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Steele, George & Wilhelmina Kohl (Marriage Lic. 1906)


Posted By: Viv Reeves (email)
Date: 8/1/2006 at 21:20:23

From the Plymouth County, Iowa Marriage Records:
Volume 5, Page 314

License Issued for the Marriage of George R. Steele and Wilhelmina Kohl on the testimony of Peter Steele as to their competent age and condition; said license being in the words and figures following, to-wit:
State of Iowa, Plymouth County, ss:

License is hereby granted to any person authorized to solemnize Marriages, according to the laws of said State, to join in Marriage George R. Steele & Wilhelmina Kohl of the County aforesaid; and the person joining them in Marriage is also required to make due return of the Certificate annexed, to the District Court, within ninety days, of the names of the parties, time and place of Marriage, and by whom solemnized.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said Court, at my office in LeMars in said County, this 19" day of February A. D., 1906.

J. B. Cunningham

Clerk of District Court.

By Lottie E. Pearce, Deputy
To the District Court of Plymouth County:

This Certifies, That on the 21st day of February A. D. 1906, at Union Twp., in said County, according to law and by authority, I duly joined in Marriage George R. Steele and Wilhelmina Kohl.

Given under my hand the 21st day of February A. D., 1906.

William Graham Moore
Returned and filed on the 27 day of February A. D., 1906.

J. B. Cunningham, Clerk.
Local Newspaper Article:

LeMars Sentinel, February 23, 1906
Steele--Kohl Wedding.

The wedding of Miss Wilhelmina Kohl and George R. Steele was solemnized
at the Kohl home in Union township on Wednesday in the presence of about
fifty guests, relatives and friends of the contracting parties. The
ceremony was performed at high noon, Rev. W. G. Moore of the Presbyterian
church in LeMars officiating. The bride and groom were unattended. Miss
Jessie Steele, a cousin of the groom, played Mendelssohn's wedding march as
the young people took their places in the prettily decorated parlors. The
bride wore a pretty costume of white lansdown and carried a beautiful
bouquet of bridal roses. After congratulations had been showered on the
happy pair an elaborate three course dinner was served and the remainder of
the day and evening was spent in celebrating the affair.

The young people are members of Plymouth county pioneer families and are
both well known and popular with a large circle of friends.

They start out in life with rosy prospects and will go to housekeeping
on the groom's farm in Union township.


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