Howe bancroft california pioneer register and index

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Howe Bancroft: California Pioneer Register and Index 1542-1848, Regional Publishing Co., Baltimore, Md., 1964, p. 82.), tried mining, and in general prospered in his new home. A popular travel guide notes: Santa Gertrudeswas sold to Lemuel Carpenter, a Kentuckian, who married the beautiful Mara de los Angeles Domnguez. ... The Carpenters were happy and prosperous under Mexican rule. (Mildred Brooke Hoover, Hero Eugene Rensch, and Ethel Grace Rensch; revised by William N. Abeloe: Historic Spots in California, Third Edition, Stanford University Press, Stanford, Calif., 1966, pp. 153, 163; 20, 56, 401.)(Terry Carpenter: Lemuel CARPENTER, Anglo L.A. Pioneer, , 8 Apr 2001.)Santa Gertrudes was owned by Lemuel Carpenter until 1859.(Lemuel Carpenter) In 1859 the rancho was sold at a sheriffs auction to G. Downey and James P. McFarland. Samuel, actually Lemuel but misspelled by the recorder, Carpenter was recorded as the legal possessor in 1862.(Plat of the Rancho Santa Gertrudes, showing Samuel Carpenter as the confirmee; Samuel was Lemuel mistranscribed by the recorder.).FamilyLemuels father is believed to be Jonathan Carpenter (ca. 1785 Virginia - ca. 1853 Missouri) and grandson of Matthew
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Carpenter (ca. 1761 Virginia - ca. 1798 Virginia). ( , Carpenter Cousins Y-DNA Project see lineage page.)In the 1850 census(1850 US Census of Los Angeles county, California. Reel No: M432-35 Sheet No: 27B - reference February 8th, 1851 by J. R. Evertsen, Asst. Marshal. Page 53. Cited from ), Lemuel Carpenter is listed as age 42, had a real estate value of $8,000 dollars, and was a farmer. His wife, Maria, is listed as age 22she was his second wife. Their children, all born in California, are listed as:* Susana Carpenter, age 11.* Jos Antonio Carpenter, age 9. (born c1839 CA & his descendants are still living in Los Angeles( %20%20dna/default.aspx Carpenter Cousins Y-DNA Project.))* Refugio Carpenter, age 6.* Francisco Carpenter, age 3.Misfortune and DeathCarpenters prosperity took a precipitous downturn when a $5,000 loan from G. Downey taken out in 1852 ballooned into a $104,000 debt by 1859.(Iris Higbie Wilson: Lemuel Carpenter in The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West, LeRoy R. Hafen, ed., The Arthur H. Clark Co., Glendale, Calif., 1972, pp. 33-40.)(Dan L. Thrapp: Encyclopedia of Frontier Biography, The Arthur H. Clarke Co., Spokane Wash., 1990, p. 228.) Early settler Major Horace Bell gives this narrative of the series of events involved(Lanier Bartlett, ed.: On The Old West Coast; Being Further Reminiscences of A Ranger, Major Horace Bell, William Morrow & Co., New York, printed in the USA by Quinn & Boden Co., Inc., Rahway, N.J., 1930; from the collection California as I Saw It: First-Person Narratives of Californias Early Years, 1849-1900, Library of Congress Historical Collections (American Memory).): The first notable land owner to pay tribute to El Boticario G. Downey was El Carpintero. Lemuel Carpenter, to be explicit. A thoroughly Anglo-Saxon
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