Defty emigrated to the United States from England, and assisted his father, Henry Defty, and his uncle, Jacob Defty, in the procurement and sale of real estate to English investors. All of the Deftys were involved in mining activities in the San Bernadi ...
castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:27
Fay Jackson Smith co-authored the book Father Kino in Arizona (Arizona Historical Foundation, 1966) with John Kessell and Frances J. Fox. She also wrote Captain of the Phantom Presidio: A History of the Presidio of Fronteras, Sonora, New Spain, 1686-1735, ...
castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:34
Fred A. Riecker was born in San Francisco, California, 1878, but shortly thereafter moved with his mother to Tucson, Arizona. He later began his professional career as a railroad survey engineer during the early 20th century for various locomotive compani ...
castanoe - 2014-03-11 11:01