Bonnel-Bagby

Happy anniversary to Henry and Minnie (Bagby) Bonnel.  From the September 6, 1906 Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1:

Bonnel — Bagby.

Last Sunday, Sept. 2nd, at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Bagby occurred the marriage of their daughter Miss Minnie to Henry E. Bonnel of Nortonville, Kansas, the Rev. Ortie C. Carden, pastor of Guilford M. E. Church, South, performing the ceremony.  The bride’s cousin, Miss Effie Bagby of Brookfield, Mo., played Mendelssohn’s Wedding March.  The march was commenced as the maid of honor, Miss Ethyl Linville, advanced through the room followed by her ribbon girls, Mary Bagby and Bernice Linville.  In their steps came the bride’s maid, Mrs. Walter Iddings, and best man, Mr. Walter Iddings and the bride and groom.

It was then that the simple words were pronounced by Rev. Carden which united this couple for life.

During congratulations the Cradle Song by John Gilder was played.  To the music of Silver Nymphs, they marched to the dining room to partake of the bounteous feast which had been prepared for the occasion.

The bride and groom were handsomely attired, the groom wearing the conventional black while the bride was tastefully dressed in a beautiful gown of Crepe de Chine.

Mr. Bonnel is a prosperous and noble young man being engaged in farming near Nortonville.  He has always made his home near that place where he first met his bride.

The bride is a beautiful young lady of loving disposition and sweet countenance, having a host of friends and admirers.  The following were present:

Lee Teson and family, Clarence Cottrell and family, A. F. Howden and family, Henry McDowell and family, Louie Conrad and family, James Bagby and family, Miss Maude Linville, Mrs. Joe Sullivan, Walter Iddings and wife, Alex Bagby and family, Mrs. S. L. Russell, Elwood Barrett, Mrs. Susan Bagby, Miss Ethel Linville, and Grace Keenan.

Those present from a distance were:  Orville Willhoyte and family, Maryville, C. F. Bagby and family, Brookfield, Mrs. Ollie Huston, Beatrice, Nebr., Mrs. Willard Money, Maryville.

A number of nice and useful presents were given which were:  Set of nut picks, set of silver spoons, bullion spoon, meat fork, berry spoon, set of teaspoons, set of fruit knives, three fruit dishes, stand cover, set of napkins, pair of towels, set of silver knives and forks, gravy ladle, couch pillow, set of plates, rug, and bed spread.

 

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