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George Washington Hollingshead Sr. was born December 22, 1855, in South Bend, St. Joseph Co., IN, and died December 7, 1935, in the City of Woodland, Woodland Twp., Yolo Co., CA, at age 79. Buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA. He is the son of George Hollingshead of Ohio, and Susannah Chamberlain of Ohio.

Emma Jane Shidell was born December 24, 1866, in Oakfield Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI, and died August 5, 1929, in the City of Woodland, Woodland Twp., Yolo Co., CA, at age 62. Buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA. She is the daughter of Adam William Scheidel of France, and Lucinda Matilda Abbey of Hope Twp., Durham Co., Canada West.

George Washington Hollingshead Sr. and Emma Jane Shidell were married September 4, 1882, in Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI. 

George Washington Hollingshead Sr. and Emma Jane (Shidell) Hollingshead had eleven children:

  1. Alley Bell Hollingshead: Born before 1900 in Wisconsin; Died before 1900 in Wisconsin.
  2. Hazel Hollingshead: Born before 1900 in Wisconsin; Died before 1900 in Wisconsin.
  3. Sarah Jane Hollingshead: Born April 23, 1883, in Carson Twp., Portage Co., WI; Died July 3, 1967, in Wausau, Marathon Co., WI (age 84). Married May 19, 1902, at the residence of her parents in Sherry Twp., Wood Co., WI, to Albert Joachim Boucher: Born January 31, 1881, in Marshfield, Wood Co., WI; Died December 23, 1956, at a Sacramento hospital, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA (age 75). Buried in Sylvan Cemetery, Citrus Heights, Sacramento Co., CA. In the mid 1930s Albert decided to leave for California, and Sadie remained in Wisconsin. Albert never returned to Wisconsin.
  4. William Adam Hollingshead: Born April 16, 1885, in Sherry Twp., Wood Co., WI; Died October 23, 1979, in Woodland, Yolo Co., CA (age 94). Buried in Chapel of the Chimes Memorial Park, Hayward, Alameda Co., CA. Married about 1916 to Lulu O. George: Born September 28, 1894, in Oregon; Died May 18, 1973, in Woodland, Yolo Co., CA (age 79). Buried in Chapel of the Chimes Memorial Park, Hayward, Alameda Co., CA. Lulu is the daughter of William E. George (born March 8, 1848, in Boone, Boone Co., MO; died June 8, 1924, in Hood River, Hood River Co., OR), and Susan Alice Mulkey (born March 3, 1861, in Pierce Co., WA; Died July 11, 1935, in Salem, Marion Co., OR). Susan then married Frank Drost.
  5. George Washington Hollingshead Jr.: Born September 10, 1889, in Georgetown, Price Co., WI; Died July 6, 1954, in Sutter Co., CA (age 64). Buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA. Married March 29, 1914, in Vancouver, Clarke Co., WA, to Laura Grace Lewis: Born January, 1896, in Oak Grove Pct., Wasco Co., OR; Died March 17, 1928, in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR (age 32). Buried in Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.
  6. Inez Juanita Susan "Ina" Hollingshead: Born March 30, 1895, in Wisconsin; Died December 19, 1937, in San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA (age 42). Buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA. Married March 31, 1912, in Weed, Siskiyou Co., CA, to Morris Leo Bowen: Born March 8, 1890, in Morristown, Lamoille Co., VT; Died April 14, 1975, in Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA (age 85). Buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA. Morris then married 1942 - 1952, to Mary Emmeline George: Born June 13, 1888, in Baker City, Baker Co., OR; Died March 8, 1952, in Woodland, Yolo Co., CA, at age 63. Buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA. Emmeline was first married May 11, 1909, in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR, to Unknown.
  7. Nellie Henrietta "Nell" Hollingshead: Born January 19, 1898, in Wisconsin; Died December 16, 1978, in San Pablo, Contra Costa Co., CA (age 80). Buried in Sacramento Memorial Lawn, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA. Married (1) April 10, 1917, at Nevada City, Nevada Co., CA, to Charles Henri Plumtree: Born January 23, 1893, in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire Unitary Authority, Lincolnshire, England; Died May 13, 1974, in Redding, Shasta Co., CA (age 81). Divorced before 1928 in California. Married (2) October 7, 1932, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Hollingshead, Sutter Creek, Amador Co., CA, to Paul Fredrickson Walkmeister: Born October 12, 1889, in Sutter Creek, Amador Co., CA; Died September 1, 1976, in Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA (age 86). Buried in Sacramento Memorial Lawn, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA.
  8. Emma Shidell Hollingshead: Born January 5, 1901, in Marshfield, Wood Co., WI; Died June 20, 1992, in Woodland, Yolo Co., CA (age 91). Buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA. Married about 1917 in Grass Valley, Nevada Co., CA, to Ray Mayfield: Born October 31, 1892, in Pleasant Hope, Mooney Twp., Polk Co., MO; Died December 31, 1959, in Woodland, Yolo Co., CA (age 67). Buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA.
  9. Angelette Hollingshead: Born January 4, 1903, in Unknown; Died January 4, 1903, in Unknown (age Infant).
  10. Walter Thayer Hollingshead: Born January 16, 1904, in California; Died September 15, 1911, in Siskiyou Co., CA (age 7). Buried in Winema Cemetery, Weed, Siskiyou Co., CA.
  11. John Arthur Hollingshead: Born December 2, 1907, in Bridgeport, Nevada Co., CA; Died February 23, 1998, in City of Yuba, Sutter Co., CA (age 90). Married May 15, 1937, in Grass Valley, Nevada Co., CA, to Juanice B. Rowe: Born about 1906 in Unknown; Died Unknown.



