Oswald, James & Bena Kohl (Marriage 1903)
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer
Date: 8/31/2010 at 12:54:30
LeMars Sentinel, Tuesday, March 24, 1903, Page 4, Column 5:
A quiet and very pretty wedding took place on Wednesday , March 18, at
the home of Conrad Kohl when Miss Bena Kohl of Union township and Mr. Jas.
Oswald of Cleghorn, were united in marriage in the presence of near
At the appointed hour the bridal party marched into the parlor which was
prettily decorated with ferns, smilax and carnations to the strains of
Lohengrin's wedding march and its music in softened tones mingled throughout
the entire ceremony, which was performed by Rev. J. W. Robb, pastor of the
First Presbyterian church of Union township.
The bride was charmingly dressed in a beautiful gown of cream silk and
carried a lovely bouquet of bridal roses. The groom wore the conventional
After the congratulations the guests partook of a nice three course
dinner, the table being decorated with ferns and carnations. The happy
couple left on the evening train for Cleghorn where a reception was tendered
them at the home of the groom's mother.
They received many useful and costly presents.
Mr. and Mrs. Oswald will go to housekeeping on the groom's farm north of
Cleghorn, where they will be at home to their many friends after May first,
who wish them a long, happy and prosperous voyage on this sea of life.
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