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John Carl Hansen was Sarah Winchester's orchard supervisor. He and wife Nellie lived at the Winchester House for 28 years until Winchester's death in 1922. In his daybooks, he recorded Sarah Winchester's comings and goings from the house, plantings in the orchard, purchases of supplies and equipment, and events around the property. (PDF attached to record for download) Excerpts from 1918 ("F.O." is Fair Oaks, where Winchester maintained another residence, in what is now Atherton): Feb 25 Mon. -- Mrs. W. went to F.O. for the day Jun 1 Sat. -- Mrs. w. went to F.O. for a few days Jun 5 Wed. -- Mrs. W. came for a few hours Jun 15 Sat. -- Mrs. W. came back
Winchester Mystery House (San Jose, Calif.) Winchester, Sarah Pardee, 1837-1922 Daybooks (LCSH) Employees Fruit growers--California--San Jose Orchards