From: The Oakland Tribune, 01 January 1906:
Mrs. Julia Howard, a native of Arkansas, aged fifty-six years, died yesterday at her home on the San Leandro road, near High street. She came from Oregon about four months ago. Death was due to injuries sustained in falling down stairs a year ago.
Henry Hampel, a native of Germany, aged seventy-three years, died this morning at his home, 1126 Sixteenth avenue. He had resided in California for the last fifty years. He was a blacksmith by occupation. He leaves a wife and five children.