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Minnie Smith Preston
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1883
Humboldt County
California, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1958
Humboldt County
California, USA

Humboldt Standard (Eureka, California)
September 2, 1958 (Tuesday)

"Minnie Preston Of Arcata Dies.

Mrs. Minnie S. Preston, 75, lifetime resident of Arcata, died Monday in a Eureka hospital. She was born March 8, 1883 in Arcata and received her schooling in Arcata schools.

She was the wife of the late William A[lexander] Preston, who donated the land on which Humboldt State College is constructed. She and Preston had been married 53 years prior to his death in May of this year.

Mrs. Preston was an active member of the Christian Science church of Arcata.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Estelle McDowell, Eureka; sister, Mrs. Olive E. Winters, Englewood, N. J.; niece, Mrs. Ann Elizabeth Phelan, Twenty-nine Palms; nephew T. Starling Winters, Englewood, N. J., and several grand nieces and nephews.

Private funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 10:30 a.m. from Paul's Funeral Chapel, Mrs. M. C. Warren, Reader, will officiate. Interment will follow in Greenwood cemetery." END 
Family links: 
  William Henry Smith (1842 - 1906)
  Mary Ann Starling Smith (1854 - 1902)
  William Alexander Preston (1875 - 1958)
  Minnie Smith Preston (1883 - 1958)
  Versa Maude Smith Wiberg (1895 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Cemetery
Humboldt County
California, USA
Maintained by: Steve Harrison
Originally Created by: Katrina Richardson
Record added: Jun 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70834597
Minnie <i>Smith</i> Preston
Added by: Katrina Richardson
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