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Society of California Pioneers

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History of Yuba County California

Thompson & West, 1879

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Ackley, Lyman age 65 - born in N.J. - capitalist - emigrated from PA. - arrived in 1849 ackley-lyman.jpg (72264 bytes)
Arndt, Jackson arrived in California in 1849 arndt-jackson.jpg (77730 bytes)
Babb, L. H. age 50 - born in N. H. - merchant - emigrated from Boston, MA - departed October 14, 1849, Isthmus, arrived December 1, 1849 babb-l-h.jpg (88066 bytes)
Barrett, Herndon age 47 - born in VA - farmer - emigrated from MO - departed August 25, 1849, Santa Fe trail, arrived May 1850 barrett-herndon.jpg (101079 bytes)
Batchelder, A. J. age 52 - born in MA - merchant - emigrated from MA - departed August 16, 1849, Cape Horn, arrived February 16, 1850 batchelder-a-j.jpg (81086 bytes)
Bell, William M. age 42 - born in PA - merchant - emigrated from PA - departed February 9, 1849, Cape Horn, arrived August 1849 bell-william-m.jpg (75904 bytes)
Bigelow, Benjamin Marshall age 46 - born in Nova Scotia - gunsmith - emigrated from N.Y. - departed February 4, 1849 - Cape Horn - arrived July 4, 1849 bigelow-benjamin.jpg (137501 bytes)
Blivens, William T. born in MO - farmer - emigrated from MO - overland, arrived in 1849 blivens-william-t.jpg (86040 bytes)
Brewster, S. T. age 47 - born in N.Y. - stockraiser - emigrated from N.Y. - departed January 1849, Isthmus, arrived August 1849 brewster-s-t.jpg (68467 bytes)
Briggs, J. G.  - briggs-j-g.jpg (93764 bytes)
Briggs, John  - briggs-john.jpg (81256 bytes)
Brown, I. E. Arrived in California in 1849 brown-i-e.jpg (63407 bytes)
Chase, F. C.  - chase-f-c.jpg (76976 bytes)
Clark, E. G.  - clark-e-g.jpg (78317 bytes)
Clyma, (Clima) Thomas S. age 44, born in Wisconsin - farmer - emigrated from Wisc. - departed April 12, 1850, overland, arrived September 6, 1850 clyma-t-s.jpg (88607 bytes)
Cockrill, C. age 53, born in KY - capitalist - emigrated from MO - departed April 1849, overland, arrived August 1849 cockrill-c.jpg (90576 bytes)
Cornell, J. G. age 65, born in New Jersey, farmer, single, emigrated from Missouri, departed Apr 1849, overland route, arrived Oct 1849 cornell-j-g.jpg (87408 bytes)
Covillaud, Charles, Jr.  - see biography covillaud-charles-jr.jpg (80815 bytes)
Covillaud, Charles, Sr.  - covillaud-charles-sr.jpg (86774 bytes)
Crane, L. T. age 46, born in Pennsylvania, farmer, single, emigrated from Illinois, departed Apr. 10, 1849, overland route, arrived Nov 20, 1849 crane-l-t.jpg (76429 bytes)
Cuadro, Domingo (Domingo Cuadro)  age 34 - born in Rancuaqua, Chile - miner - emigrated from Rancuaqua, Chile - departed April 23, 1849, by sea, arrived June 7, 1849 cuadro-domingo.jpg (91164 bytes)
Cumberson, A. J. age 45 - born in Long Island, N.Y. - merchant - emigrated from New York City - departed February 8, 1849, Cape Horn, arrived September 18, 1849 cumberson-a-j.jpg (85390 bytes)
Cutts, A. D. age 33 - born in ME - merchant - emigrated from Maine cutts-a-d.jpg (88838 bytes)
Cutts, A. W. age 48 - born in Pittston, ME - blacksmith - emigrated from Pittston, Maine - departed March 8, 1849, Cape Horn, arrived September 7, 1849 cutts-a-w.jpg (80188 bytes)
Devalt, James  - devalt-james.jpg (76565 bytes)
Dickey, James  - dickey-james.jpg (72485 bytes)
Dow, James G.  - dow-james-g.jpg (83658 bytes)
Eaton, Stephen age 45 - born in New York - farmer - emigrated from Buffalo, NY - departed March 24, 1849 - overland route - arrived September 20, 1849 eaton-stephen.jpg (119728 bytes)
Farley, G. W.  - farley-g-w.jpg (71367 bytes)
Geltzhauser, John

