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HAAKENSON - YEAGER Miss Nettie Yeager, a teacher in the Waukon schools for several years, was married a week ago Sunday at the home of her parents at Milford, Iowa, to Mr. H. F. Haakenson, a former Decorah young man. They will reside at Spirit Lake, Ia., where the groom is engaged in the lumber business. ~Allamakee Journal and Lansing Mirror, October 3, 1928 - contributor: Ann Krumme
HAAS - HANSON St. Patrick’s Church, Waukon, was the scene of two lovely weddings on Easter Monday morning. At eight o’clock Rev. Paul Evans solemnized the marriage of Miss Ruth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hanson, of near Decorah, and Vincent Haas, son of Mrs. Elsie Haas, of Waukon. They were attended by his sister, Miss Anna Mae, and Paul, son of Mrs. T. E. Ryan; other attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Wagner. Breakfast was served to the bridal couple and immediate relatives at the S & D Café and a dinner was served at the groom’s home to relatives and friends. The bride wore a floor length gown of white satin with finger-tip veil and carried an arm bouquet. The bridesmaid wore yellow and Mrs. Wagner a blue dress, both carrying colonial bouquets. The bride graduated from the Waukon high school with the class of 1945 and is employed as secretary to Supt. B. H. Graeber. Mr. Haas is employed at the Super Furniture Mart. Following their honeymoon trip they will be at home in their furnished apartment over the S & D Café, where they will settle down to housekeeping with the best wishes of a host of friends. Among the out of town guests at the wedding were the bride’s brother Oscar Hanson, of Madison, S.D., and a friend, Alta Roderick, of Dubuque. In the evening a large number of relatives and friends tendered them a reception and shower at the Waukon Opera House, with the music furnished for dancing by the Tyrolians. ~Allamakee Journal & Lansing Mirror, Wed, Apr 20, 1949, pg1 - contributor: Diana Henry Diedrich
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At the Lycurgus Catholic Church Tuesday, May 19, Rev. Father Norton joined in the hold bonds of Matrimony Miss Hannah Henry and Charles Haas, both of this township. The bride is a daughter of Charles Henry. The groom is a prosperous young farmer. The friends of the new married couple were hospitably entertained at the home of the bride’s parents after the ceremony. The young people enter married life with the best wishes of all; the Journal included ~Allamakee Journal - contributor: Diana Henry Diedrich, gg grandniece; Note: Hannah Loretta Henry and Charles Henry Haas were married 19th May 1896. Charles was the only son of Landelon Hass & Elizabeth Wein Haas. Hannah & Charles farmed on a farm behind the Lycurgus Catholic Church and is still in the Haas family.
HAAS - McNALLY Married at Cherry Mound, Jan. 29, by Father Mahoney, Chris Haas and Maggie McNally. The attendants were Michael Haas and Celia Unterberger. ~Allamakee Journal and Lansing Mirror, February 11, 1931; in the 'Looking Backward' to 1896 column ~contributor: Ann Krumme
HABERKORN - PALMER F. Joseph Haberkorn Jr. & Lottie Palmer. Married October 11, 1883 in New Albin. ~'The First 100 Years of New Albin' - contributor: Errin Wilker
HADLOCK - RAYMOND The marriage of Gerald B. Hadlock and Mrs. Minnie Raymond took place Tuesday evening of last week at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. John Beedy, in this city, Rev. R.L. Van Nice officiating. The groom has occupied the position of Deputy School Superintendent under Prof. Peck and has been engaged in teaching. He is now at Camp Dodge in training for the service of his country. The bride is an estimable lady and they have the best wishes of a large circle of friends. ~Allamakee Journal, Wednesday, July 3, 1918; pg 3 ~contributed by S. Ferrall
HAGEN - JOHNSON Mr. Otto Hagen, county auditor elect, was married on Wednesday evening at Waukon, to Miss Mina Johnson, of that city. We can do no less than extend congratulations. ~Postville Review, Sat., Dec. 19, 1896 - contributor: Reid Johnson
HALE - ROBBINS Mrs. Ellen Robbins returned last Sunday evening from Denver where she was to attend the wedding of her daughter, Miss Mildred Ann Robbins to Mr. Dudley Colgrove Hale of Waukon, Iowa, June 14, 1924. Miss Robbins was an employee of the Northern Pacific Railway company here for the past six years and Mr. Hale is a business man of Waukon, Iowa. The young people left immediately after the ceremony for a trip to many places of interest in Colorado and visits in Omaha and the Twin Cities before going to Waukon, Iowa to make their home. ~Billings Gazette (Billings, Montana), 07/06/1924 - contributor: G. Payne
HALL - SAWYER MARRIED. At the residence of the bride's brother, in Grand Meadow twp. on Wednesday Dec. 2nd, 1891, by Rev. N.L. BURTON, Mr. Chas O. HALL of Postville, and Miss Mary A. SAWYER, of Clermont. ~Postville Review, 12/05/1891 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HALLADAY - JEMMISON MARRIED. At the residence of the brides father, near Hardin, July 4th, 74, by Rev. R.D. McCORMACK, Mr. W.L. HALLADAY to Miss Mary JEMMISON. ~Postville Review, July 22, 1874 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HALVERSON - WARNHOLZ Mamie Warnholz and Martin Halverson were married Thursday morning at St. Paul's Lutheran church by Rev. Schmidt. ~Iowa Volksblatt, Friday, Sept 28, 1917 - contributor: S. Ferrall
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Thomas Hamilton and Mary Vanvelzer, marriage certificate issued. ~Waukon Standard, April 22, 1869 - contributor: Bob Hoy
HAMMEL - HARRIS At the residence of the bride's father, Feb. 4th, 1880, by Rev. R. Laughlin, Mr. John Hammel and Miss Caroline Harris, both of Post township. ~Postville Review, Sat. Feb. 7, 1880 -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HAMMEL - SCHULTE Waukon – Nuptial vows were exchanged Saturday in St. Patrick’s Catholic church by Karen Schulte, daughter of Mr. and. Mr. Joseph G. Schulte, and Wayne Hammel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hammel. The Rev. Robert Moran officiated at the ceremony. Delores Slattery, organist, accompanied Ann Hansmeier, soloist. The bride wore a waltz-length gown of lace over satin fashioned with a fitted bodice, short sleeves and a V-neckline. A beaded crown held her fingertip veil and she carried a white prayer book topped with red roses. Mrs. Elmer Troendle of Cedar Rapids, matron of honor, and Carol Hammel, bridesmaid wore gowns of white nylon chiffon over light green. Mr. Troendle was best man and John Joe McCormick, groomsman. Donald Ward and James Dougherty ushered. A family dinner served at 11:30 at the Schulte home was followed by an afternoon reception. The couple will live in Cedar Rapids, where both are employed. ~Cedar Rapids Gazette, June 11, 1959 -contributor: Diana Henry Diedrich.
HAMMELL - LUIDER Mr. Louis Hammell of New Albin and Mrs. Mary Luider of Melford, Ia., were quietly married Thursday morning in the rectory of St. Joseph's Church, New Albin. The Rev. L. Hayes performed the ceremony. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. William Hammell, and they will reside on the Hammell farm on the Sand Cove. A wedding dance was given in their honor at Dreamland Ballroom that same evening and well attended. ~undated clipping - contributed by Errin Wilker
HAMMOND - WILLMANN John William Hammond and Elisabeth Willmann, married April 2, 1890 by Pastor John Gass. ~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributor: Steven W. Bareis
HANCHETT - HOYT The following, received this morning, explains itself. It is what we have been expecting for a long time, and we offer congratulations: At Rosedale, Wis., July 26, 1895, Charles Edward Hanchett and Mary Anica Hoyt. At home after Sept. 15th at Moville, Iowa. ~Postville Review, Sat. Aug. 1,1896 - contributor: Reid R. Johnson (transcriber note: newspaper date and the other dates have been typed as published.)
HANCOCK - SCHWARTZHOFF Dorchester – St. Mary’s Catholic Church provided the setting Saturday at 10:30 for the marriage of Miss Carol Schwartzhoff, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emmet Schwartzhoff, to Pfc. William C. Hancock, son of Mrs. John Howes and the late William Hancock. The Rev. Duane Raftist officiated. The bride wore a gown of lace and net and her fingertip veil was held by a crystal and sequin crown. She carried a bouquet of red roses. The bride was attended by her sisters, the Misses Judy and Marie Schwartzhoff, as maid of honor and bridesmaid respectively. Dennis Byrnes was best man and Jon Hancock, brother of the bridegroom, was groomsman. Seating the guest were Fred Viola of Chicago and James Howes of Waukon. A reception for 200 guests was given in the Purple Cow restaurant of Waukon. The bride has been employed by Argus Industries, Inc., at Spring Grove, Minn. The bridegroom is stationed at Fort Carson, Colo. The couple will make their home at Monitor Springs, Colo.
