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Miscellaneous California Obituaries

Donated by Sandra Harris
Transcribed by Bill Cribbs

Napa County -  Sacramento Bee, June 26, 1952

M'LEAN - In Napa, Napa County, June 20, 1952, Cecil M'Lean, husband of Lucy of Napa, father of Marjorie Engelhardt, Melvin M'Lean, both of Richmond; Hazel Mathewson, George M'Lean, Robert M'Lean, all of Napa; a native of Napa, aged 49 years.  Funeral services were held Monday in Napa.   Interment was in Tulocay Cemetery.

Nevada County -  Sacramento Bee, June 26, 1952

POLGLASE - In Nevada City, Nevada County, June 23, 1952, Laura Polglase of Nevada City, wife of Thomas of Nevada City, mother of Gladys and Albert of Nevada City and Robert of San Rafael, sister of Mrs. Emily Sandow and Mrs. Alma Renfree of Nevada City and Mrs. Edith Polglase of Grass Valley, aged 72 years.   Funeral services were yesterday in the Bergemann Funeral Chapel, Rev. Max L. Christensen, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church officiating, and Evangeline Chapter No. 9, Order of Eastern Star conducting the rites.  Burial was in the Forest View Cemetery.

Nevada County -  Nevada City Daily Union, March 9, 1906

POLGLASE - Thos. H. Polglase Is No More - Worked Here For Many Years - Leaves A Wife And A Number Of Children.  Date of Funeral Later.   Yesterday afternoon death claimed the soul of Thomas Henry Polglase, who had been suffering from an attack of pneumonia less than a week.   Mr. Polglase was about town last Friday.   He was stricken Saturday morning and rapidly grew worse until death relieved his sufferings.   Thomas Henry Polglase was one of the best known miners in this district, having lived here and followed his vocation for many years.   He was an honest, straightforward man and had a wide circle of friends, who will be pained to learn of his death.   Deceased was born in England and was aged fifty-nine years.    He leaves to mourn his loss a wife and the following children: Thomas, John, Helen, Vinnie, Annie, Hazel, Benjamin, Frank, Richard and an infant nine months old.   Benjamin and Frank Polglase are at present living in Arizona.   The date for the funeral has not been set.

Nevada County -  Sacramento Bee, May 12, 1955

POLGLASE - In Grass Valley, Nevada County, May 7, 1955, Mary A. Polglase, mother of Thomas Polglase of Nevada City, Nevada County; Mrs. Helen Ninis of Santa Clara, John Polglase of Redwood City, Mrs. Annie Garibaldi of Richmond, Lavina Boussum of Burlingame, Mrs. Hazel Kitts of Grass Valley, Richard Polglase of Downieville, Sierra County, and Samuel Polglase of San Mateo and sister of Mrs. Charles Baird of Grass Valley; a native of Grass Valley, aged 87 years.  Funeral serives (sic) were held yesterday in Nevada City.   Burial was in the Odd Fellows Cemetery.

Tehama County -  Sacramento Bee, May 12, 1955

REXROAD - In Red Bluff, Tehama County, May 11, 1955, Nannie Flora Rexroad, mother of Mrs. Harold Delvey of Red Bluff, Mrs. Iva Varner, Mrs. Leta Boot and Ernest Rexroad, all of Orland, Glenn County; Fred of Kansas and Marvin of Naturita, Colo.; a native of Missouri, aged 78 years.

Tehama County -  Sacramento Bee, May 12, 1955

SWOPES - In Corning, Tehama County, May 10, 1955, Lilly Frances Swopes, mother of Mrs. Gladys J. Feusi of Corning, Mrs. Nettie Miller and H. W. Swopes of Russellville, Ark., Mrs. Laura Oliver of Williamsville, Mo., and J. W. Swopes of Porterville; a native of Illinois, aged 80 years.

Nevada County -  Sacramento Bee, May 12, 1955

WHITTUM - In Nevada City, Nevada County, May 10, 1955, Susie Whittum, wife of Melvin Whittum of Tyler, Nevada County; a native of Oklahoma, aged 42 years.   Funeral services are pending at the Bergemann Funeral Chapel.

San Diego County - San Diego Union, June 15, 1940

Clarke A. Walker
     Services for Clarke A. Walker, lawyer, handwriting expert an dbook collector, will  be held at 2 this afternooon at Bradley-Woolman mortuary.  The Rev. John B. Osborn will officiate.

     Mr. Walker, who had resided here more than 40 years, taught at San Diego High school early in the century and then engaged in business enterprises before entering law pracitce.  He was the husband of Mrs. Josephine Walker and the father of Mrs. Louise Carnes, both of San Diego.

