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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Wedding Wednesday - Percival & Bowman

My paternal grandparents' wedding notice that appeared in the Lexington (Missouri) Intelligencer. They were married March 3, 1920.

Wedding placecard
Percival-Bowman. The wedding of Mr. John Stearns Percival of Des Moines, Iowa, and  Miss Mary Anne Bowman, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bowman of this City, was solemnized at 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, at the home of the bride's parents, 1607 South Street. Rev. R. B. Briney of Kansas City performed the ceremony. The bride was born and reared in Lexington, and educated in the public schools and Lexington College. She has a host of friends and acquaintances who will wish her joy and happiness. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Percival, former residents of Richmond, but now living in Kansas City.  He is a graduate of the engineering department of the University of Missouri, and is at present employed as a civil engineer with the Burlington Railroad. After a wedding tour they will be at home in Des Moines.
Wedding Placecard  back

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1 comment:

  1. I wondered why Grandpa was listed in Iowa in the fraternity annual. How long did they live there?