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Weddings, Anniversary, Engagements, and Graduations
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PACK - HISCOCK
Evening Telegram   December 5, 1921 (Monday)

Married. On Nov. 26th, 1921, at the C. of E. Cathedral by the Rev. Canon Field, Albert E. Pack, of St. John's, to Marie Hiscock of Champney's West.

PALMER - MILLER
Royal Gazette   November 21, 1882 (Tuesday)

MARRIED. ... On the 6th inst., at St. George's Brook, Random, by the Rev. J. Heyfield, Mr. Wm. A. Palmer, son of Mr. David Palmer of Shoal Harbor, Random, to Miss Amelia J. Miller, of Trinity.

PARSONS - CHRISTIAN
Daily News   November 17, 1896 (Tuesday)

Marriage. On Nov. 16th, at the residence of the bride, by Rev. L. Curtis, Mr. Heber Parsons, to Miss Lilian Christian, both of St. John's.

PARSONS - MILLS
The Evening Telegram   June 9, 1942 (Tuesday)

Announcement. Mrs. Alfreda Mills, of Shoal Hr., wishes to announce the wedding of her daughter, Marjorie, to Maxwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Parsons. Wedding to take place at George St. United Church on June 17th at 7.30 p.m.

PARDY - IVANY
Daily News   September 30, 1918 (Monday)

MARRIAGES. At Gower Street Parsonage, on Sept. 26th, at 8 p.m.; by the Rev. Mr. Forbes, Lance Corp. Norman Pardy of the Royal Nfld. Regiment, son of Mr. George Pardy of Twillingate, to Violet Amelia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.J. Ivany of this city.

PARSLEY - RYAN
Daily News July 27, 1920 (Tuesday)

At the Chapel of the Sacred Heart, Military Road, July 24th, 1920, by Rt. Rev. Mons. J. J. McDermott, V.G., Miss Maria Parsley, of Harbor Main, to Mr. William T. Ryan of this city.

PARSONS - CHRISTIAN
Daily News   November 17, 1896 (Tuesday)

Marriage. On Nov. 16th, at the residence of the bride, by Rev. L. Curtis, Mr. Heber Parsons, to Miss Lilian Christian, both of St. John's.

PARSONS - MILLS
The Evening Telegram   June 20, 1942 (Saturday)

Wedding. George Street United Church was the scene of a very pretty wedding on Wednesday evening, June the 17th, when Marjorie Florence, daughter of Mrs. Elfreda and the late Mr. L. Mills, became the bride of Mr. Maxwell Parsons, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Parsons. Given in marriage by Rev. S. G. Garland, the bride was charmingly gowned in Princess satin, cut on fitted lines, with a full train. Her tulle veil was gathered in a halo of self material, and she carried a beautiful bouquet of roses, carnations and lily-of-the-valley. The bride had three attendants, her sister Mrs. Lloyd Roberts, as matron of honour, the groom's sister, Miss Marjorie Parsons, and her sister, Miss Nancy Mills, as bridesmaids.

PATTERSON - DIXON
The Times & General Commercial Gazette   September 18, 1886 (Saturday)

Married, on the 15th inst., at the Roman Catholic Cathedral, by the Ven. Archdeacon Forristal, Richard B. Dixon, Esq., of London, England, Civil Engineer, to Margaret Agnes, youngest daughter of the late Capt. Patterson, of this city.

PAUL - IVANY
Weekly Record, Trinity   December 23, 1889 (Monday)

Married. In St. Paul's Church, Trinity West, dec. 10th, by the same [Rev. W. Weaver], John Paul of Ireland's Eye to Ann Maria Ivany, of Old Tilt, Ireland's Eye.

PEACH - CHRISTIAN
Harbour Grace Standard   May 10, 1879 (Saturday)

Marriage. At the residence of the bride's father, Old Perlican, on Wednesday the 30th ult., by the Rev. T.H. James, assisted by the Rev. R.W. Freeman, Janet Elizabeth, daughter of William Christian, Esq., J.P., to Arthur B. Peach, third son of the Rev. J.S. Peach, Methodist Minister, Carbonear.

PEACH - CHRISTIAN
Newfoundlander   May 16, 1879 (Friday)

Married. - At the residence of the bride's father, Old Perlican, on the 30th ult., by the Rev. T.H. James, assisted by the Rev. R.W. Freeman, Janet Elizabeth, daughter of W. Christian, Esq., J.P., to Arthur B., third son of the Rev. J.S. Peach, Carbonear.

