California Genealogy

History of Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties, California Volume 2 Title Page

Biography of O. G. Lannon, D. C. of Monterey California

More to be prized than the lucrative practice with which he has from the start been favored, is the enviable status scientifically of Dr. O. G. Lannon, one of the most progressive representatives of Twentieth Century healing, and in this respect he reflects credit on both the state of his adoption and the city of …

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History of Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties, California Volume 2 Title Page

Biography of Charles W. Rowe of Watsonville, California

Among the men now dwelling in the pleasant “evening time” of their lives who have watched the development of this region from the days of the early settlers there are few perhaps who have more vivid recollections of the “days of old” hereabout than has Charles W. Rowe, one of the veteran ranchers and landowners …

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History of Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties, California Volume 2 Title Page

Biography of Peter Sager of Watsonville California

Among the citizens of foreign nationality whose enterprise, ability and public spirit are essential to Watsonville’s progress and prosperity is numbered Peter Sager, who has served for several years on the board of aldermen and is also a successful business man. He was born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, under the Danish flag, on the 23d of …

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History of Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties, California Volume 2 Title Page

Biography of Milton W. Austin of Salinas California

Milton W. Austin is proprietor of the Austin Drug Store of Salinas, his experience, enterprise and desire to please, as well as the fact that he carries a complete stock, have made the place the preferred headquarters for many. Mr. Austin is a native of Salinas, having been born here August 6, 1900, and has …

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History of Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties, California Volume 2 Title Page

Biography of Matt J. McGowan of Watsonville California

Few men in the Watsonville neighborhood have a wider acquaintance than Matt J. McGowan, a substantial rancher in the Trafton district of the Pajaro valley, and few thereabout are held in higher regard, for his good works in the community-have long established him as a real friend to all mankind. Many of the young men …

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History of Sonoma County, California

Biography of W. L. Clark of Forestville, California

The name of Clark is well known throughout Sonoma county, and especially in Forestville, where father and son in their several capacities have become familiar to every household, the former as postmaster of this town for many years, and the latter as a dispenser of meats throughout the town and surrounding country. Not only is …

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An illustrated history of Sonoma County, California

Biography of Benjamin Clark of Russian River Township, California

Benjamin Clark, of Russian River Township, is a native of Indiana, born in Perry County, May 4, 1825, his parents being Robert and Nancy (Masterson) Clark, both of whom were Kentuckians by birth. In 1831, the family removed to Illinois, locating in Bureau County, and there Benjamin Clark was reared. In 1853, he joined an …

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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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