Armstrong – Ware Marriage

A very pretty wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Justin H. Ware, on Wednesday, April 25th at 8pm when their only daughter, Alice Lucy was united in marriage to David Lindsay Armstrong.  The date was also the anniversary of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Ware.  The decorations were pretty and effective of evergreen and trailing arbutus.  To the beautiful strains of the wedding march played by Miss Margaret Webber, the wedding party appeared.  The bridesmaids, carrying bouquets of arbutus were Miss Mary H. Ryder and Miss Rachel Webber, cousins of the bride, Miss Bertha Dalton, intimate friend of the bride and Miss Ruth Armstrong, niece of the groom.  The bride beautifully gowned in white silk and carrying a bouquet of delicate pink carnations followed on the arm of her father, and the groom in suit of black with his best man, Mr. Warren Fish.  The simple marriage oserie of the Friends was used.  Rev. George H. Credford of Sandwich officiating in the closing ceremonies.  Elam Henderson, Friends minister of West Falmouth, in accordance with the old custom, read the marriage license, which was duly signed by all guests.  Many beautiful gifts especially of silver and linen were evidence of the high esteem held for the young people.  The happy couple succeeded in running the gauntlet of their vigilant friends and a shower of good wishes and took a hasty departure by carriage.  The were supposed to take the train at Sagamore.  On their return they will reside at the home of the groom.  Other guests from out of town were Mrs. H. G. Ryder of Beverly, Mr. and Mrs. George Hills, cousins of the bride and Mrs. George Cox, cousin of the groom.

Source:  Taken from Armstrong family noted handed down by Robert Lindsay Armstrong

 


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