1864-06-06: Anzar estate: petition and order appointing Josiah Meritt guardian ad litem for heirs

June 6, 1864: Anzar estate: petition and order appointing Josiah Meritt guardian ad litem for Francisco Anzar, Anatolio Anzar and Policronio de Guadelupe Anzar.

B prob min p. 65. V.2 p. 201

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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

1857-10-06: Anzar Estate: Various Guardianship Orders

October 6, 1857: Anzar Estate – order approving of 3rd yearly accounts.

A prob min 400.

Order making $40.00 monthly allowance to each heir.

Petition filed for sale of personal property and taken under consideration by the court.

A prob. Min p. 400.

Order to sell personal property filed.

Order settling 3rd yearly account of guardian of Anatolio Anzar showing balance of $1006.85 in favor of guardian.

Order settling 3rd yearly account of guardian of Policronio Anzar filed.

A prob min. 404.

The last 3 orders refer to accounts filed September 11, 1857 but I (the original title searcher) found none.

Order to sell personal property.

A prob min. 405.

Abstract v.2 p. 198

1857-04-15: Anzar Estate: report of sale of personal property filed

April 15, 1857: Anzar Estate – report of sale of personal property filed; order approving same, not dated or entered.

Abstract V.2 p. 196

a prob min p. 368

1857-04-13: Anzar Estate: Order to sell personal property

Anzar Estate: Order to sell personal property.

Abstract V.2 p. 196

a prob min p. 368

1856-12-12: Court substitutes MacDougall a party claimant instead of Maria A. Castro

An order was made by United States District Court substituting Frederick A. MacDougall a party claimant instead of Maria A. Castro and reviving said claim in the name of said heirs. 

Source: suit, v2. p.252

A decree of the said district court on said appeal affirming the decree of the commissioners was made. 

That said decree became final, survey was made of 48,822 60/100 acres as much of the public land was excluded from the exterior limits of the said Quien Sabe side as from those of the said Santa Ana grant. 

That the survey was finally approved by the surveyor general on the 3rd of May 1859 and the lands embraced in the survey are the same as in Patent. 

The decision to divide the combined Santa Ana and Quien Sabe as undivided halves to Anzar and Larios was appealed to US District Court in Southern District of California, undetermined until 12/12/1856.

That day, since Maria had died 5/30/1855, MacDougall and Anzar heirs became party claimant in place of Maria Antonia Castro de Anzar de MacDougall.

Abstract, v.2 p. 238-9, 252

That the quantity of lands granted was not ascertained until 12 December 1856 where the final decree of said United States District Court was made.

Bolado/Arques suit, v2. p.249-50   

1856-08-08: Maria de Anzar Estate – Order of distribution of Rancho Quien Sabe

Maria Antonia Castro de Anzar de MacDougall Estate: Order of distribution of her interest in Rancho Quien Sabe:

Frederick A. MacDougall inherits 1/3 of her one undivided half share (which is one undivided sixth of the entire Rancho Quien Sabe)

Abstract v.2 p 209, 211.

Each child receives one undivided third of the remaining 2/3 of her 1/2 share; each inherits 1/9th of Rancho Quien Sabe

Abstract v.2 p. 212.
v.2 p. 203 & 239

1856-04-06: Anzar estate – report for sale of personal property filed; order approving

Sunday, April 6, 1856: Anzar estate – report for sale of personal property filed; order approving same.

A prob min p. 321; vouchers of Maria Antonia Castro de Anzar de MacDougall executrix guardian (no statement of account).

Abstract v.2 p.195

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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

1855-10-01: Maria Castro de Anzar estate: inventory filed

Monday, October 1, 1855: Maria Castro de Anzar de MacDougall estate: inventory filed; cites undivided half of Rancho Quien Sabe, 3 sitios, $3000; improvements $50, and other property. Inventory verified, appraisers qualified.

V. 2 p. 207

1855-07-20: Maria Castro de Anzar Estate: Frederick MacDougall resigns as administrator

Friday, July 20, 1855: Maria Castro de Anzar Estate: Frederick MacDougall resigns as administrator of Maria de Anzar’s estate, requests that public administrator take charge.

Charles G. Harron appointed.

Abstract v.2 p.206

1855-06-25: Anzar estate: McDougall approved as administrator of Maria Castro de Anzar’s estate

Friday, June 29, 1855: Anzar estate: McDougall approved as administrator of Maria Castro de Anzar’s estate.

Her personal property valued at $10,000; real estate valued at about $25,000

Abstract v.2 p.205

MacDougall gave bond of $20,000

Abstract v.2 p.205-206

1855-06-18: petition for letters of administration filed – death of Maria Antonia Castro de MacDougall

Anzar estate: petition for letters of administration filed by MacDougall representing that Maria Antonia Castro de Anzar de MacDougall departed this life at San Juan Bautista on May 30 1855; intestate.

He asks to be named administrator

Abstract V. 2 p.203