Jim Dougherty's father : Edward (August 25, 1883, Colorado - October 9, 1956, California).
The mother : Ethel C. (Born in 1888, Colorado).
They had 4 children : Thomas Edward (July 24, 1909, Colorado - November 6, 1990, California); Marion E. (January 18, 1911, Colorado - August 27, 1973, California), Eledja J (Billie?) (born in 1916, Colorado).
Ethel played an important part in the wedding plan between Norma Jeane and her son, arranged by Grace McKee; she worked a a nurse at the Radio Plane Munitions Factory in Burbank; she taught Norma Jeane driving and found her a job at the Radio Plane Munitions Factory (1944); when Jim was in Asia (1944), Norma Jeane moved in at Ethel's home, 5254 Hermitage Street (now Avenue), North Hollywood, until 1945.
Hermitage Street :
Norma Jeane and Ethel :,,
In 1952, his sister published, under the name of Elyda Nelson, an article about Marilyn in Modern Screen. Jim's nephew (Wesley, son of his sister)
Jim's nephew (Wesley, son of his sister)would carry the wedding rings during the wedding of Norma Jeane and Jim.