Aug. 13, 1895 Dutch Flat Placer County California, USA
Grandfather was James Colgrove who married Ann Bentley. Father was John SR. of Herkimer, NY. John Jr. Married Lydia Ann Holdridge Moved to CA 1850 along with brother Oliver who drowned in big flood,near Sacramento, 1861. Wife and son, Levi and daughter Tebb came out later. Son Geo. Lewis came out and settled in San Jose area, and ran stage line, owned by Chris Coffin and John Dowd. John owned large hydralic mineing claims,in Dutch Flat area. John lived alone, and died in his rocking chair, on his front porch.