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Mendocino County History

History of Mendocino County California
Alley, Bowen & Co., San Francisco, 1880

 

Contents

 

General History

Historical Sketch Of California   17

The Bear Flag War   58

History Of Mendocino County    87

Derivation Of Name - Topography - Geology - Springs - Timber - Soils - Water Courses - Climatography             

Mines And Mining   128
Mining Districts: Eel River  - Potter Valley - Ukiah - Requa - Usal Petroleum - Garcia - Pt. Arena - Copper Mines - Coal 

Mills And Milling   132

Tabular Statement Of Mills

Boundaries Of School Districts   147
The Indians Of Mendocino County   167

Mexican Grants   174

The Yokayo Grant - The Sanel Grant - The Grante Del Norte, Or Garcia Grant - The Albion Grant 

The General History And Settlement Of Mendocino County   214

Mendocino County Agricultural Association   250

Statistical History Of Mendocino County   260
Real Estate And Per.Property - Personal Property - Agricultural Products - Fruit Trees, Etc. - Mendocino's Rich Men - Report Of County Treasurer - Mendocino's Schools - Census - Wool Interests - Future 

The Legislative History Of Mendocino County   269
The Organization Of The County

Political History Of Mendocino County   292

Tabular Statement Of County - Officers

Homicides Of Mendocino County   318

People Vs.... George Dutton - John B. Hargrave - James Thornton - Fidello Wallace - T. J. Faught - Charles Bradually - Eli D. Hooper - George W. Strong - Silas E. Gaskill - Harrison Standley - Henry Fairbanks - Calvin Stewart - James Thornton - Elisha Cain - John Armstrong - Geo. W. Cleveland - John Coates - Robert M. Darr - Daniel & W. Lynch - E. Marks - Murder Of Jerry Cain - Killing Of John Rector - The Little Lake Vendetta - Murder Of Mrs. G. W. Strong - Murder Of Mrs. Reynolds And Suicide Of Joseph Caneza - Killing Of James Clow - Murder Of J. B. Owens - Murder Of A. J. Shrum - Killing Of William Mclnturf - Lynching Of Indian Charley - Lynching At Little Lake - People Vs. Harvey Mortier - People Vs. Neils Hammerland - Killing Of Frank Southard And Wilbur Mccoy - Killing Of M. W. Gardnier And Jacob H. Fitch - The Mendocino Outlaws

Township Histories.

Anderson   357

Geography - Topography - Soil - Climate - Products - Timber - Early Settlement - Towns  - Mills - Roads - The Future

Arena   365

Geography - Topography - Soil - Climate - Products - Timber - Early Settlement - Gual Al A  

Point Arena   372

Business Directory - F. & A. M - I. O. O. F.- I. O. G. T. - H. & L. Co. - Presbyterian Church - Methodist Church - Tannery - Eagle Paper Mill - Brewery - Point Arena News         

Manchester   380

Landing And Chutes - Mills - Schooners Built - Shipwrecks - Seals - Light-House 

Big River   389

Geography - Topography - Streams - Soil - Climate - Products - Timber - Early Settlement

Bridgeport - Cuffey's Cove - Nevarra - Salmon Creek - Albion - Little River   404

Mendocino City   409

Bank Of Mendocino - Mendocino Discount Bank - Newspaper - I. O. O. F. - A. O. U W - F. & A. M. - Churches - Mendocino Brewery   

Pine Grove - Caspar - Noyo   417

Albion Grant - Chutes, Wharves And Booms - Roads And Bridges - The Mendocino Reservation

Fort Bragg   428

Saw-Mills - Railroads - Ship-Building - Shipwrecks

Calpella   441

Geography - Topography - Soil - Climate - Products - Timber - Early Settlement 

    Pomo

    Centerville   445

    Mills - Mines And Mining - Roads

Little Lake   448

    Geography - Topography - Soil - Climate - Products - Timber - Early Settlement           

    Willitsville   454

    Laytonville   455  

    Cahto   456

    Little Lake Tannery - Mills - Mud Springs - Mendo. Agricultural Ass'n

Round Valley   458

    Geography - Topography - Soil - Climate - Products - Timber - Early Settlement

    Covelo   460

    Round Val. Indian Reserv'n

Sanel   463

    Geography - Togography - Soil - Products - Climate - Timber - Early Settlement           

    Hopland   465

    Mills - Indians - Legend Of "Lover's Leap."

Ten-Mile River   469

    Geography - Topography - Soil - Products - Climate - Timber - Early Settlement

    Newport   470

    Kibesillah   470

    Westport   470

    Usal   470

Ukiah   472

Geography - Topography - Soil - Products - Climate - Timber - Early Settlement

Yearly Resume - City Ordinances - City Expenditure - Bank Of Santa Rosa - Bank Of Ukiah - I. O. O. F. - I. O. O. F. Encampment - F. A. M - R. A.M. - I. O. G. T. - A. O. U. W. - Eagle Fire Co. - Baptist Church - M. E. Church South - Christian Church - Presbyterian Church - M. E. Church - Catholic Church

Newspapers   501

The Herald - The Constitutional Democrat - The Democratic Weekly - Dispatch - The Ukiah City Press - The Mendocino Co. Democrat       

Ukiah City Mills  - Cc Water Works - Maxim Gas Works - Ukiah Brewery - Ukiah City Schools - Ukiah Business Directory - Ukiah Professional Directory - The Future - Saw Mills - Flour Mills


 

A Memorial and Biographical History of Northern California - Chicago, Lewis Publ. Co., 1891