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Merle MARSTON

Female 1903 - 1961  (58 years)


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  • Name Merle MARSTON 
    Born 6 Oct 1903  Berkeley, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 31 Dec 1961  Berkeley, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From the Oakland Tribune, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 1961:
      “BERKELEY, Jan. 3--Mrs. Merle Marston Garthwaite, 59, died on New Years’ Eve after a long illness.
      Private services were held today.
      Mrs. Garthwaite was born in Berkeley and was the daughter of Capt. and Mrs. William H. Marston, pioneer residents of the city. He was an early mayor of Berkeley.
      She attended Berkeley schools and the University of California and studied dancing in Europe.
      At the time of her marriage to Wymond B. Garthwaite in 1934, she had her own dance studio. He died in 1953.
      Mrs. Garthwaite is survived by three sons, Timothy, David, and Terry; three sisters, Miss Sibyl Marston of Ross, Mrs. Vera Rush of Honolulu, and Mrs. Elsa Leigh of Berkeley, and a brother, Otis Marston, also of Berkeley.
      The Berkeley Hills Chapel made arrangements.”
    Person ID I1986  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2018 

    Father Captain William Harrington MARSTON,   b. Nov 1835, Cutler, Washington, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1926, Berkeley, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Mother Idela Alice REED,   b. 26 Jan 1862, Mt. Desert, Hancock, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1956, Berkeley, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Family ID F1593  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wymond Bradbury GARTHWAITE,   b. 12 May 1895, Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1953, Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1934 
    Children 
     1. Timothy Marston GARTHWAITE
     2. Terry GARTHWAITE
     3. David Lowell GARTHWAITE
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F1596  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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