From Shortsville Enterprise 19 March 1914
Fogarty - NORRIE
The marriage of Percy L. Fogarty and Miss Lillian
Norrie, both of Clifton Springs, was solemnized at the
Presbyterian manse in Robinson street on Monday at 8 o'clock by the
pastor, Rev. D. H. MacKenzie. They will reside at Clifton Springs.
From Shortsville Enterprise 26 March 1914
GREENWAY - AVERY
On Saturday, March 14, at Rochester, took place the marriage of William
H. Greenway of Manchester village and Mrs. Nora Avery of
Victor. Mr. and Mrs. Greenway will reside at home after April 1.
HINZ - HEIT
The marriage of Miss Edna Marie Heit, only daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles E. Heit, of Booth street, and Henry C. Hinz, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hinz, of West Main st., was solemnized at the
home of the bride on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The ceremony was
performed in the presence of about 30 friends and relatives by Rev. D.
H. MacKenzie, pastor of the First Presbyterian church. Miss Heit was
gowned in blue brocaded charmeuse and carried a bouquet of bride roses.
Her going-away dress was of mahogany novelty cloth with hat to match.
The ring bearer was Miss Dorothy Dick, of St. Louis, Mo., a cousin of
the groom. The wedding march was played by Mrs. D. H. MacKenzie.
Immediately after the ceremony, a five-course wedding dinner was served
by Caterer Mink, of Railroad avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Hinz left for a short
bridal journey and will be at home to their friends at the home of the
bride after April 1. Mr. Hinz is employed as machinist at the factory
of the Papec Machine Company in this village. The pre-nuptial events
for the bride were a dinner by Miss Hazel Power and Miss Nettie
LeFevre, kitchen shower by Mrs. Ernest Hinz, variety showers by Miss
Irene Freer, of Canandaigua, and Mrs. James Melvin, and a party by Mrs.
D. H. MacKenzie. The estimable young couple carry the best wishes of an
extensive circle of friends and acquaintances for a happy and
prosperous wedded life.
CALKINS - BOUGHTON
Farmington, N. Y. - Robert Marsh Calkins of Victor, formerly of
this town, was united in marriage to Miss Louise Emily Boughton, only
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Boughton of Victor, the occasion being
the 29th wedding anniversary of her parents. A cousin of the bride,
Rev. John Shank, of Olean, performed the ceremony. The bride's
attendant was Miss Erma Lauder and the best man was Claude Fox of this
From Shortsville Enterprise 30 April 1914
DUBLER - VAN DUYNE
Cards of announcement have been received here of the marriage of Miss
Alice Van Duyne, daughter of Mrs. Frances Van Duyne of Manchester,
and Bernard Dubler, of Buffalo, a Lehigh Valley fireman, with
headquarters at Manchester, the interesting event having taken place in
Buffalo on Wednesday, April 22. The nuptial knot was tied by Rev. Fred
Corman of that city. Miss Ruby Knapp of Manchester attended the bride,
while Walter Grasser, also of Manchester, acted as best man. Mr. and
Mrs. Dubler are now passing their honeymoon in Cleveland, Ohio, and
after May 3 will be at home to their friends in Manchester. They have
the best wishes of a host of friends for a long and happy wedded life.
From Shortsville Enterprise 30 July 1914
BOUNDS - CANFIELD
Announcement has been made of the marriage of Claude Bounds, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bounds, who reside just west of this village,
and Miss Matie Canfield of Geneva, the ceremony having been
performed at Red Hook, this State, last week Friday. Mr. and Mrs.
Bounds are now enjoying their honeymoon journey, and will make their
home in this place on their return. Congratulations.
From Shortsville Enterprise 6 August 1914
PERKINS - McKALE
The marriage of Miss Belle McKale and James J.
Perkins, both of Manchester, was solemnized at St. Felix Catholic
church in Clifton Springs on Monday morning at 9:30 o'clock. Rev. F. J.
O'Hanlon performed the ceremony. Miss Annabelle Johnson and P. J.
Eagle, also of Manchester, attended the bridal couple. A wedding dinner
was served at Canandaigua. Mr. and Mrs. Perkins will reside at
Manchester and will be at home to their friends on September 1.
From Shortsville Enterprise 27 August 1914
MACUMBER - REED
The marriage of Miss Grace M. Reed, daughter of Rev. and Mrs.
A. A. Reed, of Manchester, and Roy H. Macumber, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Byron Macumber, also of that village, was quietly solemnized at
the bride's home last Thursday evening. The ceremony was performed in
the presence of only the immediate relatives of the contracting
parties. The couple was unattended. Mr. and Mrs. Macumber are now
enjoying a honeymoon trip and on their return will make their home in
Manchester. They will be at home to their friends after Sept. 1. This
popular young couple is possessed of a wide circle of friends who will
join the Enterprise in felicitations.
VER STREET - DERR
The marriage of Miss Lila Derr, of Hopewell, and John
VerStreet, of Shortsville, was solemnized at the rectory of St.
Felix church in Clifton Springs on Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock, the
ceremony being performed by Rev. F. J. O'Hanlon in the presence of the
immediate relatives. Mr. and Mrs. VerStreet are to make their home in
Shortsville, where he is employed by the Papec Machine Company.
From Shortsville Enterprise 1 October 1914
BALDRIDGE - THAYER
Shortsville friends will be interested in the marriage of Miss Ruby
Thayer of Geneva and Paul Baldridge of Kendaia, N. Y.,
which took place in the First Methodist church at Geneva on Tuesday
afternoon at 4 o'clock. They will be at home to their friends at
Kendaia after Nov. 1. Mrs. Thayer will be remembered as a sister of
Mrs. I. J. Furman of Kings Park, L. I., a former Shortsville lady and a
frequent visitor here during Mrs. Furman's residence in the village.
From Shortsville Enterprise 8 October 1914
PRATT - EASTMAN
The marriage of Miss Florence Harriet Eastman, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Justin L. Eastman of Wyoming, and Winfred Wright Pratt, son
of Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Pratt of Clifton Springs, took place at the home
of the bride's parents on Thursday afternoon, October first. Rev.
