The Majors Family and Santa Cruz County Dairying

  title={The Majors Family and Santa Cruz County Dairying},
  author={Thomas J. Major and Elizabeth Spedding Calciano},
Majors' paternal grandmother was a member of the Castro family which held a number of land grants in Santa Cruz County during the Mexican Period. His paternal grandfather was Joseph Ladd Majors, one of the earliest Americans to settle in the Santa Cruz area. Mr. Majors mentions some interesting details about the history of his family, but the bulk of the manuscript deals with his experiences as a rancher and dairyman. He discusses the dairy industry that prospered along the northern Santa Cruz… CONTINUE READING

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