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Anton Sonka
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1851
Death: Aug. 13, 1909

Located next to the Lemon Grove Historical Society Museum.

The plaque by the grave reads:

Anton Sonka was the patriarch of the Sonka family that led the growth of Lemon Grove between 1908 and the 1950s. His headstone, along with many others, was removed from the Calvary Cemetary in 1970 by the City of San Diego and dumped at Mt. Hope Cemetary for mass burial. In 1985 Lemon Grove Historical Society members rescued and stored the headstone. It was brought to The Parsonage Museum in 2000 and unveiled on this permanent site in 2004. 
Native of Austria
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Anton Sonka Burial Site
Lemon Grove
San Diego County
California, USA
Created by: Chemistry ♥ Girl
Record added: Mar 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25133021
Anton Sonka
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Anton Sonka
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 Added: Feb. 18, 2010
At peace, finally.
- sr/ks
 Added: Feb. 3, 2009

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