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The Evening Telegram and other local Newspapers
Weddings, Anniversary, Engagements, and Graduations
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FARNHAM - BATSON
Evening Telegram   November 4, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... 1801. John Farnham, of North Perrot, near Crewkherne, Somerset, and Sarah Batson.

FARRELL - DUNPHY
The Evening Telegram   February 6, 1886 (Saturday)

Married. On the 26th, by the Rev. Archdeacon Forristal, Mr. John Farrell, of St. John's, to Miss Bridget Dunphy, of Heart's Content.

FARRELL - O'NEIL
The Evening Telegram   January 20, 1886 (Wednesday)

Married. At the same time and place [At the Cathedral, Harbor Grace, on the 12th inst.], by his Lordship the Most Rev. Dr. Macdonald, Mr. John Farrell, Boot and Shoe Maker, to Alice, daughter of Capt. D. O'Neil.

FERRIS - GREEN
Gazette April 17, 1860 (Tuesday)

Marriage. In this city, 11th inst., at St. Thomas's Church by Rev. T.M. Wood, Mr. John Ferris, to Miss Isabella Green, fifth daughter of the late Mr. Thomas Green of Trinity.

FEWER - GAUL
The Times & General Commercial Gazette    January 19, 1889 (Saturday)

Married, on the 13th inst., by the Ven Archdeacon Forristal, Edward, only son of Richard and Catherine Gaul, Topsail Road, to Maggie, eldest daughter of Ann and the late John Fewer, Harbor Main.

FEWER - GAUL
Royal Gazette   January 29, 1889 (Tuesday)

Married. On the 13th inst., by the Rev. Father Forristal, Edward, only son of Richard and Catherine Gaul, Topsail road, to Maggie. Eldest daughter of Ann and the late John Fewer, Harbor Main.

FIANDER - RYAN
Daily News February 9, 1916 (Wednesday)

A very pretty wedding took place at the residence of Capt. Geo. T. Bond, Little Bay East, F.B. on January 21st, when Miss Fanny, eldest daughter of Sergt. and Mrs. Ryan of Trinity was united in holy bonds of matrimony to Mr. Thomas Fiander, of English Harbour West, F.B. The bride who was charmingly attired in light grey silk, with veil and wreath to match, was attended by her sister, Miss Alice Ryan, who wore a dress of pale blue silk. The groom was attended by his cousin, Mr. Stanley Bond. The bride was given away by Capt. G. T. Bond, uncle of the groom. The Rev. G. S. Templeton of Belleoram officiated at the ceremony. They were the recipients of many valuable and useful gifts, the bride being a very popular young lady and making many friends during her three years' stay in Fortune Bay. Their many friends unite in extending to them best wishes for a very happy future. COM.

FIEFIELD - RYAN
Daily News   November 19, 1896 (Thursday)

Marriage. At St. Thomas' Church, on Tuesday at 7 p.m., by the Rev. Canon Wood, Mr. David Fiefield, to Miss Mary Ryan, both of Trinity.

FIELD - NOFTALL
Royal Gazette   June 5, 1888 (Tuesday)

Married. On the 31st ult., at the parsonage, Military Road, by the Rev. J. Parkins, Mr. George Field, of Torbay, to Miss Mary Ann Noftall, of St. John's.

FIFIELD - ABRAHAM
Engagement
Daily News   January 22, 1965 (Friday)

Engagement. Mr. and Mrs. Augustus Fifield, of Trinity East, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jessie Millicent to Mr. William Pepperell Abraham, son of Mrs. P. S. Abraham, St. John's, and the late Bishop Abraham.

FIFIELD - ABRAHAM
Evening Telegram September 24, 1965 (Friday)

[photo of bride and groom]
Mr. and Mrs. William Abraham following their wedding ceremony in St. Andrew's Church, Trinity East, performed by the Rev. C. Fifield July 3. Communion was celebrated by the Rev. C.J. Abraham, assisted by the Rev. C. Green. The bride is the former Jessie Millicent Fifield, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Fifield; the groom is the son of Mrs. P. S. and the late Bishop Abraham. Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by Mrs. Robert Moyse as matron of honor; Mrs. Fred Leamon was bridesmaid. William Rompkey was best man; Donald Bennett ushered. The reception was held at Bishop White Central High School. Following their wedding trip to the Maritime Provinces, Mr. and Mrs. Abraham have taken up residence at Trinity East.