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George Washington Hollingshead Sr. and Emma Jane (Shidell) Hollingshead are buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making these images available.


The 1850 U. S. Census taken on August 28, 1850 shows George Hollinshead (age 25) born in Ohio is a Carpenter living in Brady Twp., Williams Co., OH. Living with him is Susannah Hollingshead (age 21 ) born in Ohio. Also living there is William Hollinshead (age 2) born in Ohio.

George Washington Hollingshead was born December 22, 1855, in South Bend, St. Joseph Co., IN.

Emma Jane Shidell was born December 24, 1866 in Oakfield Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI.

The 1870 U. S. Census taken on August 9, 1870 shows Adam Shidell (age 27) born in France is a farmer living in Oakfield Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI with personal property worth $500. Living with him is his wife Lucinda Shidell (age 22) born in Canada. Also there are their children: Emma Shidell (age 3) and William E. Shidell (age 1), both born in Wisconsin.

The 1870 U. S. Census taken on July 1, 1870 shows George Hollenshead (age 45) born in Ohio is a Carpenter living in Ward 1, City of South Bend, Portage Twp., St. Joseph Co., IN. Living with him is his wife Susan Hollenshead (age 41) born in Ohio. Also living there are their children: Mary Hollenshead (age 18) born in Ohio; Sarah Hollenshead (age 16) born in Indiana; George Hollenshead (age 14) born in Indiana; and Dora Hollenshead (age 12) born in Indiana.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 3, 1880 shows Adam Shidell (age 37) born in Germany of German-born parents is an employee in a sash factory living on Brooke Street in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac Co., WI. Living with him is his wife Lucinda Shidell (age 31) born in Canada of Canadian and English-born parents. Also there are their children: Emma Shidell (age 13); William Shidell (age 11); John Shidell (age 9); Wallace Shidell (age 3); and Nita Shidell (age 11/12 July). All children were born in Wisconsin.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 3, 1880 shows Geo. Hollinshead (age 55) born in Ohio to Virginia and Maryland-born parents is a Farmer with a burned arm living in Carson Twp., Portage Co., WI. Living with him is his wife Susan Hollinshead (age 50) born in Ohio to Pennsylvania and Virginia-born parents. Also living there is their son George Hollinshead, Jr. (age 24) born in Indiana to Ohio-born parents who Works on Farm.

