Name of father Carl Fabritus Smith
Maiden name of mother Blanch Wright
MARRIAGE - Robert E. Brown, 18 Sep 1945, Salem, Oregon
"Brown-Smith Nuptials Held
SALEM, Sept 22, (Special) - Miss Muriel Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl F. Smith, became the bride of Cpl. Robert Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Brown Tuesday night in the First Presbyterian church; Rev. Chester Hamblin officiated. Mrs. Virginia Ward Elliott sang and Mrs. Ralph Dobbs played the wedding music. Mrs. Shriely and Mrss Barbara Smith, sisters of the bride, lighted the altar cangles.
Mr. Smith gave his daughter in marriage. Mrs. T. T. Ogdahl was Matron of honor and Oren Robertson of Seattle was best man. Ushers were Sgt. Talph Smith and Nap Rocque Jr.
After a reception the couple left on a short wedding trip. Cpl. Brown just returned from the European theater of operations."
Oregonian, The (Portland, Oregon) 23 Sep 1945, 43:1