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Carl Edward Larson was born June 7, 1894, in Woodland Twp., Yolo Co., CA, and died April 21, 1935, in Yolo County Hospital, West of Woodland, Yolo Co., CA, at age 40. Buried in Plot Block 20, Lot 3, Grave 3, in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA. He is the son of Erik Larsson of Frobbestorp, Kalmar Lan, Småland, Sweden, and Mary Sophia Nelson of Finland.

Louise Minnie Nichols was born April 2, 1901, in Fresno, San Joaquin Co.,  CA, and died April 28, 1966, in California, at age 65. She is the daughter of William Thomas Nichols of Indian Territory (Oklahoma) and Minnie H. Chase of Deer Creek, Tehama Co., CA.

Carl Edward Larson and Louise Minnie Nichols were married September 29, 1917, in California.                                      February 14, 1901   February 23, 1993, in Orange Co., CA

Carl Edward Larson and Louise Minnie (Nichols) Larson had no children.

Carl Edward Larson and Louise Minnie (Nichols) Larson divorced by early 1918.

Louise Minnie (Nichols) Larson then married Giles Joab Mead.

Giles Joab Mead was born August 10, 1886, in Willows, Glenn Co., CA, and died February 24, 1970, in Woodland, Yolo Co., CA, at age 83. He is the son of Eugene W. Mead of New York and Laura Jane Ballard of Iowa.

Giles Joab Mead and Louise Minnie (Nichols) Larson were married August 12, 1919, in Colusa, Colusa Co., CA.

Giles Joab Mead and Louise Minnie (Nichols) (Larson) Mead had four children:

  1. Helen Gertrude Mead: Born May 25, 1920, in Nevada; Died December 29, 1993, in Madison, Yolo Co., CA (age 73). Married Unknown Norton.
  2. Hazel Irene Mead: Born February 20, 1923, in Willows, Glenn Co., CA; Died April 25, 2002, at Sutter General Hospital, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA (age 79). Married to Francis Burnell "Frank" Harrington: Born December 25, 1920, in California; Died July 16, 1993, in Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA (age 79).
  3. Vivian Jane Mead: Born September 10, 1924, in Willows, Glenn Co., CA; Died March 14, 2007, at Alderson's Convalescent Hospital, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA (age 82). Married (1) about 1941 in Yolo Co., CA, to Unknown Hawley: Born Unknown; Died Unknown. Married (2) June 30, 1956, in Yolo Co., CA, to Daryl Lee Campbell: Born December 28, 1932, in Alameda Co., CA; Died May 17, 2000, in Woodland, Yolo Co., CA (age 67). Son of James Robinson Campbell and Virginia Edwards.
  4. Giles Joab Mead Jr.: Born August 27, 1929, in Siskiyou Co., CA; Died June 15, 1990, in Placer Co., CA (age 70). Married Lum.

Louise Minnie (Nichols) (Larson) Mead was granted an interlocutory decree of divorce from Giles J. Mead about 1928 or 1932 .

Louise Minnie (Nichols) (Larson) Mead then married Albert Bates.

Albert Bates was born about 1903 in California, and died Unknown. He is the son of Unknown. He was a Flood Control Laborer at a W. P. A. Ranch in 1940.

Albert Bates and Louise Minnie (Nichols) (Larson) Mead were married about 1935 in California.

Albert Bates and Louise Minnie (Nichols) (Larson) (Mead) Bates had Unknown children.

Minnie Ball




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Giles Joab Mead was born August 10, 1886, in Willows, Glenn Co., CA.

