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Wedding & Anniversary Announcements



Anderson - Sullenger

Peter B. Anderson of this city and Miss Vida Ellen Sullenger, of Piedmont were married at the home of Wm. Coutts, on Christmas morning, by Rev. Shepherd, the Presbyterian clergyman.  Mr. Anderson is a locomotive fireman employed on the road, and is well thought of in this community.  The bride is an estimable young lady, and will make the gentlemen who chose her a pleasant and dutiful wife.  May their path be always strewn with the same beautiful rays of sunshine that beamed upon them that lovely morning is the wish of the Press.  Wyoming Press December 30, 1899

Benard - Bramwell

Miss Emma Bramwell and Orval Benard were married at the home of the brides parents in North Evanston on Thursday evening, Bishop James Brown performing the ceremony.  The contracting parties are well known having been life-long residents of this city.  They will make their future home here, occupying a cozy residence on the north side.  Wyoming Press February 27, 1904

Benson - Hoehner

On Wednesday June 2 1915, occurred the marriage of Mr. A. A. Benson and Miss Elizabeth Hoehner of Aspen, Wyo, the ceremony having been performed at Hotel Evanston by Rev Hirum Bullis.  The contracting parties were attended by Miss Evely Hoehner sister of the bride and Mr. Charles Beveridge.  Mr Benson is employed as watchman at the Aspen tunnel.  He and his bride are popular young people and have made many friends in Evanston who extend heartiest congratulations.  After a wedding dinner given by K. P. Hoehner, the brides brother, Mr. and Mrs. Benson left for a short trip after which they will be at home at Aspen, the groom having furnished a home there.  The out-of-town guests were E. P. and Robert Hoehner, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Tidball and T. F. Kauffman.

Blanchard - Cornia

On Wednesday evening the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Blanchard, Sr., was the scene of a .very pretty wedding, the occasion being the marriage of their son, W. H. Blanchard, Jr. and Miss Exreal Cornia. The young couple .stood under a canopy of lace, roses and ferns artistically arranged in a bay window of the parlor, to take the solemn vows, and were attended by Miss Florence Blanchard and Mr. Victor Cornia, sister of and brother of the groom and bride,respectively. The ceremony was performed by Elder Percy G. Matthews, of the L. D. S church, in his usual happy manner, being witnessed by about forty relatives of the contracting parties. The charming young bride was beautifully attired in a gown of white silk with lace yoke and veil of point desprit, and carried a shower bouquet of bride's roses while her bride's maid was daintily gowned in white mull. The groom and grooms man appeared in the usual conventional black. After congratulations, the guests were ushered into the spacious dining room, where their gaze rested upon two well laden tables, beautifully decorated the one for the bridal party being profuse with white carnations, roses. Ferns, and similax; the other in crimson. roses and ferns. Then followed a sumptuous menu suited to the most fastidious taste and served by a number of pretty young ladies. The young couple were the recipients of many beautiful and useful presents, in silver, china, furniture, etc.  and will for the present make their home with the bride's mother The groom is a popular locomotive Fireman, and the bride a beautiful, refined young lady, both having a host of friends. The Wyoming Press Saturday June 30, 1906

