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Ygnacio Martinez
Birth: 1774
Death: Jun. 18, 1848

San Francisco Alcalde (Mayor). A native of Mexico, Don Ygnacio Martinez joined the Spanish Army in 1788. In 1822, he was appointed commandant of the presidio of San Francisco and served as such 1831. In 1824, he was granted a large tract of land in the Alhambra Valley, now present day Contra Costa County, which became Rancho Pinole. In 1837, he was appointed the fourth Alcalde, or Chief Administrator, of San Francisco while under Mexican rule serving until 1838. The city of Martinez, California is named in his honor. (bio by: G.Photographer) 
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  Juanita Maria Carmen Martinez Estudillo (1805 - 1879)*
  Maria Ygnacia Juana Chrisostoma Martinez (1810 - 1828)*
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The following individuals and a number of unknown persons were buried in the original 1809 church and remain in the floor of the restored mission church: Ygnacio Martinez 1848
Mission San Jose Cemetery
Alameda County
California, USA
Plot: Inside church
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: countedx58
Record added: May 06, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10921945
Ygnacio Martinez
Added by: countedx58
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