Monthly Archives: December 2011

1853 – October – Diary of Dr. Thomas Flint

The Bixbys are a legendary name in the history of Long Beach and the Rancho Los Alamitos, and deservedly so.  The true start of the family fortune goes back to the early 1850s when cousins Benjamin and Thomas Flint and … Continue reading

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1853 – Sept. – Diary of Dr. Thomas Flint

The Bixbys are a legendary name in the history of Long Beach and the Rancho Los Alamitos, and deservedly so.  The true start of the family fortune goes back to the early 1850s when cousins Benjamin and Thomas Flint and … Continue reading

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Timeline – 1891-95

A compendium of events that had an effect on the development and history of Rossmoor and Los Alamitos. 1891 Shortly before John Bixby’s estate is settled in 1891, the rest of Rancho Alamitos is divided among the partners. The northern … Continue reading

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Bio – Job Denni

This bio was originally printed in Samuel Armor’s History of Orange County, Part 2, p. 1606. JOB DENNI. — A native of Canton Unterwalden, Switzerland, Job Denni was born on September 30, 1878, at Geswil. He was educated in the … Continue reading

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