Boone County Anniversary News
Mr. and Mrs. W. Brundage, 15 North Fourth street, will celebrate the 60th anniversary of their marriage today. They were married in Boone county, Illinois, December 8, 1861, and for many years made their home in Illinois. Later they moved to Iowa, and for the last fifteen years they have made their home in Grand Fork. Mr. and Mrs. Brundage have two daughters, one son, eleven grand children and four great grandchildren. Mrs. J. D. Bacon of this city and Mrs. Turner of Reynolds are the daughters, and C. C. Brundage, residing at Havre. Mont., is their son. [08 Dec 1921, Grand Forks Herald - Submitted by K. Torp]
A GOLDEN WEDDING
Mr. and Mrs. Bassett Celebrate Their Fiftieth Anniversary.
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Austin Bassett of Glyndon, Minn., celebrated their golden wedding Saturday at their home, Riverside farm. Mr. and Mrs. Bassett were married in Boone county, Illinois in 1849, and have resided in Glyndon since 1872. They have had ten children and all but one of them are living. Children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were present. The occasion was made more interesting by the marriage of their youngest daughter, Miss Julia Mandena Bassett, to John William Feriday of Glyndon. The service was read on the lawn under the trees by the bride's brother, Rev. Franklin H. Bassett of Minneapolis. The only attendants were the bride's parents. The bride was gowned in white Persian lawn over yellow taffeta and carried bride roses. The out-of-town guests included friends from Illinois, North Dakota and Minnesota.
[June 21, 1899, Minneapolis Journal (MN) - Submitted by K. Torp]