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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 - D

(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.)

DALEY, J. D., Penn.; farmer and boot-maker, residence 1 mile SE from Woodland; forty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, three thousand dollars; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DALEY, James W., Mo.; laborer, Buckeye Precinct and Township; Post-office, Buckeye.

DALEY, J. T., Mo.; lawyer, residence 1/2 mile N from Cacheville; fifty-four acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, five thousand dollars; Cacheville Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Yolo.

DAKIN, Frank, Me.; farmer, rents, residence 5 miles W from Cottonwood, 16 miles SW from Woodland; West Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

DALE, Milton, Mo.; farmer and Justice of the Peace, residence 1 1/2 miles S from Prairie, 9 1/2 miles N from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, one hundred acres in cultivation [H.]; value, seven thousand dollars; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Prairie.

DAMON, Rev. W. C., Ohio; minister, Pastor Methodist Episcopal Church, Woodland; residence on corner of Court and Fourth streets.

DAMPS, James E., O.; miller at Eagle Mills, Knight's Landing; Post-office, Grafton.

DANFORTH, Thomas, Mass.; stock-dealer, 14 miles NW from Cottonwood, 25 miles NW from Woodland; owns large tracts of unsurveyed land; value, nominal; deals in hogs and cattle [see stock tables]; Post-office, Cache Creek.

DANIELS, Cornelius, N. Y.; mechanic, Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

DANIELS, Robert A., Ky.; farmer, at Buckeye, 14 miles SW from Woodland; one hundred acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, four thousand dollars; capital invested, five hundred dollars; Buckeye Precinct and Township; Post-office, Buckeye.

DARBY, R. R., Ala.; teacher and County Superintendent of Public Schools, residence 7 miles N from Cottonwood, 20 miles NW from Woodland; three hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, six thousand dollars; Fairview Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DARLINSON, Thomas, England; farmer, rents land, residence 2 1/2 miles N from Cottonwood, 10 1/2 miles N from Woodland; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

DARABEL, L. G., Switzerland; farmer, rents, residence 2 miles N from Cottonwood, 10 miles W from Woodland; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

DAVIS, George W.; farmer, residence North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; owns one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3; value, three thousand five hundred dollars; Post-office, Davisville.

DAVIS, H. J., N. H.; laborer, North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

DAVIS, Jasper, O.; laborer, West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Antelope.

DAVIS, M. F., O.; laborer, West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Antelope.

DAVIS, P., O.; laborer, West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Antelope.

DAVIS, Charles, Me.; farmer, residence Capay Valley, 7 miles N from Capay, 32 miles NW from Woodland; twelve hundred acres land, Divisions 3 and 4; value, eight thousand dollars; West Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township [see stock tables]; Post-office, Capay.

DAVIS, W., O.; laborer, West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Antelope.

DAVIS, Enoch, O.; carpenter, West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Antelope.

DAVIDSON, John, Me.; farmer, rents, residence 2 miles E from Antelope, 22 miles NW from Woodland; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Antelope.

DAVIDSON, S., Poland; bar-keeper at Philadelphia Saloon, Woodland.

DAVIDSON, M., Poland, Saloon-keeper, proprietor of Philadelphia Saloon, Main street, Woodland.

DAVIDSON, William, O.; farmer and teamster, rents, residence 2 1/2 miles SW from Woodland; specialty, teaming; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DAVIDSON, R. P., O.; book-keeper for F. S. FREEMAN, residence Capital Hotel, Woodland.

DAY, Lott S., N. J.; brick-maker, 1 mile S from Cacheville, 5 miles NW from Woodland; Cacheville Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Yolo.

DAY, Russell D., N. Y.; farmer, residence 2 miles SE from Woodland; eighty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, five thousand dollars; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DAY, Charles G., Ky.; farmer, residence 3 miles SW from Woodland; eight hundred acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, forty thousand dollars; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DEANER, Henry S., Md.; farmer, residence 1 mile E from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; staple products, wheat and grapes [see "Vineyards"]; value, ten thousand dollars; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DEANER, Samuel, Md.; farmer, residence on Sacramento river; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

DEDMAN, H. W., Mo.; night watchman at Knight's Landing, residence at Union Hotel; Post-office, Grafton.

DECKER, Henry, Germany; gardener, with John M. DECKER, residence on Sacramento River 2 miles S from Washington, 20 miles SW from Woodland; Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

DECKER, John M., Germany; gardener, on Sacramento River, 20 miles SE from Woodland; Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

DeGROSS, Daniel, Md.; laborer, Merritt Precinct and Township; Post-office, Richland, Sacramento County.

DEHM, Jacob, Sweden, laborer, Davisville.

