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CHEWNING, Marguerite

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CHEWNING, Marguerite. (Dubuque, IA, June 30, 1912-- ). A daughter of Charles CHEWNING, Marguerite graduated from the DUBUQUE ACADEMY OF MUSIC where she was a pupil of Professor Klein’s. She married William Ufer on June 30, 1934 and resided in Chicago, IL, where she had three daughters.

Marguerite never pursued a musical career, but played for family gatherings, the PTA Chorus, and the Berning School of Music and Dance in Chicago. She was the grandmother of Michael Golemo.



The genealogical information provided in this entry comes from the years of research done on the Chewning family by Dorothy Ufer Hlavacek, the eldest daughter of Marguerite Chewning and William Ufer.