~Cedar Rapids Gazette; December 2, 1962 -contributor: Diana Henry Diedrich
HANDEL - SEIFERT Joseph Handel and Bertha Seifert, married December 26, 1886 by Pastor John Gass. ~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributor: Steven W. Bareis
HANGARTNER - McCLINTOCK Fred Hangartner and Miss Fern McClintock, two well known young people of the Bethel vicinity, hied away to Waukon last Saturday afternoon and joined the double-bow-knot society, Rev. Van Nice performing the ceremony. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Cou Hangartner and the bride is the daughter of Geo. McClintock of this vicinity and one of Allamakee's successful rural school teachers. They will settle down to housekeeping on a farm near Bethel, where the Herald joins a host of friends in wishing them all the blessings of life. ~Postville Herald, Fri., 14 Mar. 1919. ~contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HANGARTNER - MILLER Hangartner-Miller. At the residence of the bride's mother in Postville, last evening at 5:30 p.m., Mr. Frank Hangartner and Miss Emma Miller, Rev. Bockelman officiating. The ceremony was performed in the presence of relatives and a few invited friends. The bride is the oldest daughter of Mrs. F.L. Miller and is highly esteemed by all. The groom is one of our most popular young men. The young couple will start to housekeeping at once on their farm southwest of twon. The Review extends congratulations. ~Postville Review, 3/9/1900 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HANGARTNER - PLATT Sandra Rae Plaht, Luana, Iowa, and Lonnie Wayne Hangartner, Castalia, Iowa, were married Saturday, July 27, 1985, at St. Paul Lutheran church, Postville, Iowa.  The Rev. Julius Peterson and Rev. Howard Wolfgram officiated at the 1:30 p.m. ceremony. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Marlin Plaht, Luana, and Mrs. James Hangartner, Castalia. Music was provided by Mrs. Paul Schutte, organist, Pam Johanningmeier, soloist, and trumpet selections by Beth Schutte. The bridal gown of organza was styled with an off-the-shoulder bodice accented with beaded silk Venice lace.  Her skirt and semi-cathedral train were trimmed with organza ruffles.  An Ascot hat trimmed with a satin bow and lace completed her outfit.  The bridal bouquet was a Boston fern with white roses, huckleberry carnations and stephanotis. Sharon Dean, the bride's sister, was matron of honor.  Bridesmaids were Mary Hangartner, sister of the bridegroom, and Denise Sieg.  Dresses with on-or-off the shoulder styling of huckleberry organza trimmed with ruffles and bustle-effect back were worn by the attendants.  Their flowers were arm bouquets of lilies on a Boston fern accented with baby's breath. The bride's niece, Debbie Dean, was flower girl.  Her personal attendant was April Friederich.  Flowers were pinned by Shelley Schaufenbuel. Randy Hangartner was his brother's best man.  Groomsmen were Roger Hangartner, brother of the bridegroom, and Ed Kittleson.  The bride's nephew, Danny Dean, was ring bearer.  Robert Plaht, the bride's brother, was acolyte.  Guests were seated by John Dean, brother-in-law of the bride, and Mark Landsgard. After the ceremony, a reception was held in the church fellowship hall with Dick and Sandie Helgerson serving as reception hosts.  Punch was served by Mary Jo Hangartner and Vicki Mork.  Waitresses were Lori Taylor, Judy Tague, Charmion Zieman and Kim Wahls.  The wedding cake was baked and cut by Mrs. August Holthaus assisted by Mrs. Walter Schutte and Mrs. Ray Schafer. Gift carriers were Rachel and Jenny Hangartner.  Coffee servers were Mrs. Myrl Dean Dickman and Mrs. Lloyd Block.  Annette White and Joan Plaht served the ice cream.  Jeff and Pat Snitker had charge of the guest book.  Beaulah Kozelka was the wedding coordinator. A buffet supper was served later at the Heidelberg.  Thos assisting with serving included Rosie Doerring, Joan Giselson, Joan Martins, Inez Kirkeberg, Arlene Taylor and Evelyn Tague.  Eunice Dickman served coffee, and Marsha Conway served punch. The rehearsal dinner, hosted by the bridegroom's mother, was held at Livingood's in Frankville, Iowa. The bride is a cosmetologist employed at Sandie's Hair Designers.  The bridegroom is self-employed as a mason.  The couple is residing is an apartment in Postville. ~Postville Herald, Postville, Iowa; August 7, 1985 - contributor: Errin Wilker
HANGARTNER - SEGRIST MARRIED. At the residence of the bride's parents in Post township, Aug. 20th, 1893, by E. SWENSON, J.P., Mr. Conrad HANGARTNER and Miss Etta SEGRIST, both of Post. ~Postville Review, August 1893 (exact date of the paper not recorded) - contributor: S. Ferrall
HANKS - DUNN At the Parks Hotel, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1891, by the Rev. E. J. Lockwood, Mr. W. J. Hanks and Miss Agnes Dunn, both of Postville. ~Postville Review, Sat., Oct. 10, 1891- contributor: Reid Johnson
HANN - COOK MARRIED. In Postville, on Dec. 31st, 1885, by Wm. SHEPHERD, J.P., Mr. David F. HANN to Amanda COOK. We are unacquainted with the contracting parties, but believe neither have been here long. As to their future residence we are not advised. ~Postville Review, 1/9/1886 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HANNANT - STAFFORD At the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. G. W. Stafford, in West Union, on Wednesday evening, June 24, 1903, occurred the marriage of Miss Georgia Stafford and Rev. Norrison Hannant, of Clear Lake, S.D. Rev. M. L. Rice of West Union performing the ceremony in the presence of about forty guests. Miss Georgia is a former Postville girl, having been born in this city, and many friends here who know of her many excellent traits will join in extending her their well wishes. The groom is pastor of the Congregational church in his home town, where they will at once settle down to housekeeping. Mr. and Mrs. James Perry of this city were in attendance at the wedding. ~Postville Review, Fri., 26 June 1903 - contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HANSEN - BACON A very pretty home wedding took place Thursday evening Jan. 29th, at the residence of the bride, when Miss Minnie A. Bacon was united in marriage to Mr. W--- Hansen. Squire T. T. Ericson performed the ceremony in the parlor where a [illegible] arch trimmed with evergreens and flowers formed an altar for the couple. At eight o'clock the happy couple marched slowly to music of the wedding march rendered by Miss Bertha Aldrich. In the presence of the dear relatives and few close friends of the contracting parties two loving hearts were made one. The bride wore a beautiful gown of two toned silk twill made demi-train, with lace collar and bands and belt of white panne velvet. The groom wore a black evening suit. After congratulations an elaborate wedding supper was served which presented a very dainty appearance. Many elegant and useful presents were left for the newly wedded couple. May the sun of peace and prosperity ever shine upon their pathway through life is the wish of their many friends in which the writer most earnestly joins. Mr and Mrs. Hansen tendered a reception to their neighbors and near friends Friday and Saturday evenings and a very enjoyable time is reported.
~Waukon Standard, February 5, 1903 -contributor: Mary Durr [note: first name of groom was illegible on photocopy]
HANSON - ANDERSON A big wedding was held at Michael Anderson's in Center, when his daughter, Clara, was married to Albert Hanson. Over two hundred were present. Dinner was served under the trees. [the date of the wedding wasn't given] ~La Crosse Tribune, Friday, September 20, 1912. Waukon column.-contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HANSON - BARNARD Married, by the Rev. A.M. May, Nov. 16, 1869, at the residence of the bride's father, Mr. C. Barnard, Watson R. Hanson of Castana, Monona Co., to Miss Marry G. Barnard, of Waukon. ~Waukon Standard, November 18, 1869 - contributor: Jan Warren
HANSON - JACOBSON Married last week, Oscar Hanson to Lena Jacobson; and Tomas Ellingson to Etta M. Hanson. All are from Hanover. ~Allamakee Journal and Lansing Mirror, April 24, 1929, in the 'Looking Back 35 years column (1894) - contributor: Ann Krumme
HANSON - LARSON Janet Susan Larson, daughter of Charles and Edna Huinker of Ossian, Iowa, and Donald Julian Hanson, son of Julian and Esther Hanson of Waukon, Iowa, exchanged wedding vows Friday, June 28, 1985, at 7:30 p.m. Rev. Jack Paisley of Decorah officiated the ceremony at St. Bridget's Catholic Church, Postville, Iowa. The bride's cousin, Doug Huinker, was altar boy. Christy Larson, the bride's daughter served as maid of honor and Randy Larson, the bride's son, was best man. Debra Lutkenhaus was the bride's personal attendant. Ushers were Joey Huinker, brother of the bride, Tom Thomas, brother-in-law of the bridegroom. A special honored guest was Mrs. Hertha Grotegut, the bridegroom's grandmother. Wedding music was provided by soloist, Gaylen Snitker, and organist, Viola Snitker, both of Waukon. A reception was held after the ceremony at their home in Frankville, Iowa. A wedding dance was held at the KC Hall in Ossian on July 12. The wedding cake was cut by Darlene Thomas, the bridegroom's sister. Coffee was served by Sherry Stendel, the bride's sister. The bride is the owner and operator of Janet's Clip and Curl in Frankville. The bridegroom is engaged in farming.  ~Postville Herald, Postville, Iowa; August 7, 1985 - contributor: Errin Wilker
HANSON - NELSON Waukon, Ia., Nov. 29 - The marriage of two well known Waterville people took place Wednesday afternoon at Decorah when Miss Carrie Nelson became the bride of Henry Hanson, both residing in Paint Creek township. Mr. Hanson is a son of Mr. and Mrs. George Hanson and both bride and groom have spent their whole lives in this vicinity. After a few days' wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Hanson will begin married life on the Hanson farm near Waterville. ~Telegraph-Herald and Times-Journal, Dubuque, Iowa, Sunday morning edition, November 30, 1930 - from S. Ferrall
HANSON - SCHMITZ Married. At Prairie du Chien, Wis., on Wednesday evening Sept. 22nd, 1880, Dr. J. HANSON and Miss Jennie P. SCHMITZ, all of Postville. At the same time and place, Mr. Godfrey STAADT and Miss Louisa M. SCHMITZ, all of Postville. This double wedding has been long surmised, and now that it is consumated we join their friends in wishing both the happy couples all the joy in store for the future. ~Postville Review, 9/25/1880 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HANSON - SCULLY A paper handed us by Anton Larson, contains the marriage notice of Oliver S. Hanson to Annie Scully, by Rev. F. Doran, at the Methodist parsonage, at Grand Forks, on Monday, June 15th, 1885. Mr. Hanson is the President of the Bank of Buxton, and formerly of the county, being a son of H. A. Hanson of Hanover township. ~Waukon Standard, Thurs, July 2, 1885 - contributor: Patricia Hamarstrom
HARDWICK - ALWARD Married. At the residence of Mr. J.W. WARD, on the evening of Dec 31, 1891, Mr. Chas. A. HARDWICK to Miss Ella L. ALWARD, Rev. E.J. LOCKWOOD officiating. Mr. HARDWICK came to Postville from Clarence, Iowa. He has for some months past been conducting the sewing machine business for Mr. Ward. ~Postville Review, 1/9/1892 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HARNACK - JACOBS Married. At the Lutheran church on Wednesday, Feb. 11th, at four o'clock p.m., occurred the marriage of Mr. John C. Harnack and Miss Ela Jacobs. Witnesses -- Mabel Meyer and Lester Harnack. The foregoing young couple of this locality are well and favorably known and we join their many friends in the wish that health and happiness may be with them throughout long and useful lives. ~Postville Review, February 13, 1914 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HARNACK - THOMA John Harnack and Margaretha Thoma, married April 14, 1885 by Pastor John Gass. ~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributor: Steven W. Bareis
HARRINGTON - KLUSS At the Congregational parsonage on Wednesday evening, Nina Kluss and Cyrus Harrington were married by Rev. J.F. Childress. They have settled down to housekeeping on the north side in the home owned by the groom. The Review joins their many friends in extending congratulations. ~Postville Review, Sept 8, 1916 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HARRINGTON - PRIOR The unexpected always happens when you are not looking and that's the case in this instance.  Gus Harrington and Miss May Prior came over from Postville, secured a license and were united in marriage at the Grand by Rev. R.L. VanNIce.  We might say a lot of good things about these young people, for we have known them from childhood and there are none better. What more could be said only to wish for them a prosperous and happy future. So may it be.  - Waukon Republican.
