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Coombs—Sisson Marriage

From Oklahoma Genealogical Society Quarterly Vol. 10, No. 4, December 1965

Transcribed to Electronic form by Jo White

 

 

This is a copy of a clipping found in an old book of Thomas Dexter Tyler of Ottumwa, Wapello Co., Iowa.  There is no known relationship between any Tylers and persons named; however, the Mast and Tyler families were friends.

 

 

MARRIED (1881)

 

COOMBS—SISSON—Last evening, Dec. 28th in this city, at the residence of the bride’s parents, Dr. and Mrs. H.B. Sisson, by Rev. A.W, Archibald, Mr. W.B. Coombs of Ridgeway, Mo., and Miss Minnie B. Sisson.

 

A large party of relations and personal friends witnessed the ceremony and extended hearty congratulations, after which an elegant super was served.  The happy married couple left on the 11 o’clock train of the C. B. & Q. for their future home at Ridgeway, Mo., where the groom, (unknown to his bride), has a handsome house fitted up for housekeeping.  The bride received numerous and valuable presents, as the following list will show;

 

Book, A Dream of Fair Woman, by Alfred Tennyson – Ellen and Helen Spaulding

 

Set of table and teaspoons – Mr. and Mrs. Coombs

 

One dozen napkins – Elmer Coombs

 

Glass tea set – Lillie and Myrtle Coombs

 

Glass fruit dish – Mrs. D.E. Bush

 

Pair of vases – Mr. and Mrs. Mortimer

 

Silver cake basket – Mrs. Fulton and Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Mast

 

Silver cake basket – Mr. and Mrs. Asbury

 

Silver pickle caster – Mr. and Mrs. Slaughter

 

Pair of elegant vases – Mr. James Wallace, Kansas City

 

China pitcher – Laura Racine

 

Silver knives and forks – W.B. Coombs

 

Celluloid case of comb and brush – Charley Parr, Burlington, Iowa

 

Silver castor – H.B. Sisson

 

Large hanging lamp – Ina and Eva Carpenter; J.N. and H.H. Davis; W.O. and W.A. Carpenter

 

Silver knives and forks – Frank and Etta Root

 

Silver bouquet holder – Bertha Davis

 

Toilet bracket – Miss Gelia Park

 

Silver and glass cake basket and six ice cream dishes -- Mr. and Mrs. Thos. G. ____

 

 

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