The marriage of John M. CURRIER of Valparaiso, Ind., and Mrs. Laura M. MORSE of Chicago was the final act in an unusual romance.
The groom is an old and prominent resident of that city. He was divorced from his bride more than forty years ago. He is 79 years old and she is 72. Both have grown children from marriages subsequent to their separation. She stayed at their family home, while he stayed on those vacation rentals houses until he find something more permanent.
Source: The Polk County News (Columbus, NC), 27 February 1902. Available on DigitalNC.org.