11 April 2020

1861 California State Statutes - Name Changes, Estates, Guardians and More




A copy of the 1861 California State Statutes can be found HERE




NAME CHANGES

chapter 11, pg 8
An Act to change the name of Elise Clara Audin, stepdaughter of Pierre G. Venard of the County of San Francisco to Elise Clara Venard and it shall be lawful for her to inherit in the estate of Pierre G. Venard.

chapter 18, pg 12
An Act to change the name of Nelly H. Peters to Nelly Helen Toomes.

chapter 34, pg 29
An Act to change the name of Andreas Christian Michelsen of Placer County to William Smith.

chapter 66, pg 54
An Act to change the name of John H. D. Malson of the County of Butte to John A. Lyons.

chapter 91, pg 72
An Act to change the name of Myer Moses to Moses Myer.

chapter 136, pg 125
an Act to change the name of Daniel McDonough to James Henry Warwick.

chapter 249, pg 251
An Act to change the name of Sullivan Milton Farrer to Sullivan Milton Farren.

chapter 261, pg 265
An Act to change the name of Henrich Welhelm Christian Steghagen of Alameda County to Henry Hagen.

chapter 262, pg 265
An Act to change the name of Juan A. Suniga to Alfred J. Hermosilla.

chapter 273, pg 272
An Act to change the name of Henry Nathan to Henry Chester.

chapter 512, pg 582
An Act to change the name of Gustave Madson of Tuolumne County to John Gustave Madson.



ESTATE and GUARDIAN

chapter 14, pg 10
Encarnacion Carrillo de Robbins, femme sole, as guardian of her infant children Jose Gabriel Robbins, Isabel Robbins, Juan Jose Robbins, George Washington Robbins, Maria Antonia Robbins, Concepcion Robbins and Francisca Robbins is authorized to sell real estate in Santa Barbara County.

chapter 21, pg 15
Thomas Cutler, administrator of the estate of Albert Cutler, late a resident of the County of Tuolumne is authorized to sell real estate in the State of California.

chapter 38, pg 32
The administrator of the estate of Henry Meredith, deceased is authorized to sell real estate in the County of Sacramento.


chapter 48, pg 39
Emily Tracy, executrix and James S. Tracy, executor of the last will and testament of Frederick P. Tracy, deceased are authorized to sell real estate in the State of California.

chapter 64, pg 53
Caius T. Ryland, guardian of his infant children Ada Ryland and John W. Ryland is authorized to sell real estate in Santa Clara County.

chapter 74, pg 58
The administrator of the estate of Lilburn W. Boggs, deceased is authorized to sell real estate in the State of California.

chapter 76, pg 59
The administrator of the estates of Nicholas Swan, deceased and Zachariah Simpson, deceased both late of Sacramento County are authorized to apply all monies of said estates to procure the manumission from slavery of the children of said decedents held in slavery in the State of Missouri or any other slave states in which they may be held.

chapter 80, pg 61
The Probate Court of Los Angeles County is taking petitions of any interested parties to represent the infant heirs of Bernardo Yorba, deceased.

chapter 88, pg 71
Charles A. Keyser, administrator of the estate of R. B. Sherrard is authorized to sell real estate in Sutter County.

chapter 89, pg 71
Gustave Touchard, executor of the estate of Henry Mathey, deceased is authorized to sell real estate in the State of California.

chapter 90, pg 72
John S. Berry, administrator of the estate of J. P. Bowen is authorized to sell real estate in Butte County.

chapter 96, pg 77
James P. Sargent, guardian of Policarpia Chabolla, a minor, is authorized to sell real estate in the State of California.

chapter 150, pg 150
Peter Davidson, of the city of San Jose, guardian of his infant children Peter A. Davidson and John Davidson is authorized to convey to George W. Crane a piece of property in the city of San Jose.

chapter 153, pg 152
The administrator of the estate of Charles White, deceased, is authorized to sell real estate in the state of California.

chapter 171, pg 169
Juanna M. Estudillo, the guardian of her infant heir Jesus Maria Estudillo is authorized to sell real estate in the County of Alameda.

chapter 194, pg 186
Pacificus Ord, the guardian of his infant children Mary Elizabeth Ord and Joseph Pacificus Ord is authorized to sell real estate in the State of California.

chapter 279, pg 275
Eliza Martin, wife of Enos J. Martin, late Eliza Hall, and late executrix of the last will and testament of Edward H. Hall late of Mendocino County, deceased is hereby restored to all the powers and authority of executrix of the last will and testament of Edward H. Hall, deceased.

chapter 296, pg 293
Martha Ann Paty Dayley, the mother and guardian of Francis William Paty, a minor is authorized to sell real estate in the State of California.

chapter 326, pg 312
William T. Wallace, guardian of his infant children Richard R. Wallace and Ryland B. Wallace is authorized to sell real estate in Santa Clara County.

chapter 329, pg 315
Maria O'Conner, administratrix of the estate of Michael T. O'Conner, deceased is authorized to sell real estate in the county of San Francisco.

