Robert Leach and Bell McCord Marriage
Jackson Argus - Week of April 9, 1897
Leach - McCord
Mr. Robert Leach and Miss Bell McCord were married near
Jackson some time yesterday. The young couple are residents of Griffin and
found opposition to their union on account of their youth. A license was
procured from the ordinary on Friday night and they attempted to get
Rev. D. J. Harris to tie the knot, but he refused on account of the
apparent youth of the couple. The secured a buggy and started to Jackson
that night and from the best information we can get were married as stated
above. It is said that neither of the contracting parties are over sixteen
years of age. Griffin News
E. E. Wolcott and Blanche Lee
Jackson Argus - Week of April 23,
Wolcott - Lee
On Thursday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock at the residence of Mr. J. J. Lee,
grandfather of the bride, there occurred one of the prettiest of home
weddings. The occasion was the uniting in marriage of Mr. E. E. Wolcott
of this place and Miss Blanche Lee of concord. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. J. W. Beck and it would be a pleasure to
reproduce his exact words so strong, impressive and beautiful were they. -
Griffin Call News
J. D. Holman and Carrie Smith
Jackson Argus - Week of March 11,
Holman - Smith
Mr. J. D. Holman and Miss Carrie Smith were united in
marriage by Rev. J. A. Drewry at 6:30 o'clock last evening. The
ceremony took place at the residence of Judge Drewry, in the
presence of a few friends. The marriage will be quite a surprise to the
majority of the people of Griffin.
Mr. Holman and Miss Smith are well known to the community
and will meet with hearty congratulations from a host of friends. Mr.
Holman is one of our most successful young merchants, and Miss
Smith is a well known and most charming lady of this city.
Griffin Call Newspaper
Joseph Westmoreland and Ada Penn
Jackson Argus - Week of March 25, 1897
Westmoreland - Penn
At the residence of B. D. Brewster, Esq., in Africa district, at
three o'clock Sunday afternoon, Miss Ada Penn, of this place and
Joseph Westmoreland, of Africa district, were quietly married in the
presence of a few friends and relatives, Judge Brewster
The bride is the daughter of Mr. And Mrs. M. J. Penn, and is
endowed with many superior domestic virtues that qualify her for the
wifely position. While the groom is a young farmer, a son of J. C.
Westmoreland, of this county, and eminently fitted for life's battle,
with manly energy and pluck.
The marriage was not a runaway, the young couple selecting this method
through choice as there was not parental objection.