George Washington Hollingshead and Emma Jane Shidell were married September 4, 1882, in Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI. 

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 6, 1900, shows George W. Hollingshead (age 44) born in Indiana to Ohio-born parents is a Carpenter who rents his home and is living in Sherry Twp., Wood Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 18 years, Emma J. Hollingshead (age 33) born December 1867 in Wisconsin to French and Canadian-born parents who is a farm laborer on a home farm, with 5 of the 7 children born to her still living. Also living at home are his unmarried children, all born in Wisconsin to Indiana and Wisconsin-born parents: William Hollingshead (age 15) born April 1885; George W. Hollingshead (age 9) born September 1890; Ines Hollingshead (age 5) born March 1895; and Mary E. Hollingshead (age 2) born January 1898.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 1, 1900, shows Hans Everson (age 36) born October 1863 in Norway to Norwegian-born parents and having immigrated in 1881 is a Logger who owns his home free of a mortgage and is living in the City of Phillips, Worcester Twp., Price Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 10 years, Henretta Everson (age 30) born February 1870 in Wisconsin to Norwegian and Wisconsin-born, with all 3 of the children born to her still alive. Also living at home are his three children, all born in Wisconsin to Norwegian and Wisconsin-born parents: Theresa Everson (age 8) born July 1891; Anna Everson (age 7) born March 1893; and Ernest Everson (age 4) born March 1896. Also living in the household is Sadie Hollingshead (age 17) born April 1883 in Wisconsin to Indiana and Wisconsin-born parents.


Top, L to R: Emma Jane (Shidell) Hollingshead; Lucinda Matilda (Abbey) Shidell. Bottom, L to R: Phoebe Elizabeth (Searle) Abbey; Sarah Jane "Sadie" Hollingshead. The picture, dated early January, 1902, was from Joyce (Stanton) Hines, deceased.


Walter Thayer Hollingshead was born January 16, 1904, in Santa Monica, Los Angeles Co., CA.


Walter Thayer Hollingshead Birth Record.


The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 26, 1910 shows George W. Hollingshead (age 54) born in Indiana to Ohio-born parents is a house work carpenter owning his home on Back San Juan Road, Bridgeport Twp., Nevada Co., CA. Living with him is his wife of 27 years, Emma J. Hollingshead (age 43) born in Wisconsin to German and Canadian-born parents who is a farm laborer on a home farm, with 8 of the 11 children born to her still living. Also living at home are their unmarried children: William A. Hollingshead (age 25) born in Wisconsin, who is a painter working out; George W. Hollingshead (age 20) born in Wisconsin who is a sign painter; Onez S. Hollingshead (age 15) born in Wisconsin; Rosie H. Hollingshead (age 12) born in Wisconsin; Emma S. Hollingshead (age 9) born in Wisconsin; Walter T. Hollingshead (age 6) born in California; and John A. Hollingshead (age 2-5/12) born in California.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on May 10, 1910 shows John Wm. Plumtree (age 45) born in England to English-born parents and emigrating in 1905 with Al citizenship status is a farmer owning his own farm in Township #13, Placer Co., CA. Living with him is his wife of 21 years, Harriet Plumtree (age 42) born in England to English-born parents and emigrating in 1905 with Al citizenship status who has all eight of the children born to her still living. Also living there are seven of their children, all born in England except the last two: Gladys L. Plumtree (age 18); Clarles E. H. Plumtree (age 17); George F. T. Plumtree (age 15); Harold J. Plumtree (age 13); Emil A. Plumtree (age 10); Sanchez Plumtree (age 3); and Irma A. Plumtree (age 1).

Walter Thayer Hollingshead died September 15, 1911, in Siskiyou Co., CA, at age 7. Buried in Winema Cemetery, Weed, Siskiyou Co., CA.

Morris Leo Bowen and Inez Juanita Susan "Ina" Hollingshead were married March 31, 1912, in Weed, Siskiyou Co., CA.


The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA, Wednesday, April 3, 1912.

MARRIED.

