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Rosemead in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Dr. Thomas A. Mayes

(1825–1874)

 

— Savannah Memorial Park —

 
Dr. Thomas A. Mayes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, December 1, 2018
1. Dr. Thomas A. Mayes Marker
Inscription.  Born in South Carolina, Dr. Mayes was one of the first physicians to settle in El Monte (1852). He and several other physicians left New York on horseback in 1847 arriving in New Mexico where for 3 years he served as an Army surgeon. Dr. Mayes tended the residents of the area for many years. In 1853 he was the second candidate to receive degrees of Freemasonry in the newly organized Masonic Lodge.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
 
Location. 34° 4.9′ N, 118° 4.017′ W. Marker is in Rosemead, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Valley Boulevard east of Loma Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9263 Valley Blvd, Rosemead CA 91770, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Archie N. Wiggins (here, next to this marker); Samuel King (here, next to this marker); Andrew J. King (here, next to this marker); Elwood Wiggins (a few steps from this marker); John Guess, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); John Guess Sr.
Dr. Thomas A. Mayes Gravesite, Right, and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, December 1, 2018
2. Dr. Thomas A. Mayes Gravesite, Right, and Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Norman C. Morgan (a few steps from this marker); Mary Alice Rogers (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rosemead.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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May. 17, 2022