Blyth - Clark

On August 6, 1906 at the Protestant Episcopal Church and Rev George Coolidge Hunting officiating the services Miss Laura Alice Clark, the daughter of our beloved Senator and his esteemed wife, and Charles Pixley Blyth the second son of our respected citizen Mr. Thomas Blyth were united in marriage. The bride and groom approached the altar and took the vows which reiterate before men the solemn pledges that two hearts have already taken before heaven.  The solemn and beautiful service of the Episcopal Church was used and it was a really beautiful picture with the bride and groom kneeling at the altar surrounded by their attendants in their beautiful gowns and the church filled with guests in splendid wedding costumes.  After the ceremony the happy pair appeared more at ease than the surrounding guests as they passed down the aisle with a smile for everyone.   Miss Clark was attended by Miss Clare Peterson of this city and Miss Gertrude Riner of Cheyenne as bridesmaids, and her two sisters Miss Margaret and Miss Frances as maids of honor, Mrs. J. T. Keith sister of the groom was matron of honor.
Mr. Blyth was attended by his brother William Blyth as best man and the four ushers were Dr. J. T. Keith, T. H. Blyth, Hobart Chapman and Max Adams of Salt Lake City.  Miss Emily Isberg played the wedding march.
The bride herself is a beautiful young woman and appeared to extreme advantage in her bridal gown of pure white.  This was a beautiful princess gown of chiffon satin done most elaborately with innumerable tine hand run tucks in panels.  To this was added point and duchess lace making a gown of indescribable beauty.  The bride wore also a long tulle veil falling the full length of her long train and set off by orange blossoms and carried a shower bouquet of bride's roses.  The bridesmaids were gowned in pale crepe de chine and the maids of honor in pink organdie all carrying bouquets of pink and white sweet peas.  The matron of honor appeared in a magnificent princess gown of pink mescaline silk.
The going away gown was of sapphire blue taffeta made in Eton style with an Irish lace blouse.  With this the bride wore a French hat of the same shade as the gown.
After the wedding ceremony a reception was tendered the the guests at the home of the Senator and Mrs. Clark until the bridal couple took their leave.  The drawing room was profusely decorated with American Beauty roses while the dining room was beautiful in green and white, the decorations being brides roses, white carnations and asparagus fern.  A large number of friends attended the reception to extend to the bride those kindly wishes which all of friends have for her.  the invited guests included the friends of the family of long standing in addition to the relatives.
The gifts to the bride were numerous and most beautiful representing mostly the love and respect which her friends feel toward her and also the esteem in which her father and mother are held by those who know them.  From friends in all parts of the country remembrances of all kinds poured in upon the happy bride.  The cut glass and silver was in abundance and most beautiful   Besides these were gifts of lovely laces, magnificent oriental rugs and valuable pictures. Other gifts in bronze and china were very numerous and beautiful.
The gift of the groom to the bride was a beautiful ring with an opal surrounded by a circle of emeralds and diamonds.  The gifts of the bride to the bridesmaids and the maid of honor were opal rings and to the matron of honor a lovely gold neck chain.
The date of the wedding was the thirty-second anniversary of the wedding of senator and Mrs. Clark. Laura Alice Clark was the oldest daughter of Senator and Mrs. C D. Clark and was born in Evanston where she has spent the greater part of her life.  She was educated in the schools of this city, the state university at Laramie, Salt Lake, and Washington D. C.  Considerable time has been spent upon her musical education and her proficiency upon the violin has brought her into considerable note while she is also a gifted soprano  Beyond this Miss Clark has a charming personality and is a favorite among her friends and acquaintances.
Charles Pixley Blyth is the second son of our respected fellow townsman Thomas Blyth and has a wide circle of friends.  He is at the present time the manager of the Salt Lake house of the Blyth and Fargo Co.
Miss Clare Peterson is well known in our city and has been in Washington for two years as Senator Clark's stenographer.
Miss Gertrude Riner is the daughter of United States District Judge Riner of Cheyenne and made many friends when in our city.  Miss Riner is a charming young woman and is one of Cheyennes most popular young people.
Mr. and Mrs. Blyth left for Ogden on No. 3 but in order to escape the festivities usually incident upon the departure of the bride and groom they escaped from the watchful guests and were driven to Wasatch where they boarded the train while those who had supplied themselves with rice and white ribbon attended the departure of each train and went home is despair.  They will make their home in Salt Lake.   Saturday August 11, 1906 Wyoming Press

Burdett - Forty-Fourth Wedding Anniversary

Last Thursday evening at the L. D. S. church occurred one of the most enjoyable events of the season, when about tree hundred relatives and friends assembled to celebrate the the forty-fourth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. James Burdett, Sr. The affair commenced with a fine program, after which refreshments were served, and later in the evening a social dance was participated in by most everyone present; at the conclusion of which all agreed that no better time had they ever enjoyed and were never better entertained either in public or private.  Mr. and Mrs. Burdett are among our oldest and most respected citizens.  They emigrated from England in 1870 and located in Peidmont, Wyo. Removing to Evanston three years later and have since reside here.  To the union thirteen children were born and nine are now living, there being seven boys and two girls.  All are married excepting the youngest daughter.  There are twenty grand children in the family.  Mr. and Mrs. Burdett were the recipients of a beautiful China closet presented by their many friends who hoped the happy couple might live to celebrate their Golden wedding and many moir which is also the wish the Times.  (Wyoming Times Thursday March 14. 1912.)

