Munson, Codie May

Munson, Codie May

Female 1870 -

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  • Name Munson, Codie May 
    Born 21 Feb 1870 
    Christened 1 May 1887  Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I53446  Sackett
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2019 

    Father Munson, Henry W.,   d. Unknown 
    Mother ___, Charlotte A.,   d. Unknown 
    +1. Munson, Codie May,   b. 21 Feb 1870
    Family ID F20351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Shares, John O.,   b. 2 Oct 1867,   d. Unknown 
    Married 2 May 1889  Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
     1. Shares, Lester Munson,   b. 17 Jan 1892, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1941, West Branch, Ogemaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F20293  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 1 May 1887 - Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 May 1889 - Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Shares, Lester Munson - 17 Jan 1892 - New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S985] Connecticut, U.S., Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920, ( (Reliability: 3), 8 Jun 2019.
      Volume 49 Hamden
      MUNSON, Codee (sic) May, bp. & adm. ch. May 1, 1887, on profession, in East Plain Church; d. Mar 24, 1893

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    2. [S2129] Genealogy of the Morris family: Descendants of Thomas Morris of Connecticut, Lucy Ann (Morris) Cathcart, (A. S. Barnes), 45 (Reliability: 2), 2 Jun 2019.
      535. John O. Shares, third child of S. Charlotte (Ives) and Horace P. Shares, born October 2, 1867, married at Hamden, May 2, 1889, Codie May Munson, born February 21, 1870.


      543. Lester Munson, born Jan. 17, 1892

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    3. [S1619] (Reliability: 3), 8 Jun 2019.
      The Morning Journal-Courier (New Haven, Connecticut), 3 May 1889, page 3


      A Brilliant Wedding In Hamden Last Evening--Many Beautiful Gifts--A Host or Guests.

      Last evening the commodious residence of Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Munson of Hamden was thronged with relatives and friends to witness the nuptial tie of their daughter Codie to Mr. John O. Shares of this city. Mr. Frank A. Bunnell acted as best man and Miss Sylvia E. Shares, sister of the groom, was maid of honor. The ushers were Mr. Frank A. Bunnell and Mr. Ernest E. Smith.

      Promptly at 8:15 the bridal party entered the parlors to the mnsic of Lohengrin's wed ding march on the piano by James J. Geary of this city. They stood under an evergreen arch from which was suspended a large bell of evergreen. The knot was tied by Rev. C. A. Dinsmore of the Wbitneyville Congregational church. The handsome bride was elegantly attired in a white faille francaise princess dress with beaded front and ostrich plumes, tulle vail (sic) and ostrich feathers, and carried in her band a bouquet of white rosebuds. Miss Shares wore a white serge and faille francaise dress with a corsage bouquet of La France roses. The wedded pair received hearty congratulations from their many friends. Following the marriage ceremony was a banquet with an elaborate and tempting menu worthy of the occasion. The happy couple left for an extended tour, visiting New York city, Niagara and Cleveland, and returning by way of Washington. Among the out of town guests were Mr. Charles W. Gabriel of Cleveland, Ohio, and Mr. Charles Morse of Bridgeport and J. Glover Smith of East Walpole, Mass. Many elegant costumes added to the brilliancy of the scene. Among them were noticed the following. Mrs. H. P. Shares, mother of the groom, an elegant black pole de soire dress en traine, duchess point trimming; Mrs. H. W. Munson, mother of the bride, black silk princess dress, with front of old gold, lace covered front, duchess point and diamonds; Mrs. John Platt, black poie de soire dress, with black and white velvet brocade and black ostrich feathers; Mrs. Robert Barnes, black silk, brocade poie de soire, black lace front; Mrs. Sarah Bonus, elegant black silk, with jet ornaments; Mrs. Grace A. Lines, black faille francaise, with white front covered with black lace; Miss Edna Lines, a very handsome figured China silk, with blue trimmings; Mrs. Mary E. Merchant, black corded silk, white dotted lace frontjet trimmings; Mrs. Gorham, black silk, Duchess lace, lavender silk front. Many beautiful and costly presents were received, among which were groom's presents to the bride, an elegant gold watch with polished case; silver tea set, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Munson; cathedral clock, Mr. and Mrs. Walter M. Wellman; money, Mr. Henry Munson, grandfather of bride: oxydized (sic) silver berry dish, Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Morse; double set oxydized handle after dinner coffee spoons. Mr. E G. Dickerman; set of solid silver teaspoons, Mrs. M. E. Merchant; carving set, silver trimmings, Mrs. E. L. Smith and sons; marble Swiss ciook, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Stonestreet; picture, Dr. and Mrs. Rollin McNeil; rug, B. B. Savage; picture, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Thomas; looking glass, the Misses Lawrence; fruit dish, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Ives; preserve spoon, Miss Sylvia Shares; toilet set, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Moulton; money, Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Shares; money, Mr. and Mrs. F. I. Shares; money, Mrs. Sylvia Ives; double set cut glass tumblers, Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Barnes; fancy toilet lamp, Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Shares; elegant crazy plush pillow, Mr. and Mrs. George Thomas; wicker table, Rev. and Mrs. F. R. Lackey; picture, Miss Blake: photographic view framed, F. A. Bunnell; picture, J. W. Downes; umbrella, Horace and Paul Shares: match safe, Veva and Lottie Barnes; silver coffee pot, G. T. and T. A. Barnes; silver tea pot, J. H. Davis; picture, "Love's Music," Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Peck; picture, "A Heavy Load," Mr. and Mrs. George W. Ives; picture, Madonna, Miss M. Alice Shares.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

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