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Random Notes of Marriages from Newspaper, Washita County, Oklahoma Territory
1893-1898Newspaper on Microfilm at Oklahoma Historical Society.

Cloud Chief HERALD-SENTINEL, July 22, 1893
Married at the residence of the bride's uncle E. A. Williams, in this city, Tuesday
evening, July 18, 1893, by Probate Judge Ballard, Alex Swindle to Miss Williams.

Cloud Chief HERALD-SENTINEL, August 5, 1893
Page 4. Marriage Licenses. W. W. Hutchinson to Mrs. Bell Rodgers. Jeff Williams
to Miss May Delk. T. H. East to Miss Tessie May Smithers.

Married at the residence of the bride's uncle, Mr. Berry Sinkhorn, one half mile
west of Cordell by Probate Judge Ballard, Dr. T. H. East to Miss Tessie May Smithers.
The bride is a bright intelligent and accomplished young lady.
Among those from Cloud Chief were J. D. Purcell and wife, J. M. Wisdom and wife, Goldie
Williams and wife, John Varnham and wife, W. East and wife, Miss Allie Wisdom and Mamie
Wood, J. Hubber and wife. From Cordell were Miss Caton and Mrs. and Miss Brown.

Cloud Chief HERALD-SENTINEL, August 12, 1893
Married at the residence of Goldie Williams, in this city, Saturday, August 5th, 1893,
James Brennan to Mattie Shepherd. The groom is one of the original settlers of Cloud Chief,
having held office and done business in the county since the opening. The bride is the
accomplished daughter of N. Shepherd, who lives on Rainy mountain creek near the south line
of the county. The H-S extends congratulatioins and wishes them a long and happy life.

Cloud Chief HERALD-SENTINEL, Sept 2, 1893
The marriage of Miss Anna Belle Baker, who lives near this city, to Mr. Oliver Ford,
of Henrietta, Texas, will take place at 3 o'clock, September 25th, 1893, at the residence
of the bride's father, R. M. L. Baker.

HERALD-SENTINEL, January 5, 1894
Page 1. At the residence of the bride's parents on Thursday eve, Dec. 20th. W. W. Suggs,
to Miss Mary E. Singley. Esq. G. W. Gordon, officiating. Mr. Suggs is a young man of
integrity and very popular. Miss Singley is the daughter of Mr. J. W. Singley one of our
most esteemed citizens. ...

Cloud Chief HERALD- SENTINEL, July 27, 1894
Page 8. From Wood. Marriage in high life, the contracting parties were the Hon. J. B.
Bailey, nominee for county attorney of Washita county by the democrats, and Miss Mary Henry,
the step-daughter of J. S. Reese, the buisness side of the event was performed by the officials
of Greer county, at Mangum, and was the occasion of a convivial time among the local fraternity
and small boys.

Cloud Chief HERALD- SENTINEL, December 13, 1895
Page 1. Married on the 27th of November wedding bells proclaimed the marriage of Miss Ella White
of Hagy and Mr. Pink Hale of Oakdale. ...

Cloud Chief HERALD-SENTINEL, Feb 21, 1896
Page 4. A marriage license was issued Saturday to John Climer and Lulu Wilson.

Cloud Chief HERALD- SENTINEL, June 12, 1896
Page 4. Marriage -... Peter Shoup, aged 61, and Pearl Turner, aged 15, daughter of
Elias Turner, better known as Gyp Turner. ...

Cloud Chief HERALD- SENTINEL, Oct 2, 1896
Page 2. Probate Judge Brown united in marriage last Tuesday, Mr. and Mrs A. H. Drake
of Cloud Chief. this was a case where an Oklahoma divorce was a failure. They had had
the pleasure of being married before but under the pressing circumstance they concluded
to try it double again.

Cloud Chief HERALD-SENTINEL, Nov 27, 1896
Page 4. Marriage Bells. Married at the school house in Cloud Chief, Wednesday evening,
at seven o'clock, by Judge Hatchett, Mr. Frank Fink, of Mangum, to Miss Rena Reynolds,
of this city. The house was crowded with the many friends of the bride and groom, and
after the ceremony was performed the party returned to the residence of the bride's
father, Dr. Joe Reynolds, where the invited guests partook of a delicious repast, about
9 o'clock.

Cloud Chief HERALD- SENTINEL, July 2 , 1897
Page 3. Married. On the 13th inst. Mr. O. P. Eliot, editor of the Greer County Monitor,
and Miss Georgia Laird, one of the fairest and most accomplished ladies in the Dunbar
vicinity. We congratulate the happy couple on this auspicious occasion and wish them all
the happiness and prosperity that can be crowded into their lives. ... Greer County Sun.

Cloud Chief HERALD-SENTINEL, July 12, 1898.
Page 8. It will undoubtedly be a surprise to our readers, but it is nevertheless a fact
that W. H. H. Cranford is again married and his wife arrived in this city last Thursday.
He was away for several days some weeks ago and it was then he married Miss Lelah Harrison,
a young lady who was living with them before the death of his wife.

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