Billy Eaton Jr.

M, b. 29 May 1955, d. 29 March 2007
FatherBilly Eaton Sr.1 b. 1931, d. 2014
Last Edited25 Oct 2017
     Billy Eaton Jr. was born on 29 May 1955 at Blythe, Riverside, California.1,2 He was the son of Billy Eaton Sr.1 Billy Eaton Jr. died on 29 March 2007 at Chinese Camp, Tuolumne, California, at age 51.1
     He was born.2 He witnessed the death of Billy Eaton Sr. in 2014; Obit Published in East Bay Times on Sept. 30, 2014
Billy Joe Eaton
July 16, 1931 - Sept. 25, 2014
Resident of Antioch
Our beloved Billy Joe Eaton of Antioch peacefully passed away on Sept. 25 at age 83. Born July 16, 1931 in Wynnewood, OK, he served in the Army during the Korean War. He retired in the Boilermaker's Union as a welding foreman. He was married to the love of his life, Betty Joe, for 62 wonderful years.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents; 4 brothers; 3 sisters; son, Billy Joe Jr; and grandson, Aaron. He is survived by his wife; daughters, Iva Campbell (husband Dave), and Theresa Dixon (husband Mike); sons, Andrew Hicks and Steven Heneby; 7 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; 4 sisters; and many nieces and nephews.
Bill will be deeply missed and remembered for his generous heart.
Graveside service will be at the Oak View Cemetery in Antioch on Friday, Oct. 3, at 11:00am.

Citations

  1. [S1927] Union Democrat, 04 Apr 2007, 2A, Billy Eaton Jr. May 29, 1955 - March 29, 2007
    Chinese Camp resident Billy Eaton Jr. died Thursday at his home. He was 51.
    Mr. Eaton was born in Blythe, Riverside County. He moved to Chinese Camp two and a half years ago and lived in Tuolumne County for seven years. For the past three years, he worked as a counselor in the prison system.
    He is survived by his parents, Billy Sr. and Betty Eaton of Antioch, Contra Costa County; sisters and brothers-in-law, Theresa and Mike Dixon of Lodi and Iva and Dave Campbell of Antioch.
    He was preceded in death by his son, Aaron Eaton.
    A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mountain Shadow Cemetery in Sonora.
    Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, 4 Apr 2007.
  2. [S1] Unknown compiler.

Walter "Walt" R. Scott

M, b. 13 January 1924, d. 8 April 2007
FatherRay Scott1 d. b 2007
Last Edited9 Jul 2017
     Walter "Walt" R. Scott was born on 13 January 1924 at Jerseydale, Mariposa, California.2 He was the son of Ray Scott.1 Walter "Walt" R. Scott died on 8 April 2007 at Jerseydale, Mariposa, California, at age 83.3

Citations

  1. [S1675] Union Democrat, 13 Apr 2007, 2A, Walter "Walt" R. Scott Jan. 13, 1924 - April 8, 2007
    ... He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Virginia "Ginny" Scott of Jerseydale; daughters and sons-in-laws, susie and Walt Lewis of Morgan Hill, Santa clara County, Karen and Paul Simmons of Jerseydale and Julie and Dean Fouch of Mount Bullion, Mariposa County; his son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Christene Scott of Bootjack, Mariposa county; five grandsons; five granddaughters; and 11 great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his great-grandfather, Andrew Cathey; his parents, Ray and Mary Scott; and his brother, Frank Scott....
  2. [S1] Unknown compiler, WALTER R SCOTT, male born Mariposa Co. 13 Jan 1924, mother's maiden name CATHEY. idno 1014067.
  3. [S1675] Union Democrat, 13 Apr 2007, 2A, Walter "Walt" R. Scott Jan. 13, 1924 - April 8, 2007
    Mariposa County resident Walter "Walt" R. Scott, who worked for many years in Tuolumne county, died Sunday at his home in Jerseydale, Mariposa County. He was 83.
    Mr. Scott was born in Jerseydale. During World War II, he joined the Army Air corps and served as a technical sergeant in the 465th Bomb Group in campaigns in France, the Balkans, rome and other parts of Europe. He received many commendations. Among them were the Air Medal, distinguished Flying Cross, a Purple Heart, a Bronze Star and a Silver Star. He spent most of his life logging with his father, brother and son. From 1968 to 1975, he was a contractor for the Pickering Lumber Company in Standard. He also did a lot of logging around Camp Curry.
    He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Virginia "Ginny" Scott of Jerseydale; daughters and sons-in-laws, susie and Walt Lewis of Morgan Hill, Santa clara County, Karen and Paul Simmons of Jerseydale and Julie and Dean Fouch of Mount Bullion, Mariposa County; his son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Christene Scott of Bootjack, Mariposa county; five grandsons; five granddaughters; and 11 great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his great-grandfather, Andrew Cathey; his parents, Ray and Mary Scott; and his brother, Frank Scott.
    In lieu of flowers, a donation in his name may be made to the Mariposa High School Future Farmers of America or the John c. Fremont Healthcare district Hospice.
    A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. April 21 at McCay Hull in Cathey's Valley. Mariposa Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, 13 Apr 2007.