Belden Elkanah Pratt, a brother of the groom, officiated, assisted by
the Rev. F. A. Weeks, pastor of the Presbyterian church at Wyoming, of
which the bride is a member. Miss Lotus Palmer, a friend and classmate
of the bride, played the wedding march. The decorations were green and
yellow. At two o'clock the bridal party entered the parlor, preceded by
the clergymen, who took their places before an arch of green picked out
with yellow flowers. The groom
and Richmond Pierce Pratt, Jr., as best man, followed. Miss Dorothy
Eastman entered, wearing a white dress and blue ribbons and carrying a
white rose in which the wedding ring was embedded. Miss Addie Eastman,
a sister of the bride, followed, gowned in white crepe, carrying an arm
bouquet of white carnations. The bride, robed in white crepe de chine
over white taffeta and carrying white roses, and another sister, Miss
Alba Eastman, gowned in yellow taffeta and carrying pink carnations,
entered last and took their places in the circle. After the ceremony a
luncheon was served by the girl friends of the bride to about 50
guests. Guests were present from Clifton Springs, Lima, Rochester and
Warsaw. Mr. and Mrs. Pratt will reside near Chester, Mass.
From Shortsville Enterprise 22 October 1914
LUCKETTI - DI GLOMA
The marriage of Miss Julia A. DiGloma, daughter of Mrs. Susan
Laurie of Manchester and Thomas Lucketti, also of Manchester,
took place at the rectory of St. Felix church in Clifton Springs on
Saturday, the ceremony was performed by Rev. William A. Ryan. The event
was celebrated by fellow countrymen at Manchester until Sunday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Lucketti will reside in that village.
From Shortsville Enterprise 19 November 1914
WARNER - CREEGER
The marriage of Alvin C. Warner, son of Mr. and Mrs. George
Warner, of Manchester township, and Miss Clara Belle Creeger, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Creeger of Farmington, took place in the Methodist
parsonage at Palmyra last week Thursday evening, Nov. 12. The ceremony
was performed by the Rev. Walter S. Wright. The attendants of the
popular young couple were Miss Sarah Arnold and Frank Tabor, of
Walworth. Mr. and Mrs. Warner are now enjoying a honeymoon trip and on
their return will make their home on his farm north of this place.
From Ontario County Journal 29 December 1893
BALDWIN - FOX
One of the most pleasant weddings that has occurred in Clifton Springs
for a long time was that of Miss Eunice May, eldest daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Truman V. Fox, and Burt Baldwin, of Bentley
Creek, Pa., on Wednesday, December 27, 1893, at the home of the bride's
parents on South street. Rev. J. V. Benham, pastor of the Methodist
Church officiated, assisted by Rev. W. R. Benham. The house, which was
very tastefully trimmed with cedar, was darkened and then lighted with
innumerable lamps. At the moment of 12 o'clock the wedding party
entered the rooms and took their places under a large bell, amid the
strains of Mendelssohn's Wedding March, executed by Miss Georgia
Schultz, cousin of the bride, which was continued throughout the entire
ceremony. Miss Anna L. Harris, of Honeoye Falls, was bridesmaid, and R.
Watrous, of Elmira, acted as best man. Misses Alma and Belle Fox,
sisters of the bride, and Miss Maud Travis performed the duties of
ushers. The bride was dressed in Liberty (light blue) satin, trimmed
with point lace and pearls. The bridesmaid was neatly attired in yellow
crepon, and the ushers wore pink gowns. A very elegant repast was
served by G. Lindner, of Clifton Springs. About 100 relatives and
friends were present, among whom were the father and mother of the
groom, and many of their friends, from Pennsylvania. The presents were
unusually elegant and numerous. Mr. and Mrs. Baldwin left for New York
city on the evening train, amid the earnest wishes of all for a happy
and prosperous life.
From Shortsville Enterprise 10 December 1914
HEALOR - STEINBAUGH
A pretty home wedding took place on Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Steinbaugh, Gibson street, when
their daughter, Miss Carolyn Mae, was married to Marion J.
D. Healor of Shortsville. The ceremony was performed by Rev.
Charles M. Eddy, in the presence of relatives and intimate friends of
the bride and groom. A profusion of pink and white carnations and
potted plants formed the house decorations, and the ceremony was
performed before an embankment of palms and ferns. The bride wore a
gown of white crepe de chine, and carried bride roses. She was
unattended. Miss May Davis played the wedding music. The bride's table
was centered with a mound of pink carnations and smilax. Ribbons were
suspended from the center to the 12 covers. The guests were served by
the Misses Elizabeth Kensella, Laura Murphy, Mae Finn, Mary Kenny and
Alice and Gertrude Farrell. They were presented with silver teaspoons.
The groom's gift to the bride was a diamond la valliere. The couple
left during the evening for a Western trip after which they will reside
at Littleville in a home recently purchased by the groom. They received
many beautiful gifts, including cut glass, linens, silver and
furniture. Among the out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Albert Healor
of Webster; William Healor of Churchville; Mrs. George Wolfe and
William Mindnick of Chili; Mrs. Barry T. Johnson of Buffalo; Charles
Emerson of Newark; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Cole of Clifton Springs; and
Mr. and Mrs. W. Steinbaugh of Shortsville.
From Shortsville Enterprise 24 December 1914
GARDNER - STEARMAN
Miss Ethel Lillian Stearman, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Walter O. Stearman, and Charles Raymond Gardner, only son of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gardner, both of Farmington, were married at the
home of the bride last week Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock by Rev.
Reuben Payne, minister of the Farmington Friends' church. The ceremony
was attended by about seventy-five relatives and friends. Before the
ceremony Miss Florence Suydam of Canandaigua, sang "O Promise Me," and
as the bridal party entered the drawing room, the bridal chorus from
"Lohengrin" was played by Miss Vera McKeer, also of Canandaigua. Little
Miss Clara Green, dressed in white, led the procession, bearing the
ring on a silver tray. Behind her were two flower girls, little Miss
Honor Stearman and little Miss Florence Green, both dressed in white
and bearing white carnations. The bride came next, leaning on the arm
of the bridesmaid, Miss Grace Stearman, of Waterloo, and gowned in
embroidered ivory satin and carrying white carnations. The bridesmaid
wore old rose messaline. Herman Betz of Farmington was best man. The
drawing room was decorated with a color scheme of green and white, and
the ceremony was performed under an arch of evergreens. The wedding
repast was served by Caterer Mrs. Fred Higginbotham of Victor. The
bride's table was set for 16, and in the center was a double arch of
carnations and ferns. The guests were seated at small tables, each
accommodating four. Among the out-of-town guests were Senator Thomas P.
Wilson, wife and daughter of Halls. The bride is one of Farmington's
most popular young ladies and the groom is a prosperous young farmer.
