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The Evening News     Detroit, Michigan

September 30, 1901 edition

submitted and transcribed by Wendy Cosper

Transcribed below are wedding announcements, obituaries and marriage licenses from The Evening News
Detroit, Michigan  September 30, 1901.

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Miss Fletcher's Wedding 

With every appointment of quiet elegance in her beautiful home at 814 Jefferson Ave. Miss Grace
Fletcher will be married this evening to Charles B. King , son of the late Gen. John King, Ninth
United States Infantry.
The ceremony will be solemnized at 9 o'clock in the reception room, which has been charmingly
arranged with American Beauty Roses , with Rev. Mr. Grant of New York and Rev. Mr. Barr, of
this city officiating.
The bridal gown will be a lovely one of white lace, with an under robe of white silk, its rich simplicity
unrelieved by ornaments. A long tulle veil, fastened to the hair with a spray of orange blossoms
and a shower bouquet of lilies of the valley, will complete the costume.  White silk muslin will be
worn by Miss Anne Goodwin, who will be Miss Fletcher's one attendant. Mr . Howell of Cleveland,
will act as the best man.
An informal reception will follow the ceremony , in which only relatives and very intimate friends
have been bidden.
Among several guests from a distance who have arrived are, Mr. and Mrs. Howell of Cleveland,
Mr. and Mrs. Goodwin of Portland Me. , Mrs. Smith of Woonsocket Mass. and Mr. and Mrs.
Rathbone of Boston.
Miss Fletcher is the daughter of the late Charles Fletcher , and is well known not only in the
exclusive social set, but as the ministering angel to hundreds of poor and needy. Her philanthropic
work extending far and near, and making her well beloved.
The wedding tour which the bridal couple have planned , will take them on an automobile trip through
New York State during the month of October.

Wedding from Detroit Newspaper  September 30, 1901 


Pitcher Siever and His Bride

Cupid has played havoc with the members of the Detroit ball team the past season, and the last
to surrender is pitcher Edward Tillman Siever , who will be married to Miss Shella Hardie this
evening at 8 o'clock, by Bishop Foley, at the Episcopal residence on Washington Ave.
The bride will wear her traveling gown of pale gray cloth, with hat to match , and will carry a
bouquet of bride roses . She will be attended by Miss Gertrude Schill, gowned in white
muslin. Dewitt C Meade will act as the best man . At 9 o'clock a reception will be held at the
home of the brides parents, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Hardie , 171 Orchard Street. The bridal
couple will be leaving at midnight for a trip to eastern cities.

From the September 30, 1901 Detroit Newspaper 



A Retired Machinist
Thomas Flower, of Detroit, died yesterday at the age of 78.
Thomas Flower, a resident of Detroit for more than 50 years, died at 1:30 o'clock Sunday morning
at his residence , 264 Farnsworth Ave.
Mr. Flower was born in Winchester, England , 78 years ago, and came to the United States and Detroit
in 1849. He learned the machinist's trade in England, and for several years he was employed by the
 Michigan Central railroad , as an engineer.
In 1852 he started the machine shops, which later made him well known throughout the city.
In partnership with his two brothers , James and George , both of whom are now dead.
Mr.  Flower retired from business in 1890 , and after a few years the firm of which he had been the head
Besides a widow , Mr. flower leaves five children : they are:  Thomas Flower , and Mrs. Andrew Beck,
Detroit, George L. Flower, Washington, Mrs. Carrie Cooke, Bessemer Mich. , and Mrs. Isabelle
Sherriff, Chicago.
The funeral services will be held from the family residence on Wednesday afternoon, conducted
by Rev. Stephan W. Frisbie of St. James's Episcopal Church, Detroit Lodge No. 2 , F.& A. M. , will
have charge. The remains will be buried at Elmwood.


Obituaries from the September 30, 1901 Detroit Newspaper 

BAKER- Sept. 20, at Rockland, Me. Ms. Elizabeth E. Baker , mother of Harry G. and William S. Baker.
Interment at Brookland , N. Y. 

Davock- At Buffalo, N.Y. Sept. 28, 1901 Maria Davock , aged 84 years and 6 months , mother of Harlow
P. Davock of Detroit 

Engel- At residence , 592 Hubbard Ave., Sophia, beloved wife of John Engel , aged 55 years , Funeral
Wednesday at 2 p.m. 

