Thompson - Zong
A very pretty home wedding took place on Wednesday evening, March 13, 1907, at 7:30 o'clock at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Zong, of Belvidere, Nebraska, in the presence of immediate relatives, when their only daughter, Lena Birdella, was united in marriage to Mr. Herbert M. Thompson, son of Rev. and Mrs. John Thompson, of Hebron, Nebraska.
The groom's father officiated. The wedding march from "Lohengrin" was played by Miss Ruth Thompson, a sister of the groom, who also played "Simple Confession" during the ceremony.
The bridesmaid was Miss Lydia Thompson, and Frank Zong acted as best man. The bride was daintily attired in pale blue silk and the groom wore the conventional black. After congratulations from those present and telegrams from relatives at a distance were read, the bridal party and guests were ushered into the dining room where they partook of a bountiful wedding supper.
The newly married couple departed for Lincoln for a visit with relatives and friends. The groom is an industrious and ambitious young man. He was born in the vicinity of Gibson City, Illinois, moving here four years ago. The bride is a charming young women of a sweet disposition and sterling qualities. Both of these young people are highly respected and have a large circle of friends who extend hearty congratulations. Many valuable and useful gifts were received.
They will make their home on a farm near Belvidere.
The Hebron Journal