Josiah Goldsworthy1

M, b. 1892, d. 13 January 1916
FatherJosiah Goldsworthy2 b. Jul 1855, d. 20 Jul 1910
MotherElizabeth (Thomas) Goldsworthy b. Jun 1855, d. bt 1920 - 1930
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Last Edited26 Jan 2018
     Josiah Goldsworthy was born in August 1890 at California.3 He was born in 1892 at California.4,5 He was the son of Josiah Goldsworthy and Elizabeth (Thomas) Goldsworthy.2 A Big Oak Couple Married Wednesday:
Josiah Goldworthy, a steady and reliable young man of Big Oak Flat, and Miss Mary E. Gerken, a bright and vivacious young lady of the same town, journeyed to Sonora Wednesday morning and secured a marriage license. They were accompanied by Dan Corcoran. Mrs. H. Gerken, mother of the bride-to-be, and William James. Here they were joined by Miss Flosssie Gerken. After the needed license was obtained and luncheon had at the Victoria hotel, the party went to Jamestown, where Father O'Reilly promptly and securely "tied the know" which makes Josiah and Mary one.
The young couple have gone to the coast to spend their honeymoon, after which they will establish themselves in a house at Big Oak. They are deserving of the good things of life and their numerous friends sincerely wish them unbounded success and happiness.6,5,7 Josiah Goldsworthy died on 13 January 1916 at Big Oak Flat, Tuolumne Co., California.8,9,5,4 He was buried on 22 January 1916 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Big Oak Flat, Tuolumne Co., California.10,9,11
     Josiah Goldsworthy also went by the name of Si Goldsworthy.5 Josiah Goldsworthy was also known as Jonah/Josiah? Goldsworthy.

