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Chester Benjamin Mecartea
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Birth: May 3, 1869
Chinese Camp
Tuolumne County
California, USA
Death: May 10, 1916
Tuolumne County
California, USA

Son of JamesWyatt Mecartea & Elvira Delvis (Smith) Mecartea
never married
According to Great Register of Tuolumne, Big Oak Flat 1898
Miner, 27, 5 ft 7 1/2 in tall, Light skin, blue eyes, light hair, born CA Date of Registration 27 Jun 1893

MACARTEA, Chester May 20, 1916 Mariposa Gazette
Charles MACARTEA of Groveland, and well known in this county, was shot and killed by Dan SULLIVAN, at the Sulivan ranch, near Groveland, on Wednesday evening of last week. Numerous quarrels during the day, caused by excessive drinking, led to the killing.

From the Tuolumne Independent one dated May 12, 1916 CHESTER B. MECARTEA KILLED BY DAN SULLIVAN - Mecartea Dies Instantly with a Riffle Ball Through His Chest at the Sullivan Ranch After the Two Had Quarreled. Second one dated July 7, 1916 SULLIVAN GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER 
Family links: 
  James Wyatt Mecartea (1824 - 1899)
  Elvira Delvis Smith Mecartea (1833 - 1903)
  Franklin Elmer Mecartea (____ - 1928)*
  James William Mecartea (1853 - 1918)*
  Marion F. Mecartea (1855 - 1929)*
  Francis Marion Mecartea (1855 - 1929)*
  Walter Lee Mecartea (1858 - 1937)*
  George Sanford Mecartea (1863 - 1936)*
  Chester Benjamin Mecartea (1869 - 1916)
  Charles Delvis Mecartea (1869 - 1918)*
*Calculated relationship
Divide Cemetery
Tuolumne County
California, USA
Plot: Sec 4 Grave 138
Created by: Helen Rowe Bledsoe
Record added: May 18, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19433013
Chester Benjamin Mecartea
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Chester Benjamin Mecartea
Added by: LeonaCora
Chester Benjamin Mecartea
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