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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"


Charter Ordinance No. 46
Adopted 27 October 1873

The City of San Diego
Office of the City Clerk, San Diego, California

Book A1, Page 468, File 2, Document 178
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 4 May 2004

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Charter Ordinance No. 46
Setting apart certain lands for Cemetery purposes.

The Board of Trustees of the City of San Diego, State of California, do ordain as follows:

     Section 1. The real estate in the City and County of San Diego, State of California, being the same heretofore purchased by the said City of J.S. Mannasse for Cemetery purposes, described as follows: Beginning at a point 37.1 chains North of the South West corner of Pueblo lot B. of Pascoes' official survey of the Pueblo of San Diego - said point being the North East corner of a tract of land lying west of and adjoining Pueblo lot B, and owned by J.S. Mannasse as surveyed by M. G. Wheeler County Surveyor - thence South 769.7 feet to a stake, thence West 547.3 feet to a stake, thence North 1° East 770 feet to a stake, thence East 557.7 feet to the point of beginning, containing ten (10) acres is hereby set apart, dedicated, devoted to and reserved as and for a Cemetery.

     Section 2. The West half - containing five (5) acres of the real estate described in the preceding section, is hereby placed under the free and exclusive control of the "Parish of the Immaculate Conception of the City of San Diego", State of California, the Diocese of Los Angeles and Monterey, Right Rev. T. Amat, Bishop, to be held in trust and to be used and controlled exclusively by said Parish forever, for cemetery purposes only, subject, however, to such general supervision of the Corporate Authorities of said City, as is and may be vested in them by law.

Passed and approved this 27th day of October A.D. 1873.

[SEAL] D.W. Briant, President
  E.G. Haight, Clerk


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Calvary Cemetery, San Diego, CA

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