Marriage Record Notices from Troy Times Newspapers of 1843 & 1844

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BAUGH, SARAH C. - On the 3d inst., by the Rev. D. Kemper, Mr. John M. Frizell, to Miss Sarah C. Baugh, daughter of Mr. L. K. Baugh, of Cass.

 "He led her to the Altar,
With blushes like the morn."

A large and excellent wedding cake was received with the above notice, for which compliment we return our thanks.  We congratulate the happy couple upon their annexation and hope that they may long enjoy their delightful union.  October 5, 1844  

BROWN, ANNER - On last Sunday evening, by the Rev. Mr. McDowell, Mr. Nichols Crandall to Miss Anner Brown, both of this vicinity.  December 23, 1843

BROWN, LOUISA - On the 18th inst., by the Rev. David Kemper, Mr. Jacob Strichter to Miss Louisa Brown, both of Clark county, Ohio.  December 28, 1844  

BROWN, WM. (WILLIAM) B. - On 23d of May by Rev. Mr. Cory, Wm. B. Brown, formerly of Troy, to Miss C. E. Johnston, of Lima, Indiana.  June 15, 1844

BROWNE, J. W. S. - On the 14th inst., near Reading, Mr. J. W. S. Browne, one of the proprietors of the Cincinnati Commercial Bulletin, to Miss Susan T. Taylor.  November 30, 1844

CARNES, JANE M. - On the 6th inst., by the Rev. A. Lowrey, Samuel T. Collins, to Miss Jane M. Carnes, both of Miami county.  March 30, 1844

CHAMBERLAIN, MARY ANN - On the 21st inst., by the Rev. J. McDowell, Mr. David Snider, to Miss Mary Ann Chamberlain, both of Cass.  March 30, 1844

COLE, ELIPHALET P. - On Monday last, by the Rev. J. M. Stevenson, Mr. Eliphalet P. Cole, late of Franklin, to Miss Pamelia S. Munger, of this place.  We have no acknowledgments to offer for the usual receipt of bridal cake.  Ours has been a more suspicious fate than usually awaits the Profession.  We had the extreme pleasure of being one of the honored guests on the happy occasion, which mark of esteem is duly appreciated.  The precedent is a good one, and we hope to witness the annexation of a number of others that are now in treaty.  'Tis a consummation devoutly to be wished.  We invoke Heaven's choicest blessing upon the above happy couple and all others that follow in the "line of safe precedents."  August 10, 1844

COLLINS, SAMUEL T. - On the 6th inst., by the Rev. A. Lowrey, Samuel T. Collins, to Miss Jane M. Carnes, both of Miami county.  March 30, 1844

CORY, JOSEPH P. - Near New Carlisle April 23d by Elder Isaac N. Walter, Mr. Joseph P. Cory, of Clark, Co., to Miss Martha, daughter of Thos. Forthside of this county.  April 27, 1844

CRANDALL, NICHOLS - On last Sunday evening, by the Rev. Mr. McDowell, Mr. Nichols Crandall to Miss Anner Brown, both of this vicinity.  December 23, 1843

DAVIS, HESTER ANN - On Tuesday the 14th inst., by the Rev. W. Gladding, Mr. John F. Shackleford to Miss Hester Ann Davis, all of this vicinity.  December 23, 1843

DEWEESE, JOHN M. - On last Thursday morning by the Rev. John M. Stevenson, Mr. John M. Deweese to Miss Martha Ruth, of this place.  For their kind consideration of the printer on the above occasion the happy couple will please accept our best wishes.  June 29, 1844

DILS, JANE - On the 21st inst., by Wm. Knoop, Esq., Mr. Frederick U. Fox, of Montgomery county, to Miss Jane Dils, of Miami county.  April 13, 1844

DILS, JOSEPH - On the 28th inst., by William Knoop Esq., Mr. Joseph Dils, to Miss Christena Ulery, all of Miami County.  March 30, 1844

DUNCAN, DAVID E. - On the 6th instant, by Rev. W. C. Hollyday, Mr. David E. Duncan, to Miss Caroline Elizabeth Subert; both of Miami county, Ohio.  March 23, 1844

