Fannie Caswell was born October 17, 1865, near Ono. Fannie had one daughter from her first marriage to a Mr. Maloney.
Don & Fannie married April 8, 1888, in Ono. Fannie had four childr,en
before dying in 1901 giving birth to twins who died at birth unnamed. All
the children were born at Ono with the exception of Elinore, who was born
at Brown's Creek, Trinity Co, the children were:
|William Wright||b. Oct-18-1889||d. Oct-31-1948|
|Elinore Mae (Nicol)||b. May-5-1893||d. Sep-6-1966|
|Leonard||b. 1895||d. 1906|
|Maude Violet (Shelton) Coleman)||b. Aug-6-1897||d. May-3-1972|
|Twins||b. 1901||d. 1901|
Don and a neighbor, Gregor Schneider, built the Goldboro schoolhouse and deloped the Flume that supplied water to the Bell Cow Mine. Don also served as a law enforcement office under Sheriff W. W. Sublett of Shasta County.
Molly Maloney Gates Wing, half-sister to William, Elinor, Leonard, and Maude, left Shasta Co., and spent her life in Plumas Co., near Taylorsville.
William spent his entire life in Shasta Co., except for combat in France during WWI. In 1929, he married Ruby Schneider, daughter of Gregor and Carrie Schneider, and they had one daughter, Shirley Noble Blair Dohle, of Redding. In the late 1920's, William started Noble's Trucking, operating the first semi-trucks in Redding. Ruby died March 19, 1979.
Elinore Mae married Andrew Frank Nicol in 1921. Their two children were
Dorothy Nicol Bones Mills, deceased, and William of Redding. Elinore Mae
served as postmistress at Harrison Gulch during WWI. She later was postmistress
and ran a general store at both Platina
Leonard died at 11 yrs., and is buried in a solitary grave on the old Milliard Hubbard Ranch Northeast of Igo.
Maude married Ed Shelton. They had 2 sons, Norman, of Quincy, Plumas Co., and Roland of Ono. After Ed's death in 1947, Maude married Bill Coleman, a cow man of Ono.
Don died Jan. 14, 1936. Lena died in 1940. Both are buried in the Ono Cemetery.
Source: Shasta Historical Society