From Geneva Daily Times 10
HENRY - LARK
Miss Margaret C., youngest daughter of Hugh of No. 72
Wadsworth street, was married at 6:45 this morning at St. Francis de
Sales church to John Henry of Exchange street. The ceremony
was performed by Very Rev. Dean W. A. McDonald in the presence of the
relatives and a few friends of the young people. The bride was attended
by her cousin, Miss Emma Hart, of Exchange street, and was becomingly
attired in blue silk. She wore a white hat trimmed with plumes and
carried chrysanthemums. The bridesmaid was attired in blue silk and
wore a dark colored hat. She also carried chrysanthemums. M. J.
Kelleher was best man. After a wedding breakfast at the home of the
bride's parents, the young couple left on a brief western trip
after which they will be at home at No. 72 Wadsworth street. The bride
received many handsome gifts from her many friends.
From Geneva Daily Times 11 November 1904
THOMPSON - WARFIELD
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - This village was the scene of a pretty
home wedding last evening, when at 6 o'clock, at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. George Warfield, was solemnized the marriage of their daughter, Miss
Ruth May Warfield, and Mr. William Franklin Thompson, of
Canandaigua. Rev. E. J. Guernsey, pastor of the Methodist church at
Keeseville, performed the ceremony in the presence of a company of
seventy-five of the relatives and friends of the families.
Smilax and carnations made the home beautiful. Catherine Warfield
and Mary Conley, nieces of the bride, acted as ribbon girls and
formed an aisle with white ribbon through which the wedding party
passed. Miss Mary Warfield, sister of the bride, acted as bridesmaid,
and Mr. John Yells was groomsman. Edward Rippey, Roy Pierce and
John O'Neill of Canandaigua, and Albert Knickerbocker, Benjamin Yells
and Charles Dent of Clifton Springs, acted as ushers. At the
conclusion of the wedding supper, Mr. and Mrs. Thompson took a late
train for a brief western trip. They will be at home at 17 Chapin
Canandaigua, after December 1. Mr. Thompson is a popular young business
man of Canandaigua and his bride is beloved among a large circle here.
From Geneva Daily Times 17 November 1904
PUCKERED - GOODMAN
At the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Sawyer, at No. 348 Exchange
street, at 8 o'clock last night, took place the marriage of Margaret
Goodman and Herbert Puckered both of Oaks Corners. The
ceremony was performed in the presence of fifty friends and relatives
of the young couple, by Rev. C. E. Jewell, pastor of the Methodist
church. The parlor, in which the couple were made one, was daintily
trimmed in white and green, and the whole house was appropriately
decorated. The bride was attired in a dark blue traveling dress and
was attended by Miss Smith of Phelps. Mr. Wilson, of Phelps, was best
man. After a repast the newly-married couple left on a two weeks' trip
to western cities. They will be at home after December 1 at Oaks
Corners, where a newly furnished house is awaiting them. The groom is a
clerk in the employ of the Vandemark grocery at Oaks Corners. The bride
received many gifts from her friends who were present from Phelps,
Penfield, Waterloo, Seneca Falls, Bridgeport and Oaks Corners.
ROBERTS - WILSON
At 1 o'clock this afternoon at the parsonage of the First Baptist
church, Rev. J. B. Champion united in marriage Alvin A. Roberts, manager
of the Interurban cafe at No. 44 Castle street, and Mrs. Anna E.
Wilson of No. 196 Genesee street. Immediately after the marriage
the couple left on the east-bound Central Hudson train for a trip.
From Ontario County Journal 12 January 1883
MEAD - CHADIC
East Bloomfield Station, N. Y. - Mr. Frank Mead, of this place,
and Miss Chadic of West Bloomfield, were united in marriage
Wednesday last by Rev. A. F. Skeele. They intend to go to housekeeping
in the house vacated by Miss Tucker. May it be a happy union forever.
From Ontario County Journal 16
CLEMENTS - BATES
Emmett Clements, of Naples, and Miss Ella Bates, of
Canandaigua, came to this
city yesterday afternoon, on matrimonial intent. They put up at the
Clinton hotel, and after supper the groom expectant sallied forth and
found Policeman Hinds, who took the couple to the residence of Dr.
