Virginia Marriage Notices from Newspapers
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MALONE-TUCKER.--Married, in this city on Saturday, April 30, 1898, by Rev. J. B. Hutson, Mr. GEORGE W. MALONE and Miss CORA V. TUCKER.
from "The Richmond Dispatch," Richmond, Va., Tuesday, May 3, 1898 issue, p. 2, c. 7

FREDERICKSBURG, VA., Dec. 17.-Mr. Battaile Martin, of this city, and Miss Henrietta Bullock, of Stafford county, were married here last night at the residence of the officiating minister, Rev. Decatur Edwards, oif the Baptist Church, Miss Ida B. Martin, sister of the groom, was maid of honor, and Mr. G. G. Barfield, of Atlanta, Ga., best man. Mr. and Mrs. Martin will reside here.
from "The Times-Dispatch," Richmond, Va., Friday, Decem,ber 18, 1903 issue, p. 3, c. 4

Winchester, Va., October 16.-Ava G. Mason, a Frederick county farmer, and Miss Bessie Fletcher, daughter of C. M. Fletcher, of this county, were married today, Rev. D. H. Kern, of the Methodist church, officiating. They will live near Winchester.
from "The News," Roanoke, Va., Friday Morning, October 18, 1907 issue

A pretty home wedding took place yesterday morning at 10:30 o'clock, when Miss Katie Hardin became the bride of Mr. Frank Mayer in the home of the former in Louisiana street. The Rev. David Hepburn performed the ceremony. The bride was handsomely attired  in white organdy and carried pink carnations.  Miss Iza Hardin, sister of the bride, acted as maid of honor and Mr. Trolinger of Powhatan county was best man.
The bridegroom is a well known young man of Church Hill and holds a responsible position with the Old Dominion Steamship Company.
Mr. and Mrs. Mayer left on the noon train for Washington, Baltimore and other Northern cities. Many handsome bridal presnts were received by the couple. Mr. and Mrs. Mayer will live in louisiana street.
from "The News Leader,." Richmond, Va., Thursday Afternoon, April 19, 1904 issue,
p. 2, c. 2 

MARRIED-On Tuesday the 19th inst. by the Rev. C. McRae, Doctor EDWARD MAYO, to the amiable and much admired Miss SALLY PLEASANTS, eldest daughter of Mr. Samuel Pleasants, all of Powhatan county.
from the "Virginia Argus," Richmond, Va., Saturday, November 30, 1805 issue, p. 3, c. 3

Married, December 30, 1879, at the residence of Thomas W. McCance, Esq.,
by the Rev. J. E. Edwards, assisted by the Rev. Charles Minnegerode, T. W.
McCANCE, Jr., and Miss EMMA GILL; all of Richmond, Va.
from the "Richmond Dispatch," Richmond, Va., Thursday, January 1, 1880 issue

Staunton, Aug. 23.-Miss Janet Wallace, daughter of Mr. E. E. Wallace, of the county, and Mr. John H. McCray, of Waynesboro, came here yesterday, accompanied byMrs. Joseph Vaughan, of Richmond, and Mr. Harry Hogshead, of Waynesboro, and were united in marriage by Rev. J. N. Vandeventer. they will make their home in Waynesboro.
from "The Washington Post," Wednesday, August 24, 1904 issue, p. 5, c. 5 & 6

Roanoke, Aug. 23.-James E. McDevitt and Miss May Agnes McDonald, were married this morning at early mass in St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Rev. Father Lynch officiated. They left immediately for Norfolk, Baltimore, New York, and Philadelphia.
from "The Washington Post," Wednesday, August 24, 1904 issue, p. 5, c. 5

LEESBURG, VA., December 17.-Mr. John C. McDonald, of Gainesville, Prince William county, and Miss Elizabeth Kettle, daughter of James Kettle, a prominent citizen of Leesburg, were married at the bride's residence by Rev. S. G. Ferguson Wednesday at noon. The maid of honor was Miss McDonald, sister of the groom, and the best man was Mr. L. Lowe, of Fairfax, Va.
from "The Times-Dispatch," Richmond, Va., Friday, December 18, 1903 issue, p. 3, c.4