Cashin - LaChapelle

The marriage of Miss Valerie LaChapelle of Kemmerer and Mr. Frank A. Cashin of Evanston, Wyoming which took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Blyth Tuesday evening was witnessed by relatives only.  Rev. Father Quinn of St. Marys Catholic church performed the ceremony at 7:30 oclock.  Following the services, a wedding dinner was served.  The brides gown was of beaded georgette crepe, and she carried a bouquet  of orchids and lilies of the valley.  Miss Flo LaChapelle a sister of Kemmerer, Wyo, was bridesmaid and Mr. Charles P. Blyth was best man.  After a tour through southern California Mr. and Mrs. Cashin will reside at Evanston.  Mrs. Cashin is a sister of Mrs. T. H. Blyth.  Kemmerer Camera June 27, 1917


Christensen - Blanchard

A quiet wedding took place on Tuesday evening last at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Blanchard when their daughter Marian Vera, was united in marriage with Mr. Adolphus Christensen, the nuptial knot being tied by Rev. Kagey, who used the beautiful ring service; only a few intimate relatives and friends being present; and a luncheon followed the ceremony.  The bride was attractive in a gown of pale pink taffeta, having a shower bouquet of pink and white roses, while Miss Esther M. Hummel, the maid of honor wore Nile green taffeta.  The best man was Elmer C. Ewer.  The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Christensen.  The happy young couple are spending their honeymoon in Salt Lake.  They are natives of Evanston, held in the highest esteem, and it gives us pleasure to join their many friends in hearty congratulations.  Wyoming Times Thursday January 10, 1918

Crockett - Hooper

Miss Effie Hooper and John W. Crockett were united in marriage by Rev. MacLean on last Wednesday evening.  The wedding was a quiet home affair and only the immediate friends and relatives of the family were present.  Mrs. Crockett is well known in Evanston being one of our popular girls for some time.  Mr. Crockett is a brakeman on the railroad and had been in Evanston for about two years.  For the happiness of the couple the Press has the most sincere wishes   Saturday August 11, 1906 Wyoming Press

Cummock - Engstrum

On Thursday, at high noon, occurred the carriage of Beatrice Marie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.. Victor A. Engstrum and Mr. Henry P. Cummock, the ceremony being performed by Rev. Hirum Bullis of the Espiscopal church of this city.At 12:04 p. m. Miss Minnie Gunnell at the piano and Prof. TueJler with violin accompaniment, played Mendlesonhns Wedding March First in the wedding procession was Lawrence Engstrum, best man, followed by the groom, Horace Christensen and Lorenzo Bell the ushers, followed. The bride was proceeded by her sister Miss Beulah Engstrum, who was bridemnaid. and bv, Mrs. Charles Stahley, the matron of honor and sister of the groom, and Mrs.  Engstrum, the brides mother. Miss Beulah looked lovely in a white lace gown in Princess style and carried a bouquet of white carnations. Mrs. Stahleys gown was blue crepe de chine,  and trimmed in pearls.. Mra. Engstrums gown was navy blue  trimmed in lace and was very beautiful. The bride, as she appeared upon the arm of her father, made a picture which will never be effaced from the memory of her friends. She was gowned in white messeline  satin, trimmed in pearls, and carried a bouquet of brides roses.  She in all respects the ideal bride, and won every heart by her perfect manner. Little Sybel Engstrum was the ring bearer and the flower girls were little, Dorothy Engstriim and Thelma Christensen.  A canopy, formed by streamers was arranged in the front parlor, and under this the bride and groom stood to receive the blessing of holy church to their union. Immediately after this the father made a .short speech of congratulations to the bride and groom, and also lhanked  those present for their expressed good will.  A delicious two course luncheon was served by the Misses Elsie Diffendarfer, Ella MoCuaig, Maude Nelson, Annie MuCuaig and Mario KoHiber, to about one hundred invited guests. The splendod home of Mr. and Mrs.  Engstrum was decorated in potted plants and ferns and. was the perfect setting for a marriage and nothing was lacking to make this the most perfect event of its kind seen in Evanston in a long time. Mr. and Mrs. Cummock left at 2:45 Thursday afternoon in the Reaney automobile for Salt Lake City and will later go to Los Angeles on their honeymoon trip.  They will make their home in this City.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Engstrum.  She has always been a hardworker in the local church affairs and is cultured and refined to a high degree.  She is one of our choicest young ladies.  From a little girl she has grown up in our midst honored by old and young alike.  She has ever been a comfort in the home circle and now has gone to reign as queen in her own home.  The groom is one of our best families and those who know him he is considered as one of the coming young men of the city, and will mark as the worthy son of honorable parents.  He was born and grew to manhood here, learning the trade of machinist in the shops.  He is the son of Mrs. Martin Christensen, and a brother of Mrs. Charles Stahley, and this paper takes great pleasure in congratulating him upon the happy event of his marriage  to a girl in all respects worthy. (Saturday June 3, 1911 Wyoming Press)


