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TAYLOR - BARNES MARRIED. By Rev. S.T. McKIM, on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 1885, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C.H. BARNES, near Postville, their youngest daughter, Miss Lizzie to Mr. La Motte TAYLOR, of this place. Only relatives were present, who brought useful presents for the young people. Mr. and Mrs. TAYLOR start in a few days for their new home in Kansas. ~ Postville Review, February 21, 1885 - contributor: S. Ferrall
TAYLOR - BEEDY Married. At the residence of the brides parents in Postville on November 7th, Mr. B.F. TAYLOR and Miss Carrie F. BEEDY, both of Postville. ~ Postville Review, November 22, 1879 - contributor: S. Ferrall
TAYLOR - KNIGHT Married. At the residence of the bride's parents in Beatrice, Neb. July 1st, Mr. Wm. P. TAYLOR ad Miss Meda E. KNIGHT all of Beatrice. ~Postville Review, July 19, 1890 - contributor: S. Ferrall - Note: Anyone who can provide the 'link' to Allamakee county for this marriage, please contact the site coordinator!
TAYLOR - SANDERS MARRIED. At the residence of the brides father, J. H. SANDERS, Esq., near Postville, June 10th, 1874, at 5 o'clock p.m. by Rev. J. L. PAINE, Mr. Mylan O. TAYLER to Miss Elvera C. SANDERS. ~Postville Review, June 17, 1874 - contributor: Mary Durr
TEFF - CASEY Dorchester, Nov. 19 - One of the prettiest autumn weddings of the season took place at St. Joseph's Catholic church in New Albin on Tuesday morning at 7:30 o'clock, Rev. Father Hayes performing the ceremony and reading the nuptial mass uniting in marriage Miss Winifred Lucile Casey, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Casey of New Albin and Christian Teff, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Teff of Dorchester. The bride, who was becomingly attired in a wine-color flat crepe dress with full flared skirt and tight fitting bodice of chiffon velvet trimmed with white and gold lace, wore a small hat of gold colored metallic and carried a bouquet of roses, while the bridesmaid, Miss Mary Teff, sister of the groom, wore a dress of imperial blue, flat crepe dress trimmed with tan lace, with a small hat and accessories to harmonize. The groom was attended by Bernard Casey of New Albin, a brother of the bride. After the ceremony the bridal couple and immediate relatives partook of a wedding breakfast at the bride's home, after which Mr. and Mrs. Teff departed on a motor trip to Minneapolis and Waterville, Minn. Mrs. Teff was educated at and graduated from St. Vincent's academy in Dubuque, and for th epast four years has been an efficient instructor in the rural schools of Allamakee county, while the groom is a prosperous young farmer of this locality who is assisting on his father's farm, where the new home will be made. ~Telegraph-Herald and Times-Journal, Dubuque, Iowa, Wednesday evening edition, November 19, 1930 - from S. Ferrall
TEFF - SCHULTE The marriage of Joseph H. Teff and Miss Lena Schulte was solemnized at the St. Mary's church on Tuesday morning, at nine o'clock, Rev. McCullough officiating. The attendants were Anna Schulte and Max Teff. After the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents Mr. and Mrs. B. Schulte, and was attended by a large party of relatives and friends of the contracting parties. Mr. and Mrs. Teff begin housekeeping at once in their cozy home in this city, attended by the ... [photocopy is cut off] ~Waukon Standard, Dorchester news column, June 22, 1905 - contributor: M. Durr
TEISE - SPOO Married this week - Mr. Henry TEISE and Miss Amelia SPOO.
