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.