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Marriage of G. F. Root and Emma J. Wolcott - 1880


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Date: 10/18/2017 at 17:14:23

Dubuque Herald –Jan. 3, 1880,
Marriage of G. F. Root and Emma J.
A happy and very pleasant event took place New Year’s night at the residence of Assistant Superintendent Wolcott, of the C. C. & D. M. Railroad. His daughter Emma was married to Mr. G. F. Root, of New Hartford, Iowa, a well-to-do and prosperous farmer, and a young man highly esteemed by all who know him, just such a man as will make Miss Emma a good and devoted husband. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Dr. Bingham, of the Congregational Church. Mr. Moses Martin and Miss Harrington, Mr. L. Kroll and Miss Mary Martin acted as groomsmen and bridesmaids. The wedding was attended by a few invited friends of the parties. The usual happy congratulations took place, and a bounteous wedding supper was served. Miss Emma is no doubt happy in the choice of so excellent a husband. She is an accomplished lady, having taught school for a number of years, the past season at Charles City. The HERALD extends newly wedded pair its hearty congratulations. A number of useful and valuable presents were presented by friends, among which were the following:

Cameo ring, Mrs. Geo. F. Root; camp chair, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Martin; silver tea set, Louis Kroll; silver caster, silver mounted berry bowl, Messrs. Paulger, Bourquin, Fitch and Julia Bourquin, New Hartford; velvet embroidered tidy, Miss Flora Wheeler, Galesburg, Ill.; dozen silver teaspoons, Mr. and Mrs. F. Hinds; gold-lined spoon holder, Mrs. Jacquette and Mrs. Smedley; silver set tablespoons, Mrs. S. A. Wolcott; dozen napkins, Miss Carrie Harriman; pair of oxidized silver vases, Mrs. Boutelle; silver sugar spoon, Eddie S. Wolcott; pair of steel engravings, framed, Messrs. Martin and Stempher; Hollywood bracket, Mrs. Wm. Martin; pair of walnut bracket, Miss Katie Root, New Hartford; silver berry spoon, Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Root, New Hartford; set of silver teaspoons, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Botswick; large book, Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Carter; pair of vases, Miss Mary Martin; silver spoon holder, C. Collier, New Hartford; majolica butter dish, with individual butters, Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Lyman; glass lamp, Mrs. H. Wheeler; doz. dinner napkins and tablecloth, Mr. and Mrs. Kroll; carving knife and fork, Miss Allie Wolcott; silver cake basket, Mr. and Mrs. James Burgess, New Hartford; set of vases, Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Wolcott; glove box, Messrs. Parsons and Unepher; tidy, Mrs. Jacquette; embossed album, Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Root; set of silver teaspoon, Ida Wolcott; nickel plated tea pot, Mr. and Mrs. C. Nienstaedt; silver card receiver, Miss G. Strelan; set of egg glasses, Allie Wolcott; set of silver knives, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Wolcott, Belmond.


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