Jose Ygnacio Salazar

Maleabout 1819–

Brief Life History of Jose Ygnacio

When Jose Ygnacio Salazar was born about 1819, in New Mexico, United States, his father, Francisco Ygnacio Salazar, was 27 and his mother, Maria Manuela Gallego, was 24. He married Maria Florentina Garcia on 30 May 1844, in Mission San Gabriel Arcangel, San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1850.

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Jose Ygnacio Salazar
1819–
Maria Florentina Garcia
1829–
Marriage: 30 May 1844
Maria Ignacia Salazar
1845–
Maria Antonia del Refugio Salazar
1849–
Jose Francisco Manuel Salazar
1851–

Sources (2)

  • José Ignacio Salazar, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jose Ygnacio Salazar and Maria Florentina Garcia, Marriage Record, The Early California Population Project. Edition 1.1. General Editor, Steven W. Hackel (University of California, Riverside and The Huntington Library, San Marino, California, 2022)

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 May 1844Mission San Gabriel Arcangel, San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 0

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1848 · The California Gold Rush

    Age 29

    On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 

    1850 · California Is Admitted to Union

    Age 31

    California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Jesus, Francisco, Jorge, Ruben, Pedro, Roberto, Mario. Portuguese Goncalo, Ligia, Sil.

    Basque: habitational name from a place called Salazar in Burgos (where Basque was still spoken during the early Middle Ages), named with sal(h)a ‘house, palace’ + za(h)ar ‘old’. Compare Salasar and Zalasar .

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

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