Cunnington - Davies

A wedding of general interest in Kemmerer and Rock Springs was that of Dr. W. C. Cunnington and Mrs. Effie Davies, which was solemnized at noon last Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Long in Evanston.  The approaching event had been kept a profound secret, and very few of the friends of the couple had any inkling of what was in the air until after the ceremony had been performed by Rev. M. B. Nash of the local Episcopal church.

None but the members of the brides family were present at the wedding those being Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Long, Dr. and Mrs. R. A. Hocker, Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Comer and Miss Alice Davies, the daughter of the bride.  Dr and Mrs. Cunnington left on No. 17 Sunday afternoon for a honeymoon to be spent in California.

Mrs. Cunnington is a native of Wyoming, having been born at Evanston, and is a sister of Mrs. Long, Mrs. Comer and Drs. W. R. and R. A. Hocker.

Dr. Cunnington has resided in Southwestern Wyoming for more than thirty years and is one of the pioneer dentists of the state.  He is a member of the firm of Cunnington & Hocker Bros. with offices in Kemmerer and Rock Springs.  The newly weds will be at home in Rock Springs to their friends upon their return from the coast.  Wyoming Press Saturday, December 11, 1920

Decker - Bullock

Kenneth V. Decker and Miss Mae D. Bullock, two highly respected and well known young people of Lonetree were married at the home of Bishop James Brown on Tuesday evening, June 1, 1915 he performing the ceremony  The Times is pleased to extend congratulations

