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Author Shepard, Mary North, 1865-1951, author.

Title The Norths went west / by Mary North Shepard.

Publication Info. [California] : [Mary North Shepard], 1952.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Genealogy Room    R GEN 929.2 NORTH SHE  v.1    Available
 PAS Central Library Genealogy Room    R GEN 929.2 NORTH SHE  v.2    Available
Description 2 volumes (207 leaves) ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary The life and activities of John Wesley North and his wife, Ann Hendrix Loomis. J.W. North was a 19th century frontier lawyer, politician, judge and speculator. He was a founder of Northfield, Minnesota, a founder of the University of Minnesota and of the Republican party in Minnesota, and a leader in the state's constitutional convention. He helped develop Southern California, where he established Oleander and Riverside.
Contents v.1. The North Family ; The Loomis Family ; A journey and a log cabin ; St. Anthony falls ; As St. Anthony grew ; A growing family ; Northfield ; As Northfield grew -- v. 2. A convention and another journey ; A voyage to the West ; Letters from Nevada ; Washoe ; Friends and enemies ; Illness and calumny.
Subject North, J. W. (John W.) -- Family.
Loomis, Ann Hendrix, 1830--1904 -- Family.
North family.
Northfield (Minn.) -- Genealogy.
Nevada Territory -- Genealogy.
California -- Genealogy.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Minnesota.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nevada.
Frontier and pioneer life -- California.

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