BARNUM, Edward K.

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BARNUM, Edward K. ( -c. July 1878-June 1879), a California native, was the Farallon Island lighthouse keeper 1875-1878.


  • March 13, 1875. Principal E. K. Barnum arrived from town in steamer Shubrick. __ ___ family on board & could not land them. It was too rough had to take them back to the city wind nw. [Logbook, National Archives]
  • September 6, 1875. Principal E. K. Barnum came ashore from schooner Propeller Pearl, which arrived from Frisco last evening. They are in saerch of anchors in the north landing. They recovered five or six and then left...