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Larry White (#46875221)
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Bio Photo I only link to BURIAL UNKNOWN MEMORIALS in very limited circumstances. This is Find-a-GRAVE, not a site for building your family tree (try or for that).

I've been into family history since the 1960's. I'm grateful that I started when I did as so much family information gets lost because we don't ask questions early on.

Find a Grave is a great site and powerful resource. Thanks to all who work so hard to fulfill its primary purpose - documenting known burials.

I'm paying particular attention to Cypress Lawn Cemetery in Colma, CA and Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland, CA. I appreciate being able to help fill in for all that information lost in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.

The site has also provided a couple of wonderful finds regarding my family history --- primarily Nancy Brenneman Gast Rhodes (check her out!). Until I found her on Find a Grave, everyone thought she died in 1852. I'm hoping to be able to provide similar breakthroughs for others.

I'm happy to make changes and links for well documented information.

Permission is granted for personal use of any of the photos I have added, giving me credit for having provided them. Permission is denied for use of my photos for posting on other websites (this includes - please use Ancestry's linking option instead). Permission is denied for for sale of my photos or for any other use for monetary profit.
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CS Mikles
RE: Sturdevant/Sweet
well seems I am confused then. I was just at the cemetery Monday and thought I had these all figured out and now I have another knot. lol. are you related and how? I am related thru
Henry & Verna Williams Miller.. LaVern & Gertrude Fichtner Williams.. Harold & Vera Pearl Norton Williams.. Harry & Angelina Keilholtz Norton.. Oliver & Mary Sturdivant Keilholtz.. Samuel & Angelina Sweet Sturdivant.. and am still researching. can you tell me about the large family stone in Salem. has inscription on 3 sides. the 5 names on the north face. all children of Samuel & Angelina is what I assume.
and Angelinas parents Mary & Stephen on the south face. with Angelina & Samuel on the east face. help if you can. Thank you
Added by CS Mikles on Apr 03, 2014 8:34 PM
Robert Egbert
Hi. Thanks for adding the gravestone photo and links to Robert Egbert's memorial.
Added by Janet on Apr 02, 2014 1:18 PM
Daddy♥s Girl
katherine gundelfinger
Hi Larry,

The information I sent you for Kathie is from the Social Security Death index and the California Death Index. Forgot to include that when I sent the edits.


Added by Daddy♥s Girl on Mar 29, 2014 4:57 AM
Kathie R Gundelfinger
I believe I entered her from a funeral record -- tho possibly an obituary. Just assuming, from the items I did enter, and those I didn't, and my usual Modus Operendi. ; )
Added by AlbFirefly on Mar 29, 2014 12:19 AM
May E. Blunt Phillips
I put up a memorial and searching for information about her in hopes that her family would find her. I hope I made all the necessary corrections including her birth. I would be delighted to transfer her to you.

I do think it's odd that she was originally interred in the F.M.Smith Vault. There must be a story there.
Added by mallison on Mar 29, 2014 12:14 AM
Betsy Ann
Myrtle Shelvock Waters
Hi Larry
We have met and I think it was at my Grandma's 100th Birthday Party. My mother is Mary Waters Mattos. I linked Grandma to her parents per your request. Thanks so much. The family is complete now on Find a Grave. Thank you for all your work. My grandparents have two daughters that have passed away so I will link them too (Martha & Sarah). Thanks so much and God Bless. Betsy Ann
Added by Betsy Ann on Mar 25, 2014 4:32 AM
Ellen Higby

Thank you for sending me the links to Ellen Higby's parents. I have updated her memorial.

Best wishes,
Gerald :)
Added by G.Photographer on Feb 25, 2014 8:04 AM
Request for Transfer
Larry--Would you be kind enough to transfer the memorials for Ida M. Le Gal (#123072294) and her son Clarence Victor Le Gal (#123072112). Ida is my maternal Great Grandmother & Clarence is my Great Uncle. My Great Grandfather Clarence Lindsay Le Gal is also buried in Mountain View, but has no headstone. My Great Grandfather made ship wheels for the old sailing ships, hence the ship wheel with the broken spoke on my Great Uncle's headstone (signifies a life cut short). There was also another brother, Charles Richard Le Gal, who was killed in World War II. Many thanks.

Added by Lindsay on Feb 14, 2014 5:54 AM
Dr. George Jewett McChesney
Thank you for the correction. I appreciate it and the couple I mentioned were George's grandparents, not parents. Why I did that, who knows?
Added by Addie on Feb 11, 2014 3:20 AM
Emma Ward in Mt. View
I have linked her to her parents as you requested.
Added by REHM on Feb 08, 2014 5:49 PM
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