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Tom Brocher (#47674416)
 member for 4 years, 8 months, 20 days
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Bio Photo 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 99.96% photographed, with less than 50 inscriptions that need to be photographed.

Since March 2015, I have been photographing the markers in the Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, San Mateo County, California. Only 16% of the 355,000 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 B, F, and G: 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.


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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Baby Infant Martin Headstone
I am the sister of baby Infant head stone. I have her death certificate and I would like to merge my Find A Grave about her with this headstone.
My mom gave me the paperwork before she passed away.
Thank you.
Donna Mazon (Martin)
Added by Dg on Aug 29, 2016 5:49 PM
Kathy Stroope Veasey
Lucille DeArmond Billig
deleted the memorial I had

Added by Kathy Stroope Veasey on Aug 28, 2016 12:35 PM
Hazel Bond # 136608988
If you wouldn't mind transferring the memorial, I'll be happy to take care of it going forward.

Added by Eric on Aug 26, 2016 8:34 AM
Geraldine Kreutzer
It appears that the stone is in error.

That not strange. The very common. I say 5% overall the years have errors.

Less common now. Last one I saw the wife was four years old. It been fixed. Tombstones are made by the lowest bidder.

Unless a family member check who would know.
Added by Phillip on Aug 24, 2016 9:24 PM
Kathy Stroope Veasey
please remove her husband's photo

Added by Kathy Stroope Veasey on Aug 21, 2016 9:23 AM
Sharon Christensen
RE: Agnes Nuzum marker
You are very welcome for the photo. My pleasure in getting it for you.
Added by Sharon Christensen on Aug 20, 2016 7:53 AM
Beverly Williams
RE: Spouses of Janice Zacharewicz
She married Bruce Head in 1951, Gene Doss in 1958 and James Zacharewicz in 1968. Thanks
Added by Beverly Williams on Aug 14, 2016 8:53 AM
Bernard Johnson
Cypress Lawn
Nobody is picking up requests here. Are you able to get one I have there? Very easy now using Cypress Lawns's genealogy website. They GPS the sites.
Added by Bernard Johnson on Aug 08, 2016 6:33 AM
Bernard Johnson
OK I see by HC records he is there-just not marked. Unfortunate.
Added by Bernard Johnson on Aug 07, 2016 5:32 PM
Bernard Johnson
Holy Cross
Tom, youbtook photo for #105164041 but photo there is not that person.
Added by Bernard Johnson on Aug 07, 2016 5:27 PM
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