Ancestry.com. Isaac Mylar, San Juan Bautista Mission, California, 1860s [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.Original data:
Library of Congress. California As I Saw It: First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900. Volume 133. [database on-line] Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1999. Mylar, Isaac L. Early Days at the Mission San Juan Bautista. Watsonville, CA: Evening Pajaronian, 1929.
Traveling with his family to California in 1852, Isaac Mylar lived three years at Shaw's Flat before settling near the San Juan Bautista Mission in San Benito County. This database is a history of the mission and memories of Mylar's boyhood in the area. Included in the narrative are short sketches of the priests who administered the mission and important members of the parish. It also provides descriptions of nearby mines, local schools, hunting, hotels, as well as political and business leaders. Originally appearing in serial form in the Watsonville newspaper, this can be a revealing narrative for those seeking to better understand the history San Benito County.