Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

Tataviam Culture


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Tataviam Geography and Ethnohistory • Johnson & Earle 1990

The Indians of Mission San Fernando • John R. Johnson, Ph.D., 1997

Vasquez Rocks: The First Inhabitants from "A History of Vasquez Rocks and Vicinity" • L.A. County, 1-15-1974

Ancient Enterprises: How the Tataviam Survived & Thrived in Prehistoric SCV (Video) PCNCA Lecture by Laurie Solis, CCO Anthropology • 2-16-2014

Searching for Tataviam Answers by Katalin Szabolcsi • The Signal, 10-29-2000

Village Names in Baptismal Records at San Gabriel, San Fernando Missions From Engelhardt, 1927.

Treaty Between the United States and the Indians of "Castaic, Tejon, Etc." (Unratified), 1852.

Tataviam Indians On The Newhall Ranch by Leon Worden • The Signal, 6-14-1995

Indian Artifacts Found in Western SCV by Leon Worden • The Signal, 8-21-1996

Prehistory of the Newhall Ranch by Leon Worden • The Signal, 8-18-1998

History Of The Tataviam by Paul Higgins • The Gazette, Jan.-Feb. 1996

The Trail to Kashtiq by John R. Johnson • Calif. Journal of Anthropology, Winter 1978

Ethnography of Castaic by Jerry Reynolds • The Signal, n.d.

Human Remains Encountered During Construction: Hydraulic Research, Valencia, 1968 • News reports.

Human Remains Encountered During Construction: Green Valley, 1971 • News reports.

Agua Dulce Man Preserves Tataviam Past by Katalin Szabolcsi • The Signal, 10-29-2000

DNA Links Ancient, Modern Indians by Judy O'Rourke • The Signal, 5-22-2005

A Social and Political History of the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians FTBMI 2009.

Riverpark/River Village by Newhall Land

L.A.-Kern Recycled Water Project EIR (2008): Paleontology, Tataviam & Kitanemuk Prehistory, AV History. 2008.

Castaic High School Site

Castaic High School Site: DEIR: Cultural Resources. The Planning Center | DC&E, July 2012

Vasquez Rocks: A Bioarchaeological Study of a Middle Period Cemetery (CA-LAN-361) CSUN Master's Thesis by Sebastian Cristobal Garza, 2012

A Comparison of Tataviam Ethnobotany at Vasquez Rocks and Placerita Canyon by Sarah Brewer Thompson • 1-19-2014


Great Basin & Other Nearby Cultures; Regional Materials

Purpose of Fort Tejon & San Sebastian Indian Reservation • From Wilke & Lawton 1976.

Legend of Indian Massacre at Castaic Lake, Lebec • News Report, 1927.

The Mojave River and the Central Mojave Desert: Native Settlement, Travel and Exchange in the 18th and 19th Centuries • David D. Earle, 2005.

Coso Obsidian Economic Exchange System, Western Mojave Desert • Mark R. Faull, 2006.

LW2162 - Bering Strait / Arrival of Early Man. 3 Oversized Images.

JJ2001 - Linguistic Map: Chumash-Gabrielino-Tataviam-Kitanemuk.

JJ2002 - Map: Major Language Groups of California.

JJ1006 - Indians at Mission San Fernando: Drawing by Vischer, 1865.

JJ1007 - Mission San Fernando: Woodcut.

JJ1009a - Indians at Tejon: Woodcut, 1853.

PB65763 - Tejon Indian Basketry Bowl, Photo 1985.

PB64811 - Tejon Indian Shallow Basketry Bowl, Western Mono?, Photo 1985.

LW2807 - Coiled Basket from Tejon (1875) in Ramona Museum, San Gabriel.

LW2808 - Southern California Coiled Basket in Ramona Museum, San Gabriel.

JJ1005 - Gabrielino Indian Women at Mission San Fernando, c. 1900.

LW0311 - Vanyume Reburial in Palmdale, 3-11-2006 (28 Views).

Cultural Resources Assessment: Verizon Facility, Mt. Baldy (Tongva, Serrano, Vanyume) 3-26-2014.

Bowers Cave

INDEX - Photos of Bowers Cave Artifacts at Peabody Museum, Harvard University. Multiple Images.

Rev. Stephen Bowers on Bowers Cave & Artifacts Pacific Science Monthly 1885.

Perforated Stones from Bowers Cave by Henry W. Henshaw, 1887 (Excerpt).

AP0812 - Bowers Cave, ca. 1951. 4 Images.

We Found the Lost Indian Cave of the San Martins (Bowers Cave) by Richard F. Van Valkenburgh • Desert, January 1952

Map - Bowers Cave, Pyle Ranch, Indian Tribes. Desert Magazine, January 1952.

Archaeology & Inventory of Bowers Cave - Elsasser & Heizer, 1963.

Bowers Cave by Jerry Reynolds • The Signal, 12-14-1984


Images

JJ2003 - Diseño Map: Rancho San Francisco (SCV).

JJ2004 - Indian Village Map: Santa Clarita Valley & Environs.

JJ2005 - Tataviam Village Site Map - Santa Clarita Valley.

AP0225 - Van Valkenburgh Map of Indian Villages in the SCV, 1937.

JJ1008 - Tataviam Village Site at Piru.

RW0100 - Arrow Straightener. Found ca. 1984.

LW9550 - Vasquez Rock Art: Sun. Color Photo, 1995.

LW9551 - Vasquez Rock Art: Lizard & Rattlesnake. Color Photo, 1995.

LW9552 - Vasquez Rock Art: Volcano. Color Photo, 1995.

LW9553 - Vasquez Rock Art: Snake. Color Photo, 1995.

LW9555 - Vasquez Rock Art: White Dotted Figure. Color Photo, 1995.

LW9556 - Vasquez Rock Art: Lizard. Color Photo, 1995.

LW9557 - Vasquez Rock Art: Black Figures. Color Photo, 1995.

LW9558 - Vasquez Rock Art: Red Figure. Color Photo, 1995.

LW0070 - Fish Canyon Bedrock Mortars & Cupules (2 Views).

LW0071 - Fish Canyon Rock Shelter.

LW2066 - Tataviam Wooden Bowl. Color.

MU3306 - Tataviam Twined Water Bottle from Piru Creek, NHMLA Collection, 14 Views.

LW2597 - Tataviam Ceremonial Bar, 1970 Elderberry Canyon Dig, 4 Views.

LW2598 - Tataviam Blue Steatite Cup, 1970 Elderberry Canyon Dig, 5 Views.

LW2599 - Tataviam Projectile Points (4), 1970 Elderberry Canyon Dig.

LW9554 - Kitchen Setting (Re-creation), 1995.

MD1401 - Projectile Point, Found in Haskell Canyon 2-16-2014.

LW2632a - Grinding Stones in ex-Rubel Museum in Del Valle Winery at Rancho Camulos, 2 Views, 6-28-2014.

Tataviam Ki'j: Placerita Canyon Nature Center Volunteers Recreate Seasonal Dwelling, April 2015 • By Evelyne Vandersande, 7-9-2015


Chumash Revolt of 1824 (with SCV Connections)

The Purisma Rebellion, in Cook, S.F.: Expeditions to the Interior of Central California, 1820-1840 (1962).

Antelope Valley Indian Museum State Historic Park

LW2555 - Antelope Valley Indian Museum Building, 7 Views, 12-28-2013.

Piute Butte: A Preservation Planning Study by Edra Moore, SCA Proceedings 2009.

HB1401 - Anthropomorphic Rock Feature (Female Fertility), Piute Butte, 4 Views, 7-26-2014.

General/Regional Anthropological Texts

Village Names in Twelve California Mission Records by C. Hart Merriam, UCB July 1968.


From left: Dennis Garcia, Chief Charlie Cooke, Ted A. Garcia.

