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Lena Edna Seeley


Gender: Female


Spouse: David Z. Goodrich

Date of Marriage: June 6, 1907

Marriage Place: Nelson, PA

Goodrich – Seeley Wedding

Mr. David Z. Goodrich and Miss Lena Edna Seeley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M.B. Seeley, of Nelson, were married at the Presbyterian church in Nelson last Thursday at 1:30 p.m. by Rev. Joseph Colelongh, over 200 guests witnessing the ceremony.

Mrs. O.B. Blanchard played the wedding march from Lochengrin as the bridal party, in the following order, entered the church, from the left aisle: Two ushers, Raymond Baker and O.B. Blanchard, Rev. Joseph Colelongh, the groom and his best man, John Olmstead, of Elmira. From the right aisle: Prof A.J. Dann, of Mansfield, Pa., and Roy Brown, of Elkland, Pa, ushers, little Isabelle Hoyt in white, strewing flowers, the bride in white silk muslin trimmed with lace carrying an arm bouquet of carnations tied with white ribbon and the bridesmaid, Miss Emily Seely, sister of the bride, in white embroidered linen with pink sash and pink carnations. All met under rope draperies of laurel and white lilac. The ring ceremony was used.

After the ceremony a reception was held at the bride’s home where luncheon was served by the following young ladies under the direction of Miss Honcaterer, of Elmira: Misses Ina Crandall, Clare Baxter, Eva Hooker, Elsie Colelongh, Pearl Anderson, Edith Finch, Rhea VanDyke and Clara Eaton. The bride’s table was decorated in green and white. Covers were laid for 12. The remainder of the guests were served at small tables.

The presents consisting of silver, cut glass, china and furniture, were very uniquely displayed in the back parlor.

Many out of town guests from Athens, Wellsboro, Mansfield, Williamsport, Elmira, Elkland, Osceola, Knoxville, Barrison Valley and Farmington were present.

The bride’s traveling gown was of tan and white check trimmed in silk strapping’s with hat, gloves and shoes of tan.

Mr. and Mrs. Goodrich left at 5:10 for Philadelphia and New York, accompanied by 25 friends who thought it necessary to see them properly ticketed on their train at Lawrenceville. Miss Emily Seely went to Philadelphia with them where she assists at the wedding of her cousin, Leon Lacey, on June 18th.

Published in The Wellsboro Agitator, June 12, 1907 front page

(Editor: Seeley/Seely used as originally printed)

[Grand-daughter of SGS #3733 – Lena Edna; Marcus Brutus; Allen(#3733); Nathaniel (#1701); Nathaniel; Nathaniel; Ebenezer-, Jonas; Obadiah]

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