Marriage of a Popular Young Couple
Correspondence of the American
COOKEVILLE, TENN., Dec. 2 -- Again the monotony of this quiet little mountain city is broken up by the marriage of two fo our most highly esteemed young people. Robert Capshaw, Esq., one of Cookeville's most promising young lawyers, was married, to-day, at the residence of the bride's father, to the beautiful and accomplished Miss Alice G. Whitson, by Hon. Jesse Arnold, of this place. Miss Whitson is the daughter of our most excellent and efficient Trustee, J. M. Whitson. She has had find parental training. Her father is one of our best farmers and stock-dealers.
Mr. Capshaw is also an excellent young man of good moral character, and a fine lawyer. He is well connected in Warren county, Tenn., and elsewhere. He came here about five years ago and located in our midst, and has won the esteem and confidence of the good people of this country. We predict for him and his loving wife a bright future, and a pleasant life. They will board until the first of January, when they will remove to his nice new residence recently purchased by him in Cookeville.
Source: "COOKEVILLE, TENN: Marriage of a Popular Young Couple." Correspondence of the American, Daily American (1875-1894); 5 Dec 1883; ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Nashville Tennessean (1812-1922), P. 2.