Museum the New Llano Colony

May Llano Schnitzer

Birth: Born in April 1915 in Llano, California -- she was the first baby born in the colony.  

Family Information: Daughter of William H. Schnitzer and Effie G. (Tate) Schnitzer -- she was the first baby born in Llano. The colony physician and trained nurses attended her birth.  


Pre-Colony History: Her parents had come to the colony four months prior to her birth.  

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Post-Colony History: In 1920 and 1930 she was living in California with her parents. In 1940 she was still living in California, but at that time with her husband, Howard Losh, and two children.  

Death: She died in 2006 and was buried in Placerville, California.  

Sources: "Western Democrat": May, 1915; California Birth Index; US Census: 1920, 1930, 1940; "Llano Colonist": January 21, 1933 (Early Days in California); US SS Applications and Claims Index;  


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