Subject:

Simmons, May (Marriage - 1900)

Contact:

Stan

Email:

stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames:

SIMMONS EGGETT

 

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner 05/18/1900

 

MAY SIMMONS/ALFRED EGGETT MARRIAGE


At the home of the bride's parents in the Town of Eaton, Clark County, Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock, occurred the marriage of Mr. Alfred Eggett to Miss May Simmons, Rev. G. C. Andrews officiating.


The ceremony was performed in the presence of about thirty relatives and friends, including the parents of the contracting parties. The hose was tastily decorated for the occasion. The bride was dressed in white silk. The bridesmaid, Miss Minnie Eggett, sister to the groom, also wore white silk. Mr. Sam Simmons, brother of the bride, was best man and was dressed in black as was the groom. After the words that made the twain one were spoken and congratulations were extended to the happy pair, all present sat down to a bounteous supper.


The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Simmons and is an estimable young lady of noble qualities and well liked. The groom is the youngest son of Robert Eggett and wife, who live southeast of town. He is an industrious, hardworking young man. The best wishes of all their friends go with the new husband and wife.


Mr. and Mrs. Eggett left yesterday morning for a short wedding trip to Chicago and other points, after which they will make their home in the Town of Eaton.

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