The best wishes of a host of friends go with them. They will
reside in Farmington upon their return from a honeymoon trip, which is
being spent with relatives and friends at Auburn, Syracuse, Apulia,
Tully and Cortland.
O'CONNOR - HOWELL
Manchester, N. Y. - The marriage of William O'Connor of
this village and Miss Gertrude Howell of Farum, Va., was
solemnized at the rectory of St. Felix church in Clifton Springs on
Saturday afternoon, the ceremony was performed by Rev. William Ryan.
Mr. and Mrs. O'Connor will reside in this place.
BROOMFIELD - COLEMAN
The marriage of Frank Broomfield of this village and Miss
Anna Coleman, teacher of the first grade at the Shortsville High
School, was solemnized at the home of the bride's parents near Hilton
on Wednesday. The ceremony was performed by the pastor of the Hilton
Presbyterian church in the presence of the immediate relatives and
friends of this popular young couple. We regret that the particulars we
have at this writing are so inadequate as to prevent an extended notice
of the affair. The bridesmaid was a sister of the bride, Miss Ada
Coleman of Hilton, and the best man was a cousin of the groom, George
Maitland of Rochester. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Broomfield of Main street
were among the guests present on the occasion. Mr. and Mrs. Broomfield
are now enjoying a honeymoon trip, and on their return will make their
home in West Main street in the new house recently purchased and finely
equipped by Mr. Broomfield. They will be at home to their friends after
January 20. A host of friends in this section join the Enterprise in
felicitations and have naught but the best of wishes for their future
From Shortsville Enterprise 31 December 1914
TURNER - LATTING
A quiet wedding was solemnized at the home of the bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Latting, south of the village, on Wednesday morning,
December 30, at 10 o'clock, when Miss Mabel L. Latting was
united in marriage to Charles G. Turner, of Penns Grove, N. J.
An uncle of the bride, Rev. F. A. Ingraham, pastor of the First
Presbyterian church of Alpena, Mich., officiated, the bride and groom
standing under an arch of evergreen and holly. Only members of the
immediate family were present. The bride was gowned in white silk crepe
de chine, trimmed with silk shadow lace. After the ceremony a wedding
breakfast was served in the dining room at the home. Miss Latting is
the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aldrich J. Latting, and a graduate
from Shortsville High School and Brockport Normal, and has been a
successful teacher for seven years. Mr. Turner is a son of Mr. and Mrs.
Edward Turner, prosperous farmers in New Jersey. The bride and groom
will be at home to their friends after January 4 at Penns Grove, N. J.
Shortsville friends join the Enterprise in felicitations.
From Geneva Daily Times 6 August 1908
NARRAGON - HILL
Last evening at the home of Mrs. Bertha Hill, 105 Lewis
street, Mrs. Hill became the wife of John E. Narragon, a
well-known citizen of this city. Rev. J. Wilford Jacks of this city
officiated using the beautiful ring service of the Presbyterian church.
A large number of their friends and relatives were present. The parties
were the recipients of many pretty and useful gifts. The bride formerly
resided at Athens, Pa., and the groom has spent most of his life in
From Geneva Daily Times 7 August 1908
PRIES - LINKNER
The marriage of Miss Lena Linkner of Reed Road to Charles
Pries of Buffalo took place Wednesday evening at the First
Evangelical Lutheran church on Milton street. Rev. Mr. Held performed
the ceremony. The bride was attired in white satin made empire. Miss
Ida Linkner, sister of the bride, was gowned in pink silk mull. The
best man was Frank Strobel of this city. The ushers were Charles
Linkner, brother of the bride, and Heiby Ungerer of Lyons. After the
ceremony a wedding supper was served to about seventy invited guests at
the home of the bride's parents. The out-of-town guests were Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Pries of Buffalo, the groom's parents. After a short wedding
trip Mr. and Mrs. Pries will return to Geneva and will live on
From Geneva Daily Times 14 August 1908
CALKINS - KNICKERBOCKER
Announcement was made this morning of the marriage of Marion Lucina
Knickerbocker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Knickerbocker of 26
Lafayette avenue, to Allan B. Calkins of this city. Mr. and
Mrs. Calkins will be at home after September 1st at 126 Cherry street.
From Geneva Daily Times 21 August 1908
FERGUESON - POWERS
Rushville, N. Y. - At noon yesterday, at the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. J. Wesley Powers, of this village, took place the
marriage of their only daughter, Evelyn H., to William
Fergueson of Montour, N. Y. Rev.Harsey King, pastor of the
Methodist Episcopal Church of this village, heard the marriage vows.
Only the immediate relatives witnessed the ceremony. After a brief
wedding tour the bridal couple will reside at Montour, where the groom
is employed in the Central depot.
From Geneva Daily Times 2 September 1908
DINGER - WRIGHT
At 10 o'clock yesterday morning took place the marriage of Miss
Carrie B. Wright of Geneva and Clayson E. Dinger of
Stanley. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. A. B. Temple at the
Presbyterian parsonage in Number Nine. The bride was attired in a suit
of blue imported worsted and a white hat trimmed with pale blue plumes.
The bridesmaid, Miss Zetza A. McCheyne of Geneva, wore gray with hat to
match. Claude Dinger of Stanley, brother of the groom, was best man.
Immediately after the ceremony the bridal party was driven to the home
of the bride's mother, Mrs. Clara Wright, where breakfast was served to
the immediate relatives. Afterwards piano and violin selections were
greatly enjoyed by all present. The bride and groom left amid showers
of rice and the best wishes of their friends for a short stay in
Buffalo where they will be the guests of the groom's brother.
From Geneva Daily Times 4 September 1908
SIMPSON - RITTER
Louisa May Ritter of No. 58 Cherry street, this city, and Edward
Harris Simpson of Worcester, Mass., were married Tuesday,
September 1st, in Pawtucket, R. I., by the Episcopal rector, Rev. Frank
Appleton. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Martin were witnesses.
From Geneva Daily Times 9 September 1908
CASE - MacDILL
Canandaigua, N. Y. - The home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas MacDill at
Seneca, was the scene of a pretty wedding yesterday, when their
daughter, Miss Louise May MacDill, was united to Mr. John
Gifford Case of Canandaigua, by Rev. Asher B. Temple of Seneca, in
the presence of a large number of guests. Mr. Case has until recently
been a conductor on the Rochester & Eastern Road at this place, but
has now become an employee of the Buffalo, Lockport & Rochester
Road. He and his bride will reside in Rochester.
