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Palmer-Kennedy

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kennedy of Gore Bay was the scene of a very pretty wedding on Wednesday Aug. 14th, 1912 when their eldest daughter Annie Edna was united in Marriage to Robert Edgar Palmer of Ice Lake.
The ceremony took place under a lovely arch of evergreen and sweet peas. Rev. G.A. Bainborough officiating. Miss Mastin played the wedding march. The bride was attended by her sister Miss Florence O. Kennedy looked very sweet and girlish in a dress of silk chiffon over silk with crystal trimmings. She wore also a beautifully embroidered veil and crown of orange blossoms and carried white sweet peas. The bridesmaids dress being silk poplin brimmed with silk fringe and crystal.
Mr. Chas. R. Palmer of Port Arthur assisted the groom.
The grooms gift to the bride was a beautiful pearl brooch, to the bridesmaid a gold pendant and to the groomsman gold cuff links.
The happy couple will make their home in Gore Bay for the present.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, August 22, 1912
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Street-McColman

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph McColman, Grimesthorpe, was the scene of a very pretty wedding on Wednesday, 4th Sept., 1912, when their daughter, Mary Jane was united in the holy bonds of wedlock to Frederick David Street, of Sudbury.
The bridal party entered the room to the strains of the wedding march played by Miss Sadie McColman, cousin of the bride. The bride, who was given away by her father, looked very graceful in a gown of duchess satin with pearl trimmings wearing a net veil caught up and crowned with orange blossoms and carrying a lovely boquet of flowers, her only jewel being a gold locket and chain. Miss May McDermid made a very attractive bridesmaid in pale blue crepe de chene, also carrying flowers.
The groom was ably assisted by Mr. Joseph McColman, brother of the bride.
After the ceremony, which was performed by the Rev. G.A. Bainborough, Gore Bay, under a beautiful arch of evergreens and flowers, the numerous guests repaired to the lawn were a sumptuous repast was served.
The gifts to the bride and groom were both numerous and costly.
The groom’s gift to the bride was over $100 in money, to the bridesmaid a gold bracelet and to the groomsman gold cuff links.
The happy couple left for their new home in Sudbury.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, September 12, 1912
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


McPhatter-Monck

On Monday, August 26th, at Cockburn Island, Mr. Daniel McPhatter of Vancouver, and Miss Edith Monck were united in holy matrimony. The wedding which was quite a quiet one took place at the home of the bride’s mother. The friends of the happy couple wish them a long life filled with all possible success and happiness. The bride and bridegroom intend making a trip to Toronto before leaving for Vancouver.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, September 12, 1912
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Hopkins—Edmonds

“Pure Spring Farm”, Silverwater, the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Edmonds was the scene of an enjoyable gathering Thursday afternoon Sept. 12th, when Elma Maud, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edmonds, was united in marriage to Mr. John D. Hopkins. The bride, who was unattended, looked very pretty in white voil. Miss Frances Edmonds, niece of the bride acted as ring bearer and Misses May Edmonds and Marjorie Cook as flower girls. The officiating minister was Rev. J. J. Fergusson B.A. of Gore Bay, the ceremony being conducted on the lawn. At its close all were hospitably entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Edmonds. The toast of the bride was proposed by Mr. Fergusson and responded to by Mr. George Cook and Mr. New. A further toast to the host was proposed by Messrs. Cook
and Fergusson responded to by Mr. Edmonds. The groom’s gift to the bride was a handsome hand bag and many substantial presents testified the……….(couldn’t read) of all.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, September 19, 1912
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Pretty Wedding

St. James Church, Brantford, was the scene of a quiet but extremely pretty wedding when the Ven. Archdeacon McKenzie united in marriage at 2 o’clock on Thursday Oct. 10th, Elizabeth Cradock, third daughter of Mrs. C.G. and the late Chas. Cradock, of Oakfield Cottage, Brantford Township, to Harry Bull, of Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island. The bride and groom were unattended with the exception of little Mabel Cradock, niece of the bride, who acted as flower girl, and certainly looked her part. None but immediate relatives were present, the only outsiders being Miss Ray, Miss Lucia Burnett and Miss Fanny Postaus of Ancaster, the latter officiating most acceptably as organist. After the ceremony the bride and groom returned to Oakfield cottage where light refreshments were served. The newly married couple left for Trenton on the 4:30 train, on a visit to the bridegroom’s parents.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, October 24, 1912
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


South Tehkumma

We are pleased to report a very pretty wedding in Manitowaning on Wednesday, the 23rd, int. when our old friend, or rather young friend and neighbour Alfrid Leeson, son of Thos. Leeson was united in marriage to Bella daughter of Peter Wiley of Wiarton. After the ceremony the young couple, accompanied by the bridesmaid Miss Lizzie Wiley, sister of the bride and the groomsman Bert Leeson, brother of the groom, returned to South Baymouth where Mr. Wiley will reside during the summer. In the evening Mr. and Mrs. Leeson entertained the young people with a dance in the hall. Over 150 friends attended; probably it would be hard to find a more respective crowd at any gathering, all points between Campbell and Manitowaning being represented. Among the friends from a distance we noticed Mr. and Mrs. Myles Young, from Big Lake, Mr. W. Vanhorn and Miss Lizzie Cooper from Mindemoya and Mr. Henry Galbraith from Campbell. The young couple intend to make their home in our midst during the future. The Recorder joins with their many friends in wishing the young couple a long, prosperous and happy trip down the steam of life.
Tory Trim
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, October 31, 1912
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Jeffkins—Willett

The home of Mrs. Willett, Gore Bay, was the scene of a very pretty wedding at three o’clock Tuesday Nov 12th, when her daughter Flora Alice May was united in marriage to William Jeffkins, of Gordon. The bride looked very neat and graceful in a gown of blue satin timed with silk embroidery and pearls and was attended by Miss Emma M. Beck who acted as bridesmaid gowned in a very dainty dress of lace embroidery. The groom was assisted by Mr. W. H. Noble, of Barrie Island. Rev. G.A. Bainborough conducted the ceremony. After the signing of the register the friends repaired to the dining room where a sumptuous repast was spread. The groom’s gift to the bride was a beautiful gold watch and chain, to the bridesmaid a gold locket and chain and to the groomsman gold cuff links. The presents to the young couple were numerous and costly.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, November 14, 1912
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Tran—McGale

Dr. Chas. Ernest Tran, of Kamsack, and Miss Louise McGale , of Cobalt, Ont., were married yesterday at four o’clock. Rev. A. Eustace Haydon performed the ceremony at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard N. Young, 120 Fourth avenue north. Mr. Young gave the bride away, and Mrs. Young was matron of honor. The bride was gowned in ivory duchess satin, and looked very charming. Mr. and Mrs. Tran left the following morning for Kamsack, where they will reside at the Phoenix.-Toronto Star
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, November 14, 1912
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Slagel—Harper

At the residence of the bride’s father by Rev. J. J. Fergusson Nov. 13th. Charles H. Slagel of Allan township to Phoeba Erratta, daughter of Walter Harper Esq. of Burpee
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, November 21, 1912
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Sheshegwaning wedding

Miss Madeline Mikwam, of Lake Woolsey, and Mr. George Wabigizig of Sheshegwaning, were united in the bonds of Holy matrimony on Nov. 18th by the Rev. A.E. Papineau S.J., at the Church at Sheshegwaning.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, November 21, 1912
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Mrs. C.E. McRae Married at Gladstone Mich.

A romance of considerable interest to the old residents of Gore Bay ended happily at Gladstone Michigan on Thursday Nov. 14th, when Mrs. C.E. McRae, who for many years resided here, and Mr. George B. Hearn, a successful merchant of Richards Landing, were married at the residence of Dr. Kee at 7 p.m.
The happy couple left for their home at Richards Landing after the ceremony, where they will reside.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, November 21, 1912
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Local News Items

Married:- Miss Flora Turner of Ice Lake to Mr. Bernard McCawill of Allan Township at Gore Bay on Wednesday Nov 13th, by the Rev. H.F. Hutton.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, November 21, 1912
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Vance—Stephenson

The home of Mr. and Mrs. John Vance of Advance, was the scene of a very quiet but interesting wedding, when their daughter Gertrude Mary was united in marriage by Rev. G.A. Bainborough to Mr. Robert J. Stephenson, from Saskatchewan.
The bride who entered the drawing room on her fathers arm, to the strains of the wedding march played by Mrs. W. Gilroy looked very dainty in a gown of lace embroidery over silk. She wore orange blossoms in her hair and carried a beautiful armful of white flowers. Miss Estella Vance in allover embroidery acted as bridesmaid and Mr. Chas. J. Vance assisted the groom.
After the ceremony Mrs. P. Donaldson sang a very appropriate piece. After which a sumptuous repast was served.
The gift of the groom to the bride was a pearl pin, to the bridesmaid a gold pin, and to the groomsman gold cuff links.
Two brothers of the bride came from the west to attend the wedding. Among the happy faces one easily distinguished those of Mr. and Mrs. John Vance, grandparents of the bride.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, December 19, 1912
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Local News Items

McDonald-Gilpin:- At Gore Bay by Rev. J. J. Fergusson B.A., Dec. 16th. William John McDonald to Mabel, daughter of Geo. Gilpin Esq. all of Campbell township.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, December 19, 1912
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Wedding at Burpee

Tuesday evening, December 24th, witnessed a large gathering of friends and relatives at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bailey, East Burpee, on the occasion of the marriage of their daughter, Nancy Margaret, to Duncan A. Harper of Sault Ste. Marie. Promptly at the hour appointed, five o’clock, the bridal party took their places under a beautiful arch prepared for the event. The bride looked exceedingly pretty in a dress of Ivory Satin and was attended by Miss Mildred Bailey, Mr. Thomas Harper supporting the groom. The ceremony was conducted by Rev. J. J. Fergusson B.A. of Gore Bay after which all did justice to an ample supper prepared by Mr. and Mrs. Bailey. Later on a reception was held at the home of Mr. Walter Harper, West Burpee, father of the groom. Among the many guests present were Mr. and Mrs. Moss Legge, Mindemoya, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Harper and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Bailey, West Burpee, Mr. and Mrs. Harper are at present visiting friends in other parts of the island and expect soon to leave for their home in Sault Ste. Marie. The desire to express their thanks for the many good wishes and value presents received.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, January 2, 1913
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Hembruff—Jewell

On Tuesday afternoon, December 24th, a quiet wedding was celebrated at the home of Capt. and Mrs. Robt. Jewell, Gore Bay, the contracting parties being their daughter Florence Pearle, to Richard Hembruff of Bidwell Tp. Many friends of the groom took the long trip from Bidwell in order to attend and friends and relatives of the bride were present from both country and town. Miss Margaret Jewell played the wedding march while the bridal party took their places under a tasteful arch. The groom was attended by Mr. John Hembruff. The bride entered, leaning on the arm of her father. She was attended by her sister, Miss Gertrude Jewell, and looked very pretty in a dress of silk embroider net. The service was conducted by Rev. J. J. Fergusson B.A. after which all set down to a table loaded with good things. The groom’s gifts to the bride and bridesmaid were handsome broaches and many other beautiful and useful gifts testified to the esteem in which Mr. and Mrs. Hembruff are held.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, January 9, 1913
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Cranston—Scott

