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Camero

Los Pobladores

 

— The Founders of the City of Los Angeles —

 
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By J. J. Prats, December 4, 2018
1. Camero Marker
Inscription.  
The Founders of the City of Los Angeles
Lara · Mesa · Moreno · Rosas · Camero · Rosas · Navarro · Villavicencio · Rodriguez · Quintero · Vanegas

Manuel Camero came from Acaponeta, Nayarit, and María Tomasa García came from Rosario, Sinaloa. The Cameros were childless, but later adopted two Indian orphans from Los Angeles. Manuel Camero died in 1814, while Tomasa García survived until 1844.

Los Pobladores
Lara · Mesa · Moreno · Rosas · Camero · Rosas · Navarro · Villavicencio · Rodriguez · Quintero · Vanegas

Manuel Camero vino de Acaponeta, Nayarit, y María Tomasa García de Rosario, Sinaloa. Los Camero no tenían niños, pero después adoptaron a dos Indígeneas huerfanos de Los Angeles. Manuel Camero falleció en 1819, mientras que María Tomasa García sobrevivió hasta 1844.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraHispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 3.405′ N, 118° 14.308′ W.
Camero Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 4, 2018
2. Camero Marker
Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Paseo de la Plaza and Olvera Street on Paseo de la Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Los Angeles CA 90012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Founders of El Pueblo de Los Angeles (a few steps from this marker); Los Angeles Plaza (a few steps from this marker); The Old Spanish Trail (a few steps from this marker); Lara (a few steps from this marker); First Gas Service in Southern California (a few steps from this marker); First Mayor of Los Angeles Under United States Rule (a few steps from this marker); Olvera Street Cross (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
More about this marker. It is embedded in the sidewalk at the edge of the plaza.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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