Sank, of the United Presbyterian church, where they were speedily made
one. It is understood that the families of the couple were ignorant of
their intention to become man and wife. Rochester
From Ontario County Journal 9 March 1883
ALLEN - SUYDAM
Dr. A. D. Allen, of Gorham village, was married to Miss
Anna D. Suydam, of Geneva, on the 14th of last month. It will be
remembered that some time ago Miss Suydam fainted while going to the
altar to wed a Chicago gentleman, and the affair created no little
excitement. Her eyes fell on Dr. Allen, who was acting as one of the
ushers, who had been somewhat devoted to her, although he had never
made known his
affection for her. The sequel to that deferred wedding occurred when
Miss Suydam married Dr. Allen, a rising physician of Gorham. The
universal wish of all who know the worthy couple is that happiness
may be theirs through life.
From Ontario County Journal 9 March 1883
BARTHOLOMEW - SEABIRD
Naples, N. Y. - A surprise wedding occurred in town on Saturday
last. Mr. Joe Bartholomew, a Michigander, but formerly a
resident here, came down
and swooped up one of our most substantial and worthy young women, Miss
Alice Seabird, daughter of Mrs. Dr. Stoddard. But a very few of
the friends were in the secret. The bridal party left for
their Michigan home on the same day.
From Geneva Daily Times 18 November 1904
McCOY - FRILLY
Harry McCoy of Fayette and Mrs. Margaret Frilly of
this city were married at the bride's home on Hoffman avenue by Rev. W.
W. Weller, pastor of First Presbyterian church, Wednesday afternoon.
After a short wedding trip they will live on High street.
HOOD - EDDY
Rushville, N. Y. - The friends
of Miss Anna Eddy were greatly surprised Wednesday
morning when she left here to join her husband at King's Park,
L. I. It has just been announced that she was married several weeks ago
to Edwin F. Hood of Penn Yan. They are both employed in a
hospital at King's Park.
From Geneva Daily Times 22 November
MURPHY - TOOLE
A pretty wedding took place at 9 o'clock this morning at St. Stephen's
Roman Catholic church, on South Main street, when Mary C., the
eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Toole, of No. 365 Castle
street, became the bride of D. F. Murphy, a popular young
business man, a member of the undertaking firm of Murphy & Allison
of No. 152 Castle street. The bridal party entered the church to the
strains of the Mendelssohn's wedding march, played by Prof. W. J.
Dousek, violinist and Miss Florence A. Dousek, organist. At the altar
rail, Rev. Father S. V. McPadden,
pastor the church, met the couple and performed the ceremony. The Ave.
Maria was rendered during the solemnization of the ceremony and as the
happy couple were leaving the edifice the wedding march from Lohengrin
was played. The bridal party was driven to the home of the bride's
parents where a wedding breakfast was served to the immediate relatives
of the couple. Mr. and Mrs. Murphy left on the east bound Central train
this afternoon for an extended visit in New York and other eastern
places. After December 1, they will be at home, temporarily, at the
home of the bride's parents. The bride's costume was elaborate,
consisting of a gown of old blue crepe de chine over silk, made
entrain, without foreign trimmings. A large blue Gainsboro hat, with
plumes was also worn. The bridesmaid, Miss Anna B. Toole, a sister of
the bride, wore a champagne colored crepe de chine over silk and a
black Gainsboro hat. John A. Murray, of No. 30 West avenue, attended
the groom. The bride received many useful gifts from her relatives and
From Geneva Daily Times 23 November 1904
STEERSMAN - HANDLE
KELLEHER - McGUIRE
The first double wedding solemnized in a Catholic church in this city
in some years took place at St. Stephen's on South Main street at 10
o'clock this morning, when
Miss Mary became the bride of John Steersman
and Miss Catherine McGuire became the bride of David
Kelleher. The ceremonies were performed by the Rev. Father
McPadden, pastor of the church, in the presence of a large gathering
of friends and relatives of the couples. Miss Handgun became Mrs.
Steadman first, the other couple acting as witnesses. The order was
then reversed. After the ceremony Father McPadden celebrated a nuptial
mass. Prof. W. J. Dousek, organist at St. Francis de Sales church,
presided at the organ. Miss Handlon was becomingly attired in a costume
of blue crepe over white silk and wore a blue hat. Miss McGuire wore
blue silk with trimmings of pearl, and a white hat. Both brides carried
white prayer books. Immediately after the mass, both couples left on
wedding tours. They will reside in this city.