A pretty home wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Maxwell, Brentwood, Dec. 25th, when Elizabeth Scott, Berch st., sister of the latter became the bride of William J. Cranston, Providence bay. The rev. J.W. Erwin officiating. The bride who entered the drawing room on her brothers arm, Capt. F. Scott, was beautifully gowned in embroidered marguerites over white satin with the usual bridal roses and ferns. The bride wore as ornaments a pearl pendant and bracelet, gifts of the groom. They were unattended. Miss Dora Ganley an old friend of the bride played the wedding march. The bride was made the recipient of some beautiful presents by her friends and neighbors who were a number of the guests of the day. After the wedding the guests about forty sat down to a sumptuous wedding breakfast tendered the bride by her sister, Mrs. H. H. Maxwell. Among those from a distance were Capt. and Mrs. Scott, Collingwood; Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Scott, Collingwood; and Mrs. Geo. Lamb, Findlay Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Cranston will be at home to their friends the second week in January.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, January 9, 1913
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Local News Items

Married:- At Gore Bay by Rev. J. J. Fergusson B.A., on January 29th, John D. Douglass, of Hannah, Alberta, to Martha Rozena, daughter of D. McD. Campbell Esq., of Gore Bay.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, February 6, 1913
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Willeton-Corbet

A very pretty wedding took place at Cockburn Island, at the residence of Mr. Wm. Willeton, on Thursday, January 23, when Miss Gertrude Corbet of this place and Mr. Richard Willeton, of Campbell township, were united in the holy bonds of matrimony by Elder McPhee, of the Latter Day Saints Church. The bride was most becomingly attired voile, and was attended by Mrs. Willeton, while Mr. W. Willeton supported the groom. The party sat down to a most bountiful dinner which was followed by a very enjoyable evening of singing games. We all wish Mr. and Mrs. Willeton a happy and joyful tip through life.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, February 13, 1913
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Lehman—Hanley

On Wednesday afternoon at the manse, West Toronto, the marriage of Miss Estella Hanley and Mr. Wilfrid Lehman, both of Saskatoon, was solemnized by the Rev. D.T.L. McKerroll. The bride, who was unattended looked very pretty in her wedding gown of white satin, trimmed with rhinestones. She wore the customary veil and orange blossoms. After the ceremony the happy couple left for Mitchell, Stratford and other points to spend their honeymoon, before returning to their home in Saskatoon.-Toronto Star
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, February 27, 1913
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Couden-Platt

At the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Platt a very pretty wedding was solemnized by Rev. G. Bainborough when their youngest daughter Miss Myrtle K. Platt was united in marriage to Mr. Albert R. Couden of Michigan City, Indiana.
The bride who entered the drawing room on her fathers arm looked very dress in a navy blue travelling suit with waist of white net over silk.
Among those present were the grooms mother Mrs. T. M. Couden and Aunt Mrs. Mary Couden of Michigan City.
After the signing of the register a dainty wedding breakfast was served.
The happy couple left for their home in Michigan City at 12:30.
The grooms gift to the bride was a beautiful diamond necklace.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, March 6, 1913
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Local News Items

Married, at Knox Church, Winnipeg, on Tuesday, March 4th, 1913, Miss Mary Fraser, formerly of Gore Bay and Mr. Wilmer Fawcett, of Winnipeg.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, March 6, 1913
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Local News Items

Wiber-Pound-The marriage of Mr. A. Russell Wiber and Miss Auretia V.I. Pound, both of this city, took place on Thursday Feb. 20th at the home of the brides parents. Rev. J.W. Wilkin of Victoria Methodist Church officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Wiber will reside in Calgary.-Morning Albertan, Calgary
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, March 6, 1913
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Wedding at Gordon

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Currie, Gordon, was the scene of a very pretty wedding Wednesday afternoon, April 9th, when their daughter, Mary Alice, was united in marriage to Norman Blackburn, of Little Current. The wedding march was played by Miss Ethel Johnstone during which the bride and groom took their places under the beautiful arch of evergreens ornamented with flowers. The bride who was unattended, wore a white silk dress trimmed with fringe and all over lace and carried a boquet of white flowers and ferns. Miss Maggie Currie, sister of the bride made a very pretty ringbearer. The service was conducted by Rev. J. J. Fergusson B.A., of Gore Bay, after which the guests repaired to the dining-room where they found tables beautifully arranged with flowers and laden with good things to which ample justice was done. The toast of the bride was proposed by Mr. Fergusson also one of the Manitoulin Island which was eloquently responded to by Mr. F. E. Titus. Many beautiful and useful presents testified to the esteem in which Mr. and Mrs. Blackburn are held by a wide circle of friends. Among those present were Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Titus, Gore Bay; Mr. and Mrs. James Carter, Kagawong; Mr. and Mrs. Wright, Gordon; and Mr. and Mrs. Brandow, Billings; and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Robinson, Mills.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, April 17, 1913
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Sims—Pearson

Marion, the third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Pearson, Manitowaning, was united in the holy bonds of wedlock to Mr. Albert Charles Sims, of Massey, in her parents home at 3 o’clock on Wednesday afternoon the 16th inst. The bride dressed white silk with lace overall and bridal veil trimmed with orange blossoms, entered the room on her father’s arm attended by Miss Mary Winnifred Marshall, of Little Current. The groom was attended by the bride’s brother, George Russell. The ceremony was performed under an arch of cedar trimmed with delicately colored leaves, the Rev. R. Haines officiating.
The groom’s gift to the bride was a gold pendant with amethyst and pearl settings, to the bridesmaid a gold locket and chain, to the groomsman a pair of cuff links and tie pin. After the ceremony all sat down to a dainty repast. Those present from a distance were Mr. and Mrs Tom Pearson, of Carnarvon, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Campbell, of Britainville, and Mr. John Laidley, of Little Current.
The young couple will remain town till navigation opens and will then reside in their new home at Massey. The popular young couple’s many friends wish them much joy. The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, April 24, 1913
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Locals

Perrin-Hamilton-On Wednesday April 30, 1913, at Old St. Andrew’s Church, by Rev. Robert M. Hamilton, Eva May, daughter of Mrs. Geo. R. Hamilton, to Wm. Redfield Perrin, jun., son of Mrs. Redfield Perrin, of Chicago.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, May 15, 1913
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Garbig-Hall

On Saturday 17 May the home of Mr. and Mrs. R.T. Hall Gore Bay, was the scene of a very pretty wedding when their youngest daughter, Pearl M. was united in marriage to Mr. Harry S. Garbig of Toronto, Rev. G.A. Bainborough officiated.
The bride, who entered the drawing room on her father’s arm to the strains of the wedding march played by Miss Garbig, sister of the groom looked very dainty and girlish in a gown of pale blue silk.
After the signing of the register the guests repaired to the dining room where a delightful repast was served.
The gifts to the bride were both numerous and costly.
The happy couple left for their new home in Toronto followed by every good wish from their many friends.
The groom’s gift to the bride was a beautiful gold bracelet.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, May 22, 1913
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Wedding at Ice Lake

On Wednesday, May 21st, notwithstanding a steady downpour of rain both afternoon and evening, a large number of guests assembled at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Truman Wilson, Ice Lake, to witness the marriage of their daughter, Edith Jane to Geo. Edward Dearing. It was estimated that upwards of one hundred guests took part. As the wedding march was played by Miss Jean Wilson, sister of the bride, the contracting parties took their places under a beautiful arch erected for the occasion. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Lizzie Wilson while Mr. William Dearing supported the groom. The service was conducted by Rev. J. J. Fergusson B.A. of Gore Bay after which all the guests were royally entertained at supper by Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The toast of the bride was proposed by Mr. Fergusson and responded to by Mr. J. Robinson of Ice Lake. Among the guests present from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Milton Dearing, Billings, Mr. and Mrs. Brandow, Kagawong, Mr. and Mrs. John Hall, 7th line, Gordon and Mrs. E. Nolan of Mills. Numerous and costly presents kept pouring in as guests arrived and several from Victoria, B.C. reached Gore Bay on the evening of May 20th.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, May 29, 1913
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Charlton—Ferguson

The home of Mrs. Findlay Ferguson, Honora, was the scene of a quiet wedding on Tuesday May 27th at 2 p.m. when Bessie Jane, her youngest daughter became the wife of George Russell Charlton, of North Bay formerly of Manitowaning.
The ceremony was performed by the Rev. W.E. Wilson of Little Current.
After the wedding dinner the young couple drove to Little Current, where they took the boat to Manitowaning.
We join in wishing them every happiness of life’s voyage.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, June 4, 1913
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Edmonds-Pierce

A very pretty wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. Wm. Pierce, Brimley, on Wednesday June 4th at 4 o’clock, when his daughter Ruby Alma, was united in marriage to Mr. Wilbert F. Edmonds of Manitoulin.
The bride leaning on the arm of her father, entered the parlor to the strains of Mendelssohn’s played by Miss Mary Amos, and took her place at the side of the groom under an arch of evergreens. She was prettily attired in cream pailette silk with pearl and crystal trimmings and also wore the regulation veil and carried white carnations and maidenhair fern. Her bridesmaid Miss Margaret Edmonds, of Toronto, sister of the groom, wore a dainty white, lingerie dress and carried pink carnations. The groom was supported by Mr. A.W. Guild, of Hamilton. The flower girl little Miss Verna Trevithick, carried a basket of marguerites and looked very pretty dress in pink mull.
The ceremony was performed by Rev. A. Brown, of Ailsa Craig, in the presence of a number of relatives and friends, after which Mr. Andrew Craven sang “Love’s Old Sweet Song: during the signing of the register. Then all repaired to the drawing room where luncheon was served by six young girls, friends of the bride.
The bride received a large number of costly and useful gifts. The grooms gift to the bride being a gold pin set, to the bridesmaid and organist brooches, and to the groomsman a gold tie pin. The flower girls gift being a string of pearls.
Guests were present from Toronto, Guelph, Hamilton, Norwich and Aisla Craig. Mr. and Mrs. Edmonds left for their future home, Manitoulin, on Saturday, the bride travelling in a navy whipcord suit with hat to match. Their many friends join in wishing tem a prosperous and happy life.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, June 12, 1913
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Locals

The marriage took place in Knox Church, Regina, on Wednesday June 4th, of Miss Winnifred Rachel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Burns, Gore Bay to Mr. Robt. D. Collins, of Regina, Rev. A.P. Menzies officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Collins will reside in Regina.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, July 3, 1913
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Nuptials

