Marriage Record Notices from Troy Times Newspapers of 1853

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ALLEN, HENRY W. - On the 7th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Fitch, of Piqua, Mr. Henry W. Allen and Miss Parmelia H., eldest and only daughter, of Dr. Asa Colemen; all of this vicinity.  July 14, 1853

ALLEN, SARAH - On the 1st inst., by Rev. D. Scott, Mr. Alfred L. Brecount, and Miss Sarah Allen, both of this county.  September 8, 1853

AYLSWORTH, GEO. (GEORGE) H., ESQ. - On the 9th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Large, Geo. H. Aylsworth, Esq., of this city, and E. Anna, daughter of Judge Borden, of Ft. Wayne, Ind.  January 13, 1853

BARRETT, JOHN - Dec. 8th, by John F. Somerville, Esq., Mr. John Barrett and Miss Naoma Holley. December 15, 1853

BASIL, THEODORE - By J. D. Fowler, Esq., on the 11th inst., Theodore Basil and Betsey Wright.  April 14, 1853

BATCHELDER, GEORGE W., ESQ. - In Lowell, Mass., Nov. 26th, by Rev. Dr. Blanchard, George W. Batchelder, Esq., of Cincinnati, to Miss Margaretta McVennan, of Lowell.  December 8, 1853

BAUGH, HARRIET I. - On the 14th inst., by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. Charles Black, to Miss Harriet I. Baugh, of Casstown.  April 21, 1853

BAUGH, L. G. - On the 21st ult., by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. L. G. Baugh, to Miss Jane L. Darst, both of this county.  July 7, 1853

BEARD, ANN - On the 18th inst., by Rev. M. Smith, Israel S. Howard to Ann Beard, both of this county.  August 25, 1853 

BEEDLE, MINERVA - On the 22d ult., by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. Jas. W. Marshall, to Miss Minerva Beedle, both of this county.  October 6, 1853

BENSON, H. C. - On the 5th inst., by the Rev. Geo. S. Inglis, Mr. H. C. Benson of Thorntown, Ind. to Miss Mary D. Wallace, of Troy.  November 10, 1853

BEWLY, JANE - On Thursday, the 29th Sept., by Rev. J. G. Harris, Mr. John T. Smith, to Miss Jane Bewly, all of this county.  October 6, 1853

BLACK, CHARLES - On the 14th inst., by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. Charles Black, to Miss Harriet I. Baugh, of Casstown.  April 21, 1853

BORDEN, E. ANNA - On the 9th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Large, Geo. H. Aylsworth, Esq., of this city, and E. Anna, daughter of Judge Borden, of Ft. Wayne, Ind.  January 13, 1853

BOUTON, WILLIAM R. - On the 5th instant, by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. William R. Bouton, to Miss Mary E. Orput, both of Piqua.  October 10, 1853

BOWERS, SARAH - On the 10th inst., by J. D. Fowler, Esq., Mr. Calvin Green and Miss Sarah Bowers.  April 14, 1853

BRANT, JOHN - On the 6th inst., by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. John Brant, to Miss Malinda Kelly, both of Piqua.  September 15, 1853

BRECOUNT, ALFRED L. - On the 1st inst., by Rev. D. Scott, Mr. Alfred L. Brecount, and Miss Sarah Allen, both of this county.  September 8, 1853

BURNS, MRS. ELIZA G. - In Cincinnati, on the 3d inst., by the Rev. Mr. Wilson, Mr. Thomas J. Orbison, of Troy, to Mrs. Eliza G. Burns, of Cincinnati.  The printers acknowledge a liberal supply of cake.  November 10, 1853

CARMAN, HENRY B. - On the 23d instant, by J. D. Fowler, Esq., Henry B. Carman to Clementine Jenkins.  October 17, 1853

CECIL, NANCY E. - On the 12th instant, by Rev. Daniel Rice, Mr. Christian Lefever to Miss Nancy E. Cecil.  October 17, 1853 

