Santa Cruz County History - People

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


Santa Cruz Sentinel (October 19, 1922)

Old Soldier Passes Away

Another old soldier joined the ranks of the silent majority today when Chas. Elseffer passed away at a local sanitarium. None of the G.A.R. veterans seem to know anything in regard to his relatives, except that he has a brother residing in Nebraska. The remains are at the parlors of C.C. Chase.

Santa Cruz Sentinel (October 24, 1922)

DIED: ELSEFFER- In Santa Cruz Oct. 19 Charles Elseffer, aged 76 years, 2 months and 1 day a native of New York.

Funeral of deceased will be held from Chase undertaking parlors this Tuesday at 10 o'clock A.M. Friends and acquaintances are invited to attend. Remains will be shipped to Oakland for Cremation.

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