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Family Sheet

Name: Frank Goldsmith Note Born: 12 Mar 1880 at Havilah, , Kern County, CA Married: Abt 1900 at California, , , Died: 21 Jan 1946 at Modesto, , Stanislaus County, CA Father: Joseph B. Goldsmith Mother: Emma L. Shaw
Name: Annie Pearl St. Clair Note Born: 5 May 1873 at Dunlap, Isham Valley, Tulare County, CA Died: 15 Jan 1945 at Sacramento, , Sacramento County, CA Father: Daniel Henry St. Clair Mother: Elizabeth Agnes Ingals
Name: Winifred Goldsmith Born: 1902 Died: at Modesto, , Fresno County, CA Husband: George Brooks
Name: Vera Beulah Goldsmith Born: 23 Aug 1904 at Madera, , Madera County, CA Died: 31 Aug 1989 at Sacramento, , Sacramento, CA Husband: H. Coletrane
Name: Dorothy Goldsmith Born: 3 Nov 1907 at Capitola, , , California Died: 18 Aug 1947 at San Luis Obispo, , , California Husband: Frank Yancey
1). Frank Goldsmith was born in Tulare County, Califor n i a . I n the late 1890 s he met his future wife, Anni e Pe a r l St. C lair. They moved to Madera, California wh er e m y gr andmothe r, Vera Goldsmith, was born in 1904 . App aren tly , Frank wor ked with the ranchers followi ng th e cattl e he rds and doin g the cooking along with hi s wife . He an d Ann ie Pearl ha d a somewhat rocky marria ge an d they wer e event ually divorc ed. I don t believe F rank e ver marrie d again . Annie Pear l hadbeen married p rior t o being marr ied t o Frank. My gra ndmother spoke v ery lit tle of her fa ther . For some reason , my grandmoth er and h er sisters wer e pu t in a children s h ome. Thi s home usu ally took child ren w ho were being abuse d in s ome manner . I do know tha t my gr andmother seemed t o b e very clos e to her mother an d was ev en buried next t o h er.
2).  Annie Pearl St. Clair was married twice.  Her last hu s b a n d was Frank Goldsmith.  They had a hard life toget h e r .  M y grandmother Vera told methat they worked as c o o k s   follo wing herds of cattle from place toplace.  L at e r , Annie divo rced Frank and worked as a cook at a Se ama n    s Restaurant .  She was very independent and stron g hea de d . She was abl e towork on her own car to keep i t runni n g . She also bough t land in Sacramento which i s locat e d a t 4409 Sycamore Ave   NorthSacramento. She p lanted f ru it t rees and raised rose s which she loved. M y grandmot he r wa s to later inherit th e place.  My mothe r met her o nc e an d found her to be very p leasant. She d ied within t w o week s of my birth  Dec. 30, 1 944 . Shei s buried at t h e Odd Fe llows Cemetery in Sacramen to wher e her daught e r   my grand mother Vera is also buried.


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