Finding aid of the Escobar Family Papers C058842

Finding aid prepared by Alexandria Brown / Michael Lange
Society of California Pioneers
300 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA, 94107-1272
(415) 959-1849
pkeats@californiapioneers.org
12/20/2011


Title: Escobar Family Papers
Identifier/Call Number: C058842
Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: B001392
Storage Unit: C058842
Physical Description: 1.0 folder (1 item)
Date: unknown
Abstract: This folder contains a list of the heirs of Mussilino (?) Escobar. It also mentions two leagues of land in "the Rancho known as San Jose".
creator: Austin, Henry
creator: Escobar

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

There are no restrictions on access.

Preferred Citation note

Escobar Family Papers. The Society of California Pioneers.

Donor

Gift of Escobar heirs, date unknown.

Biographical/Historical note

There is no known information about the Escobar family.

Scope and Contents note

This folder contains a list of the heirs of Mussilino (?) Escobar. It lists 9 heirs, including his wife, Thomasa Garcia, and the spouse of each of his heirs. It also mentions two leagues of land in "the Rancho known as San Jose", with 555 acres to each heir.
On the back of the list is a note written by Henry Austin, 60, from Sonoma, attesting that he knew John Ransford first in Yerba Buena in "the spring" of 1839. It is unknown how the note relates to the list of heirs.

Existence and Location of Originals note

The Society of California Pioneers, 300 Fourth Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Ransford, John
Heirs
Inheritance and succession--California.
San Jose (Calif.)
Yerba Buena (Calif.)