Obituary Column for John Tempest Leffen

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Obituary Column for John Tempest Leffen - nl-'fta'tyd Ma'e-nix, 4 - - 1,01;!'";.'' '" ' C...
nl-'fta'tyd Ma'e-nix, 4 - - 1,01;!'";.'' '" ' C v' - I fr(n tor-itiiyr fyftri. rSdr the dc-flte-affalr'was -. .t.." .lI x'ir.t- .ei . . . .je i-'jr- '-' , , UDBsquio top vie l-aie junn itmuw .ietfeirt targelyv Attended by Friends' of the Family. Interesting Sketch i o( Hrt Uffflk 'Imostl'SOJ Year jrt I T. ,, ,.ia in),n T ijf. i J--, r . , , r ; "ri . 1 the family home In C street and' was vory laidy attftnde4 by friends 01 the i tlerrasPtL and ht family, who came, V) ' I'liliMt last isv&1M 1 W.; ' rfoaer, whom they had known as a citizen and, ceiised was or. of the Etaunch cany rusitii'' tot 4b,yaHe,;Vwho have' helpfi M ilwW ih'li; portion of the Golden State what It is today. :Th' Tutjeral-i acrvWl was,' conducted fiy'lhe' Ruv. Mask B." jBhaW of the Flntt Haptlst church, appropriitte hymps beln Jfcderf .D3e;the Baptist church cliolr. John'" ilrown, Jr., secretary -of. the Piorreer society, read a sketch of the life of the'deceased, and Hev.' ShaV sjoke flttlwly of tire many commendable trait ot. tho old pioneer. The following anted- attx pall-oearers: Jflmw Heap. 0, B. Fish, O. Newberg. J." S. Jonaa, Jamtse Cblei" and-'M. M. Brook ' The remains were -jJaced bu-Blde thtst of hie 'departed wife in the I.cffen family - lot In.-the old emc-torjrt n-) -' .';. ; 1 ' si -'OBITUARY. -- V. : John Tempest Ifft-n ' was born- in l.oadon, England, June 1. 1833. His father was' a sea captain and Mr. Lef-fen was Hh-"only son in a family of fan children -He was aiborn ma- chlnisr.'adoptlnK such oe'npatlon' in earrj' life -anti -serving seven years. In pertecMng nimseil in ni irane. 'tome. of his early work'',aiv.lone on the rrrrtsiilve hrldfto over th river Thame , ' H mad several trips acTrats- tne Atlantic-and also to Cuba. in his last voyftge to the" United States, about the year 1848, he was accompanied' by-the well-known- cltlxnn, Geolvre M. -Cooley. Mr.' Ijeffon, sailed' oi and down the Mississippi' river a number of'tlmN,. then -cortclixled to come weut to California; hy Oonm.ll Bltiffa and-' Salt Lake, 'and arrived at Fan rrandscoihe day of the hAn-fting of Casey 'and Co rey by the VlgilAiioe coniiniitec. He at onco' found, work hi the steamboats In- Sea f'randaoo bay and on the Sacramento Tiver, and beewme acquainted with that well known and former resident of Sao Bernardino, Jack Ruffcn.. He made several voyages dowB.the uoattt to San Pedro, and went to .work -on the Chino ranch for John Rair.s 'and Bob Carlisle, and about .the year 18o7 earn to this city, where he settled nnd has made JL his home continuously to. tho time uf his death. '..' .... : - , .: - ' !- '. During his kin residence, here-he. hod won ami maintained the resect of ail hlt r(iaalntaneen. .r. .- . Ilia tekivea wife, Mr. Hannah Lef-feiiv prnowled him, to' tho other-shore about itinffcyears oro. . He was blessed VllllJ' the rollti'Alne children: Tempest, Satnint.i bo'tlt (lecengedv and Frederirk. by a former mdrrlege;. and Isabel, William,' Caroline,.! John, . Kdward. George, An,nie mid Waller. ' -.-Aj. 12:31) SiimUty niocnlDK-Novomber 8..iS04, his spirit-took Ms' lllgnt, 1,0 realma alHive, being (he rewilt-.ot.a stroke cf .apoplexy, 'And thus -another ot the ploueerjs'ol Sun ilenuti'diuo has pashed beyond morhtl vision. .1 .1 i ,1 , JOHN UKOVVN. Jr.. . ,-. . Sxriry. for (he J'ioua'rtav' 1 ... r I

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  1. The San Bernardino County Sun,
  2. 11 Nov 1904, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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