Shulenberger, Margaret Sadler

Margaret Sadler Shulenberger, MPCI yearbook, 1928.

Class of 1928

Birth: 7 Oct 1910, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Death: 11 Dec 1989, Albemarle, Stanly County, North Carolina

William Arthur Shulenberger (1879-1944)
Fannie May Sadler Shulenberger (1885-1917)

Warren Waitt Smith (1907-1953)
Paul Henry Johnson

Helen Frances Shulenberger (1905-1978)
William Arthur Shulenberger (1909-1995)

Elmwood Cemetery
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Source:, #113015008.


The Charlotte News (Charlotte, NC), 27 Dec 1931, 16

Quiet Wedding Held Thursday
Miss Shulenberger Is Married to W. W. Smith at Home of Bride Here

In a simple but impressive ceremony Miss Margaret Sadler Shulenberger and Warren Waitt Smith were united in marriage at 8:30 Thursday evening at the bride’s home in the Frederick apartments. the ceremony was performed by Dr. John Fielding Crigler, pastor of St. Mark’s Lutheran church, of which the bride is a member.

The bride was given in marriage by her father. The vows were spoken before an improvised altar of palms, ferns and gladioli. The bride wore white satin and carried a shower bouquet of white roses and lilies of the valley, and was attended by her sister. Miss Helen Shulenberger, as maid-of-honor, who was attired in blue taffeta with pink accessories and carried an arm bouquet of Columbia roses. The bridegroom was attended by E. V. Clendenin as best man. Only the immediate families and a few intimate friends were present.

During he ceremony, W. H. Overcash played “To a Wild Rose,” by McDowall; “Wedding March,” from Losengrin, and Mendelssohn’s “Recessional.”

The bride is the younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Shulenberger. She received her education at Central high school here and Mont Amoena seminary, Mt. Pleasant.

The bridegroom attended Davidson college and the University of North Carolina, and is a member of Theta Upsilon Omega fraternity. He is at present connected with the Atlantic and Pacific Tea company here.

After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Shulenberger entertained at home at an informal reception. After January 1 the couple will be at home at 1912 Bay Street.

The bridegroom is the son of Mrs. J. Wallace Smith and the late J. Wallace Smith, of this city.


Charlotte Observer, The (North Carolina) 12 December 1989

Mrs. Margaret Sadler Johnson, 79, of 3023 Clarendon Rd. died Dec. 11, 1989, at Stanly Manor Nursing Home in Albemarle. Funeral is 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation is at the church after the service. Hankins, Whittington & Williams-Dearborn Funeral Home is in charge.

Mrs. Johnson, a Charlotte native, was a retired Celanese Corp. receptionist. She was a graduate of Mount Amoena Seminary for Women, a member of the League of Women Voters and a former officer of Business and Professional Women.

Survivors are her husband, Paul; sons, Philip Johnson of Martinsville, Va., Frank Johnson of Statesville, Gregory Johnson of Pensacola, Fla., Paul Johnson of Monroe, Harry Johnson; brother, W.A. Shulenberger Jr.; stepson, Edward Johnson; stepdaughter, Mrs. Mary Cawn of Greensboro; half sister, Mrs. Betty Snow; 13 stepgrandchildren.

Memorials can be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1001 Queens Rd., Charlotte, N.C. 28207.