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Dates included:

  • 3 June 1858
  • 5 June 1858
  • 26 July 1858
  • 9 September 1858
  • 6 October 1858
  • 28 November 1858
  • 29 November 1858
Daily Alta California, San Francisco - Saturday, 3 June 1858

MARRIED:

  • At Todd Valley, May 30th, LD Holbrook to Mary Headley.
Daily Alta California, San Francisco - Saturday, 5 June 1858

BIRTHS:

  • In this city, June 2nd, the wife of Abraham Wordell, of a daughter,

MARRIED:

  • At the American Ranch, Shasta County, May 20th, Lewis Burk to Ackie Anderson.
  • At Placerville, El Dorado county, May 30th, T. S. Fowler to Anna M. Russell

DIED.

  • At Forest Hill, Placer County, May 31st, G. W. D. G. Sterling, aged 30
  • At Red Bluff, Tehama county, May 31st, Chas. Henry, only son of James and Elizabeth Wilson, Aged 4 years and 9 months
Daily Alta California, San Francisco - 26 July 1858

BIRTHS:

  • In Marysville, July 22d, the wife of J.S. Barman, of a daughter
  • In Marysville, July 20th, the wife of Wm. B. Duck, of a son
  • Near American Ranch, Tehama county, July 12th, the wife of John Wilson, of a daughter
  • At Cottonwood, Tehama county, July 1st, the wife of John Barry, of a son
  • At Shasta, July 6th, the wife of H. J. Shurtleff, of a son

MARRIED:

  • In this city, July 25th, by the Rev. F.C. Ewer, J.M. Cushing, Esq., to Miss Ann M. Kennedy
  • On Dry Creek, San Joaquin county, July 15th, C.R. Richardson to Emma J. Graves
  • At Grass Valley, July 17th, A. Isord to Louisa C. Mosback
  • At Santa Rosa, Sonoma county, July 4th, Jas. Smith to Angeline Cook

DIED.

  • In Marysville, July 22d, Margaret, wife of James W. Healey
  • At the residence of Mr. Maxwell, on the Calaveras, William L., son of Winchester Riffe, aged 2 years and 7 months,
  • At Larkin’s Ranch, Colusa county, July 15th, William J. Brown, formerly of Greyson county, Va
  • On Antelope Creek, Tehama county, July 13th,Albert Crosling, formerly of Missouri
Daily Alta California, San Francisco - 20 Sept 1858

BIRTHS:

  • At Rio Vista, Sept 11th, the wife of C.A. Kirkpatrick, of a son
  • At the residence of Dr. Trafton, Sacramento county, Sept. 14th, the wife of Frederick Cox, of a daughter

MARRIED:

  • In this city, Sept. 19th, by the Right Rev. Bishop Kip, Mr. Howard Buck to Miss Mary Moore, both of Philadelphia, Penn.

DIED.

  • At Columbia, Tuolumne county, Sept 9th, Anna Campbell, aged 28 years, formerly of the county Louth, Ireland
  • At Horsetown, Tehama county, Sept. 8th, Richard Spencer, aged about 35 years.

List of Internments for the fortnight:

  • Sept   5 – John Baptiste De Costa, aged 21 mos., Cal.
  • Sept   6 – Jenny Dorr Batters, aged 3 mos., Cal
  • Sept   6 – Mary B Lynch, aged 4 years, Cal.
  • Sept   6 – Mrs. Mary Hines, aged 26 years, Ireland
  • Sept   7 – Gertrude Miriam Ayers, aged 5 mos., Cal
  • Sept   7 – Floyd Smith Judah, aged 4 years, Cal.
  • Sept   7 – Calhoun Benham, Jr., aged 2 years, Cal.
  • Sept 10 – A child of W. F. Smith, aged 6 mos., Cal
  • Sept 14 – R.B. Williams, aged 23 years, Jamaica
  • Sept 14 – William Ferguson, Aged 34 years, Springfield, Ill
  • Sept 16 – Maria Aldrich, aged 17 mos., Cal.
  • Sept 17 – Michael Kelly, aged 30 years, Ireland
  • Sept 17 – Charles Steward Wilson, aged 2 years, Cal.
  • Sept 17 – Edward Carter, Aged 26 days, Cal.
  • Sept 17 – Jose M. Soto, aged 36 years, Cal.
  • Sept 17 – A Swede, unknown, aged about 35 years
Daily Alta California, San Francisco - 6 Oct 1858

BIRTHS:

  • In Sacramento, Oct. 1st, the wife of D.D. Williams, of a daughter

MARRIED:

  • In Sacramento, September 30th, by Justice Henley, Francis Blane to Matilda Martenne.

