were plighted, after which the bride and groom entered
the sanctuary, where the nuptial mass was read, during which Mrs.
Thomas A. Kane sang an Ave Maria. The bride was prettily attired in
white dotted luisine silk trimmed with Maltese lace and white satin.
She carried a shower bouquet of bride roses and wore a pretty white
lace hat trimmed with white ostrich plumes and lace. The bridesmaid,
Miss Mary Moylan, a sister of the bride, was daintily gowned in cream
luisine silk trimmed with Baby Irish insertion. She wore a cream straw
hat trimmed with pink and blue roses. Her bouquet was of pink peonies.
A breakfast was served to the immediate relatives at the bride's home
on Toledo street. The bride's table was prettily decorated with pink
and white roses and smilax and the other tables with pink peonies. The
newly married couple left this afternoon for an eastern trip, after
which they will reside on Toledo street. Among the out-of-town guests
were Mrs. James Townsend, Frank and Miss Townsend, Mrs. Sarah Guider,
Mr. and Mrs. Loftus, John Mahar, Mary Wilson of Penn Yan; Mr. and Mrs.
George Stricker and Mr. and Mrs. James Townsend of Auburn; Miss Emma
Crouse, Waterloo; Harry Sabin, Phelps; Anna Townsend, Auburn; and Miss
Kathryn Grady of Penn Yan.
From Geneva Daily Times 12 June 1908
PHILLIPS - McCONNELL
Amos H. Phillips and Mrs. Catherine McConnell, both of
this city, were married yesterday morning, June 11th, at the residence
of Rev. Charles E. Jewell of William street. Mr. and Mrs. Phillips left
early in the afternoon for a short wedding trip west and on their
return will reside at No. 182 Lewis street.
From Geneva Daily Times 13 June 1908
GRIMSLEY - OGLESVIE
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - On Thursday last at the home of the
groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Grimsley, David H. Grimsley was
united in marriage to Miss Jessie May Oglesvie. Rev. J. J.
Brayton performed the ceremony. The house was beautifully decorated
throughout with the color scheme of green and white. The bride's gown
was organdie, over white silk. Many fine presents and hearty
congratulations were received by the happy pair.
From Geneva Daily Times 16 June 1908
O'NEIL - REUNE
Miss Iantha M. Reune, formerly of Fredonia, but lately of
Clifton Springs, was married to Michael O'Neil of this city
this morning at 10 o'clock at St. Felix's church in Clifton Springs by
Rev. Gefell. After a short wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. O'Neil will reside
in this city.
From Geneva Daily Times 23 June 1908
TOWNSEND - HILL
On Saturday afternoon, June 20th, at the residence of the bride's
mother at Coonley's Corners, Clarendon R. Townsend of Geneva,
and Miss Erma R. Hill of Union Springs were united in
matrimony. A large number of relatives were in attendance from Auburn,
Geneva, Homer, Cazenovia, Ledyard and Stanley. Promptly at 2 o'clock,
while Miss Mabel Hill, a sister of the bride, presided at the piano,
the wedding party entered the parlor and took their places beneath an
arch of evergreen from which was suspended a wreath of roses. The
bride's pastor, Rev. I. Duane Hill of Union Springs, performed the
ceremony. The bride was becomingly attired in a gown of white mull,
empire design, and the color scheme was pink and white. The hearty
congratulations tendered the wedded pair were followed by a beautiful
wedding supper which was thoroughly enjoyed by all in attendance. The
festivities were enhanced by the circumstance that the day was the
anniversary of the bride's birth. She received numerous useful and
beautiful gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Townsend left by the evening boat for 24
Elmwood avenue, Geneva, where they will henceforth reside. The bride is
a young lady loved and respected for her many admirable qualities, and
will be greatly missed from the circle of her friends in Union Springs
and vicinity, but all unite in wishing for the newly wedded pair a long
life of happiness and prosperity.
From Geneva Daily Times 25 June 1908
JOYCE - MANEY
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - Charles B. Joyce, of Clifton Springs,
was married to Miss Nellie Maney of Seneca Castle yesterday
morning at 9:30 o'clock at the St. Stephen's Catholic church, Geneva.
