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McSwain, R.D. and Rebecca Jeffreys, Marriage Notice, 1897, Raleigh, NC Gazette

A Brilliant Marriage at the Residence of her Brother, 207 W. South Street. 

Mr. R. D. McSwain and Miss Rebecca Jeffreys were joined together in holy wedlock at the residence of the bride’s brother, P. J. Jeffreys, 207 W. South St., on Wednesday night, February 3, at 9.30. Reception at 10.30. Rev. R. H. W. Leak officiated. Many friends of the contracting parties were present and a great many handsome presents given, as follows: Miss Cora Debnam, tea-pot; Mrs. Charlie Hill, molasses-pot; Mrs. Priscilla McCloud, spoon-holder; Mr. and Mrs. White, half dozen wine glasses; Miss Maggie White, napkin-rings; Miss Dinah H. Hines, silver butter-knife and sugar spoon; Miss Alice Hines, canister; Mr. John Debnam, two cake plates; Miss Judith Williams, cake plate; Mrs. M. L. Stallings, half dozen syllabub glasses; Mrs. Jacob Jordan, cake plate and towel; Miss Pennie Booth, china tea set; Mr. Henry Hollman, flower-basket; Mr. and Mrs. Hartsfield, two fruit plates and stand; Mr. W. H. Matthews, cream pitcher; Miss Emma Dunston, two pitchers; Mrs. Willie Dunston. two plates; Miss Jannie Debnam, fruit stand; Mr. and Mrs. Austin Dunston, towel; Mrs. Channie Wilder, pair towels; Mr. Gill, glass bowl; Mrs. Caroline Williams, fruit stand; Mr. Tom McNeil, glass pitcher; Mr. R. .N. Jeffreys, one dozen wine glasses; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hayes, sugar-dish and spoon-holder; Mr. Bebee, half dozen goblets; Mrs. Clara McCloud, butter-dish and cream-pitcher; Mrs. C. C. White, pair towels, Charlotte, N. C; Mrs. Manison, pickle-dish; Mr. James Whitted, half dozen glasses; Mrs. Julia Dunn, waiter; Mrs. D. K. Polk, spittoon.

Source Citation

The gazette. (Raleigh, N.C.) 18??-1???, March 06, 1897, Image 2. Image provided by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library, Chapel Hill, NC. Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83027097/1897-03-06/ed-1/seq-2/.

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