Mrs. Kate F. Musick the proprietor of the Millville Hotel, is a native daughter of the Golden West, being born a few miles from Millville, November 1, 1857, the daughter of John B. Hunt, a California pioneer and a native of Huntsville, Missouri. He came to California in 1849, and was married to Mary C. Boyce, a native of Tennessee, but raised in Missouri. In 1853, when eighteen years old, she crossed the plains to California and they were married at Millville. They had six children. Only Mrs. Musick and her sister Mamie are living; the latter is now the wife of Mr. Hainline, of Anderson.

Mrs. Musick was married to Charles Alonzo Musick in June, 1877, and they had six children, four of whom are living, namely: John W., Dollie, Grover A. and Pearl. Mrs. Musick is a member of the Rebekah Degree, I.O.O.F. Her husband was a native son of the Golden West, born in Yolo County, December 12, 1853, the son of William Musick, a pioneer, and now a resident of Shasta County. C. A. Musick was a respectable citizen, a kind and loving husband and father, and notwithstanding every possible effort was made to ward it off he fell a victim to consumption and died in Igo, October 10, 1889, greatly lamented by his family, relatives and a large circle of friends and acquaintances. Mrs. Musick is a refined and pleasant lady, is a good hostess, and in addition to her other property owns a residence and village lots in the growing village of Anderson.

Source: Memorial & Biographical History of Northern California, The Lewis Publishing Co., 1891
Transcribed by Kathy Sedler

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