Edward D. Buss & Maude Lillian Lancaster, December 31, 1914
Photo taken the day after Maude & Ed were married. Photo dated on the back as Jan. 1, 1915.
Photo contributed by Linda Ziemann
On New Year's Eve  a pretty home wedding was celebrated at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Lancaster in Elgin township when their
daughter, Maude Lillian, and Edmund D. Buss were united in marriage.
The ceremony, which took place at seven in the evening, was witnessed by
members of the family, Rev. D.F. Wood, pastor of the Seney Methodist
The home was beautifully decorated in pink and white, the bride's chosen
colors. Pink and white streamers and roses and carnations of these hue
were attractively arranged in the parlors and dining rooms. The young
couple were unattended. The wedding ceremony was brief but impressive.
The bride wore a lovely dress of duchess white satin with shadow lace
and white chiffon.
Following congratulations a wedding supper in four courses was enjoyed
and the evening spent in celebrating the happy event. The young couple
were the recipients of many handsome and useful presents.
They will go to housekeeping immediately on a farm two miles east of and
mile north of Seney. The bride is a member of one of the pioneer
families of Plymouth county and was born and reared in this vicinity.
She is a popular young woman with many accomplishments, who has scores
The groom is a progressive young farmer, who has made a good start on
the road to prosperity and has gained the esteem of his associates both
in business and social affairs.