Carringers in the News — Bessie Louise Carringer Marries Charles H. Davis in 1915 in Greenville, Pennsylvania

    It is time for an additional version of “Carringers within the Information” – a weekly function from the historic newspapers about individuals with the surname Carringer (my mom’s maiden surname) which might be attention-grabbing, helpful, mysterious, enjoyable, macabre, or add info to my household tree database.

This week’s entry is from The File-Argus [Greenville, Penn.] newspaper dated 2 November 1915:

The transcription of this text is:  

At three o’clock, Tuesday afternoon, November 2, 1915, Miss Bessie Louise Carringer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Carringer, turned the bride of Charles Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Davis of Maysville.  The wedding ceremony passed off within the bride’s house, 33 Elm Road and the service was learn by the pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal Church, Rev. Dr. Lloyd L. Swisher.  The home decorations have been in yellow and white, chrysanthemums and late autumn backyard flowers getting used.  The bride wore a robe of white embroidered organdie and he or she carried chrysanthemums.  She was attended by her sister, Miss Hazel Carringer, who additionally wore a frock of white.  Raymond Donner of Sharon was Mr. Davis’ finest man.

“A marriage supper of fairly appointments was served within the eating room, which was additionally stunning with yellow and white chrysanthemums.  Covers for thirty have been positioned.  among the many out-of-town company have been Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Davis, Harry and William Davis of Maysville; Mr. and Mrs. John Davis, Misses Elizabeth and Bertha Davis and Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Garlick of Sharon; Mrs. Lavinia Heckman, Miss Bessie Heckman of Youngstown; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Baughman and Mr. and Mrs. William Baughman of Oil Metropolis.

“Mr. and Mrs. Davis left for Pittsburg and Oil Metropolis and after November 15, can be at house in 51 Wilson avenue, Sharon.”

The supply quotation is:

“Carringer-Davis, The File-Arhus [Greenfield, Penn.] newspaper, marriage article, Tuesday, 2 November 1915, web page 3, column 5, Charles Davis and Bessie Louise Carringer marriage article;  ( : accessed 20 September 2021).

This marriage article offers the names and residences of bride and groom, and their mother and father names, and the out of city attendees.  

Charles H. Davis (1890-1964) was born 2 Could 1890 in Sharon, Pennsylvania, and died 24 July 1964 in Sharon, the son of Joseph T. and Sarah Ann (Thain) Davis of Sharon.  Bessie Louise Carringer (1886-1943) was born 3 June 1886 in Greenville, Pennsylvania, the daughter of William M. and Louisa M. (Baughman) Carringer of Greenville.  She died 21 December 1943 in West Shenango, Pennsylvania.  Charles and Bessie Louise (Carringer) Davis married 2 November 1915 in Greenville, Pennsylvania. That they had one youngster:

*  Sara Louise Davis (1918-2006), married John J. Meredith (1920-2003).

I’m a third cousin twice eliminated to Bessie Louise (Carringer) Davis.  Our frequent ancestors are my 4th great-grandparents Martin Carringer (1758-1835) and Maria Magdalena Hoax (1768-1851).

There are tons of of Carringer “tales” in my household tree – and this was one in every of them.   Life occurs, by chance and deliberately, and typically a wedding article comprises the names of household and buddies. I’m glad that I can honor Bessie Louise Carringer immediately.  

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