Plainfield Garden Club

Member: Stevenson, Mrs. E. Vickers '41

Sep. 12, 1915 Marriage Announcement

JEWETT-CLARK – On Friday, Sept. 10, 1915, at 404 West 7th St., Plainfield, N.J. by the Rev. E. Vickers Stevenson, John H. Jewett, Jr. to Miss Mary Frances Clark, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Clark

April 1, 1924

CLARK- LOUNSBERRY - New York Times 1 April 1924
The marriage of Miss Helena Trowbridge Lounsberry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. Durell Lounsberry of Plainfield, N.J., and Herman Unger Clark, son of Edward Clark, took place yesterday afternoon at Grace Church in Plainfield, the Rev. E. Vickers Stevenson officiating.

Miss Margaret E. Lounsberry, sister of the bride, was maid of honor, and the attendants were the Misses Keyo Tetsuka, Marion Schuyler, Louise Earle, Margaret Fraker, Elizabeth Burke and Mrs. Charles M.

James L. Rianhard of Staten Island was the best man and the ushers were Wilshire Murray of East Orange, N.J.; Duncan Mellor of Providence, R.I.; Charles W. Newcomb of Orange and Nathaniel Stevens of Plainfield.

Editor's Note: I have this family with the surname spelled Lounsbury. Does anyone know which is correct?

New York Observer 1912

VAN BOSKERCK - OTTERSON – On Thursday, Feb. 22, 1912 at the home of her brother, Arthur Leader Otterson, Evergreen Avenue, Plainfield, N.J. by the Rev. E. Vicars Stevenson of Grace P.E. Church. Lucy, daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. William Carter Otterson to Thomas Rowe Van Boskerck.

Plainfield CC

New York Times August 18, 1901


Results of Weekly Marches at Hillside and Park Clubs.

PLAINFIELD, N. J. Aug. 17 – Notwithstanding the warm weather, there was a good attendance at the links of the Hillside Golf Club today. In the contest for the Mellick Cup, played this morning, Miss Maude Van Boskerck carried off the honors, the scores being: Miss Maude Van Boskerck 116, 12 - 104; Miss Herwarden, 110, 4 - 106, Miss May Holly, 137, 30 - 107; Miss May Wharton, 150, 35 - 115; Miss Louise Holly, 172, 25 - 137.

In the play for the Golf Committee Cup on the Hillside links, T. R. Van Boskerck led W. L. Glenny today by three points. The scores were: T. R. Van Boskerck, 92, 12 - 80; W. L. Glenny, 88 6 - 83; Walter Peterson, 99, 15 - 84; W. C. Faber, III, 27 -84; C. W. Abbott, 94, 8 - 86; C. A. Stevenson, 116, 24 - 92; C. C. Burke, Jr., 111, 19 - 92; E. W. Hedges, 115, 22-93; J. W. Sandford, 107, 13 -94; E. W. Newkirk, 122, 27 - 95; H. C. Tracey, 123, 17 - 96; L. H. Van Buren, 113, 15 - 98; J. R. Blake, 118, 18 -100; H. C. Munger, 114, 12 - 102; R. Rushmore, 127, 20 -107.

There was a comparatively small field in the weekly competition for the President's Cup at the Park Golf Club, and first and second honors went to Joseph L. Myers and Charles L. Nichols, respectively, who are newcomers in the race, while Charles B. Morse took third place. Senator Charles A. Reed still leads for the trophy.

The score cards better than 100 were: Joseph L. Myers, 117, 30 - 87; Charles L. Nichols, 119, 30 - 80; Charles B. Morse, 107, 15 - 92; William R. Faber, 113, 21 - 97; H. G. Phillips, 124, 25 - 90; Henry C. Wells, 118, 19 - 99.

New York Times June 3, 1911


Bride of Baron Podmaniczky First Married by Plainfield Mayor and Then in Church


Hungarian Vice Consul to Officiate Before Couple Sail for Europe Today – Reception at Dalnashea

The wedding of Miss Virginia Hegeman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Arrowsmith Hegeman of New York and Plainfield, and Baron Tibor Podmaniczky of Budapest, Hungary, took place yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock in the Church of the Holy Cross, North Plainfield, N. J. Prior to the religious ceremony a civil marriage was performed by Mayor Newton B. Smalley of North Plainfield, at Dalnashea, the residence of C. W. McCutcheon, where the wedding reception and supper were also held.

