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Wedding of Jane Smedberg and John Wilkes


•The families select April 20, 1854 for the day of the wedding in New York City for the wedding of John ("Jack") Wilkes and Jane ("Jeanie") Smedberg.

•Jack began the long journey from Charlotte in March.

•As the 20th grew "alarmingly near," Jeanie counted on the latest communication technology of her time