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Sharp, Francis L. & Marie Burns (Marriage 1940)


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 12/15/2011 at 20:02:48

LeMars Globe-Post
October 3, 1940

Marie Burns and Francis Sharp Exchange Nuptial Vows

The marriage of Miss Marie Burns, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Burns of
LeMars, and Francis L. Sharp, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Sharp, of
Mitchellville, Iowa, took place on Tuesday, October 1, at 9:30 o’clock in
the morning at St. James Catholic church in LeMars. Rev. L. J. Cooper read
the nuptial mass.

Miss Matilda Beacom and Robert J. Burns, brother of the bride, were
attendants. Miss Beacom wore a floor length gown of pink taffeta with
matching hat and carried a bouquet of vari-colored flowers.

For her wedding dress, the bride wore her mother’s wedding dress of white
lawn with indentations of lace. Her long veil was caught to a crown with
lilies of the valley and she carried a colonial bouquet of white roses and

A wedding breakfast followed in the home of the bride’s parents. Mr. and
Mrs. Sharp will reside at Carroll, Iowa.


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