~Postville Review, February 16, 1889 - contributor: S. Ferrall
TEKIPPE - BRESNAHAN Rudulph Joseph Tekippe of Ossian, Iowa (son of Roman & Florence Tekippe) to Sheryl Ellen Bresnahan (dau. of Raymond & Fern Bresnahan, born Waukon, IA) August 14, 1965 at St. Mary's Hanover by Rev. Vincent Simon
~ "Bresnahan Family Bible" - contributor: Lori Bresnahan
TERRILL - HAZELTON Married. At Forest Mills on November 10th by Rev. Wm. WERHAM, JP; Mr. Phinley M. TERRILL and Mrs. Sarah HAZELTON, both of Post township. ~ Postville Review, November 22, 1879 - contributor: S. Ferrall
THELEN - SCHULTE Waukon, Ia. - Mr. and Mrs. John A. Schulte, of Dorchester, are announcing the marriage of their daughter, Irene, to Emil Thelen, of Chicago. The ceremony took place Dec. 22, 1942, in St. Mary's Church at Sleepy Eye, Minn. The bride, a graduate of the local schools, completed her nursing course at St. Joseph's Hospital in Chicago and the past two years has been employed as an airline stewardess. The bridegroom is a senior medical student at Loyola University in Chicago. ~~Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, January 19, 1943 ~submitter: S. Ferrall
THIAS - PALMER Waukon, Ia., Dec. 11 - The marriage of Miss Gretta L. Palmer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Palmer, and Wesley Thias, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Thias, both of Linton township, took place Wednesday morning in this city with the Rev. L.L. Bond performing the ceremony at the parsonage. Mr. and Mrs. Thias will reside on a farm south of Rossville. ~Dubuque Telegraph-Herald and Times-Journal, Friday, Dec. 11, 1931 - contributor: S. Ferrall
THILL - MONTY Mr. Joseph THILL and Miss Mamie C. MONTY were married at the home of the bride, In Monona, May 6th. They will reside in Postville. ~Postville Review, May 16, 1896 - contributor: S. Ferrall
THOMA - 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 Review, 4/1/1893 - contributor: S. Ferrall
THOMA - MEIER Louis W. Thoma and Miss Melinda C. Meier were married Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 23rd, at the Lutheran parsonage. Both of the contracting parties are well and favorably known by a wide circl of friends with whom the Review joins in extending its felicitations. ~Postville Review, January 26, 1917- contributor: S. Ferrall
THOMA - MEYER George Thoma and Louisa Meyer, married December 14, 1885 by Pastor John Gass.
~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributor: Steven W. Bareis
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Mr. Geo. THOMA, son of Fred THOMA, and Miss Louisa MEYER were joined in marriage last Monday evening. ~Postville Review, December 19, 1885 - contributor: S. Ferrall
THOMA - RUSH Married. At Boscobel, Tuesday, Dec. 21st, 1898, Mr. Fred Thoma and Miss Margaret Rush, both of this city. We have no particulars of the above wedding, but we wish them joy and happiness through life. ~Postville Review, Fri. December 23, 1898 - contributor: Reid R. Johnson
THOMA - SENHOLZ This Thursday morning, November 22, William Thoma and Miss Emma Senholz were united in marriage by Rev. Bockleman. The wedding took place in the home of the bride's parents and was witnessed by the near relatives only. ~Iowa Volksblatt, Nov. 23, 1900 - contributor: S. Ferrall
THOMA - STEELE On Saturday, August 31st, at Cedar Rapids occurred the marriage of Mr. Neeling F. Thoma of this city to Miss Margaret Josephine Steele of that city. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Thoma of this city, a young man who numbers his friends by his acquaintance. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Steele of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Monona, and is a fine young lady in every way. Mr. and Mrs. Thoma will reside in Postville, and the Herald joins with the many friends of this popular couple in extending them it's kindliest well wishes.
~Postville Herald, Thursday, September 12, 1929 - contributor: Reid R. Johnson
THOMA - WELSCH Frederick Thoma and Catherine Welsch, married July 15, 1886 by Pastor John Gass. ~St. Paul Lutheran Church records - contributor: Steven W. Bareis - note: she was previously married to Joseph Koevenig
THOMAS - PERRY A happy wedding took place last evening at the residence of Postmaster Perry, the contracting parties being Will Thomas and Miss Mae J. Perry. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Burton, in the presence of a large assemblage of friends of the young couple. She was attended by Miss Sarah Durno, of Springville, this state, and Miss Clara Shedd, of this city. His attendants were A. R. Johnson, of Lime Springs, and A. Marshall, of this city. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Perry. The groom is traveling representative for the Davis Sewing Machine Co. in this and adjoining states. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas will continue to reside in Postville. ~Postville Graphic, Thur., 16 June 1892. (Condensed) -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
