142. Jeanette Maebelle WICKS
was born on
2 Feb 1917 in Batavia, Genesee, NY.(16)
(49) She was born at 16 Ellsworth Ave.
She was baptized on 9 Jan 1949 in St. Mathew's Episcopal Church, Rochester,
Monroe, NY.(50) She died on 8 Jan 1999
in Rochester, Monroe, NY.(27)
(51) She was cremated in Rochester, Monroe, NY.
(27) They had no children. Jeanettte was active in the Episcopal
Church and was treasurer for 5 years and also worked with the women of the Diocese.
She was a member of Monroe Chapter #57 OES.
She was married to Holt Matthews
EDSON (son of Robert Rankin EDSON and
Bertha Christine MATTHEWES) on 8 Jun 1941 in St. James Church, Batavia, Genesee,
(16) A service of simplicity marked
the marriage Sunday afternoon of Miss Jeanette Wicks, dauther of Mrs. Lois Wicks
of the West main Street Road, to Holt Edson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robvert Edson
of Rochester. the ceremony took place a t 2:30 o'clock at the chapel of St.
James' Church, the Very Rev. Alanson C. Davis officiating.
The bride wore a dusty rose street length dress of crepep with white accessories
and a corsage of Starlight roses. Mrs. Leonard Kelsey, the brides' only attendant,
wore a poudre Blue street length dress with white accessories and a corsage of
Sunkist roses. Mr. Kelsey was the best man.
Mrs. Wicks, mother of the bride, chose a navy blue and white crepe dres an a
corsage of briarcliff roses. Mrs. Edson, the groom's mother, wore a black suit
with black accessores and a briarcliff rose corsage.
A reception followed form 4 to 6 o'clock at the brides's home, a hundred being
present. Garden flowers in profusion were used in the house decorations. A
buffet lunch was served. The dining room decorations were white candles, the
center peice being a large tiered cake. During the evening, MR. and Mrs. Edson
left by motor for the Adirondacks and upon their return will make their home
at No. 93 Edinburgh Street, Rochester. Among those at the wedding were relatives
and friends form Rochester, LeRoy, Alexander, Bushville, Niagara Falls, Oakfield,
and New Cannan, CT.
Pre-nuptial events included a kitchen shower by Mrs. Kelsey, a personal shower
by Miss Thelma Fuller and Mrs. Fred Land at the former's home in Rochester, a
variety shower by Mrs. Gordon Way, a dinner and bridge party by the Thursday
Night Bridge Club at Roxbury Inn, Brockport, when the bride was presented glassware,
a dinner at Youngs's Restaurant and theater party by employees of the W.T. Grant
Co. Store, a grocery shower by Mrs. Rober Augram of New Cannan, CT, at the home
of her mother-in-law, Mrs. Robert Augram, a bathroom shower by Mrs. Arloa Schrander
and Mrs. Irving Gear and an evening and five hundered party by Mr. and Mrs. Kelsy
when the couple recived a table lamp. Holt Matthews EDSON
was born on
27 Sep 1913 in Rochester, Monroe, NY.(8)
(49) He died on 8 Nov 1977 in Genesee
Hospital, Rochester, Monroe, NY.(51)
(53) He was buried on 10 Nov 1977 in Pittsford
Cemetery, Pittsford, Monroe, NY.(16)
Holt worked for 25 years at the Rochester Savings Bank and over 10 years at the
Ritter Co. He retired from the ( 28 years) US Army Reserves as a Chief Warrant
Officer. He was in the 98th Div and 391st Reg. He was active in the Episcopal
Church. Jeanette Maebelle WICKS and Holt Matthews EDSON had the following
was a dog that Jeanette and Holt had for many years!!