Charles Jansen Sr.

M, b. October 1844, d. 1907
Last Edited6 Oct 2018
     Charles Jansen Sr. was born in October 1844 at Belgium.1 He married Emma (Raycraft) Jansen circa 1870; Guesstimate. Charles Jansen Sr. died in 1907 at Alameda Co., CA.2,3

Family

Emma (Raycraft) Jansen b. Dec 1855, d. 1927
Child

Citations

  1. [S2076] 1900 US Census, Alameda Co., California, population schedule, Berkeley, ED 398, SD 1, Sheet 22-B (follows page 193 stamped), Dwelling 472, Household 481, 1600 Woolrey - CHARLES JANSEN, Head, W M born Oct 1844, age 50, Married 26 years, born Belgium, father born Prussia/Belgium, mother born Germany, t0 US 1863, resident 31 years, Naturalized, Merchant, can read, can write, speaks English, Owns house free of mortgage....
  2. [S2074] 1910 US Census, unknown repository address, population schedule, Berkeley, ED 62, SD, Sheet 17-A (not stamped), Dwelling 289, Household 309, 29 Apr 1910, 1721 [Folten?] Street - EMMOR (sic) JANSEN, head, F W age 54 years, widoe, mother 2 2 children, 2 children living, born Massachusetts, father born Canada, mother born France, speaks English, Housewife, not employed, can read and write, rents house; CHARLES JANSEN JR, son, M W age 15 years, unmarried, born California, father born Oregon, mother born California, speaks English, clerk in Grocery store, worker, working on census day, unemployed 36 weeks, can read and write.
  3. [S335] California Dept of Health & Welfare, 1905-2000.

Emma (Raycraft) Jansen1

F, b. December 1855, d. 1927
Last Edited6 Oct 2018
     Emma (Raycraft) Jansen was born in December 1855 at Massachusetts. She married Charles Jansen Sr. circa 1870; Guesstimate. Emma (Raycraft) Jansen died in 1927 at Oakland, Alameda Co., CA.1

Family

Charles Jansen Sr. b. Oct 1844, d. 1907
Child

Citations

  1. [S669] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com.

Emma (Jansen) Mills Gifford

F, b. January 1875, d. before 1940
FatherCharles Jansen Sr. b. Oct 1844, d. 1907
MotherEmma (Raycraft) Jansen b. Dec 1855, d. 1927
Last Edited6 Oct 2018
     Emma (Jansen) Mills Gifford was born in January 1875 at California.1 She was the daughter of Charles Jansen Sr. and Emma (Raycraft) Jansen. Emma (Jansen) Mills Gifford married Charles T Gifford circa 1901. Emma (Jansen) Mills Gifford died before 1940; pr/1940 census.
     Her married name was Emma (Jansen) Mills. She was born.1

Family 1

Children

Family 2

Charles T Gifford b. c 1877

Citations

  1. [S2076] 1900 US Census, Alameda Co., California, population schedule, Berkeley, ED 398, SD 1, Sheet 22-B (follows page 193 stamped), Dwelling 472, Household 481, 1600 Woolrey - CHARLES JANSEN, Head, W M born Oct 1844, age 50, Married 26 years, born Belgium, father born Prussia/Belgium, mother born Germany, t0 US 1863, resident 31 years, Naturalized, Merchant, can read, can write, speaks English, Owns house free of mortgage; EMMA JANSEN, wife, W F born Dec 1855, age 44 years, Married 26 years, mother of 2 children, 2 children living, born Massachusetts, father born Canada, mother born France, not employed, can read and write, speaks Enlgish; EMMA J JANSEN, daughter, W F born June 1875, age 25 years, born California, father born Belgium, mother born Massachusetts, can read and write, speaks English; ANNIE L JANSEN, daughter, W F born June 1877, age 23 years, single, born California, father born Belgium, mother born Massachusetts, can read and write, speaks English.
  2. [S335] California Dept of Health & Welfare, 1905-2000.
  3. [S2077] 1930 US Census, unknown repository address, population schedule, Oakland, ED 36, SD 8, Sheet 19-A (page 28n stamped), Dwelling, HOusehold not stated, 1056 - 60th Street, Oakland - CHARLES T GIFFORD, Head, Owns house valued at $4000, has radio. not a farm, W M age 53 years, married, first married at 23, not in school, can read and write, born Massachusetts, both parents born Massachusetts, speaks English, Meat Cutter in meat shop, worker, employed, not a veteran; EMMA J GIFFORD, wife, F W age 55 years, married, first married at 17, not in school, can read and write, born California, father born Belgium, mother born Massachusetts, speaks English, not employed; CHARLES JANSEN, step-son, M W age 35 years, unmarried, not in school, can read and write, born California, father born Oregon, mother born California, speaks English, employed as a truck driver in the transportation industry, worker, not a veteran; MAXINE C DUNLAP, granddaughter, F W age 6 years, in school, can read and write, born California, both parents born Claifornia, speaks English, student in public school.

