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Family: Clifford Neal Bickford / Wilma Pauline Martin Bickford (F385)

m. 18 Sep 1954

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  • Father | Male
    Clifford Neal Bickford

    Born  5 Aug 1930  Waverly, Coffey County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Mar 2010  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  18 Sep 1954  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  LeRoy Franklin Bickford | F384 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Nellie B Cappen Bickford | F384 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Wilma Pauline Martin Bickford

    Born  22 Dec 1935   
    Father  Paul I (Mook) Martin, Sr. | F2039 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Nellie I Gibson Martin | F2039 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Darwin Bickford


    Child 2 | Female
    Kathleen Bickford Snyder

    Born  22 Apr 1958   

    Child 3 | Female
    Christina Bickford Bello

    Spouse  Jim Bello | F386 

    Child 4 | Female
    Carla Bickford Jackson

    Spouse  Joey Jackson | F387 

  • Documents
    Marriage- Martin, Wilma-Bickford, Clifford
    Marriage- Martin, Wilma-Bickford, Clifford
    Martin-Bickford vows are read

    Mr. and Mrs. Paul Martin, Rossville, announce the marriage of their youngest daughter, Wilma Pauline, to Mr. Clifford Bickford, son of Mrs. Nellie Bickford, Holton, and the late Mr. Roy Bickford.

    Rev. John A. Berens, St. Marys, officiated at the double ring ceremony which took place in Rossville at the St. Stanislaus Church Saturday, September 18, at nine o’clock.

    The bride wore a ballerina length white organdy dress over polished cotton under coat. Her lace veil caught to a coronet headdress, was shoulder length. She carried a white satin prayer book topped with an orchid. Her only jewelry was a strand of pearls, a gift of the bridegroom.

    Miss Sandra Magee, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor. She wore a ballerina length gown of mint green taffeta. Her french cap headdress matched her gown and was covered with seed pearls. She carried a bouquet of pink carnations and white daisies.

    Mr. Donald Jacobson attended Mr. Bickford as best man.

    The mother of the bride chose a pink dress with navy accessories and the bridegroom’s mother chose a lavendar dress with black accessories. Both wore corsages of pink carnations and roses.

    For traveling the bride chose a suit of black and white with white accessories. After a short wedding trip the couple will be at home in Fort Madison, Iowa.

    Mrs. Bickford is a graduate of Rossville High School and attended K.S.C. the past year. She was employed in Colorado this summer.

    Mr. Bickford is a graduate of Soldier High School, has served in the U. S. Army and is now employed by the Santa Fe Railroad.

    Anniversary- Bickford, Clifford and Pauline
    Anniversary- Bickford, Clifford and Pauline
    Clifford and
    Pauline Bickford
    Clifford and Pauline Bickford, Maple Hill, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner and a card shower.

    Clifford Bickford and Pauline Martin were married Sept. 18, 1954, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Rossville.

    Their children and spouses are Kathleen Snyder, Jackson Hole, Wyo.; Christina and Jim Bello, Cleveland, Tenn.; Joe and Carla Jackson, Hutchinson; and Darwin Bickford, Topeka. They have five grandchildren.

    Mr. Bickford is retired from Santa Fe Railway’s Communication Department.

    Mrs. Bickford is retired from food service with the Sterling (Kan.) School District.

    Cards may be sent to them a 506 Sunset Lane, Maple Hill, 66507-9406.