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The Western Shore Gazetteer and Commercial Directory,
For the State of California…, Yolo County,

Compiled and published annually
by
C. P. Sprague & H. W. Atwell,
Woodland, Yolo County, 1870.

Transcribed by Peggy B. Perazzo
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Residents and Occupations - A

(Please note: I have capitalized the surnames in the material below, but it is not presented that way in the book. Also please note that the surnames are not in strict alphabetical order within the letter sections. Be sure to look throughout the entire lettered section for the surname you are interested in.)

ABBEY, J. A., Ky.; blacksmith, residence and shop 5 1/2 miles SW from Buckeye, 17 miles SW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value of real estate, three thousand dollars; Buckeye Township and Precinct; Post-office, Buckeye.

ABBEY, George, Ill.; laborer, residence 1 1/2 miles SW from Cottonwood, 14 1/2 miles SW from Woodland; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

ABELE, August, France; farmer, residence Cache Creek Township; three hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3; value, three thousand two hundred dollars; Post-office, Woodland.

ABELL, George; farmer, residence 3 1/2 miles NW from Davisville, 8 1/2 miles SW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value of real estate, three thousand dollars; capital invested, seven hundred dollars; North Putah Precinct, Putah township; Post-office, Davisville.

ABERNATHY, Paschal, Mo., medical student with B. H. PIERSON, M. D., Woodland.

ADAMS, T. J., Ohio; farmer, residence 1 mile SE from Knight's Landing, 13 miles SE from Woodland; sixty-one acres of land, thirty acres in cultivation; Division 3; value of real estate, two thousand five hundred dollars; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

ADAMS, W.; farmer, eighty acres of land; value, eight hundred dollars; Grafton Township; Post-office, Yolo.

ADAMS, D. Q., Mo.; farmer, residence 6 miles N from Cottonwood, 16 miles W from Woodland; four thousand acres of land, two hundred acres in cultivation; division 3 and 4; value of real estate, twenty thousand dollars; dealer in sheep and wool; West Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

ADAMS, Levi B., Ohio; farmer, residence 3 1/2 miles SW from Knight's Landing, 8 1/2 miles NW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3; value of real estate, seven thousand dollars; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

ADLER, Michael, N. Y.; clerk for George LIPPMAN, Woodland.

AGANS, William, Ind.; farmer, residence 7 1/2 miles W from Cacheville, 13 miles NW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3; value, one thousand dollars; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township: Post-office, Yolo.

AHMEN, John L.; laborer, residence Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

AKERS, William, Ohio; laborer, Gordon Valley; Post-office, Capay.

AKERS, T. B., Ky.; bar-keeper, Buckeye; Post-office, Buckeye.

ALVORD, W. C.; farmer, residence west side of Elk Slough, 30 miles SE from Woodland; three hundred acres of land, Division 1 and 2; value, three thousand dollars; Merritt Precinct and Township; Post-office, Freeport, Sacramento County.

ALLISON, James G., Ill.; Carpenter, Woodland.

ALEXANDER, Charles, Penn.; farmer, residence four miles W from Cacheville, 10 miles NW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of Government land, forty acres in cultivation, Division 3; value, one thousand dollars; Cacheville Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Yolo.

ALLEN, James; farmer, Washington Township; twenty-five acres; value, one thousand dollars; Post-office, Sacramento City.

ALDRICH, E. B., Mich.; farmer, residence 1/2 miles E from Capay, 18 miles W from Woodland; one hundred acres of land, thirty acres in cultivation, Division 3; value, two thousand dollars; West Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Capay.

ALDRICH, J. W., Mass.; farmer, residence 1 1/2 miles E from Capay, 18 miles W from Woodland; two hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3; value, five thousand dollars; West Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Capay.

ALEXANDER, Samuel, Ga.; painter, Knight's Landing; Post-office, Yolo.

