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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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(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.)

PACE & CRAMER; stock-raisers; claim and occupy a large stock range of unsurveyed land in the hills of Grafton Township; deal largely in cattle and hogs [see tables]; value of the range, nominal, until brought in market; address, "John L. PACE," Yolo Post-office.

PACE, John L.; farmer and stock-raiser, of PACE & CRAMER, residence 1 mile NE from Cacheville; one hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation, mostly alfalfa; value, eight thousand dollars; Cache Creek Township, Cacheville Precinct; Post-office, Yolo.

PALMER, George M., Ky.; farmer, in Capay Valley, 4 miles NW from Capay, 24 miles NW from Woodland; three hundred acres of land, Division 3, one hundred and fifty acres in cultivation; staple, wheat; value, four thousand dollars; West Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Capay.

PALMERTON, Wm., Ohio; farmer, residence Grand Island, 9 miles NW from Knight's Landing, 18 miles NE from Woodland, West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

PALMER, Joseph, Ky.; laborer, North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PALM, A., chiccory manufacturer, garden and mill on the Sacramento River, 4 miles below Washington, 22 miles SE from Woodland [see :HARMES & PALM"]; undivided half of property [H]; Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

PALEN, Adolph, Germany; laborer, Washington, Washington Township and Precinct; Post-office, Sacramento.

PALMER, Joseph, Ohio; farmer, residence 5 miles SE from Davisville, 15 miles SE from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, value, four thousand eight hundred dollars; South Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PARKER, J. F., Ohio; farmer, residence 8 miles E from Davisville, 18 miles SE from Woodland; three hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3, two hundred acres in cultivation; staple, wheat; value, six thousand dollars; South Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PARHAM, J. G., farmer, residence 8 miles SW from Woodland; one hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; staple, wheat; value, five thousand dollars.

PARMETER, J. E., Mich.; hotel-keeper, Davisville; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PARKES, S. W., N. Y.; blacksmith, shop on Olive street, Davisville; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PARKER, George H., cabinet-maker, Woodland.

PARKER, George W., Mass.; farmer, residence 3 miles N from Cacheville, 8 miles NW from Woodland; three hundred and twenty acres of land, all in cultivation; staple, wheat; value, fourteen thousand dollars; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Yolo.

PARKER, G. L., Ohio; laborer, residence 16 miles NW from Cacheville, 20 miles NW from Woodland; Fairview Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Yolo.

PARKER, T., N. Y.; farmer, residence 16 miles NW from Cacheville, 20 miles NW from Woodland; three hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3; value, three thousand dollars; Fairview Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Yolo.

PARKS, Richard, N. Y.; millwright, Cacheville, Cacheville Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Yolo.

PARKER, J. L., Ohio; laborer, Davisville; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PARRAMORE, J. W., Va.; saloon-keeper, Knight's Landing; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township

PARRAMORE, E. L., Va.; physician and surgeon, Knight's Landing; office, GLASSCOCK's drug-store, Front street; residence on Fifth street, between the railroad and Mill street; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township, Post-office, Grafton.

PARR, N. F., Ky.; carpenter, Davisville; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PARSONS, Mrs. S. K., N. Y.; farmer, one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 4; value, fifteen hundred dollars; Post-office, Grafton.

PARRIS, Barney, Penn.; residence 1 mile W from Cacheville, 5 miles NW from Woodland; two hundred and sixty-seven acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; ten acres of orchard; staple, wheat; value, thirteen thousand five hundred dollars; Cacheville Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Yolo.

PARRIATT, John E., Va.; farmer, rents land in West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

PARRIATT, Dexter L., Va.; teamster, Knight's Landing; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

PATEN, Ernest, Hanover; farmer, residence 8 miles SE from Davisville, 18 miles SE from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; staple, wheat; value, two thousand five hundred dollars; capital invested, six hundred dollars; South Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PATRICK, Wm. P., Me.; gardener on the Sacramento River, in Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

PATTERSON, J., laborer, Woodland.

PATTERSON, A. H., Me.; farmer, rents land 3 miles S from Woodland, Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

PATTERSON, Archibald, S. C.; painter, Woodland.

PATTERSON, H. L., Penn.; farmer, residence 5 miles W from Woodland; one hundred and sixty-three acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, two thousand dollars; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

PATTON, Wm., Ill.; farmer, residence 4 miles NW from Davisville, 8 miles SE from Woodland; one hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, four thousand dollars; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Woodland.

