Effingham County, Illinois
Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Mitchell celebrate their wooden wedding next Monday evening. [The Effingham Democrat, Thursday, October 2, 1879]
Railroad News. Yesterday evening, Mr. O. Reynolds and wife celebrated their crystal wedding.[The Effingham Democrat, Thursday, September 5, 1878]
Tuesday was Mrs. Lena Schafer's 7th birthday and in honor of the occasion, a number of her little friends gathered at her beautiful home in the afternoon to celebrate the event. Delicious refreshments were served, numerous games were played and all went away feeling that they had had a regular good time. [Shumway Advance, Friday June 4, 1897, page 1]
The tin wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Wm Wallace Tuesday evening was well attended notwithstanding the inclement evening.[The Effingham Democrat, Thursday, September 12, 1878]
ZEHNER -- Tin Wedding Anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. August Zehner celebrated their 10th Anniversary in Wedlock, Sunday 23rd 1910.
The guests and presents began to make their appearance early in the day and by 8 P..M. it was hard to tell whether Gus was running a butcher shop or proprietor of a tin factory but all we know August is the butcher. Those present were as follows: Jos. Behnuskemper and family of Teutopolis, George Wendt and family, Fred Wendt and family, Fred Wendt and family of Lillyville, John Pulsford and family of Greencreek, Martin Bourdious and family of Teutopolis, Joe Zehner and family of Dieterich, Ernest Johnson and family, Evan James and family, Mat Faber (our coming Sherriff_ and family, Nicholas Faber, Mrs Allen and Sam Oran, Robert Hollett and family, Robert Plummer and family, Thos. Fritter and family, John Ruegger and family, Chris Meislahn and family, Henry McEthiney and family, Mr. Herman and Ben Zehner of Teutopolis and Miss Anna Hetzer, Ella Brewer and Nellie Browning. The evening was spent in various games, fruit and cake being serves aat a late hour (and last but not least) of course, the cake was fine but in case anyone ahould get choked Gus was there with a "stein" to their rescue. As Monday was about to slip up on the entertainers, they all departed homeward. Having spent a most enjoyable evening and wishing Mr. and Mrs Zehner many more Happy Anniversaries "
For Meats and Tin Ware call on August Zehner.
Signed: Instigator of Fun [The Special Gazette - Dieterich - 27 January 1910, Vol 5 No 42; Submitted by Angel Prieur-Capmajo]
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