FIFIELD - GUY
The Evening Telegram   March 23, 1925 (Monday)

Wedding Bells. At Brooklyn, N.Y. on Dec. 13, 1924, a very pretty wedding ceremony was solemnized in 8th St. 6th Avenue Methodist Church. The contracting parties were Adolphus, second son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fifield, English Hr., T. B., and Minetta, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Guy, of Twillingate. The bride was neatly dressed in white georgette and wore a long bridal veil and carried a handsome bouquet of lilies of the valley and maiden hair fern. The matron of honor was Mrs. Samuel Feltham, sister of the bride, who wore a peach color canton crepe dress with hat to match, and carried a bouquet of beautiful flowers. Mrs. Bennett Guy acted as lady in waiting. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr. Bennett Guy. The groom was attended by his cousin, Mr. Arthur Fifield. After the ceremony at the church had been concluded, the bridal party and invited guests went to the home of the bride's brother, where an elaborate reception was given. The newly married couple were recipients of many valuable gifts which testified to the esteem with which both were regarded. GUEST.

FIFIELD - OLIVER
Evening Telegram November 7, 1992 (Saturday)

Engagement. [with photo of couple]
Jack and Theresa Fifield are pleased to announce the
engagement of their daughter, Maureen Theresa to Robert Bernard, son of Esther and Robert Oliver. Congratulations from both families and friends.

FIFIELD - SCEVIOUR
The Times & General Commercial Gazette     December 19, 1885 (Saturday)

Married, on the 10th inst., in the Church of St. Paul, Trinity West, by Rev. Henry Johnson, assisted by Rev. Albert Watkins, Charles, son of Charles Sceviour, to Amelia, daughter of Mr. Thomas Fifield.

FITZGERALD - DWYER
Harbour Grace Standard   May 5, 1891 (Tuesday)

Marriage. At Fogo, on the 19th inst., by the Rev. R.M. Walker, C.C., at the residence of the bride's uncle (Capt. John Dwyer), Mr. A.J. Fitzgerald (postmaster), to Miss Dwyer, both of Fogo.

FITZPATRICK - GOSS
The Times & General Commercial Gazette     April 19, 1890 (Saturday)

Married, on the 9th inst., at the Village Church, Torbay, by the Rev. M.J. Clarke, David Goss, to Mary E. Fitzpatrick, both of Torbay.

FITZPATRICK - HYNES
Evening Telegram    August 20, 1965 (Friday)

Social scene. ...
Mr. and Mrs. William Hynes, St. John's, are pleased to announce the engagement of their only daughter, Helen June, to Maurice Arthur, oldest son of Mrs. Irene and the late Thomas A. Fitzpatrick, Piney, Manitoba. Wedding date will be announced later.

FLIGHT - RYAN
Royal Gazette November 27, 1883 (Tuesday)

Married. At Pouch Cove, on the 15th inst., by the Rev. R. Bramfitt, Mr. James Flight, of Pouch Cove, to Miss Elizabeth Ryan.

FLYNN-CORBETT
Daily News   November 16, 1896 (Monday)

Marriage. On November 11, by the Rev. P. O'Donnell, Daniel J. Flynn, to Bridget M. Corbett, both of Salmon Cove, Harbor Main.

FLYNN - CORBETT
Daily News   November 16, 1896 (Monday)

Marriage.
On November 11, by the Rev. P. O'Donnell, Daniel J. Flynn, to Bridget M. Corbett, both of Salmon Cove, Harbor Main.

FLYNN - DOBBIN
Harbour Grace Standard   November 30, 1878 (Saturday)

Marriage. At the Cathedral, on the 28th inst., by the Very Rev. D. Falconio, Patrick Flynn to Mary Dobbin, both of Island Cove.

