Saturday, October 6, 2018

E W Long and Emma 1916


Miss Emma Graupner to Become Bride of E. W. Long
Tomorrow Morning

A romance which had its beginning when the groom was a member of the
varsity football team of Dickinson College, will have Its culmination tomorrow morning when Miss Emma Graupner of Harrisburg and E. W. Long of Delmar, Del., will be married at the bride's home, 9 South Tenth street.

The ceremony will be performed at 8 o'clock by the Rev. Rheinhold
Schmidt, pastor of St. Michael's German Lutheran church in the parlors of the Graupner home. Mrs. M. P. Proehlich, will play Mendelssohn's wedding march, to be followed by the singing of "Oh Promise Me," by Miss Grace Penuel of Delmar, Del., a niece of the groom. The ceremony will be performed amid most beautiful floral decorations by Uttley.

Following the wedding, breakfast Will be served and the couple will
leave for a wedding trip to Philadelphia, New York and New England cities.

Miss Graupner is a daughter of Mrs. Mary L. Graupner. She formerly at
tended the Mary Drexel Institute or Philadelphia and Irving College, Mechanlcsburg. She is accomplished and popular and takes active part in the work of the German Lutheran church.

Mr. Long is at present general sales manager for the Standard Bak
ing Company, of Harrisburg. He was a member of the class of 1911 of Dickinson College and was prominent as a football and baseball player at that institution. He was also a member of the glee club, possessing an extraordinary tenor voice. He is a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Above from the Harrisburg Telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) November 29, 1916

E. W. Long was Ebe Walter Long (1888-1970) son of Richard Wilson Long (1842-1922) and Arabella Jane Adkins (1846-1927).  More important for Delmar he was the brother of George Lorenzo Long, who built half the houses on the Delmar, Maryland side of town.  many of which are still standing.  E. W and Emma would continue to live and die in Pennsylvania.  They would have at least one daughter who was named Vivian Graupner Long.  

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