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Sacramento Daily Union, 17 Feb 1872

DIED

  • In Rocklin, Placer county, February 16th, Elizabeth, infant daughter of PJ and Cassie A. Kilday, aged 18 days. [San Francisco and Vallejo papers please copy.]
Placer Weekly Argus, Auburn, Friday, 9-13-1872

MARRIED

  • In Auburn on Sept. 10, by Rev. G. D. Pinneo, Mr. Benjamin Pierce and Miss Esther A. Van Fossen, both of Rocklin.
  • At Alabaster Cave, Sept. 10, by Rev. M. B. Starr, Mr. L. W. Coster and Miss Isabella M. Burke.
  • At Ophir, Aug. 13, by Rev. N. R. Peck, Mr. Alexander Lee and Mrs. Mary Marson.
  • At Forest Hill, Aug. 20th, by Rev. N. R. Peck, Mr. A. H. Cowden and Miss Sarah U. Allen.

DIED

  • At Rattlesnake Bar, Sept. 6, L. E. Miller, aged 45 years.
  • At Dutch Flat, Sept. 9, Dr. G. F. Fross, aged 43 years and 6 months.
  • At Rocklin, Sept. 9, Joseph L. Goolsby, aged 45 years.
Placer Weekly Argus, Auburn, Friday, 9-27-1872

BORN

  • In Colfax, Sept. 1, to the wife of A. H. Goodrich, a daughter.
  • In Auburn, Sept. 21, to the wife of Alexander Seifert, a daughter.

MARRIED

  • In Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 18, Joseph Dallman and Miss Matilda Held.

DIED

  • At the County Hospital near Auburn, Sept. 21, of pyemia, Manuel Olivas, a native of Mexico, aged 39 years.
  • In Colfax, Sept. 2, Gertrude, infant daughter of A. H. and S. R. Goodrich.
Placer Weekly Argus, Auburn, Friday, 10-4-1872

BORN

  • At Rattlesnake Bar, Sept 28, to the wife of Thomas J. Boles, a son.

MARRIED

  • In Sacramento, Sept. 30, by Rev. H. B. Heacock, Sylvester M. Sprague to Mary A. Smiley, both of Iowa Hill.

DIED

  • At Northville, Wayne County, Michigan, Sept. 7, of cancer, Marinda Dorman Hollenbeck, wife of T. P. Barrett, aged 61 years, 6 months and 8 days, formerly of Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Mrs. Barrett was the mother of our respected fellow citizen, O. W. Hollenbeck.
Placer Weekly Argus, Auburn, Friday, 10-11-1872

BORN

  • At Bath, Sept. 28, to the wife of Judson Wheeler, twin daughters.
  • At Roseville, Oct. 6, to the wife of Ed. S. Shearer, a daughter.
  • At Indian Hill, Sept. 22, to the wife of J. A. Janson, a son.
  • Near Lincoln, Sept. 29, to the wife of A. H. Gates, a daughter.
  • At Michigan Bluff, Sept. 30, to the wife of J. McCormick, a daughter.
  • At the Greene Mine, near Auburn, Oct. 10, to the wife of F. Lavalee, a son
  • In San Francisco, Oct. 7, the wife of George Slocum, a son.

MARRIED

  • At Michigan Bluff, Oct. 2, by Joseph Taylor, JP, James Edwin Barrows to Jane Thompson.
  • In Grace Church, Sacramento, Oct. 2, by Rev. J. H. C. Bonte, Creed Haymond to Cornelia Alice Crawford, formerly of Auburn.
  • In Lincoln, Oct. 8, by Rev. David Deal, Harlow Parlin of Volcano to Mrs. Frances C. Baker of Lincoln.
  • In Lincoln, Oct. 8, by Rev. David Deal, J. H. Wilcox to Mary A. Parlin, both of Lincoln
  • At Damascus, Oct. 5, by P. Stone, JP, Owen W. Griffith to Mrs. L. Wheeler.
  • In Auburn, Sept. 16, by Rev. G. D. Pineo, H. R. Bradbury to Rosa Kittler.

