Friday, December 28, 2007

Hatchett-Johnston/Johnson Marriage (1925)

The Bee (Danville, Virginia) 12 August 1925 (Page 2)


A marriage of interest throughout the community and one which came in the nature of a surprise to their many friends was that of Miss Nancy Lea Johnson, of Yanceyville, N. C. and Edward Wallace Hatchett, of Blanche, N .C., which took place at 12 o'clock noon today, in the parlors of the Hotel Burton, Rev. J. W. Rustin, pastor of Sledd Memorial M. E. Church performing the ceremony, assisted by Dr. James M. Shelburne, pastor of the First Baptist church.

The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Willie Johnson, and John A. Woods of Purley, N .C., was the bridegroom's best man. The bride wore a traveling suit of navy blue cloth with blonds accessories.

The ceremony was witnessed by G. A. Anderson, of Yanceyville, an intimate friend of the young couple. Mrs. Hatchett is a daughter of Mrs. Julius Johnson, and the late Julius Johnson, of Yanceyville, N. C. and is a young woman greatly admired. She is a graduate of North Carolina College for Women, Greensboro.

Mr. Hatchett is a son of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Hatchett, of Blanche, N. C. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy class of 1923 and since his graduation has been a teacher in the Durham high school, Durham, N. C.

After the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Hatchett left in their car for Washington and New York, where they will spend their honeymoon. After September 1, they will be at home in Durham, N.C.

Note that the preferred spelling of the bride's maiden surname is Johnston.


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