The Clarksburg Telegram 1901
[GeorgeJ. Fletcher—Willa McCray]
Mr. George J. Fletcher, the efficientelectrician and lineman for the Clarksburg Telephone Company, and Miss Willa McCray,of Fairmont, were married Christmas day at the home of Miss McCray’sparents. Rev. John H.Hess officiating. The bride isone of Fairmont’smost accomplished and popular young ladies. Mr. Fletcher’s immediate family and a few other friends attended fromthis place.
[MarionSlaughter—Sophronia J. Yost]
Hotel Parlor Wedding.
In the parlors of the Deison House at 11 o’clock a. m., December 26, 1900, Mr.Marion Slaughter and Miss Sophronia J. Yost, both ofGypsy, were maaried [sic]. The Rev. Mr. Tyree, pastor of the MethodistEpiscopal church, South, officiated.
[James Bayles—Minnie Tetrick]
Mr. James Baylesand Mrs. Minnie Tetrick, both of Enterprise,were married at 3:30 o’clock, Sunday afternoon, at the residence of N. L.Fitzhugh in Bridgeport. Rev. Mr. Meredith officiated. Among those in attendance wereMiss Jessie Hess and Porter Fitzhugh, or Enterprise.
Married in the Bon Ton.
The Bon Ton store was the scene of aquiet wedding Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock. Mr. James Starkey and Miss Eliza Hurst, bothfrom the country, were the high contracting parties and the charming ladyclerks in the store and Mrs. L. E. Peters were the spectators andwitnesses. Rev. L. E. Peters officiatedin his usual pleasing and impressive manner.
Married at the homeof the bride Christmas Day, Mr. James Gaston and Miss Willa Floyd. Also the same day, Mr. JohnGolden, of Jane Lew, and MissIdaHighland,daughter of LloydHighland. We extended congratulations to the happycouples.
[HomerD. Grapes—Minnie O. Springer]
Mr. Homer D. Grapes, of this city, andMiss Minnie O. Springer, of Wolf Summit, were married at 2 o’clock Wednesdayafternoon, the second day of the twentieth century, in the Methodist Episcopalparsonage. Rev. William Andersonofficiated.
[Mansfield O. Martin—Ida Gimbel]
Mr.Mansfield O. Martin and Miss Ida Gimbel were marriedMonday evening, December 31, 1900, at [illegible] o’clock at the home of Mrs.Kate H[illegible], mother of the bride in Indianapolis, Ind. The groom is the brother of Councilman[illegible names] Martin, of this city, [remaining data illegible].
[JamesJ. Connell—Ella Fallen]
Mr. James J. Connell, the genialproprietor of the Elk Saloon on Pike street, and Miss Ella Fallen were marriedat [illegible] o’clock Tuesday morning at the home of the bride’s father, PatrickFallen, at the East End. Rev. DanielO’Connor officiated. Mr. and Mrs.Connell left on the Pittsburg [sic] flyer the same morning for Pittsburg [sic]and other [illegible] on a honeymoon trip. They have a host of friends who wish them [illegible].
[WilliamE. Chapman—Mollie Deison]
Mr. William E. Chapman and Miss MollieDeison were married in the First Baptist parsonage at8 o’clock Tuesday evening, October 29, 1901. Rev. R. B. McDanel [sic] solemnized themarital ties. A few special friends werepresent. Mr. Chapman hails from Winchester, Va.,and is engaged at the painter’s trade here. He is a thrifty and excellent young man, and has won quite a number ofwarm friends here. His bride is thepopular daughter of Mrs. W. J. Deison. They have the hearty congratulations and bestwishes of all their friends.
[KarlKelley—C. Da Casta Davis]
Miss C. Da Casta Davis, daughter of Mrs. FlorideDavis, of Shinnston, and Mr. Karl Kelley, of Weston, were married Thursdayevening of last week at the home of the bride’s mother. Rev. Shadduck, thenew pastor of the Shinnston M. E. church performed the ceremony. Mr. Kelley is a carpenter in the employ of J.T. Moore, of Shinnston. They will residein Shinnston.
In Colored Circles.
