1942-1947 #1 3710 Arbolada Rd. LaRoccas. Cotterells. WW2.

 Virginia LaRocca is named owner the “double” house at 3710/12 Arbolada Rd. on an LA building permit. This house is only one mile from the home on Evans St. Donna has a voter registration record with this address in 1944. (seen in ancestry.com) Robert Morgan Cotterell name is listed as a POW with this address in 44. Joseph LaRocca is listed in the LA…

1940s #2 PARENTS’ Marriage. Hollywood Wedding Chapel. Honeymoon. WW2. P.O.W. Divorce. Arbolada Rd. Updated 6/10/2022

Robert M. Cotterell was 23 and Donna LaRocca 19 when they were married in 1940. Below is the Hollywood Wedding Chapel where Robert and Donna were married as stated on the marriage certificate. The location is on the Sunset Strip, about one block from the infamous and historic Chateau Marmont hotel.  The famed Garden of Allah apartment building was across the street. This Hollywood…

1944. Birth. Los Angeles.

The woman who most of us recognize as Paige Young, Playboy Playmate of November 1968, was born Diana Lee Cotterell on March 16, 1944, at the Griffith Park Maternity Home located at 1933 Griffith Park Boulevard.  Her birth certificate records the area as “Hollywood.” Diana’s older sister Constance Susan Cotterell was born at the same maternity center in 1942. It was designed as a…