TOUSEY - BROWN
Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Anna Margaret Brown, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Christian S. Brown of No. 18 Goodelle Terrace, this
city, and Clarence Fillmore Tousey of Pittsford, N. Y., by the
Rev. Frederick Tower, pastor of the Memorial Presbyterian church at his
residence, No. 145 Lyndhurst street, Rochester, on Saturday, September
5, 1908. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Marie M. Brown.
William Skuse acted as best man. A wedding supper was served at No 29
East avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Tousey left for a trip which will include
Toronto, the Thousand Islands, and other points of interest in Canada
after which they will be at home in Pittsford.
From Geneva Daily Times 11 September 1908
WRIGHT - CAULKINS
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - A quiet home wedding occurred at the
residence of Mr. and Mrs. R. Parker Caulkins at Naples this morning,
when their eldest daughter, Miss N. Aleine Caulkins, was
united in marriage to Clarence B. Wright, both of this
village. The ceremony was performed in the front parlor, in the
presence of the immediate families of the contracting parties, by Rev.
Peter McKenzie, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Palmyra, a
former pastor of the bride. The bride and groom entered the room
unattended to the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding march, which was
rendered on the piano by Miss H. Alice Caulkins, sister of the bride.
The bride was attired in a gown of blue nun's veiling. The groom wore
the conventional black. After the ceremony a dainty wedding luncheon
was served, the dining room being nicely decorated in pink and white,
with cut flowers, and a large fruit piece decorated the center of the
table. Mr. and Mrs. Wright left on an afternoon train for a brief
wedding trip, and will be at home to their friends in this village
after Nov. 1st. Both young people are well-known in this village, the
bride having resided here during the past five years, and the groom
having been in business here for several years.
From Shortsville Enterprise 7 May 1914
HENRY - HIGGINS
The marriage of Thomas Henry, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Henry,
of this village, and Miss Mildred Higgins, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Llewellyn Higgins, of Manchester, was solemnized at the rectory of
St. Felix church in Clifton Springs last Thursday evening. The ceremony
was performed by Rev. F. J. O'Hanlon, and the young couple were
unattended. Mr. and Mrs. Henry will make their home in Manchester and
will be at home to their friends after May 10.
From Shortsville Enterprise 25 June 1914
SPRINGER - PAYNE
The marriage of Miss Gladys E. Payne, only daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Eugene Payne, who reside northeast of this village, and Lee
Springer of Manchester, was solemnized at the home of the bride's
parents last Thursday afternoon. The nuptial knot was tied by Rev.
William W. Lane, pastor of the M. E. Church, in the presence of the
immediate relatives of the contracting parties. Immediately after the
ceremony a wedding luncheon was served. The house was prettily
decorated with cut flowers and plants, with white roses predominating.
Mr. and Mrs. Springer left for honeymoon trip to Buffalo and Niagara
Falls and upon their return will make their home in Manchester, where
the popular young groom is employed by the Lehigh Valley railroad. They
will be at home to their friends after July 1 in Clifton street. The
Enterprise and its readers extend felicitations to this worthy young
From Shortsville Enterprise 2 July 1914
RYAN - LYNCH
The marriage of Jerry M. Ryan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Ryan of Manchester, and Miss Katherine Lynch, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. James Lynch of Macedon, was solemnized at St. Ann's Catholic
church in Palmyra last week Wednesday morning. The nuptial mass was
performed by Rev. James Hartley. The bridal couple were attended by
Miss Marie T. Ryan and Raymond Ryan, a sister and brother of the groom.
Miss Lynch and her maid were gowned alike with white and wore white
hats and carried white roses. After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. departed
for an Eastern honeymoon trip and on their return will reside at
Rochester, where a furnished home awaits them. They will be at home to
their friends after July 10 at 25 Frost avenue.
From Ontario County Journal 15 September 1893
SHANNON - NELLIS
Naples, N. Y. - On Wednesday, September 13, at 11 a.m. another
of Naples' winsome daughters was wedded to the man of her choice. At
that hour at the spacious home of J. W. Nellis, his daughter, Nellie
F. Nellis, was married to M. E. Shannon, of Bath, Rev.
Eugene Anthony officiating. This was comparatively a quiet wedding, and
quite took the town by surprise. The happy couple left immediately for
Chicago. Their future home will be in Bath.
CATON - KNAPP
Naples, N. Y. - A wedding took place on Wednesday, September 6,
at 4 p.m., which interested a very large number, as there were 160
invited to witness the ceremony. The parties were William G. Caton and
Miss Fanny L. Knapp, daughter of Dr. Z. F. Knapp, all of this
town. It was a happy home wedding, Rev. B. F. Millard officiating. The
brilliant company, the rich display of wedding gifts, the elegant
wedding supper, and the rare autumnal day made it an occasion long to
be remembered. Mr. and Mrs. Caton are now at the great fair, but will
soon return to their home here. A host of friends wish them great joy.
From Ontario County Journal 22 September 1893
LAPHAM - CASE
Rushville, N. Y. - On Wednesday afternoon, September 20th, at
four o'clock, at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Case, occurred
the marriage of their only child, Anna Elizabeth, to Elbridge
Gerry Lapham, of Canandaigua. The ceremony was performed by Rev.
G. B. Gallagher. The house was filled with relatives and friends. Among
those from out-of-town may be mentioned the brother of the groom, Henry
Lapham, Lewis H. Adams, Mrs. W. H. Adams, Mrs. George McKechnie
and Miss Carrie Moore of Canandaigua; Mrs. Carrie B. Pulver and
daughter, of Rochester; Mrs. E. D. Case and daughter, Mary, of Penn
Yan. The presents were many and very costly. Some of the most valuable
were from the members of the Amphictyon Society of Rushville, the
members of the Merrill Hose Company, of Canandaigua, the parents of the
bride and the brothers of the groom. As the couple took their departure
for an extensive tour, they were covered with rice and good wishes from
From Ontario County Journal 13 October 1893
KNAPP - CLARK
Naples, N. Y. - A very pleasant wedding occurred at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. F. F. Clark, on Wednesday, at high noon, the contracting
parties being Miss Flora Iona Clark and Charles
Summerfield Knapp, of Newburgh, N. Y. Rev. B. F. Millard performed
the ceremony in the presence of about one hundred and twenty-five
guests. The maid of honor was Miss Ursula Washburne of Richmond, and
the best man, Dr. James T. Knapp, of Geneva. The wedding gifts were
many and beautiful. The bride has been a teacher in the public schools
at Shortsville for the past two years. Immediately after the wedding
breakfast, Mr. and Mrs. Knapp took the train for the west. Among those
present from out-of-town were: Dr. Knapp of Geneva; Dr. L. D. P. Clark
of New York; Mr. and Mrs. Clark and Dr. Fulkerson and family, of
Ingleside; Miss McGreevy of Honeoye; Mr. and Mrs. Reed of Canandaigua;
Rev. and Mrs. King of Fremont; Miss Booth of Shortsville; and the
Misses Washburne of Richmond.
