Famous Graves At Mission City Memorial Park: Santa Clara CA

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A short list of notable graves at Mission City Memorial Park

Notable Graves

Ora Lee Hirsch Merritt (1895-1984): Enlisted in the military in World War One, she was a yeoman in the Navy. Working for naval intelligence in San Francisco. Later she was a teacher.

Charles McIntire (1847-1936) and Stephen Egan (1834-1920): Confederate soldiers.

John Bollinger (1829-1913): Cane to California with his family in 1866. he homesteaded 80 acres. Bollinger Road is named for him.

Mabel Maude Applegarth (1873-1915) Close friend of Jack London and the inspiration for Ruth Morse, a character in Martin Eden. Her sister in law Maude Francis Applegarth (1867-1944) share the same burial plot.

Dr. Antrim Edgar Osborne (1856-1935): Served two terms on the Santa Clara board of trustees and elected state senator in 1920. He opened Osborne Hall which was a sanitarium for with epilepsy and developmental disorders.

1906 earthquake victims

Franklin Hichborn (1868-1963): Investigative journalist on the San Francisco Examiner. focusing on graft and corruption in politics and morality with attention to gambling and brothels He supported prohibition (28th amendment).

Charles Copeland Morse (1842-1900):Purchased a seed business with A.l Kellogg IN 1878 forming the Ferry Morse Seed Company. The business grew to 400 acres and producing 150 tons of seeds. Operating on an $30,000 per year budget in 1888.

Jesse J. Inman (1875-1963):Land developer and realtor from Stockton.

James Edward Glendenning (1855-1921): Santa Clara judge for 18 years.

Colonel Andrew Jackson Jones (1832-1890?): Served as a messenger during the Seminole war And the Mexican War with the Ohio volunteers He was a commissioned officer in the California militia.

Thomas Henry Laine (1832-1860) State senator, he attended the State constitutional convention in 1878.

Fredrick Sackmann (1832-1878): Machinist from Brunswick, Germany He died of Cerebral Paralysis when he was 55 years old.

Austin Kellogg (1831-1917): partner in the Morse Seed Company.

Captain Harry Love (1809-1868): California Rangers. He killed Joaquin Murietta in 1853.

Reverend Isaac Owen (1809-1866): Founder of Wesleyan College in 1851 now the University of the Pacific.

The cemetery is located at 420 north Winchester Blvd Santa Clara CA, 95050.

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California, Cemeteries, Graves, History, San Francisco Bay Area, West

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