Cooke-Garcia-Ward Families
Descendants of persons who lived in the Santa Clarita Valley and environs prior to European contact in 1769. (Leading numbers denote generations, not relationships.) Spanish Name followed by Native Name.

1) Zenona Purichi (SFR-B01917)
b. ~1751 at Topipabit Village (Victorville)

2) Amando Tuuyachs (SFR-B00706)
b. ~1742 at Chaguayabit (aka Tsawayung), Castaic Junction; married Amanda (SFR-B00716); d. 5-12-1823

2) Taari (male)
Topipabit Village (Victorville); married Paulina Yupjuiban/Yucsuiban

2) Bernardina
b. 1755 at Quissaubit Village (Quail Lake)

2) Rafaela (SFR-B00720)
b. ~1757; sister of Amando Tuuyachs (SFR-B00706); d. 8-27-1814

2) Amanda (SFR-B00716)
b. ~1762 at Chaguayabit (aka Tsawayung), Castaic Junction; married Amando Tuuyachs (SFR-B00706); d. 4-3-1816

2) Paulina Yupjuiban/Yucsuiban (SFR-B01916)
b. ~1773 (baptismal data) at Topipabit Village (Victorville); name: "Yupjuiban" per her daughter's baptismal data; "Yucsuiban" from her own baptismal data the next day; daughter of Zenona; married Taari

3) Teofila Gigiuco (SFR-B01848)
b. ~1799 (per baptismal data) at Topipabit Village (Victorville), else 1779; daughter of Paulina Yupjuiban/Yucsuiban and Taari; married Francisco del Espiritu Santo; d. 12-9-1819.

3) Francisco del Espiritu Santo [cq]
b. 1792 at San Fernando Mission; son of Bernardina; married Teofila

3) Antonia (SFR-B00717)
b. ~1784 at Chaguayabit (aka Tsawayung), Castaic Junction; daughter of Amando Tuuyachs (SFR-B00706) and Amanda (SFR-B00716); married Cornelio (SFR-B00765) at Chaguayabit

Baptismal Data: Antonia (SFR-B00717), 12-11-1802 (age 18).

3) Cornelio (SFR-B00765)
b. ~1778 at Chaguayabit? (tsawayung); married Antonia (SFR-B00717) at Chaguayabit; buried 1-12-1846

4) Genaro (SFR-B02039)
b. 1812 at San Fernando Mission; son of Francisco del Espiritu Santo and Teofila

4) Eugenia (SFR-B02298)
b. 1817 at San Fernando Mission; daughter of Francisco del Espiritu Santo and Teofila; married Ramon 6-13-1832

4) Ramon (SFR-B01712)
b. 1808 at San Fernando Mission; son of Antonia and Cornelio; married Eugenia 6-13-1832

5) Leandra Culeta (SFR-B02987)
b. 3-26-1840 at Mission San Fernando; daughter of Eugenia (SFR-B02298) and Ramon (SFR-B01712); married Juan Leyvas/Leiva (1855 in Ventura)

5) Juan Leyvas/Leiva
Married Leandra Culeta (1855 in Ventura); d. 1928

5) Catalina Leyvas/Leiva
b. 1837 in California; married Santiago Garcia; d. 1902 in San Fernando

5) Santiago Garcia
b. ~1833 in Stockton; mother a California Indian (father probably from Sinaloa, Mexico); married Catalina Leyvas/Leiva; d. 1873 at Little Rock Creek

5) Florida Parker
California Indian; married Antonio Olme

5) Antonio (Antoine) Olme
Born in France (per 1910 U.S. Census) or Belgium (daughter Francisca's death cert.); Married Florida Parker

5) Trinidad Espinoza
b. at San Gabriel Mission; married William Cook

6) Josephine/Josefina Leyvas/Leiva
b. 1866 in San Fernando; daughter of Leandra Culeta and Juan Leyvas/Leiva; married (Chief) Ysidoro Garcia; d. 5-1-1952

6) (Chief) Ysidoro (Isidore) Garcia
b. 4-4-1860 in Stockton (per daughter Frances' death cert.); son of Catalina Leyvas/Leiva and Santiago Garcia; married Josephine/Josefina Leyvas/Leiva; d. 2-17-1946 in Oxnard

Marriage License of Petra & Pete, 1899Shows how Ysidoro spelled/signed his name.

6) Sanon, Eufracia, [Ysidoro], Octavia, Elasio
Children (in descending order) of Catalina Leyvas/Leiva and Santiago Garcia

6) Francis (Francisca) Olme
b. 5-10-1865; daughter of Florida Parker and Antonio Olme; married Dolores Cook (4-30-1879 per marriage cert.); moved to Castaic in 1882; d. 3-13-1931 in Newhall

6) Joseph Olme
Brother of Francis Olme; presumably son of Florida Parker and Antonio Olme.

6) John Olme
b. 1870; d. 1930; buried in Ruiz-Perea Cemetery.

6) Dolores Cook
b. ~1851 (calc. from marriage cert.); son of Trinidad Espinoza and William Cook; married Francis Olme (4-30-1879 per marriage cert.); moved to Castaic in 1882; d. 2-28-1890 in Castaic

7) Theodore Cook
Son of Francis Olme and Dolores Cook; older brother of Frederick S. Cooke.

7) (Chief) Frances Cecelia Garcia
b. 4-17-1883 in San Fernando (per death cert.); daughter of Josephine/Josefina Leyvas/Leiva and Ysidoro (Isidore) Garcia; married Frederick S. Cooke; d. 7-19-1946 at Newhall Community Hostpital (after car crash)

7) Frederick S. Cooke
b. 3-28-1881 in Los Angeles; son of Francis Olme and Dolores Cook; married (Chief) Frances Garcia; d. 1958 in San Fernando (Note: Added "e" to surname)

7) Valentine Cook
Daughter of Francis Olme and Dolores Cook (per Francis obituary); married ?Biscailuz.

7) Petra Garcia
b. 1-31-1881 (per death cert.); daughter of Josephine/Josefina Leyvas/Leiva and Ysidoro Garcia; resident of Newhall; married Joseph P. "Pete" Rivera 5-26-1899; married Jesus Valenzuela (b. Mexico) 6-16-1907 while living in Montalvo; later married Flores; d. 1-24-1930 in Oxnard (per death cert.; carcinoma of liver)

7) Joseph Pedro "Pete" Rivera
b. 5-31-1877 at Elizabeth Lake (per death cert.); parents were Tejon Indians; resident of Newhall; married Petra Garcia 5-26-1899; married Addie M. LeBrun; d. March 13, 1928, in Fillmore (St. Francis Dam Disaster)

Children of 7) (Chief) Frances Garcia (Cooke) and 7) Frederick S. Cooke

8) (Chief) Mary Guadalupe Cooke
b. 12-12-1901[2]; daughter of (Chief) Frances Garcia and Frederick S. Cooke; married Louis de Garzaga Garcia of San Fernando 9-5-1919 (Louis b. 6-21-1885 in Ventura County, d. 4-25-1973[3]); Mary d. 5-29-1975[3]

8) Della F. Cooke
b. 2-9-1903 in Castaic; daughter of (Chief) Frances Garcia and Frederick S. Cooke; married Rudolph N. Rodriguez of Simi (12-27-1917); married Ignacio "Nels" Martinez (1928); d. 4-3-1982 in San Fernando

8) Katherine Esther Cooke
b. in Newhall; daughter of (Chief) Frances Garcia and Frederick S. Cooke; married 9)Walter Balsz; d. 1920 in Saugus; buried in Ruiz-Perea Cemetery

8) Lyda/Lida/Lydia Victoria Cooke
b. 5-31-1905 in Castaic; youngest daughter of (Chief) Frances Garcia and Frederick S. Cooke; married Steve D. Manriquez; d. 2-25-2003
* DNA match with 1,000-year-old burial at Anaverde (Palmdale)

Searching for Tataviam Answers by Katalin Szabolcsi • The Signal, 10-29-2000

Lyda Manriquez: Obituary 2003.

