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Records of Marriage

Watervliet First Methodist Church

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Please Read: The following data was transcribed by Mrs. Faye Rouse, 1999 and donated via digital method. The page was then created by webmaster, Brenda Sears.

Accoring to Faye, the transcriptions are from the original Pastors Book at the Church. As always, some errors do exist. To request corrections, provide proof to the above CONTACT address.

The information below is in alphabetical order, under several headings by name of pastor. Use the search INDEX below, then your software's Search and Find commands to provide yourself with a complete search, repeating after each heading of which there are ten (10).


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 Cecil E. Pollock

 George A. Brown

 Arthur E. Gay

 Thomas H. Leamon

 E. H. Babbitt

 Karl H. Keefer

 Grant L. Jordan

 T.O. Lee

 Ray M. Lawrence

 Henry M. Swam


Pastor, Cecil E. Pollock

ARENT, Arthur, age 29, of Benton Harbor, MI, & CLARA B. WHITE, age 21 of Coloma, MI, married 9/25/1927 at White house, Coloma.

COLE, IRON B., age 54, of Chicago, IL and MARY B. ELLIOTT, age 54, of Co1oma, MI, married 7/3/1919 at the Pastor's home.

GREGORIE, LOUIS E., age 22, of Riverside, MI, and ANNA M. THAR, age 23, of Riverside, MI, married 1/1/1919 at the Pastor's home.

HOWARTH, JAMES, age 24, at Sheridan, MI, and ADA M. DUMWOODY, age 16, at Benton Harbor, married 2/3/1919 at the Pastor's home.

HUSWAN, FREDERICK, age 30, of Racine, WI, and OLGA RURUNNER, age 30, of Racine, WI., married 8/2/19[?] at the Pastors home.

PITCHER, HENRY L., age 23, of Co1oma, MI, and STELLA. CRISPIN, age 18, of Waterv1iet, MI, married 1/12/1918 at the Pastor's home.

REMUS, DWANE, age 20, of _____ and NOAH [?] RYNO, age 20, married 8/3/1918 at the Pastor's home.

ROBERTS, IRA E., age 30, of Marion, and EMILY E. BULLARD, age 23, of Waterv1iet, MI, married 12/24/1918 at the Pastor's home.

SAYERS, ALVIN, age 20, and LAURA STEINBROOK, age 18, married 6/8/190 at the Pastor's home.

THAR, JOSEPH, age 46, of Coloma, MI and ALLIE FLETCHER, age 41, of IL, married 3/2/1919 at the Pastor's home.

VERSAW, WALTER, age 23, of Benton Harbor, MI & FLO HENNEY, age 17, of Benton, Harbor, MI, married 11/4/[?] at the Pastor's home.

WATERS, BERT M., age 43, of Chicago, IL and ALPLINE HAMPTON, age 34, of Canton, IL, married 6/22/1919 at the Pastor's home.

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Pastor, George A. Brown

BECKER, PETER M., age 38, of Coloma, MI and ETHEL WATTS, age 25, of Coloma, MI, married 3/12/I 920 at the home of the bride's parents, Coloma.

BEEZLEY, JAMES M., age 56, of Watervliet, MI and Mrs. (?) DORA O. STARKWEATHER of Watervliet, MI, married March 5, 1922, Coloma Parsonage.

BESEMAER, CHRISTIAN T. of Coloma, MI and SELMA A. KNEFF, of Big Rapids, MI, married Jan. 15, 1921, at Parsonage.

BRANDT, JAMES, age 43, of Benton Harbor, MI and GERTRUDE STUIT, age 39, of Muskegon, MI, married Nov. 4, 1921, at Coloma Parsonage.

BURKE, JOHN A., of Harper, Kansas, and AGNES C. DuVALL, of Coloma, MI, married Dec. 4, 1920 at Coloma Parsonage.

CLAY, EBY H., of Coloma, MI, and CLEO. M. ENDER of Coloma, MI, married June 22, 1920, at Coloma Parsonage.

CRAWFORD, FRANCIS, of Watervliet and VIOLA BRONSON, of Coloma, MI, married Jan. 1, 1921, at home of the bride.

DIEMEN, JOHN C., age 68, of Howard, IL and MARGARET A. PEASE, age 52, of Howard, IL married Sept. 18, 1921 Paw Paw Lake.

FRANCIS, DAVID W., age 23, of Chicago, IL and LEORA G. McKENNEY, age 22, of Chicago, IL, married Aug. 16, 1921 at Paw Paw Lake, Watervliet.

HOLMGREM, ERNEST, of Coloma, MI and MABLE WORDEN, of Coloma, MI married March 22, 1921, at the home of the bride.

