Location: Auburn California

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 includes the greater part of the community. Dr. Chapin has a large practice in Redwood City and the neighboring towns, families and individuals from San Carlos to Menlo Park seeking his aid at the time of sickness. Although Dr. Chapin’s practice demands most of his time and attention he is one of the community’s most progressive members. He has actively co-operated in many civic movements and others have his loyal endorsement and support. Dr. J. E. Chapin was born in Auburn California, on February 3, 1871 and has been a resident of this state for 44 years. He was married in Chicago in 1902. After completing a course at Stanford University Dr. Chapin graduated from the medical department of Washington University in 1909. Dr. Chapin is a member of...

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1861 Directory of Auburn California

1861 Directory of Auburn California. Addrian A. baker, Eagle Bakery, Main St Allen B. C. banker, Main St. Ambrose William, steward, American Hotel Anderson Geo. L. attorney-at-law, Commercial St. Andrews M. watch-maker and jew’r, Commercial St. Armitage J. laborer, bds Am. Hotel Atkinson John, laborer, California St. Atwood N. teamster, bds Crescent City Banvard E. M. Treasurer Barnhart Barnhart, teamster, Auburn Turnpike Road Barny John, Empire Livery Stable, Washington St. Barrett J. S. teamster Barrett S. E. carpenter, bds Empire Hotel Batton S. beer saloon, Main St. Bayard Charles, laborer, bds Orleans Hotel Beckett J. F. miner, bds Empire Hotel Bigerman M. Cox’s Ranch Bird A. B. bar-keeper, American Hotel Bishop & Co. Aub. Meat Market, Main St. Bishop & Long, res Main st Boggs J. C. Constable, res Turnp’e R’d Bronson W. S. physician, County Hospital, Com. St. Brooks J. P. banker and b’k-st’e, cor Center Block Broomhead William, carpenter, res Sacramento St. Brown John, teamster, Gove & Gordon Browne J. L. clerk, Hall & Allen’s Bank, Main St. Bullock L. L. Sheriff Butler W. S. school teacher, bds Hogan’s Butts George C. sawyer, bds Hogan’s Rest Campbell H. D. prop. Bloomer Ranch, Carter I. farmer, Auburn Ravine Carter J. farmer, Auburn Ravine Cash Martin, miner, Grizzly Diggings Caust Jacob, carpenter, Sacramento St. Charbonnean John B. clerk, Orleans Hotel Clancy John, laborer, bds. Orleans Hotel Clark Jas. H....

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Carpenter, Samantha L. Kuperus – Obituary

Samantha L. Kuperus Carpenter, 37, formerly of Union County, died Oct. 28 in Fairmont, W.Va. There will be a 3 p.m. memorial service Monday at the Union County Senior Center. Everyone is requested to bring a rose. Ms. Carpenter, who preferred to be called Sammy, was born Dec. 2, 1968, in Auburn, Calif., and spent her childhood in several towns in Union County. She had a way of cheering up people. She always encouraged people around her to make sound choices, and many were touched by her spirit. Survivors include her father, Sam Kuperus; stepmother, Delilah Bishop; sons, Anthony and Zachary; and siblings, Robert Kuperus, Cherie O’Brian and William Kuperus. The Observer, Obituaries For The Week Ending Nov. 02,...

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Ingram, Ann Alberta Cole Mrs. – Obituary

Ann Alberta Cole Ingram, 77, of Baker City, a former Halfway resident, died Nov. 5, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. There will be a private memorial service. She will be interred with her husband, Tom, at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Ann Alberta Cole Ingram was born on March 12, 1928, to Jesse James Cole and Bettie Ann Bergman Cole at Wolf, Calif. Growing up, she was raised on a ranch and went to school in a one-room schoolhouse at Wolf. In her youth, she picked up the nickname “Dude.” From her earliest recollection it came from her actually riding her “horse” on her Dad’s foot, from there on, “Dude” stuck. The family later moved and she attended Placer Hillman High School at Auburn, Calif. On June 24, 1945, Tom Ingram and Ann met at a dance at Le Bar Meadows. They didn’t see each other again until July 22, 1945. Tom and Ann were married on Sept. 2, 1945, at Reno, Nev. They had 56 married years together. They had two daughters, Tanna and Connie. During Ann’s life she worked in various occupations. She was a nurse, she worked at a metal company making toothpaste tubes, ranched with her husband in Nevada County, Calif., and worked in a jam factory. Tom and Ann moved to Halfway on May 6, 1984. Those who live at Halfway will remember...

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Biography of Hon. John Gates

HON. JOHN GATES. – This gentleman was the chief engineer of the old Oregon Steam Navigation Company during its palmy days of navigation, and will always be remembered as one of the brightest minds of our state, as his inventive genius has earned for him the not inapt title of the Edison of the Pacific coast. He was born at Mercer, Maine, and as a youth learned the machinist’s trade, rising to the position of foreman of the shop in which he had been apprenticed. Coming to California in 1849, he was engaged in mining at Auburn and at Michigan Bluffs, and in 1852 was engaged as engineer for the old sawmill at Portland located near Jefferson street. His industry and thrift soon enabled him to buy a one-third interest in the mill; and his steady rise in wealth seemed assured. But a fire burned the mill, destroying at the same time his property and prospects. A start once lost meant many more years of hard work; for in those times the first accumulation was the point of difficulty. Nevertheless this misfortune proved as but the door to his later usefulness. He secured a place as engineer of construction with the Oregon Steam Navigation Company, having already the reputation of great carefulness and fidelity. But in this position he began to develop his native inventive genius, and during his...

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Biography of Dr. J. C. Hawthorne

For many years the subject of this sketch held a prominent place among the most distinguished medical men of the Pacific Coast. His high professional attainments were matched by a life of conspicuous rectitude and of great public usefulness. He was born in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, March 12, 1819, and was a son of James and Mary (Donald) Hawthorne, who were of English and Welsh descent. His father was a farmer, but a man of literary attainments and a graduate of Washington College, Pennsylvania. The early life of young Hawthorne was spent in Mercer County, where his elementary education was received, and where he was prepared for college. He commenced the study of medicine under Dr. Bascom of his native place, and after a brief course of instruction under his direction, entered the Medical University at Louisville, Kentucky, from which institution he subsequently graduated. He commenced practice at Louisville, where he remained until 1850, when he went to California. For some years thereafter he lived at Auburn, Placer County, engaged in a large general practice and hospital work, where he became widely known and gained an enviable reputation for professional skill. In 1851 he was elected State Senator from Placer County and served for two terms, the late Lansing Stout being at that time a member of the Lower House from the same county. In 1857 he came to...

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