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How did Father Junipero Serra die?


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Just so, what did Father Junipero Serra do?

Father Junipero Serra is known as the Father of California's Spanish missions. He personally founded nine of California's 21 Spanish missions and served as president of the California missions from 1767 until he died in 1784.

Also Know, who took over administering the missions after Father Serra's death? After control of those missions was given to the Dominican order, Palou rejoined Serra, helping with the administration of the Alta California missions and recording their early history. He completed a biography of Junípero Serra three years after Serra's death in 1784.

Keeping this in view, what happened to the missions after Father Serra died?

After these missions were taken over, they became the responsibility of Father Serra. Father Junipero Serra died at the age of 70 in 1784. He had traveled over 24,000 miles in his life. He died at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo and is buried there under the sanctuary floor.

When did Junipero Serra die?

August 28, 1784

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