Miscellaneous 1900 MARRIAGE NOTICES
The Clarksburg Telegram

Compiled by Nanci Headley Kotowski

Please note- this is not a complete listing of marriage
notices that appeared in these particular papers

March 23, 1900

Elza Pratt-Emma Williams
A quiet home wedding occurred at the residence of Mr. And Mrs. Harry Riley, on Bride street, Wednesday evening at 7 o’clock.  The contracting parties were Mr. Elza E. Pratt, an employ of the B. & O. at the depot, and Miss Emma Williams, a most estimable young lady.  Rev. William Anderson performed the ceremony.

May 25, 1900

A Child Bride.
B. F. Odell and Miss Rilla Martin, of Wyatt, were married on the roadside, Sunday forenoon, by Rev. Springston.  A noteworthy feature is the fact that the bride will not be 15 years old until August 30 next.

August 10, 1900

Mr. Ezekiel C. Amos, son of Edgar W. Amos, of Marion county, and Miss Willa May Southern were married this week at the home of Miss Southern’s parents, Mr. And Mrs. George W. Southern, of Adamsville.  Miss Southern has many friends and acquaintances here and is quite a popular young lady among all who know her.

August 24, 1900

Mr. Guion Victor Barril, of Baltimore, and Miss Virginia Alexander, of this city, were married Tuesday night at the Catholic rectory by Rev. Daniel O’Connor.  Mr. Barril is a civil engineer in the employ of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad company and is a very clever and affable young gentleman.  Miss Alexander formerly lived in Winchester, Va., but has made her home with her aunt, Mrs. John B> Hart, on Chestnut street, the past two years.  She is a charming young lady and won a great number of admirers and friends during her stay here.  The marriage was a surprise to the bride’s associates and friends in the city.

A very pretty home wedding occurred at the home of Mr. And Mrs. C. H. Davis at Lost Creek, Wednesday afternoon at 4 o’clock, in which Mr. Don M. Slussar and Miss Edna E. Davis were the high contracting parties.  Rev. Mr. Burnside, of Big Isaac, and Rev. M. G. Sillman, of Lost Creek, officiated.  The groom is a prominent merchant at Big Isaac and the bride is the charming daughter of Mr. And Mrs. C. H. Davis.  Mr. And Mrs. Slussar left Thursday morning for Atlantic City.

Prof. T. Francis Kemper, a popular and efficient teacher in Salem College, and Miss Daisy Lowther, the accomplished daughter of Mr. And Mrs. T. H. Lowther, of Salem, were married Wednesday evening at the house of the bride’s parents.  Rev. W. M. Blair performed the ceremony.  Mr. And Mrs. Kemper came here and went to Atlantic City to spend their honeymoon.

September 14, 1900

Curtis Lyon-Bessie Wilkinson.
Mr. Curtis Lyon, of Doddridge county, and Miss Bessie Wilkinson, of Bridgeport, were married at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. And Mrs. J. N. Wilkinson, at 8:30 o’clock, Wednesday evening, September 5, 1900, Rev. Mr. Meredith, of Salem, officiating.  Only a few special friends were present.  Mr. Lyon is a sturdy young may in the employ of South Penn oil company.  Miss Wilkinson is an accomplished young woman and was one of Salem College’s most popular students for three years.  Mr. And Mrs. Lyon will locate at Shinnston for the present.

September 21, 1900

Edwin Maxwell, Jr., Married Again.
Edwin Maxwell, Jr., of Seattle, Wash., son of Judge Edwin Maxwell, of this city, was married recently in Seattle.  Mr. Maxwell, it will be remembered, was divorced last winter from his former wife now residing in this city.

September 28, 1900

A Pretty Church Wedding.
A verry [sic] pretty wedding was solemnized in the Catholic church, Tuesday evening at 5 o’clock.  Miss Margaret Ward, daughter of Mrs. James Ward, and Mr. Patrick Madden, B. & O. yard engineer here, where the high contracting parties.  Rt. Rev. Daniel O’Connor officiated.  The first bridesmaid was Miss Floy Hardesty, of Buckhannon.  The second was Miss Delia Dempsey.  Mr. Martin Tigue, of Grafton, acted as best man, and Thomas War, brother of the bride, was the other attendent [sic].  Guests from a distance were Miss Anna Connell, of Pittsburg [sic], Mrs. Madden, Mrs. Brew, Mrs. Moran and daughter, Mrs. William Carduff and Mrs. Jennie Flagel, of Grafton.  Mr. And Mrs. Madden left that night on No. 4 to spend their honeymoon in New York.

October 5, 1900

Mr. Herschel G. Robinson, son of Mr. And Mrs. C. D. Robinson, and Miss Allie Elliott, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. George W. Elliott, well-known and highly esteemed people of Sardis and Eagle districts, were married Wednesday.  Mr. And Mrs. Robinson left here Wednesday on a bridal trip to New York.