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NAGEL - BROCKLINGER Waukon - At St. Patrick's Catholic church Wednesday morning, Mrs. Mary Brocklinger and Minert Nagel took marriage vows read by Rev. Vincent Simon, assistant pastor. The attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Baxter. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Foley, Harpers Ferry and is a registered nurse. She is an assistant in the offices of Dr. Rominger and will continue her position. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. August Nagel, of Ludlow township, and is engaged in farming. ~Waterloo Sunday Courier, January 22, 1950 - contributed by S. Ferrall
NAGLE - ECKART The quietude of Forest Mills was disturbed last Saturday by the announcement of a wedding. Mr. Lennis Nagle and Katie Eckart were joined in wedlock at the residence of the bride's mother, Oct. 7th. The many friends of the bride and groom join in well wishes. ~Postville Post, Thur., Oct. 12, 1882 (Forest Mills items column) - contributed by Reid R. Johnson
NALI - SCHULTZ Frieda Schultz and Magnus Nali were married on Tuesday morning at seven o'clock by the Rev. E. Schmidt. John Renzman and Tillie Nali were the attendants. The couple have gone to Canton, So. Dak., to spend their honeymoon. ~Iowa Volksblatt, Postville, April 30, 1915 - contributed by S. Ferrall
NARUM - GLYNN The marriage of Miss Marjorie Glynn and Edwin Narum of Madison, Wis., took place at 5 p. m. last Friday at the home of the bride’s mother, Mrs. Lena Glynn, in this city, Rev. J.F. Kjorlaug, pastor of St. John’s Lutheran church officiating. The ceremony was witnessed by relatives of the contracting parties and was followed by a wedding dinner. The young couple will make their home at Madison, where Mr. Narum is employed, and have the good wishes of friends.
A beautiful wedding occurred at the home of Mrs. Lena Glynn of this city when Miss Marjorie Glynn, her daughter, was united in marriage with Edwin Narum, son of Edwin Narum, Sr. of Madison, Wis. Rev. P. F. Kjorlaug, pastor of the St. John’s Lutheran church, performed the ceremony. The bridal party took their places under an arch decorated with white carnations and ferns while the wedding march was played by Mrs. P. F. Kjorlaug. The rooms were decorated in cut flowers and ferns. The color scheme of Nile green and white was beautifully carried out throughout the home. The bride wore a gown of coral georgette and carried a bouquet of pink and white carnations and ferns. Miss Barbara Glynn, a cousin of the bride, of Reno, Minn., and Miss Clarice Leikvold of this city were the bridesmaids and were attired in gowns of pale pink and orchid georgette, respectively, and wore corsages of pink and white carnations and ferns. The groom wore a suit of conventional blue. The best men were Silas Glynn, a brother of the bride of this city, and Allan Krousie of Postville. They wore dark blue and brown suits, respectively. At 6:30 a sumptuous three course dinner was served. The bride is a gracious young lady and has been a successful teacher in this county for the past two years. The groom is the assistant manager of the Peoples Department Store at Madison, where the young couple will make their home.
~both articles are from the Allamakee Journal & Lansing Mirror, December 31, 1930 - contributed by Ann Krumme
NEFF - WALTERS Neff-Walters Nuptials. Harry Neff, the Postville agent of the Rock Island, and Lillie Walters, also of this city, were quietly married in West Union recently. As both parties are well and favorably known to the people of this locality, encomiums at our hands are unnecessary. However, we join with their many friends in the wish that happiness and prosperity may be theirs most abundantly. they will be at home in the living apartments over the Rock Island station. ~Postville Herald, May 9, 1929 - contributed by S. Ferrall
NELSON - SHEPHERD MARRIED. At the residence of the brides father, on the 8th of April, 1874, by Rev. S.F. SMITH, Mr. John NELSON, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Miss Mary SHEPHERD, of Postville. ~Postville Review, April 22, 1874 - contributed by S. Ferrall
NEUMANN - TWITE Florence Twite, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Twite of Caledonia, was married to Edward Neumann of New Albin, Iowa, at the Methodist church in Caledonia on Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock by the Rev. H.W. Hynes. Bertha Neumann, sister of the groom, acted as a bridesmaid and the bride's brother, Orvin Twite, acted as best man. Alice Neumann, sister of the groom, was maid of honor. Alice Twite and Lorraine St. Mary were flower girls. George Heiller was usher, and Laverne Twite acted as ring bearer. The church was decorated with pink and blue flowers. The bride wore a floor length gown with beaded marquisette with sweetheart neckline and long veil with lace trim, a gold locket and silver and gold sandals. Her flowers were white asters and yellow roses tied with white silk ribbon. The bridesmaid wore blue taffeta, floor length, with sweetheart neckline, silver sandals and a strand of pearls. Her flowers were pink carnations tied with pink ribbon and she wore a pink carnation in her hair. The maid of honor wore pink satin with sweetheart neckline, gold and silver sandals, a strand of pearls and her flowers were blue and white carnations tied with ribbon. Following the ceremony a dinner and reception for twenty guests was held at the home of the bride's parents. A wedding dance was held at the Union Hall Ballroom Wednesday evening. ~undated clipping - contributed by Errin Wilker
NEVERMANN - BRANDT Miss Velma Brandt and Mr. Lester Nevermann were united in marriage this (Thursday) morning at eight o'clock at the Lutheran parsonage, Rev. E. Schmidt officiating. The bride is the only daughter of Mrs. John Schroeder of this city and the groom is the son of Mrs. Henry Nevermann of near Castalia. Both are well and favorably known to all, and their many friends wish them success on their journey through life. After a short wedding trip they will be at home on the farm recently purchased from G. E. Merrill, near Castalia. ~Postville Herald, Thur., Jan. 17, 1919 - contributed by Reid R. Johnson
