Moraga California History
The Moraga Historical Society, a local institution celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, was awarded by four residents for their contributions to the history of the city. The city is named after its famous founder and founding son, the late William J. Moragaga, who was named after his fame by his son-in-law, former San Francisco Bay Area Mayor and California State Senator William "Bill" Moragaga. "Morago Jr. is considered one of the most influential and influential politicians and businessmen in California and is the elder Moragua. It is a suburb with an annexed village in San Bernardino County, California, about 30 miles north of Los Angeles.
The scholarship was completed in 1841 and granted by William J. Moragaga and his co-owners, including his son-in-law, the former mayor of the Bay of San Francisco and the state of California. Senator William's bill "Morago Jr. The original land grant, known as the Moragua Land Grant (1842-1843) or The Moraga Land Grant, covered more than 1,000 acres in San Bernardino County, California. It included land on the west side of the San Gabriel River and on the western edge of San Diego County.
The Moraga - Bernal Land Grant measured 13,316 acres and was originally named after William J. Moragaga, the son-in-law of the former mayor of San Francisco and founder of California.
The land, which is now called Moraga, was first inhabited by the Saklan Indians, who belonged to the Bay Miwok language group. American Indians from the northwest and southeast were restricted to the Indian territory of what is now Oklahoma, while the Kiowa and Comanche Indian tribes shared an area in the southern plains. Until 1850, only about 1,000 to 2,500 of these tribes lived west of the Mississippi.
Gold rush came to many settlers who were squatters on the rancho, and this led to much trouble for the Moragas. Gold Rush, many settlers who were squatting on the "Rancho," came to the Gold Rush, which led to a great deal of anger with the people of Moraga and other parts of California.
Joaquin Moraga was a cattle farmer, not a logger, and he was bedridden by his father, uncle, brother and brother-in-law, as well as his mother.
After Anza left Monterey to return to Mexico, Moraga led the group in a series of raids in the San Francisco Bay Area and San Diego County. Before any white men entered the ground, it was populated by a gang that now calls itself Sioux, Cherokee and Iroquois. The courtiers and squatters sold to Elam Brown, the founder of Lafayette, and to squatters Isaac Gann. Brown bought what is now almost everywhere in the Lafayette area, as well as a number of other properties.
Later, as the mule track passed through this history, steam trains, including a railroad line historically known as the Sacramento Northern, carried timber through the area. Later, the line became the Sacramento Northern Railroad, serving many of the early inhabitants of the Moraga Valley. It would later become an important source of revenue for the City of San Francisco and the State of California, as well as many other cities and communities in the region, such as Sacramento, San Jose, and San Diego.
During this period, 1912 - 1913, the Oakland and Antioch Railways were introduced to Moraga, which ran from Oakland to Chico and from Moragaga to Oakland. In addition to the Moraguas route, it also provided connections between Oakland and ChICO. Until 1968 it was a dependent district of the commune, then it was established as a dependent district of the county. During this period (1912-1913), the Oakland & Antioch Railroad operated to Moraga with connections from Oakland to Chico, along with connections to Morgaas and back.
Moraga built a mud structure in 1841, which then stood on the hill above the Moraga Valley, which was declared a California historic landmark in 1954. In 1954, the Adobes were registered as California Landmarks and in 1972, they were added to the Register of National Historical Places.
According to historians, the Adobes were built in 1841 and served as the Presidio (Mission) of San Francisco, founded by his grandfather Jose Joaquin Moraga. He served in the US Army during the Spanish Civil War and the Mexican War of 1812-1813.
In 1962, he left the Air Force to pursue a master's degree in psychology at the University of Berkeley and began his career as an assistant professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Bob is an avid historian and has written books chronicling the lives of his ancestors, which he finds fascinating, volunteered at the Oakland Family History Center and wrote oral histories. He was particularly fond of interviews for his book "Married to a Radical East Bay Attorney," written by Jessica Mitford and published by the Berkeley Historical Society.