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Betty & Dan (#47676850)
 member for 3 years, 9 months, 19 days
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We both enjoy the hobby of genealogy, and value the information that can often be gleaned from grave markers. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO MAKE USE OF ANY PHOTOS WE'VE POSTED TO ENHANCE YOUR FAMILY TREE. Once we're retired (in a few more years), we plan to become more active as photo volunteers to be able to contribute more.

FYI: We are working towards photographing all of the approximately 2900 grave markers at the Veteran's Cemetery in Esquimalt - Sections AA, BB, CC, D, DD, E, F & OFFICE have been completed - Section C is in progress. Sections A & B to follow. If you'd like a photo not yet uploaded (or a retake on any existing photo), please post a photo request, and we will get it at the first opportunity.

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Sharon Negraiff Ellis
I would rather this was a private message but you do not have an email address added. You are adding newspaper obituaries to memorials and this is not allowed. Anything added must be your own photo and not copied. Obits are to be added in the bio and credited if from another source. If you look in the rules you will find this.
I added photo's to a couple you have added news clippings. :)

My brother was stationed in Esquimalt. He isn't buried there but was cremated and scattered at sea.
Added by Sharon Negraiff Ellis on Oct 03, 2015 3:35 PM
Photos of Francis Knight
Betty and Dan: thank you very much for the two photos of my great grandfather's grave in Victoria. If I can be of similar assistance to you or anyone one you know in the Calgary area please send me a request to Thank you again.... Bill
Added by Bill on Oct 01, 2015 8:27 PM
Jim Willows
Headstone Pictures
Betty and Dan! Thank you so much for taking these pictures for me and also sending the Obituary as well. I live in Burnaby and don't get to the Island very often so you have done a huge favour for me!
I did know that Joseph Blackburn Greaves Son was Interred in Ocean View Cemetery but Unfortunately Ocean View does not publish a list of Internments and do not like to respond to requests for Grave locations. Other Researchers have complained as well but it seems to be their Policy so not much you can do but go there and walk through the Cemetery and hopefully finding it.
Thank you again and if I can assist in any way please ask!

Best Regards, Jim Willows
Burnaby, BC
Added by Jim Willows on Sep 28, 2015 6:44 PM
RE: Cricklow/Crichlow, Thomas - Ross Bay Cemetery
PS: I hadn't seen your message on my profile page when I sent my previous note. Few volunteers 'go extra miles', and imho you've done that and beyond! :)
Yes, edits have been submitted, including linking to his parents, and as I said, I've been watching for them to be approved. Thankyou again so very much!! :D
Added by ohSunnyOne on Sep 22, 2015 10:25 AM
Thomas Cricklow, Ross Bay Cemetery
Thankyou _so much_ for posting photos of the unmarked grave of my 1st cousin 4x removed. I had placed the Photo Request only two days ago(!!), with the usual hope of "maybe someday in the distant future", and also submitted a few Edits, so have been 'watching' the memorial for the Edit changes. I was certainly astonished this morning to discover your two lovely pictures, complete with embedded notes! Your time taken in finding the spot and your kindness in going to the trouble, are most sincerely appreciated. :D :D :D
Best wishes, =]) Beth
Added by ohSunnyOne on Sep 22, 2015 9:41 AM
J Edwards
McKay plot
Many thanks again for the photos, this time of McKay. More questions now answered regarding spelling of name! YOu've made my day
jean (Oregon)
Added by J Edwards on Sep 19, 2015 8:22 PM
J Edwards
Mary Wood Ross family
thank you so much for the lovely photo and quick response! There is so much information on this marker, and it's a treasure to see. I appreciate your effort
Jean (Oregon)
Added by J Edwards on Sep 17, 2015 12:48 PM
Andy Cooke
RE: Tmo Jennings Veterans Cemetery Edits
Thank you very much, that would be great if you could do that. And thank you for your time putting the information on to findagrave I know it can be very time consuming but also addictive.
Thanks again Andy
Added by Andy Cooke on Sep 14, 2015 10:56 PM
Cecilia Maud Roberts
Thank you for posting the newspaper article on her memorial page, I found it very touching. Best wishes and thanks for all your hard work! :-)
Added by kittenimp on Sep 03, 2015 3:41 PM
megan cosgrove
RE: William Matthews photo request
Hi Betty and Dan
I haven't been able to find very much info on him at all. I am curious about his cause of death and his movements across state and country borders as he started out in England and went to America and Canada via Australia but I have not been able to find any of those records after Australia. I assume he arrived in America around 1886/87 but that's only going by where and when his children were born. Any info you can send along with the photos would be greatly appreciated.
His widow Mary Ellen Matthews nee Rogers remarried and according to family folklore, also traveled back and forth between Australia and America before finally settling in America. Her three sons (one was my great grandfather) returned to Australia at some stage so I don't know whether this was before or after their fathers death and she was just visiting. There is a family story that she was nasty to her daughter-in-law (my great grandmother).
Any info you have on him would be greatly appreciated as he is a bit of a mystery to us.
Added by megan cosgrove on Aug 31, 2015 4:20 PM
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