Many of these families are the very descendants of those that built the Old Mission and contributed to the building up and vibrancy of the town of San Juan Capistrano. Pictured here are the generations old descendants of the pre-mission era, early Spanish California Rancho’s and early European settlers to the San Juan Capistrano Valley. These families still make San Juan Capistrano their home. Families include: Arce, Rios, Avila, Nieblas, Garcia, Yorba, Hunn, Stanfield, Valenzuela, Manriquez, Oliveras, Ramos, Romero, Wattenburg, Jimenez, Etcheberria, Oyharzabal, Belardes, Charles-McMullen, Stoffel, Lobo, Rosenbaum, Forster, Velasquez, Aguilar, Sanchez, Labat, Oliveras-Herrera, and Father Joe Scerbo, S.A. (deceased)

Many of these families are the very descendants of those that built the Old Mission and contributed to the building up and vibrancy of the town of San Juan Capistrano. Pictured here are the generations old descendants of the pre-mission era, early Spanish California Rancho's and early European settlers to the San Juan Capistrano Valley. These families still make San Juan Capistrano their home. Families include: Arce, Rios, Avila, Nieblas, Garcia, Yorba, Hunn, Stanfield, Valenzuela, Manriquez, Oliveras, Ramos, Romero, Wattenburg, Jimenez, Etcheberria, Oyharzabal, Belardes, Charles-McMullen, Stoffel, Lobo, Rosenbaum, Forster, Velasquez, Aguilar, Sanchez, Labat, Oliveras-Herrera, and Father Joe Scerbo, S.A. (deceased)