PATTON, John, Scotland; conductor on California Pacific Railroad, Davisville; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PAYNE, Henry J., N. Y.; gardener on the Sacramento River, 2 miles below Washington, 20 miles SE from Woodland; twenty-one acres of land, Division 1, all in cultivation; value, four thousand dollars; Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

PAYNE, G. G., N. Y.; laborer, near Washington, Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

PEARLEAR, James G.; laborer, residence 2 miles W from Prairie, 13 miles NW from Woodland; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Prairie.

PEASE, V. O.; laborer, Cacheville, Cacheville Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Yolo.

PECK, Orrin, N. Y.; carpenter, Davisville, North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PECKHAM, Jonathan, N. Y.; carpenter, Davisville, North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PEDLER, Jonah, England; miner, Woodland.

PEDLER, Henry, Vt.; carpenter, residence corner of Oak avenue and Fourth street, Woodland.

PEDLER, Randolph P., Vt.; carpenter, residence with Henry PEDLER, Woodland.

PEDLER, Frank, Vt.; student, residence corner of Lincoln avenue and First street, Woodland.

PEDLER, A. P., Wis.; student, residence Oak avenue, Woodland.

PEDDICORD, John, Tenn.; laborer, Cacheville, Cacheville Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Yolo.

PENDEGAST, Rev. John N., S. C.; Resident Pastor of the First Christian Church, Woodland, residence 1/2 mile S from Main, on West street; sixty acres of land adjoining; value, nine thousand dollars.

PENDEGAST, R. W.; teacher, Woodland.

PENDEGAST, Horace B.; teacher, Woodland.

PENDEGAST, John; teacher, Woodland.

PENDEGAST, Samuel T.; clerk, Woodland, residence West street, 1/2 mile S from Main street.

PENNINGTON, Henry, Ireland; residence Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, 3 1/2 miles NE from Woodland, Division 3; value, four thousand dollars.

PELKIE, John, Canada; laborer, Woodland.

PERCELL, Joel, Jr., Ill.; farmer, rents land 4 miles W from Knight's Landing, 10 miles N from Woodland; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

PERCELL, James, Tenn.; farmer, residence 3 miles NE from Cottonwood, 9 miles W from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3; value, three thousand dollars; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Yolo.

PERKINS, E. E., Mich.; Justice of the Peace and farmer, residence 4 miles S from Capay City, 22 miles W from Woodland; seven hundred and fifty acres of land, Divisions 3 and 4; value, two thousand five hundred dollars; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Capay.

PERRY, Wm. H., N. Y.; laborer, Woodland.

PERRY, Henry, Me.; blacksmith, Woodland; shop on First street, near Main street, steam power [see card]; residence Fourth street; town property; value, two thousand dollars.

PETERSON, Martin, Sweden; painter, Woodland; shop W side of railroad, N side of Main street; residence on Lincoln avenue, near East street [see card]; value of town property, two thousand five hundred dollars.

PETERSON, Elias, Penn.; Justice of the Peace, Woodland; office one door E from Post-office, Main street; residence on North street near Fourth street.

PETERSON, John, Denmark; bar-keeper, Woodland.

PETERSON, H., Denmark; fisherman, Washington, Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

PETERSON, James, Denmark; fisherman, Washington, Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

PETERSON, Peter, Denmark; farmer, rents land 3 miles S from Buckeye, 17 miles SW from Woodland; Buckeye Precinct and Township; Post-office, Buckeye.

PETERS & HOWARD, Blacksmiths and wagon-makers, Davisville; formerly COLLINS' shop.

PETERS, Wm., Tenn.; blacksmith of PETERS & HOWARD, Olive street, Davisville.

PETERS, Joseph, Azores; gardener, rents land on the Sacramento River 19 miles below Washington, 37 miles SE from Woodland; Merritt Precinct and Township; Post-office, Freeport, Sacramento County.

PETERS, Anton, Azores; laborer, Woodland.

PFEIL, Frederick Prussia; farmer, residence 10 miles NW from Cacheville, 16 miles NW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 4; value, fifteen hundred dollars; Fairview Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Yolo.

PHELPS, Orrin, Mich.; farmer, rents land 6 miles NW from Prairie, 17 miles NW from Woodland; Fairview Precinct, West Grafton Township; Post-office, Prairie.

PHILLIPS, H. F., Penn.; wagon-maker and farmer; rents land 4 miles SE from Buckeye, 18 miles SE from Woodland; Buckeye Precinct and Township; Post-office, Buckeye.

PHILLIPS, J., Mo.; farmer, residence 3 miles W from Knight's Landing, 8 miles N from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3; value, four thousand dollars; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

PETIT, Asa, Ohio; blacksmith, Cacheville, Cacheville Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Yolo.

