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Benjamin "Ben" Alcantara
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Birth: Mar., 1862
California, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1936
Marin County
California, USA

Juvencie Benjamin Alcantara

Game Keeper, Pt. Reyes Country Club

1870 Census Nicasio township
Father, Francisco, occupation Vaquero
Mother, Carlotta
Siblings; Mary, Dolores, Sebrean, Margarita

1883 Marriage
February 23; Ben is 22, Mary is 18

1892 Voter Registration
Olema, Laborer
enumerated as Juvencio Benjamin

1896 Voter Registration
Olema, Laborer

1900 Census Point Reyes Station
Occupation Farmer
Mary has had 9 children, with 8 living
living at home;
John, Alice, Frank, Helen,
Josephine, Mary or Mae, Dolores

1901 almost fatal injury
Ben Alcantara was shot, see article

1910 Census Bolinas
Occupation Keeper on Game Preserve
Mary has had 12 children, with 10 living
living at home;
Dolores, Benjamin Jr., Pearl, Marjorie, Harvey

1920 Census Point Reyes Station
enumerated as Juranico B
Occupation Keeper Country Club
living at home with wife Mary;
Pearl, Marjorie, Harvey

1930 Census Point Reyes Station
Benjamin is widowed
Occupation Keeper Gun Club
living at home;
Benjamin F. Jr., Pearl, Harvey
and Mabel, daughter-in-law, Ben Jr.'s wife

A mention in the Marin Journal on July 17, 1890; We are pleased to learn that P.J. Shafter has employed Ben Alcantara as his gamekeeper. No better selection could be made, and our advice to trespassers in general is to be careful, as Ben will do his duty.

I believe Benjamin worked for the exclusive Bear Valley Country Club. Organized in 1890, it was located in the heart of Bear Valley, three miles from Olema. Size was 120 acres with almost 60,000 acres leased for hunting and fishing. Today, it is part of the Point Reyes National Seashore area. The lodge used to be in Divide Meadow.

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All children linked except Mary/Mae who was born in 1894.

Family links: 
  Francisco Alcantara (1835 - 1881)
  Carlotta Alcantara (1829 - 1911)
  Mary Gertrude Garcia Alcantara (1864 - 1926)
  John Matthew Alcantara (1883 - 1963)*
  Isabelle Alcantara (1885 - 1891)*
  Alice Alcantara (1887 - 1905)*
  Frank Alcantara (1889 - 1913)*
  Helen Frances Alcantara (1891 - 1914)*
  Josephine M Alcantara (1892 - 1917)*
  Dolores Alcantara Hartsook (1898 - 1989)*
  Benjamin Francis Alcantara (1901 - 1970)*
  Pearl Verda Alcantara (1902 - 1951)*
  Marjorie Carmelita Alcantara Roberts (1904 - 1988)*
  Harvey Raphael Alcantara (1907 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
Olema Cemetery
Marin County
California, USA
Created by: Colletta
Record added: Jul 17, 2011
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Benjamin Ben Alcantara
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Benjamin Ben Alcantara
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Benjamin Ben Alcantara
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