PEACH - CHRISTIAN
Evening Telegram   December 14, 1920 (Tuesday)

Personal. The marriage of Miss Gertrude Christian, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Christian, to Mr. Frederick T. Peach, of the Western Union Cable Co. staff, Bay Roberts, will take place Monday, 20th inst., at 2.30 p.m. at 86 Pleasant Street.

PEACH - CHRISTIAN
Evening Telegram   December 21, 1920 (Tuesday)

Married. On Dec. 20th at the residence of the bride's parents, by the Rev. D.B. Hemmeon, Gertrude J., daughter of A.H. and Mrs. Christian to Mr. Fred T. Peach.

PEACH - CHRISTIAN
Evening Telegram   December 21, 1920 (Tuesday)

Wedding Bells. A very pretty wedding took place yesterday afternoon at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Christian, 86 Pleasant Street, when their daughter, Gertrude, was united in the bonds of matrimony to Mr. F.T. Peach, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Peach, of Carbonear. Rev. D.B. Hemmeon was the officiating clergyman. After the ceremony refreshments were partaken of and amid showers of confetti bride and groom left by sleigh for Waterford Bridge, from where they entrained for Holyrood. They will leave by the Rosalind on Thursday for an extended trip abroad. The bride was the recipient of many beautiful presents, which testify to her popularity. The telegram extends its congratulations to the happy pair.

PEACH - GUY
The Times & General Commercial Gazette   April 7, 1886 (Wednesday)

Married, on the 30th ult., at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. W. Kendall, Henry Bottral, son of Mr. John Peach, M.M., to Wilhimina, daughter of Mr. W. Guy, all of Carbonear.

PEACH - HOLLETT
Evening Telegram October 1, 1965 (Friday)

[photo of bride and groom]
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Hollett following their wedding ceremony in Broad Cove United Church, performed by the Rev. J. B. Reynolds. The bride is the former Elizabeth Peach, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Peach, Small Point; the groom is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hollett, Blackhead. Given in marriage by her father, the bride was assisted by Joan Noel as maid of honor; Barbara Reynolds and Mrs. David Paul were bridesmaids. Milton Peach, brother of the groom, was best man; Frank Crummey and David Paul ushered. Cherry Reynolds was flower girl. The reception was held at Dawe's Banquet Hall, Bay Roberts, where Walter Reynolds was toastmaster. The toast to the bride was proposed by Rev. Reynolds. Following their wedding trip to
central Newfoundland, Mr. and Mrs. Hollett have taken up residence at Salmon Cove.

PEACH - TAYLOR
Harbour Grace Standard   February 8, 1879 (Saturday)

Marriage. At the residence of the bride's father, Carbonear, on Tuesday the 28th ult., by the Rev. John Goodison, George Edward, eldest son of the Rev. John S. Peach, Methodist Minister, to Annie E., eldest daughter of Mr. William F. Taylor.

PEACH - TAYLOR
Harbour Grace Standard   February 8, 1879 (Saturday)

Marriage. At the residence of the bride's father, Carbonear, on Tuesday the 28th ult., by the Rev. John Goodison, George Edward, eldest son of the Rev. John S. Peach, Methodist Minister, to Annie E., eldest daughter of Mr. William F. Taylor.

PEARCE - FLYNN
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.

PEARCE - FLYNN
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.

PEARCE - FOOTE
Evening Telegram   November 8, 1909 (Monday)

Pearce - Foote Wedding.
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.

PECKFORD - WORNELL
Evening Telegram   December 29, 1890 (Monday)

Married. At St. Stephen's Church, Greenspond, on the 23rd inst., by the Rev. Lawrence Amor, Stephen White Peckford, to Ellen Lavinia Wornell, both of Greenspond.

PECKFORD - WORNELL
The Times & General Commercial Gazette   December 31, 1890 (Wednesday)

Married, at St. Stephen's Church, Greenspond, on the 23rd inst., by Rev. Lawrence Amor, Stephen White Peckford, to Ellen Lavinia Wornell, both of Greenspond.

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

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

PEDDEL - HINES
Evening Telegram   January 2, 1896 (Thursday)

Marriage. At St. Andrew's Church, Brooklyn, Bonavista Bay, on the 10th inst. [sic], by the Rev. Theo. R. Nurse, Mr. Christopher Hines to Miss Belenda Peddel [sic].

