Claude McAlee1

M, b. circa 1881, d. 5 September 1903
FatherThomas McAlee b. 1842, d. 1890
MotherAngeline (Flack) Nye McAlee b. 14 Oct 1844, d. 12 Jan 1926
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Last Edited10 Apr 2015
     Claude McAlee, who was born circa 1881 at Groveland, Tuolumne Co., California, is presumed to be the son of Thomas McAlee and Angeline (Flack) McAlee. They are the only McAlee family in the community; Claude is presumed to be the son of Thomas and Angeline (Flack) McAlee. This is the first available census after his birth; data for Claude is consistent with known data for Thomas and Angeline.2,3 He was the son of Thomas McAlee and Angeline (Flack) Nye McAlee. Les Phelan told Jean McLish in 1978, "One afternoon there was an accident up at the Mt. Jefferson mine. They blew the whistle. Two men were killed: Johnny McCarthy and Claude McAlee.... They were both killed instantly. They had drilled into a missed hole."1,3,4 Claude McAlee was buried on 7 September 1903 at Divide Cemetery, Big Oak Flat, Tuolumne Co., California.5,3

Citations

  1. [S554] Jean McClish, "The Phelan Family."
  2. [S926] 1900 US Census, Tuolumne Co., California, Population Schedule, 3rd Pct, , ED 126, Sheet 6-B, Dwelling 146, Household 147, 16 June 1900 - Line 74, Dwelling 146, Household 147: Louis G Goodnow, head, W M born Sep 1849 age 40, mar 3 years CA-NH-NH Farmer, O F F; Sarah Goodnow, wife, W F born Jun 1863 age 36 mar 3 mo of 1 child-1 living CA-NY-NY; Frank G. Goodnow, son, W M born Jul 1898 age 1 CA-CA-CA; Claude H. McAlee, employee, W M born Mar 1882 age 18 Single CA-NY-IRE Farm Laborer.
  3. [S1754] The Union Democrat, 26 Jan 2012, 12 Sep 1903 - A Fatal Explosion - J.J. McCarthy and Claude McAlee killed in the Mt. Jefferson Mine at Groveland Last Saturday.
  4. [S1754] The Union Democrat, 26 Jan 2012, 12 Sep 1903 - DIED.
  5. [S640] Tuolumne Co. Historical Society, CH Burden Undertaking Company Burial Records, 1890-1953, Claude McAlee, age 22, died 5 Sep 1903 and buried 7 Sep 1903 at the "Public Cemetery - Big Oak Flat."

Mr. (?) O'Connell1

M
Last Edited19 Aug 2007
     Mr. (?) O'Connell was born at Ireland.1

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S554] Jean McClish, "The Phelan Family", pg 595 - The O'Connells had come from Kilkenny, Ireland bound for New Orleans where some cousins lived, but there was an epidemic raging i New Orleans at the time and the ship wouldn't stop there. So they came to San Francisco.

Patrick Phelan1

M, b. 1853, d. 1879
FatherMichael Phelan1 b. 1815, d. 1873
MotherHannora Maher1 b. 1830, d. c Dec 1898
Last Edited21 Aug 2015
     Patrick Phelan was born in 1853 at Oroville, California.1 He was the son of Michael Phelan and Hannora Maher.1 Patrick Phelan died of pneumonia in 1879 at Bodie, Mono Co., California; of pneumonia
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Note that his younger brother James also died in Bodie in the same year. James is reported buried at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, but Patrick is not. Where is Patrick buried? Why were both brothers not broought home for burial?2

Citations

  1. [S554] Jean McClish, "The Phelan Family", pg 595- ...he married Hannora Maher in San Francisco, they they moved to Oroville where three of their children were born: Patrick in 1853, Johanna in 1854, and John in 1857. Five more children were born at the Big Creek Ranch: James in 1860, Alice in 1862, Thomas in 1863, Mary Elizabeth in 1865 and Michael E. in 1867.
  2. [S554] Jean McClish, "The Phelan Family", pg 596 - Three of Michael and Hannora's sons me untimely deaths in the gold mines. Patrick and James died of pneumonia in 1879 at Bodie where they were working claims. John was also stricken, but he survived. Thomas died at the Buchanan Mine in the Tuolumne River canyon in 1887.

