|Tom Brocher (#47674416)|
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Since February 2012 a group of us have been working on a project to photograph entire sections in Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, California. Progress on this project is updated frequently below. As we add photos we use them to correct memorials and link to family members or send requests to have the memorials corrected or updated. We add new memorials to this cemetery based on these photographs and on the National Gravesite Locator website for this cemetery. |
FAG members Samme Templin, Theresa Miller, Christine S., and Cindy S. are helping to post the photos.
FAG contributor Stewart Blandon has been photographing Section 2E and is uploading the photos as he goes along.
FAG contributor Kathleen Clemence is photographing and posting photos from Section R.
FAG contributor Christine and Winmar finished photographing and posting photos from Section MA.
Please join us!! I estimate that we have posted at least 25% of the photos in the cemetery, and are posting nearly 1400 photos every week. It's a big job and we could use your help!
Please contact me if you are willing to help this project by either uploading photographs that I have taken, or by photographing other sections.
Please contact me if you have a better photograph of a headstone for a memorial (e.g., with better lighting), and I will be happy to remove my photo from the memorial. [Over time I've learned the hard way the right times of day to photograph markers in the cemetery to get the best lighting, usually in the afternoon.]
Status of photography of Golden Gate National Cemetery section by section:
Sections A to D: Completed.
Section E: Completed. Contains markers for 45 graves of German and Italian prisoner of war from World War II; there also many graves of servicemen who died between 1865 and 1910. Markers not in the National Gravesite Locator: Maltie Andrews, John Brackman, Infant Son Crawford, John Jackson, Charles Kinnaka, Francis O'Sullivan, and Jamey Schafer.
Section F: Completed. Concepcion F. DelaCruz (F, 557) is not in the National Gravesite Locator maintained by the Veteran's Administration.
Section G: Completed. Markers not in the National Gravesite Locator: Oliver Melander, James C. and Nodie Schrader.
Section H: Completed. Markers not in the National Gravesite Locator: Martha Ellen Fiedler (H 1634), Bernice Peck Scott (H 39), John H. Sawyer, Lee Ellerton Dickinson, William Albert Rimmel, Bertram W. York, Michael Meglinskie, Dexter L. Drubendorfer, Bert McNulty, William Von Cleve.
Section I: Completed. Markers not in the National Gravesite Locator: Frederick Bachmann (I, 4112), Robert Colvin (I, 4098), Alice & Arthur Sorenson (I, 4443).
Section J: Completed. Markers not in the National Gravesite Locator: Carlo Barroni, John Edward Scoggins.
Section K: Photography and posting photos of the reverse sides of the markers is completed.
Section L: Photography and posting photos of the reverse sides of the markers is completed.
Section M: Completed May 5, 2013. Names not in the National Gravesite Locator: Eugene Brozowski, Earl Chapman, Justin Lacau France, Merle Gadbury, Abramo Marko, Lillian A. Murphy, Elia Pera, Henry Stegnerski, George Pete Sucevich, Maude Edna Webster, William Ralph Williamson.
Section MA: This section is completed.
Section N: Photos of all markers have been posted. Names not in the National Gravesite Locator: William E. Thomas (1924-1983).
Section O: Photos of the fronts of O-1A to O-640 have been posted. Photography all of the reverse sides of all markers is completed.
Section P: Photography all of the reverse sides of all markers is completed.
Section Q: The fronts of the markers of this section have been photographed.
Section R: Kathleen Clemence is working hard on this section. Photos for Sites 2-A to 219-A and 3300-A to 4619-A have been posted.
Section S: The fronts of all the markers in the section have been photographed.
Section T: The backs of the markers have been photographed.
Section U: 90% of the backs of the markers have been photographed.
Section V: The fronts of the markers have been photographed.
Section W: Not started.
