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Ferdinand L. Wurtsmith, D.D.S.

Male 1904 - 1949  (45 years)


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  • Name Ferdinand L. Wurtsmith  [1, 2
    Suffix D.D.S. 
    Born 29 Feb 1904  Saginaw County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 May 1949  Grosse Pointe Woods, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I19586  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Family Ruth O. Mark,   b. 23 Aug 1910, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1993, Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1938  Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Cass City Chronicle
      Friday, March 11, 1938
      Page 1

      Wurtsmith-Mark Wedding at Mt. Clemens

      A lovely wedding took place on Thursday, March 3, in St. Louis rectory at Mt. Clemens when Miss Ruth Mark, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mark, of Cass City was united in marriage with Dr. F.L. Wurtsmith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wurtsmith, of Detroit. They were attended by Miss Mary Mark of Cass City, sister of the bride, and Lieut. Paul Wurtsmith of Selfridge Field, brother of the groom.

      Following the wedding, a reception was held at the home of Lt. and Mrs. Paul Wurtsmith at Selfridge Field.

      The bride was attired in a becoming three-piece suit of beige color and wore a corsage of orchids. Miss Mark, as maid of honor, wore a gown of blue with a corsage of gardenias.

      Dr. and Mrs. Wurtsmith left, immediately following the reception, on a two weeks' motor trip to Florida. On their return they will reside in Detroit. The bride is a graduate nurse from Harper hospital and had been employed there since her graduation.

      Dr. Wurtsmith graduated from the dental department at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

      Mrs. Edward Mark, Mrs. W.E. Martus and Miss Mary Mark from Cass City attended the wedding. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wurtsmith of Detroit, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wurtsmith of Selfridge Field; C.A. Smith of Caro; Mrs. Jane Leitch and Mrs. L.G. Carpenter of Pontiac.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, Fall 2007)
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Paul Mark Wurtsmith,   b. 25 Jan 1944, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 2006  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2008 
    Family ID F2623  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Feb 1904 - Saginaw County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Mar 1938 - Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 May 1949 - Grosse Pointe Woods, Wayne County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S492] Peck, Edward Arthur THE TEN BENKELMANS WHO EMIGRATED TO AMERICA Ca. 1850s AND CERTAIN OF THEIR DESCENDANTS, 1982.

    2. [S653] Cass City Chronicle, P.O. Box 115, Cass City, Michigan 48726, Published continously since 1899, archived from 1899 through 2005 at http://newspapers.rawson.lib.mi.us/chronicle/, Friday, March 11, 1938 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S595] Striffler-Benkelman Broadcast, (Family Publication, published sporadically to record family milestones in connection with the annual Striffler-Benkelman Family Reunions, with Vol. 1, Number 1, published Sept. 7, 1936. Issues on file at the Rawson Memorial Library in Cass City, Michigan include Vol. 5 (1941), Vol. 7 (1944) and Volumes 8 (1945) through Vol. 28 (1968). Issues published from 1961 through 1964 were not assigned volume numbers, and 1963 appears to be missing. Xeroxes of the existing issues were also made by Melinda McLemore Strong in 2007. According to a article published by the Cass City Chronicle on August 6, 1981, commemorating the Fiftieth and Final Striffler-Benkelman Reunion, the final issue of the STRIFFLER-BENKELMAN BROADCAST appears to have been Volume 28, published in 1968.), Volume 12, September 5, 1949. (Reliability: 3).