Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Wedding Wednesday :: Love Affair by Correspondence

Copyright 2012, CABS for Reflections From the Fence

From the January 2, 1897 issue of the Michigan Messenger published at Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan.

"Mervin Teachout, of Oakley and Zena Lee, of Oberlin, O., were married.  It was a love affair carried on by correspondence."

*  Graphic courtesy of The Vintage Moth.


Joan said...

Brings to mind Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning. O what bliss to open the mail and read, "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. ..."

Barbara Poole said...

Love the card, so I have to ask. Were these people in your tree, if not, do you have any idea what happened to them?

Carol said...

Barbara, they are NOT in my tree, and no, I have not done any follow up research.