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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. 78
Adopted 11 March 1876

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

Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 4 May 2004

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  Repealing Ordinance No. 46, and setting apart certain other 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 of San Diego, State and County aforesaid, being purchased by said city from J. S. Mannasse by an exchange deed dated 11th day of March, 1876, for cemetery purposes and described as follows: Commencing at a stake marked cemetery at the southeast corner of a tract of land deeded to J. S. Mannasse on the 18th day of February, A. D. 1869, by the Trustees of said city, said initial point being common to Pueblo Lots 1119, 1120, 1121, and 1122, as per Chas. H. Poole's official map of the Pueblo Lands of said city, thence 9.25 chains to a stake, thence north one degree (N. 1.00 E.), 10.94 chains to a stake on side-hill, thence east 9.04 chains to a stake, thence south 10.94 chains to point of commencement, containing ten acres, and more fully described by a plat of the survey made by L. L. Lockling, Civil Engineer, accompanying the deed, is hereby set apart, dedicated, donated and reserved for a cemetery.

     Section. The west half, containing five acres, of the real estate described in the preceeding 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 in 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 for ever for cemetery purposes only, subject, however, to such general supervision of the corporate authorities of said city as is now or may be vested in them by law.

     Section 3. Charter Ordinance No. 46, is hereby repealed and annulled, and the real estate therein described reconveyed to J. S. Mannasse, being unsuitable and impracticable for cemetery purposes. The pastor of the above named parish, A. D. Ubach, having served notice on the Clerk of this Board, relinquishing all claim to the real estate described in Ordinance No. 46, which notice is now on file in this office.

Passed and approved this 11th day of March, 1876.

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Calvary Cemetery, San Diego, CA

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