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The following articles and picture appeared in the Sunday Ledger-Enquirer, Columbus, Ga on February 2, 1947.

Miss Chapman to Wed Maj. Sayler

Wedding To Take Place In Spring

Society throughout this section of the South and Army circles will be interested today in the announcement made by Mr. and Mrs. Alvah Herman Chapman of the engagement of their daughter, Miss Margarite Wyline Chapman and Major Henry Benton Sayler Jr., Unites States Army Air Forces of Washington, D.C.

The lovely bride-elect is a granddaughter of the late Margarite Elizabeth Burrus and Rinaldo William Page of Columbus.  Her mother is the former Miss Wyline Page and her father is the son of Mrs. Homer T. Chapman and the late Mr. Chapman of Buena Vista.   She is the sister of Mr. and Mrs. Alvah H. Chapman Jr.

Miss Chapman was graduated from Sweet Briar college, Sweet Briar, Va. and was presented to society at the Cotillion Club's debutante ball, Christmas 1945.  A young girl of vivid charm, she is president of the Cotillion club and a provisional member of the Columbus Junior League. 

Major Sayler is the son of Brig. Gen. and Mr.s Henry Benton Sayler of Washington, D.C.   His mother is the former Miss Jessie Dale Dixon of Savannah, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Montgomery Dixon of Savannah.  His paternal grandparents are Mrs. John Milton Sayler and the late Mr. Sayler of Huntington, Ind.  He is a brother of Captain and Mr.s John B. Hull of Washington, D.C. and of Cadet John M. Sayler, U.S.M.A., West Point, New York and is a cousin of Mrs. George Kyle Jr. of Columbus.

Major Sayler was graduated from the United States Military academy with the Class of 1943.  He served 18 months overseas as a fighter pilot with the Eighth Airforce and is now stationed at Air Force Headquarters in Washington, D.C.  For the past few months, Major Sayler has been one of  a group of young officers serving as a White House Aide.

The wedding of Miss Chapman and Major Sayler will be a social event in late March.

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