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Finding Aid of the Frances "Fannie" Bludworth Papers C057720
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  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Existence and Location of Originals note

  • Title: Bludworth, Frances "Fannie" Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: C057720
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Container: B001393
    Container: C057720
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder (2 deeds, 2 indentures, 1 receipt)
    Date (inclusive): 1870-1872
    Abstract: This collection contains deeds and indentures carried out by Fannie B. Bludworth on behalf of her deceased husband, Charles Bludworth, regarding his properties in the village of Snelling, in the County of Merced.
    creator: Bludworth, Frances White, 1840-1876
    creator: Howell, Mark, b. 1842

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access.

    Preferred Citation note

    Fannie B. Bludworth Papers. The Society of California Pioneers.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    Donor and date of acquisition unknown.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Fannie Bludworth was born Frances White in Missouri in 1840. She eventually came to California and married Charles "Bloody" Bludworth, first sheriff of Merced County, on 05/13/1857. After his death she married William N. Neill on 06/26/1875 in the El Capitan Hotel in Merced, California. She died in 1876.

    Scope and Contents note

    This collection contains deeds and indentures carried out by Fannie B. Bludworth on behalf of her deceased husband, Charles Bludworth, regarding his properties in the village of Snelling, in the County of Merced.
    Container List: 1. 05/27/1870: Deed of property in the village of Snelling, Merced County to H.C. Hines for $500. from the estate of Charles Bludworth, signed by Fannie B. Bludworth. 2. 05/27/1870: Receipt from Merced County Notary Public (Mark Howell) noting that "Fannie B. Bludworth, Administration of the Estate of Charles Bludworth, deceased." 3. 05/27/1870: Full copy of deed described in #1. 4. 08/06/1872: Deed for land in Snelling from Fannie Bludworth to H.C. Hines. 5. 08/06/1872: Deed, noting "B.D. White, guardian of Mary A., Charles F., Fannie R., & Mattie A. Bludworth, minor children of C.F. Bludworth, deceased" who sold property on 04/08/1872 for $100.

    Existence and Location of Originals note

    The Society of California Pioneers, 300 Fourth Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Bludworth, Charles F., 1830 - 1869
    Hines, Hiram C., fl. 1870
    Deeds--California
    Merced County (Calif.)
    Snelling (Calif.)