Michael E. Phelan1

M, b. 1867, d. 21 August 1949
FatherMichael Phelan1 b. 1815, d. 1873
MotherHannora Maher1 b. 1830, d. c Dec 1898
Last Edited21 Aug 2015
     Michael E. Phelan was born in 1867 at Groveland, Tuolumne Co., California.1 He was the son of Michael Phelan and Hannora Maher.1 Michael E. Phelan died on 21 August 1949 at San Rafael, CA; Brief bio at findagrave.com.2 He was buried after 21 August 1949 at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, San Mateo Co., CA.2

Citations

  1. [S554] Jean McClish, "The Phelan Family", pg 595- ...he married Hannora Maher in San Francisco, they they moved to Oroville where three of their children were born: Patrick in 1853, Johanna in 1854, and John in 1857. Five more children were born at the Big Creek Ranch: James in 1860, Alice in 1862, Thomas in 1863, Mary Elizabeth in 1865 and Michael E. in 1867.
  2. [S669] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com.

Mr. Unknown Maher

M
Last Edited3 Sep 2013

Family

Children

Citations

  1. [S554] Jean McClish, "The Phelan Family", pg 596 Hannora's sister, Alice, filed application for homestead for a quarter section northeast of Groveland in 1862. She married Ned McGrath (pronounced McGraw) who had fought in the Civil War. Her 154 acres would become part of the Phelan ranch.

Alice Maher1

F
FatherMr. Unknown Maher1
Last Edited3 Sep 2013
     Alice Maher was the daughter of Mr. Unknown Maher.1 Alice Maher married Ned McGrath.2

Family

Ned McGrath

Citations

  1. [S554] Jean McClish, "The Phelan Family", pg 596 Hannora's sister, Alice, filed application for homestead for a quarter section northeast of Groveland in 1862. She married Ned McGrath (pronounced McGraw) who had fought in the Civil War. Her 154 acres would become part of the Phelan ranch.
  2. [S554] Jean McClish, "The Phelan Family", pg 596 - Hannora's sister, Alice, filed application for homestead for a quarter section northeast of Groveland in 1862. She married Ned McGrath (pronounced McGraw) who had fought in the Civil War. Her 154 acres would become part of the Phelan ranch.

Ned McGrath1

M
Last Edited6 Jun 2015
     Ned McGrath married Alice Maher, daughter of Mr. Unknown Maher.1

Family

Alice Maher

Citations

  1. [S554] Jean McClish, "The Phelan Family", pg 596 - Hannora's sister, Alice, filed application for homestead for a quarter section northeast of Groveland in 1862. She married Ned McGrath (pronounced McGraw) who had fought in the Civil War. Her 154 acres would become part of the Phelan ranch.

Lila Phelan1

F, b. 1896
FatherJohn M. Phelan b. 1857, d. 6 Sep 1930
MotherCatherine (Munn) Phelan b. 25 Nov 1866, d. Jan 1953
Last Edited15 Jul 2011
     Lila Phelan was born in 1896 at Groveland, Tuolumne Co., California.1 She was the daughter of John M. Phelan and Catherine (Munn) Phelan.

Citations

  1. [S554] Jean McClish, "The Phelan Family", pg 596 - [John and Kitty Phelan] lived on the McGrath ranch where the first of their five children were born: Lila in 1896, John Leslie "Les" in 1898, and Frances in 1900.

Frances (Phelan) Latta1

F, b. 7 July 1900, d. 1928
FatherJohn M. Phelan2 b. 1857, d. 6 Sep 1930
MotherCatherine (Munn) Phelan2 b. 25 Nov 1866, d. Jan 1953
Last Edited21 Aug 2015
     Frances (Phelan) Latta was born on 7 July 1900 at Groveland, Tuolumne Co., California.2,3 She was the daughter of John M. Phelan and Catherine (Munn) Phelan.2 Frances (Phelan) Latta was baptized on 26 November 1900 at Sonora, Tuolumne Co., California.3 She was buried in 1928 at Our Lady of Mt Carmel, Grave 191, Big Oak Flat, Tuolumne Co., California. She died in 1928 at California.

