Twitchell Family Genealogy Forum
Many of the Twitchells who have roots in California for four or more generations are descended from Joshua Twitchell, Jr. I don't know about Butte County, but if you think you descend from this Joshua, I can give you his ancestory and some of his personal history as well as some information on his descendents. He came to CA in 1848.
Joshua TWITCHELL, JR., born 12 Sep 1794 in Dummerston, Windham Co.,
Vermont. He married Eunice Ursula KNIGHT 24 Jun 1816 in Gallipolis,
Gallia Co., Ohio. She was born 1 Jul 1797 in Litchfield County,
Connecticut, and was christened 13 May 1798 in Barkhamsted,
Litchfield Co.. She was the daughter of 34. Silas KNIGHT and Eunice
HIGLEY. Eunice died 24 Oct 1886 in San Juan Bautist, San Benito Co.,
California, at the age of 89, and was buried in San Juan Bautist, San
Juan Bautist, San Benito, CA. Joshua, JR. died 24 Aug 1867 in San
Juan Bautist, Monterey Co., California, at the age of 72, and was
buried in San Juan Bautist, Monterey Co., California.