William Booker Bowen and Ada Evelyn Smith (my 2nd great grandparents) were married 4 January 1899 in Denton County, Texas. As you can see by the picture that they were a fashionable couple. William was 28 years old and Ada was 22 years old.
William Booker Bowen was the son of William Woodson Bowen (a confederate soldier from Missouri) and Mary Jane Goss. Booker (as he commonly went by) was born 4 Jul 1871 in Tehuacana, Limestone, Texas. He was a farmer for the whole of his life.
Ada Evelyn Smith was the daughter Chilton Lycirgus Smith and Amanda Phelps. She was born 23 Jan 1879 in Denton, Denton, Texas, USA.