The low mass ceremony was used and Rev. Stephen McPadden officiated.
The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Julia Maney of New York
City, and George A. Lindner of Clifton Springs acted as best man. Only
the immediate relatives of the bride and groom witnessed the ceremony.
The bride was attired in a dress of gray voile, made over silk, and
wore a white picture hat. The bridesmaid wore tan voile over silk and a
white picture hat. Both the bride and maid of honor carried prayer
books. Mr. and Mrs. Joyce left on a morning train for a short trip to
New York City. They will be at home on Pleasant street in this village
after July 1st.
SPRINGER - HOUSTON
Manchester, N. Y. - One of the most fashionable weddings of the
year in Manchester took place yesterday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock in
the Methodist church, when Miss Blanche Adella Houston, only
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Houston of this village, was united
in marriage to Mr. Harry E. Springer, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles A. Springer of Sayre, Pa., Rev. S. S. Pratt, pastor of the
church, performing the ceremony in the presence of about 300 guests.
The bridesmaids were Misses Bessie Reynolds of Manchester and Emily
Corser of Canandaigua, and the groom was attended by Mr. John Houston,
a brother of the bride, and Mr. Frank Shouble of Canandaigua, while the
flower girls were little Marjory Pratt and Anna Jones, and the ushers
Edwin Ver Planck and Henry Jones. The bride is a well-known and popular
young lady and has the best wishes of a large number of friends. The
groom, who is connected with the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company, is
highly respected. Mr. and Mrs. Springer departed on an evening train
for Middletown, Conn. The going-away costume was of dark blue silk with
tan hat and gloves. After July 15th they will be at home to their
friends on Clifton street, this village.
HAMLIN - THURSTON
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - Frederick H. Hamlin, son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. S. Hamlin of this village, was married Tuesday to Miss
Carrie Thurston of Brampton, Ont. The ceremony was performed by
Revs. L. M. Bristol and W. D. Robinson at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G.
A. Burrell, where the bride has resided some years. Mr. Hamlin got into
print some months ago when at the death of an actress in New York City,
known as "Little Egypt," papers were found that established the fact
that a good many years ago, when he was a student at Yale, he was
married to her. Mr. Hamlin is well-known in the western part of Ontario
From Geneva Daily Times 26 June 1908
McGUIRE - WADSWORTH
Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Wadsworth of William street announce the
marriage of their daughter, Miss Ethel May, to Frank M.
McGuire. The ceremony took place yesterday and was performed at
St. Peter's Episcopal rectory by Rev. J. B. Hubbs,
From Geneva Daily Times 29 June 1908
RECORD - LARNER
Shortsville, N. Y. - A church wedding took place at the
Methodist Episcopal church in this place at 11 a.m. today when Miss
Hattie Larner was united in marriage to Robert C. Record, son
of D. B. Record of this town. The ceremony was performed by Rev. S. S.
Pratt, pastor of the church of which both the contracting parties are
members. The bridal party entered the church to the music of Lohengrin
Wedding March played by John Record, cousin of the groom. The
bridesmaid was Miss Grace Kipp and the best man was D. B. Record, Sr.,
brother of the groom. Both bride and bridesmaid were gowned in white
and carried roses. The newly married people took the noon train going
east and will be absent a few weeks visiting an older brother. After
their return, Mr. and Mrs. Record will be at home in their new
residence about one mile from this place. There was a large number of
presents, among them a dining room set from Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Stoddard
and a handsome center table several members of the Methodist church
beside a large number of smaller gifts.
From Geneva Daily Times 30 June 1908
WATERMAN - SULLIVAN
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - Yesterday morning at the St. Felix
Catholic Church in this village occurred the marriage of Miss
Mollie Sullivan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Sullivan of
Clifton Springs, to Norton Waterman, of Webster. The ceremony
was performed by Rev. J. Gefell, assistant priest of the parish, and
took place at 7:30 o'clock. Only the immediate relatives of the
contracting parties were present. Miss Mayme McCue, of Rochester, acted
as maid of honor and Dennis Sullivan of Clifton Springs, brother of the
bride, was the best man. Mrs. Waterman is a graduate of Brockport
Normal School and has taught the Fourth and Fifth grades in the Clifton
Springs High School during the past year. Mr. and Mrs. Waterman will be
at home in Webster after a short wedding tour.
