Ginsbach, Michael & Adaline Steffen (Marriage 1909)
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 11/25/2011 at 20:27:45
LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
November 2, 1909
Miss Adaline Steffen and Michael Ginsbach Married at St. Michael’s Church
and Miss Anna Neary and Charles P. Ross at St. Patrick’s.
Kingsley News-Times: Married, on Tuesday morning, October 26th, at 8:30
o’clock at St. Michael’s Catholic church in Kingsley, Rev. Father Toohill
officiating, Michael Ginsbach to Adeline Steffen. The ceremony was witnessed
by the relatives and a few friends of the contracting parties.
The bride is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Steffen and is a
refined and accomplished young lady, who can count her friends by the score.
She has grown to womanhood in this vicinity.
The groom is also well known and has a host of friends here, having lived in
the locality for many years. He is a young man of good moral character and
sterling worth and is to be congratulated on his choice as a helpmeet
The bride was becomingly attired in a dress of white lansdown and carried a
white ivory prayer book. She was attended by her sister, Miss Mary Steffen,
as bridesmaid, who was attired in a dress of sky blue silk. The groom was
dressed in the conventional black and his brother, Matthew Ginsbach, acted
as best man. The wedding march was played by Mrs. Emma Boyer and hymns were
sung during the service by Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Navin and Miss Christina
A reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents, where Mr. and Mrs.
Ginsbach received many congratulations. They were also the recipients of
many useful and beautiful wedding gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Ginsbach will make their home on a farm west of Kingsley, where
they will be at home to their friends after November 10th.
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