Mr. and Mrs. William Jones of 229 East Henry Street quietly celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary last Sunday in their home, where they have lived since 1902. They were married in Morenci, December 24, 1878, and were attended at that time by Mr. and Mrs. Will Furman of Seneca. Mr. Jones was born in Cooperstown, N.Y., June 26, 1855, and Mrs. Jones, who was Miss Susie Rorick Shauger, was born in Sussex, N.Y. [sic], July 10, 1860. They have spent all their married life in Lenawee County. They were the parents of two dauhgters [sic], Pearl Grace who is now Mrs. Joseph Moll of Adrian and Mabel Lavera who died September 23, 1895, aged ten years. While Mr. Jones is nearly 79 years old and Mrs. Jones 74 both are quite active for their years.
Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, December 30, 1933.