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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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