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December Weddings 1889
A wedding of fashionable note was
that yesterday afternoon, at Grace
Church, of Miss Fanny Hamilton
Bowdoin, daughter of George S.
Bowdoin, and Daniel Parish
Kingsford of this city. The church
was handsomely decorated with
palms and Southern pines, and was
crowded to the doors with the
friends of the bride and groom.
A reception followed at the home
of the bride's parents, at 30 Park
avenue, which was attended by the
most intimate friends of both
families. Among them were Mr. and
Mrs. W. E. Dodge, Mr. and Mrs..
Cleveland H. Dodge, Mr. and Mrs..
Irving Grinnell, Mr. and Mrs.
Cornelius Vanderbilt, Mr. and Mrs.
John Jay, J.J. Astor, Jr., Mr. and
Mrs.. George Bliss, Hamilton Fish,
T.F. Cushing, Miss Edith Cushing,
Mr. and Mrs.. H. Bussed of
Providence, Mrs. Kingsford, Mr.
and Mrs.. August Belmont, Mr. and
Mrs.. Philip Schuyler, the Rev.
and Mrs. C.C. Tiffany, Mr. and
Mrs.. S.V.R. Cruger, Mr. and Mrs..
Robert O. Winthrop, Mr. and Mrs.
George Bend, Miss Bend, Mr. and
Mrs. James R. Gracie, Lewis G.
Morris, Miss Morris, Mr. and Mrs..
Clarence H. Dodge, and Mr. and
Mrs. J. Pierpont Morgan.
George W. Seligman, brother of the
groom, and Lorin S. Bernheimer,
uncle of the bride, acted as
groomsmen; there were no ushers.
The guests at the wedding dinner
that followed the ceremony
included Mr. and Mrs.. Jacob
Schiff, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Wold,
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Seligman, Judge
and Mrs.. Daly, Mr. and Mrs.
Julius A. Cohen, Isidor Wormser,
Mr. and Mrs. De Witt Seligman, Mr.
and Mrs. William Wheelock, Mr. and
Mrs. Theodore Heilman, and Mr..
and Mrs. Issac Bernheimer.
A pretty home wedding took place
yesterday afternoon at Ardsley
Towers, Dobbs Ferry, the country
residence of Mr. and Mrs.. Edward
M. Field, when Miss Lucy Mildred
Matthews, a niece of Mrs. Field,
became Mrs. Clarence Blair
Mitchell. The ceremony was
performed by the Rev. Dr. Charles
Cuthbert Hall of Brooklyn. The
bride's gown was of white satin,
Trimmed with ostrich feathers, and
her ornaments wore diamonds. She
wore a white tulle veil.