Clinton County, Ohio
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Jacks
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Jacks, of Bowersville, had been married 50 years Tuesday and the celebrated the "golden day" appropriately with a family party. The Jackses chose a quiet day rather than to entertaining with a reception. They heard from their wide circle of friends, however, by means of flowers, gifts, and cards. Members of the family went to their home in the evening taking a basket of yellow gladioli and chrysanthemums and refreshments. Mrs. Jacks was Anna Carter and is related to the Carter and Pidgeon families of this vicinity. Mr. Jacks is a brother of Mrs. John Black, of near Wilmington.
Those of the family who spent the evening with them were Mr. and Mrs. John Black and daughter, Helen Elizabeth, Mr. and Mrs. A.D. Black and son, John, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Pidgeon and children, Charles, Dorothy, and Betty, Mr. and Mrs. Persi Pugsley daughters, Jean, Charlotte, Laura Belle and Amy Lou, Mr. and Mrs. Elza Hughes, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Pidgeon, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Terrell of near New Vienna, Miss Mary Carter, George and Jesse Carter of Sabina, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Ream of Bowersville. [Wilmington News, September 15, 1938 - Contributed by Lori Hellmund]
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pierce
Just as the paper is going to press, we were very pleasantly apprized of the golden wedding of our aged and much respected citizens, Richard Pierce and lady, byt he reception of some very nice cake, for which remembrance they have our heartfelt thanks. [The Wilmington Journal (Wilmington, OH) 3 Feb 1869, p. 3]