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Henry C. Steup was born on his father's farm five miles west of Fort Wayne, Indiana, on February 1, 1852. He grew up in a log cabin. At the age of six, he attended a branch of St. Paul's School on the Columbia Road, housed in a log cabin. When his parents moved to Fort Wayne in 1863, Henry was then able to attend St. Paul's School for two years. In 1865 he entered Concordia College in Fort Wayne. He entered the Seminary at St. Louis, Missouri, in 1871, and graduated in 1874. He was ordained and commissioned as traveling missionary for New York and New England. He was a circuit rider, traveling on horse back. Sometimes he was gone for a month at a time. He spoke excellent English, and his first sermon, while still a student, was in English. His German was likewise flawless.
Miss Florence Applegate, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Percy T. Applegate of 746 East Twenty-second street, Brooklyn, and Frank Steup, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Steup of 8553 112th street, Richmond Hill, were married Tuesday evening 06 June 1926 at 8 o'clock, in St. Mark’s Methodist church, Ocean and Beverly road, Brooklyn, by the Rev. Dr. Robert Moore, pastor.
Miss Marie Dordoigne, gowned in pink georgette crepe and carrying pink roses, acted as maid of honor, while serving as bridesmaids were the Misses Beatrice Banner and Grace Charters, gowned in pale orchid crepe and carrying pink roses and pale yellow crepe and carrying tea roses, respectively. Miss Norma Holt as flower girl, wore a frock of blue crepe and carried a pink hat basket filled with rose petals. Wesley Benjamin was best man and Walter Holt, Harry Wollyung, Donald Mirrian and Joseph Slensby were ushers.