Marriage Announcements

SIMMS, Charles

SIMMS – McQUARRIE. – On the 1st March, at Trinity Church, Adelaide, by the Rev. Richardson Reid, Charles, eldest son of the late T. J. Simms, to Catherine, youngest daughter of Alexander McQuarrie, late of Perthshire, Scotland.
Source: “Married,” The South Australian Advertiser, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 4 March 1881, digital images, Trove (https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper : accessed 11 March 2020).

SIMMS, Fannie A.

Ernest A. Hawkins and Miss Fannie A. Sims were married at Westminster Presbyterian Church yesterday in the presence of relatives and a number of friends, Rev. R. J. Johnston officiating. The bride was attended by Miss Jennie Pierson and the groom by L. E. Vandercook. The happy couple departed for the South, and will make their home in Sacramento.
Source: “Social Events,” The Record-Union, Sacramento, California, United States, 4 July 1899, database with images, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov : accessed 30 May 2020).

SIMMS, Frederick

On Saturday, the 29th inst., Mr. Frederick Simms was married to Miss America Ayer, both of this city. Mr. Sims is an enterprising young man and the business manager of a very extensive agency here. Miss Ayer is a young lady of most estimable qualities, cultured and refined, and a beautiful and brilliant ornament to society. Through the different phases of life, our earnest prayer is, that theirs shall be one of sunshine, prosperity and happiness.
Source: The Weekly Louisianian, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 12 April 1879, database with images, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov : accessed 30 May 2020).

SIMMS, Harry

Harry Simms left here Wednesday morning for Hoopeston, Ill., where, in the evening, cupid scored his final victory in his marriage to Miss Lennie Correll, of that city.  Mr. Simms’ sister, Lena, accompanied him from here and, Harry Remley, of Crawfordsville, was also present.  The happy couple returned here last evening and were given a reception at the home of the groom’s father.  They will be at home to their friends at Armstrong, Ill., after March 1.  The De Patch offers congratulations.
Source: “Married,” Waynetown Despatch, Waynetown, Indiana, United States, 8 February 1896, digital images, Hoosier State Chronicles (https://newspapers.library.in.gov : accessed 10 March 2020).

SIMMS, John H.

Rev. John H. Simms, of St. Matthew’s Church, this city, and Miss Ada Virgil Webb, of Philadelphia, were married at St. Thomas’s Church, Philadelphia, Thursday night. Bishop Coleman performed the ceremony and Rev. Harry Ransom, rector of St. Michael’s Church, Wilmington, was the best man. Several persons from this city witnessed the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Simms came to Wilmington to their home, No. 613 Monroe street, where they were tendered a reception by Mr. Simms’ parishioners.
Source: “Simms-Webb,” Evening Journal, Wilmington, Delaware, United States, 2 July 1898, database with images, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov : accessed 30 May 2020).

SIMS, Alice

BLANKS-SIMS – On the 4th inst., at the residence of the bride’s father, G. W. Sims, Esq., Mr. W. M. Blanks and Miss Alice Sims were married, Rev. M. M. Taylor officiating. We wish them a long and happy life.
Source: “Married,” The Milan Exchange, Milan, Tennessee, United States, 7 January 1882, database with images, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov : accessed 30 May 2020).

SIMS, Charles

Mr. Charles Sims and Miss Pansy E. Cook were married Thursday at the home of the bride’s parents by Rev. Chris Galeener, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church in Champaign. The contracting parties are both University students, the groom being a senior in the department of civil engineering. Mrs. Sims has resided in Urbana for several years, being the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Cook of that city. Mr. Sims is a son of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Sims of Lincoln. The couple will be at home at 202 North Romine street in the county seat.
Source: “University Students Web,” The Champaign Daily News, Champaign, Illinois, United States, 25 November 1904, database with images, Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (https://idnc.library.illinois.edu : accessed 14 April 2020).

SIMS, Nellie

L. B. Dailey, chief clerk of the Santa Fe telegraph office, was married at Atchison yesterday to Miss Nellie Sims. Miss Sims is well known in Topeka, and is a graduate of the Topeka high school. Mr. Dailey graduated in the same class. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Dr. Brumbaugh, in the presence of their relatives and a few friends. Mr. and Mrs. Dailey will be at home after July 15, at 1313 Tyler street.
Source: “Dailey-Sims,” The Topeka State Journal, Topeka, Kansas, United States, 24 June 1895, database with images, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov : accessed 30 May 2020).

SIMS, Roff

Columbus, Ga., Dec. 28. – A social event, in which the whole state is interested, took place at Trinity church at 6 o’clock this evening, it being the marriage of Capt. Roff Sims, of Macon, to Miss Belle Swift, of this city. Capt. Sims and his bride left for a trip to Cuba to-night.
Source: “Capt. Roff Sims Married,” The Morning News, Savannah, Georgia, United States, 29 December 1893, database with images, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov : accessed 30 May 2020).

SYMES, Elmer E.

Elmer E. Symes and Maud Trotter were married Tuesday evening of this week. Mrs. Symes will continue with Mrs. Keith for the present and Mrs. Symes will board there.
Source: “Passumpsic,” St. Johnsbury Caledonian, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, United States, 9 April 1897, database with images, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov : accessed 30 May 2020).

SYMES, Hattie C.

BARSTOW-SYMES. At Manitowoc on Monday Sept. 21 by Rev. J. H. Tippett, Mr. G. A. Barstow of Onekama, Michigan, and Miss Hattie C. Symes of Manitowoc. Mr. Barstow is one of Michigan’s wealthy lumbermen. His bride is a daughter of John Symes and is one of the best of the many accomplished and cultured young ladies of our city.
Source: “Married,” The Manitowoc Pilot, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States, 24 September 1891, database with images, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov : accessed 30 May 2020).

SYMES, John

The Thanksgiving season was marked by a number of weddings of interest to Alexis folks. On Wednesday Dec. 1, John Symes was married to Miss Odessa Sheats of Aledo at the M. E. parsonage of Monmouth. Rev. Crane performed the ceremony in the presence of a number of friends of the couple.
Source: “Alexis,” The Monmouth Daily Atlas, Monmouth, Illinois, United States, 4 December 1920, database with images, Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (https://idnc.library.illinois.edu : accessed 14 April 2020).