John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger

FAMILY NEWS FROM THE JOHN THOMPSON ROWLEY & MARY JANE SMITH:

While serving with the U.S. Navy at Belfast, Ireland, Vernon Alfred Peterson made the acquaintance of a lovely Irish Colleen[1] by the name of Jacqualine Walker. This young couple was married on Wednesday, April 3, 1957, at 1:00p.m. in the Woodvale Presbyterian Church in Belfast. The young couple plan to honeymoon and collect genealogy for a month on the Emerald Island after which they will return to the U.S.A. to make their home in Selma, California, the home of the Peterson’s. The bride is the daughter of Samuel and Etta Walker of Belfast and the groom is the son of Alfred Dwane and Irene Jones Peterson, Irene Jones Peterson is the daughter of Mary Ann Jones who is the daughter of John Thompson Rowley and Mary Jane Smith.

Wayne Allred Rowley claimed Annette McArthur as his bride in nuptial rites preformed April 5, at 6:00 p.m. in the L.D.S. Institute for Religion in Price. Bishop R. Clay Allred of the 25th Ward in Salt Lake City, an uncle of the groom performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Perry L. and Rhea Wakefield McArthur of Price and the groom is the son of David S. Rowley, who is the son of David S. Rowley, Sr., who is the son of John Thompson Rowley and Mary Jane Smith. The bride wore an original model floor length gown of bouffant shirred chiffon ruffled underskirt overlaid with a skirt of scalloped lace. The bodice was lace with a sweetheart neckline trimmed in seed pearls. The sleeves were (illegible) lacing and wrist length, the bridal veil was of bride’s illusion and the headpiece was a golden crown with pearls adorning the points. The bridal bouquet was tiny pink rosebuds and white satin ribbons. The young couple honeymooned in Colorado, and are now living at Price where Mr. Rowley is a student at Carbon College.

We wish to extend to George A. Rowley a wish for a speedy and complete recovery. George A. has been under the weather, so to speak, lately and we sincerely hope for his health to once again be restored to him in full.

Mrs. Edith Morgan, of Los Angeles, has been visiting in Spring Glen, Carbon County, Utah the past week. Edith Rowley Morgan is a daughter of Silas Rowley who is the son of John Thompson Rowley and Mary Jane Smith.

A tiny daughter weighing 6 pounds 5 oz. was born to Gayle Rowley Wareham on the 16th of March in the L.D.S hospital in Salt Lake City. Franklin D. Wareham is the baby’s father. Gayle, the mother, is the daughter of David S. Rowley Jr., the son of David S. Rowley, son of John Thompson Rowley and Mary Jane Smith. The baby was named Machele.

A baby girl was born during February to Donald and Carrie Rowley at San Bernardino, California. Donald is a son of Franklin Rowley who is the son of John Thompson Rowley and Mary Jane Smith.

[1] Irish Colleen: Cailín which is pronounced just like colleen sounds is the Gaelic word for girl. So a lovely Irish Colleen is a lovely Irish Girl

 

*May be edited for correct info if needed. Notifications will be posted if corrections are made

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