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Lara

Los Pobladores

 

— The Founders of the City of Los Angeles —

 
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Photographed By Craig Baker, June 1, 2021
1. Lara Marker
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The Founders of the City of Los Angeles
Lara · Mesa · Moreno · Rosas · Camero · Rosas · Navarro · Villavicencio · Rodriguez · Quintero · Vanegas

José Fernando de Velasco Lara came from Cadiz, Spain, and his wife, María Antonia Campos, came from Cosala, Sinaloa. As one of the three families requested to be released from the Pueblo de Los Angeles, Lara became mayordomo (foreman) for San Antonio Mission. When it was discovered his first wife was still alive, Lara was sent back to central Mexico. María Campos later married a soldier, Luis Lugo. Several children surnamed Lara later lived in Santa Barbara.

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

José Fernando de Velasco Lara venía de Cadiz, España, y su esposa, María Antonia Campos, de Cosala, Sinaloa. Al ser una de las tres familias que requirieron su descargo del Pueblo de Los Angeles, Lara se conurió en el mayordomo de la Misión de San Antonio. Lara, sin embargo, fue enviado de regreso al centro de Mexico con
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Photographed By J. J. Prats, December 4, 2018
2. Lara Marker
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su primera mujer, cuando se descubrió que ésta se encontraba aún con vida. María Campos se casó después con un soldado, Luis Lugo. Varios niños de apellido Lara vivieron después en Santa Bárbara.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraHispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1814.
 
Location. 34° 3.397′ N, 118° 14.304′ W. 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. Mesa (a few steps from this marker); Camero (a few steps from this marker); The Old Spanish Trail (a few steps from this marker); Los Angeles Plaza (a few steps from this marker); The Founders of El Pueblo de Los Angeles (within shouting distance of this marker); Biscailuz Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Damien Marchessault (within shouting distance of this marker); Moreno (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 June 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 18, 2020.   2. submitted on December 18, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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Jul. 1, 2022