Submitted By Brenda Underdown
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Some Crittenden Co., Kentucky 1940 Marriage Records
Abstracted from The Crittenden Press
Transcribed and submitted by Brenda Underdown
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Feb. 23, 1940 Floyd-Rushing. The wedding of Miss Margaret Floyd to Curtis Rushing, which took place Saturday
afternoon at four o'clock in Owensboro, has been announced.
The bride was attired in a navy blue suit with powder blue accessories and wore a shoulder corsage of pink rose buds.
Mrs. Rushing was born and reared in this county and has been making her home with Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Cochran for the past few years.
She has made many friends since coming to this city to live.
Mr. Rushing is the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Rushing and is now employed by the Marion Milling Company as salesman.
March 1, 1940 Cardin-Dunning.
Miss Hilda Cardin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Cardin, and James D. Dunning were quietly
married Sunday morning in the parlor of the Crittenden Hotel. Rev. J. M. Dameron read the rites, using the single ring ceremony.
The bride wore a navy blue frock with wine accessories, and a shoulder bouquet of pink roses. The attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Clark.
Mrs. Dunning is a graduate of Marion High School, class of 1938, and has been employed at Boyce Belt Café.
Mr. Dunning has been employed at the Crittenden Hotel for the past several years. Mr. and Mrs. Dunning will make their home at the Crittenden Hotel.
Rev. and Mrs. U. G. Hughes announce the marriage of their daughter Mary Sue to James E. Weldon, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Weldon.
The single ring ceremony was read by Pastor J. C. Lilly at the brides home Sunday afternoon, Feb. 25. The attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Henry D. Myers.
The bride wore a dress of medium blue with navy accessories. Mrs. Myers wore teal blue with black accessories.
Mr. Weldon is a graduate of Marion high school. Mr. Weldon attended Glendale and Marion Schools. Mr. Weldon is now employed as a cream station operator in Marion.
March 22, 1940 Newcom-Belt.
Miss Margaret Newcom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Galen Newcom, and Mr. Charles Belt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Belt, went to Tolu Saturday afternoon and were married by
Rev. Howell. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Newcom accompanied them.
The wedding party returned to the home of the bride's father at Joe Dean's where a delightful supper was served. The guests were Mr. and Mrs. John Fowler, W. D. Shewmaker and family.
Arzie Shewmaker and wife and Joe Dean.
The bride has lived in Oak Hall community for the past several years and the groom is a resident of the Hebron community. Their many friends wish them all happiness and success.
August 23, 1940 Hughes-Alexander. The marriage of Miss Anna Nelle Hughes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hughes, and Braxton Alexander, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Alexander
which took place Sunday afternoon, August 18th, at three-thirty at the home of Rev. J. J. James, has been announced.
The bride wore a frock of cameo pink and shoulder bouquet of pink rosebuds.
Mrs. Alexander is a graduate of Marion High School class of 1933 and Mr. Alexander graduated from Marion High School in 1932.
The young couple will make their home with the bride's parents.
Double Wedding Moran-Davidson and Whitt- Davidson. The double wedding of Miss LaVerne Moran to Edward Davidson
and Miss Henrietta Whitt to Kenneth Davidson which took place in Paducah, August 7th, has been announced.
Mrs. Edward Davidson is the younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Moran, and Mr. Davidson is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Lacy Davidson.
Mrs. Kenneth Davidson is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Whitt and Mr. Davidson is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Davidson.
December 20, 1940 Fords Ferry Community Items.
Miss Elizabeth Belt and Charles Henry Truitt were married at Henderson Saturday at 4:45 p.m.
The single ring ceremony was used. The bride wore a blue dress with black accessories. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Crawford Gilbert.
Mrs. Truitt is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Belt of this place, formerly of Marion, and is an attractive young lady of unusual charm.
She attended Marion High School graduating with the class of 1938.
Mr. Truitt is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Truitt of this place and is a young man of a quiet pleasing personality. He attended Marion High School graduating with the class of 1938.
The young couple will make their home in Nashville, Tenn., and their many friends wish them every joy and happiness.
December 27, 1940 Orr-Fritts. Miss Mary Lois Orr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Orr, and Charles Reed Fritts, were married Monday, December 23, at the home of Rev. J. C. Asbridge.
The single ring ceremony was read by Rev. Asbridge.
At the Marion Baptist Church on Sunday morning December 22, Miss Anna Mae Conger became the bride of Kenneth Fritts.
Miss Wilma Conger, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor and Gilbert Cloyd acted as best man.
The bride wore a navy blue ensemble, a shoulder bouquet of pink rosebuds, and matching accessories. Mrs. Fritts, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Conger
of Crooked Creek community, is a graduate of Marion High School and is employed at the Kalos Beauty Shoppe.
Mr. Fritts, son of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Fritts, is a graduate of Marion High School and operates a garage with his father.