On Wednesday, 2 Oct 1901,
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Potts of Townsend, was the scene of a
a happy event, when his daughter, Miss Martha E., was united in
the holy bonds of matrimony to Oscar S. Lason of Benton Harbor,
The impressive ceremony
was performed by the Rev. John R. Isaac.
The bride looked very
charming being attired in helitrope beneritta with trimmings of
helitrope silk and Valenciennes lace, and carried a boquet of
She was assisted by her
sister, Miss Sarah Potts, as first bridesmaid, and Miss Edna
Potts, cousin of the bride, as second bridesmaid, while Miss Edith
Potts acted as maid of honor.
The groom was supported by
Fred Doan of Port Dover and Arthur Kelly. The wedding march was
played by Miss May Carpenter.
Guests to the number of
125 were present from Glen Meyer, Kelvin, Simcoe, Bloomsburg,
Cherry Valley, Tyrrell, Port Dover, Rockford, Old Windham,
Woodhouse, Townsend, Waterford and Iowa.
The bride was the
recipient of many beautiful and costly presents.