Aileen Virginia Tognazzini

Brief Life History of Aileen Virginia

When Aileen Virginia Tognazzini was born on 16 July 1904, in California, United States, her father, Valerio G. Tognazzini, was 32 and her mother, Maria Matilda "Tillie" Grisingher, was 25. She married Harold Raymond Pauley on 11 August 1938, in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She immigrated to San Francisco, California, United States in 1935 and lived in Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, California, United States in 1935 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 14 March 1981, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Harold Raymond Pauley
Aileen Virginia Tognazzini
Marriage: 11 August 1938

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  • Aillen Pauley in household of Harold R Pauley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Aileen Tognazzini Pauley, "California, Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Aileen Virginia Tognazzini, "United States, California, List of United States Citizens Arriving at San Francisco, 1930-1949"

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Mainly Scottish variant spelling of Eileen .

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