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Salinas Weekly Index
Salinas Weekly Index
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Description: General Transcription

Date: March 1889

Newspaper published in: Salinas

Salinas Weekly Index
March., 1889
Salinas City, Monterey, California

7 March 1889

Born -- JOHNSON -- in Medford, Jackson Co., Oregon, Feb. 26, to the wife of J.O. JOHNSON, a daughter.

Born -- TUTTLE -- at Pacific Grove, Feb. 27, to the wife of C.K. TUTTLE, a son.

Married -- COTTER-O’HARE -- at the Catholic Church, Salinas City, Feb. 26th, by Rev. Father SORRENTINI; James COTTER, of San Francisco, and Lizzie O’HARE, of Salinas.

Married -- REINHARDT-OECKEL -- in San Jose, at the German M.E. Church, Feb. 27, by the Rev. F. BONN; Otto A. REINHARDT (brother of E. REINHARDT of Salinas) and Eugenie J. OECKEL.

Married -- DAUGHERTY-LITTLEFIELD -- at the residence of Mr. Hiram COREY, Buena Vista rancho, Mar. 7, by Rev. Geo. McCORMICK; G.A. DOUGHERTY, Esq., and Miss Emma LITTLEFIELD, both of Salinas. [The ceremony took place at 11am and was strictly private, only immediate relatives being present. A wedding breakfast was partaken of at 11:30, and the happy couple took their departure northward on the 2pm train. They will return next week and settle down in Salinas, their future home. The bride is the accomplished niece of Mr. Hiram COREY, and the groom is one of the most estimable young men in town. They have the best wishes…]

Died -- MATHEISEN -- at Natividad, Feb. 23, of dropsy, Mrs. Anna Margaret MATHEISEN, aged 73 years, 10 months.

Died -- SOUZA -- near Blanco, Feb. 27, of consumption, Manuel SOUZA, aged 24 years.

Died -- MERRITT -- in Monterey Feb. 27, Juana Castro de MERRITT, aged 68 years, 8 months, 3 days.

Pacific Grove Notes -- Miss Bessie HUMPHRY was married in San Francisco Monday to W.A. HITCHCOCK of Tacoma, W.T. She is a niece of Mrs. S. HUMPHRY of the Grove, and resided here with her uncle, Mr. PADDELFORD. She was highly esteemed by all of her acquaintances. The young couple go on directly to Tacoma, where their future home will be.

Kings City Items -- a son was born unto the house of Frank ADAMS, on the San Lorenzo, Feb. 24th.

Notable Wedding at Pacific Grove -- Quite a wedding took place in St. Mary’s-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church at Pacific Grove, last Tuesday, Mar. 4. The names of the contracting parties were Cyrus Ball McCORMICK, son of the millionaire manufacturer of mowers and reapers, of Chicago, and Miss Harriett Bradley HAMMOND of the same city. Special cars brought 60 relatives and friends of the bride and groom, including the family pastor, Rev. Mr. VIBIT, who came along to see that the knot was properly tied…[long story…following are relatives of the couple]…The bride’s cousin, little Lizzie MORSE, bearing a white floral wreath and carrying a basket of beautiful white flowers…then came the bride on the arm of her aunt, Mrs. E.S. STICKNEY, who gave her away. The other members of the bridal party followed. Richard McCORMICK, brother of the groom, acted as best man, and Miss Nita McCORMICK, sister of the groom, attended the bride…The bride is a handsome blonde and looked very lovely…

14 March 1889

Born -- McLEAN -- in Salinas City, Mar. 11, to the wife of Dr. D.G McLEAN, a son.

Born -- BOUKOFSKY -- in Salinas City, Mar. 14, to the wife of H. BOUKOFSKY, a son.

Married -- SLOANE-TILMAN -- at Bradley, Mar. 3, by Elder D.G. WRIGHT; Lewis SLOANE, of San Francisco, and Miss Fannie TILLMAN, of Bradley.

Married -- HAMILTON-KING -- at the residence of the bride’s uncle, Kings City, Mar. 6, by Rev. J.S. McGOWAN; Wm. C. HAMILTON and Miss Birdie KING.

Married -- ADAMS-LEIGH -- at the residence of the bride’s parents in San Francisco, Mar. 5, Dr. Frank L. ADAMS, of Oakland, and Mary W. LEIGH, daughter of Hon. J.W. LEIGH, Receiver of the U.S. Land Office, San Francisco.

Married -- HALL-BEVANS -- at the Pajaro Hotel, Pajaro, Mar. 12, by Rev. J.W. BRYANT; Harry J. HALL, of Kings City, and Miss Edith BEVANS, of Gilroy.

Hollister ‘Advance’ -- Wm. DIXON, a well known resident of the Santa Ana valley, committed suicide at his home at an early hour Friday morning. For a few days prior, the deceased had been in poor health, and was given to despondent moods. He was in very fair circumstances, and no cause can be assigned for the act. At an early hour on Friday he arose, and an hour later was found by his son hanging by a ¾ inch rope to a beam in the barn. The body was still warm when discovered. A jury rendered a verdict in accordance with the above facts.

Miss Ruth TURNBULL, daughter of General TURNBULL, died in San Francisco on Wednesday of last week. She was aged 20 years and had recently returned from a visit to Europe.

