Marriage Record Notices from Troy Times Newspapers of 1850

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ADAMS, ELIZA - On the 17th inst., by the Rev. Celeb Worley, Mr. John Douds, and Miss Eliza, daughter of Philip Adams, Esq., all of Miami County.  August 22, 1850

ALDRICH, ANSON - On Thursday the 7th inst., by the Rev. Rice, Mr. Anson Aldrich, of Darke county, to Miss Clarissa, daughter of Daniel Brown, Esq., of this vicinity.  November 14, 1850

AMMONS, ANN - On the 3d Feb., by Rev. L. Pettijohn, Mr. Morgan Smith, and Miss Ann Ammons.  February 7, 1850

AYRES, S. R. - On Thursday morning, April 18th inst., by Rev. A. Helferistein, S. R. Ayres, Esq., of Wapakoneta, and Miss Emma R. Pickrely, of St. Marys, O.  May 9, 1850

BARBEE, ISABELLA - On Thursday 3d inst., this city by the Rev. D. Rice, Mr. E. M. Hoffman of Jay Co., Indiana, and Miss Isabella Barbee of this place.  October 10, 1850  

BARBEE, HON. WILLIAM - On Thursday 4th inst, at the residence of John Layton, Esq., in Clark County, O., by the Rev. Mr. Fowler, Hon. William Barbee, of this town, and Miss Melissa L. Tullis, of the former place.  April 11, 1850

BARKER, SARAH - On the 27th ult., by Rev. Z. Eaton, Carlton W. Voorhees, and Miss Sarah Barker, both of this city.  December 5, 1850

BENT, ELLEN - On the 13th inst., at the Washington Hotel in Troy, by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. Wm. M. Hughs, and Miss Ellen Bent, both of Piqua. March 14, 1850

BLACK, MARTHA J. - On Sunday evening, May 12, by John F. Somerville, Esq., Mr. Samuel Sconce, and Miss Martha J. Black.  Cake received for which the happy pair have the best wishes of the printers.  May 16, 1850

BLUE, HESTER - On Tuesday Evening, 19th inst., by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. Benjamin F. Tullis, and Miss Hester Blue, both of Troy.  March 21, 1850

BRANSON, De WITT CLINTON - On the 31st ult., by Rev. Milo Templeton, Mr. De Witt Clinton Branson to Miss Charlotte D. Suber, all of this county.  January 3, 1850

BROWN, CLARISSA - On Thursday the 7th inst., by the Rev. Rice, Mr. Anson Aldrich, of Darke county, to Miss Clarissa, daughter of Daniel Brown, Esq., of this vicinity.  November 14, 1850  

BROWN, GEO. (GEORGE) M. - On Thursday the 26th ult., at the residence of Elliott Wright, Esq., Mr. Geo. M. Brown and Miss Ann E. Myers, all of Miami Co.  October 3, 1850

BROWN, MARY M. - On Thursday the 26th ult., Mr. James W. Williamson, of Greene County, and Miss Mary M., daughter of Dan'l. Brown, Esq., of this vicinity.  October 3, 1850

BUCKLES, GEORGE - On Thursday, the 3d inst., by the Rev. David Scott, Mr. George Buckles, of Casstown, and Mrs. Nancy P. Sayres, of Springcreek Tp., Miami co.  With the above notice we received from the hands of the fair bride, a large share of the most delicious cake.  For these kind attentions, we, in the gratitude and fullness of our heart, wish the happy couple who have thus commenced a new life with the New Year, a life of Hollidays.  We join with the fair friend who made the subjoined tribute to THE BRIDAL DAY.  There is a long poem added to this marriage, see the original newspaper article.  January 10, 1850

CARY, JOHANNAH - On Thursday evening 7th inst., at the Buckeye House in Troy, by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. John Hair and Miss Johannah Cary, both of Miami Co.  March 14, 1850

CRAWFORD, MARGARET B. - On Thursday morning, the 3d inst., by the Rev. E. R. _______, Robert Edwards, Esq., of Logansport, Indiana, and Miss Margaret B. Crawford, of Miami co., Ohio.  January 10, 1850

CULBERTSON, EMMA S. - On Thursday 25th, July by Rev. Daniel Rice, Mr. M. M. Munson, and Miss Emma S., daughter of R. H. Culbertson, Esq., all of Troy, Ohio.  August 1, 1850

