Charles Crist Kress died Oct. 10, 1913. Age 84, Native of Alsage-Lorraine. He spoke five languages , a veteran of the Crimean War, married in New York, came around the Horn to San Francisco. He owned a baker shop on Kearny St. In 1863 he bought 160 acres near Columbia for $75. He baked, mined, ranched and served as court interpreter to provide for his six children, Bill, Emma, Ed, Lula, Louis, and Felicia. He was honest, industrious, dependable. Anna his wife died in 1883. The last to go was Louis in 1954, age 84. All Rest here.