PEDDLE - TOOTON
Evening Telegram   September 30, 1909 (Thursday)

A Quiet Wedding.
Yesterday afternoon a quiet wedding took place at 3 p.m. when Mr. Simon Tooton, proprietor of the American Photo Studios, formerly of Damascus was united in marriage to Miss Frances Peddle, daughter of Mr. John Peddle and Mrs. Peddle, this city, and granddaughter of the late Capt. Charles Pittman, Trinity Bay. The ceremony was performed at St. Michael's Altar in the R.C. Cathedral by the Rt. Rev. Mon. Roche. Miss Kate Murphy was bridesmaid and Mr. John Gibbs, brother of Mayor Gibbs, was best man. The Telegram extends congratulations.

PELLY - GREEN
Evening Telegram   November 19, 1921 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... Following are the records of some marriages, and the names of those who witnessed them, which revive sacred memories of those to whom in God's great plan we owe so much.
1853. Married, Richard Pelly, of Hant's Harbor, and Mary Ann Green, of Scilly Cove, by Rev. W.G. Crouch. Witnesses: Charles Granger, Charlotte Granger.
In looking over these entries after recording them, I find there is today only one person living of those whose names are found in them, and that person is Charlotte Granger, now Charlotte Morris, of Whitney Pier, Sydney, C.B. ... - W.J.L. Trinity, Nov. 19, 1921.
(In a message received from Ed Barbour on 01/31/02, confirming this record, Ed stated - to add a little extra information - Mary Ann's maiden name was White and she was from Trinity, TB born in 1825. She married a Green from Scilly Cove who died. The above was her second marriage. Added to the records with permission from Ed - thank you.)

PENDERGAST - HAWCO
Daily News   May 29, 1926 (Saturday)

MARRIAGES. At St. Patrick's Church on May 27th, by the Right Rev. Mons. Kitchin, Margaret Pendergast of Avondale to Peter Hawco of Chapel's Cove.

PENNEY
Evening Telegram November 28, 1992 (Saturday)
Golden Wedding Anniversary
. [with photo of couple]
Congratulations are extended to Cyril and Mary (Walker) Penney formerly of St. John's now residing in the Goulds who celebrated their Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary on Wednesday, November 25th, 1992. A reception to celebrate this happy occasion was held for family and friends at St. Theresa's Hall on Friday, November 27th. Love and Best Wishes come from their children and grandchildren.

PENNEY, Cecily S.
The Evening Telegram   September 18, 1976 (Saturday)

Congratulations are extended to Cecily S. Penney who received her Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education at Memorial University. Cecily is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Penney, 17 McKay Street, Gander.

PENNEY - BATSTONE
The Evening Telegram   October 25, 1941 (Saturday)

MARRIED. On October 20th, by Rev. W.B. Perry, Marjorie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.G. Batstone, to Gordon, son of the late Wm. and Mrs. Penney; both of this city.

PENNEY - BREEN
Daily News   March 7, 1952 (Friday)

Engagement. Mrs. Stella Penney, widow of the late George Penney, Blackler Avenue, wishes to announce the engagement of her eldest daughter, Florence May, to Michael Joseph, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. John Breen, 151 Hamilton Ave.

PENNEY - BUTT
Evening Telegram   January 7, 1891 (Wednesday)

Married. On the 6th inst., by the Rev. H.P. Cowperthwaite, Mr. J.W. Penney, of Heart's Content, to Miss Maria Butt, of Channel.

PENNEY - CONNORS
Daily News   June 30, 1924 (Monday)

Our Bell Island Budget. ... Wedding Bells.
Well-Known Pier Supt. Weds Hr. Main Lady.
A wedding of considerable local interest was quietly solemnized at St. John's this week, when Mrs. May Penney was united in the Holy Bonds of Matrimony to Mr. John Connors, the well-known Pier Superintendent of the BESCO. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Dr. Carter.

PENNEY - HARTERY
Evening Telegram January 18, 1927 (Tuesday)

Announcement.
The wedding of Margaret (Madge), daughter of Capt. and Mrs. E. Hartery, Topsail Road, to Mr. Charles B. Penney will take place at Corpus Christi Church, Waterford Bridge, on Wednesday, Jan. 19th, at 7.30 p.m.

PENNEY - HARTERY
Evening Telegram January 20, 1927 (Thursday)

Married. - At 7.30 last evening, at Corpus Christi Church, Waterford Bridge, by Rev. J.J. Rawlins, P.P., Charles Bertram Penney, to Margaret, daughter of Capt. and Mrs. Edward Hartery.

