Santa Cruz County History - Disasters & Calamities



Voices of the Heart: Memorial Roll
by Phil Reader

List of Children who Died in the Diptheria Epidemic

After the name of the child who died is the date of death, followed by the child's age.

Photo of Monument to the Bradshaw
children
Monument to the
Bradshaw children.
Watsonville Pioneer Cemetery.
Ahlers,
John, July 8, 1877, 7 months
Allen,
Annie, June 7, 1876, 19 months
Amaya,
Abalardo, August 17, 1877, 8 years
Bailey,
Lewis H., May 15, 1877, 3 years
Bailly,
James A., January 16, 1878, 7 years
Battersby,
Mary E., February 4, 1878, 1 year
Bennett,
Amy, October 10, 1877, 11 years
Bennett,
Frankie W., January 2, 1878, 4 months
Blaisdell,
Charles C., April 26, 1877, 4 years
Blankenship,
Isabella, October 21, 1876, 11 years
James F., December 9, 1878, 6 years
John C., March 4, 1877, 8 years
Bockius,
Frank, November 15, 1877, 15 years
Boomer,
Roseila H., April 13, 1878, 1 year
Wanso J., October 28, 1877, 9 years
Bradshaw,
Emma F., July 28, 1877, 3 years
Hattie, July 26, 1877, 4 years
John F., July 28, 1877, 8 years
Sarah A., August 3, 1877, 6 years
Briody,
Mary E., May 9, 1877, 6 years
Brown,
Johnny, December 19, 1877, 5 years
Butler,
Hannah J., March 3, 1878, 4 years
Cantwell,
Mary H., June 22, 1877, 12 years
Michael, June 6, 1877, 10 years
Castro,
Vensave, November 30, 1877, 3 years
Clark,
Carleton, January 1, 1878, 5 years
Minnie C., December 24, 1877, 11 years
Cole,
Dock F., June 30, 1877, 1 year
Edwin G.H., August 16, 1877, 7 years
John B, October 22, 1875, 10 years
Colegrove,
Harrie G., October 6, 1877, 7 months
Comstock,
Jennie E., June 13, 1876, 14 years
Conover,
Lottie, July 13, 1876, 17 months
Cummings,
Henrietta, May 27, 1877, 4 years
Davis,
Lulu B., September 16, 1877, 10 years
DeCray,
Clara, April 20, 1877, 19 years
Delaney,
William, February 21, 1878, 3 years
Demetry,
Child of Geo., January 21, 1878, Infant
Dodge,
Kitty, November 14, 1877, 7 months
Dreher,
Hinnie, April 17, 1878, 19 years
Drew,
Cora E., May 14, 1877, 13 years
Wallace, March 22, 1877, 1 year
Duncan,
Susie L., June 23, 1877, 22 months
Erickson,
Christopher, July 25, 1877, 8 years
Mary, July 17, 1877, 5 years
Estrada,
Jose H., February 20, 1878, 7 years
Fleisig,
Son of John, January 24, 1878, 8 months
Folger,
Edward, August 29, 1876
Foreman,
Mabel, July 14, 1877, 2 years
Frank,
Matilda, July 14, 1876, 10 months
Salomon, August 13, 1877, 7 days
Moses, August 16, 1877, 4 years
Frazer,
Harry A., July 1, 1877, 7 years
Frazier,
Hattie, September 21, 1877
Garcelon,
Child of C., August 11, 1876, 6 months
Garcia,
Refugio, August 12, 1876, 7 years
Gardner,
Willard, August 2, 1877, 8 years
Garratt,
Alice H., April 3, 1877, 18 years
Gray,
Ella L., November 3, 1877, 5 months
Grover,
Lizzie, February 16, 1878
Grover,
Son of S.F., September 13, 1876
Hackett,
Ruth B., February 24, 1877, 5 years
Hall,
Mary A., September 30, 1878, 5 years
Handley,
John B., February 4, 1877, 1 year
Katie, March 24, 1877, 8 years
Lizzie, February 22, 1877, 3 years
Mary A., February 28, 1877, 2 years
Harris,
James A., February 15, 1877, 1 year
William H., February 19, 1877, 3 years
Haun,
Charlie, April 1, 1877, 3 months

Photo of Monument to the Hinds children

Monument to the four children
of Alfred and Sarah Hinds.
Santa Cruz Memorial Park.