CUMMINS, SAMUEL - On Tuesday the 27th inst., by Rev. D. Rice, Mr. Samuel Cummins, and Miss Christena Pitts, both of this city.  August 29, 1850

DANES, WILLIAM - On Thursday, 13th inst., by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. William Danes, and Miss Catharine Snider, both of this place.  June 20, 1850

DEWOLF, JOHN  - On Thursday 14th inst., by Rev. Z. Eaton, Mr. John Dewolf, and Miss Henrietta Landry, both of this city.  November 21, 1850

DOUDS, JOHN - On the 17th inst., by the Rev. Celeb Worley, Mr. John Douds, and Miss Eliza, daughter of Philip Adams, Esq., all of Miami County.  August 22, 1850

DYE, MARTHA ANN - On Thursday 4th inst., by Rev. L. C. Carr, Mr. William Knick and Miss Martha Ann Dye, daughter of John C. Dye, Esq., all of Miami County.

Till Hymen brought his love delighted hour,
There dwelt the joy in Eden's rosy bower;--
The world was sad!--the garden was a wild!
And man, the hermit, sighed--tell woman smiled!  April 11, 1850

EDWARDS, ROBERT, ESQ. - On Thursday morning, the 3d inst., by the Rev. E. R. _______, Robert Edwards, Esq., of Logansport, Indiana, and Miss Margaret B. Crawford, of Miami co., Ohio.  January 10, 1850

FITZWATER, PHILLIP - In Brown Tp. Miami county, Ohio, on the 20th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Holliday, Mr. Phillip Fitzwater, and Miss Adaline Adelia, daughter of John D. Hendley, Esq.  With the above, we acknowledge the receipt from the hands of the fair bride, a bountiful supply of delicious cake.  Thus are we made "to rejoice with those who rejoice," and in the fullness of gratitude, wish the happy couple a long life, and may their path be strewed with blessings innumerable.  "Those who remember others in gifts, Heaven will not forget."  January 24, 1850

FOREMAN, MARY - At Springfield, on Thursday, 14th inst., by Rev. Mr. Miller, Mr. P. J. Siler, of this city, and Miss Mary Foreman of New Carlisle.  November 21, 1850  

GAHAGAN, ANNA MARIA - At Oakland Place, on Thursday 10th inst., by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. Wm. S. Powers, and Miss Anna Maria, daughter of Wm. H. Gahagan, Esq.  January 17, 1850

GIBBS, ROSWELL - At Tippecanoe, Miami County, Ohio, on Tuesday, 27th inst., by Rev. D. Rice, Mr. Roswell Gibbs, of this city, and Miss Mary, daughter of Thos. Jay, Esq., of the former place.  August 29, 1850  

GORDON, ELMIRA F. - On the 6th inst., by the Rev. D. Rice, Mr. John A. Peck, of Miami County, O., and Miss Elmira F. Gordon, of Porte, Edgar County, Ill.  May 9, 1850

GROVES, JOS. (JOSEPH) E. - On the 28th ult., at the residence of W. B. Lock, in this city, by the Rev. Mr. Conrey, Mr. Jos. E. Groves, of Addison, to Miss Matilda J. Underwood, of this city.  December 5, 1850

HAIR, JOHN - On Thursday evening 7th inst., at the Buckeye House in Troy, by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. John Hair and Miss Johannah Cary, both of Miami Co.  March 14, 1850

HALE, PAMELA E. - On Thursday 30th ult., in this city at the residence of Joseph Brown, Esq., by Rev. Mr. Britten, of Dayton, Ohio, Mr. James H. Telford and Miss Pamela E. Hale, daughter of the late Mr. Hezeklah, of Gloatenbury, Conn.  June 6, 1850

HARRISON, REV. THOMAS - On the 24th inst., by the Rev. Solomon Howard, Rev. Thomas Harrison, Professor in the O. C. High School, to Miss Michel B. Morris of Miami County.  April 18, 1850  

HEFFNER, CATHARINE - On the 9th inst., by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. Levi Hoover, to Miss Catharine Heffner, all of Bethel tp.  May 16, 1850