CROW - DANNAHE
Two pretty weddings were solemnized at St. Frances de Sales Roman
Catholic church on Exchange street this morning. The first marriage
took place at 7:45, when Nellie, the youngest daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. James H. Dannahe, of No. 53 Wadsworth street was
wedded to John H. Crow. The ceremony was performed by Very
Rev. Dean McDonald, pastor of
the church. A nuptial mass followed. The party entered the church to
the strains of Lohengrin and were met at the altar by Father McDonald.
During the mass at the offertory, Professor Dousek sang the Ave Maria.
The bride was attended by Miss Mayme Hastings, of No. 1 Burral avenue,
and was attired in
a pretty traveling suit of dark blue. She wore a large blue hat. The
bridesmaid was attired in a costume of brown. John B. O'Brien was best
man. After the ceremony the couple were driven to the New York Central
station where they boarded an east-bound train for New York and other
eastern cities. They will be at home on Hallenbeck avenue after
FITZGERALD - CORCORAN
At 8:25 o'clock, immediately after the Crow-Dannahe nuptials, occurred
the marriage of George Fitzgerald to Miss Bridget
Corcoran. Very Rev. Dean McDonald performed the ceremony. Wedding
marches from Lohengrin and Mendelssohn
were played as the bridal party was entering and leaving the church, by
Prof. W. J. Dousek, violinist, and Miss Florence A. Dousek, organist.
The bride was attired in a traveling costume of dark blue
and wore a blue hat to match. She was attended by her sister, Miss Anna
Corcoran, who was attired in brown. Louis Stauff was best man.
Immediately after the ceremony the couple left on an eastern trip.
They will be at home after December 1 at No. 47 Exchange street.
HARRELL - PROUDFIT
A pretty home wedding will take place this evening at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. J. F. Proudfit of No. 186 Lewis street, when their
daughter, Alice M., will become the bride of Victor Harrell
of Rochester. The ceremony will be performed at 6 o'clock by Rev.
D. D. Moore. The bride will be attired in a gown of white broadcloth
over taffeta, with gold
and Battenberg trimmings. She will be attended only by her little
sister, Doris, who will act as ring bearer. Following the ceremony,
a wedding supper will be served to the guests present from Rochester,
Elmira, New York, and Syracuse. Later in the evening Mr. and Mrs.
Harrell will leave for an extended eastern trip, at the conclusion of
which they will reside in Rochester.
From Geneva Daily Times 7 December 1904
COLEMAN - KING
Henry L. Coleman and Miss Maude W. King, two
well-known young people of the city, were married this morning at 10
o'clock at the First Presbyterian manse by Rev. W. W. Weller in the
presence of a few intimate friends. Charles S.
Young acted as best man, while Miss Carrie M. Coon served as
bridesmaid. After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Coleman left on the 10:49
Lehigh Valley train for a two-weeks' eastern trip. Upon their return
they will reside for the present at the home of the groom's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C.
S. Coleman of Border City. Both of the contracting parties have been
active in social circles of the city for several years, and both
are graduates of the Geneva High school. After leaving school both
entered the employ of the Geneva Gas company, Miss King serving in the
capacity of bookkeeper and Mr. Coleman as assistant superintendent
to Edward Seybolt. At the time of the merger of the Geneva Gas company
with the Empire Coke company, Mr. Coleman became superintendent of
the Waterloo plant, while Miss King retained her position in Geneva.
The bride was the recipient of many beautiful presents.
From Geneva Daily Times 15 December 1904
CODY - LAPMAN
Flint, N. Y. - At Buffalo last night, at 7 o'clock at the home
of the bride's parents, occurred the marriage of Francis J. Cody of
Flint to Miss Minnie Lapman of Buffalo. The ceremony was
performed in the presence of a large gathering of friends and relatives
of the parties. Immediately after the ceremony the couple left for
Toronto, Can., where they
will spend a week with relatives of the groom. Upon returning here, Mr.
and Mrs. Cody will reside with his parents until spring, when they will
take up their residence on a farm near here, owned by the groom. Mr.
