1873-06-28: Avy Grants Strip Across His Parcel of Rancho Santa Ana y Quien Sabe to Southern Pacific Railroad.

Saturday, June 28, 1873 – Charles Avy of Monterey in consideration of the benefits to be derived by me in the construction of the SPRR on and across my land known as the Santa Ana y Quien Sabe Rancho and the location of a side track thereon and in further consideration of the sum of one dollar to me in hand paid by the agent of the SPRR; do duly agree to grant and convey to said RR company (the Southern Pacific Railroad) a strip of land one hundred feet wide entirely across my said Rancho to be used for the construction of a line of railroad, and for side track purchased an additional piece of land on each side of said hundred feet strip of land eight hundred feet in length and of an aggregate width including said hundred feet strip to be continuous with the land heretofore conveyed by me to said company; etc.; and all the water which may be needed for railroad purposes.

Libr. b p.52

Recorded 9:30 AM Wednesday, July 2, 1873 

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1873-06-03: Joaquin R. Arques Gives All of His Share in Rancho Santa Ana and More to His Wife Ellen G. Arques

June 3, 1873 – Joaquin R. Arques to Ellen G. Arques, his wife: deed; consideration of natural love and affection and other valuable consideration: doth give and grant all my right title interest and estate in and to those certain lots, pieces or parcels of land &c being an undivided 1/3 interest to 7,680 acres of land and portion of Rancho Santa Ana and for a more particular description of the lands hereby intended to be conveyed reference is made to a deed of partition dated June 8, 1869 made between Joaquin Bolado and José G. Arques and also to a deed dated November 11, 1871 from Joaquin Bolado to the said José G. Arques.

v.2 p. 309.

Libr N deeds 204.

1873-06-02: Murphy sells his Entire Half Interest in Rancho Santa Ana & Hollister Lots to Arques Brothers

Monday, June 2, 1873 – Martin Murphy of Sunnyvale (to Arques brothers) grants for consideration of $27,000 to the Arques Brothers his entire (HALF) interest in lots in Hollister and 7,935 acres on Rancho Santa Ana.

Deeds N p. 195

Recorded 4:30 PM Wednesday, June 4, 1873