Queries - 2015

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Number Surname Message Contact Date
15-08 Geraldson, Miller Looking for a marriage record for a Lena Augusta Geraldson and a Frederick Henry Miller ca 1920-1926. She was born in Placer Co., but they lived in Napa county. She was a doctor at the Napa State Hospital there. Dennis 10/28/15
15-07 Howland, Scoggins, Ward My ggrt grandfather Thomas Ward is in the 1870 census of Placer County as a teamster. Family moved from Tippecanoe Indiana to the gold rush of California. Have a picture of sister Lottie Howland about 14 yrs of age taken in San Francisco studio. My family, Wards and Scoggins, settled in Washington state about 1890s. Hoping family that settled in region might know of Lottie and Thomas. Judy 10/28/15
15-06 Arthur, Trelore Interested in finding possible death or burial records on James ARTHUR, (b. abt. 1795 in Cornwall, Eng.) & died sometime after 1860. He was married to Jane TRELORE. He was a miner. Curious about their lives there also. Thanks! Kathy 05/13/15
15-05 Lovell, Mills I am looking for information on Alice Lovell Mills. She was the wife of David Hamilton Mills. Her death was 1878 19 Mar at age: 26, Colfax-Summit, Placer, California. I understand she is buried in Placer County. I would like any information on obituary, burial, cause of death. Carol 04/17/15
15-04 Cook Michael Cook was born 1808 in New York. He was found in California voter registration and U.S. Census in Placer County from 1866 thru 1880 and resided in Damascus, Bald Mountain Ravine and Humbug (or Hambug) Canyon.

I would appreciate any help regarding find the date and means of death and any other information about life in the Placer County gold fields. Thank you.
Ron 04/15/15
15-03 Stutzman I am researching a 1st cousin 4 x removed, Dr C. G. Stutzman (Christian). He was a MD who traveled to California in the late 1850's and worked ?as a Dr? at the Humbug Mine for 3 years. Any information or hints you have would be greatly appreciated! Thanks Marci 03/23/15
15-02 Davidson I am looking for an obituary of my dad, Everett Richard Davidson, who died in a car accident [Death 7 OCT 1958] in Placer County, California. Can you please help and let me know? Thank you so much. Connie 03/23/15
15-01 Berg, Heilbrun, Penton I am looking for any records regarding Robert Glen Penton (aka Bob Penton), particularly property records in Pollock Pines. Additionaly, I am looking for the same information for Sylvia Jeanette Penton, last name was changed to her maiden name, "Berg" in 1983. These are my parents.

I am also looking for any cemetary, burial, real/personal property records for Hans & Hannelore Heilbrun, as well as Peter B. Heilbrun. Peter is my step-father & Hans/Hannelore are his parents. Hans died in Placer County in the late 50's early 60's I believe.
Daniel 03/23/15