DEITZ, Louis, Germany; saddler and harness-maker, Main street near Second, Woodland, residence corner of Court and Main streets; value of real estate, ten thousand dollars.

DeLONG, A. A., N. Y.; printer, residence First street, Woodland.

DEMERON, G. M., Tenn.; farmer, residence 2 1/2 miles E from Buckeye, 11 miles SW from Woodland; four hundred and fifty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; staple, wheat; value, fifteen thousand dollars; capital invested, three thousand dollars; Buckeye Precinct and Township; Post-office, Buckeye.

DEMING, Theodore, Ind.; farmer, residence on East street near Oak avenue, Woodland; owns three hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation, town property; value, twelve thousand dollars.

DENGENS, Ambrose, France; farmer, residence 3 1/2 mils SW from Knight's Landing; owns jointly with Emil DENGENS one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3; value, seven thousand dollars; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton, Township; Post-office, Grafton.

DENGENS, Emil, France; farmer. [See "Ambrose DENGENS."]

DENNIS, Benj., Ga.; farmer, residence 2 miles W from Woodland; three hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; staple, wheat; value, twenty thousand dollars; invested in business, two thousand dollars; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DENNIS, John, Ga.; farmer, 6 miles N from Cottonwood, 17 miles W from Woodland; one hundred and thirty acres of land, Division 3, sixty acres in cultivation; value, two thousand five hundred dollars; West Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

DENNIS, Hugh, fisherman, Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

DENNIS, Valentine; laborer, Merritt Precinct and Township; Post-office, Freeport, Sacramento County.

DENNISON, E. M.; bar-keeper at Empire Saloon, corner of Second and Main streets, Woodland.

DENGER, M., Germany; laborer, Davisville.

DEPUY, S. H., N. Y.; farmer, residence 2 1/2 miles E from Buckeye, 11 miles SW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3; value, two thousand dollars; Buckeye Precinct and Township; Post-office, Buckeye.

DEPUY, James, N. Y.; farmer, residence 3 1/2 miles NE from Buckeye, 14 miles SW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, three thousand dollars; capital invested, five hundred dollars; Buckeye Precinct and Township; Post-office, Buckeye.

DERHAM, John, Ireland; bar-keeper, Knight's Landing; Post-office, Grafton.

DeROSE, J., N. J.; farmer, residence 2 miles E from Antelope, 22 miles SW from Woodland; three hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3; value, four thousand dollars; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Antelope.

DEVINEY, J., Ohio; laborer, West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Prairie.

DEVELBLISS, John, Md.; farmer, residence 8 miles SW from Buckeye, 20 miles SW from Woodland; four hundred acres of land, Division 4, two hundred acres in cultivation; value, eight hundred dollars; Buckeye Precinct and Township; Post-office, Buckeye.

DeWITT, W. W., Ind.; wheelwright, Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

DEWEY, O. F., N. Y.; farmer, rents land near Woodland; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DEXTER, Lorenzo, N. Y.; farmer, residence 5 miles SW from Buckeye, 18 miles SW from Woodland; two hundred and eighty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, eight thousand dollars; capital invested, two thousand five hundred dollars; staple product, wheat; deals in stock [see stock tables]; Buckeye Precinct and Township; Post-office, Buckeye.

DEXTER, M. E., Mich.; farmer, residence 5 miles SW from Buckeye, 18 miles SW from Woodland; Buckeye Precinct and Township; Post-office, Buckeye.

DEXTER, H., N. Y.; farmer, residence 9 miles SW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 4, all in cultivation; value, one thousand six hundred dollars; capital invested, two hundred dollars; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DEXTER, T. J., Ill.; farmer, residence 3 mile SE from Woodland; three hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3, two hundred acres in cultivation; staple product, wheat; value, ten thousand dollars; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DICKENSHERTS, William, Ohio; laborer; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Antelope.

DICKERSON, Oliver E., Ill.; saloon-keeper, Davisville.

DICKERSON, J. M., Ill.; proprietor of American Exchange Saloon, capital Hotel building; owns brick saloon and town lot and dwelling; value of real estate, eight thousand dollars; stock and fixtures in saloon, two thousand five hundred dollars; residence corner of First street and Lincoln avenue.

DICKERSON, J. R., Va.; farmer, 3 miles SW from Knight's Landing, 9 miles E from Woodland; two hundred acres of land, all in cultivation; value, nine thousand dollars; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

DICKSON, J. E., Mrs., N. Y.; teacher of oil painting and drawing, residence Fourth street, near North; town property; value, five hundred dollars.

DIGGS, D. P. (of DIGGS & SUTTON); farmer, 2 miles NE from Cacheville, 5 miles N from Woodland; one hundred and seventy acres of land, all in cultivation; value, six thousand five hundred dollars; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Yolo.

