Sarah Ellen Powers & George A Harmon celebrate 62nd Wedding Ann

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Sarah Ellen Powers & George A Harmon celebrate 62nd Wedding Ann - G. A. Harmons Honored at Open House On Their...
G. A. Harmons Honored at Open House On Their 62nd Wedding Anniversary .ROBERT LEE, (HNS)--Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Hnrmon, wlio bavc been residents of Cofco Comity for 52 years, c e l e b r a t e d - Iticlr 02nd wedding anniversary with open house Dec, 22. : Arrangements for tlic nffMr were iiintle by Iho coiiplo's son-in-law aud daughter, Mr. ntid Mrs. M. C. McMInn, wlio moved hero .from Corpus Chrlsll Insi Aiigusl lo be ncnr nnd to help cnro for Mr. and Mrs. Harmon, \vlio iKjpause of ixwr health arc shul-lns. 'Mrs. McMlim and Mrs. Paul Daffein, another daughter, assisted by Mrs. Bonnet Thompson, a grniid- dhughlcr, received gucsls nnd served coffer- and Ihc Iwo-llcrctl, white wcddliiK cake, decorated wJlh flowers and leaves and the numbers numbers 1869-1951. Mr. and Mrs. Hnrmon are parents parents of four non.1 and one daughter. They hre: Mrs. Andrew ( A n n i e ) Carrlger of Midland ,_Mrs. Owen r. (Canary) Epperson.of Coloman, Mrs, H. C. (Georgia) McMlnti of Robert Lee, Mrs. I'nul (Nettle) Daffcm of 1'ort Worth, and Dclborl Hiirmon of llobbs, N. M. There nrc 38 grandchildren, 14 great-grnnd- chlldrcn, nnd l\vo Breal-gretil-grand- chlldrcn. Some of the five children were unable lo attend Ihe open house, but all were present tt the family reunion and dinner Dec. 23. George A. Harmon nnd Snrnli Ellen Powers were married at llic home of her parents, .Mr. and Mrs. W. I,. Powers. 3 miles norlh or Dublin, Eralh County, Sunday Dec. 22, 1889. Air. ntid Mrs. Harmon moved lo Coke Comity Aug. 18, 18M, nnd lived 111 tlic Green Mountain comm comm u n i t y weal of E d l l h for Ihrce years They moved lo Robert Lee In the fall of 1902 lo operate n U. S. mail line for Ihc late J. C. Newton, Newton, who held a contract with the postal department lo carry mall from Robert Lee to Edith. The Harmons operated a rcstau* rani here for a number of years following e x p i r a t i o n ot the mall contract. Mr. 11 linn on was elected Counly Tnx Assessor in 102-1, nnd served In thnl capacity for 8 Inking office on Jnn. 1, 1025. following bin rcllrcmcnt from the coiinly inx office, Mr.. Hnr- mou served ns assessor - collector for Ilia Hubert l.cc Independent School District for five ycnrs, and ojwrntcd a shoe-repair shop at his home u n t i l falling health htm lo give "n steady work. Mr. Harmon waH born in Texas Counly, Missouri, Feb. 25. 1865. As Hie result of an Injury received In early childhood, ho hns wnlkec. wllh the aid of crutches since lie was nix years of age. "We lived 25 miles from the doctor, who hnd lo be summoned by a mai. on horseback. The doctor,. who also traveled on horseback, was delayed many hours, and when did arrive, he could nol determine the extent of the injury and did not Eel my hip but gave us llnamcnt to nib on It. I wns 14 yonr.s old when n n Indian doctor lolil us thai my hip wns out of joint but dial II could nol Ire sol nttcr so long a lime."-Mr. Harmon Harmon nrtclecl, "I wns always sclf- KUplHirling in spile if my hinull cap. t nm t h a n k f u l for for the f n c t Hint 1 wns able to c n r n n living for my lly. During the winter of 10H 1 grubbed 14 acres ot land and gol $200 per aero and Ihc wood fron the Rrubbcd land. I sold 88 wagoi: loads of wnml at $2.00 per load, This was our total easli income during tile winter, but wo hail milk, butler, chickens, eggs, nm pork which we produced al home.' Mrs. Harmon w;is 80 last Oe tobcr. She wns born (n Krall Counly on Oci. 2(i. 1871. Shortstop Dick Groal and rlghi fielder Dick Johnson ot Diiko's S o u I h o r n Conference champions arc also star performers performers on (he Blue Devils' baskelbal: squad.

Clipped from Abilene Reporter-News03 Jan 1952, ThuPage 10

Abilene Reporter-News (Abilene, Texas)03 Jan 1952, ThuPage 10
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