Union County Marriages/Anniversaries E - F

Copyright 1999 Janine M. Bork


Unless denoted by a donor's name, these are marriages/anniversaries I have taken from microfilm of old newspapers I received through interlibrary loan from the University of Oregon. My many thanks to them. They do a great service. If you have any marriages/anniversaries you can donate, please drop a line to Janine M. Bork.Your information can help others.


C.M. EBERT / Irene GLASS

Ernest EDDY / Jennie WEBB

W.H. ELLIS / Mrs. Maude SCHMIDT

Mr. and Mrs. George EMMONS 56th Wedding Anniversary

Cuff ESTES / Tillie LANIUS

William EUBANKS /Mrs. Nettie F. TWARLING

Ben F. EVANS / Blanche PERRYMAN

Ben R. EVANS / Marjorie M. HILL

James R. EVANS / Allie COCHRAN

John EWERS / Mercy DULAN

D.I. WESTON / Alice FALL

Leonard W. FARRISH / Ada M. RASBOROUGH

Henry FAWYER / Loretta SOUTHWICK

William FIELDS / Bessie RIMBEY

Charles Harold FISHER / Edna GILKISON

Columbus W. FISHER / Carrie Lee PAGE

Frank L. FISK / Mary HARMON

Roy FORRESTER / Edna EAMES

W.E. FORRESTER / Gertrude THOMPSON

Mr. and Mrs. F.E. FOSTER - 25th Anniversary

Harry A. FOYE / Edith HERITAGE

Jesse FREEMAN / Susie GEYER


IRENE GLASS WEDS IN BUTTE, MONTANA

Miss Irene Glass, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Glass, left Thursday morning for Butte, Montana, after spending several days with her parents on their farm near this city.

On Friday she was married to C.M. Ebert, son of Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Ebert of La Grande, at Butte, where the young people will make their home. Mrs. Gale will make their home. Mrs. Gale will make their home, Mrs. Gale Smith acted as bridesmaid and Mr. Gale Smith as best man.

Miss Glass until recently made her home in La Grande working for the Home Telephone Exchange in that city for the past for the two years. The bridegroom is employed in the Riddle Art Shop at Butte.

North Powder News
Saturday, May 9, 1925

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Ernest EDDY / Jennie WEBB

Mr. Ernest Eddy and Miss Jennie Webb were married at the home of the bride's father, Althea Webb, Monday, June 28, 1915, Rev. Homer E. Cullison, of the M.E. Church, officiating.

Donated by Larry Rader

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Baker Couple Married

W.H. Ellis and Mrs. Maude Schmidt prominent residents of Baker were married in Portland last Friday. Mrs. Ellis has been ticket agent at the O.W.R.&N. station for a number of years. Mr. Ellis is proprietor of the Ellis Transfer company of Baker.

North Powder News
Saturday, January 23, 1926

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George Emmons Celebrate 56th Wedding Day; Honored at Meeting

The observance of the fifty-sixth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. George M. Emmons of Baker was made enjoyable as the occasion came on the day of the annual good-will meeting by members of the Baker County Historical Society - Tuesday, Oct. 14 - at the gun club building. The traditional wedding cake, baked by Miss Dolby of Keating, was presented to the couple.

The Emmons were married Oct. 14, 1902.

The groom was born in Carthage, Illinois, and came to La Grande with his parents in 1885 when he was three years old, the year, he learned later, was marked by the coming of the railroad to Eastern Oregon. his father, J. W. Emmons established a dairy near La Grande and George remembers how the family, under primitive conditions, furnished fresh milk to hotels of La
Grande, at one time milking as many as 80 cows.

Mrs. Emmons was born a Summerville Dec. 6, 1885. her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.R. Atkins, later moved to Wallowa County. Also Mr Emmons parents moved to Enterprise, and George has a brother and sister living there at the present time.

The baker couple are parents of two children, a son, who is deceased, and a daughter, Mrs. Bill Morrison.

Donated by  S. Renee Schaeffer


Lanius - Estes Nuptials

Miss Tillie Lanius and Cuff Estes of this city were united in marriage, Tuesday January 1st, Justice of the Peace L.P. Derby officiating. Miss Lanius is in the employ of the Home Independent Telephone Co here and Mr. Estes has resided here for the past several years. The newly wedded couple will make their home in their cottage in North Union which they have recently fitted up. The best wishes of a host of friends are extended to them.

