Nancy Tomer Pickford, San Francisco, Ca.Updated June 10, 2006
| I am tracing my great,great granfather William McKean B.1818-20 in Pennsylvania.Married Ianthe (no maiden name)B.1820 Ohio.3 children born Ohio:Amanda 1842,William 1845,Oscar 1850. Sometime in the early 1850's they came to Grizzly Flat,Ca, a gold mining town. William owned a stamp mill.3 more children born in Ca:franklin 1855,Luella 1857,John 1860.This information from the 1860 Ca. census.No trace of the McKeans after that except the 1870 Nevada census shows my great grandmother Luella living with her aunt Clara McGrath (husband Thomas McGrath,minister)in Virginia City Nv.|
I am also researching Henry Tomer B.1820 Maryland. Married Susan Bradford(b.1822 Oh.)1842 Chilicothe,Oh.Left Iowa May 1862 with John B.1845,George B.1847(my great grandfather)Wesley B.1850,Carrie B.1854, Ellis B.1859 by wagon.Stayed about 2 yrs.in Nv.where Emma was born 1864. Settled in Woodland,Ca eventually in Handford,Ca. Any help greatly appreciated.