|Tom Brocher (#47674416)|
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In early 2015, the Golden Gate National Cemetery Photography Project completed its 3-year-long effort. The cemetery, located in San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, is now 98% photographed, with fewer than 2700 inscriptions to be photographed.|
Since March 2015, I have been photographing the markers in the Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, San Mateo County, California. Only 10% of the 350,000 markers there have been photographed. Many of the burials are reinterments from the now defunct Calvary Cemetery in San Francisco. Theresa Miller is helping me to post the photos. We are currently posting photographs in Section G: Section F has also been photographed but the photos need to be posted. For Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery the San Francisco Genealogy website is invaluable:
We add new memorials as need be and add missing information and links.
Please contact me if you have taken a better photograph of a headstone for a memorial (e.g., with better lighting), and I will be happy to remove my photo.
Golden Gate National Cemetery Credits:
FAG members Samme Templin, Theresa Miller, Christine S., and Cindy S. helped post the photos.
FAG contributor Stewart Blandon completed Section 2E. Stewart also created an excel spreadsheet for the burials in the cemetery that has been vital for the project. Stewart and Kathleen Clemence added plot information to memorials.
FAG contributor Kathleen Clemence completed Section R.
FAG contributor Christine and Winmar finished photographing and posting photos from Section MA.
Notes on the Golden Gate National Cemetery:
Section A: Redo north facing markers starting with A-133.
Section E: Contains markers for 45 graves of German and Italian prisoner of war from World War II; there also about 100 graves of servicemen who died between 1865 and 1910.
Sections O to V: Completed June through Sept. 2014. Section R completed by Kathleen Clemence.
Section 2B: The northwestern end contains a large percentage of infants and young children.
To be photographed: The half of Section CA nearest the main entrance (Sections CA-17 and CA-18 are also not done).
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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Check 148244705.....Margaret Hess. Obit names her parents as Anton and Anna Zoyola Napiecisk. I did not find them in Find A Grave for Wisconsin.
Added by Aavedt on Jun 24, 2015 3:06 PM
The three photos are from the Manitowoc genealogy site. Shari Milks is the webmaster and people are allowed to use them. I happened to be working on the Calvary Cemetery in Two Rivers and noted your requests. Sharing is good!
Added by Aavedt on Jun 24, 2015 7:47 AM
|Diane Preston||RE: Chapman photos|
Hello...you are very welcome! The River Bend Cemetery has some very beautiful statuary, but the one for this particular branch of the Chapman family was, I think, one of the finest. It is a large cemetery, so being given the section number is a great help....although I have found errors in their records . Regards, Diane
|Elizabeth||RE: Willard and Jennie Nuzum|
You're welcome. :)
|Larry Krueger||RE: Baby Grumann|
I see you have some photos there already. I may add something if it differs in some way. Feel free to ask me to remove anything you don't want there.
GREAT people pictures on each memorial!! You are fortunate to have that many great shots. So many have been lost or have photos in a box in the closet with no names on them so even the family have no clue who they are.
|Larry Krueger||RE: Baby Grumann|
Thank you and You are welcome. But OMG how did you see it already? I just added it a few hours ago!
I have the rest of them also but the reflection off the tootsie roll type stones was really bad so I am going to post what I have, but go back next week and re-shoot Julius and Augusta hopefully better.
|Diana Warner McLaughlin||Thomas Pleasant Warner|
Thank you I am Thomas' daughter Diana Warner born 2/5/1943 when he was married to my Mother Marjorie Reail Warner, they divorced in 1944 and he later married Elizabeth Kelly Warner and had two sons Thomas Pleasant Warner Jr. and John Wilson Warner. He and Elizabeth were still married but had been separated for many years and had no contact. If you want more info email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Marsha F||RE: Thank You!|
Thank you Tom! What a fantastic project you all are doing. Very heartwarming.
Added by Marsha F on Jun 02, 2015 11:57 PM
|Marsha F||Thank You!|
Thank you so much for this incredible project. I am not only working on my own family but always helping others as well. Your project has uploaded several Veteran's tombstone photos for those that I have been researching. I've saved to my private files but do I have your permission to share with these families with photo credit to you? Sincerely, Marsha
Added by Marsha F on Jun 01, 2015 9:21 PM
|Melody OC||Thank you for Transfers!|
Thank you so much for the transfer!
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