Mr. and Mrs George Ewer - Golden Wedding Anniversary
While traveling through this eventful life, it is very rare occasion that a couple joined in the holy bonds of wedlock should be permitted the honor of attaining to the point where in they have lived to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary (fifty years of married life) but such was the pleasure of Mt. and Mrs. George Ewer, Sr. pioneer and respected citzens of Evanston and who are now plodding on together toward another fifty.  This suspicious event transpired on Saturday last, June 3, 1911 and was fittingly celebrated at Odd Fellows hall, where a large gathering of old-time friends assembled to honor the occasion, in response to invitation.  At the appointed hour, the guests drew nigh to the place designated for the entertainment and soon the spacious hall was filled to its capacity by old and young, all eager to pay a tribute of respect to the aged couple whom they had leared to honor and admire.  While invitations had been sent out for many more, there were one hundred and twenty fife guests seated at the banquet board, and highly complimented the spread and the occasion as a whole.  All appeared to enjoy the event mo9st thoroughly and upon repairing to their homes expressed themselves as having passed a most delightful evening; and highly congratulated the guests of honor, who, notwithstanding their age, were still seventy years young, and have entered upon the second fifty years of married live hale and hearty.  One pleasing feature of the evening was the mock wedding cememony performed by Bishop James Brown, who asked the groom if he would take the bride for his wedded wife the balance of their lives, the question being answered in the affirmative, but upon condition provided his better-half would let him retain what little hair he had left.  The bride would accept Mr. Ewer provided he would make as good husband in the future as in the past.  At this point they were united to continue uon the journey of their life together, with the sincere wish that they might livie to celebrate many more happy wedding days.  The hall was appropriately decorated for the occasion, with yellow and white and numerous beautiful potted plants were also in evidence.  Members of Mary Rebekah Lodge assisted members of the family in preparing the decorations and luncheon, and to them is due great credit for the success of the affair.  The ladies have the hearty thanks and best wishes of the family for the assistance rendered.  Among the presents, which were numerous and beautiful was a purse of gold from the Rebekahs, and also from the family, and each gift was received with great appreciation and will be fondly cherished by Mr. and Mrs Ewer during their remaining years among us they have reside here for the past thirty three years we trust they will continue to abide in Evanston.  One of the most pleasing features of the evening was the fact that great many pioneers of our city attended the event, and nothing proved  more satisfying to Mr.  and Mrs. Ewer than to see many old-time friends indulge in the dance of fifty-tree years ago.  The guest of honor are in the roll of three score and ten, but to all appearances would readily pass for sixty.  Speakers of the evening were Bishops Brown and Burton, the former reciting the following life history of the guests of honor:  George Ewer Sr. was born of English parents at Banbury, Oxfordshire, England on March 13, 1842.  He was the son of John and Hannah Taylor Ewer.  Jane Neal Ewer was born of English parents on December 3, 1837 at Foleshill, near Coventry, Warwickshire England.  She was the daughter of John and Mary Denston Neal.  George Ewer was married to Jane Neal at Foleshill, near Coventry, Warwichshire England on June 3, 1861.  Eight children have been born to them, four of whom are still living, namely:  Mrs. Mary Schopp, Mrs. Rebecca Cater, George Ewer Jr. and Mrs. Jane Brown.  The family emigrated to America in September, 1873, arriving at Morgan City Utah on September 28th the same year. They removed to Evanston, Wyo.on July 28, 1878 and have resided here continuously since that time, always having proven themselves honorable and upright citizens, in whom the family and community can feel justly proud Submitted by one of the .the Guests Wyoming Times Thursday June 8, 1911

Ewer - Whittle

Yesterday in the parlor of the Reed Hotel in Ogden, occurred the marriage of George W. Ewer Jr. and Miss Leona Whittle, both of Evanston, the ceremony being performed by Bishop Peterson, justice of the peace at 4 p.m. only the brides mother, and the attendants Charles V. Dean and Mrs. Zeloa E. McCloed (nee Harvey), being present.  A dinner was then served at Stimsons Caf on Washington Ave.  The bride is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Whittle, and the groom is the eldest son of the editor and wife and the happy young couple are now at home at the Whittle residence.  Both are employed in the U. P. officesshe being assistant time-keeper and he a round house clerk.  He is aso in the first draft, and not to be out done in the fad of the hour.  Both are popular and highly esteemed and we extend to them our best wishes and good will.  The Wyoming Times Thursday, January 31, 1918

Faulkner - Konig

A pretty home wedding was solemnized last night at the home of the grooms parents, when Bishop James Brown united in marriage Mr. Charles Faulkner and Miss Laura Konig.  A large gathering of friends and relatives witnessed the beautiful ceremony after which all sat to the table of delectable edibles.  Both of the parties are well and favorably known in this city, and they have best wishes of a legion of friends for a long and happy wedded life.(Wyoming Press Tursday June 29, 1911)

Harrison - Cabell

The marriage of Mr. J. Frank Harrison of Evanston and Miss Emily A. Cabell of Chillicothe, Mo. was recorded in Salt Lake on Thursday, July 27, at the First Methodist Church, Rev. Francis B. Short officiating.  Miss Mareese Young was bridesmaid and Mr. E. Rivenburgh of Salt Lake the best man.

The happy young couple returned to Evanston Sunday evening and have been receiving congratulations of their many friends.

Councilman J. F. Harrison is a popular young Evanston druggist, who is held in high esteem in this community; and treated his many friends this week to a choice brand of cigar.

