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

Villavicencio

Los Pobladores

 

— The Founders of the City of Los Angeles —

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

Antonio Feliz Clemente Villavicencio was from the city of Chihuahua and his wife María de los Santos Flores, was from Batopilas, Chihuahua. The family moved to Santa Barbara in 1797, where their adpoted daughter, Josefa Peñuelas, had married a soldier.

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

Antonio Feliz Clemente Villavicencio era de la ciudad de Chihuahua, y su esposa, María de los Santos Flores, era de Batopilas, Chihuahua. La familia se mudó a Santa Bárbara en 1797, donde su hija adoptiva, Josefa Peñuelas, se había casado con un soldado.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraHispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 3.398′ N, 118° 14.348′ W. Marker
Villavicencio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, January 4, 2021
2. Villavicencio Marker
is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on North Main Street north of Arcadia Street. 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. Yangna (a few steps from this marker); Vanegas (a few steps from this marker); Felipe de Neve, 1728–84 (a few steps from this marker); Rosas (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Los Angeles Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish Expeditions Into Southern California (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Los Pobladores (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 January 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 26 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 19, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   2. submitted on January 5, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.
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