Montgomery County

Marriage Announcements


Montgomery County, Iowa Newspapers, 1911


Red Oak Sun, Friday, 29 September 1911


With the home prettily decorated for the occasion, and a company of about 50 invited guests present, Miss Emily Larson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew P. Larson, was married Wednesday evening, Sept. 27, to Mr. John Luther Peters, of Collegeport, Tex.  Rev. L. W. A. Bjorkman, of the Swedish Mission church, of Red Oak, performed the wedding ceremony, which took place at 8 o'clock.  Miss Ebba Peters, a sister of the groom, and Miss Signa Anderson, a cousin of the bride, were the bridesmaids and Axel Johnson, cousin of the bride were groomsmen.  Miss Grace Selander, of Malmo, Neb., played the wedding march.  Mr. and Mrs. Victor Johnson (Mrs. Johnson a sister of the bride) were here from Emerson to attend the wedding. Following the ceremony, and the expression of good wishes, an elaborate wedding supper was served. There were many handsome and useful wedding presents.  Mr. Peters, who now lives on a farm which he recently bought near Colleport, Tex., was formerly for many years a resident of Red Oak, being employed in the tailor shop of J. H. Pogge.  His prospects for success in the South are good.  His bride is well known here. They have the best wishes of a host of friends.  Mr. and Mrs. Peters will remain here for a visit of several days with relatives and friends, leaving Tuesday, Oct 3, for their home near Collegeport.