Biography of R. H. York
Anderson Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





R. H. York. Born in Tennessee January 11, 1830. Here he spent eighteen years on a farm. He then went to Missouri, where he farmed until 1854, at which time he came to California, crossing the plains with ox teams. He arrived at Sonora on the 5th of September. After mining for one year, we find him farming in San Joaquin county, where he remained nine years. In October, 1865, he came to Mendocino county and settled on his present place, consisting of seven hundred acres, located at Yorkville on. the Cloverdale and Mendocino City road. Here he has since resided, being engaged in farming, stock raising and wool growing. Mr. York married February 26, 1863, Miss Mary Stublefield, a native of Missouri, born April 11, 1835. Their children are: Yanderson H., born December 22, 1863; Viola, born December 6, 1864; Leona, born June 20, 1867; Laura, born September 20, 1872.

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


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