Bloomington (Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana) World Courier, January 19,
1912, p. 1.
Note: the book Monroe County Marriage Records 1882-1920, published by the
Monroe County Historical Society, Bloomington, Indiana, 1997, lists a
marriage between the bride (page 271),Ollie May Fraker. born 14 February
1883, daughter of John W. and Rosetta (Slater) Fraker, and the groom (page
362), Melvin R. Currie, born 5 November 1881, son of Lawrence and Martha
(Mitten) Currie, married 17 January 1912 and recorded in Monroe County
Marriage Book 13, page 458
CURRIE-FRAKER WEDDING IN THEIR OWN HOME
Popular Young Couple United For Life Last Night.
At eight o'clock last night occurred the wedding of Melvin R. Currie to
Ollie M. Fraker at the newly prepared home of the bride and groom on west
Sixth street. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. James Brown, of the
First Baptist church in the presence of about seventy-five relatives and
The bride was attired in a beautiful white gown. There were no attendants
and the wedding march was played by Miss Rhoda Mitten. The couple received
many beautiful presents.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Fraker and one of the city's
most accomplished young ladies. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence
Currie and is a bookkeeper in the First National bank. The young couple
attended the Bloomington high school. They will begin life together with the
kindest wishes of a large circle of friends.