The Methodist Church of Little Current, on the 25th day of June at 4 o’clock in the afternoon was the scene of a very pretty wedding, when the marriage of Miss Sedaney Wedgerfield, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.L. Wedgerfield of Little Current to Rev. I.N. Hughson, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Hughson, of Manitowaning, was solemnized by Rev. Mr. McKinley in he absence of the Pastor Rev. Mr. Wilson who was detained in Toronto on account of illness.
While Miss Hazel Connell was playing the Wedding March, the bride entered the church which was very beautifully decorated, leaning on her father’s arm. A large number of relatives and friends were present which hilled the church to its utmost capacity.
The bride looked very charming in a dress of white Duchess satin trimmed with pearls and crystals and wore a long tulle veil trimmed with a wreath of orange blossoms which was carried by the bridesmaid. The bride carried a beautiful boquet of cream roses, lilies of the valley and ferns, a present from her brother Harry. Rev. Mr. Wilson also presented her with a box of handsome flowers consisting of cream and pink roses, carnations, lilies of the valley and ferns.
Miss Bertha Wedgerfield, sister of the bride was bridesmaid, Miss Marguerite Scott made a sweet little flower girl being daintly dressed in a white embroidery with white sash and ribbons.
The bridesmaid was dressed in pale blue silk messaline with an over dress of silk embroidered lace, and wore a white panama hat trimmed with white tulle and pale blue silk roses.
The groom was ably supported by his youngest brother, Mr. John S. Hughson. The grooms gifts were a handsome gold piece to the bride, a gold bracelet to the bridesmaid, a gold necklace to the flower girl, a gold jewel case to Miss Hazell Connell and a gold set of cuff links and stick pin with initials to the groomsman.
After the ceremony, the bridal party drove to the home of the brides parents where a sumptuous repast was prepared. The tables were decorated in white and adorned with a handsome wedding cake garnished with iced roses and silver leaves and an ornament of orange blossoms.
Just before the closing of the reception a very appropriate address was given by the officiating minister and another short address by Mr. Rob. Connell who made everyone feel at ease. After this a few words of heart felt appreciation from the groom were spoken in turn for the kindness that had been shown to the bride and himself by their many friends. Mr. and Mrs. Hughson left immediately for Manitowaning on the steamer Bon Ami amid the showers of confetti and congratulations, where they spent a few days visiting the grooms relatives. The bride’s travelling costume was a light brown silk poplin and white miland hat trimmed with white tulle and a white French ostrich.
The bride was a recipient of a handsome number of costly presents which displayed her popularity.
Mr. and Mrs. Hughson left on July 1st for the west taking up the work of the ministry. We wish tem a pleasant voyage to the destination and trust that the truest success may attend all their labours.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, July 10, 1913
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Brandow-Kerr

The residence of Mr. and Mrs. John Kerr on Lake Kagawong in the eastern part of Allan was the scene of a dainty wedding on July 23rd when Mr. and Mrs. Kerr’s daughter, Katharine, was united in marriage to Charles Alfred Brandow. The event was celebrated under a beautiful arch of pink roses which was especially admired by the assembled guests. The bride entered the room leaning on the arm of her father. She wore a white dress trimmed with embroidered net and lace. A veil of tulle was prettily caught with sprays of orange blossom and she carried a beautiful bouquet of white carnations. She was attended by her sister, Miss Mary Kerr, while Mr. W.R. Brandow supported the groom. The service was conducted by Rev. J. J. Fergusson B.A. of Gore Bay after which all sat down to a bounteous supper provided by Mr. and Mrs. Kerr. Numerous valuable presents testified the esteem in which Mr. and Mrs. Brandow are held and the good wishes of all. Among those present from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. J. A. McClarty, of Gore Bay, Mr. and Mrs. Wright, Gordon, Mr. and Mrs. Kerr of Mindemoya.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, July 31, 1913
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Watts-Pemberton

On Tuesday August 12th, 1913, a very pretty wedding ceremony took place on the lawn at the home of the bride’s father, Mr. A. Pemberton. The interested parties were Mr. Austin Watts of Gore Bay and Miss Florence Pemberton of Gordon. The Rev. H.F. Hutton united the happy couple under a canopy of evergreens. The bride who was given away by her father was attired in embroidered marquisette and wore a handsome carved gold bracelet, the gift of the groom. Her bridal boquet was of white roses. Her sister Miss Belle made a very charming bridesmaid and her little sister Kathleen as flower girl won the admiration of all. The groom was supported by Mr. Dinsmore of New Ontario. After the ceremony the wedding supper was served at which one hundred guests sat down to a sumptuous repast. Mr. Hutton proposed the toast of the bride to which the groom responded in a very happy manner.
Many useful and beautiful presents testify to the popularity of the happy couple.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, August 14, 1913
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Williamson-Caddel

The home of Mr. Alex C. Caddel, township of Carnarvon, was the scene of a very pretty wedding, Wednesday, August 6th, when Mr. and Mrs. Caddel’s daughter Mae, was united in Marriage to Mr. Thomas Williamson of Campbell township. The bridal party took their places in a beautiful alcove, draped with white ribbons tied back with clusters of pink roses while the wedding march was being played by Miss Flora McDonald, cousin of the bride. The bride’s dress was white, allover embroidery, veil and wreath of orange blossoms, Miss Mary Williamson, sister of the groom, took the part of bridesmaid while Mr. Joseph Ward, uncle of the bride, supported the groom. The service was conducted by Rev. J. J. Fergusson B.A. of Gore Bay after which successive tables were filled by the many guests who did ample justice to the good things provided. The toast of the bride was proposed by Mr. Fergusson and duly honoured. The many beautiful and useful presents attracted a large share of attention. The groom’s gift to the bride was a gold watch and fob, to the bridesmaid a gold pendant and to the groomsman a pair of cuff links. The bride’s going away dress was grey messaline silk, trimmed with silk net, and hat to match.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, August 14, 1913
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Wyman-Burnett

The Methodist parsonage was the scene of a very quiet wedding at 3 o’clock Wednesday afternoon July 30, 1913 when Miss Jessie F. Wyman of Kagawong was united in marriage to Mr. Percy M. Burnett of Nut Lake, Sask. By Rev. G.A. Bainborough Miss Rachel M. Buck assisted the bride.
After a few days visit on the Island the happy couple left for their new home at Nut Lake Sask.
Mrs. Burnett will be greatly missed in the church work at Kagawong. The best wishes go with her from her many friends.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, September 4, 1913
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Snow—Russell

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Russel, Tehkummah, was the scene of a very pretty wedding at noon on Wednesday, August 20th, when their second daughter Margaret dow was united in bonds of Holy matrimony to Mr. Bertam A. Snow, of Snowville. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Elwood Heaslip, Methodist minister, on the lawn in the shade of a large tree. The bride who was given away by her father looked dainty and girlish in a gown of white silk all over lace over blue silk with veil and orange blossoms and carried a boquet of roses, while the groom was supported by his brother Mr. Chester Snow. The wedding march was played by Miss Anna Tilson. A large number of guests were present among whom were Mrs. (Capt.) R.F. Pyette, Owen Sound; Mrs. (Dr.) Henderson, Toronto: Mrs. Alex Good, Woodville; and Mrs. B. Phelix, Sault Ste. Marie. The presents were numerous and useful testifying to the esteem in which the bride was held. After the signing of the register dinner was served in the dining room which was nicely decorated for the occasion. The cake was very beautiful, made by the bride’s great uncle, Andrew Foote, Fergus Ont. The bride’s going away suit was tan whipcord serge with large hat to match. In the evening a grand reception was given by the brides parents at which about sixty guests were present.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, September 11, 1913
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Hodgson—Hubbert

The community of Brittainville in Campbell township was enlivened on the afternoon of Sept. 3rd by a considerable influx of visitors, the occasion being that of the marriage of Mr. John Hodgson of Mindemoya to Rosina Isabel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Hubbert. Promptly at the hour appointed, 2 o’clock the wedding party took their places under an arch of leaves while the wedding march was being played by Miss Maria Hubbert, sister of the bride. The bride wore a dress of all over embroidery caught up with orange blossoms also. She was attended by Miss Rebecca Hubbert while Mr. Geo. Hodgson Jr. supported the groom. The service was conducted by Rev. J. J. Fergusson B.A of Gore Bay after which guests were entertained for a time with violin selections by Mr. Bracken of Elizabeth Bay (with organ accompaniment), also by selections from a phonograph belonging to Mr. William Hubbert, father of the bride. In due time all sat down to a bounteous supper served under a canopy on Mr. Hubbert’s lawn. At its close Mr. Fergusson voice the congratulations and good wishes of all which were also express very substantially in the many beautiful and useful presents that loaded the parlor table. The brides going away dress was a suit of grey tweed with hat to match.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, September 11, 1913
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Cockburn Island

On Monday forenoon at 10 o’clock the home of Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Reid was the scene of a quiet but pretty wedding when their eldest daughter Agnes Belle was united in marriage to Mr. Harry E. Powell of Sault Ste. Marie Ont.
The Rev. McKay of Thessalon conducted the ceremony in the presence of a few invited guests and relatives. Mendelssohns wedding march was played by Miss Jackson of Scotland. The bride who was given away by her father wore a gown of shadow lace and pearl embroidery over white satin over which fell an embroidered tull veil arranged with orange blossoms.
Miss Florence Reid, sister of the bride was bridesmaid in pale blue voile. The groom was supported by Mr. W.J. Lundy.
The grooms gift to bridesmaid was a gold bar pin. To the best man gold cuff links. After the ceremony dejeuner was served in the dining room.
Mr. and Mrs. Powell left amid a shower of rice for a trip to Detroit, Toronto and other eastern points. The brides going away costume was a tailored grey suit with hat to match trimmed with Bulgaria trimmings.
On their return Mr. and Mrs. Powell will reside at the Soo where Mr. Powell is shipping manager of the Soo Lumber Co.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, September 11, 1913
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Darlington—Hall

A quiet wedding was solemnized at the Parliament street Methodist parsonage when Miss Mildred May Hall, of Gore Bay, Ont. became the bride of William George Darlington, of this city, the Rev. T.G. McAteer officiating. The bride carried a beautiful bouquet of white roses. Mrs. Bain a sister of the bride, was matron of honor.—Toronto Star
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, October 9, 1913
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Thomson—Lloyd

On Wednesday, the 22nd of October, at Silverwater, Mr. Oliver Mowat Thomson (of Thomson & Lloyd Storekeeperes) and Miss Georgina Muriel Lloyd, were married, Rev. H.A. Sims officiating. The bride wore a dress of ivory satin with trimmings of satin roses, pearls and silk net and an embroidered tulle veil arranged in the new cap effect, and carried a white Prayer Book. The ceremony took place under an arch of evergreens; and Miss L. Thomson, who was wearing a two bar brooch set with pearls the gift of the groom, played a wedding march. A large company of guests afterwards partook of the wedding breakfast, and sent the bride and bridegroom off by automobile amid a shower of rice and confetti to Gore Bay, where they intended taking the Steamer Caribou for Owen Sound at which place they will spend their honeymoon.
A very large number of handsome and useful presents were received from Indianapolis, Ottawa, Toronto, Owen Sound and other places, and were much admired by the guests. Mr. and Mrs. Thomson have an unusually large circle of friends and all join in wishing them all possible happiness and prosperity.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, October 30, 1913
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Clarke—Pearson

A very quiet but interesting wedding took place at 1 o’clock Monday 27th Oct. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Pearson when their second daughter Lydia Mae became the bride of Mr. William Thomas Clarke. Rev. G.A. Bainborough officiating. The Brides dress was of white shadow lace over white silk with trimmings of embroidered silk.
Although the wedding was a quiet one the young couple received many useful and beautiful presents. The groom’s gift to the bride was a handsome silver coffee set.
The best possible wishes of the friends of the happy couple go with them as they make their new home in Sudbury.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, October 30, 1913
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Ward—Williamson

Wednesday Oct. 15th. Witnessed a large and happy gathering at the home of Mr. and Mrs. David Williamson, Mindemoya, the occasion being the marriage of their elder daughter, Mary Anne to Mr. J. A. Ward, general merchant, of Snowville, the ceremony being performed by Rev. Wm. Munro of Providence Bay. Mr. David Williamson jr. brother of the bride, supported the bridegroom, while the bride was attended by Miss Elizabeth J. McDonald, of Campbell, niece of the bridegroom.
The bride looked charming, attired in a dress of ninon de soie over white silk, while the bridesmaid was becomingly dressed in grey silk.
The bridegroom’s gift to the bride consisted of a set of furs, that to the bridesmaid a bar pin studded with amethysts, and to the best man a tie pin.
The presents brought by friends were numerous and useful. The brides travelling suit was of navy blue with hat to match
. Mr. Ward is carrying on a prosperous business at Snowville, and the well wishes of all are extended to theses happy young people for a prosperous and long life of much enjoyment.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, November 13, 1913
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Hall—Porter