Citations

  1. [S684] Allen J. ED.D Repashy, History Makers South of the River, Frances Latta was the oldest daughter of JOhn M and Catherine Phelan. She was a nurse who married a farmer in Escalon. She died in Childbirth. (pg 41, Gr 191).
  2. [S554] Jean McClish, "The Phelan Family", pg 596 - [John and Kitty Phelan] lived on the McGrath ranch where the first of their five children were born: Lila in 1896, John Leslie "Les" in 1898, and Frances in 1900.
  3. [S44] Unknown volume, St. Patrick's Baptisms, Sonora: Pg 414, Section A - FRANCES IRENE PHELAN, daughter of John Phelan and Catherine Munn, born 1 Jul 1900, baptised 26 Nov 1900., Tuolumne County Genealogical Society.

Catherine Genevieve Phelan1

F, b. 19 December 1905
FatherJohn M. Phelan2 b. 1857, d. 6 Sep 1930
MotherCatherine (Munn) Phelan1 b. 25 Nov 1866, d. Jan 1953
Last Edited15 Jul 2011
     Catherine Genevieve Phelan was born on 19 December 1905 at Groveland, Tuolumne Co., California.1 She was the daughter of John M. Phelan and Catherine (Munn) Phelan.2,1 Catherine Genevieve Phelan was baptized on 22 April 1906 at Groveland, Tuolumne Co., California.1

Citations

  1. [S44] Unknown volume, St. Patrick's Baptisms, Sonora: Pg 22, Sec B - CATHERINE GENEVIEVE PHELAN, daughter of John Phelan and Catherine Munn, born 19 Dec 1905 and baptised 22 Apr 1906. Residence - Groveland., Tuolumne County Genealogical Society.
  2. [S554] Jean McClish, "The Phelan Family", pg 596 - [John and Kitty Phelan] lived on the McGrath ranch where the first three of their five children were born: Lila in 1896, John Leslie "Les" in 1898, and Frances in 1900.

Unknown ii Phelan1

?, b. between 1900 and 1910, d. between 1900 and 1910
FatherJohn M. Phelan1 b. 1857, d. 6 Sep 1930
MotherCatherine (Munn) Phelan1 b. 25 Nov 1866, d. Jan 1953
Last Edited21 Aug 2015
     Unknown ii Phelan died between 1900 and 1910; pr/1910 census record. Unknown ii Phelan was born between 1900 and 1910; pr/1910 census record.1 Unknown ii Phelan was the child of John M. Phelan and Catherine (Munn) Phelan.1

Citations

  1. [S554] Jean McClish, "The Phelan Family", pg 596 - [John and Kitty Phelan] lived on the McGrath ranch where the first three of their five children were born: Lila in 1896, John Leslie "Les" in 1898, and Frances in 1900.

Phillip Hope1

M, b. 30 November 1906, d. 13 April 1989
FatherThomas Charles Hope2 b. Apr 1880
MotherMattie (Cook) Hope2
HetchyY
Last Edited27 Sep 2014
     Phillip Hope was born on 30 November 1906 at California.3,4 He was the son of Thomas Charles Hope and Mattie (Cook) Hope.2 Phillip Hope married Hazel I. Hope on 25 June 1981 at Virginia City, Nevada.5,6 Phillip Hope died on 13 April 1989 at Stanislaus Co., California, at age 82.7,8

