News Items - 1856...

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The Sacramento Daily Union, Tuesday, April 29th, 1856


  • At Page's Ranch, Tuolumne county, April 28d. Mr B W. Door to Miss Rebecca Parkins.
  • In Sonora, April 24th, Mr. Terence Owens to Miss Ann Timmons.
  • In Sonora, April 24th, Mr. Nelson Green to Miss Mary Hodge, both of Chinese Camp.


  • In Sonora, April23d, the wife of Mr. Huestick, of a daughter.
  • In Sonora, April25th, the wifeof Mr. Z. M. P. Clough, of a son.


  • In Sonora, April 21st, Mary Anne Braids, oldest daughter of Charles and Anne Braids, late of Buffalo in the 9th year of her age.
  • At San Juan, Nevada county, April 20th, Mrs. Ann Eliza, wife of Orlando Jennings, in the 30th year of her age