Hello Donna Cary, My husband is Robert R. Messick, his father is Edwin Messick, his father is Chester W. Messick, his father is Joseph B. Messick of Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, who married Elizabeth Jane Cole and her family line goes back to James Cole of Plymonth Rock. Joseph B. Messick Came to California in 1850. Settled in San Joaquin County California. Their Ranch is located in Linden, San Joaquin County California. Two of the brothers William (Bill) and Robert (B0B) Messick sold their section of land to their brother James (Jim) Messick who is the owner of it today.