Archer, Helen Margaret and Beckstead, Donald, (Married on 4 Sept 1943)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 9 Sep 1943, p. 4

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Helen Margaret Archer, niece of Reeve and Mrs. Charles W. Durham, Grimsby Beach, was united in marriage to Mr. Donald A. Beckstead, son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Beckstead, Williamsburg, Ont., Saturday evening at 7 o'clock in St. John's Presbyterian Church, Grimsby. Rev. George Taylor-Munro, Grimsby, officiated. The bride was given in marriage by her uncle, and wore a gown of white triple sheer with Queen Anne headdress which held in place a veil. Better Time roses were in her shower bouquet. Miss Erma Jackson, Hamilton, attended, gowned in buttercup yellow chiffon, with matching headdress and veil, and carried apricot gladioli. Mr. Thomas J. Archer, St. Catharines, was best man, and Messrs. William Powell and Robert Powell, St. Catharines, ushers. The wedding music was played by Mrs. Tweeny and Mrs. C. Hamburgh, Hamilton, sang Ave Maria and Because. A reception of 60 guests was held at the home of the bride's aunt, Mrs. Durham, who received in a two-piece navy dress with a corsage bouquet of Rapture roses. The couple left on a wedding trip to Ottawa and Montreal, the bride travelling in a navy costume, her corsage bouquet being of Talisman roses. They will reside in Chatham, Ont.

Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
Item Type:
Wedding Announcements
Date of Publication:
9 Sep 1943
Date Of Event:
4 Sept 1943
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Archer, Helen Margaret and Beckstead, Donald, (Married on 4 Sept 1943)