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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.
  • Lewis Corbin Hanks (1847 - 1928)
    Hanks, Lewis Corbin F109 in the 1900 census of Ft. Bidwell
  • 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 - d.)
  • Mary V. Wimer (1858 - 1948)

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 became: "how to maintain development" for the future.... Scams promoting great mining possibilities was one such tactic.