|1852 California State Census-Mariposa County, page 34 (handwritten upper right)--digitally located on Ancestry.com.|
The second line on this page was the person of interest--and learning he'd been in Mexico before he was in California was a clue.
Now I've got to see if there are any extended family members who might have been in California in 1852. There might be some more "last residences" that I could use in my research.
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