Wallace Melvin Morgan.

History of Kern County, California, with biographical sketches of the leading men and women of the county who have been identified with its growth and development from the early days to the present; online

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CSENEALOGY COLLECTION



HISTORY OF

KERN COUNTY



CALIFORNIA



BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES



The Leading Jlen and ^'omen of the Countii Ulio Have Been Tdentified

]J'ith Its Growth and Development From tlie Early

Days to the Present



HISTORY BY

WALLACE M. MORGAN



ILLUSTRATED
COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME



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HISTORIC RECORD COMPANY

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

1914






CONTENTS

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Introductory 17

Kern County of Vast Size — Great Natural Wealth — Rapid Increase in Val-
uations — Necessity of Large Capital — Early Indians Within Borders of
County — Clash Between White and Red — First Mining in 1851 — Yellow
Aster Mine— Land Patents and Water Rights— First Oil Developed in 1899
—The High Point in the County History.

CHAPTER I.
A Description of Kern County 20

Area of Countv — Boundaries — North Line 136 Miles in Length — South Line
102 Miles Long— View of the Kern Valley— The West Side Oil Fields—
Buena Vista Gas Belt — Recent Activity in the Oil Fields — Reclaimed Swamp
Land — Miller & Lux Alfalfa Fields — Irrigation Canals Radiate from Bakers-
field — Broad Belt of Irrigated Land — Citrus Mesa Skirts the Sierras — Begin-
nings of Orange Culture — Water for Pumping Abundant — Cheap Power
Available — Pumping Plants in Other Sections — Great Land Holdings— Kern
River Oil Field — The Mountain Sections — Early Mining Country — Mountain
Farming Districts — Ranclio El Tejon — The Desert Triangle Again — Bakers-
field the Commercial Center.

CHAPTER II.

Indians and the Tejon Ranch 29

Remains of a Prehistoric Village — Early Indian Tribes — The Yokut Indians
— Living the Simple Life^Specimens of Indian Handicraft — Elaborate
Ceremonials of the Race — Tribal Names and Characteristics — Distribution
of Tribes — Civilizing the Indians — Plans of Lieutenant Beale to Protect
and Prosper Indians — Renegade Indians — Serranos — The Tejon Rancli —
Sold to Southern California Syndicate.

CHAPTER III.
Gold JIining from 1851 to 1875 35

Rush in 1851 to Kern River — Quartz Mining at Keysville in 1852 — Mining
the Kern River Placers in 1853 — Discovery of the Keys Mine in 1854 — The
First Quartz Mill Hauled from San Francisco — Keys and Mammoth Mines
— Town of Keysville — The Fort — Big Blue Mine and Whiskey Flat — Growth
of Kernville — Founding of Havilah — Its Most Productive Mine — Fondness
of Early Miners for Gambling — Other Mining Districts.

CHAPTER IV.

Beginnings of Agriculture and Stock-Raising 43

First Comers were Sojourners Only — Trip Made by Audubon in 1849 —
The South Fork Pioneers — Dangers of Early Days — The Mason & Henfy
Gang — South Fork Valley — Early Settlers on the Kern Delta — The Immi-
grant Road of the '50s — Site of Bakersfield in 1859 — Beginnings of the
County's Cattle Industry — Some of the Very Old Timers — Beginning of
the Sheep Industry — The Mexican Settlement — Catching Wild Horses as
a Business — Stories of the Outlaw Vasquez — The Barnes Settlement.

CHAPTER V.

Floods and Swamp Reclamation 54

Act of 1857 for Reclamation of Swamp Land — The First San Joaquin
Valley Canal Project— The First State Highway— Attempts to Interest
Capitalists — How a River in Flood Reclaimed a Swamp — Then the Drought
Helped, Too— Baker Gets His Patent— Montgomery Patent Annulled—
The State Did Not Get the Land — Beginnings of Bakersfield — First Settlers
— First Cotton Crop — First Schools — F^reight Hauled from Los Angeles —
Architecture in 1863— The Flood of 1867-68— Avalanches form Lakes— Flood
Reaches Bakersfield — Reclamation Work Completed — Patent Granted to
Colonel Baker.



CONTENTS

CHAPTER VI.



Organization of the County.



