He returned to Havana in 1865, and his marriage to Nancy L. Hickey, a resident of Havana in 1866, might indicate he had lived there earlier.
Their first two children were born in Illinois.
|Melinda||b. Sept 15, 1867||d. Jan 15, 1915||m. Dave Henderson|
|Edgar||b. Oct. 17, 1871||d. Oct 10, 1938||m. Rose Dobrowsky|
|Arthur||b. June 15, 1877||d. July 18, 1909||in Bartle, logging accident|
|Tom||b. Feb. 9, 1881||d. May 1, 1889||drowned|
|Leon||b. Mar. 8, 1882||d 1931||m. Bessie Reed|
|Albert||b. June 13, 1885||d. May 9, 1956||m. Evelyn Klineschmidt|
|Joseph||b. Feb. 6, 1881||d. Sept. 1, 1968||m. Myrtle Donner|
|John||b. Oct. 8, 1888||d. Aug. 13, 1964||m. 1st Laura; 2nd Marie|
Eight-year-old Tom fell in a sluiceway and was drowned; he was buried in Weaverville Cemetery before the rest of the family moved to Keswick. Leon became manager of the Stump Ranch. The childen attended school in Shasta and worked on the ranch after school; Albert recalled delivering meat and dairy products to people's homes when he was nine years old.
Leon and Nancy and the boys who were still at home lived on a ranch in Happy Valley from the early 1900s until 1911 when they moved to Redding where the couple spent their last years. He died December 15, 1925 and Nancy followed him on June 2, 1930. Except for Tom who is buried in Weavervi1le the family is buried in Redding Cemetery.
Source: Shasta Historical Society - May 2001