Robert A. Eccleston

Robert A. Eccleston

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 1 Feb 1911 (aged 80)
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Burial Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Plot Plot 48
Memorial ID 105272694 · View Source
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In 1857 Robert Eccleston married Emily Josephine Young in Forbestown, Butte county, California.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_A._Eccleston

Parents were Edward and Mary Anne Cristie Eccleston.

Chico Record, Saturday, January 4, 1911, pg 8 col 5: Died. Eccleston ­ In Oakland, Feb 2, 1911, Robert Eccleston of Forbestown.
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Chico Record, Saturday, January 4, 1911, pg 8 col 6: Butte Pioneer Dies in Oakland. Oroville, Feb. 2. ­ News reached Oroville yesterday that Robert Eccleston, pioneer resident of Forebestown, this county, died at his home in Oakland at the age of 81 years, after several weeks’ illness. Eccleston was the dean of one of the State’s prominent families, and the surviving members of the little party of Indian fighters which discovered Yosemite Valley.


With the earliest immigration across the plains he came to California and engaged in cattle raising near Forbestown. In September 1857, at that place he was married to Miss Emily Josephine Young, who crossed the plains in 1852 at the age of 13 years. He was one of the two surviving charter members of the Forbestown Masonic Lodge.


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  • Created by: Janet Nadol
  • Added: 15 Feb 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 105272694
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert A. Eccleston (4 Mar 1830–1 Feb 1911), Find a Grave Memorial no. 105272694, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA ; Maintained by Janet Nadol (contributor 47170277) .