PHILLABER, R., Ind.; restaurant and saloon on Olive street, near Depot, Davisville; value of real estate in town, five thousand dollars; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PIERSON & JACKSON; physicians and surgeons, office on Main street, Woodland. [See card.]

PERSON, B. H., Mo.; of PIERSON & JACKSON; County physician, residence corner of First street and Oak avenue; value, four thousand dollars; office, Main street near Post-office, Woodland.

PIERCE, George W., N. Y.; farmer, residence 5 miles W from Davisville, 11 miles SW from Woodland; seven hundred and forty-four acres of land, Division 3, mostly in cultivation; staple, wheat; thirty acres of vineyard [see "Vineyards"]; value of real estate, twenty-two thousand dollars [H]; deals in cattle and hogs [see tables]; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PIERCE, T. B., Sen., England; dentist, Davisville; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PIERCE, T. B., Jr., Ind.; clerk, Yolo House, Davisville; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PIERCE, H. A., Vt.; carpenter, residence 5 miles W from Woodland; one hundred and thirty-one acres of land, Division 4; value, two thousand dollars; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

PIERCE, George A., Canada; farmer and painter, residence on Willow Slough, 6 miles SE from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; value, six thousand dollars; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Woodland.

PITTS, Augustus, Va.; laborer, Knight's Landing; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

PIPER, Daniel, Va.; laborer, North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Post-office, Davisville.

PLANT, L. J., Ind.; clerk, Davisville; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PITTS, Wm. T., Mich.; laborer, Knight's Landing; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

PLANK, B. F.; laborer, Washington; Washington Precinct and Township; Post-office, Sacramento.

PLATT, Wm., N. J.; farmer, residence 3 miles W from Davisville, 12 miles SW from Woodland; three hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3; value, ten thousand dollars; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PLOMTEAUX, H. J., Ind.; dentist, of PRATHER & PLOMTEAUX, Woodland.

PLUM, Wm., N. J.; farmer, residence 2 1/2 miles NE from Cacheville, 8 1/2 miles N from Woodland; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Yolo.

PLUMMER, David B., Ill.; laborer, 2 miles SW from Prairie, 9 miles NW from Woodland; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Prairie.

PLUMMER, John, N. Y.; wagon- and carriage-maker, Knight's Landing; shop on Mill street; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

POCKMAN, J. B., Mo.; farmer, residence 2 miles N from Cacheville, 7 miles NW from Woodland, with J. N. POCKMAN; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Yolo.

POCKMAN, J. N., Mo.; farmer, residence 2 miles N from Cacheville, 7 miles NW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; staple, wheat; value, seven thousand dollars; invested in business, one thousand dollars; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Yolo.

POCKMAN, J. M., Mo.; bootmaker, Woodland.

POCKMAN, H. C., Mo.; laborer, residence 3 miles N from Cacheville, 8 miles NW from Woodland; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Yolo.

POCKMAN, T. C., Mo.; clerk in FREEMAN's store, Woodland; residence north end of Third street; real estate, value nine thousand dollars.

POCKWOOD, Charles, Mo.; blacksmith, Woodland.

POND, S. P., Vt.; farmer, residence 2 miles E from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; staple, wheat; value, eight thousand dollars; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek Township; Post-office, Woodland.

POORMAN, David, N. Y.; farmer, residence 5 miles W from Cottonwood, 17 miles W from Woodland; one hundred and sixty-three acres of Government land, Division 4, possessory title; value, fifteen hundred dollars; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

PORTER, H. B., N. Y.; gardener, residence 7 miles SW from Buckeye, 20 miles SW from Woodland; sixty-one acres of land, Division 4, twenty-three acres in garden; value, twelve hundred dollars; Buckeye Precinct and Township; Post-office, Buckeye.

PORTER, Alexander, Penn.; farmer, residence 5 miles NW from Cacheville, 10 miles NW from Woodland; three hundred and twenty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; staple, wheat; value, fourteen thousand dollars; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Yolo.

PORTER, A. D., Wis.; of PORTER & COWELL, Main street, Woodland.

PORTER & COWELL; fruit and vegetable store, Main street, Woodland.

PORTER, Thomas R., Penn.; of PORTER & COWELL, Woodland.

PORTERFIELD, T. R., Ohio; telegraph operator at the Depot, Woodland.

POUND, James, Ky.; farmer, near Antelope; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Antelope.

POWELL, James N., Md.; laborer, West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Prairie.

POWELL, Mrs.; Washington Hall, boarding-house, opposite Good Templars' Hall, Woodland.

