The human history of Calaveras County is a tapistry of stories of individuals, families, and communities and the enterprises they engaged in. These people and events are interwoven, not easily separated into distinct topics. The histories presented here were parts of larger studies of land use, but were comprehensive (and interesting) enough to stand on their own. They are attached below in the alphabetical order shown in this index. Of course, the entire web site can be searched for any individual or family name in the box above.
Bertatta Ranch, Coyote Creek near Murphys
Callahan Family Ranches, near Copperopolis; incorporated into the Flowers Ranch
Ansil Davis Ranch, Coyote Creek near Murphys
De Ferrari / Foppiano / Malatesta Ranch, Douglas Flat area
Flanders Ranch, between Arnold and Avery
Flowers Ranch and Family, near Copperopolis encompassing other ranches noted here
Desiré Fricot and Fricot City. southeast of San Andreas.
Hitchcock Ranch, Douglas Flat
Johnson Ranch, near Angels Camp on old Murphys Grade Road
Lewis, Gatzman, Davies, Baker Ranches, incorporated into the Flowers Ranch)
March House and Ranch, near Burson
Antone Quijada, Calaveritas near San Andreas
Raggio Family and Mill, near Sheep Ranch
Richards Ranch, near Angles Camp
Sciaccaluga / Pyshon Property, Vallecito
Spicer Ranch near Copperopolis, incorporated into the Flowers Ranch
Vickrey Ranch, near Copperopolis; Flowers Ranch
Monte Wolf. Reclusive mountain man of the Mokelumne River Canyon.