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Grand River Local
Grand River, Decatur County, Iowa, 1937

W.H. Young's Celebrate 63rd Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. W. H. YOUNG celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary at their country home northeast of Grand River, New Year’s Day where as a young married couple they went to make their home. They were married at Westerville, December 31, 1874.

Mr. YOUNG served as county Treasurer of Decatur County for five years which time he resided in Leon; but all the rest of their married life has been spent on the farm where they now reside.

Mr. and Mrs. YOUNG have five children: Mrs. Ella BRAMON of Delphos, Mrs. Nora GILREATH of Grand River; Mrs. Carrie MENDENHALL of Leon, Fred YOUNG of Grand River, and Mrs. H. A. JOHNSTON of Diagonal, all of whom were able to be present. They also have twenty-four grand children and eighteen great grand children.

SOURCE: genealogical clippings of Pearle Veva (BRAMON) FOLAND

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2013