John C. Shonka of Madison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shonka of Schuyler, and Miss Pearl L. Staudenmaier of Norfolk, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Staudenmaier was solemized Wednesday morning in the Sacred Heart church in Norfolk at 7:00 a.m. Source: Madison Star-Mail, Thursday, June 17, 1937 on page 4.
John B. Stolle and Miss Martha Zohner were married at the Battle Creek Heights Lutheran Church last Saturday evening. Attendants were Miss Ellas Zohner, a sister of the bride, and Will Stolle, a brother of the groom. The parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. John Zohner, and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stolle. Source: Battle Creek Enterprise, Thursday, March 6, 1930 on page 1.
Andrew J. Thatch and Clara Harrington were married in Norfolk yesterday. They will make their home in Omaha. Source: Madison Star-Mail, Thursday, April 16, 1931 on page 1.
Thatch-Harrington Norfolk Daily News: One of the prettiest home weddings of the season was solemnized Thursday morning when Miss Clara Harrington of Norfolk became the bride of Andrew Thatch of Omaha. The bridal party took their places to the strains of the “Lohengrin” wedding march played by Mrs. Hazel Ashbaugh, sister of the bride. Miss Gertrude Kendall attendant the bride. The bridegroom was attended by his brother, Ralph Thatch of Madison. The bride was born in Norfolk and is a graduate of Norfolk high school and of the State Teachers. college at Wayne. She is a former high school instructor. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Thatch of Madison. He attended school in Madison, and the past two years has been employed in Omaha. Source: Madison Star-Mail, Thursday, April 23, 1931 on page 4.
Margaret Evelyn Throckmorton, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd N. Throckmorton of this city was united in marriage to Walter E. Norton, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Norton of Buffalo, Oklahoma, Tuesday, June 15, at 3:00 p.m. at the Methodist parsonage in Stanton. They were attended by Miss Alice Mae Van Blaricom and Kenneth Throckmorton. Source: Madison Star-Mail, Thursday, June 17, 1937 on page 4.
Pearl Wehrle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Wehrle will become the bride of Sylvester Frei, son of Mrs. John Louisberg in a ceremony to be performed at St. Leonard’s parsonage at 1 o’clock Friday afternoon. Source: Madison Star-Mail, Thursday, December 30, 1937 on page 1.
Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Werner celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary at a surprise party with 150 people last Saturday evening. It was held at their home in Meadow Grove. Source: Battle Creek Enterprise, Thursday, February 21, 1929 on page 1.
Florence Edith Willson, only daughter of Dr. and Mrs. E. O. Wilson of this city was united in marriage to Leonard O. Larson, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Larson of Newman Grove, Wednesday, June 16, at 2:30 p.m. at the home of the bride’s parents. Miss Marie O. Larson, sister of the bridegroom, and Bryan O. Wilson, brother of the bride were their attendants. Source: Madison Star-Mail, Thursday, June 17, 1937 on page 1.
Married in Battle Creek thirty-five years ago, Mr. and Mrs. John Zohner were reminded of the event on evening last week when their children and other relatives gathered at their home. They are the parents of eight children and have in recent years become grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Zohner have not yet reached the age of retirement. Mr. Zohner is a native of Austria and his wife was born in Germany, but both of them came to Nebraska with relatives when they were children and all but their early years have been spent in the Battle Creek community. Source: Battle Creek Enterprise, Thursday, February 18, 1937 on page 1.
Miss Alma Kuchar, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vaclav Kuchar, and Emil Pospisil, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Pospisil were married Wednesday, June 2, at 3:00 o.clock at the Presbyterian Church in Clarkson. The couple were attended by Miss Vivian Ambroz, niece of the bride and Clarence Pospisil, brother of the groom. Source: Madison Star-Mail, Thursday, June 3, 1937 on page 4.
Alvin Massman recently returned from a trip to Missouri, surprising his friends by bringing with him a bride, Miss Retha Oglevie of Kingsville, Missouri, whom he married at Kansas City on April 30. Mr. Massman is the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Massman. He was born near Battle Creek and graduated from Battle Creek high school a few years ago. Source: Battle Creek Enterprise, Thursday, May 13, 1937 on page 1.
