BioM: Wicker, Caroline R. (1891)

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----Sources: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Wis.) 01/07/1891

Wicker, Caroline R. (31 DEC 1891)

Married, at the M. E. Church on Tuesday evening, Dec. 31st, 1891, by Rev. H. W. Bushnell, assisted by Rev. Thos. Biggar, James C. Enright of Colorado City, Colorado, and Miss Caroline R., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Wicker of this city (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.).

Notwithstanding the inclemency of the weather, eight o’clock of that evening found the church comfortably well filled, to witness the launching of this couple upon the broad sea of matrimony. The church had been handsomely decorated with flowers, plants and evergreens, and a beautiful floral bell suspended from the ceiling in front of the altar. Miss Laura Gotchy, Carry Vandercook, Etta and Nina Hutchinson acted as ushers, seating the visitors to their liking. A few minutes after eight o’clock Miss Cora Bryant assumed her position at the organ and ushered in the bridal party with a wedding march. The bride, leaning on the arm of her father, came down the aisle immediately followed by Miss Gracie Grow, as maid of honor and the bridesmaid, Miss Belle Bullock, while the groom passed down the other aisle with the bride’s mother on his arm, followed by Ernest Wicker, groomsman. Upon their arrival at the altar, positions were taken under the bell, when they were made one, after the beautiful and solemn ritual ceremony of the M. E. Church.

Mr. Enright is train dispatcher on the Colorado Midland R. R., with headquarters at Colorado City. He formerly held different positions on the W. C. Line, in all of which he gave the utmost satisfaction, and he has, consequently, made many acquaintances, all of whom esteem and respect him.

Miss Wicker, or Cad as she is more familiarly called, has lived in this community from childhood, and of course, is known to everyone in this vicinity and counts every acquaintance a friend. She has been the life of all entertainments, none have been complete without her, has cheerfully aided with her voice whenever called upon, and we feel that it is no disparagement to other young ladies of this village, to say that she would be so greatly missed from among us.

The Phonograph wishes to join the hosts of friends in best wishes for the future happiness and prosperity of this excellent couple, who expect to …. (the rest of my copy was cut off)



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