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Le [illegible], Anna Mae

Birth Place: Crescent City
Pioneer Father: Grandfather, John Malone
Birth Place: Cork Ireland
Date of Arrival in California: 1848
Pioneer Mother: Anna M. Bertreh
Birth Place: Crescent City
Date of Arrival in California:

Remarks: Grandfather came around the Horn.

Grandfather came to Canada; engaged in Mining in Sonoma; in ’53 came to Crescent City and started first Mercantile Business.

Hengst, Adeline Dorothea

Birth Place: San Francisco
Pioneer Father: John Gottlieb Fanke
Birth Place: Germany
Date of Arrival in California: 1854
Pioneer Mother: Gesene Von der Sheen
Birth Place: Germany
Date of Arrival in California: 1878

Remarks: My father came to San Francisco with his Aunt 1854 and went to School and studied music as a young man and became a leader in Choral and Music Society; later went into the saloon and restaurant business, in the wholesale district; my Parents were married in S.F.

Griffin, Hellie Berry

Birth Place: Central Point, Oregon
Pioneer Father: William Preston Berry
Birth Place: Illinois
Date of Arrival in California: 1852
Pioneer Mother: 
Birth Place: 
Date of Arrival in California: Mother arrived in ’65 around the Horn
Sebastopol 1889

Remarks: Grandfather Baxter Bell Berry, brought his family across the plains in a covered wagon to Sacramento in 1852, Sept. 9th.

Segersun, Nelli Katherine

Birth Place: San Francisco
Pioneer Father: Henry Besby
Birth Place: Gallway, Ireland
Date of Arrival in California: ?
Pioneer Mother: Jane Frances O’Reilly
Birth Place: Scotland
Date of Arrival in California: ’49 or ’50

Remarks: Mother did not tell me which route they took to the West. My Grandfather, John O’Reilly and his brother arrived in S.F. in ’49; they were living here before ’49. Grandfather built a home and then sent for his wife and the three girls; they attended the Presentation Convent which was established in 1854. My Grandfather and his brother came through Panama; he and the Captain were the only ones who did not have yellow fever so they removed all the passengers which was father’s first job in the new Country. Parents were married in 1865. My Grandfather’s brother built the first Hotel in Virginia City, Nevada. My Grandfather and his family remained in San Francisco, which they loved.

Hall, Edith Sophia

Birth Place: Eureka, California
Pioneer Father: Daniel E. Baker
Birth Place: Toronto, Canada
Date of Arrival in California: 1872
Pioneer Mother: Sophia Albee Baker
Birth Place: Eureka
Date of Arrival in California:

Remarks: Father came by Railroad. My Grandfather, Joseph Porter Albee arrived in 1849; came by Platte River route; he rode horse-back, and stayed with one caravan and then with another; in this way he made better time; went to Weaverville in 1852. My Grandmother, Catha Putnam Albee came by ship across the Isthmus, with three children and Grandfather met in San Francisco, and took them to Weaverville. In the fall of ’53, they crossed the mountains into Humboldt Co. Mother was in Eureka, May 10th 1854; the first white child born in Humboldt Co. In the father of 1862 my Grandfather was killed by Indians; left a wife and children, one, a baby 4 days old. The History by Bledsoe has an article about my Grandfather Joseph Porter Albee.

Stafford, Elizabeth H.

Birth Place: Newark, N.Y.
Pioneer Father: Robert Walker
Birth Place: North Ireland
Date of Arrival in California: May 18, 1849
Pioneer Mother: Rosanna Smith
Birth Place: New York
Date of Arrival in California: 1900, 1910

Remarks: My father was here over 20 years making 3 trips back to his family in New York. I have a picture, a daguerreotype, take up in the gold fields in 1864 with 3 men but I do not know their names. My two daughters and self, left N.Y. Apr. 29, 1913 for Australia, arrived here Nov. 10, 1919 after a trip around the world.

Young, Marcilla A.

Birth Place: Middleton, Lake Co., California
Pioneer Father: Oscar Bingley Armstrong
Birth Place: Tennessee
Date of Arrival in California: 1870
Pioneer Mother: Mary Ellen Armstrong
Birth Place: Missouri
Date of Arrival in California: 1854
Died in ’26 in San Francisco

Remarks: Came in a Covered Wagon, through Utah.

O’Sullivan, Alice Daily

Birth Place: San Francisco
Pioneer Father: Charles J. Daly
Birth Place: New York
Date of Arrival in California:
Pioneer Mother: Alice Smith Daly
Birth Place: Benicia
Date of Arrival in California:

Remarks: Charles Daly was a son of Charles Daly and Jeannette Watson, she was a daughter of Thomas Watson and Bridget Watson; she was born in the Mission San Rafael in 1851; Thomas Watson and Bridget Conway were married in San Francisco, Oct. 7, 1849.

[illegible], M.L. Miramontes

Birth Place: San Francisco
Pioneer Father: Alfred Miramontes
Birth Place: Half Moon Bay, California
Date of Arrival in California:
Pioneer Mother: Leontina Miramontes
Birth Place: France
Date of Arrival in California:

Remarks: My Great-Grandfather, one of the Founders of Half Moon Bay; then known as Spanish Town.

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