First Lady of Rancho Agua Hedionda, the Spanish land grant of 13,311 acres in Carlsbad CA
Vital Statistics Edit
- Daughter of Juan Maria Osuna (1784-1851) and Maria Juliana Josefa Lopez
- Baptized 1 May 1809 at Mission San Diego ~ CA
- Died about 30 May 1889 in San Diego, CA
- Buried at Calvary Cemetery, San Diego, CA
- Married 12 Jan 1834 to Juan Maria Romualdo Marron (8 Feb 1808 - 19 Sep 1853) in San Diego, CA
- Felipa's birth year in the Name/Date Heading is wrong, not 1818. Edit there, doesn't allow/accept change.
Felipa's Recuerdos were given to Bancroft in 1878, along with a collection of her father's Papeles Originales.
During the Mexican War, Don Juan Maria Marron supported the Americans against many of his Mexican friends. This support caused him considerable hardship and embarrassment.
Don Juan María Marrón died in 1853 at the age of forty-five; his widow and four children inherited Rancho Agua Hedionda, with the exception of 360 acres he bequeathed to Silvestre; his younger brother b. 1827. The latter also was given grazing rights of the entire rancho.
Children of Juan and Felipa Osuna Edit
Marrón was a ship's captain before settling San Diego in the early 1820s.
On January 12, 1834 Marrón married Maria Felipa de Jesus Catarina Osuna. She was baptized on
1 May 1809; daughter of Juan María Osuna and Maria Juliana Josefa Lopez de Osuna that were married at
Mission San Diego on 16 Feb 1806.
Juan Maria Romualdo Marron and Felipa Osuna had three sons and one daughter.
Juan Maria Osuna (Felipa's father) was Corporal of the escolta at Mission San Gabriel in 1807; returned to San Diego; elector in 1830; against Gov. Victoria in 1831; served as the first Alcade of San Diego (under Spaniard rule) 1 Jan 1835 – 1836; grantee of the Spanish land grant: Rancho San Dieguito (8,824 acres known today as Rancho Santa Fe, CA) 1836-1845; Juez de Paz (Justice of the Peace) in 1839; Mayordomo and Administrador for Mission San Diego in 1840-43 and Juez de Paz (again) in 1846 - This info per Marie Northrup's Early Spanish & Mexican Families, Vol 1.
- Jose Cayetano Marron (1834-1884) - Son
- Jesus Marron - Born 1838
- Luz Marron (1840-1894) - Died in Tijuana, Baja California