Etc. -- Mr. & Mrs. Everett mark their 50th wedding Anniversary
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The following abbreviated transcript is from pages 1 and 8 of the 21 Jun 1937 Simcoe Reformer 

Simcoe Couple 50 Years Wed
Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Everett 
Mark Anniversary

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Everett, Robinson street, was the scene of a pleasant event yesterday when over 60 relatives and friends gathered to observe the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. Everett's parents, 
Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Everett, 47 Kent street, Simcoe.

During the day, Mr. and Mrs. Everett were the recipients of a number of congratulatory messages and in the evening were presented with a number of gifts.

Mr. Everett was born in Woodhouse, the son of Peter Everett and Mary Yeager, who later resided in Vittoria. He was one of nine children, and has five brothers living:
Archie and William of Simcoe,
Edward of Bay City, Mich., 
Albert of Charlotteville and 
Charles of Port Ryerse.

Mrs. Everett, who before her marriage was Emma Pattison, was born near Cayuga, the daughter of 
Jesse Pattison and Ella Cook, who for a number of resided in Hagersville. She was one of six children 
and with the exception of a brother, Richard Pattison 
of Niagara Falls, N.Y., is the only surviving member 
of the family.

Mr. and Mrs. Everett were married in Knox Presbyterian church in Jarvis, 20 Jun 1887. They took up residence in Woodhouse about a mile and a half south of Simcoe. Eight years later they moved to Simcoe where they have lived ever since. For about 30 years Mr. Everett carried on a blacksmith shop in the building now occupied by 
Dr. A. C. Burt, on Kent street, retiring 13 years ago. 

They are both members of the United church and have four sons, Roy of Simcoe, Harry of Bracebridge, 
George of Brantford, and Percy of St. Thomas.

Among the out-of-town relatives and friends who were present yesterday were...

[Compiler's Comment: article concludes with a long list of relatives and friends who attended.]

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