Runaway Marriage

The Gazette October 17, 1900 Judge Schulze officiated at a runaway marriage this morning at the city hall. Miss Sallie Pardue and Mr. Willie Wilkerson, both of Union Parish, were the two principals, and the Judge made the twain one and sent them their way rejoicing -- Monroe News.

Taylor – Mayes

The Gazette April 4, 1900 At the residence of the bride's father, J. T. Mays, near Downsville, on Wednesday, May 28, 1900, Mr. Willis I. Taylor to Miss Genie Mayes, Judge W. P. Chandler officiating. ***I am not sure if this is an annoucement of the upcoming wedding or if the date is incorrect.

Lansing – Grafton Marriage

The Gazette January 10, 1900 The editor acknowledges receipt of an invitation to attend the marriage of Miss Fannie Lansing, of Union , Miss., to Mr. W. F. Grafton, of Shiloh, which event will be solemnized at the residence of the brides's parents on Thursday, Jan. 11, 1900.

Welcher – Rea

The Gazette December 27, 1899 Married At the residence of the bride's parents near Shiloh, on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 24, 1899, Mr. Henry J. Welcher and Miss Annie Rea, both of Union Parish. D. K. McLaurin, Esq., officiated.  

Burns – Tabor

The Gazette December 20, 1899 At the residence of the bride's parents, near Shiloh, on Thursday evening, Dec. 14, 1899, Mr. Wm. Burns, of Union Co., Ark., and Miss Ethel Tabor of Union Parish, La. Justice W. P. Chandler performed the ceremony.

Griffin – Pardue

The Gazette October 4, 1899 Cards are out announcing the marriage of Dr. Wm. P. Griffin to Miss Ivy Pardue, on Thursday, Oct. 5, 1899, at Ebenezer M. E. church, D'Arbonne, La. In advance The Gazette extends hearty congratulations wishing them a happy and prosperous life on the matrimonial sea.


The Gazette January 11, 1899 Buckley - Lovelady At the residence of A. S. Copeland on Thursday, December 22, 1898, Mr. Eugene Buckley to Miss Ella Lovelady, D. K. McLaurin officiating.

Selig – Dean

The Gazette December 21, 1898 Last Sunday afternoon a few relatives and friends assembled at the residence of Mr. E. M. Dean, six miles northeast of Farmerville, to witness the marriage of his daughter, Miss Ethel Dean, to Mr. Sidney C. Selig. The ceremony was performed by Judge W. P. Chandler, in his usual pleasing … Continue reading Selig – Dean

Rogers – Underwood

The Gazette December 14, 1898 Cards are out announcing the marriage of Mr. Wm. Rogers to Miss Hanna Underwood. The ceremony will take place at the residence of Mr. E. B. Wines in Monticello, Ark., on Dec. 21, 1898. The bride is the daughter of Mr. J. M. Underwood, of this parish.