Calumet County, Wisconsin Genealogy & History

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This marriage was donated

June 10, 1899

At the home of the bride's parents in the town of Charlestown, on Thursday afternoon, Mr. John C. Courtney of Milwaukee, and Miss May Winch, daughter of S. R. Winch Esq., Rev. W. A. Arpke officiating. After the ceremony a repast was spread and the bridal party and guest partook of the many good things. The newly married couple took the afternoon train for Milwaukee, where they intend making their home. The Time wishes them happiness and prosperity, and hopes their pathway through life will always be strewn with roses and contentment.

June 17, 1899 Chilton Times

The marriage of Mr. J. L. Courtney, of Milwaukee, to Miss Mae L. Winch, of Charlestown, third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Winch which was performed at the home of the home of the bride by Rev. W. A. Arpke, on June 8th, at 1;30 o'clock p.m. was a very quiet one. Mr. Elmer Winch, brother of the bride, acting as best man and Miss Effie Parmenter, her niece, acting as bridesmaid. The happy couple after partaking of the wedding dinner and receiving congratulations of those present, were driven to Chilton where they took the 4 o'clock train for Milwaukee where they will make their home. Those in attendance from abroad were: Mr. E. E. Winch of Marshfied; Mrs. C. H. Parmenter and daughters Misses Myrtle and Effie, of Neenah. The bride has spent the greater portion of her life in Charlestown and was held in high esteem by all those whom she was acquainted. The groom, although a stranger to many, is spoken of as a upright, honorable gentleman and certainly showed food taste in selecting one of Charlestown's fair daughters. May their cup overflow with happiness is the wish of their friends.

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