Jean Baptiste Amestoy

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  • Name Jean Baptiste Amestoy 
    Nickname Baptiste 
    Born 27 Jun 1823  Pinaquy, Saint-Pierre d'Irube, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Amestoy, Baptiste Pinaquy birth 1823
    Amestoy, Baptiste Pinaquy birth 1823
    Gender Male 
    Address 1884 Los Angeles City Directory
    San Pedro & Washington
    Overseer for A. Briswalter  [2
    Address 1890 Court Case
    Resided %Pierre Larronde New High St.  [3
    • Only listed as Jean Amestoy
    Los Angeles Book of Brands Book 3 Page 401  [4
    Court Cases #1632 Haley v. Amestoy & Sepulveda 8/19/1870
    #2703 Amestoy v. Amestoy 3/19/1875
    #1915 Amestoy v. Amestoy 1872
    #1102 Amestoy v. Amestoy 3/31/1865
    #2899 Amestoy v. F. Amestoy 8/6/1875
    #12441 Insolvency of Ballade 2/14/1890  [3
    • Court Case Notes:
      Prior to their marriage, they executed a marriage contract in which he gave her 2,00 francs to be collectively shared.
      He came to America to work for his brother Domingo Amestoy and arrived in California on Feb. 5 1859.
      On May 8, 1874 Articles of Separation were drawn up in which all property was divided in half.
      She was living with Jean Pedalaborde thru 1874.
      He took over the business of Domingo while the family was in France.
    Demographics Basque Immigrant 
    Title Deeds 07 Mar 1868  [5
    Grantee W.S. Rosecrans 9-351 
    Los Angeles Miscellaneous Records 29 May 1879  [6
    Amestoy & George Caliste, Co-Partnership Book 2 Page 551 
    Southern California Years 1859-1900 
    Tax Assessment TA 1870-71 4500 Improved Sheep = $6,500, 3 goats = $3.00, 10,000 lbs wool = $600, 1 carriage = $50, 1 Ca Horse = $25 and 1 house = $100
    TA 1875: La Ballona - Wagon = 100, Harness = $20, 2 Spanish ? = $50, 1,100 graded sheep = $2,200, 1,100 common sheep = $2650 and 1 Ca mare = $12  [7
    Person ID I0072  socalbbgd
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2011 

    Father Pierre Amestoy,   b. 30 Apr 1780, Mouguerre, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Marie Saint-Martin,   b. 3 Jul 1783, Pinaquy, Saint-Pierre d'Irube, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 24 Nov 1810  Pinaquy, Saint-Pierre d'Irube, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F015  Group Sheet

    Family Francoise/Francisca Sudour,   b. 21 Feb 1838, Bayonne, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 15 Sep 1856  Bayonne, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Amestoy, Jean Baptiste and Francoise Sudour marriage 1856
    Amestoy, Jean Baptiste and Francoise Sudour marriage 1856
    Children 
     1. Pascualina Amestoy,   b. 24 Jul 1861, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1874, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
    +2. Marie/Mariquita Amestoy,   b. 15 Apr 1866, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1937, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F016  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [s1] Pyrenees Atlantiques Departmental Archives Records, (http://earchives.cg64.fr/).

    2. [S13] Los Angeles City Directories.

    3. [S14] Los Angeles County Court Cases.

    4. [S16] Los Angeles Book of Brands.

    5. [S17] Los Angeles County Title Deeds.

    6. [S21] Los Angeles County Miscellaneous Records.

    7. [S15] California Birth Index 1905-1995, http://www.ancestry.com.