The Rev. Dr. E. Vicars Stevenson, rector of the Grace Church, Plainfield, performed the service at the church, which was thronged with society folk, among the guests being Alexander von Nuber, the Hungarian Vice Consul at New York, Mrs. Albert S. Church of New York was matron of honor and Miss Alice B. McCutcheon of Greenwich, Conn., maid of honor. The bridesmaids were Miss Margaret McCutcheon of Plainfield and Miss Jessica S. Marshall of Duluth, Minn. Harold A. Hegeman, brother of the bride, was best man, and the ushers were Peter B. Matthews, Rougier Thorne, Howard L. C. Roome, and Clarence S. Roome. The wedding marches were played by Will S. O'Brien, organist and choirmaster of Holy Cross. The bride's father gave her in marriage.

The bride's gown was of moire antique silk, which was worn by her grandmother, Mrs. Charles Matthews, at her marriage, and the bocice was or point duchess lace worn by her mother at her wedding. The court train of satin matched the gown. The veil was of rare old honiton lace. The bride carried a shower bouquet of lilies of the valley and white orchids. The others in the bridal party were gowned in apple green chiffon over pale green satin, and they wore poke bonnets and carried bouquets of Tausendonchon roses.

Following the reception the couple left for New York, and will sail for Europe today after the Hungarian Vice Consul has performed another civil ceremony. They will reside at Freiberg, Germany, the Baron being a medical student in the university at that city. The bride's father is President of the United States Metal and Manufacturing Company of 165 Broadway, and is a former Mayor of North Plainfield.

May 9, 1974 Spring Potpourri Guestbook

1920 Muhlenberg Hospital Womens Auxiliary

Mrs. Edward F. Stevenson
414 West Eighth Street

Mrs. E. V. Stevenson
423 West Eighth Street

Mrs. E. A. Stevenson
1234 Watchung Avenue

October 26, 1919 New York Times


Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Maxwell Carrere Married in St. James's Church

The marriage of Reginald Rowland, a son of Mrs. David E. Rowland of Plainfield, N.J., and Miss Beatrice Carrere, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Maxwell Carrere, took place at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon in St. James's Church, Madison Avenue and Seventy-first Street, the Rev. Dr. Frank Crowder officiating. The bride was attended by Miss Louise Cattus as maid of honor, and the bridesmaids included her cousins, the Misses Helen and Elizabeth Carrere, Susanne Field and Blanche Butler. Warren Ackerman was Mr. Rowland's best man, and the ushers were Story Rowland, a brother of the bridegroom; Robert M. Carrere, Edward Stevenson, and Roger Mellick

December 3, 1917 New York Times


Married to Lieut. E. F. Stevenson – Army Men as Ushers

Edward Ford Stevenson, a second Lieutenant in the Field Artillery of the national army, and Miss Mary Newport Popham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William S. Popham of 55 East Seventy-sixth Street, were married on Saturday in Calvary Church by the Rev. Theodore Sedgwick, assisted by the Rev. Charles Whitney Popham of Belleville, N.J. The bride had Miss Celia Hiffins as her only attendant.

Lieutenant Stevenson is one of five brothers, all sons of Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Stevenson of Plainfield, N.J., and four of the brothers are in the army or preparing to enter it.

Frederick P. Stevenson, in the aviation section of the Signal Corps, now at Princeton, was the best man. Alan Stevenson, who is at school preparing for West Point, and another brother, Lawrence, who is a student at Andover and drilling there, were ushers, as were W. Sherbrooke Popham, Jr., a Lieutenant in the navy, and Albert N. Walker of Baltimore, Harvey Stevenson, a cousin, and Thomas N. Day of Plainfield, all Lieutenants in the United States Reserves. The reception was held at the home of Mrs. C. Grant La Farge, 124 East Twenty-second Street.

1925 Meeting Minutes

Mention of "Mrs. E. A. Stevenson" ?

May 14, 1983 Centennial The Wardlaw Hartridge School

Hillside Historic District

August 29, 2015

Hillside Historic District has announced a new website:

They have neatly listed the homes in the district in a similar fashion to our Homes & Gardens page.

