HAGGARES, Sam

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HAGGARES, Sam (c. 1875- ), born in Sweden, completed a 6th grade education, fisherman who lived at Willows Harbor on Santa Cruz Island as a tenant in 1940.

Francis Gherini recalled: “At Hungryman's Gulch (near Pedro Point) there was a fisherman named Sam Higeras [Haggares?]. All these fishermen lived alone except Sam. He had an African-American lady friend with him.”

see [Gherini 1966]

The 1940 census lists living in fish camps on Santa Cruz Island, all from Sweden:

  • Sam Haggares (Willows Harbor)
  • Charlie Carlson (Coches Harbor)
  • Charlie Gunderson (China Harbor)