Flower- At residence, 264 Farnsworth St. , at 1:30 a.m. , Sept . 29, Thomas Flower, age 78 years. Funeral
Wednesday , 2:30 from house. 

Galoreneau- At her daughter's residence, Mrs. Rose Schneider , 250 Fourth St. , Sofey , widow of the late

Isaas Galoreneau and mother of Augusta Galoreneau of Grand Rapids , Minn. and Emma Spooner of
Cheboygan Mi., aged 81 years . Funeral , Wednesday from Holy Trinity Church at 9 a.m. 

Grogan- Sept. 29, 1901 at residence , 410 Fourthteenth Ave. James F., beloved son of Margaret and the late
Peter Grogan, aged 40 years . Funeral from house Wednesday morning at 8:30 and from St. Vincent church
at 9 o'clock. 

Halls- entered into rest Saturday Sept. 28, Alexander M. Halls - Interment at Port Elgin, Ontario. 

Howe- Sept. 29, at his father's residence , 30 Seventeenth St., William T. , oldest son of James Howe. Funeral
Tuesday from residence at 8:30 and Ste Anne's church at 9 o'clock. 

Keller- Alma, beloved daughter of Karl and Caroline Keller, aged 19 years, Funeral from residence, 194
Hendricks St. 2 p.m. Monday 

Leckie- At his home, 1141 Third Ave. Sept. 29 , William Hibbard , beloved son of Thomas and Jessie
Leckie . Funeral on Wednesday , Oct. 2, at 2 o'clock p.m. from residence , and at 2:30 p.m. from New
Jerursalem church, corner Cass Ave. and High St. 

Look- Sept. 27, 1901 at his residence , 262 Clinton St. John , beloved husband of Christina Look aged 33
years. Notice of funeral hereafter. Jackson and Ann Arbor papers please copy. 

Pagel- at residence , 212 Waterloo St. , Maria Pagel - widow of John Pagel aged 88 years and 9 months.
Funeral from residence Tuesday Oct 1, 2pm. 

Potter- Sept. 28, at his home , 265 Hancock Ave. west, Arthur L. Potter - son of Thpmas G. and Della L. Potter,
aged 21 years . Notice of funeral hereafter. 

Pousho- Teresa Pousho , aged 68 years , at her residence , 336 Chene St. Monday morning, Sept. 30 . Funeral
at St. Joachims at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning. Burial at Mt. Olivet. 

Rommeck- at parents home, 584 Field Ave. Hugo, son of Anton and Pauline Rommeck , aged 24 years.
Funeral Tuesday at 2 p.m. from residence. 

Schirmer- Sept. 30, 1901 , at residence , 715 Eighteenth St. Mirtle Schrimer , beloved wife of Charles Schrimer.
Notice of funeral hereafter. 

Steenburgh- at residence , 205 Oakland Ave. Louisa Leonard, beloved wife of Adelbert Steenburgh, aged
24 years. Funeral Tuesday at 1 p.m. Burial at Royal Oak. 

Thayer- Sept. 29th at Jackson, Mich. , infant daughter of Frank and Emma J. Thayer. Burial at Woodmere,
Tuesday 2 p.m. 

Williams- In Dubois, Ida. Sept. 18, John J. Williams , beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Williams of Detroit,
burial in Dubois , Sept. 21. 

Young- Sept. 29 at residence of her sister, Mrs. Mary Hartwell, 25 Savoy Place . Justine Young, aged 65
years. Funeral Tuesday at 2p.m. Burial Private. 



Joseph Turner 54, Port Huron- to - Mary Garrett 42, Detroit 

Sylvester A. Miller 31, Detroit - to- Carrie Wallace 22, Ypsilanti 

Edward G. Siever 24, Detroit - to - Michel Hardy 22, same 

Fredrick A Mativia 34, Port Huron-to- Elzie Bye 31, Detroit 

Wm. B. Chester 27, Detroit - to - Christinia A. Bauer 23, same  

John A. Kelly 37, Port Huron- to - Mary Monzo 30, same 

Charles E. Jeffers 21, Detroit - to - Rosa Schmidt 23, same 

Joseph Paddock 35, Detroit - to - Helen Szandzik 20, same 

Joseph Guerin 26, Wyandotte- to- Dora Gabriel 22, same


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