That's the sentiment of everyone over this way, where the couple have passed most of their years, and we can most heartily add our "Amen" to Bro. Bock's remark.  The couple will settle down to housekeeping at * once in the
Hawkins cottage in west Postville, which is already furnished and ready for occupancy, and with many friends we join in saying they are worthy of the best there is in life and hope they may attain it. * They are now snowbound in Waukon and may be unable to get here before it breaks up in the spring. P.S. The above event ocurred on Wednesday. ~Postville Review, 1/12/1906 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HARRIS - FOLSOM MARRIED. At the home of the bride's parents, on Wednesday Feb. 23rd, 1898, by Rev. S.W. POLLARD, Mr. Warner HARRIS and Miss Rachel FOLSOM, all of Post township. There was a large gathering of relatives, nearly sixty being in attendance. The Review congratulates. ~Postville Review, 2/25/1898 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HARRIS - HARRINGTON DOUBLE WEDDING. At the residence of the bride's parents, In Postville, at high noon, on Thursday, March 30th, 1893, by Rev. LaRoy S. Hand, Mr. John M. Thoma and Miss Addie E. Harrington. At the same time and place, by the same, Mr. Charles A. HARRIS and Miss Alida HARRINGTON. All the parties were born in or near Postville, and many good wishes will follow them to their new homes. A pleasant company graced the festivities and the bounteous feast was enjoyed of all. On behalf of the Review we desire to extend congratulations and wish all parties represented above long life, happiness and success in all that makes human life worth living. The home and the associations that cluster around it comprise most of the happiness that the world affords; and just in proportion to the ability of our young friends to make home the pleasantest spot on earth will they succeed in carrying out the will of both God and man in instituting the sacred relation of marriage, which makes an ideal home possible. Always be kind, forbearing and loving and you will never regret the solemn obligations you have taken today. "So mote it be." We acknowledge with thanks the receipt of some delicious cake.
Postville Revieww, 4/1/1893 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HARRIS - SMITH MARRIED. At the residence of the bride's parents on Tuesday, Sept. 22nd, 1885, Mr. Sampson A. HARRIS and Miss Ida E. SMITH. A goodly number of the friends of the contracting parties were present and a pleasant time was enjoyed. ~Postville Review, 9/26/1885 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HARRIS - THOMSON Postville, Ia. - Word has been received here of the marriage of Miss Marilyn Thomson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I.L. Thomson, of Postville, and Lieut. Paul E. Harris, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Harris, of Castalia. The wedding took place April 28 in the Dyersburg, Tenn., Army Air Forces Chapel. Lieut. Harris and his bride are both graduates of Postville High School. Mrs. Harris had been employed in Chicago the past several months. Lieut. Harris was stationed in Hawaii before entering the Air Force. He recieived his basic trainig at air fields in Calfornia, and on Feb. 8, was awarded his pilot's wings and commission at the Marfa, Tex., Army Air Field. ~Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Tuesday evening edition, June 13, 1944 - from S. Ferrall
HART - CLARKE Marriage of Eva Clarke and John Joseph Hart
Married and happy are what John J. Hart and Miss Eva Clark are since the morn of May 20th when Rev. Fr. Sheehan at a nuptial mass at St.Joseph's church at Paint Rock united this young couple in the holybonds of wedlock.  The groom was born and reared here and belongs toone of our most highly esteemed families.  He is an industrious, upright, well to do young man and has been a resident of Swift Current, Canada, for the past four years but at present is a successful insurance and land agent with headquarters at Waterville.The bride belongs to one of Paint Rock's most worthy families and has held high rank among Allamakee county school ma'ams for a number ofyears.  By her kindly disposition and she has won friends on all sides and is endowed with the qualities of head and heart which will go to make a happy home for the husband of her choice.  Their friends who are legion with John and Eva a smooth and pleasant voyage on the matrimonial sea, and that their joys may be many and their cares just little ones.
John J. Hart and bride returned from their wedding trip Friday and have since been recieving the congratulations of their numerous acquaintances.  They spent Sunday in Waukon.
~clipped from an unidentified Allamakee county newspaper -contributor: Jody Howard
HART - HOLAHAN W. S. Hart, former clerk of the district court, and Miss Nellie M. Holahan were united in wedlock at the Catholic church in Waukon last Tuesday morning. Congratulations are extended. ~Postville Review, June 23, 1894 - contributor: Reid Johnson
HART - HUMPHREYS MARRIED. At the Commercial Hotel, Postville, June 22nd, by Rev. G.W. PRATT, Mr. John B. HART and Miss Ida M. HUMPHREYS, all of Postville. This wedding, eminently fit to be made, has been expected by the knowing ones for some time. Sometimes it is a peculiar pleasure to chronicle such events, because everything seems to auger success and happiness, as in this case. No couple ever started out in life under more favorable circumstances than this one, and a very large circle of friends of both parties wish them joy and happiness. The wedding was a quiet affair, none but the two families being present. The newly married pair started immediately for Chicago on their wedding tour. On their return they will occupy a fine residence in Myron, and Mr. HART will have charge of the mill there. ~Postville Review, 6/25/1881 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HARTLEY - HOSTING Miss Marie Hosting, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Hosting, and John F. Hartley, son of Mrs. Stacia Hartley of New Albin, were untied in marriage Tuesday morning, Jan. 19, at 9:30 o'clock at the St. Aloysius Chuch, Calmar, Ia., with Rev. A.S. Peikert, performing the single ring ceremony, preceding the nuptial mass. Sister M. Vinzanna presided at the organ. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, was attired in an off-white Chantilly lace gown over satin. It was fashioned with a sweetheart neckline tucked fitted bodice, three quarter length sleeves and full gored skirt which fell gracefully into a long train. Her finger-tip veil was held in place with a tiara of seed pearls. Her only jewelry was a diamond studded pendant and gold chain belonging to her mother. She carried a pearl rosary, a gift from the bridegroom, and an arm bouquet of orchids and white rosebuds. She was attended by her sister, Margaret, as maid of honor, who was attired in an aqua gown with satin bodice and chiffon skirt. She carried an arm bouquet of yellow rosebuds. The bride's mother wore a soldier blue gown with navy accessories. Mrs. Hartley wore a plum colored dress with dark accessories. They both worse corsages of rosebuds and sweet peas. Patricia Ann Frey was flower girl and wore a pink taffeta colonial dress. The bridegroom was attended by William McDonough of Decorah. Robert Uher, cousin of the bride, served as usher. Following the ceremony a wedding dinner and reception for 30 guests was given at the Hotel Winneshiek in Decorah. The bride is a graduate of the Calmar high school and attended Clarke College in Dubuque. For the past two years she has been employed as secretary to County Attorney Cary Nystrom. The bridegroom is a graduate of New Albin High School and is employed as relief operator for the Milwaukee Road. He is now stationed at Kasota, Minn., where the new home will be made. John's many friends in New Albin wish he and his bride a long and prosperous wedded life. ~undated clipping - contributed by Errin Wilker
HARTLEY - HOWES Joseph Hartley, a son of supervisor Hartley, was married to Miss Carrie L. Howes last Tuesday and have settled down on a farm in French Creek. May prosperity attend them. ~Postville Review, Sat., Apr. 4, 1896 - contributor: Reid Johnson
HARTLEY - MEYER Dolores Mary Meyer was united in Holy Matrimony to Peter W. Hartley in St. Anthony's Church, Long Beach, Calif., Jan. 12th, 1944. The ceremony was performed by Roman Catholic Caplin Rev. J.F. Burke. The witnesses were A.A. Bryant and Ruth Bryant. Dolores Mary Meyer, R.N., is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Meyer, New Albin, Iowa. She graduated in the 1943 class from St. Francis School of Nurses Training, La Crosse, Wis. Peter W. Hartley is a son of Stacia Hartley of New Albin. He is a S.M. 2-c and has been about four years in Navy service. Both young people were raised in New Albin and have the best wishes of their many friends. ~clipping - contributor: Errin Wilker
HARVEY - BROUILLET Harry Harvey of Castalia and Evelyn Brouillet of Frankville were married Thursday. ~Iowa Volksblatt, Friday, May 18, 1917 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HASLIP - EWING At the M.E. parsonage , Postville, Dec. 12th, 1894, by Rev. H. S. Church, Mr. Amos M. Haslip and Miss Hattie E. Ewing, all of this county.