8) Simon Dolores "Cy" Cooke
b. ~1909; Son of (Chief) Frances Garcia and Frederick S. Cooke; married (a) Meta Katherine "Katie" Rouff and (b) Marguerite May
* Meta Katherine "Katie" Rouff: Daughter of Katherine Meta Weber (ancestors from Alcase-Lorraine) and Nicholas Rouff (ancestors from Germany)

8) Joseph Francis "Joe" Cooke
b. 1-21-1916 in Castaic; son of (Chief) Frances Garcia and Frederick S. Cooke; d. 2-26-1990 in Valencia

8) Bennie B. Cooke
b. 5-7-1923 in California; son of (Chief) Frances Garcia and Frederick S. Cooke; d. 1-28-1980 in Mission Hills

8) ALSO: Fred, Manuel, Isidoro (Izzy), Ernest, Bob Cooke (youngest boy)
Sons of (Chief) Frances Garcia and Frederick S. Cooke

Children of 7) Petra Garcia

8) Margaret Sylvia Rivera/Riveria (Garcia)
b. 9-12-1899 in Newhall; daughter of Petra Garcia and Joseph P. "Pete" Rivera; baptized as Silvana Margarita Rivera 1-30-1900 in Oxnard; lived with grandparents Josephine/Josefina Leyvas/Leiva and Ysidoro Garcia as a member of the Fred & Frances Cook(e) household in 1910; married Eldridge Amos Ward (I) (as Margaret Garcia), 7-13-1914; d. 10-30-1975
* Born in Pittsburgh, Penn., Eldridge Amos Ward (I) was a bee keeper along the Ridge Route[1]

Children of 8) Simon Dolores "Cy" Cooke

9) (Chief) Charles Robert "Charlie" Cooke
b. 10-2-1935 in San Mateo; son of Simon Dolores "Cy" Cooke and Meta Katherine "Katie" Rouff; married (a) Marty Wright and (b) Linda Enright; d. 9-21-2013 in Acton

9) Alvin Cooke
Son of Simon Dolores "Cy" Cooke and Meta Katherine "Katie" Rouff

9) Patricia Joyce Cooke
Daughter of Simon Dolores "Cy" Cooke and Meta Katherine "Katie" Rouff; married (Padilla); d.

Children of 8) Lida/Lydia Victoria Cooke

9) Barbara Lucille Manriquez
b. ~1935; daughter of Lyda/Lida/Lydia Victoria Cooke and Steve D. Manriquez; married Kenneth Norbert Allen 4-27-1953 (at Newhall Courthouse, 105 Market St., by Judge MacDougall); lived at 902 Atwood Blvd., Newhall

Children of 8) (Chief) Mary Cooke (Garcia)

9) Ernest Cooke
b. 6-17-1919 in Castaic; eldest child/son of (Chief) Mary Cooke and ?; raised by grandparents (Chief) Frances Garcia and Frederick S. Cooke; married Edna Louise Balsz; d. 1-3-1982
* Edna Louise Balsz: b. 9-16-1922 in Los Angeles; daughter of Bertolo "Bert" Balsz (ancestors from Germany) and Belen "Minnie" Bindiola (Apache Indian); married 9)Ernest Cooke; d. 9-25-2004
* Edna's siblings: Walter (married 8:Katherine Esther Cooke); Stella (married Charles "Chuck" Chacanaca); Bert, Eddie, Fred, Joe and Lizzie Balsz

9) Theodore Cornelius Garcia (Ted C. Garcia)
b. 7-10-1920; son of (Chief) Mary Cooke and 8)Louis Garcia; married Ruby; d. 9-20-2008
Notes: Ruby is a cousin of Harold E. "Sonny" Romero[7], who married Ted's sister Mary Louise Garcia. Ted sometimes appears here (incorrectly) as "Ted Garcia Sr."

9) Louis Francis Garcia
b. 4-22-1922; son of (Chief) Mary Cooke and 8)Louis Garcia; m? Josephine Jaramillo, married Josephine Elizabeth Cardenas, married Mary Padilla; d. 11-19-1966[8]

9) Caroline Francis Garcia
b. 6-8-1923 in Newhall as Francis Garcia; daughter of (Chief) Mary Cooke and 8)Louis Garcia; moved to San Fernando Valley and worked in a factory[2]; d. 9-27-1999; buried San Fernando Mission Cemetery alongside companion Philip Diaz Lopez (b. 1923, d. 1997)[2]

9) Dolores Ramona Garcia
b. 1-10-1926 in Newhall; daughter of (Chief) Mary Cooke and 8)Louis Garcia; married Guerrero; d. 7-11-1999 or 9-27-1999?

9) Mary Louise Garcia
b. 2-16-1928; daughter of (Chief) Mary Cooke and 8)Louis Garcia; married Harold E. "Sonny" Romero (b. 7-13-1930?); d. 5-12-1999
Note: Harold is a cousin of Ruby[7], who married Mary Louise's brother Ted C. Garcia

9) Katherine Garcia
Daughter of (Chief) Mary Cooke and 8)Louis Garcia; married Espinosa

Children of 8) Margaret Sylvia Rivera (Garcia)

9) John Amos Ward (I)
b. 6-22-1918; son of Margaret Sylvia Rivera/Riveria (Garcia) and Eldridge Amos Ward (I); married Dorothy Marie Wilson (b. 2-27-1924, Leavenworth, Kans.) on 9-18-1939; d. 2-1-1945
* Killed in World War II in 1945; remains returned to U.S. in 1949; buried at Valhalla Cemetery in North Hollywood[1]

9) Eldridge Anthony Ward (II)
b. 6-6-1925; son of Margaret Sylvia Rivera/Riveria (Garcia) and Eldridge Amos Ward (I); married ? (3 children); married Dorothy Marie Wilson (b. 2-27-1924) after John Amos Ward's death; d. 1-24-1992

9) Kenneth Ward
Youngest son of Margaret Sylvia Rivera/Riveria (Garcia) and Eldridge Amos Ward (I)
* Owned a bar in Piru; stabbed in a fight in the early 1970s[1]

9) Alfred Ward
b. 1-28-1915; son of Margaret Sylvia Rivera/Riveria (Garcia) and Eldridge Amos Ward (I); married Connie Morono; d. 1944 (cancer).

9) Also: Winnie, Delores, Eleanor, [John], [Eldridge (II)], [Kenny], [Alfred], Lorraine and Clair Ward[4]
Children of Margaret Sylvia Rivera/Riveria (Garcia) and Eldridge Amos Ward (I)
*Clair was killed in a fire; Winnie lived in Oregon[1]

Children of 8) Katherine Esther Cooke

9/10) Jackie, Walter Jr., Bernard and Ernest Balsz
Children of 8)Katherine Esther Cooke and 9)Walter Balsz

Children of 9) Ted C. Garcia

10) Frances Garcia (Hruska)
Daughter/eldest child of Ted C. Garcia and Ruby; married Hruska

10) (Chief) Theodore Alfred Garcia (Ted A. Garcia)
Sometimes shown here (incorrectly) as "Ted Garcia Jr."; b. 12-11-1949; son of Ted C. Garcia and Ruby

10) Dennis Garcia
b. 10-1-1951; son of Ted C. Garcia and Ruby; twin of Denise Garcia

10) Denise Garcia
b. 10-1-1951; daughter of Ted C. Garcia and Ruby; twin of Dennis Garcia

Children of 9) Louis Francis Garcia

10) Mary Louise Garcia, aka Vivian Marie Garcia (Tennison)
Daughter of Louis Francis Garcia; birth name Mary Louise Garcia, baptized Vivian Marie Garcia[8]

10) Alice L. Garcia (Mares)
Daughter of Louis Francis Garcia and Mary Padilla (Garcia)

Children of 9) (Chief) Charles Robert "Charlie" Cooke

10) Chuck and Christine Cooke
Children of (Chief) Charles Robert "Charlie" Cooke and Marty Wright

