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Marriages registered in the Town of Natick, for the year 1885.

 

Date of Marriage

Name of Groom and Bride

Age of each

Occupation of Each

What Marriage

Name and Official Station of Person by Whom Married

January 6

Isaac Damon

25

Farming

First

Rev. F. E. Sturgis, Pastor First Congregational Church, Natick

 

Jessie E. Blair

28

At home

"

 
           

10

Thomas Doyle

24

Shoemaking

First

Rev. James Gilday, Asst. Pastor St. Patrick's Church, Natick

 

Mary Ellen McCarty

20

Domestic

"

 
           

29

Charles M. Ritter

24

Shoemaking

First

Rev. James Gilday, Asst. Pastor St. Patrick's Church, Natick

 

Mary A. Brady

21

At home

"

 
           

February 4

Percy W. Ambler

21

Shoemaker

First

Rev. E. D. Bowers, Clergyman

 

Bertha A. Valentine

20

At home

"

 
           

5

Martin Donahoe

31

Farming

First

Rev. John Walsh, Pastor St. Patrick's Church, Natick

 

Mary Murphy

26

Domestic

"

 
           

15

Daniel O'Hearn

27

Laborer

First

Rev. John Walsh, Pastor St. Patrick's Church, Natick

 

Mary Barrett

22

At home

"

 
           

17

Martin Neary

32

Shoemaker

First

Rev. James J. Gilday, Asst. Pastor St. Patrick's Church, Natick

 

Kate L. McCauleffe

27

Domestic

"

 

17

Thomas Flynn

31

Shoemaking

First

Rev. James J. Gilday, Asst. Pastor St. Patrick's Church, Natick

 

Nellie Kearns

29

At home

"

 
           

18

Thomas O'Donnell

26

Shoemaking

First

Rev. James J. Gilday, Asst. Pastor St. Patrick's Church, Natick

 

Julia Sullivan

27

At home

"

 
           

18

John E.Welch

26

Shoemaking

First

Rev. James J. Gilday, Asst. Pastor St. Patrick's Church, Natick

 

Julia Fair

21

Operative

"

 
           

22

Aaron Wheeler

63

Painter

Third

Rev. J. C. Knowlton, Pastor Universalist Church, Acton

 

Mary L. Hosmer

48

At home

First

 
           

March 11

George D. Bennett

22

Gardener

First

Rev. P. R. Cowan, Pastor Congregationalist Church, Wellesley

 

Ellen H. Grieves

21

At home

"

 
           

14

Bertrand W. Bellows

27

Shoemaker

First

Rev. William Full, Methodist Minister

 

Edna F. Aldrich

32

Operative

Second

 
           

21

Frank W. Flowers

25

Stitcher

First

Rev. F. E. Sturgis, Pastor First Congregationalist Church, Natick

 

Helen McDongal

20

Visiting

"

 
           
           

25

George F. Whitney

25

Farmer

First

Rev. F. E. Sturgis, Pastor First Congregationalist Church, Natick

 

Nellie Hall

24

At home

"

 
           

April 16

Frank D. Corson

21

Shoemaking

First

Rev. F. P. Sutherland, Pastor Baptist Church, Natick

 

Ella M. Dustin

18

At home

"

 
           

20

James McMahan

28

Clerk

First

Rev. James J.Gilday, Asst. pastor St. Patrick's Church, Natick

 

Mary A. Mahar

28

At home

"

 
           

22

Dennis Long

28

Shoemaker

First

Rev. John M. Mulcahy, Boston

 

Delia F. Kain

26

Parlor work

"

 
           

25

Peter Fair

21

Shoemaking

First

Rev. John Walsh, Pastor St. Patrick's Church, Natick

 

Mary Daley

20

Domestic

"

 
           

27

Frank J. Boiney

22

Clerk

First

Rev. M. J. Michels

 

Josephine Gephard

18

Domestic

"

 
           

29

George C. Wight

33

Trader

First

Rev. F. E. Sturgis, Pastor First Congregational Church, Natick

 

Cecelia A. Rines

26

Domestic

"

 
           
           

May 1

Charles F. Hammond

50

Shoemaker

Second

Rev. E. A. Robinson, at Hingham

 

Nancy M. Sprague

39

Domestic

"

 
           

15

Daland M. Perry

25

Shoemaker

First

Rev. E. S. Wheeler, Pastor Baptist Church, So. Framingham

 

