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Hacienda Cemetery

 
 
Hacienda Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 13, 2006
1. Hacienda Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Dating back to early 1850ís, this cemetery was in use until 1920ís, when musician Ben Black, who wrote the then popular song, “Moonlight and Roses”, bought some of the mining company land at the Hacienda and divided it.
Bertram Road was cut through the length of the tract and through the cemetery over the tops of an unknown number of graves. After being tax deeded to historian Gene Vennum, he turned the Hacienda Cemetery over to the California Pioneers of Santa Clara County in 1974.
 
Erected 1981 by Native Sons of the Golden West, San Jose Parlor No.22; California Pioneers of Santa Clara Co.; and Mountain Charlie Chapter No.1850, E. Clampus Vitus. October 10, 1981.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 37° 10.662′ N, 121° 49.114′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker can be reached from Bertram Way. Click for map. Marker is located at the entrance to the Hacienda Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: San Jose CA 95120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Almaden Quicksilver Mine (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Casa Grande
Hacienda Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 13, 2006
2. Hacienda Cemetery
(about 400 feet away but has been reported missing); New Almaden (about 400 feet away); The Randol Family Home (about 600 feet away); John Young House (about 700 feet away); Huttner House (about 700 feet away); Robert Scott House (about 800 feet away); The Hauck House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Jose.
 
Regarding Hacienda Cemetery. Also see: All New Almaden Mine markers for additional information.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hacienda Cemetery. (Submitted on October 24, 2008.)
2. Hacienda Cemetery. An article from the Almaden Times, December 3, 2003 (Submitted on October 24, 2008.) 

3. Ghost Trackers: Hacienda Cemetery. (Submitted on October 24, 2008.)
4. California Pioneers of Santa Clara County. Founded in 1875 the society is the second oldest historical organization in California. Follow the links to their Trailblazer publications for stories and information on events in California history. (Submitted on May 2, 2010, by Rick Helin of San Jose, California.) 
 
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Hacienda Cemetery Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 13, 2006
3. Hacienda Cemetery Tombstone
Hacienda Cemetery Grave Site image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 13, 2006
4. Hacienda Cemetery Grave Site
Hacienda Cemetery Sign at Entrance to Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 13, 2006
5. Hacienda Cemetery Sign at Entrance to Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,250 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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