Burr – Smith Marriage 1912
Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 2/19/2020 at 16:11:10
Source: Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer Sept. 6, 1912, P-FP, C-7
Married at the Methodist parsonage Wednesday morning, Sept. 4th, Mr. Frank R. Burr and Miss Margaret A. Smith, Rev. Soper officiating minister. The service were performed in the presence of the immediate relatives only. The young couple will make their home on a farm near Cresco.
The Plain Dealer extends best wish¬s for a long and happy life.
Source: Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer Sept. 13, 1912, P-FP, C-6
On Wednesday, September 4th, at high noon at the Methodist parsonage, Cresco, occurred the marriage of Frank A. Burr and Margaret A. Smith, Rev. Soper officiating minister, the beautiful ring ceremony being used.
The bride was beautifully attired in a white messaline silk, elaborately trimmed in white macrime lace, and carried a bouquet of white asters and maiden hair ferns. The groom was tastily dressed in a blue serge suit. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Emma Smith, who was gowned in a silk embroidered cream voile. The groom was attended by his brother, Roland Burr.
After the ceremony, the young couple repaired to the home of the bride where they partook of a sumptuous wedding dinner. Only the immediate relatives of the two families were present.
The bride and groom received many beautiful presents of furniture, china, cut glass and silver.
The bride has been reared to womanhood in this vicinity and is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smith. The groom is the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Burr, of Orleans Township, and is to be congratulated on his choice of a life companion.
On Wednesday evening, the young couple left for a short visit among relatives and friends at various places. They accompanied the bride’s aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. George Painton, to Calmar; from there leaving for other points of interest, returning Saturday to their present home at Cresco with the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Burr.
Their many relatives and friends extend their best wishes for a long, prosperous, happy life.
Source: Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer Sept. 10, 1912, P-FP, C-7
The following marriage licenses were issued by Clerk Blandin, recently,
Frank R. Burr, 24, Cresco,
Margaret A. Smith, 20, Cresco.
Howard Documents maintained by Bill Waters.
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