Lewis Holton

*Listed in the 1860 Census in the town of Sonoma, indexed as "Levi Halton", "Saloon Keeper", age 36, born in France with wife Catherine nee O'Brien, living next door to William Green

*Sacramento Daily Union, 12 Aug 1861 — "A Schooner Partly Destroyed — The schooner "Gale," plying between Sonoma and San Francisco, was partly destroyed by fire lately, at the former place. She was laden with hay, all of which was burned. The schooner was owned by Green & Holton, of Sonoma. Loss about $300."

*Taxed by the I.R.S. in 1862 in the town of Sonoma "Retail Liquors"

*Taxed by the I.R.S. in 1863 in "St Louis" (the Embarcadero) "Retail Liquors" and a Billiard Table

*http://sfgenealogy.com/sf/tax1867c.htm - San Francisco Delinquent Tax List (1867) : "Schooner Hamlet - Green, Wm 16 00; Fausett, Thos 8 13; and Holter, L 8 13 [This appears like William Green is a 1/2 owner, and Thomas Fawcett and Louis Holton are each 1/4 owners - wj]

*Listed in the 1870 Census in San Francisco as "Saloon Keeper", age 47, born in France, with a wife Catherine born in Ireland and with three of the children of Capt William Green living with them.

*In 1871/2 a business called Green, Fawcett & Holton had two schooners Hamlet and Marguerite running between Sonoma and San Francisco.

*Co-owner in the Steamer Sonoma, launched in 1873

*Listed in the 1880 Census in San Francisco as "Saloon Keeper", age 60, born in France, with wife Catherine born in Ireland