HUNTSBERGEN, IRA K., age 53, of Great Falls, MT, and IDA STONECLIFFE, age 48, of Coloma, MI, married Jan. 1, 1920, at residence of Mr. Blah.

LINGHAUR, FRED R., of Coloma, MI and FLOSSIE M. KINGON, of Coloma, married Nov. 7, 1920 at residence of William Kingon.

MISTRETTA, JOSEPH, age 20, of Coloma, MI and ELIZABETH TIRANCIE, age 16, of Benton Harbor, MI, married Sept. 4, 1922 at Coloma Church.

MORAN, LEWIS T., age 23, of Chicago, IL, and RUTH A. RAVENKAMP, age 23, of Chicago, IL, married June 5, 1920 at Paw Paw Lake at the cottage of Mr. Ravenkamp.

NORDEEM, ADOLPH V., of Coloma, MI and LUCILE L. HABEL, of Coloma, MI, married June 7, 1921 at the home of the bride.

PERIN, REX, of Watervliet, MI and ALICE VAN KAMPEN, of Watervliet, MI, married Oct. 18, 1920 at Parsonage Coloma.

ROCKWELL, EARL, age 21, of Watervliet, MI and CLEO MARIE KINSER, age 18, of Watervliet, MI, married Mar. 12, 1920 at Co1oma Parsonage.

SHEEHY, CECIL, age 20, of Muskegon, MI and IRIS BERRY, age 18, of Benton Harbor, MI, married Aug. 13, 1922 at Coloma Parsonage.

STAUBUS, ROLAND, of Pigeon, MI and LYDIA CARTER, of Coloma, MI, married July 13, 1920 at the Parsonage Coloma.

STUMP, LESTER, age 43, of Benton Harbor, MI and MARION CRAWFORD, age 25, of Watervliet, MI, married July 10, 1920 at Paw Paw Lake, residence of Ira Crawford.

URICK, WALTER W., age 26, Eau Claire, MI and VERNA G. WOOLEY, age 26, of Coloma, MI, married May 20, 1922 Coloma at the home of the bride.

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Pastor, Arthur E. Gay

AUSTIN, WOODBURY E., age 28, of Watervliet, MI, and OPAL L. DENEL, age 22, of Watervliet, MI, married Dec. 29, 1923 at Watervliet.

CARNEY, SENECAR, age 23, MI and GLADYS BROADHEAD, age 19, of Bloomingdale,
MI, married Oct. 25, 1922, at Coloma.

COOK, NEAL, age 21, of South Bend, IN and JENNYE ENDERS, age 20, of South Bend, IN married June 3, 1923, at Coloma.

ERVERS, ROY W., age 28, of South Haven, MI and MATILDA ROY, age 26, of South Haven, MI, married April 22, 1923. at Coloma.

FRARY, MARVIN E., age 29, of Covert, MI and MABLE PADGETT, age 20, of Watervliet, MI married June 21, 1924 at Watervliet.

JOSEPH, THOMAS, age 21, of Martins Ferry, OH and HELEN POTTER, age 18 of Chicago, IL, married Aug. 6, 1924 at Coloma.

McNEES, R. T., age 35, of Kalamazoo, MI and MARGARET RIEMERS, age 36, of Kalamazoo, MI, married Jan. 20, 1924 at Watervliet.

MISHLER, WILLIAM, age 22, of Watervliet, MI and MILDRED STEWART, age 16, of Watervliet, MI, married Dec. 24, 1922, at Coloma.

PICARD, GEORGE, age 22, of Chicago, IL and LILLIAN CARPENTER, age 19, of Chicago, IL, married Sept. 8, 1923, at Wheeler cottage Paw Paw Lake.

POINDEXTER, CHARLES A., age 22, of South Haven, MI and CORA V. WHEELER, age 18, of South Haven, MI, married May 8, 1924 at Watervliet, MI.

ROBIN, CHARLES A., age 21, of Chicago, IL and JEANNETTA HENDERSON, age 18, of Chicago, IL, married Aug. 23, 1923 at Coloma.

RORICK, HAROLD, age 24, of Coloma, MI and GLADYS ANTIO, age 18, of Millburg, MI, married Feb. 18, 1923, at Coloma.

SKANES, CHARLES W., age 27, of Benton Harbor, MI & FERN ELSTON, age 22, of Riverside, MI, married May 22, 1923, at Coloma.

SMITH, MARSHALL, age 23, of Watervliet, MI and KATHRYN BANKS, age 28, of Watervliet, MI, married Jan. 3, 1924, at Watervliet.

