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 Projects

Over the years, GSVB members have engaged in projects to enhance our ability to collect data for our members and to the public, near and far.
  • Obituaries: A collection of current obituaries from the Vallejo Times-Herald and the Benicia Herald. 
  • Cemeteries: Surveys of local cemeteries to identify who is buried there, and when.  In some cases, no other entity is available to provide this information. 
  • Surname Index: GSVB maintains an index of the surnames being searched by our members.