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Vallejo Family


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

The Vallejo Family Papers

Identifier: MSA-Vallejo
Abstract The Vallejo family has deep roots in the New World, and in California particularly. General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo’s ancestors came to the New World with the first conquistadors in the late fifteenth century. Several held prominent positions: Don PedroVallejo, for example, was viceroy of New Spain. General Vallejo’s father, Don Ignacio Vallejo, was a member of Father Junipero Serra’s military guard and was with him when he came to California in 1769 to begin missionizing among the California...
Dates: 1748-1996; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1915