Travis, Anne Aileen and Merritt, Harold R. (Married)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 28 May 1942, p. 5
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Against a background of spring flowers and candles a very charming wedding was solemnized at Rock Chapel United Church, Grimsby, on Saturday evening, when Anne Aileen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Travis, Grimsby, became the bride of L.A.C. Harold R. Merritt, Dauphin, Man., son of Mr. and Mrs. H.S. Merritt, Grimsby. Rev. A.R. Johnston, Merritton, officiated. The bride, given in marriage by her father, was lovely in a white silk jersey dress with full net shirt and halo with three-quarter length veil, and carrying a bouquet of Sweetheart roses and lilies of the valley. Miss Dorothy Norton, Hamilton, was bridesmaid, and was gowned in a powder blue silk chiffon dress with bolero. Her headdress was a short blue net veil, caught at the top with pink and blue flowers. She carried a bouquet of pink carnations. The groomsman was L.A.C. Wilbert Manzer, Vancouver, and the ushers were Sgt. Pilot H. Etherington, Vancouver, and A.C. 2 Wilfred Travis, St. Thomas. Wedding music was played by Miss Thelma Pearson, Grimsby, who accompanied the soloist, Miss Norma Stephenson, Tapleytown. Immediately after the ceremony the bride and groom left on a wedding trip to Northern Ontario, the bride choosing for travelling a pale blue coat, dusty rose dress and hat and matching accessories. Upon returning a reception was held on Tuesday evening at the home of the bride's parents. Immediate relatives and the bridal party were present. The bride's mother wore a love blue crepe dress with white hat and matching accessories, her corsage bouquet being of roses and sweet peas. The groom's mother was gowned in a maroon crepe ensemble with bead trimming, beige hat and matching accessories and corsage bouquet of roses and sweet peas. Guests present at the wedding were from Rochester, N.Y., Toronto and Ottawa, The bride and groom will reside in Dauphin, Manitoba.

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Genealogical Resource
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Wedding Announcements
Date of Publication
28 May 1942
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23 May 1942
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Travis, Anne Aileen and Merritt, Harold R. (Married)