FAEQUER, EPHRAIM - On the 13th inst., by the Rev. A. Lowrey, Mr. Ephraim Faequer to Miss Margaret Gosnel, of Staunton.  June 22, 1844

FEMMING, PETER - On Thursday the 21st by the Rev. J. M. Stevenson, Mr. Peter Femming to Miss Mary Ann Youart, all of this vicinity.  March 30, 1844

FISH, JOHN BINGHAM - On Thursday evening last, by Rev. John S. Galloway, Mr. John Bingham Fish, late of New York City, to Miss Nancy Ann Telford, only daughter of Dr. John G. Telford, of this place.  October 19, 1844  

FORTHSIDE, MARTHA - Near New Carlisle April 23d by Elder Isaac N. Walter, Mr. Joseph P. Cory, of Clark, Co., to Miss Martha, daughter of Thos. Forthside of this county.  April 27, 1844

FOX, FREDERICK U. - On the 21st inst., by Wm. Knoop, Esq., Mr. Frederick U. Fox, of Montgomery county, to Miss Jane Dils, of Miami county.  April 13, 1844

FRIZELL, JOHN M. - On the 3d inst., by the Rev. D. Kemper, Mr. John M. Frizell, to Miss Sarah C. Baugh, daughter of Mr. L. K. Baugh, of Cass.

 "He led her to the Altar,
With blushes like the morn."

A large and excellent wedding cake was received with the above notice, for which compliment we return our thanks.  We congratulate the happy couple upon their annexation and hope that they may long enjoy their delightful union.  October 5, 1844  

GOSNEL, MARGARET - On the 13th inst., by the Rev. A. Lowrey, Mr. Ephraim Faequer to Miss Margaret Gosnel, of Staunton.  June 22, 1844

GREEN, NANCY - On the 21st instant by the Rev. Z. Eaton, Mr. Bennett J. Harter, to Miss Nancy Green; both of this county.  For their happiness and prosperity through life, they have our hearty good wishes, and

May they have nought but bright blue skies

   And flowers of summer ne'er to die--

May all their pleasures as they rise,

   Be never mingled with a sigh.  March 23, 1844

GROVE, ABRAHAM - On Tuesday last, by the Rev. Mr. Smith, Mr. Abraham Grove, of Champaign county, to Miss Mary Jane Smiley, of this place.

"She is thine--the word is spoken;

   Hand to hand, and heart to heart;

Though all other ties are broken,

   Time these honors shall never part.

Each other's love possessing,

   Say what duty should cloud that brow;

She will be to thee a blessing,

   And a shield to her be thou!" 

With the above notice we received a large and delicious Wedding Cake, such a one as has but seldom greeted our sight.  The young couple have our best wishes for long life and connubial bliss.--May they live to good old age, and each year be crowned with the most complete happiness, is the prayer of their humble servant.  The Devil  December 14, 1844  

HART, JAMES HARVEY ESQ. - On the evening of the 21st inst., by the Rev. Mr. John M. Stevenson, James Harvey Hart, Esq., of Piqua, to Miss Mary Heath Powers, daughter of B. F. Powers, Esq., of this place.  With the above notice, we received as sweet a heart of wedding cake as ever greeted the eye of mortal man or woman.  It is besides as large as all out of doors and glorious to behold.  We dislike to mar its fair proportions, but it wears such an inviting aspect the temptation is too great--it must be broken.  The happy couple have our best wishes--may happiness and long life be theirs.  December 23, 1843

HARTER, BENNETT J. - On the 21st instant by the Rev. Z. Eaton, Mr. Bennett J. Harter, to Miss Nancy Green; both of this county.  For their happiness and prosperity through life, they have our hearty good wishes, and

May they have nought but bright blue skies

   And flowers of summer ne'er to die--

May all their pleasures as they rise,

   Be never mingled with a sigh.  March 23, 1844  

JOHNSTON, C. E. - On 23d of May by Rev. Mr. Cory, Wm. B. Brown, formerly of Troy, to Miss C. E. Johnston, of Lima, Indiana.  June 15, 1844

