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Wednesday, July 08, 2009

1929 :: Marriage of Bob and Betty

On this date in our family history . . . the 8th day of July . . . in the year 1929 . . . 16-year-old Elizabeth Marilla Smith becomes the bride of 24-year-old Robert E. Henry . . . the ceremony is performed by Rev. Milford R. Foshay, pastor of East Church (Baptist) . . . at 27 Breed Street in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts . . . Elizabeth and Robert are the maternal grandparents of the Keeper of this family history blog . . .
Elizabeth will die at the age of 19 following the birth of her daughter . . . five years later almost to the day, on 7th July 1934, Elizabeth's brother marries Barbara Mae Watson in Lynn . . . this ceremony is also performed at 29 Breed Street in Lynn by Rev. Foshay . . . witnesses are Elizabeth's widowed husband, Robert E. Henry, and her mother . . . guests are Elizabeth's two young children, Robert and Roberta . . .


JamaGenie said...

I love how you kept it "wordless" by incorporating the details into the graphic! Brilliant!

Evelyn Yvonne Theriault said...

I love the way the coloured postcard and the dark paper on the right complement each other. You have a real eye for beautiful juxtapostion.
Evelyn in Montreal

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