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Juan Bautista Alvarado
Birth: Feb. 14, 1809
Monterey
Monterey County
California, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1882
San Pablo
Contra Costa County
California, USA

Mexican Governor of California. Born the son of a Spanish military officer, Alvarado quickly built a reputation for himself and by 1834, was elected to the California legislature and appointed Collector of the Customs House at Monterey. In 1836 he became involved in a staged bloodless revolt that overthrew Mexican California Governor Nicholas Gutierrez. In Gutierrez's place, Alvarado was appointed the new Governor of Alta California serving until December 1837, when the Mexican government replaced him with Carlos Antonio Carrillo. In 1838, Carrillo was forced out of California and Alvarado was reappointed Governor serving until 1842, when he was again replaced, this time by Gen. Manuel Micheltorena. In 1844, the Californios revolted against Micheltorena and in February 1845, an army under the command of Alvarado and Gen. Jose Castro ousted him from the post at the Battle of La Providencia and appointed Pio Pico the new Governor. He retired form public life following the American takeover of California during the Mexican American War. (bio by: G.Photographer) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Martina Castro Alvarado (1814 - 1875)*
 
 Children:
  Valentin Alvarado (____ - 1868)*
  Estefana Alvarado Esquer (1834 - 1916)*
  Maria Victoria Delfina Alvarado Carrick (1841 - 1888)*
  Juan Bautista Cosme Alvarado (1843 - 1910)*
  Maria Celinda Gabriela Alvarado (1852 - 1875)*
  Lolita Alvarado (1866 - 1873)*
  John B. A. Alvarado (1871 - 1872)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Oakland
Alameda County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 17, 2009
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- Me2u
 Added: Dec. 5, 2014
Merry Christmas Uncle Juan
- Alvarado-Consiglio
 Added: Dec. 6, 2013
To my Uncle.
- Heather Alvarado
 Added: Feb. 8, 2011
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