San Diego County - San Diego Union, June 15, 1940

Mrs. G. E. Whipple
     Services for Mrs. Gilberta Elizabeth Whipple, 73, 2885 Main st., will be held today, 3 p.m. at Bonham Brothers mortuary.  The Rev. Victor M. Johnson will officiate. Interment will be in Mt. Hope cemetery under auspices of Bennington auxilary, United Spanish War Veterans of which Mrs. Whipple was a member.

     Mrs. Whipple, who died at her home Wednesday night, was a native of Kentucky and had resided in San Diego 25 years.  Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Helen Cinnamon; two sisters, Miss Chloe Rogers, and Miss Ethel Rogers, three brothers, Winfield, Crit and Hardy Rogers and two grandchildren.

San Diego County - San Diego Union, June 15, 1940

Charles E. Wilson

     The Rev. Shirley R. Shaw will officiate at services for Charles E. Wilson today, 1:30 p.m. , at Bonham Brothers mortuary. Interment will be in Greenwood Memorial park.

     Mr. Wilson died at his home, 4645 Harvey rd. , Thursday. An accountant, he retired 12 years ago.  He was born in Troy, O., and came to San Diego from Santa Barbara 28 years ago.

    Mrs. Wilson was a member of San Diego Elks lodge and the I. O. O. F. lodge, Troy. Surviving arre his wife Mrs. Doela Wilson, San Diego; a sister, Mrs. Harry Thomas, East Orange,  N. J., and two brothers, Rijah Wilson and William Wilson, Troy.

San Diego County - San Diego Union, June 15, 1940

     The Rev. K. Knippenburg, former pastor of the German Lutheran church here, died Thursday in Los Angeles after a long illness, friends were advised yesterday.  He had served the local pastorate 16 years and moved ot Los Angeles 4 years ago.

    Services will be held Thursday, 2:30 p.m. in Trinity Lutheran church Los Angeles.

San Diego County - San Diego Union, June 15, 1940


San Diego Births

Burley--to Mr. and Mrs Lawrence Bernard, 3620 India, son, Mercy May 27
Corbin--to Mr. and Mrs. John Alonzo, 4719 Utah, son, Mercy, May 27
Douglas--to Mrs and Mrs. CLlarence Douglas IL 164 Eighteenth, son, County, May 22
Grame--to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Frances 4708 Jesse, La Messa, son, Quintard, May 28
Hall--to Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Parsons, 1140 Alberta, daughter, Quintard, May 28
Hinezo--to Mr. and Mrs. Max, 1720 Newton, son, County May 24
Huston--to Mrs. and Mrs. Theron Robert, 3820 Thirty-sixth, son, Quintard, May 28
Long--to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Franklin, 3718 Central, son, County, May 22
Massae--to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Aubrey, 3907 Imperial, son, County, May 22
Phillips--to Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Sherman, 4355 Estrella, son, Quintard, May 27
Richard--to Mr. and Mrs. John Cloto, 3444 Kettner, son, Couinty, May 22
Tinney--to Mr. and Mrs. Herschel, 4143 1/2 Hamilton, daughter, Good Samaritan, May 27
Weber--to Mr. and Mrs. Albin John, 415 S. Thirty-sixth, daughter, County, May 22

San Diego Marriages (applied for June 14)

Gursie-Fecher-Francis W. Gursie, 24; Evelyn Fecher, 25 Buffalo N.Y.
Barajas-Lopez--Joe Barajas 24; Sarah Lopez, 18; both Oceanside
Cage-Porter--John F. Cage 23; Madelyn A. Porter, 22
Gordon-Kirsner--Al Gordon 27; Hortense J. Kirsner, 20.
Miller-Kelly--John B. Miller, 43; Augusta K. Kelly 43.
Clark-Adams--Frances O. Clark, 24; Bernice I. Adams, 22, Phoenix
Martin-Van Sickle--George W. Martin, 24; Frances Van Sickle, 21.

 (Issued June 14)

Nisbet-Young--Harry Nisbet, 25; Marie V. Young, 21, St. James Man.
Stanley-Schrepel--Logn D. Stanley, 22; Mariana I. Schrepel, 20
Thompson-Nason--Aubrey F. Thompson, 24; Elizabeth L. Nason, 22.
Gregerson-Mc Clure--Henry Gregerson, 27; Helen McClure, 20; both Glendale.
Wright-Ransdell--Howard Wright, 24; El Cajon; Alene Ransdell, 22.
Fuentez-Erreca--Albert M. Fuentes, 24; Mariorie R. Errea 19: both Oceanside.
Bard-Brettbard--Abie J. Bard, 26; Sylvia Brettbard, 25.
Wang-Smith--Alfred A. Wang, 24; Ruth A. Smith, 24.
White-Taylor--Richard P. White, 25; Martha P. Taylor, 25.

