Marriage/Divorce Announcements
Submitted by Julie Coley

The first issue of the Wichita Daily Times came out Tuesday May 14, 1907


Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > May > 25

Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Joyce have issued invitations for the marriage of their daughter Willye, to
Charles W. Roundtree of Gainesville, at 8 o'clock on the evening of Thursday June 6. Mr.
Roundtree is connected with a lumber company at Gainesville and after their marriage the couple
will be at 306 Elm St. in that city.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > May > 27

Tyson-Yauger

At the home of the brides parents in Iowa Park at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon the marriage of
Miss Elizabeth Yauger and Walter Tyson took place. The marriage ceremony was solemnized by Rev.
A.J. Bush, pastor of the Christian Church in this city and was witnessed by a number of
friends. Mr. Tyson and his bride are now on their honeymoon and will be at home in Dalhart in a
few weeks. Mr. Tyson is engaged in the drug business. The groom is a son of Dr. and Mrs. Tyson
and until recently was connected with the Harrington Pharmacy. The bride is one of the most
charming and accomplished young ladies of Iowa Park.

Seeley - Gibbs

At the home of Mr. Snyder at 6 o'clock Sunday evening the marriage of Mrs. J.N. Gibbs and Mr.
J.T. Seeley took place. The ceremony was performed by Rev. A.C. Burroughs in the presence of a
number of friends and relatives. Mr. Seeley and his bride left today for Whittier, California
where they will make their future home and where Mr. Seeley will engage in the fruit raising
business. Until a few months ago Mr. Seeley was engaged in the blacksmithing business in Byers.
Lately he has been assisting in the Seitz and Seeley shop in this city.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > May > 30

Langham - Painter

Holliday Texas May 30 - The marriage of Miss Kate Painter and Frank Langham of Holliday took
place at the brides home in Electra Tuesday night. The ceremony was pronounced by Justice Cook.
Mr. Langham and his bride left this evening on their bridal trip and upon return will be at
home at Holliday. The groom is engaged in ___ business.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > June > 4

In the case of Blanche C. Adams of Iowa Park, vs. Ed Adams, suit for divorce, which came before
the district court today, judgment was granted in favor of the plaintiff

. Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > June > 5

Marriage license were issued by the County Clerk to Mr. Lige Horton and Miss Ethel Stanford who
proceeded at once and with haste to find someone competent to perform the ceremony and make
them man and wife while opportunity was afforded.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > June > 7

Divorce Granted

Fannie White was granted a divorce from S.J. White by Judge Carrigan in the district court
today.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > June > 8

Morgan - Man

Miss Merle Man who was a teacher in the Wichita schools last term and Charles W. Morgan, the
son of Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Morgan, completely surprised their friends by being quietly wedded
last night and getting out of town before the fact became known. The marriage ceremony took
place at the First M.E. parsonage and was pronounced by the Rev. Stuckey at about 11 o'clock
last night. After the ceremony, the couple took the early morning train for Ft. Worth where
they will spend their honeymoon. The couple will make their home at Stamford where the groom as
business interests.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > June > 8

Marriage Licenses were issued on the 6th to George W. Cottrell and Miss Birdie Moss and
yesterday to Charles W. Morgan and Miss Merle Man.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > June > 11

A marriage license was issued yesterday to Andrew M. Davis and Miss Dora Bell Vandegriff.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > June > 12

A marriage license was issued yesterday to J.H. Wiley and Cora M. Brown.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > June > 13

JANUARY AND JUNE


Mrs. Stella Hunt and Mr. C.T. Williams Joined in Wedlock WIFE DISPARITY OF AGES

Was No Hindrance to the Course of True Love

Mr. E.T. Williams, aged 80 years and Mrs. Stella Hunt aged 22, were united in marriage at the
courthouse this morning by Judge Yeager. Both of the contracting parties live in the
Thornberry neighborhood. Mrs. Hunt has two small children. Mr. Williams first wife died several
years ago, and though he had plenty of the world's goods, there was that aching void in his
heart that only the company and comfort of a true wife can remove. His young wife will be an
eternal source of comfort to him and will be well cared for lives and amply provided for when
he shall pass away. They took dinner at the Dennison Hotel today and start this evening on a
wedding tour of the Northern States. They will first go to Griggsville, Ill., and on their
return will visit St. Louis and other prominent points. They will reside in the Thornberry
neighborhood after their return from the North.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > June > 17 Iowa Park Register

Married Wednesday, June 12 at 10 o'clock a.m. at the home of the bride's uncle, Mr. N.C.
Herrod, Mr. John Henry Miley and Miss Cora May Brown were united in marriage. Rev. Ramage,
Episcopalian Minister of Ft. Worth officiating. The bride is one of the nicest girls,
accomplished and possessing many fine traits of character. Mr. Miley is a prominent attorney in
the employ of the M. K. & T. and also the H. & T.C. road. His home is at Bastrop. They have the
best wishes of many friends.

