Mrs. Ray Dix of the DAR typed up abstracts of early Stanislaus County documents in 1958, back when typing was manual. It is 300 pages and a labor of love. It has:
Wm. Ervin, age 21, resident of Modesto, b. California, marries Mildred Carmichael, age 19, resident of Modesto, b. California 7 Sep 1902, book V:436 L.O. Ferguson, Minister of Christian Church Witnesses: Zella Hambleton, Clara Matteson of Modesto.