The marriage of Miss May BECK, daughter of Hon. Thos. BECK, and Wm. REILLY, Sheriff of Ventura county, is announced to take place next month.

21 March 1889

Born -- SIEGHOLD -- in Salinas City, Mar. 20th, to the wife of C. SIEGHOLD, a son.

Died -- BRAFFIT -- in Salinas City, Mar. 16, Mrs. Lydia BRAFFITT, wife of Jas. BRAFFIT, a native of Ohio, aged 66 years.

Lizzie TUTTLE died of diphtheria at the home of her parents, in San Miguel Canyon, last Tuesday.

Edward McDONAGH died at Pleyto on the 12th instant, from injuries received by being thrown out of his buggy. The deceased was the father of H.C., Patrick, and J.F. McDONAGH, and Mrs. Catherine WILLIAMSON, Mrs. Maggie BUSHNELL, Mrs. Ellen J. HEINSEN and Miss Teresa McDONAGH. He had resided in Monterey and San Luis Obispo for over 16 years. He was born near the city of Londonderry, Ireland, and was 74 years of age at the time of his death. The San Miguel ‘Messenger’ gives the following account of the fatal accident: Mr. McDONAGH was driving home from San Miguel on Feb. 25th, when he was thrown from his buggy, the horse having shied and bolted suddenly while Mr. McDONAGH stood up to arrange the robes. The unfortunate man was throw out and severely bruised and shaken up, sustaining internal injuries which resulted in his death. Dr. CAIN, Dr. MILLER of Stockton, and Dr. McGOWAN of Jolon were kept in attendance up to the time of his death. The funeral took place on Thursday from his home near Pleyto, whence the remains were conducted to the San Antonio Mission cemetery, a large concourse of friends being in attendance. Mr. McDONAGH was well known and universally respected by all with whom he came in contact, and who now mourn the unfortunate sequel to his fatal accident.

San Lucas and Vicinity -- Warner FOLDEN, an aged gentleman who came to this section some months since and returned to his Nebraska home to sell out and arrange to remove here, arrived in San Lucas a few weeks ago in a very feeble health, and was taken out in the Jolon country. He has since died, and was buried Sunday. Deceased was a church member and a veteran G.A.R.

Oregon ‘Statesman’ -- Samuel MEEK, who recently died at Eugene, left an estate valued at $150,000, and A.A. MEEK, his nephew, has given a bond of $300,000 as administrator, the largest bond ever filed in that county. The deceased left $33,000 to his nephew, A.A. MEEK, $10,000 to his stepson and $1800 to an old man who had worked for him a long time.

Monterey ‘Cypress’ -- The remains of Edward ESCOBAR, a young man born in this town were brought from San Luis Obispo on last Wednesday evening and buried here Thursday. Deceased was 26 years of age and leaves a mother and several brothers and sisters here. He died with brain fever.

Marriage Licenses --
-Mar. 15th; Angelo ADAM and Minnie SUISSER, both of Kings City.
-Mar. 18th; Fred W. RIST and Mary E. RUSSING, both of Peach Tree.

Wm. PATTERSON and bride, of Tucson, Arizona, have arrived in Monterey, on a visit to the mother of the former, Mrs. L.S. TOOTHAKER.

Manuel de Souza BARROS, a native of the Azores, was admitted to citizenship…on the testimony of Manuel SOARES and A.M. SILVA.

In Memoriam -- Tribute to Sir Knight E.J. SWIFT, by Watsonville Commandery No. 22, K.T. -- …E.J. SWIFT was made an Entered Apprentice…in Salinas Lodge in 1875...received the degrees…in Santa Cruz in 1883...in Watsonville in 1883...E.J. SWIFT was born in the State of New York, Mar. 6th, 1848, and died in Santa Cruz, Cal., Feb. 1st, 1889. He immigrated with his parents to California at an early age and settled in Gilroy. Arriving at man’s estate, he engaged in hoteling, first in Gilroy, then in Salinas, and finally in Santa Cruz…He was one of Santa Cruz’s first citizens…

28 March 1889

A sad accident, wherein a boy killed a much-loved playmate, took place at Hollister last week. Albert FRANKLIN and Robert COCHRAN, 2 boys aged about 14 years, were playing with a pistol. They had removed the cartridges from the chamber, but FRANKLIN replaced the cartridges unknown to COCHRAN. The latter afterwards picked up the weapon and, in a playful manner, took aim at FRANKLIN and fired. The ball entered FRANKLIN’s forehead, killing him almost instantly.

Thos. LYNN, a native of Canada, was admitted to citizenship last Monday on the testimony of Job WOOD, Jr., and T.J. RIORDAN.

Geo. LAMPE, a native of Germany, was admitted to citizenship last Monday on the testimony of Thomas PRESCOTT and E. MICHAELS.

Marriage Licenses --
-Mar. 23rd; Pierre MARQUEHAUSSE and Emma CHAVOYA, both of San Lucas.
-Mar. 25th; David CASTRO of Salinas and Frances MATURANA of Gonzales.
-Mar. 27th; John HERON and Nellie HICKEY, both of Salinas.

Submitted: 02/26/05

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