Reeves, Watson & Miss Rose Phillips, Wedding 1914
Posted By: Linda Ziemann (email)
Date: 10/16/2005 at 18:29:12
Reeves, Watson & Miss Rose Phillips, 10 Jun 1914
Source: LeMars Sentinel newspaper
Dated June 12, 1914
The wedding of Watson Reeves and Miss Rose Phillips took place at St.
James Catholic church on Wednesday morning, Rev. Father O'Farrell
officiating and was witnessed by friends and relatives of the
The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Alice Phillips and the groom
by his friend, John Goebel.
The bride was dressed in a beautiful dress of crepe de?meteon trimmed
with shadow lace and wore a bridal veil of tulle. She carried a bouquet
of lovely white bridal roses. The bridesmaid wore a dress of white
voile and carried a bouquet of yellow roses.
Following the service at the church the wedding party drove to the
Phillips home on Washington street where a wedding breakfast was served
in four courses. The parlor and dining room were prettily decorated
with white roses, carnations and amilax.
Mr. and Mrs. Reeves were the recipients of a number of elegant and
valuable presents. They left on the evening train for the South and
after a brief honeymoon will be at home on the Reeves farm five and a
half miles northwest of town.
The bride was born and reared in this county and since completing her
education has taught in the country schools with much success. She is a
popular young woman with many friends. The bridegroom is a son of Mr.
and Mrs. John Reeves, residing northwest of town, and is a progressive
young farmer and popular in his home community.
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