Biography of H. P. McGee
Calpella Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





H. P. McGee. Was born in Missouri March 13, 1831, where he resided on a farm until 1850, when he left his parents behind and crossed the plains to Oregon. In the spring of the following year, 1851, he came to California and at once entered the mines at Yreka, where he remained about two years. He then came to Sonoma county, where he followed farming, working by the month, until the spring of 1857, when he came to Mendocino county and located in Redwood valley, where he resided for two years. In 1859, he settled on his present place, consisting of one hundred and fifty four acres, located in Potter valley, about two miles north west of Centerville, where he is engaged in farming and stock raising. Mr. McGee was married July 3, 1856, to Miss Elizabeth Hughes, a native of Missouri. They have six children; Mary, born September 9, 1858; Martha, born September 4, 1860; Anna, born January 7, 1863; Oscar, born June 28, 1867; Clara, born June 1, 1871; Frank, born April 8, 1877. They have lost two, Sarah, born April 22, 1857, and died May 6, 1857; and John born April 8, 1865, and died May 17, 1866.

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


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