Biography of Peter Colbert
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Peter Colbert. Was born in Denmark, December 9, 1829, and resided in his birthplace till he was eighteen years of age. He then sailed before the mast in American ships, and followed a sea faring life till 1853, in which year he landed in San Francisco. He soon after went to sea again, however, and followed it till 1862, when, he once more found himself in San Francisco. During that year he came to Mendocino City, and has since resided in Mendocino county. In 1870 he settled on his present place of one hundred and sixty acres, where he is engaged in farming and teaming. He unmarried.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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