Pajaro Valley Surnames: Archive Records

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Scroll to the “dropdown” menus to see if the surnames you are researching are listed. If you don’t find the name you are looking for, add it to the Information Box below. If known, also include dates lived here, high school they attended and year, business, spouse and/or parents name.

The PVHA Archive has information about the surnames listed in the dropdown boxes below.

  • (L) indicates literature records
  • (P) indicates picture records

Surname Research Form

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The Pajaro Valley Historical Association collects and preserves the history of these communities:

Santa Cruz County, California:

  • Amesti
  • Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley
  • Aptos, Corralitos
  • Day Valley
  • Freedom
  • Interlaken
  • La Selva Beach
  • Watsonville and the Manressa
  • Palm and Sunset beach communities

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Monterey County, California:

  • Aromas,
  • Castroville
  • Elkhorn
  • Las Lomas
  • Moss Landing
  • Pajaro
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