Broadwater – Brown Marriage 1915
Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 12/30/2020 at 13:40:15
Source: Cresco Plain Dealer Feb. 12, 1915 P-4 C-1
On Tuesday evening, Feb. 9th, 1915 At 6:30 o'clock a very pretty home wedding was held at the home of Mrs. Eliza Brown when her daughter, Mabel A. was united in marriage to Robert K. Broadwater, of Preston, Minn. Dr. D. T. Robertson, pastor of the Congregational church, said the words Which consumated the happy union in the presence of the immediate family and few close friends. The wedding march was played on the piano by John Patterson and Donald Graf, two of the bride’s Sabbath School class. The home was decorated with hearts and the contracting parties stood under a wreath of smilax with a center of wedding bells. After the ceremony an elaborate wedding dinner was partaken of in four courses. At 7:30 the Sabbath School class, of twenty-two boys arrived to extend their congratulations and were treated to ice cream and cake. The happy couple left on the night train for Chicago where they will spend a short time visiting two of the groom’s sisters, after which they will return to the Broadwater homestead near Preston, Minn., and take up their life work together.
The bride is one of Cresco’s most efficient young woman. In church and educational circles she is well and favorably known and a large circle of friends extend the wish that she may have a happy life now that she is returning to the neighborhood where she was born and raised. She has known her husband since childhood as they grew up together.
The groom is the oldest son of John Broadwater and wife. He is a prosperous farmer and efficient cattle and dairy man.
The wedding gifts were numerous and beautiful as well as useful, among them was a photograph, beautifully framed, of her present Castle of Knights of King Arthur while her former Castle presented her with a carving set with the injunction that it was meant “for use and not defense. ” The parents of the boys whom she has had direction of through the Sabbath School combined their gifts and presented her with a purse of $32.00.
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