Title: Brown Family Papers
Box Number: 1524-1525
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Gold mines and mining--California--Tuolumne County.
Frontier and pioneer life--California.
Correspondence, financial papers, legal papers, business cards, invitation.
J.W.L. Brown of Marietta, Ohio came to California in 1852 with his sons James, John and
Will to join his brother Frank, already in Sonoma. He mined in Tuolumne County until 1855
when he returned to Ohio without striking it rich in the California Gold Rush. He
continued to correspond with his brother and sons who stayed on in California.
- Brown, Anna G.
- Brown, J. W. L.
- Brown, James
- Brown, John
- Brown, Mary
- Brown, Matilda
- Bohl, Henry
- Brown, I. W. W.
- Brown, Phoebe
- Dikeman, W. E.
- Dikeman, W. E., Mrs.
- White, Emeline