Mrs. Harrison came to Evanston last fall and was until recently employed by the Blyth & Fargo Company as milliner.  She too, is popular and esteemed in this city.  Mt. and Mrs. Harrison at present are making their home with Mrs. Mary Dickinson.  Wyoming Times Thursday, August 3, 1911

Kennedy - Nicholls

Miss Ellen Nicholls and Karl Kennedy of Randolph were married in Evanston Wednesday of last week, after which they left for Salt Lake and vicinity on a short honeymoon.  Mrs. Kennedy is the popular daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nicholls, while the groom is the respected son of Mr. and Mrs. James Kennedy Sr.  The Wyoming Times Thursday, December 25, 1919


John S. Leonard and Miss May F. Printer. Aged respectively 35 and 23 years were married in this city on Wednesday by Judge A. W. Sims.  The groom is manager of the Leonard Amusement Co. which has been conducting a carnival in Evanston during the week while the bride gives her hom as Rawlins where she joined the show about two weeks ago.  This was an extra attraction of the carnival (Saturday August 6, 1910 Wyoming Press)

Martin - Kimball

Yesterday in the Salt Lake Temple occurred the marriage of Frank L. Narramore and Miss Annie Martin of this city, and elsewhere in Salt Lake the wedding of Lewis Martin and Miss Pearl Kimball of Evanston, and all will return home in a few days.  Mrs. Lula Narramore and Joseph R. Martin, the parents, accompanied them to see the nuptial knots securely tied.  The contracting parties are highly respected and esteemed in this community, and The Times is pleased to join their many friends in best wishes.  The young men are in the first draft, and apparently believe in preparedness.  The first couple will make their home with his mother, and the latter with his father.  Let us hope all their sorrows will only be little ones  The Wyoming Times Thursday, January 31, 1918


A very beautiful wedding was solemnized at the home of Bishop and .Mrs. James Brown  Thursday, October 1, 1914. at 11 oclock a. m.  when .Mr. James .Martin and Miss Daisy Rigg, were united in marriage. The bride was attired in white satin brocade dress, trimmed with lace and pearls and orange blossoms; she wore a wreath of white on her hair and carried a bouquet of white chrysanthemums with white satin streamers.  The bride is the third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Robert Rigg of Cambridge England and has been associated with the firm of I. Dawson as bookkeeper for the past eighteen months.  The ceremony was followed by a luncheon, prepared by Mrs. James Brown, Sr. of which quite a number of friends of the bride and groom partook.  The happy pair left for Salt Lake immediately after the luncheon where they in the future will reside.  Their honeymoon trip will take in California, Oregon and Washington.  Everyone unites in wishing them a tranquil voyage upon the sea of matrimony

Megeath and Manley

Miss Minnie Manley and Mr. Ernest Megeath of Mt. View were united in marriage at Ogden, Wednesday June 9th, and after a brief honeymoon returned to Mt. View.  Last Wednesday a reception was held in their honor at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hamiliton, which proved to be a most delightful event.  Their wedding dance was held in the W. O. W. hall, Friday night and was attended by friends from all parts of the valley.  The bride is the accomplished daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Manley, old time residents of Mt. View, while the groom is one of the progressive young ranchers of this section.  We wish them health, wealth and happiness Bridger Valley Enterprise.  Ernests old friends in Rock Springs will join with the Miner in offering congratulations and good wishes.  Rock Springs Miner (June 26, 1915)

Morby - Cook

The marriage of Miss Freda Francis Cook and Charles Morby was .solemnized the home of the brides mother, Mrs. Philip Clayton, in North Evanston, on Wednesday evening, Rev.. Evans of the Episcopal church, performing the ceremony. The marriage was witnessed by the immediate relatives and a few invited friends, after which a dainty wedding supper was served. They were the recipients of many handsome presents. The young couple are quite popular in our city and will make their future home here. The Press joins with their many friends in best wishes for their future happiness and prosperity.  Wyoming Press January 30, 1904


