Friday the thirteenth, a century ago, was a lucky day for my grandparents, Josef Gartz and Elisabetha Ebner, when they became husband and wife.
Given how grand they look in their wedding photos, it’s hard to believe that Josef had been at work since 5:30 am that morning, leaving early to get married at 3:00 p.m., and he would once again be at work at 5:30 a.m. the day after the wedding as well.
I first wrote about their wedding in my August 23rd post, The Half Day Honeymoon, where you can read my grandmother’s written memories of that day.
On this day, I’m going to celebrate with their photos:
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