June 2019 Blog Posts (4)

Murders at Montville - Epilogue

Murders at Montville - Epilogue

 

From: “Mental Illness in the 19th Century” by Carrie Hughes.

 

The history of the treatment of the mentally ill in the United States is a checkered one. The first colonists blamed mental illness on witchcraft[1] and demonic possession[2] and the mentally ill…

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Added by Pamela Tash on June 12, 2019 at 7:35am — No Comments

Subjects for Insane Asylums

Subjects for Insane Asylums

 

History of Amador County, California, with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers

 

https://archive.org/details/historyofamadorc00masorich/page/n413

 

          Whiskey and the excitement of mining, with its gains and losses, hopes and disappointments,…

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Added by Pamela Tash on June 12, 2019 at 7:23am — No Comments

Carolista Davis 1863-1932

Carolista Davis 1863-1932

The Belle of Shasta

 

http://sites.rootsweb.com/~mmorton/harphotopg/album1.html

 

Carolista Davis[1] was the daughter of Josiah Patrick William Davis[2] and Mary Emeline “Emma” Buchanan…

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Millard Wells 1868-1927

Millard Wells 1868-1927

 

Wells Pedigree

Peter Wells 1843-1884 & Martha Dent 1848-1910+

Matthew Hedges Wells 1809-1881+ & Hannah M. Watts 1815-1880

Israel Wells 1775-1862 & Charlotte Hedges 1779-1832

Jeremiah Wells 1737-1814 & Hannah Cleaves

Daniel Wells 1702-1761 & Mary Goldsmith 1706-1740

Joshua Wells 1664-1744 & Hannah Tuthill 1667-1758

William Wells…

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Added by Pamela Tash on June 10, 2019 at 8:59am — No Comments

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