Union County Marriages/Anniversaries N - O

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.


Harold NANCARROW / Mamie DUKE

William I NIBARGER / Effie A. MITCHELL

Chester N. NICE / Hester PORTS

John NODINE / Delilah PRILLAMAN

Dr. James M. ODELL / Esther Mary HILL

Chester OLIVER / Iva WILLIAMS

Turner OLIVER / Anna McDONALD

Albert Olsen / Nellie SHAW

Norval G. OLSEN / Neta H. HAYNES

A.L. OLSON / Gloria L. SMITH

Arthur OLSON / Retta MERCER

Peter B. OLSON / Hermania B. HOSTAD

Richard OSBORNE / Mildred BROWN

Benjamin OWNBEY / Jennie DAVIS


Married in Their Own House

Choosing to be married in the little home which they had made ready, and with only a few intimate friends present, Miss Mamie Duke of Oregon and Mr. Harold Nancarrow of this city were married on Tuesday evening, March 16th, at their apartments, 400 ½ East Eight street.

The service was read by Rev. F.W. O'Malley of the First Christian church, and after congratulations had been offered, a prettily appointed wedding luncheon was served. The decorations of the rooms were in smilax and lilies. Mr. Nancarrow is employed with the Salt Lake Railroad Co., and his bride is a charming young woman from Oregon who has been passing the winter in Riverside.-Riverside (Cal.) Press.

The bride is a daughter of L.A. Duke of this city and is well known to many of our people. Miss Duke spent the winter in California. Many friends in Union will wish her a long life and much happiness.

Newspaper article - 1915

Donated by Larry Rader

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Nibarger - Mitchell

La Grande Observer

In the presence of intimate friends William I. Nibarger, son of Mr. and Mrs. O.W. Nibarger, of Union, and Effie A. Mitchell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Mitchell, of La Grande, were united in marriage Oct. 29, 1912 at 3:30 p.m. by the Justice of the peace, Woodson L. Patterson, at Baker. The ceremony was performed in the parlors of the Antlers hotel, and they were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. William Mitchell, a brother and sister of the bride. The happy couple left Wednesday evening for Union at which place they will make their future home.

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Married

At St. Frances Cathedral parish residence, Monday afternoon, in Baker, Chester N. Nice and Miss Hester Ports, Rev. Father Heagney officiating. Mr. Nice is a young farmer of Wolf Creek, and Mrs. Nice is a school teacher and a young lady of most charming character. She taught at wolf Creek last year. The young couple are at the home of the groom's parents Mr. and Mrs. Matts Nice for the present, and are receiving congratulations, from their many friends.

North Powder News
Saturday, January 22, 1927

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Nodine - Prillaman

Mr. John Nodine and Mrs. Delilah Prillaman were married Saturday evening last at La Grande, and will make their home in Union. Congratulations of many friends are extended.

November 1, 1908

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Dr. James M. ODELL / Esther Mary HILL

Married.-At the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.S. Hill, 765 Sutter St., San Francisco, Calif., Aug. 16, 1920, Dr. James M. Odell (U.S.A.) and Esther Mary Hill, of San Francisco.

Dr. Odell was formerly a Union boy and son of Mrs. Minnie Odell Beidelman.

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WILLIAMS - OLIVER

Justice Hugh E. Brady of La Grande officiated at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning, at the marriage of Miss Iva Williams and Chester Oliver, both of this city. The ceremony was read in the office of the magistrate. The young couple will make their home in North Powder.

North Powder News
Saturday, October 30, 1926

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Married

OLIVER-McDONALD:-At the residence of Hon. John McDonald near Summerville, on Wednesday, November 12, 1890, Miss Anna McDonald to Mr. Turner Oliver of this city. Rev. R.H. Parker officiating.

At home at Union, Oregon, after Nov. 28th. No Cards.

The wedding was a quiet affair, only the relatives and a few of the most intimate friends of the family being present. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver leave on to-day's train for a short trip through Western Oregon and Washington, and will return to Union about Nov. 29th. Mr. Oliver is the county clerk of Union county, and the bride is one of Grande Ronde's most popular young ladies. We join with a host of friends in wishing them all the joys of a happy life.

Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday
November 13, 1890

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Married - At Baker City, September 27, Albert Olsen and Miss Nellie Shaw, both of Clover creek, this county.

Eastern Oregon Republican
Wednesday, October 3, 1894

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Double Wedding

Two North Powder young couples were married Sunday at La Grande at the M.E. parsonage by Rev. N. Sherman Hawk. The contracting parties were Montie Gorham and Bryce Denning, and Neta H. Haynes and Norval G. Olsen.

The young people are widely known here and we unite with their many friends in wishing them much happiness.

They returned here to make their homes.

North Powder News
Saturday November 8, 1919

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Smith - Olson

Miss Gloria L. Smith and Mr. A.L. Olson were married at Pendleton Friday of last week. The ceremony was performed by the minister of the M.E. church at the parsonage. The couple was attended by Miss Florence Dickerson and H.D. Olson of North Powder. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Smith of Baker, and has been making her home in La Grande for some time past. The groom is well known to everyone in this vicinity, which has been his home since boyhood. Mr. and Mrs. Olson returned to North Powder immediately after the ceremony and will make their home here for the present.

North Powder News
Saturday August 30, 1919

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Arthur Olson and Retta Mercer were quietly married at the Methodist parsonage in La Grande Wednesday of last week. A wide circle of friends wish them every happiness.

North Powder News
Saturday, June 8, 1918

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Social Notes

Last Saturday at Baker occurred the marriage of Miss Hermania B. Hostad and Peter B. Olson. Justice of the Peace Geo. E. Allen performed the ceremony. The couple are well known residents of this vicinity. They will reside in Baker.

North Powder News
Saturday, February 19, 1921

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Richard Osborne / Mildred Brown

Married - In La Grande Saturday February 19, 1921, Mr. Richard Osborne and Miss Mildred Brown. The bride is the daughter of Mr. And Mrs. J.J. Brown, of Union and has lived in Union a number of years where she is well and favorably known. Many friends extend best wishes to the happy couple.

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Irate "Pap" Outwitted

Ben Ownbey and bride received the follow "send off"
in a recent issue of the Asotin Sentinel:

Mr. Benjamin Ownbey and Miss Jennie Davis were married at 10 o'clock on Sunday night on the opposite bank of the raging Snake, by Thos. Hudson, Esp. of Lewiston. A number of asotinites went over as witnesses to the interesting ceremony. As there was no one at the home of Jos. Pierce's cabin and no oil in the lamp, candles were substituted, they sheding light enough however, to enable the squire to properly hitch the parties for life or good behavior.

The interesting part of this business is yet to be told. The parties were from Enterprise, the new county seat of Wallowa county. As "Pap" was not willing the parties lit out for Idaho, closely followed by the old gentleman and certain officers of the law. The race was one for life, and when too closely pursued, the young folks left their buggy, mounted their horses, took to the woods and scored a good hundred points in the race, finally coming out ahead, winning the purse. time, about ten seconds quicker then any yet made over the new track that will soon be opened as a wagon road for the better accommodation of parties bent on similar business. It is hoped that peace and forgiveness will soon follow and that all will yet be serene in the land of the Wallowas.

Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday
September 6, 1888

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