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Bobs your Uncle (#47427192)
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Bio Photo Just trying to track down my roots and help others on my journey.

I am a volunteer at the Historic Sacramento City Cemetery, and spend most of my time photographing it and the Masonic Lawn and Odd Fellows Lawn Cemeteries which are next door. The volunteers at the City Cemetery are in the process of entering all the cemetery records from various books into one searchable database. They are just starting out with the lot deeds and sales, and will move on to the burial locations as well as histories and photographs of the more notable residents. There were over 30,000 burials at the cemetery. The Cemetery used to have 50 acres, including the property where the Masonic Lawn and Odd Fellows Lawn now sits. So many of the burials were originally part of the City Cemetery are now apart of the other two. Also to add to the confusion, there are a few smaller cemeteries that reside within the City Cemetery. One of them being the Firemen's lot, which the Fire Dept. still maintains. Also during the great floods, the New Helvetia Cemetery was damaged from flood waters and many coffins floated up and away. The entire cemetery was relocated within the City Cemetery and some of the relocated people could not be identified. There were also mass burials from the Cholera epidemic. The project underway is a tremendous effort to organize the piles of old records and deeds. Please be patient if the volunteers can't give you much information on a person right away. It is not a simple thing to just pick up a book and find the name, there are many, many volumes of books spanning back over a century. And some are not in order by name.
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Mindy Breen
RE: Adams in Masonic Cemeter
I just got back on here and saw your message about Minnie & Ted Adams and if i wanted to take over their memorials, yes that would be great. Thank you again for taking the time to set up a memorial for them.
Added by Mindy Breen on Oct 14, 2014 8:39 PM
Valarie Vine
Abram Cury
Thanks for your note. I changed the burial location to Masonic Lawn Cemetery. Much you, I like things as accurate as possible.

Happy Trails, Valarie
Added by Valarie Vine on Oct 14, 2014 2:14 PM
StL Calvary
If you would like to know who else in the lot they are:
Inter# Cemetery First Name Last Name M/F Burial Date Age Section Row Lot
146635 Calvary Adolph Beintker M Jul 11, 1955 63 019 0891
146640 Calvary Vera Beintker F Dec 9, 1987 90 019 0891
348001 Calvary Rosa Palovits F Feb 26, 1971 93 019 0891
349494 Calvary Romolus Pavlovits M May 14, 1928 58 019 0891

this is per the archdiocese website that is listed on the cemetery main page. Please put in request for each person and we will be happy to look.
Added by Kathie on Oct 09, 2014 7:28 PM
Cindy Walraven
re: Mary Bowater

Mary (Davis) Bowater Alles, I am so confused on this as to what is right and what is wrong. I am new to all of this genealogy searching. But I have learned you have to prove what you state. I was assuming from what was being said in quaker records must be right?? I have so many children for this lady and have no idea which ones are right. if you could give me some clarification I would really appreciate it. She would be my husbands 6th great grandmother. the following is a list of what i have for children.

Ann Wright

Mary Wright
1708 1800

Hannah Wright
1709 1759

George Wright
1711 1769

Lydia B Wright
1713 1800

Martha Wright
1713 1794

Elizabeth Wright
1714 1790

John Wright
1716 1789

James Wright
1718 1760

Thomas Wright
1721 1765

Isaac Wright
1723 1777

Ann Wright
1725 1801

Lydia Wright
1727 1764

Sarah Wright
1727 1748

Lydia Wright
1730 1778

thanks Cindy Walraven
Added by Cindy Walraven on Oct 01, 2014 10:48 AM
RE: Permilia Drake
You are very welcome. I think it says Dau. of O. & L. A. Drake just like Charles's marker. I don't live in Nebraska City or I would go back and take another look at her marker.

Added by SRGF on Sep 23, 2014 6:03 PM
John Nelson
So glad that he's in great hands now :-)
Added by ProgBase on Sep 19, 2014 1:03 PM
A.C. Rogers
Agnes Ballinger
According to our records, the tombstone for Agnes Ballinger should be in the vicinity of William Roten Ballinger's stone. I could not find her stone when I searched on Sept 11, 2014. So the picture I uploaded in for the area where she was buried.

Carter Rogers
Added by A.C. Rogers on Sep 12, 2014 1:07 PM
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Drakes @ Cypress View
Hi Margaret,
Just found your transfer request for George and Della -- sorry it took so long to get you those transfers! I linked George and Della and added photos. About a year ago, I went and indexed every single niche in Cypress View's north building, so I'm glad that relatives are not only finding them, but requesting management -- thank you!!

If you come across any additional family members that I manage, don't hesitate to ask for them -- I'm happy to hand them over, and I likely already have photos, too.

Take care,
Shayna // Family Finder
Added by Family Finder on Sep 06, 2014 3:03 PM
PJH / Angelbird
RE: Elizabeth Cram
Hi - this is the online cemetery burial index I was referring to.
Thanks for the historical info. Fascinating. Regards, Phyllis :o)
Added by PJH / Angelbird on Aug 23, 2014 10:12 PM
Tiffany Stuck
do or can u find a obit for my late cousin Homer A. Rickenbacker died 1988 was 86 yrs old. Redding Ca. 96001. ty
Added by Tiffany Stuck on Jul 26, 2014 9:12 AM
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