County Created from Tulare and Los Angeles — First County Seat at Havilah
— First County Officials — First Court House — First Election Precincts —
First Election in the County — The Vote for Governor — Officers Elected —
First Swamp Land District Organized — Agreement with Colonel Baker —
Changes in the Swamp Land Laws — A Sheep Worth More Than an Acre
of Land — The First Mountain Roads — Ferry Charges — Purchase of Toll
Roads by the County.

CHAPTER VII.

The Coming of the Capitalists 66

Era of Large Enterprise Begins — Bakersfield as it Was in 1870 — Sources
of Ready Cash — Early Captains of Industry — Cotton Growers' Association
Formed — Livermore and Redington Interests Sold — Kern County News of
1871-73— Havilah Residents Move to Bakersfield— Death of Colonel Baker
in 1872.

CHAPTER VIII.

Bakersfield Becomes the County Metropolis 72

History of Bakersfield a Story of Hope Deferred — Yet Always the City
was Full of Life — Contest for County Seat Assumed Final Form in 1873 —
Contest over Election — Bakersfield Made County Seat in 1874 by 22 Votes
— Contract for Court House — First Incorporation of Town — First Officers
— The First Hope Deferred — Delano Founded — The Story of Johnson's
Ox-Team— News Notes of 1873-75- Bakersfield Disincorporated in 1876—
The Town Marshal Then Retired.

CHAPTER IX.

The Contests Over W.\ter Rights Begin 80

Large Negotiations by Capitalists — Withdrawal of Redington — Decline of
Livermore and Chester — The Largest Plow Ever Built — Fertile Causes of
Litigation — First Great Fight Over Water Rights — Purposes of Haggin and
Carr — Carr's Dealing with the Ditch Companies — Plans to Gather in the
Desert Lands — Enter Miller and Lux at Rear of Stage.

CHAPTER X.

A Collection of Disconnected Stories 89

The Drought of 1877 — Disastrous in Its Effects — The Town of Tehachapi —
Its Pioneers — Moving of Old Town to Railroad — First Apple Trees Planted
About 1880— Delano Making Progress— The Last of Old Clubfoot— Lynch-
ing of an Outlaw Gang — The Tehachapi Train Wreck — Importation of the
Negroes— News Notes of 1886-93.

CHAPTER XI.
The Great Lux-Haggin Water Suit 98

Involving Some Picturesque Characters, a Supreme Court Decision, Two
State Irrigation Conventions, a Special Session of the State Legislature
and an Historic Agreement — Some of Miller's Chief Lieutenants — Leaders
of the Carr and Haggin Forces — Heads of the Rival Literary Bureaus —
Julius Chester and Richard Hudnut — The Kern County Echo — The Great
Water Suit — Kern River Plays Another Prank — Supreme Court Decides
for Riparianists — Irrigators Everywhere Protested — Governor Calls Legis-
lative Session — State Senate Deadlocks on Water Bills — The Miller-Haggin
Agreement .Ends Litigation.

CHAPTER XII.

First Attempt at Colonization 110

Haggin Decides to Colonize — Carr Gives Place to Fergusson— Many Plans
for Progress — Fire Wipes out Business Section — Bakersfield Quickly Re-
builds — Colonization on a Large Scale — Scions of Nobility Make Things
Hum — An International Romance — Journalistic Exigencies Aid Cupid —
Causes for Dissatisfaction in Rosedale Colony — Another Swamp Land Con-
test — The Jastro Administration.



CONTENTS Vll

CHAPTER XIII.

Important Events of a Decade, 1890-1900 117

Desert Mining Booms — Traces of Early Prospectors — Discovery of the
Yellow Aster — Other Famous Desert Mines — The Town of Randsburg —
Discovery of Tungsten Mines — The Amalic District — Other Important
Events — Gas and Electric Plants — First Street Railway — The First Levee
Canal — The Great Railway Strike — Coxey's Army Comes and Goes — Twin
Towns Incorporate — Companv G Responds to Duty — News Notes 1895-
1900.

CHAPTER XIV.

