Biography of John Standacher
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John Standacher. Was born in Wurtemberg, Germany, December 27, 1842, where he resided till he was eight years of age. He remained in that country, however, till 1865, when he sailed on the steamer Bavaria from Hamburg to New York. He came to California in August, 1871, and proceeded at once to the mines, where he spent a year and a half at Coloma. He then went to White Pine, Nevada, and was there during the great silver excitement at that place. He returned to California in 1875, and remained in Nevada and Yolo counties until 1876, when he came to Sonoma county, and in the same year to Mendocino county, and settled on his present place near Mendocino City, comprising one hundred and sixty acres, in the fall of 1878. He is unmarried. On the 26th day of December, 1878, Mr. Standacher filed his declaration of homestead in the Land Office for north of northwest, and south east of north west, and south west of north east, section three, township sixteen north, seventeen west.

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


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