Back to the article: María Amparo Ruiz Burton: The General’s Lady
Henry Stanton Burton (center), U.S. Civil War general and national hero, was María Amparo Ruiz’s husband. The couple met in Baja Calirfornia during the American takeover.
The ruins of the original Jamul Rancho adobe homesteaded by Henry Burton in 1854.
The original owner of the Jamul Rancho, Pio Pico received the property in a grant from Gov. Manuel Victoria in 1833.
Maria Burton’s daughter, Nellie, who married Miguel de Pedrorena in 1875.
THE PHOTOGRAPHS are from the San Diego History Center’s Title Insurance and Trust Collection.