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Surprise Valley Snapshot (1900 census)

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    Lloyd Oliver Hickerson (1883 - 1948)
    ~• parents had come to Bidwell by way of Plumas Co.
  • Robert C. Young (1861 - 1938)
    Perhaps related to Robert William Young (nephew/uncle?) {MMvB 2019} perhaps the son of John Colin Young by an unknown earlier marriage after coming to the US he lived in Plumas and then Modoc Counties....
  • Phoebe Ann Givan (1837 - 1927)
    Residence : Lancaster, Keokuk, Iowa, United States - 1870* Residence : Lake City, Modoc, California, United States - 1880* Residence : Bidwell and Lake City Townships, Merced, California, United States...
  • Mary V. Wimer (1858 - 1948)
  • Lloyd Gardner Chapman (1887 - 1918)
    single in 1910 "L.G. Chapman, Washoe Co., NV"

Listing those in the 1900 census... Modoc County, CA

(project in formative stage) A .pdf file will be added at a later date that cross-references and provides notes...

Districts being entered as of Dec 2018

mining fascination

After the initial boom of having a military post subsided and Alturas was chosen as the county seat, the goal for Ft. Bidwell became: "how to maintain development" for the future that is, how to stay viable.... Scams promoting great mining possibilities was one such tactic.

especially in Surprise Valley!

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