~Postville Review, Sat. Dec 15, 1894 - contributor: Reid Johnson
HAUGER - HANSON Waukon, Ia., Dec 1 - The marriage of Miss Inez Hanson and Casper Hauger was celebrated Friday afternoon at St. John's Lutheran church. The marriage ceremony was performed by Rev. P.F. Kjorlang. Mrs. Hauger is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Hanson of Makee township and since completing school has been engaged in nursing. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Haugen of Paint Creek township. After a short wedding trip the couple will reside at the groom's farm in Center township. ~Telegraph-Herald and Times-Journal, Dubuque, Iowa, Monday evening edition, December 1, 1930
HAUSMAN - TABBOT August Hausman, who went from here to Iowa township and now owns the Hays farm near New Albin, was married there Sunday to Mrs. Tabbot, a daughter of Mrs. Hays. ~The Democrat, Waukon, Oct. 15, 1913 ~contributor: S. Ferrall
HAWKINS - COWLES MARRIED. At the M.E. parsonage in Postville, March 9th, 1885, by Rev. S.T. McKIM, Mr. L.D. HAWKINS to Miss Lydia M. COWLES, both of this vicinity. They will make their home on their farm near this place. ~Postville Review, 3/14/1885 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HAWKINS - WALKE On Tuesday March 15, at Postville, occurred the wedding of Miss Anna Walke, The youngest daughter of Herman Walke of this place to Fred Hawkins at Postville. They were joined in wedlock by Rev. Robinson. They came to Guttenberg on the same day and repaired to the home of the bride’s sister Mrs. B. H. Schute [Schutte], where a splendid supper was served and the wedding guests spent a most enjoyable evening. After remaining a few days the young couple returned to Postville, from where they soon expect to go to Oregon to make their future home. The best wishes of their friends attend them. ~Saturday, 19 March 1904, Guttenberg, Iowa, Clayton County Journal, p5, c3 - contributor: Ken Johnson
HAWS - TRACY Married. On the 10th inst., by Rev. Father McGowan, Mr. Joseph Haws, to Miss Bridget Tracy. Ah, now we know why all that fixing up over at your house was for. We always knew you was a sensible fellow, and now we have prima facie evidence of it. May the time soon come, my boy, when you can take the little ones on your knee and sing o them the songs you used to render to us in the army. Joy, weath, peace, pleasure, long life and happiness to you and yours. ~Lansing Mirror, April 3, 1869 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HAYES - HIRTH WEDDED - Mr. John W. Hays, son of A.B. Hays, Esq., of Iowa Township, was married to Miss Anna M. Hirth, at the residence of the bride's father, Peter Hirth, Esq., on May's Prairie, Jany 2, by Rev. H.W. Houghton. The ceremony which united these excellent young people for life, was witnessed by over 200 guests, and was in all respects a most pleasant affair. Mr. Hays has a fine farm in Iowa township, whereon he built a new dwelling during last summer, to whichhe has taken his bride, thus beginning life in a most sensible manner, and with the brightest of prospects. We hope the prospect will ever continue bright, only darkened now and then by a little haze. ~Lansing Mirror, Friday, January 5, 1883; pg 3 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HAYES - SWENSON Miss Grace Swenson of Luana and Mr. Herbert G. Hayes of New Albin were married Saturday, February 25, at Cedar Rapids. Mrs. Hayes is attending a beauty school at the Paris Academy in Cedar Rapids and Mr. Hayes is superintendentand coach of the Beech, Iowa consolidated school. Mrs. Hayes wll join her husband this fall after she completes her course at the Paris Academy. Mrs. Hayes is a sister of Mrs. Leonard Pearson of this city.
~Postville Herald, March 9, 1939 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HEALY - WALDRON Mary Waldron (dau of Peter Waldron and Mary Gavin) m John M. Healy 28 Nov 1899. ~St. Mary's church records (Lycurgus), currently being held at the Immaculate Conception rectory in Lansing - contributor: Kathy Ward
HECKMAN - MUCHOW Louis Heckman and Minna Muchow were united in marriage at the Lutheran parsonage Tuesday, October 10, Rev. J. Gass tying the knot.- Iowa Volksblatt, October 12, 1893 -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HECTOR - SAWYER Waukon friends received announcements last week of the marriage of Mrs. Alvina Sawyer and Herman Hector, which took place at Minneapolis Thursday. Both are former Allamakee residents. ~Allamakee Journal and Lansing Mirror, 'Additional Waukon news' column, July 3, 1929 ~contributor: Ann Krumme
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Heim

The marriage ceremony of Bev Dougherty and Tom Heim was held October 29, 1988 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in New Albin. Father Charipar performed the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Dougherty and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Heim, are the parents of the couple. Soloists Tom and Becky Searcy and organist Shirley Richards provided the wedding music. The bride wore a gown of white bridal satin over taffeta, Queen Anne neckline, long fitted sleeves, basque waistline, bodice decorated with silk venise lace and accented with tiny seed pearls and irredescent sequins, fully gathered train falls into a chapel length train with imported schiffli lace on the hemline. The front of the skirt and train were adorned with venise appliques. She carried a bouquet of white roses with mint green daffodils, lace leaves and irredescent baby's breath. Bonnie Weymiller was matron of honor, and bridesmaids were Shirley Hawes, Kristie Hosch and Rosalie Heim. Each wore a gown of teal rashel lace over satin, rounded neckline, short sleeves, symetrical satin cummerbund, fully gathered skirt with scalloped hemline. Harold Heim, was the best man, and Kenny Heim, Marvin Heim and Greg Dougherty were the groomsmen. Leah and Avery Weymiller were flower girls. The bride's mother wore a black tea length, long-sleeved dress with teal and fucia flower print. Following the ceremony, the reception was held at the Drawing Board, Waukon, IA with hosts and hostesses, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Keatley and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Chabak. Shelly and Diana Doughtery were in charge of the guestbook. Lois Meyer and Pam Dundee were cake cutters. Amy and Paula Marsden poured punch. The bride is a graduate of Lansing Kee High and the groom is a graduate of Holy Cross High School. The couple will make their home in rural New Albin. A rehearsal supper was held at the 4 J's Supper Club, hosted by the groom's father. ~Allamakee Journal newspaper clipping - contributor: Errin Wilker
HEIN - BEUCHER Rudolph Hein and Miss Charlotte Beucher went to Cedar Rapids yesterday to commit matrimony, and with friends innumerable we congratulate. ~Postville Review, 7/19/1918 - contributor: S. Ferrall
Rudolph Hein and Miss Lottie Beucher, two of Postville's best young people went to Cedar Rapids yesterday where they were married. From there they went to Waterloo for a visit with Mr. Hein's sister. The Review joins their many friends in extending congratulations. ~Postville Review, Friday, July 19, 1918 -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HEIN - MEIER At five o'clock Tuesday evening at St. Paul's Lutheran church in this city occurred the marriage of Mr. George W. Hein and Miss Emma Meier, two highly respected Postville young people, Rev. R. Kuehne officiating. There were no wedding festivities of any sort. The young couple have settled down to housekeeping in the home of the bride's father, Louis Meier. We join with many friends in extending heartiest congratulations and well wishes. ~Postville Review, Fri, Sept 29, 1911 - contributor: Reid Johnson
HEIN - MITCHELL The marriage of Harold HEIN, son of Mrs. George HEIN of Postville, and Mrs. Delphina MITCHELL of Postville was soleminized Friday morning by the Rev. F.W. FRITCHEL in the parsonage at St. John's Lutheran church at Charles City. Attendants at the ceremony were the bride's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Harry KUTHE of Monona. Mr. and Mrs. HEIN and Mr. and Mrs. KUTHE left Charles City immediately following the ceremony and spent Saturday and Sunday in Minneapolis, Minn. The newlyweds returned to Postville, Sunday evening and will make their home here. Mr. HEIN is a graduate of Postville High School with the class of 1930 and he attended Iowa State College at Ames. His bride is also well known in Postville, where she has lived many years. ~Postville Review, 9/4/1940 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HEINS - DAHMS On Tuesday, July 5, occurred the marriage of Chas. Heins to Mary Dahms. Charles is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Heins and the bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dahms. - Iowa Volksblatt, July 15, 1898 - contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HEINS - GULLICKSON Postville - The marriage of Miss Sadie Gullickson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Gullickson of north of Ossian, to Elmer Heins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Heins of Postville, read at the parsonage of the Washington Prairie church June 20 by the Rev. Paul Koren, has just been announced. Attendants were Miss Mabel Nesle, cousin of the bride, and Glen Gullickson, brother of the bridegroom. The bridegroom was graduated from the Postville high school and has been connected with the Groth Produce company here. They will make their home in Postville.
~Mason City Globe-Gazette, June 27, 1940 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HEINS - KOTZBACH At noon yesterday Rev. Schmidt officiated at the marriage of Henry Heins and Amelie Kotzbach. ~Iowa Volksblatt, Friday, Sept 28, 1917 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HEINS - MARTENS Heinrich C. Heins and Wilhelmina Martens, married May 14, 1883 by Pastor John Gass.
