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Ferry:  Autenrieth

Louis Autenrieth (1832 - 1885) In Shasta and Siskiyou counties from about 1852 until his death in Squaw Valley, Siskiyou County, California on 14 August 1885. He is buried in Yreka, Siskiyou, California. His wife, Bertha Eleanor Gluckel Autenrieth (1842-1917) and eight children survived him.~

1859 June 11, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - Dr. Autenrieth - This gentleman, who has been a resident of this place during the past nine months, took his departure for Yreka a few days since, with a view to locate there permanently in the practice of his profession. We regret the loss of Dr. Autenrieth, not only because of his acknowledged skill as a physician, but because of his worth as a man. He leaves a host of friends in Shasta, who wish him well, wherever he may go.~

1868 May 16, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - TOLL ROAD - Dr. Autenreith, a wealthy and enterprising resident of Yreka, has purchased the Sacramento and Soda Springs Toll Road, from Stone and others. A force of thirty men are now employed widening the grade and putting the road in perfect order.~

1872 November 9, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR FERRY LICENSE - Notice is hereby given, that the undersigned will apply to the Hon. Board of Supervisors in and for the County of Shasta, State of California, on the first day of the regular meeting of said Board in November next, at their place of meeting in the Court House, in the town and county of Shasta, for a license to keep a Public Ferry on Pit River, in said county, at a point where the road running via Bass' Ranch and Soda Springs to Yreka, crosses said river. Signed:  L. Autenreith. J.S. Follansbee, Attorney for applicant. Shasta, Sept 28th, 1872.~

1872 November 16, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - Board of Supervisors - Ordered that L. Autenrieth be granted a franchise for the term of five years to conduct a ferry across Pit River on the road via Bass' ranch and Soda Springs to Yreka, upon filing his approved bond in the sum of $3000.~

1876 October 6, San Francisco Weekly Stock Report and California Street Journal - ...At Dog Creek, the tunnel run in to strike the pay gravel in which L. Autenrieth and Col. Stone are interested, is now nearly completed to permit working, the enterprise costing more than was first anticipated on account of finding more water than was expected. - Yreka Journal, September 16th.~

1885 August 28, Weekly Bee, Sacramento, California - DIED - In Squaw Valley, McCloud River, August 14, Dr. Louis Autenrieth, aged 53 years and 2 days.~

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