Difference between revisions of "Sheepshead"

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* [http://distantcousin.com/Directories/NV/Reno/1920/Pages.asp?Page=234 Reno, Washoe Cty, Nevada 1920-21 City Directory Page 234] Lists Bonham Bros. and Bonham, Maud (milliner) along with others.
* [http://distantcousin.com/Directories/NV/Reno/1920/Pages.asp?Page=234 Reno, Washoe Cty, Nevada 1920-21 City Directory Page 234] Lists Bonham Bros. and Bonham, Maud (milliner) along with others.
**"SHEEPSHEAD. A postoffice on Smoke Creek, 20 miles north of [[Sand Pass |Sand pass]], the shipping point on Vv P Ry, 36 miles north·
**"SHEEPSHEAD. A postoffice on Smoke Creek, 20 miles north of [[Sand Pass |Sand pass]], the shipping point on Vv P Ry, 36 miles north·
east of Amdee Cal, and 71 miles north of Reno, the county seat and banking point. Stockraising is the principaL occupation.
east of Amdee Cal, and 71 miles north of Reno, the county seat and banking point. Stockraising is the principal occupation.
** Population 50. Martha Ross, Postmaster.
** Population 50. Martha Ross, Postmaster.
** Bailey Ed, stage
** Bailey Ed, stage
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** Bonbam Maud, milliner
** Bonbam Maud, milliner
** Christensen & Nelson, salt mfrs
** Christensen & Nelson, salt mfrs
** Cornell Eaton, fanner
** Cornell Eaton, farmer - Overton (1947) reports that Mr. Cornell, living at Sheepshead Station, knows where [[Buffalo Salt Works]] is located.
** Hager Chas, rancher
** Hager Chas, rancher
** Heller Bros, salt mfrs
** Heller Bros, salt mfrs

Revision as of 17:08, 28 November 2014

Sheepshead is the site of a former town that is located west of the Smoke Creek Desert. Laird Spring is to the south, the Parker Ranch is located to the north.

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east of Amdee Cal, and 71 miles north of Reno, the county seat and banking point. Stockraising is the principal occupation.

    • Population 50. Martha Ross, Postmaster.
    • Bailey Ed, stage
    • Bonham Bros, cattle dlrs
    • Bonbam Maud, milliner
    • Christensen & Nelson, salt mfrs
    • Cornell Eaton, farmer - Overton (1947) reports that Mr. Cornell, living at Sheepshead Station, knows where Buffalo Salt Works is located.
    • Hager Chas, rancher
    • Heller Bros, salt mfrs
    • Heller Margaret, dresmkr
    • Hom Arthur, cigars and tobacco
    • Laird Ed, horse dlr
    • Mott Roy, farmer
    • Norton H L, notary public
    • Parker W T, farmer
    • Rogers Chas, horse dlr
    • Ross Martha, postmaster, hotel and stock raising
    • Ross Wm, Farmer
  • Find-a-grave Ross Francis Bonham b.1888, Sheepshead, d. 1966