BOWEN - HOLLINGSHEAD - In Weed, Siskiyou County, March 31, 1912, Morris Leo Bowen and Inez Hollingshead, both of Weed.


George Washington Hollingshead Jr. and Laura Grace Lewis were married March 29, 1914, in Vancouver, Clarke Co., WA.


 

       

George Washington Hollingshead Jr. and Laura Grace Lewis Marriage Records.


Charles Henri Plumtree and Nellie Henrietta Hollingshead were married April 10, 1917, at Nevada City, Nevada Co., CA.


Charles Henri Plumtree and Nellie Henrietta Hollingshead Marriage Record.


The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA, Friday, April 13, 1917

MARRIAGES.

PLUMTREE - HOLLINGSHEAD - At Nevada City, Nevada County, April 10, 1917, by Lee A. Garthe, Justice of the Peace, Charles A. Plumtree, 24, and Miss Nellie Hollingshead, 19, both of Grass Valley.


Charles Alyn Plumtree was born April 1, 1918, in Grass Valley, Nevada Co., CA.

The 1918 WWI Draft Registration for Nevada Co., CA shows Charles Henri Plumtree was born January 23, 1893, in Cleethorfes, England.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 9, 1920 shows George W. Hollingshead (age 64) born in Indiana to Ohio-born parents is a carpenter contractor renting his home at 915-1/2 16th Street, 16th Precinct, City of Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA. Living with him is his wife Emma J. Hollingshead (age 53) born in Wisconsin to German and Canadian-born parents who is a dressmaker in homes. Also living at home is their unmarried son John A. Hollingshead (age 12) born in California to Indiana and Wisconsin-born parents; and their married daughter, Emma S. Mayfield (age 18) born in Wisconsin to Indiana and Wisconsin-born parents; also the son-in-law Ray Mayfield (age 28) born in Missouri to Missouri-born parents, who is a tractor engineer; and the grandson Robert R. Mayfield (age 1/12) born in California to Wisconsin-born parents.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 10, 1920 shows Charles Plumtree (age 26) born in England and emigrating in 1900 and naturalized in 1918 is a miner in a gold mine renting his home at 324 East Main Street, City of Grass Valley, 2nd Precinct, Nevada Co., CA. Living with him is his wife Nellie Plumtree (age 21) born in Wisconsin to Indiana and Wisconsin-born parents. Also living there is their son, Alyn Plumtree (age 1-3/4) born in California to England and Wisconsin-born parents.

Dorothy Lorraine Plumtree was born November 22, 1921, in Woodland, Yolo Co., CA.


The Woodland Daily Democrat, Woodland, CA, Monday, October 23, 1922

Mr. and Mrs. John Shidell arrived from Portland, Oregon, Friday evening. They are visiting Mr. Shidell's sister, Mrs. G. W. Hollingshead. They made the trip by machine.


Walter Ulbert Ramun was born February 4, 1922 in Oakland, Alameda Co., CA.


The Woodland Democrat, Woodland, CA, Wednesday, March 31, 1926

Mrs. Shidell Dies In East

Mrs. George W. Hollingshead of this city today received news of the death of her mother, Mrs. L. M. Shidell, who passed away at Militor, Wisconsin on February 6th. News was also received of the death of her two uncles, Ike and Charels Abbey, the former passing away during January and the latter on March 5th. The two men are brothers of Mrs. Shidell who is the mother of 11 children, the oldest whom is Mrs. Hollingshead. Charles Abbey was killed in an automobile accident.


Laura Grace (Lewis) Hollingshead died March 17, 1928, in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR (age 32). Buried in Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.

Charles Henri Plumtree and Ada Gregor were married September 17, 1928, in Auburn, CA.


The Auburn Journal, Auburn, CA, Thursday, September 20, 1928

Grass Valley Couple Licensed to Wed

A marriage license was issued Monday at Charles Plumtree, 35, well known Grass Valley soccor player, and Ada Mae Gregor, 38, both the same city. The couple will live in Grass Valley after their marriage.


