Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
John A. Sutter, Jr.
1826 – 1897
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 (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.
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.
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.
2. Anna Sutter Young
Documented in the Sacramento City Cemetery burial index: Anna Sutter Young's ashes are interred at the Chapel Square
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