Modoc Independant 1879-1890

Alturas , California
Death/Obituary Index from 1879 through 1890

This index covers the newspaper from February 22, 18 79 through December 23, 18 90 It should be noted that there are some major gaps, such as all of 1881, as well as 1882, with the exception of one issue and the first nine months of 1883 are missing. Also the years 1886 and 1887 are missing.

This index was compiled by Tim I. Purdy as part of an ongoing research project on Roop County , Nevada . A special thanks is extended to Billie Reynolds who provided the microfilm.

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Adams, Charles F. – 31 January 1889 3 ;7 [died at Los Angeles , CA ]
Allen, William – 4 December 1890 3 ;2 [died at Fall River Mills, CA]
Anderson, Albert – 2 August 1879 3 ;4 [died at Centerville, Modoc Co., CA]
Arnholt , Michael – 14 February 1884 3 ;3 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Austin, J. Oliver – 17 October 1889 3 ;1 [died at Fort Bidwell , CA ]

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Bare, Thomas – 24 January 1889 3 ;2 [died at Lake City , CA ]
Bedford, Walter – 20 November 1884 3 ;2 [died at Sonora , Mexico ]
Bosquet , Frank – 2 January 1890 3 ;1 & 3;7 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Boyes , Charles B. – 6 March 1890 3 ;6 [died at Butte Creek Valley, Siskiyou Co., CA]
Broila , Richard – 11 September 1884 3 ;6 [died at Willow Ranch, CA]
Brown, Mrs. J.W. – 8 May 1884 3 ;3 [died at Eagleville , CA ]
Burke, Thomas A. – 27 March 1880 3 ;5 [died at Cedarville , CA ]

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Cantrall , Mary Elizabeth – 26 July 1888 3 ;6 [died at Jess Valley, Modoc Co., CA]
Castle, Mary J. 28 March 1889 3 ;7 [died at Sacramento , CA ]
Clark , W.S. – 1 August 1889 3 ;6 [died at Adin , CA ]
Coffer, Adelia , Annie – 16 May 1889 3 ;6 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Colborne , George – 7 February 1889 3 ;5 [died in Surprise Valley , CA ]
Collette, Rachel – 18 October 1883 3 ;3 [died at Pittville , CA ]
Conroy, James – 12 December 1889 3 ;2 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Coolley , Myrick – 13 September 1879 3 ;1 [died at Canby , CA ]
Couch, Jesse – 10 May 1888 3 ;6 [died at Cedarville , CA ]
Crawford, Lillie – 4 December 1890 3 ;2 [died at Willow Ranch, CA]

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Daugherty, Sarah – 26 April 1888 3 ;6 [died at Lake City , CA ]
Deisenroth , Gertrude Elizabeth – 25 June 1885 3 ;5 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Dickinson, Joel A. – 23 December 1880 3 ;3 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Dorris , Lucy – 10 January 1889 3 ;5 [died at Edgewood, Siskiyou Co., CA]
Dorris , Lucy Drury – 17 January 1889 3 ;3 [died near Alturas , CA ]
Doten , Peter – 5 June 1880 3 ;2 [died at Fitzhugh Creek, Modoc Co., CA]
Dowden , Lyvisa – 4 June 1885 3 ;1 & 1;5 [died at Alturas , CA ]

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Essex, David – 19 December 1889 3 ;6 [died at Clover Swale, Modoc Co., CA]
Estes, Harry – 29 November 1883 3 ;4 [died at Alturas , CA ]

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Fee, Frank – 5 September 1889 3 ;4 [died at Fort Bidwell , CA ]
Flood, Allie – 4 December 1884 3 ;6 [died at Lake City , CA ]
Fogarty, John – 25 October 1883 3 ;3 [died at Livingstone , MT ]
Fritz, Catherine – 2 January 1890 3 ;6 [died at Parker Creek, Modoc Co., CA]

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Gault , Archie – 2 February 1884 3 ;2 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Glidden, Florilla Crawford – 21 August 1890 3 ;6 [died at Willow Ranch, CA]
Godfrey, G.K. – 29 May 1880 3 ;2 [died at Cedarville , CA ]
Graves , Rev. Roswell – 15 November 1883 3 ;5 [died at San Francisco , CA ]
Green, L.M. – 14 March 1889 3 ;4 [died at Lookout, CA]

