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Black, Joseph and Black, Phoebe (née Ashby) (Married)
appeared in Victoria Warder (Lindsay, ONT), 1 Aug 1890, p. 2, column 3
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Special to The Warder.

WEDDING BELLS.-On Tuesday, the

8th inst., was quite a gala day for the

people of Bethel and Bexley, the event

being the marriage of Mr. Joseph Black

of Bexley, to Miss Phoebe Ashby, the

youngest daughter of Mr. John Ashby of

Carden. The knot was tied by the Rev.

J. F. Mears in his usual happy manner.

The bride was tastefully dressed in garnet

satin trimmed with jets and looked quite

charming. The groom was ably supported

by his brother James. Miss Lavina

Ashby acted the part of bridesmaid to

perfection and was neatly attired in gar-

net silk. The ceremony being over the

friends enjoyed themselves in their usual

happy manner. Tea was served and

heartily partaken of, after which the

friends dispersed to their several homes.

Following is a list of presents:-Miss L.

Ashby, china tea set; Mr. Jas Black,

silver pickle cruet; Mr. John and Wm.

Ashby, dinner set; Mrs. J. Black, glass

water pitcher and half a dozen silver tea-

spoons; Mrs. J. Ashby, bedroom set; Mr.

and Mrs. R. J. Black, glass preserve dish;

Mr. and Mrs. McKague, pair of towels

and half dozen silver teaspoons; Mr. and

Mrs. Jos. Ashby, half dozen teaspoons;

Mrs. Holder, pair towels, pepper and

salt duster; Mr. Geo Holder, half dozen

silver tablespoons; Mrs. Alex. Matchett,

half dozen silver knives and forks; Miss

K. Matchett, table linen and napkins;

Miss Flo. Matchett, set of glass dishes;

Mrs. G. Benson, table linen; Mrs. S.

Benson, cake stand; Mrs. E. and R. Huff,

rocking chair; Mrs. Huff, pair of towels,

Mrs. J. Butterworth, butter dish; Mrs. J.

A. Peel, butter cooler; Miss M. Muir,

colored glass water pitcher; Mr. D. Mc-

Rae, china cup and saucer and half a

dozen silver teaspoons; Mrs. J. and Miss

S. McCaughey, preserve dish; Mrs. J. and

Miss D. Millaley, preserve dish and wait-

ers; Mrs. H. Ball, preserve dish; Mrs.

Henry Ashby, brush and comb; Mrs.

Mills, preserve dish, pepper and salt

duster; Mrs. T. Millaley, pair towels; Mr.

T. Millaley, syrup pitcher; Mrs. C. Teel,

pair towels; Mrs. D. Duggan, fancy table

cloth; Mrs. M. Duggan, water set; Miss

M. Bicks, two goblets; Miss M. Taylor,

watrer set; Mrs. Hicks glass set; Mrs. H.

Hicks, sugar bowl, half dozen waiters;

Mrs. T. Sears, two china cups and sau-

cers; Miss L. Hicks, pickle dish; Miss

Sears, pickle dish; Miss A. and L. staples,

cake plate and waiters; Mrs. S. Tree,

sugar bowl and cream pitcher; Mr. Jeff

and Miss C. Peel, glass set; Mr. and Mrs.

G. Connors, lamp; Mrs. D. Johnson,

house plant; Mr. Tangney, washstand;

Master Alfred Ashby, butter dish; Master

Walter Ashby, water pitcher; Norman

Ashby, pickle dish.

Media Type
Genealogical Resource
Item Type
Wedding Announcements
Date of Publication
1 Aug 1890
Date Of Event
08 Jul 1890
Last Name(s)
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Black, Joseph and Black, Phoebe (née Ashby) (Married)