Family

Mayme (Gerken) Goldsworthy McCormick Lee b. 22 Jan 1897, d. 4 Jun 1983

Citations

  1. [S480] Dr. Allen Repashy, Historical Survey OLMC Cemetery, Page 6.
  2. [S1066] 1900 US Census, Mariposia Co., California, population schedule, Coulterville, ED 34, SD 4, Sheet 4-A (page 262 stamped), Dwelling 76, Household 76, JOSIAH GOLDSWORTHY, head, white male born July 1855, age 44 years, married 16 years, born England, both parents born England, to US 1876, resident 24 years, naturalized, gold miner, can read and write, speaks English, rents house; ELIZABETH GOLDSWORTHY, wife, white female born June 1855, age 45 years, married 16 years, mother of 6 children, 6 children living, born England, both parents born England, to US 1876, can read and write, speaks English; LOUISA GOLDSWORTHY, daughter, white female born May 1884, age 16 years, unmarried, born California, both parents born England, ini school, can read and write, speaks English; BESSLIE GOLDSWORTHY, daughter, white female born May 1885, age 15 years, unmarried, born California, both parents born England, ini school, can read and write, speaks English; SELINA GOLDSWORTHY, daughter, white female born Apr 1888 age 12 years, unmarried, born California, both parents born England, ini school, can read and write, speaks English; JOHNY GOLDSWORTHY, son, white male born Nov 1889, age 10 years, unmarried, born California, both parents born England, ini school, can read and write, speaks English; JOSIAH GOLDSWORTHY, son, white male born Aug 1890, age 9 years, unmarried, born California, both parents born England, ini school, can read and write, speaks English; PEARL GOLDSWORTHY, daughter, white female born Nov 1892, age 7 years, unmarried, born California, both parents born England, ini school, can read and write, speaks English.
  3. [S1066] 1900 US Census, Mariposia Co., California, population schedule, Coulterville, ED 34, SD 4, Sheet 4-A (page 262 stamped), Dwelling 76, Household 76, JOSIAH GOLDSWORTHY, head, white male born July 1855, age 44 years, married 16 years, born England, both parents born England, to US 1876, resident 24 years, naturalized, gold miner, can read and write, speaks English, rents house; ELIZABETH GOLDSWORTHY, wife, white female born June 1855, age 45 years, married 16 years, mother of 6 children, 6 children living, born England, both parents born England, to US 1876, can read and write, speaks English; LOUISA GOLDSWORTHY, daughter, white female born May 1884, age 16 years, unmarried, born California, both parents born England, ini school, can read and write, speaks English; BESSLIE GOLDSWORTHY, daughter, white female born May 1885, age 15 years, unmarried, born California, both parents born England, ini school, can read and write, speaks English; SELINA GOLDSWORTHY, daughter, white female born Apr 1888 age 12 years, unmarried, born California, both parents born England, ini school, can read and write, speaks English; JOHNY GOLDSWORTHY, son, white male born Nov 1889, age 10 years, unmarried, born California, both parents born England, ini school, can read and write, speaks English; JOSIAH GOLDSWORTHY, son, white male born Aug 1890, age 9 years, unmarried, born California, both parents born England, in school, can read and write, speaks English; PEARL GOLDSWORTHY, daughter, white female born Nov 1892, age 7 years, unmarried, born California, both parents born England, ini school, can read and write, speaks English.
  4. [S335] Unknown compiler.
  5. [S358] Mariposa Gazette.
  6. [S503] Mariposa Gazette, 22 Jan 1916, n/a, Following an illness of but a few days' duration, Josiah GOLDSWORTHY, 24 years of age and a resident of Big Oak Flat, passed away at his home on Thursday, January 13th, pneumonia being the cause of death. Deceased was married last September to Miss Mamie GERKEN, whose mother died a few days before of the same sickness.... (Mariposa Gazette).
  7. [S505] Unknown author, Article - Misc newspapers.
  8. [S503] Mariposa Gazette, 22 Jan 1916, n/a, Following an illness of but a few days' duration, Josiah GOLDSWORTHY, 24 years of age and a resident of Big Oak Flat, passed away at his home on Thursday, January 13th, pneumonia being the cause of death. Deceased was married last September to Miss Mamie GERKEN, whose mother died a few days before of the same sickness. Mr. GOLDSWORTHY'S father and one brother are also down with the dread disease and their condition is reported to be critical. "Si" GOLDSWORTHY was well known in this district, where his parents resided before removing to Big Oak Flat, and he was universally liked. He was a young man of excellent qualities, conscientious and industrious, and leaves a large circle of friends to mourn his demise.
  9. [S872] The Union Democrate, 15 Jan 1916, n/a, Died: Near Big Oak Flat, January 13, 1916, Sy Goldsworthy, a native of California, aged 24 died. (The Union Democrat)
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    Sy Goldsworthy succumbs to pneumonia Thursday: Sy Goldsworthy, a young man of Big Oak Flat, died at his own there Thursday from pneumonia. the deceased was well known and generally esteemed, and his untimely death is a source of sincere regret to the whole countryside. He was 24 years of age and is survived by his wife, Mrs. Goldsworthy, who was Miss Mamie Gerken. Their marriage occurred last September. The funeral will occur Saturday in Big Oak Flat. (The Union Democrat).
  10. [S836] Allen J. ED.D Repashy, History Makers South of the River, Page 6.
  11. [S2314] Cheryl Maddox, TuoCo Births Deaths 1857-1945, JOSIAH GOLDSWORTHY, died 13 Jan 1916, recorded in Vol 4, pg 038 ot Tuolumne Co. Records, burial at Big Oak Flat. Note that 1995 Burden Index published by Tuolumne Co. Genealogical Society has these dates, but calls him John.