Lillian S. Pratt

15

At home

"

 
           

June 6

Charles Clark

33

Arctic Maker

 

Rev. J. O. Knowles, Pastor M. E. Church, Natick

 

Frances Foley

18

 

First

 
           

11

John Heaney

34

Laborer

First

Rev. John Walsh, Pastor St. Patrick's Church, Natick

 

Maggie Murphy

35

At home

"

 
           

15

John F. Desmond

27

Shoemaking

First

Rev. John Walsh, Pastor St. Patrick's Church, Natick

 

Catherine Mahar

21

Operative

"

 
           

15

J. Peirce Lyons

32

Rub. bt. mkr.

First

Rev. F. S. Harraden, Rector St. Paul's Church, Natick

 

Maggie Creelman

25

At home

"

 
           

17

Herbert E. Goodwin

35

Carpenter

First

Rev. F. S. Harraden, Rector St. Paul's Church, Natick

 

Mary E. Spear

22

At home

"

 
           
           

17

Ora B. Smith

24

Boot finisher

First

Rev. Edmund Dowse, Pastor of Pilgrim Church, Sherborn

 

Lizzie J. Graham

17

At home

"

 
           

20

William C. Johnson

29

Carpenter

Second

Rev. F. P. Sutherland, Pastor Baptist Church, Natick

 

Mary A. O'Neil

29

At home

First

 
           

25

Morris F. Coughlin

29

Expressman

First

Rev. John Walsh, Pastor St. Patrick's Church, Natick

 

Agnes T. Blaney

26

At home

"

 
           

July 4

John E. Murphy

27

Shoemaking

First

Rev. F. E. Sturgis, Pastor First Congregational Church, Natick

 

Emma J. Woods

20

At home

"

 
           

August 1

John F. Clark

38

Tr. Salesman

Third

Rev. F. P. Sutherland, Pastor Baptist Church, natick

 

Ida M. Ogglesvie

20

Operative

First

 
           

8

John Mechan

29

Shoemaking

First

Rev. M. M. Green, Catholic Clergyman, Newton

 

Mary Kelley

28

Domestic

"

 
           

15

Daniel Donahue

23

Shoemaking

First

Rev. James Gilday, Asst. pastor St. Patrick's Church, Natick

 

Mary Barry

26

Dressmaking

Second

 
           
           

September 1

Michael J. Buckley

23

Shoemaking

First

Rev. John Walsh,Pastor St. Patrick's Church, Natick

 

Alice F. Mahar

23

At home

"

 
           

8

William H. Pfeiffer

23

Shoe Mfr.

First

Rev. J. P. Sheafe, Jr. Pastor Unitarian Church, Natick

 

Ida Yeager

18

At home

"

 
           

10

Charles E. Warner

22

 

First

Rev. J. O. Knowles, Pastor M. E. Church, Natick

 

Amy L. W. Jameson

19

At home

"

 
           

10

Walter C. Smith

21

Shoemaker

First

Rev. J. O. Knowles, Pastor M. E. Church, Natick

 

Florence J. Adams

18

At home

"

 
           

14

John F. Carroll

23

Clerk

First

Rev. James P. Rogers, Saxonville

 

Margaret A. Cass

22

At home

"

 
           

16

Frank B. Caswell

33

Carpenter

First

Rev. H. A. Spencer, Pastor of Baptist Church, Milford

 

Sophia U. Forsman

25

At home

"

 
           

30

Willie F. Tilton

27

Clerk

First

Rev. F. E. Sturgis, Pastor First Congregational Church, Natick

 

Emma L. Messenger

27

At home

"

 
           
           

October 7

William C. Pond

24

Teamster

First

Rev. Daniel A. Wade, Bellingham

 

Nancy M. Pratt

19

At home

"

 
           

7

Edwin Farwell

24

Ins. Agent

First

Rev. W. A. Nottage, Wayland

 

Mildred Bent

18

At home

"

 
           

13

John Killeen

28

Laborer

First

Rev. P. B. Murphy, Catholic Priest

 

Bridget Sweeney

27

At home

"

 
           

14

John F. A'Hearn

25

Trader

First

Rev. P. B. Murphy, Catholic Priest

 

Margaret Brannagan

20

At home

"

 
           

15

Edward C. Fisher

41

Farmer

First

Rev. John J. Blair, Andover

 

Harriet A. Frye

41

At home

"

 
           

21

James M. Burke

23

Shoemaking

First

Rev. P. B. Murphy, Catholic Priest

 

Mary E. Hoey

23

At home

"

 
           

21

Wallace N. Beal

25

Exp. Mess.

