R.E. Pickett and Miss Lucy J. Sulsar, both of Bacon, were married Nov. 15, 1896, by Rev. William Acton, at his home in Cedron township.
Archie A. Melrose and Miss Emma Smith, both of Lincoln, were married Nov. 20, 1896, by Rev. S.V. Coe, at his home in Lincoln.
Lincoln Beacon, Dec. 3, 1896Benjamin Walters and Miss Lina Von Fange, both of Bashan, were married Nov. 29, 1896, at the German Lutheran Church south of Lincoln, Rev. John M. Hahn officiating.
Lincoln Beacon, Dec. 17, 1896On Dec. 5 Judge Schofield issued a marriage license to Milford T. Vonada of Rosette, and Miss Delphia M. Lantz of Hanover township.
Lincoln Beacon, Dec. 31, 1896M.W. Guillow and Miss Maggie Greene, both of Barnard, were married at Lincoln Dec. 9, Rev. W.D. Schermerhorn officiating.
Lincoln Beacon, Jan. 7, 1897Married -- At Lincoln, Kansas, on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1897, W.S. Sowers, of Hunter, Osborne County, and Miss Mary Deeds, of Lincoln, Probate Judge Smith officiating.
Lincoln Beacon, March 25, 1897Joseph C. Bloyd of Colbert and Miss Bertha E. Hendrickson of Lincoln, were married at Lincoln March 21, Rev. O.B. Whitaker officiating.
Lincoln Beacon, April 14, 1897Married - at the home of the bride's parents near Yorktown, this county, on Wednesday, April 7, 1897, Lewis M. Sulsar and Miss Jessie M. Pearson, Rev. Acton officiating.
Lincoln Beacon, May 20, 1897W.H. West and Miss Hattie Hickle, both of Barnard, were married May 9, at Minneapolis, Probate Judge Lott officiating.
Lincoln Beacon, May 27, 1897Married - On Wednesday, May 20, 1897, by the probate judge at his office in Lincoln, William F. Bolte and Miss Emma Strong, both of Colbert post office.
Lincoln Beacon, July 29, 1897On Monday last Probate Judge King issued marriage license to Sherman H. Morton and Miss Nora M. Skinner, both of Beverly. We understand that they were married a day or two later.
Lincoln Beacon, July 29, 1897Rayme B. Daum of Tescott and Miss Julia Florence Durell of Beverly, were married July 21, at the home of the bride's parents in Colorado township, J.H. Horry, justice of the peace, officiating.
Charles J. Walls and Miss Ella Doty were married June 30 by Probate Judge King, at Lincoln, at the home of Mrs. J.B. Walls, the grandmother of the groom.
Frank M. Jordan of Delphos and Miss Gertrude May Groesbeck of Lucas, were married June 20, at the home of William Ralston, in Pleasant township, Rev. John F. Ekey officiating.
Lincoln Beacon, Nov. 4, 1897John A. Watts of Rosette and Miss Clara Williams of Cedron, were married Oct. 21, at Cedron, Rev. W. Ketcham officiating.
Willis Kirkpartrick and Miss Nora Woody, both of Barnard, were married Oct. 25, at the home of the bride's parents, Rev. H.R. Gouldin officiating.
On Sunday, Oct. 24, at the home of R.B. Gilkison of Lincoln, George F. Fox and Mrs. Susan Smith, both of Lincoln, were married, Rev. R.H. McDade officiating. A few select friends of the contracting parties witnessed the ceremony after which all partook of a bountilful supper provded for the occasion. The groom will be 85 years of age during the present month; the bride is 60 years of age. She is the stepmother of Mrs. R.B. Gilkison.
Lincoln Beacon, Dec. 23, 1897John A. Schmidt and Miss Frankie M. Clifford, both of Beverly, were married by Rev. J.A. Woody of Lincoln, Dec. 1, at her residence.
J. William Wild and Miss Rosa Jackson, both of Barnard, were married Dec. 10, at Lincoln, Rev. J.A. Woody officiating.
George A. Yeager and Miss Ida M. Showman, both of Colbert, were married at Lincoln, Dec. 20, Probate Judge King officiating.