Cody is a member of the firm of Cody Bros., nurserymen, and is
From Geneva Daily Times 21 December 1904
SPENCER - MASSETH
Canandaigua, N. Y. - Today at noon occurred the marriage of two
well-known young Canandaiguans, Miss
Josephine Lulu Masseth and Melvin L. Spencer, both
of whom are very popular and have many friends here. The marriage
took place at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Masseth, in Philadelphia, to which city they removed from Canandaigua a
short time ago. The officiating clergyman was Rev. Harvey K. B. Agle,
of Philadelphia. Only the immediate relatives and a few intimate
were present, including the parents of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Spencer of Canandaigua; Mr. and Mrs. William F. Lewis and son of
Syracuse, Don Martin of New York and Miss Linda Snyder of Philadelphia.
a wedding trip, during which Mr. and Mrs. Spencer will visit
New York and other places, they will return to this village, where they
will be at home after January 16, at No. 17 Perry Place.
PERRY - TURNER
Shortsville, N. Y. - A quiet wedding which took place Sunday
afternoon has just been announced and greatly surprised the many
friends of both bride and groom. The contracting parties were Miss
Gertrude Turner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Augustus Turner of
Manchester, and Ralph H. Perry, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Harvey
Perry, also of that village. The ceremony was performed by H. D. Coates
From Geneva Daily Times 22 December 1904
PEARCE - BLAUVELT
Rushville, N. Y. - A quiet home wedding was solemnized this
afternoon at 1 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Esther Blauvelt, when her
eldest daughter, Miss Emma L. Blauvelt, became the bride of Charles
J. Pearce of Chicago. The bride was unattended, her gown being of
gray crepe de chine over blue silk. The ceremony was performed by Rev.
A. W. Rice of the M. E. church. Refreshments were served immediately
after the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Pearce will be in Penn Yan for a few
weeks, after which they will make their home in Chicago.
From Geneva Daily Times 24 December 1904
WELLS - KRUSE
Canandaigua, N. Y. - The announcement
has just been made that Miss Anna H. Kruse and William
W. Wells, both of this village, were married in Rochester
Wednesday. Both Mr. and Mrs. Wells have resided on the west shore
of Canandaigua Lake for a number of years, and will continue to make
their home here. Both have many friends in this vicinity.
CONKLIN - CORNING
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - Announcements have been received here
of the marriage of John Roscoe Conklin of this village and Alice
Gertrude Corning of Danvers, Mass., at that city December 22. Mr.
and Mrs. Conklin will be at home with the groom's parents in this
village after January 1. The bride is well-known here, having been a
member of the Nurses' Training class of 1905 until last fall. The groom
is one of the rural mail carriers.
From Geneva Daily Times 27 December 1904
LYNCH - AMONN
Shortsville, N. Y. - The marriage of Thomas Lynch of
Sayre and Miss Katherine Amonn of Manchester has just been
announced. The ceremony was performed by Justice Hicks of Canandaigua
on Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Lynch
are taking a wedding tour in the southern part of the state, and
will be at home to their friends after January 1 in Sayre. Mr. Lynch
is a conductor on the Lehigh.
From Ontario County Journal 4 May 1883
DOUGLASS - DALLEY
Canadice, N. Y. - Married, at the M. E.
parsonage, in Springwater, on the 22d inst., by the Rev. F. D.
Mather, William Douglass and Miss Alice Dalley, both
of Canadice. Our congratulations.
From Ontario County Journal 11 May 1883
CANCANNON - HALEY
Victor, N. Y. - At St. Patrick's Church,
Wednesday morning, the marriage of Mr. John T. Cancannon and
Miss Mary Haley was solemnized by Rev. Father Angelo Legardo.
Mr. Michael Tierney, of Rochester, was groomsman and Miss Kate McCarthy
bridesmaid. Mr. Cancannon is a popular young gentleman, at present
railroad station baggageman, and the bride is a pleasant and estimable
young lady residing at Fishers. A large number of people witnessed
the interesting ceremony. A reception was held at the bride's residence.
From Ontario County Journal 22 June 1883
HAAS - OGDEN
Richmond, N. Y. - The principal topic of interest in our
locality is the marriage of Benj. Ogden's eldest
daughter, Ella, to Mr. Henry A. Haas, of Conrad,
which took place at the residence of the bride's parents near Allen's
Hill, on Friday evening, June 19, the Rev. C. E. Furman officiating.
