Wiley - Thyne marriage - 1919
Posted By: Reid R. Johnson (email)
Date: 7/21/2019 at 21:58:02
One of the most strikingly attractive weddings of the season took place at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Cox Creek, on Tuesday, May 13, which solemnized the marriage of Miss Grace Winnifred Thyne to Mr. John Joseph Wiley of Edgewood, Iowa. The wedding march was played by Miss Ella Wiley of Edgewood, sister of the bridegroom, the ceremony being performed by Rev. Valentine Casey of Strawberry Point. Miss Florence Thyne, sister of the bride, acted as Maid of Honor, and Daniel Wiley, brother of the bridegroom, served as best man. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Mary Thyne of Sperry township, and was born and educated in this community. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wiley of Edgewood and answered to the call of the colors in February of 1918. After several months with the Thirtieth Division on the Western Front in Belgium and France, he returned to the States, and just recently has been honorably discharged from Camp Dodge.
The out of town guests in attendance were: Father Murtaugh, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wiley and daughter Ella and Anna and son Daniel, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wiley, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Putz and daughter Dolores, Thomas Wiley, Jr., all of Edgewood, Iowa; Chief Electrician Charles C. Henry, United States Navy, Boston Mass..; R. P. Henry, Oelwein; Mr. and Mrs. Homer D. Jacobia and son David and daughter Grace, P_stville; Miss Myrtle Wade and Miss Kate McDermott, of Fayette; Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Thyne and daughter Kathleen, Littleport; Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Thyne, Volga.
After a short wedding trip, and after June first, the young couple will make their future home at Edgewood, Iowa.
Elkader Register & Argus, Thur., 22 May 1919. Condensed.
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