Janet Sue Johnson1

F, b. 18 May 1939, d. 13 April 2007
Last Edited21 Aug 2015
     Janet Sue Johnson was born on 18 May 1939 at Escanaba, Delta, Michigan.2 She died on 13 April 2007 at La Grange, Tuolumne, California, at age 67.1

Citations

  1. [S2283] Union Democrat, 18 Apr 2007, Janet Sue Johnson May 18, 1939 - April 13, 2007
    La Grange resident Janet Sue Johnson died of complications from lung cancer April 13 at her home. She was 67.
    Mrs. Johnson was born in Escanaba, Mich., and moved to the Bay Area in 1957. She moved to La Grange in 1993. She was very involved at St. Louis Mission Church in La Grange, where she taught catechism, was an extraordinary minister and a member of the rosary club. She worked at Don Pedro Elementary School and was a member of the Red Hat Society. Mrs. Johnson loved spending time with her family and was a frequent spectator at sporting events at Sonora High School and Sonora Elementary School, and was the mascot at the 2006 Relay for Life in Stanislaus County.
    She is survived by her husband of 28 years, David Johnson of La Grange; her daughter and son-in-law, Terri and Fred Bartgis of Jamestown; her son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Margo McCarty of Benicia, Solano county; grandchildren, Jillian and Eric Bartgis and Sean McCarty; her brother and sister-in-law, Curtis and Trudy Johnston of Florida; her brother-in-law, Donald Jacobs of Escanaba, Mich.; her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Roy and Dee Johnson of Livermore; and many nieces and nephews.
    Memorial services to be held at a later date.
    Union Democrat, 18 Apr 2007.
  2. [S2283] Union Democrat, 18 Apr 2007, Janet Sue Johnson May 18, 1939 - April 13, 2007
    ... Mrs. Johnson was born in Escanaba, Mich., and moved to the Bay Area in 1957. She moved to La Grange in 1993. ...

Dorothy Richholt

F, b. 1942, d. 18 April 2007
Last Edited19 Apr 2014
     Dorothy Richholt was born in 1942.1 She died on 18 April 2007 at Groveland, Tuolumne, California.1

Citations

  1. [S2331] Union Democrat, 19 Apr 2007, Richholt - Dorothy Richholt, 65, of Groveland died Wednesday at her home. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, 19 Apr 2007.

Evelyn (Hayes) Ducharme

F, b. 6 September 1914, d. 27 April 2007
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
     Evelyn (Hayes) Ducharme was born on 6 September 1914 at Lebanon, Laclede Co., Missouri.1 She died on 27 April 2007 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California, at age 92.1

Citations

  1. [S1944] Union Democrat, 02 May 2007, Evelyn (Hayes) Ducharme Sept 6, 1914 - April 27, 2007
    Longtime Groveland resident Evelyn (Hayes) Ducharme died April 27 at a Sonora hospital. She was 92.
    Mrs. Ducharme was born in Lebanon, Mo., and moved to Groveland 30 years ago. She was a retail sales clerk for 40 years. she was a member of the Pine Mountain Lake Ladies Club and enjoyed golf and gardening.
    She is survived by her stepsons, Paul, Steve and Wayne Ducharme; her sister, Allie Kennedy of Norwalk, Los Angeles County; and her grandson, Jim Bianco of Berkeley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Ducharme; and her daughter, Linda Bianco.
    In lieu of flowers, a donation in her name may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association, Hospice of the Sierra, P.O. Box 4805, Sonora, CA 95370.
    No services will be held.
    Heuton Memorial chapel is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, 2 May 2007.