The marriage of Miss Katharine Elma Porter and Mr. Andrew Hall was quietly solemnized at her home, on Wednesday morning November the 19th.
The bride was prettily gowned in pale blue satin with garniture of tiny rose buds, and wore a dainty tule shadow lace cap and carried her prayer book.
She wore the grooms gift, a handsome pearl and peridot pendant.
The assistants were Miss Jane Porter, a sister of the bride and Mr. Fred M. Bell of Meaford. The Rev. Father Pappineau performed the ceremony.
After the wedding breakfast the bride changed into a tailored blue suit and Persian Lambs furs and hat of cream Brocaded Plush. They left on the morning boat for a short trip east.
They were the recipient of many beautiful gifts among them a substantial check from the bride’s father Mr. R. J. Porter.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, November 27, 1913
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Local News Items

Married- Mr. Milton Beattie, of Gore Bay, and Miss Genevieve, daughter of Mr. Thomas J. Robinson, were united in bonds of matrimony on Wednesday November 26th, 1913, at Benton Harbor, Mich.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, December 4, 1913
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Nelles-Russell

The marriage of Isaac Frederick Nellis, of Abbotsford B.C., and Jane Russell, of Tehkummah, Ont., was quietly performed by the Rev. Mr. Pye on Wednesday, Dec. 10th at 7 p.m. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Melton J. Nelles 6172 Chester St. Vancouver B.C. The bride was becomingly gowned in pale blue satin with lace and pearl trimming and wore the grooms gift a gold bracelet.
The ceremony was witnessed by a small company of relatives and friends. They were unattended. Mr. and Mrs. Nellis left on the morning train for their future home in Abbotsford.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, December 25, 1913
*note the different spellings, Nellis, Nelles
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Gamble—Phillips

A beautiful wedding took place Tuesday Dec. 23 at 2 p.m. at the home of R.J. Gamble Walford Ont., when Rev. P. Tiller of Massey, united in marriage Miss Viola Mae Phillips only daughter of Mr. Phillips, Orillia, Ont. and Mr. Chas Alfred Gamble youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. R.J. Gamble. The bride entered the room leaning on the arm of her father beautifully gowned in pale blue satin messaline draped with exquisite shadow lace and gold bodice and gold ornaments. The young couple were unattended. The guests were all relatives of the groom, there were 36 children, grand children and great grand children of Mr. Gambles’s. Immediately following the marriage ceremony was the christening of Mr. Geo. Gambles three daughters, then all sat down to a lovely dinner.
Mr. and Mrs. Gamble left on the evening train for Orillia and other points the bride travelling in navy blue satin De Chene with long seal coat and Ermine furs and white beaver hat with white plumes. The young couple will be home to their many friends in Walford after the beginning of the new year. They al wish them a long happy and prosperous wedded life.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, January 1, 1914
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Merrylees—Greenman

A very interesting and pretty wedding was solemnized on Dec. 17th 1913, by Rev. G.A. Bainborough at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Greenman Barrie Island when their daughter Annie Maud became the wife of Mr. Joseph A. Merrylees. The bride who entered the drawing room to the stains of the wedding marc
h played by Mrs. Davidson, Gore Bay, looked very sweet and girlish in a gown of ivory satin de chene trimmed with satin roses, pearls and silk embroidery. She also wore a beautiful chiffon veil with crown of lily of the valley and carried a bunch of the same flowers. Miss Grace Greenman sister of the bride acted as bridesmaid in a dainty gown of suerene(sic) silk with smoking of pale blue silk, she also carried a boquet of flowers. Mr. Edmon L. Long assisted the groom.
The grooms gift to the bride was a handsome sable muff, to the bridesmaid a gold bracelet, to the groomsman a set of gold cuff links set with pearls.
The gifts tot eh young couple were both beautiful and numerous.
After the signing of the register a sumptuous repast was served, to the many guests, to which all did ample justice. Every good wish goes with the young couple as they enter their married life in Mr. Greenman’s old home on Barrie Island.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, January 8, 1914
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Gilpin—McDonald

A large and happy gathering took place on the evening of Dec. 17th at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John McDonald con. 14, Campbell, the occasion being the wedding of their elder daughter, Mary, to Mr. Walter W. Gilpin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Gilpin of Brittainville, the ceremony being performed by Rev. w. Munro.
The bride looked handsome, dressed in white silk net over slip of white tamoline silk. Miss Janet McDermid made a pretty flower girl: and held in her hand a boquet of apple blossoms. The bride and bridegroom were otherwise unattended.
A large variety of beautiful and useful presents were brought by the numerous assemblage of guests.
We join with others in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Gilpin a happy and prosperous voyage through life. They will reside on Mr. Gilpin’s farm adjoining Mrs. Gilpin’s old home.
The wedding march was played by Prof. Gordon who also entertained the company in the evening by selections from the gramophone. A very enjoyable evening was spent.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, January 15, 1914
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Lanktree—Kay

A pretty wedding took place at the home of Mr. John Lanktree, Brittainville, on New Year’s Eve, when Miss Annie Kay, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Kay, Government Road, Carnarvon, was united in marriage to Samuel Albert Lanktree, son of Mr. John Lanktree, Fort William, and brother of Mr. John Lanktree jr. of Brittainville.
The bride was handsomely attired in a becoming dress and looked very pretty.
Mr. and Mrs. Lanktree will reside on Mr. Lanktree’s farm near the Government Road Carnarvon. We unite with others in wishing them every happiness and prosperity.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, January 15, 1914
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Local News Items

Miss Marian Milligan, daughter of Mrs. Jas. Milligan of Gordon, and Mr. Frank Sellock, were united in the bonds of wedlock on December 31st, 1913, in All Saints Church, Edmonton Alta., by the Rev. Canon Webb. Mr. and Mrs. Sellock will reside in Edmonton. Their Manitoulin friends wish them a happy wedded life.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, January 22, 1914
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Nuptial

A very pretty wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Glanvill, Ice Lake, Wednesday, Jan. 21st, at 3 o’clock when their only daughter Mary E.B. was united in marriage to Mr. George William Burch also of Ice Lake.
The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. A. McDonald, of Gore Bay.
The bride was given away by her eldest brother, Mr. Harold Glanvill and looked very pretty in a dress of white satin with drapings of white union. The over dress was caught up at the left side with white satin roses. She wore the regulation veil in Japanese style, caught up at the side with orange blossoms. She carried a boquet of white roses and lilacs. Her only jewellery was the groom’s gift, an engraved band bracelet.
She was attended by Miss Lizzie Wilson who wore a very becoming dress of white voil with trimmings of pale blue satin. She wore a Juliet cap with wreath of pale blue satin roses, and carried white roses, she also wore the groom’s gift, a gold broach.
Mr. Alexander Burch acted as groomsman.
The young couple took their place under an arch of evergreens decorated with wreaths of white roses and white chains, while Miss Jean Wilson played the wedding march. The groom’s gift to the groomsman was a gold stick pin and to the organist a gold broach.
After the ceremony a large number of friends sat down to a sumptuous repast, prepared by the bride’s mother.
After the supper the young couple drove to their future home at Ice Lake corner where they entertained a number of their young friends to a dance. The bride danced in a dress of salmon satin palette with overdress of cream ninion and trimmings of shadow lace.
We all join in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Burch many long and happy years of wedding life.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, February 5, 1914
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Entertained at the Soo

(Sault Star)
Mr. and Mrs. S.B. English, of Little Current, who has been visiting Mrs. English’s sister, Mrs. W.A. Dedman, 134 Biggins avenue, for the past few days, left yesterday afternoon for Nesterville, where they will be given a reception and fowl supper at the home of Mr. Benton, tonight. Mr. and Mrs. English (nee Miss Mildred McGilvery) were married last Wednesday at Little Current, where they will reside after their trip East.
The members of the T.M.V. Club met at the home of Miss Lily Howlett, Biggins avenue, Friday evening and gave a linen shower to Mrs. English. The guest of honor was a former resident here, and a member of the club. During the evening dainty refreshments were served, and all present had a delightful time.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, March 5, 1914
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Local News Items

Married-Miss Ida, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Graham, of Silverwater, and Mr. Nelson Love, formerly of Providence Bay ,were united in the bonds of matrimony, at Port Arthur on Tuesday, March 24, 1914.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, April 2, 1914
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Gallagher—Rollo Nuptials

Recently in Nanaimo Mr. James Gallagher of Vancouver, and Miss Annie Grieve Rollo, of North Gabiola Island were united in matrimony, the Rev. Dr. McLennan performing the marriage ceremony. Miss Christina Wilson Rollo, sister of the bride acted as bridesmaid while Mr. Alfred McIsaac, of Vancouver, supported the groom. Mr. and Mrs. Gallagher will take up residence on Gabiola Island on their return from a brief honeymoon trip to the mainland.
Mr. Gallagher was formerly a resident of Poplar, Manitoulin Island.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, April 16, 1914
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McColeman-Cousins

(From the Sault Daily Star)
A pretty wedding was solemnized Tuesday afternoon may 11th at four o’clock, at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Cousins, 6 Dufferein Street, when their youngest daughter, Miss Pearl May, was united in marriage to Mr. Norman B. McColeman, by the Rev. H.J. Prichard The bride wore a handsome gown of crème brocaded satin and over dress of lace and bridal veil with orange blossoms, and carried a boquet of white carnations. The bride’s maid, Miss Fanny Mintie, wore a pretty gown of white embroidered silk mull and carried pink carnations. Mr. A. H. Darrou ably supported the groom. The groom’s gift to the bride was a marble mantle clock, to the bride’s maid a silver vanity purse and to the best man a pair of I.O.O.F. cuff links. In the evening a reception was held and after congratulations a wedding breakfast was served after which the evening was pleasantly spent in games and dancing. About 50 relatives and friends were present. Many useful and beautiful gifts were received testifying to the esteem in which the young couple are held. Mr. and Mrs. McColeman will reside at Regina, Sask. And their many friends wish them happiness. The out of town guests were; Mr. and Mrs. John C. McColeman, Miss Sadie McColeman and Mr. Neil McColeman of Gore Bay, and Mrs. Robert Hillick, of Pickford, Mich., and Mrs. Angus Giddin, of Hilton.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, May 21, 1914
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Manitowaning

Miss Emily Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mat McCulligh, and Mr. Herbert Beilhartz were married at the home of the bride’s parents in Bidwell at high noon on Tuesday May 5th 1914. Miss Mabel McCulligh, of Big Lake, was bridesmaid, Mr. Ruben Beilhartz of Bruce Mines, was groomsman. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. R. Haines. A large number of handsome and useful gifts were presented to the bride. The happy couple left immediately for Sault Ste. Marie where they will reside.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, May 21, 1914
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Murray-Morris

