Location: Plumas County CA

Biography of Cassius H. Brown

It is very acceptable to have the privilege of giving in epitome the salient points of the career of the esteemed gentleman whose name is at the head of this article. Mr. Brown, familiarly known as Judge Brown is one of the pioneers of this County and has always been much interested in its welfare, prominent in politics, a leader in the advancement of the cause of education, a prominent citizen and property owner and a large hearted, genial, upright, capable, and talented American citizen. The birth of Cassius H. was on December 27, 1852, in a log cabin in

Biography of David Morey

David Morey, one of the pioneers of Redlands, was born in Perry County, Pennsylvania, in 1824. His father, Jacob Morey, moved to Delaware County, Ohio, at an early day, and took a farm out of the woods. He died there at the age of ninety years. His mother, Barbara (Jacobs) Morey, is still living, at the advanced age of ninety-two years. The subject of this sketch left home at the age of fourteen to learn the cabinet trade. He worked at this trade in Marysville, and in 1842 went to Indianapolis, where he remained until 1845. He then went to

Plumas County, California Cemetery Records

Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Plumas County California CAGenWeb Project) Meadow Valley Cemetery Quincy Cemetery District Following Cemeteries (hosted at Ron Cookes Home Page) Quincy Cemetery District Database  

Biography of Hiram Doncaster

HIRAM DONCASTER. – No one seems to operate so much in the capacity of a creator as the shipbuilder. The products of his brain and hand have a life of their own, are given a name, and have their own personality. Shipbuilding on the Sound is, moreover, an important business; and the masters of this craft are men of distinction. One of these is the man whose name appears at the head of this sketch. He was born in Nova Scotia in 1838, and first came to this coast via Panama in the year 1856, mining in Plumas county two

Ritsch, Lulu M. Steelman Mrs. – Obituary

Lulu M. Ritsch, 85, of Chico, Calif., died June 3, 2003, at the Chico Creek Care and Rehab Center. Her graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitations were Friday at Newton-Bracewell Chico Funeral Home. Lulu was born March 21, 1918, at Vale to Melville E. Davis and Mary Jessie Dee Steelman. She started school at the White Star School in Vale and then transferred to Muddy Creek School in 1924. She then started the 11th grade at Baker High School and graduated in May 1937. Mrs. Ritsch was baptized in 1957 at the Baker

Woods, George “Bud” – Obituary

George “Bud” Woods, 67, a former Baker City resident, died Feb. 8, 2006, at Oregon Health & Science University at Portland from complications of leukemia treatment. His memorial service will be at 1 p.m. March 18 at the Portola Station Baptist Church in Portola, Calif. Private interment will be at Likely Cemetery in Likely, Calif. Bud was born on Feb. 9, 1938, at Likely, Calif., to George and Lita Zollig Woods. His parents were originating partners in the Gibson Stage Line to Reno, Nev., and Veteran Service officers. Bud attended school at Woodland, Calif., from 1943 to 1953. The family

Biography of Frank S. Johnson

We are pleased to accord to the representative citizen and genial gentleman, whose name heads this article, a space in the history of Wallowa County for the salient points of his career, both because of the activity that he has shown in the affairs of the county, for the advancement of its interests and the development and progress of it, as well as for the commendable personal qualities that he displays constantly, being a man of good ability and excellent force besides attending to important enterprises both for the good of the community and the progress of the section, while