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Johnson-Strickling marriage 1882


Posted By: Karen Bergquist Uhr, Volunteer
Date: 5/14/2003 at 17:17:13


Wednesday evening, March 29, 1882, at the residence of Dr. H. Strickling, were married Mr. T. H. Johnson and Miss Beatrice Strickling, Rev. A. McClintock officiating. There were quite a number of the friends of the contracting parties present, and the evening passed off very pleasantly indeed. The parties are well and favorably known here, the bride being the eldest daughter of Dr. Henry Strickling, and an amiable and estimable young lady, while the groom is a young attorney of good abilities and considerable promise. They start out in life with the well wishes of a large circle of friends. They departed on the evening train for Knoxville, Iowa, on a visit to relatives. They were the recipients of the following presents:

Silver castor, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. T. Ward of Chicago.

Handsome clock, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Meek.

Silver pickle castor, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Johnston.

Silver pickle castor, Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Burton.

Bed spread, Mr. and Mrs. D. Murphy.

Set of glassware, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Robb.

Bronze lamp, Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Meek

Glass lamp, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Strickling.

Glass cake stand, Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Wall.

Silver butter dish, Miss Lulu Haney

Silver butter dish, Mr. and Mrs. Frank and George Fosnot

Majolica pitcher, Mrs. Hattie Williamson

Card receiver, Miss Florence Farrien, of Wilton, Iowa.

Silver tablespoons, Miss Ella Johnson

Camp rocker, Mr. and Mrs. thos. Christy

Set of silver teaspoons, Jos. A. Johnson

Set of silver teaspoons, Phil Eich

Silver berry spoon, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Walker.

Silver sugar spoon, Miss Lena Strickling.

Silver butter knife, Miss Maria Collins.

Silver butter knife and sugar spoon, Mr. and Mrs. T. Robb

Set of silver knives, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Strickling.

Set of silver knives, Wm. Kline, of Wilton, Iowa.

Bedspread and table lined, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Overman.

Bedspread and napkins, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Meredith

Books, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Whiteley

Toilet cushion, Miss Laura J. Smith

History of England, five volumes, R.Ttopping, W. R. Wherry, A. J. Workman, S. Ed. Irish, Horace G. Moore

Silver napkin rings and boquet holder, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Bell, of Ft. Worth Texas.

Reclining lounge, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. F. Smith

Greenbacks, Mr. Geo. B. Johnson of Eddyville

Greenbacks, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Johnson

Source: Newspaper unknown
Margaret Johnson Meek Scrap Book


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