Guide to the George Reeb Papers, 1862-1910

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Guide to the George Reeb Papers, 1862-1910



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: George Reeb Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1862-1910
Box Number: 702-704
Creator: Reeb, George, 1831-1913
Extent: 3 boxes
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George Reeb Papers, California State Library.

Access Points

Hornitos (Calif.)--History
Reeb, George 1831-1913
California--History
Pioneers--California
Mines and mining--California--Mariposa County
Meat industry and trade--California--Hornitos
H. C. Shaw Plow Co. (Stockton, Calif.)

Contents

Business papers, correspondence, legal papers, printed materials, Trustee of Hornitos records.

Biography

George Reeb, of German descent, was born in Alsace Lorraine on May 20, 1831. He came overland to California from Ontario, Canada and established a butcher shop in Hornitos in 1852 called the Hornitos Market. He also worked mining claims and bought mining property. On March 19, 1863, he married Rosina Hunziker in Hornitos. Reeb owned 313 acres and farmed over a thousand produceing barley wheat, hay, and lumber. He also engaged in land speculation. He was elected and served several years as Town Trustee of Hornitos, the only incorporated town in Mariposa County.
Reeb was a Republican member of the Odd Fellow Loadge, and with his family members of the Crystal Band of Hope. Along with his butcher wagon runs, he established a branch butcher shop in neighboting Mt. Bullion in 1902. Between 1908 and 1909, George Reeb was placed in the guardianship of his son, George M. Reeb of Hornitos. He died in Stockton, June 3, 1913, and was buried at Hornitos.

Correspondents

Major Correspondents

  • Harris, S. J.
  • Montgomery, W. S.
  • H. C. Shaw Plow Co. (Stockton, Calif.)

Other Correspondents

  • Adams, Ed. S.
  • Bellam, R. H.
  • Bates, Sam C.
  • Blair, Charles M.
  • Bruce, A.
  • Callari, Pete
  • Coffman, [?]
  • Comfort, F. B.
  • Crosett, J. F. & Co.
  • Davenport, L. B.
  • Davis, Geo. L
  • Deas, F. F. & Son
  • Derby, Chas. (Mrs.)
  • Devoll, H. H.
  • Flohr, F.
  • Floto, Frank H.
  • Goerger, Chas.
  • Goldman, M.
  • Grade, Wm. S.
  • Graham, J. H.
  • Hagenlocher, R.
  • Hanna, In. T.[?]
  • Hoffmann, E.
  • Houghton, F. T.
  • Hughes, Robt. N.
  • Huntley, D. B.
  • Huntley, S. M.
  • Imgo, T. S.
  • Kellett, Eva E.
  • Kellett, John L.
  • Kihlmeyer, Georg
  • Kirchner, Charles F.
  • Larish, Henry
  • McMillan, J. A.
  • Madden, J. L.
  • Marks, Chas. H.
  • Montgomery, I. M.
  • Morrison, Rosa (Reeb) (daughter)
  • Morrison, W. J.
  • Morss, Geo. W.
  • Newman, Maurice
  • Norton, E. B.
  • Parker, E. S.
  • Petersen, Andy
  • Pool, D. M.
  • Reeb, Andreas (brother)
  • Reeb, George (himself)
  • Reeb, Johann Theobald (brother)
  • Reeb, Johannes (brother)
  • Reeb John (brother)
  • Reeb Thomas E. (nephew)
  • Rihn, John C.
  • Ross, David T.
  • Ruppert, G. J.
  • Schenfele, Carl
  • Schilling, Adam & Sons
  • Sell, S. J. Co.
  • Simon & Keogh
  • Stanley, Lena (Reeb) (daughter)
  • Sumner, W. B. & Co.
  • Thurber, Bert
  • Titchenal, D. D.
  • Trabucco, J. J.
  • Trabucco, Louis
  • Turner, George
  • Washburn, A. N.
  • Washburn, E. P.
  • Webster, Jno. H.
  • Wheelez [?], Wm.
  • White, James
  • Wooden, L. G.

Material Transferred from the Collection

Books

  • Don't vote to ruin California: vote against the female sufferage amendment.(* cJK 1911 C2 D6)

Other Materials

  • 4 account books
  • 2 day books
  • ledgers

Container List

Box 702

Correspondence A-R

Box 703

Correspondenc S-Z

 

Business papers: general and H. C. Shaw Plow Co., Stockton, 1872-1878

Box 704

Crystal Bank of Hope minutes

 

Estate of George Reeb

 

Legal papers: court cases and deeds

 

Printed materials: general and H. C. Shaw Plow Co.

 

Trustees of Hornitos records

 

Miscellaneous