Location: Napa County CA

Wappo Tribe

Wappo Indians (from Spanish guapo, ‘brave’). A small detached portion of the Yukian family of north California, separated from the Huchnom, the nearest Yuki division by 30 or 40 miles of Pomo territory.  They lived chiefly in the mountains separating Sonoma from Lake and Napa Counties, between Geyers and Calistoga.  A portion of them, called Rincons by Powers, occupied Russian River valley in the vicinity of Healdsburg.

Napa County, California Cemetery Records

Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Napa County California USGenWeb Archives) California Pioneer Information Calistoga Pioneer Cemetery Holy Cross Cemetery A-K Holy Cross Cemetery L-Z St. Helena Cemetery Tulocay Cemetery (partial part 1) Veterans Home White Church Cemetery  

Crego, Ernest LaVern – Obituary

Ernest LaVern Crego, 84, died Dec. 16, 2000, at Napa, Calif. There was a Celebration of Life service for him Friday at St. Helena, Calif. Mr. Crego was born on Oct. 19, 1916, to Elmer Augustus Crego and Rena Antoinette Hall Crego at Kendall, N.Y. He was the youngest and last surviving of three children. He grew up at Holley, N.Y., and entered the U.S. Navy at the age of 18. He served his country as chief petty officer in both the Korean War and World War II. He cared for the wounded and helped with the cleanup operation after