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Sepulveda-Mott Photograph Collection
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Photographs and albums; glass negatives. Carte de visites, one ambrotype, some tintypes and cabinet cards, and other photograph prints.
Jose Antonio Andres Sepulveda (1803-1875) was landowner to a large swath of Los Angeles County, including parts of today’s Orange County. The subjects of the collection include descendants of the prominent Spanish Mexican Sepúlveda family in the early days of Alta California in present day southern California. Thomas Dillingham Mott (July 30, 1829 -February 19, 1904) married Ascension Sepulveda. He was the son of John Rogers Mott and Abigail Hathaway Dillingham. His brother was Stephen Hathaway Mott. Maria Ascension “Chonita” Jacinta Sepulveda (February 15, 1844–December 1923) was the daughter of Jose Antonio Andres Sepulveda and Maria Francisca De Paula Avila. She was the mother of Georgiana Francisca Mott, Thomas Dillingham Mott II and three other children (total number of children was eleven, but only five reached maturity.) Henry Van Der Leck – Son of Lorenzo Leck. Married Georgiana Mott.
1.7 linear feet (Boxes: letter, 5 x 7, 1 ov)
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