Margaret Kizzie WITHERSPOON ID#232, b. 18 September 1908, d. 6 January 2005
Father*John Goldthwait WITHERSPOON b. 21 Sep 1867, d. 26 Jan 1934
Mother*Kiziah "Kizzie" Staples HAIRSTON1 b. 12 Dec 1881, d. 16 Oct 1909
NOTE*Joined Colonial Dames on Col Thomas Ligon line. 
Birth*Margaret Kizzie WITHERSPOON was born on 18 September 1908.2 
She was the daughter of John Goldthwait WITHERSPOON and Kiziah "Kizzie" Staples HAIRSTON.1 
Census 1920Margaret Kizzie WITHERSPOON appeared on the 1920 census of Kittie GUILD in 1920 in District 3, Sumner Co., Tennessee.3

Census 1930Margaret Kizzie WITHERSPOON appeared on the 1930 census of John Goldthwait WITHERSPOON in 1930 in Woods Ferry Pike, District3, Sumner Co., Tennessee.4

Married Name As of 2 March 1930,her married name was MACEY. 
Marriage*Margaret Kizzie WITHERSPOON married Reece Lillard MACEY on 2 March 1930 in Sumner, Tennessee.5 
Married Name As of 12 February 1939,her married name was TUPPER. 
Marriage*Margaret Kizzie WITHERSPOON married James S TUPPER on 12 February 1939 in Florida.2 
Death*Margaret Kizzie WITHERSPOON died on 6 January 2005 in Tennessee at age 96.2 
Obituary*January 6, 2005

Died Thursday, January 6. 2005 in her home at the age of 96. Margo will long be remembered by those who knew her and loved her outgoing, always bubbly spirit. She was a native of Gallatin, Tennessee, a graduate of Ward Belmont and Holton Arms in Washington, DC. She spent most of her life at her home, Harpeth Hills Fann, in Brentwood) wbere she and her late husband, James S. Tupper "Jimmy", raised thoroughbred racehorses and beautiful boxwoods. The enormous oak tree in their front yard still stands in the Derby Glen Close community. She was an avid bridge player and gardener, and the couple loved to spend weekends at Cedar Creck Club on Old Hickory Lake on their boat, The Margo. Winters would find them in Boca Raton, Florida, where Margo continued to visit until only recently. For the past several years, she has entertained her neighbors of Sugartree and her many visitors. Mrs. Tupper was a sustaining Member of the Junior League of Nashville. a patron of Travelers' Rest, a Member of the National Society of Colonial Dames, a Member of the Centennial Club and Belle Meade Country Club and a faithful Member of Saint George's Episcopal Church.

She is survived by her children. John W. Macey of Nashville, Katherine (Bebe) Graham and son-in-law, Robert G. IIBob" Graham of Fort Payne, Alabama; grandchildren, Marl Margaret Clausen (husband Claus) of Bad Kreuznach, Germany, John W. Macey Jr. "Jody (wife Cheryl) of Nashville, Mary Katherine "Kay" Graham of Nashville and Robert G. "Gil" Graham III (wife Michelle) of Fort Payne. Her great grandchildren are Hannah Clausen and Tobias Clausen Walton, Jake and Margo Macey and Robbie Graham. Services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, January 8, 2005 at St. George's Episcopal Church with visitation prior to the service at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers. the family has asked that contributions be made to Alive Hospice or St. George's Episcopal Church. ROESCH PATTON AUSTIN BRACEY CHARLTON, 244-6480. A Dignity
Memorial Provider.

The Tennessean, Nashville, TN. 

Family 1

Reece Lillard MACEY b. 1904, d. Sep 1937

Family 2

James S TUPPER b. 16 Nov 1904, d. 14 May 1974
ChartsDescendant Chart (#1)
Descendant Chart (#2)
Descendant Chart Box

Sources (

  1. [S3117] Letter Carolyn Hairston Henderson to Robert Hairston, September 1986, Personal Collection - printed book.
  2. [S93] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1920] 1920 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  4. [S1930] 1930 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  5. [S112] Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm.
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