Annie L Jansen1

F, b. June 1877
Last Edited12 Apr 2014
     Annie L Jansen was born in June 1877 at California.1

Citations

  1. [S2076] 1900 US Census, Alameda Co., California, population schedule, Berkeley, ED 398, SD 1, Sheet 22-B (follows page 193 stamped), Dwelling 472, Household 481, 1600 Woolrey - CHARLES JANSEN, Head, W M born Oct 1844, age 50, Married 26 years, born Belgium, father born Prussia/Belgium, mother born Germany, t0 US 1863, resident 31 years, Naturalized, Merchant, can read, can write, speaks English, Owns house free of mortgage; EMMA JANSEN, wife, W F born Dec 1855, age 44 years, Married 26 years, mother of 2 children, 2 children living, born Massachusetts, father born Canada, mother born France, not employed, can read and write, speaks Enlgish; EMMA J JANSEN, daughter, W F born June 1875, age 25 years, born California, father born Belgium, mother born Massachusetts, can read and write, speaks English; ANNIE L JANSEN, daughter, W F born June 1877, age 23 years, single, born California, father born Belgium, mother born Massachusetts, can read and write, speaks English.

Charles T Gifford1

M, b. circa 1877
Last Edited6 Oct 2018
     Charles T Gifford was born circa 1877 at Massachusetts.1 He married Emma (Jansen) Mills Gifford, daughter of Charles Jansen Sr. and Emma (Raycraft) Jansen, circa 1901.

Family

Emma (Jansen) Mills Gifford b. Jan 1875, d. b 1940

Citations

  1. [S2077] 1930 US Census, unknown repository address, population schedule, Oakland, ED 36, SD 8, Sheet 19-A (page 28n stamped), Dwelling, HOusehold not stated, 1056 - 60th Street, Oakland - CHARLES T GIFFORD, Head, Owns house valued at $4000, has radio. not a farm, W M age 53 years, married, first married at 23, not in school, can read and write, born Massachusetts, both parents born Massachusetts, speaks English, Meat Cutter in meat shop, worker, employed, not a veteran; EMMA J GIFFORD, wife, F W age 55 years, married, first married at 17, not in school, can read and write, born California, father born Belgium, mother born Massachusetts, speaks English, not employed; CHARLES JANSEN, step-son, M W age 35 years, unmarried, not in school, can read and write, born California, father born Oregon, mother born California, speaks English, employed as a truck driver in the transportation industry, worker, not a veteran; MAXINE C DUNLAP, granddaughter, F W age 6 years, in school, can read and write, born California, both parents born Claifornia, speaks English, student in public school.

Helen (Dahl) Jansen1

F, b. circa 1899
Last Edited6 Oct 2018
     Helen (Dahl) Jansen was born circa 1899 at Norway.2 She married Charles Jansen Jr., son of Emma (Jansen) Mills Gifford, before 1915; Guesstimate.

Family

Charles Jansen Jr. b. 30 Nov 1894, d. 9 Sep 1976

Citations

  1. [S1] CA Birth Index 1905-1995, JACK D JANSEN male born 27 Jul 1917 Alameda Co. Mother's maiden surname DAHL. idno 474997.
  2. [S2078] 1920 US Census, unknown repository address, population schedule, Local, Oakland, ED 136, SD, Sheet 1-B (page nnn stamped), Dwelling, HOusehold, Chas Jansen, head, M W age 25 years, born California, father born Oregon, mother born California; HELEN JANSEN, wife, age 21 years, F W born Norway, both parents born Norway, not employed; INGEBORN JANSEN, dauaghter, F W age 4 yrs 6 mos, born California, father born California, mother born Norway; JACK JANSEN, son, M W age 2 years 5 mos, born California, father born California, mother born Norway.