PENNEY - HICKEY
Evening Telegram November 20, 1993 (Saturday)
Wedding Announcement PENNEY [with photo of couple]
.
Congratulations to Sandra and Glenn, married Oct. 1, 1993 at Assumption Church, Avondale. Sandra is the daughter of Mary and Bernard Hickey. Glenn is the son of Ethel and Ambrose Penney. Sandra and Glenn are residing in Labrador City.

PENNEY - HOLDEN
Daily News   October 15, 1941 (Wednesday)

Wedding Bells. On Wednesday, October 8th, the wedding took place at Corpus Christi Church of Mary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Penney of Holyrood, to Thomas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Holden of Topsail Road. The bride looked very pretty in a wine ensemble trimmed with red fox with hat to match and carried a bouquet of carnations and fern. The bride's sister, Edith, was bridesmaid and wore a dress of airforce blue with matching hat. The groom was attended by his brother, John. After the ceremony dinner was served at the groom's home after which the bride and groom left for Holyrood where the honeymoon was spent. We wish them both every happiness in the future.

PENNEY - HOLDEN
Daily News   October 15, 1941 (Wednesday)

Married. On October 8th, at Corpus Christi Church, Kilbride, Mary, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Penney of Holyrood, to Thomas, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Holden, Topsail Road. The ceremony was performed by Rt. Rev. Msgr. J.J. Rawlins.

PENNEY - HYNES
Evening Telegram   September 10, 1966 (Saturday)

[photo of bride and groom]
Mr. and Mrs. John Penny following their double-ring wedding ceremony at St. Joseph's Church. Rev. Father Kelly performed the ceremony. The bride is the former Hilda Hynes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. Hynes, 176 Signal Hill Rd. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Penny, Blackhead Rd. Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by her sister, Barbara as maid of honour and Shirley Lorraine Hynes as bridesmaid. Best man was Michael Penny, brother of the groom. Leonard Hynes, brother of the bride and Kevin Cromwell ushered. Peggy Manning was soloist. The reception was held at Quidi Vidi Catering where Kevin Cromwell was toastmaster. Following a honeymoon in Toronto, the couple are now living in that city.

PENNEY - IVIMEY
Evening Telegram   December 1, 1922 (Friday)

Wedding Bells. A very pretty wedding was solemnized at St. Thomas's Church by the Rev. E. Earp, when John Brooks Ivimey, of Port Rexton, led to the altar Miss Rebecca Penney, daughter of Mrs. and the late Peter Penney, English Harbor, Trinity Bay. The bride who was given away by Mr. John Bussey, looked charming in a dress of white satin with pearl trimming, with hat and veil to match, her bridesmaids being Miss Violet Snow and Mrs. Samuel Newell who were dressed in blue crepe de chene, while Mr. Louis Ivimey acted as best man. After the nuptial knot had been tied, the happy couple motored to the home of Mr. John Bussey, "Victoria House" Waldegrave Street, cousin of the groom, where a reception was held in the presence of a number of friends. Mr. and Mrs. Ivimey left by Prospero Wednesday morning for their future home at Port Rexton, Trinity Bay. We wish Mr. and Mrs. Ivimey many years of happiness. - One of the Guests.

PENNEY - NORRIS
Daily News March 28, 1927 (Monday)

Bell Island Budget. Marriages of the Month.
The marriage of Cecelia Norris to John Penney was solemnized at St. Michael's church on the 20th ulto. The nuptial knot was tied by Rev. J.J. McGrath, Pastor, in the presence of a number of friends and relatives. Miss Christina Quinlan was bridesmaid, while Mr. Denis Murphy was best man.

PENNEY - SIMMONDS
Evening Telegram   January 7, 1891 (Wednesday)

Married. At Salvage, Bonavista Bay, on Dec. 18th, by the Rev. Mr. Woods, Abraham, eldest son of the late Mr. Edward Penney, to Mary Ann, eldest daughter of Mr. William Simmonds, all of Goose Cove.

PENNOCK - BRINE
Gazette November 22, 1859 (Tuesday)

Married. On Wednesday evening last, at St. Thomas's Church, by the Rev. T.M. Wood, Incumbent, Mr. James Pennock, gas-fitter, of St. John's, to Miss Elizabeth Brine, of Trinity.

