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  1. Francesc Palou (in Catalan) or Francisco Palóu (1723–1789) was a Spanish Franciscan missionary, administrator and historian on the Baja California Peninsula and in Alta California. Palóu made significant contributions to the Alta California and Baja California mission systems. Along with his mentor, Junípero Serra, Palóu worked to build ...

  2. Francisco Palóu. Francisco Palóu was born in 1723 in Palma de Majorca, Spain, and died in Mexico in 1789 at the age of 66. When he was 17 years old, he joined the Franciscan Order and, along with his mentor Junípero Serra, began a history of enormous contributions to the monastery movement of California and Mexico, building numerous missions ...

  3. Some look upon this date as the birthday of San Francisco. Palóu presided over the formal establishment of the Royal Presidio of San Francisco on September 17, 1776 and the formal opening of Mission Dolores on October 9, 1776. On June 24, 1777, Palóu baptized the first Ohlone Indian, Chamis. On August 25, 1782, Palóu laid the foundation ...

  4. Palou, FRANCISCO, Friar Minor, b. at Palma, Island of Majorca, about 1722; d. in 1789 or 1790. He entered the Franciscan order at his native place. In 1740 he began the study of philosophy under the illustrious Father Junipero Serra. With the latter he volunteered for the American Indian missions, and joined the missionary College of San ...

  5. Francisco Palóu, 1723–1789 Relación histórica de la vida y apostólicas tareas del venerable Padre Fray Junípero Serra Mexico, 1787. Palóu was a Franciscan missionary and student of Father Junípero Serra. In 1749 they left Spain together for Mexico, and from there journeyed to Baja California in 1768.

  6. Francisco Palou (c. 1722-c. 1789) was a Franciscan missionary and a student of Father Junipero Serra, whose life he gives in the document presented here. They went to Mexico together from Spain in 1749, and from the capital to Baja California in 1768.

  7. Other articles where Francisco Palóu is discussed: San Francisco: Exploration and early settlement: …Joaquin Moraga and the Reverend Francisco Palóu, established themselves at the tip of the San Francisco peninsula the following year. The military post, which remained in service as the Presidio of San Francisco until 1994, was founded in September 1776, and the Mission San Francisco de ...

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