14 August 2017

Selected Genealogical Abstracts from the California Statutes - 1862


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NAME CHANGES

chapter 223, page 241
It shall be lawful for the person known as Meyer Ciechanowiecki, to change his name to Charles Meyer. 


PAYMENTS MADE BY STATE OF CALIFORNIA


chapter 61, pg 52
$500 payment to Peter Lothian as a reward for the capture and return of one John Estes, convicted of the crime of murder

chapter 219, page 238
James Whitney, president of the California Steam Navigation Company is paid for the transportation of the property and appurtenances of the Legislature to San Francisco and for fitting up apartments for the same.

chapter 247, page 269
$295 payment to Oliver and Lewis for supplies furnished  “Kibbe Rangers” in the Pitt River Expedition against the Indians, in the year 1859. 

chapter 327, page 445
$650 payment to Eugene Lies for translating state documents. 

chapter 406, page 531
Payment is authorized for Philip Caduc for coal furnished the Supreme Court and State Library in the year 1860. 


MISC


chapter 56, page 44
William D. Shirley is to be released and discharged from all liability or obligation entered into by him for the appearance of one John Brown who was held to answer upon a charge of assault with intent to commit murder. 

chapter 86, page  76
Louis Soher is granted the right to construct a bridge across the Mokelumne Rover at a point known as Big Bar in Calaveras County and to construct and maintain a road from Mokelumne Hill at a point  known as Dr. Soher's Road intersects the road leading from Mokelumne Hill to Middle Bar, down to said Big Bar, in the County of Calaveras to the Village of Butte in the County of Amador 

chapter 111, page 99
William H. Dickson, J.E. Clayton and J.W. Pugh to construct and maintain a toll road in the County of Mono, commencing at a point of rock near where the Sweetwater Creek crosses the Aurora Road thence following the survey of Clayton and company to the Town of Aurora in Mono County

chapter 113, page 101
Joseph B. Price and associates (aka "The Russian River Road Company")  are authorized to construct and maintain a turnpike road upon both banks of the Russian River from Cloverdale in Sonoma County to Sanel in Mendocino County and to charge and collect toll for travel thereon

chapter 125, page 112
James H. Deering and Charles J. Deering, owners of the bridge and ferry franchise at Stevens' Bar and Jacksonville on the Tuolumne River, are authorized to construct and maintain a bridge or bridges across the Tuolumne River

chapter 139, page 1928
Joshua Hendy, H.B. Tichenor and Robert G. Byxbee are authorized to construct a wharf at the mouth of the Navarro River in Mendocino County 300 feet wide

chapter 146, page 138
Jacob M. Tewksbury and associates is authorized to build a wharf at the potrero of the San Pablo Rancho in Contra Costa County and extending into the Bay of San Francisco to 12 feet of water at low tide

chapter 147, page 139
William O'Connell and John Fay are authorized to build a wharf at or near Slaughter-House Point  in Contra Costa County extending into the water 300 feet into the Bay of San Francisco at high water mark

chapter 157, page 149
James B. Vineyard authorized to construct and maintain a toll bridge across the Yuba River near Park's Bar in Yuba County

chapter 170, page 169
Thomas T. Baylis, J. B. Hunkle, Lewis Lamberton, Berthold Hoen and F.G. Hakman are authorized to construct a turnpike road between the City of Petaluma and the Town of Santa Rosa in the County of Sonoma

chapter 171, page 168
Lewis E. Morgan and his associates are authorized to construct and maintain a wharf in San Francisco Bay at such point selected on the San Pablo Rancho in Contra Costa County now owned by Lewis E. Morgan, T.J.A. Chambers and W.C. Daughtery

chapter 193, page 212
William H. Kelly is authorized to construct and maintain Booms on Gaspar Creek, in the Township of Big River, in Mendocino County

chapter 197, page 213
William H. Tillinghast is authorized to construct a wharf at the place called "New York, on the Pacific" in the County of Contra Costa

chapter 210, page 231
Frederick Brown is authorized to construct and maintain booms and piers on Garcia Creek in Mendocino County

