Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Miss Elsie Cleary Marries 1917


Special Correspondence of Every Evening

Delmar, Sept. 13. - At noon yesterday Miss Elsie Redman Cleary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Cleary of Delmar, and Daniel Lockfaw of Wilmington, N. C, were united in marriage at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, at Salisbury. Md. The altar was beautifully decorated with plants, palms and lighted candles. A wedding march was played by Mrs. Norman Hastings of Wilmington. While the guests were assembling Norman Hastings played a violin solo, and "O Promise Me'' was sung by Miss Grace Elliott. The bride was attired in a smart travelling suit of blue broadcloth. She wore a bouquet of Bride roses and carried a white prayerbook. Miss Alice Cleary, the bride's sister, was maid of honor. She wore brown Georgette crepe, carrying a bouquet of pink Killarney roses. Norman Shepherd of Wilmington. N. C, was best man. The ushers were Milton Cleary of Delmar and Ord Rairigh of Ridgely, Md. The ceremony was performed by Rt. Rev. J. J. Monaghan. Bishop of Delaware, assisted by Rev. Walter Knight. Immediately following the ceremony the young couple boarded the New York express for a trip north. They will reside at Sunset Park, Wilmington. N. C where the groom holds a position with the Atlantic Coast Line railroad, and will be at home after October 1.

Above from the Wilmington News Journal 13 Sep 1917

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