(var. Giltzhauser, Goltzhauser, Gelzhaeuser)
age 44 - born in Germania - butcher - emigrated from St. Louis, MO - departed March 29, 1849, overland, arrived September 21, 1849

geltzhauser-john.jpg (97089 bytes)
Graves, H. S. age 40 - born in Middletown, CT - farmer - emigrated from IA - departed April 15, 1849, overland, arrived October 15, 1849 graves-h-s.jpg (90519 bytes)
Hamilton, Ebenezer age 51 - born in Massachusetts - undertaker - emigrated from R. I. - departed February 1850, Isthmus, arrived July 22, 1850 hamilton-ebenezer.jpg (70800 bytes)
Hamlin, Francis age 60 - born in ME - farmer - emigrated from OH - departed March 1849, overland, arrived August 6, 1849 hamlin-francis.jpg (78736 bytes)
Harrington, C. C., Dr. age 50 - born in Rhode Island - physician - emigrated from R. I. - departed February 1850, Isthmus, arrived May 1850 harrington-c-c.jpg (78346 bytes)
Hartwell, W. H. age 54 - miner - emigrated from Mt. Vernon, ME - departed November 1, 1849, Isthmus, arrived February 21, 1850 hartwell-w-h.jpg (87590 bytes)
Heitman, Henry age 52 - born in Germany - farmer - emigrated from MO - departed May 1849, overland, arrived October 1849 heitman-henry.jpg (83033 bytes)
Hooper, Edward age 55 - born in Baltimore Co., MD - farmer - emigrated from Lincoln Co., VA - departed March 27, 1849, overland, arrived August 1849 hooper-edward.jpg (72920 bytes)
Howe, C. R. age 70 - born in MA - railroad watchman & millwright - emigrated from Chicago, IL - departed February 28, 1850, overland, arrived August 12, 1850 howe-c-r.jpg (69601 bytes)
Hudson, W. K. age 41 - born in Fairfield, ME - lumber dealer - emigrated from ME - departed January 26, 1849, Cape Horn, arrived October 15, 1849 hudson-w-k.jpg (87638 bytes)
Hunt, George P. age 53 - born in England - blacksmith - emigrated from OH - departed February 1850, Isthmus, arrived July 22, 1850 hunt-george-p.jpg (88369 bytes)
Hunter, James age 76 - born in OH - clerk - emigrated from OH - departed May 25, 1850, overland - arrived September 1850 hunter-james.jpg (76338 bytes)
Hyde, H. F. age 48 - born in MA - butcher - emigrated from MA - departed March 1849, overland, arrived September 20, 1849 hyde-h-f.jpg (88103 bytes)
Katzenstein, Gabriel age 51 - born in France - saloon keeper - emigrated from N.Y. - departed February 1850, Isthmus, arrived May 1850 katzenstein-gabriel.jpg (85097 bytes)
Keller, John age 50 - born in France - merchant - emigrated from New Orleans, LA - departed July 19, 1849, Isthmus, arrived October 15, 1849 keller-john.jpg (93289 bytes)
Kent, T. W. age 50 - born in ME - carpenter - emigrated from ME - departed November 4, 1849, Cape Horn, arrived April 26, 1850 kent-t-w.jpg (85413 bytes)
Kerns, Henry age 51 - born in Ireland - liquor dealer - emigrated from MO - departed May 1, 1849, overland, arrived August 31, 1849 kerns-henry.jpg (75294 bytes)
Kerns, Joseph H. son of Henry Kerns kerns-joseph-h.jpg (88140 bytes)
Keyser, P. W. age 45 - born in MD - attorney - emigrated from MD - departed February 14, 1849, Cape Horn, arrived August 22, 1849 keyser-p-w.jpg (93852 bytes)
Lask, Joseph age 39 - born in Prussia - merchant - emigrated from LA - departed December 18, 1848, Isthmus, arrived May 18, 1849 lask-joseph.jpg (80212 bytes)
Leaman, James B. age 40 - born in Lancaster Co., PA - police officer - emigrated from Dayton, OH - departed September 10, 1849, Isthmus, arrived December 21, 1849 leaman-james-b.jpg (91276 bytes)
Lucas, A. J. age 54 - born in N.Y. - justice of the peace - emigrated from IA - departed May 1850, overland, arrived August 1850 lucas-a-j.jpg (94199 bytes)
Mattoon, E. age 45 - born in Northfield, MA - farmer - emigrated from N.Y. - departed December 18, 1848, Cape Horn, arrived August 6, 1849 mattoon-e.jpg (84740 bytes)
McLaughlin, W. A. age 45 - born in ME - blacksmith - emigrated from ME - departed November 1849, Cape Horn, arrived April 28, 1850 mclaughlin-w-a.jpg (74485 bytes)
McMurtry, John V. age 43 - born in KY - farmer - emigrated from KY - departed April 1849, overland, arrived September 1849 mcmurtry-john-v.jpg (78101 bytes)
Merritt, George age 63 - born in New York City - real estate agent - emigrated from New Orleans, LA - departed February 22, 1849, Isthmus, arrived August 5, 1849 merritt-george.jpg (91963 bytes)
Miles, S. M., Dr. age 63 - born in CT - physician - emigrated from GA - departed January 1, 1849, Mexico, arrived April 6, 1849 - first mayor of Marysville miles-s-m.jpg (98181 bytes)
Moore, J. W.  - moore-j-w.jpg (82093 bytes)
Mull, E. W. age 48 - born in PA - liquor dealer - emigrated from OH - departed 1850, overland, arrived August 28, 1850 mull-e-w.jpg (89925 bytes)
Murphy, William Green