chapter 222, pg 240
Hiram Thorne is authorized to construct and make a wagon road in the Counties of Contra Costa and Alameda to be known as "Thorne's Road." The road commences in the redwood canon or mauraga canon thence running through said canon in Contra Costa County to the Oakland and San Antonio Road in Alameda County a distance of 5 miles

chapter 242, page 262
Robert G. Arthur and his associates are authorized to construct and keep in repair certain roads upon the San Miguel Rancho and adjoining property in the city and county of San Francisco and to levy and collect tolls on them.  The road shall commence at the junction of Mission and Eagle street at Mission Dolores and running thence in a southwesterly direction over the Mission Mountains to the Ocean House and beach, thence in a southerly direction until it intersects the county road of San Mateo County.  the tolls shall be:  for horse, mule and rider: 10 cents, for each led or drove horse or mule: 5 cents for vehicle drawn by horse or mule: 10 cents for vehicle drawn by 2 horses or mules: 20 cents for vehicle drawn by 4 or more horses or mules: 1 dollar for drove of cattle: each 5 cents for sheep, hogs or other animals: 2 cents each

chapter 257, page 275
D.B. Northrop, Horace Cole and E.B. Goddard (Mission Bay Bridge Company) are authorized to construct a public  plank road and toll bridge over the waters of Mission Bay in the City and County of San Francisco starting near the foot of Fourth Street on the north side of the bay to the foot of Noble Street on the south side of the bay

chapter 259, page 282
Charles H. Brinley, Andrea Pico and James R. Vineyard are authorized to build and construct a turnpike road from the ex-mission of San Fernando across the mountains of San Fernando to the Arroyo de Santa Clara in Los Angeles County

chapter 266, page 295
H.J. May, Charles M. Baxter, William Kohl are authorized to lay a railroad track along certain streets in Petaluma and through a public road in the County of Sonoma  commencing at a point on Petaluma Creek at a place commonly known as Italian Garden in the County of Sonoma thence southerly boundary City of Petaluma thence to a point not to extend north of Washington Street

chapter 267, page 297
Joseph M. Wood is authorized to construct a wharf in the City and County of San Francisco at the foot of Filmore Street outward into the Bay of San Francisco to a depth of 12 feet at low tide

chapter 275, page 308
Henry Owens is authorized to construct a marine railway in the City and County of San Francisco commencing on the northerly line of Shasta Street at a point 33 feet westerly from the southereasterly corner of lot number 427 thence running northeasterly to a point where the water in the Bay of San Francisco shall be 12 feet deep at low tide

chapter 292, page 334
Charles C. Bowman is authorized to construct a wharf at the western end of the Encinal of San Antonio Alameda County extending into the Bay of San Francisco 10 feet at low tide

chapter 313, page 426
John S. Williams is authorized to construct a wharf at the northern extremity of Van Ness Avenue and extend into the Bay of San Francisco 20 feet at low tide in the City and County of San Francisco

chapter 315, page 429
T. S. Benoiste and his associates are authorized to construct and maintain a wagon road in Sonoma County from a point in Russian River Valley at or near Jordan's MIll thence to Quicksilver Mines in Pine Flat thence to the boundary line of Lake County and also from Pine Flat to the Geyser Springs

chapter 346, page 471
Eugene L. Sullivan, Nathaniel Holland and John Benson are authorized to lay down gas pipes in the City and County of San Francisco

