Anne B. Van Blarcom, Percy H. Ballantine

Windy Brow Farm, Newton, was the scene Saturday of the wedding of Miss Anne Breckridge [sic] Van Blarcom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Van Blarcom of Newton, formerly of Nutley, to Percy H. Ballantine of 360 Mt. Prospect avenue, Newark, son of Mr. and Mrs. Percy Ballantine of Lake Wales, Fla., formerly of Newark. Rev. George C. Vincent of Union Congregational Church, Montclair, officiated.

Mrs. Ralph Inslee, in whose home the wedding took place, was matron of honor for her sister and William Cochrane of Broomall, Pa., the bridegroom’s brother-in-law, was best man.

After a trip to Montreal, the couple will reside in Newark.

The bride attended Prospect Hill Country Day School, Newark, and is a member of the Colonial Dames and the Newark Junior League. She is the granddaughter of the late Capt. Lewis Van Blarcom of Newton and of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Marsh Riker of Newark. Mr. Ballantine is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John H. Ballantine of Newark and Bernardsville and of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Parke of Scranton, Pa. He attended Fessenden and Hotchkiss Schools and Cornell University and is a member of the Cornell Club of New York. He is with Titeflex Hose Company, Inc.

Source: Bernardsville News, April 20, 1944.

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