Monday, July 21, 2014

The Marin Journal March 15, 1883

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). 

March 15, 1883

Local Intelligence

Mme. Fourgeaud died in San Francisco last week.

Mr. G.W. L'Amoureaux had gone to Mojave Country.

Hon. C. Washburne has taken Col. Saunder's cottage, and will probably become a permanent resident of San Rafael.

The remains of J.W. Upton and G.W. Stinson were exhumed on Pt. Reyes last week, and brought to Mt. Tamalpais Cemetery.  Mr Upton died in 1872, yet strange to say, his appearance was as life-like as when he was buried.

The will of the late Mr. David L. Phillips is filed for probate.  The amount of the estate in CA., is estimated at about $200,000.  Half is given to the widow, $5,000 to each of the 6 children at majority, and the remaining half , less these bequests, to be equally divided among the children when the youngest becomes of age.

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.
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