Besides the relatives of the family, a large circle of the bride's
young friends gathered to witness the ceremony which takes from their
midst one who, by her genuine worth, won the esteem of all who knew
her. With the many hearty wishes for her future happiness were left as
souvenirs valuable gifts, both useful and ornamental.
From Victor Herald 18 April 1891
HUGHES - BAKER
Miller's Corners, N. Y. - The wedding of Edward Hughes and
Cora Baker was had at the residence of the bride's father,
Thursday night, Rev. Connal officiated. A few hours afterward, the
newly married couple were surprised by a musical serenade.
From Victor Herald 6 June 1891
CRONK - WALLACE
As predicted in the HERALD some weeks ago, as soon as the leafy
month of June was ushered in, a wedding occurred at the Opera House
hotel. The happy parties were Mr. Abram Cronk, the gentlemanly
hostler, and Miss Mary Wallace, the efficient cook. By
courtesy of Landlord Herendeen, they were given a day off and Monday
afternoon they sought the services of Father Donnelly and were made
man and wife. Returning to the hotel, they received the hearty
congratulations of Mine Host and his family. But congratulations did
not stop here. Later in the evening a number of the guests assembled
and gave the newly wedded pair a tin horn serenade. One of the
musicians came near getting in a "Peck" of trouble. In his eagerness to
make his instrument heard he took a horn or so too much and fell about
fifteen feet, but came up smiling in time to play on the finale. The
exuberance of the party
finally wore away and quiet was restored at the usual hour, and Abe now
answers the call fr-r-ront, with more alacrity than ever.
From Victor Herald 13 June 1891
CORNFORD - TIMMERMAN
The marriage of Miss Fannie L. Timmerman to
Mr. Milton A. Cornford, took place Wednesday evening at six
o'clock at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. F.
Timmerman, as was previously announced. The Rev. C. N. Frost performed
the marriage ceremony. The bride was tastefully attired in pale blue
cheviot flannel, and wore a bouquet of white roses. Miss May Cornford
and Miss Edith Timmerman acted as ladies of honor. The parlor was
decorated with the early summer's beauties. An alcove was made in one
of the corners of the room where the marriage ceremony was performed.
the ceremony, and after having received the congratulations of
present, the happy couple sat down with their friends to partake of a
supper that had been prepared for them. With the best wishes of their
for a long and happy life, and an enjoyable honeymoon, the couple left
the 8:31 o'clock train for Rochester, N. Y., from whence they will go
east. The gifts were many and elegant as well as useful. Only the
immediate relatives, with two or three exceptions, were present,
including Mr. Eugene A. Timmerman of Rochester, N. Y., and Mr. Edward
F. Timmerman of Hartford, Ct., brothers of the bride. Mr. and Mrs. B.
F. Timmerman tender their thanks to the several friends who kindly
assisted on the occasion.
From Geneva Daily Times 5 January 1905
BREEN - FARRELL
Canandaigua, N. Y. - Yesterday in St. Mary's
church occurred the marriage of two well-known and popular members
of the congregation, Miss Agnes Farrell of this village, and
P. M. Breen of Stanley. Rev. Father Quinn of Mt. Reed, N. Y.,
a cousin of the bride, performed the ceremony. Miss Helen Farrell,
a sister of the bride, acted as bridesmaid, while the groom was
by Edward Ryan. The bride wore a handsome traveling dress of brown.
Her maid wore a gown of dark green. After the ceremony a wedding
breakfast was served at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
James Farrell, on Bristol street. The near relatives of the bride and
groom were the guests. Mr. Breen is a prosperous young farmer and
produce dealer, while his bride is one of Canandaigua's brightest, most
charming young ladies. For the past five years she has been a teacher
in the Canandaigua High school. Mr. and Mrs. Breen, after a wedding
journey to New York and other places, will reside at the home of the
groom in Stanley.
From Geneva Daily Times 14 January 1905
REDDY - REILEY
At St. Francis de Sales church at 6:30 o'clock Thursday evening took
place the marriage of Miss Alice B. Reiley of Milton street,
to Martin J. Reddy of No. 23 Center street. The ceremony was
performed in the presence of a few friends of the young people by Rev.
