Thirty-eight relatives of the couple gathered for a family dinner at the home of their daughter Mrs. Wilbur Hopkins of Mount Morris, IL.
The man next to Elsie is Harry Bainbridge. Mean was in the church basement. The Hopkins lived in the parsonage next to the church.Note: the announcement lists the wedding year as 1895 which conflicts with their marriage certificate that states 1905. A 1905 wedding would put the 50th anniversary in 1955 which is most likely given the age of Joann Powell Gove in one of the pictures who was 11 years old at the time.