Grant County, Wisconsin Marriages

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Independent American and General Advertiser, Platteville, Wisconsin, October 30, 1846

"In this town, on the 15th inst. by B. Atwood, Esq., Mr. Joseph HARRIS to Miss Rebecca BOWDEN."

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Independent American and General Advertiser, Platteville, Wisconsin, October 30, 1846

"At Pine Grove, on Wednesday evening last, by the Rev. Mr. Warner, Mr. S.F. CLISE, of Potosi, to Miss NANCY, daughter of Col. James McKenzie, of Pine Grove."

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CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE

"Whom God hath joined together, Let not man put asunder."

State of Wisconsin, County of Grant

I Hereby Certify That on the 12th day of November A.D. 1871 in the town of Fennimore in the County and State aforesaid, Mr. Charles D. Smith, residing in Fennimore, Son of Lorenzo Smith, and Miss Louisa Lane, residing in Galena, Illinois, daughter of George B. and Johanna Lane, were Legally Joined in Holy Matrimony by me, in the presence of Robert C. Jones and Elizabeth Jones. I Further Certify That previous to joining said persons in Marriage they were examined on oath, and that I found no legal impediment to said Marriage. Given under my hand at Fennimore this 12th day of November A.D. 1871 S.N.Jones Christian Minister

Submitted by Dan Reese

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�Muscoda News Notes�

Hesler-Truax - At the residence of Wm McKittrick�s Muscoda, March 6th 1883 by Rev. I. J. Wright, Mr Thomas Hessler, of Richland County, to Miss Dora Truax of Muscoda.

Submitted by Sue Witham

Fennimore Times (Times Topics), June 27, 1928
Miss Florence Fry and Mr Wayne Feakes were married Saturday at 8:00 o'clock at the M.E. parsonage by Rev Bird. The bride's brother, Lester Fry and Miss Faye Feakes, sister of the groom, were witnesses. The bride is the pretty and accomplished daughter of Mr and Mrs Al Fry. The groom is an employee of the Farmer's Mutual Co-operative creamery and a fine young man in all respect. They spent a few days in Iowa on a wedding trip. Monday night a number gathered at the Fry home and gave them a charivari. Tuesday night the many friends of the happy couple came in and surprised them and left many useful and beautiful gifts. They will make their home here in town. The Times extends congratulations to this worthy young couple.

Submitted by Diane Noyes

Fennimore Times, July 11, 1906
Allen G Fry, son of George Fry and wife of Green River, and Miss Henrietta Bowering of this city, wre married yesterday morning at 8:30 by Rev Bird at the M.E. parsonage. They were attended by the groom's brother, Lewis Fry and wife. The bride is an accomplished young lady and has been at the Hotel Storrs for some time. She is better known to her friends as Dolly Shalcross. The groom is an excellent and industrious young farmer. The happy couple will make their home with the groom's parents. May their married life be full of sunshine and happiness is the wish of the Times.

Fennimore Times, July 17, 1946
Al Fry's Celebrate 40th Anniversary
Children All Come Home for Event Observed Wednesday, July 10

Wednesday July 10, was the 40th anniversary of the marriage of Mr and Mrs Al Fry of this city. In commemoration of the event all the children were home to spend the day with their parents. Mr and Mrs Fry are long-time and highly esteemed residents of Fennimore and enjoy a wide aquaintanceship. Al is in good health but Mrs Fry has not been so well.

Present to help them celebrate were Mr and Mrs Lester Fry and daughter, Elaine, Mr and Mrs Stanley Fry, all of Galena; Mr and Mrs Truman Gorder and children,. Marla Kay and Bobby, Platteville; Florence Feakes and son, Glen and daughters Lavonne and Alice Fay of Fennimore; also Logan Fry at home; besides other relatives and friends.

Mr and Mrs Fry wish to thank everyone who remembered them with the nice cards and gifts they received.

Submitted by Diane Noyes

Waukesha Freeman, 9/3/1860
On August 28th, at the residence of the bride's father, in Waukesha, by C. C. White, J. P., Richard Hildebrand, Esq. to Bertha, daughter of Mr. F. A. Meyer.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 8/20/1875, p.3:
At the residence of the brides' parents, in this city, Tuesday, August 17th, 1875, by the Rev. Dr. Stoddart, Mr. Lou P. Lesler to Miss Eda A. Meyer, both of this city. "The happy couple departed on the evening train Tuesday for St. Paul, where they will remain a few days before returning to this city."

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 12/21/1877, p. 3:
Mr. John D. Wilson, attorney & counselor at law, in this city, formerly associated with Judge M. M. Cothren of Mineral Point, and Miss Hattie L. Meyer, daughter of Gustav Meyer, of the firm of Meyer Bros., leading dry-goods merchants of this city, were married at the residence of the bride's father, G. W. Nuzum officiating, on Tues. evening last, at 5 o'clock. At 7:19 they left for Chicago and other eastern points and will return the last of next week."

