NOTES

NOTES
1
Rudecinda A. Lo Buglio, "Sepulveda of Alta California: 1781-1822," Antepasados, 1(1980-1981),
Marie E. Northrop, Spanish-Mexican Families of Early California; 1 769-1850. Vol. I (Rev. ed.; Burbank, California: Southern California Genealogical Society, 1987).
2
Mr. William Mason, dated September 30, 1980.
3
William Mason, "Tracking the Founders of Los Angeles," Los Angeles Museum of Natural History Quarterly, VI (Summer 1967), 30;
Letter to the author, Mason, September 30, 1980.
4
Harry Kelsey, "A New Look at the Founding of Old Los Angeles," California Historical Society Quarterly, LV (Winter 1976-1977): 328.
6
Marion Parks, trans., "Instructions for the Recruital of Soldiers and Settlers for the California Expedition of 1781," Historical Society of Southern Calif ornia Annual Publi- cation, XV (1931): 192.
7
Ibid., 192.
8
Thomas Workman Temple, II, trans., "Outfits of Soldiers, Settlers and Families," Historical Society of Southern California Annual Publication, XV (1931): 146-147.
9
Ibid.
10
Ibid., 147.
11
Kelsey, "New Look."
12
William Mason, April 26, 1988.
Marie E. Northrop, "The Sepulveda Spanish-Mexican Connection" (January 1986), Publication of the South- ern California Genealogical Society, Inc., 18.
13
William Mason, "The Garrison of San Diego Presidio: 1770-1794," Journal of San Diego History, XXXLV (Fall 1978): 399-424.
Northrop, "Sepulveda Spanish- Mexican Connection," 18.
14
Mason, September 30, 1980.
15
J.M. Guinn, Historical and Biographical Record of Southern California (Chicago: Chapman Pub., 1902), 62;
Illustrated History of Los Angeles County (Chicago: The Lewis Pub. Co., 1889), 52.
16
Marie E. Northrop, ed., "Padron of Santa Barbara, 1790," Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly XLII (March 1960): 90-92.
Maria Teresa Sepulveda had married, Juan de Dios Ballesteros, the son of José Ballesteros and Josefa Cosio, on February 10, 1787,
17
Mason, "Garrison of San Diego Presidio," 421.
18
Francisco Serrano, the son of Juan Zerrano and Maria Catalun, was in Alta California by 1782.
Serrano married María Balbaneda Silvas y Lugo at San Diego on February 7, 1783.
Maria Theodora Ramona, their fourth child and second daughter, was born four years later on November 9, 1787.
Mason, "Garrison San Diego Presidio," 413, 416.
19
Marie E. Northrop, ed. and trans., "Los Angeles in 1816," Historical Soceity of Southern California Quarterly, XLIII (September 1861): 352.
20
Guinn, Historical Record, 63.
21
Ibid., 63.
22
H.H. Bancroft, History of California (7 vols., San Francisco: The History Co., Publishers, 1886), III: 11, note 21.
23
Ibid., 198.
24
Ibid., 208, note 46.
25
W.W. Robinson, Santa Monica: A Calendar of Events. (Los Angeles: Title Insurance and Trust Co., 1962), 2.
26
"Amended Petition of Francisco Sepulveda," dated October 24, 1839.
Sepulveda Land Case, Vol. I, Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles, Folio 228-230.
27
Robert G. Cowan, Ranchos of California (Fresno: Academy Library Guild, 1956), 8.
28
Ygnacio Sepulveda to H.H. Bancroft, dated July 9, 1984.
Antonio Ygnacio Sepulveda, the youngest son of José Antonio Andrés and Maria Francesca de Paula Avila, was born on July 1, 1842.
Herlinda de la Guerra, a native of Santa Barbara, on December 13, 1883 in Mexico City and was buried in Los Angeles on December 3, 1916.
29
Sepulveda, "Memoirs."
31
Robert B. Murphy, dated October 27, 1927,
32
"Findings of the Court," dated May 10, 1869. SLC, 466-468.
33
"Petition of Francisco Marquez and Ysidero Reyes," dated July 10, 1838. SLC, 78-81.
34
"Grant to Francisco Marques and Ysidero Reyes of 'Boca de Santa Monica,'" dated June 19, 1838. SLC, 350-354.
36
Mss., Theophilus Masac, F.A. Mauricio, A.G. Rivera, trans., Los Angeles City Arch- ives, Vol. II: 509.
37
LACA, II: 513-514.
38
"Petition of Francisco Sepulveda," dated October 18, 1839. SLC, 233-235.
39
"Amended Petition," dated October 24, 1839. SLC, 228-229.
40
Marginal Order of Jimeno," dated October 31, 1839. SLC, 231-232.
41
"Report of the Ayuntamiento," dated November 30, 1839. SLC, 270-274.
42
"Marginal Decree," dated December 20, 1839. SLC.
43
"Testimony of Tiburcio Tapia," dated April 1, 1843. SLC, 37.
44
"Petition of Francisco Sepulveda," dated Febuary 3, 1840. SLC, 342-344.
45
"Testimony of Tiburcio Tapia," dated April 1, 1843. SLC, 39-40.
46
Ibid.
47
"Petition of Francisco Marquez and Ysidero Reyes," dated February 3, 1840. SLC, 199.
48
"Testimony of Tiburcio Tapia," dated March 7, 1840. SLC, 329-333.
49
"Petition of Francisco Sepulveda," dated March 20, 1840. SLC, 338.
50
Ibid., SLC, 340.
51
"Report of the Committee on Agriculture," dated April 1, 1840. SLC, 386.
52
"Petition of Francisco Sepulveda," dated March 14, 1843. SLC, 28-30.
53
"Testimony of Tiburcio Tapia," dated April 1, 1843. SLC, 42-43.
