I have been trying to find a document online to support the statement that David Ben-Gurion's marriage to Paula Munweis (spelling varies) was in December 1917. If the document is available, but the date is inaccurate, I would appreciate the correct information.


FamilySearch has this record in the New York City Marriages file. It lists the date as 05 Dec 1917.

Name:   David G. Ben-Gurion
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Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 05 Dec 1917
Event Place:    Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Event Place (Original): Manhattan, New York
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Gender: Male
Age:    31
Marital Status: Single
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Race:   White
Birth Date: 1886
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Birthplace: Plonsk, Russia
Father's Name:  Victor Ben-Gurion
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Mother's Name:  Shende
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Spouse's Name:  Pauline C. Moonvess
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Spouse's Gender:    Female
Spouse's Age:   25
Spouse's Marital Status:    Single
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:   
Spouse's Race:  White
Spouse's Birth Date:    1892
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated):    1892
Spouse's Birthplace:    Minsk, Russia
Spouse's Father's Name: Samuel Moonvess
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Spouse's Mother's Name: Bertha Block
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Reference ID:   cn 17000
GS Film Number: 1643037
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Citing this Record:
"New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24QY-TLX : 20 March 2015), David G. Ben-Gurion and Pauline C. Moonvess, 05 Dec 1917; citing Marriage, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York City Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,643,037.

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