Williamsburg, Va., October 16.-Miss Elizabeth Gilmer Tyler, daughter of President Tyler, of William and Mary College, and granddaughter of President John Tyler, was married to Midshipman Alfred L. Miles, United States Navy, this afternoon at 3 o'clock in Bruton church.
The wedding was one of the most notable that has ever taken place in Williamsburg, and is the first one solemnized in the restored Bruton church. The churfch was beautifully decorated and lighted, and was crowded to its utmost capacity, friends and relatives of the young couple being present in large numbers. Promptly at 3 o'clock the bride entered the church leaning on the arm of her father, Dr. Tyler, and proceeded up the long aisle to the  altar, where she was joined by the groom. The words binding them together forever were pronounced by the Rector of the church, Rev. W. A. R. Goodwin.
from "The News," Lynchburg, Va., Friday Morning, October 18, 1907 issue, p. 8

Petersburg, Aug. 1.--Alexander Moody, a farmer of Prince George County, and Miss Berdie Lee Williams were married this after noon at the residence of Mrs. Mollie Harrison, on Bollingbrook street. Rev. F. W. Moore officiated.
from "The Washington Post," Washington, D. C., Thursday, August 2, 1906 issue 

DANVILLE, VA., December 20.-At high noon to-day Miss Nannie Thomas Graves became the bride of Mr. John Allen Moore, a well-known young business man. The wedding was solemnized at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. James M. Zegar, on Holbrook Avenue. The bride entered the room to the strans of the wedding march, on the arm of her, father, Captain W. G. Graves, of Durham, and was met in front of an improvised altar by the groom and his best man, Mr. E. C. Eagles, of Winston-Salem, N. C. Miss Zaida Gannaway, of Lynchburg, was the maid of honor.
Immediately after the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Moore took the midday train for the North, where they will stay for several days in Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York.
from "The Times-Dispatch,' Richmond, Va., Thursday, December 21, 1905 issue,
p. 8, c. 4 & 5 

Miss Maud Benson and Wiliam Waverly  Moore, both of this city, were married at 3 o'clock night before last. The ceremony was performed in the parsonage of the Second Baptist church by the Rev. F. W. Moore.
from "The News Leader," Richmond, Va., under the Petersburg column, Friday Afternoon, July 2, 1909 issue

BUCKINGHAM, VA., May 3-A marriage of much interest was solemnized at theh  home of the bride on April 26 when Miss Ethel Cole became the bride of Richard L. Morgan of Andersonville. Ther ceremony was performed by the bride's pastor, the Rev. Mr. Cowan.
from the "Richmond Times-Dispatch," Richmond, Va., Thursday, May 4, 1933 issue

                                    Married in the Vault.
CHATHAM, VA., May 11.-Mrs. Sadie B. Dalton and Mr. Stephen Murphy, of near Sycamore Station, Pittsylvania county, were married in the vault of the county clerk's  office yesterday. Rev. A. A. Whitmore of the Chatham Methodist Episcopal Church, performed the ceremony.
The bride is a pretty blonde, and the bridegroom is a young farmer.
from "The Times-Dispatch," Richmond, Va., Friday, May 12, 1905 issue

MARRIED-At Tappahannock by the Revd. Ro. B. Semple on Thursday  the 5th inst. Mr. JAMES MUSE, jr. to the amiable and much admired Miss MARY W. COLEMAN.
from the "Enquirer," Richmond, Va. Tuesday, March 24, 1812 issue, p. 3, c. 5 

