Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Cleveland Family Gathering

Oops there was one article I forgot to include that came from the genealogybank.com site. This is the last one on family gatherings. Many names from the Cleveland, OH area their friends and family that traveled miles to enjoy the holiday are listed in this article.   

Plain Dealer from Cleveland, OH
November 30, 1922
Family Gatherings to Mark Thanksgiving Day
Today the time honored occasion for Thanksgiving will be marked throughout the city with family gatherings. Immediate kin will spend the day together, with a dinner party usually as the focus of the celebration. For the young folk there is the Case-Reserve game for morning diversion.

This evening the concert of the Cleveland orchestra with Josef Hoffman, soloist, will offer a pleasing manner in which to conclude the holiday. At Mrs. George A. Garretson’s home will be a family party, including Mr. and Mrs. George Ely Garretson, Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Raymond, Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Carretson, Mrs. J.J. Traney will have her sons and daughters and their families at her home.
In the group which Mr. and Mrs. Louis E. Myers will entertain will be Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Arter, Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Arter, Mrs. Frederick Taft and their families.

Many Family Parties.
The Tewksbury family will dine with Mr. and Mrs. Russell B. Tewksbury. Members of the Lawrence family are to be guests of Miss Maude Lawrence at the family home near Dover Bay, the party including Mr. and Mrs. Fred P. Fuller, Mrs. Frank W. Brown, Mr. and Mrs. William O. Mathews, Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. James and their families.
Mrs. Francis M. Osborne following her usual custom has taken her sons and her daughters and their husbands to New York to spend the day. In this party are Mr. and Mrs. Edward Bruch, Mr. and Mrs. Karl F Bruch, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Robison, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Charlton Mills, jr. James and David Osborne, who are at Dartmouth, will join the party.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Leland of Asheville are out-of-town relatives to be joining Mr. and Mrs. Bededict Crowell’s guests who will include the Cobb family connections.
Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Beckwith Hubbard are having a group of their immediate relatives as dinner guests.

And the Country
?? country homes and surroundings form the ideal background for family dinners on Thanksgiving. Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas Bell will entertain at their home at Gates Mill. Among their guests will be the members of the Bell family and Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Curtiss, brother-in-law and sister of Mrs. Bell.
The members of the Mather family will spend the day with Mr. and Mrs. Phillip R. Mather, with the exception of Mr. S. Livingston Mather, who is in the east. Mrs. Mather, who has been there with him, returned this morning.
 Included in a large dinner party to be given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Bolton and Mr. and Mrs. D. Z. Norton, and Mr. and Mrs. Fredrick Rollin White, and their family.
Mr. and Mrs. Morley Hitchcock, who have just returned from the east, will be entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles s. Britton, Mr. and Mr. Charles H. Prescott will have as their guest all the members of the Prescott family.

In Other Homes.
Mr. and Mrs. Perry Buell Burry and Mrs. Christopher Grover will be among the relatives attending the small dinner which Mr. and Mrs. John W. Bury will give. The Garfield family will gather at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James R. Garfield, Hollycraft, at West Mentor.
Another small party at Mentor will be at Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. King’s home, where Mr. and Mrs. Quay H. Findley and Mr. and Mrs. Leon A. Jenneret and their children will join the Kings.
Mr. David Wesley Russel comes home this morning form the University of Pennsylvania to spend the week-end with his parents, Mr. and Mr. Anson E. Russell, who will be with Mrs. Anna E. Russell and members of her immediate family for the day.
Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Burke, jr. and Mrs. Bruce Chisholm will be guest of Mrs. Wilson b. Chisholm, who is having a dinner for her immediate family.
Mrs. Harold G. Alexander will be hostess at a family dinner of twelve while Mr. and Mrs. William Patterson Foster will celebrate the holiday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Foster.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur A. Stearns and Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Hornickel will spend the day with Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Stearns.

Opera Offered, Too.
A very delightful prelude to Thanksgiving Day was the premiere of the U. S. Grand Opera Co., which opened its season in Masonic temple last evening with a presentation of Wagner’s “Valkyries.”
Boxholders for the occasion were Mrs. Stevenson Burke, Mr. and Mrs. George P. Comey, Dr. and Mrs. William T. Corlett, Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Beatty, Mr. and Mrs. Abram Garfield, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Hale, Mr. and Mrs. John A. Penton, Mr. and Mrs. Harriosn W. Ewing, Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Fritsche, Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Dolan, Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Miner, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Coughlin, Mr. Francis J. Sadlier, Mr. P. II. Barker, Mrs. Charles S. Thomas of Youngstown, Mr. Herbert Harroun of Oberlin. 

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