~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributor: Steven W. Bareis
HEINS - MEIER At the Lutheran parsonage in this city at 7:30 Tuesday morning occured the marriage of Mr. Leo Heins and Miss Mabel Meier, Rev. E. Schmidt performing the ceremony. The witnesses were Hall Meier, a brother of the bride, and Clara Hein, a sister of the groom. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hein, and the bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Meier. Both are well known and highly respected young people whose many friends will wish them every happiness. The happy couple left on the Milwaukee morning passenger for a honeymoon trip to Minneapolis, and on their return will settle down to housekeeping on the Chas. Weihe farm south of Postville. ~Postville Herald, Thursday, February 16, 1922 - contributor: Reid R. Johnson; note: spelling of the surname Hein(s) was transcribed exactly as in the original
HEINS - POESCH Married. At the Lutheran church in this city at two o'clock this (Friday) afternoon occurred the marriage of Mr. Edward J. Heins and Miss Ruth Poesch, both of Postville. Witnesses -- Eddie Poesch, Louis Thoma, Clara Poesch and Melinda Meyer. Rev. R. Kuehne was the officiating clergyman. The wedding [was] attended by large gatherings of relatives and close friends. The young couple are from old and respected families of this locality, and everybody will extend them hardiest well wishes. ~Postville Review, February 20, 1914 - contributor: S. Ferrall
Popular Young Couple Joined in Wedlock
Miss Lillian E. Roffman and Milton Helgerson were married December 31, 1930, at Clermont, the Rev. G. Gunsten officiating. The attendants were Miss Helen Krousie and Elmer Van Gorder, inimate friends of the couple. The bride is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Roffman and the groom is the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Helgerson. This young couple is well known and highly respected by all who know them. Their many friends join in wishing them a happy and prosperous wedded life. ~Postville Herald - contributor: Dorothy Gosse
HELLE - VAAGE Waukon, Ia. - Miss Anna Vaage and Gullick Helle, both residents of Waterville, Ia., were married here Monday by Rev. R.L. Van Nice at his home. Witnesses were Knute Helle of Lansing and Mrs. Ida Van Nice. Mr. Helle has operated a shoe repair shop in Waterville for a year, closing his business last week preparatory to moving to Austin, Minn., where the couple will live. ~Dubuque Telegraph-Herald and Times-Journal, October 3, 1929; pg 17 ~contributor: S. Ferrall
HELSAPPEL - COLE Miss Lizzie Cole and Mr. C. Helsappel were married Oct. 22 at the bride’s home in South Lansing. They will live at Dakota, Minn. ~Allamakee Journal & Lansing Mirror, October 22, 1930 - from the Thirty-Five Years Ago column (1895) - contributor: Ann Krumme
HENDERSON - BRYSON John Q. Henderson and Margaret Bryson married at Lansing, Allamakee Co., Iowa, 04-02-1868, by the Rev. Jeremiah Woodruff. ~"History of the Scott and Bryson Families", 1901, by John Scott Bryson, (Chapter 15, The Henderson Family) - contributor Reid R. Johnson (see surname registry for email contact)
HENDERSON - HARTLY MARRIED- Mr. Thomas E. Henderson to Miss Alice E. Hartly, March 17, 1874, at the residence of James Roe, by Rev. S. F. Smith. ~Postville Review, March 25, 1874 -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HENDERSON - NEY James B. Henderson was married Tuesday at Prairie du Chien, to Mrs. Ney of Waukon. They will reside on the groom's farm, south of town. ~Waukon Standard, July 13, 1905 - contributor: M. Durr
HENDRICKSON - VICK The marriage of Abner Hendrickson, only son of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Hendrickson of Waterville, and Miss Olivia Vick of Clarkfield, Minn., took place at Clarkfield, Wednesday, June 19. Since the completion of his education Mr. Hendrickson has been teaching at Livermore, Iowa, where the home will be established after a two weeks’ wedding trip. ~Allamakee Journal and Lansing Mirror, July 3, 1929 ~contributor: Ann Krumme
HENNESSY - MOORE A very pretty June wedding was that which was solemnized in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, New Albin, Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock when Miss Hazel Moore became the bride of John Hennessy. The single ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. L. Hayes. The bride was attractively attired in a white satin gown trimmed with French lace ending in a court train, white finger-tip veil with orange blossom cornet, and carried a bouquet of pink and white carnations. Miss Thelma Ann Hennessy, sister of the groom, was maid of honor, wearing a gown of pink jersey bodice and net skirt. Miss Leonette Hurley, cousin of the bride, was bridesmaid and was attired in a similar gown of blue jersey and net. Both wore shoulder length veils and corsages of pink and white carnations. Leo Moore, brother of the bride, and James Hennessy, brother of the groom, were best men. The groom and his attendants wore brown suits. The bride's cousin, Jo Ann Marshall of Minneapolis, and the groom's niece, Margaret Keenan of Waukon, were the flower girls, both wearing floor length white dresses and carrying baskets of roses. Thomas Gavin, cousin of the groom,a ttired in a white suit, was ring bearer. Ushers were Arnold Moore and Vernon Gallagher, cousins of the bride. A 12:30 o'clock dinner for seventy-five guests was served at the Moore home following the ceremony, and in the evening a reception was held at Dreamland Ballroom in New Albin. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Moore of New Albin and since graduation from the New Albin high school in 1938 has been engaged in teaching in the county rural schools. The bridegroom is a son of John L. Hennessy of Waukon, a graduate of the Waukon high school, and has been engaged in farming near Waukon. After their honeymoon, which will be spent in Chicago, the new home will be made in New Albin. Their many friends wish them a long and happy married life. ~undated clipping - contributed by Errin Wilker, note: they were married 27 Jun 1944
HENNING - KOENIG Charlotte Koenig, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Koenig of northwest of Postville, and Reuben Henning, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Henning of Waukon, were married last Thursday, 27 October, at 11:30 o'clock at the parsonage of St. Paul's Lutheran church in Postviille, the Rev. F. R. Ludwig performing the ceremony. The young couple will make their home in Frankville. ~Postville Herald, Thurs. November 2, 1939 - contributor: Reid Johnson
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A very pretty wedding took place on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 10 o’clock, at the Methodist Episcopal church in New Albin, when the marriage of Miss Julia Colsch of the Sand Cove and Mr. Joseph Henry of Waukon was solemnized, Rev. C. R. Disney performing the ceremony. The happy couple entered to the strains of a familiar wedding march played by C. J. Travis and preceded to the altar, where the solemn words were spoken which made them one for life. The bride looked most beautiful in her gown of white satin with slippers to match. She wore a veil caught and arranged with orange blossoms and was attended by her sister, Martha Colsch, who also wore white and carried bride’s roses. The groom wore a blue suit and was attended by his cousin, Theodore Henry. The bride is the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Colsch, a prosperous and substantional farmer of the Sand Cove, a charming and accomplished young lady with a host of friends. The groom is engaged at farming near Waukon and is very highly spoken of by all who know him. Following the ceremony the proceeded to the home of the bride’s parents, where a reception was given and they received many beautiful and useful gifts. The happy couple will settle down to housekeeping on the groom’s fine farm near Waukon. The happy couple takes with them the good wishes of a wide circle of friends and relatives, the Journal included.
~Allamakee Journal, December 2, 1903 - contributor: Diana Henry Diedrich, g-grandniece
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The marriage of Miss Mary Coelsch, of French Creek, and Charles Henry, Jr. of French Creek, takes place to-day, Tuesday. The bride is a niece of Nic. Coelsch, of this city, and came over from Germany several years ago. The groom is a son of Charley Henry, the prosperous Makee Ridge farmer.
~Waukon Standard - contributor: Diana Henry Diedrich, gg granddaughter
Note: Charles and Mary were married 24 Jan 1896 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Lycurgus. They were my gg grandparents. Mary’s maiden name was spelled Colsch.


The marriage of Miss Mary Colsch of French Creek and Charles Henry, Jr., of Makee, took place in Waukon on Jan. 28th. ~Lansing Mirror ~contributor: Ann Krumme
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The marriage of Theodore Henry and Lillian Waters took place at St. Mary's church in Dorchester Tuesday morning (May 6, 1919) at 9 o'clock, Rev. Cramer officiating. The bride was charmingly dressed in steel grey satin and Georgette with gloves and shoes to match. She was attended by Kathryn Mathais of Bancroft, Iowa, a cousin of the groom, and the best man was Emmet Waters, a cousin of the bride.  
~Waukon Republican, May 14, 1919 - contributor: Errin Wilkers

photo contributor: Diana Diedrich; granddaughter of Theo & Lillian

HENRY - WATERS St. Mary’s Catholic church, Dorchester, was the scene of a pretty wedding Tuesday of last week at 8 o’clock a.m. when Rev. Father Mullen, before a nuptial mass married Miss Pearl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Waters of Union City township, and Milton Henry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Henry of Lycurgus. ~Allamakee Journal & Lansing Mirror, August 7, 1929 ~contributor: Ann Krumme.
HERMAN - GROTEGUT Wedding bells rang Thursday when Miss Mary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Grotegut, was united in marriage to Elmer Herman of Waukon. The ceremony took place at the home of the bride;s brother, John Grotegut, about fifty invited guests being present. ~Postville Herald, Friday, October 25, 1918 -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HERRIG - MOLLOY (abstracted from a longer descripton of the wedding by the contributor) ...the marriage of Miss Domitilla Elizabeth Molloy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.I. Molloy, 307 E. William st. and Dr. Joseph Peter Herrig, New Albin, Iowa, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Herrig of Iona, Minn. ... solemnized by Rev. Roman Schares of Ossian, Ia., cousin of the groom ... at St. Theodore's Church at 9:00 Tuesday morning.... only attendant of bride: Miss Elizabeth De Pover of Marshall, Minn. Best man: Leo Herrig, Iona, Minn., brother of groom. Out-of-town guests: Mr. & Mrs. Charles Herrig, Leo Herrig, Miss Gerturde Herrig of Iona, Minn.; Ray Tennyson of Madison, Minn.; Mr. & Mrs. Fred Goeser of Westphalia, Ia.; Miss Patricia Hennesy, Miss Mary Degan, Lt. Edward Marks of St. Paul; Mr. & Mrs. M.J. Molly of Minneapolis; Mr. & Mrs. Earl Welsh, Dr. & Mrs. F.W. Ernst, Emil Weymiller, of New Albin, Ia.; Mr. & Mrs. Paul Newton of Olewein, Ia; Mrs. Paul De Power of Marshall, Minn.; and Miss Virginia Minor of Britt, Ia. After a wedding trip through northern Minn. & Canada, Dr. & Mrs. Herrig will live in New Albin. -Evening Tribune, Albert Lea, Minn., Wed. Sept. 2, 1942 -contributed by S. Ferrall
The wedding announcement in the Albert Lea Evening Tribune, 8/1/1942, gave the following additional info: Dr. J.P. Herrig of New Albin - grad from College of Dentistry at Creighton Univ., Omaha, Neb. and Domitilla Molloy of Albert Lea, MN - HS teacher & acting principal in New Albin HS. Marriage to take place Sept. 1, 1942 -contributed by S. Ferrall
Mr. and Mrs. James Herrmann

Grace United Methodist Church, New Albin, Iowa, was the scene of the September 27, 1975 exchange of vows and rings between Lanette Sires and James Herrmann. The Rev. Kent Weaver officiated at the 2:30 p.m. ceremony. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Sires, New Albin, Iowa, formerly of Tulare, South Dakota, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Herrmann, Onalaska, Wisconsin. The bride wore a white gown and was escorted by her father. Mrs. Craig Lee, Minot, North Dakota, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Other attendants were Linda Bangtson, La Crescent, Minnesota, and Mrs. Tom Young, Onalaska, Wisconsin, sister of the groom. They wore long gowns in three shades of blue, white hats and carried baskets of flowers. Best man was John Arms. Groomsmen were Bill Herrmann, brother of the groom, and Steve Thaldorf, Onalaska, Wisconsin. Three songs "Because", "Oh Perfect Love'" and "The Lord's Prayer" were sung by the Sires Ensemble composed of Mrs. Elmer Middendorf, Mrs. Joe Crowley, Mrs. Claude Grahlman, Raymond Sires, Joel Sires and Forrest Sires. Mrs. Don Sammermeyer was organist. Ushers were Douglas Sires and David Herrmann. Mrs. Terry Pentecost of Lawrence, Kansas, attended the guest book. A reception was held for 200 guests. After the honeymoon to Colorado, they are at home at [deleted] Onalaska, Wisconsin. ~newspaper clipping - contributor: Errin Wilker
HESS- WIEPERT Miss Freda Wiepert and Victor Hess were united in marriage at a nuptial mass Tuesday morning with the Rt. Rev. Msgr. G.L. Haxmeier officiating. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Weipert and the groom a son of Mrs. Frances Hess. They were attended by Miss Clara Weipert and Clarence Weipert, brother and sister of the bride. ~LaCrosse Tribune, May 15, 1935- contributor: S. Ferrall
HIGBEY - FEWELL MARRIED. In Postville on Sept 8th, Mr. G.W. HIGBEY and Miss Susan A. FEWELL. They will make their future home in Kansas. ~Postville Review, 9/12/1885 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HILL - LEUI Wedded at Postville, Louis Hill Surrenders Before Cupid's Darts and is Married on Saint Valentine's Day.