Petersburg Society Girl Becomes Bride of Culpeper County Man.
PETERSBURG, VA.-June 20.-A wedding of interest took place this evening at
3 o'clock in the home of the bride's parents on South Market Street, when Miss Virginia Heath Lassiter, of this city, became the bride of Alfred Sidney Nalle, of Culpeper County. The ceremony was witnessed only by relatives and intimate friends due to recent deaths in both families.
Rev. Edmund P. Dandridge, D. D., rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church,
performed the ceremony.
The bride is the youngest daughter of the late Charles Trotter Lassiter. She
is a popular member of the younger set. Mr. Nalle is a son of the late Dr. Orville Nalle, a prominent physician of Culpeper. He graduated from the University of Virginia, class of 1922, and is a member of the Theta Delta Chi fraternity.
The bride wore a gown of white Georgette over canton crepe ornamented with crystal beads, her court train being brocaded in silver. The veil was held in place by a coronet of Brussels lace and orange blossoms. She
carried a shower bouquet of white roses and sweet peas.
Miss Margaret Parker Lassiter, as maid-of-honor, wore a gown of cream
lace over blue and carried pink roses. The bridesmaids were Miss Lelia
Seabury Drewry, of Petersburg; Miss Nancy Rand and Miss Elise Flannagan, of Richmond, and Miss Columbiana Nalle, sister of the bridegroom. They wore Georgette dresses in pastel shades and carried colonial bouquets of
variegated summer flowers.
Thomas Alexander Nalle, of Athol, Mass., was his brother's best man. The
groomsmen were; James R. Nalle, of Culpeper; John B. Hamilton, of
Charlottesville; Benjamin S. Warren, Jr., of Washington, D. C.; and Howard
W. Saunder, Jr., of Hampton, Va.
Immediately after the ceremony an informal reception was held for the
wedding guests. Later Mr. and Mrs. Nalle drove to Richmond. they will take a
motor trip North.
The out-of-town guests were; Major-General William Lassiter, of
Washington, D. C.; Mr. and Mrs. Lewis S. Morgan, of Milwaukee; Miss Nancy
Gordon and Miss Harriet Gordon, of Charlottesville; Mrs. Ennison G.
Williams, Miss Virginia Lassiter Williams, Mr. Ennison G. Williams, Miss
Anna Hath Williams, Mr. Daniel Lassiter Williams, Master John Randolph
Williams and Charles Lassiter Williams, of Richmond; Mr. Will Allen
Wilkerson, of Chattanooga, Tenn.; Dr. and Mrs. Roy K. Flannagan, Mr. and
Mrs. Roy C. Flannagan, Miss Betty Johnson, Mrs. Thomas Bryan, Mrs. E. C.
Rand and Miss Ora Rand, Tyler Ellis, of Richmond; Mrs. Lunsford Long, of
Roanoke Rapids, N. C.; Dr. and Mrs. Rae Parker, of Smithfield; Miss Edwina
Herring, Mrs. Sally Harris, Mr. and Mrs. Mason Harris, Mr. and Mrs. Jepsas
Taylor, and Ned Flannagan, of Richmond.
from the "Richmond Times-Dispatch," Richmond, Va., Thursday, June 21, 1923 issue

A brilliant wedding took place last evening at 8:30 o'clock in St. Paul's Episcopal church, when Miss Mary Ross Buford, daughter of Colonel and Mrs. A. S. Buford, became the wife of Mr. Frederick Ernest Nolting, the Rev. Robert W. Forsythe officiating.
  The church was beautifully decorated with palms and spring flowers. Jonquils and marguerites were banked against the palms in the chancel and arched the aisles.
Two little flower girls, Isabel and Elizabeth Scott, in dainty white frocks and carrying baskets of jonquils, led the wedding procession.
The bridesmaids, who wore beautiful gowns of white mull and lace, with apple green sashes, and carried baskets of marguerites, were as follows: Misses Sue Spilman, Sally Hobson, Mary Rose, of Lexington; Misses Roberta Nolting, Margaret Nolting, Mrs. I. Newton Vaughan, Miss Lucy Duhing, of Philadelphia, and Miss Elizabeth Dunn, of Hot Springs, Va. The maid of honor, Miss Katie Buford, wore a charming frock of yellow crepe de chine and carried white lilacs.
Mr. Carl H. Nolting was best man, and the groomsmen were; Messrs. Hugh Antrim, William A. Lownes, S. C. Donnan, A. S. Buford, Jr., W. Erskine Buford, W. H. Habliston, John B. Minor and William Horn, of Orange, N. J.  
The bride, who entered with her father, was exquisitely gowned in white _____?
satin and lace, and wore a tulle veil. Her flowers were lillies of the valley and white violets.
The reception at the home of the bride, 10 West Franklin street, which followed the ceremony, was one of the handsomest and most brilliant of the year. The entire lower floor was canvased in white and beautifully decorated with Southern ___lax, plants and flowers.
Among the guests from a distance present were: Mr. and Mrs. Clement Manty of Winston, N. C.; Colonel J. de H. Ross, Miss Ross, Lexington, Va.; Dr. and Mrs. unius Lynch, Miss Lynch, Norfolk; Dr. and Miss Duhring, Philadelphia; Miss Lucy Disston, Philadelphia; Mr. W. A. Higgenbotham, Miss S. C. Jones, philadelphia; Mr. William A. Ross, Norfolk; Mr. William Toylar Thorn, Washington, D. C.; Mr. and Mrs. T. Nelson Strother, of Baltimore, Md.
from "The News Leader," Richmond, Va., Thursday Afternoon, April 4, 1907 issue

