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Patricia Branstetter collection of Simeon Stivers family papers : and related material, approximately 1828-1967 (bulk 1828-1928).
BANC MSS 2012/180 box 1; BANC MSS 2012/180 box 2; BANC MSS 2012/180 box 3; BANC MSS 2012/180 v.1; ...
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Patricia Branstetter collection of Simeon Stivers family papers: and related material, approximately 1828-1967 (bulk 1828-1928)
Simeon Stivers family papers
Stivers family papers


Branstetter, Patricia, creator, collector.


Stivers (Family, creator.


Stivers, Simeon, 1826-1898, creator.


Stivers, Anna M., 1839-1920, creator.


Marshall, Earl, 1799-1881, creator.


Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Alameda Creek Branch.


Contains family papers, correspondence, receipts, certificates, licenses, invoices, accounts, legal documents, land purchase receipts, clippings, etc., of a Mormon pioneer family in California. Includes similar materials for Stivers's uncle, Earl Marshall. Also includes other related materials about extended family members including correspondence, receipts, genealogy charts, Mormon publications, clippings, etc. Includes one bound volume of the Alameda Creek Branch of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, covering the time period 1865-1928, containing members names, blessings of children, marriages, and branch business.


1828 (issued)


n-us-ca -- n-us-pa
Stivers, Simeon -- 1826-1898 -- Archives
Stivers, Anna M -- 1839-1920 -- Archives
Marshall, Earl -- 1799-1881 -- Archives
Stivers, Simeon -- 1826-1898 -- Family -- Archives
Stivers family -- Archives
Stivers family -- Correspondence
Marshall family -- Archives
Marshall family
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. -- Alameda Creek Branch.
Mormons -- California -- Fremont
Mormons -- California -- Alameda County
California -- Alameda County
California -- Fremont


Patricia Branstetter collection of Simeon Stivers family papers, BANC MSS 2012/180, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift of Patricia Branstetter; 2012-2014.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2013.006).
Selected printed materials transferred to the Print Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Map transferred to the Map Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Simeon Stivers (July 23, 1826-February 7, 1898) was an early Mormon pioneer to California. He emigrated to California in 1846 aboard the ship, "Brooklyn." He was a member of the Mormon group of passengers headed by Sam Brannan. Together with his uncle, Earl Marshall, he owned a ranch covering approximately 600 acres in what is now Fremont, California. Simeon Stivers married Anna M. Jones, whose family emigrated to California with Mormons from Nauvoo, Illinois via Salt Lake City and San Bernardino, California. They had 8 children.
Patricia Branstetter is the great-great-granddaughter of Simeon and Anna Stivers.
In English.
Preliminary list of contents available in the library.
Future additions are expected.


Family papers.
Legal documents.
Records and correspondence.

Physical Description:

2.0 (3 1 1




BANC MSS 2012/180 box 1
BANC MSS 2012/180 box 2
BANC MSS 2012/180 box 3
BANC MSS 2012/180 v.1
BANC MSS 2012/180 oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2012/180