Clipped From Bedford Gazette
but Golden Wedding Tuesday, Tuesday, April 22; was' pleasantly spent at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Blackburn near Ryot by a number of relatives and friends who met in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary. Fifty years ago on the above date Harrison Blackburn, son of Mr. and Mrs. John G. Blackburn, was united in marriage to Miss Cuppett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Cuppett, at the home of the bride by Rev. Taylor of the M. E. Church. They located near the home of Mrs. Blackburn and moved to whene they now live thirty-nine years ago. To them were given five sons and one daughter, all living | the daughter. The sons, Charles of of Hope- Sunday present in addition to the aged wedded couple: Rev. J. Winwood, wife and daughters, Sarah and Elizabeth; Elizabeth; Charles C. Blackburn, wife children, Clayton, Nettie and Rena; William F. Blackburn, wife and children, children, Harry, Effie, Cleo, Robert, Clair, Ruth, Clewy and Jimmy; Harvey Harvey Blackburn, wife and son, Donald; Donald; Alvah Blackburn, Preston Blackburn, wife and children, Homer, Elsie, Helen and Hazel; Mr. and John I. Blackburn, Mr. and Mrs. Jordon Blackburn, Mrs. Scott Ake, aud Mrs. William L. Blackburn, and Mrs. Harry Smith and daughters, Grace and Virginia; Mrs. Alda Taylor, Taylor, son George and daughters, Reba and Ruth; Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Jeremiah Cuppett and daughters, Margie and Pearl; Mr. William F., Harvey, Alvah and Pres- i ton, arranged for the above occasion and as a result the following were and Mrs. A. P. Latshaw, Mr. aud J. A. Cuppett and son Charles; Griffith, Anna Belle Mickel, Clyde Cuppett, Mrs. Rebecca Callihan, Mrs. Blair Mock and Mr. and Mrs. John Callihan. After a bounteous dinner was in the of Wo- served, a kettle of maple sugar able "stirred off" which all enjoyed. This was followed by short addresses by A. Cuppett, T. B. Mickel, Rev. Winwood and W. F. Blackburn. During the first talk a fine rocking chair presented to the ased couple by sons. Tho addresses were responded u s j o j n a vcry appreciative manner by the at;ecl father.