Gerry family history, Aug 30, 1925

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Gerry family history, Aug 30, 1925 - NEW YORK, Aug. 20. I SEVERAL engagements of...
NEW YORK, Aug. 20. I SEVERAL engagements of importance, not only to New York society, but to members of the fashionable world throughout the country and in Europe, have been announc- ' ed during the summer, but none of them is of more interest than that f Miss Mabel Gerry, daughter of Mr. El-bridse T. Gerry, a former commodore of the New York Yacht Club and Mrs. j Gerry, to F. S. E. Drury, whose father, the late Archdeacon Drury, was a chaplain of the House of Commons. His mother was Miss Dauleny, of Wiltshire, England. He is a widower with two sons and a daughter, the latter the widow of the Hon. Arthur Coke, who was killed in the World War. No family in New York society, not even the late Mrs. Astor,- gave more brilliant entertainments than the Ger-rys at their house on Fifth Avenue and Sixty-first Street. In the days of the cotillion, when entertaining in New York meant something more than dance, Commodore Gerry each year gave some of the most notable dances of the season, for his daughters, Miss E. Angelica, the elder of the two and

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  1. The Philadelphia Inquirer,
  2. 30 Aug 1925, Sun,
  3. Page 60

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