DIED.

  • In this city, Oct. 4th, Charles Baltzer, son of S.B. and Mary C. Peterson, a native of San Francisco, aged 21 months. (New York papers please copy.) Friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral at 11o’clock, on the 6th inst., from the residence of his parents, Fremeont street, near Harrison, without further notice.
  • In Coloma, El Dorado county, Sept. 26th, Stephen N. Nichols, formerly of Massachusetts, aged 58 years.
  • At Goodyear’s Bar, Sierra county, Sept. 29th, Julius Meinhardt.
  • In Georgian Township, Sacramento county, Sept. 26th, Francis Dinagin, aged 1 year and 9 months.
  • In Placerville, Sept. 29th,Elen A, wife of Augustus Sandoz.
  • At Red Bluff, Tehama county, Sept. 21st, Seferino Sapthero, aged 89 years
  • On Thomas Creek, Tehama county, Sept. 15th, Esther E. Poor
Daily Alta California, San Francisco - Sunday, 28 Nov 1858

BIRTHS:

  • At Hickman’s Ranch,Tehama county, Nov. 19th, the wife of E. Hickman, of a son
  • At Red Bluff, Tehama county, Nov 20th, the wife of R.S. Bettis, of a daughter

MARRIED:

  • In this city, Nov. 25th, at the Unitarian Church, Stockton street, by Rev. R.P. Cutler, Mr. Geo. W. Dorwin of Vergenner, Vt. To Miss Mary Eliza Winn, of this city.
  • At Red Bluff, Tehama county, Nov. 9th, Wm. T. Brooks to Matilda Roel.

DIED.

  • In this city, Nov. 27th, Catherine Ann, daughter of Solomon and Sara Walker, natives of Bermuda, aged 6 years and 10 months. Friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral at 3 o’clock, P.M., this day (Sunday), from residence of parents, Pacific street, above Mason, without further notices.
  • At Wollsey’s Flat, Nevada county, Nev. 21st, Hugh McDill, aged 28 years, a native of Scotland
Daily Alta California, San Francisco - Monday, 29 Nov 1858

BIRTHS:

  • At Timbuctoo, Yuba county, Nov 24th, the wife oa A. Steard, of a daughter

MARRIED:

  • In this city, Nov. 26th, by the Rev. F. Mooshake, Mr. William Griman and Miss Hannah Mary McCarthy.
  • In this city, Nov. 27th, by the Rev. F. Mooshake, Mr. John Bach and Miss Louise Jacobine Horst Mann.
  • In this city, Nov. 28th, by the Rev. F. Mooshake, Mr. Ludwig Stegemann, of Santa Clara, and Miss Helene Tureck, of this city.
  • At Red Bluff, Tehama county, Nov. 21st, J.M. Hoyle to Elizabeth P. Dougherty
  • On the Consumnes river, Sacramento county, Nov. 24th, William R. Wilder to Frances E. Donner
  • At Yankee Jim’s, Placer county, Nov. 24th, A. Bickford to Ellen Kerr

DIED.

  • In this city, Nov. 28th, of consumption, Mrs. Mary Fitzgerald, wife of Michael Fitzgerald. (Oregon papers please copy)
  • In Sacramento, Nov. 26th, Milton, only son of Daniel and Ann Berney, aged 10 months and 4 days.
  • At Oak Lawn Rancho, Tehama county, Nov. 17th, Wm. McKay Morrison, aged about 35 years.
  • At Crescent City, Del Norte county, Nov. 7th, Cornelia, wife of W.A. Hamilton, aged 28   years.