10) Jason and Damon Cooke
Sons of (Chief) Charles Robert "Charlie" Cooke and Linda Enright

Children of 9) John Amos Ward (I) and 9) Caroline Francis Garcia

10) Robert Joseph "Bobby" Ward Sr.
b. 4-20-1939 as Robert Joseph Garcia; son of John Amos Ward (I) and Caroline Francis Garcia; raised by grandparents (Chief) Mary Cooke and Louis Garcia; married Anne M. (b. 2-13-1938); d. 1-11-2011

Children of 9) Caroline Francis Garcia

10) Margaret Duarte (Tucholski)
Daughter of Caroline Francis Garcia and Salvador R. Duarte (b. 10-31-1919, d. 7-13-1991)

10) Ruth Duarte (Cano)
Daughter of Caroline Francis Garcia and Salvador R. Duarte (b. 10-31-1919, d. 7-13-1991); married Robert Cano

10) Phyllis Lopez (Munoz)
Daughter of Caroline Francis Garcia and Philip Diaz Lopez (b. 1923, d. 1997); married Arthur Munoz

Children of 9) John Amos Ward (I)

10) Susan Jean Ward
b. 12-12-1942; daughter of John Amos Ward (I) and Dorothy Marie Wilson; 1 child with Orlando Escalante, 1 child with Thomas Edison Vaughn (m), 1 child with Tom Richards

10) Winifred Lois Ward
b. 1-21-1944; daughter of 9)John Amos Ward (I) and Dorothy Marie Wilson; married Richard Allen Moe

10) John Amos "Johnny" Ward (II)
b. 5-23-1945; son of 9)John Amos Ward (I) and Lois Genevieve Wilson (sister of Dorothy Marie Wilson); named by mother after his father[5]; d. July 1950 (cancer)

Children of 9) Dolores Ramona Garcia (Guerrero)

10) Juanita Marie Lopez (Villa)
b. 4-18-1942; daughter of Dolores Ramona Garcia (Guerrero); married Villa

10) Frances Arlene Lopez (Burden)
b. 10-17-1943; daughter of Dolores Ramona Garcia (Guerrero); married Burden; d. 6-1-1969

Children of 9) Alfred Ward

10) Artie Ward
Son of Alfred Ward and Connie Morono

Children of 9) Ernest Cooke

10) Ernestine Agnes "Tina" Cooke
b. 7-15-1939 at Newhall Community Hospital; daughter of 9)Ernest Cooke and Edna Louise Balsz; married Dean Roger Thomas (m. 6-23-1957; Dean b. 8-9-1937 in L.A. area)

10) Susan Cooke
b. 5-1-1945; daughter of 9)Ernest Cooke and Edna Louise Balsz; married (Baker)

10) Belen Cooke
b. 12-15-1950; daughter of 9)Ernest Cooke and Edna Louise Balsz; unmarried; d. 3-14-2007

Children of 9) Mary Louise Garcia

10) Eleanor Marie Romero
b. 3-14-1946; daughter of Mary Louise Garcia and Harold E. "Sonny" Romero; d. 2-28-2009; childless.

10) Hearaldine Romero
b. 1947; daughter of Mary Louise Garcia and Harold E. "Sonny" Romero; childless.

10) Ernestine Louise Romero (Casarez)
b. 10-23-1949; daughter of Mary Louise Garcia and Harold E. "Sonny" Romero; d. 12-4-2009

10) Geraldine Lee (Jeri) Romero
b. 1951; daughter of Mary Louise Garcia and Harold E. "Sonny" Romero

10) Augustus Louis Romero
b. 12-14-1952; son of Mary Louise Garcia and Harold E. "Sonny" Romero; d. 11-20-2008

10) Joanne Jane Romero
b. 2-20-1956; daughter of Mary Louise Garcia and Harold E. "Sonny" Romero; d. 6-14-1984

10) Michael Anthony Cooke
b. 1957; son of Mary Louise Garcia; raised by relatives

10) John James Romero
b. 1959; son of Mary Louise Garcia and Harold E. "Sonny" Romero

John Romero, Dannette Casarez, Geraldine Romero Perez, Michael Cooke, Rusty Cooke at Hart of the West Powwow, Newhall, 3 Views, 9-28-2014.

10) Mary Elizabeth Boynton
b. 5-30-1962; daughter of Mary Louise Garcia; d. 1-18-2014

10) Dannette Ann Boynton
b. 1963; son of Mary Louise Garcia

John Romero, Dannette Casarez, Geraldine Romero Perez, Michael Cooke, Rusty Cooke at Hart of the West Powwow, Newhall, 3 Views, 9-28-2014.

Children of 9) Eldridge Anthony Ward (II)

10) Randolph Alfred Ward
b. 9-18-1952; son of 9)Eldridge Anthony Ward (II) and Dorothy Marie Wilson; 1 child with Bonnie Sparrow; 1 child with Donna Bazilla

10) Clair Allen Ward
b. 11-27-1954; son of 9)Eldridge Anthony Ward (II) and Dorothy Marie Wilson; 2 children with Robin Cordle; 1 child with Valerie Rigdon

10) Jeanne Marie Ward
b. 7-13-1956; daughter of 9)Eldridge Anthony Ward (II) and Dorothy Marie Wilson; married Frank Casillas (b. 9-18-1954)

10) Mark Arran Ward
b. 4-18-1958; son of 9)Eldridge Anthony Ward (II) and Dorothy Marie Wilson; d. June 1962

10) Jane Marie Ward
b. 12-16-1960; daughter of 9)Eldridge Anthony Ward (II) and Dorothy Marie Wilson; 3 children with Frank Nunez; 3 children with Greg Videgain

Children of 9) Kenneth Ward

10) John Ward
Son of Kenneth Ward

10) Mary Ward
Daughter of Kenneth Ward; married Mosher; d. 9-8-2014

Children of 10) Ernestine Agnes Cooke

11) Leticia Marie Thomas
b. 11-22-1957; daughter of 10)Ernestine Agnes Cooke and Dean Roger Thomas

11) Laura Cathy Thomas (Herron)
b. 5-17-1959; daughter of 10)Ernestine Agnes Cooke and Dean Roger Thomas; married Herron

11) Veronica Theresa Thomas (Baggett)
b. 1-21-1961; daughter of 10)Ernestine Agnes Cooke and Dean Roger Thomas; married Baggett

11) Scott Daniel Thomas
b. 2-2-1962; son of 10)Ernestine Agnes Cooke and Dean Roger Thomas; d. 4-22-2014

Children of 10) Ted A. Garcia

11) Theodore Joseph Garcia
Son of Ted A. Garcia (b. 1949)

11) Tina Garcia-Bagg
Daughter of Ted A. Garcia (b. 1949); godfather is Dennis Garcia (b. 1951); married Jonathan Bagg (b. 2-6-1960)

Children of 10) Susan Jean Ward

11) Frank Albert Nihoul
b. 12-12-1963; son of Susan Jean Ward and Orlando Escalante

11) Tara Vaughn
b. 8-15-1966; daughter of Susan Jean Ward and Thomas Edison Vaughn; married Guadalupe Garza (b. 2-27-1958)

11) Stephanie Lynn (McComb)
b. 1-18-1971; daughter of Susan Jean Ward and Tom Richards; 1 child with Marty Earls (m); 1 child with Rick Brace (m); married Matt Ellis McComb (b. 9-2-1962)

Children of 10) Robert Joseph Ward Sr.

