Wedding Announcements

For The Year

1902

Below is a list of Wedding Announcements that were printed in the old newspapers , some are couples from different counties that were married in Greene County . Some are people from Greene County that went to other places and got married.

Some our just Congratulations to the new-ly-weds. Maybe this record that I created might help you to find some of those missing marriage records .

 

RECORD WRITTEN BY : TINA EASLEY

tina@grnco.net

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ar/county/greene/

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FROM THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

APRIL 1, 1902

RANDOLPH & ELLIOTT

INVITATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED ANNOUNCING THE MARRIAGE OF MISS SUE RANDOLP , THE DAUGHTER OF MR. AND MRS. E.C. RANDOLPH , OF CARUTHERSVILLE, MO. TO AUBREY ELLIOTT, OF THIS CITY , ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT , APRIL, 9TH AT THE HOME OF THE BRIDE'S PARENTS.

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FROM THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

APRIL 2, 1902

ALLISON & MOSLEY

MISS MABEL ALLISON AND MR. A.W. MOSLEY , TWO FORMER STUDENTS OF THE PARRISH BUSINESS COLLEGE , WERE MARRIED AT THE BRIDE'S HOME IN CAMPBELL, MO. LAST WEDNESDAY . REV. J.W. BEARDEN , OF THIS CITY OFFICIATING . THE CERMONY TOOK PLACE PROMPTLY AT 4:30 O'CLOCK , AFTER WHICH THEY LED TO THE DINING ROOM , WHERE ALL PARTOOK OF AN ELEGANT LUNCHOON . FROM THEN UNTIL 6O'CLOCK THE BRIDAL PARTY ACCOMPANIED REV. BEARDEN TO PIGGOTT , WHERE HE WAS AT THE TIME ENGAGED IN HOLDING A PROTRACTED MEETING. NUMEROUS HANDSOME PRESENTS WERE RECEIVED , BESIDE THE HEARTEST CONGRATULATIONS FROM SCORES OF FRIENDS . MR. AND MRS. MOSLEY WILL LIVE AT BOYNTON , IN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY , WHERE MR. MOSLEY HAS A SITUATION . THEIR FRIENDS HERE JOIN IN EXTENDING CONGRATULATIONS TO THE HAPPY COUPLE.

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FROM THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

APRIL 4, 1902

PUTTY & JACKSON

AT THE RESIDENCE OF D.M. BALDWIN , SAURDAY MORNING AT 7:30 , MR. WILLIAM C. PUTTY , OF ADDINGTON , INDIANA TERRITORY , TO MISS SUSIE L. JACKSON , OF THIS CITY , THE EDITOR OF THIS PAPER OFFICIATIONG. IT WAS A VERY QUIET WEDDING , ONLY A FEW FRIENDS BEING PRESENT . THE BRIDE IS A DAUGHTER OF MR. JOE JACKSON , OF THIS CITY AND IS HIGHLY RESPECTED AND MOST EXCELLENT YOUNG LADY. THE GROOM , THOUGH A STRANGER , HAS THE APPEARANCE OF BEING A GOOD MAN.

THE TIMES JOIN THE MANY FRIENDS OF THE BRIDE IN CONGRATULATIONS .

THEY LEFT ON THE 6:45 COTTON BELT TRAIN FOR THEIR FUTURE HOME IN THE INDIAN TERRITORY.

JONESBORO TIMES.

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APRIL 15 , 1902

THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

THOMAS & MATTHEWS

PLEASANT MARRIAGE

A QUIET WEDDING TOOK PLACE AT 7 O'CLOCK LAST EVENING AT THE RESIDENCE OF DR. AND

MRS. JOHN L. MATTHEWS ON COURT STREET , WHEN MR. CHAS H. THOMAS AND MISS ISABEL MATTHEWS

WERE UNITED IN MARRIAGE BY REV. THURMAN OF THE CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH , THE EPISOCAL

CEREMONY BEING READ FROM THE PRAYER BOOK THAT WAS USED BY THE BRIDE'S GREAT GRANDMOTHER.

