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This page last updated: Friday, March 14, 2008
08-09 Cadagan, Clay The Clay's and the Cadagan's came to Nevada in the 1870's and 1880's. They were involved with the railroad and grocery business. Looking in the census they were also somehow involved in the Paiute Indians at Pyrimid Lake for at least 10 years. Is there anyone who could or would be interested in helping me do some research. Thank you. 02/27/2008 Kris
08-08 Pratt, Sproule Looking for a death notice or obit for Ruby Margaret (nee Sproule) PRATT who died in Reno on 19 Mar 1999. She was the wife of the late William Davidson PRATT. Any assistance is appreciated. 03/14/2008 Ralph
08-07 Goss, Rettig I am looking for a copy of a marriage license (not a certificate) for Ann Rettig and Joseph Goss who were married on 12/18/1953 in Reno, Washoe County, Nevada. 02/27/2008 Chris
08-06 Pixley, Porter Looking for more info on Thomas Pixley. He married Rose Emma Porter in Washoe City Feb. 26, 1880. Thomas died in a logging accident in 1916 while working for Verdi Logging Co. Rose died in 1938. 02/27/2008 Bonnie
08-05 Branum I am looking for my father's (Berle Preston Branum) grave. The only information I have been given is that he died and was buried in Sparks, Washoe Co., Nv. in Oct. 1993. His wife, (not my mother), was Elsie Branum. I would like to know where he is buried if you could find out for me and then I could order a death certificate. Thanks for all you do and for any info you may find. 02/27/2008 Jean
08-04 Bailey I am looking for information and the family of Arthur Clarence Bailey who resided in Sparks, Nevada during the early 1900's. The family is listed in the 1910 and 1920 Census. I am looking for any information and the birth of the youngest son, Billy and the marriage and descendants of Leslie J. and Harold. I would like more information on Harold who was listed as a teacher in the Public School in the 1920 Census. Any information is appreciated. 02/04/2008 Margaret
08-03 Asbell, Brillhart, Peoples, Wright Hello, I am looking for family contact info on Douglas Earl Wright Sn. and wife Juanita Faye Peoples (married names: Asbell, Brillhart, Wright). Douglas died Sept 4 1987 in Reno, Washoe Co. NV and Juanita died Feb. 12 2002 in Boise, Ada Co. ID. Son's Dale and Douglas both believed living in Boise, ID and daughter Donna, believed still living in Reno area. I would very much like to talk to Donna if anyone out there knows her. Thank you. 02/04/2008 Rebecca
08-02 Jurgens, Kress I am looking for an obituary for Frances (Jurgens) Kress, who died January 1981 in Washoe, Washoe County, NV. If you can help please reply. 02/04/2008 Naomi
08-01 Ball, Burk, Burke Searching for marriage certificate for Roudy Burk ( Burke) and Arbie (Audry) Ball married 6/14/1942 Reno Nevada 01/22/2008 Floydene


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