Arthur James DICKEY


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Arthur James DICKEY 1272

  • Born: 12 Feb 1895 131
  • Marriage: Martha Jane WHITEHILL on 1 Aug 1916 in Fremont County, Iowa
  • Died: 28 May 1969 at age 74 131
  • Buried: May 1969


Arthur married Martha Jane WHITEHILL, daughter of Samuel Jennings WHITEHILL and Mary Elizabeth "Maud" OVIATT, on 1 Aug 1916 in Fremont County, Iowa. (Martha Jane WHITEHILL was born on 12 Jul 1896 131 and died on 8 May 1922 131.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage Notice, 8 Aug 1916, Fremont County, Iowa. 1271 THE FREMONT COUNTY HERALD. August 8, 1916. "Farragut News".--A wedding of beautiful appointments was solemnized at 7:30 o'clock Thursday evening, August 1, at the beautiful country home of Mrs. Maude E. Whitehill, east of town, when her daughter, Miss Martha, was given in marriage to Arthur James Dickey. Rev.J. H. Skiles of Miles, Iowa, an uncle of the groom, read the impressive ring ceremony in the presence of 30 relatives and friends. Pink and white was the color scheme used in the beautiful decorations throughout. Preceding the ceremony, "O, Promise Me", a victrola selection, was given. Miss Lillian Dickey, a sister of the groom, played Mendelssohn's wedding march, the bridal party taking places beneath a bower of ferns with arch of smilax and summer chrysanthemums. Little Vivian Whitehill, dressed in pink, a niece of the bride, carried the ring in a pink rose. The bride looked charming in a gown of white georgette crepe with pearl bead trimmings. She wore a veil of tulle held in place with swan sonia. Following congratulations, an elaborate three course dinner was served by Misses Leona, Viola and Cecil Lawson, college friends of the bride, with Mary Tyner as caterer. The bride's table was centered with a basket of pink roses, smilax and ferns. Pink candles in crystal holders were placed at each center. The place cards were hand painted in pink and white. The nut and mint bowls were also of pink. There were also four banquet ttables similarly decorated.

The bride is the oldest daughter of Mrs. Whitehill. She is an accomplished young lady. She attended the Nebraska university at Lincoln and was a member of the Eutrophia music club.

The groom is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. John Dickey. He is successful young farmer. After completing high school here, he took a two years agricultural course at Ames. He was a member of the Sigma Alpha fraternity society at Ames.

Mr. and Mrs. Dickey left that evening for a short wedding trip. She wore a midnight-blue crepe dress with a large black picture hat. They were accompanied part way by a few friends who helped them along by showers of rice and old shoes.

The out of town guests were Chas. Serup of Iowa City, a fraternity brother of the groom and Miss Genevieve Lowe of Weldon, Iowa.

Mr. and Mrs.Dickey come from two of best homes and are both young people of splendid worth. Mr. Dickey expects soon to be called into the service of the United States.

Their hosts of friends extend congratulations and best wishes.

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