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==Anna Griffith Mark== According to the New York Times (Dec 9, 1924) he married Anna Griffith Mark, daughter of Clayton Mark, "wealthy steel manufacturer of Lake Forest, Ill." The secret marriage was announced and stated to have occurred on Nov 20, 1923. The marriage was kept a secret until the birth of their first child on Aug 30, 1924. Their second child, a daughter was born on or slightly before Oct 12, 1926 which is the date it was announced in the New York Times. She is named as "Anna Mark Rockefeller" in the probate of her mother-in-law Isabel (Stillman) Rockefeller The obituary of her father Clayton which appeared in the New York Times on Jul 8, 1936 states "...died in Lake Forest, Ill....78 years old....born in Fredericksburg, PA....wife, the late Anna L Griffith died in 1915...survived by nine children Clarence, Mrs McMicken Hanchett, Clayton, Mrs Arthur T McDonald, Mrs Everett L Wyman, Cyrus, Mrs Alvin M Ehret, Mrs Avery Rockefeller and Griffith." ===Sources=== *''New York Times'', Dec 9, 1924 page 1, "Avery Rockefeller Secretly Wedded" *''New York Times'', Oct 12, 1926, pg 36, "A daughter to Mrs A Rockefeller" *''New York Times'', Jul 8, 1936, pg 20, "Clayton Mark, 78, Steel Man, Dies" [[Category:Rockefeller family]] [[Category:Hoax genealogies]]
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