Newspaper article - 1918

Donated by Larry Rader

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Married

On Sunday, Jan. 21, 1900, at the residence of the bride's sister Mrs. Dr. Corpse in Cove, Mrs. Nettie F. Twarling of Elgin and Mr. Wm. Eubanks of Summerville, Rev. Holoman officiating. After the wedding ceremonies a sumptuous dinner was served, and the newly married couple departed for Elgin where they will reside for a time. Mrs. Twarling has been a teacher in the public schools at Elgin during the past seven years and is quite well known in the educational circle of this country. Mr. Eubanks is a well known and substantial citizen of Summerville.

Cove Ledger Thursday
January 25, 1900

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Perryman - Evans

Cards were received here this week announcing the marriage of Miss Blanche Perryman of La Grande and Mr. Ben F. Evans of this city. The wedding occurred in La Grande at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Perryman, on Wednesday morning of this week, at 10:30 o'clock, Rev. G.L. Clark, Presbyterian minister, officiating. The services were quiet but impressive. The young couple left at 1 p.m., after the ceremony, by auto for a trip to coast points. Mrs. Evans is a talented girl and was one of the faculty of the North Powder schools last term, and made many friends who will welcome her back as a permanent resident of this city. Mr. Evans is one of the prominent business men here and is a member of the city council.

Mr. and Mrs. Evans will be at home to friends after August 15th, in North Powder.

North Powder News
Saturday, June 28, 1919

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MISS MARJORIE HILL WEDS PORTLAND MAN

Miss Marjorie M. Hill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Hill, of this city, was recently married to Mr. Ben R. Evans, a Portland man. At the ceremony the bride was charming in a gown of satin and fur, with hat to match. After a short wedding trip, the couple took apartments in Portland for the winter. Miss Hill is well known in this city, having been raised in this community, and is a former student of the North Powder schools. She has been making her home in Portland the past year or so with relatives.

Mr. and Mrs. Evans will visit with relatives in North Powder sometime in January.

North Powder News
Saturday, December 20, 1924

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Married

EVANS - COCHRAN - At Enterprise, Wallowa county, March 23, 1889, James R. Evans to Miss Allie Cochran.

Eastern Oregon Republican
Thursday, April 4, 1889

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Married

EWERS-DULAN:-At the Centennial hotel, Oct. 6, John Ewers and Mercy Dulan. B.F. Wilson, J.P. officiating.

Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday
October 9, 1890
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Married

FALL-WESTON-At Union September 11, Mr. D.I. Weston and Miss Alice Fall, both of Union county.

Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday
September 12, 1889

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Married on Wednesday by Rev. Rooney, Leonard W. Farrish and Miss Ada M. Rasborough, all of the Cove.

Eastern Oregon Republican
Saturday, October 20, 1894

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Married

At the residence of L. Carroll, near Union, on Sunday, June 6th, by A.C. Craig, County Judge, Mr. Henry Fawyer to Miss Loretta Southwick. We wish the young couple success, and as Henry subscribed for the SENTINEL the first thing after committing matrimony, we feel sure they are happy.

Mountain Sentinel, Saturday
June 12, 1880

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FIELDS - RIMBEY

In Elgin, Thursday, November 24, 1904, Mr. William Fields and Miss Bessie Rimbey, S.M. Goff, J.P. officiating.

Elgin Recorder Friday
December 2, 1904

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Gilkison - Fisher

The marriage of Miss Edna Gilkison and Charles Harold Fisher, both of North Powder, was solemnized Tuesday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock at the Christian parsonage in La Grande, the Rev. C.V. Dunn performing the ceremony.

They were accompanied by the bride's mother, Mrs. Margaret Gilkison. They expect to make their home in Red Bluff, Cal.

North Powder News
Saturday, June 18, 1927

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Wedding Bells

A very pretty wedding occured in the Presbyterian church at 9 o'clock Wednesday evning, Aug. 3, the contracting parties being Mr. Columbus W. Fisher and Miss Carrie Lee Page. The church had been handsomely decorated for the occasion and the ceremony was performed by Rev. Harry Benton. Mr. Jas. Robinson acted as best man while Miss Hattie Glenn was bridesmaid. After the ceremony a reception was held and refreshments served in the K. of P. Hall, a large number of people being present at both the ceremony and reception. The newly wedded couple are wll known here and were the recipients of a large number of handsome and useful presents.

Elgin Recorder Friday
August 5, 1904

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FRANK L. FISK MARRIED AT WEISER

Word has been received of the marriage of Frank L. Fisk, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Fisk, of near Medical Springs, to Miss Mary Harmon, of Halfway, Oregon, at Weiser, Idaho, Wednesday, February 18.

After the ceremony the happy couple left for the home of Mr. Fisk's parents, where they spent several days visiting with relatives.

