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Mr. and Mrs. William Vinson - 40th Wedding Anniversary
North Vernon Plain Dealer, December 7, 1905

    Mrs. and Mrs. William Vinson, (William & Elvina (Windsor)Vinson) of Vernon, R.R. No. 2, celebrated their fortieth wedding anniversary on Dec. 3rd. Mr. and Mrs. Vinson were born at Dillsboro, Indiana, in 1943, and were united in marriage at the same place on Dec. 3, 1865, by Rev. S.F. McClain. They were the parents of twelve children five boys and seven girls, all living, the youngest being twenty years old, and all being present with their families, as follows: Simeon Vinson, Marion, Ind.: Mrs. Walter Clarkson, Lovett, Ind.; Mrs Frank Wooster, Muncie, Ind.; George Vinson, Dupont, Ind.; Mrs. Ben Hughes, Morse, Kansas,; Clark Vinson, Vernon, Ind.; Bessie, Emma, Zada, Charley and Logan. Other guests present were: Mrs. Abigail Wilson, Dillsboro, Ind.; Mrs. Charlotte McBride, Chas. Owings and wife, Versailles; Miss Ina Hubbard, Monte C. Fiscus and Charles Summers, of Indianapolis, Lewis Wilson, wife and niece of Hyde, James Winsor, wife and son, of Commiskey. At 12 o'clock those present witnessed the marriage of their youngest daughter, Zada, to Monte C. Fiscus, of Indianapolis, Rev. Chesley Holmes, of Vernon, officiating. The bridal party came down from Indianapolis that morning and as they neared the house Miss Emma Vinson sang "Home, Sweet Home." As the bridal couple entered the room attended by Miss Ina Hubbard, maid of honor, with Dr. Charles Hubbard, maid of honor, with Dr. Charles Summers, best man, they were met by the bride and groom of forty years, who stood with them during the ceremony. Shortly after all were invited to the dining room where an elaborate dinner was served. Fred McMillar, the genius photograper of North Vernon was present during the day and photographed the entire group in a number of ways. At 4 o'clock all united in singing "God be with you til we meet again." Rev. Holmes led in prayer. The guests then began to depart, wishing both brides many happy returns of the day. Mr. and Mrs. Fiscus will make their home in Indianapolis.

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