Friday, November 16, 2012

Holdridge, John W. wed to Gertrude M Walton -- Morris

Holdridge, John W. wed to Gertrude M. Walton -- Morris

Walton—Holdridge Nuptials

Miss Gertrude Marie Walton, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Walton of Lower Dimmock Hollow, was united in marriage to John William Holdridge, son of Mrs. DeForest Holdridge of Burlington, in Zion Episcopal church, here, Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock. The ceremony was performed by the rector, Rev. L. Curtis Denney, in the presence of the immediate families and a few intimate friends. Miss M. Mabel Grafton, organist of Zion church, played the wedding march.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. She was attended by her sister, Miss Mary Walton. The best man was Donald Holdridge, brother of the groom.
Mrs. Holdridge is a member of the class of 1935, Morris Central school. Mr. Holdridge is a prosperous young farmer. They will reside on the Holdridge farm in Burlington, attended by the west wishes of their many friends.

Addendum:  On the 1940 census:  John was a farmer and head of the household at age 31, Gertrude was his wife, age 24, and their son John Jr., age 3 years.  Also, listed are his mother Rosa Holdridge, 60,  and 2 brothers, DeForest, 27 and Donald, age 21.  Rosa and the last two sons had lived on the same farm in 1935 and all were listed as farmers.  John had lived in Rocklyn, NY in 1935. 

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