Lincoln Beacon, March 17, 1898Wm. Shafer and Miss Emma Jones, both of Ada, were married March 6, at Ada, Rev. H.R. Gouldin officiating.
Lincoln Beacon, April 28, 1898W.U. Hamilton and Miss Cora M. Hagadorn, both of Gaylord, Smith county, were married April 19 at Lincoln, Probate Judge King officiating.
At the home of the bride's parents near Barnard, Lincoln county, Kan, April 20, by H.C. Bradbury, minister of the gospel, John P. Hunt and Dora D. Hicks, both of Scott township, Lincoln county. John and his young bride will go to housekeeping at his old place seven miles northeast of Lincoln. May God ever add his richest blessing.
Lincoln Beacon, Aug. 4, 1898Alexander Smith and Miss Mabel Baird, both of Vesper, were married July 30, at Lincoln, Probate Judge King officiating.
Carl M. Olsen of Saxeville, Wis., and Miss M. Theodora Morgensen of Denmark, were married July 27, at the home of the bride's parents, Rev. N.P. Simonsen, pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran church, officiating.
Lincoln Beacon, Aug. 18, 1898John Stonebraker and Miss Rose Fitzwater, both of Colbert, were married Sunday, Aug. 7, by Daniel W. Stoner, at his home at Vesper.
Theodore Thaemert and Miss Erna Buerhing, both of Sylvan Grove, were married Aug. 14, at Sylvan Grove, Rev. A.F. Braenhahn officiating.
Lincoln Beacon, Jan. 12, 1899William M. Hendrickson of Lincoln and Miss Clara Mason of Bashan, were married Jan. 4, Rev. John Medcraft officiating.
E.J. Churchill of Lincoln and Mrs. Amanda Williford of Osawatomie, Kan., were married Dec. 21, 1898, at Harrisonville, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Churchill are living upon Mr. Churchill's place half a mile north of Lincoln.
At Lincoln, Jan. 10, 1899, by H.C. Bradbury, minister of the gospel, John Neel of Beverly, and Catherine S. Cline of Shady Bend. John Neel is a farmer and will take to his bride to a nice farm in Madison township, Lincoln county. May they ever be blessed with prosperity, and God's loving kindness ever rest upon them.
Lincoln Beacon, Feb. 11, 1899A.W. Thompson, of Lincoln, and Miss Emma Charlesworth, of Beloit, Kan., were married at 8 o'clock a.m., Feb. 9, 1899, at the home of the bride's parents, in Beloit, Kan., Rev. Lewis officiating. Mr. and Ms. Thompson arrived in Lincoln Tuesday evening and will make their home here. The bride is a daughter of Hon. C.W. Charlesworth of Mitchell county, and the groom is one of Lincoln's most popular merchants. We welcome these valuable additions to Lincoln's society and business circles, hoping they will abide permanently with us.
Lincoln Beacon, March 2, 1899Mike Loup and Miss Lena George, both of Bloomington, Ill., were married Feb. 21, at Lincoln, Rev. R.A. Hoffman officiating.
Lincoln Beacon, May 26, 1899Frederick S. Nicholson of Lincoln, and Miss Eva Stites, of Indiana township, were married Sunday, May 22, 1872, in Lincoln, at the home of the groom's aunt, Mrs. E.J. Biggs. Rev. W.L. Cannon officiating.
Miss Minnie Farnsworth of Portis, and Rev. John W. Manners of Lucas were united in marriage at Waldo, May 5, 1872, Rev. J.H. Lockwood, D.D., officiating. This was an occasion on which the entire wide circle of acquaintances of both bride and groom could unite in congratulations. Miss Farnsworth was once one of Lincoln county's best and most highly respected teachers, and the groom has an acknowledged high standing in the Christian ministry of northwestern Kansas.
Lincoln Beacon, June 8, 1899William G. Herman and Miss Bertha Coil, both of Dewdrop, were married June 7, at the home of the groom's parents, Rev. S.B. Lucas officiating.
