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Crittenden Co., Kentucky 1924 Marriage Records
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Some 1924 Marriages
Abstracted from The Crittenden Press
Friday, February 29th, 1924 – Former Crittenden Man Weds in Mississippi
Mr. Everett D. McDowell, a former Crittenden County man, was united in marriage
on Friday, February 1, to Miss Wilhelmina Stewart, daughter of Mrs. L. K. Stewart of Hattiesburg, Miss.
According to the Hattiesburg, Miss. American, the wedding was solemnized at the residence of Rev. and
Mrs. W. H. McIntosh, on Main Street, that city. Mr. and Mrs. McDowell left after the ceremony for a wedding
trip to Florida. They will make their home in Hattiesburg.
Mr. McDowell left Marion some six years ago for the south and has many relatives and friends who will join the
Press in extending congratulations.
February 29th, 1924 – Couple Marry In Evansville
Without taking leave of their friends, except those of their immediate families, Mr. Lawrence Mayes and Mrs..
Imogene Minner, two of Marion’s most popular young people, went to Evansville and were united in marriage Tuesday.
Mr. Doyle Vaughn and Miss Virginia Flanary accompanied them and were best man and brides maid at the marriage service.
The bride is the attractive and accomplished daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Minner of this city and is very popular in social and church circles.
The groom is a member of the firm of J. H. Mayes and Sons, a veteran of the World War and a member of the local Post of the American Legion
February 29th. 1924 – Hunt and Hunt
Mr. Victor Hunt and Miss Lavina Hunt were united in marriage on Monday, February 17, at the residence of Elder J. B. Paris, pastor of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, who performed the ceremony.
The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Hunt and is a farmer by profession, residing in the Midway section. The bride is the handsome and popular daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Hunt,
residing in the Pleasant Hill section. Mr. and Mrs. Hunt will make their home on their farm near Piney Fork.
April 24th,1924 – Wheeler-Moore.
One of the pleasing surprises of the week to many Marion people was the marriage of Miss Roberta Moore and Mr. Floyd C. Wheeler, which was solemnized at the Fourth Presbyterian church in Chicago, on Thursday morning, April 24, the pastor of the church officiating.
Miss Moore left here a few days ago ostensibly for a visit to her friends in Chicago and unsuspected by many of her friends, the visit happily culminated as above stated.
The bride is the attractive and talented daughter of Dr. R. L. Moore and Mrs. Moore, of this city, and is one of Marion’s most popular and estimable young women. She is a graduate of the Marion High School and of the Chicago Conservatory of Music.
The bridegroom is the son of Mrs. Mattie Wheeler and the late Claude C. Wheeler, of this city, and has many friends here. He is a professional ball player and is at present a member of the Chicago Cubs. Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler will make their home in Chicago.
April 25th, 1924 - Belt and Doss.
A very pretty wedding took place at Princeton at 9 o’clock Saturday evening (April 19th) when the nuptials of Miss Virginia Doss and Mr. Freida L. Belt, both of this city, were solemnized in the parsonage of the Methodist Church,
Rev. W. P. Gordon, pastor, performing the ceremony. Miss Lena Holtzclaw and W. P. Hogard accompanied the young couple to Princeton.
The bride is a handsome and estimable young woman, the daughter of the late Ed Doss and Mrs. Lucy Doss. She is a graduate of Marion High School, a member of the Methodist Church and popular in the younger circles of society.
Mr. Belt is a son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Belt, Princeton and formerly of this city, and is a hustling young man, a former attaché of this office. He now is connected with the Lyon County Herald. Mr. Belt is also a graduate of the Marion High School.
Mr. and Mrs. Belt will make their home in Eddyville.
April 25th, 1924 - Baker and Hogard.
For months the many friends of Miss Gladyse Baker and Joseph Hogard
have been wondering when the young couple would get married. Even such famous romances as that made
immortal by Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, paled into insignificance so far as local interest was concerned.
Last Friday, after the shades of evening had fallen, this popular couple stole away to Princeton in an automobile
piloted by none other than W. P. Hogard, with Miss Lena Holtzclaw as the anchor for the party, both accompanists
to also double as bridesmaid and grooms man. The wedding was a simple one, ceremony being performed by Rev. James F. Price
of Marion, who had known the bride since her babyhood. The scene was laid in the parlors of the Princeton Hotel, time 1 o’clock p.m.,
Saturday, April 19, 1924.
Two of Mr. Hogard’s sisters, Misses Kathrine and Ida Hogard, Mr. Freida Belt, Miss Virginia Doss and
Miss Georgia Neighbors were present.
The bride was attired in a very beautiful traveling costume of something or other whatever it was she looked mighty good in it.
The groom had on his only Sunday suit. The bridesmaid was also beautifully and becomingly gowned, both bride and bridesmaid wearing
lovely corsages of cut flowers. The groomsman was attired in the only suit he possesses.
Miss Baker was born, reared and educated in Marion. She is a talented musician, with conservatory training. Mr. Hogard was born in the hills of Clinton County, educated at various points over the state, graduated of Lindsey Wilson Training School, Columbia, Ky and has attended the University of Kentucky. He is a member of the firm of W. F. Hogard and Sons Co., and editor and manager of the Lyon County Herald, at Eddyville, Ky. For a number of years he was located in Marion, with the Press.
May 9, 1924 –Lindsey-Turner
Mr. Marion Turner and Miss Bonnie Lindsey, both of this county journeyed across the Ohio last Sunday, May 4, landing at Elizabethtown Ill., where they were happily united in marriage.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Lindsey and the groom a son of Mr. and Mrs. James Turner, all of the Sheridan section, and the contracting parties are both popular young people of their section.
May 8, 1924 – Thurman-Arnold
Mr. Henry L. Arnold, of Mt. Vernon, Ill., and Miss Velda Thurman, of this county, drove to Marion Friday afternoon, May 2, and were united in marriage by Rev. W. H. Cavanah, pastor of the Crooked Creek Baptist Church.
The marriage ceremony was performed at 2 o’clock at the Cavanah residence on North Main Street.