Monday, December 28, 2009

Miss Lawrance weds Prince Andre

December 28, 1919

Miss Frances Lawrance was married in Paris yesterday to Prince Andre Poniatowski, a son of Prince Andre Poniatowski. Miss Lawrence is the daughter of Mrs. Francis C. Lawrence of New York.
The bride's mother was before her marriage Miss Susan Willing, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward S. Willing of Philadelphia, and is a sister of Baroness Riddlesdale, "who before her marriage to the Baron last June was Mrs. John Astor, once the wife of the late Colonel John Jacob Astor," according to the New York Times.
Prince Andre's parents are well known in New York and San Francisco as Princess Poniatowski was Miss Elizabeth Sperry, who was raised in San Francisco. The bridegroom, who served in the French army with his father and brother during the war, was born in San Francisco. He is now serving with the Polish Army.

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