Development of Oil Fields 126

Discovery of Great Oil Fields That Have Made the County Famous — Early
Development at McKittrick — First Drilling Unsuccessful — Operators Move
to Sunset— Refinery Established in 1891— McKittrick Railroad Built— Oil
Boom Strikes West Side — Discovery of the Kern River Field — The Elwoods
To be Credited with Discovery— The Great Boom— Sunset Railroad Built
— Building of Pipe Lines Begun — .Associated Oil Company Formed — In-
dependent .Agency Organized — A Democratic Concern — Varying Prices for
Oil — Gushers Swamp the Market — The Boom of 1910 — Developments at the
Marketing End — More Pipe Lines Built — Getting the Markets Organized
— Efforts to Check Over-Production — Oil Land Withdrawals — The Pickett
Bill— The Yard Decision— Smith Remedial Bill— .Asphaltum and Oil Refin-
ing — Natural Gas Production — Natural Gas in Bakersfield — Making Gasoline
from Gas — Some of the County's Famous Oil Gushers — Gushers Start
Boom of 1910 — Lakeview Comes In — Product Swamps Pipe Line — The
Consolidated Midwav — A Procession of Gushers — North Midway Gushers
—Effect on the Oil Game— The Lost Hills Field— The Discovery Well.

CHAPTER XV.

Progress op the County from 1900 to 1918 148

Development of Punfp Irrigation — Experiments at Wasco and McFarland —
Development of the Citrus Belt — Pumping Plant Extension in 1912 —
Planting .Apples at Tehachapi — Status of Fruit Growing in 1913 — Bakersfield
in 1904— Good Times Return— Building Boom of 1909-10— Activity in
Home-Building — Raising the Civic Standards — Consolidation of Bakersfield
and Kern — Bakersfield Pave~ Her Streets — Bonds for County Roads —
Public Buildings of 1900-1913— Church Building— Progress of Schools— The
Rescue of Lindsay B. Hicks— News Notes 1899 to 1910.

CHAPTER XVI.

Brief Histories of Kern County Towns 173

Bakersfield in 1859 — Coming of Colonel Baker — Kern County Created —
Bakersfield Formally Laid Out — Bakersfield Wins the County Seat — Bakers-
field is Incorporated then Disincorporated — Another Era of Progress — The
Big Fire — Colonization of Rosedale— Public LUilities in 1889-90 — Kern River
Oil Boom— Present Prospects— West Side Oil Field Towns— Maricopa—
Taft — Fellows — McKittrick — Lost Hills — Towns of the Valley Farming
District — Delano — Wasco — Famosa — McFarland — Rio Bravo — Button willow
— Shafter — Rosedale — Edison — Towns of the Mountain Section — Tehachapi
—Glennville— Woody— Kernville— Isabella— Weldon— Onyx— Havilah—Ca-
liente — Towns of the Desert — Randsburg — Johannesburg — Mojave — Rosa-
mond.



