Rebecca Ruth Ord De la Guerra

31 December 1857–1935 (Age 77)
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

The Life of Rebecca Ruth

When Rebecca Ruth Ord De la Guerra was born on 31 December 1857, in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, her father, Dr. James Lycurgus Ord, was 34 and her mother, Maria de la Angustias Josefa Antonia Barnabea De la Guerra y Carrillo, was 42. She married John Henry Hobart Peshine on 5 May 1887, in Monterey, California, United States. She died in 1935, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mission Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States.

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John Henry Hobart Peshine
Rebecca Ruth Ord De la Guerra
Marriage: 5 May 1887

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5 May 1887
Monterey, California, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 12

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English (Northumbria) and Scottish: habitational name from East Ord in Northumberland, named with Old English ord ‘point’. Compare Ort 3.2 English: from a Germanic personal name ( see Ort 2).3 Scottish: habitational name from various minor places named with Gaelic ord ‘hammer’, used as a topographical term for a rounded hill.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • 1930 U.S. Census - Rebecca R Ord Peshine
  • 1920 U.S. Census - Rebecca R Peshine in household of John H H Peshine
  • 1910 U.S. Census - Rebecca R Peshine in household of John H H Peshine

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