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Gouverneur Tribune Press - Wednesday, July 1, 1936


35 Years of Wedded life – Mr. and Mrs. William Mullin Surprised on Anniversary – Married by Monsignor Crowley


Mr. and Mrs. William Mullin observed their 35th wedding anniversary at their home on East Main Street Saturday, when about 16 guests attended a surprise anniversary party sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Mullin's three children.

The guests met at the Mullin residence on Saturday afternoon.  The anniversary dinner was served at 6 p.m.  The wedding anniversary came on June 25, but the affair was planned for Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Mullin were married at Rossie on June 25, 1901 by Rev. Msgr. Cornelius J. Crowley, at that time pastor of the Rossie Catholic parish and now pastor of St. James church in Gouverneur.  Mrs. Mullin was Miss Eva Lockie of Rossie, before her marriage.

Mr. Mullin operated a farm in Rossie until about 14 years ago, when he sold the farm and the family came to Gouverneur.  He has been highway patrolman on state roads in the vicinity of Gouverneur for the past twelve years.

Mr. and Mrs. Mullin have three children:  Mrs. Raymond Hulbert, Lowville; Donald Mullin, Corning; and Willis Mullin, Gouverneur.  Mrs. Hulbert was unable to attend the anniversary because of the death of Mr. Hulbert's mother on Friday.

Those present included Mr. and Mrs. Donald Mullin, Corning; Mr. and Mrs. Willis Mullin, Gouverneur.  Mr. and Mrs. George Gibson, Mrs. Rose Phalen, Daniel Mullin, Rossie; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Porter, Irving Porter, Antwerp; Mr. and Mrs. John Lockie, and Elaine Lockie of Gouverneur.


Golden Wedding Event Sunday – Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Simmons were Wed June 28, 1886 – Ceremony at Gouverneur

Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Simmons of Grove Street observed their golden wedding anniversary on Sunday.  They have 38 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Mr. and Mrs. Simmons were married in Gouverneur, June 28, 1886, by Justice of the Peace William N. Andrus.  They have both resided in Gouverneur all their lives and for the past 40 years they have lived in the present residence on Grove Street.  Mrs. Simmons is 74 and Mr. Simmons is 70.

Mrs. Simmons before her marriage was Miss Mary Hayden, the daughter of Henry and Mary Carrington Hayden of Gouverneur.  Her parents were among the first settlers on Grove street.  Her mother was a native of England.

Mr. Simmons is well known in Gouverneur where he has been a carpenter and mason for many years.  He helped build many houses in this village, and is still active at his trade.  He is the son of John and Elizabeth Grey Simmons of Gouverneur.  His father, who was a Civil War Veteran, lived to the age of 97 and died about eleven years ago.

The seven children are Herbert and Everett Simmons, Mrs. Willis Rice, Mrs. Stewart McCullouch, Mrs. H. McCullouch, all of Gouverneur; Mrs. William Adams, Evans Mills; and Edmund Simmons of DePeyster.


Father and Son Improving

Arnold Porter of Graves Street who underwent a major operation at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, June 24th, is reported to be resting comfortably.  He was admitted to the hospital June 8th for treatment of r an abscess of a kidney.

Mr. Porter’s father, George Porter, is recovering from blood poisoning at his home here.  The condition developed from an infection in his right foot.