Misc. Marriage Notices
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July 11, 1919

The Otsego Farmer


Couse-Jacobsen Sep 28

At Mr. Vision, July 4th at the Baptist parsonage Glenn Couse and 
Miss Dagmar Jacobsen were united in marriage by the Rev.
George Adams. The groom is the son of Frank Couse and the
bride the daughter of Jens Jacobsen. We wish them a happy
and prosperous journey through life. Contributed by Michele Culletto The Otsego Farmer Friday, July 1, 1927 MATRIMONIAL Dubben - Green Sep 28 Dorothy Jane Green, youngest daughter of Mrs. Jane Green of
Westville, was married at 12:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon
to George Henry Dubben of Middlefield. The ceremony was
performed by the Rev. Nelson B.Ripley of Milford, who for
many years had been a personal friend of the family of the
bride, in the presence of the immediate families only, of the
contracting parties. The bride, who was attired in blonde frosted crepe and carried a
shower bouquet of pink roses and forget-me-nots, with maiden
-hair ferns, was attended by her sister, Miss Elsie Green,
whose gown was of pink georgette crepe and her bouquet of
pink roses. The best man was Edward Dubben of Schenevus, a
brother of the groom. The house decorations were of pink
peonies, yellow roses and ferns. Following the ceremony a
delicious dinner was served after which Mr. and Mrs. Dubben
left by auto on a few days trip to Boston, returning, from
which they will reside at the groom's home above the village
of Middlefield. The bride, who is a life-long resident of Westville, and a
descendent of some of the oldest and best known families in
that community, is a graduate of Simmons College and for the
past four years has been home making instructor in the Walton
High school. The groom, who is a son of Mrs. Samuel Dubben of
Schenevus. is a successful young farmer of Middlefield. The esteem in which the bride, is held both at Walton and at home
is shown by two pre-nuptial events of interest. At Walton
teachers and friends presented her on her departure with a
handsome tea set and several fine pictures; and residents of
Westville and Milford to the number of seventy-five joined in
a shower on Saturday evening, many useful, appropriate and
(beautiful presents being bestowed on the bride-to-be. Many friends throughout Otsego and Delaware counties will join in
felicitations and best wishes to Mr. and Mrs. George Henry
Dubben. Contributed by Michele Culletto Thursday, July 20, 1961 The Otsego Farmer Jewell-GallagherSep 28 Mrs. Marie C. Gallagher of Fly Creek and Clark W. Jewell of
Westville, were married at the Fly Creek Methodist Church on
Sunday, July 16. The Rev. William . Highfield, performed the
double ring ceremony. Mrs. Juno Purvis of Cooperstown was
matron of honor. Howard Jewell of Westville was best man for
his brother. Mr. and Mrs. Jewell will reside at Westville. Contributed by Michele Culletto October 7, 1904 The Otsego Famer Julia A. Eggleston and Arthur B. Scott Married --- At the Chenango Street Methodist Episcopal parsonage
in Binghamton by the Rev. Charles Olmstead brother-in-law of
the bride groom, Wednesday October 5, 1904 Arthur B. Scott
and Julia A. Eggleston both of Milford. The contracting
parties are well known and popular young people of this
village. The bride is the youngest daughter of the late L.D.