11) Robert Joseph "Bobby" Ward Jr.
b. 1-20-1964; son of Robert Joseph Ward Sr. and Anne Marie Wilson; married Jamie Conzelman; murdered 10-19-1992

11) Caroline Louise Ward
b. 1-7-1965; daughter of Robert Joseph Ward Sr. and Anne Marie Wilson; married Steven Holland

11) Brian Richard Ward
b. 8-5-1968; son of Robert Joseph Ward Sr. and Anne Marie Wilson

11) Gary Michael Ward
b. 10-14-1969; son of Robert Joseph Ward Sr. and Anne Marie Wilson; 1 child with Yvette Colleen Leist

11) Megan Paulette Ward
b. 12-27-1975; son of Robert Joseph Ward Sr. and Anne Marie Wilson; d. 1-10-1979

Children of 10) Winifred Lois Ward

11) Todd Richard Moe
b. 6-29-1964; son of Winifred Lois Ward and Richard Allen Moe; married Nok

11) Michael Allen Moe
b. 11-22-1965; son of Winifred Lois Ward and Richard Allen Moe; married Kelly

11) Lori Lynn Moe
b. 6-11-1967; daughter of Winifred Lois Ward and Richard Allen Moe; married Scott Pettit

Children of 10) Geraldine Lee (Jeri) Romero

11) David Casarez Jr.
Son of Geraldine Lee (Jeri) Romero (b. 1951)

11) Gregory Casarez
Son of Geraldine Lee (Jeri) Romero (b. 1951)

Children of 10) Augustus Louis Romero

11) Marie Romero
Daughter of Augustus Louis Romero (b. 1952)

11) David Romero
Son of Augustus Louis Romero (b. 1952)

11) Steve Romero
Son of Augustus Louis Romero (b. 1952)

Children of 10) Joanne Jane Romero

11) Mary Romero
Daughter of Joanne Jane Romero (b. 1956)

Children of 10) Michael Anthony Cooke

11) Alan Cooke
Son of Michael Anthony Cooke (b. 1957)

11) Brady Cooke
Son of Michael Anthony Cooke (b. 1957)

11) Dustin Cooke
Son of Michael Anthony Cooke (b. 1957)

Children of 10) Ernestine Louise Romero

11) Gabriel Tristan
Son of Ernestine Louise Romero (b. 1949)

11) Ernest Tristan
Son of Ernestine Louise Romero (b. 1949)

11) Willie Casarez III
Son of Ernestine Louise Romero (b. 1949)

11) Raymond Casarez
Son of Ernestine Louise Romero (b. 1949)

Children of 10) John James Romero

11) Caroline Romero (Salazar)
Daughter of John James Romero (b. 1959)

11) John Romero Jr.
Son of John James Romero (b. 1959)

11) Dannielle Romero
Daughter of John James Romero (b. 1959)

11) Joanne Romero
Daughter of John James Romero (b. 1959)

Children of 10) Mary Elizabeth Boynton

11) Candice Garcia
Daughter of Mary Elizabeth Boynton (b. 1962)

11) Steven Garcia
Son of Mary Elizabeth Boynton (b. 1962)

11) Daniel Garcia
Son of Mary Elizabeth Boynton (b. 1962)

11) Nick Higgins
Son of Mary Elizabeth Boynton (b. 1962)

11) Toni Higgins
Daughter of Mary Elizabeth Boynton (b. 1962)

11) Casey Higgins
Son of Mary Elizabeth Boynton (b. 1962)

Children of 10) Dannette Ann Boynton (Casarez)

11) Tina Diaz
Daughter of Dannette Ann Boynton (Casarez) (b. 1963)

11) Thomas Varelas
Son of Dannette Ann Boynton (Casarez) (b. 1963)

11) Michael Varelas
Son of Dannette Ann Boynton (Casarez) (b. 1963)

11) Crystal Casarez
Daughter of Dannette Ann Boynton (Casarez) (b. 1963)

11) Dannielle Casarez
Daughter of Dannette Ann Boynton (Casarez) (b. 1963)

11) Georgie Casarez Jr.
Son of Dannette Ann Boynton (Casarez) (b. 1963)

Children of 10) Juanita Marie Lopez (Villa)

11) Liz Villa (Sanchez)
b. 5-5-1960; daughter of 10)Juanita Marie Lopez (Villa); married Sanchez

11) Kathy Villa
b. 6-10-1961; daughter of 10)Juanita Marie Lopez (Villa)

Children of 10) Frances Arlene Lopez (Burden)

11) Debra Burden (Hutchison)
b. 8-11-1961; daughter of 10)Frances Arlene Lopez (Burden)

11) Cheryl "C" Burden
b. 3-26-?; daughter of 10)Frances Arlene Lopez (Burden)

11) Alicia Burden (Winkler)
b. 2-6-?; daughter of 10)Frances Arlene Lopez (Burden)

Children of 10) Vivian M. Garcia (Tennison)

11) Manuel J. Lopez (Sr.)
Son of 10) Vivian M. Garcia (Tennison)

11) Frank V. Lopez I
Son of 10) Vivian M. Garcia (Tennison)

11) Benito L. Lopez
Son of 10) Vivian M. Garcia (Tennison)

Children of 10) Alice L. Garcia (Mares)

11) Angela T. Mares
Daughter of 10) Alice L. Garcia (Mares)

11) Peter L. Mares
Son of 10) Alice L. Garcia (Mares)

11) Adriane M. Mares (Cervantes)
Son of 10) Alice L. Garcia (Mares); married Cervantes

Children of 10) John Amos Ward (II)

11) Johnny Amos Ward Jr. (III)
b. 1969; son of 10)John Amos Ward (II); married Jeanyne

Children of 10) Clair Allen Ward

11) Clair Allen Ward
b. 6-1-1971; son of 10)Clair Allen Ward and Robin Cordle

11) Cindy Lynn Ward
b. 2-3-1973; son of 10)Clair Allen Ward and Robin Cordle; 3 children with Dale Alive Heston

11) Wayne Edward Ward-Gonzales
b. 4-18-1983; son of 10)Clair Allen Ward and Valerie Rigdon

Children of 10) Randolph Alfred Ward

11) Tamara Lyn Ward
b. 11-15-1975; daughter of Randolph Alfred Ward and Bonnie Sparrow; 1 daughter with David Reynaldo Cruz; 2 sons with William Scott Tulowitzky Sr. (m); married Michael-Sean Patrick Ryan

11) Chandra Anne Ward
b. 10-10-1993; daughter of Randolph Alfred Ward and Donna Bazilla

Children of 10) Jeanne Marie Ward

11) Amy Rochelle Casillas
b. 3-20-1974; Daughter of Jeanne Marie Ward and Frank Casillas; married Marc Foster (b. 9-17-1972)

11) Frankie Casillas
Son of Jeanne Marie Ward and Frank Casillas

11) Danielle Casillas
Daughter of Jeanne Marie Ward and Frank Casillas

Children of 10) Jane Marie Ward

11) Frankie Nunez
b. 7-16-1982; son of Jane Marie Ward and Frank Nunez

11) Joseph Nunez
b. 9-3-1983; son of Jane Marie Ward and Frank Nunez; married Keshia Aiona (b. 10-22-1987)

11) Johnny Nunez
b. 8-29-1985; son of Jane Marie Ward and Frank Nunez

11) Dyann Marie Videgain
b. 9-11-1987; daughter of Jane Marie Ward and Greg Videgain; married Donald Aaron Myers (b. 6-6-1985)

11) Kimberly Dawn Videgain
b. 1-26-1989; daughter of Jane Marie Ward and Greg Videgain; married Richard Oliver Ermert (b. 6-23-1982)

11) Dorothy Ardene Videgain
b. 10-27-1993; daughter of Jane Marie Ward and Greg Videgain

Children of 10) Margaret Duarte (Tucholski)

11) Teresa Clauser
b. 9-23-1959; daughter of Margaret Duarte (Tucholski) and Karl Clauser (b. 3-31-1941, d. 7-3-1967); Teresa d. 2-2-2011

11) Desiree Clauser
Daughter of Margaret Duarte (Tucholski) and Karl Clauser (b. 3-31-1941, d. 7-3-1967)

11) Patricia Washburn
Daughter of Margaret Duarte (Tucholski) and Jim Cottom

Children of 10) Ruth Duarte (Cano)

