Weddings of Lincoln County Pioneers                        



                                        These weddings are taken from "The Harrington Citizen" newspaper 

                       Submitted by Marge Womach, they are listed chronologically by the date they were in the newspaper.


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Dec 30, 1904

   WILLIAM CLYDE of Leew3iston and Miss RUBY HAZELTON, were married at the home of the bride's parents nine miles west of Harrington on ED HILL's ranch, Wednesday of this week, Rev. BARNHART officiating.  The young people will make their home in this vicinity.


Mar 21, 1905

   Yesterday at 2 p.m., WALTER A. GIBSON and Miss HALLIE M. KENNEDY, were united in marriage at the home of the bride's father, L. A. KENNEDY, Rev. J. A. RODGERS officiating.  Only a few immediate relatives and friends were present and witnessed the marriage of the young couple.  The wedding gifts were many and valuable, bestowed by those who had their future welfare at heart.  After the ceremony the party was escorted to the home of Mr. and Mrs. PET HURLBERT, where a sumptuous feast awaited them.  the bride and groom, after the dinner, left for Harrington and will make a tour of the principal coast cities before settling down in their future home at Moscow, Idaho, where Mr. Gibson has secured a lucrative position.  This young couple have been practically raised in this city, and have been socially associated among our young people for many years.  Among the many kind wishes and congratulations, we desire to offers ours, that their future may be one of contentment, happiness and prosperity.  Davenport Tribune


January 22, 1909

   Miss EMMA G. MULLER, formerly of Harrington, but more recently of Spokane, and Mr. STANLEY PETERSON, were united in marriage at the home of the bride, Wednesday, the 13th of January. Mr. Peterson is an industrious young man of good habits and the bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. JOHN MULLER.  It is understood that the young couple will reside on one of the (farms) belonging to the Lakin(s),  probably the one sixteen mile south of Sprague. The Citizen extends congratulations.....


Jul 19, 1912

   GEORGE R. WILSON and MAYME ADWELL were married in Portland, Oregon, on July 10th, during the Elks' Carnival.  After taking in the carnival they went on to Vancouver, and then to Seattle, where they remained during the Golden Potlach, which has been at its height this week.  Mr. and Mrs. Wilson are expected home soon and will occupy the GEO. KITT residence recently vacated by D. A. GRIBLING  The Citizen joins with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson's friends in extending congratulation and wished them a long an happy life.   (Later: they returned home Wednesday evening.)


May 16, 1913

   A Very Pretty wedding occurred at the home of Mr. and Mrs. D. M. SNYDER on Wednesday, evening, May 7th, when their daughter, Miss FLOSSIE, was given in marriage to Mr. BERT INMAN.  Only the relatives of the happy couple and a few intimate  friends were present.  They received many beautiful presents and the good wishes of the community.  Mr. and Mrs. Inman returned from Spokane Saturday and will be at home to their friends after May 20th.


May 05, 1916

   Mr. FRED L. JONSTON and Miss ERMA A. PERSHALL were married on Sunday, April 30th, the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. JAMES PERHALLl, at Telford at high noon.  Rev. W. S. LAKE of Harrington performed the ceremony.  A goodly number of relatives gathered for the occasion.  After the ceremony dinner was served.  The day was auspicious and all nature smiled on the twain at the beginning their life voyage together.  A host of friends united in hearty congratulations and best wished.  The Citizen joins in there congratulations.  Mr. and Mrs. Johnston are nicely settled in the residence formerly occupied by Mr. and Mrs. ED HILLl.


December 22, 1922

   JOSEPH E. KRIEGLER, son of JOS. KRIEGLER, manager of the Harrington Lumber company was married Dec 6th to Miss VERA M. PITCHFORD of Spokane at the home of the groom's parents in Spokane.  Rev. PRICHFORD, formerly of Odessa but now of Vera, Wn., performed the ceremony.  After a brief wedding trip to the coast they returned to Spokane for the holidays and will make their home in Harrington after the first of the year.  Young Mr. Kreiegler has been associated with his father here since his graduation from the state university last June and has already established himself as a dependable, high-class citizen.  The Citizen joins with their friends in wishing them every joy.


June 10, 1927

   J. DONALD MANN surprised his parents Sunday by bringing home with him a bride in the person of the former, Miss OLETA HARING of Lewiston, Idaho.  They were married Saturday, June 4th, by Judge Stocker at his home in Spokane, the affair being a quiet one.   James has been attending Cheney until recently but he quit Thursday of last week.  While at Cheney he was sports editor on the Normal school paper and he plans to engage ultimately in the newspaper game as a sports writer.  Mrs. Mann has attended the Lewiston Normal school but is taking work at Cheney this quarter and will finish the two year course in a few weeks.  Her parents live at Anatone, Washington and she plans to teach there this winter.  James will remain here and work with his father in the grain business this summer.


