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Calvary Cemetery, San Diego, CA

(now a part of Calvary Pioneer Memorial Park, aka Pioneer Park;
aka Catholic Cemetery, aka Mission Hills Cemetery, aka Old Catholic Cemetery)
1501 Washington Place, San Diego, CA 92103

"Dedicated to the Memory of Those Interred Within This Park"

  Bible Record of the
John Collins STEWART and Rosa Maria MACHADO
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 6 May 2004

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John Collins STEWART (b. 3 Sep 1812 - d. 2 Feb 1892), aka Jack Stewart, married Rosa Maria MACHADO (b. 15 Nov 1828 - d. 4 May 1898) on 3 Feb 1845 at the Mission San Diego de Alcala.  John Collins STEWART and his wife Rosa Maria MACHADO, along with most of their children, are buried in Calvary Cemetery.

Family Bible of John Collins Stewart of San Diego, California. [Front title page missing] The New Testament Of Our Lord And Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out Of The Original Greek: And With The Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. Stereotype Edition. [secondary title on page 509], (New York: D. Fanshaw, for The American Bible Society, 1831). The Bible is owned (in 2004) by Marna L. Clemons of San Diego, CA.

The following entries are found in this Bible -

[NOTE: Spelling is included here as found in the Bible. The names appear to have been spelled using English phonetics. The proper spellings of the Spanish names are included in brackets.]

On the inside of the back cover:

Rosa Merer Eleley [Rosa Maria Elojia] Stewart wous bon Decembr the 1 year 1845 in the Morning
Mary hersus alolay [Maria Jesusa Elojia] Stewart wos bon Septemr the 7 year 1847 med Night
John Boutst [John Bautista] Stewart wous Bon novemter the 20 year 1849 in the morning
And died december the 3 In the morning
Merer Sarfener [Maria Serafina] Stewart wous bon Junery the 31 year 1851 in the morning
John Boutst [John Bautista] Stewart wos Bon march the 4 year 1853 At half past 4 in the Morning

On the last existing page of the Bible:

Hosa Manuell [Jose Manuel] Stewart wos bon Junery the 29 year 1855 at 8 oclock in the eving
James Stewart wos bon November the 3 year 1857 At 3 oclock in the morning
Franscisco harbrill [Francisco Javiel] Stewart wos bon febery the 19 year 1860 At 11 oClok in the evning
Margret [Margaret] Stewart wos bon Febery the 4 year 1862  9 oclock in the eveng
Neves [Nieves] Stewart wos bon September the 3 year 1863 at 10 oClock in the evning
Mary hersus alolay [Maria Jesusa Elojia] Stewart Died aprell the 20 year 1867 in the morning her Age is 19 ye and 7 mnth and 13 das when she died
On the next to the last page of the Bible:
William E. Haviland Native of America in the City of New York
On the inside of the front cover:
Marey Cersuse [Maria Jesusa] Stewart wos bon Juneary The 2 year 1868

[NOTES: - The Bible is 7.5 inches tall, 4.5 inches wide and 2 inches thick.
  - The Bible cover is brown leather.  It is intact, although it is dry    and brittle.
  - The pages of the Bible are stiff and appear to have water    damage.

- The title page of the Bible is missing. It appears that there may    be other missing pages as well.

  - The writing all appears the same with the exception of the    William E. HAVILAND entry.
  - The William E. HAVILAND entry is extremely light and faded    and appears to be in pencil.
  - It is not known who William E. HAVILAND was nor what    was his connection, if any, to the John Collins STEWART and    Rosa Maria MACHADO family.
  - It is not known who wrote the entries in this Bible or when.
  - It is not known if there existed writing on other pages of the    Bible that no longer exist.]
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Calvary Cemetery, San Diego, CA

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Created April 2004
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