Family

Hazel I. Hope b. 3 Jun 1921, d. 24 May 1992

Citations

  1. [S555] Union Democrat, 26 January 1929, pg 5, The ceremony was performed in the presence of only a few intimate friends, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hope acting as best man and bridesmaid resptively.
  2. [S2581] Ancestry.com, 2014, Phillip P Hope born 30 Nov 1906, died 13 Apr 1989 in Staislaus Co., California. Son of Thomas Charles Hope and Mattie Marie Cook.
  3. [S2580] 1940 US Census, unknown repository address, population schedule, Moccasin, ED 55-8, SD 2, Sheet 1-B (follows page 116 stamped), Dwelling #21, Moccasin Cottage #21, rents $16/month - PHILLIP P HOPE, Head, male white age 34, married not in school, completed 8th grade, born California, lived same house 1935, employed in government work as electrical operator in powerhouse, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $2220, no outside income.
  4. [S669] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, PHILIP PETER HOP, born 30 Nov 1906, died 13 Apr 1989 Stanislaus Co., son of Thomas and Mattie Hope, husband of Dathnel Hope. Burial at Mountain Shadow Cemetery, Sonora.
  5. [S1986] Union Democrat, 27 May 1992, unk, ... She was preceded in death by her husband, Phil Hope, a longtime Tuolumne county resident....
  6. [S1418] Office of Vital Records Nevada State Health Division, Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005, Phil Peter Hope, male resident of California and Hazel Irene Copely, female resident of California maffied 25 June 1981 in Virginia City NV by a Civil Celebrant. Recorded 10 Jul 1981 in Carson City NV Book 101, pg 640 4, Instrument 7727.
  7. [S965] California Death Index, 1940-1997, online Ancestry.com, Phil P Hope, male born 30 Nov 1906, in California, died Stanislaus Co. 13 Apr 1989. Mother's maiden name Cook.
  8. [S8] SSDI, PHIL P HOPE, male born 30 Nov 1906, died Apr 1989, last known residence Moccasin, Tuolumne Co., California.

Elizabeth Varain1

F, b. circa 1896
Last Edited16 Jul 2011
     Elizabeth Varain was born circa 1896. She married Joseph Benjamin Segale, son of Giovani Segale and Maria (Castagnetto) Segale, on 7 March 1914 at Sonora, Tuolumne Co., California.2,3

Citations

  1. [S556] Mariposa Gazette, 2 March 1914, n/a.
  2. [S556] Mariposa Gazette, 2 March 1914, n/a, SEGALE- VARAIN March 28, 1914 Mariposa Gazette
    The marriage of Joseph V. SEGALE, a stalwart member of an old family of the Moccasin Creek section, and Miss Elizabeth VARAIN, a prepossing young lady of Coulterville, occurred in Sonora on the 7th inst., the ceremony being performed by Justice HARTVIG. The ceremony was witnessed by Miss Margaret SEGALE and Angelo SEGALE. The young couple, and they are youthful, he being 21 and she 18, are popular favorites in the southern portion of the county and and start in life together with the best wishes of their many friends for a happy future. - Sonora Union Democrat, March 21.
  3. [S304] Unknown author, Pedigree Resource File @ familysearch.org.

Alexander P. Kundrotas

M, b. 29 April 1927, d. 15 February 1991
Last Edited18 Jun 2015
     Alexander P. Kundrotas married Violet F. (Krukas) Kondrotas; Chicago Tribune, Obituary Index, 1988-1997
Published 26-Feb-91. Alexander P. Kundrotas was born on 29 April 1927 at Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois. He died on 15 February 1991 at Groveland, Tuolumne Co., California, at age 63; Chicago Tribune, Obituary Index, 1988-1997
Published 26-Feb-91. He was buried on 7 March 2009; A memorial Mass was held at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church in Big Oak Flat, but it appears that burial was elsewhere.1

Family

Violet F. (Krukas) Kondrotas b. 8 Jan 1927, d. 31 Jan 2009

Citations

  1. [S2786] Union Democrat, Feb 2009, online, BOLD:]Violet F. "Vi" (Krukas) Kundrotas Jan. 8, 1927 - Jan. 31, 2009
    Longtime Pine Mountain Lake resident Violet F. "Vi" (Krukas) Kundrotas died Jan. 31 at a Modesto hospital following an auto accident. She was 82.
    Mrs. Kundrotas was born in Chicago and lived in Pine Mountain Lake for 25 years. She was a teacher for many years and also a homemaker. Mrs. Kundrotas was a member of the Pine Mountain Lake Garden Club and the Pine Mountain Lake Ladies Club. She sang in the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church choir and the Pine Cone Singers. She was also on the board of the Southern Tuolumne County Historical Society.
    Mrs. Kundrotas was preceded in death by her husband, Al Kundrotas in 1991.
    She is survived by her sister, Dolores Batina, of Indian Head Park, Ill.; nephews and their spouses, Craig and Mary Batina, of Hinsdale, Ill., and Andrew and Susan Batina of Wheaton, Ill.; and many grand nephews and nieces.
    A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. March 7 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Big Oak Flat. Donations in her name may be made to the Southern Tuolumne County Historical Society, P.O. Box 1849, Big Oak Flat, CA 95305.
    Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Violet F. (Krukas) Kondrotas1

