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Mrs. Mary Sinard

Birth Place: Grass Valley, CA
Pioneer Father: Appolinais Ganstheir
Birth Place: France
Date of Arrival in California: May 1852
Pioneer Mother: Salina Ganstheir
Birth Place: Paris, France
Date of Arrival in California: May 1852

Remarks: Both parents came to Cal. via Cape Horn

Mrs. Isabella C. Love

Birth Place: Wesley City, Ill
Pioneer Father: William Wells
Birth Place: New York
Date of Arrival in California: Dec. 7, 1859
Pioneer Mother: Isabella Van Burne
Birth Place: Pittsburg, Penn.
Date of Arrival in California: 

Remarks: I was the adopted daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Crandall. Both died in Auburn, Cal. Mr. Crandall arrived in Cal 1849. Mrs. C and myself in 1857.

Mrs. Caroline E. Blaney Doudy

Birth Place: Tomales, Cal.
Pioneer Father: Andrew Jackson Blaney
Birth Place: Marbelhead, Mass.
Date of Arrival in California: Apr. 1, 1853
Pioneer Mother: Catherine White
Birth Place: Ireland
Date of Arrival in California: Apr. 1, 1853
Father: June24, 1906; Mother: July 6, 1910

Remarks: My father and mother went to the Isthmus of Panama on the Steamer Uncle Sam. From Panama to San Francisco on the Steamer Cortez. My father and mother were married in San Francisco Sept 27 1850 by the Rev. E. Thomas who was afterwards killed by the Indians. They both belonged to the Powell St. Methodist Episcopal Church. Father was a member of the Vigilance Committee and lived at the corner of Union and Taylor St’s. where he followed his trade of painter and house decorator. My parents moved to Tomales, Marin County Cal in January of 1857, where father held the office of justice of the peace for a number of years. He worked in Occidental Sonoma County Cal in 1874. Was the first Post master in that town, was also Justice of the Peace and served one term as coroner and public administrator. He was born in 1832

Mrs. Annale Mason Prescott

Birth Place: New Bedford, Mass.
Pioneer Father: Alonzo W. Owen
Birth Place: Saco, Maine
Date of Arrival in California: 1857
Pioneer Mother: Elizabeth Howard
Birth Place: Dartmouth, Mass.
Date of Arrival in California: 1853
Father in SF 1866; Mother Oakland 1887

Remarks: When mother and myself arrived in San Francisco Father had rooms for us on the corner of Montgomery and Sutter St’s. At the time Montgomery St. ended at Sutter. My Father was a house painter and his place of business was on Sacramento Street near Montgomery Street which at that time was near the waterfront. The first school I attended was on the corner of Bush and Powell St’s. In 1855 we all went to the gold mines and made our home at Shaw’s Flat Tuolumne County Cal. But father’s health failed and we all returned to San Francisco in 1858.

Loft, Cornelia D.

Birth Place: Oroville, Calif.
Pioneer Father: Charles F. Loft
Birth Place: Pemberton, NJ
Date of Arrival in California: Sept. 1, 1849
Pioneer Mother: Susan Hyer
Birth Place: Philadelphia
Date of Arrival in California: Aug. 1856
Mother: Oroville Sept. 1, 1902. Came by way of Panama. Father: — Overland entered Cal.


Mack, Orillia E.Q.

Birth Place: Paducah, Ken.
Pioneer Father: Thomas Garrett Jenkins
Birth Place: Paducah, Ken.
Date of Arrival in California: Nov. 1849
Pioneer Mother: Sarah A. Williamson
Birth Place: Dublin, Ireland
Date of Arrival in California: 1853
Mother: Oroville Oct. 1890; Father: Oroville 1910

Remarks: Mother by southern route; Father Isthmus of Panama

Kreling, Josephine B.

Birth Place: San Francisco
Pioneer Father: Adam Bootz
Birth Place: Brigen, Germany
Date of Arrival in California: July 10, 1852
Pioneer Mother: Marianna Leppeit
Birth Place: Strasburg, Ger.
Date of Arrival in California: October 1854

Remarks: Both came by way of Panama.

My father was a member of the Vigilance Committee 1855-56 was present at the execution of Casey-Cora. He is also the oldest hotel keeper alive at the present time. Commenced hotel business in 1857 The Philadelphia House on Bush St. and Belden Place. My mother died in the city Jan 5 1899.

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