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[CA] Sacramento, Alameda & Yolo Counties 1860's-1920's


I am seeking help in locating additonal records on a 2nd great-grandfather and his nephew.

Recently located William Adams, my 2nd g-grandfather in Census and newspaper records for Sacramento County, CA in 1870 & 1871. Census records (1870) show him living in the 2nd Ward of the City of Sacramento. The newspaper (Sacramento Union) lists his income for 1870 and records his death as being 25 Aug 1871. I'm hoping to find William listed in the Sacramento City Directories ca 1865 thru 1870 and a possible burial location since he died in Sacramento. William was AA, born in Ohio ca 1818 and his occupation was 'wagon driver'.
William's nephew, Robert Reno is found in Census records for 1850, 1870, 1900 & 1910.

In 1850 he is found in Johnson County, Iowa as a 12 y/o with his mother, Martha 'Patsey' (Ford) Reno, and his siblings...Francis, Rosan & Nancy.

1870 Robert is found in Cache Creek, Yolo County, CA as a 33 y/o. He was listed as a Barber, which seems to be a family occupation.

1900 Robert is found in Oakland, Alameda County, CA with a wife, Henrietta. They have no children and have been married 5 years.

1910 finds Robert still in Oakland as a 67 y/o retired farmer & Barber with wife Henrietta, no children. They are residing at 514 30th street.

I'm hoping to find records of Robert in Oakland City Directories, newspapers and a Death Certificate as I believe he died between 1910 & 1920.

Robert was AA born in Ohio ca 1838, and is sometimes listed as 'white'.

TIA for any assistance in finding additonal records.

Warmest Regards,

Art Thomas

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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