Lincoln Beacon, Aug. 24, 1899Leroy E. Brooks and Sarah C. Metzger were united in marriage at 4 o'clock Aug. 11 (the bride's 20th birthday) at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. T. Metzger, near Yorktown, Rev. J.H. Browning officating. About 40 guests, relatives and friends were present to witness the ceremony, after which they partook of a delicious repast concluded with cake, ice cream, etc. They received a great many nice and costly presents. It was an enjoyable time for all, including bride and bridegroom. After refreshments they started in a shower of rice and old shoes for the home the groom had made ready in Beloit. This happy couple have the best wishes of their many friends, who wish them prosperity and success in all their undertakings through life, and who hope to be every remembered by them.
Lincoln Beacon, Oct. 19, 1899Miss Metta Clark, eldest daughter of R.B. Clark of Beverly, and Ellsworth Morton, youngest son of Noah Morton of Beverly, were united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, Rev. J.A. Woody officiating. Miss Clark is a bright and accomplished young lady and was brought up in the county. Mr. Morton is an industrious and bright young man. They will make their future home on the farm of the groom's father. About 54 guests were present. After the ceremony many congratulations were received and a big supper was given. Many handsome and useful presents were received as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Noah Morton, $50 and a silver butter knife and sugar shell; R.B. Clark, cow and calf; Vester Clark, silver butter knife and sugar shell; Lydia Clark and Meritt Powell, silver pickle castor; Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Woody, fruit bowl; Mr. and Mrs. A.S. Woody, paper holder; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Morton, silver castor; Misses Dora and Lena Morton, silver fruit dish; Grace and Bruce Woody, set of fruit dishes; Miss Olive Clark, set of silver spoons; Miss Nellie Woody, linen napkins; Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Clark, dresser set; Rev. and Mrs. J.A. Woody, enlarged picture of Rev. and Mrs. Woody; Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Scott, $1; Dr. Hultner, silver berry spoon; Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Davis, china cream pitcher and syrup pitcher; Mr. and Mrs. P.E. Perry, celery dish and vinegar bottle. Other presents were received. The bride was beautifully dressed in white silk. Mr. and Mrs. Morton left Monday morning for Omaha, Kansas City and other places.
Lincoln Beacon, Nov. 23, 1899Joseph B. Pontious and Miss Bernice C. Harris, both of Lincoln, were married Nov. 18, at the home of the bride's parents in Lincoln, Rev. W.D. Schermerhorn officiating. Bride and groom have lived here since their early childhood; in fact the bride is a native of Elkhorn township. Both are among our most highly respected and nicest young folks, universally and deservedly popular. We hope they have a long life of unalloyed happiness before them. Mr. and Mrs. Pontious have gone at once to housekeeping, occupying the dwelling near the corner of Third and Court streets lately occupied by Rev. F.E. Jones.
Lincoln Beacon, Nov. 30, 1899Drell A. Nothern and Miss Eva Berry, both of Beverly, were married Nov. 29, at the home of the bride's parents, Rev. A.E. Goodman officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Nothern start out in life saluted by the congratulations, best wishes and respects of a very wide circle of friends. Mr. Nothern came to the county when a child, and his bride was born in the home where she was married. Both merit what they have - the expectation of all who have ver met them that they will be blessed spiritually and temporally for a long lifetime. They will make their home on a farm a mile and a half south of Beverly and will always be among our best and most popular citizens. The wedding was attended by few besides the relatives of the contracting parties. After the ceremony an elaborate lunch was spread and all enjoyed the occasion as much as was possible, following so closely upon the death and burial of the bride's grandfather, Rev. J.A. Woody. Every detail had been made for the wedding, including the issuance of the invitations, before Mr. Woody's sudden and unexpected death, and upon the sensible advice of friends the wedding proceeded according to the arrangments made.
Lincoln Beacon, Dec. 8, 1899 C.W. Walters of Pleasant Valley and Miss Rosabella L. Smith of Tower Spring, were married at Lincoln, Nov. 23, 1899, Judge Gilpin officiating.
W.S. Pickett of Bayne, and Miss Alice Redlingshafer of Cedron, were married at Cedron, Nov. 30, 1899, Rev. C.H. Hartman officiating.
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