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Personal sketches of California pioneers I have known.

Rockwell Dennis Hunt

Personal sketches of California pioneers I have known.

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Published by University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif .
Written in English

  • California,
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Pioneers -- California.,
    • California -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      LC ClassificationsF860 .H82
      The Physical Object
      Pagination109 p.
      Number of Pages109
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5847644M
      LC Control Number62006897

      As far as is known, the two brothers were the first of French descent to have accepted the SDA faith. In , with J. N. Loughborough, he responded to a call from an SDA group in California, headed by M. G. Kellogg, to open SDA work in that State. When he returned to the East in he resumed work among the French-speaking people and. Clark G. Gilbert, "A Pioneer's Heart, A Disciple's Future," BYU-Idaho Inaugural Response, September Henry B. Eyring, "A Steady, Upward Course," BYU-Idaho Devotional, September Ibid. Ibid. Clark G. Gilbert, "On the Frontier," BYU-Hawaii Devotional, November David A. Bednar, "Inaugural Response," Ricks College, February Gordon B. .   Remembering Our Own honors former residents of Santa Cruz County, California, who died while on active duty in the military during times of war, from the American Civil War to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Using biographical sketches and photographs, this "Roll of Honor" is dedicated to their memory. Buy Remembering Our Own. Oakland, California: Thompson & West, First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. As an architectural depiction of early Los Angeles County, along with Wilson's comprehensive description of the county's townships, this book has no equal. It Book Edition: First Edition.

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Hunt, Rockwell Dennis, View full catalog record. Personal sketches of California pioneers I have known, e-book; A history of the new California, its resources and people, V. 1, V. 2; A memorial and biographical history of the coast counties of central California e-book; A memorial and biographical history of northern California, e-book; Early days in California, e-book.

I handed this book to my husband and he opened this book to his family history. He knew his family had been here a long time but had no idea how integral to early California history. His great Grandfather, Robert Semple, founded a town, started the first California newspaper and was in the Bear Flag Revolt that made William Ide the president of /5(3).

Personal sketches of California pioneers I have known. (Stockton, Calif., University of the Pacific, ), by Rockwell Dennis Hunt (page images at HathiTrust).

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