Guide to the Iturbury Family Collection (1880s – 1960s) – History

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Gracian Anthony Iturbury (1888-1966) was born in Los Angeles, the son of immigrants from Spain. Ines Louvisa (Clark) Iturbury (1891-1984) was born in California. In 1910 the couple, he 21 and she 18, lived in Santa Monica, where Gracian was attending business college, and they had a son, Brandon C. (1910-1921). In 1917 when he registered for the draft, Gracian was a stock clerk for Blake Moffitt & Towne Co. In 1920 the Iturburys lived in Alhambra, Los Angeles County, where Gracian was a credit clerk for a paper company. Living with them was Ines’s father, Jon L. Clark. In 1930 they lived in Madera County, where Gracian was a farmer. In 1940 their son Gracian A. Iturbury, Jr. (1940-1969) was born. The family in 1944 moved to the Soquel area from Tulare. Gracian Jr. was a student at Live Oak and Capitola schools and Santa Cruz High School. In the 1950s, Gracian Sr. and Ines were realtors at Pleasure Point Realty. Their home for many years was at 4650 Wharf Road, Soquel. This collection contains a family photograph album of 24 studio portraits, circa 1880s -1890s. It also includes a notarial record of title payments, circa 1940s -1960s, used by Ines at Pleasure Point Realty.