McMahan-O’Riley and Parish-Wilson

Two sets of wedding bells from the February 10, 1921 edition of the Skidmore News, page 1:


Miss Eva McMahan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. McMahan living northwest of Maryville, and Lee O’Riley of Skidmore were married at 6:30 o’clock Tuesday evening at the home of Rev. Father Niemann at Maryville.  They will make their home on a farm near Skidmore.



Miss Bertha Parish, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Parish, was married to Arthur Wilson of Maryville, at the First Christian church at St. Joseph at 4 o’clock Saturday afternoon, Rev. C. M. Childers officiating.  They were accompanied by Mrs. Joseph Cockayne and Miss Pearl Booth of Maryville, and A. E. Cockayne of St. Joseph.  Following the ceremony, a wedding supper was served at the home of the groom’s mother, Mrs. A. E. Cockayne.

Mr. and Mrs. Wilson returned to Maryville Sunday evening, and went immediately to their new home five miles northwest of Maryville.

Mrs. Wilson has been cashier at the Woolworth store in Maryville for the past year, and while there made her home with her sister, Mrs. Steve Donahue.


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