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Jeanie Leete (#47019987)
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Bio Photo I am a native Californian. I went to school in Santa Rosa and married Vern Leete also from Santa Rosa. After being away for quite some time we returned to California and found the Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery in a mess. The weeds were thigh high because it had been abandoned. A group of teens from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints began rescuing the cemetery. Later that year the city included it in the "Hands Across the County" program. It took less then a year to give the cemetery the sense of dignity it deserved. Now it has natural beauty with its huge oaks and Vinca. Garbage was hauled away and gravel put on some of the graves. Walkways were cleared. Headstones were straightened and bleached. The pioneers of Santa Rosa are buried here and these young men and women understood the importance of honoring those that had established their fine city.

In 1986 a young man named Adrian Seeser chose to list all the names in this cemetery for his Eagle Scout award. With his permission those names have now been added to this site in hopes it will help anybody that has family or friends they could not locate before.

It has been an honor to be a part of the reconciliation of this graveyard. It gives me confidence in the youth of our town. My hope is that you as a searcher will find comfort in what you find.
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John Shackelford Taylor
OOPs, sorry-I'm referring to SR Rural Cemetery on Franklin Ave. thanks,M
Added by Marcialyn on Apr 12, 2014 5:19 PM
Question on plot location John Taylor
I am planning on visiting this cemetery and would like to find Mr. Taylor's (29634573) marker but don't know what "WHC R" means. any help is greatly appreciated.
We just hiked the new Taylor Mtn Park named for this man and had a wonderful day there.
Added by Marcialyn on Apr 12, 2014 5:16 PM
J Wilkinson grave MC 159
I have been searching for the grave of James Henry Wilkinson that lived in Sonoma and passed away in May 6 of 1918. Is there more information on plot MC159 listed as J Wilkinson. James Henry is my Grandfather, be was born in Dallas Missouri on May 20, 1848, and the son of Brannick Wilkinson and Rebecca West. If you have any information on J Wilkinson, I would appreciate it.


Sally Wilkinson
Added by SALLY WILKINSON on Mar 24, 2014 12:39 PM
Kathie L. Webb Blair
Crane Family
Dear Jeanie,
Thank you so much for the transfers. I appreciate having my Cousins on the Davidson side as they are a large part of my heritage, also. Take Care.
With All Sincerity, Kathie L. Webb Blair, Portland, OR
Added by Kathie L. Webb Blair on Mar 19, 2014 9:18 PM
RE: John Wright
Hi Jeanie,

I really would love to receive the transfer of John Wright if you are still willing.

Thank you kindly,

Added by callieflowergirl on Mar 13, 2014 10:06 PM
Sirena & Rene Luna
RE: 29415561 Lois Tidball
Hello sorry about the duplication I thought I checked before adding but all is done. Thanks for your info
Added by Sirena & Rene Luna on Feb 09, 2014 9:07 AM
RE: edit tab
You're welcome. I posted results of it on my page. Hope your week is going well. I've been meaning to ask, do you know if the surveying at Santa Rosa Rural is finished? I'll need to update plot locations for several relatives there.
Added by Sheila on Jan 15, 2014 4:24 AM
Kevin Shannon
RE: 29574726 Mary Jane Shannon
You are right, just Davidson County. If there ever was a town it was likely absorbed by Nashville many years ago. I think that whole county is part of the City of Nashville now.
Added by Kevin Shannon on Jan 14, 2014 3:22 PM
Kevin Shannon
Mary Jane Shannon
Thanks for taking care of this cemetery and documenting the grave of one of my distant cousins.

I appreciate your efforts!
Added by Kevin Shannon on Jan 14, 2014 9:58 AM
"Edits" tab on home page
HI - I'm doing a quick survey of about 400 people on my friends list just to see how many are aware of the new "Edits" tab on their home page. If you could just shoot me back a brief response, either way that would be great. Thanks.
Added by Sheila on Jan 11, 2014 2:30 AM
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