John V. Padden Family
John Vincent PADDEN was born 12 Sep12, 1879 in Fairhaven, Whatcom, WA; died 22 May 1969 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA; married Mary Abigail LYNN in 27 Jun 1911 at Seattle, King, WA. She was born 13 Jan 1881 in Kansas to James William LYNN and Matilda CHURCH and died 20 Nov 1960. Both John and Mary are buried in Bay View Cemetery. John PADDEN was the first white male child born in Fairhaven. He went to a private school on 11th and Taylor Streets, then to the 14th Street School. He graduated in 1899 from Fairhaven High School, which was in the Larrabee Building.
Centralia Weekly Chronicle, June 29, 1911:
A very pretty reception was held at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. James LYNN the former home of the bride at Grand Mound Tuesday evening from 8:30 to 12 for the bride and groom, Mr. and Mrs. John Vincent PADDEN who were married in Seattle at 10 a.m. at the Catholic Cathedral. The house was beautifully decorated, the dining room in pink and the other rooms in white peonies and white roses, with Japanese laterns extending along the front of the house. Among the guests were Mr. and Mrs. J. B. DULIA and Miss GARFUNKLE of Seattle, and many friends from Tenino, Bucoda, Centralia, and Grand Mound. A delicious buffett luncheon was served.
Obituary of John V. PADDEN Obituary of Mary A. PADDEN PADDEN Family Notes
Submitted by Cathy Padden Atkinson
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