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).
May 5, 1881
Dr. Johnson has gone to Idaho.
Miss Jennie Olds, of San Diego, is visiting her sister, Mrs. George Mason, in San Rafael.
Miss Anna M. Heath started for her New Hampshire home yesterday. Since her departure from San Rafael she has been at Healdsburg. Her health is feeble.
Col. Bean, late of the S.F. and N.P.R.R., has taken the superintendence of the Yuma division of the S.P., running East 500 miles from Tucson. His family will remain at Santa Rosa, until Autumn, when they will join the Col. at Tuscon.
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.