ALEXANDER, Vincent, Ky.; farmer, residence 3 miles NW from Capay, 23 miles NW from Woodland; one hundred and forty acres of land, Division 3; value, six thousand dollars; West Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Capay.

ALEXANDER, S., N. C.; artist, Davisville.

ALLEN, George D., R. I.; farmer, 7 miles SW from Antelope, 25 miles NW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of Government land, Division 3, forty acres in cultivation; value, two thousand dollars; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Antelope.

ALLEN, Thomas, N. Y.; agent California Pacific Railroad at Davisville; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township.

ALLEN, James, Canada; telegraph operator at railroad depot, Davisville; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township.

ALLEN, D. H., Ind.; farmer, Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

ALLEN, Josiah, Me.; carpenter, Washington Precinct and Township, Post-office, Sacramento.

ALLEN, B. B., Penn.; peddler, Davisville.

ALLAMAN, John, Penn.; farmer; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

ALLEN, J. J., Penn.; farmer, residence 1 1/2 miles S from Buckeye, 165 miles SW from Woodland; three hundred and twenty acres of land, all in cultivation, Division 3; value, twelve thousand dollars; Buckeye Precinct and Township; Post-office, Buckeye.

ALVES, Manuel, Azores; gardener, on Sacramento River 33 miles SE from Woodland; Merritt Precinct and Township; Post-office, Freeport.

ALLEN, Charles, Ohio; blacksmith-shop and residence corner of Third and Main streets, Woodland; owns town lots and buildings; value, two thousand dollars.

AMMONS, J. J., N. C.; County assessor and farmer, residence Woodland; two hundred and seventy-seven acres of land on Sacramento River, Divisions 1 and 2; value, two thousand five hundred dollars; Post-office, Woodland.

AMES, Josiah, Me.; Carpenter, Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

AMESBURY, James, England; carpenter at NEWTON's shop, Woodland.

ANDERSON, Robert R., Mo.; farmer, 10 miles NW from Capay, 30 miles NW from Woodland; West Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Capay.

ANDERSON, Henry, Norway; Depot Saloon, Davisville.

ANDERSON & MANN; farmers, 10 miles NW from Capay, 30 miles NW from Woodland; West Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Capay.

ANTHONY, Jacob, Tenn.; laborer, 3 miles West from Woodland.

ANDREWS, George W., Mass.; drayman, residence on Third street between Lincoln avenue and Main street; town lots and dwellings; value, four thousand dollars.

ANDREWS, W. H., Ohio; farmer, on Sacramento River 6 1/2 miles NW from Washington, 11 1/2 miles SE from Woodland; Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

ANTWERTER, Joseph C.; farmer, one hundred acres, Division 3 land; value, two thousand dollars; Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

ANDREE, Louis, Prussia; farmer, near cottonwood, 12 miles W from Woodland; two hundred and thirty acres of land, Division 3; value of real estate, four thousand six hundred dollars; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

ARNOLD, A. J., R. I.; butcher, Knight's Landing, Post-office, Grafton.

ARBLE, R., Germany; farmer, residence 3 miles W from Cacheville, 9 miles NW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3; value eight thousand dollars; Post-office, Yolo.

AREIVERTER, John, Germany; farmer, residence 2 miles SW from Cacheville, 6 miles NW from Woodland; eighty acres of land, Division 3; value, four thousand dollars; Cacheville Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Yolo.

ARGYLE, John F.; millwright and machinist, Knight's Landing; Post-office, Grafton.

ARSEN, Albert, France; laborer, Cacheville; Post-office, Yolo.

ARNOLD, J. K., O.; carpenter, Woodland.

ARNOLD, James H.; miller, Woodland Steam Flouring Mills, Woodland; residence corner of First and Court streets.

ARMSTRONG, Robert B., N. Y.; farmer, 8 miles SE from Davisville, 20 miles SE from Woodland; South Putah Precinct (cannot read) Township; three hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3; value, four thousand dollars; Post-office, Davisville.

