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Lawrence, William H H

 
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Mary S Taylor



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PostPosted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 4:52 am    Post subject: Lawrence, William H H Reply with quote

Peninsula Daily Herald, CA July 12, 1923 p4
Pioneer of Salinas is called by Death
Salinas, July 12. - William H.H. Lawrence, Salinas valley pioneer and resident of this city for half a century, passed away Tuesday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J.H. Foster, 237 Central avenue. Deceased was in his eighty-seventh year, having been born in Wayne county, New York, January 17, 1837. At the age of 17 he came to California via the Isthmus of Panama. Several years later he went East but returned to this state in 1874, locating in Salinas, which was his home for the remainder of his life. He was an apiarist for many years and was a leader in that industry in this part of California. He was an Odd Fellow for fifty years, being a member of a lodge in San Francisco. The wife of the deceased died six years ago, and he is survived by the following children; Mrs. Phil Gowling, San Luis Obispo; Mrs. Frank Westlake, Tracy; Mrs. Ben Bunte, Tracy; Mrs. J.H. Foster, Salinas. He was the grandfather of Mrs. Ray Bentcher, San Luis Obispo; Miss Alma Foster, Salinas; Mrs. Gladys de Freitas, Tracy; Mrs. Mildred Borwn, Tracy; Carroll Tollett, Palo Alto; Lawrence Westlake, Tracy; Kenneth Westlake, Tracy. The funeral will be from the home of Mrs. Foster, 237 Central avenue, at 2 o’clock this afternoon, under the auspices of Alisal Lodge, No. 163, I.O.O.F., with interment in I.O.O.F. cemetery.
Copyright (c) 2008 The Monterey County Herald

LAWRENCE WILLIAM H 07 11 1923 MONTEREY 739406
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