F, b. 8 January 1927, d. 31 January 2009
Last Edited18 Jun 2015
     Violet F. (Krukas) Kondrotas married Alexander P. Kundrotas; Chicago Tribune, Obituary Index, 1988-1997
Published 26-Feb-91. Violet F. (Krukas) Kondrotas was born on 8 January 1927 at Chicago, Cook, Illinois.1 She died on 31 January 2009 at Modesto, Stanislaus, California, at age 82.1

Family

Alexander P. Kundrotas b. 29 Apr 1927, d. 15 Feb 1991

Citations

  1. [S2786] Union Democrat, Feb 2009, online, BOLD:]Violet F. "Vi" (Krukas) Kundrotas Jan. 8, 1927 - Jan. 31, 2009
    Longtime Pine Mountain Lake resident Violet F. "Vi" (Krukas) Kundrotas died Jan. 31 at a Modesto hospital following an auto accident. She was 82.
    Mrs. Kundrotas was born in Chicago and lived in Pine Mountain Lake for 25 years. She was a teacher for many years and also a homemaker. Mrs. Kundrotas was a member of the Pine Mountain Lake Garden Club and the Pine Mountain Lake Ladies Club. She sang in the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church choir and the Pine Cone Singers. She was also on the board of the Southern Tuolumne County Historical Society.
    Mrs. Kundrotas was preceded in death by her husband, Al Kundrotas in 1991.
    She is survived by her sister, Dolores Batina, of Indian Head Park, Ill.; nephews and their spouses, Craig and Mary Batina, of Hinsdale, Ill., and Andrew and Susan Batina of Wheaton, Ill.; and many grand nephews and nieces.
    A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. March 7 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Big Oak Flat. Donations in her name may be made to the Southern Tuolumne County Historical Society, P.O. Box 1849, Big Oak Flat, CA 95305.
    Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Andrew James Katosic1,2

M, b. 7 November 1988, d. 16 September 2005
Last Edited31 Mar 2014
     Andrew James Katosic was born on 7 November 1988 at Sonora, Tuolumne Co., California.1,2 He died on 16 September 2005 at Groveland, Tuolumne Co., California, at age 16.3

Citations

  1. [S557] Union Democrat, Sep 2005, 2A.
  2. [S7] Unknown volume, California Birth Index, unknown repository.
  3. [S557] Union Democrat, Sep 2005, 2A, Andrew James Katosic Nov. 7, 1988 - Sept. 16, 2005
    Life-long Groveland resident Andrew James Katosic died unexpectedly at his home on Friday. He was 16.
    He was born in Sonora. Known as "AK" to his friends and coaches, he was a senior at Tioga High School, where he was an honor student and athlete, and was adored by his classmates and school staff members.
    He was the lead golfer for Tioga High and had played soccer all of his life. He had also played baseball and basketball. He loved his family, friends, playing sports and the outdoors. He spent the past summer working as a recreation aide on the Stanislaus National Forest.
    He is survived by his mother, Candace Katosic, of Groveland, and David Katosic, of Sonora; a grandfather, Robert Kinsinger, of Twain Harte; a grandmother, Olga Katosic, of Cleveland; aunts, Lisa K. VanHoven, of Grand Rapids, Mich., Evyn R. Moss, of Cleveland, Barbara Katosic, of Denver, uncles, William Kinsinger, of Twain Harte, and James Katosic, of The Woodlands, Texas; cousins, Christopher and Justin Kinsinger, both of San Francisco, and Lydia, Frances and Grace VanHoven, all of Grand Rapids.
    He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Sylvia K. Kinsinger; and his grandfather, Thomas J. Katosic.
    A celebration of life will begin at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Tenaya Elementary School gymnasium. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Tioga High School Athletic Program.
    Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Sylvia K. Unknown1,2

F, b. 6 September 1925, d. 24 September 2003
Last Edited19 Aug 2007
     Sylvia K. Unknown was born on 6 September 1925.2 She died on 24 September 2003 at Twain Harte, Tuolumne Co., California, at age 78.2

Citations

  1. [S557] Union Democrat, Sep 2005, 2A.
  2. [S8] SSDI.