José Mariano Hernández or Joseph Marion Hernández was an American politician, plantation owner, and soldier. He was the first Delegate from the Florida Territory and the first Hispanic American to serve in the United States Congress. A member of the Whig Party, he served from September 1822 to March 1823. José MarianoHernández was born in St. Augustine, Florida during Florida's second Spanish period. His parents were Minorcans who had originally come to the region as indentured servants in Andrew Turnbull's New Smyrna colony. Prior to the American acquisition of Florida, Hernández owned three plantations south of St. Augustine: San Jose, Mala Compra, and Bella Vista, the last of which is now Washington Oaks State Gardens. He married the widowed Ana María Hill Williams on February 25, 1814 in St. Augustine. Ana María Hill was born on June 6, 1787 in St. Augustine, and was the daughter of the South Carolinian merchant Theophilus Hill, and his wife Theresa Thomas.
|Born:||26, 1788, St. Augustine, Spanish Florida, Viceroyalty of New Spain|
|Died:||08, 1857, Matanzas, Captaincy General of Cuba|
|Resting place:||Necropolis San Carlos Borromeo|
|Known for:||First Delegate from the Florida Territory and the first Hispanic American to serve in the United States Congress|
|Political party:||Whig Party|
About Joseph Hernandez
Photographer who takes photos of models and well known social media celebrities.
He was just a normal high school teenager who enjoyed playing sports, taking photos, and hanging out with friends.
He was a finalist in the prestigious Spotlight competition in 2014 and has been featured on the well known photography blog lenscratch.
He was born in Monterey Park, California. He received his first DSLR as a gift from his father which ignited his passion for photography.
Information related to Joseph Marion Hernández
- Florida Whigs
- Delegates to the United States House of Representatives from Florida Territory
- People of Spanish Florida
- American military personnel of the Indian Wars