Early history of Richmond, Contra Costa County, California

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The History of Contra Costa County. California American Contra Costa County Histories - CA only: Editor: Frederick J. Hulaniski: Publisher: Elms Publishing Company, Original from: the New York Public Library: Digitized: Feb 6, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Excerpt from History of Contra Costa County, California: Including Its Geography, Geology, Topography, Climatography and Description; Together With a Record of the Mexican Grants; The Bear Flag War; The Mount Diablo Coal Fields; The Early History and Settlement, Compiled From the Most Authentic Sources Nearly twelve months ago the task of compiling' the History of Contra CoPages: Location in Contra Costa County.

Richmond is located on the western shore of Contra Costa County, and is the largest city in the "West County" region consisting of five cities: Richmond, El Cerrito, San Pablo, Hercules, and Pinole. California's varied and colorful history. Ohlone Period Early. Another old time pioneer resident who should be briefly mentioned in any history of Contra Costa County or Richmond is Fred Bouquet, early day blacksmith - the village smithy at San Pablo, now Richmond.

He came to San Pablo in o, fifty seven years ago, and was well known and highly honored by the settlers hereabouts in those olden days. Source: The History of Contra Costa County California; Edited by F. Hulaniski, in one volume; Elms Publishing Company ; Transcribed by Tammy Clark.

The first school in Martinez, in the early part ofwas taught by Beverly R. Holliday. History of Contra Costa County, California, including its geography, geology, topography, climatography and description; together with a record of the Mexican grants also, incidents of pioneer life; and biographical sketches of early and prominent settlers and representative men.

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“An Exploration of Our History: The Black Experience in North Richmond,” a Zoom exhibit reception and dialogue sponsored by Contra Costa County, county Supervisor John Gioia, the Richmond. Note that general plan and zoning information is available for unincorporated County areas only.

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History of Contra Costa County, California: Including Its Geography, Geology, Topography, Climatography and Description; Together with a Record of the Mexican Grants Also, Incidents of Pioneer Life; and Biographical Sketches of Early and Prominent Settlers and Representative Men.

C ontra C osta C ounty, C alifornia G enealogy T rails THE HISTORY OF CONTRA COSTA COUNTY CALIFORNIA Edited by F.J. Hulaniski, Published by Elm Publishing Co, Inc. Berkeley, CA, Transcribed by The Genealogy Trails transcription Team.

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See Press Release and Stay at Home Order 12/4/ below. Visit the state's COVID website to see latest Health Orders and updates. December 4, - See Press Release (PDF): Bay Area. Polk's Richmond (Contra Costa, California) city directory Family History Library.

Richmond (California) city directories Family History Library. Richmond, CA;,-City Directories Allen County Public Library. Richmond, California, City Directory, (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry. Richmond (/ ˈ r ɪ tʃ m ə n d /) is a city in western Contra Costa County, California, United city was incorporated on August 7, and has a city council.

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area's East Bay region, Richmond borders San Pablo, Albany, El Cerrito and Pinole in addition to the unincorporated communities of North Richmond, Hasford Heights, Kensington, El Sobrante.

Danville Danville Journal. History: Title varies: Danville Journal, ; Contra Costa Courier & Danville Journal, Sept. In Lake County, Chinese Americans built the Bartlett Toll Road through the hills east of Clear Lake.

Viticulture. Chinese immigrants also provided essential labor for development of the wine industry in California. They built and worked for small wineries like the John Swett Winery in Contra Costa County. Richmond City Hall: Civic Center Plaza: Richmond: Contra Costa County EHSD – Richmond: Macdonald Ave: Richmond: West County Wastewater District Office: Hilltop Dr: Richmond: San Pablo City Hall: Gateway Avenue: San Pablo: San Ramon Community Center: Alcosta Blvd: San Ramon: Dougherty Station Community Center: The history of Contra Costa County, California In presenting this new history of Contra Costa County to the public, we do so in the earnest hope that it will prove to be the most complete compilation of local chronicles that has up to this time been offered to our citizens.

Grace Romenia Webb was born in Bangor, ME in The youngest of eight children, she was an early pioneer “who came to California from Maine on the first transcontinental train to cross America.” She lived in San Francisco with her parents; in Manila and Shanghai during her husband’s time in the Navy; and in Berkeley until her death in.

The story goes that back in the early s, when workers were being paid with gold and signed warrants by marking an X, the railroad station agent in. A description of the Library of Congress telephone directory holdings related to the state of California.

Contra Costa County:,Contra Costa County Central:,Richmond: Ridgecrest: Rio Vista. An edition of History of Contra Costa County, California () History of Contra Costa County, California including its geography, geology, topography, climatography and description; together with a record of the Mexican grants also, incidents of pioneer life; and biographical sketches of early and prominent settlers and representative men.

Samuel Hopkins Willey (), a Presbyterian seminarian in Massachusetts, sailed to California as a home missionary in December He was a chaplain of the constitutional convention and served churches in San Francisco, Monterey, Santa Cruz, and Benecia.

From to he headed the College of California at Berkeley, which was turned over to the University of California. Richmond Genealogy (in Contra Costa County, CA) USA (1,) > California (29,) > Contra Costa County () > Richmond (96). Note: This page primarily lists records kept at the city level.

Additional records are listed on the county and state pages. Richmond, port city, Contra Costa county, western California, lies on the northeastern shore of San Francisco Bay and is connected to Marin county by the Richmond–San Rafael Bridge (), 16 miles (26 km) northeast of San site of ancient Ohlone Indian shell mounds, it became part of Rancho San Pablo, settled by Francisco Castro in Contra Costa County is located in the state of California in the United States.

As of the census, the population was 1, The county seat is Martinez. It occupies the northern portion of the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, and is primarily county's name is Spanish for "opposite coast", referring to its position on the other side of the bay from San Francisco.

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Pioneers to the Present: Jews of Richmond and Contra Costa County, Jan. J admission $5, Richmond Museum of History, Nevin Ave., Richmond,This report was originally published in.

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It has three locations, one in Richmond, Concord and Antioch.