Biography of N. Herndon
Lake County, CA Biographies





HERNDON, N. This old and respected pioneer of Lake County was born in Sumner County, Tennessee, September 15, 1809. He resided on a farm until nineteen years of age, when he engaged as apprentice to the cabinet trade. In the fall of 1833 he went to Texas, and in the spring of 1834 went to Missouri, where fanning was followed until 1856. In that year he crossed the plains to California, and arrived in Lake County in October. He settled near where Lower Lake now stands and engaged in farming and stock raising. In 1877 he moved upon his present place, consisting of about nine hundred acres, located about five miles east from Lower Lake, where he is engaged in wool growing. He also owns his original place near Lower Lake, consisting of three hundred acres. Mr. Herndon married, July 4, 1831, Miss Caroline Sweeney, who died September 20, 1840, leaving five children: Lafayette, Frank, Mary, William and Patsey A.

From:
History of Napa and Lake Counties, California
Slocum, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1881


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