Union County Marriages/Anniversaries K - L

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. KEEFER / Irene A. SANDERS

G.W. KERNS / Emma TODD

William KIRK / Altha May LANIUS

Roy KNIGHT / Mae HUFFMAN Marriage

Bert LaCRONE / Doris LENHART

W.R. LADD / Delia TOMLINSON

Martin LARSEN / Kathryn WOOD Marriage

C.H. LAW / Frances B. HEARD

David LAYNE / Rosetta ROBINSON

F.A. LEAVITT / Colista DEARTH

Lyman M. LEE / Clara WILKINSON

John V. LLOYD / Florence E. DICKERSON

William LOVERN / Viola O'BRYANT

Charles A. LUNEY / Ida Virginia MYERS

M.F. LYONS / Daisy JAMISON


Sanders-Keefer

Married at Salem, Ore. Wednesday Sept. 24, Miss Irene A. Sanders to Mr. C.M. Keefer. The bride is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Sanders of this city. She is a graduate of the Pendleton High school and for the last two years has made her home in Portland and Salem. She spent the summer vacation with her parents here, returning to Salem for the ceremony. Mrs. Keefer will take up special studies and music at Willamette this winter.

Mr. Keefer, is a theological student in Willamette University. His parents reside in Salem and are well known and influential citizens and prominent in church work. The groom will graduate from the Theological Dept. of Willamette University the coming spring. He plants to take up a post graduate course in some Eastern college the following year, preparatory for missionary work in other fields. Mr. Keefer is one of the promising young men of the University and has done effective work in the pastorate for several years while attending school. He is popular both with the students and faculty.

The ceremony was performed by Dr. Hammond of Kimball College at the noon hour before relatives of the young couple and a few friends. Prof. Roberts, the blind organist of the M.E. Church of Salem and a popular musician, played the wedding march. At home at 156 South 14th St., Salem, Oregon.

North Powder News
Saturday September 27, 1919

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Married

KERNS-TODD:-At Centennial hotel, this city, August 19, George W. Kerns, and Emma Todd, B.F. Wilson, J.P. officiating.

Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday
August 24, 1890

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Kirk - Lanius

Mr. William Kirk and Miss Altha May Lanius were married at La Grande, Wednesday, Judge Henry performing the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Kirk left at once for Seattle on a wedding trip. Many Union friends will wish them well. They will return to Union.

Newspaper article - September 1, 1910

Donated by Larry Rader

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Roy Knight / Mae Huffman

Married - In the parlors of the Foley Hotel in La Grande, Wednesday, September 27, 1905, Mr. Roy Knight and Miss Mae Huffman, Rev. Brown, of Pendleton, officiating. The contracting parties are well known youg people of this section and have a host of friends who join in extending best wishes.

Elgin Recorder Friday September 29, 1905

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MISS DORIS LENHART BRIDE OF BAKER MAN

At the home of Mrs. J.E. Lenhart 2420 in Baker, Tuesday afternoon at 4:30 occurred a pretty wedding when Miss Doris Lenhart became the bride of Mr. Bert LaCrone, the ceremony being performed by Rev. C.E. Winning of the Methodist church.

The bride wore a gown of pale blue chiffon trimmed in ostrich feathers and carried a bouquet of pink roses and white sweet peas.

Mrs. LaCrone spent her early childhood in North Powder, moving with her parents to Baker, where she attended public school, later moving to Union where she graduated having the honor of being business manager of the high school paper and valedictorian of her class.

Mr. LaCrone is a son of Mr. and Mrs. F.B. LaCrone formerly of Baker now of Chicago, and is in employe of the White Pine Lumber company.

After a dinner served at the Geiser Grand the young couple left for Portland where they will attend the Rose Festival, returning in a week to their home at 2420 First street in Baker.

North Powder News
Saturday, June 20, 1925

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Married

LADD-TOMLINSON:-At Union City Hotel, Sept. 24, W.R. Ladd and Delia Tomlinson. Rev. L.M. Boothe officiating.

Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday
October 2, 1890

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Martin Larsen / Kathryn Wood

Married in this city, June 8th, 1904, Mr. Martin Larsen and Mrs. Kathryn Wood, Rev. J.H. Ross officiating.

