Ruth Agatha Brunet, a prominent young woman of Hermon, today became the bride of Donald J. Toomey of Gouverneur at a nuptial mass this morning at 6 at St. James; Catholic Church. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. M. F. Gallivan, pastor of the church. The attendants were Eva Fournier and Theodore Brunet.
The bride who is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Brunet of Hermon, is well-known in Gouverneur, where she has made her home for some time. The bridegroom is an employe of the Cooperative Delivery association for the past thirteen years is a son of Mt. and Mrs. John Toomey of Water Street.
After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bridegroom after which the couple left on a honeymoon for Syracuse and other points. On their return they will make their home with the bridegroom’s parents in Water street.
As reported Wednesday, April 7, 1926, page 5, column 2 in Gouverneur Free Press, Gouverneur, New York.
 Eva Tessier is listed on the marriage certificate as a witness. She is the daughter of Ephraim Tessier, Moise’s brother.
RECORD OF MARRIAGES
REGISTERED NO. 12587
Donald Toomey of Gouverneur in the county of St. Lawrence and State of New York, and Agatha Brunet of Gouverneur in the county of St. Lawrence and State of New York at Gouverneur this fifth day of April nineteen hundred and twenty six.
2nd Deputy Clerk
The following is a full and true abstract of all the facts disclosed by the above-named applicants in their verified statements presented to me upon their applications for the above license:
|FROM THE GROOM||FROM THE BRIDE|
|NAME||Donald Toomey||Agatha Toomey|
|RESIDENCE||Gouverneur N.Y||Gouverneur N.Y.|
|BIRTHPLACE||Bigelow N.Y.||Fine, N.Y.|
|FATHER||John Toomey||Joseph Brunet|
|MOTHER||Ellen Devine||Edith Thessier|
|No. of MARRIAGE||First||First|
|FORMER LIVING OR DEAD||[blank]||[blank]|
I, M.F. Gallivan, a clergyman residing at Gouverneur in the county of St. Law and State of New York do hereby certify that I did on this 7th day of April in the year A.D. 1926 at Gouverneur in the county of St. Lawrence and State of New York solemnize the rites of matrimony between Donald Toomey of DeKalb in the county of St. Lawrence and State of New York, and Agatha Brunet of Gouverneur in the county of St. Lawrence and State of New York in the presence of Theodore Brunet and Eva Tessier as witness and the license therefor is hereto annexed.
Witness my hand at Gouverneur in the county of St. Lawrence this seventh day of April A.D. 1926.
In presence of
Theodore L. Brunet (Signature of Witness)
Eva Tessier (Signature of Witness)
Signature of Person Performing Ceremony
Address of Person Performing Ceremony
“New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZ9X-725 : accessed 27 May 2017), Donald Toomey and Agatha Brunet, 07 Apr 1926; citing county clerk’s office, St. Lawrence, New York, United States; FHL microfilm 885,354.