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Family: Thomas Clyde Bacon / Alice Catherine Reid Bacon (F5134)

m. 1 Jun 1909

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  • Father | Male
    Thomas Clyde Bacon

    Born  10 Nov 1884   
    Died  1 Jun 1965   
    Buried    Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  1 Jun 1909  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location

    Mother | Female
    Alice Catherine Reid Bacon

    Born  19 Jun 1884   
    Died  6 Dec 1974   
    Buried    Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John W Reid | F2287 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Amanda Jane James Reid | F2287 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    John Robert Bacon

    Born  3 May 1917   

  • Documents
    Marriage- Reid, Alice-Bacon, Thomas
    Marriage- Reid, Alice-Bacon, Thomas

    One of the prettiest weddings of the season was solemnized on Tuesday June the 1st at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Reid when their daughter, Alice Catherine was united in marriage to Mr. L.C. Bacon of Boise, Idaho.

    The ceremony took place at high noon upon the veranda of the Reid's beautiful country home which was fittingly decorated in green foliage and white flowers, the colors of the bride's sorority. The bridal bouquet was of American beauty roses. The bride wore a princess trimmed in embroidery and [ ] insertion.

    Preceding the ceremony Miss Edith Bideau of Chanute, Kans., sang "O Promise Me" and during the ceremony Miss Ethel Howerton played softly Mendelssohn's Wedding March. The Rev. H.L. Nelson of Topeka, assisted by Rev. C.B. Dalton Pastor of the first M.E. Church of Boise, Idaho, performed the ceremony. At the close of the ceremony of the groom was greeted by the Kappa Sigma Fraternity yells, while the songs of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority wished the bride much joy.

    Mr. and Mrs. Bacon are both graduates of Baker University, having graduated in the class of 1908. Mr. Bacon is a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity and Mrs. Bacon of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority and both of these organizations were well represented.

    Only the immediate relatives and members of the fraternities were present.

    The out of town guests were Rev. and Mrs. Nelson of Topeka, Kans., Rev. C.B. Dalton of Boise, Idaho, Mrs. H.L. Wilkerson, Topeka, Kas., Mrs. John James and daughter Leila, Topeka, Kans., Mrs. Clyde Stewart and Mrs. Mary Simmons, Baldwin, Kas., Misses Alice Lanyon, Pittsburg, Kas., Edna Pearce, Colo. Springs, Colo., Zula Green, Blue Mound, Kas., Minewa Bragg, St. Joe, Mo., Edna Smith, Baldwin, Kas., Lama Nicholson, Seranton, Kas., Edna Brooks, Excelsor Springs, Mo., Stell Morton, Topeka, Kas., Prof. Ray Green, Concordia, Kas., Prof. E.C. Montgomery, Clifton, Kas., Prof. B.A. Green, Eureka, Kas., J.H. Moore, Oketo, Kas., Clyde Coffman, Overbrook, Kas., Hugh Jamieson, Burlingame, Kas., Clyde Blanchard, Kas. Cy. Mo., Roy Cox, Bolivar, Mo., Will Laury, Iola, Kas., Mr. Brown, Moran, Kas.

    Mr. and Mrs. Bacon left last Tuesday evening for Boise, Idaho, where they will spend a few days visiting Mr. Bacon's parents from there they will go to their summer home at Hailey, Idaho, where Mr. Bacon has business interests. During the early fall they expect to make a coast trip visiting the Seattle Exposition and after Oct., 1st they will be at home to their many friends in Buhl, Idaho.

    [From 1 Jun 1909]