Catherine (Harney) Long

F, b. 27 September 1833, d. 13 May 1875
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Last Edited10 Jun 2015
     Catherine (Harney) Long was buried at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Big Oak Flat, Tuolumne Co., California.1 She was born on 27 September 1833 at Roscommon, Althlone Co., Ireland.1 She married John Long on 6 April 1863 at California.1 Catherine (Harney) Long died on 13 May 1875 at Jacksonville, Tuolumne Co., California, at age 41.1
     Catherine (Harney) Long was also known as Catherine Harney.1

Family

John Long b. c 1834, d. 13 Jul 1911
Child

Citations

  1. [S477] Ginger (Gerken) O'Reilly < and e-mail address>, Gerken Family History.

Jennifer Gale Herrick1

F, b. 26 March 1943, d. 7 December 2000
MotherUvelora Elizabeth (Gerken) Herrick Javedas b. 26 Jun 1913, d. 19 Jan 1987
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Last Edited12 Jun 2015
     Jennifer Gale Herrick was born on 26 March 1943 at Alameda Co., California.1 She was the daughter of Uvelora Elizabeth (Gerken) Herrick Javedas. Jennifer Gale Herrick died on 7 December 2000 at El Dorado Co., California, at age 57.2
     As of 7 December 1978,her married name was Jennifer (Herrick) Sweeney.3

Citations

  1. [S1] Unknown compiler.
  2. [S8] SSDI, Jennifer G Simms died El Dorado Co. 7 Dec 2000.
  3. [S563] California Divorce 1960-1985, online www. Ancestry.com, Patrick F Sweeney and Jennifer Gail Herrick, divorced El Dorado Co. 7 Dec 1978.

Harold H Hill1

M, b. circa 1896, d. 1985
Last Edited27 Nov 2016
     Harold H Hill was born circa 1896;
He may be Harold Howe Hill, born 30 Jul 1896 in Vermont and died 21 Mar 1985 in Sacramento Co. at age 88 (SSN 568-12-5588.)1 He married Ann Isabel (Gerken) Tanner Hill, daughter of Herman Henry Gerken and Elizabeth (Long) Gerken, on 10 November 1979 at Marin Co., California. His age was reported as 83, hers as 73.1 Harold H Hill died in 1985.2

Family

Anna J (Gerken) Tanner b. 10 May 1903, d. 23 Mar 1997

Citations

  1. [S286] Unknown compiler, Harold H Hill (age 83) and Isabel A Tanner (age 73), mar Marin Co. 10 Nov 1979, registered in Sacramento Co., Co.Reg. No.4938, State File No. 135674.
  2. [S335] Unknown compiler.

George J. JAVEDAS1

M, b. 2 December 1916, d. 4 March 1984
Last Edited19 Jul 2011
     George J. JAVEDAS was born on 2 December 1916 at California.2 He married Uvelora Elizabeth (Gerken) Herrick Javedas, daughter of Herman Henry Gerken and Elizabeth (Long) Gerken, before 1949. George J. JAVEDAS died on 4 March 1984 at Alameda Co., California, at age 67.2

Family

Uvelora Elizabeth (Gerken) Herrick Javedas b. 26 Jun 1913, d. 19 Jan 1987

Citations

  1. [S479] Unknown author, gencircles.com.
  2. [S335] Unknown compiler.

John Long1

M, b. circa 1834, d. 13 July 1911
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Last Edited10 Jun 2015
     John Long was born circa 1824 at Ireland.1 He was born circa 1834 at Ireland; Although Gerken family data says he was born in 1824, John Long reported in 1900 that he was born in 1834. Other census records and his marriage date all support the later date.2,3,4 He married an unknown person on 6 April 1863 at California.2 He married Catherine (Harney) Long on 6 April 1863 at California.1 John Long died on 13 July 1911 at Chinese Camp, Tuolumne Co., California.2 He was buried after 13 July 1911 at St. Xavier Catholic Church, Chinese Camp, Tuolumne Co., California.1
     He was naturalized between 1860 and 1870 at California.5