DIED

  • At Gates Ranch near Lincoln, Sept. 29, E. C., wife of A. H. Gates, aged 29 years, 10 months and 12 days.
  • In Auburn, Oct. 6, at the residence of Dr. J. R. Crandall, Clara Woodnan, aged 7 years and 4 months, daughter of W. K. and Abbie M. Flint of Oakland.
Placer Weekly Argus, Auburn, Friday, 10-25-1872

BORN

  • At Jenny Lind Flat, Oct. 23, to the wife of Robert Kendall, a son.

MARRIED

  • At Jenny Lind Flat, Oct. 22, by Rev. N. R. Peck, William Scadden and Miss Mary Williams.
  • At Virginia, Nevada, by Rev. T. H. McGrath, Hon. Henry Long and Miss Mary T. Brewster.
  • At Auburn, Oct. 20, by Rev. E. E. Dodge, Henry H. Fellows and Mrs. M. I. Furnival.

DIED

  • At Auburn Station, Oct. 22, Baby Keeler, aged 1 year, 4 months and 15 days, infant daughter of A. C. and S. C. Keeler.
  • At Colfax, Oct. 16, Independence, aged 1 year and 3 months, infant daughter of N. R. D. and S. E. Traphagen.
Placer Weekly Argus, Auburn, Friday, 11-1-1872

MARRIED

  • At Dutch Flat, Oct. 31, by James Jameson, JP, Wm. V. Andrews and Mrs. Susan Seltzer.

DIED

  • At the residence of the parents in Auburn, Friday, Oct. 25, Peter, son of Peter and Mary McDermitt, aged 7 years, 6 months and 23 days.
Placer Weekly Argus, Auburn, Friday, 11-8-1872

BORN

  • At Gold Run, Nov. 1, to the wife of W. L. Munson, a son. His name is Grant.
  • Near Auburn, Nov. 4, to the wife of A. Waldo, a son.

MARRIED

  • At Lincoln, Nov. 5, by Rev. Mr. Cleavland, John J. Schott and Miss Jennie Lamb.

DIED

  • In San Francisco, Oct. 31, Nicholas Boke, aged 34 years, a native of Germany.
  • In Auburn, Nov. 5, William, son of Henry and Elizabeth Gerlach, aged 4 years, 3 months and 20 days.
  • In Lincolnville, Waldo County, Maine, Oct. 18, Abby, wife of Capt. James Thomas, aged 72 years and 8 days. Deceased was the mother of E. M. and John Y. Thomas of Dutch Flat.
Placer Weekly Argus, Auburn, Friday, 11-15-1872

BORN

  • In Colusa, Nov. 1, to the wife of Elisha Hereford, a son.
  • Near Lincoln, Nov. 6, to the wife of John N. Robinson, a daughter.
  • At Grass Valley, Nov. 9, to the wife of John C. Coleman, a daughter.
  • At American Bar, Nov. 10, to the wife of Charles Myers, a daughter.
  • At Bancroft’s Ranch near Clipper Gap, Nov. 14, to the wife of Wm. Bancroft, a son.

MARRIED

  • At Gold Run, Nov. 14, by Rev. Mr. Pineo, William K. White to Miss Permille E. Finley, all of Gold Run.

DIED

  • At Rock Creek near Auburn, Nov. 4, Walter Scott, aged 12 years, youngest son of William and Pauline Bissett.
  • In Lincoln, Nov. 8, Cornelius Taylor, aged 40 years, a native of Missouri.
  • Near Colfax, Nov. 9, Charles Rice, aged 20 years, only son of Charles and Esther Rice of Mineral Bar.
  • At Auburn, Nov. 10, Gould Osborn, aged 60 years, a native of Connecticut.
  • At the residence of G. B. Predmore near Clipper Gap, Nov. 12, Henry E. Ashurn, aged 46 years, a native of Kentucky.
Placer Weekly Argus, Auburn, Friday, 11-22-1872

BORN

  • At Gold Run, Nov. 19, to the wife of Wm. Mitchell, a son.

