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Col William Marcellus Ord

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Col William Marcellus Ord

Birth
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Death
26 Apr 1882 (aged 53)
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
Burial
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
Memorial ID
13115020 View Source

Gold Rush era pioneer of California and Santa Cruz County. Justice of the Peace in Santa Cruz. Son of James Ord and Rebecca Ruth Cresap. Brother of General Edward 0tho Cresap Ord (for whom Fort Ord was named). Survived by his wife, Caroline Williams Ord and one child, Victoria. Died of erysipelas.

Gold Rush era pioneer of California and Santa Cruz County. Justice of the Peace in Santa Cruz. Son of James Ord and Rebecca Ruth Cresap. Brother of General Edward 0tho Cresap Ord (for whom Fort Ord was named). Survived by his wife, Caroline Williams Ord and one child, Victoria. Died of erysipelas.


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COL. W. MARCELLUS ORD
NATUS WASH.D.C.
JAN.16, 1829
OBIIT SANTA CRUZ
APRIL 26, 1882
SIT TIBI TERRA LEVIS
("May the earth rest
lightly on you".)
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