Father Dwyer, assistant rector. The bride was attended by Miss Winifred
Keane of Center street while M. J. Keleher attended the groom. Mr. and
Mrs. Reddy will reside with the former's mother at No. 23 Center street.
From Geneva Daily Times 20 January 1905
CHAPMAN - LEWIS
Canandaigua, N. Y. - A wedding took place yesterday at high
noon, at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Lewis of Gorham, when
their second daughter, Miss Eva Lewis was married to Frank
Chapman, also of that town. The ceremony was performed by Rev.
John McColl, of Gorham in the presence of about eighty relatives and
friends. The house was decorated with evergreens and pink and white
flowers, the color scheme being pink, white and green. The bride was
dressed in cream colored silk mull, and carried white carnations. She
was attended by her sister, Miss Florence Lewis, who wore a pretty
dress of pink silk, and carried pink carnations. The groom was attended
Norman Searles, of Lakemount, while Master Donaldson Green was dressed
as a little page and carried flowers. Fred J. Lewis and Ira Gage acted
as ushers. Miss Bertha Ottley of Seneca Castle and Albert and Rolland
Smith of Canandaigua furnished music. After the ceremony, a bountiful
wedding dinner was served. The bride received many beautiful and costly
presents. After a trip to various eastern points, Mr. and Mrs. Chapman
will be at home at Gorham.
From Geneva Daily Times 20 January 1905
BAKER - KATZMEYER
Canandaigua, N. Y. - Mrs. Matilda Katzmeyer, of Denver, Col.,
and M. H. Baker, of this village, were united in marriage
yesterday at noon at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Horace J.
Simpson, on Beeman street. Rev. J. Scott Ebersole, of the Baptist
church, performed the ceremony. The wedding was very quiet, only the
immediate relatives being present.
From Geneva Daily Times 26 January 1905
CURTIS - MUNSON
Canandaigua, N. Y. - Yesterday afternoon at four o'clock, at
the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Milton J. Munson, took place the
marriage of her daughter, Miss Grace D. Munson and E.
Carlton Curtis, both of Cheshire. The ceremony was performed by
Rev. J. Scott Ebersole, of the Baptist church, in the presence of only
immediate relatives. After the ceremony a wedding luncheon was served
and Mr. and Mrs. Curtis departed for a short trip.
From Ontario County Journal 31 August 1883
COOLEY - REED
Mr. Augustine S. Cooley and Miss Hattie C. Reed
were united in wedlock at the residence of the bride's father,
Mr. W. Allen Reed, north of this village, Wednesday evening. They
have gone east on their bridal tour, and the best wishes and hearty
congratulations of many friends follow them. Mr. Cooley is one of our
most worthy and respected young business men, and has chosen wisely and
well for his life companion.
From Ontario County Journal 28 September 1883
TUTTLE - BENNETT
A very happy and interesting social event occurred at St. John's
church, Wednesday evening in the marriage of Mr. Walter Tuttle
of Perry, N. Y., to Miss Lizzie Bennett, of Canandaigua.
The bride looked the picture of grace and loveliness as she passed up
the aisle dressed in white satin and adorned with orange blossoms, the
organ meanwhile playing the "Wedding March," under the skillful fingers
of Prof. Van Laer. The reception at the residence of the bride's
Capt. Daniel Gates, was a brilliant affair, there being many friends
and relatives of both parties present from this place and abroad, and
the costumes of the ladies were elegant in the extreme. The presents
were large in number, handsome and valuable, and the wedding feast was
under the direction of Teal, the well-known caterer of Rochester. The
bridal party left on the 8:35 train west the same evening, but will
to make Canandaigua their future home.
From Victor Herald 28 November 1891
BOWERS - SKUSE
On Friday evening of last week the usually quiet burg of East Victor
was enlivened by a vigorous, old fashioned horning in honor
of the recent marriage of Norman Bowers and Carrie Skuse,
in which all the known and unknown instruments used at such times
contributed to swell the volume of sound, which assumed such
that it was plainly heard in this village. After "Harrising" them to
hearts content, the company, consisting of men and women, gave three
for the newly married couple, three cheers for the Victor HERALD, and
departed for their homes.
From Victor Herald 23 January 1892
CHASE - FORBES
A very pleasant company of about seventy guests assembled at
the home of John McClosky Wednesday evening to witness the marriage
of Mrs. McClosky's sister, Miss Roie W. Forbes to Frank B.