On last Friday evening about twenty of the neighbors of the family gathered at the Fisk home to spend the evening at cards and dancing in honor of the newlyweds. Music was furnished by radio and home talent, and a splendid time was enjoyed by all.

Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Fisk left for Cornucopia, where they will make their home. Mr. Fisk is employed in the Cornucopia mines.

North Powder News
Saturday, February 28, 1925

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Wedding Bells

Miss Edna Eames of Telocaset and Roy Forrester of La Grande were married at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Peterson in La Grande, Saturday September the 8th. Mrs. Peterson is the bride's sister. About 20 friends and relatives were present to witness the ceremony, Rev. Chas. A. Edwards officiating.

Mr. Forrester and his bride are spending their honeymoon in Portland and will be at home to their friends in La Grande upon their return.

North Powder News
Saturday September 15, 1917

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Married

FORRESTER - THOMPSON - At La Grande March 23, 1889 by C.W.P. Ellsworth, J.P. Mr. W.E. Forrester and Miss Gertrude Thompson.

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On Their Wedding Trip

Mr. W.L. Forrestor, who has had charge of the school at the Park, for some months past, was united in marriage last Saturday evening, at La Grande to Miss Gertrude Thompson, an estimable young lady, formerly living at Wallowa. A great many friends of both Mr. Forrester and his bride wish them a full share of earthly happiness as they journey together along Life's rugged pathway. Mr. and Mrs. Forrester left on Sunday's train for a tour through the eastern states intending to visit all the principal cities on the way. They will return by way of California and intend to make Enterprise, Wallowa county, their future home.

Eastern Oregon Republican
Thursday, April 4, 1889

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Silver Wedding
Mr. and Mrs. F.E. Foster Celebrate
Their Twenty-Fifth Wedding
Anniversary on February 5th.

On Wednesday evening, February 5th, the residence of Mr. and Mrs. F.E. Foster, of this city, was the scene of the social event of the session, the occasion being the celebration of Mr. and Mrs. Foster's twenty-fifth wedding Anniversary. The many friends gathered spent a most pleasant evening in social intercourse, various games and the discussion of a sumptuous repast. At 11 o'clock the guests wished the estimable couple many happy returns of their wedding anniversary and departed for their homes.

Many beautiful and costly presents of silver were made by friends of the couple. Following is a list of the presents made by friends present.
One berry dish, one salad bowl, one fruit dish, one nut dish, one syrup pitcher, one card receiver, two individual casters, two pickle castors, one butter dish, one bread plate, one set of spoons, one set desert spoons, one set of nut picks, two butter knives, four napkin rings, one toothpick holder and one vase.

From absent friends the following presents were received: one coffee set, one cake knife, two toilet sets, one salad fork and one jewel case.

Following are the names of those present.
Mr. and Mrs. S.M. Driver, Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Wright, Mr. and Mrs. S.O. Swackhammer, Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Carter, Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Day, Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Deacon, Mr. and Mrs. M.M. Hall, Mr. and Mrs. O.P. Jaycox, Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Phy, Mr. and Mrs. J.R. crites, the Misses Mollie Lewis, Kate Oliver, Nellie Stevens, May Stevens, Sarah Chrisman, Kate Sanborn, Ida Johnson and Messrs. Turner Oliver, Frank Hall, Marion Davis, Prof. A.J. Hachett and Harry Deacon of Union and Mr. and Mrs. James Payne, Mr. and Mrs. E.T. foster, Mr. A.J. Foster, the Misses Pearl Payne and Dora Foster and Guy Bridges of Cove.

Eastern Oregon Republican, Union
Thursday, February 13, 1890

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Married

Mr. Harry A. Foye, of Sioux City, Iowa, and Miss Edith Heritage, of Union, were married at La Grande Friday, October 20, 1905, and departed at once for Sioux city, where they will make their home.

Mr. Foye is well known in Union, having been in business here last year, and is now in business with his father at Sioux City, operating a 'bus, hack and transfer line.

Miss Heritage is a young lady raised in Union county, a teacher in our public schools for several years, and one of our most charming young ladies, whose friends are many.

The REPUBLICAN joins the many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Foye in wishing them long life and much joy.

Donated by Larry Rader

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Married

Miss Susie Geyer and Jesse Freeman both of this city, were married in La Grande Monday of this week. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Geyer and the groom came here several months ago from Portland and has been employed as one of the operators at the O.W. Station. The newly married couple will occupy one of the Hawkins properties just east of the Station.

North Powder News
Saturday, May 29, 1920

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