We Can All Use a Feel-Good Family History Story

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We Can All Use a Feel-Good Family History Story

I think we can all use a feel-good family history story. How about this one, from Mount Healthy, Ohio, where one where four couples in one family all share the same wedding date?

Wedding bells make a habit of ringing on the ninth day of the ninth month for the marrying Perchermeiers of Mount Healthy. At the same time, in the same church, her grandparents will mark their golden wedding anniversary. Somewhere in heaven, her great-grandparents will note their 75th anniversary while her great-great-grandparents observe their 100th.

“This date is not just about us,” Ray said, holding his bride-to-be’s hand even tighter. “It’s about the people who got married on this day before us. And it’s about continuing this tradition. I hope our kids get married on Sept. 9.”


About the Author:

Nancy Loe has an MA in American History and an MLS in Library Science and Archives. She has appeared on PBS’s American Experience, at Rootstech, SCGS Jamboree, and state and regional genealogy conferences. Her website was featured in Family Tree Magazine's “Social Media Mavericks: 40 to Follow.”

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  1. Kathy Reed 14 September 2011 at 3:58 PM

    That’s a really cool story — especially since I am a Cincinnatian and live close to Mt. Healthy.

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