|Calif. Families Hellar Family||About|
Thomas Hellar Sr. moved from Maryland to Alameda Co. CA in 1859. In his Personal Sketch he says
"I started for California on the 10th of May 1859 with my wife and five children and about $300 in money. Arrived San Francisco by way of New York and Panama Canal on the steamer Northern Light and Orizabe on the 22nd of June."Several of his children moved to Roseville CA. where Douglas Blvd. is named after Thomas Douglas Hellar Jr.
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