Russell Aubrey Atchison
Lidella Agnes Waddell
Margaret Edythe Atchison


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1. Charles William Woolpert Jr.

Margaret Edythe Atchison 1 2

  • Born: 19 Mar 1927, Windsor, Essex, ON, CAN 2
  • Marriage (1): Charles William Woolpert Jr. on 3 Jan 1948 in Windsor, Essex, ON, CAN 1
  • Died: 1 Nov 2013, , Macomb, MI, USA at age 86 3

   FamilySearch ID: GNTS-KWT.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Windsor Star: marriage Charles Woolpert Jr. and Margaret Atchison, 5 Jan 1948, Windsor, Essex, ON, CAN. 4 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: 1111 Windsor Ave., Windsor on 7 Jan 1948 in Windsor, Essex, ON, CAN. 2

3. She immigrated on 8 Jan 1948 to Detroit, Wayne, MI. 2

4. Occupation: sales clerk on 8 Jan 1948 in Windsor, Essex, ON, CAN. 2

5. She was described as 5 ft 6 in brown hair hazel eyes medium complexion on 8 Jan 1948 in Big Rapids, Mecosta, MI, USA. 2

6. Residence: 123 N. Fourth St., Big Rapids, MI on 8 Jan 1948 in Big Rapids, Mecosta, MI, USA. 2

7. Obituary: Times Herald: obituary of Margaret Woolpert on 2 Nov 2013 in Port Huron, St. Clair, MI. 3 Margaret Woolpert, 86, of Richmond, died Friday November 1, 2013. Survived by daughter, Karen Marriott and son, Doug Woolpert. Memorial services 11 a.m. Monday November 4, 2013 at Stoneycreek Community Church at 11711 26 Mile Rd, Washington MI 48094, with 10 a.m. visiting. Arrangements are by Kaatz Funeral Directors, Richmond.

Margaret married Charles William Woolpert Jr., son of Charles William Woolpert Sr. and Florence Muriel Bassett, on 3 Jan 1948 in Windsor, Essex, ON, CAN.1 (Charles William Woolpert Jr. was born on 7 Dec 1923 in Detroit, Wayne, MI 1 and died on 13 May 1988 in Atlanta, Montmorency, MI, USA 1.)


1 Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, FL), 20 Dec 1978, page 46. Oibutary of Charles Woolpert.

2, "Michigan, Detroit Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of Detroit, 1906-1954," Margaret Edythe Woolpert Nee Atchison, 08 Jan 1948.

3 Times Herald (Port Huron, MI), 2 Nov 2013, obituary of Margaret Woolpert.

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

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