1875-05-31: Luis and Clemente Arques Sell [Unknown Parcel] to Hernandez

1875-05-31: SBC – Luis and Clement Arques to Estanislao Hernandez [unknown transaction].
SBC: Book 2, p. 52

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1874-01-01: Arques Brothers Previously Agreed to Receive Last Payment from Yndart

Thursday, January 1, 1874 – Arques estate: to Yndart. Arques brothers on this date previously agreed to receive the last payment from Yndart who was to pay $15K 1/1/1874 in gold in San Francisco on the final day.

v.2 p.295

1873-09-13: Bolado and Arques Brothers sell 351+ Ac of Rancho Santa Ana to Hernandez

Saturday, September 13, 1873 – Joaquin Bolado (of San Francisco) & surviving heirs of José G. Arques, Joaquin R. (of Santa Clara County), Clemente C., and Luis Arques (both of Monterey County) grant to Estanislao Hernandez for $2,460.00 all that portion of Santa Ana Rancho; (complex description) containing 351.52 acres.

Deeds O, p. 92

Recorded 4 PM Thursday, September 18, 1873

1873-09-05: Arques, L. et al, by Sheriff, E. Hernandez

September 9, 1873: Arques, L. et al, by Sheriff, Estanislao Hernandez.

[No more information available]

p. 92

1873-09-01: Joaquin R. Arques et. al. to Hernandez

1873-09-01: Joaquin R. Arques et. al. to Estanislao Hernandez [unknown transaction].

SBC: Book 2, p. 74

1873-08-30: Joaquin R. & Ellen Arques, Luis & Clemente Arques Sell to Yndart all interest in Rancho Santa Ana

Saturday, August 30, 1873 – Yndart buys land – Joaquin R & Ellen Arques, Clemente C. and Luis Arques sell to Juan Yndart for $30,000 all of their interest in the Santa Ana Rancho; very complex description.

Deeds O, p. 22

Recorded Friday, September 5, 1873

1873-08-04: Avy Sells Parcels of Rancho Santa Ana Lands to Arques Brothers

Monday, August 4, 1873 – Charles Avy (1st party) sold to Luis & Clemente Arques (2nd party) who paid to Avy $23,466 gold coin

  • land near Tres Pinos Creek beginning at a stake in the center of the Arroyo Joaquin Soto from which a cottonwood tree marked SAR… (COMPLEX DESCRIPTION) southwest corner of Rancho Santa Ana; along western boundary line of Rancho Santa Anita; 941 acres; being a part of lands described in agreement between Joaquin Bolado and José G. Arques July 15, 1868 in Book A of Agreements, p. 305
  • lands (complex description) described in the deed thereof from Charles Avy (first party) herein to Justo Sotello dated February 26 1872 in Book J of Deeds p. 579
  • lands from the Avy Patent. 

Deeds N. p. 388.

1873-07-12: Arques Brothers received from Martin Murphy Quitclaim to Lands he Sold Them

July 12, 1873 – Arques Brothers received from Martin Murphy a quitclaim to lands he sold them previously.

Deeds N, p. 338

Recorded 11:45 AM Monday, July 14, 1873

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

1873-04-01: Arques Estate – Decree of Distribution

Tuesday, April 1, 1873 – Arques Estate: Decree of Distribution.

Brothers Joaquin R, Luis, Clemente C. Arques and Martin Murphy gave consent that the José G. Arques estate may be distributed.

Order entered discharging executors.

v.2 p.287, 293.

Wm H. Webb was the counsel for executors.

1873-01-08: Bolado buys half of Yndart’s share of Arques heirs’ Share of Rancho

Wednesday, January 8, 1873 – Bolado buys half of Juan Yndart's share of Arques' heirs land; Juan Yndart and Joaquin Bolado agree for consideration of $15,000 to be paid by Bolado upon Yndart making a valid conveyance transferring a clear title to the land of undivided half interest and right he has aquired from the Arques brothers Luis, Joaquin and Clemente in various lots described as 3894 acres (v.2 p. 300); the land should border Bolado's existing land.

Book B of Agreements P. 64.

See 12/2/1872.