INDEX



A

Abels, Fred 1506

Ackerley, C. H 1111

Adams, G. F 150S

Adams, James S.... 1260

Adams, Verne L 1518

Albrecht, Albert W 1418

Aldrich, G. J 1363

Alexander, Calvin B 596

Alexander, Ford 1299

Alexander, James 1085

Allardt, Hugo F 472

Allen, Charles E :. 1319

Allen, Louis 921

Amour, Augustine 1223

Amourig, August 1202

Andersen, Barney A 764

Anderson. C. V 232

Anderson, Frank 1476

Andre, Andre 992

Andre, Cyrille 494

Annette, James L 1326

Ansolabehere, Michel 1460

Ansolabehere, Michel 1139

Apalatea, Francisco 1377

Applegarth, Clark 1276

Ardizzi, Beneditto 1435

Argy, Michael 1538

Armstrong, William E 1368

Arp, James H 446

Ashe, Eliott M 1530

Atkinson, Benjamin M 1377

Atkinson, Thomas W 1376

Atwell, Joe M 798

Augsburger, John H 1332

Avila, Mrs. Mary J 861

B

Bach, Philip 1323

Bailey, E. W 1398

Bailey, John E 857

Bailey, Joseph L 857

Baker, James L 1380

Baker, Lynn W 1344

Baker, R. T 872

Baker, Col. Thomas 722

Baker, Thomas A 460

Bakersfield Brewing Co 1282

Bakersfield Ice Delivery 472

Baldwin, Frank H 1460

Ball, Herbert G 663

Ballagh, C. E 748

Ballagh, E. E 1093

Ballagh, Herbert A 730

Bandettini, Almando 1508

Bangsberg, O. C 1063

Banks, Henry F , 1504

Baptista, Christian and Margaret...- 763

Barker, E. J 1405

Barker, Vining E 1262

Barlow, Hon. Charles A 207



Barnett, Floyd H 1305

Barr. James A 1280

Barrett. Parker 1285

Bates. J. W 1085

Bates. Luther A 1551

Batz, John B 231

Bauman, Jacob 865

Baumgartner, Joseph 1282

Beardsley, Lewis A 1232

Beck, Charles G 1392

Becker, H. E 674

Bemus. Erskine .. 1225

Benjamin, Ernest V .. 1243

Bennett, A. V .. 1374

Bennett, Charles F.. .. 506

Bennett, J. A .. 1399

Bennett, John F .. 1312

Bennett, Hon. Paul W .. 634

Benson, Clarence D.. .. 738

Benson, Millard D.. .. 1365

Berges, Alexander ... - 868

Bergsten. Albion R.. .. 1451

Beringer. ?\Iilton D.. .. 629

Bernard. Francois ... - 1432

Bertrand, Jean E .. 944

Bess, R. W....: ■ .. 582

Bewley, R. L .. 1434

Bidart, John .. 801

Bimat, Bernard .. 901

Bimat, Leon - 741

Birchard, S. C ... 1385

Blacker, Ezra N ... 537

Blacker, Robert E... .. 1417

Blackball. Alexander R M .. 1021

Blaettler, Peter .. 1378

Blair, Frank E ... 1060

Blanc, Eli ... 1475

Blanck, Ernest L ... 867

Blankenship, Phil .... ... 1418

Blodget. Hugh A ... 883

Blood, Daniel H ... 1003

Blood, E. K ... 1224

Boese. Rev. John H. ... 1494

Boggs, William S ... 360

Boggs, Willis W ... 270

Bohna, Henry ... 388

Bolstad, Fred P ... 747

Borda, Domingo .... ... 812

Borel, Jean ... 1235

Borgwardt, Henry L ... 772

Bostaph, C. A ... 1371

Bowles. P. E.. Jr ... 1123

Bowman, Charles .... ... 1379

Bramham. Virginia ... 1025

Brandt, Henry J ... 1388

Bratt, Frank O ... 857

Bresson, Joseph ... 1297

Breuch, William ... 642

Brinkman, John J.... ... 677

Brite, Charles R ... 1335

Brite. Jesse D ... 1361

Brite, John B .... 1331



Brite. Liin- F 281

Brittan, Edward F 1225

Britz, Nick 1333

Brockman Fred C 702

Brooks, Thomas A 283

Broom, Mrs Margaret M 1524

Brower, CcNus 1037

Brown, Andrew 213

Brown, Edward S 1097

Brown, Granville I 320

Brown, H H 1205

Brown, James F 1385

Brown, L T 1491

Brown, ^ewelI J M D 1257

Brown, Thomas \V 751

Browning, William J 1106

Bruce, James L 897

Brnndage Hon Benjamin 1012

Brundage Benjamin L 1245

Buchanan Lewis R 955

Buckreus Fran? 330

Bumgarner G M M D 1018

Burge, E D 1448

