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John Dolbeer
Birth: Mar. 12, 1827
Merrimack County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1902
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

Inventor. In 1850 at the age of 23, he set out to the California gold rush to make his fortune. By 1853 he had made connections in the Humboldt Bay area to establish the Bay Mill. In 1864 he teams with William Carson to form the Dolbeer and Carson Lumber Company. The company grows, and John Dolbeer becomes one of the most famous and influential personages in the Redwood industry in the State of California. His patents showed his ingenuity in problem solving, and among his most useful and successful patents was that of the spool or steam donkey, which would enable loggers to move giant logs across long distances to adjacent railways. Also his invention of the device used for the measured footage of timber cut by a sawmill. John Dolbeer left a lasting legacy in the Redwood industry of California and log cutting around the world which continues to this day. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Nicholas Dolbeer (1792 - 1877)
  Esther Chase Dolbeer (1792 - 1876)
  Hannah Schander Dolbeer (1844 - 1879)*
  John Chase Dolbeer (1873 - 1888)*
  Bertha Marion Dolbeer (1877 - 1904)*
  Calvin Dolbeer (1818 - 1894)*
  Emily Dolbeer Moore (1823 - 1866)*
  John Dolbeer (1827 - 1902)
  Sabra Dolbeer Chase (1829 - 1883)*
  Susan Dolbeer (1831 - 1900)*
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Cypress Lawn Memorial Park
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: East Section, 35
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jul 14, 2003
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John Dolbeer
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