The Kokomo Tribune
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Somers have their week-end guests, their daughter,
Miriam, who is a teacher near Shelbyville, and Miss Mildred Watkins,
Russell Wampler and Wilbur Sprinkle, all of South Bend.
September 20, 1930
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin
The Daily Democrat
Joseph E. Woods
and Miss Eva Watkins, who secured a marriage license at the
clerk's office last Saturday afternoon, were united in marriage at 3 o'clock at
the home of the Rev. H. N. Spear, on west Broadway. Mr. Woods is a
cabinetmaker and is employed in one of the local furniture factories. The
couple will reside in this city.
November 20, 1916
Page 4, Column 3
MARRIED HERE LAST
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
The National Volunteer
William Watkins advertised his furniture and chair ware-room at
Harrison and Broadway. He had a complete stock of cabinet ware and
chairs and was puttting up a steam engine for the purpose of doing turning
of all kinds, such as bed posts, bannisters, newel posts, wagon hubs and
chair stuff. He wanted 50,000 feet of good cherry and walnut scantling.
Grain of all kinds would be taken in exchange for furniture.
February 24, 1854
Abstracted by Maurice Holmes, in his book Shelbyville, Indiana, Newspaper Excerpts: 1853-1859.
Submitted by Sherry Badgley Ryan, with permission from the author.