NEVERMANN - PUPKA Heinrich Wilhelm Nevermann and Louisa M. Pupka, married November 14, 1889 by Pastor John Gass. ~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributed by Steven W. Bareis
NIBLOCK - PEARSON Married at the C.P. parsonage at Waukon last Monday, Rev. Vannice officiating, Mr. Fred Niblock and Miss Kate Pearson, both of Hardin. ~Postville Review, December 20, 1901 - contributed by S. Ferrall
NICOLAY - DAUBENBERGER At the M.E. parsonage in Madison, Wis., at four o'clock last Saturday afternoon, June 1st, occurred the marriage of Miss Jennie Daubenberger and Private Godfrey Nicolay, both of this city. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Daubenberger, a young lady of education and refinement, whose sunny disposition and comely appearance have drawn abut her an ever-widening circle of admiring friends. The groom is a son of Mr and Mrs. Joseph Nicolay, a young man of clean character and high standing, who but a few months ago closed out a successful business in the plumbing line here to enter his country's service and help make the world safe for democracy, being in the motor-mechanics branch of the service. With the myriad friends of this estimable young couple, the Herald joins in extending its kindliest well wishes, and when finally the swords shall be beaten into plow shares and a righteous peace shall pervade the world, may health, happiness and prosperity hover round the fireside of your home. ~Postville Herald, June 7, 1918 - from S. Ferrall
NICOLAY - SWENSON At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Evan Swenson, in this city, on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 1915, occurred the marriage of their daughter, Alma M., to Mr. Joseph J. Nicolay, also of Postville, the Rev. J. F. Childress performing the ceremony in the presence of the members of the immediate families and a few close friends. The groom is Manual Training Director of the Postville schools and the bride's occupation has been that of nurse. Both are graduates of Postville High School and well and favorably known. ~Postville Review -contributor: Reid Johnson
NOLAN - SCHOFIELD Married. In Iowa Township, August 22nd, 1868, by L. Ferris, Esq., Michael Nolan and Miss Martha Schofield. ~Lansing Mirror, Sept. 1, 1868
NOLTING - SUNDERMAN Waukon- The marriage of Miss Ardys Cecil Sunderman, living east of Waukon, and Otto Nolting of Ludlow township, took place last November, according to announcement made by the young couple this week. The bride is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Sunderman of Makee township, while her husband is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Nolting of Ludlow township. They were the guests of honor Tuesday and Thursday evening to large parties. Mr. and Mrs. Nolting will live on the Sunderman farm. ~Dubuque Telegraph Herald & Times Journal, Feb. 15, 1935 -from Reid R. Johnson
NORDEIN - KRUMM At seven o'clock Tuesday morning, Nov. 23, 1915, at St. Paul's Lutheran church in this city occurred the marriage of Miss Minnie Krumm, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Krumm, northwest of Postville, to Mr. Willard Nordein of Rice Lake, Wis., the Rev. Schmidt performing the ceremony. The couple drove to Castalia where they took the train to Rice Lake to visit with his people. On their return they will be "at home" to their many friends in the beautiful new home just finished by the bride's father in West Postville. ~Postville Review, Fri., 26 Nov. 1915. -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
NORDEN - SANDERS The marriage of Miss Gertrude Sanders of Postville, and Dr. F. W. Norden of Waukon, destined to be one of Waukon’s most popular couple, will take place Thursday, April 10th at the home of the bride at 11 o’clock in the morning. The ceremony will be performed by the Rev. P. F. Kjorlaug of St. John’s Lutheran church of Waukon, and members of the immediate family and close friends will be present. A wedding dinner will be served at the bride’s home to the wedding party, and the couple will then depart on a honeymoon trip to Chicago and points north. They will make their home in an apartment in the residence of John O’Brien in Waukon. Miss Sanders is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Sanders of Postville, and after her graduation from Postville high school, she attended Coe college at Cedar Rapids, where she became a member of the Delta Delta sorority. She has recently been employed in the Citizens State Bank of Postville. Dr. Norden, who maintains an office for Optometry in Waukon, is a son of Mrs. Alma Norden of Jamestown, North Dakota, where he received his early education. He attended the North Dakota School of Science and later was graduated from the Northern Illinois School of Optometry at Chicago. He is a member of the Omega Delta fraternity. ~Allamakee Journal & Lansing Mirror, April 4, 1941 - contributed by Ann Krumme
NORTON - BOYNTON Miss Florence Boynton and Charles E. Norton, of Monona, were married on Monday last at the home of the bride's parents, in this city, in the presence of relatives and a number of invited guests. Rev. Burton tied the nuptual knot. ~Postville Graphic, Thur., 9 June 1892 -contributed by Reid R. Johnson
NORTON - FARRELL An interesting wedding took place on Monday [May 25] in the Catholic Church. The parties were Thomas O. Norton and Miss Eliza Farrell. Mr. Norton has purchased the former Hufschmit residence, with all its furniture, and will find himself comfortably fixed at once. The bride is the daughter of a prominent hotel proprietor here [Lansing]. ~Dubuque Daily Times, Friday, Thursday, May 27, 1875, Dubuque, IA, Page: 1 -contributed by Cheryl L. Moonen

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