11) Roberta Cano
Daughter of Ruth Duarte (Cano) and Robert Cano

11) Robert Cano
Son of Ruth Duarte (Cano) and Robert Cano

11) Renee Cano
Daughter of Ruth Duarte (Cano) and Robert Cano

11) Ramona Cano
Daughter of Ruth Duarte (Cano) and Robert Cano

11) Rachel Cano
Daughter of Ruth Duarte (Cano) and Robert Cano

Children of 10) Phyllis Lopez (Munoz)

11) Andrew Munoz
Son of Phyllis Lopez (Munoz) and Arthur Munoz

11) Suzanne Munoz
Daughter of Phyllis Lopez (Munoz) and Arthur Munoz

11) Matthew Munoz
Son of Phyllis Lopez (Munoz) and Arthur Munoz

11) Melissa Munoz
Daughter of Phyllis Lopez (Munoz) and Arthur Munoz

Children of 11) Tara Vaughn

12) Heather Michelle Phipps
b. 6-16-1988; daughter of Tara Vaughn and Guadalupe Garza

Children of 11) Teresa Clauser

12) Adrian Enriquez
b. 1-23-1980; son of Teresa Clauser; d. 8-3-2011

Children of 11) Patricia Washburn

12) Nichole Reichenbacher
Daughter of Patricia Washburn

12) Austin Roberts
Son of Patricia Washburn

Children of 11) Roberta Cano

12) Alfred Villasenor
Son of Roberta Cano

12) Adriana Villasenor
Daughter of Roberta Cano

Children of 11) Renee Cano

12) Jason Gutierrez
Son of Renee Cano

Children of 11) Ramona Cano

12) Marlena Martinez
Daughter of Ramona Cano

Children of 11) Rachel Cano

12) Rena Barba
Daughter of Rachel Cano

12) Philip Barba
Son of Rachel Cano

Children of 11) Melissa Munoz

12) Bella Paynter
Daughter of Melissa Munoz

Children of 11) Andrew Munoz

12) Shaylin Munoz
Daughter of Andrew Munoz

Children of 11) Suzanne Munoz

12) Nicholas Encinas
Son of Suzanne Munoz

12) Diego Encinas
Son of Suzanne Munoz

Children of 11) Caroline Louise Ward

12) Brittney Reve Holland
b. 7-26-1987; daughter of Caroline Louise Ward and Steven Holland; married Scott Shaver (m. 5-9-2009)

12) Matthew Steven Holland
b. 1-6-1989; son of Caroline Louise Ward and Steven Holland

12) Kagen Robert Holland
b. 11-16-1993; son of Caroline Louise Ward and Steven Holland

Children of 11) Robert Joseph Ward Jr.

12) Robert Charles Ward
b. 4-8-1990; son of Robert Joseph Ward Jr. and Jamie Conzelman

Children of 11) Gary Michael Ward

12) Amber Reve Ward
b. 10-24-2002; daughter of Gary Michael Ward and Yvette Colleen Leist

Children of 11) Todd Richard Moe

12) Richard Allen and John Willard Moe
Sons of Todd Richard Moe and Nok

Children of 11) Michael Allen Moe

12) Chloe Louise (4-13-?) and Ella (5-9-?) Moe
Daughters of Michael Allen Moe and Kelly

Children of 11) Lori Lynn Moe

12) Sara Ashley Pettit
b. 1-20-1992; daughters of Lori Lynn Moe and Scott Pettit

12) Smith Henry Pettit
b. 9-2-2002; son of Lori Lynn Moe and Scott Pettit

12) Sean Wyatt Pettit
b. 5-9-2004; son of Lori Lynn Moe and Scott Pettit

Children of 11) Johnny Amos Ward Jr.

12) Augusta and Drew Ward
Daughters of 11)Johnny Amos Ward Jr. and Jeanyne

Children of 11) Amy Rochelle Casillas

12) Hannah Foster
b. 7-1-1999; daughter of Amy Rochelle Casillas and Marc Foster

12) Samantha Foster
b. 2-11-2002; daughter of Amy Rochelle Casillas and Marc Foster

Children of 11) Cindy Lynn Ward

12) Joey Cordle Heston
b. 12-4-1991; son of 11)Cindy Lynn Ward and Dale Alive Heston

12) Jeromy Allen Heston
b. 5-2-1994; son of 11)Cindy Lynn Ward and Dale Alive Heston

12) Chelsea Lynn Heston
b. 5-16-1996; son of 11)Cindy Lynn Ward and Dale Alive Heston

Children of 11) Tamara Lyn Ward

12) Arianna Leann Cruz
b. 5-8-1994; Daughter of Tamara Lyn Ward and David Reynaldo Cruz

12) Kenneth Joel Tulowitzky
b. 2-19-2002; son of Tamara Lyn Ward and William Scott Tulowitzky Sr.; d. 3-1-2002

12) Adam Joel Tulowitzky
b. 1-8-2003; son of Tamara Lyn Ward and William Scott Tulowitzky Sr.

Children of 11) Stephanie Lynn (McComb)

12) Cody Thomas Richards
b. 1-21-1994; son of Stephanie Lynn (McComb) and Marty Earls

12) Richard Jeffrey Brace
b. 2-22-1999; son of Stephanie Lynn (McComb) and Rick Brace

Children of 11) Joseph Nunez

12) Dominique Aiona
b. 1-7-2008; son of Joseph Nunez and Keshia Aiona

12) Zuri Nunez
b. 11-17-2010; daughter of Joseph Nunez and Keshia Aiona

12) Coltyn Nunez
b. 5-9-2012; son of Joseph Nunez and Keshia Aiona

Children of 11) Dyann Marie Videgain

12) Paisley Marie Myers
b. 2-4-2009; daughter of Dyann Marie Videgain and Donald Aaron Myers

Children of 11) Kimberly Dawn Videgain

12) Bentley Allen Ermert
b. 3-10-2010; daughter of Kimberly Dawn Videgain and Richard Oliver Ermert

12) Baylee Jane Ermert
b. 9-16-2011; daughter of Kimberly Dawn Videgain and Richard Oliver Ermert

Children of 11) Liz Villa (Sanchez)

12) Johnny Sanchez Jr.
son of 11)Liz Villa (Sanchez); one child

12) Juanita Villa (Palacio)
daughter of 11)Liz Villa (Sanchez); 3 children

12) Camille Villa (Barbra)
daughter of 11)Liz Villa (Sanchez)

Children of 11) Debra Burden (Hutchison)

12) Kevin Pruitt
Son of 11)Debra Burden (Hutchison)

12) Tahnee Pruitt
Child of 11)Debra Burden (Hutchison)

12) Jake Pruitt
Son of 11)Debra Burden (Hutchison)

Children of 11) Cheryl "C" Burden

12) Adaline Frances (Suzmeyan)
b. 10-2-?; daughter of 11)Cheryl "C" Burden

12) Domingo Rudolpho Barboa
b. 7-17-2004; son of 11)Cheryl "C" Burden

Children of 11) Alicia Burden (Winkler)

12) Joshua Laundry
Son of 11)Alicia Burden (Winkler)

12) Dustin Laundry
Son of 11)Alicia Burden (Winkler)

12) Amber Laundry
Daughter of 11)Alicia Burden (Winkler)

Children of 11) Manuel J. Lopez (Sr.)

12) Jennifer L. Estrada
Daughter of 11)Manuel J. Lopez (Sr.)

12) Manuel J. Lopez Jr.
Son of 11)Manuel J. Lopez (Sr.)

12) Elizabeth L. Lopez
Daughter of 11)Manuel J. Lopez (Sr.)

12) Jessica M. Lopez
Daughter of 11)Manuel J. Lopez (Sr.)

