Santa Clara County Genealogy -

State Normal School

Source:  Historical Sketch of the State Normal School at San Jose, California, with a Catalogue of Its Graduates and a Record of Their Work for Twenty-Seven Years [1862-1889]. State Office, J.D. Young, Supt. State Printing.  Sacramento, California. 1889.

NOTE.--The name of the county represented by each graduate at the time of graduation, is placed opposite his name.
Julia V. Ashley (Mrs. Alfred Thurber) - Contra Costa County.
Present address, Salinas City.  Taught in Contra Costa County eleven years; has been teaching in Salinas City since January, 1888.  Married July 1, 1869.  One child.
Sarah E. Anderson (deceased). - San Francisco.
E. Margaret Bevans (Mrs. C. Convis) - San Francisco.
Present address, New York City.  Taught four years in San Francisco.
Emma A. Bigsby (deceased). - Sonoma County.
Adrianna L. Beers (Mrs. Maynard) - San Francisco.
Present address, 730 Green Street, San Francisco.  Taught.
Carrie M. Chase (Mrs. Wm. S. Murphy), (deceased) - San Francisco.
Taught in San Francisco from July, 1868, to March, 1875.  Died July 2, 1876.  Left one son.
Chas. W. Childs - El Dorado County.
Present address, San José.  Taught in El Dorado County, two years; Suisun City, Solano County, nine years.  Was County Superintendent of Solano County two terms.  Now Principal of the State Normal School, San José, in which school he has taught since 1878.
E. Mattie Chapman - Sonoma County.
Kate J. Clayton (Mrs. N.S. Trowbridge) - San Francisco.
Present Address, Berkeley, Alameda County.  Taught in Santa Clara County, one year; Amador County, three months; State of Nevada three months.  Not teaching.  Married May 19, 1869.  Six children; five living.
Mary P. Clark (deceased) - Amador County.
Taught in Amador County.  Died March, 31, 1870.  Father's address, W. O. Clark, Drytown, Amador County.
Hattie J. Estabrook (Mrs. W.W. Thompson) - San Francisco.
Address in 1886, Napa City.  Had taught five years.
Henrietta Featherly - San Francisco.
Present address, 1107 Mason Street, San Francisco.  Has taught in San Francisco since July, 1867.  Teaching in the Powell Street Primary School.
Anna D. Gaddis (Mrs. Maxwell) - Yolo County.
Present address, Woodland, Yolo County.  Taught in Yolo County until marriage, June 3, 1867.  Not teaching.  Three children.
Clara Germain (Mrs. G.W. Potwin) - Contra Costa County.
Present address, Concord, Contra Costa County.  Taught ten years in Contra Costa and Alameda Counties.  Then married and settled on a farm in Ygnacio Valley, where she resided at last report, April, 1883.  Now a widow.
Anna L. Gray (Mrs. R.R. Owen) - San Francisco.
Present address, Alameda.  Taught in San Francisco from September, 1867, to October, 1876.  Taught in Alameda also.  Married June 17, 1884.
Mary T. Hart (Mrs. Joseph Austin) (deceased) - El Dorado Co.
Did not teach.  Was for many years musical critic of the Argonaut, under the nom de plume "Besty B."  Died in San Francisco in 1888.
Mary G. Heydenfelt (Mrs. Wm. J. Dutton) - San Francisco.
Present address, corner of California and Devisadero Streets, San Francisco.  Taught.
Ella M. Harvey (Mrs. W.B. Priddy) - Alameda County.
Taught in Oalkand in the same school seven years, the last year as Principal.  Married February 12, 1884.  Two children.  Her husband is a Methodist minister, and she has, therefore, no permanent address.
James M. Kennedy - Santa Clara County.
Present address, San Francisco.  Taught in San José several years.  Was City Superintendent of San José three terms.  In 1885 he moved to San Francisco, where he taught in the city schools, and was afterwards School Inspector two years.  Is now Principal of the Cogswell Polytechnic Institute.
Cleolia M. Lewis (Mrs. Lewis A. Sage) - San Francisco.
Address in 1886, Congress Springs, Santa Clara County.  Taught.
Hattie B. Locke - San Francisco.
No report.
Lizzie A. Newell - Sonoma County.
Catherine O'Brien - San Francisco.
Present address, 319 Oak Street, San Francisco.  Teaching in the John Swett Grammar School.  Taught in San Francisco since September, 1867.
Howell Powell - Sutter County.
Attorney at law, Sansome Street, San Francisco.  Married Miss Mary E. King, class of Mrch, 1871.  Three children.
Ella A. Roberts (deceased) - El Dorado County.
Flora C. Smith (Mrs. Armstrong) - Santa Clara County.
In 1886 was living in Arizona.  Taught.
Grace Smith (Mrs. Preston) - San Francisco.
Address in 1885, 1922 Broderick Street, San Francisco.  Taught in San Francisco High School.
John C. Shipley - Sonoma County.
Present address, Healdsburg, Sonoma County.  Taught constantly since graduation, principally in Sonoma and Mendocino Counties.  Married July 16, 1871.  Three children.  At last report, 1887, was Principal of Healsburg public schools.
Mrs. Ada E. Wright - San Francisco.
Present address, 471 Haight Street, San Francisco.  Teaching in Eights Street Primary School  Has taught in San Francisco since February, 1869.  Taught in Santa Clara County one year previous.
Harriet L. Wooll - San Francisco.
Present address, 719 Polk Street, San Francisco.  Teaching in Spring Valley Primary School  Has taught in San Francisco since September, 1867.

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