Biography of George W. McDaniels
Round Valley Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





George W. McDaniels. Born in Mason county, Kentucky. August 21, 1828, where he lived on a farm till 1846, when, his parents having died, he went to Wisconsin, where he followed lead mining till 1848. He then crossed the plains to California, arriving in the Sacramento valley October 18, 1849 He engaged at once in mining, which he followed till 1855, when he commenced farming in the above named valley. This he followed till 1857, when he came to Mendocino county, and for the next three years he followed hunting in Humboldt, Lake and Mendocino counties. In 1860, he settled on a farm in Round valley remaining one year. He then spent a summer in the Humboldt mines. In the spring of 1862 he settled in Eden valley and farmed one year. In 1863 he went to Humboldt county, where he spent five years, and then returned to Mendocino county and located on a ranch consisting of about two thousand acres, situated on Main Eel river, about sixteen miles from Covelo, where he is engaged in wool growing, having about five hundred head of sheep.

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


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