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Hagerman, George P. – 6 December 1888 3 ;2 [died at Lookout, CA]
Hammersly , Mr. – 31 August 1882 3 ;4 [died at Lakeview , OR ]
Hapgood , Frank – 5 June 1880 3 ;2 [died at Centerville , CA ]
Harris, Lizzie – 25 April 1889 3 ;7 [died at Willow Ranch, CA]
Hayes, Preston – 28 March 1889 3 ;2 [died at Parker Creek, Modoc Co., CA]
Heath, Alice – 16 December 1880 3 ;6 [died at Willow Ranch, CA]
Henderson, Walter James – 11 October 1879 3 ;3 [died at Willow Ranch, CA]
Hill, Mrs. – 20 December 1883 3 ;4 [died at Adin , CA ]
Hironymous , Gussie – 26 June 1880 3 ;5 [died at Cedarville , CA ]
Hitchcock, Philena Smith – 5 December 1889 3 ;6 [died at Eagleville , CA ]
Holler, Mrs. A .- 22 March 1888 3;5 [died at Cedarville , CA ]
Hornbeck, A.J. – 31 August 1882 2 ;3 [died at Tombstone , AZ ]
Huseman , Louis – 27 September 1888 3 ;4 [died at Yreka , CA ]

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Johnson, Isaac – 22 August 1889 3 ;2 [died at Lakeview , OR ]
Jones, Martha – 16 October 1890 3 ;6 [died at Centerville, Modoc Co., CA]

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Kelton , Mark A. – 21 November 1889 3 ;6 [died at Lakeview , OR ]
Kerr, Samuel K. – 12 September 1889 3 ;5 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Knight, Horace – 3 October 1889 3 ;4 [died at Adin , CA ]
Kraft, J.M. – 28 February 1884 3 ;3 [died at Adin , CA ]

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Laird, Frank D. – 20 March 1880 3 ;1 [died at Susanville , CA ]
Lauer, Albert Tilden – 14 February 1880 3 ;2 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Lee, Cordelia – 10 April 1890 3 ;3 [died at Davis Creek, Modoc Co., CA]
Lee, Wm. M. – 1 March 1888 3 ;5 [died at Hayden Hill , CA ]
Lewis, Samuel – 18 December 1884 3 ;2 [died at Lake City , CA ]
Linton, Fred – 5 January 1888 3 ;2 [died near Alturas , CA ]
Lloyd, Edward – 19 September 1889 3 ;6 [died at Canby , CA ]
Lunsford, Walter – 21 March 1889 3 ;7 [died at Alturas , CA ]

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Mark, William Ernest – 27 March 1880 3 ;1 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Marsh, Freddie – 25 September 1884 3 ;6 [died at Willow Ranch, CA]
Martens, Hans Jacob – 31 August 1882 3 ;2 & 3;5 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Martin, H.S. – 22 May 1884 3 ;2 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Mathews, Josephine – 5 February 1885 3 ;1 [died at Cedarville , CA ]
McCallen , Hayes – 27 November 1884 3 ;2 [died at San Francisco , CA ]
McCarty, Marion – 30 December 1880 3 ;2 [died at Eagelville , CA ]
Mears, Frank P. – 18 December 1890 3 ;5 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Minter, Mary Eliza – 21 February 1884 3 ;5 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Morris, Rhuey A. – 11 September 1884 3 ;3 & 3;6 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Munroe, James – 10 January 1880 3 ;5 [died at Canyon Creek, Modoc Co., CA]

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Netherton , Eliza – 6 November 1884 3 ;5 [died at Phoenix , AZ ]
Netherton , F.W. – 22 January 1885 3 ;2 [died at Phoenix , AZ ]
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Olmstead, Julia – 3 October 1889 3 ;5 [died at Adin , CA ]