A wedding of special interest to this locality was that which took place at Postville yesterday, St. Valentine's day, when Mr. Louis L. Hill was untied In marriage to Miss Hattie S. Leui. The ceremony was performed at high noon at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Leui, by Rev. Childress, pastor of the Congregational church , of that city, and was witnessed by the family and a number of friends. The young couple ........ [illegible words] ......... The decorations were in keeping with St. Valentine's day, and bouquets of American Beauty roses. Immediately following the ceremony an elaborate wedding dinner was served. The favors being heart shaped pink boxes containing pieces of the bride's and grooms cakes, and the bride's [illegible] was farther adorned with a bouquet of Large pale pink roses. The bride is one of Postville's fairest daughters,loved and admired by all who know her for her beautiful character and womanly ways. She graduated from the Postville High school in 19?4, and later from the University of Wisconsin. For some thime she has been a successful teacher of English in the Mason City High schools. The groom is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hill, of this city. He is a young man who has lived his life in this county, and one whom we are glad to point to as a Nashua product. Clean in morals and with an ambition to succeed in whatever he undertakes, we bespeak for him a bright future. He graduated from the Nashua High school in 190[5 or6], and from the State University of Iowa in 1909. For a year he taught successfully in the public schools at Monona, and then gave up his teaching to take the position as traveling representative for Allyn & Bacon, publishers, of Chicago, and that he has been advanced in salary the past winter is evidence that he is making good in that line of work. The young couple left Postville yesterday afternoon for Omaha and Lincoln, Neb., and other points. After March 1 they will be at home at 717 South Fourteenth Street, Lincoln, Nebr., from which city Mr. Hill makes his territory to the best advantage. Lou's host of friends in Nashua will extend heartiest congratulations to himself and bride. ~Nashua Reporter; February 15, 1912 - contributor: Sharyl Ferrall
HILL- RATCLIFF Married. March 30th, by Rev. A.H. Houghton, Mr. David A. Hill, of Wis., to Miss Mary I. Ratcliff, of Lansing.
~Lansing Mirror, April 3, 1869 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HILL- SMITH At the residence of the bride's parents in Postville, on Thursday, Dec. 17th, 1896, by Rev. S. W. Pollard, Mr. Charles Hill, of Camden, Ohio, and Miss Amy Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Smith, of Postville. They will reside in Ohio. ~Postville Review, Sat., Dec. 19, 1896 - contributor: Reid Johnson
HILMER - TOPEL At the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Topel, in Post township, on Jan. 31, 1912, occurred the marriage of their daughter, Rosetta, to Mr. Fred A. Hilmer of Ludlow township. Rev. Ziegler performed the ceremony. They will live on a farm near Frankville. ~Postville paper, Fri., 9 Feb. 1912 - contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HINDERER - NIESE Gottfried Hinderer and Rosina Niese (Nise), married December 22, 1883 by Pastor John Gass.
~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributor: Steven W. Bareis
HINMAN - BURNHAM MARRIED. At the residence of the bride's parents, near Hardin, Iowa, by Chas BURNHAM, J.P. , Mr. W.E. HINMAN and Miss Elma BURNHAM. ~Postville Review, April 4, 1891 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HINMAN - MASON At LaCrosse, Wis., on Wednesday, June 19, occurred the marriage of Miss Carrie Mason and Clyde W. Hinman, two of Hardin's most estimable young people. They will reside on the Geo. Engelhardt farm west of Luana. With a host of friends the Review joins in extending its well wishes. ~Postville Review, June 21, 1912 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HINMAN - RIDENOUR MARRIED. At the M.E. Parsonage, in Luana, Clayton county, Iowa, Nov. 18th by Rev. E. KETCHUM, Mr. Charles A. HINMAN and Mrs. Lillie RIDENOUR. All of Hardin, Clayton county, Iowa. ~Postville Review, November 25, 1882 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HINMAN - STANLEY MARRIED. At the residence of E. DERBYSHIRE, in Silver City, N.M., June 13th, by Rev. G.W. RIGGLE, Mr. Orison C. HINMAN and Miss Minne H. STANLEY. Orison was for some time the apt P.M. and Telegraph operator at Luana. ~Postville Review, July 5, 1884 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HINTON - JONES MARRIED. At Sibley, Iowa March 3rd, by Rev. W.W. BROWN, Mr. F.H. HINTON and Miss Carrie E. JONES, both of Postville. Mr. HINTON has for a long time been operator at the Milwaukee depot and Miss JONES is well known to our citizens. She has been saleslady at Skelton & McEwens store. They go to housekeeping at Mrs. JONES' residence on the east side. ~Postville Review, March 7, 1891- contributor: S. Ferrall
HOENSELT - EVERIT MARRIED. On New Year's day, at the home of the parents of the bridegroom, near Ossian, Mr. Sanford HOENSELT to Miss Minnie EVERIT. Mr. HOENSELT is in the employ of the Postville Creamery Co. The young couple have begun house-keeping in the McDANELD house in the South part of town. ~Postville Revieww, 1/9/1886 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HOLAHAN - EASTON The marriage of W. J. Holahan and Miss Anna Easton, took place at Garner, Hancock county, this state, yesterday morning. The groom is a son of James Holahan, of this city, and while of late years has been engaged in business elsewhere, we still claim him as a Waukon boy. The bride was a former Postville resident, and is spoken of by those who know her as a highly accomplished young lady. We extend our best wishes to Mr. and Mrs. Holahan."-Allamakee Journal. The Review indorses the above only that Mr. Holahan was for years a prominent Postville business man. May much joy be theirs. ~Postville Review, Fri., Apr. 27, 1898 - contributor: Reid Johnson
HOLTER - MARSTON MARRIED Holter - Marston - At the residence of the bride's mother. Mrs. N. M. Marston, in Grand Meadow twp., on Tuesday eve, May 22nd, 1883. Mr. Carl Holter to Miss Mary A. Marston, by Rev H. A. Warner. The above "contracting parties" are so well known to the citizens of Postville and surrounding country, and so favorably known, that it would be useless for us to go into details, and beside, our local space is very limited this week. The bride is well known, and respected by all who have the pleasure of her acquaintance, and it is the freely expressed opinion of all that she will be a model wife. Mr. Holter is a prosperous clothing merchant at this place, and. he will furnish sufficient household supplies, besides laying aside money, with the greatest of ease. His future prospects are very flattering, to say the least. They have started to "keep house" in apart of Mrs. Hazleton's residence. We wish them an inseparable journey through life and hope that great results may come of their every effort. ~Postville Review: Saturday, 5/26/1883 - contributor: Bill Waters
HONN - LIVINGOOD Waukon - Miss Eileen B. Livingood, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Livingood, and Roger Honn, son of Mrs. and Mrs. Roy L. Honn, were united in marriage Saturday by Rev. Curtis Webster at the Evangelical United Bretheren church in Forest Mills. Mr. and Mrs. Roland Barr were the attendants. They will make their home on a farm near Rossville. ~Waterloo Sunday Courier, March 15, 1950 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HONN - SCHROEDER Married. At the residence of the bride's parents on Friday, June 19th, 1891, by the Rev. J. GASS, Mr. Henry HONN and Miss Freida SCHROEDER. ~Postville Review, June 20, 1891 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HORIAN - O'BRIEN At West Ridge Catholic church Monday, Father Ryan married Nellie O’Brien, a popular Union Prairie girl, and Wm. Horian, a young farmer of Houston county, Minn.
~Allamakee Journal & Lansing Mirror, June 26, 1929, from the Looking Backward Thirty-five Years Ago (1894) column - contributor: Ann Krumme
HOSCH - WYLIE Bouquets of salmon colored gladioli and lighted ivory tapers decorated the altar of St. Alphonsus Church before which vows were spoken at 9:30 o'clock Thursday morning uniting Miss Vivian Wylie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.F. Wylie of 3007 Indian Road, Davenport, and Leon Hosch son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hosch of New Albin, Ia. Miss Genevieve O'Connor was at the organ and there were vocal numbers by Mrs. Robert Springer. Robert Wylie, brother of the bride, and Robert Otten served as acolytes. The Rev. Gerald Farrell officiated and celebrated the nuptial Mass, and the ushers were Albert John Welch and Walter Hammerlink. Virginia Wylie attended her sister as maid of honor, and Joseph De Wulf served Mr. Hosch as best man. The bride, who was given by her father, wore a two-piece frock of aqua crepe, with luggage tan accessories. Her sister was in a luggage tan frock with aqua accessories. Their corsages were pink roses. The bride's mother was in a blue gown, and Mrs. Hosch was in black. Their flowers were gardenias. A wedding breakfast and dinner was served for a group of relatives at the bride's parental home, where a reception was held in the form of "open house" for relatives and friends after seven o'clock that evening. The serving table was centered with a large wedding cake. Tapers and flowers were used about the rooms. Those assisting were Mrs. Albert Welch and Mrs. Josephine De Wulf. On return from a short wedding trip the bridal couple will reside at 730 West Seventeenth St., Davenport. ~undated clipping - contributed by Errin Wilker, note: they were married 28 Jan 1943
HOSIER - HURM Hurm-Hosier Wedding. A pretty wedding of today was that of Miss Hazel T. Hurm, 605 Bluff street, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hurm, of Lansing, Iowa, and John Hosier, of 265 Main street, which was solemnized in St. Raphael's Cathedral this city at 7 o'clock in the morning. The Reverend Father Dougherty, pastor, was the officiating clergyman. The single ring service was used. Mrs. Louis McCabe, a cousin of the bride and Clair Hurm, her brother, were the attendants. The wedding gown was designed of white rosemary crepe along simple lines and the full length tulle veil, fashioned in cap style was held in place with a band of pearls. In the shower bouquet were pink roses. Mrs. McCabe wore a gown of pink crepe de chien, a white satin hat, and she carried a boquet of white carnations. There were twelve guests at the breakfast served at the Mary of the Angel home after the church service. The table adornments were carried out in the colors of pink and white and with spring flowers.
