Thursday, December 18, 2008

Methodist Marriages 1908-1923

  In the Record Book of the Jerome Methodist Episcopal Church kept from 1905 to 1954, the only nine marriages recorded are from 1908 to 1923.  These marriages are:
  • 22 September 1905 - James E. Condra, 31, of Jerome, Iowa, born in Appanoose County, Iowa, and Etta M. Sidles, 30, of Jerome, Iowa, born in Appanoose County, Iowa.  Wedding was at the M. E. Church in Jerome, Iowa.  Rev. S. F. Bishop officiated. Remarks: A pleasant day.  A small audience.  Fee $2.00. 
  • 11 April 1909 - George W. Easton, 29, of Caffeyville, Kansas, born in Floris, Iowa, and Jennie E. Brough, 31, of Centerville, Iowa, born in Centerville, Iowa.  Wedding at home of F. M. Iwalt in Plano, Iowa.  Rev. S. F. Bishop officiated.  Remarks: Easter Sunday.  A small company.  Fee $5.00. 
  • 21 May 1909 - A. H. Dove, 26, of Plano, Iowa, born Centerville, Iowa, and Ida B. Connor, 22, of Centerville, Iowa, born in Centerville, Iowa.  Wedding was at home of Mrs. George Sidles in Jerome, Iowa; Rev. S. F. Bishop officiated; Remarks: A pleasant afternoon.  Small company.  Fee $5.00.
  • 4 July 1909 - Walter Law, 26, of Mystic, Iowa, born Webster County, Iowa, and Nellie L. Lowe, 18, of Brazil, Iowa, born in Appanoose County, Iowa.  Wedding was at the home of the bride in Brazil, Iowa.  Rev. S. F. Bishop officiated.  Remarks:  Rainy afternoon.  A large company. Fee $5.00.
  • 29 May 1910 - Mr. James Swan, 72, of Plano, Iowa, born in Pennsylvania, and Miss Lattie Lemaster, 46, of Iconium, Iowa, born in Iowa.  Wedding was at the parsonage in Jerome, Iowa.  Rev. J. H. Krenmyre officiated.
  • 13 January 1915 - Charley Moore, 28, of Plano, Iowa, born in Iowa, and Rosie Dooley, 17, of Jerome, Iowa, born Iowa.  Wedding was at the home of the bride in Jerome, Iowa.  Rev. Geo. L. Roper officiated.  Remarks:  Family present.  Fee $5.00. 
  • 20 January 1915 - George Hunter, 21, of Jerome, Iowa, born in Mystic, Iowa, and Opal Steen, 19, of Jerome, Iowa, born in Mendota, Missouri.  Wedding was in the home of the groom in Jerome, Iowa.  Rev. Geo. L. Roper officiated.  Remarks: A large crowd.
  • 28 May 1916 - William W. Packard, 21, of Centerville, Iowa, born in Centerville, Iowa, and Mary Hardy, 19, of Centerville, Iowa, born in Centerville, Iowa.  Wedding was in the parsonage in Jerome, Iowa.  Rev. Geo. L. Roper officiated.  
  • 18 November 1923 - Walter W. Long, 35, of Promise City, Iowa, born in Iowa, and Ada Wales, of Plano, Iowa, born in Iowa.  Wedding was in the home of the bride in Plano, Iowa. Rev. John F. Barnett officiated.
Source:  Records of the Jerome Methodist Church, 1905-1954, microfilm of original records housed at the First United Methodist Church, Centerville, Iowa.  [Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990]  Family History Library US/CAN Film: 1703825, Item 6. 

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