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Salinas Weekly Index
Salinas Weekly Index
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Description: Vitals

Date: February 1890

Newspaper published in: Salinas

Salinas Weekly Index
February., 1890
Salinas City, Monterey, California

February 6, 1890

Born -- RICE -- in Salinas, Jan 29th, to the wife of E.H. RICE, a daughter.

Born -- STEVENS -- at Tacoma, Wash., Jan. 13th, to the wife of Marcus H. STEVENS, a daughter.

Admitted to Citizenship --
-John PETERSON, native of Sweden, on testimony of J.A. WOLTER & Frank RASSETTE.
-Peter MILLER, a native of Germany, on testimony of Philip STEIGLEMAN & L.L. WEAVER.
-John DIAS, native of Portugal, on testimony of J.B. CASTRO & John R. CASADAY.

DROWNED -- Rosario AVILA…about 22 years of age, in employ of Phil. COLLINS, was drowned last Tuesday afternoon while endeavoring to swim across the Salinas river near Chualar. He was an expert swimmer but was disabled by cramps. Mr. COLLINS, who cannot swim, was present on the bank of the river at the time, and threw the unfortunate young man a rope but he failed to grasp it and disappeared from view in the turbulent stream. At last accounts the body had not been recovered.

Dennis McCARTY, of Castroville, and Mrs. Mamie THOMPSON, of Pajaro, are to be wedded next Tuesday.

February 13, 1890

Miss Mary O’BRIEN died in San Jose on the 1st day of this month in the 104th year of her age, having been born on the 4th of July 1786. She was present as an infant at the inaugural of George WASHINGTON in 1789.

Marriage Licenses --
Feb. 6th -- W.H. JACKSON, of Aptos, aged 60, and Jane McDAVITT, of Castroville, aged 60.
Feb. 7th -- Frank MORRILL, aged 32, and Decia FULKERSON, aged 27, both of Salinas.
Feb 11th -- Walter V. NEWMAYER, aged 26, and Kittie PALMTAG, aged 20, both of Salinas.
Feb. 11th -- William CASEY, of San Lucas, and Kate L. HOALTON, of San Ardo.

Divorces granted --
Mary MADSEN vs. John MADSEN
James A. ALLEN vs. Lillia P. ALLEN

February 20, 1890

Born -- BERNSTEIN -- in Salinas, Feb. 14, to the wife of B. BERNSTEIN, a son.

Born -- CRONIN -- in Salinas, Feb. 15, to the wife of J. CRONIN, a son.

Born -- BROWN -- in Fresno, Feb. 13, to the wife of J.H. BROWN, a daughter.

Born -- DAUGHERTY -- in Salinas, Feb. 18, to the wife of F.A. DAUGHERTY, a daughter.

Born -- CONLAN -- at Santa Rita, Feb. 18, to the wife of John CONLAN, a son.

Died -- LUSANCHI -- in Salinas, Feb. 15, Lillie LUSANCHI, aged 10 years.

Died -- KELLEY -- in Castroville, Feb. 12, John KELLEY, aged 23 years.

A WELL KNOWN CHARACTER GONE -- John A. DOUGLASS, well known in Monterey county as a persistent denouncer of thieving Mexican grants…died in Salinas Tuesday night. He claimed to be 85 years old and says he came to California in a man-of-war in 1835, but did not come here to settle until after the discovery of gold. He squatted upon a portion of the Rancho de la Puenta del Monte, from which he was ejected…Jesse D. CARR says he knew him as a young man engaged in the business of cotton clerk on the lower Mississippi river. The funeral will take place from his late residence on California St., at 10 o’clock a.m. tomorrow, Friday, February 21st.

Mrs. Caroline LIEBRANDT, wife of David LIEBRANDT, died of la grippe, in Santa Cruz on the 15th inst. The deceased was a daughter of Dr. C.A. CANFIELD, a well-known former resident of Monterey county, who died several years ago. She leaves 2 children. Mr. LIEBRANDT owns a ranch in the Corral de Tierra.

Miss Stella M. SEARS and Egbert B. STONE were married at the residence of the bride’s father, Hon. W.H. SEARS, in San Leandro, on Wednesday evening of last week. The groom is a prominent young farmer of San Leandro.

Mr.&Mrs. W.J. TOWLE of Monterey celebrated the 27th anniversary of their marriage on the 11th inst.

February 27, 1890

Married -- PARSONS-METZ -- at Cholone, Monterey Co., Feb. 25, by Rev. J.M. HELSLEY; Lee R. PARSONS, of San Lucas, and Miss Alice METZ, of Cholone.

Married -- CHRISTIANSEN-MARBACH -- at the residence of the bride’s parents, in Salinas, Feb. 21, by Justice L.B. JENKINS; Niles G. CHRISTIANSEN and Miss Emily MARBACH, both of Salinas.

Died -- LUNDQUIST -- in Soledad, Sunday, Feb. 23, of consumption, P.O. LUNDQUIST, a native of Sweden, aged 40 years. […has lived in Soledad for upwards of 15 years…heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved wife and little ones…]

Chas. R. HOFF died at his home in Santa Cruz last week. The deceased was a brother of Mrs. E. KINGSLEY of Salinas…

The body of Rosario AVILA, who was drowned on the 4th inst. In the Salinas river near Chualar, was found last Thursday by Robert PORTER and Henry COSSEBOUM on a sand bar in the river near Blanco. The body was brought to Salinas…

L’Eloizia, a Swiss paper published in San Francisco, pays the following tribute to little Lillie LUSINCHI, who died in Salinas Feb. 15: “Lillie LUSINCHI, the only daughter of Marietta LUSINCHI-EDDY, of Salinas, died on the 15th of February, at the tender age of ten years. Little Lillie was certainly one of the most beautiful and intelligent children of the Swiss colony in California…”

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