PENNOCK - BRINE
Gazette November 6, 1860 (Tuesday)

Marriage. In this town, 1st inst., at the Cathedral Church, by the Ven. Archdeacon Lower, M.A., Mr. Alfred Pennock, of this town, to Miss Sarah, eldest daughter of Mr. John Brine, of Trinity.

PENNY - BURKE
Harbour Grace Standard   October 25,1879 (Saturday)

Marriage. At St. Mary's Cathedral, Halifax, on the 9th inst., by the Rev. Canon Power, Mr. Jno. J. Burke, to Lizzie, eldest daughter of John Penny, Esq., all of Nfld.

PENNY - BURKE
Colonist   November 29, 1887 (Tuesday)

Marriage. - At St. Mary's Cathedral, Nov. 16, by Rev. Father Biggs, Michael J. Burke, of Newfoundland, to Mary F., second daughter of John Penny.

PENNY - HOWELL
Evening Telegram   March 18, 1896 (Wednesday)

Married. At the Methodist Parsonage, at Halifax, on December 13th, 1895, by the Rev. A.O. Borden, Mr. Ernest Howell, to Miss Fanny E. Penny, both of Nfld.

PENNY - IVAMY
Evening Telegram   May 17, 1924 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... Marriages at English Harbour.
1804 - William Penny, Jr., and Margaret Ivamy.

PENNY - IVANY
Daily News   August 15, 1966 (Monday)
PENNY [sic] - IVANY WEDDING.
[with photo of bride and groom]
Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Ivany following their wedding ceremony at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin at which Rev. Murray Randell officiated. The bride is the former Violet Cake, R.N., daughter of Mr. and the late Mrs. George Cake of Lamaline. The groom is the son of Mrs. Bertha Penny and the [sic, probably the word "late" has been omitted] Robert Ivany of Trinity. Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by Elsie Hill as maid of honor, Ena Spurrell and Nanette Ash as bridesmaids. The groom was assisted by Moses Spurrell as the best man and Gordon Cake and Frank Spurrell as ushers. The reception was held at the Old Colony Club. The honeymoon was spent at St. Pierre. Mr. and Mrs. Ivany are now residing in Toronto. - (Tooton's Photo).

PENNY - IVAUNY
Evening Mercury January 6, 1885 (Tuesday)

Marriage.
By the same, Dec. 11th, at English Harbor Methodist Church, Mr. Jabez Ivauny [sic], to Miss Maria Penny.

PENNY - MYRDEN
Newfoundlander   March 14, 1879 (Friday)

Married. - At the same place [Bay of Islands, Nfld.], by the same [Rev. D.F. Creelman], on Nov. 28th, Mr. Augustus Penny, to Miss Mary Ann Myrden, both of Bay of Islands, Nfld.

PENNY - POTTLE
Evening Telegram   December 16, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... 1842. John Penny, Jr. and Sarah Pottle. Witnesses: - James Pottle and Joseph Gover.

PENNY - SIMMONDS
Newfoundlander   October 29, 1880 (Friday)

Married. - At St. Andrew's Church, Brooklyn, Bonavista Bay, on the 18th ult., by the Rev. Theo. Nurse, Mr. John Simmonds, to Jane, eldest daughter of Mr. George Penny.

PERCEY - THORNE
The Newfoundland Express   November 18, 1862 (Tuesday)

Marriage. On the 8th current, in the Wesleyan Chapel, Scilly Cove, by the Rev. Mr. Sutcliffe, W.M., Mr. Esau Percey, of Scilly Cove, to Miss Mary Thorne, of Trinity.

PERRY - DWYER
Evening Telegram   June 13, 1958 (Friday)

Avondale.
Edward Perry of Avondale and Miss Mary Dwyer of North Arm, Holyrood were married June 8 at Holyrood.

PERRY - IVANY
Daily News   October 18, 1968 (Friday)

[with photo of bride and groom]
The marriage of Barbara June Perry to John Rendell Ivany took place on Sept. 12 at George Street Church. Rev. B.B. Snow officiated. Barbara is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Harding, Trowbridge, England. John is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Rance Ivany, 159 Pleasant St. Mrs. Yvonne Ivany was the matron of honour, and Mrs. Sandre [sic] Parsons, bridesmaid. The duties of best man were performed by Gordon Ivany; David Bradbury was the groom's attendant. A reception was held at Bidgood's, Harold Tizzard was toastmaster. Toast to the bride was proposed by E. Wall. Mrs. Heather Dawe and Gordon Ivany were soloists. After a honeymoon touring Nfld. the couple took up residence at 136 Prowse Ave. (Camera Shop Photo).