First

Rev. F. N. Peloubet, Congregational Minister

 

Hattie B. Downs

25

At home

"

 
           

21

George W. Ingalls

37

Shoe dealer

First

Rev. Henry Blanchard, Pastor Universalist Society, Portland, Me

 

Katie W. Ingalls

27

At home

"

 
           

29

Franklin H. Howe

28

Trader

First

Rev. F. E. Sturgis, pastor First Congregational Church, Natick

 

Garrie O. Dakin

26

Clerk

"

 
           

26

Niels Christeson

23

Shoemaking

First

Rev. J. P. Sheafe, Unitarian Clergyman, Natick

 

Annie Kline

27

Operative

"

 
           

27

Michael E. Buckley

24

Shoemaking

First

Rev. Michael Begley, Asst. Clergyman St. Mary's R. C. Church, N. U. Falls

 

Maria E. Denning

20

At home

"

 
           

November 1

Patrick N. Costigan

27

Jeweler

First

Rev. P. B. Murphy, Catholic Priest, Natick

 

Mary A. Slamin

23

At home

"

 
           

3

Thomas Clancy

34

Shoemaker

First

Rev. P. B. Murphy, Catholic Priest

 

Minnie J. Gorman

26

At home

"

 
           

8

Julius Sandburg

25

Shoemaking

First

Rev. Louis b. Schwartz, Pastor Reformed Church, Shawmut street, Boston

 

Louisa Klein

28

At home

"

 

15

David E. Cody

24

Hotel Clerk

First

Rev. P. B. Murphy, Catholic Priest

 

Mary E. O'Neil

24

At home

"

 
           

24

Thomas Fleming

27

Shoe Fitter

First

Rev. Edmund Dowse, Pastor of Pilgrim Church, Sherborn

 

Alice M. Drummond

23

At home

"

 
           

24

Andrew A. Norris

24

Shoe clicker

First

Rev. W. A. Nottage, Wayland

 

Carrie A. Puffer

20

At home

"

 
           

25

Edward Garven

25

Teamster

First

Rev. P. B. Murphy, Catholic Priest

 

Nellie Souley

25

At home

"

 
           

December 5

John Jones

20

Shoemaker

First

Rev. J. P. Sheafe, Jr., So. Natick, Mass.

 

Kate Kelly

19

At home

"

 
           

17

Joseph Rock

41

Trader

Second

Rev. J. O. Knowles, Pastor M. E. Church, Natick

 

Teresia Lint

24

Domestic

First

 
           

22

Silas E. Millett

21

Shoemaker

First

Rev. J. O. Knowles, Pastor M. E. Church, Natick

 

Melvina S. Kingman

18

At home

"

 
           
           

23

Charles L. Doane

28

Carpenter

First

Rev. J. O. Knowles, Pastor M. E. Church, Natick

 

Ida G. Campbell

27

At home

Second

 
           

25

Melvin F. Hair

28

Stone Cutter

First

Rev. J. O. Knowles, Pastor M. E. Church, Natick

 

Dora Colbath

28

At home

"

 
           

29

William Hoffman

23

Shoemaking

First

Rev. P. B. Murphy, Catholic Priest

 

Jane Brannagan

22

At home

"

 
           

30

Patrick F. McCue

29

Shoemaking

First

Rev. James T. Canavan, St. Mary's Church, Milford

 

Susie E. Doherty

25

Domestic

"

 

Summary of Marriages

Number of marriages recorded, sixty; seventeen less than in 1884.

It was the first marriage of both parties in fifty-eight instances 58

Second marriage of both parties in only one instance 1

Second marriage of groom and first of bride in two cases 2

Second marriage of bride and first of groom in three cases 3

Third marriage of groom and first of bride in two cases 2

In one case the number of marriage of groom is not givin 1

67

Oldest groom aged 63

Oldest bride aged 48

Youngest groom aged 20

Youngest bride 15

Average age of grooms married, 28 years. Average age of brides married, 24 years, 2 months, 10 days.