Eggleston and has long been a favorite among her associates
in school and church circles. The bridegroom is the only son
of Mrs. And Mrs. E.L. Scott, an energetic and progressive
young farmer. After a brief wedding trip they will return to
reside on the Scott homestead farm where the best wishes of a
multitude of proceeds will abide with them. Contributed by Michele Culletto April 11 1917 Daily Star Bride Resided at Elk Creek Harrigan-Palmeter Wedding Solemnized Monday at Clayville Elk Creek - April 10 - Miss Flora Palmeter and James Harrigan of
Clayville were united in marriage Monday morning, April 9 at
7:30 o'clock, in The Catholic church at Clayville, by Father
Doyle. The bride is a well known and much respected young lady of this
place. After spending a week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Oscar Palmater, they will take up their residence in
Clayville, the home of the groom. Submitted by Rene' Treffeisen Oneonta Daily Star Thursday, 31 July, 1924 Page 3 Root-Willis Nuptials Members of Prominent Cooperstown Families United in Marriage Last
Evening Cooperstown, July 30. – Miss Esther Davidson Willis, daughter of
Hon. And Mrs. Nathaniel P. Willis, and Dr. Douglas B. Root,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Root, were married this
evening at 7:30 o’clock in the First Presbyterian Church
here. Rev. Edward C. Petrie officiated, using the Episcopal
service. The bride was attended by her sister, Mrs. Roger W. Rowland of
Pittsburgh, Pa., as matron of honour, and by Miss Elizabeth
Premus of Buffalo as maid of honour. The flower girl was Miss
Anna G. Johnson of Cooperstown. Roger W. Rowland of
Pittsburgh was best man and the ushers were Kenneth W. Root,
Alton G. Dunn, Carl H. Johnson, Rowan W. Spraker and Frank C.
Carpenter, all of Cooperstown. The bride was gowned in ivory satin, her mother’s wedding gown,
trimmed with rare old lace. The veil was of Brussells lace
fastened by a pearl headpiece with orange blossoms. She
carried a shower bouquet of white roses. The only piece of
jewelry she wore was a platinum and diamond pin, the gift of
the groom. Both matron and maid of honour wore gowns of blue georgette
trimmed with cream lace and carried bouquets of pale pink
roses. The little flower girl wore pink crepe de chine
trimmed with cream lace and carried a basket of pink and blue
flowers. The music was by Prof. Andrew de J. Allen, the organist of Christ
Church. Following the ceremony there was a reception at the
home of the bride’s parents at 11 Leatherstocking Street.
After an extended motor trip Dr. and Mrs. Root will make
their home on Staten Island where Dr. Root will take up his
duties on the staff of the Staten Island hospital. The bride is a graduate of the Cooperstown High School, class of
1917, and of the Montessori Training School at New York City.
Dr. Root is a graduate of Cooperstown High School, class of
1916, and of Cornell Medical College, class of 1924. Both are
popular young people with many admirable qualities and
sincere best wishes will be extended to them. The out of town guests included: Mr. and Mrs. William Bealtie of
New York City; Miss Almeda Randall, Liberty; Mr. and Mrs.
Sylvester W. Barnum, Cherry Valley; Homer Hannah,
Middlefield; Col. James Tabor Loree, Vice President and
General Manager of the Delaware and Hudson Company, Harry T.
Burch, Assistant General Manager of the same road, and Mrs.
Burch of Albany; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Noyes, Lake George; Mr.
and Mrs. Harry B. Hiller, Carbondale, Pa; Mrs. Jerome Burton,
Arlington; Mrs. Selden J. Conklin, Schenectady; Miss Dorothea
Marvin, New London, Conn; Mr. and Mrs. Orlo Burch, Miss
