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Monterey Presidio Garrison of 1782.

The 1782 garrison list for Monterey was copied from the Zoeth Skinner Eldridge papers in Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley, by Maria Northrop, and placed in 1959 in her California Collection, LDS film #1421704, item 12, pp 198-199. Asterisks have been added for those known to have married or fathered children.

Lt Diego Gonzales

Sergeant Mariano Verdugo*

Corporals: Vicente Briones*; Raymundo Carrillo*; Jose Dominguez*; Rafael Villavicencios*; Antonio Yorba*.

Soldiers:

Artemio Alegre*; Manuel Antuna; Domingo Aruz*;

Javier Beltran*; Joaquin Beltran; Dionisio Bernal*; Marcelino Bravo*;

Marcus Briones*; Antonio Buelna*; Manuel Buitron*;

Francisco Caguellas; Ignacio Cantua*;

Miguel Espinosa*; Jose Bonifacio Estrada;

Doreteo Feliz*;

Felipe Garcia*; Jose Maria Gongora*; Torbidio Guzman*;

Bernardo Heredia*; Manuel Higuera*;

Ramon Ibarra;

Sebastian Lopez*; Seferino Lugo*;

Jose Maria Martinez*; Juan Mejias*; Antonio Montano*;

Luis Maria Peralta*; Juan Maria Pinto*;

Francisco Reyes*; Julian Rios*; Jose Antonio Rodriquez*; Eugenio Rosalio*; Diego Ruiz; Juan Maria Ruiz;

Justo Saens*; Francisco Sanchez; Jose Tadeo Sanchez*; Jose Soberanes*; Jose Maria Soto;

Casimiro Vareles; Manuel de Vargas*; Juan Verdugo*; Juan Maria Verdugo*; Leonardo Verdugo*; Francisco Villagomes; Marcus Villela*.

An earlier list of 15 April 1782 from Monterey shows 12 persons to be transferred to Santa Barbara or to San Diego. (Ref: Provincial State Papers, Benicia Military Toma II, pp 13-14.) Inspections of lists for those Presidios show ten of them.

To Santa Barbara went Habilitado (Paymaster) Hermenegildo Sal; Sergeant Antonio Cota; and soldiers Alejandro Ruiz; Rafael Gerardo Gonzales; Francisco Salvador Lugo; Anastacio Mario Feliz; Ygnacio Narciso Olivera; and Francisco Maria Ruiz.

To San Diego went soldiers Josef Antonio Pena and Julian Acebedo.

Not found later in 1782 were Luis Mesa and Francisco Acebedo.