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Hornberger, 50th Wedding Anniversary 1916


Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 6/10/2021 at 14:46:00

Cresco Plain Dealer Oct. 27, 1916 P-1 C-5

Golden Wedding Anniversary.
On Monday, Oct. 23rd, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hornberger, residing southeast of Cresco, celebrated their golden wedding with all their children present, Henry and Andrew Hornberger of Lake Benton, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hornberger of Cottonwood, Minn., Mrs. J. I. Jordahl and sons Elmer and Clarence of Arco, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hornberger and family of Menominee, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Kuntz, of Ridgeway and Charles Hornberger, residing at home, together with about 100 neighbors and friends joined in the celebration.
The family circle has never been entered by death and at this celebration a happy feature was the gathering together of the whole family for the first time in twenty years.
Mr. and Mrs. Hornberger were married in Dearborn County, Indiana, residing there 18 years before coming to Iowa where they settled on the farm which has been their home for 32 years. The neighbors came to surprise this worthy couple in the evening, which was spent in a social way, refreshments being served at, midnight, after which all departed for their homes after the presentation of several gifts, wishing Mr. and Mrs. Hornberger many more happy years of life in the community in which they had so long resided and where they were held in the higher esteem.


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