chapter 351, page 448
Maurice J. Dooly is issued a patent for certain lands in San Joaquin County.  The fractional NE quarter of section 32, township 2, north, range 6, east, Mount Diablo meridian, and described as follows: Beginning at the common corner of sections 28, 29, 32 and 33, Township 2, north, Range 6, east, being the westwardly boundary of El Rancho Campo de los Franceses, and running thence, due west, 40 chains; thence, due south, 31 and 90/100 chains, to right bank of Calaveras River; thence, up said river, by a meander line, north, 58 degrees 30 minutes, east, 9 and 80/100 chains; thence north, 52 degrees 30 minutes, east, 7 chains; thence south, 59 degrees 30 minutes, east, 7 chains; thence north, 78 degrees, east, 7 chains; thence north, 43 degrees 30 minutes, east, 5 chains; thence south, 75 degrees, east, 8 chains; thence north, 75 degrees, east, 2 and 13/100 chains, to section line and west boundary of El Rancho del Campo de los Franceses; thence, due north, 22 and 50/100 chains, to the place of beginning; containing 98 and 91/100 acres; magnetic variation, 15 degrees 35 minutes, east.  And before the said patent shall issue, the said Maurice J. Dooly shall execute a bond to the State of California, in the sum of $1000, conditioned against the presentment of the original certificate of purchase, Number 326, of Swamp and Overflowed Lands, as per Survey 123, issued to W. W. Fisher, May 25, 1859, which has been lost

chapter 449, page 571
John S. Rutherford and George E. Webber are authorized to construct a railroad and railroad wharf in Mendocino County on the northerly side of the Wallalla River and shore of the Pacific Ocean shall commence at the saw mill of Rutherford and Webber on the northerly side of said river and extend in a northwesterly direction to the Pacific Ocean a distance of about 2 1/2 miles



GUARDIANSHIPS, PROBATES & ESTATES


chapter 20, page 14
Benjamin F. Washington is authorized to bargain, sell, transfer, release, quitclaim, grant and convey all the right, title and interest of John Thompson, Franklin Bedinger, Frances Madison and Bertha James, infant children of himself and the late Georgiana H. Washington,  a certain dwelling and lot of land situated on Bryant Street in the City of San Francisco commencing at a point on the northerly line of said street, 275 feet from the corner of Third and Bryant streets running easterly with Bryant Street 68 feet 9 inches to the property of Louis McLane, thence northerly to Silver Street 155 feet, thence with Silver Street westerly 68 feet 9 inches thence southerly 155 feet to the place of the beginning for the benefit of said children

chapter 85, page 75
James Craig, Guardian of the infant heirs of Michael Flanigan, deceased, to sell both real and personal estate in the County of Tuolumne for the benefit of said infant heirs.  

chapter 102, page 93
Runaldo Pacheco and Mariana Pacheco, Executors of the last will and testament of John Wilson, late of San Luis Obispo County are authorized to sell as much of the personal property of the estate sufficient to pay the legal debts and maintenance of the testator's family

chapter 151, page 142
The Guardian of Minna C. Buchanan, the posthumous daughter of the late Robert B. Buchanan, deceased, of the City of Marysville, Yuba County is empowered to sell and dispose of her Real Estate and Chattels Real

chapter 152, page 142
The Guardian, now or hereafter to be appointed, of Matilda Florence Mott, Marcus H. Talbot Mott, William Wallace Mott, and Mary Green S. Mott, minor children of Isaac T. Mott, deceased, is hereby authorized to sell the real estate of the said minors, situate in the City and County of San Francisco and the State of California, or any part of said real estate, or any interest they, or either of them, may have therein, on such terms, and in such manner, either at public or private sale, as to the said Guardian may seem most advantageous to said minors. 1862.

chapter 153, page 143
Arthur W. Roman, the Guardian of Stephen C. Powell, a minor, is hereby authorized and empowered to sell, at public or private sale, in his discretion, any or all the real estate, or interests therein, of the said Stephen C. Powell, as shall, in his opinion, most promote the interests of the said minor, or to join, in behalf of said minor, in any deed of partition of any real estate in which said minor may be interested as a joint tenant in common with any other person or persons. 

chapter 155, page 148
Charles Lindley, the natural Guardian of his children, Metella S. Lindley, Curtis H. Lindley, and Josephine Lindley, is hereby empowered and authorized to sell and convey, at private sale, all real and personal property, situated in this State, in which they, the said Metella S. Lindley, Curtis H. Lindley, and Josephine Lindley, or each, or either of them, may now own or possess any interest therein. 

