Charles E. Bostwick

Bostwick., Charles E., 137 Reynolds Ave., Corning, Monday, July 18, 1966 at 4:30 p.m. at the Robert Packer Hospital. Friend may call at the Phillips Funeral Home, Corning, Tuesday 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Thursday at 11 a.m., the Rev. Stephen Parr. Burial Hope Cemetery, Corning. Survived by wife, Mrs. Rose Bostwick; one son, Richard of Painted Post; one grandson; one granddaughter; one sister, Mrs. Gladys Novak of Rochester; one brother, Dewitt Bostwick of Corning. He was born in Lawrenceville, Pa; May 5, 1892, the son of Elias D. Bostwick and Etta May Rodimer [sic]. He was twice married, his first wife, Ida M. Franke, died in 1962. In 1964 he married Mrs. Rose Robertson of Cooper Plains. He was a member of the Cooper Plains Methodist Church.

Source: Elmira Star-Gazette, July 19, 1966.

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Wedding Announcements from the New York Times

Miss Sara Streit Riker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Marsh Riker of 83 Lincoln Park, Newark, was married to Andrew Van Blarcom in the South Park Presbyterian Church, Newark, last evening. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Lyman Whitney Allen, pastor of the church. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Berrian Riker, while Leonard [sic] Van Blarcom, brother of the bridegroom, was best man. The flower girls were Miss Marguerite Riker and Miss Prudence Durand, and the bridesmaids were Miss Elsie Riker of East Orange; Miss Alice Allen of Williamsport, Penn.; Miss Annie Orr of Pittsburg [sic], Penn.; Miss Matilda Dodd, Miss Elizabeth Carter, and Miss Elsie Tripp of Newark. The ushers were Harold Dodge, Franklin Conklin, Jr., and Henry Kays of Newton; Robert Southard, Charles Inslee, and Ralph Inslee of New York. Owing to a recent death in the bride’s family, there was no reception. (New York Times, May 10, 1906)

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Eveland Weddings

Miss Cordia V. Doty and Mr. John Eveland were married at the M.E. Church, Greensboro, on the 24th inst., by Rev. Dr. Hoffecker.  (Denton Journal, 27 December 1902)

Mr. and Mrs. John Eveland, Misses Pearl and Madge Eveland attended the wedding of their grandson and nephew, Robert F. Eveland, of Queen Anne, to Miss Charlene Robertson, of Centreville, which took place on Saturday, Dec. 19, at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Ridgely.  A reception was held at the home of the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eveland.  (Denton Journal, December 25, 1959)

The marriage of Miss Virginia Emma Messix, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Messix, near town, and Mr. Robert J. Eveland, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Eveland, of Hillsboro, took place on Wednesday, Jan. 3rd, at four o’clock, in Saint Benedict’s Catholic Church.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. James O’Reilly and Mrs. Carey Callahan and Miss Hazel Lynch furnished the music.  A shower and dance were given the young couple at the home of the bride’s parents on Tuesday evening.  (Denton Journal, January 13, 1934)

Ford W. Margarum Wedded in Newark

Miss Marion L. Robertson Bride of Sussex Man

In the presence of 300 guests, at the home of the bride, 21 Walnut street, Newark, N.J., Tuesday evening, at 8 o’clock, Miss Marion L. Robertson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel E. Robertson, and Ford W. Margarum, of Sussex, N.J., were united in marriage by the Rev. Dr. Robert Scott Inglis.  The bride was given away by her father.

Dr. H.J. Harp, of Sussex, N.J., was best man and Alan G. Robertson, of Newark, brother of the bride, and Theodore Holbert, of Sussex, acted as ushers.

The maid of honor was Miss Marie W. Robertson, sister of the bride.  She wore a pretty dress of silver lace, blue chiffon taffeta embroidered in silver.  She carried pink chrysanthemums tied with silver.

The bridesmaids, who were Alice Linn, of Sussex, and Amanda W. Northrop, of Newark, wore gowns of pink satin with foundations of silver cloth and silver lace flounces.  They carried pink chrysanthemums tied with silver.

Isabel Adams, niece of the groom, was the flower girl.  She wore a dress of white net and carried a basket of yellow tea roses.

The bride work a beautiful gown of silver tissue worked over bridal silver crepe with Grecian pattern silver lace trimmed all over, draped skirt and waist of net and silver lace.  The train was of very sheer georgette crepe, trimmed with silver lace, a mass of bridal silk maline, worked in, giving a picturesque effect.  Her flowers were bridal roses and lilies-of-the-valley.

A sister of the groom, Mrs. H.J. Harp, was gowned in white net over white satin with iridescent trimming.

The house was artistically decorated with chrysanthemums, southern smilax, palms and white roses.  Music was furnished by a harp, violin and cello.

A platinum bar pin with diamonds was the gift of the groom to the bride.

The couple will make their future home in Sussex, where the groom is president of the Farmers’ National Bank.

Mr. Margarum is well known in this city, being a member of Middletown Lodge, No. 1097, B.P.O.E.

Source:  Middletown Times Press, November 29, 1916