O'Farrell, Jasper, 1817-1875

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Ofarrell, Jasper

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Farrell, Gaspar, 1817-1875

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O'Farrel, Jasper, 1817-1875

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Farrell, J. 1817-1875 (Jasper),

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Farrell, J. 1817-1875 (Jasper),

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O'Farrell was appointed Surveyor-General of Alta California in 1843. He is known for surveying and mapping the city of San Francisco. He was also involved in surveying many of the ranchos granted by the Mexican government.

From the description of Jasper O'Farrell papers, 1844-1864. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122332387

Jasper O'Farrell, pioneer California politician and surveyor, was born in Ireland, where he received a degree in civil engineering. In 1841 he joined a surveying expedition to South America and spent a year in Chile before his arrival in San Francisco in 1843. O'Farrell was employed as a surveyor by the Mexican authorities from 1844-46, continued in government service under American rule, and made an official survey of San Francisco in 1847. He later engaged in mining on the Yuba River and in farming, ranching, and surveying in Sonoma County. He was active in politics, and was elected state senator from Sonoma and Mendocino Counties.

From the description of Papers of Jasper O'Farrell, ca. 1845-1924< (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228721067

Jasper O'Farrell of this store is most likely the Jasper O'Farrell who surveyed areas in Northern California, served as a Sonoma Co. representative to the state legislature, and who lived at Freestone in Sonoma County.

From the description of Ledger for Jasper O'Farrell's dry goods store : Sonoma County, Calif., 1855-1877. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 40311154

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https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n82209873

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Cities and towns--Maps

Land tenure

Surveyors--Archives

Dry-goods

Legislators--Archives

Cities and towns--Surveys

Ranches--History--19th century--Sources

Surveyors--Correspondence

Ranches--Maps

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Ranches--Surveys

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Sonoma County (Calif.)

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San Francisco (Calif.)

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California

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California--Sonoma County

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California

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California--Sonoma

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San Francisco (Calif.)

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San Francisco (Calif.)

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Benicia (Calif.)

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California

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Sonoma County (Calif.)

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