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Glenn and Tracy Morrow (#46631129)
 member for 12 years, 24 days
Milton Bigelow and wife Alice Ellis
May I have your permission to use the gravestone photos of Milton and Alice Bigelow. I'll be using it for research on my family tree.

Added by KellyV on Sep 21, 2016 9:44 PM

deanna french
Riverside Co. Ezra Doty, Civil War Veteran
May I use the photo of the monument that you contributed to the Find A Grave memorial forr Ezra Doty, to post on the Vermont Civil War site? (

You will receive credit for this.
Thank you for your consideration.

Deanna French

Added by deanna french on Sep 07, 2016 3:27 PM

Robert Crutchfield
RE: Powell's in Little Lake Cemetery
Thank you.

Bob Crutchfield

Added by Robert Crutchfield on Aug 23, 2016 4:49 PM

Robert Crutchfield
Powell's in Little Lake Cemetery
I am researching my 3rd cousin James August Powell, can you what the Inscription and notes mean on the memorials you have for:
Alice Martha Powell Inscription 14 Note 8
Jack Dean Powell Inscription 14 Note 7
James August Powell Inscription 14 Note 7
John Turner Powell Inscription 14 Note 8-B
Lela E Powell Inscription 24 Note 2
Paul Edward Powell Inscription 11 1/2 Note 2

Thank you in advance:

James August Powell's parents are Turner Power, memorial # 26193610 and
Lovinia I Crutchfield Powell # 26193598.

James Augusta Powell married Alice Tanner, 14 May 1934 in Le Flore County OK:
I believe that Alice Martha Powell memorial # 10671426 is his wife and Jack Dean, John Turner, and Paul Edward are their children.

Bob Crutchfield

Added by Robert Crutchfield on Aug 23, 2016 3:37 AM

B.J. Waters
RE: Susan Oakley
Perfect! Thanks for the info.


Added by B.J. Waters on Aug 04, 2016 4:29 PM

B.J. Waters
Susan Oakley
Hello! I sent you edits for Susan's memorial. James and Franc are already linked as spouses, even though there is a 27 year age difference, so I'm not sure that is correct. That would have made him 60 when Susan was born. Franc's maiden name is shown as Robison. The Calif Death Index shows Susan's mother's maiden name as Robison. They are close to each other in the mausoleum, so based on the dates, the CADI, and their close proximity, I am assuming the relationship.



Added by B.J. Waters on Aug 03, 2016 10:59 PM

Lisa Russell Pflueger
RE: Edwin Eliot
Thank you so much for this information. I can't tell you how happy I was to get it. I appreciate it very much!

Added by Lisa Russell Pflueger on Jul 31, 2016 8:54 AM

Marilyn Eagle
Wesley Purdy
Thank you for the additional information on Wesley Purdy's burial site.

Added by Marilyn Eagle on Jul 16, 2016 7:07 PM

Thank you!
Thanks so much for the transfer!

Added by Heatherdawn on Jun 07, 2016 11:31 PM

J. McKemy
Thank you!
Glenn and Tracy --Thanks so very much for transferring the Anderson memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery to me. I will take good care of them.

Julie McKemy

Added by J. McKemy on May 27, 2016 10:13 AM

J. McKemy
Thank you!

Added by J. McKemy on May 27, 2016 10:06 AM

Corp Toadvine
Thank you very much for transferring his memorial.
Very much appreciate.
Take care,
Tony #47235247

Added by Tony on May 20, 2016 4:03 PM

Italia Chapman
Her grave is unmarked. I posted a photo of the grave and put a comment on the photo. Respectfully yours, James

I picked this one when I saw it was you requesting the photo. It is an old request. I wanted to give back to you folks for all you do.

