Butte County Obituary Index

The Butte Weekly Democrat
Oroville , California

Death Index from 8/6/18 59 to 7/26/1862

The newspaper made its debut on August 6, 18 59 and was published at Oroville, Butte County , California . As the name suggests it focused on political issues and not so much of the local news of the region.

This index was compiled by Tim I. Purdy as part of research on the history of Lassen Volcanic National Park .

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Anderson, Richard – 19 April 1862 2 ;1 [died at Sierra Valley , CA ]

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Baker, R.C. – 4 May 1861 2 ;7 [died at Tehama , CA ]
Benedict, Maria – 10 September 1859 2 ;7 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Benedict, Maria Louisa – 17 September 1859 2 ;7 [died at Bangor , CA ]
Berryman, James – 24 September 1859 2 ;7 [died at Sutter Creek , CA ]
Brown, David A. – 7 January 1860 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Brown, Eliza – 20 August 1859 2 ;5 [died at Sacramento , CA ]
Butts, Adeline – 23 February 1861 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]

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Carlan , John Joseph – 27 August 1859 2 ;7 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Coburn, Thomas – 10 April 1861 2 ;1 [died at Cherokee Flat, CA]
Collins, Joseph – 23 June 1860 2 ;6 [died at New York City , NY ]
Condon, J. – 24 September 1859 2 ;7 [died at San Francisco , CA ]
Conklin, Hamilton – 15 February 1862 2 ;6 [died at Diamondville , CA ]
Craig, Laura M. – 21 December 1861 2 ;6 [died at Feather River, Butte Co., CA]
Curtis, Amanda – 15 December 1860 2 ;6 [died at Nelson Bar, Butte Co., CA]

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Dowd, Mrs. John – 17 March 1860 2 ;7 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Dunbar, Dan – 26 April 1862 2 ;4 [died in Yuba County , CA ]

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Ferguson , G.W. – 16 February 1861 2 ;6 [died at Whiterock , CA ]
Fisher, Elizabeth – 31 May 1862 2 ;6 [died at Red Bluff, CA]
Freer, Bennie B. – 21 December 1861 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]

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Gaskill , Anne C. – 20 April 1861 2 ;6 [died at Forbestown , CA ]
Gaskill , Mary F. – 20 April 1861 2 ;6 [died at Forbestown , CA ]
Goss, Auguste – 10 May 1862 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Green, Mary – 14 June 1862 2 ;6 [died at Cadiz , OH ]
Greenburg, Elizabeth – 6 August 1859 3 ;5 [died at San Francisco , CA ]
Grove, David – 29 October 1859 2 ;6 [died at Willow Springs, Plumas Co., CA]

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Harrison, Richard – 4 August 1860 2 ;3 [died at Willow Creek , CA ]
Henrle , Edward Julian – 15 February 1862 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Henshaw , Susan – 25 May 1861 2 ;6 [died in Butte Co., CA]
Hickok , Ida – 5 July 1862 2 ;5 [died near Chico , CA ]
Hickok , Minnie – 5 July 1862 2 ;5 [died near Chico , CA ]
Hida , Mrs. J. – 18 May 1861 2 ;6 [died at Bidwells Bar , CA ]
Hill, Bartley B. – 14 September 1861 2 ;6 [die at Diamondville , CA ]
Hobart, Kate – 28 April 1860 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Hobart, Thomas – 29 October 1859 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Hoc, Frederick – 14 April 1860 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Hopkins, John – 19 July 1862 2 ;6 [died at Thompson’s Flat, CA]
Horton, Reuben – 23 November 1861 2 ;6 [died at Dogtown , CA ]

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Johnson, Dr. H.W .- 24 September 1859 2;7 [died at North San Juan , CA ]
Johnson, Leonard – 20 August 1859 2 ;5 [died at San Francisco , CA ]
Jones, A.Y. – 27 July 1861 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Jones, John M. – 5 January 1861 2 ;5 [died at Cherokee Flat, CA]

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Kiehn , Peter – 4 August 1860 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Kimmel, John F. – 13 July 1861 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
King, John A. – 20 August 1859 2 ;5 [died at San Francisco , CA ]
Kretsinger , George W. – 11 August 1860 2 ;5 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Kuhlman, Mrs. A.H.M. – 5 July 1862 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]

