Biography of Frederick A. Redwine
Round Valley Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





Frederick A. Redwine. Born in Virginia in 1815. In 1834 he, leaving his parents, went to Missouri, where he followed farming, also filling the office of Justice of the Peace until in May, 1846, when he joined the Mexican army, serving under General Price for one year. In 1849 he crossed the plains to California, arriving in Nevada county in August, and made the discovery of gold in that county August 19th. Here he remained mining until November, when he returned, via Panama, to Missouri; and in the spring of 1850 he again started across the plains, bringing his family with him. He returned direct to Nevada county, where he followed mining until February, 1851, when he went to Georgetown, El Dorado county, where he followed mining and hotel keeping until 1855, when he went to Sacramento and worked on the railroad that was then being built from that city to Folsom, about five months. He then moved to Placer county where he followed mining and practicing law until November, 1865, when he came to Mendocino county and settled in Round valley, where he has been engaged in farming ever since. Mr. Redwine has held the office of Justice of the Peace for six years since coming to this county, at different times. Married, May 7, 1844, Miss Mary Turner. By this union they have ten living children; Mildred C., Lewis W., James W., John S., Sanford L., August P., George R., Edward E., Mary N., and Martha M. They have lost one, Emma J.

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


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