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The  Kokomo  Tribune
August 30, 1967
Page 15
          Miss Ann Clarine Webster  and  David Asher Vaprin  were united in marriage during a garden wedding ceremony Sunday at the home of the bride's parents.  The  Rev Norman Sparhel  of Oaklandon Universalists Church officiated.  Parents of the couple are  Mrs. Clarine Webster  of Manilla and the late  Harry Webster,  and  Mr. and Mrs. Herman Vaprin  of Indianapolis, formerly of Kokomo.  Given in marriage by her brother  Jon Webster  of Manilla, the bride wore a gown of Shantaste linen trimmed with Venice lace.  Her bouffant veil was secured by a satin rose.  She carried a cascade of yellow roses and fern. Matron of honor was  Mrs. Joan Semenuk  of New Haven, Conn.  Junior bridesmaid was  Miss Kally Webster  of Manilla.  They wore gold linen A-line dresses and carried bouquets of bronze chrysanthemums.  Best man was Mark Webster of Manilla.  Ushers were  John Phelan  of Bloomington  Nick Semenuk  of New Haven.  Following a wedding trip to Chicago, the couple will reside in Bloomington.  The bride is a graduate of Shelbyville High School and is a senior at Indiana University.  The bridegroom, a graduate of Kokomo High School and Indiana University, is a graduate student of IU.
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Shelbyville, Ind., November 28, 1914

          Noah Webster, a prominent resident of Moral township, filed an amended complaint in circuit court today in the case in which he is seeking an absolute divorce from Mrs. Anna Webster.  The original complaint was filed May 19, 1914, and was rather a severe arraignment of the way Mrs. Webster is alleged to have acted, but in the supplemental complaint the allegations are made even stronger.
          The marriage of the couple was solemnized in Cincinnati, January 31, 1899, and the separation occurred November 20, 1913.  Mr. Webster says his wife abandoned him on that date without cause.
          He charges her with cruel and inhuman treatment and goes into detail regarding the manner in which she treated him.  He says she cursed him, threatened to strike him and to mash his mouth and that she fussed and quarreled with him almost continuously.  He alleges she repeatedly threatened to leave him on the slightest pretexts.  It is charged that she refused the hospitality of his home to his children by a former marriage and at the same time imposed her children by a former marriage on him so that he had to support them, both married and single.
          At the time of the separation the couple were living near London, and Mr. Webster charges that his wife carried away all his personal property, leaving him not even so much as a bed.  Mr. and Mrs. Webster lived at Indianapolis for several years, but they finally removed to the country, he says, at the request of his wife, who was dissatisfied with city life.  Then, he says, she became dissatisfied with life in the country and before she had been there six months was insistent about returning to the city as she had been to leave it.
Copied by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, August 15, 1902
          Jacob Webster  has received notice that he has been allowed a minor's pension, running from the time of application until he was sixteen years old.  It will amount to about $250.  Jacob is one of our industrious and economical young men.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Thursday, January 21, 1886
          Joe Webster,  of Sugar Creek township, moved to Rush county yesterday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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