GEORGIA LEE LEEPER  1888-1943, BAXTER SPRINGS KS. Leeper family photo
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GEORGIA LEE LEEPER 1888-1943, BAXTER SPRINGS KS.

GEORGIA LEEPER DAUGHTER OF JAMES E. LEEPER WIFE OF CHARLES LEWIS MARTIN MARRIED JULY 12,1905 IN JOPLIN MO...MOTHER OF CHARLES MARTIN, ELMER MARTIN, DARRELL MARTIN

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Elana Martin JOPLIN NEWS PAPER..IN JULY OF 1905..

OUT LIVED PAPA'S AUTHORITATIVE RULING
PRETTY GEORGIA LEEPER WEDS
THE DAY SHE GAINED HER MAJORITY..
ON HER EIGHTEENTH BIRTHDAY ANNIVERY, PRETTY MISS GEORGIA LEEPER
----DAY CARRIED OUT HER CHERISHED PLAN, SO LONG PROHIBITED
BY UNRELENTING FATHER, AND WAS MARRIED HAPPILY TO THE MAN OF HER CHOICE.
THE CEREMONY WAS PERFORMED AT 3:30 YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AT THE HOME OF THE
GROOM. CHARLES L. MARTIN 2109 ANNA BAXTER STREET,
THAT NOTHING MIGHT OCCUR TO MAR THE SUPREME HAPPINESS OF THE OCCASION..
JUSTICE BYRON H. COON OFFICIATED,AND ANUMBER OF THE CHOSEN FRIENDS OF
THE YOUNG COUPLE ATTENDED AS GUEST. NOTWITHSTANDING OBJECTIONS INTERPOSED AND
AND VARATIOUS DELAY OCC---IONED BY THE BRIDES FATHER, HER WEDDING WAS COM--------
----BECOMING GOWN OF BLUE..WHILE THE GROOM WORE CONVENTIONAL BLACK..
THE GUESS WRE A ASSMBLED, THERE WAS A WEDDING MARCH AND THE GIFE'S WERE NUMEROUS
AND USEFULL.. AMONG THE GUESS WERE GEORGE MARTIN, MRS M.M. MCARTNEY,
MRS A.E. NEEDLES. MISS A.L. JURGENS. MRS, S. GURGENS, MRS CHAS. CALKINS
AND DAUGHTERS MRS. NELLIE CHRISTENSON.
THE GROOM IS A PROSPEROUS YOUNG GROCER. IN BUSINESS AT MAIN STREET AND COUNTY LINE.
AND HAS PREPARED A HOME FOR HIS BRIDE NEAR THERE.
THE WOOING IS SAID TO HAVE BEEN EVEN STRENUOUS AT TIMES, BUT THE DETERMINED YOUNG LOVER
OVERRODE ALL OBSTACLES AND AT LAST TRIUMPHANTLY BORO OFF HIS BRIDE TO
HIS OWN HOME WHERE THE CERAMONY WAS SAID THE PARENTAL VETO ON ISSUE OF MARRIAGE
LICENSE WAS OUTLIVED BY WAITING TILL THE BRIDE ATTAINED HER MAJORITY--
AND NOT ONE DAY LONGER..
JOPLIN NEWS PAPER..IN JULY OF 1905..
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