|Jeanie Leete (#47019987)|
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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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|arborvitae||RE: Charles T Moore|
I reviewed the two emails I sent you in regards to him and you missed adding this to his bio:
Member of the Skagway Alaska Elks Lodge.
|Karen Basli||Capt. William Ewing Cocke|
Thank you for the work you are doing. My son is descended from Capt. Cocke and I have been researching the family for the past six years. I have often wondered why he was given the title "Capt.". You have indicated that he was a steamship captain. I would be most interested in the source of that info and any additional facts surrounding it.
|arborvitae||Charles T Moore|
I submitted a correction for the death day, please approve it. Thanks! Also, I've asked you if you received the two emails I sent to you this past week with notes from Sandy, but did not get a reply on here that you got them. If you need me to resubmit them via the system rather than email, please let me know. Thanks!
From Sandy Frary today:
I now have confirmation of the date of death for Charles T. Moore. According to the California Death Index, his date of death is listed as January 11th. So you might want to let Jeanie Leete know this as well as the source. I have corrected the date in the Rural Cemetery Burial Listing database.
Where did you locate the birthdate for Charles T. Moore?
Re: Charles T Moore at SRRC
I got your message about his age at death. I see what you mean. I left a message on your wall asking if you received my two emails from yesterday, please let me know.
I sent you two emails today with information about Charles T. Moore buried at SRRC, so you understand the confusing dates. After you read you'll understand. Please let me know you got them. I know you get a lot of emails from Find A Gravers, so just a heads up.
|arborvitae||RE: 29006574 Moore|
Sandy gave me a long explanation of what happened and she says that newspaper date is correct. On his death certificate it said he died January 15 but the first newspaper account of them finding his body was Jan 12th. She will be doing some more research to see if she can find alternative information beyond the death certificate and the two articles that she has. She believes the death date would be more accurate to say January 12 but she was not ready to supply that information to the find a grave page yet since the official DC says "found Jan 15". When and if I have more information I will pass it onto you. Thanks so much!
|Linda Carrillo Stroot||Albert Francis Carrillo|
Is it possible to combine your #28601410 to 33781734 for Albert Francis Carrillo.
Thank you, Linda Carrillo Stroot
|Cindy||RE: 28907905 Lock vs Locke|
I agree! I sent a suggestion about that, but haven't heard back yet. Thank you! Cindy
Added by Cindy on Jun 11, 2016 10:25 AM
|Lois Pixley||Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery|
Jeanie, just a note to express my heartfelt thanks for your involvement with this cemetery. I recently learned that my great-great-great grandparents and many of their descendants are at the Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery. I only live one hour away and I drove over on Mother's Day to place flowers on several family plots.
My great-great-great grandparents' names are Martha Berry and David Curtis Clark. Their children who are in that cemetery are Nancy Clark Taylor, Margaret Clark Forsyth, and Mary Ellen Clark Carithers.
Nancy was married to John Shackelford Taylor who had the White Sulphur Hot Springs. Recently a large park was created out of his 1400 acres on the east side of Santa Rosa.
Mary Ellen and Margaret were married to David Noble Carithers and Benjamin Bryant Forsyth, who created the first big department store in Santa Rosa.
One of Martha Berry and David Clark's sons moved to Visalia, in the central valley. That was my great-great grandfather and I was born in that part of the state. Through my recent interest in Ancestry.com and Findagrave.com I learned about my relatives in the north bay.
Thank you again!
To find this family, you can go to Martha Berry Clark's memorial, 28601461
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