“Brief Local Items.”

The Courant American Newspaper
Cartersville, Georgia
November 25, 1897 Page 5:
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“Brief Local Items.”

Invitations have been received by the friends and relatives of the parties in Cartersville to the marriage of Mr. Abel Cunyus Skannall, formerly of this county, but now residing in Louisiana, and Miss Mary Avery Brandon, of Stilesboro, which will occur at the Methodist church at Stilesboro on Wednesday, December 1st. Mr. A. C. Skannall and his brother Henry, will arrive in Cartersville today.

December 2, 1897 Page 1


A Beautiful Church Wedding at Stilesboro.

Yesterday morning at ten o’clock Mr. Abel Cunyus Skannal was united in marriage with Miss Mary Avery Brandon, at the Methodist church at Stilesboro, Rev. Mr. Martin, the pastor, officiating.

The attendants were: Mr. H. L. Skannal and Miss Louise Milam, Mr. T. B. Puckett and Miss Susie Cunyus, Mr. Claude B. Conyers and Miss Minnie Leake, Mr. Moss Sproull and Miss Maude Brandon. The ushers were Prof. Holland, R. H. McGinnis, C. W. Sproull and Thurman Colbert.

The church was beautifully decorated, and when the wedding party arrived was well filled with the friends of the popular young couple. They marched to the altar to the sweet strains of the wedding march which was beautifully rendered by Mrs. W. A. Puckett.

After the ceremony the wedding party repaired to the East and West depot, where Mr. and Mrs. Skannal left for their future home at Sligo, La., carrying with them the best wishes of a host of friends.

Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Brandon. Parents of the bride, gave them an elegant reception at their home on Tuesday night.


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