On Tuesday, June 9, at the Church of Christ, Sherbrooke St. Winnipeg, a pretty wedding was solemnized, when Miss Gertrude Helen Morris, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Morris, of Winnipeg, became the wife of Mr. Robert J.C. Murray, of Toronto, Mr. W.F. Neal (evangelist), conducted the ceremony. The bride looked charming in a beautiful gown of ivory silk brocaded crepe, with bridal veil and carried a bouquet of white roses lilies of the valley.
The groom’s gift to the bride was a beautiful gold brooch set with pearls and an amethyst. The mother of the groom was attired in black satin de chene, and the bride’s mother looked very becoming in a gray silk gown, while the sister of the bride was tastefully dressed in pink ninon with tunic of shadow lace and lace hat.
After the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents 1000 Banning street. A large number of useful presents testified to the high esteem in which the young people are held. Mr. and Mrs. Murray left Winnipeg on an extended trip, after which they will take up their residence in Toronto.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, June 25, 1914
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Wismer-Irwin

Rev. H.A. Graham, of Wellington Street Methodist Church, London, officiated at a quiet wedding on Saturday afternoon, June 27th, when Mrs. Lillian B. Irwin was wedded to Dr. Harold S. Wismer, M.D. The ceremony was performed at the residence of the bride’s brother, Mr. A. Templar of 51 Beaconsfield Avenue, South London. Dr. and Mrs. Wismer left in the afternoon for Buchanan, Sask., where Dr. Wismer has practiced for some time.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, July 16, 1914
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Pattison-Pipher

A very pretty wedding took place at the Manse on Wednesday July 15th, when Miss Dorothy E. Pipher, of Mindemoya was united to Mr. Delbert A. Pattison of Providence Bay, the ceremony being performed by the Rev. J. A. McDonald B.A.
The young bride looked very sweet in a gown of white embroidered mull. The young couple were assisted by Miss Lily L. Pattison, sister of the groom, and Mr. George A. Reed, both of Providence Bay. The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Pattison united in wishing them very much happiness.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, July 23, 1914
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Chatwell-Coultis

A quiet but pretty wedding was solemnized at Providence Bay on July 1st, when Mr. Henry Chatwell and Miss Mabel G. Coultis, both of the Township of Tehkummah, were united in matrimony, the ceremony being performed by Rev. W. Munro.
The bridegroom was supported by his brother Mr. Frank Chatwell, and the bride was assisted by her sister Miss Vera Coultis. Only a few immediate friends were present. The bride looked handsome, dressed in drab trimmed with silk, and overlace and rosettes, and the bridesmaid was becomingly attired in mauve silk trimmed with lace.
We join with others in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Chatwell many happy days of wedded bliss.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, July 23, 1914
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Hubbert-Turnbull

A quiet and pretty wedding took place at Providence Bay on Wednesday August 5th. Miss Mary J. Turnbull, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Turnbull became the wife of Mr. Frank L. Hubbert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. P. Hubbert, of Brittainville, the ceremony being performed by Rev. Wm. Munro. Only a few of the nearest relatives were present. The bridegroom was supported by his brother, Mr. John Hubbert, of Tehkummah, and the bride was attended by her sister, Miss Flora Elizabeth Turnbull, of Snowville, and looked pretty attired in a tan brocaded dress, the bridesmaid being dressed in blue silk.
Among the presents was a gold locket from the best man to the bridegroom and a brooch to the bride. We join with others in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Hubbert a large measure of happiness and prosperity and many days on life’s journey together.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, August 20, 1914
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McDermid-Pifer

On Wednesday afternoon, August the 12th, the home of Mr. Thomas Pifer of Long Bay was the scene of a very pretty wedding, when Miss Minnie Pifer was united in marriage to Mr. Norman McDermid of Providence Bay.
At three o’clock Miss Bessie Jaffray seated herself at the piano and played the wedding March, while the young couple took their places beneath an evergreen arch. Rev. J. A. McDonald, B.A., of Gore Bay, officiated, and in a very impressive service made the happy couple one.
After the service Mr. and Mrs. McDermid received the congratulations of the numerous relations and friends who were gathered from Gore Bay, Long Bay, Providence Bay and all intermediate parts.
A sumptious repast was then served upon the lawn, and was enjoyed by all. The good wishes of the company were extended to Mr. and Mrs. McDermid by the Rev. McDonald and Gooding.
The bride was attired in cream silk trimmed with rich cream lace and wore the wedding veil and orange blossoms. Miss Mary Williton made a sweet little flower girl. The large collection of handsome presents testified to the high esteem in which the young couple are held. All their friends united in wishing them a bright and prosperous future. A large reception was held on Wednesday evening.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, August 20, 1914
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White—Johnston

A very pretty wedding was celebrated at five o’clock on Wednesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R.J. Armstrong, 214 29th Street, Saskatoon, when Mrs. Armstrong’s sister, Miss Alice Johnston became the bride of Elwin George White of this city. The bridal couple stood under an arch of old English ivy and roses. In the drawing room were mauve asters and fern, and in the dining room were snapdragons and carnations. Mrs. I. Johnston, gowned in yellow stain, played the wedding march. The bride was given away by Mr. Armstrong. The ceremony was performed by Rev. B.W. Pullinger. The bride was costumed in ivory satin trimmed with point lace and rosebuds. She carried a bouquet of carnations, valley lilies and maidenhair fern. Her only ornament was a pearl pendant, the gift of the groom. Her neice, little Entryen White, of Prince Albert, frocked in pink silk, was the flower girl. After the ceremony, a tasty buffet luncheon was served. During the singing of the register and luncheon, L.A.R. Gustin played pleasing piano selections. Mrs. R.J. Armstrong, the bride’s sister, was dress in carnary satin with overdress of Paris lace. Miss Myrtle Johnston was dressed in bronze satin with chiffon. Mrs. Frank White, of Prince Albert, wore black brocaded gabardine. Miss Cora Armstrong, dressed in pink charmeuse, made a pretty little door attendant. Many gifts were received by the bride. The newly married couple will be at home to their friends after September 1, in their new home, 837 Avenue C. North, Saskatoon.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, August 27, 1914
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Local News Items

Married:- Malcolm Alex Turner and Florence Olga Kennedy were united in the bonds of matrimony on August 19th, 1914, at Gore Bay, by the reverend Geo. A. Bainborough
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, August 27, 1914
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Local News Items

Married:- At Gore Bay on Sept. 1st, 1914, James Albert Fisher and Alice May Steele were united in the bonds of matrimony by Rev. Geo. Bainborough.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, September 10, 1914
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Battye—Williams

The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, September 24, 1914
(Can’t read enough…too much missing )
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Marriage

On Wednesday, the 18th of November, 1914, at the home of the bride's father, Miss Ida Sophronia Harper, daughter of Thomas Harper, to Henry Pidgen, son of William Pidgen, both of Burpee Township, were married by the Rev. J. A. McDonald B.A. of Gore Bay.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, Nov. 26th, 1914
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Marriages

McArthur-Bailey, at the home of the brides parents, in Burpee, on Wednesday February 3rd, 1915, Evelyn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. C. Bailey, and Mr. Delbert Dougal McArthur, were united in the bonds of matrimony, by Rev. John A. McDonald, of Gore Bay.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, February 11, 1915
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Cathcart-Johnson, at Kagawong, on the 12th day of January 1915, Miss Annie M. Johnson, of Billings Township, and Mr. William M. Cathcart, of Howland Township, were united in the bonds of matrimony by Rev. John A. McDonald, of Gore Bay.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, February 11, 1915
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Marriages

Morrison-Matheson: Silas Edward Morrison, of Meldrum Bay, and Muriel Matheson, of Elizabeth Bay, were married at The Manse, Gore Bay, on Wednesday March 24th 1915, by Rev. John A. MacDonald
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, April 1, 1915
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Marriages

Wright-Bowser: Walter John Wright and Sarah Elizabeth Bowser, of Mills Township, were married on Wednesday, March 24th 1915, at the home of the Bride’s parents, by Rev. Harold F. Hutton.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, April 1, 1915
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Bailey-Campbell

At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Campbell of the Seventh Line, Gordon, Miss Katie Campbell their eldest daughter was united in marriage to Mr. James Harrold Bailey of Evansville, on Wednesday afternoon March 31st by the Rev. J. A. McDonald B. A. There were a large number of guests present. The bride looked charming dressed in white. Presents were numerous and costly. A very happy time was spent both afternoon and evening.
All joined in wishing the young couple a very happy married life.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, April 8, 1915
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Carleton—Thompson—At the home of the brides father, Thomas Henry Thompson, Advance P.O. Allan Township on Wednesday, May 5th, 1915. Matilda Thompson was married to Lawrence James Carleton both of Advance, by the Rev. J. A. MacDonald B. A. Only immediate relatives were present. Mr. Carleton has purchased the farm of Mr. Vance Sr. where they will reside.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, May 13, 1915
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Wilson-Beck—On Tuesday, Mary 4th, a pretty wedding was consummated at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Beck of Gordon Township, when their daughter Edna Grace was united to Harvey John Wilson of the same Township. After the ceremony which was conducted by Rev. G. A. Bainborough and which was witnessed by numerous friends from the surrounding country, a banquet was partaken of to which the guests did ample justice. Many presents useful and beautiful were displayed and bore witness to the esteem in which the wedded pair are held. Among these were a few cheques. The groom’s present to the bride was a gold brooch; to the bridesmaid Miss Emma May Beck, the bride’s sister, a bar pin and to the groomsman, Mr. Truman Wilson, gold cuff links. The bride was handsomely attired in cream embroidered net over silk with trimmings of cream satin. A lovely embroidered veil decked with orange blossoms surmounted the whole. A boquet of pink and white American Beauty Roses was carried by the bride. The bridesmaid was gowned in embroidered net with overskirt and girdle of pink silk, the waist trimmed with pink roses. She also carried a boquet of American Beauty Roses.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, May 13, 1915
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Local News

Matheson-Bailey;-Mrs. Bella Bailey and Mr. Allen Matheson, of Burpee, were united in the bonds of matrimony, at the home of the bride, Gore Bay, on Wednesday, May 12th 1915 by Rev. J. A. McDonald.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, May 20, 1915
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Fraser-Harper

A pretty house wedding was celebrated at the home of Mr. Walter Harper, Burpee Township, on June 2nd, when his daughter Janet Cameron was married to Mr. Randolph Fraser of Billings Township. The bride looked charming dress in white with bridal veil. She was assisted by her sister Annie Ida. Many useful and valuable presents were given. Among the many guests were Mr. and Mrs. Titus, Mrs. Jaffray Sr., the Misses Jaffray, Mr. Robt. Jaffray and Mr. and Mrs. I. Johnson of Gore Bay.
The wedding service was conducted by the Rev. J. A. MacDonald B. A. The young couple will live in Billings Township. Many friends join in wishing them a long and happy wedded life.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, June 10, 1915
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Cannard-Thomson

The home of Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Thomson, Big Lake, was the scene of a very pretty wedding on Wednesday June 2nd, when their only daughter Mary R. was united in matrimony to Mr. John Cannard of Rockville.
The ceremony was conducted by the Rev. Mr. Munroe and took place in the orchard under the overspreading boughs of a huge apple tree laden with bloom under which was erected an arch of evergreen and geranium.
Promptly at the stroke of noon the bride who was unattended was given away by her eldest brother, O.N. Thomson, took her place by the side of the groom, to the strains of Mendellsohn’s wedding march.
The bride looked very sweet and girlish in a frock of ivory messaline silk with drapings of tulle and a tootier overskirt of accordion pleated ninon weighted with palest blue ribbon velvet, clusters of forget-me-nots trimmed the dress and tulle veil, which was arranged in cap effect. She also wore the groom’s gift a gold locket and chain. After the ceremony the wedding party and guests numbering about sixty sat down to a bountiful repast served at long tables in the orchard by young ladies of the community, girlhood friends of the bride.
About four o’clock in the afternoon the happy couple left for their home in Rockville, going on to Sheguiandah the following day to take the steamer Germanic for Owen Sound at which place the honeymoon will be spent.
The bride’s travelling suit was of dark brown serge with small black ostrich trimmed hat. On their return Mr. and Mrs. Cannard will reside in Rockville where a reception will be held in their honor by the mother of the groom.
Many beautiful presents were received by the young couple, accompanied by all possible good wishes.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, June 10, 1915
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Local News

