Location: Placer County CA

Biographical Sketch of John J. Shields

San Mateo county is to be congratulated that the office of auditor, one of the most important functions in the county government is in the hands of such a competent person as John J. Shields who was elected by a handsome majority. When Mr. Shields began his duties he revolutionized the auditor’s office. The latest and most up-to-date systems of bookkeeping were installed and sweeping changes and improvements made, with the result that Mr. Shield’s office has been paid many flattering compliments by expert accountants. Before being elected county auditor, Mr. Shields was under sheriff for Sheriff J. H. Mansfield.

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. William Douglas

Of the few surviving women who lived through the infancy of San Mateo County, Mrs. William Douglas of San Mateo is one of the best known. Mrs. Douglas has lived in the county for fifty years in which time she has seen a few scattered settlements develop to the present peninsula cities. Mrs. Douglas’ career has been most interesting. While in her ‘teens she came around the Horn in a sailing vessel which took eight months to make the trip. She arrived in San Francisco in 1850 and a year later she was married. She then spent a few years

Biographical Sketch of Dr. J. E. Chapin

An important addition to the medical fraternity in San Mateo county is Dr. J. E. Chapin who came to Redwood City three years ago to practice medicine. Dr. Chapin came to Redwood after an extended practice in several large cities and a vast experience in his ‘profession. Since taking up his residence in Redwood City, Dr. Chapin has become intimately associated with the social and business life of Redwood City. His engaging manner and charming personality have drawn many people to him and the small circle of friends that surrounded him when he arrived, has gradually enlarged until it now

1861 Directory of Small Towns in Placer County California

Antelope Ravine California Page N. S. physician Baltimore Ravine California Barckman John, blacksmith Higgins B. S. miner Beal’s Bar California Chadwick W. J. miner Cheny John P. saloon keeper Cornish H. miner Craft John B. ranchman Ellis C. P. laborer French Hosea, ranchman Hall James, miner Haskill William H. miner Haskill William, miner Hill C. B. miner Hovey Isaac, ranchman Hovey James, ranchman Hovey Perkins, ranchman James Isaac, miner Johnston M. ranchman Lack Jonathan, ranchman Lind C. T. miner Lane John, miner Lee John, miner Moody Hopkin, miner Murry James, miner Parker Albert, miner Samus Moses P. miner Shelden W.

1861 Directory of Illinoistown California

1861 Directory of Illinoistown California Austin Lawrence, miner Baldwin John, butcher Bane Wm. packer Beal B. laborer Beals Charles; laborer Bracken John, miner Brickell B. prop’r Placer Exchange Brickell Ed, Illinoistown Hotel Brown Jonathan, Placer Exchange Buckley H. bar-keeper, Blue Wing Ciouse Jas. blacksmith Combs Chas. laborer Cornelus Wm. laborer Craig John, clerk Dyer, Charles, farmer Ebert M. E. teamster Egbert Robert, merchant Elgin Wm. laborer Harned S. K. miner Heaney Daniel, Mineral Bar road sup Hightower William, miner Hines W. A. packer Hill Wm. miner Isaacs F. M. packer Keck Jacob, prop’r Blue Wing Keller John, blacksmith Meating N.

1861 Directory of Ophir California

1861 Directory of Ophir California Arkwell John, miner Bickford D. lawyer Broomley John, miner Choate D.merch’t and Dist. Collector, Main St. Choate M. clerk, Main st. Choate N. miner, Main st. Cory Isaac, blacksmith, Main st. Crus A. miner, Schnable’s Quartz Mills Cummings H. farmer, Cunningham M. miner, Curtis D. B. miner, North Ravine, Curtis George, farmer, Doig Thomas, miner Earns J. miner Eastman Stephen, miner Foch C. miner, Schnable’s Quartz Mill, Ophir Franks F. J. lawyer, N. Ravine, near Ophir Hani C. miner, Schnable’s Quartz Mill, Harsh George, miner Hathaway W. watchmaker, Main St, Heath A. water agent Hendon

1861 Directory of Yankee Jims California

1861 Directory of Yankee Jims California Abbott James, miner Adams George, miner Adams L. miner Adams Timothy, miner Ambriester S. miner Anderson William, (colored) porter Andrews Christian, miner Andrews Joseph, miner Armsden Joseph, miner Baker Artemas jr. miner Baker Artemas, miner Balch George, blacksmith Balch, Geo. blacksmith Barnhill Robert, miner Barron Fletcher, miner Barstow William, express agent Barstow Wm. express agent Battman J. W. miner Baxter N. M. miner Beckford A. miner Beilderman Conrad, saloon-keeper Benedict Louis, teamster Benjamin John, miner Bennett Jo. miner Biteley Robert, dairyman, Booth Arthur, miner Bowman S. W. miner Bradley S. R. miner Brown Chas.

Todd's Valley California in 1857

1861 Directory of Todd’s Valley California

1861 Directory of Todd’s Valley California Allison J. G. tinsmith Anderson L. miner Arthur James, Jr. miner Arthur James, miner Bachelder Charles, miner Baker Arnold, miner Baker C. O. miner Baker P. Z. miner Ball W. H. miner Barnes A. miner Barnes W. miner Benedict N. merchant Bennett Joshua, lumberman Bennett William, lumberman Benninger Lewis, miner Bigelow V. G. miner Bishop A. J. miner Blackburn Joseph, miner Blanchard T. miner Blank William H. carpenter Bouty William Bowers Z. miner Bowley William, lumberman Boyles John M. miner Bradley G. N. miner Bradley John, butcher Bradley T. J. butcher Bradley William J.

1861 Directory of Virginia California

1861 Directory of Virginia California Abbott A. J. livery stable Aldrich E. S. clerk Aldrich Geo. D. merchant Anderson B. D. hotel-keeper, Mt. Pleasant House, Turnpike Road Bell A. O. farmer Betts G. H. laborer Bake H. H. miner Blankenship J. H. hotel-keeper, Main St Colburn Thos. miner Coleman Thos. W. miner Cowen J. B. miner Curtis, W. R. hotel keeper Evans Ben. Evertt G. merchant Evertt P. merchant Finley D. J. L. physician and surgeon Haggard Martin, miner Harrington John, miner Hirst O. W. blacksmith, Main St, Holcomb James, miner, Mugginsville, Horn William, watchman Jones Jno miner Jackson L.