My ancestors, they hail from . . . the redlands of Texas . . . and the marshes of Maine . . . the plantations of Georgia . . . and the courts of Spain . . . and from a hodgepodge of places . . . betwixt and between . . .
On this date . . . the 8th day of February . . .in the year nineteen hundred and seventy-five . . .I married my favorite dancing partner . . .