Added by Romper90069 on Apr 28, 2016 6:11 PM

Memorial# 11823302
I truly thank you for the transfer of this memorial

Added by Coleman on Mar 31, 2016 8:27 AM

Utah Quilter in D.U.P.
RE: revised
I sent info to and

Added by Utah Quilter in D.U.P. on Mar 10, 2016 6:30 PM

Utah Quilter in D.U.P.
Clues Sought In Plane Crash That Killed 36 [people]
San Diego Union Tribune, San Diego, San Diego,

California, USA, Friday, 15 March 1974

Janos Prohaska, Actor & StuntMan -- 10 October 1919

to 13 March 1974; San Diego Union Tribune, San Diego,

San Diego, California, USA, Friday, 15 March 1974

Clues Sought In Plane Crash That Killed 36 [people]

Pictures -- Page A-3

BISHOP (AP) -- Investigators flew by

helicopter yesterday to a rocky ridge where a chartered

plane crashed and exploded, killing 31 members of a

television movie crew and five airline employees.
Witnesses said the Sierra Pacific plane blew

up like a fireball after slamming into the ridge about five

minutes after take-off, from Bishop Airport, Wednesday

night. The twin-engine propeller plane disintegrated on

impact. Only the tail section remained intact.
A helicopter pilot, at the site, said, "They were

all dead. All that we saw was a lot of burning."

Documentary Being Filmed
Wolper Productions, which charted the

Convair 440, for the crew, filming the documentary

series, "The Primal Man," said on of the dead was actor

Janos Prohaska, 54, who played the talking bear, on the

Andy Williams Television show. His Son, Robert, 34,

also was identified as a victim.
A Wolper Productions spokesman, Michael

Manheim, said another victim was Dennis [R.] Azzarella,

a film director and writer, whose credits include the

National Geographic special, "The Violent Earth." and a

television biography on football star Joe Namath.
Manheim said the film crew had been shooting

a Siberian tiger hunt sequence, at the Mammoth Mountain

Resort Area. It was to have aired 02 May [1974].
Gary McCoy, Sierra Pacific, Vice President,

saw the take-off and said he had no idea what caused the

crash, the airline's first.

No Difficulties Reported
In Los Angeles, Sierra Pacific spokesman

Dean Sparkman said the pilot had been in contact with

the control tower, at Bishop Airport, until just before the

crash and reported no difficulties.
The crew, which had been working, in the area

since Monday, was headed to Burbank, a Los Angeles

suburb 250 miles South of here.
Federal Aviation Authority officials, Inyo

County Coroner's workers and an F.B.I. team were at the

scene. The F.B.I. men were assisting in identification of

the bodies, many of which were badly burned.
The cause of the crash was not immediately

known. A team of National Transportation Safety Board

Investigators was on its way to the barren hillside, at

about the 6,500 - foot level, of the White Mountain

Sierra Pacific is a subsidiary of Mammoth

Mountain Corporation, which operates ski lifts near

Mammoth Lakes, 50 miles north of here.
The air craft crew was identified as Captain

[LTC Albert John] Al Evans, 50, [Pilot] of Torrance;

First Officer, Paul [Thomson] Dennis, 27, [Co-Pilot], of

Pasadena; Captain [Harold Robert "Robert" ] Robert

West, 52, [Observer Pilot, On Flight], of Torrance;

Hostess Mary [Joanne] Parker, 19, [Flight Attendant], of

Paramount and passenger services director James

[Erik]Steinlauf, 27, [Passenger Service Representative for

Sierra Pacific], of Marina del Rey.

San Diego Union Tribune, San Diego, San Diego,

California, USA, Friday, 15 March 1974

Added by Utah Quilter in D.U.P. on Mar 10, 2016 1:15 PM

Robert Blake Reid
Thanks for the info. Additions noted in bio.

