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Belis family papers, 1837-ca. 1975.
BANC MSS 2002/194 c; BANC MSS 2002/194 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Belis family papers, 1837-ca. 1975

Creator/Contributor:

Caseres, Maria Antonia.

Creator/Contributor:

Burghard, Gustavas.

Creator/Contributor:

Blume, Frederick Gustavus, 1815-1890

Creator/Contributor:

Belis, Louis.

Creator/Contributor:

Belis, Ione.

Abstract:

Consists of original source material from 19th century Sonoma County Calif., and genealogy research pertaining to the original documents. The original documents of Frederick Blume and his Californiana wife Maria Antonia Caseres, and neighbors Gustavus Burghard and his family are: land documents (including a Mexican Land Grant), indentures, mortgages, land surveys, correspondence, citizenship papers, postal service correspondence, Civil War army pension correspondence and World War I correspondence. The genealogy research consists of correspondence between Louis and Ione Belis (descendant of the Burghards) and a genealogical researcher, and copies of printed material pertaining to her genealogy, family tree charts, and Los Californianos information and clippings.

Date:

1837 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Los Californianos (Association)
Land grants -- California -- Sonoma County
Land grants -- Mexico
Land tenure
Real property -- California -- Sonoma County
Postal service -- California -- Sonoma County -- History
Military pensions -- United States -- Civil War, 1861-1865
World War, 1914-1918 -- Sources
California -- Genealogy -- Sources

Note:

Includes 3 drawings of homesteads.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2002.192).
Ione Belis found two trunks of papers, pictures, and records in her mother Rose Burghard's closet when she died, prompting her to research her family history.

Type:

Citizenship papers.

Physical Description:

print
1 box and 4 oversize folders (.6 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2002/194 c
BANC MSS 2002/194 c

Origin:

California