The marriage of Gwyn McCarrol, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. J. McCarrol of Meadow Grove, and Miss Mildred Eyl, daughter of Mrs. Minnie Eyl of Battle Creek, was announced the latter part of last week, the couple having plighted their vows at LeMars, Iowa, without making known their intentions. Source: Battle Creek Enterprise, Thursday May 8, 1930 on page 1.
Mr. and Mrs. William McIntosh, prominent citizens of Meadow Grove, celebrated their fifty-eighth wedding anniversary last week. Mr. and Mrs. McIntosh were married August 12, 1873 at Kankakee, Illinois. In 1883 they moved to Meadow Grove vicinity where they have since resided. Source: Madison Star-Mail, Thursday, August 20, 1931 on page 1.
Ira Chittenden and Josephine “Josie” Schartzer were married March 15, 1887 at the Methodist parsonage in Madison, Nebraska. She was born in Virginia and came to Madison county with her parents homesteading about 10 miles southwest of Madison. He was born near Galesburg, Illinois. She and her parents moved to town when there [were] not more than 30 buildings here. Frank Barnes, founder of the town, gave her father one lot if he bought another. Her father helped build the first Methodist church here, but died before the building was dedicated. They have two children, Mrs. Alta Trine and T. W. Chittenden. There are three grandchildren, Stewart W., Keith D. and Gene I. Trine. Source: Madison Star-Mail, Thursday, March 11, 1937 on page 4.
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Collins celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary January 16. Mr. Collins is 91 years old and Mrs. Collins is 90. Mr. Collins and Miss Lennie Hackler, both born in Grayson county, Virginia, were married January 16, 1872, near Independence, Virginia, where they spent the first thirty years of their marriage. In 1902 they moved to Colorado, where they lived several years. They came to Madison county, Nebraska, thirty-five years ago. They are the parents of nine children, five of whom survive: Mrs. Lester Hawkins, Mrs. Connie Austin, Mrs. Cleat Austin, Mrs. L. Flanigan, and Elijah Collins. There are fourteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Source: Battle Creek Enterprise, Thursday, January 22, 1942 on page 1.
Miss Lorraine Conger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Conger of Madison and Bernard A. Venhaus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Venhaus of Creighton, were married Monday. They left after the ceremony for Scottsbluff where they plan to make their home. Source: Madison Star-Mail, Thursday, September 16, 1937 on page 1.
Edward B. Heuston and Ida Overman were married last Saturday afternoon at the home of Mrs. C. B. Heuston, mother of the groom. Source: Battle Creek Enterprise, Thursday, June 27, 1929 on page 1.
Carena Chittenden and Carl Calmer were married at the Methodist Church on Wednesday morning September 15, at 10 o.clock. The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Chittenden. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Calmer of Oakland, Iowa. The couple left shortly after the ceremony for Oakland, Iowa where they will make their home. Source: Madison Star-Mail, Thursday, September 16, 1937 on page 1.
Joyce Emily Barnes, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Barnes, became the bride of Edward Joseph Fisher, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Fisher. They were married at the Church of the Precious Blood, in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday. Source: Battle Creek Enterprise, Thursday, July 4, 1929 via Norfolk News, date not given.
It is announced that Harold Bishop, youngest son of Mrs. Myrtle Bishop, and Miss Lorraine Wynand, youngest daughter of Mrs. Emma Wynand, both of Battle Creek, were quietly married at the Methodist parsonage in Yankton, South Dakota, last Saturday. Source: Battle Creek Enterprise, Thursday, June 3, 1937 on page 1.
Miss Ethel Marie Carlock and Clarence Settje were married at Papillion on August 4th. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arch B. Carlock and is a graduate of Liberty high school. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Settje and is a graduate of Creston high school. Source: Madison Star-Mail, Thursday, August 19, 1937 on page 1.
Returning from an extended visit in Iowa, Miss Geraldine Butler, Battle Creek, makes known her secret marriage to Charles Goodell of Norfolk on January 6, 1937, at Yankton, South Dakota. She is the daughter of Mrs. Otelia Butler. She graduated from Battle Creek high school with the class of 1934. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Goodell and graduated from Norfolk high school in 1935. Source: Battle Creek Enterprise, Thursday, May 27, 1937 on page 1.