1868-12-28: Bolado/Arques Suit vs. MacDougall et. al.: Summons Filed in Los Angeles County

December 28, 1868 – Joaquin Bolado & José G. Arques vs. Frederick A. MacDougall et. al; Summons filed with proof of service by sheriff's certificate that he delivered and left with Frederick A. MacDougall in the County of Los Angeles on the 28th day of November 1868 a copy for himself and for each of the 3 minors.

1868-10-05: Horace Hawes sued Anzar Heirs claiming Anzar sold 1/10th of Rancho Quien Sabe to WC Jones which Hawes Bought.

Horace Hawes sued Frederick A. MacDougall et. al. (Juan Miguel Anzar heirs) in Monterey County’s 3rd Judicial District Court alleging Anzar made contract with William Carey Jones 6/20/1851, that Horace Hawes bought; the court awarded Hawes 1/10th of Rancho Quien Sabe.

For particulars, see Liber H of conveyances p 48; 217 abstract v.2 p.215

1860-05-01: President James Buchanan issues patent for Rancho Santa Ana y Quien Sabe

Tuesday, May 1, 1860 – President James Buchanan in Washington issues United States patent for the Rancho Santa Ana y Quien Sabe grant. The patent was issued for the combined ranch — and it described its boundaries — to Manuel Larios et. al (including the heirs of Juan Miguel Anzar: Frederick A. MacDougall, Anatolio Anzar, Juan Francisco Anzar and Policronio Anzar).

The grant was originally issued Monday, April 8, 1839 by Governor of Alta California Juan B. Alvarado to claimants Manuel Larios and Juan Miguel Anzar.

California State Map ID number: MC 4:4-574 Grant number: 237.

Book A Patents p 55-62.

“To all whom these presents shall come: Greeting”

Book 1 pp. 9-23

NOTE FROM THE BOLADO/ARQUES SUIT, V2 P. 253: THAT THE LANDS GRANTED INCLUDE ONLY A PART OF THE LANDS PETITIONED FOR, AND A PART ONLY OF THAT DESCRIBED IN THE DECREE OF THE DISTRICT COURT.

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/EART/rancho.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Buchanan

1856-04-09: Anzar estate: Guardianship of Minors

Wednesday, April 9, 1856: Anzar estate: Order settling account of guardian for 1st year of guardianship of Anatolio Anzar.

Shows a cash balance of $12,859.97 in hands of guardian, less $419.07 to be paid out of said balance.

A prob min p. 327.
v.2 p. 195.

Order settling guardian’s account of Policronio Anzar

A prob min. p. 327

Order settling guardian’s account of Juan Francisco Anzar

A prob min. 329.

1856-04-07: Anzar estate: affadavit of publication filed

Anzar estate: affadavit of publication filed

Abstract v.2 p.195

1856-03-26: Anzar estate: petition of guardian MacDougall to sell personal property

Anzar estate: petition of guardian MacDougall to sell personal property.

Abstract v.2 p.195

1855-11-24: Anzar estate: report of guardian of Maria Barbara; and of 3 other heirs

Saturday, November 24, 1855: Anzar estate: report and application of Frederick A. MacDougall, guardian of Maria Barbara Anzar filed; and accounts of guardians of the 3 other heirs: Juan Francisco Anzar, Policronio de Guadelupe Anzar and Anatolio Anzar.

1855-11-09 – Petition for appointment of guardian of Maria Barbara Anzar

Friday, November 9, 1855: Anzar estate: Petition by F. Granados for appointment as guardian of Maria Barbara Anzar filed; so ordered.

A prob min. p.258

Abstract v.2 p.194

1855-05-30: Maria Antonia Castro de Anzar de MacDougall died intestate in San Juan

Wednesday, May 30, 1855 – Maria Antonia Castro de Anzar de MacDougall died intestate in San Juan. She died after inheriting 1/2 of the undivided Rancho Santa Ana y Quien Sabe from her husband, Juan Miguel Anzar, who died October 29th, 1852.