chapter 364, pg 371
Franklin Birdsall, executor of the last will and testament of George W. Birdsall, deceased is authorized to sell real estate in the County of Yuba.

chapter 371, pg 377
H. L. Dodge and George Cadwallader, administrators of the estate of Gilbert A. Grant, deceased are authorized to sell real estate in the County of San Francisco.

chapter 417, pg 480
The guardian of Jonathan P. Williams and Isaac B. Williams, minor heirs of James Williams, deceased is authorized to sell real estate in the County of Santa Cruz.

chapter 419, pg 481
The guardian of George Horton and Marshall Horton is authorized to sell real estate in the County of Tulare.

chapter 423, pg 485
Rachel Bonds, administratrix of the estate of George M. Bonds, late of the County of Stanislaus is authorized to sell real estate in that county.

chapter 461, pg 514
John F. Pope, father and natural guardian of Overton Charles Pope, a minor, is authorized to sell real estate in the County of San Francisco.

chapter 463, pg 515
Adelia Lyons, the administratrix of the estate of Julius Lyons, deceased, is authorized to sell real estate in the State of California.

chapter 471, pg 524
The administrator of the estate of Joseph K. Irving, deceased is authorized to sell real estate in the State of California.

chapter 476, pg 526
Caroline Butterfield, widow of David Butterfield late of Siskiyou County is authorized to sell real estate in that county.


chapter 484, pg 532
The Public Administrator of Nevada County is authorized to sell the real estate owned by the late Maria Smith in the County of Nevada.

chapter 504, pg 572
William M. Stockton, surviving husband of Anne Eliza Stockton, deceased, his wife, late of Los Angeles County is authorized to sell real estate in said county.

chapter 527, pg 598
John Reed, guardian of the infant heirs of Joseph Purdue, deceased is authorized to sell real estate in the County of Sacramento.

chapter 537, pg 657
Henrietta Corbett and John C. Corbett, appointed administrators of the estate of William Corbett, deceased are authorized to sell real estate in the County of San Francisco.




AUTHORIZATION TO REMOVE REMAINS FROM A CEMETERY

chapter 69, pg 55
James Camp and James L. Fry of Dillon township in Klamath County are authorized to remove the remains of John Latimer and Thomas Mooney from their present burial place and inter them in the public graveyard of said township.

chapter 168, pg 167
John Atkinson of Placer County is authorized to remove all of the remains of deceased persons interred on the courthouse lot in the Town of Auburn and reinter them in the Auburn Cemetery.

chapter 234, pg 238
Giles Bewel of Placer County is authorized to remove the remains of deceased persons interred in the Old Graveyard in the town of Michigan Bluff and reinter them in the new cemetery near the Masonic Hall in said town.

chapter 243, pg 248
John Reeves, of the city of Sacramento and sole owner of the New Helvetia Cemetery and has asked for permission to disinter some of the early burials and rebury them so the cemetery is laid out in a proper manner.

chapter 388, pg 408
R. M. Williams is authorized to remove human remains from his farm in Bucksport Township, Humboldt County to the public burying grounds in said township.


PAYMENTS MADE BY THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA

chapter 108, pg 89
$3747.85 is paid to I. & S. Wormser, assignees of J. M. Anderson, Joseph R. Beard, C. A. Sumner, W. M. Cutter and P. Malone for copying done in the Senate.

chapter 135, pg 124
$1480 is paid to I. N. Quincy for services as State Prison Director in 1861.

chapter 137, pg 125
$241 is paid to William Greenhood for translating laws from the 10th Session of the Legislature into Spanish.

chapter 157, pg 154
$152.20 is paid to James R. Hardenbergh for postage stamps furnished the 11th Senate Session.

chapter 160, pg 156
$2790 is paid to Mary B. Russell and the Sisters of Mercy for expenses they incurred in burying patients who died in the hospital in San Francisco.

chapter 167, pg 167
$1860 is paid to Gregory Yale for services as an attorney at law in the State Prison litigation.

chapter 222, pg 223
$2000 is paid to E. J. Saunders for services in transporting arms and ammunition to Utah Territory.

chapter 242, pg 248
$194.70 is paid to John Bell for his services in the Humboldt and Klamath Indian War in 1858.

chapter 245, pg 249
$322.95 is paid to Thomas R. Eldridge for translating into Spanish the laws of 1857.

chapter 322, pg 310
$37.05 is paid to G. J. Lytle for newspapers furnished the 11th Senate Session.

chapter 435, pg 498
$19,375.81 is paid to John F. McCauley for cattle and beef furnished to the State Prison.

chapter 456, pg 512
$2500 is paid to James C. Pennie who has been disabled for life by a wound received at the State Prison in 1861 while endeavoring to suppress a revolt of the convicts.

chapter 457, pg 512
$1080 is paid to Gen. A. M. Winn for military services rendered as Brigadier General in the 2nd El Dorado Expedition against the hostile Indians on the eastern frontier of the State.

chapter 509, pg 578
$841.85 is paid to Lucy Meloney, the salary of her late husband A. R. Meloney the State Controller for the benefit of her children.