PHAIRE - HART
The Evening Telegram   May 7, 1921 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... [reporting on entries in church register] 'September 20th, 1786. Married, Robert Phaire, Surgeon, of Bloomfield, in the County of Wexford, in the Kingdom of Ireland, and Elizabeth Hart, daughter of Robert and Dinah Hart, of English Harbor, in this district.' .... Elizabeth Hart, who married Doctor Phairer in 1786, was a sister of Hannah Hart, who married Rev. John Clinch in 1784. Both belonged to English Harbor and to an English family that ranked highest amongst the respectable families of their day and generation. The Harts of the present day in Champneys and those of Trinity are lineal descendants of the same family. ....

PHELAN - HUNT
Evening Telegram   August 10, 1896 (Monday)

Married. At New Bonaventure, Trinity Bay, on July 30th, by the Revd. Frank Smart, John Phelan, to Miss Deborah Hunt, both of Trinity.

PHIPPS - BRIEN
Newfoundlander   July 9, 1878 (Tuesday)

Married. - At Brooklyn, N.Y., 5th ult., by Rev. Dr. Freel, St. Charles Borromeo's Church, Mortimer A. Brien, Esq., of St. John's, Nfld., to Bertha K., only daughter of J. Ralph Phipps, Esq., Merchant, Cincinnati, Ohio.

PICKERING - BLENUS
Daily News   May 16, 1942 (Saturday)

WEDDING BELLS. Harbour Grace, May 14 - The following is a clipping from a Dartmouth, N. S., paper. Miss Pauline Frances Pickering, R.N., eldest daughter of Rev. and Mrs. G.B. Pickering, Grace United Manse, Dartmouth, became the bride of Victor Wilson Blenus, also of Dartmouth, at a quiet ceremony in Grace United Church, at 7.30 o'clock Saturday evening. The Rev. E.W. Forbes solemnized the marriage. Ernest Wamboldt, the church organist, played the Wedding March, and Mrs. Ernest Wamboldt sang "O Promise Me" during the signing of the register. The bride was given in marriage by Rev. John Ball of Musquodoboit Harbour. She wore a powder blue redingote dress with blue flowered hat to match, and a corsage of American beauty roses. Miss Gwen Pickering was her sister's attendant and wore a navy blue and white dress with navy accessories and a corsage of pink roses. Robert Beazley was the best man. A small reception for members of the families was later held at the home of the bride's parents. Mrs. Pickering was attired in a navy blue dress with matching accessories and a corsage of yellow roses, and Mrs. Blenus, mother of the groom, wore navy blue redingote dress with corresponding accessories and a corsage of roses. Mr. and Mrs. Blenus left on a trip to Truro. Rev. and Mrs. John Ball of Musquodoboit Harbour were among the out-of-town guests present at the wedding. Miss Pickering was stationed at Harbour Grace with her parents, Rev. and Mrs. G.B. Pickering and family for a number of years at the United Church Manse, and while here made many friends who heartily congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Victor Blenus and wish them every happiness.

PICKERING - NOSEWORTHY
The Evening Telegram   May 1, 1942 (Friday)

Mrs. Mary Noseworthy announces the marriage of her daughter, Lillian Nina, to Mr. George Boyd Pickering, son of Rev. G. B. and Mrs. Pickering of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, on Tuesday the 5th day of May at 2.30 p.m. at St. Thomas's Anglican Church, St. John's.

PICKERING - NOSEWORTHY
Daily News   May 6, 1942 (Wednesday)

WEDDING BELLS. The marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Pickering was quietly performed by the Rev. Canon Howitt at St. Thomas's Church on May 5th, 1942. Lillian Nina, daughter of the late Lorenzo Noseworthy was united in marriage to George Boyd Pickering, son of the Rev. G. B. and Mrs. Pickering of Dartmouth, N.S. The bride, who looked charming, daintily attired in a powder blue redingote, together with navy blue accessories, and a bouquet of pastel carnations with maiden-hair fern, was given in marriage by her brother Gordon. The bride was attended by Miss Marjorie Dalton who wore a rose frock of burnt sienna accessories and carried a bouquet of softly blended sweet peas. The bride's mother wearing a corsage of carnations and fern was becomingly dressed in navy blue. The groom was ably supported by Mr. Gordon Hebert. During the signing of the register, Mr. Kevin Osmond rendered in good form "I'll Walk Beside You." From the church a good gathering of relatives and friends proceeded to a reception given by the groom's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Christian, at their residence, 44 Leslie Street. Immediately after the reception the happy couple left on the express for their honeymoon in Canada. The bride's going away costume consisted of an emerald green ensemble offset by luggage tan accessories and double fox furs. After their honeymoon the couple will take up residence at Dartmouth, N.S. [includes large photo of bride and groom]