THOMPSON - HAYES At 5 o’clock on Saturday afternoon, April 20th, a very pretty wedding was solemnized at the 10th and Wisconsin Avenue First Methodist church parlors, Milwaukee, Wis., when Reverend Robert Stansell performed the ceremony that united in marriage Miss Pearl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. M. Hayes of this place, and Mr. Clarence, son of Mrs. Anna Thompson of Milwaukee. The single ring ceremony was used. The bride was attended by her cousin, Miss Mariam Tabatt, and the groom by Mr. James B. Cecil of Milwaukee. The bride was charmingly attired in a king blue ensemble of flat crepe with hat to match, and wore a corsage of sweet peas and roses. The bridesmaid wore a dark blue dress with hat to match, and carried an arm bouquet of sweet peas. The groom and groomsman wore the conventional blue. After the ceremony the bridal party partook of an eight course wedding dinner in the grand dinning room of the Schroeder Hotel. The bride was born and raised in this city, but has been employed in Milwaukee the past several years, where she has won for herself a large circle of friends. The groom is a resident of Milwaukee and is employed by the Unit Corporation of America, where he is held in high esteem by his fellow workers. With this happy couple goes the wishes of their many friends, the writer included, for a long, happy and prosperous wedded life. They will be at home to their many friends after May 1st, at 177 31st street, Milwaukee, Wis. ~Allamakee Journal and Lansing Mirror, New Albin News column, April 24, 1929 - contributor: Ann Krumme
THOMPSON - WEYMILLER Robert Thompson & Carrie Weymiller, Married March 7, 1876 in New Albin
~ 'The First 100 Years of New Albin' - contributor: Errin Wilker
THORNTON - HARVEY MARRIED. At the U.B. parsonage Mr. C.C. THORNTON and Miss Ida A. HARVEY on August 11th, 1891. The couple are well and favorably known in Castalia. ~Postville Review, August 15, 1891 - contributor: S. Ferrall
THORNTON - HECKMANN MARRIED. At the M.E. parsonage in Postville, on Tuesday morning, Feb. 28th, 1893, by Rev. Bourland D. SMITH, Mr. Henry A. THORNTON and Miss Lizzie HECKMANN, from near Postville. Mr. THORNTON is a son of Rev. THORNTON, formerly of Castalia, and he will settle down to married life at that place. ~ Postville Review, March 4, 1893 - contributor: S. Ferrall
THORNTON - HENRY Waukon, Ia. - The marriage of Miss Edith Henry on Dec. 31 [1942] at Toronto, Canada, was revealed this week in an announcement by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Henry. On that date at a Presbyterian church in Toronto, Miss Henry became the bride of Lloyd Thornton. The bride took a course in diatetics at Iowa State college and the University of Iowa, later attending a New York school for dental assistants. She has since held a position in Toronto. Mr. Thornton is chairman of the draft board in Toronto. They will make their home in that city. ~Waterloo Daily Courier, January 8, 1943 - contributor: S. Ferrall
THORNTON - STAHL Ross Thornton of North McGregor and Mary E. Stahl of Jefferson township were married at the Methodist parsonage in Waukon, Dec. 25. Ross is a son of Lon Thornton, formerly of Postville, and spent his boyhood days here. He is in the employ of the railroad company at North McGregor. ~Postville Review, January 12, 1917 - contributor: S. Ferrall
TIERNEY - OLSON Miss Stella Olson of Waukon became the bride of Lyle Tierney of Kankakee, Ill., Tuesday in a ceremony performed by the Rev. McDonald in Waukon. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Olson of Waukon and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Tierney of Decorah. ~Decorah Journal, Thursday, January 14, 1943 - contributed by S. Ferrall
TILLERAAS - GUNDERSON Caledonia [Minnesota] - Olaf Ingeman Tilleraas and Thinka Natalia Gunderson from Allamakee Co., Ia. were married at the N.E.L. parsonage by Rev. H.J. Wein here May 1. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Laura Gunderson and the grooms brother, Carl Tilleraas, also attended. ~Winona Daily Republican, May 7, 1920 - contributor: S. Ferrall
TIMMERMAN - MEYER Wm. TIMMERMAN and Velma MEYER were married at Castalia by Rev. HARMS Thursday. ~Postville Review, January 22, 1915 - contributor: S. Ferrall
TIMMERMAN - STEINBERG Henry Timmerman, prominent young business man of New Albin and Miss Freda Steinberg of Prairie du Chien, were married in that city last week. ~Allamakee Journal & Lansing Mirror, Oct 29, 1930 in the Looking Backward Twenty-Five Years Ago column (1905) - contributor: Ann Krumme
TITUS - WELSH Married. At the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Welsh, in Hardin, Iowa, on Wednesday, Feb. 23rd, 1898, by Rev. Botingham, pastor of the Baptist church of Rossville, Mr. Leonard J. Titus and Miss Clara E. Welsh.
They are an exceedingly popular young couple with a host of warm friends to wish them well.
