1917-1918 Modoc County Civilian Draft Registration

This file contains information from the civilian draft registration cards completed in 1917-1918 for Modoc County, California. Birth Information: Residents Of This County In 1917-18 And Persons With Links To This County The information below was abstracted from by Raymond H. Banks from civilian registration cards completed in 1917-1918. All rights reserved. Some men do …read more

T – Z Surnames – 1917-1918 Modoc County Civilian Draft Registration

In 1917 and 1918, approximately 24 million men, (98 percent of men present in America), born between 1873 and 1900 completed draft registration cards. During these two years, three registration days were held in each district where the registrant completed the registration card. Information found on these cards generally included, among other information, birth date, …read more

Towns of Modoc County, California

Towns of Modoc County, California

Adin – See Big Valley. Alturas As the seat of Modoc County, Alturas lies in the broad valley of the Pit River, near the center of the county. Alturas was originally called Dorris Bridge, after the Dorris brothers who first settled here in 1870. 1871 was a booming settlement year, and by February 1873 there …read more

Surprise Valley Record Newspaper Extractions 1922-1926

What ever our choices in life, the choice to help others IMHO is a priceless gift to those of us who search for our ancestors. The following pages have been provided by Billie Reynolds the previous County Coordinator of Modoc County. When he gave me the opportunity to take over his leadership I was surprised …read more

Surprise Valley Record for September 1925

Surprise Valley Record, Cedarville, Modoc County, California, September 1925 September 2, 1925 Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Herrin, of Vya, were at Reno last week taking their little son for medical examination, and it was found that the little fellow would recover with out having to undergo an operation. Mrs. Wm Scott, of Eagleville, will leave …read more

Surprise Valley Record for September 1924

Wednesday September 3, 1924 Death Of A Pioneer Lady Harriet Wood Suggett, was born Sept 7, 1837, in Calloway County, MO, and died at Eagleville, Cal., Aug. 28, 1924, at the age of 86 years, 11 months and 21 days. Was married to A. C. Vaughn April 15, 1854. They, with others, started across the …read more

R – S Surnames – 1917-1918 Modoc County Civilian Draft Registration

In 1917 and 1918, approximately 24 million men, (98 percent of men present in America), born between 1873 and 1900 completed draft registration cards. During these two years, three registration days were held in each district where the registrant completed the registration card. Information found on these cards generally included, among other information, birth date, …read more

Surprise Valley Record for September 1923

Surprise Valley Record, Cedarville, Modoc County, California, September 1923 Wednesday September 5, 1923 Mrs. Nora Street, Miss Gay Delmas, Ed Van Dorn and Grant Adams returned last Sunday from a swing around the Sagebrush State, taking in Lake Tahoe, Reno and Carson, and report having a splendid time. The Federal nurse, Mrs. Bramhall, will be …read more

Surprise Valley Record for September 1922

Surprise Valley Record, Cedarville, Modoc County, California, September 1922 Wednesday September 6, 1922 Married At Alturas, Cal., at the Baptist Parsonage, September 2, 1922, Miss Ethel Powers, of Eagleville, and Verne Linvide [Linville], of Alturas. The newly weds are highly esteemed young people and the Record, along with a large number of warm friends, tender …read more

Modoc County, California Queries 72

I invite you to enter a query for your Modoc County ancestors. A few basic rules for posting your query: Your query must have an Modoc county connection or it will not be posted. Please put the date, your name and email address on the first line. Please do not post queries for tracing living …read more