Elizabeth Magdalena Mayle

b. 26 February 1915, d. 7 December 2003
  • Elizabeth Magdalena Mayle was born on 26 February 1915 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
  • She was known as Betty.
  • Martin Helmuth Mayle and Louise Margaret Barnett appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 1136 Willow Avenue. Other members of the household included Elizabeth Magdalena Mayle, Helen Louise Mayle.
  • A reunion of the Kammerer family was held in 1923 Kammerer family at the home of Helen Kammerer Hoffman, on the occasion of sister Phoebe Kammerer's Frank's visit from her home in Devil's Lake, North Dakota.
  • Martin Helmuth Mayle and Louise Margaret Barnett appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 2230 South Avenue. Other members of the household included Elizabeth Magdalena Mayle, Helen Louise Mayle.
  • The following appeared on 8 October 1931 in The Niagara Falls Gazette: The Pierce Avenue Presbyterian Church was the scene of a very pretty wedding, Saturday, October 3, when Helen Louise Mayle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Mayle, of 2230 South avenue became the bride of James Wilbur Cameron, son of James Cameron, of Pine avenue. Rev. Louis F. Mayle, of Groveland, N. Y., uncle of the bride, who also married the bride's parents, 25 years ago, that day, performed the ceremony, assisted by Rev. W. C. Crofts. As the strains of Lohengrin's wedding march, played by Robert Sterling, filled the church, the bridesmaid, Miss Helen Cameron, sister of the groom entered, followed by the maid of honor, Miss Betty Mayle, sister of the bride. The bride, who was also celebrating her birthday, was given in marriage by her father. She wore a beautiful gown of ivory satin, made n princess style with ivory velvet hat and moire pumps to match and carried a shower bouquet of roses. The maid of honor was gowned in yellow satin, wore eggshell moire pumps and carried butterfly roses. The bridesmaid wore green satin and moire pumps and carried white roses. The best man was William Lewis and the ushers were Bert Robertson and Leonard Day.
         After the ceremony a reception and wedding supper were held at the church. The tables were decorated in yellow and white with bouquets of gladioli.
         Mr. and Mrs. Cameron left for a trip through the east and will be at home after November 1, at Wyandotte, Mich.
         The out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Mayle and daughter, Amy, of Groveland, N. Y., Mr. and Mrs. Bloy, of Detroit, Mich; Mrs. George Barnett, Miss Elizabeth Barnett, Miss Ruth Barnett, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lepine and two children, Glen Richards, of Buffalo, N. Y; Mrs. Mary M. Cushman, Miss Ethel Staffen, Wilbur Cushman, George Cushman, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Ulcholson of St. Catharines; Mr. and Mrs. Amos Stuart, of Niagara Falls, Ont; Mrs. John Guinther, of Niagara Falls, N. Y., bridesmaid at the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Mayle 25 years ago was also present.
         Pre-nuptual affairs were showers given by Miss Helen Cameron, Mrs. Joseph Kobus, the Misses Dorothy and Marjory McCracken, the Girls' Club and the employees of the bank, also the Beta Sigma Class of the Sunday school, the Intermediate teachers and the Christian Endeavor Society.
  • The following appeared on 3 September 1938 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Mr. and Mrs. Martin H. Mayle of 2230 South avenue, announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth M., to David Stirling, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Stirling, of Glasgow, Scotland. The wedding will take place in November.
  • She married David Stirling on 11 November 1938.
  • The following appeared on 7 September 1956 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Mrs. Louise Barnett Mayle, 77, of Lockport Rd., died Thursday (Sept 6, 1956) in Ransom Nursing Home, NIagara Falls, after a year's illness.
         Mrs. Mayle was born in Buffalo. She was a member of Riverdale Rebekah Lodge No. 195, IOOF, the Rural Club, and the Women's Society of the Niagara United Presbyterian Church.
         Widow of the late Mrtin H. Mayle, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. David Stirling, Winnipeg, Man., and Mrs. Wilbur Cameron, Tiffin, Ohio; three sisters, Mrs. Sarah Bloy, Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Joseph Lepine, Clarence, N. Y., and Mrs. Glen Rickard, Buffalo; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
         Funeral services will be conducted at the Bell Funeral Chapel at 2:30 p. m. Saturday, by the Rev. William J. Devine. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Niagara Falls.
  • Elizabeth Magdalena Mayle died on 7 December 2003 at age 88 in Frederick, Maryland, at Northampton Manor Nursing Home.
  • David Stirling became a widower at her death.
  • She was interred at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick, Maryland.
  • The following appeared on 10 December 2003 in The Frederick News-Post: Mrs. Elizabeth Mayle "Betty" Stirling, 88, formerly of Thurmont, died Sunday, Dec. 7, at Northampton Manor Nursing Home, Frederick.
         She was the wife of David Stirling, whom she married Nov. 11, 1938.
         Born Feb. 26, 1915, in Niagara Falls, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Martin and Louise Barnette Mayle.
         The Stirlings lived in Thurmont from 1957 to 1961 when Mr. Stirling was plant manager of Moore Business Forms and returned there in 1978 upon retirement.
         She graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1933.
         Surviving in addition to her husband are two daughters, Carol Myers and husband Eugene of Thurmont, and Judith Wedgewood and husband Roger of Indian Springs, Ohio; one son, James W. Stirling and wife Dana of Wilmington, N.C; seven grandchildren, Elizabeth Curtis of Thurmont, Christina Duckworth of Hagerstown, Kathryn Wolfman of San Diego, Calif., Brian Ripley of Indianapolis, Ind., Bruce Ripley of Cincinnati, Ohio, Deidre Britt of Alpharetta, Ga., and James D. Stirling of Wilmington; and 12 great-grandchildren.
         Friends may call from 1 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at Robert E. Dailey & Son Funeral Home, 615 E. Main St., Thurmont. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
         A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at the funeral home with the Rev. Ben Jones, of Emmitsburg Presbyterian Church, officiating.
         Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.
         In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 108 Byte Drive, Suite 103, Frederick, Md. 21701, or to charity of one's choice.
  • Last Edited: 25 Oct 2015

Family: David Stirling b. 22 March 1915, d. 12 November 2010