DK-35 OSTRANDER, H.L./Harry/Henry L./Henry S.
". . . Henry S. Ostrander, a fireman, terribly scalded, but likely to recover . . . " - San Francisco Herald, Mon., 4 Apr 1859, pg. 2/2.
". . . Harry
Ostrander, fireman, horribly scalded, was conveyed to the
"CORONER'S INQUEST. -- Dr. McNulty, Coroner, will hold an inquest on Friday evening on the bodies of H. L. Ostrander and Jacob Hoosted, killed by the explosion of the steamer Contra Costa." - San Francisco Herald, Thu., 7 Apr 1859, pg. 3/6.
"VERDICT. We, the undersigned jurors, convened to inquire into the cause of the death of Joseph Holster and Henry L. Ostrander, do find that . . . H. L. Ostrander was from New York city, aged thirty years; and we further find that the deceased came to their death by the explosion of one of the boilers of the steam ferryboat Contra Costa, on the 3d April, 1859, in the bay between San Francisco and Oakland . . ." - San Francisco Herald, Sat., 16 Apr 1859, pg. 3/3,4.
NOTE: Ostrander was a fireman onboard the
steam-ferry boat, 'Contra Costa' and was killed by a boiler explosion on 3 Apr
1859, while the ferry was crossing the bar, near