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

Norris Family

 
 
Norris Family Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
Location. 37° 42′ N, 121° 56.304′ W. Marker is in Dublin, California, in Alameda County. Marker can be reached from Donlon Way. Touch for map. Marker and family plot are located in the Dublin Cemetery behind St. Raymondís Church at the Dublin Heritage Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6600 Donlon Way, Dublin CA 94568, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dobbel Family (here, next to this marker); Rod R. Fallon (a few steps from this marker); Flanagan Family (a few steps from this marker); Tehan Family (within shouting distance of this marker); Heritage Park & Museums (within shouting distance of this marker); Old St. Raymondís Church (within shouting distance
Norris Marker and Family Plot image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
2. Norris Marker and Family Plot
of this marker); Murray-Green Homes (within shouting distance of this marker); Amador Valley Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dublin.
 
Also see . . .  The Norris Family. The Museum of the San Ramon Valley account of the Norris Family and the Norris Rancho. (Submitted on February 18, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Persons
 
Dublin Cemetery image. Click for full size.
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 967 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 18, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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