From Ontario County Journal 20 October 1893
BOOTH - GREEN
Academy, N. Y. - Married at the residence of the bride's sister,
Mrs. Salem Haskell, at noon Wednesday, the 18th inst., Maud Green to
Mark Booth, both of Canandaigua. Rev. Mr. Shoemaker, assisted
by President Mosher, of Hillsdale College, performed the ceremony in
the presence of immediate friends of the contracting parties. Mr. and
Mrs. Booth took the afternoon train for a tour in the west.
ROWLEY - ERNBRY
Victor, N. Y. - Last Wednesday evening at 6 o'clock, at the
home of Asa Loveland, occurred the marriage of his granddaughter, Miss
Mary Ernbry to Frank Rowley, of Chicago, Ill. There were
about forty friends and relatives present. The wedding ceremony was
performed by the Rev. Chas. Legal, of the First Universalist church of
Victor. William Frederick of Rochester acted as best man, and Miss May
Draper, of Victor, was bridesmaid. At half past six the party sat down
to an elaborate repast. The wedding party left on the 8:14 train over
the Lehigh Valley road for Chicago, which place will be their future
home. The presents were many and useful, including many pieces of
silver and cut glass, besides presents of money.
BENHAM - STRAHN
On Wednesday noon occurred the marriage of George M. Benham of
Hopewell to Miss Isabella Strahn, of this village, at the home
of the bride's sister, Mrs. Abram Penoyer, on Chapin street. The happy
couple left on the 12:55 train for an extended trip in the west.
DOYLE - BURNS
John Edward Doyle and Miss Catherine Elizabeth Burns were
united in marriage by the Rev. D. English, at St. Mary's church, at
4:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. At 6 o'clock, at the future home of
the happy couple at No. 11 Hubbell street, a reception was given,
attended by the immediate relatives and friends. They were the
recipients of many beautiful and costly gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Doyle took
the 11 o'clock train for the west Wednesday evening.
From Ontario County Journal 27 October 1893
VAN WIE - STETSON
Cheshire, N. Y. - A very pretty home wedding took place at the
residence of Mrs. Brunette Penoyer Wednesday, October 25, the
contracting parties being Miss Frankie Stetson and John
Van Wie, both of this town. Rev. M. N. Shoemaker, pastor of the
church here, was the officiating clergyman. Only the immediate
relatives of the happy couple were present.
REAVES - McCARTHY
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - A very pretty church wedding took
place at St. Bridget's church Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. The
contracting parties were Miss Nora McCarthy of this village
and George Reaves of Rochester. The ceremony was performed by
Rev. Father Donnelly of Victor. Miss Josie McCarthy was bridesmaid and
George Stone of Rochester was groomsman. The bridal party entered to
the Lohengrin wedding march played by Miss Julia Peer. A reception was
held from 4 to 5 p.m. at the house. They took the 5:30 train for the
World's Fair. After a wedding tour of a couple of weeks, they will
reside in Rochester. Miss McCarthy is a daughter of Dennis McCarthy.
From Ontario County Journal 3 November 1893
BYINGTON - WHITING
Naples, N. Y. - At the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Tellier, on
Thursday, the 26th of October, occurred the marriage of their sister, Miss
Katherine A. Whiting to Frederick P. Byington. The
ceremony was performed at high noon, by the Rev. B. F. Millard, in the
presence of sixty guests. The house was decorated with cut flowers. The
bride wore a dark blue satin gown, and carried white carnations. An
elaborate wedding breakfast was served, after which Mr. and Mrs.
Byington took a Western train for a short bridal trip. The bride
received many beautiful gifts. Among those present from abroad were Mr.
and Mrs. Scott Parrish of Canandaigua, Mrs. Howe, and the Misses Graves
From Ontario County Journal 10 November 1893
THORPE - PAGE
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - A private wedding took place at the
Congregational Church Wednesday afternoon at 1:15 p.m. The contracting
parties were Edward J. Thorpe and Miss Carrie E. Page, only
daughter of ex-Supervisor Frank Page. The ceremony was performed by the
Rev. M. L. Stimson, pastor of the church.
GRANGER - CASTLE
A very pretty wedding was celebrated yesterday at high noon in the
chapel of the Congregational church in this village. The contracting
parties were John Albert Granger, of New York, and Grace
Alma Castle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Castle of South
Bristol. As the strains of the wedding march from Tannhauser sounded
from the organ, the bridal party entered the chapel. First came the
ushers, Francis Granger and Wilbur F. Brown of New York, and Charles D.
Castle. They led the way up the left aisle, followed by Miss Fannie
Crittenden, of Rochester, the bridesmaid. Then came the bride, leaning
on the arm of her father. She looked charming in a traveling gown of a
brown and blue camel's hair mixture and carried a cluster of
white tea roses. Miss Crittenden wore a street costume of brown and
carried white carnations. The groom, on the arm of his best man,
Alexander Howe Granger, of New York, walked up the right aisle and met
the bride before the altar, which was banked with yellow Chinese
chrysanthemums, where the Rev. N. M. Calhoun, pastor of the
Congregational church, had already taken up his position. At the
conclusion of the ceremony, the happy couple passed out from the chapel
to the music of Mendelssohn's march and made their way to their
carriage amid a shower of rice. They left on an early afternoon train
for New York, where they will live. Among those from out-of-town at the
wedding were: Mrs. and Miss Nellie Crittenden, Mrs. Feller, Miss Grace
Steel and Miss Colyer of Rochester, and Gideon Granger of New York.
From Ontario County Journal 17 November 1893
REDFERN - MURRELL
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - A very pretty home wedding took place
at the home of the bride, Mrs. Sarah Murrell, on Thursday, at
high noon. Mrs. Murrell was then united to William S. Redfern, of
Churchville, Monroe county. The wedding ceremony was performed by the
Rev. F. Redfern, of Alabama. After the ceremony a collation was served.
The couple took the evening train for New York, where they will spend
their honeymoon, preparatory to taking up their residence here in
Bloomfield, for the winter only.