HENDLEY, ADALINE ADELIA - In Brown tp., Miami county, Ohio, on the 20th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Holliday, Mr. Phillip Fitzwater, and Miss Adaline Adelia, daughter of John D. Hendley, Esq.  With the above, we acknowledge the receipt from the hands of the fair bride, a bountiful supply of delicious cake.  Thus are we made "to rejoice with those who rejoice," and in the fullness of gratitude, wish the happy couple a long life, and may their path be strewed with blessings innumerable.  "Those who remember others in gifts, Heaven will not forget."  January 24, 1850

HOFFMAN, E. M. - On Thursday 3d inst., this city by the Rev. D. Rice, Mr. E. M. Hoffman of Jay Co., Indiana, and Miss Isabella Barbee of this place.  October 10, 1850

HOOVER, LEVI - On the 9th inst., by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. Levi Hoover, to Miss Catharine Heffner, all of Bethel tp.  May 16, 1850

HOWELL, E. B. - On Tuesday morning, May 7th inst., by Rev. A. Helferistein, E. B. Howell, Esq., to Miss Mary McCune, all of St. Marys O.  May 9, 1850

HUGHS, WILLIAM M. - On the 13th inst., at the Washington Hotel in Troy, by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. Wm. M. Hughs and Miss Ellen Bent, both of Piqua.  March 14, 1850

JAY, MARY - At Tippecanoe, Miami County, Ohio, on Tuesday, 27th inst., by Rev. D. Rice, Mr. Roswell Gibbs, of this city, and Miss Mary, daughter of Thos. Jay, Esq., of the former place.  August 29, 1850

KENNEDY, MARY JANE - On Sunday the 30th day of June, by Elder M. D. Briney, Mr. Wm. H. McCullough, to Miss Mary Jane Kennedy, all of this county.  July 4, 1850

KNICK, WILLIAM - On Thursday 4th inst., by Rev. L. C. Carr, Mr. William Knick and Miss Martha Ann Dye, daughter of John C. Dye, Esq., all of Miami County.

Till Hymen brought his love delighted hour,
There dwelt the joy in Eden's rosy bower;--
The world was sad!--the garden was a wild!
And man, the hermit, sighed--tell woman smiled!  April 11, 1850

LANDRY, HENRIETTA - On Thursday, 14th inst., by Rev. Z. Eaton, Mr. John Dewolf, and Miss Henrietta Landry, both of this city.  November 21, 1850

LIGHTCAP, MARGARETTE ELIZABETH - In this place on Tuesday, 22d inst., by Rev. D. Rice, Mr. James Nesbit, and Miss Margarette Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. Joseph Lightcap, Esq. 

"And say without our hopes, without our fears,

Without the home that plighted love endears,
Without the smile from partial beauty won--
Oh! what were man?  A world without a sun!" 
January 24, 1850

LOWRY, WM. (WILLIAM) - On the 27th inst., at the house of Mr. Galloway in Troy, by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. Wm. Lowry, of Tippecanoe, to Miss Maria Smiley, of Cowlesville.  From the hands of the lovely bride, we have received a most elegant and delicious cake, for which she has the good will and congratulations of the printers.  May the lovely virtues of the woman, ever charm her husband and warm his heart, as her kind remembrances have this day secured the gratitude and warmed the heart of those she did not in her gaiety forget. 

"When woman smiled then man was blessed."  July 4, 1850

McCULLOUGH, WM. (WILLIAM) H. - On Sunday the 30th day of June, by Elder M. D. Briney, Mr. Wm. H. McCullough, to Miss Mary Jane Kennedy, all of this county.  July 4, 1850

McCUNE, MARY - On Tuesday morning, May 7th inst., by Rev. A. Helferistein, E. B. Howell, Esq., to Miss Mary McCune, all of St. Marys, O.  May 9, 1850

MITCHELL, SUSAN - On Thursday 4th inst., by the Rev. S. C. Mitchell of Dayton, Mr. William Widner, and Miss Susan Mitchell, daughter of William Mitchell, Esq., all of Taylorsville Miami County.  With the above, we acknowledge the receipt of a plentiful supply of delicious cake, for which the fair bride, has our best wishes for her future happiness.  May the sunshine of prosperity light her path, and plenty, commensurate with the generosity of her heart, "sit smiling at her door."  April 11, 1850

MORRIS, MICHEL B. - On the 24th inst., by the Rev. Solomon Howard, Rev. Thomas Harrison, Professor in the O. C. High School, to Miss Michel B. Morris of Miami County.  April 18, 1850

MUNSON, MARVIN M. - On Thursday 25th, July by Rev. Daniel Rice, Mr. Marvin M. Munson, and Miss Emma S., daughter of R. H. Culbertson, Esq., all of Troy, Ohio.  August 1, 1850

MYERS, ANN E. - On Thursday the 26th ult., at the residence of Elliott Wright, Esq., Mr. Geo. M. Brown and Miss Ann E. Myers, all of Miami Co.  October 3, 1850

NESBIT, JAMES - In this place on Tuesday, 22d inst., by Rev. D. Rice, Mr. James Nesbit, and Miss Margarette Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. Joseph Lightcap, Esq. 

