Residence

Date 1941 - 1942
Place Bay City, Matagorda, Texas, USA
Description As James was in the AAF, this residence was possibly attached to the Matagorda Island Army Air Forces Base.

Source References

  1. Corsicana Daily Sun
      • Date: June 2, 1941
      • Page: June 2, 1941, p. 4, c. 2, "Marjorie Norton Weds James Baker Here on Sunday,"
      • Source text:

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      • Citation:

        http://newspaperarchive.com/corsicana-daily-sun/1941-06-02/page-4

      • Citation:

        Bride: Marjorie Ann Norton, Houston
        Groom: James B Baker, Bay City
        When: Sunday, 1 Jun 1941, 2 o’clock
        Where: First Christian Church, Corsicana
        Officiant: Rev. C. Duke Payne
        Bride’s Parents: Mr. &amp; Mrs. J. E. Norton of Houston and Los Angeles, Calif.
        Bride’s aunt: Mrs. Tippy Sheets
        Groom’s father: The late Morris Baker, of Coriscana
        Groom’s mother: Mrs. Verna Bristow, of Dallas
        Bride’s matron: Her cousin, Mrs. Ernest Matthews
        Best man: J. E. (Buster) Foster, of Corsicana
        Reception: Home of Mr. &amp; Mrs. Tippy Sheets, 210 South Eighteenth Street
        Couple’s new residence: Bay City
        Other: Bride is a graduate of Our Lady of Good Council, Dallas, Class of 1938
        Other: Bride attended Los Angeles City College three years, member of Pi Epsilon Sorority
        Other: Groom is a graduate of Corsicana High School, Class of 1936
        Other: Groom is employed by Hamman Exploration Company, of Bay City
        Out-of-town relatives attending:
        Mrs. Verna Bristow, Dallas
        Miss Frances Hendricks, McKinney
        Roy Baker, Hicks Field, Fort Worth
        Mrs. Morris Baker, Bay City
        Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Norton, Houston
        Johnny Norton, Houston
        Other: Mrs. Morris Baker, of Bay City
        Other: Mrs. Jacqueline Sikes
        Other: Miss Virginia Seale</line><line />

  2. Ancestry.com: U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
      • Page: The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; Draft Registration Cards for Fourth Registration for Texas, 04/27/1942 - 04/27/1942; NAI Number: 576252; Record Group Title: Records of the Selective Service System; Record Group Number: 147