STORICK, CHARLES E., age 51, of Berrien Springs, MI and MAUD FISHER age 39, of Berrien Springs, MI, married Nov. 23, 1922, at Coloma.

WOLF, WALTER, age 25, of St. Joseph, MI and VIRGINIA F. MILLER, age 19, of St. Joseph, MI, married Oct. 27, 1922, at Coloma.

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Pastor, Thomas H. Leamon

FESTER, HAROLD A., of Thalamay, W. [?] and FLORENCE M. MORELOCK, of Coloma, MI, married Jan. 3, 1927, at Co1oma. $5.00

GAIGH, TAYLOR of Vicksburg, MI and IDA ORYLON, of Vicksburg, MI, married June 26, 1929 at Vicksburg [Pastor's neice].

HELVIE, RAYMOND T., of South Bend, IN and SARAH E. COLLINS, of Waterv1iet, MI, married Ju1y 21, 1927, at Waterv1iet. $10.00

HIBBARD, RUSS W., of Al1egan, MI and RUTH FREIGER, of Al1egan, MI, married Aug. 28, 1927, at Watervliet. $5 00

HOWARD, ALTON, of Waterv1iet, MI and VISTA ANTHONY, of South Haven, MI, married June 27, 1928, at Waterv1iet. $5.00

HOWARD, HUGO S., of Royal Oak, MI and LORA G. PENEDUK, of Dehoik, married Feb. 15, 1926, at Watervliet. $5.00

KAWIS, FREDERICK S., of Waterv1iet, MI and RUTH K. [?] SWEARS, of Waterv1iet, MI, married March 26, 1927, at Waterv1iet. $5.00

KERI, WILLARD D. of Elkhart, IN and ANNA L. ROVER, of Sarrcid [?], IA, married Aug. 9, 1926, at Watervliet. $5.00

KOLS, ROBERT HENRY [?], of Benton Harbor, MI and JEAN CURRIE, of Co1oma, MI, married June 6, 1928, at Co1oma. $5.00

LANE, FRANKLIN, of Watervliet, MI and MARTH E. DOHNEY, of Watervliet, MI, married Nov. 8, 1925 at Watervliet. $2.00

MERRITT, C. D., of Jackson, MI and MILDRED CEIRNS, of Jackson, MI, married July 10, 1930, at Waterv1iet. $10.00

PATTERSON, JOHN A., of Chicago, IL and MARIE H. HALL, of Coloma, MI, married Aug. 12, 1926, at Coloma. $5.00

PAUL, GEORGE ALLEN, of Coloma, MI and ELSIE BERNACE MOSHER, of Watervliet, MI, married Dec. 25, 1925 at Watervliet. $5.00

PICKARD, GEORGE E., of Waterv1iet, MI and ELLA CERRE [?] STEWARD, of Watervliet, MI, married May 4, 1930, at Waterv1iet. $4.00

PLUMMER, HERBERT E., of Dowagiac, MI and MABEL McBLUSHEY, of Dowagiac, MI, married May 2, 1926, at Watervliet. $5.00

PRATT, CHESTER J., of St. Joseph, MI and EVELYN P. [?] SCOTT, of Co1oma, MI, married Aug. 28, 1927, at Co1oma. $10.00

PULLWIKS, WILLIAM B., of Eau Claire, MI and HENERITTA HELEN WATTS, of Coloma, MI, married Feb. 11, 1926, at Coloma. $10.00

ROGERS, RAYMOND, of Batt1e Creek, MI and MILDRED L. ROLLI.NS, of Battle Creek, MI, married Apri1 8, 1928, at Waterv1iet. $5.00

TACY, D. RAY, of Sturgis, MI and LELIA E. BRAD, of Coloma, MI, married June 23, 1926, at Coloma. $10.00

TILL, FLOYD F., of Coloma, MI and EDNA R. WILSON, of Hartford, MI, married Ju1y 11, 1927, at Watervliet. $5.00

WATTS, HERBERT D., of Coloma, MI and MARGARET D. HARRIMAN, of Co1oma, MI, married Aug. 30, 1930, at Coloma. $10.00

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Pastor, E. H. Babbitt

ARREN, HUGH W., age 23, of Watervliet, MI and FRANCES SIMPSON, age 23, of Hartford, MI, married March 15, 1934 at Watervliet Parsonage.

ASPENGREN, CHESTER W., age 23, of Watervliet, MI and VERA L. KNEIBES, age 21, of Watervliet, MI, married March 14, 1931, at Watervliet.

BECKER, ROBERT J., age 23, of Kalamazoo, MI and MARGARET E. NELSON, age 22, of Climax, MI, married Oct. 1, 1932, at Climax.

