A Family Wedding Dress

October 2007
Beaver;Oct/Nov2007, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p70
This article chronicles the history of a wedding dress owned by Isabelle Sargeant of Hamilton, Ontario. The dress was originally made for Isabelle's great-grandmother, who wed in 1844. The dress passed from her great-grandparents, Elizabeth Carey and John Cox, to their son, John Hedley Cox. John passed the dress to his own daughter, Elizabeth Jane Cox. Isabelle passed away in January 2007. She was the last of the children of John Arthur Harris and his wife, Elizabeth Jane. The dress remains in the possession of a daughter of Isabelle.


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