Married:-In Gordon Township on Wednesday June 9th 1915, at the home of the bride, Ethelda Wismer and Niels Hansen were united in the bonds of matrimony by Rev. John A. MacDonald of Gore Bay.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, June 17, 1915
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Croswell-Thompson

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Thompson, Billings, was the scene of a very pretty wedding on Wednesday June 16th, when their only daughter, Grace Irene, was united in matrimony to Mr. F. C. Crosswell of Edna Ave., Toronto.
The ceremony was conducted by the Rev. J. A. MacDonald B. A. of Gore Bay., under an arch of evergreens and roses at 3:15 p.m. The bride was unattended and was given away by her father.
The brides dress was of cream duchess satin, and silk all over embroidered net, trimmed with tulle, and brilliant butterflies. The brides travelling suit was of blue serge with panama hat.
After the ceremony a dainty tea was served by the bride’s mother, the table being tastefully decorated with marguerites, and ferns.
The young couple left on Thursday morning for the Muskoka Lakes to spend a short honeymoon, after which they will reside at 19 Talbot St. Toronto.
Their many friends wish them a long and happy married life.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, June 24, 1915
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Ainslee-Armstrong

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Armstrong, Sheguiandah, was the scene of a pretty wedding on June 8th, when their daughter Miss Mary Kezia was united in Matrimony to Mr. Edward Ainslee, of Elizabeth Bay, the ceremony being conducted by Rev. W. Munro, of Providence Bay.
The bride looked charming and was becomingly attired for the occasion and supported by her sister, Miss Edna Vie.
The bridegroom was supported by his brother Mr. Harold Ainslee.
Mrs. Ainslee was for several years a popular teacher on the Manitoulin and many friends will wish Mr. and Mrs. Ainslee many years of happy wedded life.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, July 1, 1915
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Runnalls—Stocks

One of the prettiest weddings of the season took place on Wednesday afternoon in Gore Bay at the home of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Stocks when Emily Elizabeth their eldest daughter was united in marriage to Mr. Nelson Arthur Runnalls Barrie Island. The ceremony was performed by the bride’s uncle Rev. A. Philip Brace B. D. of Toronto , assisted by Rev. R. G. Halbert, of Gore Bay. Mr. Robert Stocks of Toronto, acted as groomsman, while the bride was attended by her sister Miss Mina Stocks. At the appointed hour the bride who was charmingly attired in ivory duchess satin under net with pearl trimming was led to the altar in the wedding bower on the arm of her father. She carried a shower boquet of white roses. The bridesmaid carried a shower boquet of pink roses and was attractive gowned in silver grey silk touched with pink velvet. The bride’s mother was gowned in blue brocaded silk with pearl trimming and over net. Little Miss Edith Dreyer made a very sweet flower girl, while Master Douglas Brace acted as page of honor. Miss Clara Runnalls played the wedding march as the party assembled at the altar.
A large number of guests, relatives and close friends of the families gathered from far and near. From many distant points beautiful tokens evidenced the popularity of the contracting couple. After the sumptuous dejeuner the happy couple left in their automobile for Little Current where they intend taking the boat for eastern points. Besides the happy wishes expressed in the toasts at their departure, hosts of friends where the bride has taught and with whom they have associated in temperance work follow them with the very best wishes. On their return the happy couple will reside at “Golden Brook Farm”, Barrie Island. A very pretty feature of the wedding was the evergreen bower with wedding bell and altar in a corner of the verandah where the ceremony was performed, and the decoration scheme of daisies and ferns. The groom’s gift to the bride was a pearl necklace, to the bridesmaid a gold broach and appropriate gifts to the others assisting.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, July 22, 1915
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Montgomery—Mervyn

A pretty event took place on Tuesday afternoon July 20th at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. H. Mervyn, Barrie Island, when their daughter Jennie was united in marriage to Joseph Montgomery son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Montgomery of Ice Lake, by the Rev. R. G. Halbert B. A. The bride entered the drawing room about three o’clock on the arm of her father and took her place under a beautiful arch of roses to the strains of Mendelshons Wedding March rendered by Miss Mina Noble. The young couple were unattended while little Ella Mervyn sister of the bride made a very pretty ring bearer. The wedding repast was afterwards served. The young couple will take up their residence on the north shore accompanied by the good wishes of their many friends.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, July 22, 1915
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Blackie—Caddel

On Jun 30th at 8:30 a.m. the first marriage held in the new Presbyterian Church in Carnarvon, was solemnized, when Mr. Wilmont Blackie, second son of Mr. and Mrs. John Blackie Carnarvon and Miss Amy Caddel, third daughter of Mr. Peter Caddel, Carnarvon, were united in the bonds of matrimony, Rev. Wm. Munro officiating.
The bride was prettily attired in white embroidered voile, and was supported by her sister, Miss Isabel, who was also neatly dressed in white flocconne. The bride’s travelling suit was of blue serge with panama hat. After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Blackie drove to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Caddel, thence to Gore Bay, taking the boat for southern Ontario. They will make their residence at lot 3 con 5 Carnarvon, the beautiful home of the bridegroom, where their many friends will wish them a long and happy wedded life.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, July 22, 1915
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Young---Ashley

(too late for last issue)
A very pretty wedding took place on Wednesday afternoon when Digby M. Young and Miss Helena Ashley were united in marriage. The ceremony was performed by Rev. O. O. Simpson in Holy Trinity Church, Little Current.
The bride was gowned in grey taffeta and carried a beautiful shower of lilly of the valley. She was given away by her brother Mr. J. Ashley and was attended by Miss Ethel, youngest sister of the groom, who wore white silk crepe and carried a lovely shower of pink sweet peas and maiden hair. Mr. James Ashley of Honora was best man. The groom’s gift to the bride was a diamond ring. After the toasts and congratulations the newly wedded pair left for Sudbury. They returned next day to the home of the bride’s parents where a sumptuous repast was awaiting them. They will take up their residence at Big Lake.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, August 5, 1915
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Powley-Case

On Monday, July 26th, the home of Mr. Robert Sim, Assiginack, was the scene of a happy event when Miss Margaret J. Case, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Case of Assiginack was united in the bonds of matrimony to Mr. John Powley of Island Lake, near Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Rev. Wm. Munro officiating.
The bride was prettily attired, and looked charming and girlish, and was attended by Miss Mary E. McKechnie of Assiginack. The bridegroom was supported by Mr. J. J. Overfield of the same place.
Mr. and Mrs. Powley left in the afternoon for Manitowaning where they took the boat. They will reside at Island Lake where Mr. Powley is engaged in the saw mill business.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, August 12, 1915
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Duxbury—Martin

On August 13th at Providence Bay, the nuptial knot was tied united Mr. Alfred E. Duxbury and Miss Nena V. Martin both of the Township of Tehkummah in the bonds of Matrimony. The bride looked young and charming, and was supported by Miss Mae Duxbury, sister of the bridegroom, while the bridegroom was attended by the bride’s brother, Mr. Clarence E. Martin.
We join with others in wishing this every youthful couple a pleasant, long and happy voyage through life. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Wm. Munro, of Providence Bay.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, September 9, 1915
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Hall—Jaggard

On Sept. 1st, at Providence Bay, the marriage of Mr. J. E. Hall and Mrs. W. A. Jaggard was solemnized, Rev. Wm. Munro officiating.
The bridegroom was supported by Mr. W. R. Leask, of Tehkummah, brother of the bride, and the bride was attended by Miss Mary A. Duxbury, of Providence Bay.
The contracting parties both reside in the Township of Tehkummah.
We united with others in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Hall many happy days and every success in life.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, September 16, 1915
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Phillips—Lowe

The home of Mrs. Fell, 206 Brunswick Ave, Toronto was the scene of a quiet but pretty wedding, when on Friday evening, Sept. 24th, Mr. John R. Phillips of Manitowaning, was married to Miss Edith Annie Lowe of Bolsovar, Ont., Rev. J.C. Cochrane, of Queen Street Methodist Church officiating. After the ceremony the guests sat down to a sumptuous wedding dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Phillips will spend a fortnight visiting in Toronto and vicinity before returning to their Island home.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, September 30, 1915
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Newburn—Graham

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Graham, Kagawong, was the scene of a very pretty wedding on Wednesday afternoon, September 22nd., when their daughter, Olive Annie and Mr. James Newburn were united in the bonds of matrimony by Rev. H. F. Hutton of Sheguiandah.
While Miss Rae Buck played the wedding march, the bridal party took their places under an arch of evergreens and flowers on the verandah. The bride who was unattended, was given away by her father and wore a charming gown of ivory duchess satin with overdress of silk embroidery trimmed with sky rose bud rushing and satin ribbon, and tulle veil crowned with orange blossoms. She carried a shower of roses and Lily of the Valley. Little Ilene, sister of the bride and Thelma Hunt, niece of the bride were ring bearers.
The many useful and beautiful presents was an evidence of the popularity of the young couple. A reception was held in the evening when a large number of friends were present. The Kagawong Brass Band gave a few selections during the evening. Their friends wish the young couple a long and happy future.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, September 30, 1915
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Breach of Promise Claim

Woman Given Judgement in Default of defence
Mary Latta, of Barrie Island, Ont., claimed $1,500 from Robert Legate, of Schomberg, for alleged breach of promise of marriage, and her father sued for $1,000. Mr. Justice Riddle, at Osgood Hall, gave the plaintiffs judgement this morning, in default of any defence by 2:30 a.m. The plaintiffs want a reference to Judge Kehoe, of Sudbury, to assess the damages. Miss Latta says there have been about five years of courtship.-Toronto Star
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, October 14, 1915
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Their Golden Wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Griffith Celebrated the Fiftieth Anniversary of their Marriage, on Tuesday October 19th
A very pleasant event was that which took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Griffith, Main Street, on Tuesday the 19th inst., when this happy couple celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of their wedding. The wedding dinner was served at the residence of their son, William, at which thirty-four guests were present, among whom were their five sons, George, Donald, William, Matthew, and Robert and their wives, and Miss Nellie their only daughter. One son, Thomas, who is in British Columbia, was unable to be present.
A reception was held at their own residence from 4 to 5 in the afternoon and from 7 to 9 in the evening, when most of the towns people called to pay their compliments to the bride and groom.
The Citizens Band serenaded the couple in the evening, and were treated to a sumptuous supper. Their music was very much appreciated.
The wedding gifts were appropriate especially noteworthy was the gift of a purse of Canadian Five Dollar Gold pieces, from their sons and daughters-in-law, also a gold brooch and cuff links from their grandchildren, and a gold brooch from the Presbyterian Ladies Aid. The grooms gift to the bride was a new wedding ring with the dates “1865-1915” engraved thereon.
Mrs. R. T. Hall, a sister of Mr. Griffith was the only guest present at the celebration, who was also present at the wedding fifty years ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Griffith were married at Euphrasia, county of Grey, in 1865 and came to Gore Bay in 1876.
Mr. and Mrs. Griffith leave today on the Germanic for a two week visit with friends at their former home.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, October 21, 1915
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Local News Items

