New York Times, 16 May 1916
Julia Sanderson to Wed.
Musical Comedy Star Will Marry Lieut. Bradford Barnette June 6.
Julia Sanderson, musical comedy star, is engaged to marry Lieutenant Bradford Barnette, head of the New York branch of the United States Hydrographic Bureau, 78 Broad Street. Announcement of the engagement was made yesterday, and the wedding will take place Tuesday, June 6, the week following the close of the engagement of "Sybil," in which Miss Sanderson is appearing at the Liberty.
Miss Sanderson met Mr. Barnette about five years ago when she was playing in "The Arcadians" in Boston. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, of the class of 1904, and at the time was on one of the battleships stationed near Boston. Last Summer the actress had a cottage at Deal Beach, and Lieutenant Barnette was often seen at the resort with her. Miss Sanderson was married to Tod Sloan, the jockey, in 1907, and in 1913 she obtained a divorce. She will not give up the stage.
Lieutenant Barnette is the son of the late Rear Admiral W.G. Barnette. He was prominent in athletics at the academy, having rowed on the crew and played in some of the tennis championships. For a number of years he has been angaged in coast survey work for the navy.