On This Day, August 31, 1893
My great grandparents, Joseph Clinton Smith and Josephine Evaline Payton were married in Ashgrove, Iroquois, Illinois.
Mr. Joseph Clinton (Clint) Smith, age 18, of Stockland, Illinois, was joined in matrimony on August 31, 1893 to Miss Josephine Evaline (Josie) Payton, age 20. The ceremony took place in Ashgrove, Iroquois county, Illinois. The groom was the son of Francis (Frank) Marion Smith and Mary A. Hobson. The bride was the daughter of Henry Payton and Sarah Smith. The marriage solemnized by F. W. Collins, Minister and witnessed by Alice M. Simmons and Minnie Payton.