The honeymoon will be spent in South Dakota and the new home will be made in this city. The bride's traveling attire is a brown satin face crepe frock, a dark blue charmeen wrap fashioned with fur and a small hat to match.
~Dubuque Telegraph-Herald; June 3, 1925 - contributor: June Hosier
CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE. St. Raphael's Cathedral. Dubuque, Iowa
This is to Certify That John Samuel Hosier and Hazel Theresa Hurm were lawfully Married on the 3rd day of June 1925 According to the Rite of the Roman Catholic Church and in conformity with the laws of the State of Iowa Rev. E.J. Doughterty officiating, in the presence of Clare Hurm and Mrs. Louis McCabe, Witnesses, as appears from the Marriage Register of this Church. Dated January 13, 1969
Rev. Joseph J. Slepicker, Assistant Pastor

- contributor: June Hosier
HOSTLAND - GRAMLICH Waukon, Ia.--Three weddings occurred during December in the family of Mrs. George Gramlich, Waukon. On Dec. 3 her daugher, Cora, was married to Jerome Hostland, Winfield, Ia. The ceremony was performed in Missouri. They will reside at Winfield. ~Waterloo Daily Courier, 2 Jan. 1942, P 6 C 7 - from LeeAnn (the other 2 were Gramlich-Pratt & Super-Gramlich)
HOTH - KLEMME At the Grand last Saturday morning occurred the wedding of Mr. Carl Hoth and Miss Sophia Klemme, Rev. Elliker officiating. The wedding party consisted of Herman Klemme, Chas. Klemme, Miss Clara Peterson, Mrs. Wirth, Mr. and Mrs. Dipping and Mr. and Mrs. Reese. After dinner the party departed, amid the showers of rice, old shoes and the best wishes of all present. They will go on to a farm near Postville. -Waukon Republican
~Postville Review, March 3, 1899 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HOTH - MEYER At the Lutheran Parsonage in this city at eight o'clock on Friday evening last, February 2nd, occurred the marriage of Mr. Elmer Hoth and Miss Ella Meyer, two of Postville's splendid young people, the Rev. E. Schmidt performing the ceremony. The witnesses were Clarence Hoth, a brother of the groom, and Helen Meyer, a sister of the bride. The young couple left on the east bound night Milwaukee passenger for a honeymoon visit to relatives in Dubuque, and on their return will be "at home" to their many friends in the E. O. Bollman house in northwest Postville, where a host of admiring friends will extend them best wishes for a long and happy cruise on the sea of matrimony. ~Postville Herald, Feb. 1923 issue - contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HOTH - NYGAARD Marriage vows were exchanged Saturday, December 26, at 2:30 p.m. by Pauline Nygaard and Richard Hoth in a double ring ceremony performed by Rev. John Kronlokken at the West Clermont Lutheran Church. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Glen Nygaard of Clermont and C. C. Hoth and the late Mrs. Hoth of Postville. Nuptial music was provided by Mrs. John Kronlokken, organist, and soloist Alvin Drewes, who sang "The Wedding Prayer" and " The Lord's Prayer." Escorted to the altar by her father, the bride was attired in a floor length gown of chantilly lace with basque waist and long pointed sleeves, with scalloped Sabrina neckline trimmed with sequins and pearls. Scalloped lace lended a tiered effect to the back of the skirt with ruffle upon ruffle of tulle. Her veil was a royal crown of silk organza petals, trimmed with seed pearls and flowing tulle of fingertip length. She carried a white Bible decorated with a white orchid. Barbara Anderson was maid of honor. Marlene Anderson was bridemaid. They wore dresses of poinsettia red velveteen, cut in princess style with scoop necklines, 3-4 length sleeves and flared skirts. Their headbands were white fur, and they wore white gloves and red shoes. The best man was Donald Hoth of Postville and groomsman was Donald Funte of Decorah. Durwood Schutta of Postville and Merlin Chapman of Cedar Falls were ushers. Altar decorations were poinsettias and the pews were trimmed with pine cones and evergreens. For her daughter's wedding Mrs. Nygaard chose a 2-piece blue wool dress with black accessories. Her corsage was yellow roses. Immediately following the ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors. Florence Hoth, Mrs. Vernon Anderson and Mrs. Wayne Timmerman cut the cake. Gerene Larson poured Mrs. Gussie Miller, Mrs. Elmer Olson, Mrs. Guy Williams, Mrs. David Jacobia and Mrs. George O. Larson were in the kitchen, Mrs. Richard Olson was dinning room hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Hoth both attended Luther College at Decorah. Mrs. Hoth is employed at Collins in Cedar Rapids, and Mr. Hoth is employed by McKesson-Robbins at Cedar Rapids. They will make there home at 1726- 4th Ave., in Cedar Rapids after January 6. ~Postville Herald, January 1960 - contributor: Patricia Morehouse
HOTH - OLSON Mr. and Mrs. Aines Olson announce the engagement of their daughter, Anita Jeanette, to Donald D. Hoth, son of Clarence Hoth. Miss Olson, a graduate of St. Luke's Practical Nursing in Cedar Rapids, is employed by Drs. Wright and Armstrong, Marion. Her fiance is a junior in the College of Business Administration at the State University of Iowa, Iowa City. An August wedding is planned. ~Postville Herald clipping, Feb. 5, 1964 - contributor: Mary Durr - note: hand written on the article: Were married August 29, 1964
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hoth Married August 29,1964
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hoth, will be at home in Marion, Iowa following a wedding trip to the Western states. They were married August 29, in a double ring candlelight ceremony at 8 p.m. at the East Clermont Lutheran Church before an altar decorated with yellow and white mums. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Alnes Olson and Mr. Clarence Hoth. Mr. Arthur Amundson, of Clermont, sang "Oh Promise Me", "The Lords Prayer", and "The Wedding Prayer" accompanied by Mrs. Richard Neumann, Elgin. Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose a Selina gown of peau du saise organza and Rose Pointe lace over Kinner's Royal satin designed with a Jeanelle neckline the traditional bridal sleeves and a fitted bodice featuring lace appliques in an overall design. The Swedell controlled skirt also carried out the applique of the lace. A full royal train was designed with two Ilenia panals of the lace centered with the peau organza and was topped by two Franella bows. Her miniture crown was of seed pearls and sequins. She carried a bouquet of yellow roses. Karen Olson, sister of the bride, was maid of honor, and Mrs. Calvin Penz, sister of the bride and Ann Larson niece of the bride were bridesmaids.
They were attired in Unteil gowns frosted white organza over Sedalia blue taffeta designed with a Venit neckline, petite sleeves, the royalion high bodice with a desmont insert of silk embroidery. The De Lano sheath chapel length skirt featured Dorea panel at the back edged with the silk embroidery, with these they wore stalot hats to match with butterfly veils. They carried white fugit Mums. Richard Hoth Cedar Rapids, brother of the bridegroom served as best man, Ronald Trudo of Postville and Allen Weikler of Chicago were groomsmen, Keith Larson and David Smith, were ushers. The men were dressed in black tuxedoes. The brides mother chose a Fredia grown in embroidered silk in Roseta beige, with peacock accessories. Her corsage was white carnations. A reception was held after the ceremony in the church parlor. Mrs. Harry Stolle, aunt of the bride served as dinning room hostess. Mrs. Oliver Larson and Mrs. LaVern Larson sisters of the bride cut the cake, Carol Swenson served at the guest book. The bride is a graduate of Clermont, Valley High School, and St. Lukes school of Practical Nusing and is employed by Drs. Wright and Armstrong in Marion. The groom is a graduate of Postville High School and is a Senior in business administration at S.U,I, Iowa City. Guests at the wedding were from Chicago, Racine, Wayne, Nebraska, Rochester, Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Marion, Dubuque.
~Postville Herald, September 1964 - contributor: Patricia Morehouse
HOTH - VOGT A very pretty nuptial ceremony in which the people of Postville and Allamakee county will be interested was solemnized at eleven o'clock Thursday forenoon, March 14, 1935, at St. Paul's Lutheran parsonage in New Hampton, where the Rev. Wm. Engelkie, in his usual impressive manner joined in holy wedlock, Mr. Clarence O. Hoth and Miss Esther Vogt, both of Waukon. The bridesmaid was Miss Marguerite Ludeking, and the best man Mr. Leslie Goepel, close friends of the contracting parties and both residents of Waukon.The bride wore a dress of green crepe and carried a bouquet of roses and frieze.Following the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Hoth left on a few days honeymoon tour to Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, and Des Moines, at which later city Asst. Sergeant at Arms Nic Colsch of the Iowa Senate, also a resident of Waukon, took them in charge and gave them a personally conducted tour through the state house. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Vogt, living west of Waukon, and is a charming young lady of education and refinement. The Groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hoth of Frankville and is well known in Postville as an honorable and upright young man in every particular, and a man thoroughly deserving of the fair bride he has won. They will be "at home" on West Main street, Waukon, where the groom holds the responsible position of County Treasurer of Allamakee. The Herald joins with the many friends of this worthy young couple in extending its kindliest well wishes and trusts that health, happiness and prosperity may ever hover around their fireside. ~Postville Herald, Thursday, March 21, 1935 - contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HOULIHAN - KOSCKI One of the prettiest weddings of the season took place at St. Joseph's church at Paint Rock, Tuesday morning at 9 a.m., when Rev. Sheehan pronounced the solemn words that joined together for life Mr. Patrick Houlihan and Miss Mary Koscki. Never a fairer lady marched up the aisle of St. Josephs church, than the lovely bride as she walked by the side of her friend, schoolmate and attendant, Miss Alice Ryan. The bride wore a handsome gown of white organdie, and the bridesmaid was attired in white batiste. The handsome groom was assisted in the trying ordeal by his friend, Mr. Frank Byrnes. Both gentlemen wore the conventional black. Words cannot describe the estimation in which this worthy couple is held in this county, where they were both born and reared, and hosts of friends wish them many years of wedded bliss, and may their life boat glide gently down the stream of time until it anchors safely at the beautiful port called Heaven. After a short honeymoon trip they will be at home to their many friends a the Park Hotel. ~clipping, with the annotation: "The Park Hotel was located on John Foley's vacant lot, north of Taylor's Corner Mkt. and west of the Spillway ... Lil) -from Vicki Valley. Note: the wedding took place July 28, 1903, they are the contributor's maternal grandparents.
