William Metcalf

William Metcalf

Birth
Shropshire, England
Death 28 Dec 1897 (aged 71)
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Burial Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Plot #27
Memorial ID 66502216 · View Source
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Obituary for William Metcalf

"The Examiner SF, Wed Dec 29, 1897:

"Oakland, Dec 28. William Metcalf, the capitalist, died today at his home in Claremont, from paralysis. He was stricken last Sunday, and to the hour of his death was in a comatose state. Deceased was a native of England. He emigrated to New York when he was 21 years old and settled in Utica. He became an architect and was very successful. Twenty years ago Mr. Metcalf came to Oakland and purchased a beautiful residence at Vernon Avenue and College Way. He was seventy-one years old.

There survive a widow and four children. The latter are Victor Metcalf, the attorney; William Metcalf of Arkansas; Mrs. B. W. Robson and Mrs Willard Beame. Mr. Metcalf was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church. . . . . . . "

(under deaths: "At Claremont, Alameda county, Cal., Dec 28, William Metcalf, a native of England, aged 71 years 9 months and 14 days. Utica, N. Y. papers please copy) Interment private.


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  • Created by: Cathy Clark
  • Added: 4 Mar 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 66502216
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Metcalf (14 Mar 1826–28 Dec 1897), Find a Grave Memorial no. 66502216, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA ; Maintained by Cathy Clark (contributor 47113458) .