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 5/27/1881, p. 3:
On Wednesday afternoon, at 7 o'clock May 25th., the marriage ceremony of Mr. Henry Walter & Miss Clara Meyer, youngest daughter of Mr. Gustav Meyer, was performed at the residence of the bride's parents in this city...."The groom is the gentlemanly Teller in the Bank of A. J. Popkin...."The bride and groom left on the evening train for a trip to St. Paul, Minneapolis & Sioux City, from whence they will return in about 2 week and commence housekeeping in the Knowlton house, corner of Superior & Park streets."

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 10/13/1882, p. 3:
Mr. Richard Meyer, Jr. and Miss Nettie Callis, eldest daughter of Gen. John B. Callis, were married at Lancaster Tuesday afternoon.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 6/26/1883, p. 3:
On Tuesday, at the residence of Mr. Anthony Crosby, at Lancaster, occurred the wedding of his daughter Emma to Mr. Leroy Judd, of Hayes City, Kansas.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 11/20/1883, p. 3:
Married at Werley, Grant Co., on Wednesday afternoon, November 14, 1883, by Rev. T. W. Cole, Mr. Oscar G. Meyer, of this city and Miss Emma E. Loomis, of Werley. Mr. Meyer is the 2d son of Mr. Gustav Meyer, of this city. He is in the employ of J. H. Sarles as book-keeper.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 2/10/1885, p. 3:
In Decorah, by Rev. J. Willard, January 11th, at the residence of A. J. Francisco, Adolph G. Meyer & Hattie Francisco, both of Boscobel, Wisconsin. The above from the Decorah Republican needs no explanation. The young people are both well known and greatly beloved in this city, where they have hosts of friends, who will all join the Dial in wishing them a happy & prosperous voyage over the sea of life. May the tie that binds them together prove the golden link that brings to them ever increasing joy, peace & happiness as the years roll on.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 10/25/1887, p. 3:
Married--At the parsonage of Grace (Episcopal) church, Madison, by Rev. Fayette Durlin, Oct. 7, 1887, Chas. A. DeWitt and Eda A. Lesler, both of Boscobel. No cards. At home Wednesday of each week.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 2/4/1892, p. 4:
A neatly printed card reaches us on Monday from Seattle, Wash. which reads as follows: "Married--at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. & Mrs. L. Mathews, Mr. Bruce Meyer & Miss Myrtle Mathews, Tuesday evening, Jan. 26, '92."

