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Louis Ray Phillips
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1830, Germany
Death: Mar. 16, 1900
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Phillips moved to California in 1849 - caught up in the Gold Rush! Once in California he opted not to mine but instead opened a general store in San Francisco. Moving to Los Angeles a year later and in 1853 he purchased a vast amount of land on the San Gabriel River. In 1866 he purchased another 12,000 acres of the San Jose Ranch for $30,000 and raised cattle and horses. Later than year he was appointed postmaster of Spadra. He married Esther Blake of Illinois on October 18, 1866. 
Spadra Cemetery
Los Angeles County
California, USA
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Record added: Oct 21, 2004
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So sad to see the vandalism at this cemetery. I visited here back in the early 1980's after taking a tour of the Phillip's Mansion. Today, industrial buildings have been built in front of the cemetery and there is one little access road that leads back to...(Read more)
- Brian Franks
 Added: Sep. 21, 2010

- Mary
 Added: May. 26, 2005

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