|Death: ||Jun. 6, 1856|
Of interest: "The Crescent City and Yreka Plank and Turnpike Company."
By 1854, Crescent City had become the center of a considerable trading area and the city's merchants desired the construction of a wagon road to connect Crescent City with the Illinois River Country, Oregon Territory. The citizens held a meeting, on June 10, to devise a way to build a road network. At the meeting, preliminary arrangements were made for the organization of a joint-stock company to build "a plank and turnpike road." S. G. Whipple was elected president, F. E. Weston, secretary, and S. H. Grubler, treasurer, of the corporation which was designated, "The Crescent City and Yreka Plank and Turnpike Company." A resolution was passed constituting the company officers as a board of directors, and empowering them to employ a competent engineer to survey the route, and to hire suitable persons to assist "in the looking-out and survey of different routes.
Aged 42 years, Je suis la resurrection et la vie; celui qui croit en moi vivra quiand, meme il sera mort
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Brother Jonathan Cemetery
Del Norte County
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Record added: Aug 15, 2007
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