A New Chapter in Arizona Joseph Edouard Baron (1827 – 1921) *María Concepción Celaya (1829 – 1915) The most likely reason that Eduard and Concepción Baron moved their family to the Arizona Territory was Concepción’s longing to be near her Mexican birthplace of Altar, Sonora. We do not know where her parents, Diego Celaya and … Continue reading "Journey of Love: The Legacy of Eduard and Concepción Baron (Part 2 of 2)"
A Couple on the Move Joseph Edouard Baron (1827 – 1921) *María Concepción Celaya (1829 – 1915) Santa Lucia Mountains, California. Linda Huesca Tully, 2021. If you have read the 10-part series on this blog about Eduard Baron’s experiences at California’s Mission San Jose, you may have thought that was all there was to know … Continue reading "Journey of Love: The Legacy of Eduard and Concepción Baron (Part 1 of 2)"
The Carpenter of Mission San Jose Joseph Edouard Baron (1825 – 1921) * Father Joseph du Lin, the French priest at Mission San Jose, had embarked on an extensive renovation project of the property in direct disobedience to his superior, Bishop Joseph Alemany. Among his many debts, he owed carpenters Eduard Baron* and Jules Audrain … Continue reading "Desperate Measures: Part 9 of 10"
The Carpenter of Mission San Jose Joseph Edouard Baron (1825 – 1921) * Life in the one-street village of Mission San Jose was not as worldly as it had been in San Francisco, but there still was enough to occupy a young man’s free time. With 300 inhabitants and many travelers passing through the area, … Continue reading "Days of Romance and Bliss – Part 4 of 10"