From Ontario County Journal 8 December 1893
SEAMANS - STRONG
Naples, N. Y. - The wedding at the home of Levi Strong was the
event of Wednesday. The principals on this interesting occasion were Wm.
H. Seamans and Miss Hermione E. Strong, both of this
place. The ceremony took place at 12 o'clock, Rev. Ward Platt, a former
pastor of the Methodist church here, now of Rochester, officiated. He
was assisted by the resident Methodist minister, Rev. E. G. Piper.
There was a houseful of guests. A large number of valuable gifts were
bestowed upon the bride, who is a very popular young lady and an active
worker in the Methodist church. She chose for her maid Miss Mae
Griswold. A. O. Seaman, brother of the groom, was best man. The whole
affair passed off delightfully. Mr. and Mrs. Seamans departed on the 4
p.m. train from Naples for a brief tour. It is their intention
to begin housekeeping immediately. Congratulations are heartily
From Ontario County Journal 22 December 1893
KORNBAU - FLOWERS
Cheshire, N. Y. - A very pretty home wedding took place on
Wednesday evening, at the residence of Wm. Ward, Esq., the home of the
bride, the occasion being the marriage of Miss Clara Flowers and
George Kornbau. Rev. M. N. Shoemaker was the officiating
clergyman. Only the immediate relatives of the happy couple were
present. The bride was the recipient of many useful and valuable
presents. Hosts of friends extend congratulations.
From Ontario County Journal 22 December 1893
STEELE - KING
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - The Iona Michigan Daily Standard, of
December 20, says: Grant Steele of East Bloomfield, N. Y., and
Miss Ella A. King, of this city, were married today, by Rev. L.
e. Lennox, at the residence of the bride's parents on Morse street. A
number of guests were present and partook of a fine dinner, following
the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Steele will leave for their home in East
Bloomfield, N. Y., tomorrow, visiting friends on their way.
From Geneva Daily Times 16 September 1908
KERSHNER - JENNINGS
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - A quiet wedding took place at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Jennings last evening at 5 o'clock when their
niece, Miss Mary B. Jennings was united in marriage to Fred
Kershner of Shortsville, formerly of Springfield, O. The ceremony
was performed by Rev. P. H. Riegel, pastor of the bride, in the
presence of only the immediate relatives and near friends. The bride
was attired in a gown of white silk and carried bridal roses. The
couple was unattended. Mendelssohn's wedding march was played by Miss
Edith Riegel. The bride was the recipient of many beautiful gifts.
Light refreshments were served. Mr. and Mrs. Kershner left on the
evening train for a short wedding trip, and will be at home after
October 1st in Richmond, Ind. Mr. Kershner is connected with the New
York division of the American Machine Company, but expects to be
transferred to the Indiana division of the company.
From Geneva Daily Times 17 September 1908
McINTYRE - SHUSTER
The Church Home on Pulteney street was the scene of a very quiet but
pretty wedding yesterday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock when Rose
Elizabeth Shuster of the Home and Charles McIntyre were
married by Rev. William W. Weller, pastor of the First Presbyterian
church. Only relatives and the ladies of the Home witnessed the
ceremony. The bride formerly lived near Waterloo but for several years
has been making here home here. The groom is a well-known farmer who
resides about three
miles west of this city. The parlors were especially attractive with
autumn flowers, such as asters, geraniums, gladioli, etc., with many
palms and other potted plants. Refreshments were served in the dining
room, covers being laid for 21. The bride's table was centered with
smilax and anemones. The other tables were also in green and white. Mr.
and Mrs. McIntyre left for a Western trip. Among those who were present
were Mrs. Shott, Mrs. Clark, Miss Sylvia Schott, Miss Cora Clark and
Miss Helen Clark of Waterloo, and Mrs. McKelvie, who resides west of
STANTON - WAITE
At the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Waite, No. 36 Folger avenue, last
evening at 6 o'clock took place the marriage of their daughter, Miss
Charlotte Margaret Waite, to Charles Stanton, son of Mr.
and Mrs. C. M. Stanton of High street. The ceremony was performed by
Rev. William Keeney Towner, pastor of the Baptist church, in the
presence of about 35 of the immediate relatives of the young couple. To
the strains of Lohengrin's Bridal Chorus, played by Miss Olive
Humphrey, the bridal party passed through the parlors and met the groom
with his best man and the officiating clergyman. The bridal couple
stood under an arch formed of hydrangea blossoms and from which a
wedding bell was hung. The bride was given in marriage by her father.
Two little flower girls headed the bridal procession, Edna Louise
Waite, sister of the bride, and Jennie Stanton, sister of the groom.
Both were attired in blue silk and carried white asters. The bridesmaid
was Miss Nellie M. Blossom of Sayre, Pa., a cousin of the bride. She
wore cream colored silk and carried a large bouquet of pink asters.
George Stanton, a brother of the groom, acted as best man. The bride
was attractive in a gown of cream colored chiffon taffeta trimmed with
Maltese lace. She carried an arm bouquet of white roses. A wedding
supper was served following the ceremony. The bride's table was
centered with a large bunch of pink asters. The chandelier overhead was
wound with green trailing vine and white ribbons, the ribbons running
to each place. The decorations of the other tables were in pink and
white. Mr. and Mrs. Stanton left on an evening train for Elmira where
they will be guests of the bride's cousin. Among the guests present
were Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Stanton, Mrs. Leander White, and Mrs. C.
G. Vinney of Syracuse, Mrs. Victor Blossom, Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Morse,
Miss Nellie M. Blossom and Mrs. E. J. Fears of Sayre, Pa.; Mrs. J.
Carroll, Mrs. Finger of Penn Yan; Mrs. George Ellis and family, Mrs.
Henry Mazrole, Miss Gertie Baker, Fred Finger, John Armstrong and Miss
Sarah Stanton, all of this city.
From Geneva Daily Times 18 September 1908
JONES - WISE
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - A quiet wedding was solemnized in this
village on Tuesday evening, when Miss Lucy A. Wise of this
village was married to Myron L. Jones of Walworth. The
ceremony was performed at the Baptist parsonage, by Rev. Volney A.
Sage, pastor of the First Baptist church, in the presence of only the
immediate friends of the contracting parties. Miss Margaret Sanderson,
a cousin of the bride, acted as bridesmaid, and the best man was
Charles Warner of Newark. Mr. and Mrs. Jones are now on a wedding trip
which will include several points in the eastern part of this state.
