Edmond Wysinger 1

The Wysinger family was one of the early African American families to settle in Oakland in the late 1800s. Edmond Wysinger was one of the first blacks to move from the American south to California. The family came to California in 1849, and moved to Oakland in 1891.

Family members include:

Eddie "Rochester" Anderson was the cousin of Ambrosia Wysinger (Jones).

Jesse Wysinger was an editor and publisher of the Western Outlook newspaper. His niece Vera Wysinger (Franklin) wrote for the newspaper and represented it in Fresno.

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Links and References

  • Wysinger at Oakland Public Library on preserveca.com
  • MS189_1975 at African American Museum and Library at Oakland