John E Levada1

M, b. circa 1885
Last Edited13 Sep 2014
     John E Levada was born circa 1885 at California.1 He married Stella (Nickles) Levada, daughter of John Nickles and Maud Nickles.2

Family

Stella (Nickles) Levada b. 21 Mar 1888, d. 14 Aug 1972

Citations

  1. [S2079] 1930 US Census, Alameda Co., California, population schedule, Washington, ED 1-348, SD 8, Sheet 2-B (follows page 165 stamped), Dwelling 47, Household 59, Irvington & Centerville Road, 4 Apr 1930 - JOHN E LEVADA, Head, owns house valued at $1500, not a farm, M W age 45 years married, first married at age 39, not in school, can read and write, born California, both parents born Portugal, speaks English, employed as painter, does odd jobs, worker, working, not a veteran; STELLA M LEVADA, wife, F W age 42, Married age age 36, not in school,l can read and write, born Texas, father born Mississippi, mother born Oklahoma, speaks English, employed as clerk in dry goods store; JEANNETTE PORTER, step-daughter, F W age 20 years, unmarried, not in school, can read and write, born Idaho, father born Texas, mother born Texas, speaks English, employed as bookkeeper in general merchandise, worker, employed.
  2. [S2079] 1930 US Census, Alameda Co., California, population schedule, Washington, ED 1-348, SD 8, Sheet 2-B (follows page 165 stamped), Dwelling 47, Household 59, John E Levada and wife Stella M Levada with step-daughter Jeannette Porter.

John Nickles

M
Last Edited13 Apr 2014
     John Nickles married Maud Nickles.

Family

Maud Nickles
Child

Maud Nickles

F
Last Edited29 Jun 2017
     Maud Nickles married John Nickles. Maud Nickles was born at Texas.

Family

John Nickles
Child

Burl Milton Moles Jr.1

M, b. 1943, d. 1999
FatherBurl Milton Moles1 b. 2 Jun 1920, d. 29 Mar 2003
MotherLoretta (Smith) Moles b. 1923, d. 1967
Last Edited20 Jan 2018
     Burl Milton Moles Jr. was born in 1943 at Contra Costa Co., CA.2,3 He was the son of Burl Milton Moles and Loretta (Smith) Moles.1 Burl Milton Moles Jr. died in 1999 at Merced Co., CA.2

Citations

  1. [S2080] Union Democrat, 01 Apr 2003, pagae 2A, Burl Milton Moles June 2, 1920 - March 29, 2003
    ... He was preceded in death by his son, Burl Moles Jr.
    Mr. Moles is survived by his wife, Gaynell Moles of Coulterville; four sons, Steven Moles of Atwater, Richard Moles of Cressey, Merced County, Roger Moles of Groveland and Clinton Mentzer of Coursegold; a daughter, Jody Glover of Catheys Valley; 22 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.....
  2. [S335] California Dept of Health & Welfare, 1905-2000.
  3. [S1] CA Birth Index 1905-1995.

Steven Moles1

M, b. 1941
FatherBurl Milton Moles1 b. 2 Jun 1920, d. 29 Mar 2003
MotherLoretta (Smith) Moles b. 1923, d. 1967
Last Edited20 Jan 2018
     Steven Moles was born in 1941 at Tulare Co., CA.2 He was the son of Burl Milton Moles and Loretta (Smith) Moles.1

Citations

  1. [S2080] Union Democrat, 01 Apr 2003, pagae 2A, Burl Milton Moles June 2, 1920 - March 29, 2003
    ... He was preceded in death by his son, Burl Moles Jr.
    Mr. Moles is survived by his wife, Gaynell Moles of Coulterville; four sons, Steven Moles of Atwater, Richard Moles of Cressey, Merced County, Roger Moles of Groveland and Clinton Mentzer of Coursegold; a daughter, Jody Glover of Catheys Valley; 22 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.....
  2. [S1] CA Birth Index 1905-1995.

