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 Jose Antonio Yorba, I

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Jose Antonio Yorba, I

  • Birth 20 Jul 1743 Sant Sadurni d'Osormort, Provincia de Barcelona, Cataluna, Spain
  • Death 16 Jan 1825 Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA
  • Burial San Juan Capistrano, Orange County, California, USA
  • Plot located curb side of center trail (the only headstone on side of trail)
  • Memorial ID 13161819

Gasper De portola EXPEDITION OF ALTA CALIFORNIA IN 1769 also with portola in that important expedition was a young corporal named jose antonio yorba.He married Maria Josefa Grijalva in San Francisco on May 17,1782.Their first three children were born in the monterey area while Jose antonio was in the army.In 1789 the family moved to San Diego after he had been assigned to the presidio there.eleven more children were born to the family between 1789 and 1810.Jose Antonio retired from the army in 1797 and,with his father in-law,Juan Pablo Grijalva,he began grazing cattle on the land that was to become Rancho Santiago De santa ana.when Jose Antonio Yorba,along with his nephew,Juan Pablo Peralta,applied for thier land grant they were required to get permission from Grijalva's widow,Maria Josefa.On July 1,1810,Governor Figueroa granted the 62,516 acres to Jose Antonio Yorba and Juan Pablo Peralta.



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  • Created by: Anyonymous
  • Added: 29 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13161819
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jose Antonio Yorba, I (20 Jul 1743–16 Jan 1825), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13161819, citing San Juan Capistrano Mission Cemetery, San Juan Capistrano, Orange County, California, USA ; Maintained by Anyonymous (contributor 46815612) .