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February 8, 1855 - Vernon Banner
    At the residence of the bride's mother, in Jennings County, January 31st, by Rev. E. L. Dolph, Mr. Lemuel W. Brower, to Miss Lucetta Young.
    At the residence of the bride's father, in Jennings County, on the 1st inst., by Rev. E. L. Dolph, Mr. William Hinchman, to Miss Mary E. Walker.
    William we know you must be happy, in the love of such a large heart. We say large, because a bouncing cake-none of your small slices, graced our table soon after the happy event. May your joy never grow dim.
    Young men, go thou and do likewise-we don't mean for you all to marry Billy's wife, but somebody else.

August 23, 1866 - Vernon Banner
    At the residence of the brides father, on Thursday, August 16th, by Rev. John Stott, Mr. Lewis Wagner to Miss Maggie B. Vawter, both of Jennings County.
    Well we know that Lew will never starve, because he has a good cook. The cake that accompanied the above announcement, was just as nice as any editor ought to think of eating.
    At the residence of the bride's father, on Tuesday, August 21st, by Rev. Washington Malick, Mr. John Fable, to Miss Ella Whitcomb, both of North Vernon.
    Immediately after the ceremony, the wedding party left for a tour to the Northern lakes. We do sincerely congratulate them.
    At the residence of the bride's father, August 12th, by Rev. W. Malick, Mr. Harvey Deputy to Miss E. E. Arbuckle, both of Jennings Co.

January 11, 1899 - Vernon Journal
    At the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Read near Champion, Ind., on Sunday, Jan. 8th, 1899, Miss Luella Read to Mr. Floyd Metzger of Indianapolis, by the Rev. Seburn. The newly married couple with make their future home in Indianapolis. There were forty-three guests present among whom from this place were Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Read, Misses Almeda and Lizzie O'Hair and a Mrs. Green. The Journal force was remembered with a liberal supply of delicious cake for which we are ever grateful and in consequence of which we extend best wishes for a long and prosperous life to the happy couple.

January 1, 1890 - Vernon Banner
    MONTGOMERY-CARLISLE-At the residence of Mr. Chapin Wagner, on Thursday afternoon, December 16th, 1889, by Rev. S. E. Barr, Mr. Matthew R. Montgomery, of Shelbyville, Ind., to Miss Lulu Carlisle, of this city.
    The happy event was witnessed by some fifty relatives and intimate friends, who extended their hearty congratulations and well whishes to the happy couple for future prosperity and happiness. The presents bestowed upon them were numerous and handsome. The young couple went to Louisville for a short visit, after which they will go to Shelbyville, Ind., their future home. The BANNER unites with their many friends here in wishing them a long and peaceful life of connubial bliss, and will make them regular weekly visits to help make their new home cheerful and pleasent.
    PATRICK-FIELDS-At the home of the bride's mother, in this township, on Christmas Eve, by Rev. Henry M. Elwyn, Mr. Henry C. Patrick to Miss Emma Fields.
    The printers were kindly remembered with a good supply of cake, and join with their many friends in wishing the happy couple a peaceful voyage on the matrimonial seas.
    Another article same paper. The brightness of yesterday made happy the wedding of Mr. M. R. Montgomery and Miss Lulu Carlisle, which was solemnized at the home of Mr. Chapin Wagner, at Vernon, Indiana, at 2 p.m., the Rev. S. E. Barr, pastor of the Presbyterian church officiating. Some fifty invided guests were present including a number from this city. The congratulations of friends was followed by splendid refreshment and at 4 o'clock the young couple took the cars for Louisville for a short wedding trip. They will arrive here on Monday and go to houskeeping in the handsome brick house on South Harrison street owned by Mr. Isom Wray. Many handsome presents were received from friends and relatives expressive of high regard for Mr. and Mrs. Montgomery. The bride is one of the popular young ladies of Vernon, and a happy selection indeed for our friend Mat, who is certainly worthy of the brightest and fairest of the gentle sex. It is with genuine pleasure that we congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Montgomery and wish them all the happiness and prosperity that can be attained in this life.-Shelbyville Republican.

October 8, 1873 - Vernon Banner
    At the residence of the bride's father, near Moore's Hill, Ind., Sept. 30, Mr. Benjamin Inman to Miss Maggie A. Bayly.
    DUNKLE-RANKIN-At the residence of the bride's father, in Hanover, Ind., on the evening of Sept. 30th, 1873, by the Rev. Dr. Heckman, Mr. A. W. Dunkle to Miss Mary Rankin.
    The above occasion was a very pleasant one, indeed. A few invited guests were present to witness the ceremony and enjoy the "substantial part," vis: the supper- Everything passed off nicely, and the Prof., kept remarkably cool, considering the circumstances.- The happy couple left soon after supper for Madison and thence to Louisville, to spend a day or two. They were to return to Vernon, on Thursday, I believe, and Mr. D. will resume his duties in the school on Monday the 6th.
    It would seem that Vernon has a faculty for marry off its preachers and teachers. Wonder if there would be a chance for a situation there soon? May this couple live long and be happy. ONE WHO WAS THERE.

September 21, 1876 - North Vernon Plain Dealer
    MARRIED-On last Thursday evening at 8 o'clock, at the residence of and by the bride's father, Rev. John Brazelton, of North Vernon, Mr. R. G. Scott, of Nebraska, Ind., to Miss Fannie Brazelton. They will visit Mr. Scott's relatives in Ohio for a short time and return to Nebraska, Ind., where they will make their future home.
    We wish them a long and happy life. Accept our thanks for the numerous varieties of splendid cake.

June 26, 1895 - Banner Plain Dealer
    COY-WEEKS-At the residence of W. J. Hole, in Whittier, Cal., on June 13, 1895, at 7:30 p.m., Miss Maggie Weeks, of North Vernon, Ind., to Mr. Z. T. Coy, of Montesano, Wash., Rev. A. W. Bunker, of the M. E. church, assisted by Rev. T. Armstrong, of the Friend's church, officiating.
    After the ceremony and dinner the newly married couple repaired to their home and will for the present reside in Whittier.
    DORSEY-RENIE-At the Catholic church, on Tuesday, June 25, 1895, at 7 o'clock, a.m., Mr. Cantlin J. Dorsey, of Cincinnati, to Miss Alice W. Renie, of this city, Rev. Father Widerin officiating.
    A large concourse of relatives and acquaintances was gathered at the church to witness the ceremony that united these happy young people. The groom is a son of Hugh Dorsey, formerly a resident and contractor of this city, and is well known to most of our young society people, among whom he has many warm friends and in whose estimation he is held in high regard. The bride is a sister of Postmaster Renie, of this city, and is one of the most handsome and charming, as well as accomplished, young ladies of North Vernon. The couple left on the morning train yesterday for Cincinnati, where they will make their future home in an elegant new residence in Westwood, erected and furnished by Mr. Dorsey for his lovely bride.

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