Would some kind soul be able to search for an obit for Helen Jacobsen who
died 2 Apr 1998 in the town of Santa Cruz? Or if anyone has a CADI index
that includes 1998, would appreciate a lookup there.
----- Original Message -----
From: "jasson" <jasson(a)wac.com>
Sent: Monday, October 02, 2000 8:40 AM
Subject: [CAALAMED] Fw: [DUST-BOWL] Dust Bowl Migrants to California
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "jasson" <jasson(a)wac.com>
> To: <DUST-BOWL-ROOTS-L(a)rootsweb.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2000 6:56 PM
> Subject: [DUST-BOWL] Dust Bowl Migrants to California
> > Hello List
> > My name is Jason Holtermann I am 23 years old and attending college. I
> > working on my senior theses research paper. My grandfather was born in
> > Oklahoma in 1920 and in 1935 his family moved to California. They like
> > other dust bowl migrants found work in the fields in the central valley
> > picking fruit and so forth. During the war my grandfather joined the
> > What I am looking for is other dust bowl migrants or their descendants
> > came to California from the dust bowl region of Oklahoma, Texas,
> > Missouri, and Kansas. I am interested in the work they did when they
> > arrived in California and what work they did during World War II. The
> > info I need is the migrants name, their place of birth, the year they
> > arrived in California, their birth year or their age when they arrived
> CA, the work they did during the depression, and the work
> > they did during the war. An example of what info I need is listed
> Those who respond to this message please email me
> > directly. There is no need to bother the rest of the list with my
> > I need as much input as I can get for this survey. If you subscribe to
> other lists please forward this message, or if you know of someone else
> has dust bowl ancestors please contact them.
> James Alderson born 1885 Monroe, Oklahoma came to CA in 1936 worked in
> fields during depression was retired during the war.
> Charlotte Alderson wife born 1886 Oklahoma came to CA in 1936 worked in
> fields during depression housewife during war.
> Marion Alderson son born 1910 Monroe, OK came to CA in 1936 worked in
> during depression, joined navy during war.
> Helen Alderson daughter born 1913 OK came to CA in 1936, too young to work
> during depression, worked in ship yards during the war.
> Benjamin Ledbetter son-in-law born 1912 in AR came to CA in 1934, worked
> fields during depression, joined army during the war.
> Jason Holtermann
> Turlock, CA
> attending CA State Univer Stanislaus
> > ==============================
> > Know the town name but not the county? Look it up at:
> > http://resources.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/townco.cgi