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Date: 6/22/2022 at 17:16:24
"The Red Oak Sun"
Red Oak, Iowa, Friday, September 22, 1911
MARRIED IN MORNING
Russell Stephenson and Miss Lily Peterson
are Married and Go on Honeymoon
to Illinois and Minnesota.
There was an early morning wedding at the home of Mrs. Carrie Peterson, 1202 Eighth St., Wednesday, September 20, when her daughter, Miss Lillie P. Peterson, was united in marriage to Mr. Russell Stephenson, of Red Oak.
The ceremony, which was witnessed by a company of about 40 relatives and intimate friends, was by Rev. W. B. Thompson, of the M. E. Church, at 6:30 o'clock. A wedding breakfast of three courses followed the ceremony, and the bride and groom departed the same forenoon for Chicago to visit relatives, after which they go to Winona, Minn., for a visit with other relatives.
They will be away two weeks. Proceeding the ceremony Mrs. Clarence Stephenson sang a solo, and she played a selection during the ceremony. There were many wedding presents. Among the out-of-town guests in attendance at the wedding were Alex Peterson, a brother of the bride, and his family, from Kansas City, Mo., Oral Stephenson, a brother of the groom, and his son, Burey, from Winona, Minn., Mrs. Mary King a sister of the bride, and little son, from Garfield, Wash., Miss Irene Larmon, of Omaha and Miss Flora Carmichael, of Corning. On their return to Red Oak
Mr. and Mrs. Stephenson will make their home with Mrs. Peterson. Mr. Stephenson is a collector for the Iowa Telephone Co., and Mrs. Stephenson has been an employee of the Murphy calendar company for several years. Both are popular in M. E. church and social circles. Their many friends, including The Sun, extend best wishes.
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