Thursday, December 7, 1911
Major JAMES MADISON HANFORD, father of Mrs. F.E. Sawyer, of this city, died in Oakland Monday night and will be buried in that city at 2 o'clock this afternoon. The deceased was a native of New York, and was in the 84th year of his age. He was one of the oldest Odd Fellows in the State, being a charter member of the San Mateo lodge.