August 22, 1930

  Mr. GEORGE H. ANDERSON of Seattle and Miss ZUMA HOWARD of Lewiston, Idaho, were married at the home of the groom's sister Mrs. GEOOGE C. FURBER, on Magnolia staff, by Dr. MARVIN SANSBERRY D. D. at the First Christian Church, Seattle at high noon Sunday, August 17.  The attendants were LLOYD ANDERSON and Mrs. GEORGE C. FURBER, both of Seattle, brother and sister respectfully of the groom.  After the pretty ceremony the happy couple and party were served a wedding dinner.  Mr. and Mrs. Anderson will make their home in Seattle. The groom is the son of Mrs. ELIZABETH ANDERSON of Harrington, is a graduate of the Harrington High school, began his banking career in the Harrington State Bank, was transferred to Lewiston, Idaho and later accepted a position on one of Seattle's large banks where he is still employed.  George has many friends in and about Harrington with whom the Citizen joins in extending hearty congratulations and best wishes.


January 22, 1937

   Miss MILDRED STILES and DARRELL C. TURNER were married Monday morning at nine o'clock at the home of Rev. and Mrs. RALPH J. WEYRICK  in Spokane, Rev. Mr. WEYRICK reading the service and Mrs. Weyrick acting as second witness.  The bride wore a turquoise blue moss crepe traveling dress, black hat and black accessories.  Her corsage which was arranged around gardenias, was fashioned especially for her by a florist friend.  Miss EVA MCKINNON, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. JAMES MCKINNON of Harrington who attended the bride, wore a corsage of roses.  Immediately following the service the newlyweds left by car for a wedding trip to San Francisco and Los Angeles, California and weather permitting, other points of interest.  They expect to be absent about two weeks.  Upon their return they will establish their home at the Turner residence in the extreme northwest part of town which ahs been the home of the Turner family for a number of years.  Mr. Turner is a firm member, and manager of the Harrington Hardware Company.  The bride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. O. Stiles, pioneer residents of this district, was graduated from Blair's Business college and has been employed at the Harrington Drug store for five years where she has served the public pleasantly and well. Mr. Turner is also of pioneer parents, Mrs. Turner and the late R. GEORGE TURNER who purchased an interest in the Harrington Hardware store more than twenty-five years ago.  Darrell was graduated from the Harrington High school and Washington State College.  He assumed the management of the hardware store at the death of the his father in August 1931.   Both young people have held a prominent place among the town's younger set.  The Citizen joins their host of friends in extending all good wishes and congratulations to them.


March 17, 1939

   GEORGE WHEELDON, Monday, received a telegram from his daughter ELIZABETH, which conveyed the news that she was being married Tuesday, and a letter would follow.  Elizabeth visited her father and brothers here for three weeks, returning to Long Beach, Washington, last Friday.  Following her graduation in 1935 from the local high school, she spent a year in Ritzville, and from there went to Long Beach.    Mr. Wheeldon's new son-in-law, LORRAN WORTHINGTON, is a deputy sheriff, and also operates a truck line. The Citizen joins with the many local friends of the bride in extending wishes for happiness and congratulations to the couple.


September 15, 1939

   Miss LOIS EVELYN PHILLIPS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. HUGH PHILLIPS of Bluestem, Washington, became the bride of MARCUS OHLSON, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. BEN OHLSON of Rockford, Washington, at a quiet church wedding the the Central Christian church, Spokane, Friday, September 8.  The Rev. H. A. VANWINKLE officiating at the ring ceremony.  The couple was attended by Miss MARGARET SCHAMBRON, Dishman, Washington, school mate of the bride, and LEE OHLSON, brother of the bridegroom.  Miss Phillips was a graduate of the Davenport high school and Northwestern Business college, Spokane, and a member of Alpha Iota sorority.  Mr. Ohlson graduated from Rockford high school, and attended the State college at Pullman. After a short trip to the coast, Mr. and Mrs. Ohlson will reside at Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Mrs. Ohlson is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. JAMES GLASGOW, Medical Lake, Washington. The Citizen extends congratulations and best wishes to the couple.


September 11, 1959

   Miss LINDA WAGNER and Mr. GEORGE GREEN were married in a double ring service Saturday evening August 29, at 8:00 o'clock, in the Presbyterian church at Davenport. Rev. JOHN CHRISTIANSON officiated.  HERMAN WAGNER, father of the bride escorted her down the aisle and he and her mother gave her in marriage....

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