BRADY, GEORGE WRIGHT, age 19, of Chicago, IL and EVELYN GRACE HABEL, age 18, of Coloma, MI, married April 19, 1933, at Paw Paw Lake.

BROOKS, BURELL MEAD, age 23, of Watervliet, MI and DOROTHY PETERS, age 21, of Watervliet, MI, married Oct. 14, 1933, at the brides home.

DUSOE, LEROY, age 27, of Benton Harbor, MI and GEORGIANNA GRIFFITHS, age 23, of Springfield, IL, married Sept. 2, 1933, at Watervliet Parsonage.

EBINGER, DONALD G., age 24, of Climax, MI and BETHEL M. PIERCE, age 26, of Climax, MI, married Aug.29, 1931, at Climax.

FISCHER, PETER JR., age 20, of Lafayette, IN and ZERTHA PLATT, age 21, of Lafayette, IN, married Aug. 8, 1932, at Watervliet.

HARRIS, MAX W., age 25, of Paw Paw, MI, Van Buren County and EVELYN W. MOSHIER, age 23, of Paw Paw, MI, married April 9, 1932, at Antwerp Twp.

HEIDBREDER, JOHN FRED, age 24, of Pittsburg, PA and ELSIE LURANA SHINE, age 23, of Coloma, MI, married June 1, 1931, at Coloma church.

INDERBITZIN, MARTIN D., age 55, of Holland, MI and Mrs. GRACE A. VAN PLEW, age 45, of Holland, MI, married March 21, 1931, at Watervliet.

KRIEGER, OTTO, of Waterv1iet, MI and DESSIE S. CRIPE, of Watervliet, MI, married Nov. 1, 1930, at Watervliet.

LINDENFELD, BELA G., of Benton Harbor, MI and ESTHER U. CARTER of Coloma, MI, married Oct. 26, 1930 at Waterv1iet Parsonage.

LYMAN, HORACE, age 22, of Chicago, IL and MYRTLE AGNES KANTON, age 18, of Chicago, IL, married March 1, 1931, at Hartford Twp.

MARBLE, CARLTON EARL, age 21, of Buchanan, MI and LUCILLE MAIKOWSKI, age 22, of Bainbridge, MI, married June 27, 1934 at Bainbridge, MI.

MOSHER, CARL CHRISTIAN, age 36, of Berrien Center and EVA BELLE SUMNER, age 32, of Hartford, MI, married June 16, 1932, at Hartford.

PICKARD, GEORGE E., age 26, of Watervliet, MI and Mrs. ELLA PICKARD, of Watervliet, MI, married Oct. 1, 1932, at Watervliet Parsonage.

ROUSE, HOWARD, age 22, of Paw Paw, MI, and ERMA BENESH, age 18, of Paw Paw, MI, married Jan. 1, 1934, at Watervliet Parsonage.

RUDIG, DELMAR MAXWELL, age 30, of Chicago, IL and MILDRED DONNA PRICE, age 27, of Gary, IN, married July 30, 1933, at Price home.

STOWELL, DONALD CHARLES, age 25, of Benton Harbor, MI and MAE LaBELLE RICHARDS, age 24, of Watervliet, MI married July 17, 1932, at Watervliet.

SWIFT, WALTER IRA, age 21, of Detroit, MI and BETTY GIPSON, age 21, of Detroit, MI, married April 21, 1932, at Watervliet Parsonage.

WAITEFIELD, LLOYD, age 20, of Paw Paw, MI and LEOTA HODGE, age 18, of Decatur, MI, married May 17,1934, at Watervliet Parsonage.

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Pastor, Karl H. Keefer

COLLENDOR, MILLORO ANGELO, age 23, of Coloma, MI and MARION LUCILE FIKES, age 18, of Coloma, MI, married Oct. 21, at C. O. Patterson. Witnesses: Ruth Fikes & Ivan O'Leary. $3.00

DONLEY, OTIS E., age 23, of Pottersville, MI and NELDA HAWLEY, age 18, of Pottersvil1e, MI, married Feb. 3, 1935. Witnesses: William T. Fuller and Bernice Fuller. $5.00

DUNHAM, JAMES R., age 27, and MAXINE ELLEN PRICE, age 21, married July 25, 1936. Witnesses: Laurence E. Dunhama and Clarion Bennett. $5.00

GARNER, LAWRENCE M. of Hartford, MI and GLADYS IRENE HUNT, of Covert, MI, married Oct. 10, 1936. Witnesses: Victor Hunt and Sylvia L. Garner. $5.00

GINEBEL, REINHORT L., age 25 of St. Joseph, MI and ARLINE RENNER, age 19, of Riverside, MI, married June 12, 1937. Witnesses: Floyd and Anna Reniner, Herbert and Esther Griebel. $5.00