"And say without our hopes, without our fears,

Without the home that plighted love endears,
Without the smile from partial beauty won--
Oh! what were man?  A world without a sun!" 
January 24, 1850

PECK, JOHN A. - On the 6th inst., by the Rev. D. Rice, Mr. John A. Peck, of Miami county, O., and Miss Elmira F. Gordon, of Porte, Edgar County, Ill.  May 9, 1850

PICKRELY, EMMA R. - On Thursday morning, April 18th inst., by Rev. A. Helferistein, S. R. Ayres, Esq., of Wapakoneta, and Miss Emma R. Pickrely, of St. Marys, O.  May 9, 1850

PITTS, CHRISTENA - On Tuesday the 27th inst., by Rev. D. Rice, Mr. Samuel Cummins, and Miss Christena Pitts, both of this city.  August 29, 1850  

POTTS, MARY ANN - On Thursday evening the 27th ult., by Jacob Widner, Esq., Mr. Jacob C. Williams, to Miss Mary Ann Potts, all of this county.  January 3, 1850

POWERS, WM. (WILLIAM) S. - At Oakland Place, on Thursday 10th inst., by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. Wm. S. Powers, and Miss Anna Maria, daughter of Wm. H. Gahagan, Esq.  January 17, 1850

SABIN, DR. D. S. - On the morning of the 1st, by the Rev. D. Rice, Dr. D. S. Sabin, to Miss Mary J., eldest daughter of Judge Smeltzer, late of this city.  October 3, 1850

SAYRES, MRS. NANCY P. - On Thursday, the 3d inst., by the Rev. David Scott, Mr. George Buckles, of Casstown, and Mrs. Nancy P. Sayres, of Springcreek tp., Miami co.  With the above notice we received from the hands of the fair bride, a large share of the most delicious cake.  For these kind attentions, we, in the gratitude and fullness of our heart, wish the happy couple who have thus commenced a new life with the New Year, a life of Hollidays.  We join with the fair friend who made the subjoined tribute to THE BRIDAL DAY.  There is a long poem added to this marriage, see the original newspaper article.  January 10, 1850

SCONCE, SAMUEL - On Sunday evening, May 12, by John F. Somerville, Esq., Mr. Samuel Sconce, and Miss Martha J. Black.  Cake received for which the happy pair have the best wishes of the printers.  May 16, 1850

SILER, P. J. - At Springfield, on Thursday, 14th inst., by Rev. Mr. Miller, Mr. P. J. Siler, of this city, and Miss Mary Foreman of New Carlisle.  November 21, 1850  

SIMONS, ANGELINE C. - On Sabbath morning 5th inst., in the C. P. Church, Centreville, Ind., by the Rev. Mr. McCord, Mr. Philip Thalmed, of this place, and Miss Angeline C. Simons, of Centreville.  May 9, 1850

SIMPSON, ELIZABETH A. - On the 2nd inst., by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. W. H. White, and Miss Elizabeth A., daughter of B. Simpson, Esq., of Troy.  May 9, 1850

SMELTZER, MARY J. - On the morning of the 1st, by the Rev. D. Rice, Dr. D. S. Sabin, to Miss Mary J, eldest daughter of Judge Smeltzer, late of this city.  October 3, 1850

SMILEY, MARIA - On the 27th inst., at the house of Mr. Galloway in Troy, by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. Wm. Lowry, of Tippecanoe, to Miss Maria Smiley, of Cowlesville.  From the hands of the lovely bride, we have received a most elegant and delicious cake, for which she has the good will and congratulations of the printers.  May the lovely virtues of the woman, ever charm her husband and warm his heart, as her kind remembrances have this day secured the gratitude and warmed the heart of those she did not in her gaiety forget.

