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 Abran Jesus Ayala

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Abran Jesus Ayala

  • Birth 13 May 1841 Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
  • Death 31 Oct 1906 Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
  • Burial Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 64762656

Civil War: Co. C, 1st Battalion, Native California Cavalry

Abran (Abram) de Jesús Ayala y Lugo was born at Santa Bárbara, Alta California, México, where he was baptized at the Presidio Chapel May 13, 1841 (BP Baptism 01434). He was the son of Juan Pablo de los Santos Ayala y Féliz (1803-18??) and Joaquina Lugo y Rubio (1811-18??). Abran became a citizen of the United States with the transfer of sovereignty in 1848. During the Civil War he enlisted as a corporal at Santa Bárbara July 25, 1864, and was mustered into Company C, 1st Battalion, Native California Cavalry, on July 26, alongside his brother, Ramón Ayala y Lugo. Corporal Ayala was posted to Fort Mason, Arizona Territory, from September 1865 to January 1866. He was mustered out with his company at the Presidio of San Francisco April 2, 1866. After the war he married María Rufina Peña y Valenzuela at Mission Santa Barbara May 14, 1867. According to the 1880 U.S. census, he and Rufina were living in Santa Bárbara on Cañon Perdido Street. Abran Ayala filed for a Civil War veteran's pension at Santa Barbara August 8, 1890, and received application No. 859,026 and certificate No. 1,007,169. Rufina filed for a widow's pension November 14, 1906, and received application No. 858,487 and certificate No. 623,487.

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CORPL. ABRAM AYALA
CO. C, 1ST CAL. NATIVE CAV.
62 yrs (sic, 65 yrs)


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  • Maintained by: Californianos
  • Originally Created by: ChrisB
  • Added: 27 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64762656
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abran Jesus Ayala (13 May 1841–31 Oct 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64762656, citing Calvary Cemetery, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA ; Maintained by Californianos (contributor 49112694) .