Winch/Proffitt Genealogy Database

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  • ID: I00071
  • Name: Marie Dorothy Platt
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 3 Oct 1909 in Portland, Oregon
  • Death: 19 Apr 1996 in Lebanon, Tennessee 1
  • Buried: Rose Hill Memorial Gardens, Coffee County, Tennessee
  • Note: Moved to Guthrie, Oklahoma as a child. Upon graduating from high school, she was employed by Bell Telephone Co. Marie & Ivan eloped to Britton, Oklahoma to get married. They were married at the Methodist Episcopal Parsonage by Rev. J. R. Thomas. After the wedding, they both went home to their parent's homes keeping the marriage a secret. Ivan's mother knew about the elopement because she had to sign for him to marry, but Marie's parents did not know until they moved into an apartment together a few weeks later. Marie's mother was not pleased that she had not been told! After moving to Tullahoma, Tennessee with her husband & children, she worked for the Corps of Engineers, and in 1960 she was transferred to Nashville, Tennessee with the Corps. She lived in Donelson, Tennessee until her death in 1996.

    Father: Arthur Webb Platt b: 12 Jul 1878 in Madison or Manson, Iowa
    Mother: Lutie Amelia Mereness b: 9 Mar 1884 in Glidden, Carroll County, Iowa

    Marriage 1 Charles Ivan Winch b: 1 May 1911 in Guthrie, Logan County, Oklahoma
    • Married: 9 Mar 1930 in Britton, Oklahoma 2
    1. Has Children Living Winch
    2. Has No Children John Luther Winch b: 7 Apr 1933 in Guthrie, Logan County, Oklahoma
    3. Has Children Living Winch
    4. Has Children Living Winch
    5. Has Children Living Winch

    1. Copy of death cert.
    2. Copy of marriage cert.
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