Marriage of Albert Bohlken & Jesselyn Colson
Married December 25, 1919
LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
December 30, 1919
A PRETTY WEDDING
ALBERT BOHLKEN AND JESSELYN COLSON MARRIED
WEDDED ON CHRISTMAS DAY
The marriage of Miss Jesselyn Colson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Colson of
Clinton, Mo., took place Christmas day at the St. Paul M.E. parsonage, Rev.
Steinbrenner officiating. They were accompanied by the bride’s brother,
Lawrence S. Colson, of Mason county and Miss Lydia C. Bohlken, sister of the
Following the ceremony, they returned to the groom’s home where a sumptuous
three-course dinner was served. The home was beautifully decorated in
Christmas colors of red and green.
Miss Colson has spent the past two years teaching in this vicinity and has
made several friends.
Mr. Bohlken has lived all his life in this county except one year spent on
the Mexican Border and another in France and has won for himself a host of
The bride wore a traveling suit of navy blue serge with accessories to
After a short wedding trip to different points in Minnesota, they will be at
home to their friends in LeMars.
~Photograph contributed by family descendant, Glenna Rice.