~Postville Review, March 4, 1898, pg 3 col 3 - contributor: LA
TODD - SHEDD MARRIED. At the home of the bride's parents, in Postville, June 21st, 1893, Mr. George B. TODD and Miss Clara B. SHEDD, Rev. LaRoy S. HAND, officiating. A large company of friends was present to witness the nuptials, after which a bounteous supper was provided for the guests. The happy pair, followed by many good wishes, have gone to housekeeping in the house recently occupied by Mr. TAYLOR. Many costly and beautiful presents were left with the bride. The Review extends congratulations and wishes them bon voyage. ~Postville Review, June 24, 1893 - contributor: S. Ferrall
TOLLEFSON - KNUDTSON The wedding of Miss Mary Knudtson to Mr. Allen Tollefson took place Nov. 9, Rev. Hartman officiating. ~Allamakee Journal & Lansing Mirror, November 9, 1927, in the Looking Back Thirty-five Years column (1892) - contributor: Errin Wilker
TOMLINSON - HAGERMAN Waukon, Ia. - Announcement has been made of the marriage of Miss Berdenia Hagerman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hagerman of Cedar Rapids, Ia., to Pvt. Kenneth Tomlinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Tomlinson of Waukon. The ceremony took place July 27 at Compton, Calif. Attending the couple were the bridegroom's sister and nephew, Mrs. Bessie Hagerman and Everett Stocker. Pvt. Tomlinson is at present stationed at Camp Pickett, Va., and his bride has returned to Cedar Rapids to remain with her parents. ~Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Sunday morning edition, August 27, 1944 - from S. Ferrall
TOPEL - SCHROEDER At the Lutheran parsonage Wednesday, Nov. 30th, occurred the marriage of Mr. William Topel, of Monona, and Miss Tillie Schroeder. Witnesses- Mrs. Paula Kuehne and Grace Robinson. ~Postville Review, Fri., 2 Dec. 1910 -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
TORFIN - OLSON John Torfin (Hanover twp) Waukon to Hannah Olson (Bjornstad) Apr 8, 1876. Double ceremony at Big Canoe Lutheran Church with Martha Marie Torfin to Bent Olson. ~ no source given with this record -contributor: Duane Torfin
TRANSAGLIA - SCHNEIDER Waukon, Ia. - Miss Harriett Schneider, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Schneider, was married last week to Capt. James Transaglia at Fort Riley, Kan., where the bride is serving as dietician at Whiteside hospital. Mrs. Transaglia received her degree as a dietician at the University of Iowa and interned at Valhall county hospital, New York. Captain Transaglia is attached to the Fourteenth armored regiment at Fort Riley. ~Waterloo Daily Courier, January 8, 1943 - contributor: S. Ferrall
TRAVIS - VALLEY Judge Davis united in marriage Saturday morning, Arthur Travis, a prominent Olive farmer, and Mabel E. Valley, a young woman who recently arrived from Lansing, Iowa. The couple will reside on the groom's fine farm near Olive, southeast of Minot where a cozy home has been prepared. The bride is not a total stranger here, having visited at the home of her uncle, E. Valley, south of Minot. She is a beautiful young woman and will be more than welcomed to the social circles of her new home. She is the daughter of Eugene Valley, one of the respected farmers of Lansing, Iowa. The groom is well and favorably known about the state. For a number of years he was in the employ of the International Harvester company with headquarters at Fargo and at Minot. He was foresighted enough a few years ago to become possessor of a good farm, and has been successful. The Independent extends congratulations. ~The Ward County Independent, Minot, Ward co., North Dakota, Thurs., November 11, 1909 - from S. Ferrall
TRITT - BIRDSILL Mrs. Mabel Birdsill of this city and Mr. Edgar Leroy Tritt were married at the Presbyterian manse last evening, Rev. H.S. Templeton officiating. Mrs. Birdsill has for the past four years been bookkeeper at Higgins & Henrichsen's grocery store. She is well known in this city and a great church worker. Mr. Tritt is a printer by trade and is at present living in Portland. Mr. and Mrs. Tritt will stay in Portland for a short time when they will move to this city and make their home at 1003 West Twelfth street. - Vancouver (Wash.) Columbian, Dec. 26th. The bride was a former Postville girl, who was well and favorably known here as Miss Mabel Havirland, and her many old friends here will extend heartiest well wishes. ~Postville Review, Jan 9, 1914 - contributor: S. Ferrall
TROENDLE - BULMAN Lansing – The Marriage of Miss Betty Bulman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Bulman of Harpers Ferry, and Thomas Troendle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Troendle of Waukon, took place Saturday at Immaculate Conception church with the Rev. Henry Scherphoff officiating at the ceremony. The bride wore a gown of Chantilly lace over silk taffeta and a fingertip veil held by a pillbox hat. Her bouquet of yellow roses was centered with an orchid. Mrs. Robert Promnitz was bride’s matron of honor and Miss Marj Bulmen, and Miss Bonnie Troendle were bridesmaids. Gerald Troendle served as his brother’s best man James Mettille and Steven Troendle were groomsmen. Robert Promnitz and Robert Troendle ushered. A dinner was served at the Lansing city hall. The bride has been employed by the Farmers and Merchants Savings bank at Waukon and Mr. Troendle is employed at the Waukon Farmers’ Cooperative creamery. They will live in Waukon. ~Cedar Rapids Gazette, May 12, 1963 -contributor: Diana Henry Diedrich.