Chase of Clifton Springs. The parlors were elegantly decorated
evergreens and lilies, and nearby was suspended a floral horseshoe.
at the appointed hour, the bridal party, led by Bert McClosky of
best man, and Miss Effie Ansman of Rochester, bridesmaid, entered the
and took their place beneath the horseshoe. Rev. Mr. Green performed
ceremony making the young couple man and wife. Showers of
followed from the company, and supper was soon announced, and it was a
sumptuous wedding feast indeed. After supper the party enjoyed a good
visit til train time, when the bridal party took the late train from
for a short bridal trip. On their return they will reside at Clifton
where Mr. Chase is employed by the Sanitarium Co. The presents were
and very appropriate, consisting of cash, glass and silverware, table
bed linen, furniture, etc. just what a young couple needs at this
time. Besides the friends from this town and immediate vicinity, there
present Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Phillery and Mrs. N. Stony of Clifton
Miss Estella Combs of Phelps, M. Stevens of Walworth, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Yorton and sister of Macedon, Martin Haskins and wife of
Mr. Chase is a young man of good character and habits, a good
and highly esteemed by his employers. The bride is one of our most
young ladies. Their many friends, the HERALD of course included, wish
a life full of happiness and sunshine.
From Geneva Daily Times 1 February 1905
BAUMGARTNER - FISHER
A pretty home wedding took place last evening at the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. F. E. Fisher on Lafayette avenue, when their
daughter, Martha J., was united in marriage to Frederick
Jr., a nephew of Frederick Baumgartner, the Exchange street meat
dealer. The ceremony was performed by Rev. N. B. Remick, in the
presence of forty guests, relatives and friends of the bride and groom.
Miss Lottie Baxter acted as bridesmaid and Erwin Pinkerton, a
half-brother of the bride,
as groomsman. After a brief wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Baumgartner will
reside on John street.
CHRISTENSEN - RASK
Seneca Castle, N. Y. - Christian Christensen of Stanley
and Miss Jennie Petersen Rask of Geneva were united in
by Rev. Howard Cornell, pastor of the Presbyterian church, at the
parsonage Monday afternoon.
HUMPHREY - PRITCHARD
Phelps, N. Y. - Hugh Humphrey and Miss Emma Pritchard, two
popular young people of this village, were married at the home of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Pritchard, on East Main street at 6
o'clock last evening. The wedding was a quiet affair, there being
only the immediate relatives of the bridegroom. After luncheon they
for a brief bridal tour and on their return will make their home in
Mr. Humphrey is a prosperous young farmer residing east of here.
From Geneva Daily Times 2 February 1905
BARTEL - BENDER
Miss Isa A. Bender, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry G. Bender, of
88 No. Genesee street, was united in marriage last evening to James
G. Bartel of Jersey City, N. Y. The wedding took place at the home
of the bride's parents in the presence of about forty guests. Rev. J.
B. Champion, pastor of the First Baptist church, performed the
ceremony. The bride wore a gown of white broadcloth over taffeta and
carried a bouquet of bridal
roses. Mrs. William Thomson played Mendelssohn's wedding march and
the ceremony the bride's sister, Miss Edna Bender, sang "Oh, Take Her,
But be Faithful Still." Out-of-town guests were present from Gorham,
Yan, Auburn, Newark, Frackville, Pa., and Norristown, N. J. Yesterday
chosen as the wedding day, it being the birthday of a sister of Mrs.
The bride and groom were the recipients of numerous and beautiful
presents and on Monday evening, the bride was given a "tin shower." The
couple left on the 11:55 Lehigh train last night for their future home
in Jersey City, where Mr. Bartel is employed as inspector of the Hall
Signal system on the Lehigh Valley.
TILLS - MILLERD
A pretty home wedding occurred at four o'clock yesterday afternoon at
the home of Mrs. William Klopfer, No. 243 Pulteney street, when Miss
Emily L. Millerd, sister to Mrs. Klopfer, became the bride of William
G. Tills. The wedding ceremony was performed by Rev. Dr. Sills of
Trinity church in the presence of the immediate relatives of the
contracting parties. The bride was attended by Miss Ida Tills, sister
of the groom, and Joseph Hamilton, acted as best man. The bride was
attired in a brown costume and the bridesmaid wore blue. At the close
of the marriage ceremony, a repast was served, following which Mr. and
Mrs. Tills left on the 5:50 train for a brief eastern trip. Upon their
return they will reside at No.