Narramore - Martin

Yesterday in the Salt Lake Temple occurred the marriage of Frank L. Narramore and Miss Annie Martin of this city, and elsewhere in Salt Lake the wedding of Lewis Martin and Miss Pearl Kimball of Evanston, and all will return home in a few days.  Mrs. Lula Narramore and Joseph R. Martin, the parents, accompanied them to see the nuptial knots securely tied.  The contracting parties are highly respected and esteemed in this community, and The Times is pleased to join their many friends in best wishes.  The young men are in the first draft, and apparently believe in preparedness.  The first couple will make their home with his mother, and the latter with his father.  Let us hope all their sorrows will only be little ones  The Wyoming Times Thursday, January 31, 1918

O'Hara - Galbraith

On Monday evening at eight oclock a quiet but pretty wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Galbraith, when their daughter Ivy accepted in marriage the hand of Mr. Frederick OHara of Pocatello.  Rev. L. C. Hills performed the ceremony, only the near relatives of the bride being present   The happy young couple are well known and highly esteemed in this community, the bride having been a life-long resident of Evanston; while the groom was at one time employed as a dispatcher at this point, being popular among his associates.  Mrs. OHara was for some time saleslady in the dry goods department at Dawson & Burdetts and was very popular in social circles.  They left for Pocatello on the evening train to make their future home, where the best wishes of many friends attend them.  Wyoming Press Saturday March 17, 1906

Phipps - Robinson

Thursday afternoon, Nov. 27th , 1919 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ketchie, 225 28d. street, occurred the wedding of Miss Zina Robinson of Coalville, and Ernest Phipps of Evanston.  The ceremony was performed by Bishop M. S. Marriott and was witnessed by a number of relatives and friends.

The home was very nicely decorated for the occasion with pink and white rosebuds and the dining room was especially pretty with the flowers nicely arranged on the table about the room in vases and baskets.

In the parlor the roses were profuse and made a pretty setting for an attractive bridal party.  The bride was daintily gowned in white serge and the groom wore conventional black.  Miss Clara Bowns was the bridesmaid and she wore a pretty gown of taupe silk.  Benjamin Dawson acted as best man to the groom while little Miss Ruth Ketchie was ring bearer.  The little Miss was very sweet in snow white.  Following the wedding ceremony a turkey dinner was served and a pleasant evening spent.

There were present at the wedding:  Mr. and Mrs. Owen Phipps parents of the groom, and misses Annie and Vera Phipps of Evanston, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ketchie, Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Boothe, Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Marriott of Ogden, Mrs. George Harvey and daughter Nellie of Evanston.

Mr. and Mrs. Phipps will spend their honeymoon at the home of the brides parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Robinson in Coalville, after which they will be at home in Salt Lake.---Ogden Standard---- Wyoming Times Thursday December 4, 1919

Rathbun - Foote

On Wednesday evening. at the home of Major and Mr.. F. M. Foote, occurred a pretty  December wedding, when their daughter. Mary Emma was united in the holly bonds of matrimony to Daniel E. Rathbun.

Promptly at 7:20 p.m. and among a grand display of ferns orange blossoms and pepper grass stood the handsome young couple, who were made one by a beautiful ceremony performed by the Rev. R. Y. Evans, of St Pauls church.  The blushing bride wore white organdie trimmed in deep lace, while the groom was attired in conventional black.

They wre attended by Miss Grace Foote, sister of the bride, and Mr. Elmer Rathbun, the grooms brother, only three intimate friends and immediate relatives of the contracting parties witnessing the ceremony.

After the ceremony, a sumptuous wedding supper was partaken of with the beautiful bride and handsome groom, the Misses Kittie Mertsheimer and Katie Code gracefully serving.  The presents were beautiful and costly.  The happy young couple left the same evening on No. 4 for Denver to spend a ten day honeymoon after which they will return to Evanston to reside.