chapter 156, page 149
Charles S. Capp, guardian of Albert Dorente, a minor, is hereby authorized and empowered to sell any portion of the real estate of said minor, or any right, title, or interest, in real estate belonging to said minor, situated in the City and County of San Francisco, on such terms and in such manner, either at public or private sale, as may seem most advantageous to the interest of said minor

chapter 159, page 159
Authorize Philip G. Galpice, Guardian of Franklina C. Gray, a minor, to compromise certain claims, and to convey certain real estate. Franklina C. Gray, a minor, residing in the State of New York, claims to own certain real estate in the State of California, to recover which, sundry actions at law have been
brought, and are now pending; and, whereas, certain parties in possession of said real estate desire to compromise with said minor upon equitable terms, and to receive a conveyance of her title to said real estate, therefore— Philip G. Galpice, Guardian of Franklina May C. Gray, a minor, be and he hereby is authorized to compromise compromise or settle by arbitration, or without any suit, or suits, in which the said Franklina C. Gray is, or may be, a party plaintiff or defendant, affecting the title of the said Franklina C. Gray to any real estate in the City and County of San Francisco in the State of California

chapter 160, page 160
The Administrator of the Estate of Francis Tribon, deceased, is authorized to sell any real property lying in the City and County of Sacramento

chapter 161, page 160
The Administrator of the estate of Daniel B. Mosby, deceased, is authorized to sell all real estate owned or claimed by the deceased at the time of his death in the City and County of San Francisco

chapter 172, page 169
Catharine Myers, Administratrix of the estate of Christopher Myers, late of the County of Plumas, is authorized to sell all real estate lying in the County of Plumas, or elsewhere in this State, and to execute and deliver proper deeds of conveyance

chapter 264, page 294
Mrs. Mary Comstock and her minor children, Bertha Comstock, John Felt Osgood Comstock and George Comstock are empowered to sell her family homestead situate on Pine Street in the City and County of San Francisco

chapter 265, page 295
Catherine M. Haun, relict of Henry P. Haun, deceased, and Administratrix of the estate is authorized to sell, at her discretion and without having first obtained an order of the Probate Court of Yuba County, the real estate of the estate

chapter 280, page 279
Almira Ingram, the parent  and guardian of Jonetta M. Ingram, a minor, is hereby authorized and empowered to sell, at private sale, and to convey, by good and sufficient deeds of conveyance, the real estate of said minor, situated in the City and County of San Francisco; provided, said guardian shall, before making such sale, enter into such bonds as may be required of her by the Probate Court of said City and County of San Francisco; and, provided, also, that such sale shall be duly approved by the Judge of the Probate Court of said City and County

chapter 287, page 329
Eliza Frye and Charles D. Burleson, Executors of the last will and testament of John Frye, deceased, late of the Town of Volcano, Amador County are authorized to sell the real estate of any gold mines or mining claims, flumes, ditches, aqueducts and everything appertaining thereto as may be sufficient to pay the debts of the testator, allowances to his family and expenses of the administrators

chapter 327, page 312
Jose Lorenzo de Jesus Maria Pina of Sonoma County being in his 20th year is hereby authorized and empowered to sell, convey, and dispose of all and any interest he has, or may claim, in and to any real estate in the City of San Francisco, inherited by him from his father, Lazaro Piña, deceased, and all deeds and conveyances, made and executed by him, shall have the same force and effect as if he were of full age; provided, however, that said sale shall, on the petition of said Piña to the Probate Judge of the County of San Francisco, showing the property and the interest therein sold, and the amount for which the same was sold, be approved by the Probate Judge of said County of San Francisco

chapter 379, page 497
Rita de la Osa is empowered to sell the real estate of which her deceased husband, Vincente de la Osa, died seized. 

chapter 423, page 546
Phebe Beckley the administratrix of the estate of Lucius R. Beckley, deceased is empowered to sell all real estate owned by deceased in his lifetime.

chapter 429, page 551
H. L. Dodge and George Cadwalader, Administrators of the Estate of Gilbert A. Grant, deceased, are authorized to sell and convey Real Estate at a private sale in the City and County of San Francisco


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