Elgin Recorder Friday June 10, 1904

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Law - Heard

A quit wedding took place Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Benton Sturgill, when Frances B. Heard became the wife of C.H. Law, Mrs. Law is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ?.S. Heard, prominent Baker Valley ranchers and the groom is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Dr. C.H. Law, well-known residents of North Powder. The ceremony took place at 7:30 p.m., Justice of the Peace Hubbard officiating. Only relatives and intimate friends were present. The happy couple left on an early train to take up their abode on the groom's ranch at North Powder. The best wishes of their many friends go with the popular young couple. - Baker Democrat.

February 16, 1918

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Till Death Done Part

The marriage of David Layne and Miss Rosetta Robinson was solemnized last Monday evening at the residence of the bride's parents at Cove, Rev. Mr. Johnson, of the Methodist church officiating. The many friends of Mr. Layne and his bride will heartily congratulate them upon their marriage, although Dave will hardly be forgiven for the slyness in which he managed the affair. Mr. and Mrs. Layne will make their residence at Cove.

Eastern Oregon Republic, Thursday
December 26, 1889

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Married

LEAVITT-DEARTH:-At the Union city hotel, Aug. 25., F.A. Leavitt and Colista Dearth, Rev. L.J. Boothe, officiating.

Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday
August 28, 1890

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Lee - Wilkinson

On Wednesday morning, the 17th inst., at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Webb, of this city, was celebrated a most pleasant home wedding, Mr. Lyman M. Lee, of Baker City, and Miss Clara Wilkinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Wilkinson, and sister of Mrs. Webb, of Union, being the principals. The officiating clergyman was Rev. M. Harris, of Baker City.

The ceremony was performed at 7:30 o'clock. Mr. J.R. Lee played Mendelsohn's wedding march. The room was artistically decorated with flowers. The bride was becomingly attired in a gown of white organdie and lace, and carried a shower boquet of carnations and ferns. The groom wore a suit of conventional black. The bridal couple stood under a huge floral wedding bell and the beautiful ring ceremony was used. Then followed a well appointed wedding breakfast, after which the newly wed couple took the morning west-bound train. Their first stop was at The Dalles, where they took the steamer for Portland. Thence they will proceed to seaside. With the close of their sojourn there, they will take in some other points of interest and return to Baker City which will be their future home.

Mr. Lee is a successful merchant of that city, being the senior member of the firm of Lee Brothers. Miss Wilkinson is a prominent educational instructor and is a graduate of the Ashland State Normal School.

Those present, aside from the bride and groom and the officiating clergyman, were Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Wilkinson; Hon. and Mrs. J.D. Lee of Portland, parents of the groom; Mr. J. Roscoe Lee and Miss Althea Eleanor Lee, of Baker City, brother and sister of the groom; Mr. and Mrs. James Webb, Mr. and Mrs. N.A. Vanscoyk and Postmaster M.F. Davis.

Copious showers of rice and the proverbial old shoe were in evidence.

The REPUBLICAN joins the many friends of the young couple in wishing them a long life and much joy.

Newspaper article - August 1910

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Dickerson - Lloyd

Miss Florence E. Dickerson and John V. Lloyd, both of Huntington, were married Saturday of last week at the Methodist parsonage in Baker, Rev. C.E. Helman, officiating. The groom is a well known railroad man. The bride is a former resident of this place, and has many friends in this vicinity. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd left for a honeymoon trip to the coast and expect to reside in Portland.

North Powder News
Saturday, May 15, 1920

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O'BRYANT - LOVERN

The marriage of William Lovern and Miss Viola O'Bryant occurred at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.W. O'Bryant in North Powder Wednesday evening. The newly married pair are well known in this vicinity where many friends are wishing them much joy, long life and prosperity. They will make their home on the ranch operated by Mr. Lovern.

North Powder News
Saturday, September 4, 1920

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Luney - Myers

The marriage of Charles A. Luney of this city and Miss Ida Virginia Meyers of Medical Springs, occurred on Tuesday evening of this week in the office of Judge George E. Allen in Baker. Witnessing the ceremony were Elmer Luney, brother of the groom, and Miss Nellie Warren.

North Powder News
Saturday, November 7, 1925

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Married

LYONS-JAMISON:-At Baker city, Aug. 11, M.F. Lyons, of Mitchell, Dakota and Miss Daisy Jamison of Lower Powder. The happy couple departed immediately for Sioux City, their future home.

Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday
August 24, 1890

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