The Placer Herald, Rocklin, CA, Saturday, September 22, 1928

MARRIED

PLUMTREE - GREGOR - In Auburn, September 17, 1928, to Charles Plumtree, 35, and Ada Gregor, 38, both of Grass Valley.


The Woodland Daily Democrat, Woodland, CA, Saturday, June 15, 1929

PERSONALS

Mrs. A. J. Boucher of Marshfield, Wisconsin, has arrived here to be at the bedside of her mother, Mrs. George Hollingshead, who is ill in the Woodland Clinic. Mrs. Boucher has not seen her mother and father in 27 years. The visitor here is a sister of Mrs. Ina Bowen, Mrs. Nell Plumtree, Mrs. Emma Mayfield, W. A., G. W. and John Hollingshead of Woodland.


Emma Jane (Shidell) Hollingshead died August 5, 1929, in the City of Woodland, Woodland Twp., Yolo Co., CA, at age 63. Buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA.


The Woodland Daily Democrat, Woodland, CA, Tuesday, August 6, 1929

DEATH TAKES WELL KNOWN RESIDENT

Mrs. Emma J. Hollingshead died Monday evening at 6:45 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. L. Bowen, 811 Second street. She succumbed following a stroke of paralysis. Ill for several months, Mrs. Hollingshead seemed to be showing gradual improvement. Recently she underwent an operation. Born in Fon du Lac, Wisconsin, December 24, 1866, Mrs. Hollingshead was 63 years of age. She was the head of a family of seven children, 23 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Hollingshead was well known and highly respected in the city. She had been a resident of Woodland for the past nine years and during that time she had made many friends. The following relatives survive: J. W. Hollingshead, the widower; Mrs. J. A. Boucher of Marshville, Wisconsin, Mrs. M. L. Bowen of Woodland, Mrs. Nellie Plumtree of Woodland, Mrs. Ray Mayfield of Woodland, daughters; George W. Hollingshead, Jr., of Woodland, John Hollingshead of Woodland, W. A. Hollingshead of Woodland, sons. Five brothers and three sisters also survive. They are William Shidell, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, John Shidell of Portland, Oregon, Wallace and Dixon Shidell of Wisconsin, James Shidell of South Dakota. The sisters are Mrs. John Becker of Rudolph, Wisconsin, Mrs. Matt Paulson and Mrs. Charles Shorrey of Schofield, Wisconsin. Arrangements for the funeral have not been completed by the Krellenberg company.


The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 4, 1930 shows Ray Mayfield (age 37) born in Missouri to Missouri-born parents and first married at age 24 is a carpentry builder with real estate worth $3,500 owns his own home at 129 North Street, City of Woodland, Woodland Twp., Yolo Co., CA. Living with him is his wife Emma Mayfield (age 29) born in Wisconsin to Indiana and Wisconsin-born parents and first married at age 16. Also living there is their son Lawrence Mayfield (age 4) born in California to Missouri and Wisconsin-born parents. Also living there is Emma's widowed father George Hollingshead (age 74) born in Indiana to Missouri and Wisconsin-born parents and first married at age 26 who is a carpentry builder.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 15, 1930 shows George Hollingshead (age 40) born in Wisconsin to Indiana and Wisconsin-born parents and first married at age 23 is a widowed building carpenter renting his home for $15 per month at 126 North Street, City of Woodland, Woodland Twp., Yolo Co., CA. Living with him is his son George Hollingshead, Jr. (age 8) born in Oregon to Wisconsin and Oregon-born parents. Also living there is George Sr.'s widowed sister Nellie Plumtree (age 32) born in Wisconsin to Indiana and Wisconsin-born parents and first married at age 19. Also living there is Nellie's daughter, Dorothy Plumtree (age 8) born in California to England and Wisconsin-born parents.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 3, 1930 shows William A. Hollingshead (age 44) born in Wisconsin to United States-born parents and first married at age 28 is a restaurant cook lodging at 412 Third Street, City of Woodland, Woodland Twp., Yolo Co., CA. Living with him is his wife Lulu Hollingshead (age 33) born in Oregon to Missouri and Washington-born parents and first married at age 17.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 9, 1930 shows Morris Bowen (age 40) born in Vermont to Vermont-born parents and first married at age 22 is a building carpenter with real estate worth $5,000 owns his own home at 811 Second Street, City of Woodland, Woodland Twp., Yolo Co., CA. Living with him is his wife Ina Morris (age 35) born in Wisconsin to Indiana and Wisconsin-born parents and first married at age 17. Also living there are their four daughters: Marise Bowen (age 16) born in Oregon; Bernice Bowen (age 14) born in California; Laura Bowen (age 9) born in California; and Emma Jean Bowen (age 1-5/12) born in California. Also living there is Ina's unmarried brother, John A. Hollingshead (age 22) born in California to Indiana and Wisconsin-born parents who is a tinner.


