News Items - 1889... .

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These are items taken from historical newspapers as identified and pertain to mostly Placer County but also to a variety of counties throughout California. Some items may also pertain to neighboring states and/or territories. These are transcriptions of the text as displayed in these newspapers and may contain typographical errors. So if in doubt, we suggest you try and view the newspapers for yourself and verify the data for accuracy.

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  • In Auburn, May 1, 1889, Jacob Burkart, a native of Switzerland, aged 70 years and 1 month.
  • In the County Hospital, May 1, 1889, Levi Zuver, a native of Ohio, aged 63 years.
  • In Auburn, May 1, 1889, Abel B. Brown, a native of Illinois, aged 26 years, 3 months, and 18 days.
  • In Auburn, April 30, 1889, John W. Edwards, a native of New York, aged 49 years.
  • At Ophir, April 29, Manuel H. Ruiz, a native of California, aged 28 years, 1 month, 21 days.