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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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Sandy Frary
RE: Orlando Branstetter
You bet!

Find A Grave Memorial# 28483144, Orlando Branstetter

Added by Sandy Frary on Feb 03, 2017 8:46 PM
Sandy Frary
Orlando Branstetter
Hi Jeanie,

I wanted to let you know Orlando Branstetter changed his name to Fred Osborne upon entering the theatrical profession and then later
adopted the name.
Source: Press Democrat 3 Jan 1919

--Sandy Frary
Added by Sandy Frary on Feb 03, 2017 1:00 PM
Mark Gove
RE: Albert B. Cummings

It just occurrd to me by your last name Leete, that your husband might be a direct descendant of Pelatiah Leete, w/ the Cummings connection. If so, my site below has photos of Albert and his wife, his parents, her parents, news clippings, poetry written etc. Please let me know if this is a direct family connection.
Added by Mark Gove on Jun 09, 2014 5:56 PM
Tom Schoening
RE: 99705787 Litz
Jeanie: It is not all my work - there are numerous other Litz descendents that have helped and supplied information - I try my best to gather and verify all infomation - on average each person represents 1-3 hours of research. If You are a direct descendent, I would be willing to transfer to You - BTW if there are missing people that You can link into this growing tree of people - Please do and advise me.

Warm Regards - Tom Schoening (the scribe)
Added by Tom Schoening on Dec 30, 2013 5:49 AM
Carol Pendleton
Mary Jane "Molly" Campbell #28505748
Hi, again. Just noticed name should be Mary Jane "Molly" REED Campbell. Her maiden name is Reed. She is the daughter of Dr. William Carson Reed #29134945 and Margaret Elizabeth Gracy #79875975. She was named after my husband's g-grandmother.
She was B. 20 July 1851, Morgan Co. MO, d. May 6, 1920 according to obituary in Santa Rosa, Sonoma Co. CA. She married John Tyler Campbell Mar. 31, 1868, Morgan Co. MO. Had daughter Lucy Elizabeth Campbell who married an Englishman James Iver Macphearson Drummond, and son Judge Ross Campbell.
Thank you, greatly appreciate ALL the work you have done and are doing.
Carol Pendleton - changed my email addr to newer one and thought better of it and tried to change it back, but it will not let me?

Added by Carol Pendleton on Jun 23, 2012 6:43 PM

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