(At the time of his death, Juan Miguel Anzar believed that he owned the Rancho Quien Sabe partition of the Rancho Santa Ana y Quien Sabe; but it was later determined that he (and his estate) owned 1/2 the undivided combined rancho, per a later decision of the US Board of Land Commissioners 11/7/1854)

Maria Antonia Castro de Anzar de MacDougall died owning 1/2 (3/6ths) of Rancho Quien Sabe; the other half was owned by her 3 children.

Each minor receives 1/3 of 2/3 of her 1/2 share; which is an additional 1/9th of Rancho Quien Sabe.

(MacDougall got the other 1/3rd of Maria’s 1/2 share)

Bolado/Arques suit, v2 p. 252.

Abstract v.2 p. 212

1855-05-05: Anzar estate: report of sale filed – order allowance for support of minor heirs

Saturday, May 5, 1855: Anzar estate: report of sale filed – order allowance for support of minor heirs.

1855-02-27: Anzar estate: petition and orders of sale of personal property.

Tuesday, February 27, 1855: Anzar estate: petition and orders of sale of personal property.

A prob min. p. 208 v2 p.194

1854-12-26: Anzar estate – Inventory and appraisment filed – Order of Distribution

Anzar estate: Inventory and appraisment of estate of filed. Each 1/6th is worth ($1,666.66) per appraisers Johnson & Harris, verified by MacDougall.

Order of Distribution – the final accounts of this estate having been settled and an order made for the payment of all debts and; petition for distribution having been duly made to this court; (to be held in common until partition):

To widow Maria Antonia Castro de MacDougall one undivided half of the Rancho Quien Sabe containing 4 square leagues more or less and other property;

To the minor heirs each one undivided one sixth – to be held in common until partition by metes and bounds.

A prob min p.195 v. 2 pp 191-193

1854-12-22: Anzar estate – Affadavit of publication of notice to creditors filed

Friday, December 22, 1854: Anzar estate – Affadavit of publication of notice to creditors of estate of Juan Miguel Anzar filed.

San Francisco Times and Transcript newspaper published notice 5/30/1853 to 6/30/1853; printed notice attached.

1854-11-08: Anzar estate: final account of Anzar estate executor filed

Wednesday, November 8, 1854: Anzar estate: final account of Juan Miguel Anzar estate executor filed.

A prob. min 191.

Petition for settlement of final account filed.

Notice of hearing and certificate of posting filed.

Abstract v.2 p.190

1854-11-07: Bolado/Arques suit: Board of Land Commissioners: Anzar heirs substituted as claimants

Tuesday, November 7, 1854: Per the Joaquin Bolado/JG Arques suit:

BEFORE THIS DATE Juan Miguel Anzar's will entered probate

Abstract: v.2 p.237, 252 (it was documented as actually happening 2/3/1853 or 2/23 – Abstract v.2 p. 171)

ON THIS DATE, devisees were substituted as claimants by the Board of Land Commissioners with Manuel Larios – 11/7/1854:

The Board of Land Commissioners:

The joint Larios/Anzar claim (Rancho Santa Ana y Quien Sabe) was bounded: commencing at the northwest corner of a place called El Lomito del Corral Viejo (lomito means little hill) and running thence easterly towards the Cañada (gorge) des Pecachos in the line of the place called San Joaquin (Later entries say Rancho San Felipe; Abstact v.2 p.240) to the base of the range of the mountain called Quien Sabe, thence along the base of said mountains southerly to the Arroyo de Joaquin Soto, thence down said arroyo to its junction with the stream called Arroyo del Puerto del Rosario. Thence down said stream to a crossing of wagon Road to San Juan and thence by a place called Loma de en Media (?) to the place of beginning.

And said land was confirmed as one undivided half to Larios and the other undivided half to the Anzar heirs. (The 1848 Partition was disregarded). Abstract v.2 p. 238

Appeal was made to the District Court of the US in the Southern District, it was pending and undecided until 12/12/1856.

Abstract v.2 p. 238-9

1854-09-28: Anzar estate: Appraisers of for minor heirs appointed

Thursday, September 28, 1854: Anzar estate – Appraisers of for minor heirs appointed: WS Johnson, Estanislaus Hernandez, Daniel Harris

1854-09-20: Anzar estate: order of sale of personal property

Anzar estate: order of sale of personal property.