Carl Edward Larson was born June 7, 1894, in Woodland Twp., Yolo Co., CA.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 6, 1900 shows Erick Larson (age 46) is a day laborer born November 1853 in Sweden of Swedish-born parents, emigrating from Sweden in 1873, a naturalized citizen and living in Woodland Twp., Yolo Co., CA. Living with him is his wife of twelve years, Mary S. Larson (age 45) born in Finland of Finland-born parents, having emigrated from Finland in 1886. All five of their children are also living there, all sons and all born in California: Clarence O. Larson (age 11) born July 1888; Nels A. Larson (age 10) born April 1890; Myron E. Larson (age 8) born October 1891; Carl E. Larson (age 5) born June 1894; and Henry T. Larson (age 3) born August 1896.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 1, 1900 shows William T. Nichols (age 26) born December 1873 in Indian Territory to Missouri-born parents is a Farm Laborer owning his own home free of a mortgage and living in Township No. 3, Lassen Co., CA. Living with him is his wife of 4 years, Minnie Nichols (age 19) born December 1880 in California to Illinois and Iowa-born parents, with both of the children born to her still alive. Also living with him are his two sons, both born in California to Indian Territory and California-born parents: Restora Nichols (age 2) born January 1898; and Wm. O. Nichols (age 11/12) born August 1899.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 15, 1900 shows Eugene Mead (age 50) born July 1849 in New York to New York-born parents is a Carpenter owning his own home free of a mortgage and living on Plumas Street, Town of Willows, 4th Judicial Twp., Glenn Co., CA. Living with him is his wife of 26 years, Laura J. Mead (age 43) born June 1856 in Iowa to North Carolina and Ohio-born parents, with 4 of the 7 children born to her still alive. Also living there are his four unmarried children, all born in California to New York and Iowa-born parents: Carl E. Mead (age 19) born June 1880, a Farm Laborer; Victor B. Mead (age 16) born July 1883; Giles J. Mead (age 13) born August 1886; and Grace Mead (age 4) born November 1895.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 26, 1900 shows George W. Nichols (age 24) born July 1875 in Indiana to Indiana-born parents is a Farmer owning his own farm free of a mortgage and living in Webster Twp., Woodward Co., OK. Living with him is his wife of 3 years, Nellie R. Nichols (age 19) born November 1880 in Illinois to Indiana and Pennsylvania-born parents, with the only child born to her still alive. Also living there is his daughter, Minnie M. Nichols (age 10/12) born July 1899 in Oklahoma to Indiana and Illinois-born parents.

Louise Minnie Nichols was born February 14, 1901, in California.

Carl E. Larson is not living at home in the 1910 U. S. Census. There is this possibility: The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 29, 1910 shows Carl Larson (age 21) born in California to Swedish-born parents is an unmarried Worker Engaged in Construction Work on an Irrigation Project and is living in Goose Lake Precinct, Lake Co., OR. Leigh Larson note: This occupation is the same as on his death certificate, which states he worked for a "Ditch Company".

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on May 24, 1910 shows William T. Nichols (age 36) born in Oklahoma to Missouri-born parents is an Odd Jobs Laborer renting his home in Armona Twp., Kings Co., CA. Living with him is his wife of 13 years, Minnie Nichols (age 29) born in California to Illinois and Iowa-born parents, with 5 of the 6 children born to her still alive. Also living with him are his five children, all born in California to Oklahoma and California-born parents: Restora Nichols (age 12); Minnie Nichols (age 9); Tauis Nichols (age 7); Ira Nichols (age 5); and Helen Nichols (age 3).

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on May 6, 1910 shows Eugene Mead (age 59) born in New York to New York-born parents is a General Farm Farmer owning his own farm with a mortgage and living in Lockwood Twp., Renville Co., ND. Living with him is his wife of 36 years, Laura J. Mead (age 53) born in Iowa to North Carolina and Ohio-born parents, with 4 of the 7 children born to her still alive. Also living there are his two unmarried children, both born in California to New York and Iowa-born parents: Giles Mead (age 23) a Farm Laborer; and Grace Mead (age 15).

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 20, 1910 shows George W. Nichols (age 34) born in Illinois to Kansas and Illinois-born parents is a Railroad Carpenter renting his home and living on Second Street, Washington Twp., Yolo Co., CA. Living with him is his wife of 12 years, Nellie R. Nichols (age 30) born in Illinois to Indiana-born parents, with 2 of the 3 children born to her still alive. Also living with him are his two children, both born to Illinois-born parents: Minnie M. Nichols (age 10) born in Oklahoma; and Ralph A. Nichols (age 4/12) born in California. A roomer with his Own Income also lives in the household.


The WWI Draft Registration Report dated June 5, 1917, shows Giles Joab Mead (age 30) born August 10, 1886 in Willows, CA is living in the City of Willows, Glenn Co., CA. His local draft board is in Glenn Co., CA. He is of medium height, medium build, light brown eyes and brown hair. He is unmarried and not employed regularly by anyone. He claims that his mother depends upon him for support.


Carl Edward Larson and Louise Minnie Nichols were married September 29, 1917, in California.

Carl Edward Larson and Louise Minnie (Nichols) Larson divorced by early 1918.


The WWI Draft Registration Report dated June 5, 1918, shows Carl Edward Larson (age 23) born June 7, 1894, in Woodland, CA, is living in Woodland, CA. His local draft board is in East Woodland, Yolo Co., CA. He is of tall height, medium build, light blue eyes and light brown hair. He is not married and not employed.


