Jacks, David, 1822-1909

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David Jacks, born in Scotland in 1822, came to the United States in 1841. He arrived in San Francisco, California in April 1849 and became a U.S. citizen that December. In 1851 he moved to Monterey, California and began a lifelong career in property acquisition and management. Jacks was involved in the development and growth of Monterey County and was active in the field of education.

From the description of David Jacks papers, 1845-1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510418

David Jacks, pioneer businessman in Monterey, CA, sailed around the Horn to California in 1848. In 1850 he settled in Monterey, where he acquired extensive land holdings and became a farmer and stock raiser. Jacks was involved in much litigation concerning his properties, including a suit by the city of Monterey in 1877 to regain land held by Jacks. He was instrumental in the construction of the Monterey and Salinas Valley Railroad in 1874, in establishing the Pacific Grove Retreat, and in founding the city of Del Monte.

From the description of Papers of David Jacks, ca. 1845-1926. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122545591

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referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Land subdivision-Monterey area clippings 1905-1994 Monterey Public Library
creatorOf Jacks, David, 1822-1909. David Jacks papers, 1845-1905. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Land titles clippings 1859-2001 Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Industry-dairy clippings 1881-1995 Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Monterey & Salinas Valley Rail Road Company. Shipping record [archives/manuscripts], Oct 29, 1874-Aug 6, 1877. Monterey Public Library
creatorOf Monterey Public Library California History Room. Historic Documents File 1826-1987, (bulk 1830-1890). Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Biography clippings : GROUP folder 1883-2003. Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Biography clippings : JACKS FAMILY 1896-1998 Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. History-Monterey Peninsula, 1875-1899 clippings 1878-1990. Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Shorb, James De Barth. Papers of James De Barth Shorb, 1794-1957 (bulk) 1870-1910. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Map of the City of Monterey, and suburbs [Calif.] : showing the property of David Jacks. California Digital Library
referencedIn Paul Robert Hanna Papers, 1949-1970 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Abstract of title to "Grey Eagle Terrace," comprising lots 1, 2, blk. 2, and lots 1 to 12, blk. 3, Villa Subd. of lots 2 & 3 of Rancho Noche Buena : Monterey County, Calif., 1849-1918. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Biography clippings : JACKS, David 1869-2007. Monterey Public Library
creatorOf Jacks, David, 1822-1909. Papers of David Jacks, ca. 1845-1926. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Hanna, Paul Robert, 1902-. Paul Robert Hanna papers, 1955-1969. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Abrego, José, d. 1878. person
associatedWith Ashley, Annie. person
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associatedWith Carr, Jesse D. person
associatedWith Cooper, John Bautista Roger. person
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associatedWith David Jacks Corporation. corporateBody
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associatedWith Jacks, Christian. person
associatedWith Jacks, Mary C. person
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associatedWith McCulloch, Hugh, 1808-1895. person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Monterey County (Calif.)
Monterey (Calif.)
California--Monterey County
Monterey (Calif.)
Pacific Grove (Calif.)
Pacific Grove (Calif.)
California--Monterey
California
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Frontier and pioneer life
Real property
Businessmen--Archives
Ranches
Land tenure
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Birth 1822

Death 1909

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