General Meeting: John C Burton speaking on The Hinshaw Family, Early Sonoma County Pioneers

  • 19 Aug 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Petaluma History Museum, 20 Fourth Street, Petaluma, California

 Saturday, August 19, 2017

The Sonoma County Genealogical Society

Presents John C Burton on

The Hinshaw Family

Early Sonoma County Pioneers

    At his death in November 1900, the property of William Pettis Hinshaw was apportioned as follows: Three thousand four hundred acres of land in Sonoma and Marin counties, valued at $100,000. Real Estate in Petaluma and East Petaluma, $50,000. The personal property is as follows: Two hundred cows, $4,000. Fifty head of stock, $750. Thirty horses, $1,200. Stallion, $100. Farming implements, $1,000. One hundred and sixty-five shares of Bank of Sonoma County stock, $21,000. Cash on hand, $6,000.

John C Burton, Master Storyteller and local historian, will talk about the history of the Hinshaw Family in Sonoma County from the Gold Rush Days to Now. 

Join us for a fascinating look back at a pioneer farming family which is truly representative of Sonoma County History!!!

The Petaluma Historical Library and Museum

20 Fourth Street, Petaluma, California

    Chat at Noon – Presentation 1:00—2:30 p.m.

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