Richland County Shelby Chapter
Of The Ohio Genealogical Society
EUNICE K. (WILLIAMS) FREY
- Golden Wedding
Anniversary Celebrated Today by Mr. and Mrs. Samuel FREY.
- Venerable Couple
Complete Half a Century of Married Life.
- The fiftieth anniversary
of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel FREY of our city was observed
- today at their
home on Second Street.
Mr. and Mrs. FREY were married at Mt. Vernon, Ohio, Dec. 4, 1853.
They began housekeeping
- at Lexington, O.,
and moved to this place in April 1857, where they have since
- where they gained
by their circumspect and upright lives the highest esteem and
- of all our citizens.
- The many friends
of this pioneer couple of Shelby are glad to note the event of
- wish them continued
happiness and contautment in their church and other social
- relations which
they have so creditably held since their advent here in 1857.
- They are the parents
of five children, two of whom died in infancy; a son, Albert,
- 1871, aged nine
years, The Misses Emily and Sylvia FREY, well known and highly
- respected daughters,
live with their parents at their pleasant home in our city.
- Mr. FREY is a veteran
of the Mexican war in which he faithfully served his country
- until honorably
discharged; he was born at Beallsville, Pa., Oct 31st, 1821.
- who was Miss Eunice
K. WILLIAMS, was born at West Bridgewater, Mass., Oct. 7, 1825.
- May the years that
are yet to come to them be as happy as those that have passed.
- Until recently
Samuel FREY was a familiar figure, having been employed as mail
- between the junction
and the postoffice. He has filled positions of responsibility
- his life has been
a busy one. He was billing and checking clerk at the junction
- seventeen years.
For ten years more he was baggage master at the junction. Then,
- having been mail
carrier a number of years, he became well known to the people
- Shelby and vicinity.
He filled all the positions with honor to himself and is known
- a man of integrity.
His Mexican was war experiences have already been published in
- the Globe. He enlisted
for general service at Mt. Vernon in March 1847.
- Both Mr. and Mrs.
FREY have enjoyed good health during their lives and feel grateful
- for having been
preserved too celebrate their golden wedding.
- The Shelby Globe
Newspaper. Found in Scrapbook.
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