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Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1867

Famous Weddings

Samuel Gompers

Jan 28 Labor union leader Samuel Gompers (17) weds co-worker Sophia Julian (16) in Brooklyn, New York

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Feb 15 Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky (45) weds Anna Snitkina at Trinity Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia

John A. Macdonald

Feb 16 Prime Minister of Canada John A. Macdonald (52) weds Agnes Bernard (30) at St George's Church in Hanover Square, London

Hetty Green

Jul 11 Businesswoman Hetty Green (32) weds Edward Henry Green

George Westinghouse

Aug 8 Engineer George Westinghouse (20) weds Marguerite Erskine Walker in Brooklyn, New York

George Dewey

Oct 24 US Admiral George Dewey (29) weds daughter of New Hampshire's war governor Susan Goodwin