|Birth: ||Nov. 14, 1811, France|
|Death: ||Mar. 21, 1897|
Came to the United States at age 14 with his parents and settled in Brooklyn, NY. He embarked for California In January 1853 sailing via the Nicaragua route. On the Pacific side he was on the steamer, Independence, that shipwrecked off the coast of Baja California. His family, wife and son, joined him in San Francisco in 1854. He engaged in mining for a short time in the Mokelumne Hill area and afterwards farming. He was married to Marie Josephine Stiquel. They had children: Francis Henry Day, Celia Josephine, Emily Celia, Charles Eugene, and John Benjamin.
Mokelumne Hill Protestant Cemetery
GPS (lat/lon): 38.30312, -120.70988
Created by: David Bohrman
Record added: Nov 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101165134