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


  1. John James PADDEN, born 18 Feb1919 in Raymond, Pacific, WA; died 17 March 1998 in Burlington, Skagit, WA; married (1) Dorval A. TAGGART  7 Sep 1948 in Arcadia, Los Angeles, CA. Dorval was born 29 Jun 1928 in Friday Harbor, San Juan, WA and died 10 Apr 1996 in Modesto, Stanislaus, CA. She was the daughter of Thomas TAGGART and Hellen LaVern DOUGHERTY.  John married (2) Gilda M. STEEN 17 Nov 1972 in Sedro Woolley, Skagit, WA.
    Obituary of John J. PADDEN

  2. Anne M. PADDEN, born in Olympia, Thurston, WA.

Submitted by Cathy Padden Atkinson

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