KERR, SARAH K. - On the 3d instant, by the Rev. Asberry Lowry, Mr. Samuel T. Thirkield to Miss Sarah K. Kerr; all of this vicinity.  January 13, 1844

LINDSAY, DR. WILLIAM - On the 27th of December, 1843, by the Rev. W. C. Hollyday, Dr. William Lindsay, of Addison to Mrs. Emeline Wilkerson, of Lost Creek.  January 13, 1844

McKAIG, JAMES C. - In this place on Thursday evening last, by the Rev. Mr. Stevenson, Mr. James C. McKaig to Miss Eliza Jane McMillan, all of this vicinity.  We had the honor of being present on the above interesting occasion and a right merry time it was.  These are sunny spots in an Editor's life and dispel all the perplexing cares incident to his vocation.  The happy couple have formed an admirable union and long may they live to enjoy it.  November 23, 1844

McMILLAN, ELIZA JANE - In this place on Thursday evening last, by the Rev. Mr. Stevenson, Mr. James C. McKaig to Miss Eliza Jane McMillan, all of this vicinity.  We had the honor of being present on the above interesting occasion and a right merry time it was.  These are sunny spots in an Editor's life and dispel all the perplexing cares incident to his vocation.  The happy couple have formed an admirable union and long may they live to enjoy it.  November 23, 1844

MITCHELL, JOSEPHINE B. - In Covington, Ky., on the 22d inst., by the Rev. Richard Dearing, Mr. William C. Munger, Jr., Publisher of the Licking Valley Register, to Miss Josephine B. Mitchell, daughter of Edward Mitchell formerly of Hasford county, Maryland.  October 26, 1844   

MORRIS, PRISCILLA F. - On the 19th inst., by the Rev. J. McDowell, Mr. David R. Staley, to Miss Priscilla F. Morris, both of Honey Creek.  March 30, 1844

MUNGER, PAMELIA S. - On Monday last, by the Rev. J. M. Stevenson, Mr. Eliphalet P. Cole, late of Franklin, to Miss Pamelia S. Munger, of this place.  We have no acknowledgments to offer for the usual receipt of bridal cake.  Ours has been a more suspicious fate than usually awaits the Profession.  We had the extreme pleasure of being one of the honored guests on the happy occasion, which mark of esteem is duly appreciated.  The precedent is a good one, and we hope to witness the annexation of a number of others that are now in treaty.  'Tis a consummation devoutly to be wished.  We invoke Heaven's choicest blessings upon the above happy couple and all others that follow in the "line of safe precedents."  August 10, 1844

MUNGER, WILLIAM C., JR. - In Covington, Ky., on the 22d inst., by the Rev. Richard Dearing, Mr. William C. Munger, Jr., Publisher of the Licking Valley Register, to Miss Josephine B. Mitchell, daughter of Edward Mitchell formerly of Hasford county, Maryland.  October 26, 1844

POWERS, MARY HEATH - On the evening of the 21st inst., by the Rev. Mr. John M. Stevenson, James Harvey Hart, Esq., of Piqua, to Miss Mary Heath Powers, daughter of B. F. Powers, Esq., of this place.  With the above notice, we received as sweet a heart of wedding cake as ever greeted the eye of mortal man or woman.  It is besides as large as all out of doors and glorious to behold.  We dislike to mar its fair proportions, but it wears such an inviting aspect the temptation is too great--it must be broken.  The happy couple have our best wishes--may happiness and long life be theirs.  December 23, 1843

REDDICK, JEFFERSON - On the 28th inst., by the Rev. D. Winters, Mr. Jefferson Reddick, of Dark county, to Miss Ruaun Rudy, of Bethel township.  April 6, 1844

RUDY, FRANCIS - On the 22d of February, by the Rev. W. C. Hollyday, Mr. Samuel Sproul, to Miss Francis Rudy; both of Miami county, Ohio.  March 23, 1844