MISS MATTHEWS HAS MADE HER HOME IN PINE BLUFF FOR SOME TIME . MR. THOMAS HAS FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS BEEN IN

THE GOVERNMENT SERVICE AS POST OFFICE INSPECTOR.

THE HAPPY COUPLE LEFT ON THE 7:45 COTTON BELT TRAIN FOR NEW ORLEANS , WHERE THEY WILL MAKE THEIR HOME

FOR THE PRESENT.

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FROM THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

APRIL 18 , 1902

GOLDEN WEDDING

MR. AND MRS. JOSEPH COFFMAN

WERE MARRIED FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY .


THE EVENT CELEBRATED WITH A LARGE GATHERING TO WHOM A FINE DINNER WAS SERVED.


THE HOME OF JOSEPH COFFMAN , SEVERAL MILES EAST OF THE CITY , WAS A SCENE OF GAITY YESTERDAY AND AN OCCASION THAT WILL BE LONG REMEMBERED BY THOSE PRESENT.

THE OCCASION WAS THE CELEBRATION OF THE GOLDEN WEDDING OF MR. AND MRS. COFFMAN , AND

ABOUT 75 PEOPLE WERE PRESENT , INCLUDING FRIENDS , RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

AMONG THE VISITORS FROM TOWN WERE SIM COFFMAN AND FAMILY , ROSS COFFMAN AND FAMILY

AND MR. AND MRS. J.T. HOPKINS .

HOPKINS TOOK HIS CAMERA AND PHOTOGRAPHED GROUPS OF THE VISITORS.

AMONG THE ASSEMBLED GUESTS WERE CHILDREN , GRAND CHILDREN AND GREAT GRAND CHILDREN OF THE

AGED COUPLE , SOME OF WHOM WERE BRUCE MONTIETH AND FAMILY AND THE FAMILIES OF LIGE JONES

AND TOM LOW. THE SOLIPHONE WAS UNABLE TO PROCURE THE NAMES OF ALL THE GUESTS.

THE PRESENTS WERE NUMEROUS , THAT OF MR. AND MRS. M.R. COFFMAN BEING A PAIR OF GOLD SPECTACLES FOR BOTH

THE BRIDE AND GROOM.

JOSEPH COFFMAN IS 72 YEARS OLD AND HIS HELPMEET IS TWO YEARS YOUNGER AND ON YESTERDAY THEY WERE

BOTH AS GAILY AS THEY WERE FIFTY YEARS AGO WHEN THEY WERE MARRIED IN MARSHAL COUNTY , WEST , VA.

AND UNCLE JOE SAID THAT IF HE COULD HAVE SUCH EATING AND DRINKING AS HE HAD YESTERDAY HE

BELIEVED HE COULD STRETCH OVER ANOTHER HALF CENTURY BEFORE GOING TO THE HAPPY HUNTING GROUNDS.

THE UNANIMOUS VERDICT OF THE ASSEMBLED GUESTS WAS THAT THE DINNER WAS AS FINE A ONE AS WAS

EVER SPREAD IN GREENE COUNTY.

THE SOLIPHONE CONGRATULATES THIS WORTHY COUPLE ON HAVING SUCCESSFULLY TURNED THE

FIFTIETH MILE POST IN THEIR MARRIED LIFE AND HOPES THEY WILL BE SPARED TO CELEBRATE THEIR

DIAMOND WEDDING.

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L. McHANEY & JENNIE STEELE

WED

FROM THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

APRIL 19, 1902

CAPTURED A BRIDE

L. McHANEY , A WELL KNOWN CITIZEN WHO WENT TO ILLINOIS LAST SUNDAY , RETURNED LAST NIGHT / HE DID NOT RETURN HOME ALONE . BUT HE BROUGHT WITH HIM A LIFE PARTNER . HE WAS MARRIED TO MISS JENNIE STEELE , A WELL KNOWN LADY OF OWDEN , ILL. THE HOME OF THE BRIDE. ON LAST TUESDAY THEY CAME HOME ON LAST NIGHT'S COTTON BELT PASSENGER AND WENT OUT TO THE McHANEY HOME.

