The story of Rosina Farrington Stone takes us from her childhood inMaine to the California Gold Rush in 1851. She was the first teacherand the first bride in Grass Valley. We learn about her family livingduring the last half of the 1800s in gold rush country. The story is significant to the history of Grass Valley and, thus, to the State of California. Barbara Ann Warren inherited her 2nd great-grandmother's gold thimble and wants to tell the story of Rosina's life.