Mr. B. A. Overstreet and Miss Edith Daniel were united in marriage Wednesday afternoon at 6:30 o'clock at the parsonage of the Calvary Baptist church, in Roanoke, by the Rev. Mr. Powers. The wedding was a quiet affair only a few intimate friends being present.
The bride is the attractive daughter of Mr. R. J. Daniel, of Roanoke while the groom holds a responsible position with the Branch Shoe Company, in Roanoke. He has many friends in Lynchburg.
The young couple are now visiting at the residence of James A. Overstreet,
at 215 Cleveland avenue.
from "The News," Lynchburg, Va., Sunday Morning, November 30, 1913 issue, p. 6, c. 3

BOWLING GREEN, VA., Dec. 21.--Mr. Samuel Payne and Miss Maggie Seay were married to-day at the home of the bride's father, Mr. George Seay, near Chilesburg, in this county.
Mr. Joseph Payne, brother of the groom, was the best man, and Miss Mary Seay, sister of the bride, was themaid of honor.
The ceremony was performed by the Rev. J. S. Ryland, Pastor of the Baptist Church.
After the marriage a reception was tendered the bridal party at hte home of Mr. George Seay, the father of the bride.
from "The Times-Dispatch," Richmond, Va.,Thursday, December 22, 1904 issue, p. 6, c. 3

At Kelburn, on 2d of June, byt Rev. Wm. S. Bland, Mr. THOS. L. PLEASANTS, of Henrico, and Miss SARAH E. CUNLIFF, of Chesterfield.
from th "Religious Herald," Thursday, June 25, 1868 issue, p. 3, c. 3   
Sarah's surname was Cunliffe, she is in my family       

Petersburg, Va., April 19.-George W. Plummer and Miss Helen Patteson Venable were married at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
from "The Ledger-Dispatch," Norfolk, Va., Friday Afternoon, April 19, 1907 issue

CREWE, VA., Dec. 17.-Miss Lizzie Harper and Mr. James Price were quietly married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Harper, at 10:30 Wednesday evening.
This came in the nature of a surprise to the many friends of Miss Harper, and proves that a woman can keep a secret(no comment).
This is but the culmination of a pretty romance that has lasted since the bride was a wee lassie of fourteen. They left on the midnight train for Columbia, S. C., the home of the groom.
Miss Harper was one of the most attractive girls of this town and will be missed by the young people with whom she was very popular.
Mr. Price was a resident of Crewe for many years before moving to Columbia.
from "The Times-Dispatch," Richmond, Va., Friday, December 18, 1903 issue, p. 3, c.4

At the bride's residence on Lombard street, at 9 o'clock tonight, Miss Susie B. Harvell was married to Mr. James H. Prosser. The bride is the daughter of Mr. R. W. Harvell, a well known citizen, and the groom a popular young business-man.
from "The Richmond Dispatch," Richmond, Va., Wednesday, October 13, 1897 issue,
p. 3, c. 5

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