PIERCEY - WARREN
Evening Telegram   October 28, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. A few marriages of long ago ...
1841. - William Warren of New Harbour, and Margaret Piercey of Trinity. Witnesses: William House, John Hefford. ...

PIKE - MOORES
Harbour Grace Standard   March 17, 1888 (Saturday)

Marriage. At Carbonear, by the Rev. John Goodison, Methodist Minister, on Jan. 5th, Mr. Frederick Pike to Miss Harriet Amelia Moores, all of Carbonear.

PIKE - TAYLOR
Harbour Grace Standard   March 17, 1888 (Saturday)

Marriage. By the same [Rev. John Goodison, Methodist Minister], on March 9th, Mr. Colin Frederick Campbell Taylor, to Miss Mary Ellen Pike, all of South Side.

PIKE - TAYLOR
Newfoundlander   December 18, 1865 (Monday)

Married. - At Carbonear, on Thursday the 7th inst., by the Rev. J.S. Peach, Mr. Lorenzo Taylor, to Triphena, youngest daughter of the late Mr. John Pike, of Carbonear.

PINHORN - MALONEY
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.
1789 - Cornelius Maloney, of Waterford, Ireland, and Mary Pinhorn.

PITTMAN - MEWS
Gazette November 13, 1860 (Tuesday)

Marriage. In this town, 1st inst., by the Rev. C. Comben, Mr. James C. Mews, to Elizabeth, second daughter of Mr. George Pittman, both of Hants Harbor.

PITTMAN - TREMAINE
Harbour Grace Standard   November 27, 1891 (Friday)

Marriage. On Wednesday morning, at Saint John's Church, Baddeck, Cape Breton, by Rev. W.T. Lockyer, Rector of Cow Bay, Rev. Henry H. Pittman, B.A. to Mabel, daughter of Judge Tremaine of Baddeck. The wedding was followed by a celebration of Holy Communion. After the ceremony the wedding party left for the Grand Narrows where they will remain for a few days. Revd. Messrs. Pittman and Lockyer and Mrs. Tremaine, mother of the bride, are natives of Trinity.

POTTLE - BARNES
The Evening Telegram   May 17, 1924 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... Marriages at English Harbour.
1801 - George Barnes Jr. and Sarah Pottle

POTTLE - BESTONE
Evening Telegram   November 18, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... 1769. William Pottle, Christ Church, Hants, and Honora Bestone of English Harbor.

POTTLE - BUGDEN
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, Abraham, son of Mr. Benjamin Bugden, to Eliza Anne, daughter of the late Mr. James Pottle.

POTTLE - PENNY
Evening Telegram   December 16, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... 1842. John Penny, Jr. and Sarah Pottle. Witnesses: - James Pottle and Joseph Gover.

POWELL - JENKINS
Evening Telegram   November 11, 1922 (Saturday)

Trinity. ... 1784 - Capt. John Jenkins, of Poole, Dorset, and Mary Powell.

POWER - ALLEN
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.
1769 - John Allen and Mary Power, both from Ireland.

POWER - CHIDLEY
The Times & General Commercial Gazette   April 12, 1890 (Saturday)

Married, on the 7th inst., at the Roman Catholic Cathedral, by the Ven. Archdeacon Forristal, Stephen Power, of Placentia, to Katie J., youngest daughter of Ann and the late Christopher Chidley, of Cape Broyle.

POWER - DUNPHY
Gazette April 24, 1860 (Tuesday)

Marriage. In this city, 22nd inst., By Rev. J. O'Donnell, Mr. Michael Dunphy to Catherine, third daughter of the late Mr. Richard Power of Petty Harbor.