243 Pulteney street.
From Geneva Daily Times 3 February 1905
KINNEAR - REYNOLDS
Rushville, N. Y. - A quiet wedding, with but a few friends
present, was celebrated on South Main street in this village, at 2
o'clock Wednesday afternoon, when Miss Agnes Reynolds was
united in marriage to Mr. William R. Kinnear of Canandaigua.
The ceremony was performed by Rev. A. W. Rice. The bride was unattended
and was attired in deep blue victoria cloth, trimmed with white silk. A
wedding dinner was served immediately after the ceremony, following
which the bridal party left for Canandaigua where they will soon make
From Geneva Daily Times 4 February 1905
VAN WIE - STODDARD
Canandaigua, N. Y. - The marriage is just announced as taking
place Wednesday evening of Mrs. Anna Luella Stoddard of
Canandaigua and John A. Van Wie of Cheshire. The ceremony was
performed at the home of the bride on Pearl street, Rev. J. S.
Ebersole, of the Baptist church being the officiating clergyman. Only a
few immediate relatives were present. Mr. and Mrs. Van Wie will reside
in Cheshire at the home of the groom.
From Geneva Daily Times 16 February 1905
STATHAM - SANGER
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - One of the prettiest weddings of the
season occurred yesterday at one o'clock at the home of Mrs. Jessie
Sanger, west of this village, when her daughter, Miss Fannie Sanger
united in marriage to Arthur Statham of Weedsport. The bride
given away by her brother, Robert Sanger of St. Paul, Minn., and the
was performed by Rev. Statham of Weedsport, father of the groom,
by Rev. Hermans of this place. Miss Ruth Dewey, of Shortsville, acted
bridesmaid and Mr. Fraatz of Weedsport attended the groom. The bride
handsomely attired in an elaborate gown of white China silk, trimmed
real lace and she carried brides roses. The bridesmaid was gowned in
silk mulle and carried pink carnations. Mrs. Sanger, mother of the
wore a beautiful gown of black lace over silk. Mr. William E. Burr, of
village, played the wedding march. After the ceremony a five course
was served to the seventy-five guests. The happy couple left on an
train for New York. On their return, they will be at home in Weedsport.
were present from Weedsport, Syracuse and St. Paul, Minn. The bride and
stood beneath a bell of green, from which was showered white roses.
PIERSON - ROLF
Married at the parsonage of the First Methodist church, by the Rev. C.
E. Jewell, February 15, 1905, Elden W. Pierson of Geneva and Miss
Frances E. Rolf of Gorham.
From Geneva Daily Times 18 February 1905
BURKE - PICKETT
Canandaigua, N. Y. - Mrs. Ella Pickett of Hopewell Center and Michael
Burke of Chapinville were united in marriage by Rev. James T.
Dougherty in St. Mary's church Wednesday morning.
From Geneva Daily Times 20 February 1905
WARBURTON - DREW
The marriage of Helen Drew of Geneva and Samuel Warburton of
Manchester, England, took place Friday evening at 8 o'clock. The
ceremony was performed by Rev. N. B. Remick, of the North Presbyterian
church. The bride was tastefully attired in green silk and was attended
by her sister, Edna Drew, whose dress was yellow satin. The groom was
attended by George Clark of Geneva. The newly married couple will visit
Mr. Warburton's home in England on their wedding trip and on their
return will reside on Castle street.
From Geneva Daily Times 23 February 1905
BURNS - GANNON
This morning at 7 o'clock at St. Stephen's church on Main and
William Sts., took place the marriage of James Burns and Miss
Ellen Gannon, both of Main street, this city. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. Stephen V. McFadden. The couple will reside in this
BOYLL - BROWN
Elmer C. Boyll of Pimento, Indiana, and Miss Anna Brown of
this city, were united in marriage at 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon
at the manse of the First Presbyterian church, by Rev. W. W. Weller.
The bride and groom were attended by Harvey Brown, a brother of the
bride, and Mrs. Brown. Mr. and Mrs. Boyll left on an evening train for
Pimento where Mr. Boyll holds a position as mail carrier.
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