Thomas McGrath

M, b. 1925, d. 3 May 2007
Last Edited19 Apr 2014
     Thomas McGrath was born in 1925.1 He died on 3 May 2007 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California.1

Citations

  1. [S2348] Union Democrat, 07 May 2007, McGrath - Thomas McGrath, 82, of Groveland died May 3 at a Sonora care home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, 7 May 2007.

Bill Sapp

M, b. 1930, d. 4 May 2007
Last Edited19 Apr 2014
     Bill Sapp was born in 1930.1 He died on 4 May 2007 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California.1

Citations

  1. [S2325] Union Democrat, 07 May 2007, Sapp - Bill Sapp, 77, of Coulterville died May 4 at a Sonora care home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, 7 May 2007.

David R. Hibpshman

M, b. 17 August 1963, d. 5 May 2007
Last Edited28 Jul 2011
     David R. Hibpshman was born on 17 August 1963 at Mariposa, Mariposa, California. He died on 5 May 2007 at Mariposa, Maripos, California, at age 43.1

Citations

  1. [S1367] Union Democrat, 09 May 2007, Online Edition, David R. Hibpshman Aug. 17, 1963 - May 5, 2007
    Lifelong Mariposa resident David R. Hibpshman died May 5 at his home. He was 43.
    He was born in Mariposa and lived there his entire life. Mr. Hibpshman worked at Yosemite National Park for 19 years in various places from Tuolumne Meadows to Yosemite Valley.
    He is survived by his mother, Alice Hibpshman; his father, Robert Hibpshman; his stepmother, Theresa Hibpshman; sisters Karen Hibpshman, Beth Spaulding and Sheila Rosen; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many friends.
    A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Sarah Priest Cemetery in Midpines.

    Union Democrat, 9 May 2007.

John Moore

M, b. circa 1948, d. 7 May 2007
Last Edited28 Jul 2011
     John Moore was born circa 1948; Birth date is estimated. He died on 7 May 2007 at Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne, California.1

Citations

  1. [S1364] Union Democrat, 9 May 2007, Online Edition, Moore - John Moore, 59, of Groveland, died Monday in a car accident in Yosemite National Park.
    Heuton Memorial chapel is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, 9 May 2007.

Mable Lora Lay

F, b. 1 November 1929, d. 15 May 2007
Last Edited18 Apr 2014
     Mable Lora Lay married Junior Lay.1 Mable Lora Lay was born on 1 November 1929 at Eureka, Humboldt, California.2 She died on 15 May 2007 at Greeley Hill, Tuolumne, California, at age 77.3 She was buried at Dudley Cemetery, Greeley Hill, Mariposa Co., California.4

Family

Junior Lay d. 1998

Citations

  1. [S1979] Union Democrat, 22 May 2007, Mable Lora Lay Nov. 1, 1929 - May 15, 2007
    ... She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law David and Patricia Lay of Greeley Hill, Michael and Julie McClelland of Modesto; her son, Tommy McClelland of Tracy; daughters and sons-in-law Susan and Larry Matthews of Arkansas, Roxie and Frank Shaffer of Missouri, and Mary McClelland and her partner, Lonnie of Modesto; her companion, Clint Schutt of Greeley Hill ; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Junior Lay in 1998....
  2. [S1979] Union Democrat, 22 May 2007, Mable Lora Lay Nov. 1, 1929 - May 15, 2007.
  3. [S1979] Union Democrat, 22 May 2007, Mable Lora Lay Nov. 1, 1929 - May 15, 2007
    Greeley Hill resident Mable Lora Lay died May 15 at her home. She was 77. Mrs. Lay was born in Eureka and lived in Greeley Hill for 17 years. She was a homemaker and also worked as a caregiver for 15 years. She enjoyed playing bingo and going to the casino.
    She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law David and Patricia Lay of Greeley Hill, Michael and Julie McClelland of Modesto; her son, Tommy McClelland of Tracy; daughters and sons-in-law Susan and Larry Matthews of Arkansas, Roxie and Frank Shaffer of Missouri, and Mary McClelland and her partner, Lonnie of Modesto; her companion, Clint Schutt of Greeley Hill ; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Junior Lay in 1998.
    A graveside service was held at Dudley Cemetery in Greeley Hill. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home handled arrangements.
    Union Democrat, 22 May 2007.
  4. [S1979] Union Democrat, 22 May 2007, Mable Lora Lay Nov. 1, 1929 - May 15, 2007
    ... A graveside service was held at Dudley Cemetery in Greeley Hill. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home handled arrangements.
    Union Democrat, 22 May 2007.

