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Jose Mascarel
Birth: Apr. 1, 1816
Marseille
Departement des Bouches-du-Rhône
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Death: Oct. 6, 1899
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Mayor. Born in Marseilles, France. Jose arrived in the San Pedro harbor in May of 1844, after trading up and down the coast he would settle in Los Angeles for 55 years. At eleven years old he went to sea in Merchant service and attaining his majority in 1837, he entered the French Navy with a service of four years. Jose was fluent in French and Spanish and used both as he served as a Mayor and a Councilman. His first marriage was in 1844 to Constancia Goytino of Mexico in Los Angeles, California. She died in 1890. They had nine children, Charles, Jose Jr., Constance, Hortense, Marie Larquier, Josephine Twist, Margarita Drouet, Adele Kracke and Eugenie Hoover. He died of heart failure at the age of 83 in his home. He was at his death the "second-oldest foreigner in Los Angeles, if not in California," after Elijah Moulton. (bio by: Shock) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Cerilda Lugo Mascarel (____ - 1887)*
 
 Children:
  Maria Librada Mascarel Pryor (1857 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Curb 505 T-23/690-Holy Family
 
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Record added: Mar 19, 2005
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Jose Mascarel
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