Lee County Illinois

Mr. and Mrs. Curg Kennay

Mr. and Mrs. Curg Kennay of Franklin Grove celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Sunday at a scramble dinner held at their home. A three tiered wedding cake topped by a golden bell was an effective centerpiece for the dinner table. Guest present to honor the couple included Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Kennay and son Jimmy, Mrs. Cyril Reed and son Gene, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Case of Dixon; Mrs. Ronald Sword of Nachusa, Mr. and Mrs. Clare Hackbarth and children and Mrs. Donald Bohn and Joe Sutter Jr of Frankling Grove. Miss Mary Jones of Franklin Grove, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wiszleb and Tech. Sgt. Edward Gillan and Miss Phyllis Case of Dixon called later in the day. Mr. and Mrs. Kennay were married on August 23, 1894 at Greenmount VA. They were both born and raised near Harrisburg VA and have been residents of Franklin Grove for the past 20 years. They are the parents of 8 children, 21 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Dixon Evening Telegraph 29 August 1944

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