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205 Index Alta California, 19, 21 agriculture: cheese, 132–33; as economic endeavor, 43; effect of John Horner on, 77; Green Valley, 45; hogs, 132–33; Lake County, 132–33, 141; as migrational pull, 15, 28, 45; as occupation, 157, 162, 188; pears, 133, 135; and popu­ lation, 178, 180; as settlement factor, 128, 171, 180; Sonoma County, 68; stability, 90; walnuts, 133; Willamette Valley, 22. See also farming Amador County, 111, 117–19, 123–26 ancestor concentration index, 94, 96–97 Army, U.S., 81, 132 Asbill, Pierce and Frank, 181–82 Auburn, California, 101–3, 108, 114–16, 126 Bigler, Henry W., 79 Boggs family, 62–63, 72 Boggs, Lilburn W., 21, 55–56, 61–63 Brannan, Samuel, 3–4, 23–25, 74–76, 79, 84–86. See also California Star Brain, Martha, 68–69 Brain, Samuel, 68 British, 17, 22, 39 Brooklyn, the, 3–4, 22–25, 74–77, 83–84 Bryant, Edwin, 130–31 California Star, 24, 62, 75. See also Brannan, Samuel Cape Horn, 23–24 cheese production, 132–33. See also agriculture Cheney, Mary Ann Fisher, 4 Chinese, 37, 45, 139–40 city-system, 174-187 Clear Lake, 13, 128–32, 139–40, 153–54, 170 Coloma, 34, 79, 108, 110, 119 community stability, 89–90, 92–93, 97–99, 101–3, 106 Cone, Gordon C., 30–34, 39 Daylor, William, 109 diaspora, 89–90, 95–96, 105 Diggings, Lola Montez, 124 Dry Diggings, 108–10 El Dorado County: discovery of gold in, 34, 115; population decline, 119, 123; recent growth, 126, 189; residents, 37–38; stayers in, 40, 42; toponymy, 124–25 family history. See genealogy FamilySearch, 88–89, 91–92 farming: for immigrants, 4; of John M. Horner, 76–77; Lake County, 13, 187; for miners, 39; as occupation, 36, 38, 42, 165; and services stage, 165, 169–71. See also agriculture Fort Ross, 19, 152 frontier: end of the, 182; era, 59; growth and development, 180; inhabitants, 12; Lake County, 146; Mendocino County, 182; San Francisco, 186; stage of development, 27, 169, 171 gambling, 32, 34, 174 gathering, 89–90, 92, 95–96, 105–6 genealogical mixing, 89–90, 92–93, 98, 103, 106 genealogy: and identity, 98; and migration , 7–9, 11–12, 59, 103–6; and settlement , 87–94, 188–89 geography: of California, 27, 108, 173; community, 97, 107, 117, 127; county, 206 Index 171, 174, 186; cultural, 91; and develop­ ment of California, 8, 15–17, 27, 174; diasporic, 95, 105; economy-driving, 13, 160; environmental, 127; genealogi­ cal, 88, 91–92, 105, 189; historical, 12, 45, 127, 149; individual-scale, 28; Lake County, 128–29; and migration, 7–11, 15–17, 43, 50–51, 187; Mormon, 77, 86; Mormon Emigrant Trail, 25; northern California, 170; and population change, 107, 149, 174; San Francisco, 174, 184, 186; settlement patterns, 90, 127, 155, 159; and settling of California, 61, 88, 106; and stickiness, 72, 88, 97–98, 107; and topographical diversity , 149, 152 ghost town: 10, 42, 75, 115, 118–19 Gold Run, 116, 126 gold rush: character of, 37, 40; effect, 96; in Greenwood, California, 21; and landscape, 30; and migration, 25–26, 28, 42, 56, 99–106; in Mok Hill, 112; and Mormons, 73–81; post-, 27, 58; pre-, 15, 20, 22, 45; in San Francisco, 173; towns, 115. See also mining Grass Valley, 29–30, 34, 93–103, 113–14, 118–19 Great Depression, 183–84 Great Western mine, 139 Greenwood, Caleb, 21–22, 59–61, 64–65, 85, 108, 131 Greenwood family, 21-22, 63–66, 72, 148 Greenwood, Governor Boggs, 21, 65 Green, W. W., 51 Hangtown, 32, 57, 109–10. See also Placerville Hart, William Henry, 30–31, 39 hog production, 132–33. See also agriculture Hoover Index of Concentration, 179, 184–85 Horner, John M., 76–77 Indians: and Clear Lake, 129–32; displacement of, 146; and Jedediah Smith, 20; Pomos, 131–32; and road to Oregon, 60; and settling of northern California, 17; See also Native Americans Jackson, California, 108, 111–12, 116 jobs. See occupation Kelsey (town), 113 Kelsey, Andrew and Benjamin, 129–32 Kelseyville, 129, 133 Lake County: agriculture, 132–35, 187; development, 127–47; landscape, 13; migrants, 47; mineral springs, 141–45; occupations, 157–60, 167; population, 156, 160, 171–72; railroad promotion, 145–47, 156; topography, 129, 153–54, 170; as tourist destination, 51, 141–45, 172; transportation, 135–38 Lakeport, 63, 133, 135, 141, 143, 145 landscape: European impressions on, 17; human imprint on, 10...



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  • California, Northern -- Discovery and exploration.
  • California, Northern -- History -- 19th century.
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- California, Northern.
  • Land settlement -- California, Northern -- History -- 19th century.
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