CHAMBERLAIN, MARTHA - On the 20th, at 7 P.M., William R. Harell, of Peoria, Ill., and Martha Chamberlain of Casstown.  September 22, 1853 

COLEMAN, PARMELIA H. - On the 7th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Fitch, of Piqua, Mr. Henry W. Allen and Miss Parmelia H., eldest and only daughter, of Dr. Asa Coleman; all of this vicinity.  July 14, 1853

CRAIN, C. R. - At the house of Joseph Beedle, Esq., of Staunton, Miami county, on the 8th inst., by Rev. R. Brandriff, Mr. Geo. C. Hatch, of Springfield, Clark country, Ohio, and Miss C. R. Crain, of New Carlisle, of the same county.  May 12, 1853

CRAMPTON, MRS. RACHEL - On the 17th inst. by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. Ralph R. Looker, to Mrs. Rachel Crampton, both of this county.  April 21, 1853

CULBERTSON, NANCY J. - In Concord, April 17th, by Rev. W. W. Sawyer, of Troy, Mr. George Kerr, to Miss Nancy J. Culbertson, both of Concord.  April 21, 1853

DARST, JANE L. - On the 21st ult., by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. L. G. Baugh, to Miss Jane L. Darst, both of this county.  July 7, 1853

DAVIS, ELIZABETH - On the 28th ult., by Rev. J. G. Harris, Mr. A. G. Gates and Miss Elizabeth Davis, all of Tippecanoe, Miami co.  January 13, 1853

DORSEY, EDWARD - On the 3d inst., by J. D. Fowler, Esq., Edward Dorsey to Elizabeth Penney.  August 11, 1853

DYE, ELIZA A. - On Thursday last, by the Rev. W. W. Sawyer, Mr. Joseph B. Hustler and Miss Eliza A. Dye; all of Troy.  The happy couple in the exuberance of their joy, did not forget the poor printer.--A mountain of cake "capped with eternal snow," (while it lasted,) was sent us; and as its fair proportions gradually faded from our view, all hands joined in the hearty wish that the happiness of the generous donors might be continued and complete.  July 14, 1853

FACE, CAROLINE - By J. D. Fowler, a Justice of the Peace, on the 1st inst., Sylvester Pemington and Caroline Face.  November 3, 1853

FAULDER, WILLIAM - At the Buckeye House, July 10th, by John F. Somerville, Esq., Mr. William Faulder and Miss Nancy Slagle.  July 14, 1853

FOX, MRS. SARAH - On the 21st inst., by J. D. Fowler, Esq., Mr. Andrew Murphy and Mrs. Sarah Fox.  June 23, 1853

FRIED, SUSANNAH - On the 26th inst., by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. John Kratt, and Miss Susannah Fried, both of this county.  May 12, 1853

GAHAGAN, CLARA MARIA - In this city on Thursday, the 30th ult., by Rev. Moses Smith, Mr. William Senour, and Miss Clara Maria Gahagan.  Accompanying the above notice, we received from the gay young contracting parties as magnificent and delicious a cake as has greeted our eyes and palates in a twelve month.  For this magnificent kindness, the whole Times' Office united in good wishes for the health and happiness of the fair young bride and her gallant partner.  July 7, 1853

GATES, A. G. - On the 28th ult., by Rev. J. G. Harris, Mr. A. G. Gates and Miss Elizabeth Davis, all of Tippecanoe, Miami co.  January 13, 1853

GORMAN, HENRY - On the 21st inst., by J. D. Fowler, Esq., Henry Gorman and Sarepia Wolverton.  August 25, 1853

GREEN, CALVIN - On the 10th inst., by J. D. Fowler, Esq., Mr. Calvin Green and Miss Sarah Bowers.  April 14, 1853

HARELL, WILLIAM R. - On the 20th at 7 P.M., William R. Harell, of Peoria, Ill., and Martha Chamberlain of Casstown.  September 22, 1853

HARKER, LIZZIE T. - On the 4th inst., by Rev. D. Rice, Mr. D. A. McClung and Miss Lizzie T., eldest daughter of John M. Harker, Esq.  January 13, 1853