Giles Joab Mead and Louise Minnie (Nichols) Larson were married about 1919 in California.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 26, 1920 shows Harvey D. Stewart (age 57) born in Pennsylvania to Pennsylvania-born parents is a Farmer owning his own farm free of a mortgage and living in Woodland Twp., Yolo Co., CA. Living with him is his wife, Mary S. Stewart (age 52) born in Finland to Finnish-born parents and having emigrated from Finland in 1886 and naturalized in 1909. Also living there is his son, Clark Stewart (age 7) born in California to Pennsylvania and Finnish-born parents. Also living there are his two unmarried stepsons, both born in California to Swedish and Finnish-born parents: Carl Larson (age 25) a Farm Laborer; and Henry Larson (age 23) a Farm Laborer.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 26, 1920 shows William Nickols (age 46) born in Oklahoma to Iowa and Illinois-born parents is a General Farm Laborer renting his farm and living in Cacheville Twp., Yolo Co., CA. Living with him is his wife, Minnie Nickols (age 39) born in California to Illinois and Iowa-born parents. Also living with him are his six unmarried children, all born in California to Oklahoma and California-born parents: Ira Nickols (age 15); Helen Nickols (age 13); Floyd Nickols (age 9); Lloyd Nichols (age 7); Annabelle Nickols (age 4-7/12); and James Nickols (age 5/12).

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 26, 1920 shows G. W. Nichols (age 43) born in Indiana to Kansas and Illinois-born parents is a General Farm Farmer owning his farm with a mortgage and living in Webster Twp., Woodward Co., OK. Living with him is his wife, Nellie R. Nichols (age 40) born in Illinois to Indiana and Missouri-born parents. Also living with him are his two sons, both born to Indiana and Illinois-born parents: Ralph A. Nichols (age 10) born in California; and Floyd L. Nichols (age 6) born in Oklahoma.


Woodland Daily Democrat, Woodland, CA, Thursday, July 12, 1928

Cruelty Neglect Charged in Suit

On two county - cruelty and neglect - Mrs. Minnie Mead filed suit for divorce from Giles J. Mead. Her husband, says the woman, has been constantly quarrelsome and has refused to support her and their three daughters. The couple was married in Colusa nine years ago. The wife asks $50 for support of the children, and their custody. J. H. Laugenour is her attorney.


Woodland Daily Democrat, Woodland, CA, Monday, August 6, 1928

Minnie Mead was granted an interlocutory decree of divorce from Giles Mead.


The 1930 U. S. Census, taken on April 7, 1930 shows Giles J. Mead (age 43) born in California to New York and Iowa-born parents and first married at age 33 is a Carpenter Contractor renting his apartment for $16/month and living at 614 North Street, City of Woodland, Woodland Twp., Yolo Co., CA. Living with him is his wife, Minnie Mead (age 29) born in California to Oklahoma and California-born parents and first married at age 16. Also living there are his four daughters, all born to California-born parents: Helen Gertrude Mead (age 9) born in Nevada; Hazel I. Mead (age 7) born in California; Vivian J. Mead (age 5-7/12) born in California; and Giles J. Mead (age 7/12) born in California.

The 1930 U. S. Census, taken on April 10, 1930 shows Carl Larson (age 35) born in California to Swedish and Finnish-born parents and first married at age 24 is a divorced Public Park Gardener rooming at 230 Walnut Street, City of Woodland, Woodland Twp., Yolo Co., CA.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 4, 1930 shows William F. Nichols (age 56) born in Oklahoma to United States-born parents and first married at age 22 is a Wood Chopper on a Ranch owning his own mortgaged home valued at $1,500 and living at 140 Fourth Street, City of Woodland, Woodland Twp., Yolo Co., CA. Living with him is his wife, Minnie H. Nichols (age 49) born in California to Illinois and Iowa-born parents and first married at age 15, who is a Fruit Packer in Fruit. Also living with him are his four unmarried children, all born in California to Oklahoma and California-born parents: Floyd F. Nichols (age 19); Lloyd A. Nichols (age 17); Annabel Nichols (age 14); and James Nichols (age 10).

Louise Minnie (Nichols) (Larson) Mead was granted an interlocutory decree of divorce from Giles J. Mead about 1928 or 1932.


Woodland Daily Democrat, Woodland, CA, Monday, November 28, 1932

Minnie Mead was granted an interlocutory decree of divorce from Giles J. Mead.


Carl Edward Larson died April 21, 1935, in Yolo County Hospital, West of Woodland, Yolo Co., CA, at age 40.


The WWII Draft Registration Report dated April 27, 1942, shows Giles Joab Mead (age 56) born August 10, 1886 in Willows, Glenn Co., CA, is living at 140 4th Street, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA.


