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70 Years Ago

January 18 - January 25, 1936
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County Library)

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McDonald - Ledford Wedding
A marriage of interest is that of Paul McDonald to Miss Lirline Ledford, which was solemnized on Monday, January 20, the Rev. Henry C. Geiger officiating.

The bride is the attractive daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Ledford, of the Alpine Community.The bride-groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie McDonald of the Eleventh District of Overton County


Beaty - Wright Wedding
Announcement has been made of the marriage of Ray Beaty to Miss Rose Wright, which was solemnized Saturday, January 18, at Crawford, Tenn,; by the Rev. Porter H. Harrison, in the presence of a few relatives and friends.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Savage Wright, of Crawford. She graduated at the Crawford High School in the class of 1933.

The bride-groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tinker Beaty of Cleveland, Ohio.

Mr. and Mrs. Beaty will make their home in McDonald, Ohio, where. Mr. Beaty is employed..


Ledford - Richards Wedding
A wedding of interest to a wide circle of friends is that of Jesse Ledford and Miss Leiron Richards, which was solemnized on Sunday, January 12, the ceremony being performed by the Rev. E.M. Smith at Alpine.

The bride is the talented daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jarret A. Richards of the Alpine community. She is a graduate of Alpine Institute and is a popular teacher in the public schools of Overton County.

The bride-groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. L.B. Ledford of Crawford.

Mr. and Mrs. Ledford will reside in Bonna Blue, Virginia, where Mr. Ledford is employed with a coal company.


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