Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Local News

From: The Oakland Independent Enquirer, 03 October 1885

Wednesday evening, the eight-year old boy of HF Laumeister, a machinist of the Judson works, residing at 2130 Chestnut street, while carrying a pitcher of water from the well to the house fell and broke the pitcher. The point of the broken vessel struck him in the throat and lacerated it in a most horrible manner.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Will of Mary Ann Tyack

William M. Treloar has petitioned for  probate of the will of Mary Ann Tyack, whose estate mainly consisting [sic] of interests in mines and other property in Nevada county, is valued at $9500, and is bequeathed to her daughter, Stella Miners, residing in Alameda.