|Michael V Greenspun (#48357683)|
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I have been researching my family history since 2002 on ancestry.com. I live in Ventura, California and have added myself as a photo volunteer for this area. I have relatives buried at Santa Clara Cemetery in Oxnard, and Ivy Lawn Memorial Park in Ventura, so I visit these cemeteries from time to time.|
Information for anyone requesting a photo from Cemetery Park (Cemetery Memorial Park) in Ventura, CA. Originally Saint Mary's Cemetery, it was closed in the 1940's due to a new city ordinance making burials within the city limits illegal. In the 1960's the city turned the property into a park, the headstones were removed but the remains of the dead were left undisturbed. There are markers indicating where some plots are located, these markers are actually the size of a small ground level headstone with the basic information, name, birth date, and death date.
If you have a relative buried there, and you know there is a marker I would have no problem going there and getting a photo, please include the plot location.
To get the plot location info or if there is no marker for your relative(s) and you want one added you need to contact Barbara Cavalli at (805) 652 4553 or email@example.com.
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|Kevin Finch||RE: Nordhoff Cemetery|
Thank you for the information Mike. I'll do a little research and see if I can't come up with a map.
|Kevin Finch||Nordhoff Cemetery|
I noticed that awhile back you reported a problem in fulfilling a request at this cemetery. What got my attention was you mentioned having a map of this cemetery. I have been unable to find one. Where did you get yours?
I mostlty visit Ivy Lawn Memorial and Conejo Mountain Memorial, but was thinking of taking a drive up there from Camarillo. Can you help me with obtaining a map? couldnt find one online.
|chris maes||RE: Cemetery Memorial Park|
Thank You for your feedback and I am always glad to hear that the what ever info is shared has errors or mistakes. My intent was not to spread any false information. I have only read articles (which only makes me sad to know that any cemetery has gone through what this one has gone through) from papers etc. I haven't visted by walking through the grounds in recent years to see if any tombstones or markers are still left behind. I am saddened again that the city has taken ANY of them out and later destroyed them as mentioned. Thank you again. Please see my posts to the requestor that I wrote expanding on my findings. Fellow volunteer Chris
|Lyndon Comstock||RE: James Leonard grave|
Thanks, I've now passed on the info.
|Lyndon Comstock||James Leonard grave|
That was very kind of you to take a look for the James Leonard gravesite. I'm not a relative but I've been interested in him for historical reasons and have become friendly with one of his direct descendants. So I was interested to hear this info and will pass it along.
|may you never be forgotten||thank you|
for your time and kindly posting a few grave photos
Sorry it took me so long to thank you for getting this photo. (My Uncle~Ernest Auger) I REALLY appreciate your time and kindness!! Thank you Thank you Thank you!!
Have a wonderful day. :)
Added by Norcalme on Mar 19, 2014 9:32 AM
|Andrew Daft||Sherman Conaway #117909652|
Thank you for the photo! May I have your permission to add your photo to my Ancestry.com tree?
Thank you for the picture of my relative's grave. S. Murdoch-SC
Added by sem on Mar 08, 2014 7:36 PM
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