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Griff A. Alvarez
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Birth: 1850
Death: Aug. 6, 1877
Colusa County
California, USA

According to the 1860 Monroeville Township, Monroeville post office, Colusa Co., CA, US Federal Census, G.A. lived with his parents, Eugene Alvarez, 42, (who was a farmer) and Julia Alvarez, 33. He was 11 years old making his birth year about 1849. He was born in Missouri. Also in the home was a 10 year old girl, Sally who was born in California and is listed as a Native American Indian. Also in the home is Nelly Hardin a 1 year old Native American Indian girl.

Keith Lingenfelter states in Tehama County Pioneers that Griffin A. Alvarez was murdered in Kanawha, Glenn Co., California on 6 August 1877. Note that Glenn County was not formed from Colusa Co., CA until 1891. Kanawah was a former community located about four miles west of Willows, present day Glenn Co., California.
Family links: 
  Eugenio Alvarez (1822 - 1893)
  Julia A. James Alvarez (1823 - 1889)
Aged 27 Yrs. 1 Mo. & 12 Days
Note: He was shot dead by George Hilton in a saloon at Kanawha. From "Colusa County History": "The trouble grew out of a game of poker the two men were playing just before the shooting." Source: David James - relative
Newville Cemetery
Glenn County
California, USA
Created by: A Canon
Record added: Feb 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18063477
Griff A. Alvarez
Added by: A Canon
Griff A. Alvarez
Added by: A Canon
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