Dorthula Burch and Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Burch, Hartwick. Contributed by Hank Hardisty from the [Cooperstown] Freeman’s Journal, Jan 14, 1828, p. 3 “MARRIED – In Otsego, on the 30th ultimo, by Elder Knapp, Mr. JAMES LENT to Miss HARRIET
LISK. In Springfield, on the 3d inst., by the Rev. Mr. Knapp, Mr. JOHN WILSE of that place, to
Miss ALMIRA LATHROP of Danube. In Middlefield, on the 3d inst., by Elder Sawin, Mr. JOHN HODSON of Cherry Valley, to
Miss MARCIA POPE. In Cherry Valley, on the 3d inst. by the Rev. Mr. Tappan, Mr. GEORGE POTTS to Miss MARIA
FELLOWS. On the same day, Mr. BENJAMIN WAFFLE to Miss PEGGY DUFFIN. In Carlisle, Schoharie co. on the 3d instant, Mr. PHILIP HANER, of Cherry Valley, to Miss
PEGGY PATRA, of the former place. Contributed by Alex Bueno-Edwards from the [Cooperstown] Freeman’s Journal, Apr. 29, 1822, p. 3 “MARRIED – At Butternuts, by the Rev. Russell Wheeler, Mr. JOHN A. CATHCART, merchant, of
Rochester, to Miss SARAH FAIRMAN of the former place. Contributed by Alex Bueno-Edwards From the [Cooperstown] Freeman’s Journal, Feb. 18. 1853, p. 3 Also, by the same and at the same place, on the 12th inst. [i.e. 12 Feb 1853], Mr. ALBERT
UTTER, of Oneonta, to Miss ELIZABETH BAKER, of Laurens. Contributed by Alex Bueno-Edwards From the [Cooperstown] Freeman’s Journal, Feb. 18. 1853, p. 3 In Toddsville, on the 15th inst., by Rev. John H. Hall Jr., Mr. LEMUEL P. TODD to Miss
SAREPTA E. MURDOCK, both of Toddsville. Contributed by Alex Bueno-Edwards From the [Cooperstown] Freeman’s Journal, Feb. 18. 1853, p. 3 At Hartwick Seminary, on the 15th inst., by Rev. Dr. Miller, Rev. J.D. ENGLISH, Pastor of
the Evangelical Lutheran Church, of Ghent, Columbia co., to Miss S. ADELINE, daughter
of Rev. G.B. Miller. Contributed by Alex Bueno-Edwards From the [Cooperstown] Freeman’s Journal, Feb. 18. 1853, p. 3 At Schenevas, on the 25th ult., by Rev. M. Marvin, Mr. OLIVER THURBER to Miss ELIZABETH
LAMBERT, all of the same place. Contributed by Alex Bueno-Edwards From the [Cooperstown] Freeman’s Journal, Feb. 18. 1853, p. 3 At the same place, on the 10th inst., by the same, Mr. ISAAC RIPHENBURGH, of Maryland [a
city in Otsego Co., not the state], to Miss MARGARET KNIFFEN, of Broome, Schoharie co. Contributed by Alex Bueno-Edwards From the [Cooperstown] Freeman’s Journal, Feb. 18. 1853, p. 3 In Maryland, on the 15th inst., by the same, Mr. JEROME H. TALLMADGE to Miss ELLEN C.
SPENCER, daughter of Horace D. Spencer, Esq. Contributed by Alex Bueno-Edwards From the [Cooperstown] Freeman’s Journal, Feb. 18. 1853, p. 3 In Otego, on the 30th ult. [i.e. 30 Jan 1853], at the house of J.P. Wheeler, by Sam’l R.
Follett, Esq., Mr. DANIEL G. BAKER, of Laurens, to Miss MARIETTA SPENCER, of
Burlington. Contributed by Alex Bueno-Edwards Republican and Democrat, Saturday, January 7, 1871 (Cooperstown, Otsego County) MARRIED. IRISH-ADAMS - At the residence of the officiating clergyman in Cooperstown, Jan. 1st, by Rev. O. Perkins, Rasselas Irish, to Miss Elizabeth Jane Adams, both of Otsego. (page 3) The Otsego Republican, October 28, 1833, Vol. V, No. 23 (Cooperstown) MARRIED-On the 17th instant, by F. T. Tiffany, Mr. James Swartwout, of Milford, to Miss Margaret Wilcox, of Middlefield. (page 3) On the 30th inst. by Elder H. Robertson, Mr. Harvey W. Kendal, to Miss Phoebe Irons, all of Hartwick. (page 3) In Laurens, on the 20th inst. by S. J. Cook, esq, Mr. George Matteson, to Miss Philinda Eldred. (page 3) The Morris Chronicle, June 14, 1871 At Laurens, June 4, by Rev. H. N. Van Deusen, Geo. W. Couse, of Portlandville, to Miss Amelia M. Shutts, of Otego. (page 2) At the home of the bride, June 4, by Rev. H. N. Van Deusen, Herbert C. Brightman, of Laurens, to Miss Luella Bates, of Oneonta. (page 2) The Morris Chronicle, May 19, 1869, VOL. III, NO. 6, Whole No. 110. MARRIED. In Laurens, May 2d, by Rev. J. W. Mevis, Mr. ORLAN HARMAN, of Binghamton, to Miss