"When woman smiled then man was blessed."  July 4, 1850

SMITH, MORGAN - On the 3d Feb., by Rev. L. Pettijohn, Mr. Morgan Smith, and Miss Ann Ammons.  February 7, 1850

SNIDER, CATHARINE - On Thursday, 13th inst., by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. William Danes, and Miss Catharine Snider, both of this place.  June 20, 1850

STEVES, CYNTHIA - On the 10th inst., at the Washington Hotel in Troy, by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. James O. Whitney and Miss Cynthia Steves, both of Piqua.  July 18, 1850

SUBER, CHARLOTTE D. - On the 31st ult., by Rev. Milo Templeton, Mr. De Witt Clinton Branson, to Miss Charlotte D. Suber, all of this county.  January 3, 1850

TELFORD, JAMES H. - On Thursday 30th ult., in this city at the residence of Joseph Brown, Esq., by Rev. Mr. Britten, of Dayton, Ohio, Mr. James H. Telford and Miss Pamela E. Hale, daughter of the late Mr. Hezeklah, of Gloatenbury, Conn.  June 6, 1850

THALMED, PHILIP - On Sabbath morning 5th inst., in the C. P. Church, Centreville, Ind., by the Rev. Mr. McCord, Mr. Philip Thalmed, of this place, and Miss Angeline C. Simons, of Centreville.  May 9, 1850

TULLIS, BENJAMIN F. - On Tuesday Evening, 19th inst., by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. Benjamin F. Tullis, and Miss Hester Blue, both of Troy.  March 21, 1850

TULLIS, MELISSA L. - On Thursday 4th inst., at the residence of John Layton, Esq., in Clark County, O., by the Rev. Mr. Fowler, Hon. William Barbee, of this town, and Miss Melissa L. Tullis, of the former place.  April 11, 1850

TULLIS, OLIVER M. - On the 24th ult., by Rev. E. Williamson, Mr. Oliver M. Tullis, and Miss Sarah S. Tullis, both of Miami County.  November 7, 1850

TULLIS, SARAH B. - On the 24th ult., by Rev. E. Williamson, Mr. Oliver M. Tullis, and Miss Sarah S. Tullis, both of Miami County.  November 7, 1850

UNDERWOOD, MATILDA J. - On the 28th ult., at the residence of W. B. Lock, in this city, by the Rev. Mr. Conrey, Mr. Jos. E. Groves, of Addison, to Miss Matilda J. Underwood, of this city.  December 5, 1850

VOORHEES, CARLTON W. - On the 27th ult., by Rev. Z. Eaton, Mr. Carlton W. Voorhees, and Miss Sarah Barker, both of this city.  December 5, 1850

WHITE, W. H. - On the 2nd inst., by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. W. H. White, and Miss Elizabeth A., daughter of B. Simpson, Esq., of Troy.  May 9, 1850 

WHITNEY, JAMES O. - On the 10th inst., at the Washington Hotel in Troy, by Rev. T. Gorsuch, Mr. James O. Whitney and Miss Cynthia Steves, both of Piqua.  July 18, 1850

WIDNER, JOHN - On the 15th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Fowler, Mr. John Widner, to Miss Catharine Wolfe, all of this county.  October 17, 1850

WIDNER, WILLIAM - On Thursday 4th inst., by the Rev. S. C. Mitchell of Dayton, Mr. William Widner, and Miss Susan Mitchell, daughter of William Mitchell, Esq., all of Taylorsville Miami County.  With the above, we acknowledge the receipt of a plentiful supply of delicious cake, for which the fair bride has our best wishes for her future happiness.  May the sunshine of prosperity light her path, and plenty, commensurate with the generosity of her heart, "sit smiling at her door."  April 11, 1850

WILLIAMS, JACOB C. - On Thursday evening the 27th ult., by Jacob Widner, Esq., Mr. Jacob C. Williams, to Miss Mary Ann Potts, all of this county.  January 3, 1850

WILLIAMSON, JAMES W. - On Thursday the 26th ult., Mr. James W. Williamson, of Greene County, and Miss Mary M., daughter of Dan'l. Brown, Esq., of this vicinity.  October 3, 1850

WOLFE, CATHARINE - On the 15th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Fowler, Mr. John Widner, to Miss Catharine Wolfe, all of this county.  October 17, 1850

 

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