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Parker, Thomas – 25 October 1883 3 ;3 [died at Livingstone , MT ]
Perry, A.B. – 18 October 1883 3 ;5 [died at South Fork, Modoc Co., CA]
Phillips, Norris A. – 24 April 1884 3 ;3 [died at Cedarville , CA ]
Pierson, Hannah N. – 2 October 1890 3 ;7 [died at Tuscarora , NV]
Pinkney , Ethel Augusta – 23 December 1890 3 ;6 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Poor, J.W. – 4 September 1890 3 ;6 [died at Reno , NV ]
Pope, Walter James – 27 September 1879 3 ;5 [died at Canby , CA ]
Prior, James – 6 December 1883 3 ;1 [died at Surprise Valley , CA ]

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Ralston, Benjamin F. – 13 March 1890 3 ;5 [died at Canyon Creek, Modoc Co., CA]
Rees, S.G. – 20 June 1889 3 ;2 [died at Lakeview , OR ]
Rickner , Daniel – 15 November 1883 3 ;4 [died at Scott Valley, Siskiyou Co., CA]
Rock, Addie – 20 December 1879 3 ;5 [died at Adin , CA ]

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Schaffer, Joanna – 26 December 1889 3 ;7 [died at Eagleville , CA ]
Schaffer, Lizzie L. – 26 December 1889 3 ;7 [died at Eagelville , CA ]
Schlke , Henry – 17 May 1879 1 ;3 [died at San Francisco , CA ]
Shaw, Samuel – 18 October 1883 3 ;5 [died at Madeline Plains, Lassen Co., CA]
Sherman, John – 4 June 1885 3 ;3 [died at Dry Lake, Modoc Co., CA]
Shinn, John – 27 March 1884 3 ;5 [died at Surprise Valley , CA ]
Sibley, Walter – 3 January 1889 3 ;3 [died at Lakeview , OR ]
Sloss , F.A. – 17 October 1889 3 ;6 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Smith, Robert – 7 March 1889 3 ;5 [died at Red Rock, Lassen Co., CA]
Snodgrass, Lillian – 25 October 1888 3 ;1 [died in Southern California ]
Spaulding, James Y. – 4 July 1889 3 ;5 [died at Joseph Creek, Modoc Co., CA]
Spicer, Ezekiel – 25 July 1889 3 ;2 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Stevens, Josiah Edward – 11 September 1884 3 ;6 [died at San Jose , CA ]
Stewart, Katy – 21 June 1888 3 ;5 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Stewart, Mary – 27 December 1883 2 ;3 [died at Cedarville , CA ]
Sullivan, Nicholas – 14 May 1885 3 ;4 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Swearangen , Capt. W.B. – 20 March 1880 3 ;3 [died at Napa , CA ]
Sweeney, Miles Alexander – 28 August 1890 3 ;6 [died at Jess Valley, Modoc Co., CA]

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Townsend, George – 28 February 1884 3 ;4 [died at Round Mountain, Shasta Co., CA]
Turner, Eugene – 1 May 1884 3 ;4 [died at St. John , AZ ]

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Volgraff , George – 28 March 1889 3 ;2 [died at Fort Bidwell , CA ]

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Walch , Dick – 17 April 1880 3 ;4 [died at Adin , CA ]
Walden, Charles – 11 November 1880 3 ;1 [died at Linkville , OR ]
Welch, Mabel – 24 July 1890 3 ;6 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Wells, Charles W. – 22 May 1890 3 ;5 [died at Hot Springs Valley, Modoc Co., CA]
Wells, Esther J. Garrett – 22 August 1889 3 ;5 [died at Philomath , OR ]
West, Annie – 5 February 1888 3 ;5 [died at Oakland , CA ]
West, Herb – 14 March 1889 3 ;3 [died near Hawaii ]
West, infant son of Frank – 8 May 1884 3 ;5 [died at West Valley, Modoc Co., CA]
Weston, Mary – 6 December 1883 3 ;5 [died at Davis Creek , CA ]
Wilson, Lem – 23 December 1880 3 ;2 [died at Lake City , CA ]
Wood, Archibald – 16 October 1890 3 ;6 [died at Alturas , CA ]
Wood, Marilla – 10 May 1888 3 ;5 [died at Dunsmuir , CA ]
Wood, Nellie – 13 March 1890 3 ;3 [died at Alturas , CA ]

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Young, Charles – 26 June 1884 3 ;3 [died at Lake City , CA ]