Early Brattland Family History Journal of Andrew A. Brattland
My late wife ,Patricia passed away Friday morning, May 30, 2014 in El Cajon, California. Patricia Ann Murphy Brattland was very heavy into research on the Dumnas and her Murphy family pioneer heritage in Central Valley of California. Pat was also very proud of her Native American heritage as a California Dumna Yokuts Indian. She was the Vice Chairman of the CDF Native American Advisory Commission in California and was a member of the Dumna Band.
Mike Brattland (Tri-Power Guy) is a retired Naval Officer, Naval Aviator, Naval Helicopter Pilot. He is the Retired Reunion Manager for the Naval Helicopter Association (NHA) and the Webmaster for the Naval Helicopter Association Historic society (NHAHS). He is the author of a technical publication on Ford Multiple Carburetion which he sells at www.ford6vcarburetion.com . He helps his friend and business partner with the business side of his car carrier business in all his free time outside of his main job. He also manages more than a dozen car related websites in the Greater San Diego Area. He is married to Catherine Denise Brattland. she has a son, Robert Snyder of Chula Vista, California
Karen Brattland is living in Tucson, Arizona and has is retired as a civilian employee of the Navy.. She is a lifelong horsewoman owning many in the past, but none currently. She is a docent in a Tucson Historical House.