Nancy Darr obit 1917
NANCY DARR, PIONEER, PASSES AT FT, ARA66 .key Fort Bragg, Dec. 5.—Nancy Darr died Sunday night with pneumonia after a short Illness. She ^as a Pitt River Indian and came to this coast when a young girl. She was raised bjt the father of Charles Hargrave, the well known rancher of Pine Grove. Her age is estimated at about 70 years. She leaves the Bald Hil ranch, consisting of over 800 acres, and valued at $18,000. Maurice Carey, Sr., is said to hold a mortgage of over $8000 on same. Fred Warren, Public Administrator, has filed a petition for letters of administration of the estate through Preston & Preston. It is understood that Nancy left a will, giving all her property to a nephew, Tom Moore, who is now dead. Judge J. K. Peirsol is named executor of the will. SalUe Haynes, of Round Valley, is said to be a cousin of Nancy's. Nancy Inherited the property thrcfugh her marriage to Fred Heldt, who died in 1892. The supposition is that poison was put In his whls- The estate was then divided, Nancy receiving the half of the property now Included in her estate, and the other half going to the Heldt heirs. The latter was later bought by the Ross Bros.