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This project is about remembering our dead and preserving our history!

As of Jan 21 2014 due to illness this site is not monitered.

This site is owned by Peggy Hooper.
(Jan 2008)

New Collections

     Pioneer Register of California 1542-1848
     Mission photos
     Misc. photos from around the country late 1800s and early 1900s
     Victorian Homes, San Diego County

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Tidbits of useful info

Occupations of Days Gone By
Old Disease Names & Their Modern Definitions
Naming Trends and Kinship Terms; includes: Terms of Relationship, Checking the Averages, Naming Chart
Period Approximation Chart
US Federal Census glitches
Abbreviations (census and or genealogy)
Cemetery Symbols
Tombstone Abbreviations

Great Links

Yuba County records
Stone Quarries and Beyond
Mariposa County Genealogy and Historical Research
Desert Magazine of the Southwest All the issues are here to peruse. Lots of good photos and early interviews.
Grave Groomers - dedicated to cleaning and restoring your loved ones headstone or monument.

Research Links

Pre-1905 CA Death Index Project
California Death Records 1940 thru 1997
Social Security Death Index
Find A Grave

Favorite Genealogy Software

TNG-The Next Generation