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(Special Dispatch to The Times.)

June 29..A pretty but quiet marriage was solemnized here Wednesday at "Holly Fork" the beautiful and hospitable old home of the Richardson family. The contracting parties were Dr. J. Powell Garland, the presiding elder of the Methodist Conference for the Richmond District and Miss Lucy Lee Richardson, the highly accomplished daughter of the late A. P. Richardson. The ceremony was performed by Dr. Spooner, of Richmond, assisted by Rev. R. T. Wilson, of Petersburg. Miss Nannie Wright, of Toano, was maid of honor and Mr. Thomas Gar land, of Bedford, acted as best man. The bridesmaids were Misses Ellen Richardson and Bessie Farinholt, of West Point. The house was beautifully decorated with ferns and potted plants. After a delightful luncheon. Dr. and Mrs. Garland left for Old Point and Virginia Beach. They will make their home in Richmond.
Among some of those present were: Mrs. Annie E. Richardson, stepmother of the bride; Mr. Thomas Garland, son of the groom; Mr. Murrell and Miss Mary Murrell of Bedford; Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Richardson. Mrs. Walter Hechler, Mr. Kenny Richardson, of Richmond; Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Wright, Mrs. John Geddy, Mrs. Carlton, of Accomac; Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Richardson, of Dinwiddie; Dr. G. W. Richardson, Misses Richardson, of West Point; Miss Goddin, Mr. Eddie Goddin, Mr. Robert Boswell and Mr. C.  Richardson, of New Kent.

 From the Richmond Times, June 29, 1902

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