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Vern D ////////////////////////////////// Transcribed by Dee Sardoch; ////////////////////////////////// Stockton Daily Independent Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA ************************* >>FRIDAY, 13 NOV 1863<<
AT HALF-MAST - The flag over the engine house of San Joaquin Company No. 3 waved at half-mast yesterday on account of the death of Mr. Frank MAISTRETTI, a member of the company. Mr. MAISTRETTI died in the hospital of the Swiss Benevolent Society, at San Francisco, in the night of the 11th instant. His remains will be brought up this morning and the funeral will take place from the engine house on Weber Avenue at 1 o'clock p.m.
>>SATURDAY, 14 NOV 1863<<
DIED - in San Francisco, Nov. 11th, of typhoid fever, Frank MAISTRETTI, of this city, aged 27 years, a native of Canto Ticina, Switzerland. [see below]
THE FUNERAL YESTERDAY - The remains of Mr. Frank MAISTRETTI were accompanied to the Rural Cemetery yesterday by the Firemen of this city and the Stockton Cornet Band. The different fire companies were well represented in the procession which moved from the Engine House of San Joaquin county No. 3, at 1 o'clock p.m.