Celebrating Black Brides: Profile #98

Couple: Katherine Scruse and Joseph Jackson

Date of Wedding:  November 5, 1949

Place: Justice of the Peace in Crown Point, IN

Fun facts

The bride was an aspiring nurse when she met her groom.

The couple met each other at a party.  When they ran into each other again at a second gathering, the groom asked the bride to dance.

The bride and groom bonded over their love of music.  Both of them played several instruments and could sing.

The couple married after a six month engagement.