TRUDO - BEUCHER At the home of the bride, Dec. 21st, 1893, Mr. Ormus L. Trudo, of Wagner township, Clayton county, and Miss Hulda M. Beucher, of Postville. Rev. LaRoy S. Hand officiating. ~Postville Review, Sat. Dec. 23, 1893 -contributor: Reid R. Johnson
TRUDO - DAWSON At Waukon, on Saturday, Sept. 3rd, 1898, at the Siltor House, Mr. Alex. Trudo and Miss Bee Dawson, all of Postville. We extend congratulations and wish our young friends happiness and prosperity. ~Postville Review, Fri., 9 Sept. 1898 - contributor: Reid R. Johnson
TRUDO - JACOB MARRIED. At the residence of the bride, near Clermont, March 12th, Mr. Wyman TRUDO and Miss Esther JACOB. ~Postville Review, March 21, 1891 - contributor: S. Ferrall
TRUNECEK - BEUCHER The marriage of Miss Helen E. Beucher of Postville, Ia., and Louis Trunecek of this city, which took place at West Union, Nov. 7, came as a surprise to their young friends. The ceremony was performed at the methodist parsonage by the Rev. Albert M. Billingsley. They were accompanied by the bride's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Otto J. Beucher of Postville, Ia. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P.J. Beucher of Postville, where she was born and reared, and graduated from the public schools at that place. The bridegrom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Trunecek of 1009 South Seventh street, and is associated with his father in the furniture business. For the present they will make their home with the bridegroom's parents. ~ Cedar Rapids Republican, November 18, 1925 - contributor: S. Ferrall
TUCKER - BOLTZ Relatives and friends in Lansing and vicinity have received word of the marriage of Ensign Sylvia Boltz to Lt. (j.g.) Robert Frank Tucker, which took place Sunday, Aug. 20th, at the Livermore Memorial Chapel, N.A.T.T.C., Memphis, Tenn. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Boltz of this city and a graduate of the local high school as well as the Iowa State Teacher's College at Cedar Falls. She is an attractive and accomplished young lady who taught school before entering the service a couple of years ago. Friends here extend congratulations. ~Allamakee Journal, Lansing, undated - contributed by Errin Wilker
TULLER - DURNO MARRIED. At the residence of the bride's father, near Postville on December 25th, 1888 by Rev. J.O. THRUSH, Frank W. TULLER and Miss Eva J. DURNO. ~Postville Review, December 29, 1888 - contributor: S. Ferrall
TULLY - GUIDER John Tully (son of Michael Tully & Mary Sweeney) married Kate Guider (daughter of Daniel Guider & Lucinda H. Hurm) on 19 Jun 1901 in Allamakee Co. Witnesses: Mathias & Lillie Guider ~Marriage Record - Allamakee Co: 1893-1903, pg 94, rec# 2690 -contributor: CJ Bowden -Note: Kate's mothers name is recorded as Luzy Hurm in marriage record.
TULLY - HURM Francis William Tully (son of Bryan Tully & Margaret Brophy) married Mary Agnes Hurm (daughter of Mathias L. Hurm, Jr. & Mary Mathilda Ford) on 20 Feb 1912 at Immaculate Conception Church - Wexford. Witnesses: Joseph Geo. Hurm & Rose Anna Hurm. ~Marriage Record: Allamakee Co: Register 9, page 394, rec# 4089 - contributor: CJ Bowden
TUTTLE - LANSING At St. Francis de Sales church, Ossian, at nine o'clock Tuesday morning, Nov. 21st, Fred W. Tuttle, of this city and Miss Cecelia C. Lansing of Ossian were married by Rev. Thiltgen. ~Postville Review, November 24, 1916 - contributor: S. Ferrall
TUTTLE - WILLMAN At the M.E. parsonage, in Postville, Nov. 24th, 1892, by Rev. B. D. Smith, Mr. Bert E. Tuttle and Miss Anna S. Willman. They will commence housekeeping at once in the Burdick house on Sumner street, where we wish them all the joy and happiness that is possible in this lifetime. Peace, prosperity and happiness be and abide with you now and forever, amen. ~Postville Review, Sat., 26 Nov. 1892. (condensed) -contributor: Reid R. Johnson



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