Mrs Genevieve Maria “Jennie” Shaffner English

Birth
St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 8 Mar 1912 (aged 62)
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Burial Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Plot Plot 31, Lot 21
Memorial ID 114360876 · View Source
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Widow of Wm. English Dead
Had Been Resident of State for Forty Years; Funeral Monday

After three weeks' illness Mrs. Genevieve M. English died at her late residence, 128 Tenth street, yesterday morning. She was the widow of William D. English, at one time a prominent Democratic politician and surveyor of the port at San Francisco under President Cleveland.

Mrs. English has been a resident of California for upward of forty years. She crossed the isthmus of Panama in 1856, accompanied by her parents, who were wealthy plantation owners of St. Louis.

Mrs. English was 62 years of age and is survived by seven children, William D., Samuel M., Munro, Lloyd, Gladys, and Christine English, and Mrs. E. W. Hinds.

The funeral services will be held on Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Rev. Father Dempsey officiating. The burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.

Source: Oakland Tribune-Evening Edition, March 9, 1912, Page 1, Column 6.


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  • Created by: Mark Utley
  • Added: 25 Jul 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 114360876
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mrs Genevieve Maria “Jennie” Shaffner English (Aug 1849–8 Mar 1912), Find a Grave Memorial no. 114360876, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA ; Maintained by Mark Utley (contributor 47178748) .