Below is a transcription of the application for marriage license of Elizabeth Ann Smith (ne้ Doyle) to Miles G. Beard. Reproduction of actual document follows transcription.

Application for Marriage License --- Female

Application is Hereby Made for a License for the Marriage of

Elizabeth Ann Smith to Miles G. Beard.

Upon the Following Statements of Facts Relative to Said Parties

1. The full Christian and surname of the woman is Elizabeth Ann Smith
2. Color: White
3. Where born: Ada, Minnesota
4. When born: Jan. 12, 1921
5. Present residence: R.R. 3, Niles, Michigan
6. Present occupation: Clerk, A & P.
7. Has the female contracting party been an inmate of any county asylum or home for indigent persons within the last five yars? No
8. Is this your first marriage? No
9. If not, how often have you been married? once
10. Has such prior marriage, or marriages, been dissolved? Yes
11. If so, How and when and where? Divorce -- Mar. 1947, South Bend, Ind
12. Is the female contracting party afflicted with epilepsy, tuberculosis, veneral, or any other contagious or transmissible disease? No
13. Is she an imbecile, feeble-minded, idiotic or insane, or is she under guardianship as a person of unsound mind? No
14. Full Christian and surname of father: Elmer Doyle
15. Color: White
16. Birthplace: Danville, Ill.
17. Occupation: Retired Farmer
18. Residence: R.R. 3, Niles, Michigan
19. Full Christian and maiden name of mother: Mary Payne
20. Color: White
21. Occupation: Housewife
22. Birthplace: Potomac, Ill.
23. Residence: R.R. 3, Niles, Mich.
Name in full of applicant: Elizabeth Ann Smith (signed)
State of Indiana, St. Joseph County, ss:
The undersigned Elizabeth Ann Smith deposes and says that she has personal knowledge of the facts above stated and that they and each of them are true.
(signed) Elizabeth Ann Smith
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 15 day of November, 1949.
Dwight L. Matthews
Clerk, St. Joseph Circuit Court

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