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Number Surname Message Contact Date Posted
01-23 Harrington Seeking obituary for Fred Harrington, b. 1877 d. 15 April 1937. Harrington Spring in Lassen County named for him. Tim 12/27/01
01-22 Dias Seeking information on Anton Dias, or an obituary. A native of Portugal, came to Lassen County in the late 1880s. Dias died in the late 1920s in Shasta County. His estate was filed in Shasta, but in an Order to Sale his Lassen County property it did not mention his date of death. Tim 12/27/01
01-21 McLain Seeking any information on Horace A. McLain. His son was born in Redding, August 1925. Submitter 12/06/01
01-20 Bell, Hall, Martin, Newman, Woodward Seeking information on Willis William Hall b. 1857 in CA. d. 1908 in Redding, CA. He married Mary Bell on 17 Nov 1880 in Red Bluff, CA. Mary b. 1860, d. 1938 in Redding. Their children were:
  • Edna b. 1886
    married a man with the last name Martin
  • Myrtle b. 1887
    married a man with a last name Woodward
  • Walter b. 1889, d.1912 in Redding
  • Harold b. 1891
  • Vera b. 1896, d. 1918 in Redding
  • Hilda b. 26 Nov 1896, d. 17 Aug 1913 in Redding
  • Nona b. 1902
Any information on exact death dates and where died and buried on this family line would be greatly appreciated. Willis's parents were Samuel Hall and Verinda Virginia Newman.

I am also seeking information on Louis/Lewis Henry F. Newman b. 2 8Mar 1857, d. 7 Oct 1916 in Redding, CA. He married Ollie Turner on 28 Mar 1878 in Paskenta, Tehama, CA. Also seeking info on his brother, Jack Newman, b. 22 Nov 1862, d. 23 June 1925 in Redding, CA. as well as brother Michael Rueben Newman b. 1864, married Laura Hunter on 9 Mar 1887 in Shasta county. The other brothers and sisters were:
  • Margaret "Maggie" J. Newman b. 1854, died 1 Nov 1906 in Sacramento,
    married Byron Alfred Chase on 6 Oct 1869
  • Andrew Jackson Newman b. Nov 1858
    married Zorella "Rena" Edwards on 28 Sep 1881 in Red Bluff, CA.
  • Hattie V. Newman, b. 1862
  • Ralph Newman b, 1865
Their father was Michael O. Newman and Henrietta Ann Sandefur. Looking for when, where died and buried and any other info that is available.
James 11/29/01
01-19 Fogg My mother had an uncle, W. R. Fogg, son of Bertha Lou and Charlie Fogg. He was born in 1902 in Texas and died in Shasta County in 1997. I believe he is buried in Redding. I have an interview, done by my old aunt of Mr. Fogg and would love to find his children. I hope to find some of my cuzzins. Sue 11/16/01
01-18 Roth Any information on the Roth's is appreciated. Apparently Frank & Joseph Roth moved therei n the late 1800's - early 1900's. Thank you. Cheryle 11/16/01
01-17 Fairman, Platt Looking for information on Hugh Hamilton Fairman, last known address in Redding in 1937.

Married to Mary Elizabeth Platt with two sons:
  • Donald Wilton Fairman
  • Ronald Edward Fairman
Submitter 11/12/01
01-16 Aseltine, Cadwell, Radford, Wise I'm looking for information on Edward L Radford who was b. December 31, 1901 in California and d. March 2, 1976 in Redding, Shasta Co., CA. It looks like he had been a resident of Shasta Co., CA for quite some time. He had two sons by his first marriage to Miss Cadwell:
  • Charles Edward Radford, b. June 9, 1943 in Stanislaus Co., CA
  • James Leo Radford, b. April 18, 1946 in TuolumneCo., CA.
He m. 2nd to Rose (Wise) Aseltine in Reno, NV on July 16,1948. They had a son, Daniel Micheal Radford, b. November 14, 1948in Murphys, Calaveras Co., CA. Any information on Edward or his sons or their descendants would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Mike 11/07/01
01-15 Bailey, Dunn, Kelley/Kelly, Myers, Spurgeon Seeking information on Lena Gray (Spurgeon) Kelly who died at the age of 98 in Shasta County, Feb 16, 1982. She had two previous marriages. One to a man with the surname of Dunn and another to a man with the surname of Bailey. Her parents were John & Annie Elizabeth (Myers) Spurgeon. Jennie 11/07/01
01-14 Bassignani, Cerranti Interested in any informationon family of Joseph Bassignani who married Angela Cerranti near the town Keswick (West of Redding) in 1913. Thanks. Nancy 10/27/01
01-13 Arnett, Ledbetter I need to know where Jesse Rowe Arnett is buried. He was born June 4, 1892 Hamilton Co., TX and died Feb. 17, 1984 in Shasta Co.,Calif. His wife was Laura Ledbetter. I would like to correspond with anyone having information on this person. I need a list of their children. Where can I get a copy of his obit? Thanks. Carlian 10/13/01
01-12 Addison, Miller Looking for information on the Emsley Addison family who are buried in Cottonwood Cemetery, Cottonwood, Shasta County, CA. The Emsley Addison I have been researching was born abt. 1824 in either Indiana or Ohio. He was married to Diana (Tatta) Miller in 1844 in Henry Co., Indiana. Their children were:
  • Jacob
  • Polly Ann
  • Christina
  • William H.