The bride is one of Evanstons fairest daughters with many accomplishments, while the groom the eldest son of Commissioner D. B. Rathbun and an exemplary young man with a bright future, lie has rich mining interests in the Klondike and returns there this sprint to dispose of his property, after which he will join his wife here and remain: permanently. The Wyoming Press January 2, 1904

Rowley - Vassar

Miss Nondus Vassar of this city and Mr. Robert J. Rowley of Piedmont, Wyoming will be married today at the home of the brides mother, Mrs. S. L. Huffaker.  The happy and highly esteemed young couple will be at home in Piedmont after January 15th.  The Wyoming Times Thursday, December 25, 1919

Ruff - Foote

A beautiful morning wedding was solemnized on Tuesday at the home of Major and Mrs. F. M. Foote in this city.  Promptly at 9 o'clock to the strains of the wedding march played by Miss Minnie Gunnell, the bride, Miss Grace Foote, came down the stairs on the arm of her father, and was met at the bay window of the parlor by the groom, Mr.  Harry A. Ruff, of Sioux City, Iowa, the attendants being Miss Kathryn Mertsheimer and Mr. Harry C. Beeler of Cheyenne. The beautiful Episcopal ring service was read by Rev. George C. Hunting of Salt Lake, and was witnessed by about twenty-five guests. The bride wore an elaborate gown of white crepe de chine over taffeta and carried bride roses, while Miss Mertsheimer was attired in white net over taffeta and carried white carnations. The mansion was profusely decorated with roses and California pepper branches, and the gifts were numerous and beautiful, testifying to the love and esteem of many friends.  After congratulations a delicious wedding breakfast was served and the bride and groom left on No. 6 for their future home at Sioux City, Iowa. The bride's going-away gown was a green voile over silk, with hat. shoes, etc., of corresponding color. The young people have a large number of friends in this state, whom the Press joins in hoping that happiness and bliss will dominate their future pathway through life. The Wyoming Press Saturday April 21, 1906

Saxton - Ashton

Bishop Brown was in Woodruff last night June 2, 1915 and officiated at the marriage of Mr. Thomas W. Saxton and Miss Grace Ashton the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Ashton.  Both are well known and highly esteemed young people and with their many friends.  The times is pleased to join in hearty congratulations.

Stafford - Sellon

A very quiet and pleasant wedding occurred at the home of Henry Sellon of Fort Bridger Saturday morning, Feb.  l6th. The contracting parties were Dr.  Charles. D. Stafford, and Miss Mabel E.  Sellon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.. Henry Sellon. The wedding ceremony took place at 8 o'clock, after which the company sat down to a delightful breakfast, beside the immediate family and the officiating minister, the Rev. J, J. Hicks, only a few of the bride's intimate friends were present. The groom is well known in this county having practiced medicine in Diamondville, Fort Bridger and is now practicing associate of Dr. Hocker in Kemmerer. The bride is a well and favorably known school teacher of this county.   They will make their home in Kemmerer    Their many friends will wish them abundant happiness in their wedded life, and the Press extends congratulations.  The Wyoming Press Saturday February 23, 1907

Trenam - Bush

A quiet wedding yesterday with only immediate relatives present, was that of Miss Leah V. Bush and Erwin Wayne Trenam, which took place at the home of the brides mother, Mrs. Barbara A. Bush, 416 East Sixth South street, Rev. Elmer I. Goshen of the First Congregational church officiating.  The bride and bridegroom left immediately after the ceremony for Evaston Wyo. Their future home where Mr Trenam is engaged in the oil business---From Thursdays Salt Lake Herald.   During the short time Mr. Trenam has lived in Evanston, he has made many friends who resjoice with him in his happiness.  When Mr. and Mrs Trenam arrived in this city Wenesday evening they were surprised upon arriving home to find a well prepared lunch and several friends of the groom comfortably announced in their residence.  Mrs. A. T. Hammerson and Prof Coverdale and arranged the surprise and had invited Rev Davis, A. W. Duvall, Mr. and Mrs. Peterson and Miss Youngberg to participate in the homecoming. The Young couple expressed the greatest pleasure at the action of their friends, and considered it a very thoughtful and pleasing thing for them to do.  Mrs. Trenam attended the University of Utah, and for the past three years has been a teacher in the schools of Salt Lake City.  They will make their home at the Charles P. Blyth house on Summit Street.  The Press joins in best wishes.(Saturday June 3, 1911 Wyoming Press)



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