Annette (Kennedy) Harrington

F, b. 2 January 1948, d. 17 May 2007
Last Edited1 Aug 2017
     Annette (Kennedy) Harrington was born on 2 January 1948 at Ogden, Weber, Utah.1 She married Sean Harrinigton in 1975 at Boulder, CO.2,3 Annette (Kennedy) Harrington died on 17 May 2007 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California, at age 59.1

Family

Sean Harrinigton b. 1941, d. 2015

Citations

  1. [S2047] Union Democrat, 29 May 2007, page 2A, Annette (Kennedy) Harrington Jan. 2, 1948 - May 17, 2007
    Groveland resident Annette (Kennedy) Harrington died May 17 from complications of Parkinson's disease at a Sonora hospital. She was 59.
    Mrs. Harrington was born in Ogden, Utah. She attended Bonneville High School and graduated in 1966 and attend her 40th class reunion in 2006. she was married in 1975 in Boulder, Colo., and raised her family there. She was a seamstress and artisan, created original clothing for fashion boutiques in Aspen and Vail, Colo., and owned her own ceramics store in Boulder. She volunteered at the children's schools and was a Brownie leader. Mrs. Harrington and her husband and son Peter later lived in North Ogden, Utah, where she was a telecommuter for over five years, before moving back to California. She spent 13 years with Digital Equipment Corporation and became the Operations Manager for the Systems Research Center in Palo Alto. she retired to Groveland five years ago.
    She is survived by her husband, Sean Harrington of Groveland; her mother, Cecile Kenneday of Ogden; her daughter and son-in-law, Jodie and Mark Strecker of Redwood City, San Mateo County; sons Jeffrey Sanders and Peter Harrington of San Jose; her sister, colleen Walford of Layton, Utah; and three grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Dwain Kenneday; her biological father, James Brock; her mother and father-in-law, Joseph and Helen Harrington; and her brother-in-law, Peter Harrington.
    In lieu of flowers a donation in her name may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's research, xxx.michaeljfox. org.
    A celebration of life will be held at a later date at the Carmel River Beach, Monterey County.
    Heuton Memorial chapel is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, 29 May 2007.
  2. [S2047] Union Democrat, 29 May 2007, page 2A, Annette (Kennedy) Harrington Jan. 2, 1948 - May 17, 2007
    ... She is survived by her husband, Sean Harrington of Groveland; her mother, Cecile Kenneday of Ogden; her daughter and son-in-law, Jodie and Mark Strecker of Redwood City, San Mateo County; sons Jeffrey Sanders and Peter Harrington of San Jose; her sister, colleen Walford of Layton, Utah; and three grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Dwain Kenneday; her biological father, James Brock; her mother and father-in-law, Joseph and Helen Harrington; and her brother-in-law, Peter Harrington. ... Union Democrat, 29 May 2007.
  3. [S2885] Union Democrat, Dec 24 2015.

Ruth D'Eyraud

F, b. circa 1920, d. 18 May 2007
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
     Ruth D'Eyraud was born circa 1920.1 She died on 18 May 2007 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California.

Citations

  1. [S1931] Union Democrat, 22 May 2007, 2A, D'Eyraud - Ruth D'Eyraud, 87, of Groveland died May 18 at a Sonora hospital. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. [Union Democrat, 22 May 2007]

James Norman Kerrigan

M, b. 27 January 1923, d. 23 May 2007
FatherJames S Kerrigan2 b. c 1893
MotherBeulah E (Negus) Kerrigan1 b. c 1895
Last Edited18 Apr 2014
     James Norman Kerrigan was born on 27 January 1923 at San Francisco, San Francisco Co., California.3,4,1 He was the son of James S Kerrigan and Beulah E (Negus) Kerrigan.1,2 James Norman Kerrigan died on 23 May 2007 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California, at age 84.3,5 He was buried on 7 June 2007 at Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo Co., California.6