Married-George Spackman, of Long Bay, to Mrs. Eliza Grainger of Gordon Township at the home of Mrs. Grainger, Thursday October 28th, in the presence of their immediate relatives and neighbors. The ceremony was performed by Rev. R. G. Halbert.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, November 11, 1915
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Bryan—Hewitt

On the afternoon of October 27th the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Hewitt, of Britainville, was the scene of a happy gathering when their daughter, Mabel was united in the bonds of matrimony to Mr. Robert H. Bryan, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Bryan, the ceremony being performed by Rev. Wm. Munro of Providence Bay.
The bride was becomingly attired and looked pretty, and was attended by her sister, Miss Nellie Hewitt, while the bridegroom was supported by his brother Mr. Mark Bryan. The immediate relatives of the contracting parties were present and also a few intimate friends.
We unite with these and others in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Bryan many days of happiness and prosperity.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, November 18, 1915
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Kinney-Scott

The home of Mr. and Mrs. John Scott, Mills Township, was the scene of an interesting wedding on Tuesday evening, November 23rd, 1915, when their daughter Helen J. and Mr. John W. Kinney were united in the bonds of matrimony. The Venerable Archdeacon Gillmor performed the ceremony in the presence of the immediate relatives only of the bride and groom. After the wedding supper had been served, the bride and groom motored to Gore Bay, leaving Wednesday morning via Cutler on a trip to Toronto, Galt and Picton.
The Kinney and Scott families were among the earliest settlers on this end of the Manitoulin Island, coming to Gore Bay in the year 1876, and have resided here since that date.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, November 25, 1915
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Wright—Strain

A very pretty event took place on Wednesday Nov. 24th at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Strain, of Gordon, when their youngest daughter Ethel Harriet was united in the bonds of matrimony to Samuel Alexander Wright, of Mills Township. The ceremony was performed at 3 p.m. by Rev. R. G. Halbert, in the presence of about fifty guests. After the ceremony the wedding breakfast was served in the dining room, where all made merry in the consumption of the good things. The remainder of the evening was spent in merriment. The happy couple will take up their residence in the near future in the Township of Gordon.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, December 2, 1915
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Russell—Hubbert

On Wednesday, Nov. 17th the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Hubbert of Britainville, was the scene of a quiet but pretty wedding, when their third daughter Miss Rebecca Florence was united in the bonds of matrimony to Mr. Wm. H. Russell, of Tehkummah, the ceremony being performed by Rev. W. Munro of Providence Bay.
The bride was prettily attired and looked handsome, and was attended by her sister, Miss Marie E. Hubbert, teacher, Tehkummah, Ont.
The bridegroom was supported by his brother, Mr. S. J. Russell, also of Tehkummah. Mr. and Mrs. Russell, will reside on Mr. Russell’s farm in Tehkummah. They have the good wishes of a large community of friends for a along and happy wedded life.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, December 2, 1915
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McGrath—Elliott

Miss Margaret, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Elliott , and Mr. Orr Oswald McGrath, were married at the home of the bride’s parents Gore Bay, on Wednesday December 8th 1915 by Rev. John A. McDonald.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, December 9, 1915
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Local News Item

Married—At the home of the bride’s father, Mr. Robert Bailey, of Burpee, Mildred May Bailey, to William Henry Hooper on Dec. 29th by the Rev. J. A. MacDonald B. A.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, January 16 1916
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Scott-Strain

A very pretty wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Strain, of Gordon, on Wednesday February 2nd., when their daughter Sarah Ann, was united in matrimony to William Stanley Scott of Mills Township. There were about fifty guests present. The ceremony was performed about three o’oclock by Rev. R. G. Halbert assisted by Mr. Wiseman of Gordon. The wedding repast was then served and a reception was tendered to the young couple in the evening. The best wishes of the community goes with them to their home in Mills.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, February 10, 1916
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Martin-Thorburn

At the residence of Mr. Wm. Thorburn, at high noon on Wednesday the 9th ins., a quiet and very pretty wedding was solemnized, when his daughter, Agnes, was united in marriage to Mr. Earl Alexander Martin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Martin, Sudbury. Only the immediate relatives of the bride and groom were present.
To the strains of Mendellsohn’s wedding march, played by the bride’s sister, Miss Jessie Thorburn, the young couple, who were unattended, entered the drawing room, which was profusely decorated with flowers. The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. A. McDonald, of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, beneath an arch of evergreen, from the centre of which was suspended a beautiful white bell. The bride was given away by her uncle, Mr. Alex Thorburn, and was becomingly attired in a gown of white chiffon taffeta, with bridal veil and orange blossoms, and carried a boquet of white and pink roses. The groom’s gift to the bride was a beautiful necklace set with pearls and precious stones. Following the ceremony the party repaired to the dining room where a sumptuous wedding dinner was served. The room was attractively decorated, in a color scheme of pink and white, the tables being adorned with numerous vases of pink and white carnations and festoons of smilac.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin left later in the afternoon, amid showers of confetti and the best wishes of their host of friends, for Spanish Station, where the train was taken for a brief honeymoon trip to points in the United States. The bride’s travelling suit was of brown velvet with hat to match. The popular couple were the recipients of numerous and costly gifts as tokens of regard and esteem from their many friends. Mr. and Mrs. Martin, on their return, will take up residence with Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Martin, Sudbury.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, February 17, 1916
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Local News Items

Married- Mr. David Norman Bailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Bailey, and Annie Lavina Robertson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Robertson, both of Burpee, were united in the bonds of matrimony by Rev. R G. Halbert at the Methodist Parsonage, Gore Bay, at one o’clock on Wednesday February 23rd., 1916.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, February 24, 1916
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Marriages

Robinson-Johnston—At the Manse Gore Bay, on March 15th 1916, Robert Edward Robinson and Margaret Anna Johnston, both of Burpee Township, were united in the bonds of matrimony, by Rev. J. A. MacDonald.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, March 23, 1916
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Marriages

Brown—Marshall:--At Gore Bay, on Wednesday March 22nd 1916, Robert Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Brown, Ice Lake, and Miss Evelyn Marshall, of Toronto, were united in the bonds of matrimony by Rev. J. A. MacDonald.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, March 23, 1916
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McCutcheon—McDonald

On Wednesday afternoon March 22nd, at Perivale, Campbell Tp., Elizabeth J., second daughter of Mr. Andrew McDonald, was united in marriage to Minard McCutcheon of Sandfield Tp. The ceremony was performed by Rev. R. J. McCarten, of Mindemoya. After happy congratulations the guests were seated at a bountiful wedding supper in the spacious dining room of Mr. McDonald’s new home. Mr. and Mrs. McCutcheon are leaving shortly for their home in Alloney, Wisconsin.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, March 30 1916
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Brown—Marshall

The marriage of Miss Evelyn Marshall, Toronto and Mr. Robert Brown, Ice Lake, took place on Wednesday, March 22nd, at five o’clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Waite, Gore Bay.
To the strains of Lohengrins wedding March played by Miss Lila Waite. The bride, looking very sweet and girlish in her wedding gown of white chantilly lace, entered the room on the arm of her cousin Mr. A. Birch.
The ceremony was performed under an arch of ferns and roses by the Rev. J. A. McDonald B., A.
The young couple were unattended only the immediate relatives being present and after the ceremony a sumptuous repast was partaken of.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, March 30 1916
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Finley—Aelick

Married:-- At Gore Bay, on Thursday March 23rd 1916, Mr. William Finley, of Barrie Island, and Miss Minnie Mae Aelick, of Big Lake, were united in the bonds of matrimony, by Rev. J. A. MacDonald.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, March 30, 1916
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Local News Items

Married:--At Burpee Township on Wednesday March 29th 1916, Mr. John Burns, of Gore Bay, and Mrs. Ethel May Bell (nee E. M. Benedict) were united in the bonds of matrimony by Rev. J. A. MacDonald.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, April 6, 1916
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McTaggart-Miller

On April 12th, 1916, at the Manse Gore Bay, Ellen Jane Miller was married to Frederick John McTaggart by the Rev. J. A. MacDonald.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, May 4 1916
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Bowerman—McMullen

A quiet wedding was solemnized at Providence Bay on Wednesday afternoon, April 26th, when Tessie, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard McMullen, of Manitowaning, was married to William H. Bowerman of Providence Bay. The ceremony was performed by Rev. R. J. McCarten, of Mindemoya.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, May 4, 1916
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Long—Sutton

A pretty wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Griffith, of Barrie Island, on Wednesday afternoon May 3rd when Miss Dora Jones Sutton was united in marriage to Pte. Edmon Lawrence Long, of the 119th Battalion, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Long, of Barrie Island. The ceremony was performed in the presence of about fifty guests by Rev. R. G. Halburt, of Gore Bay. The bride who was given away by Mr. D. D. Griffith, looked very pretty in a gown of white taffeta and carried a boquet of white Easter lillies. The little girls, Annie Long and Danalda Griffith carried the ring in a beautiful basket trimmed with white taffeta and purple flowers. The grooms gift to the bride was a beautiful pearl broach and to the ring bearers gold signet rings. After the ceremony the company retired to a daintily prepared repast which was followed by congratulatory remarks from Rev’s. Wiseman and Halbert and Mr. Oliver Runnalls.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, May 11, 1916
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Local News Items

Married—At Regina, Sask., on Saturday, May 27th, Mr. C. Edwin Platt, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Platt, Gore Bay to Miss Eva M. Laidlaw.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, June 8, 1916
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Marriages

Ferguson-Winsor—On Tuesday June 13th 1916, at Toronto, Mr. E. R. Ferguson, of Gore Bay to Miss Ada Winsor, of Peterboro, Ont.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, June 22, 1916
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Tiplady-White—On Monday June 19th, 1916, at Blind River. Sergeant William Tiplady, of Blind River, to Miss Eva White, daughter of Mr. Charles White, of Gore Bay.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, June 22, 1916
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Marriages
Currie-Howard

A pretty house wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Currie on Wednesday afternoon June twenty first, when Mrs. Eleanor Howard became the wife of Mr. John Currie. The Rev. S. F. Yeomans officiating. Mrs Kydd acted as organist, and to the beautiful strains of Mendelssohns wedding march the bridal party entered the drawing room and took their places beneath a beautiful floral arch the bride, who wore a very becoming gown of Belgium blue silk, with corsage boquet of roses and ferns, was attended by her bridesmaid little Miss Margaret Currie looking particularly sweet and girlish in a white embroidered frock. The groom was assisted by his nephew Mr. Wm. Currie. After the signing of the register and many hearty congratulations and best wishes were extended to the happy couple. A very dainty and substantial supper was partaken of the popularity of Mr. and Mrs. Currie was testified to by the numerous beautiful and useful wedding gifts.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, June 29, 1916
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Noble-Williams

On Wednesday afternoon of last week, a very pleasant event took place at the brides home in Elizabeth Bay when Miss Mabel May Williams and Mr. Johnston Noble, of Gordon Township, entered into the holy bonds of matrimony. The bride, who looked charming in a very pretty gown of rose silk, was given away by her brother, and was attended by her bridesmaid Miss Sarah Phalen, The groom was supported through the trying ordeal by Mr. George Noble. The beautiful old ceremony of the Anglican Church was used. The new home will be adorned by many handsome gifts which bear witness to the love and esteem in which the happy young couple are held.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, June 29, 1916
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


