The following is abstracted from the Marin Journal. The Marin County Genealogical Society has published a series of books with abstracts from the paper from 1861 through 1890. Each book has a full name index. If you are interested in researching your ancestors in these publications, please contact Cathy Gowdy (cylgowdy at aol dot com).
June 2, 1881
Mr. R.A. Rotche and family arrived on the overland train yesterday.
Mr. M. Miller, of Los Angeles, is on a visit to his brother Frank Miller of Olema.
Charley Meldram has returned from Tuscon, where he nearly fell prey to the horrors of the climate and bad weather.
Mr. George Estey, brother of Hons. Thomas and Charles Estey, arrived with his wife and daughter las week, from Milford, Massachusetts, on a visit.
The Fifth Generation - A daughter was born May 27th to Mr. and Mrs. George McNear, of Petaluma, who has a remarkable line of living ancestry, comprising 1 grandmother, 2 great grandmothers, 1 great great grandmother, 2 grandfathers, 2 great grandfathers, and a step grandmother “thrown in for good measure,” as the grain dealers say.
Source: Schwab, Carolyn, compiler. Newspaper Extracts From The Marin Journal, San Rafael, Marin County, California, January 6, 1881 to December 25, 1884. Marin County Genealogical Society. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2003.