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Baptismal Data: Modesto (SFR-B00572)

Mission: San Fernando Rey

Baptismal No.: 00572

Spanish Name: Modesto

Native Name: [blank]

Baptism Date: June 21, 1801

Type of Baptism: + (regular)

Origin: Pujauvinga (aka Pujaubit, probably Newhall area)

Ethnicity: [Indio]

Sex: M

Baptism Place: Yglesia de esta Mision (mission church)

Age: 50 years

Level: a (adult)


Spanish Name: Anselmo

Baptism Mission/Number: SFR 00318X

Spanish Name: Bernarda

Baptism Mission/Number: SFR 00510X


Name: Vicente Felix

Occupation: Ranchero de Mau[...]oa (rancher at [illegible])

Military Status: Soldado retirado (retired soldier)[*]


Officiant: Francisco Xavier Uria

Recorder: Francisco Xavier Uria


Death Mission: San Fernando Rey

Death No.: 01004

Burial Date: March 28, 1813

* It was customary for Spanish military officers, active and retired, and sometimes their wives, to perform the duties of godparents for purposes of Indian baptisms. No familial relationship.

Source: The Huntington Library, Early California Population Project Database, 2006.
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