HARRIS, USEBIA - On the 15th by Rev. Z. Eaton, Dr. Isaac S. Meeks, and Usebia Harris, both of Casstown.  September 22, 1853 

HARRISON, MARY - August 9th, by John F. Somerville, Esq., Mr. William Woods and Miss Mary Harrison.  August 18, 1853

HATCH, GEO. (GEORGE) C. - At the house of Joseph Beedle, Esq., of Staunton, Miami county, on the 8th inst., by Rev. R. Brandriff, Mr. Geo. C. Hatch, of Springfield, Clark county, Ohio, and Miss C. R. Crain, of New Carlisle, of the same county.  May 12, 1853

HAWES, ROSANNAH - On the 22d ult., by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. Perry Landis, to Miss Rosannah Hawes, both of this county.  October 6, 1853

HENRY, MARTHA E. - In Tippecanoe, on the 26th ult., by the Rev. J. G. Harris, Mr. Christian Nietert to Miss Martha E. Henry, both of T.   November 10, 1853

HOLLEY, NAOMA - Dec. 8th, by John F. Somerville, Esq., Mr. John Barrett and Miss Naoma Holley.  December 15, 1853

HOSKINSON, GEORGE W. - In Durant, Henry Co., O., on Monday, Oct. 17, by Rev. Mr. Parker, Mr. George W. Hoskinson, formerly of Dayton, to Miss Jane Patrick of Henry Co.  November 10, 1853

HOWARD, ISRAEL S. - On the 18th inst., by Rev. M. Smith, Israel S. Howard to Ann Beard, both of this county.  August 25, 1853

HUNTSINGER, JOHN R. - On Thursday, the 7th of April, by the Rev. J. G. Harris, Mr. John R. Huntsinger and Miss Sarah Wolf, both of Miami county, near Tippecanoe.  May 5, 1853

HUSTLER, JOSEPH B. - On Thursday last, by the Rev. W. W. Sawyer, Mr. Joseph B. Hustler and Miss Eliza A. Dye; all of Troy.  The happy couple in the exuberance of their joy, did not forget the poor printer.--A mountain of cake "capped with eternal snow," (while it lasted,) was sent us; and as its fair proportions gradually faded from our view, all hands joined in the hearty wish that the happiness of the generous donors might be continued and complete.  July 14, 1853

JENKINS, CLEMENTINE - On the 23d instant, by J. D. Fowler, Esq., Henry B. Carman to Clementine Jenkins.  October 17, 1853 

KELLY, MALINDA - On the 6th inst., by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. John Brant, to Miss Malinda Kelly, both of Piqua.  September 15, 1853

KERNS, SUSANNAH - On the 22nd inst., by J. D. Fowler, Esq., Mr. Isaac Miller and Miss Susannah Kerns.  September 29, 1853

KERR, GEORGE - In Concord, April 17th, by Rev. W. W. Sawyer, of Troy, Mr. George Kerr, to Miss Nancy J. Culbertson, both of Concord.  April 21, 1853

KNEPFER, HENRY - On the 16th instant, by Rev. J. G. Harris, Mr. Henry Knepfer, to Miss Mary Krummel, both of Tippecanoe.  October 10, 1853

KRATT, JOHN - On the 26th inst., by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. John Kratt and Miss Susannah Fried, both of this county.  May 12, 1853

KRISE, MARY - On the 4th inst., by Rev. J. G. Harris, Mr. Horatio Wosler and Miss Mary Krise, all of Tippecanoe.  January 13, 1853

KRUMMEL, MARY - On the 16th instant, by Rev. J. G. Harris, Mr. Henry Knepfer to Miss Mary Krummel, both of Tippecanoe.  October 10, 1853

LANDIS, PERRY - On the 22d ult., by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. Perry Landis, to Miss Rosannah Hawes, both of this county.  October 6, 1853

