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Esther Trumbull Kellam
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Birth: Jan. 7, 1905
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: May 22, 1993
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

Attended Pine Manor at Wellesley, MA

Comment: She was a first cousin of Florence Trumbull who married John Coolidge (1906-2000), son of President Calvin Coolidge

1931 wedding article of Stafford Kellam and Esther Trumbull


Miss Esther Trumbull, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Trumbull of Plainville, Conn., was married at the Plainville Congregational church at 7 o'clock October 2nd. (1931) to Henry Stafford Kellam of Machipongo, Va. The church was decorated with banks of white chrysanthemums, woodwardia ferns and palms, and the altar was lighted with all white candles. Rev. J. Roy Wilkerson officiated.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, was attended by her cousin, Mrs. John Coolidge of New Haven, as matron of honor, and Mrs. F. Scott Rogers, of Cleveland, O., Miss Jean Trumbull, Miss Dorothy Clark and Mrs. Eldred Minor as Bridesmaids. John Murphy of Charleston, W. Va., was best man and the ushers were: John Coolidge of New Haven, Pierce Clark and Eldred Minor of Plainville and F. Scott Rogers of Cleveland, Ohio.

The bride wore a princess gown of ivory bridal satin with a long train, and her tulle veil fell from a Juliet cap of roses point lace, held with orange blossoms. She carried white orchids and lillies of the valley. The matron of honor wore a gown of turquoise blue velvet made princess style, with lace mitts and shoes to match. She carried pink roses tied with turquoise blue satin ribbon and tulle. The bridesmaids wore similar dresses of peach velvet with matching shoes and mitts. They carried bouquets of pink roses, delphinium and African daisies.

A reception followed the ceremony at the Shuttle Meadow club which was a profusion of ferns, palms and fall flowers. Mr. and Mrs. Kellam left for a wedding trip to Quebec, Canada, the bride wearing a green traveling suit with blue fox collar and cuffs, brown hat and shoes. They will be at home after November 15th, in Franktown, Va.

The bride attended Pine Manor, Wellesley, Mass., and the groom was graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Out of town guests at the wedding were Dr. and Mrs. J. Walker Jackson and their son, J. Walker, Jr., Miss Lillian Jacob and Broadus Melson of Machipongo, Va., Mr. and Mrs. F.C. Walker, Dunton Fatherly and B.D. Holland of Nassawaddox, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. F.R. Silliman, Miss Marietta Silliman and Mrs. Frederick Silliman, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick F. Beach, Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Wheeler, Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Lindbergh, Ralph Sperry, E.A. Godfrey, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Nichols, Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Parrots and Miss Anna Halloran of Bridgeport, Conn., Mr. and Mrs. Russell Batzer, Mrs. Carl Loehr and Miss Gladys Outten of Cleveland, O.

Death Date: 22 May 1993 Death Place: Plainville,
Age: 88 Years
Birth Place: Connecticut Birth Date: 7 Jan 1905
Spouse: H STA
Occupation: HOUSEWIFE
Industry: AT HOME
Education: Primary/Secondary
Residence: Plainville, Hartford, Connecticut
Address: USHER ,
Gender: Female
Race: White
Hispanic Origin: No

One Daughter
Martha Lee Kellam
Family links: 
  Henry Trumbull (1875 - 1962)
  Hettie Northrup Trumbull (1881 - 1944)
  Henry Stafford Kellam (1906 - 1979)*
*Calculated relationship
West Cemetery
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Maintained by: Bettie
Originally Created by: C Greer
Record added: Oct 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43591636
Esther <i>Trumbull</i> Kellam
Added by: C Greer
Esther <i>Trumbull</i> Kellam
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Added by: Jan Franco
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- Bettie
 Added: Oct. 29, 2010

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