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 - WERE MARRIED IN COLETA Miss John Rebecca...
WERE MARRIED IN COLETA Miss John Rebecca Overholser and Snavely Wedded by Rev. Willis Byers. The wedding of John Snavely and Miss Rebecca Overholeer at Coleta at 7:30 last evening was ''an important affair in Coleta social circles. It was one of the prettiest, and there are a great many friends of both parties who fondly hope It will .be one of the happiest, QV er consummated In that town. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Willis Byers of Coleta at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John M. Overholser, the attendants being Miss Aretta Deets and Sullivan Crum. The bride was attired in a beautiful white mulle gown. The ceremony took place , on the porch of the residence under a beautiful bower of flowers and trailing vines. Some forty relatives and friends were present, who extended heartfelt and sincere congratulations. Then a rich and bountiful wedding supper was served arid afterwards the guests were pleasantly entertained. During the evening a charivari party • serenaded the bride and groom and were appeased with refreshments. Many useful and elegant presents were given the couple. . The bride, who is the daughter of one ofColeta's most'promlnentcltizens, is an attractive young lady, possessing many accomplishments and good qualities of mind and heart,and is a worthy helpmate for her husband. Mr. Snavely is a young man well regarded by all who know him. He has been engaged in farming near Dixon, but he and his bride will reside with her parents until spring, when they will probably engage in farming near Coleta. The guests present from Sterling were Mr, and Mrs. J,, P. Overholser and Miss Ida Overholser, Mrs. Charles L. Watson, Miss -Emma Snavely, Roy Evans and Frank and Harry Deets. Their many other friends here extend hearty congratulations.

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  1. Sterling Daily Gazette,
  2. 25 Sep 1896, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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