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May 1, 2017 / Joanne Yeck

Buckingham Notables: James M. Logan

Holy Cross Catholic Church, Lynchburg, Virginia. 

Courtesy HABS, Library of Congress.


When James M. Logan of Algoma in Buckingham County married Miss Mary E. McDonald in Lynchburg, Virginia, the announcement was reproduced in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on May 3, 1915.


[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]

LYNCHBURG, VA., May 2. – James M. Logan, manager of the famous “Algoma farm,” in Buckingham County, and Miss Mary E. McDonald, were married yesterday, the ceremony being performed at the rectory of Holy Cross Catholic Church by the pastor, Rev. Edward M. Tearney. The witnesses to the ceremony were R. Colston Blackford and Colonel James A. Scott. The bride was formerly a resident of Chesterfield County, but for some time has been living in North Carolina. The groom is a son of General T. M. Logan, and has been living in Buckingham County for some time. After a brief stay here, Mr. and Mrs. Logan will go to Buckingham to reside.

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