Martha Edith Hutchins 272
- Born: 15 May 1919, New Portland, Somerset County, Maine 272
- Marriage: Frederick Austin Stickney 14 August 1952 in Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine 426
- Died: Before 2007
The Lewiston Daily Sun
August 19, 1952
Bates Graduate Weds Canadian at Brunswick
BRUNSWICK -- At a two o'clock wedding, Thursday afternoon, Miss Martha Edith Hutchins of Brunswick, became the bride of Frederick Austin Stickney of Toronto, Ont. The wedding took place at the Berean Baptist Church, with Rev. Melvin S. Hutchins of Searsport, uncle of the bride, officiating.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of traditional white satin, fashioned with fitted bodice, nylon net yoke, rose point lace at the shoulders and waist, long sleeves, and full skirt. Her fingertip length veil of bridal illusion was caught in a coronet embroidered with seed pearls, and she carried a colonial bouquet of white roses.
Mrs. Howard H. Fraser served as her sister's matron of honor and wore a gown of aqua net over taffeta, with matching coronet, and carried a colonial bouquet of yellow carnations.
Lt. John Stickney of Chatham, N.B., served as his brother's best man. Ushers were Erwin F. Hutchins, Waldoboro, and Mark S. Hutchins, Rumford, brothers of the bride.
The reception followed and was held in the church vestry with Miss Clara E. Hutchins, a sister of the bride, in charge of the guest book, and Mrs. Erwin F. Hutchins as gift hostess. Miss Margaret Gallagher of Coshucton, Ohio presided at the refreshment table, assisted by Miss Lois Prentiss of Winslow. Punch was dipped by Miss Helena Jensen of Scarboro, and the bride's cake was served by Mrs. John Taylor of West Paris.
Leaving on their wedding trip, the bride wore a navy blue shark skin suit with white accessories and corsage of red roses. They will reside at 1906 Avenue Rd., Toronto.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thurston H. Hutchins, River Rd. She was graduated from Central High School, New Portland, and Bates College, and attended graduate schools at Boston University and Columbia University. She has taught English in the Maine secondary schools, which included Morse High School, Bath, and Madison High School. The bridegroom is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry B. Stickney of Morrin, Alberta. He was educated in the schools at Calgary, Alberta, and was graduated from the University of Toronto. He is an accountant for the Ontario Hydro-Electric Co.
• She appeared on the census in 1920 in New Portland, Somerset County, Maine. She lived with her parents in the household of her grandparents.
• She appeared on the census in 1930 in New Portland, Somerset County, Maine. She lived in the household of her parents.
• She had a residence in Toronto, Canada.
• She was educated at Central High School in New Portland, Somerset County, Maine. She also attended Bates College and graduate schools at Boston University and Columbia University.
• She worked as an English teacher.
Martha married Frederick Austin Stickney, son of Harry B. Stickney and Unknown, 14 August 1952 in Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine.426 (Frederick Austin Stickney died before 2007.)