- CA BWGPL LHC-FamFil-OS9763
Part of Local History Collection
Myrtle and Russell Copeland celebrate their 65th Wedding Anniversary.
Accompanying story by Susan Stein:
"It was a day for memories, a day always to be cherished by Russel and Myrtle Copeland, by friends and family , who came to celebrate with them on their 65 Wedding Anniversary. There was an Open House, held at their home in Newton Robinson on Sunday, May 7, 1989.
A large turn-out came from all over Ontario despite the inclement weather to share in the celebration of this respected couple's festive occasion and to share their memories.
It was on May 7, 1924 that Russel Copeland and Myrtle Bateman were married at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Bond Head by Rev. Charles Hearn. They settled on the family farm on the 8th line of West Gwillimbury for several years before moving to their present home in Newton Robinson.
Russel purchased his first livestock truck in 1926 - a hard rubber tire model T. That same year their eldest son Laurence was born, followed by Stanley ... " The rest of the story is cut off.