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The best man, named in the newspaper article as J. R. McAlpine is likely Joseph Rose McAlpin(e), (1853 - 1888), and is one of Adelaide McAlpin(e)'s brothers. Other brothers who were ushers included George Lodowick McAlpine (1856-1922) and David Hunter McAlpine, Jr. (1862-1934). Interestingly, she had four other brothers living at the time of her marriage, not listed as members of the wedding party.
I love the newspaper descriptions of weddings of this era, which often include many details of the dresses, jewelry and decoration. Some longer notices also include names of the "prominent people" who were guests.
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