A prob min p. 181 v.2 p.189

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1854-09-09:Anzar estate: petition filed for sale of personal property

Saturday, September 9, 1854: Anzar estate – petition filed for sale of personal property.

A. probate min. p. 175 v.2 p.189

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1854-07-25: Frederick A. MacDougall married Maria Antonia Castro de Anzar

Tuesday, July 25, 1854 – Frederick A. MacDougall married Maria Antonia Castro de Anzar, wife of the deceased Juan Miguel Anzar, owner of Rancho Quien Sabe.

(MacDougall later inherited 1/3 of her 1/2 share which is 1 undivided 6th of Quien Sabe.

Her heirs inherited the other 2/3rds.)

NOTE: But according to later court decisions, Quien Sabe hadn't been separated from Rancho Santa Ana.

Abstract v.2 p 209, 211

Abstract v.2 p. 203 & 239

Bolado/Arques suit, v.2 p.252

1854-07-24: Anzar estate: distribution of personal property, MacDougall bonds reduction

Monday, July 24, 1854: Anzar estate – report of commissioners on distribution of personal property filed.

A probate min. p. 166.

Petition of Frederick A. MacDougall to have the amount of his bonds reduced.

1854-07-12: Anzar Estate – MacDougall bonds filed for each minor heir

Wednesday, July 12, 1854: Anzar estate – Frederick A. MacDougall filed bonds for each minor: Anatolio Anzar, Maria Barbara Anzar, Policronio de Guadelupe Anzar, Juan Francisco Anzar.

All approved the same day.

Abstract v.2 p.189

A probate min. p. 165

1854-06-27: Anzar estate: resignation of Maria Antonio Castro de Anzar to be accepted

Anzar estate: resignation of Maria Antonio Castro de Anzar to be accepted providing the court appoints Frederick A. MacDougall in her place.

Notice of application and resignation filed.

Order appointing MacDougall executor and guardian of minor children.

Abstract V. 2 p. 188

1854-06-15: Anzar estate – MacDougall petitions court to appoint him Administrator

June 15, 1854: Anzar estate – MacDougall petitions court — based on the desire of Maria Castro de Anzar to resign as administrator — to appoint him as administrator and guardian of Maria and Juan Miguel Anzar's children.

Abstract v. 2 p. 187-188

1854-05-27: Anzar estate: order modified – bond on distribution of personal property

Anzar estate: order modified – bond on distribution of personal property.

A probate min p.148

v.2 p.187

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1854-05-23: Anzar estate – order for division of personal property

May 23, 1854: Anzar estate: order for division of personal property and appointing commissioners; certificate of posting notices filed; objections filed.

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1854-05-09: Anzar estate – petition for division of personal property

Monday May 9, 1854: Anzar estate – petition for division of personal property file by Martina Antonio Castro de Anzar

A Probate min. p. 138

1854-03-27: Anzar Estate – terminate payment of 500 head of cattle to Hernandez

March 27, 1854 – Anzar estate: contract to terminate the one referred to in above petition on payment of 500 head of cattle to Hernandez.

A Probate min p. 124. Petition for order to sell cattle and divide proceeds.

Order to sell cattle at option of executors.

A Probate min p. 127. v.2 p.186

1854-02-20: Anzar estate – Petition to annul JM Anzar contract to Estanislao Hernandez

Anzar estate: Petition filed to annul contract made by deceased JM Anzar in his lifetime (to?) Estanislao Hernandez. Order notice be given.

A. probate min. p.122 v.2 p. 185-6

NOTE: What was that contract? See 3/27/1854

1854-01-11: Anzar estate: power of attorney to MacDougall filed

Wednesday, January 11, 1854 – Anzar estate: power of attorney to MacDougall filed

Abstract v.2 p. 185

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1853-10-25: Anzar estate – account and return of sale filed.

Tuesday, October 25, 1853: Anzar estate: account and return of sale filed.

Abstract v.2 p. 185

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