Citations

  1. [S1] Unknown compiler, JAMES N KERRIGAN, male born San Francisco 27 Jan 1923, mother's maiden name NEGUS.
  2. [S2295] 1930 US Census, unknown repository address, population schedule, San Francisco, ED 122, SD 7, Sheet 13-B (follows page 309 stamped), Dwelling, HOusehold not given, 1021 Shotwell Street, 12 Apr 1930 - JAMES S KERRIGAN, Head, Owns house valued at $3500, has radio, not a farm, M W age 37 7ears, married, first married at 21, not in school, can read and write, born in California, both parents born California, speaks English, employed as Driver at Dye Works, worker, employed, not a veteran; BEULAH E KERRIGAN, wife, F W age 34 years, married, first married ast 19, not in school, can read and write, born California, both parents born Calfiornia, speaks English, not employed; ROSE M KERRIGAN, daughter, F W age 9 years, not in school, born California, both parents born California; JAMES N KERRIGAN, son, M W age 7 years, not in school, born California, both parents born California; BERNICE M KERRIGAN, daughter, F W age 4 years, not in school, born California, both parents born Calfiornia; ROSE A KERRIGAN, Mother, F w age 63, widow, first married at 19, not in school, can read and write, born California, father born Germany, mother born Ireland, speaks English, not employed.en name NEGUS.
  3. [S2293] Union Democrat, 25 May 2007, Kerrigan - James Norman Kerrigan, 84, of Groveland died Wednesday at a Sonora hospital. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, 25 May 2007.
  4. [S2294] San Francisco Chronicle, June 3-4, 2007, online edition, James Norman Kerrigan 84, died on May 23, 2007 He was born in San Francisco on January 27, 1923. Jim grew up in the Mission District graduating from Lick Wilmerding High School. ...
  5. [S2294] San Francisco Chronicle, June 3-4, 2007, online edition, James Norman Kerrigan 84, died on May 23, 2007 He was born in San Francisco on January 27, 1923. Jim grew up in the Mission District graduating from Lick Wilmerding High School. He enlisted in the US Army during WWII serving in the Pacific Theater. He returned to Fort Belvior, VA, and was commissioned a first lieutenant before resuming service in the Philippines. After his discharge, Jim was recalled to active duty during the Korean War. He retired as a captain in 1955. Following Jim's service years he worked and moved about the west coast for Fiberglass Engineering. Wanting a slower pace Jim purchased Tamalpais Hardware in Mill Valley. Later Jim moved to Santa Cruz where he was employed by Corrick Int'l and traveled the world. His most unusual accomplishment was selling sand from California to Saudi Arabia. Jim is survived by his wife of 59 years, Elizabeth Marie Petersen Kerrigan; four children: James A. Kerrigan of S/V Grace, Elizabeth Manthey of Chelan, WA, Pete Kerrigan of Groveland, CA, and Jeanne Zamanillo of Kentfield, CA; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Honor services will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2007 at 1 PM at the Golden Gate National Cemetery, 1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno, CA, followed by a remembrance service and reception at 2:30 PM at Peace Lutheran Church, 205 Tennessee Valley Rd, Mill Valley, CA. A lifelong baseball fan Jim will have a permanent memorial bat at the SF Giants Stadium. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to the Willie May's Hunters Point Boys and Girls Club which may be sent to Jim Kerrigan, c/o Jeanne Zamanillo, 812 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Kentfield, CA 94904. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sfgate/obituary.aspx
  6. [S2294] San Francisco Chronicle, June 3-4, 2007, online edition, ... Honor services will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2007 at 1 PM at the Golden Gate National Cemetery, 1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno, CA, followed by a remembrance service and reception at 2:30 PM at Peace Lutheran Church, 205 Tennessee Valley Rd, Mill Valley, CA....

James Burns

M, b. circa 1836, d. 21 April 1916
Last Edited10 Apr 2015
     James Burns was born circa 1836.1 He died on 21 April 1916 at Sonora, Tuolumne Co., California.1

Citations

  1. [S1754] The Union Democrat, 26 Jan 2012, 22 Apr 1916 - SOME LOCAL HAPPENINGS OF GENERAL INTEREST.

