Sunday, December 28, 2014

Marriages in Early Kerr County Newspapers, 1904

Marriages in Early Kerr County Newspapers, 1904.  Here is a selection of wedding news from early Kerrville newspapers.  All of these come from the Kerrville Mountain Sun and were found at
This does not represent all weddings in the county, only those for which we found reports in the local papers.  Some of these stories are quite lengthy, others very brief.

KMS stands for Kerrville Mountain Sun.  Date format is month/day/year.

KMS 10/8/1904
Miss Allie Powell and J. L. McElroy, at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Powell in Center Point at 8:00 p.m.  Rev. G. W. Reeves, of Kerrville officiating. The bride was the second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Powell.  The groom a leading businessman of Center Point.
They left on the afternoon train for St. Louis. [This was the year of the World's Fair in St. Louis.]

KMS 10/22/1904
Mr. Frederick Nyc and Miss Maude Burge were married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Burge, Kerrville, Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock.  T. J. King officiated.  They left on the foru oclock train form San Antonio. They will reside in Kerrville.  Mr. Nyc worked for Chas. Schreiner's bank.

KMS 11/19/1904
Chas. Ramsay of the Turtle creek community and Miss Beaty Hartley of Medina, at the home of the bride's parents, in Bandera county, Wednesday Nov. 9.

John Tuttle of Turtle Creek community and Miss Aunie J. Lawson of Kerrville, Wednesday, Nov. 16, Judge Julius Real officiating.

Miss Alice Glenn and Mr. Wilber Wadlez, on Nov. 9, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Norwood near Midland.  Miss Glenn was formerly of this place, but has lived in Midland the past two years. They will live on Mr. Wadlez' ranch on the New Mexico-Texas line.

Miss Della Holloman and Mr. D. S. Williams, at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Holloman, on Wednesday evening at 3:00 p.m.  Rev. G. W. Reeves performing the ceremony. Mr. Williams was from Fannin County, but worked in San Antonio. Left on the 4:00 train for their future home in San Antonio.

KMS 11/26/1904
Mr. Edward Goodwin and Miss A__ Davis were united in marriage at the home of the brides' parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Davis, Kerrville, Wednesday evening, November 23, at 8:30 o'clock., Rev. J. T. King officiating. ... The attendants were Chas. Schreiner, Jr. and Miss Clementine Gardner. ...

KMS 12/17/1904
Rev. J. T. King, pastor of the Kerrville Methodist Church, and Miss Winona Hankins were married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Hankins, Thursday, Dec. 15, at 3:00 p.m. Rev. W. H. H. Biggs officiating.  The couple will spend a few days in Stockdale visiting relatives of the groom, then will return to Kerrville and be home at the Methodist parsonage.

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