  • Thomas
  • John E.
  • Robert
  • Sarah
  • Charles E.
  • Daisy B.
  • Emsley Jr.
We don't know what happened to Diana, where she died, etc. Any help is greatly appriciated. Thank you.
Laurie 10/06/01
01-11 Anderson, Armel I am looking to verify the birth of my grandmother, Carrie Esther Anderson, born 17 March, 1888 in Redding, CA. Father was Jacob Anderson b. 10 March 1850 and mother Lucinda (Armel) Anderson b. 1851. Lucinda Anderson died in 1889. I am inquiring if she died or is buried in Shasta County. Thank You. Bud 09/11/01
01-10 Vickers Looking for informationon an Amy Vickers, former slave, who died in Shasta in 1892. Janice 07/22/01
01-09 Tuxford Seeking all Tuxford family strays - any information on any would be a blessing. Bob 07/22/01
01-08 Brewer I'm looking for any info that anyone has about Max E. Brewer. Here's all I know about him: Born in Michigan 06/13/1924; Died in Shasta Co. California 11/03/1975 Thank you very much. Susan 07/22/01
01-07 Artcher, Stickels Edwin J. Stickels, born 29 Feb 1880, Henry Co., Iowa married Grace Artcher and died 10 Nov 1968 in Shasta Co., Ca., He lived there 45 years and is my grandfathers brother. Kathleen 05/18/01
01-06 Martin, Mathews Am looking for anything about Emma Lou Martin nee Mathews, my 2nd cousin. She died 05 Sept. 1963 in Shasta Co. I'd like any information about her family, children, etc. Thank you. Patsy 04/24/01
01-05 Bailey I have a great grandfather I know very little about. I know he is buried in Shasta County and his name is Marvin Dunavin Bailey. Please contact me with any information you are able to find. Thank you. Submitter 04/14/01
01-04 Fletcher, Mumford Am searching for information on the following two men and/or their descendants:
  • Roy B. Fletcher, b. 28 Jan 1888 in Nebraska and d. 02 Aug 1975
    with last residence of Redding
  • Paul W. Fletcher, b. 13 May 1902 in California and d. 02Apr 1965
  • with last residence of Redding
They were brothers and two of the four sons of Byron Wesley Fletcher and Fannie Ella Mumford. Any help would be appreciated and am willing to share the Fletcher information I have with any related individuals.
Bonnie 04/07/01
01-03 Chisim, Neasham, Richardson, Simmons, Stewart, Swinford, Young I am looking for any information regarding Alex C. & Martha (Swinford) Young. Children:
  • Nellie Young born 4-30-1862
  • Ida Young born 7-6-1864
    married John Stewart 1887 in Modoc County.
    • Frank L.,
    • John Clinton,
    • Joseph D.,
    • James,
    • Leland Y.
    • Nora
      married Frederick Andrew Neasham in 1922.
  • Martha Young born 2-17-1868
He also had a son, Frank Alexander Young, born (1866 or 1868) Stillwater, Shasta County and a stepson, James L Richardson, born 1855. (J.L. Richardson was, Frank's 1/2 brother and some kind of sheriff's deputy in Shasta County, died 1935.) Children of Frank A. Young:
  • James E Young b. 1891 Shasta County, d. 1945 in Los Angeles
    married Ellen Geneva Simmons in Nov. 1889
  • Doris Ellen Young b. 1899
I am also looking for Ellens parents, James M. and Morticia Simmons. Would like to know maiden name and where in Kentucky she came from and also if James M Simmons roots were in GA. I would like to know what county if possible. I also know James married a woman named Chism in 1859. James M. was born around 1822 and died between 1870 and 1900. Any and all info appreciated.
Michael 03/15/01
01-02 Stewart Are there any volunteers who look for obituaries. I found a Joe Pembrook Stewart who died in Shasta County, July 25, 1978. I believe this is the Joe P Stewart I have been looking for who was a cousin to my great-grandfather and would like to see if his obituary says anything about the family back here, or who he is survived by so I can try to contact any descendents who may still be living in California. Thank you for your time and any assistance. Speedy 03/05/01
01-01 Baker, Bearden, Newman Seeking any information on Millie Bearden who was in French Gulch, Shasta, CA in 1900. She was a boarder at a hotel. She was born October 1882 in CA. Her father was James P. Bearden who died 29 Dec 1886 at Lewiston, Trinity, CA. Her mother was Harriet Virginia Newman who mar. a second time to Willis Eugene BAKER. She was not mentioned in her mother's obituary of 9 Sep 1960 at Chico, Butte, CA. Thank you. James 02/09/01