Santa Cruz County History - People



Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans
by Robert L. Nelson

Newlin, Joseph (1827-1916)

Boulder Creek Mountain Echo (February 27,1909)

Headstone of Joseph Newlin
Joseph Newlin
Oakwood Memorial Park

Mr. J. W. Newlin of Santa Cruz, has purchased part of I Luttrells ranch on the Bloom summit near State Park, and intends to make it his future home.

Boulder Creek Mountain Echo (April 4, 1914)

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Newlin Jr. gave a dinner last night in honor of birthdays of their fathers, Mr. Joseph Newlin senior and Mr. Isaac Luttrell. They were 87 and 66 years of age respectively. Both are vigorous for "boys" of their age. Grandpa Newlin remarked that he would be with us to eat another birthday feast if the good Lord was willing. He has a lovely garden growing and takes a lively interest in farm affairs.

Boulder Creek Mountain Echo January 22, 1916)

Death of Joseph Newlin

Joseph Newlin, a retired farmer from Pennsylvania, who has been living in California for a little over seven years, died Wednesday at his home near the Big Basin at the age of 88 years. The funeral was held Wednesday at Wessendorf and Statler undertaking parlors, and was conducted by Rev. W.B. Bently of the First Congregational Church. Burial was at SCruz/OMP Cemetery.


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