Added by Robert Blake Reid on Mar 07, 2016 7:13 PM

John E. Ellis
Very thrilled to find this record (12835024) as it's my great-grandfather's older brother. If John is your kin, would love to share info. If he is not your kin, would love to manage his memorial so that I can add and update bio info and link to his parents, who I also manage. best, Cathy Ellis (FiatLux)

Added by FiatLux on Mar 04, 2016 8:10 PM

Utah Quilter in D.U.P.
Janos Prohaska -- 10 October 1919 to 13 March 1974
Janos Prohaska -- 10 October 1919 to 13 March 1974


Bishop, CA Television Film Crew Dies In Crash, Mar 1974
Posted January 27th, 2008 by Stu Beitler
Bishop CAL plane wreckage 3-13-1974.jpg
Bishop, Calif. (UPI) -- A huge black scar below the snow line on White Mountain Peak marked the spot Thursday where 36 persons were killed in the flaming crash of a propeller plane carrying a television film crew home from location.
The Convair 440 slammed into the side of a ridge at the 7,000-foot level as it missed clearing it Wednesday night possibly by less than 100 feet. The 44-passenger twin engine plane exploded into flames on impact, scattering bodies and debris over the mountain side.
UPI photographer BOB FLORA flew over the area in Inyo National Forest in daylight Thursday and reported:
"There's a big black scar in the brown dirt on the side of the mountain. It hit close to the top of the ridge. The tail section broke off and parts of the plane went over the top. The tail section is really the only recognizable part left -- the rudder and the vertical stabilizers were left virtually intact."
"I was told some bodies were strewn over the top and on the other side of the ridge. Some deputies said they thought the plane hit about 100 feet before the ridge -- I think it was only 40-50 feet below the top."
The dead included 31 members of the cast and film crew of the ABC-TV "Primal Man" television series and five plane crew members. The plane was chartered from Sierra Pacific Airlines which is a scheduled line plying between Los Angeles and ski resorts in the high Sierra near the California-Nevada border.
The crash scene was in an almost inaccessible area but members of a volunteer rescue team made their way to it on foot and guided Inyo County sheriff's deputies.
Helicopters were on hand from the Air Force and the Navy to ferry the bodies to a temporary morgue at Bishop.
ED WALDAPFEL, information officer for the U. S. Forest Service at Inyo National Forest said the plane was traveling south and hit the east-west slope close to the top.
"It crashed on the western slope," he said. "It nosed in just below the ridge. The tail section looked to be about 100 yards below the top."
The film crew had been in the Mammoth Lakes area filming the third of the series "Primal Man: Struggle for Survival." The series dramatizes the evolution of human beings from animal ancestors into primitive men.
Among the victims were the series director, DENNIS AZZARELLA, and actor JANOS PROHASKA who once played a comic bear character on the old Andy Williams television series.
A seven-man team from the National Transport Safety Board in Washington, D. C., was sent to the crash scene. Federal Aviation Administration investigators from Los Angeles and Tonopah, Nev., also were at the scene.
Two large military helicopters ferried investigators and coroner's officers into the crash site on Forest Service land seven miles from Bishop.
The plane took off at 8:24 p.m. PDT and slammed into the ridge at the 7,000-foot level less than five minutes later. It exploded in a ball of flame seen by an Inyo County deputy sheriff.
MIKE ANTONIO, a helicopter pilot, flew DR. DAVID SHELDON of Bishop to the crash scene immediately and they reported all aboard dead.
"The plane smacked hard into the ridge and spread wreckage for 300 feet," ANTONIO said. "There wasn't much left of the plane -- only the tail section, part of an engine and not much else. All of it was burning."
ANTONIO said the bodies were badly burned.
A Forest Service spokesman said the fire burned only a little sagebrush and did not spread. Snow patches dotted the landscape.
Pilot of the plane was Capt. ALBERT EVANS, 50, of Torrance. Crewmembers were PAUL DENNIS, 27, Pasadena, ROBERT WEST, 52, Torrance, stewardess MARY PARKER, 19, Paramount. and JAMES STEINLAUF, 27, Marina Del Rey.
Galveston Daily News Texas 1974-03-13
Flight Crew And Passenger List
First Officer PAUL T. DENNIS, 26, Co-Pilot.
Pilot HAROLD R. WEST, 45, Observer Pilot On Flight.
MARY JOANNE PARKER, 19, Flight Attendant.
JAMES E. STEINLAUF, passenger service representative for Sierra Pacific.
ROBERT PROHASKA, stuntman, son of JANOS.
Production staff members.
DENNIS R. AZZARELLA, Director/Writer.
JOEL ROSEN, Personal Assistant to Director.
ANTHONY R. MAZZOLA, assistant director.
ALBERT C. KIHN, camerman.
DAVID E. AYVAZIAN, assistant cameraman.
BILL LUCAS, assistant cameraman.
DONALD H. JACOB, key grip.
JOHN W. "BILL" SAVOY, transportation.
JAY P. "FISH" FISHBURN, representative of the American Humane Association.
BILL MILLER, make up artist.
ROLF J. MILLER, make up artist.
JIM PHILLIPS, make up artist.
IRVING A. PRINGLE, make up artist.
CHARLES A. SORKIN, make up artist.
RUSTY CARTER, propmaster.
ALAN W. HOFFMAN, wardrobe specialist.


