Society (1 February 1917)


Miss Thackara

Bride of Mr. Cauldwell–Mrs. Marshall Hostess–Senator and Mrs. Phelan to Entertain–Lecture for Russian War Relief–Dinners and Other Gayety.

The marriage of Miss Eleanor Sherman Thackara to Mr. Frederic Cauldwell, of this city, took place yesterday afternoon at Rosemont, Pa., the former home of her parents, the United States consul—general at Paris, France, and the late Mrs. Alexander M. Thackera, the latter formerly Miss Ellen Sherman, daughter of Gen. Tecumseh Sherman. The ceremony was performed at 4 o’clock by Mgr. Drumgoole, president of Overbrook College, in the home of Mr. Lindley Johnson, which is the former home of the Thackaras. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Elizabeth Thackara as maid of honor, and Miss Marian Keatin [sic] Johnson, or Rosemont, and Miss Anna Thorndyke, of Boston, as bridesmaids.

Mr. A. J. Cauldwell, of Ardmore, Pa., brother of the bridegroom, was the best man. The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Mr. A. M. Thackara, jr., of New York. She wore cloth of silver veiled with tulle, with a veil of tulle, and the bridesmaids wore pearl—gray, with pink, and carried pink rosebuds. The bride and bridegroom after their wedding trip will make their future home in this city, where the family of the bride is well known and where her mother has relatives. Those who went over from Washington for the wedding were Miss. Harriet Blaine Beale, Mr. and Mrs. Perry Johnson, Dr. and Mrs. Cary D. Langhorne, Mrs. Charles M. Hinkle, Miss Jean Hinkle and Mr. William T. Bingham. Other guests at the wedding were Mr. Wright Symons, Miss M. Elizabeth Sherman, Miss M. E. Thackara, Dr. and Mrs. Paul Thorndike, Miss Anna Thorndike and Miss Louise A. Wells, all of Boston; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Damrosch, Mr. and Mrs. William Leon Graves, Dr. and Mrs. Landram McFarland, Mr. P. Tecumseh Sherman, Mr. A. M. Thackara, jr., Capt. John Clarke Wilson, U. S. N., all of New York; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Fitch, of Pittsburgh; Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Armistead, of Bethlehem, Pa.; Miss Anite McLean, of Newburgh, N. Y., and Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Cauldwell, Miss Louise Cauldwell, Mrs. Mason Campbell, Dr. Daniel C. Donovan, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Granger, Miss M. S. Garrett, Miss Johnson, Mr. Lindley Johnson, jr., Miss Marian Keating Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. William Keating Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Keating, Mrs. John M. Keating, Miss Elizabeth B. Keating, Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Lisle, Mr. Samuel Levis, Mr. Lucian Phillips,Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thackara, Mr. and Mrs. Charlemagne Tower, Mrs. Charles Thackara and Mr. and Mrs. James Wilcox, all of Philadelphia and its suburbs.

Source: Society, The Washington Post, Washington, District of Columbia, 1 February 1917, p. 7.

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