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.

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Newsletter:
Our monthly newletter, Taproot, is mailed electronically to members in good standing.  It is also available in the "members only" section of this website.  It contains details on meeting programs locally and nearby, family stories of members, selected research items, and more.
 
Reference Library: 
Located at the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum in Room 9 on the 2nd floor (enter through Room 10).  Open on 2nd Thursdays from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm and every Tuesday afternoon from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm for individual research and discussion. 
 
Program Meetings:
Regular programs are scheduled on the 1st Thursday of every month at 1:00 pm.  Sometimes a guest speaker is featured, sometimes an informal group discussion on a selected topic, sometimes a DVD viewing followed by a group discussion. 
 
Field Trips:
Once or twice a year a field trip may be scheduled for those interested in visiting nearby repositories of historical or genealogical interest. 
 
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