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Fish Family

The Fishes were reportedly the first millionaires in Contra Costa County, mainly due to wheat farming and successful partnerships. Lafayette was born in Batavia, Genesee County, New York, on October 7, 1824, and left for California on August 8, 1849, and arrived in San Francisco on January 8, 1850. His trip to California was by […]