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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Thursday, April 2
CANCELLED  (Training)
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Heritage Chamber, Vallejo Naval History Museum, 734 Marin St
DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT COVID-19, THE GENEALOGY SOCIETY OF VALLEJO-BENICIA WILL NOT BE HOLDING A MEETING IN APRIL. WE WILL MONITOR THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS AND PLAN OUR FUTURE EVENTS ACCORDINGLY. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN OUR SOCIETY!



Thursday, May 7
Brendan Riley, Speaker  (Training)
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Heritage Chamber, Vallejo Naval History Museum, 734 Marin St
Brendan Riley will speak about how he conducts his research of Vallejo's history.  Brendan Riley grew up in the Navy town of Vallejo, California, earned a degree in English literature from St. Mary's College in Moraga, California, and then spent two years as a sailor aboard a Navy ammunition ship during the Vietnam War. He had a 39-year career as a political and government affairs writer for The Associated Press. After retiring from the AP, he returned to his hometown and got involved in community affairs, editorial consulting and research into Vallejo's colorful history.



Luncheon - Pot Luck
Thursday, June 4
Luncheon - Pot Luck  (Training)
12:00 pm
Ballroom, Vallejo Naval History Museum, 734 Marin St
Bring family history photo albums.