Posted By: Karen Bergquist Uhr, Volunteer
Date: 4/22/2003 at 21:57:30
Marriage of a Prominent and Highly Esteemed Young Couple of Bonaparte.
Wednesday, Nov. 29, at the home of Mrs. Sarah C. Christy of Bonaparte, about 60 relatives and friends assem- (sic) to witness the marriage of her daughter, Miss Dorothy E. Christy, and Mr. Frank B. Ketcham of Donnellson. It was a pink and white wedding and the decorations were in those colors. Promptly at high noon Mrs. Scott Blackford began playing the wedding march and Miss Regina Vale, maid of honor, entered the parlor beseemingly attired in pink and carrying a boquet (sic) of beautiful pink roses. She was immediately followed by the groom and best man, his brother, Mr. George Ketcham. The bride came next dressed in sheeming (?) white satin trimmed in mousseline de soie, and wore diamond ornaments. She was accompanied by Mr. Carl Meek, who gave the bride away. Rev. Scofield performed the ceremony that united this couple for life and introduced to the guests, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ketcham.
After congratulations and best wishes from the guests assembled had been given, the friends were invited by Miss June Christy to the wedding breakfast. The tables were decorated with pink carnations and white chrysanthemums. The bride is the youngest daughter of the late Thomas Christy and is held in high esteem by her many friends who will regret her leaving her home for her new home at Donnellson.
The groom, a son of Mr. Benj. Ketcham of Bonaparte, is a popular and prominent young business man, being cashier of the bank at Donnellson. They were recipients of many valuable and beautiful presents.
The Democrat extends congratulations and best wishes for the future welfare of this esteemed couple.
Newspaper unknown: The Bonaparte Democrat?
Margaret Johnson Meek Scrapbook
Van Buren Documents maintained by Rich Lowe.
WebBBS 4.33 Genealogy Modification Package by WebJourneymen