Family

Catherine (Harney) Long b. 27 Sep 1833, d. 13 May 1875
Child

Citations

  1. [S477] Ginger (Gerken) O'Reilly < and e-mail address>, Gerken Family History.
  2. [S830] Mary Alice (James) Wilson Capson, "Gerken Family Data."
  3. [S860] 1860 US Census, Tuolumne Co., California, population schedule, 6th Township, ED 130, SD 4, Sheet 19A (pg 124 stamped), Dwelling 320, Household 323, 26 June 1900: John Long, head W M born (month not stated) 1836 age 64 W IRE-IRE-IRE to US 1853 resident 47 years, Naturalized, quartz miner, can read-write-speak English, rents house.
  4. [S859] 1860 US Census, Tuolumne Co., California, populations schedule, Jacksonville, p 41, Line 18, Dwelling 753, Household 643, 12 Sep 1860: J Long age 30 M Miner --no property -- born Ireland.
  5. [S2168] 29 Sept 1870 unknown record type, unknown repository address, 5 Aug 1870: JM Long, age 36 M W [Police?] Judge, $4000 born O [outside US?], Male citizen of US over 21 years; Kate Long, age 37 F W Keeping House, born New York.

James J McCormick1,2

M, b. June 1855, d. 8 July 1923
FatherPatrick McCormick b. 1823
MotherCatherine (Gilmartin) McCormick3 b. 12 Feb 1824, d. 2 Mar 1900
Last Edited21 Nov 2016
     James J McCormick was born in June 1855 at New York.2 He was the son of Patrick McCormick and Catherine (Gilmartin) McCormick.3 James J McCormick married Mary E (Aldrich) McCormick circa 1881; At the 1900 census, James and Mary had been married 19 years, suggesting a marriage date in 1880 or 1881. They were likely married in California. James J McCormick died on 8 July 1923 at California at age 68; He probably died in Calaveras Co., likely in Copperopolis where he is buried.4

Family

Mary E (Aldrich) McCormick b. Feb 1862, d. 1950
Children

Citations

  1. [S335] Unknown compiler.
  2. [S877] 1900 US Census, Calaveras Co., California, population schedule, Copperopolis Pct, ED 143, SD 4, Sheet 7A, (p 110 stamped) Dwelling 175, Household 179, 9 June 1900: James J. McCormick, Head, W M born June 1855, age 44 Mar 19 years NY-IRE-IRE O-M-F #29 on Farm Schedule; Mary E McCormick, wife W F born Feb 1862 age 38 Mar 19 years, mother of 10 children, 9 living, CA-IL-ENG does not work outside home; William W McCormick, son, W M born mar 1883 age 17, S CA-CA-CA, day laborer; Julia R McCormick, daughter, W F born Sep 1885 age 14 S CA-CA-CA at school; Ella B McCormick, daughter, W F born Jun 1887 age 13 S CA-CA-CA at school; Daniel C McCormick, son, W M born Jan 1889, age 11 S CA-CA-CA at school; Clara C McCormick, daughter W F born July 1890 age 9 S CA-CA-CA at school; John G McCormick, son W M born Jun 1894 age 6 S CA-CA-CA at school; Eddie P McCormick, son, W M born Sept 1895 age 4 S CA-CA-CA at school; Warren L McCormick, son W M born Nov 1896 age 3 S CA-CA-CA; Cecilia W McCormick, daughter W F born Mar 1898 age 2 S CA-CA-CA; Marie Powers, boarder, W F born Dec 1874, age 25 S CA-UNK-UNK School Teacher.
  3. [S669] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, JAMES JOSEPH McCORMICK born June 1855 in New York, died 8 Jul 1923 in California. According to Jeanie Sawyer, he was the son of Patrick McCormick (1823- ) and Catherine McCoromick (1824-1900). Husband of Mary Ellen ALDRIDGE (sic) McCormick. Father of Daniel McCormick (1889-1918). Inscription: "Age 67 years. Native of New York". Burial in Copperopolis Cemetery, Copperopolis, Calaveras Co., California. Find A Grave Memorial 16689319 added 17 Nov 2006 by Diane & John.
  4. [S669] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, JAMES JOSEPH McCORMICK born Junr 1855 in New York, died 8 Jul 1923 in California. According to Jeanie Sawyer, he was the son of Patrick McCormick (1823- ) and Catherine McCoromick (1824-1900). Husband of Mary Ellen ALDRIDGE (sic) McCormick. Father of Daniel McCormick (1889-1918). Inscription: "Age 67 years. Native of New York". Burial in Copperopolis Cemetery, Copperopolis, Calaveras Co., California. Fina A Grave Memorial 16689319 added 17 Nov 2006 by Diane & John.

