Finding Love Again

In July 1897, 70-year-old William B. Trout and 62-year-old Mrs. Mirian Lawler were lucky enough to find love yet another time. The Baltimore Sun article “An Aged Bride and Groom” outlines how the Ellicott City couple sought out an old acquaintance to help them find the way to the Methodist Episcopal Church, where the Rev.... Continue Reading →

1924 Newspaper Ad: ISO ‘Matrimonially Inclined’ Woman

Searching for companionship, in 1924 Emmanuel C. Fink of Lewisdale (Frederick County) put a notice in The News (Frederick) seeking a wife. Fink, a 60-year-old childless widower, was looking for a “matrimonially inclined” woman with whom he could spend the rest of his life. In his notice, Fink explained he was financially stable, made good... Continue Reading →

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