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Leavy , R.A. – 5 May 1860 2 ;5 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Liebhauser , Josephine – 14 April 1860 2 ;6 [died at Forbestown , CA ]
Lindsay, George – 10 March 1860 2 ;6 [died at Rock Creek, Butte Co., CA]
Livingstone, Mary – 4 May 1861 2 ;7 [died at Thompson’s Flat, CA]
Lloyd, Edward – 29 March 1862 2 ;1 [died at Sacramento , CA ]
Lynn, James – 17 March 1860 2 ;1 [died at Oroville , CA ]

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McAnally , Catherine – 26 July 1862 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
McConnell, George William – 3 April 1862 2 ;7 [died at Oroville , CA ]
McWilliams, Joseph – 29 December 1860 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
McTigue , Michael – 2 November 1861 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Meek, Capt. N.D. – 9 June 1860 2 ;5 [died at Forbestown , CA ]
Miner, Phineas L. – 10 April 1861 2 ;1 [died at Red Bluff, CA]
Moore, Cyrus B. – 5 January 1861 2 ;5 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Moore, Maria A. – 5 January 1861 2 ;5 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Moore, Milton Douglas – 26 January 1861 2 ;6 [died at Hamilton , CA ]

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Neal, Samuel – 27 August 1859 2 ;7 [died at Butte Creek , CA ]
Nesbitt, Eliza Catherine – 15 October 1859 2 ;5 [died at Oroville , CA ]

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Parker, Edward – 26 October 1861 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Penslon , John A. – 19 October 1861 2 ;1 [died at Feather River, Butte Co., CA]
Phipps, Vitula – 29 December 1860 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Pollard, Ada Delphine – 19 July 1862 2 ;6 [died at Butte Mills, CA]
Prindle , John – 16 February 1861 2 ;6 [died at Frenchtown , CA ]

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Reading , Charles – 2 June 1860 2 ;3 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Reilinger , Leopold – 8 March 1862 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]

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Scranton , Capt. Albert – 6 August 1859 3 ;5 [died at Salmon Falls, El Dorado Co., CA]
Sheilds , Alexander – 7 April 1860 2 ;1 [died at Pine Grove, Sierra Co., CA]
Simmons, Sebree – 6 April 1861 2 ;6 [died at Cherokee Flat, CA]
Small, George – 29 March 1862 2 ;6 [died at Stony Creek, Butte Co., CA]
Smith, Ann – 20 April 1861 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Smith, Eleazer – 12 November 1859 2 ;6 [died at Long’s Bar, CA]
Smith, George W. – 20 August 1859 2 ;5 [died at San Francisco , CA ]
Smith, Williiam – 20 August 1859 2 ;5 [died at San Francisco , CA ]
Steadman, Maj. O.A. – 31 December 1859 2 ;6 [died at Dry Creek, Butte Co., CA]
Stewart, Thomas I. – 15 October 1859 2 ;5 [died at Dobbins Ranch, Yolo Co., CA]
Streichenberg , Charles – 5 January 1861 2 ;5 [died at Oroville , CA ]

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Toland , Mary Ellen – 22 December 1860 2 ;7 [died at Oroville , CA ]

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Vance, James Reuben – 31 August 1861 2 ;6 [died at Thompson’s Flat, CA]
Van Orden , Frank – 9 June 1860 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Vaughn, Mrs. – 26 November 1859 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Vrooman , Lucretia Catherine – 5 January 1861 2 ;5 [died at Oroville , CA ]

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Wagstaff , Elizabeth – 24 November 1860 2 ;6 [died at Hamilton , CA ]
Ward, Ann (infant) – 25 February 1860 2 ;6 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Warden, Dr. J.B. – 16 February 1861 2 ;6 [died at Henshaw’s Ranch, Butte Co., CA]
Waterman, Theodore – 2 June 1860 2 ;5 [died at Oroville , CA ]
White, Andrew J. – 9 June 1860 2 ;5 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Whitney, W.W. – 3 September 1859 2 ;7 [died at Oroville , CA ]
Whitten, MacDonald – 17 November 1860 2 ;5 [died at Little Rock , AR ]
Williams, John – 23 June 1860 2 ;6 [died at Marysville , CA ]
Woodward, Edward – 14 December 1861 2 ;5 [died at Oroville , CA ]

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Young, James Campbell – 22 February 1862 2 ;6 [died at Forbestown , CA ]