Recorded 6:20 PM Saturday, September 6, 1873 

1872-12-02: Half of Arques Estate Sold Conditionally to Juan Yndart

Monday, December 2, 1872 – Owners of half of the Arques estate to Juan Yndart.

Brothers Joaquin R. Arques of Santa Clara County and Luis and Clemente Arques of Monterey County agreed to sell:

  • lots 24 and 20
  • the part of lot 19 west of Santa Ana Valley Road
  • lots 23 and 25, the eastern boundary of the two last named lots being the Santa Ana Valley Road as now traveled
  • the whole tract known as the "pasture field" being enclosed and a part of Santa Ana Rancho, and currently leased to Yndart

…to Yndart (conditional on securing title) who paid $15K 1/1/1873 in gold in SF.

The brothers needed time to complete title ownership. Yndart was to pay $15K 1/1/1874 in gold in San Francisco the final day.

v.2 p.295

Yndart owned half of the José G. Arques Estate' share, Martin Murphy owned the rest?

Agreements Book 2, pp. 1-3. v2 p.295

Recorded Monday, January 6, 1873. 

1872-11-06: Hernandez bought from Luis Arques 562.5 ac of Rancho Santa Ana

Wednesday, November 6, 1872 – Estanislao Hernandez bought from Luis Arques of Hollister 562.50 acres of Rancho Santa Ana for $15,375 gold coin.

Deeds M p. 243.

1872-05-09: Arques Estate sold to Hernandez all of its share of Rancho Quien Sabe

Thursday, May 9, 1872 – Joaquin R. Arques of Santa Clara and Luis Arques of Monterey County, executors of the estate of Joseph G. Arques, 1st parties, and Estanislao Hernandez of Monterey County.

12/26/1871: On the death of José G. Arques, He owned one undivided 8th of Quien Sabe abutting on San Joaquin Rancho and Santa Ana.

2/18/1872 The Arques’ sold to Hernandez ALL the right, title and interest in Rancho Quien Sabe (Santa Ana is not mentioned) – This is a confirmation of the sale referring to Probate Book A, page 321.

Deeds Book L p. 92, p. 91

Recorded May 15, 1872

1872-02-18: Hernandez buys Arques estate’s share of Rancho Quien Sabe

Sunday, February 18, 1872 – Estanislao Hernandez buys all of the José G. Arques estate's share of Rancho Quien Sabe.

Joaquin R. Arques of Santa Clara and Luis Arques of Monterey County, executors of the estate of Joseph G. Arques, 1st parties, and Estanislao Hernandez of Monterey County; 12/26/1871

On the death of José G. Arques, he owned one undivided 8th of Quien Sabe abutting on San Joaquin Rancho and Santa Ana.

2/18/1872 The Arques Estate sold to Hernandez all the right, title and interest in Rancho Quien Sabe (Santa Ana is not mentioned)  – Later, on May 9th 1872, is a confirmation of this sale referring to Probate Book A, page 321.

Deeds Book L p. 92

1872-01-04: José G. Arques Estate: Will Filed.

Monday, January 8, 1872 – Jose G. Arques' will endorsed and filed by his brother Joaquin R. Arques.

José G. Arques' will (dated 17 Oct 1867 at age 28) described an estate valued at $32,000:

  • Lots in Hollister valued at $2000
  • (~7900) 7935.14 (see v2 p.282) acres in Rancho Santa Ana valued at the sum of $20,000
  • 2779 acres in Rancho Quien Sabe valued at $7000

Entitled to half of residue are 6 cousins living in Barcelona, Spain:

  • Jose Arques 35
  • Endalda Arques 33
  • Magdalena Arques 31
  • Filomana Arques 29
  • Teresa Arques 27
  • Maria Arques 25 (v.2 p.276, 304)

[note that Martin Murphy later bought their combined half share before distribution],

Entitled to the other half of residue are his 3 brothers:

  • Clemente Arques (20) (all brothers are of Santa Clara county)
  • Joaquin R. Arques [executor] (27)
  • Luis Arques [executor] (22)

Brothers get undivided 1/6th each of estate

v.2 p.271, 292