Miscellaneous info, Queries, and recent Nuggets (by States, alphabetical order)


California: 1873, Sonoma County


Married / “At Long Valley, Dec. 11, 1873, Mart McAnish [sic] to Allonza J. Williams.”


[Martin C. McAninch, born Dec. 1846, Casey County, Kentucky, son of Jonathan and

 Telitha (Turpin) McAninch; Confederate Soldier, 16th Missouri Inf., moved to California]


In the “Russian River Flag” newspaper, Healdsburg, California; 1 Jan. 1874, pg. 2 col. 5;

extracts by Jeanne Taylor, Newspaper Abstracts, http://www.newspaperabstracts.com

Indexed RRF in Index to Vital Data in Local Newspapers of Sonoma County, California,

Vol. I:, 1855-1875, Sonoma Co. Gen. Soc., Inc., 2001; Heritage Books, Inc., Bowie, MD


California: 1908, Sonoma County


“McAninch, Zelma, [Parents] F. & E., [Birth] 11/4/1903, [Death] 2/10/1908”

[daughter of Frank McAninch, son of Martin C. and Alonza J. (Williams) McAninch]


“Gilliam Cemetery, Green Valley” / “The inscriptions from the gravestones in Gilliam

Cemetery, Green Valley, Sonoma County, California, were copied August 28, 1934,

by Pauline W. Olson and Edith W. (Mrs. E.C.) Merritt.”

In the book Sonoma County Cemetery Records, 1846-1921, Third Edition,

Sonoma Co. Genealogical Society, Inc., Santa Rosa, California, 1999; pg.90,92


California: 1918, Placer County, and World War I


McAninch, Archie [Archibald John]

Auburn, California

enlisted, p.306; France, p.311


Index by the Placer County Genealogical Society, http://pcgs.pcgenes.com/pcgsww1lr.html;

from History of Placer and Nevada Counties, California, by W.B. Lardner and M.J. Brock

(Los Angeles: Historic Record Co., 1924). Lardner and Brock extracted the names from

listings originally published in the Placer Herald newspaper of March 8, 1919.


Missouri: 1890, Kansas City, Jackson County


“L. McNinch 81 years / 2109 College St. / Old Age”, and

“Litha McNinch Died 22 June 1890 :Widow: From Kentucky”, The Kansas City Star (Missouri)

newspaper, Monday, June 23, 1890 [items found by Linda McAninch, Marshfield, Missouri]


This is Telitha (Turpin) McAninch, widow of Jonathan McAninch (son of William McAninch,

Kentucky pioneer, died 1813, Casey County, Kentucky, and named his five sons in his Will).



McAninch Family History NL v.XVI n.2 / April 2008 / Copyright Frank McAninch / page 2008-10


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