age 33 - born in Henry Co., TN - lawyer - emigrated from TN - departed March 1846, overland, arrived October 1846; survivor of Donner Party, brother of Sarah, Harriet, John, Meriam, Lemuel and Simon

murphy-william-green.jpg (93768 bytes)
Newbert, Daniel P. age 46 - born in ME - farmer - emigrated from ME - departed March 1849, Isthmus, arrived September 10, 1849 newbert-daniel-p.jpg (91301 bytes)
Nicholson, G. W. age 49 - born in VA - merchant - emigrated from Cincinnati, OH - departed 1849, overland, arrived 1849 nicholson-g-w.jpg (83236 bytes)
Noyes, A. S. (also listed A. L.) age 52 - born in N.H. - farmer - emigrated from MA - departed November 12, 1849, Cape Horn, arrived April 8, 1850 noyes-a-l.jpg (92760 bytes)
Perdue, W. H. age 53 - born in MD - farmer - emigrated from IN - departed July 21, 1849, Cape Horn, arrived January 1850 perdue-w-h.jpg (69315 bytes)
Pierson, M. age 48 - born in OH - clerk - emigrated from OH - departed March 1849, overland, arrived August 7, 1849 pierson-m.jpg (93491 bytes)
Rackerby, William M. age 48, born in Missouri, farmer, married, emigrated from Wisconsin, departed Feb. 1849, route overland, rackerby-william-m.jpg (64629 bytes)
Rogers, S. J. S., Dr. age 45 - born in MA - physician - emigrated from MA - departed March 28, 1850, Isthmus, arrived April 1850 rogers-s-j-s.jpg (82432 bytes)
Ross, E. C. age 44 - born in N.Y. - merchant - emigrated from N.Y. - departed March 7, 1850, Mexico, arrived June 27, 1850 ross-e-c.jpg (89245 bytes)
Russell, George Pierce age 58 - born in N.H. - farmer - emigrated from Boston, MA - departed March 16, 1849, overland, arrived October 15, 1849 russell-george-p.jpg (94020 bytes)
Sellon, L. R. age 49 - born in N.J. - County Recorder - emigrated from IL - departed May 3, 1849, overland, arrived July 25, 1849 sellon-l-r.jpg (87275 bytes)
Smith, John age 40 - born in N.Y. - printer - emigrated from Galveston, TX - departed December 1848, overland, arrived June 29, 1849 smith-john.jpg (90208 bytes)
Smith, John C. age 41 - born in OH - farmer - emigrated from OH - departed March 1849, overland, arrived September 1849 smith-john-c.jpg (96166 bytes)
Smith, Tartan age 43 - born in Stanton, VA - bricklayer - emigrated from Pike Co., ME - departed April 4, 1849, overland, arrived September 12, 1849 smith-tartan.jpg (78111 bytes)
Stidger, O. P. age 60 - born in OH - editor - emigrated from OH - departed March 1849, overland, arrived September 1, 1849 stidger-o-p.jpg (96002 bytes)
Stone, C. E., Dr. born in MA - physician - Cape Horn, arrived November 22, 1849 stone-c-e.jpg (93358 bytes)
Swezy, Gabriel Norton age 45 - born in Mount Hope, N.Y. - attorney - emigrated from Middleton, Orange Co., N.Y. swezy-gabriel-n.jpg (139466 bytes)
Taylor, H. S. age 49 - born in England - farmer - emigrated from N.Y. - departed January 1849, Isthmus, arrived June 16, 1849 taylor-h-s.jpg (92521 bytes)
Teegarden, Eli, Dr. age 59 - born in OH - physician - emigrated from Mansfield, OH - departed November 28, 1849, Isthmus, arrived January 21, 1850 teegarden-eli.jpg (94682 bytes)
Thurston, Charles H. age 50, born in New Jersey, saloon keeper, single, emigrated from New York, departed Sept 26, 1846, route Cape Horn, arrived Mar 6, 1847. thurston-charles-h.jpg (61667 bytes)
Townsend, H. R. D.  - townsend-h-r-d.jpg (63450 bytes)
Turner, A. G.  - turner-a-g.jpg (77795 bytes)
Weil, Henry age 41 - born in Nohenzollern, Germany - merchant - emigrated from Brunswick, MO - departed March 1850 - overland route - arrived August 24, 1850
Willey, A. P. born in Maine, lumber business, married. willey-a-p.jpg (60551 bytes)

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