Thursday, January 3, 2013

Historical News and Notes: Welsh Strawbridge to Wed Margaret Marshall

The following notice appeared in the Evening Public Ledger on January 3, 1922:

Social Activities
Mr. John Strawbridge will attend as best man and Mr. H. Morris Adams, Mr. Russell H. Johnson, Jr., Mr. Robert S. Welsh, Mr. Thomas Stokes, Mr. John W. Stokes and Mr. Stephen G. Kent will attend as ushers at the wedding of Miss Margaret Ely Marshall, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. George Morley Marshall of 1815 Spruce Street, and Mr. Welsh Strawbridge, son of Mrs. George Strawbridge, of Germantown, which will be solemnized at noon tomorrow in the Calvary Presbyterian Church, to be followed by a small reception at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. Strawbridge and his bride will spend their wedding trip abroad. On their return they will be at home after May 1, at Graeme Park, Hatboro, Pa.

The Library of Congress has made historic newspapers, dating from 1836-1922, available in their Chronicling America Series. Papers are easily searchable by keywords and location.

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