LAWRENCE, THEOPHILUS E. - On the 18th instant, by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. Theophilus E. Lawrence, of Glendale, to Miss Elizabeth O. Singer, of this county.  October 10, 1853

LEFEVER, CHRISTIAN - On the 12th instant, by Rev. Daniel Rice, Mr. Christian Lefever to Miss Nancy E. Cecil.  October 17, 1853

LOOKER, RALPH R. - On the 17th inst., by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. Ralph R. Looker, to Mrs. Rachel Crampton, both of this county.  April 21, 1853

LUCAS, PHEBE - Dec. 9th, by John F. Somerville, Esq. Mr. Samuel Moore, of Clark County, and Miss Phebe Lucas, of Miami County.  December 15, 1853

MARSHALL, JAS. (JAMES) W. - On the 22d ult., by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. Jas. W. Marshall, to Miss Minerva Beedle, both of this county.  October 6, 1853

McCLUNG, D. A. - On the 4th inst., by Rev. D. Rice, Mr. D. A. McClung and Miss Lizzie T., eldest daughter of John M. Harker, Esq.  January 13, 1853

McVENNAN, MARGARETTA - In Lowell, Mass., Nov. 26th, by Rev. Dr. Blanchard, George W. Batchelder, Esq., of Cincinnati, to Miss Margaretta McVennan, of Lowell.  December 8, 1853

MEEKS, DR. ISAAC S. - On the 15th, by Rev. Z. Eaton, Dr. Isaac S. Meeks, and Usebia Harris, both of Casstown.  September 22, 1853

MILLER, ISAAC - On the 22nd inst., by J. D. Fowler, Esq., Mr. Isaac Miller and Miss Susannah Kerns.  September 29, 1853

MOORE, SAMUEL - Dec. 9th, by John F. Somerville, Esq., Mr. Samuel Moore, of Clark County, and Miss Phebe Lucas, of Miami County.  December 15, 1853

MURPHY, ANDREW - On the 21st inst., by J. D. Fowler, Esq., Mr. Andrew Murphy and Mrs. Sarah Fox.  June 23, 1853

NIETERT, CHRISTIAN - In Tippecanoe, on the 26th ult., by the Rev. J. G. Harris, Mr. Christian Nietert to Miss Martha E. Henry, both of T.  November 10, 1853

ORBISON, THOMAS J. - In Cincinnati, on the 3d inst., by the Rev. Mr. Wilson, Mr. Thomas J. Orbison, of Troy, to Mrs. Eliza G. Burns, of Cincinnati.  The printers acknowledge a liberal supply of cake.  November 10, 1853

ORPUT, MARY E. - On the 5th instant, by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. William R. Bouton, to Miss Mary E. Orput, both of Piqua.  October 10, 1853

PATRICK, JANE - In Durant, Henry Co., O., on Monday, Oct. 17, by Rev. Mr. Parker, Mr. George W. Hoskinson, formerly of Dayton, to Miss Jane Patrick, of Henry Co.  November 10, 1853

PEMINGTON, SYLVESTER - By J. D. Fowler, a Justice of the Peace, on the 1st inst., Sylvester Pemington and Caroline Face.  November 3, 1853

PENNEY, ELIZABETH - On the 3d inst., by J. D. Fowler, Esq., Edward Dorsey to Elizabeth Penney.  August 11, 1853

PERRY, DELOENIA - On the 1st inst., by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. Dominscus A. Stockton to Miss Deloenia Perry, both of this city.  November 3, 1853

PHILIPS, JOSIAH D. - By Rev. M. Smith, on the 8th inst., Mr. Josiah D. Philips and Miss Nancy J. Taylor, both of this county.  May 12, 1853.

