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Rees, Thomas & Maggie Lancaster (Marriage 1908)


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 9/1/2010 at 09:50:32

LeMars Sentinel, Friday, July 17, 1908, Page 2, Column 3:

A large crowd of near relatives and friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lancaster in Seney Wednesday to witness the marriage of their daughter, Maggie, to Thomas Rees, of Seney, which took place promptly at two o'clock, when the bride and groom preceded by two little flower girls entered the parlor to the strain of The Bride's Promenade, played by Mrs. Marie Foster, sister of the bride, and took their place beneath beautiful decorations of pink and white. The decorations of flowers were very profuse and many bouquets adorned ever available place. The bride wore a beautiful dress of pink silk trimmed with white lace. After the congratulations a bounteous three course dinner was served. Many beautiful and useful presents among which were six envelopes containing sums of money were received. The bride is well known and highly esteemed by all in the community where she has lived the greater part of her life. The groom is also well known to many and has been a citizen of Seney for the past four years. They will go to housekeeping in Mr. Heide's house for a short time till they can erect a new house on their own lots in the west part of town. The out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Kennedy and Mr. Manning, of Akron; Miss Hattie Daniels, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Lancaster, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Lancaster, of Maurice; Mr. and Mrs. McArthur, of Struble; Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Rees, of LeMars.


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