RUDY, RUAUN - On the 28th inst., by the Rev. D. Winters, Mr. Jefferson Reddick, of Dark county, to Miss Ruaun Rudy, of Bethel township.  April 6, 1844

RUTH, MARTHA - On last Thursday morning by the Rev. John M. Stevenson, Mr. John M. Deweese to Miss Martha Ruth, of this place.  For their kind consideration of the printer on the above occasion the happy couple will please accept our best wishes.  June 29, 1844  

SHACKLEFORD, JOHN F. - On Tuesday the 14th inst., by the Rev. W. Gladding, Mr. John F. Shackleford to Miss Hester Ann Davis, all of this vicinity.  December 23, 1843

SMILEY, MARY JANE - On Tuesday last, by the Rev. Mr. Smith, Mr. Abraham Grove, of Champaign county, to Miss Mary Jane Smiley, of this place.

"She is thine--the word is spoken;

   Hand to hand, and heart to heart'

Though all other ties are broken,

   Time these honors shall never part.

Each other's love possessing,

   Say what duty should cloud that brow;

She will be to thee a blessing,

   And a shield to her be thou!"

With the above notice we received a large and delicious Wedding Cake, such a one as has but seldom greeted our sight.  The young couple have our best wishes for long life and connubial bliss.--May they live to good old age, and each year be crowned with the most complete happiness, is the prayer of their humble servant.  The Devil   December 14, 1844  

SMITH, WILMINA - On the 21 inst., by Wm. Knoop, Esq., Mr. Philip Warts to Miss Wilmina Smith, all of Miami county.  April 6, 1844

SNIDER, DAVID - On the 21st inst., by the Rev. J. McDowell, Mr. David Snider, to Miss Mary Ann Chamberlain, both of Cass.  March 30, 1844

SPROUL, SAMUEL - On the 22d of February, by the Rev. W. C. Hollyday, Mr. Samuel Sproul, to Miss Francis Rudy; both of Miami county, Ohio.  March 23, 1844

STALEY, DAVID R. - On the 19th inst., by the Rev. J. McDowell, Mr. David R. Staley, to Miss Priscilla F. Morris, both of Honey Creek.  March 30, 1844

STRICHTER, JACOB - On the 18th inst., by the Rev. David Kemper, Mr. Jacob Strichter to Miss Louisa Brown, both of Clark county, Ohio.  December 28, 1844  

SUBERT, CAROLINE ELIZABETH - On the 6th instant, by Rev. W. C. Hollyday, Mr. David E. Duncan, to Miss Caroline Elizabeth Subert; both of Miami county, Ohio.  March 23, 1844

TAYLOR, SUSAN T. - On the 14th inst., near Reading, Mr. J. W. S. Browne, one of the proprietors of the Cincinnati Commercial Bulletin, to Miss Susan T. Taylor.  November 30, 1844

TELFORD, NANCY ANN - On Thursday evening last, by Rev. John S. Galloway, Mr. John Bingham Fish, late of New York City, to Miss Nancy Ann Telford, only daughter of Dr. John G. Telford, of this place.  October 19, 1844  

THIRKIELD, SAMUEL T. - On the 3d instant, by the Rev. Asberry Lowry, Mr. Samuel T. Thirkield to Miss Sarah K. Kerr; all of this vicinity.  January 13, 1844

ULERY, CHRISTENA - On the 28th inst., by William Knoop Esq., Mr. Joseph Dils, to Miss Christena Ulery, all of Miami County.  March 30, 1844

WARTS, PHILIP - On the 21 inst., by Wm. Knoop, Esq., Mr. Philip Warts to Miss Wilmina Smith, all of Miami county.  April 6, 1844

WILKERSON, MRS. EMELINE - On the 27th of December, 1843, by the Rev. W. C. Hollyday, Dr. William Lindsay, of Addison, to Mrs. Emeline Wilkerson, of Lost Creek.  January 13, 1844

YOUART, MARY ANN - On Thursday the 21st by the Rev. J. M. Stevenson, Mr. Peter Femming to Miss Mary Ann Youart, all of this vicinity.  March 30, 1844

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