Juan Maria Sepulveda

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Juan Maria Sepulveda (1828, Los Angeles – 1868, Los Angeles)[1] was the owner of a ranch in the South Bay area in 1858, located on Santa Monica Bay in Los Angeles County, California. The area, originally part of the Spanish land grant of Rancho Boca de Santa Monica, later became known as the Huntington Palisades.[2] He is the son of Francisco Sepulveda and Maria Ramona Serrano.[1]

He was named to the Los Angeles Common Council in a special election on August 9, 1853, serving until May 4, 1854.[3]

A native of Los Angeles, he was married to Jesus Alvarado Sepulveda, and they had a son, Ildefonso A. Sepulveda, born about 1861.[4]

He died on October 3, 1868.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Juan Maria Sepulveda 1828-1868 - Ancestry". www.ancestry.com. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  2. ^ "Palisades History Told," Los Angeles Times, May 24, 1929, page E-3
  3. ^ Chronological Record of Los Angeles City Officials,1850-1938, compiled under direction of Municipal Reference Library, City Hall, Los Angeles (March 1938, reprinted 1966). "Prepared ... as a report on Project No. SA 3123-5703-6077-8121-9900 conducted under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration"
  4. ^ "Obituary," Los Angeles Times, December 12, 1944, page A-7