Pamela Tash's Blog – June 2019 Archive (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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Subjects for Insane Asylums

Subjects for Insane Asylums


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


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


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Carolista Davis 1863-1932

Carolista Davis 1863-1932

The Belle of Shasta


The Sister might be Annie Davis. Depending on the year, the boy could be Oliver Davis or Charles Summers. The older man could be either John William Harrison (husband) or Josiah P.W. Davis (father, below).




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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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