1906: To Wed Middletown Belle

(Special to the Eagle.)

Middletown, Conn., June 16–The leading social event of the month in this city will be the marriage of Miss Helen Merriam, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Merriam, of Washington street, to Minna S. Cornell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Minna S. Cornell, of 437 Hancock street, Brooklyn, which will occur at the home of Miss Merriam’s parents, on Tuesday afternoon, June 19, at 8 o’clock.

Miss Merriam is a charming girl, just out of her teens, tall, athletic and popular in society. She is a lover of automobiling and yachting, and other sports.

Her father is secretary of the Rockfall Woolen Company and the heaviest stockholder in the Kirby Manufacturing Company, two of the large manufacturing interests of this city.

Mr. Cornell is a graduate of Wesleyan University, class of ’05, and it was during his college course that he became acquainted with Miss Merriam. He is secretary of the Middletown Silver Company, of this city.

From The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, New York), Sunday, June 17, 1906.

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