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January 14, 1916  MERRICK – NOBLITT  R. W. Merrick of Henryetta and Miss ruby Noblitt of Eufaula, were married at the home of the bride Sunday morning at nine o’clock. . . “Rube” Merrick, as he is called by his associates is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Merrick and is employed in the automobile business . . . Miss Noblitt is the daughter of Rev. T. L. Noblitt, former pastor of the Christian church and physician who left here for Eufaula this past summer . . . – Henryetta Standard.

Friday February 25, 1916  MARRIAGE LICENSES  During the past week marriage license have been issued from the office of the court clerk to the following:
Thomas H. Johns and Miss Suda Mae Spier of Fawn
Jesse Hembree and Miss Georgia Farmer of Fawn
W. L. Gates and Mrs. Luvert Morton of Hoffman
Chester Smith and Miss Minnie Moore of Checotah
V. L. Garner and Bessie Barnett of Eufaula
Ed Godeau and Ernestine Lovinge

April 14, 1916  CARR CREEK  Grover Daves and Dora Robertson were quietly married at the residence of William Robertson by Eld. J. R. Scarbrough on April 5th.

April 28, 1916  ANOTHER WEDDING  Mr. Henry Hillard of Muskogee arrived in Eufaula sometime Monday and Tuesday was met here by Miss Lillie Brashears of Mellette.  The couple went at once to the courthouse and after obtaining permission from the proper authorities asked Justice S. S. Howe to pronounce the words that would make them man and wife.  The justice obeyed and the happy couple left Tuesday at noon for Muskogee, their future home. 

Friday June 16, 1916  An interesting social event of this month will be the wedding of Miss Mary Elizabeth Glover and Mr. Robert Edward Fooshel, June 28th at the Methodist church, to which a large number of invitations have been issued.  Both parties are among Eufaula’s most popular young people.

Friday June 23, 1916  MARRIED  Mr. J. H. Hammer and Miss Lulu Waters, with a few friends of both, went to the Baptist parsonage and were married on the evening of June 21st.  .  .  Rev. T. J. Davis officiating made it a very pleasant time to all who were there.

Friday, June 30, 1916  WEDDING BELLS  Another wedding took place in our city this morning.  Mr. James K. Welch and Mrs. Mary E. Bohannon came down from Checotah on the morning train and after obtaining the necessary papers sought out the Justice of the Peace in his office and were made happy by the proper words being spoken to make them man and wife.  Mr. Welch is seventy-one years of age and the bride has reached fifty-three. 

Friday, June 30, 1916  GLOVER – FOSHEE  On Wednesday afternoon at 6:30 o’clock R. E. Foshee and Miss Mary Elizabeth Glover were married at the Methodist church the pastor, Rev. T. F. Brewer, officiating.  .  .  .

Friday, July 7, 1916  PAINTER – KIMBRO  Mr. Fred Kimbro and Miss Gertrude Painter were married last Sunday at the home of the bride’s sister, Mrs. John Scott.  Rev. J. H. Hammer, officiating, made them man and wife. . . 

Friday, Aujgust 4, 1916 SOCIETY  The marriage of Miss Eliza McClain, daughter of mr. and Mrs. Jess McClain, to Mr. Wiley G. Griffing, was solemnized last evening at the country home of the bride’s parents, six miles east of Ft. Gibson. . . Mrs. Griffing comes from one of the most prominent and influential families in the Cherokee nation, and is a great-grand daughter of Gen. Sam Houston. . . 

August 11, 1916  CHECOTAH NEWS from the Democrat and Times  Melvine Hale and Miss Marry Walts, both of Texanna, were united in marriage Tuesday of this week at the Methodist parsonage, Rev. W. Lyles Blackburn officiating.  . . . 

(There are no available issues of the JOURNAL from Sept. 1, 1916 until the end of the year.  Only one issue from the year 1917 exists.)

November 15, 1917 CHECOTAH NEWS  At the home of Squire C. C. Grimes of the Carr Creek neighborhood last Sunday afternoon occurred the marriage of Carl Doork and Miss Edna Burton.  The contracting parties are both well known and popular young people of that community.

Updated Tuesday, 20-Jan-2009 20:05:24 EST

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