Engagement Is Announced

The engagement of Charles Amberg, 119 Country Club Drive, Elmira, to Miss Elizabeth Selkirk of Albany, has been announced at Alfred University. Mr. Amberg is a senior in the ceramic engineering course and Miss Selkirk is a junior in the ceramic applied art course. Mr. Amberg is the president of the Eta Mu Alpha honorary fraternity and a member of Klan Alpine fraternity. Miss Selkirk is a member of Pi Alpha Pi sorority and art editor on the year book staff.

Source: Elmira Star-Gazette, October 27, 1926.


Untitled (Charles R. Amberg)

Charles R. Amberg, 50, of Kingston, formerly of Elmira, unexpectedly Monday, May 23, 1955. He was consultant to the Alfred University Research Laboratories at Kingston and long prominent in ceramics research and teaching. Survived by wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Selkirk Amberg; son, Charles Selkirk Amberg at home; daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Baxter of Alfred; sister, Miss Caroline Jane Amberg of Elmira. Body at A. Carr & Son Funeral Home, 1 Pearl St., Kingston. Funeral there Thursday at 2 p.m. Burial at Kingston.

Source: Elmira Advertiser, May 25, 1955.

Scotia Girl Weds After Being Attendant at Previous Marriage

After acting as an attendant at the wedding of Miss Helen D. Brundige of Scotia and Revere H.H. Saunders of Belmont, which took place Saturday afternoon in the Scotia Methodist church, Miss Eliza Whiting Selkirk of Hamilton street was married that night at [unclear] o’clock to Charles Rhodimer Amberg, of Elmira.

Mr. Saunders was best man and his bride was matron of honor at the Amberg-Selkirk wedding and Mr. Amberg was among the ushers at the Saunders-Brundige wedding.

Miss Selkirk, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Elmendorf Selkirk, of Albany, and Mr. Amberg were married at the home of the bride’s uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Whiting Riggs, at Glenmont. The ceremony, which was performed by the Rev. Elbridge C. Whiting of South Sudbury, Mass., great uncle of the bride, was followed by reception.

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