Weddings of Lincoln County Pioneers
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Lincoln County Times, December 17, 1897
"Monday of this week, Mr. CHARLES E. CAMERON and Mrs. GERTRUDE EARL, who live near Harrington, presented themselves at the ME parsonage in this city and desired to be pronounced husband and wife. A few minutes later Rev T. H. FERTIG had performed the required ceremony and the couple went their way rejoicing. They are well and favorably known in and about Harrington, where they have resided for a number of years." Submitted by Marge Womach
WEDDING AT EDWALL
The Citizen, March 30, 1900
"One of the most impressive weddings that has occurred in this vicinity took place Wednesday evening, March 21, at the home of Mr. & Mrs. CHARLES FRY near Edwall, when their eldest daughter, GERTRUDE, was united in marriage to WILLIAM R. THORP of Edwall. Promptly at 7 o’clock the young couple appeared in the parlor neatly attired where, in the presence of a number of relatives, they were pronounced husband and wife by the REV GEO. KOCH, of Edwall. Immediately following the ceremony a sumptuous wedding dinner was enjoyed by all present." Submitted by Marge Womach
"License Date: 12 March 1903, Marriage Record #49020
Groom: ERNEST H. BAUMEISTER, age 37, b. Germany, farmer, 2nd marr.; Groom's parents: FRED BAUMEISTER and CHARLOTTE ZELL
Bride: LIZZIE RUX, age 37, b. Germany, no occupation, 3rd marr.; Bride's parents: CARL RUX and MINNIE MILKE (MIELKE)" Submitted by Marge Womach.
“I Hereby Certify that on the 19th day of March in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Nine hundred and three at Larene… did join in lawful wedlock Walter F Beieler of Larene of the County of Lincoln and Cora M Teel of Larene of the County of Lincoln. In the presence of Maggie Teel and H W Teel. (Officiant) Rev John A Rodgers.” (Certificate of Marriage; Lincoln Co Auditor: U-695) “License: March 17, 1903. Groom: Walter F Beieler, age 23, of Larene, WA. Born: Pleasant Hill, MO. Farmer. Father: Fred Beieler. Mother: Mary Graham. Bride: Cora M Teel, age 23 of Larene. Born: Dayton, WA. Father: Henry W Teel. Mother: Maggie J Humphrey. Marriage Date: March 19, 1903 at Larene. Rev John A Rodgers. Witnesses: Maggie J Teel and H W Teel.” (Marriage Return, #900; Lincoln Co Auditor)
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From the Wilbur Register. William P Gray and Miss Della Wray Green were married at Spokane 10 a.m. on Christmas Day, by Rev George Giboney, at the latter’s residence. When Mr and Mrs Gray returned home that evening their joy was turned to sorrow by the information that the groom’s mother had died during the afternoon. When they left, on Saturday morning, that lady appeared to be on the safe road to recovery, but a sudden relapse soon proved fatal.” (Citizen: 1-06-1905)(Marge Womaach)
The Lincoln County Times, Davenport, WA, June 1911
Standing beneath a beautiful arch of white syringa, in a room artistically decorated in pink and white cut flowers, EMERY R. BAYLEY, of Peach, and Miss VERA ELLIOTT, of Spokane, were united in marriage Wednesday afternoon at four o'clock REV. A. J. BALDWIN, of Opportunity officiating. The ceremony was held at the home of the bride's parents in Pleasant Valley, east of Spokane, and was attended by only the immediate friends of the family. Little Miss ALICE ELLIOTT, a sister of the bride, carried the wedding ring and a beautiful bouquet of flowers, while another sister, Miss LUCILE, played the wedding march and at the conclusion of the ceremony sang a sweet solo entitled "Sweethearts". The bride was attired in a pretty dress of white and carried brides roses, while the groom wore the conventional black.
These young people are very well known to Davenport people, Mr. Bayley having
been a resident of Peach for many years at first conducting a mercantile store
there in connection with the post office, later turning this business over to
his brother, and he now owns one of the finest fruit farms in the beautiful
Peach valley. He has more recently been associated with Davenport
parties in the sale of several valuable tracts of irrigated fruit land on the
Spokane river near Miles, having an office in Spokane for several months.
Miss Elliott, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. W. ELLIOTT, was a resident of
Davenport for the last year, being a valuable member of the corps of teachers in
the local public schools..........Submitted on August 01, 2005 by Rich
OTTO WEBER & LYDIA MAIER
The Odessa Record: May 23, 1913
"OTTO WEBER, of the firm of Weber & Foos, local draymen, and Miss LYDIA MAIER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. JACOB MAIER, were married last Sunday afternoon at the German Congregational Church, the ceremony being performed by Rev J. F. REISTER, the pastor, in the presence of a large gathering of relatives and friends. The happy couple have begun housekeeping in the G. W. MILLER house on south Third street. The Record Joins with other friends in extending congratulations and best wishes." Submitted by Marge Womach
The Citizen, July 1, 1921
Miss ETTA STREYFFELER of Seattle and HARRY WENDLANDT of Waukon were quietly married at the groom’s home near Reardan on June 24th. Rev R. D. STREYFFELER performed the ceremony. The bride was beautifully attired in a white satin gown trimmed with georgette crepe. WILLAH STREYFFELER, sister of the bride, and DORA WENDLANDT, sister of the groom, were bridesmaids. ELMER WENDLANDT, brother of the groom, and WARD STREYFFELER, brother of the bride, were best men. The happy couple went to Couer d’Alene on their honeymoon and will be at their home near Reardan to receive their many friends after July 1st. Submitted by Marge Womach.
Reardan Gazette: July 05,1923
licenses for the week ending June 30th were issued by Deputy Auditor
Mrs. MARGARET SCHLICHTING to the following: SARAH ALEXANDER and BAPTISTE DICK of
Spokane; ELMER RAY HOLMAN of Hillyard and ELSIE MANSFIELD of Davenport; CLIFFORD
TAYLOR of Chelan and MAE MOONof Reardan; ARCHIE E. PUGH of Peach and BONNIE E.
KUNZ of Wilbur." Submitted by Marge Womach
lLINCOLN COUNTY NEWS
The Davenport Times-Tribune, Aug? , 1937
...A marriage license was issued in Spokane, Friday, to CARL SCHELL, age 22, of Ruff, and ELEANOR MELCHER, age 19, of Odessa.
...The engagement of Miss MARGARET WEGELE and JON KUPERS of Harrington has been announced, and the marriage will take place early in September.
...The engagement of Miss ETHEL RUX and HOWARD JOHNSON popular Wilbur young people has been announced.
...The engagement of Miss MYRTLE DICK of Cusick and ROBERT LEE of Sprague has been announced. Mr. Lee is manager of a string of motion picture theatres. Submitted by Shaun K. Young.
From the Wilbur Register. William P Gray and Miss Della Wray Green were married at Spokane 10 a.m. on Christmas Day, by Rev George Giboney, at the latter’s residence. When Mr and Mrs Gray returned home that evening their joy was turned to sorrow by the information that the groom’s mother had died during the afternoon. When they left, on Saturday morning, that lady appeared to be on the safe road to recovery, but a sudden relapse soon proved fatal.” (Citizen: 1-06-1905)
All items are typed "as is" from the newspaper, spelling errors, oddities etc. included, R. Gleaton.
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This page updated November 12,2013.