Children of 11) Frank V. Lopez I

12) Frank V. Lopez II
Son of 11)Frank V. Lopez I

12) Grace Back
Daughter of 11)Frank V. Lopez I

Children of 11) Adriane M. Mares (Cervantes)

12) Andrew Z. Carranza
Son of 11)Adriane M. Mares (Cervantes)

12) Xavier K. Cervantes
Son of 11)Adriane M. Mares (Cervantes)

Children of 12) Jennifer L. Estrada

13) Tavien F.K. Nelson
Son of 12)Jennifer L. Estrada

13) Jalon T.I. Nelson
Son of 12)Jennifer L. Estrada

13) Kailah N. Nelson
Daughter of 12)Jennifer L. Estrada

13) Keoni Chance Estrada
Daughter of 12)Jennifer L. Estrada

Children of 12) Manuel J. Lopez Jr.

13) Kristian K. Lopez
Child of 12)Manuel J. Lopez Jr.

13) Mehki K. Lopez
Child of 12)Manuel J. Lopez Jr.

13) Rihanna K. Lopez
Daughter of 12)Manuel J. Lopez Jr.

Children of 12) Elizabeth L. Lopez

13) Heaven A. Glenn
Child of 12)Manuel J. Lopez Jr.

Children of 12) Frank V. Lopez II

13) Frank V. Lopez III
Son of 12)Frank V. Lopez II

13) Matteo D. Lopez
Son of 12)Frank V. Lopez II

Children of 12) Brittney Reve Holland

13) Landon Steven Shaver
b. October 2012; son of Brittney Reve Holland and Scott Shaver

Children of 12) Heather Michelle Phipps

13) Danika Ilene Phipps
b. 7-26-2009; daughter of Heather Michelle Phipps

13) Daniel Steven Phipps
b. 4-11-2011; son of Heather Michelle Phipps

Children of 12) Marlena Martinez

13) Marcus Estrada
Son of Marlena Martinez[2]


1. Source: Caroline Ward Holland
2. Source: Renee Cano
3. Source: California Death Record
4. Source: Bob Eaton
5. Source: Tara Vaughn Garza
6. Source: 1910 U.S. Census
7. Source: Geraldine Romero Perez 8. Source: Vivian Tennison


Sinforosa Fustero (at right) ~1910.

Fustero Ancestry

Descendants of persons who lived in the Santa Clarita Valley and environs prior to European contact in 1769. (Leading numbers denote generations, not relationships.) Spanish Name followed by Native Name.

1) Conrado Turugica
b. ~1738 at Tumijaivit Village (unlocated)

2) Benvenuta
b. ~1771; daughter of Conrado Turugica

2) (Chief) Benvenuto
b. ~1777; son of Conrado Turugica; Chief at Quissaubit (Quail Lake)

2) Georgia
b. ~1771 at Tumijaivit Village (unlocated); daughter of Conrado Turugica; married Georgio Jayinat

2) Georgio Jayinat (SFR-B01240)
b. ~1766 at Punivit village (Elizabeth Lake); brother of chief [name?] at Punivit; married Georgia; buried 3-14-1806

2) Eusebio
b. ~1731 at Tochonabit (Tochonanga, Newhall)

2) Eusebia
b. ~1741 at Tochonabit (Tochonanga, Newhall)

3) (Chief) Jose Maria Seuyeuyeminasu (SFR-B00223)
b?; Chief at Tochonabit (Tochonanga, Newhall); son of Eusebia and Eusebio; married Tomasa Teuteu; buried 4-27-1840

3) Tomasa Teuteu (SFR-B00229)
b. ~1766 at Tochonabit (Tochonanga, Newhall); married (Chief) Jose Maria Seuyeuyeminasu; buried 7-6-1828

3) ?
Child of Georgia and Georgio Jayinat

Juan Jose Fustero's ancestry, by Johnson & Earle (1990). Click image to enlarge.

3) Puncto, a male

3) Dionisia Aoc (SFR-B01926)
b. ~1775; married Dionisio Napcos

3) Dionisio Napcos (SFR-B01925)
b. ~1773 at Cuecchao, aka Kwitsa'o (Tataviam village in La Liebre area, southwest Antelope Valley); married Dionisia Aoc; buried 9-22-1813

3) Ladislao Nangivit
b. ~1789 at Chisagua Village (unk.); son of Georgia and Georgio Jayinat

3) (Chief) Julio Genuanguinasu
b. ~1772; Chief at Pabutan (unlocated); married Faustina Semajpeo

3) Faustina Semajpeo
b. ~1781 at Piru; married (Chief) Julio Genuanguinasu

4) Crisanta (alt. Chrisanta) (SFR-B02465)
b. ~1797 at Tectuaguaguiyajavia (Tejon); daughter of 3)?; granddaughter of Georgia and Georgio Jayinat; married Narciso 12-4-1821

4) Narciso (SFR-B01096)
b. ~1798 at Piribit (Piru Creek); son of 3)(Puncto); married Crisanta 12-4-1821
* Tataviam speaker

4) Juan de los Santos (SFR-B01097)
b. ~1801 at Piribit (Piru Creek); son of 3)(Puncto); buried 11-13-1803

4) Zenona Gemiuna
b. ~1792 at Cuecchao, aka Kwitsa'o (Tataviam village in La Liebre area, southwest Antelope Valley)

4) Zenon Chaamel (SFR-B01879, alt 01882)
b. ~1794 at Cuecchao, aka Kwitsa'o (Tataviam village in La Liebre area, southwest Antelope Valley); son of Dionisia Aoc and Dionisio Napcos

4) German Genunchinugasu (SFR-B01875, alt 01878)
b. ~1799 at Cuecchao, aka Kwitsa'o (Tataviam village in La Liebre area, southwest Antelope Valley); son of Dionisia Aoc and Dionisio Napcos

4) Eudoxia (SFR-B00152)
b. ~1790; daughter of Tomasa Teuteu and (Chief) Jose Maria Seuyeuyeminasu

4) Eusebio Mu (SFR-B00149)
b. ~1793; son of Tomasa Teuteu and (Chief) Jose Maria Seuyeuyeminasu; buried 9-24-1825

4) (Chief) Estanislao Cabuti, aka Stanislaus (SFR-B00150)
b. ~1796 at Tochonanga (Newhall), later Chief at Tejon; son of Tomasa Teuteu and (Chief) Jose Maria Seuyeuyeminasu; buried 11-30-1836
* Tataviam speaker

Melchor's genealogy, by Johnson & Earle (1990). Click image to enlarge.

4) Elias Nu (SFR-B00151)
b. 1798; son of Tomasa Teuteu and (Chief) Jose Maria Seuyeuyeminasu; buried 4-27-1831

Baptismal Data: Elias Nu (SFR-B00151), 1-23-1799 (age 8 mos.).

4) Epifania Saliyotelen
b. ~1796 at Cuecchao, aka Kwitsa'o (Tataviam village in La Liebre area, southwest Antelope Valley); married Epifanio Cucma, then married (Chief) Estanislao Cabuti

4) Epifanio Cucma
b. ~1795 at Pabutan (unlocated); son of Julio Genuanguinasu and Faustina Semajpeo; married Epifania Saliyotelen

4) Nazario
b. 1811 at ?Mission; son of Julio Genuanguinasu and Faustina Semajpeo; married Epifania Saliyotelen

5) Sinforosa (SFR-B02823)
b. 7-17-1834 at San Fernando Mission; daughter of Crisanta (SFR-B02465) and Narciso (SFR-B01096); married Jose Fustero; d. 1915
* Tataviam and Kitanemuk speaker

5) Also: Aniceto (b. 1822), Marcelina (b. 1824), Julian (b. 1829), Feliciana (b. 1829), Patricio (b. 1832), [Sinforosa], Canuta (b. 1837), Casimiro (b. 1839), Bernabe (b. 1842)
Children of Crisanta and Narciso

5) Jose Fustero
b. ~1822; son of Zanona Gemivina and Zenon Chaamel; married Sinforosa
* Kitanemuk speaker; lived either in Soledad Canyon or at the mission period camp known as "La Soledad" (Newhall)

See "La Soledad" on this Diseno Map (Enlarge to View) ~1843.

