New York Times

The Former Ellen Tuck French Becomes a Mother at the Doctors Hospital
A son was born at 5:04 P. M. yesterday to Mr. and Mrs. John Jacob Astor 3d in Doctors Hospital, 174 East End Avenue. The baby weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces. The condition of the infant and his mother was satisfactory, according to an announcement at the hospital. The attending physician is Dr. Wilbur Ward, 44 East Sixty-fifth Street.

Mrs. Astor is the former Ellen Tuck French, daughter of Mrs. Livingston French of this city and Francis O. French of Dedham, Mass. Mr. Astor is the son of Colonel John Jacob Astor, who was lost on the Titanic, and of Mrs. Enzo Fierrnonte. The couple were married at Newport, R. I., on June 30 last year.

Mr. Astor reached his majority on Aug. 14, 1933, and came into possession of a fortune left by his father. He has a $25-a-week job with the International Mercantile Marine Company.

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(1935) MRS. JOHN J. ASTOR 3D GIVES BIRTH TO SON New York Times (ref: #3441, accessed 25th June 2017 11:17:36 PM) URL :

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