A wedding occurred at the corner of Hyde's store one day last week the contracting parties
being Geo. W. Cottrell and Miss Moss, Justice A.L. Brubaker officiating. The parties sat in
their buggy while the ceremony was performed. This was the first called upon to officiate in
this line and was somewhat embarrassed, knowing the boys would guy him. Never let a little
thing like that bother you Mr. Justice.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > June > 18

Bailey - White

Miss Fannie White was united in marriage to John Bailey at the home of Mrs. Hardesty on Lamar
street at 4 o'clock Sunday evening by Rev. A.C. Burroughs. The ceremony was witnessed by a
number of friends and refreshments were served. Mr. Bailey and his bride will make their home
on Tenth street.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > June > 24

Mr. and Mrs. L.D. Rhodes left today for Ft. Worth, to be present at the marriage of Mrs. Rhodes
brother, Mr. O.C. Carraway to Miss Julia Taylor of Ft. Worth. Both the young people are well
known in Wichita Falls and have many friends here who extend hearty congratulations on the
consummation of their love affair.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > June > 25

BROUGHT HOME WIFE

Emmet Moore Takes Friends Completely By Surprise

WERE MARRIED SUNDAY

His Bride was Formerly Miss Lela Bell - Well Known Here

Emmet Moore, car clerk at the Katy depot, sprung a big surprise even on his most intimate
friends yesterday when he came home from Denton accompanied by Mrs. Emmet Moore. His bride was
formerly Miss Lela Bell, well and favorably known here, where she lived for some time with her
brother. The marriage took place at Denton Sunday evening at the home of the bride. The couple
will make their future home in this city.

Wichita Weekly Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > June > 28

From Tuesdays Daily - A marriage license was issued yesterday to George M. Powell and Stella
Stephenson.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > June > 28

At A. Reed and Company's office on Tuesday night occurred the marriage of Miss Stella
Stephenson and George Powell. The bride was a resident of Thornberry and the groom's home was
at Randlett, Oklahoma. The ceremony was pronounced by Rev. R.E. Farley.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > July > 1

Marriage licenses were issued last week to W.I. Chiles and Mary E. Taylor and to William A.
Thomson and Lena Bennett.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > July > 1

A Pretty Home Wedding

Miss Lena Bennett and William A. Thomson United in Wedlock

A pretty home wedding took place at the home of the brides parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.M. Bennett.
At the corner of Ninth street and Lamar avenue at 1:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon; when their
only daughter Lena, one of Wichita Falls most popular and accomplished young ladies, was united
in marriage to William A. Thomson, head bookkeeper for the Wichita Falls implement company and
a young business man of sterling worth. The ceremony was pronounced by Rev. Stuckey of the
First M.E. Church, in the presence of a few friends and relatives. At 4:40 Sunday afternoon Mr.
Thomson and his bride left on a trip to Galveston where they will spend a month's honeymoon,
after which they will return and will start housekeeping in this city.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > July > 8

Vaughan - Miller

Married - at the residence of the brides parents on Sunday, Miss Nettie Miller daughter of
Landlord Miller of the Hotel Electra and Lon Vaughan a prominent young farmer living near
Harrold. The ceremony was pronounced by Judge R.H. Cook.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > July > 9

Wilson - Sitton

Mr. Will Wilson and Miss Madeline Sitton were married in Ryan, I.T. on July 3. Both the
contracting parties formerly lived in this city and have many friends here. They left soon
afterwards for a tour of the North and intend to spend sometime on the lakes and visit several
of the larger cities and the Jamestown exposition before they return. They will reside in
Amarillo.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > July > 11

A marriage license was issued yesterday to W.C. Barber and Miss W.A. Newman.

Wichita Weekly Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > July > 19

From Saturday's Daily - Married - This afternoon at the Presbyterian manse by Rev. Dalton, Miss
Bessie Cantrell and Harris Stanford.

Wichita Weekly Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > July > 19

Miss Beulah Tedford and Robert Schucht were united in marriage at the Commercial hotel at about
6 o'clock Thursday evening. The ceremony was pronounced by Justice Brothers.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > July > 29

A marriage license was issued this morning to R. Oliver and Flora Long.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > August > 1

Old Flame Burns Again

J.D. Vandergrif and Former Wife Married After a Separation of 11 Years

After a separation of 11 years Mrs. Mattie L. Vandergrif and her former husband J.D.
Vandergrif, a veterinary surgeon, who has been located here for several weeks, were remarried
last night. The ceremony was performed in the county clerk's office at about 8 o'clock last
night. Rev. Stuckey officiated and only a few persons knew of the wedding until after its
occurrence. The couple were legally separated eleven years ago, but lately the old flame of
love has been rekindled and the couple have laid aside their past differences and will now
travel down life's pathway in double harness.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > August > 2

A marriage license was issued yesterday to S.C. McGee and Miss Annie Holder of Iowa Park.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > August > 2

Granted a Divorce

Mrs. William Smith was granted a divorce by Judge Carrigan yesterday from her husband.


Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > August > 5

A marriage license has been issued to E.E. White and Miss Susie Boston

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > August > 10

Three Marriage Licenses Issued

Three marriage licenses have been issued by County Clerk Reid since noon today. The licenses
are as follows: John Brady to Lillie Goff; J.R. Ham to Annie Lee Forbis; A.O. Hancock to Iris
Wheeler.

Married - at the Methodist parsonage this afternoon, John Brady and Miss Lillie Goff, Rev.
W.A. Stuckey performing the ceremony. The couple will make their home at Terrell, Tex.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > August > 16

A Pretty Wedding

At the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Clements, on Scott avenue, at about 9
o'clock Thursday night, their daughter, Floy Virginia, was united in marriage to Mr. H.D.
Dodson of this city. The ceremony was pronounced by Rev. Stuckey in the presence of a few
friends and relatives. Following the ceremony, elegant refreshments were served. Mr. Dodson and
his bride left late last night for Colorado Springs where they will spend a honeymoon, for
several weeks, after which they will return to Wichita Falls to make their home. Mr. Dodson is
an estimable young man and is especially popular among his fellow railroad men. Both the bride
and groom were born and reared in Sherman, where they have many friends who will join with
their friends here in wishing them a long and happy union.

Wichita Daily Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > August > 30

Two divorces were granted by Judge Carrigan in the district court this afternoon. Lottie
Mutzelburg was granted a decree of divorce from C.P. Mutzelburg and Mrs. L.N. Toland was given
a divorce from Clyde Toland.

 

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