Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Wedding Wednesday: Stormell-Rind

Evening Star (Washington, DC)
22 November 1906

The home of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Boyer, 221 I street northwest, was the scene of a pretty wedding Tuesday evening, November 20, when Miss Osceola Stormell of Woodbridge, Prince William county, Va., and Mr. Robert Grierson Rind of Bowie, Md., were married by Rev. W. H. Balinger, pastor Calvary M. E. Church, South, Georgetown, assisted by Rev. Charles Lynch, pastor of the Methodist Church of Occoquan district, Prince William county, Va.  The parlors were handsomely decorated with growing plants, palms, ferns and chrysanthemums, while roses and flowers profusely adorned all the apartments.  The wedding march from "Lohengrin" was sung by the Misses Veirkarn of Alexandria and played by Mrs. A. A. Lohr of Washington.  A large company of friends and relatives of the couple was present from Virginia, Maryland and Washington.  The bride wore point d'esprit and Valenciennes lace, and a wreath of lillies of the valley.  She came in the parlor with her father, Mr. Sherwood B. Stormell of Prince William county, Va., and was attended by her sister, Miss Virginia Stormell as maid of honor.  The latter was dressed in organdy and carried pink chrysanthemums, and was preceded by Miss Marian Lohr as flower girl, bearing yellow chrysanthemums.  Mr. Edwin L. Cockrell of Washington, uncle of the bride, was best man.  The bridegroom is a well-known resident of Bowie, Md., son of Mr. Charles Grierson Rind and a young man of large acquaintance in Washington and throughout Maryland.

The bride's going-away gown was of navy blue broadcloth, with hat and gloves to match.  An informal reception followed the ceremony, supplemented by refreshments, served amind profuse expressions of good wishes for the future happiness of the couple.  A large number of presents were sent the couple, including many valuable pieces from a number of the leading business houses of Washington and Baltimore.  At 10 o'clock Mr. and Mrs. Rind left to spend their honeymoon in theh south.  Upon their return they will be at home to their friends for a few weeks at No. 221 I street northwest, after which they will reside permanently at Riverdale, Md.

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