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Poppenger Family Baptism Brings Together Seven Grandparents and Great-Grandparents, April 1939

Poppenger Family Baptism Brings Together Seven Grandparents and Great-Grandparents, April 1939 image
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Ann Arbor News, April 10, 1939
Caption
Seven Grandparents Attend Christening: When Janet Rose Wheeler, one-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Wheeler of N. Territorial Rd., Webster township, was baptized yesterday in the Dexter Methodist Episcopal church, seven of her eight grandparents and great-grandparents were present. Shown in the above picture taken at the reception at the home of the baby's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Poppenger, Webster-Church Rd., are left to right: Front row -- Mrs. C. C. Poppenger; Mrs. Charles Weiss, Detroit, a great-grandmother; Janet Rose, Mrs. John Poppenger, Detroit, a great-grandmother; and Mrs. Stearns Wheeler, Webster-Church Rd., a great-grandmother; back row -- C. C. Poppenger, grandfather; Mrs. Francis Wheeler, mother of the baby; John Poppenger, Detroit, great-grandfather; Francis Wheeler, father of the baby; and Ira Wheeler, grandfather. Another great-grandfather, Charles Weiss, of Detroit, was ill and unable to be present.