Marriage Article provided by Eileen Gillette, 20 January 2013: "Mountain Democrat (Placerville, CA), 3 May 1951 ARDELL READ BECOMES MRS. ROBERT HORD FOLLOWING CEREMONY IN DIAMOND SPRINGS Mr. and Mrs Robert Hord are making their home on Sacramento Hill Road near Weber Creek following their recent marriage in the Diamond Springs Community Church. The bride is the former Ardell Read, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeru Read of Placerville. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Hord of this city."
Ardell attended Sacramento Junior College. Hord attended schools in Los Angeles prior to serving in the Army.