Marin County Genealogy

1940 Marin Marriage Announcements

San Rafael Independent, Friday, June 7, 1940 - Page 6

Intention To Wed

Henry Grenten, 39, 823 Shrader Street, San Francisco and Myrtle Helen Lawless, 35, 1231 15th avenue, San Francisco

 Tuesday, July 23, 1940 - Page 4

John Henry Carmichael 45 427 E. Acacia Street, Stockton Geraldine Bell Hammett 28 1240 W. Poplar, Stockton, July 20, 1940, Father Edward J. Meagher officiating at Lagunitas
Robert Fay Kendall 26 1324 San Anselmo Avenue, San Anselmo Margaret Jean Gibson 20 102 Redhill Avenue, San Anselmo, June 29, Father S. A. Kelly officiating at San Rafael
Intention to wed (San Francisco): Pietro Casagrande 43 Mill Valley Nellie Lazzarini 30 31 Valparaiso Street, San Francisco

Wednesday, September 1, 1940 - Page 2

Intent to Wed

Douglas Cecil Ricks, 24, San Pedro, and Merle Lolieta Mapel, 18, Greenville (San Francisco)

Harold Moose Jr., 25, 135 Stanyan Street, San Francisco, and Lillian Brundage, 22, Mill Valley

Marriage License

(Reno) John V. Silva, 28, San Rafael, and Margaret Silva, 24, Petaluma


Cletus John Warner, 28, 12 Baltimore Avenue, Larkspur, and Blossom Josephine Young, 22, 125 Locust Avenue, Larkspur; September 6, 1940, Rev. Joseph C. Meehan officiating in San Anselmo.

 Earl Clarence Nichols, 21, 447 Humboldt Avenue, Santa Rosa, and Ada Jeanne Cook, 17, 148 Bungalow Avenue, San Rafael; August 30, 1940, Rev. Jesse H. Parker officiating in San Rafael.

 Alfred Edward Edgcumbe, 79, 322 Monterey Street, Vallejo, and Alice Elizabeth Phillips, 49, 801 Jones Street, San Francisco; September 6, 1940, Judge Herbert de la Montanya officiating in San Rafael.

 John David Kinsella, 29, 250 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley, and Margaret Phyllis Haman, 22, same address; September 9, 1940, Father William Clearhy officiating in Mill Valley.

 H. Earl Burge, 35, C. A. Engineer Office, Presidio, San Francisco, and Hermine Vujevich, 27, 182 Los Olivos Avenue, Daly City; September 7, 1940, Rev. Theodore C. Henderson officiating in San Anselmo.

Wednesday, October 16, 1940 - page 3

Intent To Wed 

Henry William Gould, 58, 737 Pine Street, San Francisco and Jewel Lynn, 28, 940 Powell Street, San Francisco

 (Santa Rosa)

 Eugene R. Johnson, 44, 912 Fifth St., San Rafael, and Ruth Esther Robbins, 44, 9 Tamalpais Avenue, San Anselmo


Bernard Louis Hechinger, 31, 1630 Greenwich Street, San Francisco, and Jennie Margery Harris, 32, 14 Alexander Avenue, Larkspur; October 12, 1940 

Rev. Vernon M. Brown officiating at Larkspur

San Rafael Independent, Thursday, December 19, 1940 – page 4

Intention to Wed:

James Edward COWARD 26 233 Santa Lucia, Lomita Park, San Mateo County Roberta Anna WILLIAMS 19 1254 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
Francis L. THACH 21 Hamilton Field Lois F. CLAY 18 Riggins, Idaho

Marin Independent Journal, Thursday, December 19, 1940 - Page 5

Lt. And Mrs. Cox, 
Newlyweds, Go North

Before the altar of St. Paul’s Church here Saturday afternoon at 4:30 o’clock, Miss Claire Cole, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cole of this city, became the bride of Lieutenant John T. Cox, commanding officer at Pearson Field in Vancouver.

The bride’s father gave her in marriage and the service was read by Reverend Frederick Avery. She wore an aquamarine tailored suit, a matching hat and a corsage of orchids. Only bridesmaid was her sister, Harriet Cole, whose costume was a beige tailleur and hat with orchids on her shoulder.

The best man was Lieut. John Paine of Fort Douglas, and ushers were Lieut. Follette Bradley of Fort Douglas, Lieut. William Elder and Lieut. Horace Aynesworth of Hamilton Field, and John Howard Gilman.

The reception followed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cole.

Lt. And Mrs. Cox motored north where they will reside in Portland. Mrs. Cox studied at Katharine Branson School and has been a music student of Madame Elsie Cook Laraia at Dominican College. She has been very popular in the younger set here.

Miss Ward, Russell Rountree 
To Wed Saturday

Miss Ruth Ward of Arizona and Russell Bryan Rountree of San Rafael, will be married Saturday afternoon at 4:30 o’clock in the First Presbyterian Church in San Anselmo.

The couple will be attended by his sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James McKaughan, both students at the San Francisco Theological Seminary. The reception will follow in the home of Mr. and Mrs. McKaughan.

The couple to wed met on the campus of the Marin Junior College where both were students. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Milo B. Rountree of San Rafael, and brother of Irene Rountree. He is a civil service employee with the U. S. Navy at the net depot at California City.

Lt. Tom Geary Takes Miss Quigley As Bride

Miss Virginia Quigley and Lieutenant Thomas Geary, San Rafael dentist, were wed at a quiet ceremony Sunday morning at 9 o’clock in the First Presbyterian Church, San Anselmo, by the Rev. Theodore Henderson.

A pacifica blue ensemble with red fox collar and tan accessories were worn by the bride. Her corsage was of orchids.

Miss Virginia Quigley, sister of the bride, was her only attendant. Her ensemble was of powder blue and with this she wore black accessories and a gardenia corsage.

The benedict’s father, Thomas B. Geary, was the best man for his son.

A wedding breakfast was later held at Brock’s Marvel Mar. The couple then left for Fort Lewis where Lieut. Geary, having just received his commission in the army will be stationed.

The couple are both graduates of Tamalpais High School, and he studied at Marin Junior College and the College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Alfred Wilsey Takes Bride In Burlingame

Alfred S. Wilsey and Miss Doris Dulsenberg, of Honolulu, were wed Friday afternoon at a ceremony in St. Catherine’s Church in Burlingame.

The bride is the daughter of Walter Dulsenberg, prominent Honolulu businessman. She attended Punha School and the University of Hawaii.

Young Wilsey is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hayes C. Wilsey of San Rafael, and graduated from St. Ignatius High School and University of San Francisco.

The couple’s attendants at their wedding were Miss Ruth Bensberg and Jack Wilsey, brother of the bridegroom.

Mr. and Mrs. Wilsey will reside in San Francisco.

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