Biography of George R. Williams
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George R. Williams, A native of Hillsborough county, New Hampshire, was born February 4, 1833. At the age of fifteen years he began a sea faring life, which he followed till December 1851, arriving at San Francisco on the 3d day of that month. He immediately proceeded to Mariposa county and began mining, which he continued for one year. He then went to Santa Cruz county, and began farming, which he followed till 1854, when he once more embarked in mining. In 1855, he began sailing along the coast and July 1, 1856, he left the vessel at Albion, and began working in the redwoods, which he followed till September 1856. He then came to Mendocino City and began working in the mill at that place, where he continued till 1860. In 1864, Mr. Williams visited his native home, and after sojourning six months there, he returned and began the liquor business at Mendocino City, which he followed till 1868. In that year he settled at his present place and began the business which he is now conducting, at Ocean View, half a mile north of Mendocino City. Mr. Williams is unmarried.

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


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