Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Wed 50 Years: Mr. and Mrs. Vern Haley

Wed 50 Years


Mr. and Mrs. Vern Haley, R.R. 4, Portland, will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Sunday, March 13 with open house at the Westchester EUB Church from 2 until 5 p.m.  A family dinner is planned at the home of a son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ninde.  The couple was married March 12, 1916 at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Freemyer, one-half mile west of Westchester Church.  Rev. C.K. Saylor, pastor of the Westchester Church, officiated.  She is the former Wilma Freemyer.  His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Haley, Noble Township.  Natives of Jay County, they have lived here their entire married lives.  They are the parents of three children, Mrs. Orla (Sarah) Campbell, R.R. 1, Bryant; Mrs. Fred (Mary) Ninde, R.R. 4, Portland and Vernon F. Haley, Westminster, Pa.  They also have 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  Members of the Westchester EUB Church, Haley is a retired farmer.


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This clipping was part of a collection at the Jay County Historical Society.  I believe that it was from the Portland Graphic newspaper.


Vern HALEY was a distant relative, the grandson of Sebastian HALEY, brother to my ancestor George.  This would make him my 2nd cousin 3 times removed.
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