Tupelo Journal (MS)
Tupelo Journal (MS)
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Description: A Peculiar Marriage in Length and Brevity

Date: January 23 1891

Newspaper published in: Tupelo, MS

Source: Lee County, MS Library

Page/Column: Page 6, Column 6

A marriage peculiar in the length and brevity of the high contracting parties was celebrated in Parkersburg, W. Va., recently. M. V. Collins, forty-six years old, six feet and seven inches in height, was wedded to Miss Martha Farnsworth. The bride is three feet one inch in height—tall enough when standing on a chair to reach her liege lord’s shoulders.

Submitted: 08/31/18

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