|Sheila Ruiz Harrell (#47593247)|
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I first caught the "genealogy bug" at age 13 and have been searching for and finding my early Californio ancestors for the past 52 years! I am a direct descendant of some who came as early as 1769 with Portola, and of many of the 240 who came with Juan Bautista de Anza to settle California in 1775-76...and of those who arrived a bit later with Rivera in 1781.|
I've also discovered my New Mexico ancestors, those near Santa Fe and on the San Ildefonso Indian Reservation...and I'm having a wonderful time with this research!
Now that my grandsons are interested in learning of their ancestors we're adding families who arrived in CA for the Gold Rush!
My family knows I'm obsessed and addicted
... I just call it my passion!
NOTE: Recently I've received several "edits" suggesting changes. I try to use every historical record available when creating my memorial pages but some things slip past me.
There are many situations here on Find A Grave, now owned by Ancestry.com that make it impossible to accurately identify the early California Hispanic folks, specifically the women.
Listing and identifying the actual locations of many births and deaths is also difficult since so many of our families began here in California in 1769, or earlier for our Native American families. There is no way to enter that info in the fields provided. California can only be entered as part of The United States ... and for many of our families this is just not historically correct.
I do what I can to make things as clear as possible.
Please contact me at either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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|LoriL4||Thank you for the flowers|
Sheila Ruiz Harrell,
Thank you for the flowers (California Poppy) on my Father's (Carlos Noelle Ling), Grand Father's (Carlos Smith Noelle), Great Grand Father's (Alejandro Noelle Smith), and Great Great Grand Mother's (Maria del Pilar Ortega Smith) virtual graves . It is very much appreciated.
San Francisco Bay Area
Added by LoriL4 on Sep 06, 2015 1:02 PM
|Sara||RE: Brammer Shoes, and Vincent Ruiz|
Hi Sheila! Its been so long since I've been on the site I didn't remember if I told you how wonderful your comment was!!!! Thank you-Sara
Added by Sara on Apr 28, 2015 9:12 AM
|Larry Tally||RE: Lopez, Foster Galaz #94674652|
You are very welcome. Thank you for your kind words.
|Kurt Hess||Sabean Family members|
Additional pictures are posted.
I also created a record for John Joseph Sabean.
Let me know if you need anything else.
My aunt she is 73 and is the daughter of ernie albanez she would like to know about her father and it was always a mystery to her.
|Veronica Jordan||Julia Larios Gonzales|
Can you tell me where you got her burial information? Did it by chance list a cause of death or birth date?
Thank you for your help and thank you so much for creating her memorial.
|Frosty||Juan Venacio Galindo 1773-1818|
Would you happen to know what Native American ancestry Juan had? I've read he was a Mestizo, but don't know a tribe. Do you know?
Added by Frosty on Dec 16, 2014 3:44 AM
|Cindi Fernandez||Marie Marcissa Cordero-Mella-Churchill|
Thanks for the information Sheila, about Mrs. Churchill. Every set of extra eyes is greatly appreciated.
|Diane Reich||Helen S Larios|
In Woodlawn cem in Colma CA, I have listed Helen, Henry F & Harriet Larios. I have found info on Ancestry Funeral Records San Francisco CA. I am not related just trying to complete memorials. Let me know if you would like me to transfer memorials to you. Diane. Merry Christmas to you!
I cannot link memorials that you manage. You will have to link them yourself.
Sorry if I mislead you.
Added by Lois on Jul 20, 2014 8:37 AM
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