Marin County Genealogy

1931 Marin Marriage Announcements

San Rafael Independent, Thursday, April 23, 1931 - page 3

Harry R. Birch
840 Sausalito Blvd., Sausalito
Catherine Elizabeth Berg
315 Santa Rosa Ave., Sausalito
John Hannis
1500 101st Ave., Oakland
Vivian Ferrell
580 East 16th St., Oakland

Marin Journal, Thursday, June 11, 1931

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Steffen - Engler Marriage at Reno

Among those who were married at Reno last Friday dispatches carried the names of Carl Steffen and Gladys Engler of this city. Steffen is a former hotel man, and Mrs. Engler is a local resident also.

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Miss Is Bride of Francis Hore

At a simple home ceremony Saturday evening Miss Helen Blum became the bride of E. Francis Hore, with the rites solemnized at the home of her mother, Mrs. Frank Gagnon, San Rafael, and the Rev. John Jefferson Canoles officiating.

Miss Blum had as her bridesmaid Miss Alice Carrieres of San Anselmo, and William Klammer was best man. The young couple will live in Highlands.

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Popular Couple to Wed Saturday

Miss Loretta Saunders of San Rafael and Minneapolis, and J. C. Corbett, deputy county clerk of Marin County, will be married Saturday at a quiet ceremony that has been arranged by Mrs. A. C. Ferrier, a cousin, with whom Miss Saunders makes her home.

The young couple will be married by Rev. Father Gregory of Olema, They have not announced where the ceremony will be held. Miss Saunders will be attended by Miss Bienna Gerde of Honolulu as maid of honor and Miss Frances Maine of Minneapolis will be the bridesmaid. Mr. James McDonald of Yolanda, a cousin of the bride, will be the best man. The ushers will be Walter and Donald Kilborn of San Rafael.

Following the ceremony a wedding supper will be served. The couple plan to make their home in Marin County after a two weeks’ honeymoon in the redwoods.

Marin Journal, Thursday, November 19, 1931

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Miss Foster to Wed on Thanksgiving

In one of the social events of the season, Miss Jean Louisiana Foster, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Foster, of this city will become the bride of Frederic F. Spalding at high noon on Thanksgiving Day. Although the wedding will be a quiet one and will take place at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. A. W. Foster, it is considered one of the most interesting weddings announced this season.

Dr. Lynn T. White, lifelong friend of the Foster family, will officiate. A family dinner will follow the nuptials. The young bridal couple will make their home in Fort Bragg, where the groom-to-be is in business.

Miss Foster met her husband-to-be at Fort Bragg, where she was a member of the high school teaching staff, and he is a prominent businessman.

He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Spalding of Lowell, Mass., and a graduate of Hobart College.

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Miss Drew Is Bride of Mr. Hess

At a most impressive ceremony Saturday night Miss Lillian Drew became the bride of Rolla Burchard Hess at the Drew home on “H” street, the Rev. H. I. Oberholtzer officiating.

The bride was attended by the bridegroom’s sister, Miss Marie Hess, of San Francisco. Gerald John Drew, brother of the bride, was best man. The residence had been very beautifully decorated with flowers in gay autumn tones for the occasion. A delightful repast was served following the nuptial ceremonies. The young couple left immediately for a honeymoon in the south, and will be at home to their friends next week at the Drew home.

Over 30 guests assembled to witness the ceremonies. Friends and relatives of the young couple were present.

Mrs. Hess is the daughter of Joseph Drew and is known to be one of the most charming members of the younger set. The bridegroom is a prominent businessman of this city as an electrical contractor.

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