"MOST GENTLE WILDERNESS -- PIONEERING ON THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST" is the biography of the descendants of JOHN GARLAND RICKER and LOUISA MARIE HARTWELL,of Maine, Boston Mass. and Santa Paula California. Includes information on TODD, RICKER, HARTWELL, YUNGLING, and other families, and Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.
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