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Adelaide PICKEREL- ALLEN B. SMith - Source: Crawfordsville Star, March 29, 1883 -p8 - Allen B. Smith and Adelaide Pickerel were married on the 19th inst by Rev. GW Stafford at the residence of the bride's parents, six miles NE of the city.
PIERCE -- Saturday Evening Journal 18-Dec-1886 The Peirce - VanValkenburg Nuptials Hon R.B.F Peirce, of this city and Mrs. Alice Van Valkenburg, of Plymouth, were married last Tuesday at the home of the bride. The ceremony was preformed by Rev. Mr. Kemp and Rev. Mr. Faude using the service of the Episcopal church. The affair was elegant in all its appointments, through the invitations were limited to a few friends and relatives of the contracting parties. The bride is a prominent society lady of Northern Indiana and is know for her culture, refinement and brilliant social accomplishments. The groom is a prominent attorney in this city and represented the Eighth District in the Forty-eighth Congress. Mr. and Mrs. Peirce left at once for New York and sailed on Thursday for the Bermudas Islands where they will pass the honeymoon. They will return to the city by the 18th of January at which time a reception will be given to their friends. - kh
POINTER-GILL - Source: Crawfordsville Indiana (Montgomery County) Star, Dec 14, 1875 Married … on the 9th instant by Rev. GW Stafford, Mr. Milford E. Gill to Miss Cynthia Pointer
PUGH-McCLURE -- A pretty home wedding was that solemnized in the presence of about 50 guests Wednesday evening at the residence of Mrs. Laura C. Pugh, 506 East College Street, when hr daughter, Miss Laura Dee Pugh became the bride of Mr. William Archer McClure. The Pugh home was tastefully decorated for the occasion with Black-Eyed Susans, ferns and hydrangeas. The marriage was consummated in the east parlor at 8 o’clock. Preceding the ceremony Mr. Fern Lough and Mr. Loyd Howell played “Tell Me” on mandolin and violin and during the ceremony, which was performed by the Rev. Earnest Daily Smith, pastor of the First ME Church of this city, they played Lohengerins wedding march. The bride was attired in a dainty gown of white silk mulle trimmed with lace. The groom wore the conventional black. They were unattended. Following the ceremony a reception was given in honor of the newly married couple, a wedding ___ being served. Assisted in serving were Misses Ailene Parker, Mary Johnson, Marie Liter, Elsie Waters, Opal Bonwell of New Market and Della Harter of Indianapolis; Messrs. Lough and Howell furnished a miscellaneous program of music during the evening. The out of town guests of the occasion included: Mrs. Laura McClure and son, James and Mrs. WH Keyt and son, Harold of Newtown; Miss Harter of Indianapolis and Miss Bonwell of new Market. The groom is the son of Mrs. Laura McClure of Newtown. He has resided in Crawfordsville for some time and is connected with the A.S. Clements and Company. His bride is the daughter of Mrs. Laura C. Pugh and is well and favorably known here. Both the bride and groom are valuable young people with many friends here. Mr. and Mrs. McClure will be at home to their friends in Highland about Sept 15. Mr. McClure already has a home prepared for their coming.
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