Col. C.T. Carraway Finds a Wife, Polkton, NC, 1883

year 1883

May 17, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 4th page)

Getting a Wife by Advertising.

–Col. C.T. Carraway, a citizen of Polkton, this State, put an advertisement in the Baltimore Sun a few weeks ago wanting a wife. A day or two after the advertisement appeared, Col. Carraway received a letter from a Baltimore lady, enclosing her photograph, with a description of herself, and he was so well pleased with it all that he concluded to go to Baltimore and see the lady in person. He went last week and when he returned he brought the lady home with him, having married her a few days after he first saw her in Baltimore.—Charlotte Journal


About Kindra

Executive Director for Quaker House, bringing a little bit of peace through counseling and support to military members and their families.
This entry was posted in Family History, Genealogy, Women and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Drop a footnote (or comment!).

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s