FLYNN - PEARCE
The Evening Telegram   January 7, 1921 (Friday)

MARRIED. At Holyrood, on January 6th, 1921 by the Rev. W.P. Finn, P.P. Ri[cut off - short name, probably Rita], daughter of Mrs. and the late Jo[cut off - short name, probably John] Flynn, of Hr. Grace, to Alfred Sydn[cut off - probably Sydney] Pearce, of Bishop's Falls.

FLYNN - PEARCE
The Evening Telegram    January 8, 1921 (Saturday)

Wedding Bells. The marriage of Rita M. daughter of Mrs. and the late John Flynn, Hr. Grace, and Mr. Sydney A. Pearce, of Lancaster, England, took place on Thursday, January 6th, the ceremony being performed by Rev. W.P. Finn, P.P. The bride and groom took the morning train for St. John's to join the Sable I. en route to Canada, where they will spend a few weeks before returning to their future home, Bishop Falls, Nfld. Among the presents received by the bride were several cheques from friends and a handsome silver tea service from the employees of Job Stores Ltd., with whom she worked for a couple of years. We wish the bride and groom many years of happiness. - Com.

FLYNN - SMART
Evening Telegram   December 16, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... 1801 - William Smart of Foxton, County of Leicester, married Mary Flynn.

FLYNN - TOBIN
Daily News   December 31, 1927 (Saturday)

April 25 - Stephen Flynn, Harbor Main and Elsie Tobin, Ship Cove, P.B. at Ship Cove ...

FOLLOW - FORD
Evening Telegram   May 27, 1896 (Wednesday)

Married. On Tuesday, 26th inst., at the C. of E. Cathedral, by the Revd. A.H. Browne, Rector, Richard Follow [sic, ?Fowlow], of Trinity, to Miss Elizabeth Ford, of this city.

FOOT - JAMES
Gazette November 11, 1862 (Tuesday)

Marriage. On the 6th inst., at St. Thomas's Church, by the Rev. T.M. Wood, Mr. John G. James to Eliza, fourth daughter of the late John Foot, Esq., of Twillingate.

FOOTE - DUFF
Harbour Grace Standard   September 12, 1890 (Friday)

Marriage. At Carbonear, on Wednesday morning, by the Rev. Mr. Hull, Robert M. Duff of Falkirk, Scotland, to Maud M., youngest daughter of Mr. John Foote of the former place.

FOOTE - DUFF
Evening Telegram   September 13, 1890 (Saturday)

Married. At Carbonear, on the 10th inst., by the Rev. S.J. Hull, Maud, youngest daughter of Mr. John Foote, to R.M. Duff.

FOOTE - FREEMAN
Daily News   February 16, 1899 (Thursday)

Marriages. On the 15th inst., at the house of the bride's father, Brazil's Square, by the Rev. J. Pincock, Maria (May), daughter of Capt. Orestes Foote, to Mr. Robert Freeman, both of this city.

FOOTE - FREEMAN
Daily News   February 16, 1899 (Thursday)

Ash Wednesday Wedding. The residence of Capt. Orestes Foote, Brazil's Square, was last night the scene of a quiet, happy event, being that of the marriage of Miss May Foote, daughter of Captain O. Foote, and Mr. Robt. Freeman, the popular accountant of the firm G. Bowring and Sons. The ceremony took place at 8 p.m., Rev. J. Pincock officiating. The bride, who was given away by her father, was attired in a neat silk dress of spotless white with appropriate flowers, and looked the picture of health and happiness. She was attended by Miss Annie Pike, who was dressed in cream, trimmed with lemon chiffon. After the nuptial knot had been tied, the party, numbering about 20, sat down to the customary wedding repast, which was heartily enjoyed. The bride was the recipient of many valuable presents including a one hundred dollar cheque from the firm G. Bowring and sons. The remainder of the evening was spent in song and music, when the united couple departed for their new home on Victoria street. The News joins with the many friends of Mr. And Mrs. Freeman in wishing them every happiness and prosperity in their new sphere.

