ROMERO, Jose Maria

Male 1790 - 1884  (94 years)


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  • Name ROMERO, Jose Maria  
    Born 22 Nov 1790  Alta California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 22 Nov 1790  Mission La Purisima Concepcion, Alta California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1860  Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 24 Dec 1884  Los Nietos, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 26 Dec 1884  Mission San Gabriel, San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I09791  1. Schwald - WA-NY-OR-TX
    Last Modified 29 May 2013 

    Father ROMERO, Juan Maria,   b. Abt. 1747, Royal Presidio, Loreto, Baja California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt. 15 Jun 1816, San Fernando Rey, Alta California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother SALGADO, Maria Lugarda,   b. Abt. 1761, Royal Presidio, Loreto, Baja California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 May 1846, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Family ID F2917  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Nov 1790 - Alta California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 22 Nov 1790 - Mission La Purisima Concepcion, Alta California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Dec 1884 - Los Nietos, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Dec 1884 - Mission San Gabriel, San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S037] Alta Cal Msn Bk #21_1789-1842_La Pur_Bap, Mission La Purisima Concepcion, (Thomas Workman Temple III).
      BAPTISM
      #279) Nov 22, 1790 - by Fr. Jose de Arroitas OFM
      ROMERO, JOSE MARIA DOLORES, born the same morning, legitimate son of Juan Romero, leather jacket soldier of Santa Barbara Presidio Company and a member of the guard of this Mission, and his wife, Maria Lugarda Salgado, both natives of old California. Padrinos: Luis Romero, leather jacket soldier of the Santa Barbara Presidio Company and a member of the guard of this Mission, and his wife, Maria Germana Gamez.(Luis Romero #24 in 1790 Santa B.)

    2. [S010] Alta Cal Msn Bk #00_1770-1855_Bap, Early California Population Project, (huntington.org), http://missions.huntington.org/BaptismalData.aspx?ID=57193.
      BAPTISM
      Msn. La Purisma Concepcion
      #279) 22 Nov 1790- JOSE MARIA DOLORES ROMERO, nacio esta manana, h.l. de Juan Romero y Maria Lugarda Salgado. *More info on web site.

    3. [S167] CENSUS 1850 - U.S. Federal, (ancestry.com).
      Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara
      LIVING W/SISTER ISABEL DOMINGUEZ
      Isabel DominguezF45
      Maria Josefa DominguezF25
      Pedro DominguezM24
      Tomas DominguezM14
      Maria Jesus DominguezF16
      Dolores DominguezF13
      Jose Maria RomeroM50
      clemente NavarroM52 Servent


    4. [S169] CENSUS 1860 - U.S. Federal, (ancestry.com).
      LIVING W/NEPHEW PEDRO DOMINGUEZ...NEXT DOOR TO SISTER ISABEL DOMINGUEZ
      Isabel DominguezF 58
      Josefa DominguezF 27
      Tomas DominguezM 29
      Pedro DominguezM 32
      Carlota DominguezF 30
      Tomasa DominguezF 5
      Carmel DominguezM 4
      Pedro DominguezM 2
      Jesus FisherM 28
      Jose Ma DominguezM 68 (JOSE MARIA ROMERO)
      Henry CarpenterM 8

    5. [S112] AVS-Death-Obituary - Alta California, (www.sfgenealogy.com/spanish/obits.htm).
      ROMERO, Jose Maria
      Los Angeles Times, Feb 12, 1885
      Death of a Very Old Citizen.

      On the 24th day of last December there died at Los Nietos, in this county, one of the very oldest native Californians in the State. His name was Jose Maria Romero. He was over 100 years of age, or, as near as his friends could make out, almost 108 years old, and that was the age his family gave to the parish priest at San Gabriel, when he was buried, December 26. Senor Romero saw the foundation of the new San Gabriel Mission, and was present, with his father, at its dedication, where he told the writer of this some years ago, he remembered seeing the late venerable Dona Eulalie de Guillem, who died a few years ago at a very advanced age, who was there with her husband and two or three small children, although she was still quite a young woman (doncella).

      Don Jose was a brother of Mrs. Verdugo, the wife of Don Julio Verdugo, the former owner and grantee of the Verdugo or San Rafael rancho; also of Dona Isabel Dominguez, mother of Mrs. Carpenter, of Old Los Nietos, and of the mother of the late Mrs. Wm. Wolfskill, and was therefore related to the Verdugo, Dominguez, Lugo and Wolfskill families, and their descendants. It used to be very interesting to listen to his account of the old and primitive times here in Southern California, when the Missions of San Gabriel, San Fernando and San Diego, and the pueblo of Los Angeles were in their infancy. Senor Romero became very inform during the latter part of his life, though he retained the use of his senses nearly up to the last. H.D.B. February, 1885.

      Submitted by: Karla Everett