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This Marriage was contributed by: Jerry Head


Sheboygan (Wis) Press, Thurs, Sep 25, 1913, p8

Mr. Chris. Roehrborn, a prominent farmer of the town of Wilson seven miles south of Sheboygan, was married to Mrs. Mary Wacksmuth of the same township yesterday. The ceremony was performed at the German Reformed church at 3 P.M. The couple were attended by Miss Edna Ramming and Mr. Arthur Ploetz. The bride wore a white brocade crepe de chien dress and the groom was attired in a new suit appropriate to the occasion.

A chicken dinner served with "fixins" lasted from 6 to 8 P.M. Seventy-five to a hundred people joined in congratulations.

A large barn on the groom's farm was the scene of a long and merry dance lasting until nearly time to go home and milk the cows.

There were presents and sincere good wishes from home and outside friends. The bride formerly lived in Sheboygan.

Sheboygan (Wis) Herald, Sep 27, 1913, Part 2

A Wilson Couple Married

The marriage of Chris. Roehrborn, a prominent farmer of the town of Wilson, and Mrs. Mary Wachsmuth also of Wilson, took place on Wednesday. The nuptial knot was tied at the German Reformed church at three o'clock in the afternoon. Miss Edna Ramming and Mr. Arthur Ploetz attended Mr. and Mrs. Roehrborn.

A chicken dinner was served from six to eight in the evening, and there were nearly one hundred guests present. A dance followed at the groom's large barn, and the large company made merry until the gray of the early dawning reminded many of them that it was nearly milking time.

The happy couple were reminded that they had friends by numerous gifts and well wishes.


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