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 11/10/1892, p. 4:
Married: In the city of Boscobel, Oct. 17, 1892, by the Rev. Jenney, Mr. George F. Smith and Miss Myrtie Francisco, both of Decorah, Iowa. The happy couple left for home Friday morning after spending a few days with her cousin, Mrs. A. G. Meyer.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 12/22/1892, p. 4:
Married: In Hickory Grove, Dec. 8, 1892, by Rev. Muchmann, Mr. Chris. Meyer and Miss Lydia Roth, both of Hickory Grove.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 9/7/1898, p. 1:
Mr. Fred A. Meyer, one of the editors of the Dial-Enterprise, will embark on the sea of matrimony tomorrow afternoon at the M. E. parsonage in Fennimore. The bride-elect is Miss Nellie E. Pengilly, who is well and favorably known in this city and is the daughter of Rev. R. Pengilly, who will perform the ceremony in the presence of only the immediate relatives and friends of the contracting parties. They will visit Milwaukee, Chicago and St. Paul on their wedding tour and will be "at home" after November 1st.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 4/2/1902, p. 8:
Muscoda notes: Mr. Mike G. Meyer and Miss Mary Lewis, both of this village, were married at the residence of the bride's parents on Friday, March 28, 1902....The happy couple took the Saturday morning train for North Greenfield, where they expect to engage in the bakery and restaurant business.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 5/14/1902, p. 1:
J. R. Villemonte, cashier of the State Bank of Fennimore, and Miss Eulalie Pengilly were married at the home of and by the bride's father, Rev. R. Pengilly, at Cuba City, on Friday, May 9, 1902.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 1/7/1903, p. 1:
Mr. Fred H. Meyer, of Carey, Wood county, Wis., and Miss Anna, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Fritz, were married on Tuesday of last week at the home of the bride's parents in the town of Woodman. They will reside in Carey.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 6/26/1907, p. 1:
Mrs. Fred A. Meyer and family, and her brother, John Pengilly, of Marshall, Texas, passed through here on Friday evening bound for Fennimore, to be in attendance at the marriage of their brother, Rev. Richard Pengilly and Miss Ethel Parker.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 8/5/1908, p. 1:
At the home of the bride's mother, 12, 328 Union Ave, Los Angeles, California, on Tuesday, July 28, 1908, were married Miss Velma Alice DeWitt and Earl A. R. Lynn. The happy couple is at present on a honeymoon trip into the mountains in the northern part of the golden state, but will be at home at the address given above, after the 15th of this month.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 9/22/1909, p. 8:
Meyer - Olmstead. A pretty home wedding was solemnized last Thursday evening, Sept. 16, 1909, at 8:30 o'clock, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Olmstead. The contracting parties being Gus. Meyer, oldest son of Mrs. Hattie Meyer, and Miss Myrtle Olmstead, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Olmstead. Rev. J. W. Barnett performed the ceremony, only relatives being present. The bride was dressed in white net over cream silk, while the groom wore the conventional black. The house was beautifully decorated with flowers and ferns. A profusion of gifts testified to the high esteem in which the parties are held by their numerous friends. The bride is a highly accomplished young lady, who for several years has been engaged in teaching in the public schools of Grant county. The groom was born and brought up in our midst and is a young man of sterling integrity and excellent habits. Both bride and groom were very popular with the young people of this city and vicinity, and have hosts of friends who extend congratulations and very best wishes for a joyous and prosperous journey through life. The happy couple left on the midnight train for their new home in Parker, S. D., where the groom is connected with the Nelson Mercantile Co.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 7/28/1910, p. 1:
THE MEYER--OLMSTEAD WEDDING Neil Meyer and Miss Minnie Olmstead United in South Dakota. Neil Meyer and Miss Minnie Olmstead were married on July 20, 1910, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Meyer, at Parker, S. D. The groom is the son of Mrs. Hattie Meyer. The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Olmstead, of Boscobel. Mr. Meyer was formerly clerk in the drug store of the J. A. Meller Co. of Boscobel. Congratulations are extended.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 8/18/1910, p. 1:
Marriage licenses issued: Henry B. Bolzell, Montfort and Emma C. Meyer, Platteville.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 9/14/1911, p. 5:
Announcement is made of the marriage at Los Angeles, on the 5th inst., of Mrs. Eda DeWitt, formerly of this city, to a Mr. Loren D. Mathews, of that city. They will make that city their home.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 9/4/1913, p. 1:
Yesterday, at the home of the bride's parents in Tempe, Arizona, occurred the marriage of Miss Edith Johnston, of that city, and James G. Wilson, of Cassa Grande, Arizona. The couple will make their home on a ranch near Cassa Grande, in which the groom is interested along with his brother, Clarence.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 9/25/1913, p. 5:
Relatives and friends here have received announcements of the recent marriage of Miss Clara Meyer at the home of her mother, Mrs. Hattie Meyer at Parker, S. D. The groom is Rev. Nash, a Methodist minister at Sioux Falls, S. D., where the happy couple will reside. Rev. Nash was formerly located at Blue River, when the bride taught school there. Congratulations and best wishes are extended by a host of friends of the contracting parties in Boscobel and vicinity.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 10/2/1913, p. 1:
Boscobel friends will be interested in learning of the marriage at Los Angeles, Cal., yesterday of Miss Marvel L. Culbertson of that city and Clarence Wilson. The groom is a son of Mrs. John D. Wilson of Madison, formerly of this city. The young people will make their home at Pasadena. We extend congratulations and best wishes.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 9/9/1915, p. 4:
Marriage license issued: Lemuel E. Williamson, 19, Richland Center and Esther Faye Meyer, 19, Muscoda.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 6/15/1916, p. 1:
Gustav Meyer and Miss Vesta Miller were united in marriage at Parker, S. D., last Wednesday, June 7th, and arrived here Sunday by auto for a visit of about two weeks. The groom, a son of Mrs. Hattie Meyer, was born and raised here and, as the bride, the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Miller of this city, has passed a greater portion of her life in out midst, we hasten to extend the best of wishes and predict for them a long and happily wedded life. They will continue to reside at Parker, where the groom has a prosperous business.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial-Enterprise, 12/12/1918, p. 1:
Marriage licenses issued: Alva E. Meyer, Potosi and Almar Leise, South Lancaster.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 6/25/1919, p. 4:
Marriage licenses issued: Clare C. Meyer, of Mt. Ida and Viva D. Richmond of Fennimore.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 4/25/1923, p. 1:
A license to wed has been issued in Dane county to Miss Hazel Shaughnessy of Madison and John B. Meyer of Muscoda.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 5/9/1923, p. 1:
Announcement is made of the approaching marriage, on May 16th, of F. C. Meyer of Lancaster and Mrs. Ruth Steel of Milwaukee.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 5/16/1923, p. 1:
Mrs. Nellie Pengilly Meyer of Ft. Worth, Texas, and T. G. Lewis of Fennimore were united in marriage at Fennimore last week and will make there home there.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney

Boscobel Dial, 5/22/1929, p. 1:
The marriage of Frank B. Meyer, of Platteville and Miss Mollie Pratt, daughter of Mrs. Sarah Pratt, of Boscobel, was solemnized in Dubuque on Wednesday, May 8th. They returned immediately to Platteville and are nicely settled in the home of the groom at 628 W. Union.

Submitted by Anne Gwaltney


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