Person:Miriam Wilson (2)

m. bef 1920
  1. Miriam Howe Wilson1920 - 1999
  2. Phoebe WilsonBef 1923 - Bef 1999
m. 31 Dec 1938
Facts and Events
Name[1] Miriam Howe Wilson
Married Name[1] Mrs. Miriam Howe Wilson Darlington
Gender Female
Birth[1] 6 Dec 1920 Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 31 Dec 1938 to Dr. Oscar G Darlington
Death[1] 29 Apr 1999 Niles, Trumbull, Ohio, United States
Burial[2] Niles City Cemetery, Niles, Trumbull, Ohio, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Miriam Darlington, in Macomb Eagle (Macomb, Illinois).

    6 May 1999 - Miriam Howe Wilson Darlington, born December 6, 1920 in Cambridge, Mass., passed away Thursday, April 29, 1999 in her home in Niles, Ohio, of complications from severe pneumonia. Miriam the wife of Dr. Oscar G. Darlington, retired Dean of Liberal Arts at Ohio Northern University, married December 31, 1938, celebrated a 60th wedding anniversary this past December 31, 1998, with all nine children and their families being present. Miriam, taught at home by her parents, Rev. Arthur E. Wilson and Louisa Spear Wilson, attended Radnor High School in Wayne, Pennsylvania, finishing in 1938 at the Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. As a girl she was an excellent pianist in Massachusetts as a concert pianist and composer. She wrote extensively for national parenting magazines while her children were little. The Darlingtons are parents of nine children, Helen Scalzi, in Colorado; Dawn Tallman in Champion, Ohio; Mahlon, violinist in Ames, Iowa; Phoebe Reed in Kenton, Ohio; Lynette DePaoli an artist in Verona, Italy; Gerbert a clergyman in Lima, Ohio; Eunice Hutson, co-owner of Eagle Publications, Macomb, Illinois, publishers of the Abingdon Argus, Avon Sentinel, Roseville Independent and Macomb Eagle; Emily-Jane Stuart in San Antonio, Texas; Bernice Brady in Saugerties, New York. Miriam Darlington owned and operated Darlington’s Bridal Shop in Niles, Ohio since 1988, and for twelve years before that in Lima, Ohio, custom making countless special dresses. She always told the brides, “It’s not how you look, but what you say at the altar that’s important,’’ and looked at her talent as a gift from God to minister to others. She was a Republican precinct poll worker, member of the D.A.R., The Research Club, First Presbyterian Church in Niles and Gideons International Auxiliary. A sister, Phoebe Wilson is deceased. She has 16 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. One grandson is deceased. A memorial service for family and friends was held Monday, May 3 at 2 p.m. in the Niles Presbyterian Church on Robbins Ave. The family request material tributes go to the Trent Hutson Memorial scholarship fund in care of Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, W. Park Ave., Niles, OH 44446.

  2. Miriam Howe Wilson Darlington, in Find A Grave.

    [no headstone photo as of 20130923]