McKay-Orr

A very pleasant event took place at the home of Mrs. F. Orr when her eldest daughter Janet Neiven was united in marriage with Mr. John M. McKay of Thessalon. At the appointed hour, while the wedding march was being played by Miss Ruby Ferguson, the groom, his assistant and bridesmaid took their places against a background of ferns and pansies at the end of the parlor where extended the customary wedding bell and streamers and a few seconds later were joined by the bride who was given away by her brother Alex.
The bride wore a dress of white bridal satin with tulle and pearl trimming, a bridal veil caught up with orange blossoms and carried a shower boquet of maiden hair fern, carnations and pansies. The bridesmaid Miss Florence Orr, sister of the bride was gowned in a dress of white voile trimmed with silk embroidered voile and lace and carried a boquet of maiden hair fern and carnations.
The grooms brother Mr. Herbert McKay acted as best man, Rev. J. A. MacDonald conducted the marriage service. After the ceremony and hearty congratulations were over, the guests who numbered about fifty proceeded to the dining room where the wedding dinner was awaiting them.
Those present from a distance were the groom’s parents Mr. and Mrs. McKay, his brothers Messrs. Robt and Herb McKay and the bride’s cousins Miss Ruby and Jess Ferguson.
The bride and groom received many costly and useful presents.
Mr. and Mrs. McKay left on Friday for their new home at Thessalon, the bride going away in a costume of mid blue serge and white dress hat.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, June 29 ,1916
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Local News Items

Married at Methodist Parsonage, Saturday, July 22nd, Private Leonard Robinson, of Poplar, to Miss Margaret McKeown, daughter of Wm. McKeown, Perivale. R. G. Halbert performed the ceremony.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, July 27, 1916
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Marriages
Hilliard-Griffith

A quiet wedding was solemnized on Tuesday, August 29th 1916, at the home of the bride’s parents, when Nellie Annie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Griffith, and William John Hilliard, of Kagawong, were united in the bonds of matrimony by Rev. S. F. Yeomans. The bride was supported by Miss Marry Omnett and the groom by Mr. E. G. Scott. After the ceremony the bridal party sat down to a wedding breakfast.
Mr. and Mrs. Hilliard left by the mail boat for Toronto and other places in the east, amid showers of good wishes from a host of friends.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, August 31, 1916
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Hall-Myles

The marriage of Miss Eleanor Myles of Gore Bay, and Mr. Leonard Hall, son of Mrs. G. Jefferson, of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., was solemnized at the Anglican Church at Little Current, on Wednesday August 23rd 1916, by Rev. Mr. Montezambert. The bride, who was given away by her uncle Mr. G. H. Cook, of Fernlee, wore a crepe de chene dress and carried a boquet of white asters. Miss Verna Myles, sister of the bride, was bride’s maid. The groom was supported by Mr. Edmund Hall, of the Sault. After the ceremony the wedding party, having motored from Gore Bay in the morning returned to the residence of the bride’s mother, Mrs. G. W. Myles, where a wedding breakfast was served. Dr. Hall, Mr. Cook, Mr. E. J. Peplow and others proposed toasts to which the groom replied. Many useful and beautiful gifts were presented to the bride, among which was a silver service from the groom’s fellow workmen at the coke plant.
The evening was spent in music and dancing. Among those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hall, Mr and Mrs. Phillip Beck, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Wilson, Mrs. Wm. Burns, Miss L. Burns, of Gore Bay; Mrs. A. W. Wilkinson, of Minneapolis; Captain Dr. Hall, Kingston; Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Peplow, and Miss A. Jefferson, of the Sault. Mr. and Mrs. Hall will reside at 357 Bruce Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, August 31, 1916
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Pearson-Quackenbush

The home of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Quackenbush, Tehkummah, was the scene of a very pretty wedding, on Wednesday, July 18th, when their daughter, Edna Mary, was united in matrimony to Mr. Percy M. Pearson, of Providence Bay.
The ceremony was conducted by Rev. Mr. Munro and took place in the parlor. At twelve o’clock the bride, who was attended by her sister, Bessie Emily, was given away by her eldest brother, G. H. Quackenbush. Mr. Stuart Pearson was best man. The bride was dressed in white satin and net trimmed with pearls. The tulle veil, which was arranged in cap effect, was trimmed with orange blossoms. After the ceremony, the wedding party and guests, numbering about thirty, sat down to a bountiful repast, served in the dining room.
The happy couple will reside in Providence Bay. Many beautiful presents were received by the young couple accompanied by good wishes.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, July 26, 1917
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Local News Items

Married, At Norwood, Ont., on Thursday August 2nd in 1917, Jean Katherine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John McNaughton, and Mr. Walter Russell Tighe, of Gore Bay were united in the bonds of matrimony.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, August 23, 1917
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Duff-Paisley

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On Tuesday, Sept. 18th, 1917, the Paisley home at Long Bay, was the scene of a happy gathering, when Miss Esther, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Paisley, was united in marriage to Mr. P. A. Duff of South River, Ont., the ceremony being conducted at high noon by Rev. Wm. Munro of Providence Bay, Ont,. in the presence the immediate relatives of the bride, Mr. and Mrs. Biehl also being present.
The bride entered the parlor leaning on the arm of her father. Miss Bassford niece of the bride, played the wedding march, and little Master Everett Paisley, nephew of the bride, bore the wedding ring.
The bride was prettily attired in white crepe-de-chene, and carried a bouquet of white roses. The contracting parties were unattended. The bridegroom’s gift to the bride was a beautiful beaver coat, and to Miss Bassford a cameo ring.
After all had partaken of a sumptuous dinner, the bride and bridegroom left in Mr. Biehl’s car for Little Current, there to take the train for Ottawa and other points. The bride’s travelling suit was of brown gabardine with hat to match.
Mr. and Mrs. Duff will make their home at South River, where Mr. Duff holds a good position.
We join with others in extending to them many good wishes.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, October 11, 1917
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Local News Items

Married-At Gore Bay, on Wednesday, October 17th, 1917, Miss Bertha Smith, daughter of Mrs. W. Y. Smith, and Mr. Earl Pugh, of Thessalon, were united in the bonds of matrimony at the residence of the bride’s mother.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, October 18, 1917
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Burpee

A quiet wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Robinson of this place, on Wednesday, October 17th, when their daughter, Elizabeth, was united in marriage to William Harold McKinley. Only the immediate relatives of the young couple were present. The bride was given away by her father but otherwise they were unattended, and the whole event was characterized by a quiet decorum that was all in good taste. The ceremony was performed by Rev. R. Wiseman after which the company sat down to a sumptuous wedding dinner at which a very beautiful wedding cake occupied the usual prominent place. A reception was held in the evening at the home of the bride’s parents at which a large gathering of friends united in wishing long life and prosperity to the happy couple.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, October 25, 1917
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Chambers—Vincent

A quiet wedding was solemnized at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Vincent, Little Current on Saturday morning, October 20th, at 7 o’clock when their second daughter Annie Maud and Lieut. Arthur Chambers, D.D.S., L.D.S., of Ottawa were united in the bonds of matrimony, by Rev. W. Munford.
The bridal couple left for Ottawa at 10 a.m., the bride wearing a travelling suit of nigger brown broad cloth with hat to match. They will reside in Ottawa. Dr. Chambers practised dentistry at Little Current some years ago, and has been fourteen months in France with the Dental Corps.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, October 25, 1917
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Pugh-Smith

The home of Mrs. W. Y. Smith, of Gore Bay, was the scene of a very pretty wedding on the evening of Wednesday, October 17th, when her daughter, Bertha Elizabeth, was united in marriage to Frederick Earl Pugh of John Island. The bride wore a very becoming dress of maize crepe de chene, trimmed with tatting collar and cuffs and was attended by Miss Ella Pugh, of Thessalon, sister of the groom. The groomsman was Mr. Rodger Bartem, of John Island. The bridal party entered the drawing room to the accompaniment of the wedding march artistically rendered by Mrs. I. F. Metcalf, of Gore Bay. They presented a pretty appearance as they took their places under the beautiful arch of evergreens, erected for the occasion. The ceremony was performed by Rev. R. Wiseman, and was witnessed by the immediate friends and relatives of the bride and groom. After the ceremony a very tasty wedding dinner was served which was thoroughly enjoyed by all. A large variety of beautiful and costly presents gave ample testimony to the popularity of both bride and groom. The happy couple left on Friday’s boat to spend a short holiday in Thessalon and Sault Ste Marie, after which they intend to make their home on John Island where Mr. Pugh holds the position of manager in the Moulthrope Lumber Co’s store.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, October 25, 1917
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Notice

Notice is herby given that David M. Sloss of the township of Carnarvon in the District of Manitoulin in the Province of Ontario, in Dominion of Canada, Farmer, will apply to the Parliament of Canada at the next session thereof, for a bill of Divorce from his wife, Nellie McCormick, of Ruthwell, in the Province of Manitoba, in the Dominion of Canada, on the grounds of adultery.
Dated at Gore Bay, Province of Ontario, this 27th day of October 1917.
J. H. Craig,
Gore Bay, Ont.
Solicitor for Applicant
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, November 1, 1917
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Marriages
McGregor-Carter

On Friday, Dec. 21st the marriage of Nellie Grace, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carter, Kagawong, Manitoulin Island, and John Stanley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex McGregor, Uxbridge, was quietly solemnized in the Church of the Epithany, Sudbury, the Rev. Canon Doydell, officiating.
After a two weeks honeymoon in Toronto, Hamilton, Uxbridge, and Kagawong, Mr. and Mrs. McGregor will reside in New Liskeard, where Mr. McGregor has accepted the principalship of the New Liskeard Public School.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, January 3, 1918
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


Greenman—Summers

The marriage of Maud, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Culbert Summers of Landsdoune, and Bert, son of Mr. and Mrs. T.B. Greenman, Barrie Island, Ont., took place at Brockville, Ont., on Dec. 19th.
The young couple were guests at the Ocean House, Gore Bay, on their way to Barrie Island to visit Mr. and Mrs. Greenman, before leaving for their future home in Golden Prairie, Sask.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday ,January 3, 1918 Transcribed by Marilyn Irish



Marriages
Sloss—Fullerton

At Providence Bay on Dec. 20th the marriage of Robert W., son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sloss of Spring Bay, Ont., and Miss Mamie Fullerton, daughter of Mrs. J. Lewis, Britainville, Ont., was solemnized by Rev. W. Munro.
The bride looked pretty in a dress of pale blue silk, and was attended by Miss Gladys Paisley of Long Bay, Ont, cousin of the bridegroom, and the groom was supported by his brother, Mr. Sydney Sloss of Spring Bay, Ont.
Mr. and Mrs. Sloss will reside on Mr. Sloss’ farm in the township of Campbell. We unite with others in wishing them many happy days of wedded life.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, January 10, 1918
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish


McGill—Wright

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Wright of Poplar P.O. was the scene of a quiet but pretty wedding on the afternoon of New Years Day. The bride was Miss Elizabeth Wright and the bridegroom was Mr. J. B. McGill of Kagawong. The marriage ceremony was performed by Rev. R. Wiseman of Barrie Island. Only a few of the immediate friends were present and the event was characterized by that subdued air which prevails so many of our homes in theses days of warfare. We understand that two of Mr. Wright’s boys, brothers of the bride are with the Canadian Overseas Forces. Mr. and Mrs. McGill have settled down on their farm in the Ice Lake community, where they intend to make their future home. The Recorder unites with their many friends in wishing them a happy and prosperous future.
The Recorder, Gore Bay, Thursday, January 10, 1918
Transcribed by Marilyn Irish



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