Giles Joab Mead died February 24, 1970, in Woodland, Yolo Co., CA, at age 83.

Louise Minnie (Nichols) (Larson) Mead died February 23, 1993, in Orange Co., CA, at age 92.


Above is a picture of Erik Larsson's son, Carl Edward Larson, who served in World War I. This picture is from Maurine Mackie, an Assessor in the Yolo County, CA Assessor's Office in Woodland, CA. According to her, Carl Edward Larson was married in 1917 to Minnie Nichols, but they were already divorced a year later. In Carl Edward Larson's death certificate from 1935, it says his profession is Laborer. He seems to have been working in an company called "Ditch Co.", but it may have been a generic term used on his death certificate. The cause of death was bronchial pneumonia. Since Carl E. Larson was a veteran, the American Legion took care of the funeral service. Carl E. Larson is sitting where the arrow points.


Woodland Daily Democrat, Woodland, CA, Thursday, July 12, 1928

Cruelty Neglect Charged in Suit

On two county - cruelty and neglect - Mrs. Minnie Mead filed suit for divorce from Giles J. Mead. Her husband, says the woman, has been constantly quarrelsome and has refused to support her and their three daughters. The couple was married in Colusa nine years ago. The wife asks $50 for support of the children, and their custody. J. H. Laugenour is her attorney.


Woodland Daily Democrat, Woodland, CA, Monday, August 6, 1928

Minnie Mead was granted an interlocutory decree of divorce from Giles Mead.


Woodland Daily Democrat, Woodland, CA, Monday, November 28, 1932

Minnie Mead was granted an interlocutory decree of divorce from Giles J. Mead.


The Daily Democrat, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA, Tuesday, April 30, 2002

Hazel Irene Mead Harrington

Hazel Irene Mead Harrington died peacefully in Sacramento at Sutter General Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer Thursday, April 25, 2002, at age 79.

Born Feb. 20, 1923, in Willows, Mrs. Harrington was the daughter of the late Giles Mead and Minnie (Nichols) Mead. She attended Woodland High School before marrying Francis (Frank) Harrington of Woodland. They settled in Sacramento, after Frank returned from World War II.

Mrs. Harrington is survived by her sons, Paul Harrington and wife Kelly and, Stephen Harrington; and grandchildren, Katherine, Shea, Joseph, Stephen, and Michael, all of Sacramento.

She is also survived by her sister, Jane Campbell of Woodland; sister-in-law, Hazel Mead of Rocklin; and numerous cousins; nieces; and nephews.

Mrs. Harrington was preceded in death by her husband, Francis (Frank) Harrington; sister, Helen Norton of Madison; brother, Giles (Lum) Mead of Rocklin; and brother-in-law, Darryl Campbell of Woodland.

A funeral service is scheduled at 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 1, at All Hallows Church, 5500 13th Ave., Sacramento. Interment to follow at noon, at Monument Hill Memorial Park, 35036 County Road 22.

Mission Funeral Home, 22297 Mission Blvd., Hayward, 94541 is assisting the family with arrangements.


WOODLAND DAILY DEMOCRAT, Woodland, CA, Saturday, November 17, 1934

Harvey Stewarts Celebrate 25th Wedding Anniversary

The 25th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Stewart was celebrated Friday evening at their home for a group of friends. Featuring the evening was the "re-marriage" of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart with the wedding party attired in costumes of 25 years ago. Mrs. Al McDonald acted as the minister, Mrs. Bertha Carlisle was bridesmaid and Mrs. Felix Rachand was best man. Pedro was played before the "wedding ceremony" and later the guests were seated at a table prettily decorated with a silver centerpiece surrounded with fall fruits and leaves for refreshments. Red berries and chrysanthemums were used in decorating the rooms of the home. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Anderson of Knights Landing, Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Larson, Mr. and Mrs. Al McDonald, Mr. and Mrs. Felix Bachand, Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Slaven, Mr. and Mrs. John ODonnell, Mr. and Mrs. Elza Abshire, Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Hemenway, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Persson, Mr. and Mrs. Al Larson, Mrs. Bertha Carlisle, Mrs. Jane Meade, Mrs. Ida Willis, Mrs. Louella Cook, Mrs. Mary Persson, Clark Stewart, Carl Larson, Lloyd Betty, Alonza Hall and Alfred Dart and Mr. and Mrs. Stewart.


