Age: 30, credited to Vershire, VTVITALS
Birth: abt 1828, Corinth, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen, MA
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FIFTY GOLDEN YEARS
Mr and Mrs Alonzo Howe Celebrate Wedding
Many Friends and Acquaintances Called on Them Today at Their Cosy Home in Methuen and Offered Warmest Congratulations and Best Wishes-Many Gifts
Fifty years ago today Mr and Mrs Alonzo Howe of Railroad Street, Methuen, were wed, and today the anniversary, a golden wedding, is being held at the snug and cosy home of the couple.
All this morning the neighbors and acquaintances have called at the home to bestow their best wishes and congratulations and to bring some gifts to show their esteem for the couple. This forenoon also, many out of town guests arrived at the home to participate in the formal festivities of this afternoon and evening. Mr and Mrs Howe are enjoying the best of health and beamed happily on the assembly of acquaintances gathered at their residence.
The couple was married in Lowell by reverend William Brewster. The clergyman nor any of the witnesses but the principals themselves are alive. After a brief residence in Lowell Mr and Mrs Howe came to Methuen and resided their since. Mr Howe is a native of Corinth, VT, being born there Oct 15, 1826. He came to Methuen when 21 years old and learned the carpenter business. He lived in Lowell for a time and it was there he met his fate. After marrying he returned to Methuen. At the breaking out of the civil war he returned to Vermont and enlisted in Company E of the 4th Vermont Volunteers. He served through the war and was mustered out in 1865. He returned to Methuen after the war and has resided there since, being engaged in the carpenter Business.
Lawrence Eagle Tribune Feb 16, 1901
Document, photograph and article courtesy of Dan Gagnon