Genealogy for Paul Guzman, past president of Los Pobladores
I was born on May 23, 1945 in Los Angeles in the Boyle Heights area. I went to First Street, Humphries, and finally to Ford elementary school. Then I attended I.W. Griffith Jr High. Attended Garfield High graduating in 1963. I worked in the garment district after graduation.
In 1970 I started working for the Postal Service, retiring in 2000, after 30 years of service.
I am a direct descendent of three of the founding families of Los Angeles, they are Jose Moreno, Basilio Rosas, and Pablo Rodriquez. I am also a descendent of Nieto, Ontiveros and Dominquez, the land-grant families or “Rancho Canyon de Santa Ana” and “Rancho Los Nietos”. Im also a descendent of Prospero Dominquez a Gabrielino-Tongva who was granted the propero tract in San Gabriel, and finally a direct descendent of the Pico family.