DINWIDDIE, J. F., Mo.; teacher and farmer, residence 4 miles W from Knight's Landing; one hundred and sixty acres of land, all in cultivation; value, eight thousand dollars; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

DINWIDDIE, A. S., Mo.; farmer, rents, residence 4 miles W from Knight's Landing; Post-office, Grafton.

DINWIDDIE, Wm. H., Miss.; farmer, residence 3 miles NE from Cottonwood, 9 miles W from Woodland; two hundred and fifty acres of land, Division 3; value, five thousand dollars, capital invested, one thousand dollars; east Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

DINWIDDIE, C. B., Mo.; laborer, 4 miles NW from Knight's Landing; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

DINWIDDIE, John, Ky.; capitalist, residence E of railroad, Knight's landing (sic); town property valued at nine thousand dollars; Post-office, Grafton.

DINWIDDIE, James W., Mo.; saloon-keeper, Front Street, near railroad, Knight's Landing, of McCLINTOCK & DINWIDDIE; undivided half of saloon building; value, fifteen hundred dollars, Post-office, Grafton.

DINSDALE, Owen, England; farmer, 2 miles NE from Woodland; two hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3, one hundred and sixty acres in cultivation; value, four thousand dollars; Post-office, Woodland.

DINSMORE, R. B., Ohio; wagon-maker, shop on Main Street near Catholic Church, Woodland.

DITTMAR, Wm., Germany; farmer, North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

DOAK, J. A.; laborer, Woodland.

DOBBINS, Theo., Miss.; physician, Cacheville; six acres of land in Cacheville, Division 3, value, one thousand five hundred dollars; Post-office, Yolo.

DODSON, Rev. M. M., Ala.; farmer, 2 miles SE from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land; Division 3; all in cultivation; staple, wheat, value, nine thousand dollars; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DODSON, G. H., Mo.; farmer, residence 1 mile NE from Cacheville, 7 miles NE from Woodland; eighty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, three thousand eight hundred dollars; West Grafton Precinct; Grafton Township; Post-office, Yolo.

DODSON, O. M., Tenn.; farmer, rents, residence 5 miles S from Woodland; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DODDS, W. H., Ohio; clerk at Eaton's produce store, Masonic Block, Main Street, Woodland.

DONAHUE, Peter, Ireland; laborer, boards at the Overland House, Woodland.

DOLLARHIDE, Ivan., N. C.; laborer, Woodland.

DOLE, Stephen, N. Y.; farmer, residence 2 miles SW from Cottonwood, 16 miles NW from Woodland; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

DOLE, J., Baden Baden; farmer and sheep-raiser, residence 5 miles NW from Cottonwood, 17 miles NW from Woodland; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek. [See stock tables.]

DOMINGOES, Cordelia, Italy; laborer, Woodland.

DONIVAN, James, Ohio; Deputy Assessor and Surveyor; office, Court-house, Woodland.

DOPKING, Ira A., N. Y.; farmer, residence 4 miles SW from Woodland; eighty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, three thousand two hundred dollars; capital invested, eight hundred dollars; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DOPKING, Daniel, N. Y.; farmer, residence 3/4 mile E from Woodland; eighty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, six thousand dollars; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DOPKING, Joseph, Canada; farmer, residence with Daniel DOPKING, 3/4 mile E from Woodland; owns eighty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, six thousand dollars; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DOPKING, Theodore F., N. Y.,; farmer, residence 1 1/4 miles E from Woodland; owns eighty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, five thousand dollars; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DORGAN, John; farmer, residence 8 miles NW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3; value, three thousand dollars; Post-office, Yolo.

DORNEY, Patrick S., Ireland; shoemaker, residence and shop Buckeye Precinct and Township Post-office, Buckeye.

DOTY, John, Ohio; bar-keeper at LANG's, mouth of Capay Valley; West Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood, Township; Post-office, Capay.

DOWNS, Andrew, Ky.; farmer, rents, residence 4 miles N from Cottonwood, 17 miles NW from Woodland; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

DuBOSE Brothers; general farmers, on the Sacramento River 8 miles below Washington, 26 miles SE from Woodland; two hundred acres of land, Divisions 1 and 2; value, seven thousand dollars; deal extensively in horses and other stock; capital invested, ten thousand dollars [see stock tables]; Post-office, Sacramento.

DUBOICE, Charles P., Penn.; blacksmith and farmer, residence 14 miles NW from Cacheville, 20 miles NW from Woodland; Post-office, Yolo.

DUBOICE, E. F., Mo.; laborer, 2 miles E from Antelope, 22 miles NW from Woodland; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Antelope.

