Location: Mendocino County CA

Round Valley Reservation

Report of Special Agent I. P. FELL on the Indians of Round Valley reservation, Round Valley agency, Mendocino County, California, January 1891. Names of Indian tribes or parts of tribes occupying said reservation: (a) Koukan, Little Lake, Pitt River, Potter Valley, Redwood, Wailakki, and Yuki. The unallotted area of this reservation is 102,118 acres, or 159.5 square miles. The outboundaries have been surveyed. It was established, altered, or changed by acts of Congress approved April 8, 1801 (13 U. S. State, p. 39), and March 3, 1873 (17 U. S. Stats., p. 631); executive orders March 30, 1870, April 8,

Biographical Sketch of Frank O’Neill

The sturdy pioneer, capable gentleman and patriotic citizen whose, name heads this article is one of the leading agriculturists and stockmen of his section of Malheur County, being a man who has wrought with great energy and commendable wisdom in his efforts to assist in the up building and advancement of this section of the country. Our subject was born in the County of Antrim, Ulster province, Ireland, on May 10, 1846, being the son of John and Elizabeth O’Neill. He was reared on a farm and remained in his native place until 1866, when he went to Scotland, and

Lorenz, Odessa Lorene – Obituary

Flora, Wallowa County, Oregon A Fatal Accident Odessa Lorene died Monday evening at 9 o’clock at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Lorenz, about two miles above Calpella. Her death was particularly sad, resulting as it did from thoughtlessness of a playmate. At school about three weeks ago she was swinging with a companion and a boy pushed them unexpectedly with such force that both fell out of the swing. The other girl was not injured but Odessa struck on her back and was unconscious several minutes. With returning consciousness she seemed to regain her former strength

Jasper, Frank – Obituary

Frank Jasper, 85, Dies In Ukiah Frank Jasper, 85, retired farmer and minister of Ukiah, Calif., died Saturday in Ukiah of an extended illness. Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Dempsey’s Funeral Chapel. Rev. Boone White will officiate, and burial will be in the Summerville cemetery. Mr. Jasper was a former resident of Wallowa and Union counties, and a member of the Union County Historical Society, Blue Mountain Grange, and Union County Fair Board. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Lina Jasper of Ukiah; one son, Dr. Herbert Jasper of Montreal, Quebec, Canada; two daughters, Mrs. Clara Zimmerville [sic

Walton, Dorothy Louise – Obituary

Dorothy Louise Walton, 87, of Island City, died March 21. A graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. Monday at the Island City Cemetery. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Dorothy was born Feb. 21, 1921, to Byron Howard and Vashti Ester (Piersol) Haynes in Sterling, Colo. She grew up in Colorado, and through various circumstances went to live in Arkansas for a time, which is where she met and married her husband, Ray Walton. The couple married in 1939 and had their first son, Lee, in 1940. In 1942, they moved to California and settled

Springer, Lucinda Mrs. – Obituary

Come From Portland To Attend Funeral Mr. and Mrs. James Dalton, of Oak Grove, a suburb of Portland, arrived in Baker the latter part of last week to attend the funeral of Mrs. Dalton’s mother, Mrs. Lucinda Springer, who passed away Wednesday, of last week, from heart failure. Funeral services for the deceased were held from West’s Chapel in Baker, and interment was made in that city. Mrs. Springer was 67 years of age, and had been a resident of Baker county for 35 years. She is survived by six children; George E., of Ione, Wash.; Mrs. James Dalton, of

Biography of Thomas Jefferson Wood

Thomas Jefferson Wood is one of the earliest pioneers of Riverside and has been identified with Riverside city and colony since, and even before, the first soil was turned, or the first nail was driven in the building improvements. In 1870 Mr. Wood was living near San Bernardino, engaged in farming, and also at his trade as a carpenter and builder. In September of that year at the solicitation of Judge North and Dr. Greves he came to the lands now occupied by Riverside and erected the first building ever built upon the Riverside colony lands. This building was the

Biography of J. B. Glover

J. B. Glover, of Redlands, was born in Benton County, Missouri, June 29, 1842. His father, Rev. M. W. Glover, was born near Louisville, Kentucky, and was for many years a traveling preacher in the Methodist Episcopal Church South. He married Miss Elizabeth Osborn, also born near Louisville, and they subsequently moved to Benton County, Missouri. In 1850 he came to California and worked in the quartz mines in Amador County. In 1855 he went back to Missouri, and in the autumn of the same year brought his family, via the Isthmus, to California. In this same year he joined

Pomo Tribe

Pomo Indians, Poma Indians. The name of the Indian linguistic stock, technically known as Kulanapan, living in parts of Sonoma, Lake, Mendocino, Colusa, and Glenn Counties, California. In the northern Pomo dialect Pomo means ‘people,’ and added to a place name forms the name for a group of people. Although Poma is almost as frequently heard as Pomo, the latter has come into general use in both scientific and popular literature. The territory occupied by the Pomo is in two parts: a main area which extends, generally speaking, from west to east, from the coast to the crest of the