On April 12th in 1897, Francis, daughter of Julia Tuttle, married Charles Conrad Saunders at old Fort Dallas. The ceremony was officiated by the Reverand E.V. Blackman.
Francis, or also referred to as Fannie, moved to the shores of the Miami River with her mother and brother in 1890. The cover photo is of Julia and Frances around the time they made the move to Fort Dallas. The area that was referred to as Fort Dallas would incorporate as Miami in 1896.Click Here to Subscribe
Read more about the wedding at “Biscayne Country” by Thelma Peters.
Cover: Julia and Fannie Tuttle in 1890. Courtesy of HistoryMiami.
Figure 1: Fannie Tuttle with her mother, Julia, and her grandmother. Courtesy of Florida Memory.