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By Fern J. Hill

Charley Parkhurst ran clear of an orphanage, labored challenging studying horse craft, and, over the consequent years, earned an indicator acceptance riding a six-up in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Georgia, and California in the course of the gold rush period. whilst demise overtook Charley, many long-time pals and buddies have been astounded to benefit the tought outdated stage-driver was once a well-endowed lady who had given start sooner or later in her lifestyles. A member of the all male self reliant Order of wierd Fellows, Charley used to be the single girl identified to have voted in California through the 1868 federal election, fifty-two years sooner than ladies gained the proper to vote.

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