Title: Dougherty Family Correspondence,
Date (inclusive): 1853-1969
Box Number: 1052
Taylor, Asa R.
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Frontier and pioneer life--California
Voyages to the Pacific Coast
Correspondence and travel diary. Letters describe voyages to the Pacific Coast, daily
activities, and comment upon the election of Lincoln and slavery. Diary describes Asa
Taylor's 1969 trip east by van to see Taylor family homes.
Wilbur and Young Dougherty were early California settlers and farmers. Young Dougherty
and his wife, Mary, sailed from New York in 1851 and settled in Bear River, Sutter
In 1859 Wilbur Dougherty and his parents sailed from New York on the steamer "Illinois"
bound for Aspinwall, rode across Panama, and sailed to San Francisco on the steamship
"Sonora". The family farmed in Garden Ranch, Yuba County[?].
- Dougherty, Wilbur F.
- Dougherty, Young
- Dougherty, Mary
- Dougherty, Sarah I.
- Taylor, Asa R.