Section X: Photography of the fronts of all markers in this section was completed in April 2013. Samme Templin is posting the photos. Not listed in the National Gravesite Locator: Robert Linyard (1923-1962), Walter E. Ingraham (1893-1962), Stanley H Manzano (1900-1964), Presner Felder (1890-1962), James Allen and Richard Anthony O'Kendo (1962), William Latham Chamberlain (1898-1966), John H. Gwinn Washington (1894-1962), Otis J Hueghey (1892-1982), Tillie C. Fuelscher, Hugh D Hooten, John Casey, James O'Connor, Ichiro Garry Tsuruoka, William Glenn Poore, Ernest Laverne Speicher, Ruth Hall, William J. Masterton, Herbert F Sweebohm, Charles Warren, John Marvin Williams, John Manuel Baldwin Bastida, Charles A Henderson, Clarence C Centeio, Karl Stohlstrom, Robert A Ausmus, Mildred R Webb, William Henry Doland, Toivo Evertt Malen, Philamena A Flowers, Ruth E Henkel
Section Y: Photography of the fronts of all markers was completed in Mar. 2013. About 40% of the backs of the markers have been photographed. Markers not in the National Gravesite Locator: Daniel Baldwin Elam, Charles E. Walker, Lon Ash Cook, Frank Yee, Robert G Peterson
Section Z: Photography of the fronts of all markers was completed in Feb. 2013. The backs were photographed in October 2013. Samme T. and Cindy S. posted photos of the fronts. I am nearly finished posting photos of the backs. Markers not in the National Gravesite Locator: John H Downing, Angel B Canja, Sr., Charles Palizzolo Sicily, Albert Brown (1883-1964), Melvin Rucker (1922-1987), William Francis Clark (1899-1964), Ivo Sofranc Montenegro).
Section 2A: Completed June 16, 2013.
Section 2B: Photography completed July, 2013. Uploading of fronts is completed. Uploading of backs is underway. The northwestern end contains a large percentage of infants and young children.
Section 2C: Photography completed Sept. 7, 2013. I have finished uploading photos for the first quarter of the section.
Section 2D: Completed June 9, 2013. Not in the National Gravesite Locator: Herbert L Dennis (1893-1966), Frederick Kurz Austria (1908-1965), Hing K Lee (1923-1965), Navor A Archuleta (1914-1965), Bernard F Fahey (1888-1964), John Louis Leglend (1892-1965)
Section 2E: FAG contributor Steward Blandon has finished photographing the entire section and has uploaded nearly half of his photos.
Section 2F: Completed.
Section 2G: Completed.
Section 2H: Completed.
Section CF: Sites 98-213 photographed.
I am currently interested in the Brocher, Lahey, Williamson, Weber, and Grumann families of eastern Wisconsin, particularly Manitowoc County.
I am also researching Nuzum, Wright, Wheeler families of western Wisconsin.
Finally, I am researching Welch, Belden, Dunbar familiies of southeastern Minnesota.
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|James Seidelman||Seidelmans - Golden Gate|
No, I'm not related that I know. I've never been able to trace this family into my branches.
Thanks for adding the new stone. I'm not related, but when I was in SF years ago, I made a special trip there to find the stone. Of course Herbert died later and thus the new stone. They were re-sodding the area the last time I was there and it's good to have an updated photo.
I went back the next day and was shooting near the office and they threw me off the grounds. I went to the office and said - all the information is online thanks to the Vets Admin... they didn't want to hear it, since I was invading the family privacy. I told them it was all on line, except their religion.
Thanks for all your hard work photographing the cemetery. It's a huge project.
|Jan Bos from Nijmegen, Holland||2Lt Walter L. Mason Jr|
2Lt Walter L. Mason Jr was a crewmember on board of a C-47 transportplane from the 12th Troop Carrier Squadron, 60th Troop Carrier Group. He was killed inside his plane while participating in operation Ladbroke (British paratroopers in eastern Sicily. Lt Mason jr was buried in the temporary American BEJA Cemetery in grave C-4-2.
