Weddings & Divorces in History in 1848

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 8 Confederate General James Longstreet (27) weds Maria Louisa Garland in Lynchburg, Virginia

Confederate General James Longstreet
Confederate General
James Longstreet
  • Apr 10 British influential art critic and social commentator John Ruskin marries Effie Gray in Perth, Scotland (later annulled).

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 10 Inventor Samuel Morse (57) weds Sarah Elizabeth Griswold in Utica, New York

Inventor Samuel Morse
Inventor
Samuel Morse

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 22 Soldier and later US President Ulysses Grant (26) marries Julia Dent

Union General and US President Ulysses S. Grant
Union General and US President
Ulysses S. Grant