Early-Shawver

We celebrate the hearts and flowers of Valentines Day and warm the cold light of February by recalling weddings from years past.  Today’s comes from the June 12, 1913 Skidmore New Era, page 1:

Early-Shawver

Vernica Ethel Early, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Early of Skidmore, and William F. Shawver, of Albany were married Wednesday, June 11, 1913, at Maryville, Rev. Claud Miller, pastor of the Christian church officiating.  The young people were accompanied to Maryville by the bride’s father and sisters, Ollie and Lelah, and Miss Tina McClain.  The young couple left after the ceremony for Albany where the groom is engaged in farming and has a home already for his bride.  A dinner was given the newly married couple at their home Thursday.

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