NIDEVER, Jacob Daniel

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NIDEVER, Jacob Daniel (1876-1934), tenth of fourteen children born to Polly and John Marion Nidever II. In 1927 at over 50 he married Pearl M. Hawkins. He died seven years later at age 58 and is buried in Carpinteria cemetery.

In the News~

June 24, 1913 [SBMP]: “Falls overboard from Gussie M. The timely rescue of Amador Canapa, one of the crew of the Gussie M, who fell overboard early Sunday morning, was accomplished through the prompt action of Ross Drake and Jacob Nidever in three minutes from the time of the accident. When picked up, he was unconscious and was resuscitated by the ‘rolling’ process’…”

March 13, 1915 [SBMP]: “Last evening Jacob Nidever came over from Santa Cruz Island to report to Coroner Ruiz that the body of Belisario Valencia, who was drowned about two weeks ago at Scorpion Harbor, had been recovered. The body was washed ashore at a point very near the place where Valencia was thrown from a small boat that capsized in a gale of wind. Coroner Ruiz will go to the island this morning to give his official attention to this case. The remains of the drowned man will be brought to this city for internment.”