DuBOSE, Thomas, Ala.; farmer, of DuBOSE Brothers; Post-office, Sacramento.

DuBOSE, James H., Ala.; farmer, of DuBOSE Brothers; Post-office, Sacramento.

DUDDY, Hugh, Ireland; laborer, Woodland.

DUFFY, James, Penn.; painter, Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

DUNTONE, Duntraie; gardener, rents land, Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

DUNCAN, John, Ky.; caulker, Washington; Post-office, Sacramento.

DUNCAN, Charles, Tenn.; farmer, residence 8 miles SW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, two thousand dollars; capital invested, eight hundred dollars; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DUNCAN, Henry, Ill.; farmer, resides 8 miles SW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, two thousand dollars; capital invested, eight hundred dollars; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Woodland.

DUNCAN, David, Ireland; laborer, Fremont Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

DUNCAN, E. G., Mo.; farmer, with Wm. H. Duncan, West Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

DUNCAN, Wm. H., Mo.; farmer, with E. G. DUNCAN, residence 7 miles N from Cottonwood, 17 miles NW from Woodland; three thousand four hundred acres of land, Divisions 3 and 4, four hundred acres in cultivation; staple, wheat, value of real estate, seventeen thousand dollars; deals in sheep and wool [see stock tables]; Post-office, Cache Creek.

DUNNING, Lorenzo, O.; farmer, residence, 1 mile SE from Knight's Landing; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Divisions 1 and 2; sixty acres in cultivation; value, four thousand dollars; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

DUNCAN & BEAUMONT; farmers, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

DUNPHEY, Dexter, O.; blacksmith, Main street, Woodland; residence W side of Third street, between Main street and Lincoln Avenue, town property, one thousand dollars.

DUNGAN, John B., Va.; farmer, residence, 12 miles NW from Cacheville, 18 miles NW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, three thousand five hundred dollars; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Yolo.

DUNNIGAN, A. W., Va.; hotel-keeper and farmer, at Antelope, 22 miles NW from Woodland; twelve hundred acres of land, Division 3; six hundred acres in cultivation; staple, wheat; value of real estate, twenty thousand dollars [H]; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Antelope.

DUNNIGAN & CO.; blacksmiths at DUNNIGAN's Ranch.

DUNNIGAN & CO.; harness-makers, at DUNNIGAN's Ranch.

DUNLAP, J. P., Ohio; physician, Woodland.

DUNN, Roscoe, New Brunswick; miller at Cacheville Mills, Cacheville; Post-office, Yolo.

DUNN, Thomas, Ireland; laborer, Cacheville; Post-office, Yolo.

DUNNING, John W., O.; laborer, East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

DUTRE, Antone, Azores; gardener on Sacramento River, 11 miles below Washington, 29 miles SE from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Divisions 1 and 2; value, two thousand five hundred dollars; Post-office, Freeport, Sacramento County.

DUTTON, James W., Me.; farmer, residence 15 miles NW from Cacheville; 21 miles NW from Woodland; nine hundred and fifty one acres of land, four hundred and thirty-one acres in cultivation, Division 3; value, fifteen thousand dollars; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Yolo.

DRESBACH & CO.; merchants, Davisville.

DUTTON, Oscar, Ind.; tinner, Main street, Cacheville; owns building and lot; value, fifteen hundred dollars; Post-office, Yolo.

DRESBACH, William, Germany; merchant and grain-buyer, Davisville.

DRESSER, William, England; general farmer, 5 miles NW from Prairie, 18 miles NW from Woodland; two hundred acres of land, one hundred and sixty acres in cultivation, Division 3; value, six thousand dollars; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township Post-office, Prairie.

DRESSER, William O., Wis.; farmer, residence 5 miles NW from Prairie, 18 miles NW from Woodland; two hundred and eighty acres of land, Division 3, two hundred and forty acres in cultivation; staple, wheat; value of real estate, eight thousand dollars; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Prairie.

DREYFUSS, Emil, Prussia; scenic artist at the Academy of Music, Washington Hall, Main street, Woodland.

DRUMMOND, J. C., N. J.; farmer, residence eight miles SE from Davisville, 20 miles S from Woodland; four hundred a ninety-six acres of land, Divisions 1 and 2; one hundred acres in cultivation; value, seven thousand dollars; South Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

DRUMMOND, James; shepherd, Woodland.

DYER, James, Tenn.; laborer, Knight's Landing; Post-office, Grafton.

DYER, E., England; board-house keeper, Locust Street between Third and Fourth Streets. Knight's Landing; owns town property; value, four thousand dollars; Post-office, Grafton.

DYER, Thomas; farmer, residence Washington; nine acres of orchard; value, nine hundred dollars; Post-office, Sacramento.

 

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