HATHAWAY, RUSSELL M., age 19, ofHastings, MI and KATHRY N. B. BACHMAN, age 18, of Hastings, MI, married Dec. 2, 1934. Witnesses: H. C. Backman & Mary Calledge. $5.00

HAWKS, LEONARD G., of Watervliet, MI and GEORGIA IDELLA CRUMB, of Watervliet, MI, married Aug. 1, 1936. Witnesses: Isabel and Gordon Crumb, W. G. McManus and Betty Smith. $3.00

McWHERTER, EVANS OLIVER, age 35, of Watervliet, MI and WILMA PAULINE MICHLES, age 30, of Watervliet, MI, married Dec. 23, 1936. Witnesses: Floyd Dannefel and Mildred Dannefel. $5.00

MILLER, KENNETH F., of Coloma, MI and MARGARET M. HILL, of Coloma, married June 13, 1936. Witnesses: John Miller and Margaret Word. $5.00

MOLTER, GEORGE, of Millburg, MI and GLADYS RODEWALD, of Watervliet, MI, married Nov. 7, 1936. Witnesses: Victor LeBon and Edna Rodewald. $3.00

PROBYN, DOUGLAS, age 39, of Lawrence, MI and LOUISE BRESEMAN, age 26, of Chicago, IL, married April 18, 1937. $2.00

REED, WILLARD, age 21, of Dowagiac, MI and ESTHER RORICK, age 19, of Coloma, MI, married May 30, 1937. Witnesses: Kenneth Shrew and Grace Eleanor Rinch and LeRoy Rinch. [To the side the names Louis Thurston and Ruth Randall are written].

RENNER, HENRY C., age 24, and AGNES M. MUNDT, age 18, married April 18, 1936, Witnesses: Howard O. Mundt and Arline C. Renns. $2.00

RICE, GORDON W., of W.[?] and NORMA M. PRICE, were married Oct. 14, 1934 at the Price residence. Witnesses: B. Carmody and Maxine Price. $5.00

TOMAK, DONALD, age 23, of Battle Creek, MI and MADELINE CORWIN, age 21 of Battle Creek, MI, married April 13, 1935. Wittnesses: John Michels and Sophia Tomak. $5.00

UPRIGHT, LAWRENCE J., age 23, of Potterville, MI and MARGURITE WILLIAMS, age 18, of Grand Ledge, MI, married Jan. 20, 1935. Witnesses: William F. Nickerson, of Battle Creek, MI and Martha R. Ransom, of Chanorte. $5.00

WALKER, GEORGE W., age 37, of Gobles, MI and HELEN M. VOKE, age 35, of Coloma, MI, married May 22, 1937. Witnesses: Katherine Riffis and Orlando Riffis. $2.00.

WATTS, FRED A., JR., age 34, of Coloma, MI and FLORENCE M. ARENT, age 24, of Coloma, MI, married July 25, 1935. Witnesses: Gerterude Kussmane and Alfred Watts. $5.00

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Pastor, Grant L. Jordan

BENTON, ROBERT, of South Haven, MI and NAOMI GILLISSIE, of South Haven, MI, married May 28, 1938. Witnesses: James Walters and Mariall Polhamus. [Note: This couple were married a few minutes later with the new bride and groom acting as witness.]

BEVERIDGE, VICTOR, of Coloma, MI and LILLIAN RORICK, of Coloma, MI, married Oct. 23, 1937, Witnesses: Mrs. Susie Gunn and Mrs. Mae Jordan.

CALLENDAR, EARL WARREN, of Benton Harbor, MI and RUTH LEONA STANLEY, of Riverside, MI, married Aug. 19, 1937. Witnesses: Mildred Stanley and Gerald Callender.

COGSWELL, CHARLES, of Benton Harbor, MI and BETH WALTHER of Coloma, MI, married Aug. 14, 1937, at Coloma, MI, witnesses: Henrietta Sounek and Spencer Walther.

GARRISON, HARRY, of Kalamazoo, MI and Mrs. EMMA HICKS, of Kalamazoo, MI, married Sept. 4, 1937. Witnesses: Susie M. Gunn and Mrs. G. L. Jordan.

HALSEY, JACK, of Coloma, MI, and EDITH SCOTT, of Coloma, MI, married May 27, 1939, at the parsonage. Witnesses: Mrs. G. C. Jordall and Miss. Jeanette Jordan.

KAYS, GENE W., of Hartford, MI and Miss MAXINE ADAMS, of Decatur, MI, married Sept. 25, 1937. Witnesses: Hugh S. Kays and Marjorie Adams.