From Geneva Daily Times 3 July 1908
PUTNAM - CLEMENT
Naples, N. Y. - The marriage of Miss Jessie May Clement, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Clement, of Naples, to Edward Howard Putnam of
Plainfield, N. J., took place Tuesday evening at the First Presbyterian
church, Rev. C. C. MacLean performing the ceremony. The bride's gown
was of white crepe de chine and she carried a shower bouquet. The
matron of honor was Mrs. Harry Clement. The best man was Seymour
Sutton, and Miss Anna Sutton was maid of honor, with Lisle Toby as ring
bearer. A reception was held at the Clement home, covers being laid for
200. Mr. and Mrs. Putnam will reside in Plainfield, N. J.
CORCORAN - VAN DE VORT
Miss Bertha Van De Vort of Halls Corners and Stephen N.
Corcoran of this city were married Wednesday afternoon at 2
o'clock at the Emmanuel Presbyterian church rectory in Rochester by
Rev. E. B. McGhee. After a short trip, Mr. and Mrs. Corcoran will
reside at 127 Lewis street in this city.
SULLIVAN - DWYER
At 8:30 o'clock Wednesday morning Miss Mary Dwyer, oldest
daughter of Thomas Dwyer, was married to Thomas Sullivan of
Athens, Pa., Rev. S. V. McPadden, rector of St. Stephen's church
officiated. Mrs. Agnes C. O'Brien, organist, played Lohengrin's wedding
march as the party entered the church. The bride's gown was white and
trimmed with lace; she wore a large white hat with white ostrich
feathers. Her bouquet was of bride roses. Her cousin, Miss Gertrude
Howe, of Rochester, acted as bridesmaid. The best man was Daniel Casey
of Pennsylvania. A wedding breakfast was served to the relatives and a
few intimate friends . After a brief wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs.
Sullivan will reside at No. 546 Castle street.
From Ontario County Times 12 November 1873
CUDWORTH - ALLEN
Bristol, N. Y. - On Sunday, November 2d, our venerable friend,
Ezekiel Cudworth, was united in marriage with Mrs. Mary
Allen, a widow of this place. Rev. H. Jewell performed the
ceremony. We congratulate the happy couple on the good luck which
attends them through their honeymoon, on not having any mothers-in-law
to upbraid them for any carelessness young couples are liable to fall
into. We wish them good success on their journey through life, and may
nothing mar their pleasure while sailing over the rough seas of life
From Ontario County Times 17 September 1873
BRACE - WALLING
Victor, N. Y. - The great event of the week was the wedding in
the Universalist church on Wednesday evening. Mr. Wm. F. Brace and
Miss Bell C. Walling, daughter of James Walling, joined their
fortunes "for better or for worse" at that time. The ceremony, which
was very impressive and somewhat lengthy was performed by the pastor,
Rev. Mr. Borden. Rev. Mr. Fleury, a former pastor, was also present on
the occasion. The pulpit was surmounted by an arch in which was
suspended an imitation bell covered with white flowers, symbolical of
the bride's name. Three bridesmaids and their grooms were in
attendance, and the bridal party were flanked on each side by a group
of lovely maidens dressed in white, trimmed with garlands of flowers.
After the ceremony, the bridal party and invited guests, proceeded to
the residence of Mr. Walling where refreshments were provided. Many
presents were received by the newly married couple, consisting
principally of articles of silverware, to the value of several hundred
dollars. The number present to witness the ceremony, I have estimated
from five hundred to six hundred persons. The whole affair was a grand
success, the like of which has never before been seen in Victor. Mr.
and Mrs. Brace took the late train, which passes here at 11:12, for
Chicago, where they will remain a short time.
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