The Woodland Daily Democrat, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA, Thursday, June 11, 1931

MAN DENIES PARENTAGE OF CHILD IN TRIAL HERE

Denying that he is the father of a nine-year-old daughter, Charles Plumtree Thursday morning took the stand in his own defense when he went on trial in superior court on a charge of failure to provide for the minor child. His former wife, Nellie H. Plumtree, of Woodland, emphatically denied that she had made statements to the effect that Plumtree was not the father of her child which was born four years after their marriage. She asserted that Plumtree had not contributed to the support of the child for more than a year. The trial got underway quickly with the first 12 persons called into the jury box being accepted by District Attorney Neal Chalmers and defense attorneys. Witnesses for the defense, who testified that the former Mrs. Plumtree had asserted in their presence that the child was not Charles Plumtree's and testified to Plumtree's character were Thomas Evely, Aubrey N. Wisher, Gladys Beckman, Chris Beckman and Plumtree's present wife, Ada M. Plumtree. Indications were that the case would be submitted to the jury late Thursday afternoon. Those serving as jurour are Jerry Jackisch, Charles H. Vosburgh, Percy T. Foster, M. O. Wyatt, Verna Hiatt, John Glavin, Christian A. Bielefield, Gerald Lewis, Joseph F. Koebel, Joseph D. Lord, John Jacobson and Oswald H. Broesch.


The Woodland Daily Democrat, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA, Friday, June 12, 1931

PLUMTREE HELD GUILTY BY JURY

Charles Plumtree must provide for his nine-year-old daughter or go to jail. A jury found him  guilty on a charge of failure to provide for the child after 15 minutes of deliberation on superior court Thursday. A complaint was signed by Nellie Plumtree, former wife of the defendant. Plumtree contended that he was not the father of the girl and that Mrs. Plumtree had often made that assertion. Plumtree has remarried.


The Woodland Daily Democrat, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA, Wednesday, October 5, 1932

Mrs. Plumtree to Wed Amador Man

Friends are being told of the engagement of Mrs. Nellie Plumtree of Woodland to Paul Walkmeister of Amador county. The couple will be married October 6 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Hollingshead in Sutter Creek. They will make their home in Amador county.


Paul Fredrickson Walkmeister and Nellie Henrietta (Hollingshead) Plumtree were married October 6, 1932, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Hollingshead, Sutter Creek, Amador Co., CA.


   

Paul Fredrickson Walkmeister and Nellie Henrietta (Hollingshead) Plumtree Marriage Records.


The Woodland Daily Democrat, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA, Wednesday, October 12, 1932

Mrs. Plumtree Weds Sutter Creek Man

Mrs. Nellie Plumtree, formerly of Woodland, became the bride of Paul Walkmeister at a ceremony performed Friday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Hollingshead of Sutter Creek. The couple are now on a honeymoon to Yosemite and southern California. The rites were said by Rev. Partridge of Jackson with Miss Bernice Bowen, niece of the bride, as bridesmaid and John Hollingshead of Davis, brother of the bride, as best man. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. John Hollingshead of Davis and Mrs. May Tate of Woodland.


George Washington Hollingshead died December 7, 1935, in the City of Woodland, Woodland Twp., Yolo Co., CA, at age 79. Buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA.