John Gilmartin McCormick

M, b. 31 January 1894, d. 29 June 1966
FatherJames J McCormick b. Jun 1855, d. 8 Jul 1923
MotherMary E (Aldrich) McCormick b. Feb 1862, d. 1950
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Last Edited26 Jan 2018
     John Gilmartin McCormick was born on 31 January 1894 at Copperopolis, Calaveras Co., California.1 He was the son of James J McCormick and Mary E (Aldrich) McCormick. John Gilmartin McCormick married Mayme (Gerken) Goldsworthy McCormick Lee, daughter of Herman Henry Gerken and Elizabeth (Long) Gerken, between 1920 and 1930; Not in Tuolumne County Marriage Registers published by TCGS. John Gilmartin McCormick died on 29 June 1966 at Martinez, Contra Costa Co., California, at age 72.2 He was buried in July 1966 at Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo Co., California; Although there is no indication, either with a tombstone or in county records, that McCormick is buried at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Dr. Repashy's informants indicated that he is buried here. In fact, there is a tombstone for him at Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno.3
     He served in the Private in MG Co 161 Infantry, 41st Division between 1917 and 1918.4,5

Family

Mayme (Gerken) Goldsworthy McCormick Lee b. 22 Jan 1897, d. 4 Jun 1983

Citations

  1. [S335] Unknown compiler.
  2. [S335] Unknown compiler, John G McCormick, male born 31 Jan 1894 in California. Died 29 June 1966 in Contra Costa Co., age 72 years. SSN 573-12-6588. Mother's maiden name Aldrich, father's surname (presumed) McCormick.
  3. [S669] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, JOHN GILMARTIN McCORMICK -born 31 Jan 1894Copperopolis, Calaveras Co., CA, died 29 Ju3 1966 at Contra Costa Co., California. He was the son of Patrick McCormick (orn 1823 in Ireland, died after 1896, buried at Cooperopolis Cemetery) and Catherine Joplin McCormick, born 12 Feb 1824in Gliffony, Co. Sligo, Ireland, died 2 Mar 1900 in California. Buried Copperopolis Cemetery). Brother of MARY McCORMICK CRAVEN (1863-1900); WILLIAM WASCHINGTON McCORMICK (1883-1951); JULIA McCORMICK MENTZ (188885-1961) and CLARA CATHERINE McCORMICK loukes (18900-1957). Inscription: US ARMY PVT WORLD WAR I. Burial at Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo Co., California in Plot L 0 5201. File maintained by J. and added as Find A Grave Memorial 73985270on 26 Jul 2011 by Marvin & Samme Templin.
  4. [S669] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, JOHN GILMARTIN McCORMICK of California, PVT MG CO 161 INF / 41 DIVISION / WORLD WAR I born Jan 13 1894 / died June 29, 1966. Burial at Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo Co., California Plot L O 5201.
    The biography submitted with this entry says he is the son of PATRICK McCORMICK who was born in Ireland in 1823 and died after 1896; and CATHERINE McCORMICK who was born 12 Feb 1894 in Gilffony, Co. Slisgo, Ireland and died Mar 2 1900 in Copperopolis. Both are buried in the Copperopolis Cemetery, Calaveras Co., California.
  5. [S584] Unknown document; unknown film.

