|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
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
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
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.