Clint "Buss" Mentzer1

M, d. 1946
Last Edited20 Jan 2018
     Clint "Buss" Mentzer married Violet GayNell (Bradberry) Mentzer Moles, daughter of Luther Bradberry and Mrs. Dora Bradberry, in 1940.1 Clint "Buss" Mentzer died in 1946.2
     Clint "Buss" Mentzer was also known as Clint Mentzer I.3

Family

Violet GayNell (Bradberry) Mentzer Moles b. 25 May 1922, d. 10 Jun 2006
Child

Citations

  1. [S2081] Coulterville Banerita, June 2006, Vol 6, Issue 2, Page 4, Violet "GayNell" Moles May 25, 1922 - June 10, 2006
    ... She married Buss Mentzer in 1940 and raised their son in Coulterville. After her first husband died, she and her son stayed in their Coulterville home. She married Burl Moles in 1970. After his death she moved to Coarsegold to live with her son and daughter-in-law....
  2. [S2081] Coulterville Banerita, June 2006, Vol 6, Issue 2, Page 4, Violet "GayNell" Moles May 25, 1922 - June 10, 2006
    ... She was preceded in death by her first husband Clint "Buss Mentzer in 1946 and her second husband Burl Moles in 2003, stepsons Burl Jr. and Steven Moles, parents Dora and Luther Bradberry, and sisters Comilla Young, Mary Hamilton, Lavonna Greeley, Imogene Trosper-Rooney and Alice Jenkins....
  3. [S2082] Union Democrat, 13 Sep 2006, page 2A, Clint Mentzer Sept 2, 1941 - Sept 8, 2006
    Former Coulterville resident Clint Mentzer died Friday at his home in Coarsegold. He was 65.
    He was born in Coulterville to "Buzz" and GayNell Mentzer. He was a graduate of Mariposa County High School and began his 26-year career with the California Department of Forestry as a seasonal firefighter at Coulterville. He worked his way up to battalion chief in the Coarsegold District, where he retired after a heart attack in 1986....

Luther Bradberry1

M
Last Edited29 Apr 2018
     Luther Bradberry married Mrs. Dora Bradberry.1

Citations

  1. [S2081] Coulterville Banerita, June 2006, Vol 6, Issue 2, Page 4, Violet "GayNell" Moles May 25, 1922 - June 10, 2006
    GayNell Moles died at her son's home in Coarsegold, Madera County. She was 84. She was born in Oneonta, Ala., one of Dora and Luther Bradberry's 11 daughters. In 1931, her large family left Alabama in a Model T school bus and two years later they arrived in Sonora. They all lived together in the old Pachinni building on Sonora's Stewart Street until 1934. They then moved to Greeley Hill, where her father built the family a two-room home. She studied in the original one-room schoolhouse at Greeley Hill and later attended Mariposa High School. She worked as an assistant postmaster for Coulterville until 1959 when she was promoted to postmaster, a position she held for many years and later retired from. She was an active member of Coulterville School Parent Club and was a Grand Noble of the Mystery Rebecca Lodge. ...
  2. [S2081] Coulterville Banerita, June 2006, Vol 6, Issue 2, Page 4, Violet "GayNell" Moles May 25, 1922 - June 10, 2006
    ... She was preceded in death by her first husband Clint "Buss Mentzer in 1946 and her second husband Burl Moles in 2003, stepsons Burl Jr. and Steven Moles, parents Dora and Luther Bradberry, and sisters Comilla Young, Mary Hamilton, Lavonna Greeley, Imogene Trosper-Rooney and Alice Jenkins....
  3. [S2081] Coulterville Banerita, June 2006, Vol 6, Issue 2, Page 4, Violet "GayNell" Moles May 25, 1922 - June 10, 2006
    ... She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Clinton and Carla Mentzer; grandchildren and their spouses, Cherri and Dan Dinneen, Diane and Brad Christian, Daren Mentzer; great-grandchildren, Heather and Jake Dinneen, Jordan and Logan Christian, sisters and brother-in-law, Ruby and Babe Bucci, Christine Cavalieri, Der Greeley, Louise Deffenbaugh, and numerous other relatives, Tony, Kelsey, Kara, Nich and Kennedy Bucci, Amanda Tucker and her husband Keith, Madison Tucker, Elaine and Brenda Kunz, Linda Caruthers and her husband Perry, Eleda Carlson and her husband Don, Loretta Weatherill, Gwen Taylor and her husband Jim, Theresa and Samantha Cavalieri, Rod and Tanner Dielh, Casy Townsend and her husband Brian, Kaylie Townsend, Chris Thurston and her husband Bob, Darlene John, Edwina Benedix, Virginia Deutsch, Bob Jenkins and his wife Danielle, Tommy Jenkins, Janet Greeley-Peterson, David Jody, Lisa and Rhonda Trosper, Nikki West, Betty Colton, Helen Brown and Georgetta Fletcher and her husband Don.
    She was preceded in death by her first husband Clint "Buss Mentzer in 1946 and her second husband Burl Moles in 2003, stepsons Burl Jr. and Steven Moles, parents Dora and Luther Bradberry, and sisters Comilla Young, Mary Hamilton, Lavonna Greeley, Imogene Trosper-Rooney and Alice Jenkins.
    Donations can be made to the Heather Dinneen Fund, in care of El Dorado Savings Bank, P.O. Box 877, Twain Harte, CA 95383.
    Coulterville Banerita
    V6 I2 P4.

