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Marriage Hill & Cooley

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Location: Centerville, Allegany, New York

PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2007 8:08 pm    Post subject: Marriage Hill & Cooley Reply with quote


A very pretty wedding took place at the home of Mr. And Mrs. C. D. Cooley of the town of Hume, on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 14 th at one o'clock, when their only daughter, Emma Louise, was united in marriage to Mr. John Orville Hill, one of the leading dentist of Rochester, the ceremony being witnessed by about one hundred relatives and friends.

Miss Carrie Fraser of Hilton. N.Y., sang "O Promise Me,' after which the bride and groom preceded by the bridesmaid, Miss Mildred Cooper of Hilton, the best man, Mr. Willis Lytle of Buffalo, and ring bearer, little Doris Cooper of Hilton, N.Y., to Lohengrin's wedding march, played by Miss Josephine Hoppock, proceeded to their places under a large bell made of white asters, which was supended from festoons of myrtle in front of the bay window that had been banked with ferns and flowers, where they were met by the pastor of the M. E. church of Wiscoy, Rev. O. J. Houghton who officiated, using the Episcopal service, the pianist mean while playing "Hearts and Voices" very softly.

The brides gown was of white messaline satin with pearl trimming, made en train, and she carried a large shower bouquet of bride's roses. The bridesmaid wore pink messaline and carried pink astors tied with pink ribbon. The bridegroom and bestman wore the conventional black. The ring was carried on a beautiful white lily.

Refreshments, consisting of four courses were served under the direction of Miss Bessie Ward, a cateress of Rochester, several young lady friends of the bride acting as waitresses.

Seated at a large table in the dinning room were the wedding party, minister, and near relatives, while the other guests were about small tables placed in the adjoining rooms. The decorations were simple and pretty, the colores being pink, white,and green.

Among the out of town guests were J. E. Cooley and daughter, Mrs. H.J.Wessinger of Duluth. Minn,; Mrs. Amanda Hill, Mr. and Mrs. J.L.E.Banks, Mrs.W.M.Bennett, Francis West, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Rogers, Dr. Haines and Miss Grace Gillette of Rochester; Dr. and Mrs. Kellogg of Interlaken, N.Y.,; Mrs. Alysworth of Oneonta, N.Y.; Mrs. M. N. Coates and two children of Bainbridge, N.Y.; Miss Carrie Fraser, Mr and Mrs J.E. Cooper and daughters, Mildred and Doris, and son Harlan, of Hilton N.Y.; Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Cole of Mt. Morris and Mr. and Mrs. John Torpey of Belfast.

The presents were many and exceptionally beautiful and valuable.

Dr. and Mrs. Hill, accompanied by the bridesmaid and best man left in an automobile amid the usual shower of rice and confetti and with the best wishes of a host of friends for Silver Springs where they took the cars for a trip east.

They will be at home after Nov 1st, at 143 Wellington Ave., Rochester.
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