Senator Ives to Wed Secretary, Mrs. Crain. Mr. and Mrs. Orwin W. Mead, of Bradford, Pa., announced Saturday the engagement of their daughter, Mrs. Marion Mead Crain, to United States Senator Irving M. Ives, of New York. Mrs. Crain, widow of Alfred VanRensselaer Crain, of Buffalo, has been secretary to Senator Ives for thirteen years. [The Bainbridge News & Bainbridge Republican, Jan. 8, 1948]
U.S. Senator Irving M. Ives, of Norwich [Chenango Co., NY], and Mrs. Marion Mead Crain, of Delmar, were married at noon Monday in a quiet ceremony at St. John's Episcopal Church in Bethesda, Md. The service was read by the Rev. William F. Creighton, formerly of Albany. Only members of the families and the Ives office staff were present. Senator Ives best man was his son, George S. Ives. The couple had an informal luncheon after the ceremony, then left by automobile for Canada. [The Bainbridge News & Bainbridge Republican, Feb. 5, 1948]
Married: Clark-Bluler: At the home of the bride's parents, in Harpursville [Broome Co., NY], Jan. 14th 1880, By Rev. A.W.Cornell, Mr. Luman B. Clark, of Bainbridge [Chenango Co., NY], and Miss Nancy Bluler.
Under our marriage head will be found a notice of the nuptials of Luman B. Clark, the popular grocer of this village, and Miss Nancy Bluler, of Harpursville. They were married at the home of the bride's parents about a mile from Belden Station. The ceremony was happily rendered by the Rev. A.W.Connell, of Harpursville. After the ceremony, which was attended by several from Bainbridge, among whom were Mr. B.I. Sherwood and wife, the friends present sat down to a fine collation and enjoyed a merry feast. The newly wedded pair have our heartiest congratulations for a happy future. We now see why "Lume" has been enlarging and beautifying his store and surroundings--that he mgiht have a pretty cage for his bird. May her imprisonment be a happy one. [Bainbridge Republican, Jan. 16, 1880]