Esther Miller1,2

F, b. 13 September 1906, d. 6 February 1973
Last Edited19 Jun 2011
     Esther Miller was born on 13 September 1906 at Oregon.3 She married John Merritt Gerken, son of Herman Henry Gerken and Elizabeth (Long) Gerken, before 1930. Esther Miller died on 6 February 1973 at Oakland, Alameda Co., California, at age 66.3

Family

John Merritt Gerken b. 6 Jan 1908, d. 15 Jul 1991
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Unknown compiler.
  2. [S477] Ginger (Gerken) O'Reilly < and e-mail address>, Gerken Family History.
  3. [S830] Mary Alice (James) Wilson Capson, "Gerken Family Data."

George Willis Tanner1

M, b. 28 June 1904, d. 14 March 1972
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Last Edited1 Jan 2015
     George Willis Tanner was born on 28 June 1904 at Kentucky.2 He married Anna J (Gerken) Tanner, daughter of Herman Henry Gerken and Elizabeth (Long) Gerken, circa 1924 at California. George Willis Tanner died on 14 March 1972 at Sacramento Co., California, at age 67.3
     George Willis Tanner was also known as George W Tanner.4

Family

Anna J (Gerken) Tanner b. 10 May 1903, d. 23 Mar 1997

Citations

  1. [S477] Ginger (Gerken) O'Reilly < and e-mail address>, Gerken Family History.
  2. [S335] Unknown compiler.
  3. [S335] Unknown compiler, TANNER, GEORGE W SSN 565-097610 Male born 28 June 1904 Kentucky, died 14 Mar 1972 Sacrament Co.
  4. [S2737] 1930 US Census, Provo, Utah, population schedule, ED 41, Sheet 6-A, Dwg nn, Fam 1nn, sheet nnn-X (pg nnn stamped), George W Tanner, age 25 and Isabel A Tanner, female age 26, wife, residents of Santa Clara Co., Santa Clara, California. 1930 census indicates that both were bookkeepers at a cleaning plant and they'd been married about 6 years.

John William Thornton Jr.1

M, b. circa 1905, d. 1987
Last Edited21 Sep 2017
     John William Thornton Jr. was born circa 1905 at California.2,1,3 He married Genevieve C. (Gerken) Thornton, daughter of Herman Henry Gerken and Elizabeth (Long) Gerken, in 1926 at Alameda Co., CA.1 John William Thornton Jr. died in 1987 at Placer Co., CA; Guesstimate.4
     John William Thornton Jr. was also known as John Thornton.2

Family

Genevieve C. (Gerken) Thornton b. 6 Mar 1906, d. 20 Jan 1955
Child

Citations

  1. [S286] Unknown compiler.
  2. [S477] Ginger (Gerken) O'Reilly < and e-mail address>, Gerken Family History.
  3. [S1] Unknown compiler.
  4. [S335] Unknown compiler.

John Raymond Thornton1,2

M, b. 8 October 1929, d. 30 May 1968
FatherJohn William Thornton Jr. b. c 1905, d. 1987
MotherGenevieve C. (Gerken) Thornton b. 6 Mar 1906, d. 20 Jan 1955
Last Edited21 Sep 2017
     John Raymond Thornton was born on 8 October 1929 at San Francisco Co., California.2 He was the son of John William Thornton Jr. and Genevieve C. (Gerken) Thornton. John Raymond Thornton died on 30 May 1968 at San Bruno, San Mateo Co., California, at age 38.3,4

Citations

  1. [S477] Ginger (Gerken) O'Reilly < and e-mail address>, Gerken Family History.
  2. [S1] Unknown compiler.
  3. [S335] Unknown compiler, JOHN R THORNTON, male born California 8 Oct 1929, died San Mateo Co., 30 May 1968, age 38 years. Mother's maiden name GERKIN (sic). ssn 553-32-1612.
  4. [S8] SSDI, JOHN THORNTON, born 8 Oct 1929, Mied May 1968, age 38 years, at San Bruno, San Mateo Co., California. SSN 533-32-1612.