ELLEN CARR, of Laurens. (page 3) The Morris Chronicle, November 27, 1878. MARRIED. (page 3) LeCHEVET-MOULTON- At Watson's Hotel, Morris, by Rev. A. S. Hobart, Frank LeChevet of Oaksville, and Mrs. Esther Moulton of Burlington. (page 3) GOODWIN-GILBERT- In Oneonta, Nov. 20th, by Rev. J. B. Calhoun, Scott Goodwin and Hattie A. Gilbert, of Hartwick. (page 3) Oneonta Herald, December 12, 1839, Vol. I, No. 14. MARRIED. In Laurens, on the 5th inst. by Harvey Keyes, Esq., Mr. ERASTUS GARDNER, to Miss Eliza M. SHOVE. (page 3) Also, by the same, Mr. AVERY OWEN to Miss MARY P. HOAG; all of Laurens. (page 3) The Otsego Republican, August 20, 1890, Vol. 62, No. 1. Invitations were issued last week to the marriage of Miss Alice, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Brooks, to Mr. Russell Warren of this village, at the Presbyterian church, Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 27, at three o'clock. A reception at the home of the bride on Leatherstocking St. follows the ceremony. (page 3) Miss Grace Wheeler and A. H. Murdock of Oneonta, were married in that village last Thursday morning by Rev. J. H. Brandow. (page 3) John Magees Celebrate 60th Year SCHENEVUS-Mr. and Mrs. John A. Magee, Badeau Hill, near
Schenevus, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary yesterday. John A. Magee and Annie E. Baldwin, school chums in the Darling
Hill School of the then Westford District Eight, were married
in Westford on Feb. 21, 1894. The Rev. Homer Denton performed the ceremony at the home of the
bride's parents, Ingram and Ann Baldwin of Westford. The have lived on Badeau Hill for 39 years. The couple has four children, Mrs. Blance Pajoice, Albany; Mrs.
Mahlon Eaton, West Oneonta; Ellis Magee, Royal Oak, Mich., and
Cecil Magee, Mineral Springs. They also have ten grand children and 22 great-grandchildren. Florence Baldwin COLLIERSVILLE Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Baldwin, Colliersville, have
announced the engagement of their daughter, Florence to aRichard
C. Chamberlain, son of Mrs. Carl Chamberlain, Schenevus. Miss Baldwin is a high school student. Her fiance is a graduate of Schenevus Central School and is now
stationed at Homestrat Air Force Base, Florida. No wedding date has been set. JACKSON-AUSTIN COOPERSTOWN Helen Baldwin Austin, 77 and Charles Jackson, 93, both of
the Meadows, were married Aug. 16 in a garden wedding at The
Meadows. The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Don Phillie,
resident chaplain at The Meadows. The bride wore a turquoise gauze summer dress with a corsage of white
carnations and daisies and baby's breath and forget me nots in
her hair. Matron of honor was the bride's daughter, Laura Short of Oneonta.
Best man was Harry Camp of The Meadows. Members of both families were present. A reception followed in the
recreation room of The Meadows. Mr. and Mrs. Jackson are living at The Meadows. Two Couple Recently Wed - Place-Stevenson Mr. and Mrs. George Place were married Saturday in the Church of the
Holy Spirit. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Stevenson, son,
Schenevus, Mrs. Place is the former Miss Julia Stevenson. The
bride groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James McCurdy, Albany. Julia Stevenson Becomes Bride of George Place, Troy
Schenevus Gladioli of various hues decorated the Church of the
Holy Spirit for the wedding of Miss Julia Elizabeth Stevenson,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie H. Stevenson, Schenevus, and
George Place, son of Mr. and Mrs. James McCurdy, Albany, on
Saturday at a six o'clock ceremony. Before an altar bowered in white gladioli, Rev. Louis van Ess
performed the marriage service. Mrs. James R. Macduff, organist,
played the wedding music and also accompanied the soloist, Mrs.