POWELL, Alexander, N. Y.; farmer, residence 2 miles W from Cottonwood, on Cottonwood Creek, 15 miles W from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; staple, wheat; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

POWELL, Lyman H., N. Y.; sheep-raiser, residence 8 miles NW from Cottonwood, 20 miles NW from Woodland; seven hundred and fifty acres of land, Division 4; value, sixteen hundred dollars [see tables]; West Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

POWELL, Mrs. Sarah N., Ohio; farmer, residence 3 miles N from Cacheville, 8 miles N from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; staple, wheat; value, seven thousand dollars; Post-office, Yolo.

POWERS, Charles, Ill.; farmer, residence 5 miles W from Cottonwood, 17 miles W from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 4; value, two thousand dollars; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

POWERS, Warren, Ill.; farmer, residence 7 miles W from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 4; value, two thousand dollars [H]; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Woodland.

POWERS, Thomas, Canada; blacksmith at ELLIOTT's shop, Woodland.

PRADER, Joseph, Penn.; farmer, residence 3 1/2 miles SW from Cottonwood, 17 miles SW from Woodland; eight hundred and sixty acres of land, Divisions 3 and 4; value, eight thousand dollars; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

PRADER, Joseph, Azores; gardener on the Sacramento river, rents land in Merritt Precinct and Township, 33 miles SE from Woodland; Post-office, Freeport, Sacramento County.

PRADER, Wm., tin-roofer, Woodland.

PEASTER, A. J., N. J.; blacksmith, Cacheville, Cache Creek Township; Cacheville Precinct; Post-office, Yolo.

PRATHER & PLOMTEAUX, dentists, office in bank building, up stairs, Main street, Woodland. [See card.]

PRATHER, Wm. J., N. C.; dentist, of PRATHER & PLOMTEAUX, Woodland.

PREDMORE, C. W., saloon-keeper, Olive street, Davisville; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PRENTISS, Wm. H., N. Y.; horse-trainer, Woodland.

PRENTISS, Alonzo R., Ohio; laborer, Cottonwood; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

PRICE, Wm. J., Mo.; farmer, residence 2 1/2 miles E from Buckeye, 13 miles SW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; staple, wheat; value, three thousand two hundred dollars; Buckeye Township and Precinct; Post-office, Buckeye.

PRICE, John A., Ky.; farmer, residence near Cottonwood, 13 miles W from Woodland; four hundred and eighty acres of land, Division 3, mostly in cultivation; staple, wheat; value, ten thousand dollars; capital invested, one thousand dollars; East Cottonwood Precinct, Cottonwood Township; Post-office, Cache Creek.

PRICE, James R., England; engineer California Pacific Railroad, Davisville; North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PRIESTES, Louis, Germany; farmer with L. PRIESTES; Post-office, Davisville.

PRIESTES, Ludwig, Germany; farmer, one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3; value, two thousand dollars; South Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PRIOR, Thomas, Ireland; saddler and harness-maker, Main street, Woodland; town property, residence, etc. [H]; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

PROCTOR, John, Scotland; blacksmith, Woodland.

PROVOST, Henry, Canada; bakery and restaurant, Knight's Landing; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

PROVOST, Louis, Canada; proprietor of the People's Bakery and Restaurant and Montreal Saloon, corner of Third and Mills streets, Knight's Landing, town property, value, three thousand five hundred dollars; East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

PRUETT, D. H., Mo.; hunter; mouth of Babel Slough, Merritt Precinct and Township; Post-office, Freeport, Sacramento County.

PUTNAM, Francis M., Ind.; farmer, residence near Prairie, 12 miles NW from Woodland; West Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Prairie.

PURROTT, Mrs. Diana, Ill.; farmer, residence 3 miles SW from Woodland; one hundred and sixty acres of land, Division 3, all in cultivation; staple, wheat; value, eight thousand dollars; capital invested, five hundred dollars; Post-office, Woodland.

PURROTT, J. M. R., Mo.; farmer, residence with Mrs. Diana PURROTT; Woodland Precinct, Cache Creek township; Post-office, Woodland.

PURVIANCE, Marshall J., Ohio; laborer, Cacheville, Cacheville Precinct, cache Creek Township; Post-office, Yolo.

PURMAN, Jasper, Ohio; laborer, North Putah Precinct, Putah Township; Post-office, Davisville.

PURCELL, M., Ind.; laborer, Knight's Landing, East Grafton Precinct, Grafton Township; Post-office, Grafton.

PURRIGE, Asa, Me.; laborer, Woodland.

PURLET, David S., Tenn.; laborer, Merritt Precinct and Township; Post-office, Freeport, Sacramento County.

 

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