Marx, Leo Mathias & Miss Sarah Edith Drummond (Marriage 1907)
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, Volunteer (email)
Date: 4/23/2008 at 15:20:37
Fair Young Schoolma'am is Wedded to the Man of Her Choice Under Happy
Auspices of Bright Sunshine, Beautiful Flowers and Loving Friends
The marriage of Miss Sarah Edith Drummond and Mr. Leo Mathias Marx was
solemnized at St. Joseph church in this city on Wednesday morning, the
ceremony being performed by Father F.X. Feuerstein and was attended by
relatives and friends of the contracting parties. The bride wore a lovely
dress of white Persian lawn with beautiful hand worked embroidery, over
white taffeta silk, and the exquisite bridal veil was looped in her hair
with a wreath of hyacinths, making a charming effect. She carried a white
The bridesmaid, Miss Lizzie Marx, of George, a sister of the bridegroom,
wore a pretty costume of white mohair trimmed with real lace. The groom was
attended by his nephew, John Marx.
Following the ceremony the wedding party was driven to the home of the
bride's mother, Mrs. A.E. Drummond, where an elaborate wedding breakfast was
served. The home was beautifully decorated in honor of the occasion, in pink
and white, the wedding colors, and a profusion of pink and white roses and
carnations added charm and fragrance to the scene and set off the perfectly
The newly married pair received all manner of hearty and warm
congratulations and wishes for their future happiness. A number of beautiful
gifts were presented to them by their friends.
They left on the morning train for the south and after a brief honeymoon
will be at home to their friends in the Drummond home on Eagle street. After
March first they will take up their residence on the Lieb farm just north of
Mr. Leonard Lister, of Glidden, Iowa, a cousin of the bride, was an out of
town guest at the wedding.
The bride was born and reared in this city and during her girlhood and young
womanhood has gained many friends by her charming personality. She was
educated in the LeMars schools and graduated in the class of 1902. Since
then she has taught in various schools in Plymouth county always with
success at the same time gaining the good will and esteem of the scholars
and their parents with whom she came in contact.
The groom is an energetic and up to date young farmer with modern ideas
which have already put him on the road to competence and success, and is
popular with a large number of friends.
~Source: LeMars Sentinel, Feb. 1, 1907
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