PRICHARD, RHODA - In this place Sept. 1st, by Rev. W. W. Sawyer, Mr. Daniel Shilling to Miss Rhoda Prichard, all of Troy.  September 1, 1853

RICHARDSON, JEREMIAH D. - On the 4th inst., by J. D. Fowler, Esq., Jeremiah D. Richardson to Miss Catharine Wirt.  December 8, 1853

SENOUR, WILLIAM - In this city on Thursday, the 30th ult., by Rev. Moses Smith, Mr. William Senour, and Miss Clara Maria Gahagan.  Accompanying the above notice, we received from the gay young contracting parties as magnificent and delicious a cake as has greeted our eyes and palates in a twelve month.  For this magnificent kindness, the whole Times' Office unite in good wishes for the health and happiness of the fair young bride and her gallant partner.  July 7, 1853

SHILLING, DANIEL - In this place Sept. 1st, by Rev W. W. Sawyer, Mr. Daniel Shilling to Miss Rhoda Prichard, all of Troy.  September 1, 1853

SHOOT, JULIA A. - On the 20th, by Rev. Z. Eaton, at 11 A.M., Levi W. Turner, and Julia A. Shoot, both of Miami county.  September 22, 1853 

SIMMES, CHESLEY R. - On the 13th inst., by Rev. Daniel Rice, Mr. Chesley R. Simmes, to Miss Eleanor Stillwell, of this county.  May 19, 1853

SINGER, ELIZABETH O. - On the 18th instant, by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. Theophilus E. Lawrence, of Glendale, to Miss Elizabeth O. Singer, of this county.  October 10, 1853

SLAGLE, NANCY - At the Buckeye House, July 10th, by John F. Somerville, Esq., Mr. William Faulder and Miss Nancy Slagle.  July 14, 1853

SMITH, JOHN T. - On Thursday, the 29th Sept., by Rev. J. G. Harris, Mr. John T. Smith, to Miss Jane Bewly, all of this county.  October 6, 1853

STILLWELL, ELEANOR - On the 13th inst., by Rev. Daniel Rice, Mr. Chesley R. Simmes, to Miss Eleanor Stillwell, of this county.  May 19, 1853

STOCKTON, DOMINSCUS A. - On the 1st inst., by Rev. M. Smith, Mr. Dominscus A. Stockton to Miss Deloenia Perry, both of this city.  November 3, 1853

TAYLOR, NANCY J. - By Rev. M. Smith, on the 8th inst., Mr. Josiah D. Philips and Miss Nancy J. Taylor, both of this county.  May 12, 1853

TURNER, LEVI W.  - On the 20th, by Rev. Z. Eaton, at 11 A.M., Levi W. Turner, and Julia A. Shoot, both of Miami county.  September 22, 1853

WALLACE, MARY D. - On the 5th inst., by the Rev. Geo. S. Inglis, Mr. H. C. Benson, of Thorntown, Ind., to Miss Mary D. Wallace of Troy.  November 10, 1853

WELDMAN, ISAAC - On the 15th inst., by Rev. Daniel Rice, Mr. Isaac Weldman to Miss Rebecca Wells, of Montgomery county.  May 19, 1853

WELLS, REBECCA - On the 15th inst., by Rev. Daniel Rice, Mr. Isaac Weldman to Miss Rebecca Wells, of Montgomery county.  May 19, 1853

WIRT, CATHARINE - On the 4th inst., by J. D. Fowler, Esq., Jeremiah D. Richardson to Miss Catharine Wirt.  December 8, 1853

WOLF, SARAH - On Thursday, the 7th April, by the Rev. J. G. Harris, Mr. John R. Huntsinger and Miss Sarah Wolf, both of Miami county, near Tippecanoe.  May 5, 1853

WOLVERTON, SAREPIA - On the 21st inst., by J. D. Fowler, Esq., Henry Gorman and Sarepia Wolverton.  August 25, 1853

WOODS, WILLIAM - August 9th, by John F. Somerville, Esq., Mr. William Woods and Miss Mary Harrison.  August 18, 1853

WOSLER, HORATIO - On the 4th inst., by Rev. J. G. Harris, Mr. Horatio Wosler and Miss Mary Krise, all of Tippecanoe.  January 13, 1853

 WRIGHT, BETSEY - By J. D. Fowler, Esq., on the 11th inst., Theodore Basil and Betsey Wright.  April 14, 1853

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