POWER - DUNPHY
The Evening Telegram   June 30, 1942 (Tuesday)

Wedding. Holyrood parish church was the scene of a very pretty wedding yesterday morning when the marriage of Annie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Power, of Salmonier, to John T., eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Dunphy, of Holyrood was solemnized with Nuptial Mass by Rev. Fr. Murphy, P. P. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, looked charming and wore a dress of white satin with shoulder veil and carried a bouquet of sweet peas and maidenhair fern. She was attended by her sister Kay as bridesmaid who wore a gown of lemon chiffon. The groom was supported by his brother, William. The wedding breakfast and reception was held at the home of the groom's parents where the customary toasts were honoured and at which Rev. Fr. Dwyer and Fr. Murphy were present. The bride's going away costume was of dusty pink with fur and white accessories. The honeymoon will be spent in a motor tour of the Avalon Peninsula.

POWER - HEALEY
The Times & General Commercial Gazette   February 19, 1890 (Wednesday)

Married, on the 8th ult., at St. Joseph's Church, Halifax, N.S., by the Rev. Mr. Walsh, Laurence Power to Kate Healey, both of Newfoundland.

POWER - LISK
Royal Gazette November 20, 1883 (Tuesday)

Married. On the 17th ult. [sic], at the R. C. Cathedral, by the Rev. Wm. Forristal, Admr., Mr. Ed. Power, of Torbay, to Miss Ellen Lisk, of Aquaforte.

POWER - MARTIN
The Times & General Commercial Gazette   January 19, 1889 (Saturday)

Married, on the 13th inst., at the Roman Catholic Cathedral, by the Ven Archdeacon Forristal, J. Martin, of Torbay, to Ellen Power, of Turk's Gut, C.B.

POWER - MILLS
Evening Telegram   January 19, 1968 (Friday)

Mrs. Walter Power, Windsor, is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Patricia Alice, to Maurice, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Mills of Shoal Harbour. A spring wedding is planned. [individual photos of couple]

POWER - MORGAN
Daily News   October 6, 1941(Monday)

Wedding Bells. The marriage took place at Holy Cross Church, Holyrood at 4 o'clock Sunday by Rev. Fr. Murphy of Mary (May) Morgan to Charles Power, both of Holyrood. Their many friends join in wishing them many years of future happiness.

POWER - MURPHY
Daily News   September 24, 1941 (Wednesday)

Wedding Bells. A wedding of interest to a large circle of friends was solemnized at the Sacred Heart Church, Placentia, on Wednesday Sept. 10th, when Alicia, daughter of Mrs. and the late Thomas F. Power of Dunville, was united in marriage to Michael F., son of Mrs. and the late John Murphy, also of Dunville. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Wm. O'Flaherty, P.P. Mrs. Michael Tobin, a close friend of the bride, rendered the wedding march. ... [the bride] was attended by her sister Miss Annie Power ... Mr. Jerry Murphy, brother of the groom, who has recently returned from overseas, acted as best man. ... Prior to her marriage the bride was engaged in the teaching profession. ...

POWER - NOWLAN
Colonist   December 5, 1887 (Monday)

Marriage. - At Brigus, on Sunday, the 20th Nov., by the Very Rev. E.F. Walsh, P.P., P.J. Power, teacher of R.C. School, to Ellen, relict of the late John Nowlan, Esq., both of Brigus.

POWER - WALSH
The Evening Telegram   January 11, 1921 (Tuesday)

Hymeneal. On Thursday, Jan. 6th, St. Joseph's Church was the scene of a very pretty wedding when Miss Rita Walsh and Mr. Richard Power, both of this place, were united in the holy bonds of matrimony by Rev. J.M. Enright, P.P. The bride entered the church leaning on the arm of her cousin, Mr. Ambrose Turey, who gave her away. She was neatly attired in a bridal gown of white voile with veil to match and was attended by the groom's sister, Mrs. Joseph Singleton. After the ceremony was performed the happy couple drove to the home of the groom's parents where their immediate friends and relations were entertained. Many and useful were the presents received by them showing the esteem in which they are held by a large number of friends with whom we join in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Power many years of wedded happiness. - Com.
St. Joseph's, Salmonier, Jan. 8th, 1921.

PROSPER - PHELAN
Royal Gazette July 18, 1882 (Tuesday)

Married. At Torbay, on the 14th inst., by the Rev. Father Clarke, Mr. Francis Prosper, to Miss Mary Phelan, both of Logy Bay.

PROWSE - CAREW
Newfoundlander   January 16, 1880 (Friday)

Married. - On the 7th instant, at the Roman Catholic cathedral, by the Rev. Wm. Forristal, John, second son of Mr. John Prowse, to Katie, only daughter of Mr. John Carew.

 

 

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