Finding Aid of the Frances "Fannie" Bludworth Papers C057720
Finding aid prepared by Michael Lange
Society of California Pioneers05/02/2014
300 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA, 94107-1272
Title: Bludworth, Frances "Fannie" Papers
Identifier/Call Number: C057720
Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
Language of Material: English
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
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Fannie B. Bludworth Papers. The Society of California Pioneers.
Donor and date of acquisition unknown.
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.
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.
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
Merced County (Calif.)