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Marriage To Bessie Mae Morse

Marriage to Bessie Mae Morse

Walter Bellingrath marries his former stenographer, Bessie Mae Morse.  The wedding took place in the parlor of 56 North Lafayette Street, the Morse family home. The future Mrs. Bellingrath had lost her mother, Alice Morrow Morse, earlier that year, and the wedding was therefore a quiet one, witnessed only by “the relatives and a few close friends,” according to the account in the Mobile Register. The couple traveled on their honeymoon to St. Louis, Chicago, Niagara Falls, New York, Boston, Washington, Atlanta and Montgomery.