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Burrill, Clarence & Gertrude Agnes,Wedding 1913


Posted By: Linda Ziemann (email)
Date: 10/17/2005 at 11:59:00

Burrill, Clarence & Miss Gertrude Agnes, 22 Oct 1913

Source: LeMars Sentinel newspaper
Dated October 24, 1913

Miss Gertrude Agnes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Agnes, and Mr.
Clarence Burrill, of Sioux City, were united in the holy bonds of
matrimony Wednesday morning at half past nine o'clock at St. Joseph's
Catholic church in Akron, Rev. D.K. Hurley officiating. This was one of
the prettiest weddings of the season and many relatives and friends were
in attendance at the nuptial mass.

Promptly at the appointed hour the bride entered on her father's arm,
accompanied by her sister, Miss Olive, as maid of honor and her cousin,
Miss Vivian McCarter of Sheldon, bridesmaid. There were met at the
altar by the groom, accompanied by Messrs. Bain and Dougherty, of Sioux
City, as groomsmen. Little Rosie Hoffman as flower girl preceded the
bridal procession. Miles Dee and Matthew Agnes acted as ushers.

The bride was beautifully gowned in white satin and carried a large
bouquet of white roses. Her attendants were dressed in pink and carried
arm bouquets of roses. After the ceremony the bridal party repaired to
the bride's home where a reception and dinner was given to a large
number of invited guests. The bride has lived in Akron all her life and
has a large circle of friends. The groom holds an excellent position as
salesman for the Hicks, Fuller-Pierson Co., of Sioux City. He is a
nephew of W. W. Burrill, of Akron, and is very favorably known in the

Mr. and Mrs. Burrill left Wednesday afternoon for a trip to Denver and
other points in the west, and will return to Sioux City, where they will
make their home, by way of Minneapolis and Chicago. They have the
congratulations and best wishes of a large number of friends in this

Another article was found in:
Akron Register
Dated October 23, 1913

At the Church of St. Patrick, in this city, October 22, 1913, Clarence
William Burrill and Miss Gertrude Cecelia Agnes were united in holy
wedlock by the beautiful and impressive Catholic rites administered by
their pastor, Rev. D. K. Hurley, in the presence of a large gathering of
relatives and friends.

At 9:30 o'clock the bridal party entered the church to the time of the
wedding march played by John Agnes, and assumed places at the altar,
where they sacred vows were taken. The bridal procession was unusually
pretty. The bride, supported by her father, M. A. Agnes, proceeded by
the sweet and dainty little flower girl, Rosie Hoffman, and accompanied
by Miss Vivien McCarthy as bridesmaid and Miss Olive Agnes as maid of
honor, were met at the high altar by the groom and by Messrs. James Bain
and Frank Doherty, who acted as groomsmen.

The bride was becomingly attired in a gown of white silk chiffon over
charmeuse, with pearl trimmings, wearing a white veil and carrying a
beautiful bouquet of Killarney roses.

Following the ceremony, the bridal party went to the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.A. Agnes, where an informal reception was held
by relatives and a splendid three-course wedding breakfast partaken of.

The newly married couple went to Elk Point by auto, going from there by
train to Des Moines, Ames, Chicago, Milwaukee and Dubuque. They will be
at home after November 30 in Sioux City at 112 Market street.

The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M.A. Agnes, who are numbered
among Akron's most respected pioneer residents. She has grown to
charming young womanhood here. Not only is she unusually accomplished
in music, but also in the house arts that contribute to happy home
making. The groom is a nephew of W. W. Burrill, of this city, and is
well and favorably known here. He is a young man of upright character
and most affable nature. For some time he has been employed by the
wholesale dry goods firm of Hicks-Fuller-Pierson Co., of Sioux City,
being their city salesman. The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Burrill
unite in congratulations and wishes for their long and happy

Out of town relatives and friends at the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. W.
Herman and daughter, of Sioux City; Miss Vivien McCarthy, of Sheldon,
Iowa; Lester Burrill, of LeMars; Mrs. C. Martin and daughter, Camilla;
Misses Belle Mills and Gertrude Tracy, of Westfield; Messrs. James Bain
and Frank Doherty, of Sioux City.


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