KINYON, FRED J., of Coloma, MI and JEANETTA JOHNSON, of Coloma, MI, married Oct. 2, 1927. Witnesses: Helen Buegel and Elmer Buegil.

LEVERTON, WILBUR EARLE, of Watervliet, MI and Miss HELEN JUNE PITCHER of Watervliet, MI, married at the home of the groom, Sept. 25,1938.

PATTERSON, GALE S., of Watervliet, MI and FRANCES MARIE GRICE, of Watervliet, MI, married Sept. 4, 1937. Witnesses: Margaret Grice and Will Patterson.

PETERS, FORREST ARTHUR, of Watervliet, MI and Miss GRACE CEIFKE of Benton Harbor, MI, married Nov. 13, 1937. Witnesses: Mr. & Mrs. Ray E. Dockter.

ROSE, DONALD, of St. Joseph, MI and Miss RUTH ADAMS, of Coloma, Ml, married Feb. 19, 1939, at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. Arlene Ryno. Witnesses: Laurener Rose & Arlene Ryno.

SMITH, CHARLES W., of Watervliet, MI and Miss. OLIVE M. EWALD, of Hartford, MI, married June 3, 1939 at the Watervliet parsonage. Witnesses: Victor Kaucher and Dora Thar.

STOKES, GALE HENRY, of Benton Harbor, MI and HAZEL MAY RETZ of Riveside, MI, married April 6, 1928. Witnesses: Emma M. Ritz and Lydia A. Swisher.

WALTERS, JAMES, of South Haven, MI and MARIAN POLHAMUS, of South Haven, MI, married May 28, 1938. Witnesses: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Benton.

WOOD, FRED G., of Kalamazoo, MI and MARIDELL COOK, of Watervliet, MI, married Feb. 11, 1939, at the parsonage. Witnesses: Dorothy Evertoll and Edward H. Anessinger.

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Pastor, T. O. Lee

ALWARD, ROBERT, of St. Louis, MI and VIOLET EBNIT, of Alma, MI, were married Feb. 22, 1941. Witnesses: Mrs. Stanley Monroe and L. W. Krake (Krale).

APPEL, RUDOLPH, of Benton Harbor, MI and EVELYN KITTELL, of Coloma, MI, were married March 9, 1940. Witnesses: Rudolph Schroder and Frances Schroeder.

ASPERGREN, FREDERICK A., of Covert, MI and FLORENCE THAR, of Oak Park, MI, were married Jan. 23, 1941[?]. Witnesses: Walter Aspengren and Jennie Carlson.

BROWN, GEORGE, of Coloma, MI and VERGLE MONROE, of Coloma, MI, were married June 30, 1940. Witnesses: Gertrude Herron and W alter Brown.

BUSHOUSE, MARTIN, of Kalamazoo, MI, and MARIAN WORKING, of Holland, MI, were married May 4, 1940. Witnesses: Mrs. Lloyd Miles and Marvin Bushouse.

CANNELL, ROBERT, of Detroit, MI and DOROTHY STARK, of Highland Park, MI were married March 30, 1940. Witnesses: Alline Stark and Robert Freetag.

CLARK, MARVIN, of Berrien Center, MI and MELBA BAKER, of Niles, MI, were married June 27, 1940. Witnesses: Mr. & Mrs. Ray Hand.

FREIER, IRVING, of Coloma, MI and FLORENCE BRUDER, of St. Joseph, MI, married July 1, 1939. Witnesses: Lillian Freier and Otto Schott.

HOYT, MARION L., of Pullman, MI and HELEN R. CURTIS, of Watervliet, MI, were married Nov. 17, 1940. Witnesses: Grant Hoyt and Mrs. D. K. Zimmerman.

LOTZ, WALTER, of Benton Harbor, MI and LOTTIE BEARD, of Benton Harbor, MI, were married Sept. 28, 1940. Witnesses: Agnes Cameron and Ivan Wolfgang.

LULL, ROBERT W., of Coopersville, MI and CLARA ORIEL RINGLER, of Benton Harbor, MI were married Nov. 4, 1939. Witnesses: Margaret Waltz and Ralph Schmidt.

MIXTER, GUY, of Lansing, MI and ALLENE STARK, of Coloma, MI, were married Aug. 11, 1940. Witnesses: Robert Cannell and Andrew Mixter.

NORTON, SAM E., of Watervliet, MI and CLARA SCHOTT, of Watervliet, MI, were married Nov. 25, 1939. Witnesses: Pearl Norton and Otto Schott.

