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Hazel Louise Seelye


Gender: Female


Spouse: Archie A. Baker

Date of Marriage: June 25, 1917

Marriage Place: Mansfield, PA

Seelye – Baker Wedding

On June 25, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L.G. Seelye, their only daughter, Hazel Louise, was married to Archie A. Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Baker, of Osceola, says the Mansfield Advertiser.

The house was decorated with ferns and roses, the color scheme being pink and white. At noon, to the strains of the bridal chorus from Lohengrin, played by Miss Mary Hotchkiss, of Lawrenceville, the bridal party descended the stairway, led by little Miss Gertrude Baker, niece of the groom. She was dressed in white and carried a basket of pink roses which concealed the wedding ring. Next followed the maid of honor, Miss Marguerite Ryon, of Lawrenceville, then the bride and bridesmaids, Miss Isabelle Sheldon, of Tioga, and Miss Miriam Burley, of Westfield. The bridal party were met at the archway by the minister, Rev. J. VanKirk Wells, the groom and best man, Wayne L. Lowe. The ring ceremony was used.

The bride’s gown was white georgette with bead trimming and she carried a bouquet of roses. The bridesmaids were dressed in pink and carried pink roses. The maid of honor wore white net over silk.

Those who attended were Mr. and Mrs. L.G. Seelye, daughter and son, Hazel and Hugh; Mr. and Mrs. J. VanKirk Wells, Mr. and Mrs. F.S. Stillwell, Wayne Lowe, Miss Olive Longstreet, Evangeline Elliott and Evelyn Elliott, all of Mansfield. The out-of-town guests were: Dr. and Mrs. C.W. Sheldon and daughters, Isobelle and Eva, of Tioga; Mr. and Mrs. O.A. Baker, of Waverly, N.Y.; Archie A. Baker, Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Baker, Mr. and Mrs. John Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Baker, all of Osceola; Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Baker and son, Buell, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Baker, Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Inman, Mrs. Charles H. Seelye, Mrs. E.D. Guiles, Mr. and Mrs. John Hacket, Miss Margaret Ryon and Miss Mary Hotchkiss, of Lawrenceville: Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Spencer and Mrs. Helen Reep, of Elmira, N.Y.; Misses Marion and Almira Spencer of Millerton; William Spencer, of Jackson Summit; Miss Lillian Bostwick, of Athens; Miss Miriam Burley, of Westfield, and Miss Margaret Evans of Parsons, Pa.

The bride is a young lady of sterling worth and her friends are legion. The groom is a prosperous young farmer and has a host of friends who wish them future happiness and prosperity. After a sumptuous three course dinner the happy couple left for a short wedding trip to various places in New York state where they will visit relatives and friends.

Published in The Wellsboro Agitator, July 9, 1917 front page

[Granddaughter of SGS #2600 – Hazel Louise; Lyle Granger; Charles H. (#2600); William Spratt (#934); John; Justus; John; Benjamin; Nathaniel; Robert]

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