The Woodland Daily Democrat, Woodland, CA, Monday, December 9, 1935

THREE YOLO RESIDENTS SUCCUMB; RITES SET

Death claimed three well known Yoloans over the weekend. They were: George W. Hollingshead, Sr., 79, retired carpenter. Wilbert Henry Derr, 37, automobile mechanic. Glen Ervin, 43, native of Woodland and resident of Sacramento.

G. W. Hollingshead

Mr. Hollingshead would have celebrated his 80th birthday had he lived until December 22. A native of South Bend, Indiana, he came to Woodland about 60 years ago, following his trade of carpenter and cabinet maker until about three years ago when failing health forced him into retirement. He died shortly before midnight Saturday at the local home of his daughter, Mrs. M. L. Bowen. His wife, Emma J. Hollingshead, died here August 5, 1929. In addition to Mrs. Bowen, six other children survive: W. A. and George Hollingshead, Jr., and Mrs. Ray Mayfield of Woodland; Mrs. Nellie Walkmeister of Sacramento; Mrs. H. J. Boucher of Marshfield, Wisconsin, and John Hollingshead of Grass Valley. There are 13 grandchildren and ten great grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the Kraft Brothers chapel. Burial will be in Woodland cemetery.


Walter Ulbert Ramun and Pauline (Unknown) Ramun were divorced about 1936 in Contra Costa Co., CA.

John Arthur Hollingshead and Juanice B. Rowe were married May 15, 1937, in Grass Valley, Nevada Co., CA.


John Arthur Hollingshead and Juanice B. Rowe Marriage Record.


Inez Juanita Susan "Ina" (Hollingshead) Bowen died December 19, 1937, in San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA, at age 42. Buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA.


The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA, Thursday, December 23, 1937

WOODLAND (Yolo Co.), Dec. 23. - Funeral services for Mrs. Ida Bowen, 42, former resident of Woodland who died Sunday in San Francisco, were held here Tuesday in the Kraft Brothers Chapel. Before moving to the bay district the deceased resided here for fifteen years. She was a native of Georgetown, Wis. She leaves four children, Miss Laura and Imogene Bowen of Woodland, Mrs. Wayne Hiserman of Sacramento and Mrs. Louis Fender of Woodland, and her husband, M. L. Bowen. W. A. and G. W. Hollingshead of Marysville are brothers. Mrs. Paul Walkmeister of Sacramento, Mrs. A. J. Boucher of Marshfield, Wis., and Mrs. R. Mayfield of Woodland are sisters.


Charles Alyn Plumtree and Ellen Marie Kitts were married Saturday, March 16, 1940, at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Grass Valley, Nevada Co., CA.


The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA, Saturday, March 16, 1940

GRASS VALLEY (Nevada Co.), March 16. - The marriage of Miss Ellen Marie Kitts and Charles Alyn Plumtree, both of Grass Valley, will be solemnized at 8 o'clock tonight in Emmanuel Episcopal Church. The ceremony will performed by Rev. H. Thomas Pateman, pastor of the Nevada City Episcopal Church. The bride will be given in marriage by her father, Darrell Kitts. Misses Mardelle and Marian Kitts, sisters of the bride, will act as the bridesmaids. The wedding music will be sung by Mrs. Gertrude Heather. Plumtree will be attended by Roy Toms, a life long friend. Following the wedding, the couple will depart for a short honeymoon trip in the bay area. Upon their return they will make their home at 242 Maiden Lane in Grass Valley. Miss Kitts is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Kitts. She is a graduate of the Grass Valley High School. Plumtree, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Plumtree of Grass Valley, also attended the Grass Valley High School.


Dorothy Lorraine Plumtree graduated from C. K. McClatchy High School, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA, with the Class of 1940.


Dorothy Lorraine Plumtree Class of 1940 Yearbook Photo.


