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HAWKINS, Merritt A. & Buss, Eva MARRIAGE Lic. 1916


Posted By: Viv Reeves (email)
Date: 6/26/2005 at 21:13:43

Marriage License
Merritt A. Hawkins & Eva Buss
Married March 1, 1916
Courthouse Record: Vol 7, Page 304
Newspaper article about the marriage:

On Wednesday, March 1st, 1916, at high noon a pretty home wedding was
celebrated at the home of Mrs. Frank Buss, when her daughter, Eva, and
Merritt A. Hawkins were united in marriage.  The ceremony was witnessed
by members of the family, Rev. G.F. Wood, pastor of the Seney Methodist
church, officiating.  The young couple were unattended.

The bride wore a lovely dress of pearl gray satin with shadow lace and
white chiffon.

Following congratulations a wedding dinner was served in three courses.

The young couple were the recipients of many handsome and useful
presents.  They will go to housekeeping at once on a farm four miles
southeast of Maurice.

The bride is a daughter of a well known family of Plymouth county and
was born and reared in this vicinity.  She is a popular young woman with
many accomplishments and has scores of friends. 

The groom is a progressive young farmer who has made a good start on the
road to prosperity and has gained the esteem of his associates both in
business and social affairs.


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