Marriages in Early Kerr County Newspapers, 1902. Here is a selection of wedding news from early Kerrville newspapers. All of these come from the Kerrville Mountain Sun. 1902 is the earliest date available at http://www.newspaperarchive.com
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.
In Centre Point [sic] at the Methodist Church, Mrs. Marie Burk and Mr. J. W. Nelson were married.
Rev. Mr. Elliot officiating. Her son, Mr. Willie Burk, gave her away.
Her maid-of-honor was Miss Pauline Gaddis of San Antonio. The groom was
attended by his son Mr. Frank Nelson.
They left on a wedding trip to Mexico City.
Ida Steiler [sic. Should be Stieler] and Mr. Jas. C. Rees, at the home
of Mr. Herman Steiler [sic. Should Stieler], on North Creek, in Kendall
County. The groom was attended by his brother Mr. Sidney A. Rees. The
maid of honor was not named. After the wedding the bride and groom were
"at home at Pleasant Suburb."
Mr. and Mrs. Felix Watson returned Tuesday from Monterey, Mex., where they had been on a bridal tour. They left Wednesday for their home in Kimble county.
Roby Hadden, formerly of Kerrville, was married on July 4 to Miss Tyla Wagenfuer of Columbus. They settled in San Antonio.
night at the close of weekly prayer meeting service at the Turtle Creek
schoolhouse, a wedding, a complete surprise to the community occurred."
J. M. Wahrman and Miss Leona Kelly, both of Gonzales. Rev. F. S. Payne
officiated. "The happy couple immediately entered an awating carriage
and came to Kerrville leaving this place for Gonzales on Thursday's
"Rev. Karl Ermisch returned
last week from a six month's visit to his old home in north Germany,
accompanied by his bride, having married which there. Mr. Ermisch is
pastor of the German Lutheran Church in this city and will make his home
Mr. O. M. Dennis and Miss
Nina Ada Baldrige at the home of the bride's parents in this city at
3:00 p.m. Tuesday, Nov 4. Rev. Fred S. Payne officiating. Left on the
4:00 train the same day for their future home at Dewyville.
Flora Charlotte Dietert to Mr. Henry Weiss, on Nov. 12, at 1:30 p.m. at
the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Rosalie Dietert, Rev. Dr. Richard
Galbraith officiating. Miss Rosalie Enderle, was maid of honor. The
other maid was Miss Stella Dietert. An extended trip through Mexico was
Peter Rotge and Miss
Lillie M. Surber, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Garland Hubble, near this
city, on Saturday, Nov 15. Judge E. H. Turner, officiating.