The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA, Wednesday, October 14, 1940

Dorothy Plumtree Plans To Marry

Miss Dorothy Plumtree, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Walkmeister of this city, announced her engagement last week to Walter Ramun of Richmond, Calif., the son of Mrs. Pauline Ramun of the bay city. The betrothal was made known here at a party for Miss Plumtree's relatives. No date has been set for the wedding. Present at the affair were: Messrs. and Mesdames Ray Mayfield and Louis Fender of Woodland, Yolo County, Miss Emy Jean Bowen and Morris Bowen of Napa, Napa County, Miss Lilly Bowen of Woodland and James Walt of Sacramento. She is a graduate of C. K. McClatchy High School. Her future husband, employed by the California Tile Company, attended the Richmond schools.


Walter Ulbert Ramun and Dorothy Lorraine Plumtree were married 1943 in Unknown.

Emmeline (George) Bowen died March 8, 1952, in Woodland, Yolo Co., CA, at age 63. Buried in Woodland Cemetery, Woodland, Yolo Co., CA.


The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA, Wednesday, March 12, 1952

DEATHS

BOWEN - In Woodland, Yolo County, March 8, 1952, Mrs. Emmeline Bowen, wife of Morris L. Bowen, stepmother of Mrs. Louis Fender and Mrs. Lee Grubb, both of Willits, Mendocino County, Mrs. I. W. Hiserman and Mrs. Emmajean King, both of Sacramento; sister of Mrs. A. W. Hollingshead of Woodland and Mrs. L. C. Griffith of Seattle, Wash.; a native of Oregon, aged 63 years. The funeral has been held.


Charles Henri Plumtree died May 13, 1974, in Redding, Shasta Co., CA, at age 81.


The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA, Tuesday, May 14, 1974

Charles H. Plumtree

GRASS VALLEY - Funeral services for Charles H. Plumtree, 81, of Grass Valley will be at 2 PM tomorrow at the Hooper & Weaver Mortuary here. Plumtree, a native of England, died yesterday. A long-time resident here, he was a former safety engineer with Newmount Mining Co. during a 30-year career. Survivors include a son, Charles of Redding and a daughter, Dorothy Ramun of Pinole, Contra Costa County.


Walter Ulbert Ramun and Dorothy Lorraine (Plumtree) Ramun were divorced August, 1976, in Contra Costa Co., CA.

Paul Fredrickson Walkmeister died September 1, 1976, in Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA, at age 86. Buried in Sacramento Memorial Lawn, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA.


The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA, Thursday, September 2, 1976

WALKMEISTER, in this city, September 1, 1976. Paul F. Walkmeister. Dearly beloved husband of Nellie H. Walkmeister. Loving step father of Dorothy Ramun and Charles Plumtree. Loving brother of Louis Walkmeister. Survived by five grandchildren. A native of Sutter Creek, aged 91 years. Friends are invited to attend the funeral 2 PM Friday at the GEORGE L. KLUMPP CHAPEL OF FLOWERS, Riverside Blvd. and 2nd Ave. Entombment Sacramento Memorial Lawn.


Nellie Henrietta (Hollingshead) (Plumtee) Walkmeister died December 16, 1978, in San Pablo, Contra Costa Co., CA (age 80). Buried in Sacramento Memorial Lawn, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA.


The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Sacramento Co., CA, Tuesday, December 19, 1978

Nellie H. Walkmeister

Services for Nellie H. Walkmeister, 80, who lived in Sacramento for 65 years before moving to Contra Costa County, will be at 1:30 this afternoon in the George L. Klumpp Chapel of Flowers. Entombment will follow in Sacramento Memorial Lawn. A resident of Pinole the last two years, Mrs. Walkmeister died Saturday in San Pablo. The Wisconsin native belonged to Ethel Landsdale Post 67 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and to the auxiliary of Fort Sutter Post 392 of the American Legion. Mrs. Walkmeister leaves her daughter, Dorothy Rauman; son, Charles Plumtree; sister, Emma Mayfield; brothers, John and Bill Hollingshead; and five grandchildren.


Walter Ulbert Ramun died August 22, 1990, in Contra Costa Co., CA, at age 68.

Dorothy Lorraine (Plumtree) Ramun died October 20, 1998, in Pinole, Contra Costa Co., CA, at age 76.