If he would have been killed in Sicily, he would have been buried in the temporary American GELA Cemetery in Sicily.
After the war his remains were repatriated and buried in the Golden Gate National Cemetery in grave C-353.
I am writing a book about the GELA Cemetery and want to use the picture of Lt Mason's grave. Can I have your permission to use it, of course you will be credited and notified when finished
|Ruth Pickle||SHIRLEY & KENNETH NUZUM|
While checking the photo wants, I remembered the Nuzums and Coates might be related or something. Anyway, check Findagrave for Shirley and Kenneth Coate of the same dates. Also, I believe there might be another there. Ruth
|Allison Clausen||RE: Stephen Bugbee|
Thanks for the update. Stephen Bugbee is a very distant relation, but I am primarily interested because I am constructing a comprehensive family tree of all the Bugbees. I am trying to examine all the Bugbee listings on Find-A-Grave to check them for accuracy and to sort out discrepancies wherever possible. I tend to give credence primarily to what is inscribed on the gravestones and try to request photos when I can, but I know a large number of listings are created on the basis of other (usually uncited and occasionally incorrect) records. In any case, it does help to have source references and I appreciate when listing editors take the time and effort to provide them (and answer inquiries from researchers like me). Thank you for your help and for contributing to the accuracy and integrity of the Find-A-Grave.com system. - Allison Clausen
Tom if you have things you wish added please send them along using the edit tab and I'll be happy to add it. Thanks
Added by sue on Dec 02, 2013 2:19 PM
|bonnie carroll||Carroll FlanaganInformation has been added.|
|bonnie carroll||Kathrine Flanagan|
Thank You for the updates. They are always welcome.
|Patrick Rieland||RE: Snodgrass photos|
I just added the larger marker to both. Pat
|Barb Lee||RE: Nuzums|
I uploaded Baby Nezum. It is odd that such nice markers don't contain any dates. I did find a couple other Watson's right in the same area however that do contain dates. Don't know if they are of interest to you but they were David Edward Watson #120965804, Marjorie Biswell Watson #120967110 and another without dates, Suzanne Baker Watson #120966879. They were all together so I assume related. If they are family and you would like to manage, just let me know and I will switch them over.
Added by Barb Lee on Nov 29, 2013 11:26 PM
|SummitSandy||RE: Raymond V Tuck|
I'm not closely related, but am interested in the Tuck family because they interacted with my direct line many times over the years. For example:
- Josiah Tuck (s/o Edward Tuck, Sr) m Tabitha Harris, who was most likely my 5th G Aunt on Dec 22 1790 in Halifax Co, VA. Josiah Tuck also bonded the marriage of Tabitha's brother, Elijah Harris and Nancy Lee (my GGGG Grandparents) in 1774 in Halifax Co, VA.
- Addison Lowe and Anna N Tuck lived a few farms away from my paternal GG Grandmother, Mary Malissa Talkington Reed and her 2nd husband Benjamin Mitchell Looney in Polk Co, MO.
- Mary Malissa and Benjamin's granddaughter (by a daughter of his first wife), Mary Jane Looney, married Edward Cary Tuck (s/o Joseph Tuck and Elizabeth Bond).
- A son of Anna N Tuck and Addison Lowe, John P Lowe, married my GG Aunt, Mary Elizabeth Reed on May 18 1879 in Polk Co, MO and moved to Ukiah, CA.
- My GGrandparents James Madison Harris and Georgia Mattie Reed both have Tucks in their trees.
- Another s/o Joseph Tuck and Elizabeth Bond, Philo went to California in the gold rush. His grandson Charles Victor Tuck married Pearl Alberta Hardin. Her aunt, Irene Francis Hardin and William Rogers were the adoptive parents of my GGrandfather James Taylor Rogers (and were thus, 2nd cousins of sorts).
So, not directly related but lots of connections.
If you want to take over this findagrave memorial, it's ok, but I don't know how to do it.
I would love to have any pictures that you have of this family. Sandy
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