5) Felipa
b. 1816; daughter of Zanona Gemivina and Zenon Chaamel; married Melchor

5) Also: Francisco (b. 1811), Petra (b. 1813)
Children of Zanona Gemivina and Zenon Chaamel

5) Melchor
b. 1824; son of (Chief) Estanislao Cabuti and Epifania Saliyotelen; married (1839) Angela, later married Felipa

5) (Chief) Mateo
b. 1836; son of (Chief) Estanislao Cabuti and Epifania Saliyotelen

5) Also: Salvador (b. 1821), Sebastiana (b. 1828), Estevan (b. 1831)
Children of (Chief) Estanislao Cabuti and Epifania Saliyotelen

6) Juan Jose Fustero
b. 1850; lived at Pi'iruking (now under Lake Piru); son of Sinforosa and Jose Fustero; d. 6-30-1921
* Kitanemuk and Spanish speaker

6) Eusebio
b. 1852?; son of Melchor and Felipa; Murdered while herding sheep on Tejon Ranch

6) Miguel Elias
Son of Melchor and Felipa; married Josefa Cordero, a Yokut Indian; Imprisoned at San Quentin; Later moved to Tule Indian Reservation and married a Yawelmani Yohuts woman who gave him 2 sons

6) Also: Maria Teresa (b. 1864), Jose de Jesus (b. 1867), Maria (b. 1870), Roman, Manuel (b. 1874)
Children of Sinforosa and Jose Fustero

6) Eugenia Mendez
Harrington Kitanemuk informant, October 1916; relative of Juan Jose Fustero

7) Magdalena Olivas
Harrington Kitanemuk informant, October 1916; niece of Eugenia Mendez; cousin of Juan Jose Fustero


Altamirano Badillo's ancestry, by Johnson & Earle (1990). Click image to enlarge.

Altamirano Badillo's Ancestry

Altamirano Badillo (1840-ca. 1913) was of partial Tataviam ancestry. He was probably born in the lower Piru Creek area and spent his childhood at Camulos. His mother's father, as well as his mother's mother's mother, were from Cuecchao (kwitsa'o), a Tataviam village in the Liebre Mountains — same as Juan Jose Fustero's paternal grandparents. (Leading numbers denote generations, not relationships.) Spanish Name followed by Native Name.

4) Altamirano Badillo
b. 1840; son of Doroteo and Juana (Bautista)
* Probably born at Piru; was living at Tejon in 1905.


Chaguayabit Village

Individuals whose place of origin is identified in mission records as Chaguayabit (aka Chaguayanga, Tsawayung), a Tataviam village at the confluence of Castaic Creek and the Santa Clara River (aka Castaic Junction).
Spanish Name followed by Native Name.
CGW = Persons also included above in the Cooke-Garcia-Ward families. (X) Generation.
FUS = Persons also include above in the Fustero ancestry. (X) Generation.

Amando Tuuyachs (SFR-B00706)
CGW (2); b. ~1742 at Chaguayabit (aka Tsawayung), Castaic Junction; married Amanda (SFR-B00716); d. 5-12-1823

Amanda (SFR-B00716)
CGW (2); b. ~1762 at Chaguayabit (aka Tsawayung), Castaic Junction; married Amando Tuuyachs (SFR-B00706); d. 4-3-1816

Chrisogono Manuel (SG-B02451)
b. ~1766 at Chaguayabit (aka Tsawayung), Castaic Junction

Canuta (SFR-B00721)
b. ~1766 at Chaguayabit (aka Tsawayung), Castaic Junction; buried 12-26-1845

Baptismal Data: Canuta (SFR-B00721), 12-11-1802 (age 36).

Antonia (SFR-B00717)
CGW (3); b. ~1784 at Chaguayabit (aka Tsawayung), Castaic Junction; daughter of Amando Tuuyachs (SFR-B00706) and Amanda (SFR-B00716); married Cornelio

Baptismal Data: Antonia (SFR-B00717), 12-11-1802 (age 18).


Tochonanga Village

Individuals whose place of origin is identified in mission records as Tochonanga (aka Tochonàbit), a Tataviam village somewhere in the vicinity of (later) Newhall. Its exact location is unknown.
Spanish Name followed by Native Name.
CGW = Persons also included above in the Cooke-Garcia-Ward families. (X) Generation.
FUS = Persons also include above in the Fustero ancestry. (X) Generation.

Eusebio
FUS (2); b. ~1731 at Tochonabit (Tochonanga, Newhall)

Eusebia
FUS (2); b. ~1741 at Tochonabit (Tochonanga, Newhall)

(Chief) Jose Maria Seuyeuyeminasu (SFR-B00223)
FUS (3); b?; Chief at Tochonabit (Tochonanga, Newhall); son of Eusebia and Eusebio; married Tomasa Teuteu; buried 4-27-1840

Tomasa Teuteu (SFR-B00229)
FUS (3); b. ~1766 at Tochonabit (Tochonanga, Newhall); married (Chief) Jose Maria Seuyeuyeminasu; buried 7-6-1828

Hipolito de la Assumpcion (SG-B01339)
b. 1785/1786 at Tochonabit (Tochonanga, Newhall); buried 8-30-1786 (age 8mos)

(Chief) Estanislao Cabuti, aka Stanislaus (SFR-B00150)
FUS (4); b. ~1796 at Tochonanga (Newhall), later Chief at Tejon; son of Tomasa Teuteu and (Chief) Jose Maria Seuyeuyeminasu; buried 11-30-1836
* Tataviam speaker


Site of Piribit. Click for more.

Piribit Village

Individuals whose place of origin is identified in mission records as Piribit (aka Piibit, Pi'iruking, etc.), a Tataviam village in the Lower Piru Creek drainage, now under Lake Piru.
Spanish Name followed by Native Name.
CGW = Persons also included above in the Cooke-Garcia-Ward families. (X) Generation.
FUS = Persons also include above in the Fustero ancestry. (X) Generation.

(Chief) Primo/Leyva (SFR-B00703)
b. ~1712 at Piru; buried 4-15-1804

Faustina Semajpeo
FUS (3); b. ~1781 at Piru; married (Chief) Julio Genuanguinasu

Narciso (SFR-B01096)
FUS (4); b. ~1798 at Piribit (Piru Creek); son of 3)(Puncto); married Crisanta 12-4-1821
* Tataviam speaker

Juan de los Santos (SFR-B01097)
FUS (4); b. ~1801 at Piribit (Piru Creek); son of 3)(Puncto); buried 11-13-1803


Camulos (Camulus, Caamulus)

Individuals whose place of origin is identified in mission records as Camulus or Caamulus (now known as Camulos), a Tataviam village in the Lower Piru Creek drainage.
Spanish Name followed by Native Name.
CGW = Persons also included above in the Cooke-Garcia-Ward families. (X) Generation.
FUS = Persons also include above in the Fustero ancestry. (X) Generation.

Arnaldo (SFR-B00916)
b. ~1743; from Camulos; father of Adeodato (SFR-B00917); buried 6-11-1814

Arnalda (SFR-B00934)
b. ~1743; from Camulos; buried 6-2-1809

Adeodato (SFR-B00917)
b. ~1778; from Camulos; son of Arnaldo (SFR-B00916); married to Adeodata (SFR-00935); buried 4-21-1814

Maria Trinidad (SFR-B00948)
b. ~1779; from Camulos; married to Manuel Antonio (SFR-B01027) of Taapu (Chumash village in Simi Valley); official church (re-)marriage 3-25-1803; buried 2-18-1806 (note: Manuel Antonio remarried 03-24-1808)

Adeodata (SFR-B00935)
b. ~1783; from Camulos; married to Adeodato (SFR-00917); buried 3-23-1827


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