Edward Ross Woolpert
Grace P. Beecher
Charles William Woolpert Sr.
Florence Muriel Bassett
Charles William Woolpert Jr.


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1. Margaret Edythe Atchison
2. Irma

Charles William Woolpert Jr. 1

  • Born: 7 Dec 1923, Detroit, Wayne, MI 1
  • Marriage (1): Margaret Edythe Atchison on 3 Jan 1948 in Windsor, Essex, ON, CAN 1
  • Marriage (2): Irma in 1981 1
  • Died: 13 May 1988, Atlanta, Montmorency, MI, United States at age 64 1

   FamilySearch ID: GNTS-KS7.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Newspaper: Windsor Star: marriage Charles Woolpert Jr. and Margaret Atchison, 5 Jan 1948, Windsor, Essex, ON, CAN. 2 To Live in Big Rapids, Michigan
At a lovely candlelight ceremony Saturday evening, at 7:30 o'clock, in Giles Boulevard United Church, the Rev. Gordon W. Butt united in marriage Miss Margaret Edythe Atchison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Atchison of Windsor avenue, and Mr. Charles W. Woolpert, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Woolpert of Highland Park, Michigan. White snapdragons and chrysanthemums formed a background for the ceremony. Entering the church on the arm of her father, who gave her in marriage, the bride was lovely in traditional bridal white satin, her fitted gown featuring long sleeves. Candlelight Ceremony at Giles Weds February 7 a round neckline outlined with white sequins and a skirt extending into a train. Her veil covered the train of her gown and was held to her head in a beaded tiara, and she carried white chrysanthemums around pale pink roses.
Mrs. Wayne Buckley of Detroit, the bridegrooms sister, as matron of honor, wore rose moire, fashioned with a bouffant skirt and long sleeves. In her hair she wore a matching plume, and she carried white chrysanthemums and yellow roses. Miss Geraldine Smith, as bridesmaid, wore aqua moire, similarly styled, but with short, puffed sleeves, and a matching feather in her hair. Her flowers were yellow chrysanthemums and Talisman roses. Marlene Atchison, as her sisters flower girl, was adorable in a rose moire frock with a long, full skirt and short, puffed sleeves. She carried a nosegay of white chrysanthemums. and wore similar flowers in her hair. Mr. Ray Bassett of Cannington was best man, and the ushers were Mr. Buckley of Detroit and Mr. Jack Atchison, a brother of the bride. A reception in the church parlors followed, after which Mr. and Mrs. Woolpert left for a trip in Michigan, the bride traveling in a blue tweed coat over a royal blue crepe frock, and wearing a wine hat and accessories. They will live in Big Rapids, Michigan.

2. Residence: 123 N. Fourth St., Big Rapids, MI on 8 Jan 1948 in Big Rapids, Mecosta, MI, United States. 3

3. Obituary: Tampa Bay Times: obituary of Charles William Woolpert Jr. on 15 May 1988 in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, FL. 1 4 WOOLPERT, CHARLES WILLIAM JR., 66, of 2331 Belleair St., Clearwater, died Friday (May 13, 1988) after a short illness in Atlanta, Mich. He was a nine-year winter resident from his native Detroit, where he was a draftsman for General Electric. During World War II, he served in the Coast Guard. He was a member of Egypt Temple Shrine, Tampa, and the Michigan Shriners and the Masons in Atlanta. Survivors include his wife of seven years, Irma; a daughter, Karen, and a son, Douglas, both of Detroit; his mother, Florence Woolpert, St. Augustine; a sister, Murial Buckley, Welaka; and seven grandchildren. Greene Funeral Home, Atlanta.

Charles married Margaret Edythe Atchison, daughter of Russell Aubrey Atchison and Lidella Agnes Waddell, on 3 Jan 1948 in Windsor, Essex, ON, CAN.1 (Margaret Edythe Atchison was born on 19 Mar 1927 in Windsor, Essex, ON, CAN 3 and died on 1 Nov 2013 in , Macomb, Michigan, United States 5.)

Charles next married Irma in 1981.1


1 , 20 Dec 1978, page 46. Oibutary of Charles Woolpert.

2 "The Windsor Star (Windsor, Canada)," 5 Jan 1948, page 11. Marriage Chalres Woolpert Jr. and Margaret Atchison.

3 FamilySearch.org, "Michigan, Detroit Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of Detroit, 1906-1954," https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8MN-6CZ Margaret Edythe Woolpert Nee Atchison, 08 Jan 1948.

4 , 15 May 1988, page 123. Obituary of Charles William Woolpert Jr.

5 , 2 Nov 2013, obituary of Margaret Woolpert.

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