Mrs. Jones is very well and favorably known here, where she has resided
for many years, and has been employed as night operator in the office
of the Clifton Springs Telephone Company; while the groom is connected
with the office of the Inter Ocean Telephone Company at Newark.
From Geneva Daily Times 19 September 1908
NEWMAN - SMITHEM
A quiet wedding was solemnized at noon Thursday at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. G. Smithem, 1412 Michigan street, Buffalo, when their
daughter, Ethel M., was married to Mr. Elden E. Newman of
Gorham, Rev. Robert Doherty officiating. The bride wore Persian lawn
trimmed with val lace and carried pink roses. Miss Ida Jufire, maid of
honor, was dressed in tan trimmed with lace and carried white asters.
Miss Annis Austin, bridesmaid, wore white Swiss trimmed with lace and
blue ribbon. Mr. Albert Smithem was best man. Mr. Warren Smithem acted
as groomsman. Covers were laid for 25 at the breakfast which followed
the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Newman left on an afternoon train for the
From Geneva Daily Times 23 September 1908
STANTON - BAKER
A very pretty wedding took place last evening at 8 o'clock at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Baker of No. 80 Brook street when their
oldest daughter, Miss Gertrude M. Baker became the bride of George
F. Stanton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stanton, Sr., of High
street. At the appointed hour, to the strains of the Lohengrin wedding
march played by Miss Elizabeth Hofmann, the bridal party came down the
stairs and passed through the sitting room to the parlor, taking their
places under an arch formed of asparagus and hydrangea blossoms. From
the center of this arch was suspended a pure white wedding bell. The
ceremony was performed by Rev. Sills, D. D., rector of Trinity church
in the presence of sixty relatives and friends of the couple. The bride
was becomingly attired in a gown of cream colored batiste trimmed with
lace and ribbons. She carried bride roses. Miss Edith Baker, sister of
the bride, was the bridesmaid and wore white silk mulle over pink and
carried pink and white asters. Fred Finger, cousin of the groom, acted
as best man. After congratulations had been extended, ices and cakes
were served. White asters decorated the bride's table. Among the guests
present were: Mrs. Rebecca Baker, C. W. Baker, Mr. and Mrs. William
Baker, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Fowle, Miss Adelaide Fowle, Mr. and Mrs.
Russel Springstead, Miss Carrie Springstead, William Baker, Jr., Mrs.
F. C. Hofmann, Miss Elizabeth Hofmann, Mrs. Henry Mazerole, Mrs. Ellen
and three children, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stanton, St., Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Stanton, Jr., Miss Sarah Stanton, John Armstrong, Miss E.
Casson of this city, and Miss Bessie Cobb of Rochester, Mrs. Carroll
and Mrs. Fisher of Penn Yan.
CORCORAN - McNERNEY
Miss Bridget D. McNerney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
McNerney and Patrick Corcoran were married this morning at 10
o'clock at St. Francis DeSales church by the rector, Rev. W. A.
McDonald. The bride wore white suisine over white, trimmed with baby
Irish and valencienes lace. She wore a white hat with white plumes and
carried an arm bouquet of bride roses. The bridesmaid, Miss Catherine
McNerney, the bride's sister, was gowned in blue suisine with
valenciennes lace trimmings. Her hat was white with blue plumes and
roses. She carried pink roses. Anthony Corcoran, a brother of the
groom, acted as best man. A reception was held at the home of the
bride's parents at No. 124 Cherry street and a breakfast was served.
Twenty-five relatives were present. The tables and house were decorated
with pink asters and smilax. Mr. and Mrs. Corcoran left on an afternoon
train for an eastern trip. On their return they will reside at No. 177
North Main street.
From Geneva Daily Times 28 September 1908
SEGLERI - MAZZI
Phelps, N. Y. - The marriage of Miss Matilda Mazzi, eldest
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Mazzi of Phelps and Furanto Segleri of
Canandaigua, was solemnized at St. Francis church Saturday. The
ceremony was performed by Father Lapham of Rochester. An elaborate
wedding dinner was served at the home of the bride's parents to thirty
guests, after which Mr. and Mrs. Segleri left for Canandaigua where
they will reside.
O'MALLEY - GRODEN
The marriage of Miss Winifred Groden to ex-city Clerk John
M. O'Malley took place this morning at 7:45 o'clock at St.
Stephen's church in the presence of a number of relatives and intimate
friends. Rev. S. V. McPadden, rector of the church, performed the
ceremony. The bride wore a traveling suit of blue broadcloth with a hat
of the same shade. Miss Lillian Groden, sister of the bride, was the
bridesmaid and wore a tailored suit of brown broadcloth and hat to
match. Thomas Groden, the bride's brother, acted as best man. The newly
married couple left on the 9 o'clock New York Central train for New
York and on their return will be at home at No. 95 Mill street.
From Geneva Daily Times 1 October 1908
CLARK - JOHNSTON
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - On Tuesday afternoon at 6 o'clock at
the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Tiffany on Hibbard
avenue, occurred the marriage of Miss Sarah Johnston to Charles
M. Clark, both of Clifton Springs. The ceremony was performed by
the Rev. J. J. Maxwell, a retired minister residing here. Only the
immediate families witnessed the ceremony. A dainty wedding supper was
served and the table decorations were pink and white. The bride was
attired in a beautiful blue gown and the groom wore the conventional
black. The bride's going away gown was also blue. Mr. and Mrs. Clark
left on an evening train for a western trip, after which they will be
at home on Pleasant street in this village.
PAGE - SUTHERLAND
Seneca Castle, N. Y. - At 6 o'clock last evening in
Canandaigua, at the home of the bride's father, occurred the wedding of
Frank Page, second son of ex-Supervisor L. A. Page of Seneca
Castle, and Miss Helen Sutherland, only child of Spencer
Sutherland of Canandaigua. Only the near friends and relatives were
invited. Mr. and Mrs. Sutherland and the bride and groom received the
guests. The bridesmaid was Miss Croley of Canandaigua. The best man was
Charles Furman of New York, a cousin of the groom. The ushers were Fred
Cribb of Canandaigua and Edward Munson of Rochester. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. Ward Mosher of Canandaigua and was with a ring. The
bride was beautifully attired in white silk trimmed in white embroidery
made princess. The bride received a large number of beautiful and
useful gifts. Music was rendered by an orchestra from Rochester, and
dainty refreshments were served by Teall. They left on a late train for
a short wedding trip, after which they will reside in Rochester.
