Monday, December 29, 2014

Marriages in Early Kerr County Newspapers, 1905

Marriages in Early Kerr County Newspapers, 1905.  Here is a selection of wedding news from early Kerrville newspapers.  All of these come from the Kerrville Mountain Sun and were located through
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 4/8/1905
 J. C. Baxter and Miss Etta Rees, Wednesday evening, April 5, at the Methodist parsonage.  Rev. J. T. King officiating.  The bride was the daughter of Mrs. D. A. Rees and a teacher at Tivy High School.  He was principal of Morris Ranch public schools.

KMS 4/29/1905
Almer R. Jones and Miss Ellen Corkill married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dd Corkill, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20.  Rev. Geo. W. Reeves officiated. Wedding trip ot San Antonio and elsewhere.  He had served as City Secretary for the previous six years.

KMS 6/24/1905
Miss Lennie Davis and Mr. B. B. Lowrance quietly married at the Methodist parsonage on Wednesday evening at 9:30 p.m. Rev. J. T. King officiated. The bride the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Davis. They immediately went to the home of the groom on Mountain Street.

KMS 7/1/1905
Charley Moore "the tall Sycamore" of Henderson Branch, to Miss Gertrude Crider at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Crider on South Fork, June 28.  Judge Henry McNealy officated.

KMS 7/9/1905
Miss Goda Steele and Mr. Evandor Conneil at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Steele, near Kerrville, Thursday evening, June 28, Judge Julius Real, officiating.

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