Wallace I. Hempstead, a meat dealer at the Central market, died Thursday afternoon at his home in Reynoldsburg, from pulmonary tuberculosis, at the age of 53 years. He had been ill for the past year. He is survived by his wife, two sons, L.R. Hempstead of Zanesville and H.T. Hempstead of Reynoldsburg, and two daughters, Mrs. F.C. Perkins of and Mrs. V.G. Eastman of Columbus. He was past master of the Masonic lodge at Reynoldsburg, and the funeral services will be in in charge of the Masons Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Reynoldsburg Presbyterian church. Burial will be made in the Reynoldsburg cemetery by Winegarner & Son.
Source: Columbus Evening Dispatch, January 2, 1914.
After the marriage of Miss Lulu Maud Hempstead and Mr. Frederick Charles Perkins, which took place at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.I. Hempstead, at Reynoldsburg, Ohio, Wednesday, December 5, a wedding supper was served to the immediate relatives and friends, who were guests. The wedding was a very pretty one.
Promptly at 5 o’clock, the members of the bridal party entered the parlor and were met beneath the bower of smilax and wedding bells by the officiating clergymen, Rev. C.G. Watson, pastor of Hoge Memorial church, this city, and Rev. Mr. Jacobs, pastor of the Reynoldsburg Presbyterian church, where the ceremony was performed, the impressive ring service being used.
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