Added by Utah Quilter in D.U.P. on Feb 28, 2016 6:54 AM

Carol Hoch
John Thomas Newsom
I sure hope I did not delete him in error...I have posted a couple of more Newsom's....I am still loading pictures, so maybe I will have him...

Added by Carol Hoch on Feb 25, 2016 5:53 PM

Utah Quilter in D.U.P.
RE: Robert Prohaska
Unfortunately that person has messages blocked, so I do not know what to do.

Added by Utah Quilter in D.U.P. on Feb 24, 2016 4:16 AM

Utah Quilter in D.U.P.
Robert Prohaska

Crash Victims Listed
LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- The film crew members killed in a mountain plane crash, Wednesday night, [13 March 1974] were identified early today by Wolper Productions.
The names of the four crewmen aboard the charted Sierra Pacific airliner were not immediately available.
A Wolper [Productions] spokesman said most of the victims, of the the crash, lived in Los Angeles, among them Janos Prohaska, a popular actor on the the old Andy Williams television series.
The dead were identified as:
Actors Janos and Robert Prohaska, Rick Ackerman, Loren Raymond, "Fish" Pashburn, Gene carval, Jim Dickson and Miss Jackie Tang.
Members of the productions staff included: Director Dennis Azzarella, Assistant Directors Joel Rosen and Anthony Mazzola; Production Assistants Gary Spero, Steve Solon and Howard Perlman; Al Kihm, Cameraman; Assistants David Ayvazian and Bill Lucas.
Bobby Jones, Gaffer; Don Jacobs, Key Grip; Rusty Carter, Prop Man; Mary Skolnick, Hair Stylist; Giovanna Piazza and Alan Hoffman, Wardrobe; Bill Savoy and Ronald J. Brandt.
Other victims were:
Makeup men Rolph Miller, Jim Phillips, Irving Pringle, Charles Sorkin and Bill Miller.
Miss Irene Bundy, Friend of one of the cast members, was also among the victims.
The Marietta Daily Journal, Thursday, 14 March 1974, Page 5

Added by Utah Quilter in D.U.P. on Feb 19, 2016 8:57 AM

Joanne Fresta
I am the niece of George and Marion. I would like to request a transfer of their memorial to me. I also sent you an email.

Thanks so much

Added by Joanne Fresta on Feb 19, 2016 12:16 AM

martha mcdonnell fox
Anton and Rose Boehm
Hello, I wanted to thank you for all your effort. This is my aunt's brother and sister-in-law and I wondered if you could transfer management to me. I would appreciate it. Thank you.

Added by martha mcdonnell fox on Feb 17, 2016 2:13 PM

Robert Blake Reid
Marguerite Kent
Info added. Thanx

Added by Robert Blake Reid on Feb 12, 2016 6:36 PM


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