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Dublin in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Rod R. Fallon

 
 
Rod R. Fallon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
1. Rod R. Fallon Marker
Inscription.  Son of Jeremiah and Ellen Fallon. Regarded with great respect by people of the area for his honesty and integrity. Renowned for his fine horsemanship and proficiency with the riata (rawhide rope), which sometimes was up to 70 feet in length. He always rode excellent horses and was a fine rifle shot. He was superintendent of Dougherty Ranch. He died Feb. 21, 1932.
 
Erected by Dublin Heritage Center.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsCemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1856.
 
Location. 37° 41.992′ N, 121° 56.306′ W. Marker is in Dublin, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Donlon Way. Marker is located behind St. Raymond's Church in the Dublin Cemetery. Cemetery is located at the Dublin Heritage Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6600 Donlon Way, Dublin CA 94568, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flanagan Family (here, next to this marker); Norris Family (a few steps from this marker); Tehan Family (a few steps from this marker); Dobbel Family
Rod R. Fallon Marker and Family Plot image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
2. Rod R. Fallon Marker and Family Plot
His gravestone is the small stone under the sign. The large white tombstone on the far left marks the gravesite of his father, Jeremiah Fallon who was one of the rescuers of the ill fated Donner Party.
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(a few steps from this marker); The Kolbs of Dublin (within shouting distance of this marker); Kolb's "Sunday School" Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); Heritage Park & Museums (within shouting distance of this marker); John S. Martin (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dublin.
 
Additional commentary.
1. The Dublin Pioneer Cemetery
The Pioneer Cemetery was formally established as a cemetery with the burial of Tom Donlon in 1859. Tom Donlon, a Dublin pioneer, fell to his death while helping to construct St. Raymond’s Church. The cemetery is an active cemetery however is closed to burials.
    — Submitted January 21, 2010.
 
Dublin Heritage Center image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle
3. Dublin Heritage Center
Murray Schoolhouse - 1856
St. Raymond's Church - 1859
Pioneer Cemetery - 1859
Dublin Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle
4. Dublin Cemetery
The Cemetery is located behind St. Raymond's Church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,255 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on July 7, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 21, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 8, 2022