PIERCE, ROBERT, of Coloma, MI and HAZEL SHAFER, of Hartford, MI, were married May 31, 1941. Witnesses: Alma Shafer and Perl Shafer.
Married by Pastor T. 0. Lee.

PRATT, SIDNEY, of Riverside, MI, and MILDRED KNAPP, of Lawrence, MI, were married March 6, 1940. Witnesses: Sylvia Pratt and Clarence Hamilton.

SCHOTT, OTTO, of Watervliet, MI and EVADEAN WINGARD, of Berrien Springs, MI, were married April 12, 1941. Witnesses: Martha Wingard and Ray Wingard.

SHANAHAN, JOSEPH of Decatur, MI, and HAZEL DEARMAN, of Coloma, MI, were married Sept 9, 1939. Witnesses: Mr. & Mrs. Chester Knebes.

STOEJJLER, KENNETH, of Kalamazoo, MI and MARIAN NEWBURY, of Galesburg, MI, were married July 23,1939. Witnesses: Nita Crojast and Wayne Stoughton.

STOUGHTON, WAYNE, of Paw Paw, MI and NITA CROJOOT, were married Sept. 22, 1939. Witnesses: Bessie Geisler and Mrs. T. 0. Lee.

WEAVER, GALEN, of Buchanan, MI and DOROTHY HARROFF, of Buchanan, MI, were married Oct. 1 5, 1939. Witnesses: Mrs. & Mrs. Poplar.

WEED, RICHARD, of Niles, MI and HELEN GLISSON, of Niles, MI, were married Feb. 24, 1940. Witnesses: Adalove Bunch and Charles Weed.

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Pastor, Ray M. Lawrence

GUSTAB, KILMARK CARL, age 76, of Coloma, MI, and Mrs. CARRIE BELL BACHMAN, age 66, of Coloma, MI, were married June28, 1941 at the Watervliet parsonage.

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Pastor, Henry M. Swam

ANDERVEET, JAMES, age 28, of Coloma, MI and HAZEL MORGAN, age 30, of Watervliet, MI, married Feb. 13, 1947 at the Watervliet parsonage.

ASPENGREN, WALTER E., age 60, of Hartford, MI and ELLA MAY CLAFLIN, age 56, of St. Joseph, MI, married May 4, 1945, at Watervliet parsonage. Witnesses: Vera and Chester Aspengren.

BAILEY, CHARLES ALVEN, age 56, of Watervliet, MI and CURA GREEN [?], age 55, of Watervliet, MI, married Aug. 28, 1946 at the Watervliet parsonage.

BOZE, ANDREW, age 21, of Hartford, MI and BETTY JEAN ANDERSON, age 20, of Hartford, MI, married June I, 1945, at the Watervliet parsonage. Witnesses: Miss. Doris Boze and Douglas Anderson.

COLLINS, JOSEPH, age 73, of Watervliet, MI and MARY ELLEN ANNGGO, age 57, of Coloma, MI, were married Aug. 9, 1944 at the Watervliet parsonage. Witnesses: Margaret Skilliter and T. N. Snilliter.

DLOUHY, RAYMOND F., age 28, of Coloma, MI and DOROTHY WARREN, age 22, of Hartford, MI, married June I 1, 1947, at the First Methodist church of Watervliet.

DUNHAM, MARION L., age 21, of St. Joseph, MI and DOLORES CHARLENE WELLER, age 17, of Watervliet, MI, married Oct. 4, 1947, at the First Methodist church of Watervliet.

FECHNER, GUSTAV, age 37, of 909 Mohawk Lane, St. Joseph, MI and PAULINE GRIMM, age 37, of 718 Pine St., St. Joseph, MI, married Aug. 6, 1946 at the Watervliet parsonage.

GRAHAM, ERNEST O., age 20, of Coloma, MI and NADINE BROWER, age 20, of Coloma, MI, married Sept. 16, 1944, at Watervliet parsonage,witness, Fred E. Graham and LaVerne Gra ham.

HAAN, GUSTAV, age 39, of 925 Wisconsin Ave., St. Joseph, MI and MARY DAVIS, age 37, of 718 Thasher Ave., Benton Harbor, MI, married Aug. 10, 1946 at the Watervliet parsonage.

HARBIN, EDWARD, JR., age 30, of Watervliet, MI and KATHLEEN BECKER, age 26, of Watervliet, MI, married Feb. 12, 1946 at the Watervliet parsonage.

HARRINGTON, ORVILLE, age 31, of Buchanan, MI and BERNICE P. SCHRODER, age 21, of New Buffalo, MI married June 28, 1947 at the Methodist parsonage in Watervliet.