Themarriage of John Epperson’s daughter, Ada, to John Preston, of Monongah, is reported. The wedding was a surprise to the parents and to her many friendshere. The bonds were tied at Monongah.
[HoseaC. Richards—Mary E. Banks]
Richards — Banks.
At the residence of Mrs. James Banksat Adamston at 7 o’clock Sunday evening, a verypretty home wedding occurred, in which the contracting parties were Mr. HoseaC. Richards and Miss Mary E. Banks. Rev. W. F. Tyree performed the ceremony inthe presence of a large number of invited guests. Immediately after the ceremony, a sumptuouswedding supper was served. The groom’shome is in Auburn,Ritchie county, but he is employed at the West VirginiaPulley factory here. He is a very cleveryoung man. His bride is the daughter ofJames Banks, deceased, and is an excellent young woman.
Amos A.Robinson—Laura Harbert]
Recent Marriages at Peora.
Among recent marriages in the lowerend of the county was that of Mr. Carl Robinson and Miss OscaMason celebrated at Peora at 2 o’clock Sundayafternoon, October 13, 1901. Theceremony was performed by Rev. A. J. Springston. Mr. Robinson is a son of LemarRobinson, a prominent farmer of ProspectValley. His bride is a daughter of Albert Mason, of Peora, at whose home the wedding took place.
The same afternoon at the bride’s homein Peora, Mr. Amos A. Robinson and Miss Laura Harbert were married, Rev. Springstonofficiating. Mr. Robinson is a son ofJames A. Robinson, of Shinnston, and his bride is the only daughter of Mrs.Florence Harbert, of Peora.
[RobertG. Wilkins—Maggie Bartlett]
The marriage of Miss Maggie Bartlettand Mr. Robert G. Wilkins was solemnized at 4:30 o’clock Thursday afternoon atthe residence of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Abel Aartlett[sic], at the West End. Rev. R. B. McDanel[sic] was the officiating minister. Onlymembers of the family and a few immediate friends were present. Mrs. Wilkins is an excellent young woman andenjoys the friendship of many acquaintances. Mr. Wilkins is a well known oil driller and hails from McLean county, Pa. They left for Pittsburg [sic] on a wedding trip.
[Dr.George Hustead Brownfield—Ida Bartlett Watson]
Dr. George HusteadBrownfield, of Scotdale, this state, and Mrs. IdaBartlett Watson, of Farnum, were married in theTraders hotel parlors at 6 o’clock Sunday evening in the presence of a selectnumber of friends and relatives. Rev. R.B. McDanel [sic] pronounced the weddingceremony. The happy couple left on the9:44 train for eastern cities to spend their honeymoon. Doctor Brownfield is a son of J. H.Brownfield, of Fairmont. His bride is a daughter of Allison Bartlett,and is an accomplished and popular young woman.
[RobertL. Martin—Sallie Orr]
The marriage of Miss Sallie Orr andMr. Robert L. Martin was solemnized at the residence of the bride’s father, Mr.R. M. Orr, on Oak street at 9 o’clock Wednesdaynight, November 6, 1901, in the presence of about 30 guests. Rev. R. B. McDanel[sic] pronounced the ring ceremony of the Baptist church. The attendants were William Martin, brotherof the groom, and Miss Elma Harris. Thebride wore a traveling dress and looked very beautiful. She was the recipient of many beautiful andvaluable presents. The happy couple lefton the 9:44 train for Fairmont. Mr. Martin is a member of the popular groceryfirm of Martin Brothers on Main street and an excellent youngbusiness man. His bride is a beautifulyoung lady and has a wide and popular acquaintanceship in society and churchcircles.
[JamesN. Peebles—Lura C. Graves]
Mr. James N. Peebles, of Wood county,a prominent oil man, and Miss Lura C. Graves weremarried at 7:30 o’clock at the home of Mrs. A. F. Husteadon Main street. Rev. S. K. Arbuthnott tied the nuptial knot. Mr. Peebles was born in Crawford county, Pa. His bride is a daughter of GeorgeGraves. Only a few close friendsattended the wedding.
West Milford Social Happenings.
Miss Nancy Ward and a Mr. Snell of St. Louis,were married in Clarksburg,October 28. They will spend the winterin Wheeling.