|Bobs your Uncle (#47427192)|
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Just trying to track down my roots and help others on my journey. |
I am a volunteer at the Historic Sacramento City Cemetery, and spend most of my time photographing it and the Masonic Lawn and Odd Fellows Lawn Cemeteries which are next door. The volunteers at the City Cemetery are in the process of entering all the cemetery records from various books into one searchable database. They are just starting out with the lot deeds and sales, and will move on to the burial locations as well as histories and photographs of the more notable residents. There were over 30,000 burials at the cemetery. The Cemetery used to have 50 acres, including the property where the Masonic Lawn and Odd Fellows Lawn now sits. So many of the burials were originally part of the City Cemetery are now apart of the other two. Also to add to the confusion, there are a few smaller cemeteries that reside within the City Cemetery. One of them being the Firemen's lot, which the Fire Dept. still maintains. Also during the great floods, the New Helvetia Cemetery was damaged from flood waters and many coffins floated up and away. The entire cemetery was relocated within the City Cemetery and some of the relocated people could not be identified. There were also mass burials from the Cholera epidemic. The project underway is a tremendous effort to organize the piles of old records and deeds. Please be patient if the volunteers can't give you much information on a person right away. It is not a simple thing to just pick up a book and find the name, there are many, many volumes of books spanning back over a century. And some are not in order by name.
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Thank you for sending me the information for Andrew Anderson. I have updated his memorial page.
|Valarie Vine||Emory Atwood|
Thanks for the e-mail. Keep your memorial in place (I deleted mine). Whenever I have a duplicate and/or have an incorrect cemetery, please let me know. Much appreciated! Happy New Year to you and thanks for al you do over there in Sacramento. VV
|Letha J Clark||RE: PFC Lee Babbitt (z) # 118674902|
Yes that would be great to get the transfer. Thank you so much, I am just starting to connect all my family together.
|Letha J Clark||PFC Lee Babbitt (z) # 118674902|
PFC Lee Babbitt(z) # 118674902 is my paternal Great Uncle. I would like to link him to his parents, father Charles Caroles Babbittz #121369486 and mother Emma Lavina White Babbittz #12137226 .
Thank you in advance, Letha J Clark
|Jauers||Elizabeth Howland & Child|
Thank you for the information. So sad that all the tier information is meaningless now.
Added by Jauers on Dec 13, 2013 12:17 PM
|Jauers||John H. Howland|
Thank you for all the information. I had no idea! Yes, if you could put a picture of the memorial for the victims up for him I think that would be a great tribute.
Added by Jauers on Dec 12, 2013 10:31 PM
Your work on new memorials is great. I can tell you have put a lot of effort into researching them. I really enjoyed reading about Virgil Edwin Earp. It's so exciting to share what you learn with people who have been looking for their ancestors.
Added by Rose on Nov 24, 2013 1:34 PM
|Margie Camomile||RE: 101614755|
That is funny that you mentioned Lincoln. I do ancestry.com and found out in the past year, my cousin told me, that Lincoln is a distant cousin. We have a grandfather in common. A great (7x) grandfather and for him the same grandfather(x2)...
My Dad David Camomile's side of the family, going back on his dad's side.
101614755 is my Dad. My name is Margie Camomile and I would like for you to consider transferring his post to me. I would like to link up his mom and dad and siblings, etc.
I have been active on findagrave.com, by adding many family graves too.
Margie Camomile (#48083901)
thank you, Margie
|April Benedict||RE: Hunter Lot|
Hello, I find a little on Elizabeth Trapp neé she went by Lizzie
Neé Elizabeth Russell
b abt 1852 Arkansas
d 1/14/1888 Sacramento, CA
Lizzie Married on 11/25/1868 in Sacramento, CA to
b abt 1835 Indiana
Warren Frank Beeding
b 9/26/1869 California
d 8/11/1948 Tehema, California
Lizzie Married on 4/26/1879 in Brighton, CA to
Billings A Trapp
b abt 1849 Missouri
6/5/1884 Sacramento, CA
Billings and Lizzie owned and operated Bruce House at 1018 J in Sacramento, a Boarding and Saloon establishment. This find is published in the Sacramento Daily Union 4/7/1883
I thank you ladies for you dedication and work you're doing with the cemetery. Sorry I have no pictures of Marietta. As for the more 'notable residents' I find my great great grandfather Sheldon Smith Baldwin whom is buried there has an interesting story, being a Steam Boat Pilot on the Sacramento River, surviving the McClelland 1861 and the Washoe 1864 explosions. Sheldon and his wife Annie also owned Annie's Grocery in Sacramento.
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