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1884: Miss Mary Phillips, age 45, of AL., marries Mr. John Holmes, age 75

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20 Jul 2013 20:52 #1286 by Mamie
Mr. John Holmes and Miss Mary Phillips, of Barbour county, Alabama, married a few days ago. The groom is 75 years old, and his bride 45. He has been married twice, and by his first wife twenty-one children. He has thirty grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren living two miles from Blue Spring. His youngest child is twenty-one years of age.

Source: The Weekly Constitution, Atlanta, Georgia, Tuesday Morning, June 24, 1884; Pg. 1, Column 3

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