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8 Cemeteries near La Porte, California

Secret Diggings Cemetery (SD) This cemetery is located 1.5 miles south of La Porte, California on the Old Sawmill Road. Gibsonville Cemetery (GC) This cemetery is located 7 miles north-east of La Porte, California on the La Porte-Quincy Road. Whiskey Diggings Cemetery (WD) This cemetery is located 8 miles north-east of La Porte, California on …

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La Porte Cemetery, Plumas County, California

The cemetery is located in the small town of La Porte, California. The town was originally called Rabbit Creek and was part of Yuba County; then part of Sierra County. Finally in 1854 it became part of Plumas County. In addition, there are nearby cemeteries/grave sites of Secret Diggings, Gibsonville, Whiskey Diggings, Port Wine, Flume …

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Meadow Valley Cemetery, Plumas County, California

Meadow Valley is a very small mountain community located between Quincy and Buck’s Lake. Many Plumas County pioneers are buried in this cemetery. There are 379 monuments with the earliest date of birth 1810, and the earliest date of death 1858. Name DOB DODAbbett, Ernest 1904 1974Alberts, Paul J. 1907 1984Allen, Eva A. 1868 1939Anderson, …

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Biography of Frank Bruno of Monterey California

Frank Bruno, who during the past eleven years has been accorded a profitable patronage as a dealer in cigars, and soft drinks in Monterey, has been honored with the presidency of the Americanization Society of the city and is indeed a loyal son of his adopted land. A native of Italy, he was born on …

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Biography of Hugh J. Leonard of Santa Cruz California

A progressive man of valuable, practical experience and inspiring optimism is Hugh J. Leonard, the affable and popular secretary and manager of the People’s Finance & Thrift Company of Santa Cruz. A native of Ireland, he was born October 21, 1885, and as early as 1898, made his first trip to America. Remaining only a …

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Biography of Ralph Thomsen of Salinas California

A contractor whose success is the clearest evidence of his ability and worth is Ralph Thomsen, of 330 California street, Salinas, in which city, as well as in other parts of Monterey county, he has established for himself a reputation for dependability. He makes a specialty of interior and exterior decorating, is well-informed as to …

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Biography of Charles O. Goold of Carmel California

Among the most progressive leaders in the city council of Carmel-by-the-Sea and always interesting as a pioneer of the sort who contributed something definite in assisting California to emerge from her pioneer state, is Charles O. Goold, well-known banker, who was born on a farm in Henry county, Illinois, November 28, 1871, the son of …

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Biography of Ed. J. Torres of Watsonville California

Many of the most important positions in business circles of Watsonville are filled by young men, and their enterprise, sagacity and loyalty promise well for the futur of the city. In this classification belongs Ed. J. Torres, who is manager of the Union Ice Company, and his success has resulted from hard work, devotion to …

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Biography of Peter Ferrante of Monterey California

Peter Ferrante, wholesale dealer in fish, at 325 Van Buren street, Monterey, meeting with well deserved success, is a native of sunny Italy. He was born August 4, 1867, the son of Arisimo and Susan Ferrante, the former also a dealer in fish. Both parents are now deceased. Because of financial conditions at home Peter …

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