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Janet Nicholson (#47422619)
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Bio Photo I live in Brandon Manitoba and originally, I started out searching for my ancestors. Then recently, I decided to take photos of all the headstones on our local cemetery - which meant adding all the "residents" in also - this has turned into a full blown obsession and every weekend finds me stomping around the cemetery taking photos of headstones - a wonderful hobby.
My family tree is extensive, but my main lines are Montgomery, Barton, Rixon, and Nicholson.
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Helen Currie
RE: John Davidson - Brandon
There is a saying that many hands make less work and with Genealogy this is so true. Smiles
Added by Helen Currie on May 30, 2014 2:09 PM
Thanks for the transfer, Janet. Cudos to you for all your hard work.
Added by bjsgd on May 11, 2014 7:18 PM
Wendy Mitchell
Evemy Family
Hi Janet - Thank you very much for posting this information Gustav Evemy was my Great Grandfather, Charles was my Great Uncle and Arthur was my Granny's brother who died at 5 months old. I also had Bellhouse family members in Brandon as well - Charles and Caroline Bellhouse immigrated to Aweme Manitoba in the 1880's from Tadcaster Yorkshire England - They were neighbors of the Criddles/Vane families. They were the Post Masters of the Aweme Post Office. Charles and one of his daughters Susannah are also buried some where in and/or around Brandon. They died 1897 (Charles) and 1885 (Susannah).I believe both Gustav Evemy and Charles Bellhouse worked for the railroad and died on the job. Shortly after Gustav died both the Bellhouse and Evemy families moved to Vancouver BC. I live in Innisfil Ontario so if you need any photos from this area please let me know. Do you if there are any cemeteries that still are around for the older deaths and/or headstones or markers? Thanks again for your kindness !!!
Added by Wendy Mitchell on May 01, 2014 10:13 PM
Arthur Moore Robinson
Thanks for the transfer and adding of family links for Arthur. He was one of the 11 children of James and Eliza Robinson.
Added by Brian on Mar 24, 2014 11:46 AM
Sudbury Al
RE: Alfred Francis Albert Coyne
Thanks for this. No, he is not a relative, but I have been researching his activities as he was an oil "boomer" in Alberta before coming to the Sudbury area to attempt an ill-fated coal-mining venture where there is no real coal. I will be producing two short articles later this year on Coyne for a local historical group and would be pleased to send copies when they are complete and published.
Added by Sudbury Al on Feb 06, 2014 8:27 AM
Sudbury Al
Alfred Francis Albert Coyne
Alfred Francis Albert Coyne, son of Roderick Alfred Francis Albert Coyne married Elizabeth (Bessie) Smith at Kenora, Rainy River, Ontario on Sept. 4, 1908. A son, Abele (census spelling?) was born ca. 1912. Coyne was divorced by Elizabeth on the grounds of adultery and cruelty ca. 1920. Coyne was active in booming the Alberta oil fields (ca. 1915-1922) and later attempted to start a coal mining venture in the Sudbury area (ca.1923-1926). I wonder if the child mentioned in this item is also A.F.A. Coyne, but a "Jr."?
Added by Sudbury Al on Feb 05, 2014 2:42 PM
RE: Nicholson Family
you are welcome
Added by Oz on Feb 01, 2014 7:42 AM
Chris Anderson
Ernest Oliver Job Seward
Ernest was actually married three times, the last time in 1934 to my grand aunt, Janet Mortimer Anderson, until his death in 1949. Buried in Brandon Municipal Cemetery, Ethel is buried in section 17, and Ernest, Gladys and Janet are buried in section 22. Gladys in plot F-42, and Ernest and Janet in plot F-41.
Added by Chris Anderson on Jan 15, 2014 8:05 PM
Correction to note-Memorial# 104244546
Hi Janet,
This is just to correct the note for Cornelia Charity Thomas Drennan.
Her parents are Elisha James Thomas & Jannett Sutherland.
Elisha (my gg grandfather) was a son of Tilden Thomas & Charity Sylvester of Maine.
Added by cinechay on Jan 10, 2014 7:49 PM
Walter Czerwonka
Hi, Janet:

If you will go to the Brandon Municipal Cemetery and click on View All Internments, you will see several names that start with - - - - instead of a last name starting with A-something as one would expect. Walter is currently number sixteen down. When the last name field is left blank, the system fills in the dashes as a default which keeps the individual from showing up in the correct alphabetical order within the cemetery, but it also prevents him from showing up if the surname is typed in under "New Search" for the whole system.

If you will edit Walter's record so that his surname of Czerwonka is in the last name field, he can be found by anyone doing a search for his surname who may not know where he is buried.

Added by booklover on Oct 17, 2013 4:15 PM
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