MARRIED

  • At Dutch Flat, Nov. 20, by Jas. Jameson, JP, Edward Mallows and Mary E. Starr.
  • At Auburn, Oct. 29, by Rev. Edward Dodge, J. R. Jones to Miss Bertha Reese.

DIED

  • At the County Hospital, Nov. 21, William Price, formerly of Ohio, aged 40 years.
Placer Weekly Argus, Auburn, Friday, 11-29-1872

BORN

  • At Colfax, Nov. 15, to the wife of L. D. Leeds, a son.
  • At Newcastle, Nov. 25, to the wife of A. S. Whitemore, a son.
  • At Auburn Station, Nov. 24, to the wife of Chas. Campbell, a son.
  • At Dry Creek, Nov. 25, to the wife of P. W. Cook, a daughter.

MARRIED

  • In Compton, Los Angeles County, Nov. 18, at the residence of the bride’s parents, by Rev. H. H. Messenger, J. W. Finley of Auburn to Miss Ella L. Warren of Compton. Good boy, John! You have done well. If you could only prevail upon some fair damsel to take pity upon that other feller, the Herald office would no doubt in time become a very respectable place.
  • At Michigan Bluff, Nov. 28, by Rev. Mr. O’Connell, James M. Jacobs of Auburn to Mrs. Ella McCormick of Michigan Bluff. May God bless and prosper you in your new relations. May life’s bark in the future be kept free and clear from the tempest’s storm and glide smoothly and safely on, and in due course of time, may you be blessed with a goodly number of you know what. That sentence, or the sparkling champagne which we had just quaffed in honor of our young friends, was too much for us.
Placer Weekly Argus, Auburn, Friday, 12-6-1872

MARRIED

  • At Lincoln, Nov. 28, by Rev. J. J. Cleaveland, J. W. Weaver and Clara Ferguson.
  • At Spring Garden Ranch, Nov. 27, by R. T. Kelly, JP, Tennis C. Brome and Elvira Gibbs.

DIED

  • At Mount Vernon, Illinois, Nov. 22, Helena L., wife of Richard W. Lyon, aged 31 years, 6 months and 3 days, a native of Fairfield, Illinois.
  • At Doty’s Flat, Dec. 2, of enlargement of the heart, Mrs. Rebecca Russell Brown, wife of James G. Brown, aged 45 years and 3 months. Sacramento Union and Pittsburg papers please copy.
  • In Roseville, Dec. 2, Alexander Keer, a native of Canada, aged 20 years.
Placer Weekly Argus, Auburn, Friday, 12-20-1872

MARRIED

  • At Michigan Bluff, Dec. 7, by Rev. N. R. Peck, G. A. Manelin and Maria Bjorkquoist.
  • At Dutch Flat, Dec. 9, by James Jameson, JP, Ah Tung and Miss Ti Moy.
  • At Forest Hill, Dec. 15, Edw. Nelson of Visalia, Tulare County, and Miss Mary Howatt of Forest Hill.
  • In Washington School District, by Rev. L. B. Hinnian, J. C. Moore and Mary Bell of San Francisco.
Placer Weekly Argus, Auburn, Friday, 12-27-1872

MARRIED

  • In Auburn, Dec. 19, by Judge R. C. Poland, C. C. Ragsdale to Anna Leak.
  • At H. Anderson’s Ranch near Lincoln, Dec. 15, by H. W. Starr, JP, Christian Anderson to Elaine Christine Krough.
  • At Forest Hill, Dec. 15, Edward Nelson of Visalia, Tulare County, to Miss Jennette Howatt of Forest Hill.

DIED

  • At Sheridan, Dec. 17, Mrs. Ann M., wife of Theo. Phillips, aged 30 years and 10 months.
  • At the County Hospital, Auburn, Dec. 21, Wm. Jones, a native of Ireland, aged 43 years.
  • At Dutch Ravine, Dec. 24, Constantine Nicholas, aged about 40 years, a native of Greece.