Mrs. Dora Bradberry1

F
Last Edited14 Apr 2014
     Mrs. Dora Bradberry married Luther Bradberry.1

Citations

  1. [S2081] Coulterville Banerita, June 2006, Vol 6, Issue 2, Page 4, Violet "GayNell" Moles May 25, 1922 - June 10, 2006
    GayNell Moles died at her son's home in Coarsegold, Madera County. She was 84. She was born in Oneonta, Ala., one of Dora and Luther Bradberry's 11 daughters. In 1931, her large family left Alabama in a Model T school bus and two years later they arrived in Sonora. They all lived together in the old Pachinni building on Sonora's Stewart Street until 1934. They then moved to Greeley Hill, where her father built the family a two-room home. She studied in the original one-room schoolhouse at Greeley Hill and later attended Mariposa High School. She worked as an assistant postmaster for Coulterville until 1959 when she was promoted to postmaster, a position she held for many years and later retired from. She was an active member of Coulterville School Parent Club and was a Grand Noble of the Mystery Rebecca Lodge. ...
  2. [S2081] Coulterville Banerita, June 2006, Vol 6, Issue 2, Page 4, Violet "GayNell" Moles May 25, 1922 - June 10, 2006
    ... She was preceded in death by her first husband Clint "Buss Mentzer in 1946 and her second husband Burl Moles in 2003, stepsons Burl Jr. and Steven Moles, parents Dora and Luther Bradberry, and sisters Comilla Young, Mary Hamilton, Lavonna Greeley, Imogene Trosper-Rooney and Alice Jenkins....
  3. [S2081] Coulterville Banerita, June 2006, Vol 6, Issue 2, Page 4, Violet "GayNell" Moles May 25, 1922 - June 10, 2006
    ... She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Clinton and Carla Mentzer; grandchildren and their spouses, Cherri and Dan Dinneen, Diane and Brad Christian, Daren Mentzer; great-grandchildren, Heather and Jake Dinneen, Jordan and Logan Christian, sisters and brother-in-law, Ruby and Babe Bucci, Christine Cavalieri, Der Greeley, Louise Deffenbaugh, and numerous other relatives, Tony, Kelsey, Kara, Nich and Kennedy Bucci, Amanda Tucker and her husband Keith, Madison Tucker, Elaine and Brenda Kunz, Linda Caruthers and her husband Perry, Eleda Carlson and her husband Don, Loretta Weatherill, Gwen Taylor and her husband Jim, Theresa and Samantha Cavalieri, Rod and Tanner Dielh, Casy Townsend and her husband Brian, Kaylie Townsend, Chris Thurston and her husband Bob, Darlene John, Edwina Benedix, Virginia Deutsch, Bob Jenkins and his wife Danielle, Tommy Jenkins, Janet Greeley-Peterson, David Jody, Lisa and Rhonda Trosper, Nikki West, Betty Colton, Helen Brown and Georgetta Fletcher and her husband Don.
    She was preceded in death by her first husband Clint "Buss Mentzer in 1946 and her second husband Burl Moles in 2003, stepsons Burl Jr. and Steven Moles, parents Dora and Luther Bradberry, and sisters Comilla Young, Mary Hamilton, Lavonna Greeley, Imogene Trosper-Rooney and Alice Jenkins.
    Donations can be made to the Heather Dinneen Fund, in care of El Dorado Savings Bank, P.O. Box 877, Twain Harte, CA 95383.
    Coulterville Banerita
    V6 I2 P4.