Biography of Calvin Stewart
Ten Mile River Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





Calvin Stewart. Was born in Lynn county, Iowa, April 4, 1847. In 1852 his parents went to Washington Territory. In 1856 they came to California and located at Half Moon Bay, San Mateo county, where they resided till December of that year. They then moved to Sonoma county and located at Bloomfield, and in 1857 they moved to Stewart's Point. In 1858 Calvin spent a few months in Point Arena, and in the fall of that year went to Vallejo, Solano county, and resided there two years. In 1861 he returned to Stewart's Point and spent two years. In 1864 he came to Point Arena, and in 1872 established a shipping point at Bridgeport. In 1875 he came to Ten Mile River township and established a shipping point at Newport, North. At the same time he, in partnership with James Hunter, purchased land and began farming. In 1876 they purchased the Newport North mill, which they have since conducted. It was destroyed by fire in December, 1877, but immediately rebuilt. He was married, November 28, 1877, to Miss Frances Cooper. They have one child.

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


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