Burke, D^mel 722

Burke, V ilter J 560

Burkett, Georsje F 1539

Burnes, Andrew \ 1235

Burnham E L 1371

Burns, F J 1364

Burton, Robert 996

Burubeltz Jean 1335

Busby, Harrj C 1305

Bush, Jonathan M 1485

Byrns, Frank A 1211

c

Caldwell, George 1347

CaldwelL James R 809

Caldwell, John E 809

Calhoun, George 1237

Call, George W 1308

Campbell, E B 985

Canaday, John W 1441

Canfield, W 1454

Cannell, Thomas A 577

Capdeville Jean B .. 1195

Carlock, Francis M 645

Carlock, Howard W 1429

Carlton, Eugene R 995

Carroll, J P 1193

Carter, Da\ id 931

Carter, J B 729

Carver, Alexander 1435

Carver, Mrs Louisa J 1251

Cassady, Forrest \ 1462

Castro, Albert U 879

Castro, Domitilo 737

Castro, Emilio C 1341

Castro, Epifamo P 853

Castro, Leonides 1168

Castro, Perfecto C 1550

Castro, Thomas C 1202

Cattani, Peter 1544

Cayori, Chris 1304

Chadwick, Chessman J 633

Chastan, Octa\e 846

Chatom, Paul 756

Chauvin, Alphonsc 1279

Chavez, Gabriel 1467

Chinette, John P 918



Chittenden, James E


760


Christensen, Claus P


668


Claflin, Hon Charles L


1250


Clar, Miss Anna


1477


Clark, Fred C


1446


Clark, James \


1021


Clark, Orville L


216


Clark, Samuel R


1236


dayman, John II


256


Clegg, William F


1471


Clement, Fred


1378


Clickard, John


1466


Cline, Christian \\


1338


Clotfelter, Less


1341


Cochran, Joseph A


1542


Coffee, Dave


927


Coffee, George W


1105


Colby, C. B


342


Coleman, Harrj L


1477


Colm, W. W


743


Colton, Francis G


1545


Condict, Henr> F


694


Cook, D. B


1180


Cook, F. S


1435


Cook, L. R


1471


Cook, W. H , M D


294


Coolbaugh, Mrs Elizabeth


865


Coombs, Leslie D


926


Cooney, Joseph P


1521


Cooper, Charles F


705


Coppin, Thomas C


1311


Cornish, Thomas J


948


Corsett, Frank H


1543


Corti, Paul


1157


Coulter, Joel W


687


Coulter, L. D


1363


Cowan, Marshall R


973


Coyne, Martin


1324


Craghill. Edward W


430


Craig, Fred W


1143


Craig, J. N


1463


Grain, Mrs. Mice \


1390


Crawford, Clinton B


1343


Crawford, James R


1533


Crichton, Da\c


482


Crippen, Fred N


1412


Crippen, S. G


1423


Crites, Angus J


336


Crites, Angus M


1045


Crites, Arthur S


1244


Crites, Mrs Louesa M


1046


Croft, J. H


655


Cromwell, Alexander H


603


Cross, Asa A


1300


Cross! John


1370


Crow, Lewis B


793


Cuda, Joseph


134S


Cuddeback, John P


353


Cuddeback, William N


347


Cummings, Clarence C


1531


Cummings, Edward G


1531


Cummins, Tliom.is L


659


Cuneo, P. J , M D


1075


Cunningham, W L


341


Curran, James


407


Curtzwiler, Charles W


1246


D




Daggett, Charles E


1552


Dailey, Charles A


1301



Dalton. Archibald E 1306

Daly, Charles 1413

Darnul, John J 767

David, Edward A 1467

Davis, Elonzo P 609

Davis, George 1516

Davis, Ira B 896

Davis, Philip M 151 1

Davis, Walter E 1303

Dawley, C. H 743

Day, Charles E 420

Dearborn, Judge Elias M 816

Delfino, George 1157

Demsey, Cyrus P., M.D 1047

Denio, John B 315

Dennen, LeRoy A 1513

Derby, George W 1433

Deuel. J. J., Sr 1214

Deuel, J. J., Jr 501

Devenney. Henry F l^'iU

Dickey, C. L 1425

Dickinson, Charles 1278

Dickinson, James E 482

Dixon, Archie H 828

Dixon, Ola G 836

Dodge, R. M 1386

Doherty, William J 887

Dooley, Joseph P 1368

Doran, Peter 1510

Dougherty, Dixon 324

Dover, H. J 1553

Dowd, Adolphus 1447

Drader, Charles 356