Joseph Brady. White Slipper Satin - Give in marriage by her father, the bride was
gowned in white slipper satin with long train. She wore a finger
tip veil with a bonnet embroidered with seed pearls and carried a
shower bouquet of white roses. Miss Gladys Gobel, 11 West End Ave., Oneonta, attended the bride as
maid of honor, wearing a floor length gown of watered silk with
bustle back, in an Hawaiian rose shade. Pink roses and
chryanthemums made up her colonial bouquet. The bridesmaids, Mrs. Robert L. Stevenson and Mrs. William W. West,
both of Schenevus, wore floor length gowns of turquoise watered
silk with bustle back and carried colonial bouquets of yellow
roses and chrysanthemums. Kenneth Place, Troy, was best man. Robert L. Stevenson and Paul B.
Conley were the ushers. Over one hundred guests were received at a reception which was held
at the Schenevus Grange hall. Those attending were from Oneonta,
Troy, Albany, Saratoga, Kingston, New Paltz, Binghamton, and
nearby communities. After a wedding trip to northern New York, New England and Canada,
the couple will reside in Gouverneur. A graduate of Draper Central school, Mrs. Place was employed before
her marriage by the New York Telephone company in the Traffic
department, Oneonta. The bridegroom, who is now employed in the installation division of
the Western Electric company, Central East division of New York
state, attended Troy Central High school. Miss Baldwin Is Married To Willard Hugh Brown Miss L. Jane Baldwin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn J. Baldwin of
Colliersville, and Willard Hugh Brown, U.S.Navy, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Willard C. Brown of Winchester, Mass., formerly of Oneonta, were
married May 17. The Rev. S.M. Ray officiated at the ceremony in United Presbytarian
Church. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a beige wool
suit with dusty rose and navy accessories, and corsage of pink
rose. Mrs. Raymond Bishop of Hemlock Road, Oneonta, was matron of honor.
She wore a blue nylon dress with white accessories and a corsage of
red roses. Best man was Conrad Merena, 47 River St., Oneonta. The bride's mother wore a dusty rose dress with black accessories and
a corsage of talisman roses and the bridegroom's mother chose a beige
suit with brown accessories and yellow rose corsage. The bride's grandmother, Mrs. Harris Chandler, 30 Clinton St., was
hostess at the reception, after which the couple left on a wedding
trip to the White Mountains in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Mrs. Brown attended Laurens and Oneonta High School and Mr. Brown
attended Phillipsburg (Pa.) High School. Mr. Brown is stationed at
Norfolk, Va., and his wife will join him there in near future. GRAHAM AND BALDWIN SAYS VOWS Lynne and Larry were married at the First Baptist Church of Oneonta
by Reverend Reginald Watson. Bruce and Barbara Baldwin (brother
and sister of Lynne) were witnesses for the ceremony. At the
time of marriage Lynne worked for the Neighborhood Youth Corps of
Oneonta and Larry was an operating engineer for the Slattery
Associates Incorporated in Mespith, New York. At that time Larry
was residing in Cold Springs, New York. JOSLIN AND BALDWIN SAYS VOWS Ernest James Joslin of 170 Chestnut Street and Marcella of 55 West
Street were married Saturday evening December 30, 1944 at the
First Methodist Church parsonage by Reverend Harold C.