54
"Petition of Francisco Marquez and Ysidero Reyes," dated April 6, 1843. SLC, 19.
55
Ibid., SLC, 22.
56
"Report of Manuel Dominguez," undated. SLC, 377-378.
57
"Petition of Francisco Sepulveda to Pio Pico," dated May 2, 1846. SLC, 104-105.
58
"Petition of Francisco Sepulveda to Pio Pico," dated May 2, 1846. SLC, 106.
61
California Board of Land Commissioners, Commission Docket No. 457,
62
"Will of Francisco Sepulveda," dated April 18, 1853. SLC, 47-51.
63
Ibid.
65
Thomas 0. Larkin to Abel Stearns, quoted in Leonard Pitt, The Decline of the Californios (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1970), 14.
66
Robert Glass Cleland, The Irvine Ranch of Orange County (San Marino: Huntington Library, 1952), 46.
68
Rudecinda Lo Buglio, 'Avila Marriage Investigation, Spanish American Genealogical Helper, II (Nov.-Dec., 1972), 111.
69
Francisca de Paula Avila was baptized at Mission San Gabriel on 4 April 1807.
70
Maria Ygnacia Marcia Avila, the daughter of Antonio Ygnacio's oldest brother, José de Santa Ana Avila. Nine years later, November 8, 1822,
71
Antonio Ygnacio Avila's title to the Sausal Redondo was confirmed according to Mexican law in May 1837,
Board of Land Commissioners in 1855.
72
LACA. II: 134-141.
Bancroft, History, III: 417-419.
73
LACA. Vol. II.
74
LACA. II: 309, 311
75
LACA. II: 331.
76
LACA. II: 353-355.
77
Sepulveda, "Memoirs.'
78
Guinn, Historical Record, 103
79
LACA. II: 231-238.
80
Bancroft, History, III: 495.
81
Jim Sleeper, "The Many Mansions of Jose Sepulveda," Pacific Coast Archaeological Society Quarterly, V (July 1969), Special Sepulveda Edition, 5.
Bancroft, History, III: 497-498, note 26.
82
LACA. II: 239-240.
83
Bancroft, History, III: 495-496, note 26.
84
LACA. II: 248.
Bancroft's History, III: 497-499,
85
LACA. II: 248-249.
86
LACA. II: 259-260.
87
Bancroft, History, III: 509.
88
Bancroft, History, III: 526, note 30,
89
Guinn, Historical Record, 107.
90
Zephyrin Englehardt, O.F.M., Mission San Juan Capistrano (Los Angeles: Standard Printing Co., 1922), 130.
Sleeper, "Mansions," 31, note 41.
91
"Zalvidea to Alvarado," January 21, 1841
Englehardt, Mission San Juan, 130.
Englehardt, Mission San Juan, 129.
92
United States Board of Land Commissioners on November 3, 1852,
Sleeper, "Mansions," 3.
93
LC, "San Joaquin."
94
Cleland, The Irvine Ranch, 28.
95
LC, "San Joaquin."
LACA. II: 266-267.
96
Sleeper, "Mansions," 30, note 40.
Sleeper, "Mansions," 7.
Paul G. Chace, "The Archaeology of 'Cienega,' The Oldest Historic Structure on the Irvine Ranch," Pacific Coast Archaeological Quarterly, V (July 1969), Special Sepulveda Edition, 39, 52-53.
97
Sleeper, "Mansions," 7.
98
Sepulveda to Argüello, (June 9, 1841),
LC, "San Joaquín."
99
LC, "San Joaquin."
100
Alvarado to Argüello, (July 12, 1841).
LC, "San Joaquin."
101
Argüello to Alvarado, (August 10, 1841).
LC, "San Joaquin."
102
Alvarado to Sepulveda, (May 13, 1842).
LC, "San Joaquin."
Sleeper, "Man- sions," 9.
103
Dominguez to Arguello, June 5, 1842).
LC, San Joaquin."
104
Harris Newmark, Sixty Years in Southern California: 18531913, ed. by Maurice H. Newmark and Marco R. Newmark (New York: The Knickerbocker Press, 1916), 97.
105
Cleland, Irvine Ranch, 41-42.
106
Sleeper, "Mansions," 16.
107
Horace Bell, Reminiscences of a Ranger (Santa Barbara: Wallace Hebberd, 1927), 48-50.
108
Sleeper, "Mansions," 13.
109
Abel Stearns (October 29, 1852).
LC, "San Joaquin."
110
Sleeper, "Mansions."
Tranquillina Germana (b. 1849),
Sleeper, "Mansions," 34, note 76.
111
Cleland, Irvine Ranch, 46.
112
Bell, Reminiscences, 301-303.
113
Sleeper, "Mansions," 17.
114
Sepulveda, "Memoirs."
115
Cleland, Irvine Ranch, 47.
116
Newmark, Sixty Years, 160-161.
117
Cleland, Irvine Ranch, 47.
118
José Sepulveda filed his petition before the United States Board of Land Commis- sioners on October 22, 1852.
Rancho San Joaquin was confirmed on April 25, 1854;
United States government dismissed on December 19, 1856.
119
Cleland, Irvine Ranch, 49.
120
Sleeper, "Mansions," 19.
122
Ascención Sepulveda, "Memoirs."
123
Ibid
124
Saddle Back Ancestors: Rancho Families of Orange County, California (Orange County: California Genealogical Society, 1969), 110.
125
Cleland, Irvine Ranch, 50-51.
126
Sleeper, "Mansions," 17.
Captain John West in December 1874 for $1,760.
Los Angeles County, 33 Book of Deeds, 327.
127
Los Angeles Evening Express, April 26, 1875,
Sleeper, "Mansions," 30.
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