Duhart, Pierre 96S

Dumble, Herman S 1184

Duncan, Eugene B 350

Duncan, M. A 434

Dunlap, Henry C 1261

Dunlop, Samuel J 1312

Dunn, John M 1307

Dunne, Cornelius 1139

Durnal, J. A 1527

Duschak, Simon 1528

E

Eardley, W. A.. 244

Echenique, Miguel 944

Echenique, Tomas 827

Echols, A. B.... 1516

Eckert, Mrs. Belle C 1394

Eckhoff, Frederick J 1253

Edmonds, Reuben ,\ 367

Edwards, E. T 252

Edwards, George B 403

Edwards, J. G.. 1328

Ehlers. Fredrick 1381

Eiland. Edward F 858

Ellis, Katharyn W , M D 344

Elwood, Harry M , M D 956

Emerson, Charles 1369

Emmons, E. Carroll 1398

Emmons, Hon. F J 1500

Enas, John .529

Endert, Joseph F 811

Engelke, W. A 1454

Engle. William H 1374

Erb, E. J 1315

Erickson, Henry K322

Espitallier, Joseph 1548
Espitallier, Marius M .. 1372



Estribou, Jean B 1214

Etcheverry, Fernando 1191

Etcheverry, Peter 842

Etzweiler, Harry A 1194

Evans, Joseph L 563

Eyraud, August P 589

Eyraud, Jean 1549

Eyraud, Joseph 921

F

Fairchild, Charles H : 521

Fairchild, Margaret H 522

Farmer, Milton T 891

Farris, Hamilton 418

Fechtner, Paul R 1537

Fenneman, Henry H 850

Ferguson, Andrew 1124

Ferguson, W. A 803

Fergusson, Reginald A., M.D 338

Fether, Frank A 1026

Fether, Harry D 1072

Filben, Arthur B 1274

First National Bank of Taft 450

Fishell, Roland R 1489

Flournoy, George 581

Fogarty, Thomas H 1357

Fogg, E. S., M.D 1224

Follansbee, William G 706

Forbes, A. D 348

Forker, William N 1094

Forsyth, Donald H 1420

Foster, Edwin L 1249

Foust, Andrew J 1457

Foust, Levi E - 651

Fox, C. A 957

Fox, J. Frank 778

Frazier, William W 1523

Freear, Charles H 906

Freear, Henry T 683

Freear, Horace R 475

Freear, James A 214

Freear, John A 209

Freear, Joseph P 498

Freeman, Albert W 271

Freeman, Hon. James W 1212

Freligh, Andrew 433

Fry, Charles H 1384

Fry, John A 1000

Fry, Joseph B 752

Fuller, Rev. Edgar R 969

Fultz, Thomas S 1542

G

Galbraith, G. H 961

Gallman. John J 366

Galloway, Ralph E 262

Galtes, Paul 307

Gardette, Peter 197

Gardner, John A 368

Gardner, J E 1048

Gates, N. M 1367

Geddes, Charles E 1426

Geiger, Felix 1487

General Hospital of Taft 373

Getchell, C E 718

Giboney, C L 1325

Gilfillan, Adam W 417

Gill, John L 810

Gillespie. J E 819



XI



Gillespie, Patrick 1056

Gillette, Edward D 623

Gilli, Peter 541

Girard, Joseph Ill

Girard, Jules 1539

Giraud, Cyrille 1524

Gist. Jabez R 981

Glanville, Oscar 565

Glenn. Mrs. Sarah 1330

Goode, Albert S 489

Goode, O. P 1416

Goodman, H. S 1277

Gormley, F. B 673

Gould, Bert E 1353

Graham. James T 1404

Grant, James C 1431

Gray, Jonathan E 453

Green, A. B 1339

Green, Bernard G 1372

Green, Bert 1041

Green Brothers 1041

Green. Clarence S 678

Green. John L 1041

Green, John T 429

Greer. Jefferson M 1483

Gribble, Fred L 1450

Grimaud, Stanislaus 1269

Grogg, E. A 1326

Guiberson, Lorraine P 463

Gunderson, Robert 1445

Gundlach, Max. Jr 1554

Gunn, William W 1541

H

Haberfelde, George C 1167

Haberkern, Charles F 374

Haese. Otto 1011

Haimes, Reginald F 1150

Hall, Hon. Fred H 219

Halloran. John 1465

Halter. Joseph J 1273

Hamilton, E, M 999

Hamilton, John E 278

Hamilton, Truman W 1497

Hamlin, Francis A., M.D 313

Hanning, Cecil H 1215

Harbaugh, Isaac W 1176

Harding, Jack 1119

Hardisty, Charles 1407

Hare, Frederick E 1445

Harman. Lane S 269

Harmon. William 1052

Harrington, Albert L 578

Harris, Witten W 868

