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Dedicated to the Family of Don Ignacio Martinez

 
 
Dedicated to the Family of Don Ignacio Martinez Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 26, 2012
1. Dedicated to the Family of Don Ignacio Martinez Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the family of Don Ignacio Martinez, who settled El Rancho Pinole in 1830. Many of his descendants rest here, members of one of Contra Costa's first families.

Dedicated by
Joaquin Murrieta Chapter 13
E Clampus Vitus
September 18, 1982

 
Erected 1982 by E Clampus Vitus, Joaquin Murrieta Chapter 13.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 1.047′ N, 122° 8.704′ W. Marker is in Martinez, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Carquinez Scenic Drive 0.1 miles west of Talbart Street. Click for map. The marker is located just footsteps away from the entrance of St. Catherine of Siena's Cemetery (which is almost immediately across the street from the entrance to the Alhambra Cemetery.) Note, also, that Carquinez Scenic Road is also known as Snake Road. Marker is in this post office area: Martinez CA 94553, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Joseph R. Walker (within shouting distance of this marker); James Rankin (within shouting
Dedicated to the Family of Don Ignacio Martinez Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 26, 2012
2. Dedicated to the Family of Don Ignacio Martinez Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here mounted to the stone bench/monument to the immediate left of the steps. There is a smaller plaque next to the marker reading "Anna's Bench".
distance of this marker); Hook Family (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capt. Joseph R. Walker (about 500 feet away); God's Acre (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named James Rankin (about 700 feet away); Former Anti-Aircraft W.W. II Barracks (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Martinez.
 
Also see . . .  Don Ignacio Nicanor Martinez. The Martinez Historical Society's thumbnail biography of Don Ignacio Martinez. (Submitted on February 29, 2012.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,085 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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