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

Norris Family

 
 
Norris Family Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
1. Norris Family Marker
Inscription.  It took 6 months for Leo and Mary Jane Norris to come to California by covered wagon. In 1852 Leo purchased 10,000 acres from Don Jose Maria Amador for $20,000 and one white horse. Their lands include most of present day San Ramon Valley. Later, the Harlan and Glass families bought land from Leo Norris.
 
Erected by Dublin Heritage Center.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
 
Location. 37° 41.995′ N, 121° 56.311′ W. Marker is in Dublin, California, in Alameda County. Marker can be reached from Donlon Way. Marker and family plot are located in the Dublin Cemetery behind St. Raymond’s Church 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. Rod R. Fallon (a few steps from this marker); Tehan Family (a few steps from this marker); Flanagan Family (a few steps from this marker); Dobbel Family (a few steps from this marker);
Norris Marker and Family Plot image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
2. Norris Marker and Family Plot
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The Kolbs of Dublin (a few steps from 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.
 
Dublin Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
3. Dublin Cemetery
Location of the Norris Family Marker and Burial Plot.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,181 times since then and 52 times this year. Last updated on July 7, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 18, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 16, 2022