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Subject: [OREGON] Oregonian, December 5, 1920 "50th Anniversary Announcement"
Date: Tue, 29 May 2001 21:50:20 -0700
Sunday Journal Portland Oregonian, December 5, 1920
Mr. and Mrs. A. Kreyser of Vancouver, Washington, who celebrated their
golden wedding anniversary at their home. Mr. Kreyser is a veteran of the
Civil war, having enlisted with the 1567th Illinois infantry. They have
lived in Vancouver 20 years.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Kreyser spent their golden wedding anniversary that their
home in Vancouver, Wash., and for the occasion the house was elaborately
decorated in autumn flowers. Following a dinner the evening was spent in
music. Refreshments were served later in the evening. The guest included
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson, Lieutenant F. Ervin and Mrs. Ervin, Sergeant G. Kreyser
and Miss G. Kreyser, Mr. and Mrs W. Silcott and Mrs. and Mrs.. W. Ward. A.
Kreyser was born in Germany in 1847 and came to the United States in 1849
with his parents, where he lived in Monroe county, Illinois. In 1865 he
enlisted in Company A. 155th Illinois infantry. In 1870 he was married to
Frances Rebout in Columbia, Illinois. In 1873 he enlisted in the Third
United States cavalry and fought in the Indian war. In 1898 he and his two
sons fought in the Spanish-American war, and in 1905 he received his
discharge from the Seventeenth infantry. Mr. and Mrs. Kreyser came to
Vancouver 20 years ago and have lived there since that time.