Francisca Benicia Carillo de Vallejo
Francisca Benicia Carillo de Vallejo
Francisca Benicia Carillo de Vallejo (1815-1891) was born into a prominent family at the Presidio of San Diego in 1815. She married Mariano Vallejo in 1832. The following year, the young couple was posted to the Presidio in San Francisco. The city of Benicia was named in her honor. Photo courtesy of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.

Our Library

 
Our small but well-stocked library is open to members and to the public on the 2nd Thursdays of each month from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm and every Tueday afternoon from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm.  Other times may be arranged by appointment.

We also have use of the Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum's reference library.  A GSVB member will welcome your questions and help you search for your family.