Charles E. Calef

Maine, USA
Death Jun 1876 (aged 37–38)
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot Removed from Lone Mountain Cemetery San Francisco
Memorial ID 101078596 · View Source
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In 1876, his residence was in Portland, Oregon. He died in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon. Newspaper: Morning Oregonian; Date: 21 Jun 1876; Page: 03; Published: Portland, Oregon.

"FUNERAL CEREMONIES --- The funeral ceremonies of the late Charles E. Calef will take place tomorrow afternoon at half-past 4 0'clock P.M., at the residence. Rev. R. Bently will conduct the services. At the close of the burial ceremonies the remains will be conveyed to the steamer, and will be sent below to San Francisco for the interment in Lone Mountain Cemetery. All friends of the deceased are cordially invited to attend."

In 1876, Charles E. Calef, a Portland resident, druggist, father of Allen Calef a 9 years old and husband of Harriet A. [Campbell] Caleb an Oregonian by birth. They had been married in Portland, Oregon. They were a fairly well to do family with servant and druggist apprentice.

For reference to their marriage, refer to GFO of Portland. They own the orginial, City of Portland Marriage Records, Vol. 2, Page 54. Call them for requests, or see them online.

His wife's family had lived in Oregon in 1842, when their first daughter, Mary, was born. They left Oregon in about 1859 and had settled in San Francisco. Her fathers occupation was listed as artist, Hamilton Campbell and his wife, Harriet B. Campbell. It may have been here that Charles E. Calef and his future wife, Harriet A. Campbell met and started caring for one another.

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Allen Calef
Age in 1870: 3
Birth Year: abt 1867
Birthplace: Oregon
Name: Chas E Calef
Age in 1870: 32
Birth Year: abt 1838
Birthplace: Maine
Name: Harriet A Calef
Age in 1870: 22
Birth Year: abt 1848
Birthplace: Oregon
Home in 1870: Portland, Multnomah, OR
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Portland

Chas E Calef 32
Harriet A Calef 22
Allen Calef 3


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  • Created by: Martin Burrell
  • Added: 21 Nov 2012
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles E. Calef (1838–Jun 1876), Find a Grave Memorial no. 101078596, citing Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Martin Burrell (contributor 46932334) .