MISCELLANEOUS


chapter 26, pg 19
A. W. Macpherson, Alfred Godffroy, William Sillem, John Freundt and J. B. Ford are authorized to construct and maintain booms on the Albion River, Big River and the Noyo River in the County of Mendocino.

chapter 59, pg 48
An Act to change the venue in the case of Horace Smith whereas an indictment is now pending in the 12th Judicial District Court charging him with the crime of murder of Samuel T. Newell in San Francisco.

chapter 99, pg 78
Joseph J. Cloud is authorized to construct a wharf at Punta Arena in Mendocino County.

chapter 147, pg 146
Thomas A. Talbert, J. R. Hardenburg, William S. Long, David Maddux, John P. Madden, Frank Hereford, J. B. Dayton, John S. Barrett and M. M. Estee are authorized to lay down railroad track in the city and county of Sacramento.

chapter 204, pg 204
Paul Shirley and T. B. Storer are authorized to extend the wharf owned by them in Benecia, Solano County 150 feet into the Straits of Carquines and collect tolls.

chapter 244, pg 249
Hugh S. May is authorized to construct and maintain a wharf on Petaluma Creek in the County of Sonoma.

chapter 260, pg 264
William Fitzpatrick, William D. Lawrence, C. T. Cutler, Josiah Sturgis, John Fitzpatrick, Nicholas Hunsaker and James McGovern are authorized to construct a railroad in Contra Costa County.

chapter 282, pg 278
Guillerno Carrillo is authorized to supply the inhabitants of the Town of Santa Barbara with fresh water.

chapter 298, pg 294
R. A. Pearis and L. B. Harris as trustees for Amanda Harris are authorized to construct a bridge across the American River.

chapter 306, pg 300
C. J. Collins is authorized to construct and maintain a ferry and a wharf from a point on Ringold's map of Suisun Bay as "Point Collberg" in Solano County.

chapter 311, pg 303
Charles H. Brinley, Andres Pico and James R. Vineyard of Los Angeles County are authorized to construct a turnpike road from the ex-Mission of San Fernando across the mountain of San Fernando to the Arroyo de Santa Clara in Los Angeles County.

chapter 348, pg 352
Martin T. Smith is authorized to construct and maintain a wharf at Fishing Rock in Mendocino County.

chapter 351, pg 354
C. S. Higgins is authorized to lay down gas pipes in the City and County of San Francisco.

chapter 363, pg 370
Thomas Harrigan is authorized to construct a single track iron railroad commencing at a point known as the crossing of the Upper Stockton Road and into the city of Sacramento.

chapter 373, pg 377
$378.12 is paid to B. F. Hastings for John O'Meara for the printing of the "Transactions of the State Agricultural Society."

chapter 376, pg 382
Henry M. Stow, H. H. Hartley, Mike Gray, J. H. Gass, R. H. Daly and J. D. Howard are authorized to lay railroad track in the City of Sacramento.

chapter 379, pg 387
Spencer W. Hill, Isaac P. Smith and P. S. Palmstream are authorized to construct a bridge across Big River in Mendocino County.

chapter 391, pg 411
J. C. Cissna is authorized to construct a wharf in the Bay of San Luis Obispo between San Luis Point and San Luis Creek.

chapter 398, pg 416
Henry B. Platt and James Gallagher are authorized to construct a wharf at the foot of Third Street in the City and County of San Francisco.

chapter 400, pg 418
George McCoy is authorized to construct a wharf in Contra Costa County.

chapter 408, pg 470
Davis D. Reeve, John B. Lemon and James M. Lemon are authorized to construct a wharf at Suisun City in Solano County.

chapter 470, pg 524
John J. Warner, J. G. Tomlinson and Frank Mellus are authorized to construct a wagon road from the City of San Bernardino to Holcomb and Bear Valley in the County of San Bernardino.


ASSEMBLY RESOLUTIONS

res 3, pg 669
William A. January, County Clerk of El Dorado County, is granted a 5 month leave.

res 7, pg 671
Hon. Robert McGarvey, County Judge of Stanislaus County, is granted a 3 month leave.

res 13, pg 674
Hon. Green T. Martin, Judge of Tuolumne County is granted a 4 month leave.

res 30, pg 679
Hon. S. H. Brooks, Controller of the State of California is granted a 30 day leave.

res 33, pg 679
E. Burke, District Judge of the 13th Judicial District is granted a 4 month leave.



SENATE RESOLUTIONS

res 1, pg 681
Michael Martin is appointed Fireman at a salary of $3 per day.

res 2, pg 682
John Clark, an old pensioner, is appointed to perform work in the rear of the capitol and shall be paid $2 per day.

res 5, pg 682
W. C. Kibbe, Quartermaster General , is granted indefinite leave.

res 10, pg 684
Thomas A. Brown, County Judge of Contra Costa County is granted a 4 month leave.

res 13, pg 684
Hon. Charles Fernald, County Judge of Santa Barbara County is granted a 3 month leave.

res 17, pg 686
Hon. D. W. McComb, County Judge of Klamath County is granted a 3 month leave.


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