John Fleming

M, b. circa 1889, d. 1 September 1916
Last Edited24 May 2017
     John Fleming was born circa 1889 at Michigan.1 He died on 1 September 1916 at Buck Meadows, Tuolumne, California.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1388] Union Democrat, 9 Sep 1916, Online Edition, Dies at Buck Meadows from Stomach Troubles.
    John Fleming, formerly a logger in the employ of the West Side Lumber Co. died at Buck Meadows, (Hamilton Station) on Friday of last week.
    The man had been ill for sometime with stomach troubles. He was a native Michigan and aged 27 years. An effort was made to communicate with his mother and sister in the East, but no response was received to the wire.
    George Bartlett, an old friend of Fleming, had the body shipped to Tuolumne, where the funeral was held at 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon.
    Union Democrat.
  2. [S1754] The Union Democrat, 26 Jan 2012, 9 Sep 1916 - DIED.

Charles Rodgers

M, b. circa 1872
Last Edited10 Aug 2015
     Charles Rodgers was born circa 1872 at Germany.1

Citations

  1. [S1754] The Union Democrat, 26 Jan 2012.

Gerremia Fiori

F, b. 1889, d. 25 June 1916
Last Edited3 Dec 2008
     Gerremia Fiori was born in 1889 at Italy. She died on 25 June 1916.

Gene Jones

M, b. 1875
Last Edited19 Feb 2018
     Gene Jones was born in 1875 at CA.1
     He was New Tag.1

Citations

  1. [S2162] Unknown record type, unknown repository address.

John Fred Guisto

M, b. 18 January 1920, d. 29 December 2007
Last Edited10 Apr 2014
     John Fred Guisto was born on 18 January 1920 at Altaville, Calaveras, California.1 He died on 29 December 2007 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California, at age 87.1

Citations

  1. [S2040] Union Democrat, Feb 2008, online edition, John Fred Guisto January 18, 1920 - December 29, 2007
    Long-time Coulterville resident John Giusto, died at Sonora Regional Medical Center on December 29 at the age of 97. He was born in Altaville, CA and had been a cattle rancher in Mariposa and Tuolumne counties for 60 years. He also enjoyed mining.
    He is survived by one sister. No services were held at his request. Arrangements were handled by Terzich and Wilson funeral Home. [Union Democrat]

Etta Bella Baker1

F, b. 17 July 1911, d. 24 March 2008
Last Edited2 Sep 2014
     Etta Bella Baker was born on 17 July 1911 at Oklahoma.2 She married Harry Sprague Baker, son of Florence (Sprague) Baker, circa 1932.3 Etta Bella Baker died on 24 March 2008 at Greeley Hill, Tuolumne, California, at age 96.2

Family

Harry Sprague Baker b. 1909, d. 19 Jun 1994

Citations

  1. [S1587] Highway Herald, May 2008, online edution, Etta Belle Baker July 17, 1911 - March 24, 2008
    Etta Belle Baker, 96, entered this world on July 17, 1911 and went to be with Lord on March 24, 2008. Etta Belle was born in Oklahoma and came to southern California in 1928. She moved to Greeley Hill in 1973 where with her daughter owned the old Greeley Hill Market for four years. She also drove the senior citizen bus and operated her own dog grooming business. She was a member of the Northside Ambulance Association and a member of the Greeley Hill Hoppers (Square dancing group).
    During World War II she was a licensed vocational nurse at the army base in Santa Ana, Cal. She rode horses, the last time when she was 88 years old.
    She was an avid bridge player and was still crocheting at 96 and loved reading and watching TV, especially old westerns.
    she was preceded in death by her mother and father, seven brothers and one sister, of which she was the youngest. Also by granddaughters Lynda and Theresa.
    She is survived by daughters Shirley Ann Beggs of Simi Valley and Sharon Lee Tucker and husband bill of Greeley Hill; granddaughters Dana Cothran and Vicky (Sam) Kelser; seven great grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.
    The family is asking, in lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to their favorite charity.
    Yosemite Highway Herald.
  2. [S1587] Highway Herald, May 2008, online edution, Etta Belle Baker July 17, 1911 - March 24, 2008
    Etta Belle Baker, 96, entered this world on July 17, 1911 and went to be with Lord on March 24, 2008. Etta Belle was born in Oklahoma and came to southern California in 1928. She moved to Greeley Hill in 1973 where with daughter owned the old Greeley Hill Market for four years. She also drove the senior citizen bus and operated her own dog grooming business. She was a member of the Northside Ambulance Association and a member of the Greeley Hill Hoppers (Square dancing group).
    During World War II she was a licensed vocational nurse at the army base in Santa Ana, Cal. She rode horses, the last time when she was 88 years old.
    She was an avid bridge player and was still crocheting at 96 and loved reading and watching TV, especially old westerns.
    she was preceded in death by her mother and father, seven brothers and one sister, of which she was the youngest. Also by granddaughters Lynda and Theresa.
    She is survived by daughters Shirley Ann Beggs of Simi Valley and Sharon Lee Tucker and husband bill of Greeley Hill; granddaughters Dana Cothran and Vicky (Sam) Kelser; seven great grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.
    The family is asking, in lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to their favorite charity.
    Yosemite Highway Herald.
  3. [S2509] 1940 US Census, Orange Co., Vermont California, population schedule, Costa Mesa, ED 30-54, SD 19, Sheet 62-A (page 1011 stamped), Dwelling, Household, 13 Apr 1940, res 369 E 18th Street, Newport Beach, Orange Co., Calfiornia; same residence 1935 - HARRY S BAKER, head, age 31, white male born c 1909 in Minnesota, completed 2 years high school, employed as manager on orange ranch, worked 52 weeks in previous year; ETTIE BELL BAKER, wife, age 28, white female born Oklahoma c 1912, completed 8th grade, not employed, no outside income sources; SHIRLEY ANN BAKER, daughter age 6, born California; SHARON LEE BAKER, daughter age 2, born California; FLORENCE BAKER, age 65, widowed mother, born Minnesota c 1875, completed 4 years high school, not employed outside home, no outside income.

