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From: "Goltz" <>
Subject: [Ont] Newspaper Clippings Simcoe County
Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2001 21:04:37 -0500
I have borrowed, from one of my aunts, a book of newspaper articles that my
g-grandmother saved and will be posting them to his site. My g-grandmother,
Elizabeth (Covey) Edwards was raised in Midland and spent her married life
in Vasey (about 20 minutes north of Barrie in Simcoe County). Hope these
The County Free Press Herald, Saturday, June 23, 1951
WEDDING BELLS RANG
WILSON - ADAMSON
Standards of red and white peonies and purple iris decorated St. Paul's
Church, Midland, Saturday, June 13, when Rev. W.R. Auld united in marriage,
Doreen Margaret, third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Adamson, Midland, and
Robert A. Wilson, only son of Robert Wilson, Midland, and the late Mrs.
As soloist, Miss Nancy Ball, Victoria Harbour, sang "O' Perfect Love" and
the "Wedding Prayer", accompanied on the organ by Mrs. Graydon Broad.
The bride, given away by her father, was gowned in white, the bodice of
lace with a high neckline and long sleeves; the skirt of white satin with
lace panels falling in to a long, graceful train of lace and satin. Her
fingertip veil, edged with lace, was held by a halo of seed pearls. Her
bouquet was of red roses.
Mrs. M. Beatty, sister of the bride, as matron on honor, wore a gown of
yellow taffeta with matching gloves and headdress and carried a nosegay of
pink carnations and larkspur. Maid of honor, Mrs. I. Patenaude, another
sister, chose mauve taffeta with matching gloves and headdress and carried
pink carnations and yellow snapdragon.
The bridesmaid was Miss Doreen Edwards, wearing pale green taffeta with
matching gloves and headdress and carrying a nosegay of pink carnations and
Marilyn Adamson, niece of the bride, was flowergirl, in pale blue organdie
with headdress to match, and carrying a nosegay of pink carnations and
purple bachelor buttons. Kenneth Beatty, the bride's nephew, wearing white
flannels with a navy jacket, carried the ring on a white satin pillow edged
Paul Moreau, of Penetang, acting as best man, and the ushers were the
bride's brothers, Clare and Morley Adamson.
The home of the bride's parents was decorated with red and white peonies,
purple iris and lupin for the reception which was attended by 75 guests.
Receiving, the bride's mother wore powder blue crepe and lace with pink
accessories and a corsage of pink roses. The groom's aunt, Mrs. Martin, of
Thornbury, chose black crepe and lace with black accessories and a corsage
of red roses. Out-of-town guests attending came from Toronto, Thornbury,
Mr. St. Louis, Orr Lake, Oshawa and Penetang.
For their wedding trip to Sault Ste. Marie and Chicago, the bride donned a
gabardine suit of powder blue with pink and navy accessories, and wore a
corsage of pink carnations.
On their return, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson will reside in Midland.
Rev. W.J. Burton officiated at the double-ring ceremony in Hillsdale United
Church parsonage, Saturday, September 8, for the marriage of Doreen Fay
Edwards, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Edwards, Vasey, and John
Robert Lambie, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Lambie, R.R. 1,
The bride wore a street-length frock of pink nylon over taffeta, and
carried a white Bible decorated with streamers and red roses.
Attending the bride, Mrs. Robert Wilson was wearing powder blue taffeta
with a corsage of pink gladioli. Laurence Clement attended the groom.
Following the ceremony, a reception for 25 guests was held at the home of
the bride's parents. Receiving, the bride's mother chose a frock of navy
sheer with blue accessories, and the groom's mother was attired in navy
printed sheer with grey accessories. Guests were present from Elmvale,
Stayner, Wyebridge and St. Hilaire, Que.
Leaving for their wedding trip to St. Hilaire, the bride traveled in a suit
of brown wool gabardine with brown and white accessories. On their return,
Mr. and Mrs. Lambie will reside on the groom's farm near Elmvale.
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