Rachel B. Lain
Rachel B. Lain
Vallejo's first woman doctor was Rachel Brown Lain, M.D., who practiced medicine in Vallejo from 1891 until her death in 1918. She was born in Pennsylvania in 1863. She maintained hospital beds in her home at the southwest corner of Marin and Carolina streets. Dr. Lain also owned the first automobile seen in Vallejo, a 1904 Maxwell. Photo courtesy of Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.

Genealogy Society of Vallejo-Benicia

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Operating Year: January - December 2019


Officers
President: John Watson
Vice President: Pat Innes
Treasurer: Toni Rehmus
Secretary: Sue Hanson
 
Committees
Librarian / Researcher: John Watson
Public Relations: Carol-Anne Tucker-Watt
Public Relations: Ruth Anne Goos Halligan
 
Board Members
Newsletter Editor: Christine Dunn
Publicity: Joan Phippen
Membership Chairperson: Sue Hanson
Librarian / Researcher: John Watson
Library Assistant: Laurie Blackstone
Fundraising Chairperson: Joei Pitta
Facebook Manager: Ruth Anne Goos Halligan
Hospitality: Vacant
Mistress of the Web: Carol-Anne Tucker-Watt
Mistress of the Web: Ruth Anne Goos Halligan
 

Meeting Information

The Genealogy Society of Vallejo-Benicia meets the 1st Thursday of each month at:
Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum   
734 Marin Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
(707) 334-0675 
 
 
Meetings usually begin at 1 pm except in June and December when we have a pot-luck starting at noon.