Claycomb – Davis Wedding 1947

Barb wedding announ smOn 15 July 1947 my aunt Barbara Claycomb married Roy Davis in Los Angeles, California.  Because most of her friends and family were far away, they sent out either an invitation or an announcement.

Barb wedding invFrom her satin covered wedding book:
barb wedding book certifAnd the guest register:
barb wedding guests 1barb wedding guests 2davis wedding with FEC family L-R:  Helen Duncan Claycomb, Harriet Duncan Claycomb, Barbara Claycomb Davis, (in front) Tom Claycomb, Roy Davis, Ruth Claycomb, Jean Claycomb, and Frank Claycomb.

And one of the many unofficial certificates:
barb wedding certifDriving away.barb roy car leaving wedding

Claycomb – Duncan Wedding

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From a DeKalb county paper, 1936.

April 11th is my parents’ anniversary.  They married in 1936, so this would be their 78th.





Announcement from The Wayne Herald, Wayne, Nebraska.

Announcement from The Wayne Herald, Wayne, Nebraska.

Wedding Guests.  I love seeing signatures of family and guests 1936wedding guests 1936 p2Mrs. N. M. Duncan is Nettie MaryJane Patchen Duncan, Harriet’s paternal grandmother.  Mrs. T. L. Oakland is MaryAnn Sanderson Oakland, Harriet’s maternal grandmother.
marriage cert 1936FEC HDC wedding clipping p1FEC HDC wedding clipping p2

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The newlyweds, April 11, 1936, DeKalb, Illinois

They honeymooned at the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago, where they danced to the big band sound of Skinnay Ennis and his orchestra.edgewater beach hotel pc

On their 60th anniversary in 1996, their first great-grandchild was born.   So here’s a very happy 18th birthday to Jack!