WILSON - PHELPS
One of the prettiest of the early fall weddings took place last evening
at 6 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Mary A. Phelps of No. 423 Castle
Heights, when her only daughter, Miss Ethel May Phelps, became
the bride of James Kenneth Wilson, of the bacteriological
department of the State Experiment Station. Mr. Wilson's former home
was in Oklahoma. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Lee Buckles of
LaFayette, Ind., an uncle of the bride, who also performed the ceremony
at the time of the marriage of the bride's parents. Rev. David H.
Craver, pastor of the North Presbyterian church assisted. The bride
made a charming picture in her bridal robe of white silk and lace. She
wore a tulle veil fastened with lilies of the valley and she carried a
large bouquet of lilies of the valley. The bridesmaid was Miss Ethel
Regina Lerch, who wore pale yellow silk and carried bride roses. J.
Halbot French acted as best man. During the ceremony Miss Edna Dean
Lerch softly played appropriate wedding music. After the
congratulations a supper was served, there being about 35 guests
present. The bride's table was perfectly appointed, being centered with
bride roses and asparagus ferns. Silver candle sticks with pink hoods
were also used. Smilax and white asters were employed extensively in
the decorations about the house. The white pillars between the various
rooms were artistically wound with the smilax, as were all of the
chandeliers. Festoons of the greens draped all of the windows, making a
perfect bower of the green and white. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson left on an
evening train for a three-weeks Eastern trip. The greater part of the
time will be spent in the Catskill Mountains. On their return they will
live at the home of the bride's mother.
From Geneva Daily Times 2 October 1908
RINGER - GRIESA
Announcements have been received here of the marriage of Miss
Henrietta Griesa, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Augustus Griesa
of North Cohocton to George E. Ringer of this city. The
ceremony took place Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at the home of
the bride's parents, in the presence of about ninety guests. The young
people were attended by Miss Grace Smith of Atlanta and Daniel Day of
this city. A wedding supper was served, after which the bride and groom
left on a honeymoon trip to New York. the bride was attired in white
silk and carried an arm bouquet of roses; the bridesmaid also
wore white silk and carried carnations. After Nov. 1st, Mr. and Mrs.
Ringer will be at home at No. 9 Hofmann avenue, this city.
WEST - WHEATON
Mrs. Ida G. Wheaton and Stephen E. West were quietly
married last evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hickelton of 65
Monroe street. Rev. C. M. Sills, D. D., rector of Trinity church
performed the ceremony in the presence of only the relatives and a few
immediate friends of the families. Mr. and Mrs. West left on the Black
Diamond Express for a Western trip. On their return they will reside on
the Richardson farm north of this city.
From Geneva Daily Times 5 October 1908
SANDFORD - PULLEN
John A. Sandford and Miss Elizabeth Pullen, both of
Canandaigua, were married Saturday by Rev. J. Scott Ebersole, pastor of
the Baptist church of Canandaigua. Mr. and Mrs. Sandford are spending
part of this week with their brother, A. L. Sandford, of Maplewood
Place, west of this city.
From Geneva Daily Times 8 October 1908
WALTERS - MADDEN
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - On Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, at
St. Felix Church in this village a very pretty wedding was solemnized
when Gottleib Walters, Jr., of Shortsville, formerly of this
village, and son of Mr. and Mrs. Gottleib Walters of this village, was
united in marriage to Miss Jennie Madden, daughter of Mrs. P.
Madden of this place. The ceremony was performed in the presence of a
large number of friends, by Rev. William Byrne, assistant pastor of St.
Felix church. After the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of
the bride on Church street. The bride was gowned in white and carried a
bouquet of white carnations. She was attended by her sister, Miss
Kittie Madden, who was attired in pink. Joseph Walters, a brother of
the groom was best man. The bride's traveling dress was of dark blue
with hat to match. After a wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Walters will be at
home to their friends in Shortsville where the groom is engaged in the
wagon repairing business.
From Geneva Daily Times 14 October 1908
COURSEY - DEVANEY
A very pretty wedding took place at St. Francis DeSales church when Miss
Kathryn Devaney of West avenue became the bride of Thomas J.
Coursey of Main street. Rev. Stephen McPadden, rector of St.
Stephen's parish, performed the ceremony and read the nuptial mass. The
bride was beautifully gowned in white satin cashmere, made empire and
entraine, with Renaissance applique, and a white hat trimmed with white
ostrich plumes. She carried a white prayer book. The bridesmaid, Miss
Mary E. Toole, was becomingly gowned in blue satin cashmere, made
empire, and trimmed with creme colored lace applique. She wore a blue
hat, with blue ostrich feathers, and also carried a white prayer book.
The groom was attended by his brother, John F. Coursey, and the ushers
were Eugene Devaney and Thomas McNicholas. A reception was held at the
bride's home, 37 West avenue, from 10 to 12 o'clock, and a breakfast
was served to the immediate relatives of the bridal party. The house
was prettily decorated with smilax throughout. The bride and groom left
shortly after noon for an eastern trip. Among the out-of-town guests
were Miss Alice Gavin of Penn Yan; Miss Ada Fish, Syracuse; Mrs. Mary
Redmond and son, Frank, of Syracuse; Mrs. Thomas Welch, Phelps, and
Miss Alice Coughlin, Phelps.
From Geneva Daily Times 15 October 1908
HANLON - SHEEHAN
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - Yesterday afternoon at 5 o'clock at
St. Felix church in this village occurred a very pretty wedding, when Miss
Mamie Sheehan, second daughter of Terrance L. Sheehan and wife,
was married to James W. Hanlon, both of this village. The
ceremony was performed by Rev. Father Byrne, in the presence of a large
gathering of relatives and friends. The bride was gowned in a very
becoming dress of white organdie and carried white bride's roses. She
was attended by her sister, Miss Elizabeth Sheehan of Dansville, as
bridesmaid, who was attired in a gown of light blue mulle, and carried
a bouquet of pink roses. The groom was attended by his brother, Martin
W. Hanlon of this village. The bridal party entered the church to the
strains of the organ, which was presided over by Miss Mary Donovan. The
ushers were William T. Sheehan, a brother of the bride, and George
Greene of Canandaigua. The bride's going away gown was of light green
broadcloth, with hat to match. Immediately after the ceremony a large
reception was held at the home of the bride's parents on Kendall
street. Mr. and Mrs. Hanlon left on an evening train for an extended
western trip, and upon their return they will be at home to their
friends on Teft avenue where the groom has a home furnished.
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