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PJH / Angelbird (#47451707)
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Bio Photo After discovering Find A Grave, I've become hooked. It's so true: "you can't do just one."

If you have any corrections, links or additions, let me know through the "edit" tab which is on the top right of the memorial page. I try to be perfect, but so far....:o(

Please feel free to use any of my cemetery or headstone photos for whatever purpose.
TRANSFERRING Management: To be fair to all, I follow Find-A-Grave's guidelines.
"Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren."

Just use the "edit" tab and let me know how you are related and your FAG contributor number.
RESEARCHING: I am looking for parents and/or siblings of Austin Goodwin Broton [aka Broughton, Brotton, Button, Brayton] (1856-1946). He's my great grandfather and a bit of a mystery. His mother may have been a Goodwin, born in Scotland and died in New York about 1870...we think.
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pat werthman deyoe radtke
I see you may be related to Asa and Christine Seabury Brayton?! I am very curious if you know why so many died in 1863?

Also, we are searching for Christine's mother, HANNAH and her parents. Do you have any of this info? Let me know, and we can compare some of our findings.

Thank you for all of your work!

Added by pat werthman deyoe radtke on May 26, 2015 8:01 AM
Austin Broton
Hi, I was wondering if Austin Broton's parents could be Asa P. and Christiana Brayton? You may already have this info, but I just thought I would throw it out there!
Added by Brandi on May 26, 2015 7:29 AM
Christie Windley
RE: W.A. Bundtrock #54556746
I did some looking and I'm not sure of the exact relationship but there were Bundtrocks, Williams, Arthurs and railroads in that part of the family as well as at least one Bernice. If you'd like to email me the article at I would be interested in trying to figure out who it refers to. Thanks, Christie
Added by Christie Windley on May 24, 2015 6:15 AM
Mary Simonelli
RE: Cerilla Whittaker #68312862
Hi, Phyllis! I have inserted the requested picture in four additional places - John (1832-1886), Cerilla R. (1843-1882), Charles (1860-1901), Mary G. (1869-1889), and Cerilla (1895-1908). I was not sure which Cerilla the group stone refers to, since both Cerillas (grandmother and granddaughter) are listed as being buried at Altaville, and the stone gives no dates, but does say "Cerilla R." and "Sister." I can take down whichever one you think is wrong, just let me know.

You should probably put a spouse link between John (1832-1886) and Cerilla R. (1843-1882). Also I notice that Cerilla (1895-1908), and her brother Andrew K. (1897-1981) are not linked to their mother, listed as Angelina Rose Foppiano.

Took me a while to try to sort out the relationships. Hope I got things right.
Mary :>)
Added by Mary Simonelli on May 13, 2015 10:15 PM
Deidre Saladin-Cole
Added by Deidre Saladin-Cole on May 11, 2015 4:50 PM
Donald Norman Fears
Your Welcome!

Added by aisxray on May 10, 2015 2:50 PM
Kate Moore (Lighthouse) CT
You're very welcome. I don't remember just now, where I found the newspaper item, but I was glad to know a marker had been placed at her grave. She was a dedicated 'keeper' for so many years and I thought she deserved it. Thanks for writing.
Added by wvy on May 09, 2015 4:56 PM
Valarie Vine
Eugene Powers +
So many sad stories like young Eugene's; so many over the years go to the various rivers up here to cool off and drown in the process. Thanks for the information.

Also, if you are interested, I came across a fascinating woman named Alice Valensin (1848-1849) at St. Mary's Cemetery. Her dates initially interested me and later I discovered a lot of information about her. She had such a simple headstone and such a complicated and interesting life.

Yes temperatures are rising! My brother once told me that there are two seasons up here, one brown and one green. Think we are now entering the "brown season".
Added by Valarie Vine on Apr 30, 2015 6:27 PM
Valarie Vine
Eugene Powers
Thanks for Eugene's (sad) story. I added a paragraph based on the article, so you can remove the news obit. Thanks again. V
Added by Valarie Vine on Apr 30, 2015 2:54 PM
Valarie Vine
Arabella Potter
Phillis, another by the way.......... I plan to spend a little time at Sacramento City Cemetery this weekend. Will try to get a photo of Arabella and her son Robert's final resting place. If you look at the default photo on Arabella's memorial page, interestingly her plot is just a couple sections behind "the Rock" towards the front of the cemetery just off of Broadway. Are there any other photos you'd like me to take or plots you'd like me to find?
Added by Valarie Vine on Apr 28, 2015 3:07 PM
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