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  • Robert Hunt

    Immediately upon graduation from medical school (in 1850) Hunt decided to go to California via the Isthmus of Panama, and upon arriving in California, he headed for the mines on an ox team from Sacramento to Nevada City, arriving about May 1, 1850. He was …

  • William Wixom

    William Wallace Wixom (born c.1826) is the resident physician at several mining camps in eastern Nevada County. He and his wife (Maria O'Boy Wixom) live in Alpha - a small town of a few hundred about halfway from Nevada City to the Donner Pass. They …

  • Juana Briones de Miranda

    *EARLY LIFE* Briones was born in 1802 at Villa Branciforte near the Santa Cruz Mission. She was considered a mulato, i.e. of mixed Spanish and African descent. Some of her family members had arrived in Alta California with the Gaspar de PortolĂ  and the …