N.p. Published by the author, 1980. Limited to 100 numbered copies. Hardcover. INSCRIBED by the author. 4to. iii, 151 pp. Photo-illustrations, facsimiles, maps, illustrations. Red leatherette with gold lettering and blue & gold decoration to front cover. Text block separating from the covers; else a near fine copy. Item #19033
Beverly Louise Hendrickson Waid was a direct descendant of Antonio M. Pico, one of 48 signers of California's first constitution. Following the line of her grandmother, Aurora Rafæla Castro Bagdons, she is related directly to nineteen of the Spanish families, who migrated to Alta California from Mexico. Waid includes information on the Castro, Cota, Pico, and other families. Vicente Castro married Vicenta Pico in 1867 in California. Includes their descendants and relatives who lived throughout California, 1867-1978.