WOODLAND DAILY DEMOCRAT, Woodland, CA, Monday, April 22, 1935

C. E. Larson, World War Vet, Dies

Carl Edward Larson, 40, a native of Woodland, died early Sunday morning at a local hospital. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Kraft Brothers chapel with Rev, C. L. Buckner of the First Methodist church officiating. The local post of the American Legion will conduct services at the grave in Woodland cemetery. Surviving him are his mother, Mrs. Harry Stewart; two brothers, Clarence O. and Henry Larson; a half brother, Clarke H. Stewart, and a nephew, Bobby Larson.


WOODLAND DAILY DEMOCRAT, Woodland, CA, Monday April 29, 1935

CARD OF THANKS

We wish to express to our many friends our sincere appreciation for their comforting assistance in the loss of our son and brother.

MRS. H. D. STEWART, C. O. LARSON, H. T. LARSON, C. H. STEWART.


The Daily Democrat, Woodland, CA, Saturday, March 17, 2007

Vivian Jane Campbell

Sept. 10, 1924 - March 14, 2007

Vivian Jane Campbell died on Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at Alderson's Convalescent Hospital at the age of 82. Mrs. Campbell was born on Sept. 10, 1924 in Willows to Giles J. and Minnie (Nichols) Mead. She has been a Yolo County resident for more than 60 years. She attended Woodland High School. She was a den mother for the Cub Scouts, a past member of the Eagles and Moose Lodge. She researched and co-wrote three books on the family background (genealogy) with her husband, Daryl. She also painted, drew and wrote poetry. Survivors include Mrs. Campbell's sons, David Hawley, Michael Campbell and spouse Stacey, and her daughter, Nancy Farley, all of Woodland. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren; Mark and Jason Stevens, Julie Wolf, Robert Hayes, Lynette Thomas, April, Caitlin and Chase Campbell, Mike Loera, Dustin Farley and Kristin Farley; 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Daryl Campbell, parents, brother, Giles Mead Jr., sisters, Helen Rugenbert and Hazel Harrington and by her daughters, Judy Hays and Nona Wolf. The family requests memorials in Mrs. Campbell's name be directed to Hospice of Yolo County, P.O. Box 1014, Davis 95617-1014. Services: A viewing and visitation is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, March 20 at Kraft Bros. Chapel, 175 Second St. A graveside service will follow at Monument Hill Memorial Park, 35036 County Road 22, Woodland, with Pastor Richard Sinclair officiating. Kraft Bros. Funeral Directors of Woodland is assisting the family with arrangements.


David L. Hawley and Glenda M. Crone were married November 19, 1977, in Yolo Co., CA, and were divorced October 30, 1979, in Yolo Co., CA.

 

Name:

BALL, MINNIE

Social Security #:

557221697

Sex:

FEMALE

Birth Date:

2 Apr 1901

Birthplace:

California

Death Date:

28 Apr 1966

Death Place:

SACRAMENTO

Mother's Maiden Name:

CHASE

Father's Surname:

 

Name:

NORTON, HELEN GERTRUDE

Social Security #:

553187099

Sex:

FEMALE

Birth Date:

25 May 1920

Birthplace:

Nevada

Death Date:

29 Dec 1993

Death Place:

YOLO

Mother's Maiden Name:

NICHOLS

Father's Surname:

MEAD

 

Name:

Nona Irene Hawley

Birth Date:

18 Nov 1944

Gender:

Female

Mother's Maiden Name:

Mead

Birth County:

Yolo

 

 

Name:

Judy Arline Hawley

Birth Date:

27 Oct 1946

Gender:

Female

Mother's Maiden Name:

Mead

Birth County:

Yolo

 

Name:

Nancy J Campbell

Birth Date:

7 Feb 1958

Gender:

Female

Mother's Maiden Name:

Mead

Birth County:

Yolo

 

Name:

Michael L Campbell

Birth Date:

18 Dec 1956

Gender:

Male

Mother's Maiden Name:

Mead

Birth County:

Yolo

 

 

Name:

David Levere Hawley

Birth Date:

30 Sep 1943

Gender:

Male

Mother's Maiden Name:

Mead

Birth County:

Yolo

 

 

 

Name:

MEAD, GILES J

Social Security #:

553038800

Sex:

MALE

Birth Date:

10 Aug 1886

Birthplace:

California

Death Date:

24 Feb 1970

Death Place:

YOLO

Mother's Maiden Name:

 

Father's Surname:

 

 

Name:

MEAD, GILES JUNIOR

Social Security #:

565369173

Sex:

MALE

Birth Date:

27 Aug 1929

Birthplace:

California

Death Date:

17 Jun 1990

Death Place:

PLACER

Mother's Maiden Name:

NICHOLES