San Lorenzo Pioneer Cemetery

San Lorenzo Pioneer Cemetery (HM1S5L)

Location: San Lorenzo, CA 94580 Alameda County
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N 37° 41.391', W 122° 7.729'

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This cemetery, a part of the Jose Joaquin Estudillo land grant, became the property of two pioneer San Lorenzo farmers, John Lewelling and William Meek in 1863. The first burial of record was April 10, 1853. Between 1854 and 1863 the number of burials increased and it became more difficult to identify the grave sites. It was evident an organization was necessary to supervise and maintain the property. In February 27, 1864 the San Lorenzo Cemetery Association was formed to purchase the property, lay out plots, build fences and properly maintain the grounds. Dedicated on March 24, 1964 as a memorial park by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors.
HM NumberHM1S5L
Year Placed2008
Placed BySan Lorenzo Heritage Society, the Hayward Area Historical Society and E Clampus Vitus, Joaquin Murrieta Chapter #13
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 576809 N 4171761
Decimal Degrees37.68985000, -122.12881667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 41.391', W 122° 7.729'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 41' 23.46" N, 122° 7' 43.74" W
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Area Code(s)510
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 College St, San Lorenzo CA 94580, US
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