HOWE - WALDRON Hannah Waldron (dau of Peter Waldron and Mary Gavin) m Richard Howes 25 Nov 1885 ~St. Mary's church records (Lycurgus), currently being held at the Immaculate Conception rectory in Lansing - contributor: Kathy Ward
HOWES - KILPATRICK The marriage of Miss Mary Kilpatrick and Cyril Howes took place Monday at the West Ridge Catholic church, the Rev. Elmer Becker officiating. They were attended by Miss Yvonne McMorrow and John Howes. Following the ceremony breakfast was served at the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kilpatrick, near Waukon. The bridegroom is a son of Mrs. Margaret Howes, of this city. The couple will live on a farm west of Waukon. ~Cedar Rapids Gazette, February 5, 1940 - contributed by Cindy (Maust) Smith

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Prince Albert, Sask., June 26 - A very pretty wedding took place at the Sacred Heart cathedral this morning, when Miss Frances Isabelle La Croix, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. La Croix, of Prince Albert, became the bride of Edward A. Howes, of the A.E. Soulis Piano Co., Winnipeg.  Miss La Croix was one of Prince Albert's most popular young ladies, the organist at the Sacred Heart cathedral, and a prominent figure in musical circles, and the church was crowded with her friends when the ceremony took place.  The bride was given away by her father. She wore a handsome gown of cream duchess satin trimmed with Valenciennes lace, and was attended by her sister, Miss Josie La Croix, who wore pink eolienne trimmed with ecru lace.  Geoerge La Croix, jr., was groomsman.  After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Howes left on the east train for Winnipeg enroute to the states, where they will visit Mr. Howes former home at Waukon, Iowa, before returning to take up their residence. ~Manitoba Free Press, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, June 27, 1907 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HOWES - SHEFELBINE Waukon, Ia. – (Special) – The marriage of Miss Violet Shefelbine, daughter of John Shefelbine, and Francis Howes, son of Frank Howes, both of Union City township, occurred Thanksgiving day morning at the Methodist church in Dorchester, the Rev. H. W. Singer officiating. ~La Crosse Tribune and Leader-Press 2 Dec. 1934 P 6 C 7 - contributor: 'LA'
HUBBELL - ALLEN MARRIED- At the residence of the bride's father at Frankville, Oct. 12th, 1879, By Rev. S. Aldrick, Mr. W. Hubbell, of Windom, Minn., to Miss Bessie E. Allen, of Frankville. ~Postville Review, Sat. Oct 18, 1879 -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HUBBELL - PURDY MARRIED. W.W. HUBBELL, of the Oak Leaf creamery, married one of Waukon's best young ladies, Miss Flora PURDY, Wednesday evening. ~Postville Review, May 9, 1891 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HUEBNER - ZIEMAN At high noon Mr. Rudolph Huebner and Miss Estella Zieman were married at St. Paul's Lutheran church, Rev. E. Schmidt performing the ceremony. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Zieman of this city. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Huebner of Grand Meadow township, and a successful local business man, being junior member of the firm of Miller & Huebner drayage and transfer line. They will be "at home" to their many friends at the home of the bride's parents for a time at least. The Review joins their myriad friends in extending well wishes.- Postville Review, Friday, June 29, 1917. [transcriber note: the date of the wedding wasn't given] -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HUFF - PATTERSON On the evening of Dec. 20th, Mr. Wesley Huff and Miss Cynthia Patterson were joined in marriage. They were married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Patterson. Rev. J. W. Ferner officiated. The parties were both born and grew up in Allamakee county. ~Postville Review, Sat. Dec. 24, 1887 -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HUFFY - GORDON At the Congregational parsonage, Saturday evening, Oct. 22, 1887, Mr. Wm. A. HUFFY to Miss Ella GORDON, both of Postville. This young couple expect to make their home in Alexandria, Dakota, whither Mr. HUFFY has already gone. We wish them health, prosperity and happiness. ~Postville Review, October 29, 1887 - contributor: S. Ferrall
HUGHES - HAWKINS At the residence of the bride's parents in Postville, on Monday afternoon, May 22, 1899, by Rev. H. H. Barton, Mr. J. B. Hughes, of West Union, and Miss Mabel Edna Hughes [sic Hawkins], daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Hawkins. The Review wishes the happy couple joy and prosperity on the matrimonial voyage. ~Postville Review, Fri., 26 May 1899 -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HUMPHREYS - MECKLENBURG Jesse Humphreys, a son of our hotel proprietor, was married to Miss Clara Mecklenburg of Clermont Tuesday.-Iowa Volksblatt, Nov. 4, 1898 - contributor: Reid R. Johnson
HURM - AIRD William D. Hurm, son of David W. Hurm & Catherine Fitzgerald, married Winifred E. Aird, daughter of William Aird & Mary LaVelle, on 29 Jun 1915. Witness: Leo Hurm ~Marriage Record: Allamakee Co: 1914 - 1918 - contributor: CJ Bowden
HURM - BURKE Clarence Hurm (son of Louis Henry Hurm & Catherine Randolph) married Philomena Burke (daughter of James Burke & Anna Martell) on 3 May 1927 in Harper's Ferry. Witnesses: Charles Burke & Hilda Hurm
~Marriage Record - Allamakee Co: 1923-1928 - contributor: CJ Bowden
HURM - FITZGERALD David W. Hurm (son of Mathias L. Hurm, Sr & Mary Ann Bohrer) married Catherine Fitzgerald (daughter of James Fitzgerald & Mary Rourke) on 28 Jan 1883 in Paint Rock. License applied for on 12 Jan 1883. ~Marriage Record - Allamakee Co: Register 1, pg 24, rec# 340 -contributor: CJ Bowden; NOTE: David's mother's name is recorded as Mary Boerer in marriage record.
HURM - FORD Mathias L. Hurm, Jr (son of Mathias L. Hurm, Sr & Mary Ann Bohrer) married Mary Mathilda Ford on 20 Feb 1884 at St. Joseph's Church, Paint Rock. ~St. Joseph's Church records -contributor: CJ Bowden
HURM - GUIDER Louis Henry Hurm (son of Mathias L. Hurm, Sr. & Mary Ann Bohrer) married Mary Ellen Guider (daughter of Daniel Guider & Kate) on 9 Jun 1886 at Immaculate Conception Church - Wexford. License applied for 7 Jun 1886. Witnesses: William Whalen & Maggie Ryan ~Marriage Record - Allamakee Co: Register 1, pg 59, rec# 788 - contributor: CJ Bowden; NOTE: Louis' mother is recorded as Mary Moore in marriage record.
HURM - KELLY David W. Hurm (son of Mathias L. Hurm, Sr. & Mary Ann Bohrer) married Nellie Kelly (daughter of Jeremiah Kelly & Catherine Donovan) on 19 Nov 1895 at Immaculate Conception Church - Wexford. Witnesses: Thos. Whalen & L. Kelly. License applied for 7 Nov 1895. ~Marriage Record - Allamakee Co: Register 2, pg 34, rec# 1969 - contributor: CJ Bowden; NOTE: This is David's second marriage. David's parents are recorded as Mathew Hurm & Mary Boras in marriage record.
HURM - KELLY David W. Hurm (son of Mathias L. Hurm, Sr. & Mary Ann Bohrer) married Elizabeth Kelly (daughter of Jeremiah Kelly & Catherine Donovan) on 24 Sep 1899 in Lafayette Twp. Witness: Louis Hurm. ~Marriage Record - Allamakee Co: Register 2, pg 73, rec# 2442 - contributor: CJ Bowden; NOTE: This is David's third marriage. David's mother is recorded as Mary Borer in marriage record.
HURM - MARTELL Francis Gregory Hurm (son of Louis Henry Hurm & Catherine Randolph) married Veronica C. Martell (daughter of Cyperian Martell & Angelina Valley) on 29 Jan 1929 in Harper's Ferry. ~Marriage Record - Allamakee Co: rec# 6145 -contributor: CJ Bowden
HURM - RANDOLPH Louis Henry Hurm (son of Mathias L. Hurm Sr. & Mary Ann Bohrer) married Catherine Louise Randolph (daughter of Isaac Randolph & Mary Whalen) on 15 Feb 1898 in Lafayette Twp. Witnesses: Francis Bohrer & ??aser Whalen. License applied for on 1 Feb 1898. ~Marriage Record: Allamakee Co: Register 2, page 61, rec# 2252 - contributor: CJ Bowden; NOTE: This is Louis' second marriage. Bride is recorded as Katie Randolph in marriage record.
HURM - SULLIVAN John J. Hurm (son of Mathias L. Hurm Sr. & Mary Ann Bohrer) married Ellenore Sullivan in Jan 1878 in Allamakee Co. License applied for on 21 Jan 1878. ~Marriage Record: Allamakee Co: 1873-1879, page 345 - contributor: CJ Bowden
HURM - WHALEN Charles Hurm (son of Louis Henry Hurm & Mary Ellen Guider) married Frances Lenore Whalen (daughter of Martin Francis Whalen & Mary Agatha Stafford) in Feb 1919 in Allamakee Co. Witness: Thomas Maton. License applied for on 22 Feb 1919. ~Marriage Record: Allamakee Co: Register 11, page 16 - contributor: CJ Bowden
HURM - WHALEN Leo Hurm (son of David W. Hurm & Catherine Fitzgerald) married Eleanor Whalen (daughter of Martin Francis Whalen & Mary Agatha Stafford) in Mar 1916 in Allamakee Co. Witness: W.D. Hurm. License applied for on 29 Feb 1916. ~Marriage Record: Allamakee Co: 1914-1918, page 273, rec# 2252 - contributor: CJ Bowden
HUTCHISON - MITCHELL The matrimonial alliance of Mrs. Mitchell of this city, and Job Blanchard of Lansing, did not prove at all congenial to the parties named, and with the consent of both it was duly severed by law at Fort Dodge two weeks ago. And now the information has been received that Madame Mitchell, as she is generally known, has become a Mrs. Hutchison, having been married on 12th inst. to a gentleman of that name residing in Fort Dodge. This is Madame's fifth entry into the blissful bonds of matrimony. ~The Postville Graphic, Thursday, May 25, 1893, P 4 C 3 - contributor: LA

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