Biography of Philip A. Deuel
Round Valley Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





Philip A. Deuel. Born in Washington county, New York, December 16, 1829. In 1847, he, leaving his parents, went to Illinois, where he followed farming until 1850, when he crossed the plains to California with horse teams, arriving at Hangtown (Placerville), July 4, 1850. Commenced at once to mine, which he followed for three years. After this, he spent about three years in the Sacramento valley, farming. Then followed hunting until 1862, when he came to Mendocino county and to Round valley, where he followed different occupations for about two years. He then commenced work for the Government on the Indian reservation, which he followed for nine years, when he settled on his present place, consisting of two hundred and twelve acres, located about one mile from Covelo, where he has since followed farming.

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


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