Biography of John Remstedt
Ukiah Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





John Remstedt. Was born in Durby county, Indiana, September 10, 1835; and at six years of age he was moved, by his parents, to Ripley county, that State, and there resided till March, 1852. At the above stated time he started across the plains to California, and arrived in the State July 15th of that year. He immediately began mining at Kelsey's Dry Diggings, in El Dorado county, and continued that business in said county till 1856. He then moved to Sonoma county and settled at Two Rock, Petaluma township, where he resided for one year. In 1857 he came to Mendocino county, settling at Ukiah, and engaged in the manufacture of brick; also in farming, which he continued till 1878. In the fall of 1875 he settled on his present place, still running his brickyard in Ukiah till the year stated. Since that time he has been engaged in farming and stock raising. He owns one hundred and sixty acres of land. Married Jane Burris, December 25, 1867, who was a native of Illinois, born May 10, 1851. By this union they have: Clara Belle, born December 20, 1869; Charles J., born October 22, 1873; John E., born September 11, 1875; Eugene Alice, born May 23, 1877; and Loretta, born July 8, 1879.

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


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