Genevieve C HARKINS Mini tree diagram

William YPHARRAGUERRE6,1,2,7,3

15th Oct 18961,2 - 3rd Sep 19304,1,2,5

Life History

15th Oct 1896


6th Jul 1926

Married Genevieve C HARKINS in Santa Ana, Orange, California.6,3

3rd Sep 1930

Died in San Diego County, California.4,1,2,5

Killed in an aviation accident.  Mentiod in a later article about Genevieve and her businss successes.

after 3rd Sep 1930

Buried in Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California.2,3


  • California Marriage License
    William Ypharraguerre
    Naval Air Station, San Diego, California
    Machinist, Aviation Mechanic
    Father Benardo [Bernardo] Ypharraguerre born France
    Mother Jeannette Eucart born France
    Bride Genevieve C Harkins
    San Diego, California
    Father J D Harkins born Georgia
    Mother Mollie Patchcett born Illinois
    Both Single, no previous marriages
    No date of issue
    Married 6 July 1926 Santa Ana, Orange County, California by F TPorter, Minister, Santa Ana
    Witness Pauline E Porter

    "Apparently he met Genevieve when she was attending college in SanDiego.  William and Genevieve were married at Santa Ana, CA on July 6,1926.  They returned to San Diego to live. ... It was on the NationalCity property that William and Genevieve decided to plant an avacadoorchard.  I think the land was about 40 acres. ... UnfortunatelyWilliam died in a plane crash on September 30, 1930. ... Shortly afterthe funeral of William, Genevieve received word that her mother hadbeen killed in an auto accident in Nowata, Okla on September 13, 1930. After the funeral, Genevieve returned to San Diego and took care ofher avacado grove, becoming a respected member of the AvacadoAssociation."
    --  Thomas Underhill of Bakersfield CA, letter to an unidentified MrHarkins, thought to be John D Shields IV, 13 January 2001

    U.S. City Directories, 1822-1989
    San Diego, California, City Directory, 1929, p 880
    Ypharraguerre  Genevieve cashr Parker Painless Dentists r 2554 B
    Ypharraguerre Wm (Genevieve) USN h 2554 B

    California, Death Index, 1905-1939
    William Ypharraguer
    Birth Year abt 1897
    Age at Death 33, Death 3 Sep 1930 San Diego, California, USA

    William Ypharraquerre
    Birth Oct. 15, 1896
    Death Sep. 3, 1930
    Burial Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County,California, Plot: PS-6, 614
    Imported from US Veteran's Affairs Mar 04, 2000
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #3440749,


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