Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures
Esther & Robert Cesena
Newhall, California

Esther (Callahan) and Robert Ralph Cesena Sr., Newhall residents, 1930s.

Robert was born in Newhall on April 11, 1910, to Leonardo Cesena and Erolinda Rivera Cesena. Esther was born in Denver, Colo., on July 21, 1915, to Ivan Callahan and Francis Pastor Callahan. Esther moved to Newhall at age 12, next door to Robert's home on Pine Street. They married in 1933 and had four children: Lorraine, Robert Jr., Charles and Bill. Robert Sr. died in 1980; Esther was 86 in 2001 and living in Palmdale. Identifications by Lorraine Cesena Leach, daughter of Robert and Esther Cesena.

LC3001: 9600 dpi jpeg from smaller jpeg courtesy of Lorraine Cesena Leach. Online image only.

Leonardo Cesena ~1890s

Son Leonard's Saddle

Esther & Robert Cesena 1930s

Callahan-Cesena Family 1930s

Ivan Callahan 1940s

Callahan Homestead 1941

5 Generations 2002

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