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Yucaipa Valley Genealogical Society (#47266728)
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Bio Photo The Yucaipa Valley Genealogical Society was created in 1982. The first Board of Directors was: President; Bonnie Jacobsen, Vice President; John Reynolds, Recording Secretary; Rosalind Bennett, Treasurer; Eloise Cunningham. At the close of 1982 there was a total of 59 members of which 53 were Charter Members.
In 2007, under the presidency of Jamie Daniel, the canvassing of Desert Lawn Memorial Park was started.
In 2008, under the presidency of Gena Ortega, the indexing of birth, marriage and death records reported in the Yucaipa-Calimesa News Mirror was added as an additional project.
In 2009, under the presidency of Earl Giddings, an enormous data-base was created to combine all of the previous efforts and includes thousands of photographs of tombstones to be entered on, not only the Society records but also on Find A Grave.
In 2010, under the presidency of Floyd Ferguson, we are adding information on three other local cemeteries; Stewart Sunnyslope, San Gorgonio and Mountain View.
Since many tombstones provide only the year of birth and death, we have undertaken the project to locate additional information from the Social Security Death Index, California Death Index, California Birth Index, California Marriage Index and our YVGS data-base.
We are aware that some of the CADI information of surnames and maiden names are not always spelled correctly but hope they will be beneficial.
When doing your research, you find we have made an incorrect entry, please notify us.
We have no estimate of when these projects will be completed .
We hope we have helped you with your search and welcome you to visit our website.
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Shannon Tucker
Glenn Lewis Chambers
Just an update, I am his Great Niece Shannon from Roseburg. He is in the memorial wall in the Roseburg Memorial Cemetary.
Added by Shannon Tucker on Nov 19, 2014 7:34 PM
Douglas C. Johnson
Memorial Image
My name is Douglas C. Johnson (Find A Grave #47683562) and I was wondering if I could have your permission to use your photograph of the grave of Douglas Edwin Jirsa at Desert Lawn Memorial Park in Calimesa, Riverside County, California on the FamilySearch Family Tree website. I would of course list it with full credit given to you for the use of the image.
Thank You,
Added by Douglas C. Johnson on Nov 10, 2014 1:00 PM
Hope Henderson
RE: Elizabeth Krupka
Photos have been deleted.
Added by Hope Henderson on Nov 05, 2014 8:16 PM
G. Abbott
RE: Otto Abbott
Thank you, any help is greatly appreciated.
Added by G. Abbott on Oct 24, 2014 11:30 AM
G. Abbott
Otto Solomon Abbott: # 43389169
His father, John Franklin Abbott was the brother of my great-grandfather, Silas Alexander Abbott.

There are no longer, direct male Abbott descendants in my family.

I am wondering/asking if this line through Otto, has any male descendants who have done a DNA test to find our Abbott origin.

I am stuck at Benjamin Franklin Abbott b. 1812, NC
who m. Caroline Pickett Willis, b. 1817, TN.

This is the grandfather of John Franklin Abbott.

Ben is my 35+ year, brickwall. The hints I have, are left to me by family researchers. No one else is coming up with anything, and no one else is interested in pursuing it past Alabama, where Ben married Caroline. I am told, the father of Ben was Alexander Abbott of NY. No dates/no info.
That Alexander Abbott family was Acadian. That my great-grandfather got his middle name from his grandfather. I see that would be his great-great-grandfather, if he is Alexander.

Added by G. Abbott on Oct 24, 2014 12:10 AM
RE: Guajardo, Hammer, Ellis
Oh my goodness!!! I had no idea this was the same person inquiring that you were telling me about! Glad I could be a part of it all!!

S. Todd
Added by STodd on Oct 14, 2014 9:11 PM
Thornton Orville Goble
Thank you so much for posting the obit for Thornton!
Added by G. GOBLE on Sep 26, 2014 10:51 AM
Harry Cannon
RE: Keith Dudley Cannon
Wow thank you so much for the obit. 2 things, first is there a way to get an actual copy of like from the paper etc.

To clarify on names. Brode is Keith Dudley Cannon's second wife's previously married last name, she is (June Floellen Varner)then married Mr. Coryell, then Married, Mr George P. Brode, then my Uncle Keith Dudley Cannon. Keith was first married to Rose Etta Fiester and they had 4 kids, Jacqueline Lou Cannon, Jerry Lee Cannon, Bonne Jean Cannon and Leland Leroy Cannon. I know this because they are my cousins I played with. Their dad is my dads brother. My dad is Dale Cannon. It said he was survived by June. June and he never had children. She had children from her first marriage to George P. Brode, two of them, Gerald Brode, Nancy Brode Wheeler, so those are his step children, which to me makes no difference

I have copies of June's marriage to Mr. Brodie if you need proof.

Added by Harry Cannon on Aug 14, 2014 11:56 AM
Nell Griffin
RE: Gertrude Hebble
Thank you so much for what you did find.
Added by Nell Griffin on Aug 11, 2014 4:13 PM
Karen Jennings Morlan
Excellent help
Keep up the good work. Many hundreds of people are helped by the work of the Yucaipa Valley Genealogy Society.
Karen Jennings Morlan
former Secretary with Earl Giddings- President
Added by Karen Jennings Morlan on Jul 29, 2014 3:14 PM
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