List of ranchos of California
These California land grants were made by Spanish (1784–1821) and Mexican (1822–1846) authorities of Las Californias and Alta California to private individuals before California became part of the United States of America.- List of ranchos of California
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Province of New Spain, formally established in 1804.
Most interior areas such as the Central Valley and the deserts of California remained in de facto possession of indigenous peoples until later in the Mexican era when more inland land grants were made, and especially after 1841 when overland immigrants from the United States began to settle inland areas.
The Spanish and Mexican governments made many concessions and land grants in Alta California (now known as California) and Baja California from 1775 to 1846.
Located in Southern California.
604 of these land grants were later confirmed by the state of California, with 36 in Santa Barbara County.
Federal power and water management project in the U.S. state of California under the supervision of the United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR).
The act initiated the transfer of 64 million acres of tribal lands via land grants or Ranchos to former Spanish citizens of Californio
City located in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Monrovia is made of parts of these two ranchos.
The rancho was granted by Governor pro tem Manuel Jimeno Casarin in 1841 to Joaquín Estrada.
Memoir by the American author Richard Henry Dana Jr., published in 1840, having been written after a two-year sea voyage from Boston to California on a merchant ship starting in 1834.
Dana's ship was on a voyage to trade goods from the United States for the Mexican colonial Californian California missions' and ranchos' cow hides.
Term used to designate a Hispanic Californian, especially those descended from Spanish and Mexican settlers.
Many natives who had learned to ride horses and knew a smattering of Spanish were recruited to become vaqueros (cowboys or cattle herders) that worked the cattle and horses on the large ranchos and did other work.
Californio ranchero, military officer, and surveyor who once owned vast land holdings in Alameda County.
The Castro family became one of the most numerous and important Californio families of Alta California, and Guillermo was one of many Castro rancho grantees.
Historic 19th-century hacienda in Rancho Guajome Adobe County Park, on North Santa Fe Avenue in Vista, San Diego County, California.
It was built with the profits from the cattle boom of the 1850s, when many California ranchos supplied the Gold Rush miners and associated new American immigrants with meat and leather.