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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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Billie Blackstock
John R. Blackstock
Thanks for the transfer I really appreciate it and I am so glad that you had posted his memorial.
Added by Billie Blackstock on Apr 08, 2014 12:18 PM
Arleen Hopkins
PFC John R Blackstock
Thanks for adding this, there are several people looking for his gave from Texas. However you have PFC, in front of his name. What does that mean? His Find A Grave # is 118505733. now has the rights to link Find A Grave memorials and since the PFC is in front of it, it might be hard for other ancestor researchers to link his family.
Added by Arleen Hopkins on Apr 02, 2014 9:04 AM
Andrew Anderson

Thank you for sending me the information for Andrew Anderson. I have updated his memorial page.

Best wishes,
Gerald :)
Added by G.Photographer on Dec 27, 2013 11:24 AM
Valarie Vine
Emory Atwood
Thanks for the e-mail. Keep your memorial in place (I deleted mine). Whenever I have a duplicate and/or have an incorrect cemetery, please let me know. Much appreciated! Happy New Year to you and thanks for al you do over there in Sacramento. VV
Added by Valarie Vine on Dec 26, 2013 4:31 PM
Letha J Clark
RE: PFC Lee Babbitt (z) # 118674902
Yes that would be great to get the transfer. Thank you so much, I am just starting to connect all my family together.
Added by Letha J Clark on Dec 21, 2013 9:56 PM
Letha J Clark
PFC Lee Babbitt (z) # 118674902

PFC Lee Babbitt(z) # 118674902 is my paternal Great Uncle. I would like to link him to his parents, father Charles Caroles Babbittz #121369486 and mother Emma Lavina White Babbittz #12137226 .

Thank you in advance, Letha J Clark
Added by Letha J Clark on Dec 17, 2013 3:34 PM
Elizabeth Howland & Child
Thank you for the information. So sad that all the tier information is meaningless now.
Added by Jauers on Dec 13, 2013 12:17 PM
John H. Howland
Thank you for all the information. I had no idea! Yes, if you could put a picture of the memorial for the victims up for him I think that would be a great tribute.

Thanks again
Added by Jauers on Dec 12, 2013 10:31 PM
Hi Sister!
Your work on new memorials is great. I can tell you have put a lot of effort into researching them. I really enjoyed reading about Virgil Edwin Earp. It's so exciting to share what you learn with people who have been looking for their ancestors.

Your sister,
Added by Rose on Nov 24, 2013 1:34 PM
Margie Camomile
RE: 101614755
That is funny that you mentioned Lincoln. I do and found out in the past year, my cousin told me, that Lincoln is a distant cousin. We have a grandfather in common. A great (7x) grandfather and for him the same grandfather(x2)...
My Dad David Camomile's side of the family, going back on his dad's side.
Added by Margie Camomile on Nov 10, 2013 12:52 PM
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