FOOTE - HEFFORD
Evening Telegram August 6, 1965 (Friday)

[photo of bride and groom]
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton J. Foote, following their marriage, which took place in the United Church, at New Harbour July 17. The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. Adams, B.A., B.D., organist was Mrs. Cavell Taylor. The bride is the former June Hefford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.C. Hefford, New Harbour. The groom is the son of Bernard and the late Mary Foote, Grand Bank. Maid of honor was Rosalind Roberts, bridesmaid was Mrs. Richard Foote. The groom's attendants were Roddy Hefford, and Richard Foote. Flower girl was Donna Foote. The reception was held in the United Church school at Green's Harbour. Toastmaster was W.J. Kelloway. Mr. and Mrs. Foote will be leaving for Harbour Buffett Aug. 9 where the groom is employed as a Welfare Officer.

FOOTE - PEARCE
Evening Telegram   November 8, 1909 (Monday)
Miss Louise Pearce
, daughter of Mr. W.H. Pearce, Bell Island, and Mr. Foote, Manager of the Nova Scotia Steel Co.'s stores at Wabana, were married at the C. of E. Cathedral on Saturday morning last by Rev. Canon White, in the presence of a few friends of the bride and groom. Mr. W. Hitchcock, the bride's uncle, gave her away. Miss Jessie Foote and Miss K. Pearce were bridesmaids, and Mr. Fred Pearce supported the groom. The happy couple left by the express at 8.45 for Kelligrews where they will spend the honeymoon. They will reside at Bell Island.

FOOTE - RYAN
Evening Telegram   November 18, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... 1808. John Foote, of Brockness, near Limington, Hants, and Ann Ryan.

FORD - FOLLOW
Evening Telegram   May 27, 1896 (Wednesday)

Married. On Tuesday, 26th inst., at the C. of E. Cathedral, by the Revd. A.H. Browne, Rector, Richard Follow [sic, ?Fowlow], of Trinity, to Miss Elizabeth Ford, of this city.

FOSTER - BRITT
Evening Telegram   December 2, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... 1802 - Thomas Britt, of Youghal, Ireland, and Mary Foster. ...

FOSTER - QUINN
Evening Telegram   December 2, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... Hence, as those names that I have already given of men from Devon and Dorset and Hampshire, were the names of men who had come out to Trinity as English youngsters, so the following names are those of men, who as boys of sixteen years of age came here from Limerick or Cork or Dublin, as Irish youngsters, during the years between 1750 and 1780, and then in later life married and settled down in Trinity at the dates given below; as taken from the old church register.

FOSTER - QUINN
Evening Telegram   December 2, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... 1786 - Darby Quinn, of Ross, Ireland, and Sarah Foster.

FOWLOW - FOWLOW
Harbour Grace Standard   January 16, 1891 (Friday)

Marriages. At Christ Church, Trinity, East, on 30th December, by the Rev. J. Godden, R.D., Thomas Jenkins Fowlow to Elizabeth Fowlow, both of Trinity East.

FOWLOW - PECKHAM
Evening Telegram   December 16, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... 1827. (Married). Patrick Fowlow and Sarah Peckham. Witnesses:- Elizabeth Fowlow, Amy Peckham.

FOWLOW - WOODMAN
Harbour Grace Standard   February 12, 1892 (Friday)

Marriages. At Christ Church, Trinity East, on 30th Dec., By Rev. J. Godden, R.D., Mr. Robert Fowlow, of Philip, to Maria Woodman, both of Trinity East.

FOWLOW - WOODMAN
Evening Telegram   December 16, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... 1836. (Married). Thomas Fowlow and Catherine Woodman. Witnesses:- Archibald Graham, Samuel Miller. ...

FRANCES - FRIBBET
Harbour Grace Standard   January 8, 1892 (Friday)

Marriage. On Nov, 24th, at the same place [Bay-du-Nord Congregational Church], Jacob Frances, of Stones Cove, to Emily Fribbet of English Harbor.

