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Samuel Brister + Annice Lavernia Guess
Samuel Jacob McGlathery + Margaret Elizabeth Brown
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Dr. Samuel L. Brister, Sr., M. D.25 APR 1864 -- 10 NOV 1938avatar
Daisy McGlathery28 APR 1870 -- 16 JAN 1953avatar
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  • Obituary, 25 AUG 1920: "ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT: Dr. and Mrs. S. L Brister announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Margaret Louise, to Robert Harris Wilson. The wedding will take place on Wednesday, September 15 at the First Methodist Church. No cards."
    --"The Commonwealth," 25 Aug 1920, Wed, Page 3
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  • Obituary, 17 JAN 1853: "Funeral Rites For Mrs. Brister'
    Mrs. Daisy McGlathery Brister, one of Greenwood's beloved gentlewomen, died at her home, 217 West Church Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock.

    Services will be held this afternoon at 3 o'clock at the First Methodist Church with the Rev. N. J. Golding officiating. Burial will be in Odd Fellows cemetery with Wilson and Knight in charge.

    Mrs. Brister was one of the city's oldest residents, having lived here since 1880. She was the widow of Dr. S. L. Brister. She was a charter member of the Greenwood Garden Club, as well as a member of the Women's Club and the U. D. C. She was a Methodist. Mrs. Brister was born in Alcorn county.

    She leaves a son, Dr. Sam L. Brister, Jr., two daughters, Mrs. R. H. Wilson and Mrs. R. B. Wilburn.

    The family requests no flowers.

    Pallbearers will be: C. J. Stratton, Terrell Wells, Nathan Fountain, Earl Kinnebrew, W. L. Craig, Dr. Henry Kennedy, George C Roberts and Ben Pearce."
    --"The Greenwood Commonwealth," 17 Jan 1953, Sat, Page 1
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  • Obituary, 25 AUG 1920: "ANNOUNCE ENGAGEMENT: Dr. and Mrs. S. L Brister announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Margaret Louise, to Robert Harris Wilson. The wedding will take place on Wednesday, September 15 at the First Methodist Church. No cards."
    --"The Commonwealth," 25 Aug 1920, Wed, Page 3
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  • Obituary, 11 OCT 1935: "'M'GLATHERY RITES HELD IN LEFLORE'

    GREENWOOD, [MS], Oct. 10. Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth. Brown McGIathery, who died at her home here Monday night, were held this afternoon from the family residence with interment in the Greenwood Cemetery. Rites were conducted by the Rev. J. M. Bradley, pastor of the Methodist church. Mrs. McGIathery was a pioneer citizens of Greenwood, and until failing health several years ago, active in the work of the Methodist church of which she was a member. She was a member also of the Varina Jefferson Davis Chapter U. D. C, the Kings Daughters and Sons Circle, and the Red Cross. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. S. L. Blister Blister and Miss Pattie McGlathery: and three grandchildren, Dr. S. L. Brister, Mrs. R. B. Wilburn and Mrs. R. H. Wilson and one great grandchild, Margaret Brister."
    --"Clarion-Ledger," 11 Oct 1935, Fri, p. 10
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Sources
  1. Findagrave
  2. FamilySearch United States Census, 1940
  3. (& 4) Book:The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega, Volume 24; July, 1921, Vol. XXI,V, No. 4, Chapter Letters, Anna Beall Jenkins, Tau, Alumnae, "Tau, Brenau College, Gainesville, Georgia," Free Google eBook; Recent '19 Alumnae who were listed as having married included "Margaret Brister (Mrs. R.H. Wilson, Greenwood, Miss.), Virginia Brister (Mrs. R.B. Wilburn, Greenwood, Miss.)"; Website
  4. Marriage Sources:
    Book:The Commonweath; Marriage Announcement: Brister-Wilson; newspapers.com; originally published Greenwood, MS: 22 SEP 1920, p. 3; Website
  1. Findagrave Margaret B. Wilson
  2. FamilySearch United States Census, 1920
  3. FamilySearch United States Census, 1940
  4. (& 5) Book:The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega, Volume 24; July, 1921, Vol. XXI,V, No. 4, Chapter Letters, Anna Beall Jenkins, Tau, Alumnae, "Tau, Brenau College, Gainesville, Georgia," Free Google eBook; Recent '19 Alumnae who were listed as having married included "Margaret Brister (Mrs. R.H. Wilson, Greenwood, Miss.), Virginia Brister (Mrs. R.B. Wilburn, Greenwood, Miss.)"; Website
  5. Marriage Sources:
    Book:The Commonweath; Marriage Announcement: Brister-Wilson; newspapers.com; originally published Greenwood, MS: 22 SEP 1920, p. 3; Website
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