Buckingham. Ernest's brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Milo
Jolsin were witnesses. After the wedding they will reside at 55
West Street. Ernest is employed by Edward Pidgeon. Oneonta Couple Plan March Wedding Smallin-MacGowan Mr. and Mrs. Percy B. Smallin, 15 Otsego St., announce the engagement
of their daughter, Mary Jane, to Dean W. MacGowan Jr., son of Mr.
and Mrs. Dean McGowan Sr. of 274 Chestnut Street. Miss Smallin graduated from Oneonta High School and New York State
College for Teachers at Albany. For the past two and one half
years she has been teaching social studies at Unadilla Central
School in Unadilla. Mr. MacGowan Jr., a graduate of Oneonta High School and New York
State University School of Applied Arts and Sciences in
Binghamton, served with the U.S. Army Air Force during World War
Two and is an electrical technician in the laboratory of the
General Electric Co. at Schenectady. A March wedding is planned. MARRIAGES A pretty home wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Grover Saxton, 24 Pine street, yesterday afternoon, at 5 o'clock,
when their daughter, Myra, became the wife of Harold V. Deitzel,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Deitzel, of Park avenue, this city.
The ceremony was performed in the presence of only the immediate
relatives of the family by Rev. T.G. Dickinson, the full ring
service being used. Miss Iona VanWoert was maid of honor and Clifford Woolheater best
man. The bride wore a dress of brown crepe de chene and carried
white carnation while her maid of honor wore a pink dress of the
same material and carried pink carnations. The bride ware a
purple traveling suit. Immediately following the ceremony a
wedding supper was served, after which the happy couple departed
on a ten days' wedding journey on which they will visit
Wilkes-Barre, Philadelphia and New York. Returning to this city
they will make their home at 31 Cherry street. Mr. Deitzel is a valued employed of the Delaware and Hudson company
in the capacity of trainman. His bride who for some time past
has been a competent and efficient employee of the Otsego and
Delaware Telephone company is a highly respected young lady of
great popularity in this city. Rev. Smith G. Bundy of Otego and Mrs. Mary E. Burger of Peoria, Ill., were married at the
home of the bride, Nov. 9th by Rev. B. Y. George of the First Presbyterian church of
Peoria. Mr. and Mrs. Bundy will reside at the Bundy homestead in Otego, where they will be
cordially welcomed by the many friends of the groom. Published in the Richfield Springs Mercury 1915 Contributed by Rene' Treffeisen A delightful family event occurred at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Pitcher, a short
distance west of Boonville, on Tuesday, May 9. The occasion was the marriage of their
daughter Miss Sarah E. Pitcher, to Irving J. Wood of Otego, N. Y. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. A. W. Cady. The groom is one of the heating business men of Otego
and the bride is a young lady well and favorable known in this vicinity. Mr. and Mrs.
Wood have gone to Washington for a short wedding trip. Followed by the best wishes of
their friends. Published in the Utica Tribune May 11 1899 Contributed by Rene' Treffeisen Married At Butternuts, Otsego Co., June 1, by Rev. W. F. Doubleday, Lemuel Mills of Flushing, NY
and June A. only daughter of Sluman Platt, of Butternuts. Published Auburn NY Cayuga Chief 1849-1854 Unknown exact date Submitted by Rene’ Treffeisen Marriage In Butternuts, March 27, 1871, by Rev. A. M. Colgrove, Mr. Wm. J. Porter to Miss Julia A.
Fawceat, all of Butternuts, N. Y. Published Auburn NY Christian Advocate April 13 1871 Contributed by Rene' Treffeisen Marriage Sept, 4 1872, in Butternuts, N.Y. by Rev. W. M. Miller, A. D. Annable to Miss Flora Cobb, and
C. W. Palmer, to Miss Ida Faucett, all of Butternuts, N.Y. Published Auburn NY Christian Advocate Sept 19 1872 Contributed by Rene' Treffeisen Married Miss Kathryn B. Leonard, daughter of Oria Leonard of Butternuts, and Wills J. Fazzone,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fazzone of Utica, were married at the Presbyterian Manse
at Gilbertsville May 27, by Reverend W. J. Craig. Miss Lesa Nelson of Gilbertsville
and Peonige Menaldiro of Butternuts were the attending couple. After a wedding trip
the bride and groom returned to Butternuts where Mr. Fazzone is engaged in farming. Richfield Springs Mercury Thursday June 7 1934 Contributed by Rene' Treffeisen
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