It is no exaggeration to say that the PGC helped build Hillside. In fact our first club meeting took place at Mrs. Connor's home at 999 Hillside. Take a look at our PGC Hillside Historic District resident members:

807 Hillside Avenue
Browne, Miss Elizabeth B. '37

810 Hillside Avenue
Barnhart, Mrs. Noah Chisholm (Susan Stevens) '15

816 Hillside Avenue
Zerega, Miss Bertha Virginia '23

817 Hillside Avenue
Lawton, Mrs. Richard M. (Edith Clarke) '21

832 Hillside Avenue
Yates, Mrs. Frederick Washburn (Bertha Kedzie Cornwell) '15

921 Hillside Avenue
Detwiller, Miss Laura Cecelia '29
Detwiller, Mrs. Charles H. (Catherine or "Cath" Campbell), Jr. '57

922 Hillside Avenue
Atterbury, Mrs. Albert Hoffman (Emma H. Baker) '15

930 Hillside Avenue
Corey, Mrs. Ella J. '15

937 Hillside Avenue
Hunn, Mrs. John T. Sharpless (Hope Ivins) '37
Ivins, Mrs. DeWitt Clinton (Louise Morton Fox) '15
Ivins, Mrs. Clinton Fox (Marguerite Carpenter) '33

945 Hillside Avenue
Stevens, Mrs. Horace N. (Helen Coburn) '15

950 Hillside Avenue
Harlow, Mrs. Edward Dexter (Elise Cochran Martin) '15
Martin, Mrs. Francis A. (Mary Keech Turner) '22

955 Hillside Avenue
Wallace, Mrs. Frederick W. (Grace Seccomb) '15
deForest, Mrs. Henry Lockwood (Amy Brighthurst Brown) '33

966 Hillside Avenue
Warren, Mrs. Frank D. '15

970 Hillside Avenue
Barnhart, Mrs. Noah Chisholm (Susan Stevens) '15
Kroll, Mrs. Alexander (Nancy Dwinnell or Mrs. Prince H. Gordon) '60

975 Hillside Avenue
Runkle, Mrs. Harry Godley (Jennie Fitz Randolph) '15
Albin, Mrs. Leland D. (Jennie Hoag) '36
King, Mrs. Victor E. D. (Yasmina S.) '78
Whitehead, Mrs. James Harold (Jean Fitz-Randolph Heiberg) '43

980 Hillside Avenue
Hall, Mrs. Frederic L. (Anne Garrigues Wigton) '68
Stuart, Mrs. Linden (Jeanette W.), Jr. '52
Wigton, Mrs. Charles Benson (Garrigues) '45

982 Hillside Avenue
Baker, Mrs. Clifford Myron (Margaret Drayton) '32
Valiant, Mrs. John (Katharine Drayton) '40

985 Hillside Avenue
Stevens, Mrs. John Peters ("J.P.") '15
Stevens, Mrs. Horace Nathaniel (Helen Coburn) '15
Stevens, Mrs. John Peters ("J.P."), Jr. (Edith S.) '37
Stevens, Mrs. Robert Ten Broeck (Dorothy Goodwin Whitney) '37

996 Hillside Avenue
Wallace, Mrs. Frederick W. (Grace Seccomb) '15
Murray Townsend
Mooney, Mrs. Wandell McMaster (Alice Joy McGee) '47

999 Hillside Avenue
Conner, Mrs. William A. (Florence Tupper) '15
Wigton, Mrs. William Garrigues (Ann Hayes) '55

1000 Hillside Avenue
Lawrence, Mrs. Chester B. (Florence B.), Jr. '22

1005 Hillside Avenue
McWilliams, Mrs. Howard (Anna Louise Waldbridge/Mrs. Paul Taylor Brown) '22

1007 Hillside Avenue
Lockwood, Mrs. Frederick M. (Hazel Marshall) '52
Marshall, Mrs. Henry P. (Dorothy Burke) '30

1009 Hillside Avenue
Tracy, Mrs. Evarts '22
Tracy, Mrs. Howard Crosby (Minerva Bingham Lamson) '15
Tracy, Mrs. J. Evarts (Caroline Frederica Streuli) '22

1019 Hillside Avenue
Baker, Mrs. Clifford Myron (Margaret Drayton) '28

1030 Hillside Avenue
Stillman, Mrs. William Maxson (Ethel Lucile Titsworth) '42

1035 Hillside Avenue
Streuli, Mrs. Alfred F. H. (Frederica Michelle Dwyer Hooper) '15

1045 Hillside Avenue
Timpson, Mrs. Lewis Gouverneur (Helen Frances Waring) '15
Waring, Mrs. Orville G. (Dorothy Fleming) '35

1046 Hillside Avenue
Genung, Mrs. Alfred Gawthrop (Dorothy or "Dot" Madsen) '69
Madsen, Mrs. John (Evelyn or "Evie" Wilson) '70

1300 Prospect Avenue
Streuli, Mrs. Alfred F. H. (Frederica Michelle Dwyer Hooper) '15
Tracy, Mrs. J. Evarts (Caroline Frederica Streuli) '22

1234 Watchung Avenue
Stevenson, Mrs. E. Vickers '41

1239 Watchung Avenue
Brown, Miss Edna M. '34