FREEMAN - FOOTE
Daily News   February 16, 1899 (Thursday)

Marriages. On the 15th inst., at the house of the bride's father, Brazil's Square, by the Rev. J. Pincock, Maria (May), daughter of Capt. Orestes Foote, to Mr. Robert Freeman, both of this city.

FREEMAN - FOOTE
Daily News   February 16, 1899 (Thursday)

Ash Wednesday Wedding. The residence of Capt. Orestes Foote, Brazil's Square, was last night the scene of a quiet, happy event, being that of the marriage of Miss May Foote, daughter of Captain O. Foote, and Mr. Robt. Freeman, the popular accountant of the firm G. Bowring and Sons. The ceremony took place at 8 p.m., Rev. J. Pincock officiating. The bride, who was given away by her father, was attired in a neat silk dress of spotless white with appropriate flowers, and looked the picture of health and happiness. She was attended by Miss Annie Pike, who was dressed in cream, trimmed with lemon chiffon. After the nuptial knot had been tied, the party, numbering about 20, sat down to the customary wedding repast, which was heartily enjoyed. The bride was the recipient of many valuable presents including a one hundred dollar cheque from the firm G. Bowring and sons. The remainder of the evening was spent in song and music, when the united couple departed for their new home on Victoria street. The News joins with the many friends of Mr. And Mrs. Freeman in wishing them every happiness and prosperity in their new sphere.

FRIBBET - FRANCES
Harbour Grace Standard   January 8, 1892 (Friday)

Marriage. On Nov, 24th, at the same place [Bay-du-Nord Congregational Church], Jacob Frances, of Stones Cove, to Emily Fribbet of English Harbor.

FRY - BASTON
Evening Telegram   October 14, 1890 (Tuesday)

Married. This morning at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, by the Rev. A. Heygate, Mr. James Fry, of Bonavista, to Miss Emma Baston [sic], of Trinity.

FUREY - HANNON
The Times & General Commercial Gazette    November 27, 1872 (Wednesday)

Married, at Harbor Main, on Sunday the 3rd inst., by the Rev. Patrick O'Donnell, C.C., Charles Furey, Esq., J.P., to Bridget, eldest daughter of Mr. Peter Hannon, planter, of the above place.

FUREY - ROCH
Newfoundlander   January 23, 1880 (Friday)

Married. - - At Harbor Main, on the 17th inst., by the Very Rev. J. O'Donnell, P.P., Mr. Jas. Roch, tinsmith, Bay Roberts, to Polly, second daughter of the late Mr. Thomas Furey, Hr. Main.

FURLONG - CRAWLEY
The Times & General Commercial Gazette     February 22, 1890 (Saturday)

Married, on the 17th inst., by the same [Ven. Archdeacon Forristal], Richard Furlong, of St. John's, to Maggie Crawley, of Holyrood, C.B.

FURLONG - HEALEY
Evening Telegram   July 20, 1909 (Tuesday)

Wedding To-Morrow.
Mr. Edward Furlong, the popular outside salesman for Messrs. T. & M. Winter, and Lieutenant of the C.C.C., will be united in holy bonds of matrimony to-morrow morning in the R.C. Cathedral, to Miss Annie Healey, daughter of Mr. Richard Healey, of Fox Harbor. We wish both all success and happiness in advance.

FURLONG - HEALY
Harbour Grace Standard   November 23, 1864 (Wednesday)

Married. At St. John's, on the 12th inst., by the Right Rev. Dr. Mullock, assisted by the Rev. J. Vereker, P.P., Mr. James Healy, Chief Clerk, General Post Office, to Mary, third daughter of the late Hon. James Furlong.

FURLONG - O'NEIL
Royal Gazette   May 24, 1887 (Tuesday)

Married. On the 12th inst., at Torbay, by the Rev. Father Clarke, Mr. James O'Neil, of Renews, to Miss Ellen Furlong, of Pouch Cove.

 

 

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