Jeanette Stoffregen’s Bride Book, 1930, “Hunter-Stoffregen Wedding in Fredericksburg Last Night”

Two separate newspaper cut-outs titled "Hunter-Stoffregen Wedding in Fredericksburg Last Night" and "Miss Jeanette Stoffregen Weds G.L. Hunter, Jr."

Two separate newspaper cut-outs are placed side-by-side in Jeanette Stoffregen’s bride book. The cut-out on the right-hand side is similar in content to the cut-out from the previous photo, “Jeanette Stoffregen’s Bride Book, 1930, “Hunter-Stoffregen Wedding Solemnized” The cut-out on the left-hand side describes the wedding in short detail.
The left column says “Hunter-Stoffregen Wedding In Fredericksburg Last Night.
A wedding of much interest in Washington and Virginia took place last evening in Fredericksburg, Va., in the Presbyterian Church, when Miss Jeanette MacDonald Stoffregen became the bride of Mr. George Lawrence Hunter, jr. The Rev. Richard V. Lancaster, pastor of the church, assisted by the Rev. Dudley Boogher, rector of St. George’s Episcopal Church, officiated, at 8 o’clock. The church was simply decorated with rhododendron and ferns, candelabra with glowing tapers greatly enhancing the beauty of the setting.
The bride wore a princess gown of white duchess satin. A tulle veil, falling gracefully from a band of rare lace, was caught in a cap by clusters of orange blossoms. Her train of white satin was embroidered in chenille and seed pearls, and she carried a shower bouquet of bride’s roses and lilies of the valley. She was escorted by her father, who gave her in marriage.
The bride’s sister, Miss Katherine MacDonald Stoffregen, was maid of honor, and wore a frock of shell pink embroidered mousseline de sole and carried an arm bouquet of Spring flowers, Miss Ella Healy Martin of Rapidan, a cousin of the bride, was bridesmaid, and wore a dress of shell pink mousseline de sole and carried an arm bouquet of Spring flowers.
Dr. Fielding Lewis Wilson was Mr. Hunter’s best man. Mr. Charles Edward Hunter of Hopewell, a brother of the bridegroom; Mr. Everett S. Cole, Josiah P. Rose, jr., Mr. William J. Rowe and Mr. R. H. I. Chichester acted as groomsmen.
The bride’s mother wore a dress of black chantilly lace, with a shoulder bouquet of pink roses and lilies of the valley. The bridegroom’s mother wore a skipper blue lace dress with a shoulder corsage of lavender sweet peas.
Preceding the ceremony an elaborate program of music was given by Miss Nora C. Willis, organist, and Mr. Roland J. Leveque, violinist.
The wedding united two families long associated with Fredericksburg. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee Stoffregen and for five years has been actively engaged in work of the Crippled Children’s Association in Virginia, having served as president of the local association for some time. After graduating from local schools she attended Sweet Briar College.
Mr. Hunter is a son of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Hunter and is associated with the Free Lance-Star as advertising manager.
Following the ceremony a reception was held in the bride’s home on Caroline street, after which Mr. and Mrs. Hunter left for a Southern motor trip to Charleston, S. C., and other points. They will be at home after May 1 at 1100 Caroline street.”
The right column reads “Miss Jeanette Stoffregen Weds G. L. Hunter, Jr.
Ceremony Is Performed In Presbyterian Church at Fredericksburg, Va.
Fredericksburg, Va., April 15 — Miss Jeanette MacDonald Stoffregen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee Stoffregen, of Fredericksburg, and George Lawrence Hunter, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Hunter, also of Fredericksburg, were married here yesterday evening in the Presbyterian Church. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Rochard V. Lancaster, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, assisted by the Rev. Dudley Boogher, rector of St. George’s Episcopal Church.
The bride’s sister, Miss Katherine M. Stoffregen, was maid of honor, and Miss Ella H. Martin, of Rapidan, was bridesmaid.
Dr. Fielding Lewis Wilson was the best man and the groomsmen were Charles E. Hunter, of Hopewell; Josiah P. Rowe, Jr., William J. Rowe and R. H. L. Chichester.
Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Return From Southern Bridal Trip.
Mr. and Mrs. George L. Hunter, jr., whose recent marriage was an event of interest here, have returned from an extended southern bridal trip. before her marriage Mrs. Hunter was Miss Jeanette M. Stoffregen daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Lee Stoffregen.”

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