Heath,
Lina, July 19, 1876
Hinds,
Aimee L., December 25, 1876, 4 years
Ethel R., December 5, 1876, 5 years
Laurent, November 28, 1878, 3 years
Rupert L., December 21, 1876, 8 months
Hoff,
C. Leon, March 31, 1877, 8 years
Hollister,
Jesse W., December 15, 1877, 9 years
Holt,
Cecelia G., October 17, 1876, 13 months
John W., January 1, 1876, 5 years
Howard,
Willie, July 8, 1877, 6 years
Hoyt,
Moses Meder, September 19, 1876, 7 years
Hughes,
Tracy, July 31, 1876, 10 months
Hunt,
H.C., 5 years
Henry H., July 24, 1877, 6 years
Zula, January 8, 1878, 5 years
Jackson,
Edward H., January 14, 1877, 2 years
Jarvis,
William A., April 20, 1877, 12 years
Jewell,
Georgie P., December 9, 1877, 10 years
Jones,
Franklyn, H. November 23, 1876, 3 years
Kaye,
Daisy, July 16, 1878, 2 years
Joseph H., July 25, 1878, 8 years
Kellogg,
Child of Geo., June 1877
Kenville,
Solomon, January 7, 1878, 4 years
Kimball,
Mary, January 6, 1878, 5 years
Ruth R., June 19, 1877, 3 years
King,
Willie, June 2, 1877, 8 years
Kirk,
May 29, 1876
Kirvan,
William H., November 19, 1877, 6 months
Kunitz,
Emma L., June 30, 1877, 1 year
Lewis,
Maggie, October 19, 1876, 5 months
Liebrandt,
Walter H., August 2, 1877, 1 year
Longley,
Alonzo W., October 16, 1876, 6 years
Cora J., October 11, 1876, 3 years
Luella, November 10, 1876, 4 years
Lorenzen,
Hattie, December 25, 1877, 7 years
Lynch,
Samuel J. Jr., November 14, 1877, 3 years
Majors,
Mary J., February 1, 1878, 2 years
Marden,
Alva, November 27, 1876, 16 years
Marquez,
Eduard, November 18, 1877, 2 years
Martin,
Berry, September 17, 1877, 7 years
Maxwell,
George, August 13, 1877, 9 years
McDonald,
Asa, June 8, 1877, 8 years
Clara, June 14, 1877, 2 years
Della, June 23, 1877, 4 years
Flora, June 23, 1877, 7 years
McPherson,
Alexander, February 20, 1877, 5 years
Mehwalt,
Addie, April 15, 1876, 2 years
Menasco,
Mabel, July 30, 1876, 3 months
Meyer,
Katie K., February 17, 1878, 4 years
Miller,
Emma, June 10, 1878, 15 years
Mary I., December 11, 1876, 2 years
Milliken,
Charles R., September 9, 1877, 5 months
Morton,
Son of Asa, March 4, 1877
Murphy,
Richard E., May 21, 1877, 9 months
Myer,
Kitty E., February 17, 1878, 4 years
Neumann,
Edna A., February 25, 1878, 1 year
Nugent,
John J., November 2, 1877, 9 months
Passion,
Nicholas, July 20, 1877, 4 months
Patten,
Josephine, October 4, 1877, 4 years
Patterson,
Elizabeth A., October 11, 1876, 5 months
Pepin,
Matilda, January 22, 1878, 17 years
Pierce,
Harvey, June 19, 1876, 4 months
Quinn,
Son of Patrick, December 26, 1878
Ray,
Lizzie G., Hay 19, 1878, 2 years
Reed,
Edward H., February 12, 1876, 12 years
Son of D.W., August 2, 1876, 7 months
Royce,
Leonard, November 3, 1877, 2 years
Sayles,
Hattie, February 5, 1877, 5 years
Schell,
Matilda, December 18, 1877, 15 months
Schwartz,
Marksey, November 7, 1877, 7 years
Scott,
Nancy, January 10, 1878, 2 years
Senate,
Bob, June 27, 1877, 6 years
Shelby,
Lizzle, January 31, 1877, 11 years
Silveria,
Antonio, February 14, 1878, 8 months
Simms,
Wade, September 25, 1877, 11 months
Sloan,
Charles W., January 21, 1877, 6 years
Clarence J., January 22, 1877, 2 years
Smith,
Daughter of C., June 18, 1877, 6 years
Georgie E., December 12, 1877, 3 years
Steen,
Amy, December 1, 1877, 14 years
Stow,
Clara B., October 5, 1877, 2 years
Stratford,
Evylyn, August 13, 1876, 6 years
Struve,
Emma, September 21, 1876, 7 months
Tanner,
Child of Mr., June 1877
Therwachter,
Charlie, January 28, 1878, 3 years
Tucker,
Abbie F., July 9, 1877, 6 weeks
Susie, March 9, 1877, 2 years
Tufts,
Henry, April 30, 1877, 2 years
Rufus, May 29, 1877, 3 years
Warren, 2 years
Turner,
Joseph S., December 3, 1876, 8 months
Vasquez,
Rose L., November 5, 1876, 6 years
Wagner
, Lena, October 9, 1877, 2 years
Weeks,
George A., October 19, 1877, 7 years
Wente,
Ann, August 3, 1876, 1 month
Werner,
Child of C.F., December 1, 1877, 3 months
Whinery,
Harry R., December 6, 1876, 5 years
Martha E., December 8, 1876, 7 years
White,
High L., July 13, 1877, 3 years
Wiley,
Maggie, February 2, 1877, 17 years
Wimken,
Annie, December 7, 1877, 9 years
Young,
Bertie H., December 4, 1877, 4 years

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Published by Cliffside Publishing, 1993. Copyright 1993 Phil Reader. Text and photographs reproduced with the permission of Phil Reader.

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