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Conger & Adams - Wed 1902

MAY 28 , 1902

FROM THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

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JOSEPH CONGER OF MARIANA , AND MISS BIRDIE ADAMS , OF WARM SPRINGS , WERE THIS MORNING GRANTED A LICENSE TO MARRY.

THEY HAVE BEEN AT BARD SEVERAL WEEKS VISITING.

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WILSON & DOUGHERTY

WED

SOLIPHONE

MAY 30, 1902

{ NOTE - WAS SENT INTO THE PAPER FROM BIG ISLAND COMMUNITY }

THE DULL MONOTONY OF EVERY DAY LIFE WAS BROKEN WEDNESDAY BY A WEDDING WHICH OCCURRED AT ANDY SHATLEY'S . FRANK WILSON AND MISS BELLE DOUGHERTY HAD GROWN TIRED OF WAITING FOR HER PARENTS' CONSENT AND SO MARRIED WITHOUT IT. THE LADY'S PARENTS SUPPOSED HER TO BE HOEING COTTON FOR MR. SHATLEY , WHILE IN TRUTH SHE WAS IN THE HOUSE MAKING PREPARATIONS FOR THE WEDDING, AND ABOUT TWO O'CLOCK BRO. MEREDITH AND THE GROOM AND A FEW FRIENDS CAME IN AND THE KNOT WAS TIED WHICH UNITED THEM FOR BETTER OR WORSE . WE WISH THEM A LONG AND HAPPY LIFE.

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PROF. CULBERTSON AND MRS. MAY DRYSDALE

SOLIPHONE

MAY 20, 1902

THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

MARRIED AT THE AMBERG

PROF. CULBERTSON AND MRS. MAY DRYSDALE , BOTH OF BRIGHTON , WERE MARRIED AT 12:30 P.M. AT THE HOTEL AMBERG PARLORS SUNDAY , IN THE MIDST OF A LARGE NUMBER OF FRIENDS OF BOTH PARTIES . THE CEREMONY WAY SOLEMNIZED BY REV. UMSTEAD , OF THE METHODIST CHURCH. THE BRIDE WAS BEUTIFULLY ATTIRED IN WHITE ORGANDIE , THE GROOM WORE THE CONVENTIONAL BLACK. THE BRIDE CAME OVER SATURDAY NIGHT, AND REMAINED WITH THE MISSES LYTLE , ON EAST COURT STREET, UNTIL SUNDAY , AND THE GROOM AND A NUMBER OF THEIR FRIENDS FROM BRIGHTON , CARDWELL AND HORNERSVILLE , CAME ON THE NOON TRAIN SUNDAY , TO WITNESS THE CEREMONY . TWENTY OF THE MOST INTIMATE FRIENDS TOOK DINNER WITH THE HAPPY COUPLE AT THE AMBERG, AFTER THE CERMONY . MANY HANDSOME PRESENTS WERE RECEIVED . MRS. CULBERTSON IS A SISTER TO MRS. STEVE VIRGOLIO, OF BERTIG , AND IS AN ATTRACTIVE AND ACCOMPLISHED WOMAN , AND MUCH ADMIRED BY A HOST OF SINCERE FRIENDS . MR. CULBERTSON IS A REFINED AND CULTURED YOUNG MAN , AND WORTHY OF THE WOMAN TO WHOM HE HAS BEEN UNITED FOR LIFE. THEY HAVE THE BEST WISHES OF SCORES OF FRIENDS . MR. AND MRS. CULBERTSON LEFT FOR BRIGHTON SUNDAY MORNING AND WILL MAKE THAT PLACE THEIR HOME, AT LEAST FOR THE PRESENT.

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