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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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