MARRIAGES AND MARRIAGE LICENSES
1939


If you know any of these couples and know their wedding dates,
please EMAIL them to me and I will post with their names.

Terry Faxton to June Gallion, 5/27/1939

Bill Jewell to Jennie Ruth Smith, 6/15/1939

Leo Frogge to Bess Knight, 6/11/1939

George E. Bryan to Junia Lane, 6/9/1939

Fred Ehme to Mrs. Billie Goans Russell, (week of 7/27/1939)



 June, 1939
 

Dewey F. Briggs to Thelma Phepps

Orvill Galloway to Nellie Hall

Joe Thornton to Helen Cofer

Leo Oscar Frogge to Carl Bess Knight

Charles McCormick to Edna Marie Carr

Vern McCoy to Lou Ada Moore

Joe Houston to Ruby Capps

Gilbert Sexton to Mae Jeffers

Leonard Brummett to Jessie Lee Hall - June 19, 1939 (date submitted)



July 1939
 

Clarence Enix to Elsie Patterson

Huse Hickman to Rosa Owens

E.P. Osborn to Julia Durham

Lee Newby to Pearl Watson

Henry Lee Davis to Edna Cleo Majors

Willie Bowmer to Myrtle Cravens

Wallace Morgan to Addie Laughter

Mart Beene to Lida Daughtery

Ramey Brown to Jessie L. Barnett



 August 1939
 

Joseph Stephenson Richardson to Dorothy Charlotte Leonard

Robert Jackson to Alene Metrogen

Olaf Sumner to Juanita Hahn

Roland Aytes to Laura Neskaug

David Davis to Dosha Marie Brumbalough

Clyde Howard & Pearl McGill, (Week of 8/3/1939)

Freeman Brock to Mildred Brooks

William Ross Howard to Lillian Beatrice Jones, 8/18/1939

Three 'don't publish



September, 1939

Carl Ward, 29 to Ruby Duncan, 22

Charles L. Underwood, 28, to Vannie Watson, 18

Lawrence Stringer, 55 to Angeline West, 36

A.J. Neil, 78, to Willie Mae Vespie, 15 - (see below)

Willis Lankford, 19 to Nellie Duncan 18

George M. Williams, 32 to Geneva Armes 20

Edwin Potter, 22 to Mavis Lea Taylor, 18

William M. Cross, 22, to Goldie Jeffers, 21

Winfield Harness 37, to Belle Stringfield 21

Gus T. Thomas 63 to Irene Hawn 29

Carl Ward 29, to Ruby Duncan 22

Chas. L. Underwood 28 to Vannie Watson 18

William Cooper to Flora Williams, 9/23/1939 in Roane County, Tn.

Leonard Duncan to Mary Bradshaw, (week of 9/28/1939)

John Bingham to Willie Beard, 9/11/1939 in Harriman, Tn.

Two 'don't publish'

  w/o 12/1939 -Orthneal Bertram to Juanita Brewster


From the Morgan County News dated Sept. 14, 1939

15 YEAR OLD GIRL WEDS MAN OF 78

Morgan County's first reported child-marriage in more than a year occurred here last Wednesday night when Willie Mae Vespie, 15 became the bride of Andrew J. Neil, 78-year-old widower and great-grandfather.

The marriage was performed - with the consent of the bride's father, Charlie Vespie, and upon written recommendation by County Judge George W. Dagley - by Squire J.L. Kaufman at his home.

County Court Clerk, Glena K. Ott said she issued the marriage license after the girl's father appeared with the recommendation. State law requires a parent's permission and the county judge's recommendation in such cases.

It is reported the bridegroom has been married several times. He has several children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mr. & Mrs. Neil left Saturday for Cumberland Falls, Ky., where they will spend a few days before going to Florida.



DIVORCES

June 1939
 

Rose Landrum vs Charles Landrum; complainant granted divorce

Mary Brown vs Robert Brown; a divorce suit; continued

Charles Reynolds vs Dorthy Reynolds, a decree for divorce granted complainant

Bilba Phillips vs Owen Phillips; a decree for divorce and custody of children granted complainant; with order to amen bill to seek alimony and attachment for land of defendant.

Silva Smith vs Dael Smith; divorce granted complainant

Willie Mae Seiber vs Francis Seiber; divorce suit; continued.

Dora Taylor vs Willie Taylor, divorce suit; continued

Pearl Cunningham vs Jacob Townsend Cunningham, divorce suit; non-suit taked by complainant.

Theodore LaRue vs Fern Larue, decree for divorce granted



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