Hart, Charles M 1356

Hart, John 1175

Harvey, John H 1428

Harvey, Thomas N 234

Hastings, George 1045

Hatfield, George W 1346

Hath. H. J 1329

Hay, George 225

Hayden, James M 756

Hayes, Emmett L 1147

Heard, J. W 1500

Heasley, WilHam E 1470

Heck. E. P 341

Heck. O. C 341

Heldman. Charles H 1078

Helm. Lesrey G 1440



Helm, Thaddeus W liZ

Henderson, George D 1278

Henderson, Lawrence 1526

Henderson. William L 1534

Hendrickson, John J 842

Hern, J. J 1416

Herod, Clarence L 1247

Herod, James 744

Hickey, John . 637

Hicks, J. W.... 1459

Hiemforth, Peter 1188

Higley. E D 1320

Hill. Fred \ 718

Hill, F. F 349

Hill. Paul C 1011

Hill. Roland G 510

Hill. William 11 207

Hilliard. Weslo> W 1210

Hillman, Earl 1527

Hirsch. L. A.. 1334

Hitchcock, Charles D 1064

Hoagland, Arthur E 1427

Hochheimer, Ira 1165

Hoenshell, David L 1266

Holden, Rev. John P 566

Holland, W. J 569

Holmes, Calvin H 1336

Holmes, Fred S 1488

Holmes, Myron 268

Holson, Dell J 1213

Holtby, Robert M 564

Holthe. Oscar \ 1396

Hopkins. Hariy A 355

Hopper. Leonard 748

Hopper, Thoma-, 797

Hornung. Paul 1051

Hosking. Henry 1201

Hougham, Edward I 438

Houser, William M 111

Howell, William A 293

Hubbard, John E 875

Hudson, Hon. R J 295

Hughes, H. Guy 763

Hughes, R. C. 1388

Hunt. R. R 1529

Hunter, Alva 1325

Hur.st. Willis E 1528

Hutchins, V. G 837

Hydron, James F 380

I

Illingworfh, Carlos G 862

Irwin, Hon. Rowen 263

J

Jackson, Charles W 446

Jackson, David \ 1120

Jacobs, A. Neal 1415

Jacoby, Abraham 973

James, J. B 1495

James. Walter 394

Jameson, John M 476

Jasper, Mrs. Hariiet 693

Jastro, Harry \ 1230

Jastro. Henry \ 195

Jensen, H. P. 1215

Jessup, John R 507

Jewett, Mrs. Catherine ^ 1296

Jewett. Frank C 1314



Jewett, Philo L 222

Jewett, Solomon 1292

Jewett, S. Wright 1059

Johndrow, Louis F 1015

Johnson, Charles F 812

Johnson, Charles W 922

Johnson, John 595

Johnson, John P -. 1042

Johnson, J. Thomas, M.D 424

Johnson, Mrs. Melvina 1505

Johnson, Richard A 1517

Johnston, Charles N 545

Johnston, George K 837

Johnston, H. D 1056

Johnston, Lucius 689

Jones, J. A 1554

Jones, Joseph G 1410

Jones, Paul R 1390

Jordan, Judson H 467

Jorgensen, George 1532

Joughin, William D 1133

Judd, Frank S 709

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Kaar, Charles H 1161

Kaar, Jacob F 1162

Kaar, John Ill

Kammerer, George 672

Kamprath, Otto R 514

Karns, Ernest 1097

Kaye, W. W 203

Kean, Michael T 1116

Keene, Arthur M 1483

Keester, Lloyd P 1048

Keleher, T. P 1456

Kellermeyer, Edward C 872

Kelley, Franklin C 1318

Kelley, George C 1317

Kelley, Jesse L 1082

Kelly, John W 1495

Kelly, W. W 789

Kerr, Charles 1075

Kersey, Joe D 1530

Kersey, Mrs. Lizzie 1467

Kidd, A. M 1313

Kimball-Stone Drug Store 233

King, George W 1384

King, Layton J 674

Kingston, Thomas S 1376

Kinton. Miss Ella B 1459

Kirsten, A. C. Julius 891

Kitchen, Charles E 1071

Kizziar, WilHam L 902

Klingenberg, August 1477

Klipstein, Henry W 385

Klipstein, Thomas E 909

Knight, Harry S 958

Knoke, J. C 1425

Knowlton, Kent S 962

Koch, John 1438

Kosel, Peter 1550

Kramer, Otto 1409

Kratzmer, August 978

Kueffner, Rev. Louis 550

Kuehn, George W 1268

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Lafont, Valentin 1339

Laird, Rollin 1253

Laird, William H., M.D 569



LaMarsna, Gerard C 1515



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