YEAR 1849

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Alice Bee Corcoran standing outside of her home in Schenectady,New York

Following is a list of vessels with the names of their passengers that sailed from the various Atlantic Seaports for California in 1849.

South Carolina sailed from New York on January 24, 1849 with A W Bee.
Read Albert Bee's diary.
I have permission from the Bee family to post this diary.
Albert W. Bee arrived in San Francisco on June 30, 1849.
Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 3, Number 372
Albert Bee left for Eastern States on May 31, 1852
Sophronia Louise Clapp's father died on December 8, 1852.
Albert Bee married Sophronia Louise Clapp on December 21, 1852.
Daily Alta California, Volume 4, Number 36
Albert Bee and wife returned to San Francisco on February 6, 1853 on the Oregon.
Cape Horn Route to California

Richard Bee's letters written during his trip from New York to San Francisco with Everett Newton Bee in the summer of 1932.
Compare these letters to the diary of Albert Bee, father of Everett Newton Bee - Gold Rush vs. Depression, old man vs. young man, father vs. son, sailing ship vs. automobile.
Read about Richard Bee.
Everett Bee and his love of dancing in The Wasp July 11, 1914, page 16

Elizabeth Ellen sailed from New York on February 16, 1849 with F A Bee.
Frederick Bee arrived in San Francisco on September 25, 1849.
Frederick Bee arrived in New York City on September 23, 1850 on the Ohio.
Catherine Maxwell and Frederick Bee were married in Ballston Spa, New York on Thursday, October 17, 1850.
The marriage announcement in the Ballston Spa Journal, Oct 22, 1850 (vol IV, no 27) indicated, "In this village, on the 17th inst. by David Maxwell, Esq. Mr. Frederick A. Bee to Miss Catharine Maxwell, both of this village."
Frank M. Bee was born on August 11, 1851.
Frederick Bee and family returned to San Francisco on April 30, 1852 on the Winfield Scott.

Placerville

Page 2 has information about Bee brothers' store.

Report of the Secretary of the Navy, communicating copies of Commodore Stockton's despatches, relating to the military and naval operations in California (1849)

May 1, 1849 Telegraph Register Patent Model

Sixteen months at the gold diggings
by Daniel B. Woods

Daily Alta California, Volume 1, Number 1, 10 December 1849
Meeting of Chinese in San Francisco


Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 59, Number 80, 26 May 1888
Reunion of El Dorado County

List of Foreign Resident in China from Chinese Repository (1849)

San Francisco 1849