Etc. -- Alan B. Jackson and Gertheal E. Hamilton showered and wed, Dec 1916
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 1 article in the 14 Dec 1916 Simcoe Reformer.

A Bride-to-be of this afternoon

A number of friends of Miss Gertheal E. Hamilton received an interesting surprise when her approaching marriage to Captain Alan B. Jackson was announced at an informal tea, given by Miss Ethel Matthews last Saturday afternoon.

This wedding, which had previously been set for a date 
in January, was hastened when Capt. Jackson, who is attached to the A. M. C. Training Depot at Exhibition Camp, received orders to hold himself in readiness to proceed overseas.

The bride-to-be is the elder of the two daughters of the late Mr. Robert Hamilton. The ceremony, which will be performed by Rev. Dr. W. J. Dey, is to take place quietly this afternoon at the home of the bride's mother on Stanley Street.

In spite of the small opportunity offered them, Miss Hamilton's friends have made good use of the time. 
She was the recipient of a number of beautiful gifts at 
a shower given by Mrs. W. G. Jackson on Tuesday afternoon. 

That same evening at the home of Mrs. W. E. Tisdale a number of dainty handkerchiefs appeared from a large fish placed before Miss Hamilton with the serving of refreshments. 

Yesterday, Mrs. Richard Hicks entertained a small number of friends in her honor.

A lightly edited transcription of a page 1 article in the 21 Dec 1916 Simcoe Reformer.


The marriage of Miss Gertheal Eilleen Hamilton to Captain Alan Bart Jackson took place last Thursday afternoon, 14 Dec 1916.

At half-past three a small number of friends and relatives gathered at the home of the bride's mother on Stanley Street to witness the ceremony.

Mrs. Hamilton gave away her daughter, who wore her traveling suit of navy blue with fur trimmings. 
Rev. W. J. Dey officiated. 

After the ceremony refreshments were served and the bride and groom motored to the station, accompanied by a number of the younger guests.

They will spend a short time at Kirkfield and at the conclusion of Captain Jackson's leave, will return to Toronto.

Among the guests was Sergeant-Major Cruickshank of Hamilton, who has recently returned from the front, where he had been serving with the medical unit of which Captain Jackson was formerly a member.

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