ARMSTRONG, A. S., Penn.; plasterer, Woodland; residence on Third Street; town lot and dwelling; value, four thousand dollars.

ARMSTRONG, A. J., Mo.; farmer, Capay Valley; possessory title to one hundred and sixty acres of land, Divisions 3 and 4; value, five hundred dollars; West Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Capay.

ARMSTRONG, Crayton J., Ky.; farmer, Capay Valley; possessory title to one hundred and sixty acres of land, Divisions 3 and 4; value, five hundred dollars; Post-office, Capay.

ARMSTRONG, J. A., Tenn.; farmer, rents, four miles SW from Woodland.

ARMSTRONG, Robert M., Mo.; farmer, Capay Valley; Possessory title to one hundred and sixty acres of land, Divisions 3 and 4; value, five hundred dollars; West Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township.

ARTHUR, James, Penn.; farmer, Davisville.

ARONSON, Henry, Germany; merchant, west side of Main street, Woodland; residence Court street, west of railroad; value of real estate, six thousand dollars.

ASBERRY, James, Va.; butcher, proprietor of Woodland and Railroad Markets, Woodland; residence on Third street, near Main; shops N side of Main street, near depot, and S side of Main street, near Third; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, and town property; value, fifteen thousand dollars. [See advertisement, page (blank).]

ASHER, William, Ind.; carpenter, Woodland.

ASUADO, Manuel J., Azores; gardener, on Sacramento River 23 miles SE from Woodland; Post-office, Freeport; Merritt Precinct and Township.

ASUADO, Joachino, Azores; gardener with M. J. ASUADO; two hundred and thirty-one acres of land, Divisions 1 and 2; value, four thousand dollars; Merritt Precinct and Township; Post-office, Freeport.

ASH, Alex., O.; farmer, 5 miles SE from Knight's Landing, 17 miles NE from Woodland; four hundred and seven acres of land, Divisions 1 and 2; value, four thousand dollars.

ASHBURY, G. M., Va.; laborer, Washington Precinct and Township; town lots in Washington; value, five hundred dollars; Post-office, Sacramento.

ATWELL, H. Wallace, Vt.; general writer of Sprague & Atwell publishers of WESTERN SHORE GAZETTEER AND COMMERCIAL DIRECTORY; residence at Capital Hotel, Woodland.

ATKINSON, William, England; farmer, on Sacramento River; Washington Precinct and township; Post-office, Sacramento.

ATKINSON, John J., England; farmer, on Sacramento River; thirty-six acres of land, Divisions 1 and 2; value, six hundred dollars; Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

ATKINSON, Thomas, England; gardener, on Sacramento River 3 miles below Washington, 21 miles SE from Woodland; twenty-six acres of land, Division 1; value, fifteen hundred dollars; Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

ATTANA, S. J., Holland; farmer, on Elk Slough 32 miles SE from Woodland; one hundred and eighty-five acres of land, Divisions 1 and 2; value, three thousand dollars; Merritt Precinct and Township; Post-office, Freeport.

ATKIN. F. E., N. Y.; laborer, Davisville.

AUKER, Robert M., Ill.; farmer, near Cacheville, 6 ½ miles NW from Woodland; three hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3; one hundred and sixty acres, Division 4; value of real estate, seven thousand five hundred dollars; Cacheville Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Yolo.

AVERY, Ambrose S., N. Y.; gardener, on Sacramento River 3 miles below Washington, 21 miles SE from Woodland; Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

AYERS, A. T., Ohio; farmer, rents, 7 miles W from Cacheville, 13 miles NW from Woodland; Post-office, Yolo.

AYERS, O. F., Ohio; farmer, rents, 7 miles W from Cacheville, 13 miles NW from Woodland; Post-office, Yolo.

AYETER, John, Germany; farmer, near Cacheville, 6 1/2 miles NW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, value, eight thousand dollars; Cacheville Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Yolo.

 

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