Walk with me, I want to tell you something - The Story of the Roseville Fiddyment Family

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In 1853, Elizabeth Jane Crawford Fiddyment left the comfort of her home in Illinois to join throngs of fortune-seekers heading west to find prosperity in the hills of northern California. A young widow with a baby boy, her life s journey had already included great love, tragedy, murder, and now hope for a new beginning. Elizabeth s indomitable spirit would carry her through many more challenges. A woman ahead of her time, she found her gender not to be a hindrance to her success, and ultimately built a land empire that grew to 10,000 acres in the Roseville area. For 150 years the Fiddyment family owned and operated ranches in some of the most picturesque countryside in northern California. Their history has links to the Donner Party and the Gold Rush. It includes the struggles and triumphs of being one of the most successful long-term ranching families in the state. Seven generations of this family have called Roseville, California their home. This is their story. Seven Generations... A Land Empire... Rich California History... Take a Walk Through it All!

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As president of the Roseville, California Historical Society Christina Richter enjoys local history and every opportunity she has to talk about it. As a freelance writer for the past 15 years she has enjoyed being published in many different venues, including restaurant reviews, magazine articles and marketing pieces. She has also been published in two true story anthologies ( Heavenly Miracles, October 2000, Random House, and A Kiss Under the Mistletoe, November 2013, Harlequin). Married 26 years, Christina and her family have lived in the Roseville area since 1997.

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