23 May 2012

Wedding Wednesday - Ligon & Alms (1909)

                                                                 The Paducah Evening Sun, 19 JULY 1909, Pg. 5 --
                                                                      ALMS - LIGON              

The Owensboro Messenger says:
   Mr. and Mrs. A.F. Alms announce the engagement of their daughter, Ernestine, to Mr. Moses Edward Ligon.  The marriage will be solemnized at the home of the bride on Locust Street Thursday, August 5, at 2:30 pm.  The ceremony will be performed by the Rev. Ernest Cottrell who was for a time a college room-mate of Mr. Ligon at Georgetown.  Miss Woodie Stout will render music.
   Miss Alms was graduated from the Owensboro High School six years ago and then spent two years at Oxford College, in Ohio.  She then became a teacher in the Paducah city schools and after one year was promoted to the position of instructer in English in the high school.  She is a bright young woman with many friends here.  Mr. Ligon is principal of the Franklin School in Paducah.  He took a course at the Lebanon, O., normal and then was graduated from Georgetown college.  He spent several years in the Philippines as superintendant of city school  there, and on returning to the state was elected to his position in Paducah.  His home is at Owenton, Ky.

**Moses Edward Ligon was the son of Michael Francis Ligon (1842-1929) and his wife, Polly Ann Stonestreet (1852-1937). 

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