Lewis & Martha Mitchell Lamberton 60th Anniversary 1922
Couftle Here Observe 60th A nnwerstry of Viedding. By Mary B. n.ad. Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Lamberton, two of Franklin's oldest, and most beloved residents, on Satnrdnv (Wnhnv 7 flt. bra ted the 60th anniversary of their 1 marriage, surrounded ly relatives and friends from near and far, at their home on 15th and Buffalo streets. A delightful delightful reception in the afternoon brought together 150 guests whom the happy couple greeted as they arrived and heard from each and every one the felicitations felicitations and congratulations so cordially cordially expressed. Receiving with Mr. and Mrs. Lamberton were their daughter, Mrs. Donald Fuller, of Detroit, and their daughter-in-law, daughter-in-law, daughter-in-law, daughter-in-law, daughter-in-law, Mrs. Frank E. Crosby, of this city. A little granddaughter, granddaughter, Jean Fuller, stood with them holding the bride's bouquet of quaint old-fashioned old-fashioned old-fashioned flowers. Everywhere were powers, great bouquets of pink red and Ophelia roses, masses of chrysanthemums chrysanthemums in yellow, white, pink and lavender and other beautiful autumn blooms sent in honor of the occasion. One of the most unusual gifts was a pair of love birds for "two dear old lovers," the gift of a nephew and his family. Telegrams poured in throughout throughout the day and there were many beautiful beautiful letters from persons unable to be present. The wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Lamberton is the most interesting event of the kind that has ever taken place in Franklin, not alone because of the great number of happy years together together but because they represent one of the oldest and most prominent families families in the community and in their quiet way, have endeared themselves to all whose pleasure and privilege it is to know them. Mr. and Mrs. Lamberton were married married in Pleasantville at noon on October October 7, 1862, at the home of the latter's brother-in-law brother-in-law brother-in-law brother-in-law brother-in-law and , sister, Judge and Mrs. Connely. Mr. Lamberton was the eldest son of Judge Robert and Mary Seaton Lamberton and was just 21 years old. His bride of not quite "20 years, was Martha Mitchell a daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Lamb Mitchell. Mitchell. After the wedding the couple drove to Franklin, where a reception was held in the evening at the home of the bridegroom's parents. The next day Jthey drove to Cooperstown where the young man was established in business and where they made their home. Mr. Lamberton owned the general store which he sold to the present owner, W. A. Crawford, after seven years and then moved, to Franklin. On coming to Franklin the Lambertons took up their residence in the house which has since been their home. When Mr. and Mrs. Crawford came to the reception on Saturday they brought with them an old Shaker bonnet bonnet which was found in the garret of the store after it was sold. During the hours of the reception an orchestra composed of George S. Cris-well, Cris-well, Cris-well, Jr., William Eggbeer, J. Merrill Maitland and J. R. Koockogey furnished furnished a beautiful musical program, including including the "Brrflal Chorus," many old-fashioned old-fashioned old-fashioned melodies and many other numbers. Refreshments were served in the dining room. During the early part of the afternoon Mrs. P. H. Osborne Osborne and Miss Lida Mitchell, the latter latter of Pittsburgh, poured, and later, Mrs. E. H. Lamberton, of Erie, and Mrs. C. H. Thomas. Mrs. Henry W. Lamberton, Lamberton, Mrs. A. R. Osmer, Mrs. J.D.McCal-mont J.D.McCal-mont J.D.McCal-mont and Miss Maude White assisted. Among the guests at the reception were Mr. Lamberton's four brothers and his sister R fJ anA Tin berton, of Franklin; S. H. Lamberton, or un uity ; m. a. Lamberton, of Erie ; and Mrs. Georee P. Hukill. of CIavp- CIavp- land. Other guests from Oil City were Mrs. 8. H. Lamberton, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Lamberton and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Gavin. Mrs. Hukill's son, Emory G. Hukill, and wife were here from fflpvplnTlrt nnrl A ilnnffhfAr Afra HVtrnr Taylor and little daughter, Margaret, of westfleld, JS. x. Mr. and Mrs. John R. Mitchell were here from Washing- Washing- fnn Ti n Afiiaa Annette Mitnhpll frn-m frn-m frn-m Titusville and the following guests from Warren : Mrs. uiara uudersieeve, Mr and Mrs. Jerome Smith, Mr. and Mrs. George L. Craft.