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From: Terry Carpenter <>
Subject: [CALOSANG] Lemuel CARPENTER, Anglo L.A. Pioneer
Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 09:41:41 -0600


Posted on: LosAngeles Co. Ca Biographies
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Surname: CARPENTER, DE LOS ANGELES, DOMINGUEZ
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Lemuel Carpenter, born c1808 in KY, migrated to MO by 1828 and became a
trader, resided in southern California by Jan 1833, and was in Los Angeles
Co. CA at the 1850 census. He bought Rancho Santa Gertrudes, was active
in politics, and prospered until swindled out his ranch; severe depression
led him to kill himself in 1859. He married c1835 to Maria de los Angeles
Dominguez, a native Angelena, born c1828. Children:
1. Susannah Carpenter, born c1836.
2. Jose Antonio Carpenter, born c1839-1840.
3. Lemuel Secundio Carpenter, born c1842-1843.
4. Refugio Carpenter, born c1845.
5. Francisco Carpenter, born c1848.
6. Henry Carpenter, born c1851.
7. Isabel Carpenter, born c1855.
8. Adelaide Carpenter, born c1857.




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