BioA: Vates, Chris
& Fredericka (Gold - 1921)
----Sources: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 10/27/1921
Vates, Chris & Fredericka (Gold - 22 OCT 1921)
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Vates celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 22, 1921.
Mr. and Mrs. Vates were united in marriage at the Lutheran church at Danville, Ill. On Oct. 22, 1871. Shortly after their marriage they came to this vicinity where they have since resided.
Relatives from out of town to help them celebrate were Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Huckstead and son Albert, George Huckstead and Mrs. Gus Huckstead, all of Danville, Ill.
A splendid time was enjoyed by all present and Mr. and Mrs. Vates were the recipients of many beautiful gifts.
Mrs. Vates accompanied the Hucksteads to Danville yesterday where she will visit for several weeks.
The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Vates join the Gleaner in extending congratulations and best wishes for many more years of happy wedded life.
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