Alice Elizabeth (Durgin) Miller1

F, b. 9 April 1928, d. 18 March 2008
FatherElmer Slater Durgin1
MotherAmy (Taylor) Durgin1
Last Edited19 Apr 2014
     Alice Elizabeth (Durgin) Miller was born on 9 April 1928 at New Hampshire.1 She was the daughter of Elmer Slater Durgin and Amy (Taylor) Durgin.1 Alice Elizabeth (Durgin) Miller died on 18 March 2008 at Mariposa, Mariposa Co., California, at age 79.2
     Her married name was Mrs. Alice E Miller.

Citations

  1. [S2344] Mariposa Gazette, 27 Mar 2008, Alice E. Miller 09 Apr 1928 - 18 Mar 2009
    Alice Elizabeth Miller of Mariposa died March 18. She was 79. She was born Alice Elizabeth Durgin on April 9, 1928 to Elmer Slater and Amy Taylor Durgin. Alice was proud of her heritage, tracing her lineage back to William Durgin, an established farmer in the oyster bay colony of New Hampshire in 1630....
  2. [S2344] Mariposa Gazette, 27 Mar 2008, Alice E. Miller 09 Apr 1928 - 18 Mar 2009
    Alice Elizabeth Miller of Mariposa died March 18. She was 79. She was born Alice Elizabeth Durgin on April 9, 1928 to Elmer Slater and Amy Taylor Durgin. Alice was proud of her heritage, tracing her lineage back to William Durgin, an established farmer in the oyster bay colony of New Hampshire in 1630.
    She was a graduate of the Los Angeles City School District and a member of the originating classes on the college campus of Los Angeles City College Campus of Los Angeles State College where she became president of Alpha Theta Pi Sorority. Mrs. Miller was a music major and received her bachelor's degree and teaching credential from Los Angeles State College. She taught in the Palos Verdes estates and Antelope Valley School districts, and later as a substitute teacher in the Lowell School district of Whittier. Mrs. Miller was a 62-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, a John C. Fremont Hospital volunteer for 26 years, and a member of the Mariposa United Methodist Church for 25 years.
    She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Leland T. Miller of Mariposa; daughter, Victoria of Mariposa; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dean and Dawn of Orange, Keith and Roberta of Rancho Cucamonga; four grandchildren, Travis and Shaun of Orange, Richard and Amanda of Rancho Cucamonga; cousins, Frank and Marianne Durgin of Maine, Harry and Mary Kline of virginia, Barbara Folley of La Mirada, Margaret Folley of Virginia, Jack Reynolds of West Virginia, Don and Elanor Dawson of Escondido, William and Betty Caress of San Clemente; and adopted son and his family, Brian Aitchison of England.
    Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 28, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist church of Mariposa. Graveside services will follow at Mariposa Cemetery Masons section in Mariposa. Arrangements are under the direction of Mariposa Funeral Home.
    Mariposa Gazette.