Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Gilmour-Cobb Wedding 1904

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New York, New York 1904
A Day’s Wedding

The wedding of William Pegram Gilmour and Miss Mary Howard Cobb, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Blackwell Cobb, was celebrated at 5 o’clock yesterday, in the Church of the Heavenly Rest, by the Rev. Dr. Parker Morgan.

The bride was in white satin, chiffon, and point lace, and ware a tull veil caught with orange blossoms and a diamond crescent, the bridegroom’s gift. The maid of honor was Miss Lucie Langhorne Cobb, in white chiffon trimmed with blue, and the bridesmaids, who were in blue crepe de chine and ecru lace hats, were the Misses Faith Hope, Petersburg, Va., Miss Gilmour, Helensburg, Scotland; Marjorie Gilmour, Helensburg, Scotland, and Janet Fuller, Ella Parish, and Pearl parker of this city.

The best man was Allan Gilmour of Helensburg, Scotland, a brother of the bridegroom. The ushers were James Hamliton, Detroit, Mich.; Irving Jordan, Danville, Va., and C. G. Dula, W. S. Luckett, Harold Roberts, R. M. C. Glenn, H. W. cobb, B. L. Belt, Robert Gilmour, and Walter M. Schwartz of this city.

There was a full choral service as well as a special musical programme with harp and organ.


1 comment:

  1. good morning
    i mmsorry for my bad englisch
    so,i have buy an old classic boat built by william fife schipyard in 1934
    never i have found informations on the first owner was major J.G.allan of helensburg
    perhaps is allan gilmour of helensburg write in your blog Gilmour-cobb wedding 1904
    if is him,perhaps ,he have son who know some story of this boat name sonas
    you can see story of this boat on the website
    please give me informations if its possible on my mail

    kind regards