San Diego Divorces

Hoppe--Lydia L. vs. Fred; cruelty
Yeoman--Jack W. vs. Dorothy, annulment.
Lynn--Ettie vs. Alma H. : maintenance

Interlocutory Decrees

Lee--Clarence P.  from Alam A.
Perry--C. E. from Norma L.

Official Death List

Fitzsimmons, Josephine  age 22  June 12
Herbert, baby Boy    June 11
Thomes, J. Frank  age 44  June 10
Teachout, Edward C.   age 61  June 11
Baptist, Henry   age 60  June 11
Madsen, Hans    age 86  June 13
Wilson, Charles E.   age 81  June 13
Murphy, Mary Ella  age 73  June 12
Harmon, Henry F.   age 74  June 11

San Francisco County -  Sacramento Bee, June 26, 1952

ROWE - In San Francisco, June 12, 1952, Irene Rowe, sister of Mrs. E. E. Weed of Oakland, Mabel Rowe of Camino, El Dorado County, Mrs. Beth H. Jones of Martinez, H. J. Rowe of Berkeley, aunt of Mrs. Angus J. Sloan of Camino; a native of Utica, NY, aged 70 years.  Funeral services were held June 16th in Piedmont.

Yuba County -  Sacramento Bee, June 26, 1952

SIMMONS - In Marysville, Yuba County, June 23, 1952, Mary Ellen Simmons, mother of Mrs. Maggie Morse of the Linda district, Yuba County, and Mrs. Connie Bale of Arkansas; a native of Texas, aged 74 years.    Funeral services will be tomorrow at 2 PM in the Hutchison Colonial Chapel in Marysville.

San Diego County -  San Diego Union, October 17, 1929

BOWER - October 16, 1929, Frances E. Bower, wife of Samuel L. Bower and mother of Mrs. Leo L. Frear, both of San Diego; Gordon R. Bower, Bremerton, Wash.; Frank H. Bower of Oakland; sister of Mrs. Julia Smith, Wheatridge, Colo.; a native of New York, aged 67 years.  Announcement made by the Benbough Funeral Parlors, Seventh and Date streets.

San Diego County -  San Diego Union, October 17, 1929

BURGESS - In this City, Oct. 16, 1929, Letta L. Burgess, wife of John G. Burgess, of San Diego, and sister of Ross Dickey of Long Beach.  Friends are invited to attend funeral services at the Bradley-Woolman Funeral Church, Sixth and Cedar streets, tomorrow (Friday) at 2 p.m., Rev. W. E. Crabtree officiating.  Interment Mt. Hope cemetery.

San Diego County -  San Diego Union, October 17, 1929

CAIN - Oct. 16, 1929, Edward Cain, uncle of John Cain, Mankato, Minn.; member of B. P. O. Elks, San Pedro, Calif.; aged 59 years.  Services at 10 a.m., Friday, at Bonham Brothers' Chapel, corner Fourth and Elm streets.

San Diego County -  San Diego Union, October 17, 1929

FRENCH - In this city Oct. 16, 1929, M. Alice French, wife of the late Stephen French, and mother of Mrs. Margaret E. Lawrence of Berkeley, Calif; Eleanor A. French of San Diego, and grandmother of Lillian M. Lawrence of Berkeley, Calif.  Funeral announcement later by Bradley-Wooman, Sixth and Cedar.

San Diego County -  San Diego Union, October 17, 1929

GUNSLEY - Oct. 15, Elmina Abigale Gunsley, mother of Mrs. Mary Garish, Mrs. Bertha Jewell, both of San Diego; Mrs. Viola Wood of Plainfield, Wis., Mrs. Edith Jones, Wilmington, Calif., Mr. John E. Gunsley, Salem, Oregon; sister of Steven Blair, and Edward Blair, both of Rawley, Iowa; Charles Blair, Plainfield, Wis.  Friends are invited to attend services today (Thursday) at 10 a.m. under auspices of W.B.A. No. 17, and Heintselman Post Women's Relief Corps, at Bonham Brothers' Mortuary, corner Fourth and Elm streets.  Interment Mount Hope cemetery.

San Diego County -  San Diego Union, October 17, 1929

HARRIS - Of 1479 J. Street, William C. Harris, aged 77 years.   Funeral services will be held at Rogers Funeral Chapel, 4094 University ave., Friday, 10 a.m., Rev. Wilde officiating.   Interment, Glen Abbey cemetery.

San Diego County -  San Diego Union, October 17, 1929

LAMKIN - At the residence, 3627 Jennings st., Point Loma, Oct. 15, 1929, Alfred Lamkin, father of Mrs. Addie Coates of Buffalo, N.Y.; a native of England, age 53(?) years.   Friends and members of Masonic fraternity are invited to attend the funeral service Thursday, Oct. 17, 2 p.m., at Merkley Funeral Parlors, 3655 5th ave., under the auspices of Silver Gate lodge No. 296, F. & A. M.

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