Fray, Florence Virginia

Class of 1898

The Evening Times (Washington, D. C.), 1 Aug 1902, p. 5.

Mr. Winslow Lewis, a popular employe of the first division G. P. O., was granted leave of absence for sixty days yesterday. At 9:30 o’clock Friday morning Mr. Lewis will wed Miss Florence V. Gray, a resident of Brightwood, Va. The ceremony will be performed by the Rev. Mr. Anderson, of the Calvary Baptist Church, at the home of the bride’s uncle, Mr. Charles Myers, 449 First Street southeast. Only the relatives and immediate friends of the prospective parties will be in attendance.

Mr. Lewis owns considerable property in California, his native State, and will take his bride to his commodious home in the city of San Jose, where two weeks will be spent. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis will also tour the Northwest, returning to Washington via Canada, Niagara Falls, and New York city. Prior to his appointment in the Government Printing Office, Mr. Lewis was actively engaged in newspaper work on the Coast with varying success, having been the editor of three different newspapers. The bride for several years has been engaged in teaching school in Virginia.


Evening Star (Washington, D.C.), 2 Aug 1902, p.5

A  pretty home wedding took place yesterday morning at the residence of Mr. Chas. F. Myers, 449 1st street southeast, when his niece, Miss Florence Virginia Fray of Brightwood, Va., became the wife of Mr. Winslow Lewis of San Jose, Cal. The ceremony was performed by Rev. A. F. Anderson of Calvary Baptist Church. The bride was becomingly attired in a gray tailor-made  traveling suit and black picture hat. Only the nearest friends of the contracting parties were present. After receiving congratulations the newly wedded pair immediately left on an extended tour through California and the Canadian northwest. They will return in October and make Washington their home. The bride has been engaged in educational work, and was a promising and popular student at Colombian University last term. The groom, who is well known in newspaper circles in the golden state, holds a responsible position in the government printing office. Among those invited to witness the ceremony were Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Myers, Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Barnum, Mr J. E. Fray, Mr. Lester Fray, Miss Rose Hart, Miss Nellie Myers, Prof. E. T. Winchester, Mr. James Hay, Dr. and Mrs. Twyman, Mr. J. C. Utz and Mr. Philip Nachman of Brooklyn, N. Y.