HARTMANN, GEORGE O., age 22, of Watervliet, MI and ALICE BOONSON, age 22, of Watervliet, MI, married June 15, 1947 at the First Methodist church of Watervliet.

HITCHARK, DONALD ALBERT, age 18, of Watervliet, MI and FRANCES SINCLAIR, age 18, of Watervliet, MI, married June 7, 1947 at the Watervliet Methodist church.

HUGHES, WILLIAM M., age 44, of Eau Claire, MI and Mrs. MATTIE SANDEPER, age 36, of Eau Claire, MI, were married Aug. 26, 1944 at the Watervliet parsonage. Witnesses: Mrs. H.M. Swan and Thilma Swan.

JAVIRS, ROBERT J., JR., age 21, of 269 S. Pleasant St., Benton Harbor, MI and MARIA DAY, of Watervliet, MI married Sept 21, 1946 at the Watervliet First Methodist, Church.

KETTLEHUT, HAROLD A., of St. Joseph, MI and DOROTHY L. ZOBORANY, of St. Joseph, MI, were married July 23, 1944, at the Watervliet parsonage. Witnesses: Mrs. William Swan and Miss. Thilma C. Swan.

KRAUSE, ARTHUR T., age 26, of Detriot, MI and CLAUDINE WORTHINGTON, age 21, of Kalamazoo, MI, married Oct. 19, 1947, at the home of Bartly Rose on Pleasant St. in Watervliet, MI.

KUELBS, HENRY E., age 19, of Chicago, IL and ORA ANNA AUSTIN, age 18, of Watervliet, MI, married April 26, 1947 at the Austin home in Watervliet.

LAMB, FRANCIS RUE, age 22, of Watervliet, MI and FRANCIS HARPER, age 28, of Watervliet, MI, married June 29, 1947 at the Methodist parsonage in Watervliet.

LEWIS, ALEX G., age 22, of Chicago, IL, and BETTY CLINARD, age 24, of Watervliet, MI, married Nov. 3, 1946 at the Watervliet First Methodist Church.

MAXIN, GEORGE J., age 39, of Hartford, MI and DOROTHY BROODS, age 34, of Watervliet, MI, married Oct. 19, 1946, at the Watervliet parsonage.

MILHAM, DONALD P., age 21, of Watervliet, MI and ANN HARTMANN, age 23, of Watervlit, MI, married Aug. I I, I 946, at First Methodist Church Watervliet, MI.

MILLER, EDGAR ALLEN, age 20, of Hartford, MI and BARBARA TURNER, age 17, of Coloma, MI married May 24, 1947 at the Watervliet Methodist church.

OLDS, PHILIP D., age 27, of Hartford, MI and HELEN L. JACKSON, age 21, of Watervliet, MI, married March 11, 1945 at the Watervliet Methodist church. Witnesses: Mrs. De Tinel and Gifford W. Mission.

OLMSTEAD, WILLIAM CHANCY, age 32, of Watervliet, MI and THELMA NADINE BULLARD, age 21, of Watervliet, MI, married Sept 29, 1944 at the parsonage. Witnesses: Chester B. Bullard and Mona Day.

POLMANTEER, LESTER E., age 32, of Watervliet, MI, and HAZEL E. JONES, age 30, of Watervliet, MI, married June 2, 1945, at the Watervliet parsonage.

ROSE, WAYNE EDWARD, age 22, of Hartford, MI and MARY ADELINE GROTH, age 18, of Hartford, MI, married June 21, I 947 at the Methodist parsonage in Watervliet.

RUSSELL, ROBERT LEE, age 20, of Benton Harbor, MI and HELEN LOUISE CLINARD, age 21, of Benton Harbor, MI, married Jan. 19, 1947 at the Watervliet parsonage.

SCHUH, ERNEST, age 18, of Millburg, MI and VERA SUE BULLARD, age 18, of Watervliet, MI, married Nov. 22, 1945 at the Watervliet parsonage.

SMITH, RICHARD D., age 26, of Watervliet, MI and ELLA MARJORIE LUSN, age 24, of Charlevoix, MI, married Dec. 7, 1946, at the Watervliet parsonage.

SPICE, GEORGE H., age 35, of Watervliet, MI and FRANCES NUTTING, age 27, of Kalamazoo, MI, married Dec. 29, 1945 at 222 Crescent St., Watervliet, MI.

STINEMAN, HOWARD T., age 43, of Watervliet, MI and VERA WILCOXSON, of Watervliet, MI, married March 29, 1947 at the Watervliet parsonage.

TEAL, ARTHUR L., age 68, of Dowagiac, MI and LULA E. BELTON, age 65, of Dowagiac, MI, married Dec. 2, 1947 at the Watervliet parsonage.


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