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William Eddy

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William Eddy

Birth
Zennor, Cornwall Unitary Authority, Cornwall, England
Death
3 Apr 1888 (aged 55)
Nevada City, Nevada County, California, USA
Burial
Nevada City, Nevada County, California, USA GPS-Latitude: 39.2622057, Longitude: -121.0052481
Plot
IOOF (Internal Order of Odd Fellows)
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Daily Alta California, Volume 42, Number 14097, 5 April 1888

William Eddy, a resident of Nevada county since 1854, and City Marshal for three years past, died on Tuesday night.' The supposed cause of death was consumption. -

From Thompson & West 1880 Nevada County, California found at Doris Foley Library in Nevada City, Nevada Co., California:
Page 217: William Eddy lives in Lost Hill, Nevada City. He was born in England in 1833 and came to America in 1849. He lived in Pennsylvania until 1853 and then came to California. He lived in Grass Valley one year and came to Nevada City in 1854. Mining has been his constant occupation. His wife, formerly Emily Jeffrey of England, died in 1879. He has three sons and three daughters."

His probate record named his heirs, son Richard Eddy aged "over 30 years and named as petitioner" of Nevada City, William Eddy age 40 of Nevada City, daughter Grace age 37 of Nevada City, daughter Emma age 41 of San Francisco, and daughter Vina (Elizabeth) age 35 of Nevada City.
Daily Alta California, Volume 42, Number 14097, 5 April 1888

William Eddy, a resident of Nevada county since 1854, and City Marshal for three years past, died on Tuesday night.' The supposed cause of death was consumption. -

From Thompson & West 1880 Nevada County, California found at Doris Foley Library in Nevada City, Nevada Co., California:
Page 217: William Eddy lives in Lost Hill, Nevada City. He was born in England in 1833 and came to America in 1849. He lived in Pennsylvania until 1853 and then came to California. He lived in Grass Valley one year and came to Nevada City in 1854. Mining has been his constant occupation. His wife, formerly Emily Jeffrey of England, died in 1879. He has three sons and three daughters."

His probate record named his heirs, son Richard Eddy aged "over 30 years and named as petitioner" of Nevada City, William Eddy age 40 of Nevada City, daughter Grace age 37 of Nevada City, daughter Emma age 41 of San Francisco, and daughter Vina (Elizabeth) age 35 of Nevada City.

Gravesite Details

Large family plot, his tombstone engraved with "Father" on it.



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  • Created by: Kat B
  • Added: Sep 16, 2017
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/183444749/william-eddy: accessed ), memorial page for William Eddy (20 Jan 1833–3 Apr 1888), Find a Grave Memorial ID 183444749, citing Pine Grove Cemetery, Nevada City, Nevada County, California, USA; Maintained by Kat B (contributor 47447776).