Ygnacio Martinez

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Ygnacio Martinez

Death 18 Jun 1848 (aged 73–74)
Burial Fremont, Alameda County, California, USA
Plot Inside church
Memorial ID 10921945 · View Source
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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.

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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



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  • Find a Grave Memorial 10921945
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ygnacio Martinez (1774–18 Jun 1848), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10921945, citing Mission San Jose Cemetery, Fremont, Alameda County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .