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Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
John A. Sutter, Jr.
1826 – 1897
 
John A. Sutter, Jr. Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, May 30, 2006
1. John A. Sutter, Jr. Marker
 
Inscription.
Founder and Planner of City of Sacramento
1848
Died in Port of Acapulco, Mexico
American Consul for 24 Years

Juan A. Sutter
De origin Suizo y consul Americano. Durante 24 anos en este Puerto. Fallecio a la edad de 72 anos. Su espposa e hijos le dedican este recuerdo
Alcalpulco Sep 21 de 1897

Reinterred in Sacramento with the consent of his only surviving daughter
ANNA SUTTER YOUNG
Mar. 11, 1964

Born Alcapulco Sept. 18, 1888
Died San Francico Jan.23, 1970

Interred here Jan.27, 1970

 
Location. 38° 33.818′ N, 121° 30.046′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Click for map. Marker and monument are just inside the entrance to the Sacramento City Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Broadway, Sacramento CA 95818, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sacramento City Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Hardin Bigelow (here, next to this marker); The 17 Doctors of the 1850 Sacramento Cholera Epidemic (here, next to this marker); In Memory of the Old Tier Grounds (here, next to this marker); General George Wright (a few steps from this marker); Newton Booth (a few steps from this marker); Sacramento Volunteer Fire Department (within shouting distance of this marker); The Firemanís Plot (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Markers at Entrance to the City Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, September 10, 2008
2. Markers at Entrance to the City Cemetery
From Left to Right: Plaque honoring 17 doctors who died while caring for victims of 1850 Cholera Epidemic, A time capsule buried 1988-to be opened in 2088, John A. Sutter, Jr. marker, Hardin Bigelow marker, Plaque honoring nearly 1000 pioneers who died during the 1850 Cholera Epidemic, and the Sacramento City Cemetery State Registered Historical Landmark marker.
 

 
Also see . . .  New World Encyclopedia: John Sutter. This account is about his father, John Sutter, but there are several paragraphs which detail the deeding of the Fort to John Jr., and John Jrís. participation in the development of the City of Sacramento. (Submitted on October 12, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. John Agustus Sutter, Jr.
Was born in Switzerland, October 25, 1826. He was the son of John A. Sutter, owner of Sutter's Fort and Sutter's Mill. Married to Maria del Carmen Rivas. He was a candidate for California Governor in 1850. He served for many years as the U.S. Consul in Acapulco until 1874. He was instrumental in laying out the town site of Sacramento. He died in Acapulco on September 21, 1897 and was originally interred there. At the request of his daughter, he was re-interred at the Sacramento City Cemetery in 1964.
    — Submitted October 12, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.

2. Anna Sutter Young
Documented in the Sacramento City Cemetery burial index: Anna Sutter Young's ashes are interred at the Chapel Square
    — Submitted October 12, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 3,974 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on October 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   2. submitted on October 12, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
 
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